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Great Harvest Bread sues Panera over trademark

Mar 10th, 2016 | By
The corporate logos for Panera Bread and Great Harvest Bread Co. Both companies have locations in the Pocatello/Chubbuck area. (Submitted Photo)

By Jim Salter/Associated Press One restaurant chain that made its name off fresh bakery products is suing another, alleging federal trademark infringement for use of what it calls a confusingly similar advertising slogan. Great Harvest Bread Co. filed suit Thursday in federal court in Charlotte, North Carolina, against Panera Bread. The suit, filed on behalf
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Businesses flock to Chubbuck’s I-86 interchange area

Mar 8th, 2016 | By
Blank signs on Interstate 86 will soon promote new businesses coming to Chubbuck. (Photo by Cydney McFarland/Idaho State Journal)

By Cydney McFarland/Idaho State Journal CHUBBUCK — Chubbuck, specifically the area around the Interstate 86 interchange, will be welcoming even more businesses in the coming months. The area has already attracted national fast food chains Panera Bread and Freddy’s Frozen Custard, which have opened locations in the past few months. More recently, AutoZone has opened
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Broulim’s to sell nearly 50 percent ownership share to employees

Mar 1st, 2016 | By
Employees will purchase 49.5 percent of the Broulim's grocery story chain. The chain has several locations in Idaho, including in Shelley, Montpelier and Soda Springs. (File photo)

By Amanda Beal/Rexburg Standard-Journal The owners of Broulim’s Fresh Foods — whose Southeast Idaho locations include Shelley, Montpelier and Soda Springs — recently announced that Dick Broulim has decided to sell 49.5 percent of the company to employees. “It’s been in the works for a while,” said Rexburg store director Ian Martinson. Martinson understands that
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Over 1,000 customers flock to new Panera Bread in Chubbuck

Feb 23rd, 2016 | By
Panera Bread employee Kylee Morris takes an order from Pocatello customers Curtis and Candace Sandy at the new restaurant in Chubbuck. (Photo by Michael H. O'Donnell/Idaho State Journal)

By Michael H. O’Donnell/Idaho State Journal CHUBBUCK — The lines were long and the faces were smiling during the opening rush of the new Panera Bread bakery-cafe on Monday and Tuesday. General manager Matt Vick couldn’t contain his happiness. “People are loving it,” Vick said. “We’ve got great food, healthy food.” With a parking lot
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How to avoid wedding planning problems

Feb 16th, 2016 | By
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By Dale Dixon/Better Business Bureau In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, I dug through consumer tips related to “love” shared across Better Business Bureau’s nationwide. One colleague brought up a good point: Valentine’s Day wraps up “engagement season.” So I’m told, this is the time between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day in which there are more
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A&W restaurant coming to Pocatello

Feb 2nd, 2016 | By
Construction has started at 1335 N. Arthur in Pocatello for a new Willie's A&W restaurant. It will open its doors to customers in June. (Photo by Michael H. O'Donnell/Idaho State Journal)

By Michael H. O’Donnell/Idaho State Journal POCATELLO — Anyone hankering for an A&W root beer will have a chance to quench that thirst this June when a new Willie’s A&W restaurant opens its doors at 1335 N. Arthur Ave in Pocatello. Franchise owners Chet and Kathy Willie and her son Andrew McManus have been negotiating
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Does it pay to be green? Recycling market still sluggish after two years

Feb 2nd, 2016 | By
Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal
Robert Miller, a machine operator at Western Recycling, inspects bales of recyclable materials
at the company’s warehouse on Garrett Way. The bales are going to a super sorter in Boise.

By Vanessa Grieve vgrieve@journalnet.com   The days of getting paid to recycle are going away, at least for the time being.   For the first time since starting its recycling program in 1998, the city of Pocatello began to pay to have recyclable materials recycled.   The recycling market nationally, which is also influenced by
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Beware of cable scams

Feb 2nd, 2016 | By
Dale Dixon

By Dale Dixon I don’t have cable television, but working at the Better Business Bureau, I’ve heard many horror stories about false advertising and high monthly costs. Scam artists know your cable television service can be a hassle, and they want to take advantage of your desire to find the best deal and lowest price.
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BengalWorks expands: Graphics company moves to bigger home

Feb 2nd, 2016 | By
Shiloh Armstrong watches as graphic artist Hailey Buffaloe works on a graphic at BengalWorks Graphics recently in their new office at 470 W. Oak St. in Pocatello.
Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal

By Vanessa Grieve POCATELLO — For the past five years, BengalWorks Graphics has experienced steady growth. Most recently the graphic, web design and print business relocated to a much larger space and bought equipment from recently closed Nitro Graphics. Shiloh Armstrong and wife Heidi have owned BengalWorks since March 2010. The company was started in
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Heart of Old Town: Pocatello architecture firm brings on new partner, moves to new location

Jan 29th, 2016 | By
Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal
Holly Horsch, Jerry Myers and Richard Creason study plans in the new studio area at the new home of
Myers Anderson Architects. Richard Creason is Jerry Myers new partner in the firm.

By Vanessa Grieve vgrieve@journalnet.com   Myers Anderson Architects has relocated to the historic Whitman Hotel, and Richard Creason is the firm’s new partner.   Myers Anderson Architects has been a mainstay in Old Town Pocatello since the 1980s. On Jan. 3, the firm opened a short distance south from the Seaver’s Block Building, 101 N.
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