Featured

Molinelli’s Pray for Rain Guarantee benefits newlyweds

Jun 27th, 2017 | By
Newlyweds Ryland and Jade Rammell received a check from Molinelli’s Jewelers in Pocatello after it rained on their wedding day. That’s because they participated in Molinelli’s Pray for Rain Guarantee program.

POCATELLO — For two local couples this year’s rain, flooding and high water haven’t been all bad news. Ryland and Jade Rammell, and Mandy and Crystal Peace had planned for beautiful spring weddings until heavy rain marred their special days. Despite the rain, there was a silver lining for both couples. Luckily, each couple had
[continue reading…]



PetSmart to open new store in Pocatello

Jun 21st, 2017 | By
PetSmart will open a store in Pocatello this fall. The building, which is located at Pocatello Square in the area of Hurley Drive and Highway 91 near the Pine Ridge Mall, is currently under construction.

By Kendra Evensen POCATELLO — PetSmart is coming to Pocatello. Erin Gray, PetSmart’s senior corporate communications manager, confirmed Wednesday that the company is building a PetSmart in the area of Hurley Drive and Highway 91, and it’s slated to open this fall. “PetSmart, Inc. is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for
[continue reading…]



Pocatello Regional Airport’s passenger numbers soar

Jun 13th, 2017 | By
A baggage handler loads luggage onto an airplane at the Pocatello Regional Airport. Since adding a third daily SkyWest Airlines flight, the airport has seen double-digit growth in passengers.

POCATELLO — The passenger numbers at Pocatello Regional Airport are continuing to soar. The airport has seen double-digit percentage growth in the number of passengers each month since the addition of a third daily SkyWest Airlines flight in March 2016. SkyWest Airlines serves as the Delta Connection to Salt Lake City International Airport. The addition
[continue reading…]



Chubbuck police train for active-shooter situations at Pine Ridge Mall

Jun 5th, 2017 | By
Officers with the Chubbuck Police Department hold an active-shooter training exercise at the Pine Ridge Mall on May 23.

By David Ashby Dashby@journalnet.com CHUBBUCK — If the unthinkable happens, management of the Pine Ridge Mall and the Chubbuck Police Department say they’re prepared. On May 23, the Police Department conducted a training exercise at the mall to help prepare officers for an active-shooter situation. The exercise was held in the early morning before business
[continue reading…]



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
[continue reading…]



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.
Submitted photo

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,
[continue reading…]



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
[continue reading…]



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
[continue reading…]



INL and BSU work together to boost Butte County

May 9th, 2017 | By
Submitted photo
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
[continue reading…]



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
[continue reading…]