Watch out for Facebook coupon come-ons

Jan 11th, 2016 | By

By Dale Dixon/Better Business Bureau Before I order anything online, I search for coupons and codes to use with the particular company. The ritual almost always pays off. I’ve ended up with free shipping, 20 percent off or free “gifts” with my order. But not all discounts listed online are the real deal, and some
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Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen opens in Ammon

Jan 11th, 2016 | By

AMMON — Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen opened its doors to the public in Ammon Jan. 11 at the Sandcreek Commons Center. The restaurant joins Popeyes’ locations serving its New Orleans-style fried chicken menu that includes one in Chubbuck currently under construction on Pole Line Road and Yellowstone Avenue, formerly the site of the Green Triangle. The
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Many participating in Pocatello’s curbside recycling program

Jan 8th, 2016 | By
Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal

According to a recent study, 9,085 of the 12,955 recycling autocarts, or 70 percent, were picked up in Pocatello in November.

By Kendra Evensen Going green can take greenbacks. That’s why Pocatello Sanitation Department officials recently conducted a study to determine how many people were actively participating in the curbside recycling program. They found that 9,085 of 12,955 recycling autocarts were picked up during the month of November, according to a news release. That’s 70
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Longtime local architect to retire

Dec 28th, 2015 | By
Architect Pete Anderson, a 50 percent principal owner of Myers-Anderson Architects in Pocatello, will retire at the end of the year. (Photo by Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal)

By Vanessa Grieve/Idaho State Journal Pete Anderson, a longtime regional architect and 50 percent principal owner of Myers Anderson Architects in Pocatello, will retire at the end of the year and move to a warmer climate. During his career, Anderson, who lives in Chubbuck, has worked on projects too vast and numerous to single out.
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Riding in a winter wonderland

Dec 10th, 2015 | By
Submitted photo
Earl, a Belgian draft horse, and Bob, a Percheron, pull a wagon driven by Cherie Hart at her ranch. Hart offers winter tours and an ISU Christmas lights tour during December.

By Greg Eichelberger For the Journal POCATELLO — Cherie Hart, the owner of Hart Ranch (formerly Cheyenne Crossing Rides) has specialized in hayrides, wagon excursions and tours since 2000. As such, her company offers horse-drawn carriage service for weddings, anniversaries and other special events, many of which normally take place in warm, comfortable weather. “We
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With the Green T gone, construction continues on Popeyes Chicken

Nov 24th, 2015 | By
Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal
The Green Triangle Bar and Grill is officially demolished, making way for new construction. Popeye's will come first, followed by a Chipotle and a Noodles & Company and maybe others.

CHUBBUCK — The big green landmark that sat at the interchange of North Yellowstone Ave. and Pole Line Road and marked the boundaries of Pocatello and Chubbuck for almost a century, is gone.

Teel Collision Center owner opens new auto detailing business

Nov 24th, 2015 | By
Jerame Teel works on a Ford Boss 429 Mustang in his newly expanded shop in the 200 block of North Third Avenue in Pocatello.
Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal

By Vanessa Grieve POCATELLO — For Jerame Teel, opportunity came in the form of an adjacent vacant building and indications that there might be a local need for automotive cleaning services. This past month, Teel, the owner of Teel Collision Center, bought the former Rocky Mountain Car Care Center on 422 E. Clark St. The
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Digital marketing plan

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
Kelsey West

By Kelsey West Over the past few issues, I’ve covered the basics and given examples and ideas for several digital marketing tactics. As a marketer, it’s nice to know what each of these tactics are and how effective they can be- it’s also nice to have some great ideas from campaigns other companies have ran
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Local small businesses work to develop Internet presence

Nov 18th, 2015 | By
Vanessa Grieve

By Vanessa Grieve The World Wide Web is an open and often daunting landscape to explore, and most of us spend the bulk of our time online in a few key places. Small businesses are at various stages in developing an online presence. The task can come with its own set of challenges, and there
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Farmers Insurance leaving Pocatello

Nov 4th, 2015 | By
The Farmers Insurance service center at 2500 S. Fifth Avenue in Pocatello will close in about 14 months as part of a company consolidation plan. 
Photo by Michael O'Donnell/Idaho State Journal

By Michael H. O’Donnell POCATELLO — The Farmers Insurance service center at 2500 S. Fifth Avenue in Pocatello will close in about 14 months, according to company officials. About 200 employees at the Pocatello office were told about the consolidation plan that will close the center here during a Tuesday morning meeting with company executives.
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