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Pocatellan gets American Advertising Federation award

May 23rd, 2017 | By
Pocatello resident Rick Magnuson received the 2017 American Advertising Federation’s Silver Medal Award at the Rockies Awards Show and Banquet in Boise on May 13.

By Courtney Johnson POCATELLO — Rick Magnuson, the co-owner and managing partner of MSVM Group in Pocatello, has been awarded the 2017 American Advertising Federation’s Silver Medal Award by the Idaho Advertising Federation. The Pocatello resident received this prestigious award at the Rockies Awards Show and Banquet in Boise on May 13. This annual gala
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Cole Chevrolet donates to Bannock County Development Corp.

May 23rd, 2017 | By
From left: Ray Fillmore, John Regetz, Mark Lupo, Chubbuck Mayor Kevin England, Mario Ciciliot, Cole Chevrolet GM Art Beery, Shaun Menchaca, Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad, Mike Ennis, Jeremy Field, Rick Eskelson, Lon Crowell and Doug Howell.
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By Bannock County Development Corp. POCATELLO — Cole Chevrolet has contributed $5,500 to the Bannock County Development Corporation in support of BDC’s economic development programs. Art Beery, general manager at Cole Chevrolet, presented the check in front of a new Corvette, symbolic of the speed of how this area is growing. “Since arriving in Pocatello-Chubbuck,
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Mermaid tail craze started with Idaho Falls grandmother

May 16th, 2017 | By
Fin Fun in Idaho Falls began making mermaid tails in 2010. Since their first product launch, the company has gone global and made the Inc. 500 list.

Press Release  IDAHO FALLS — Mermaids are diving into pools across America this summer, and it all started with a mom-and-pop shop in Idaho Falls. Karen and Jerry Browning are the founders of Fin Fun. The company originated the patented swimmable spandex mermaid tail and monofin in 2010. In 2009 Karen’s granddaughter, Emily, asked her Grandma repeatedly to
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East Idaho ‘mermaid’ company makes Inc. 500 list

May 16th, 2017 | By
Fin Fun in Idaho Falls began making mermaid tails in 2010. Since their first product launch, the company has gone global and made the Inc. 500 list.

By Journal Staff IDAHO FALLS — Mermaids are diving into pools across America this summer, and it all started with a mom-and-pop shop in Idaho Falls. Karen and Jerry Browning are the founders of Fin Fun. The company originated the patented swimmable spandex mermaid tail and monofin in 2010. In 2009 Karen’s granddaughter, Emily, asked
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INL and BSU work together to boost Butte County

May 9th, 2017 | By
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The Experimental Breeder Reactor-I Museum at the Idaho National Laboratory near Arco is one of the tourist attractions that will be featured on a new Butte County website being constructed as a result of a partnership between INL and Boise State University.

By Corey Taule Idaho National Laboratory Spend time in Idaho’s Butte County and you come to understand something. These folks prefer to do for themselves. Give them tools and they will build. That’s what a partnership between Idaho National Laboratory and Boise State University intends to accomplish. INL contractor Battelle Energy Alliance annually awards thousands
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New store coming to Pine Ridge Mall

Apr 27th, 2017 | By
The Pine Ridge Mall announced the addition of Shoe Dept. Encore Thursday. The 12,000 square feet addition will be one of the mall's larger non-anchor tenants.

By Sarah Glenn CHUBBUCK — Five now-shuttered storefronts at the Pine Ridge Mall are getting a new long-term lease tenant at the end of 2017. Shoe Dept. Encore will offer shoes for every size and every age, along with handbags and accessories. “With 1,123 stores operating nationwide and a focus on local community activities, Shoe
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ICCU again wins a best place to work in Idaho honor

Apr 25th, 2017 | By
Idaho Central Credit Union employees stand outside the Yellowstone branch at its grand opening last week in Pocatello. (Photo courtesy of ICCU)

By Sarah Glenn Throughout the past year, thousands of employees across Idaho scribbled and jotted responses on anonymous surveys; marketing and HR research firm POPULUS wanted to collect their unfettered opinions about the best places to work in Idaho. They released the results of their surveys in April. For the fifth year in a row,
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Association lauds Idaho for backing disruptive innovation

Apr 18th, 2017 | By
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A sampling of Airbnb listings for Pocatello. Idaho was recently lauded by the Consumer Technology Association for its friendly stance toward the sharing economy.

By Sarah Glenn POCATELLO — Idaho recently relaxed it regulations on the sharing economy and business innovation watchdogs took notice. In early April, the Consumer Technology Association labeled the Gem State as one of three leading the nation in disruptive innovation. Rhode Island and Arizona were the other states recognized for championing the sharing economy.
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ISU grad opens his own business in Pocatello

Apr 11th, 2017 | By
Idaho State University graduate Roshan Kumar from Nepal has stocked his shelves at the Himalayan Craft and Smoke Shop at 905 S. Fifth Ave. in Pocatello with food items and spices that aren’t readily available in Southeast Idaho.
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By Josh Friesen POCATELLO — When Roshan Kumar arrived in the U.S. from his home country of Nepal in 2011 to study at Idaho State University, he never thought he’d one day open his own business in Pocatello. But now, six years later, that’s exactly what happened. The ISU graduate acquired what used to be
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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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