Pocatello News

Pocatello Regional Airport Passenger Numbers Up 45%

Oct 13th, 2016 | By
A planned $75 million solar farm on 120 acres outside the Pocatello Regional Airport has been canceled. Developers said the required environmental review would take too long to meet power-supply agreement dates.
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City of Pocatello Press Release  The number of passengers taking advantage of Pocatello Regional Airport is continuing to make its ascent. In newly released figures from airport staff, from March to September 2016 41,273 passengers took off from or landed at the airport. This number is up 45 percent from the same time frame in
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Idaho Department of Labor hires former Pocatello planner

Sep 8th, 2016 | By

Journal Staff POCATELLO ¬– The Idaho Department of Labor announced two new staff additions Wednesday. Former Pocatello city planning director Lon Crowell is now a business specialist for the Idaho Department of Labor’s southeast division. Crowell spent the past five years as the planning and development services director for the City of Pocatello where he
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Bringing big names to small towns: LaNeige aims to fill a formalwear need

Aug 29th, 2016 | By
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By Sarah Glenn/For the Journal CHUBBUCK — As teens walk into the Pine Ridge Mall’s northeast entrance, thumbing through their smartphones, Chelsea Jensen knows what’s coming. The manager of LaNeige Bridal and Tuxedos Now scrolls through carefully curated Pinterest boards, filled with pictures of the perfect prom dress — often from top name designers who
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Cable ONE Business Launches 500 Mbps Elite Business Internet Service in Pocatello, Idaho Falls

Aug 24th, 2016 | By
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Press Release POCATELLO –  Pocatello and Idaho Falls businesses can now enjoy up to 500 megabits of download speed and 50 megabits of upload speed with the recent launch of Cable ONE Business’s new service, Elite Business Internet. The company’s newest speed expands the lineup of Business Internet offerings for small- and medium-sized businesses, and will
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Red Cross offering free Sport Clips haircut vouchers to blood donors

Aug 24th, 2016 | By
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Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts offer free haircut coupon to blood and platelet donors in September Press Release POCATELLO – The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who come out to donate blood or platelets during September. “The Red Cross and Sport Clips
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First responders talk hiring in an increasingly volatile world

Aug 11th, 2016 | By

By Sarah Glenn/For the Journal POCATELLO – There is no such thing as an average day in Pocatello law enforcement, says Pocatello Police Chief Scott Marchand. The unpredictability is one reason why some are attracted to the job – and a big reason why others are now avoiding the profession. “The easiest way to think
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Idaho Farmers Market Week draws attention to small-scale growers

Aug 8th, 2016 | By
Shawn Fredstrom helps a customer with a purchase Saturday at Bowman Organic Farm's stand at the Portneuf Valley Farmers Market in Pocatello. 
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By Sarah Glenn/For the Journal POCATELLO — From beneath the shade of her pop-up canopy at the Portneuf Valley Farmers Market, Shirley Kendall sells an assortment of her specialty jams, dried veggie chips and potted plants. Seasoned zucchini chip samples spill out of a plastic bag, ready to be snapped up by wandering locals, while
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Chubbuck Red Robin Serving Up More Than Burgers and Fries

Jul 29th, 2016 | By
The Red Robin Staff at the Chubbuck location. Photo Courtesy of Chubbuck Red Robin.

By Shelbie Harris/For the Journal CHUBBUCK – Known for its bottomless fries and handcrafted burgers, Red Robin brought about 100 jobs to the Pocatello and Chubbuck areas. But, more than that General Manager Kerry Aughenbaugh and staff are finding ways to give back to community and enrich the lives of both customers and employees alike.
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The MEC: A closer look at Pocatello’s new events center

Jul 29th, 2016 | By
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By Sarah Glenn/For the Journal POCATELLO – The  40,000 square-foot Mountain View Events Center is many things: a boon for local construction jobs, a future epicenter for regional athletics and is opening this fall. There is also something it is definitely not: a convention center. “We are not going to compete with local hotels for that
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Idaho court nominee won’t get Senate confirmation vote before September, at earliest

Jul 18th, 2016 | By
Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal
David Nye received the nomination for the Sixth District judge vacancy left by Randy Smith's mover the federal bench.

By Betsy Z. Russell/Staff Writer, The Spokesman-Review Idaho 6th District Judge David Nye won unanimous support from the Senate Judiciary Committee last week to be the state’s next federal judge, but the full Senate won’t vote on the confirmation at least until September – because they went on a summer recess Friday that won’t end until
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