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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Apr 11th, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi It’s not too late to order the very popular Honey Bunnies from Great Harvest. They make great center pieces for your Easter table and are delicious as well. Great Harvest also has dinner rolls, lemon bars, carrot bread and other sweet treats to add to your Easter Baskets. Stop in today at
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The beauty of trudging

Apr 11th, 2017 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough There are many aspects to success and everyone’s definition is different. Marianne Williamson’s poem, “Our Deepest Fear,” expresses an often-overlooked stumbling block to success—our fear of standing out. “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light not
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Trump convenes panel on empowering women in business

Apr 4th, 2017 | By
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that empowering and promoting women in business are priorities in his administration. In a round-table discussion, the president is telling a group of female business owners that his team will work on barriers women face. He says the administration is also trying to make childcare more affordable and
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ISU students dominate at Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge

Apr 4th, 2017 | By
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A team of Idaho State University seniors from the College of Business returned from the Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge in Boise with a first-place award and over $15,000 in prize money for the team’s Wynderhub wire fence tightening tool.

By Courtney Johnson POCATELLO — A team of Idaho State University seniors from the College of Business returned from the Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge in Boise with a first-place award and over $15,000. Three other teams from ISU also won awards over the weekend. ISU’s College of Business students were one of eight university teams at
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The duplicity of shame

Apr 4th, 2017 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough Strangers often approach me to say they read my column. I am grateful for their feedback as it inspires me to keep going. Though this column is one that I hope will inspire, I am nervous as I let my fingers dance over the keys. I have been working on a leadership
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Apr 4th, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi It’s an exciting week in Old Town Pocatello! Free Sidewalk Chalk during Art Walk this Friday from 5-8 pm! Plan to bring your entire family to Art Walk on Friday and be sure to catch a complimentary ride on the Citizens Community Bank Old Town Trolley. On board the trolley each child
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Rexburg woman makes mascot costumes for local, international buyers

Mar 28th, 2017 | By
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Rexburg resident Flora Ellis, who makes and sells mascot costumes for local and international markets, says each costume generally takes about 30 days to make.

By Lisa Dayley Smith Standard Journal REXBURG — Shortly after young Flora Ellis learned to crawl, she crawled over to her Dad as he held a pencil in one hand and a toy in the other. Ellis reached for the pencil. “He said, ‘Our little girl will be an artist some day,’” she said. Fast
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Why I stopped reading motivational stuff

Mar 28th, 2017 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough This week I came across an interesting account by entrepreneur Noah Kagen. He shared the experience of walking out of a Tony Robbins seminar. Kagen’s comments were honest and heartfelt. They were a mixture of applause and shock which gave rise to a nagging thought. I have never been one to partake
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Mar 27th, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Two new businesses have joined the Old Town Neighborhood! Welcome Bailey, Hahn and Jarman Law Firm, PLLC. The firm is now open inside the Historic Seavers Building located at 101 N. Main St. Welcome partners and staff to beautiful Old Town Pocatello. Welcome Nerd Church Gaming now open at 318 E. Center
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Mar 21st, 2017 | By
Stephanie Palagi

Enjoy a local lunch and dinner at one of our locally owned restaurants!  Fine dining at The Bridge.  Italian, pizza, salads and more at  Villano’s Italian, PV’s Uncorked on Main 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
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