On the Move

Southwest 2Q profit soars, but cheaper fares sting

Jul 21st, 2016 | By

By David Koenig/AP Airlines Writer DALLAS (AP) — Record revenue and cheaper fuel pushed Southwest Airlines’ second-quarter profit up by 35 percent, to $820 million. That was short of Wall Street expectations, however, and Southwest predicted Thursday that a key revenue figure will turn down in the July-through-September quarter. That suggests that lower average fares
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State parks exceed goal in securing business sponsors

Jun 9th, 2016 | By
A 15-acre lake within the Horse Station at Cache Valley
near Cache National Forest adds to the beauty of the nearby
physical environment. That will add to the attractiveness of
the overall project.

By Kimberlee Kruesi Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation has received $40,000 in corporate sponsorship since getting legislative approval nearly a year ago to reach out to businesses to help offset the agency’s depleted budget. The amount is double the estimated $20,000 department officials hoped to secure in
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The great road trip returns this summer thanks to cheap gas

May 22nd, 2016 | By
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By Scott Mayerowitz AP Business Writer NEW YORK — Grab your sunglasses, a giant cup of coffee and prepare to hit the highway: 2016 is shaping up to be the summer of the road trip. Cheap fuel prices have left many American families flush with spare cash, which they now plan to spend on vacations.
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Amy McKinlay joins Idaho Skin Institute in Chubbuck as physician assistant

Feb 4th, 2016 | By

CHUBBUCK — The Idaho Skin Institute, 147 W. Chubbuck Road, announces the addition of Amy McKinlay, PA-C, MPAS, to its growing team of skin care professionals. McKinlay graduated in 2004 from the Idaho State University with a master’s in physician assistant studies and has extensive training and experience in the field of minimally invasive cosmetic
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Fred Meyer’s Gary Merrill retiring, served more than 40 years in the grocery produce business

Jan 28th, 2016 | By
Gary Merrill

Note: Following is the tribute from Gary Merrill’s family honoring him for his upcoming retirement: After more than 40 years of dutifully providing the good people of Pocatello with juicy apples and crisp carrots, Gary Merrill is hanging up his produce manager’s apron and retiring. His friendly smile has been a customer favorite at Pocatello’s
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Jessica Nelson moves to Daja Spa

Jan 26th, 2016 | By

POCATELLO — Jessica Nelson is excited to let the community know that she has moved to Daja Spa as an independent contractor. A fully licensed cosmetologist, Jessica has been at the Chubbuck MasterCuts for a little over two years. Her passion for the beauty industry has motivated her to move on to self employment and
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Two East Idahoans get D.L. Evans Bank Employee Service Award

Jan 26th, 2016 | By

By Journal Staff TWIN FALLS — D.L. Evans Bank announces the 2015 D.L. Evans Bank Employee Service Award recipients. Each recipient exemplified the standards of integrity, loyalty, hard work, teamwork, and dedication to customer service. D.L. Evans Bank is proud to honor the following individuals for their years of service. Listed are those from East
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Oram named “Idaho Business Leader of the Year” by ISU fraternity

Jan 26th, 2016 | By
Kent Oram

POCATELLO — Kent Oram, CEO of Idaho Central Credit Union, is the 2016 Idaho Business Leader of the Year. The professional business fraternity at Idaho State University, the Delta Upsilon chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi, will recognize him at a dinner March 17. The award annually recognizes an Idaho business leader who has demonstrated outstanding
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Pocatello Miracle-Ear receives international award

Jan 7th, 2016 | By
Photo provided by Miracle Ear
Dr. Barry Findlay (second to the right) and Miracle-Ear staff receiving their award in Milan, Italy, in March.

By Cydney McFarland cmcfarland@journalnet.com POCATELLO — Dr. Barry Finlay and his staff at Miracle-Ear Hearing Aids in Pocatello have received the Charles Holland Award, an international excellence award through the Amplifon Group. “It’s exciting to be rewarded and awarded for your efforts,” said Finlay. “Even when you try to build something like this you don’t
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Retiring pressman’s printing career spans five decades

Jan 6th, 2016 | By
Photo courtesy Bear River Publishing
Retiring pressman Terry Weatherston, second from right, poses with co-workers at Bear River Publishing in Preston.

By Dan Sparhawk For The Herald Journal After more than five decades of printing newspapers, veteran printer Terry Weatherston is getting ready to retire. The the Logan resident and Rexburg, Idaho, native never realized that a summer job back in 1962 would be the start of a lifelong career. The then-high-school student was hired as
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