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Reactor plant at INL would boost area’s economy

Aug 16th, 2016 | By
Rebecca Casper

By Journal Staff IDAHO FALLS — If the Idaho National Laboratory becomes the site for the world’s first NuScale Power Small Modular Reactor plant, the economic benefits to eastern Idaho would be huge, according to a news release from the city of Idaho Falls. Idaho Falls Mayor Rebecca Casper commissioned an economic impact analysis earlier
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Noodles & Company is now open in Chubbuck

Aug 8th, 2016 | By
Lindsey Canham, general manager of the new Noodles & Company in Chubbuck, serves first-time customers JD and Breann Roberts and their son Jazton during the restaurant's grand opening Monday in Chubbuck. (Photo by Jordon Beesley/Idaho State Journal)

By Michael H. O’Donnell/Idaho State Journal CHUBBUCK — The smell of freshly cooked noodle dishes and vegetables being sliced for a variety of healthy salads shared space with a throng of customers as Noodles & Company opened its doors for business Monday. “It’s been nice and steady,” said Noodles & Company Area Manager Zach Chalkus.
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Noodles & Company opens doors on Monday

Aug 7th, 2016 | By
Noodles & Company will open for business in Chubbuck on Monday.
Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal

By Journal Staff CHUBBUCK — The old “Green T” corner on Yellowstone Avenue will offer hungry folks yet another option starting Monday when Noodles & Company opens its doors at 10:30 a.m. “We are excited to continue to expand in the state of Idaho and bring our real food, real cooking and real flavors to
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Firm from India purchases Hoku plant in Pocatello

Aug 4th, 2016 | By
The Hoku polysilicon plant in Pocatello cost $700 million to build but never became operational. The facility might soon have a new owner, according to media reports. (Idaho State Journal file photo)

By Michael H. O’Donnell modonnell@journalnet.com POCATELLO — Polysilicon may yet be manufactured at the now-defunct Hoku plant located on the northwest corner of Pocatello off North Kraft Road near the Portneuf River. After months of negotiations with JH Kelly to purchase the manufacturing plant assets on the 67 acres owned by the Pocatello Development Authority,
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Chipotle opening in Chubbuck on Thursday

Aug 2nd, 2016 | By
The new Chipotle Mexican Grill on the corner of Quinn and Poline Roads in Chubbuck is due to officially open on Thursday.
Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal

By Sarah Glenn/Idaho State Journal CHUBBUCK — The sweet smell of Chipotle’s lime and cilantro-infused white rice, barbacoa pork and fresh veggies is officially coming to the Pocatello/Chubbuck area on Thursday. The Mexican grill will be open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. It is located near the Pine Ridge Mall, surrounded by Red Robin,
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Idaho Power CEO marks company’s 100th anniversary by ringing NYSE closing bell

Aug 1st, 2016 | By
Idaho Power marked its 100th anniversary Monday when company President and CEO Darrel Anderson rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange. From left are Larry Spencer ( IDACORP Investor Relations Director), Ken Peterson (Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, IDACORP, Inc. and Idaho Power), Steve Keen (Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, IDACORP, Inc. and Idaho Power), Darrel Anderson, John Tuttle (NYSE) and Robert Tinstman (IDACORP Chairperson). (New York Stock Exchange Photo)

By Idaho State Journal Staff To commemorate Idaho Power’s 100th anniversary, company President and CEO Darrel Anderson rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange Monday. “It’s pretty amazing and we are pretty honored,” Anderson said in a NYSE interview just before ringing the bell. “For everybody back home it is an amazing
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Steve Muse named 2016 Professional of the Year

Jul 28th, 2016 | By
Jordon Beesley/Idaho State Journal - Steve Muse of Idaho Power was named the 2016 Idaho State Journal Professional of the Year on Wednesday night at the Stephens Performing Arts Center in Pocatello.

By Shelbie Harris/For the Journal POCATELLO – His career began sorting letters in the mailroom at Idaho Power back in 1996. After climbing the ranks, Steve Muse is Idaho Power’s southeast regional manager for customer relations and the 2016 Idaho State Business Journal’s Professional of the Year recipient. “I’m very honored,” Muse said. “It’s mind-blowing
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Idaho woos foreign investment

Jul 26th, 2016 | By
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By Sarah Glenn/For the Journal Washington D.C. – In June, 23 Idahoans set out for Washington D.C., primed for some serious networking. Today, about half a dozen foreign companies are taking a serious look at expanding into Eastern Idaho. The Idaho delegation – ranging from state government officials to local economic development leaders – traveled
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Victor brewery wins barrels of awards

Jul 18th, 2016 | By
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By Cydney McFarland/Idaho State Journal VICTOR — Idaho’s breweries have been put on the map thanks to Victor’s Grand Teton Brewing Company. The brewery walked away with a handful of awards in some recent competitions, with many of the awards going to some of their most creative brews. In June, Grand Teton Brewery received a
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Noodles & Co. announces hiring event, opening date

Jul 14th, 2016 | By
Noodles & Co.

Journal Staff Noodles & Co. will be hosting a hiring event at its new Pocatello location from 9am-6pm Thursday, July 21, Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23. The new restaurant is hiring for all positions. A reservation is not required. If someone is interested in pre-applying, they can visit noodles.com/careers. The new Pocatello location will open on Monday,
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