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Three Keys To Being Present

Nov 22nd, 2016 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough Last week I read an article, 8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M. by Benjamin P. Hardy. Hardy’s point was to get out of survival mode and return to the fundamentals of life. The article struck a chord in me. Especially when Hardy quoted Bilbo Baggins’ observation that we are
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Nov 22nd, 2016 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Happy Thanksgiving week and welcome to the Holiday Season! You are invited to come Explore Old Town Pocatello during EXPEDITION:  Old Town Pocatello Christmas! Join us for the Night Lights Parade on Friday at 6:30pm! ISU Credit Union presents, Expedition: Old Town Pocatello Christmas. The adventure begins with the Night Lights Parade
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Fred Meyer to officially unveil remodeled Pocatello store Friday

Nov 15th, 2016 | By
Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal

Fred Meyer employees Farlee Nelson, left, and Andrea Wagner slice cheese at the new cheese bar in the store on Yellowstone Avenue in Pocatello. The store will officially unveil its 5-month, $9 million remodel at 7 a.m. Friday.

By Sarah Glenn For the Journal POCATELLO — The Fred Meyer in Pocatello will officially unveil its 5-month, $9 million remodel on Friday starting at 7 a.m. The grand re-opening celebration will come complete with gift card giveaways, breakfast vouchers and activities for kids. “Really what we are trying to provide is a world class
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Costa Vida moving from Pocatello to Chubbuck in January

Nov 15th, 2016 | By
The new construction in the center of Freddy's Steakburgers and Black Bear Diner in Chubbuck will one day be a Costa Vida, complete with a drive-thru. The Costa Vida currently by Costco will move into the new building sometime in January.

By Sarah Glenn For the Journal POCATELLO — If in January you notice a “closed” sign on the Costa Vida in Pocatello, don’t panic. The popular Mexican restaurant will be moving into a brand new building in Chubbuck. Its new neighbors will be the Chubbuck interstate interchange, Freddy’s Steakburgers, The Black Bear Diner and Fuji
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Do you have a reality distortion field?

Nov 15th, 2016 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough I consider myself a glass half-full kind of person; I’m always looking for the silver linings in the clouds. Recently I was contemplating the age-old practice of setting goals, when I remembered a lesson learned from Steve Jobs. In Walter Isaacson’s biography of Jobs, I learned that Steve had the ability to
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Nov 15th, 2016 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Congratulations! During the recent Old Town Pocatello Annual Meeting, the award winners for this year were recognized. Congratulations to the Annual Award Winners for 2016 and thank you for your many contributions to our downtown! Spirit of Main Street Award Jane Warnock, First Friday Art Walk Coordinator Historic Restoration Award Myers Anderson
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Nov 8th, 2016 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Congratulations! During the recent Old Town Pocatello Annual Meeting, the award winners for this year were recognized.  Congratulations to the Annual Award Winners for 2016 and thank you for your many contributions to our downtown! Spirit of Main Street Award                    Jane Warnock, First Friday Art Walk Coordinator Historic Restoration Award                    Myers
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The difference between drive and motivation

Nov 8th, 2016 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough I recently visited with my daughter, who had just completed her basic and phase one training with the Air Force. While I am proud of her for accomplishing those tasks, what really made me proud was not the fact that she did it, but how she did it. Cassidy was always a
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A part of wine country comes to Old Town Pocatello

Nov 8th, 2016 | By
Jim Hickey, left, and his wife, Kim, have opened The Tasting Room at 328 W. Clark St. in Old Town Pocatello.

By Josh Friesen POCATELLO — When Jim and Kim Hickey had the opportunity to buy three high quality wine-dispensing machines from the closed-down Marigolds Wine & Delicacies, they knew they had the makings of something exciting. Six months later, they figured out exactly what to do with them. Now, those dispensing machines sit in The
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Nov 1st, 2016 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Enjoy a local lunch at one of our locally owned restaurants this week! Pizza and salad at Villano’s Italian or Portneuf Valley Brewing. Sandwiches and soup at Great Harvest, EFresh, The Red Poppy, or the First National. Hand-rolled sushi or a bento box at Sumisu. Fresh salads at the Pocatello-Co-op or A
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