National Doughnut Day

Jun 5th, 2015 | By

By Sarah Glenn For the Journal  Across America today (Friday), people are celebrating the spongey, sugary goodness of doughnuts. While you would assume that National Doughnut Day was dreamed up by a marketer with a sweet tooth for profits, its origins are actually as sweet and innocent as the goodie itself. In early June 1938,
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Make 4 times your money … Guaranteed?

May 30th, 2015 | By
Robb Hicken

With the receipt of the letter, King Hill resident Jean Johnson (not her real name) says this work-at-home offer was “over the top.” “The promise just seemed too great to believe,” she says. “It’s like my mom always said, ‘If it’s too good to be true, it probably is.’” Participants can make “4 times your
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The low cost of auto insurance: Idaho auto-insurance premiums growing slower than other states, especially for high-risk drivers

May 27th, 2015 | By

By Sarah Glenn For the Journal    Idaho is a pretty inexpensive place to be an insured driver.    The Gem State’s auto insurance premiums are growing slower than premiums in any other state, according to a recent WalletHub survey of the nation’s top five insurance companies.    At the end of April, WalletHub released
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Home Helpers franchise owner Teresa Nelson receives award

May 20th, 2015 | By

POCATELLO — Teresa Nelson, owner of a Home Helpers franchise in Pocatello, was recognized with the Marketing Excellence Award at the 2015 Home Helpers National Conference in Orlando, Fla. Nelson’s commitment to providing home care in the Pocatello area is known throughout the Home Helpers franchise system. Having recently expanded into the medical side of
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No post offices set to shut down in Pocatello

Apr 28th, 2015 | By

By Sarah Glenn For the Journal  POCATELLO — Although local mail is now being sorted in Salt Lake, U.S. Postal Service officials confirmed Monday that no post office locations in Pocatello are closing.  “From a customer’s point of view, there will be absolutely no changes to those (three Pocatello) locations,” said Robert Vunder, a regional
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Department of Labor sets free seminar Nov. 13

Nov 5th, 2014 | By

IDAHO FALLS — The Idaho Falls Department of Labor Office the Employer-Labor Partnership Committee will have a free seminar covering the “Ins and Outs of Workers’ Compensation” Nov. 13 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Idaho Falls Department of Labor office, 1515 E. Lincoln Road. Seating is limited; call 208-557-2500 ext. 3171 or
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Republican bus makes stop in Chubbuck

Oct 27th, 2014 | By
   Gov. Butch Otter spoke Thursday at Idaho Central Credit Union in Chubbuck.

BY DEBBIE BRYCE For the Journal CHUBBUCK — About 60 people turned out at a Republican meet-and-greet at Idaho Central Credit Union Thursday. The field of candidates included Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter and U.S. Congressman Mike Simpson, who were flanked by state and county candidates from across Idaho.   The short stop in Chubbuck was
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AT&T activates 2 new 4G cell cites

May 29th, 2014 | By

HOLBROOK — AT&T has activated two new 4G mobile Internet cell sites in Holbrook that will enhance coverage for area residents and businesses and provide speeds up to four times faster than 3G. These sites are located along North Arbon Valley Road, northeast of the Oneida County Seat. This new site will provide an improved
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Idaho bill billed as job maker: Expanding businesses may be given tax rebates

Feb 22nd, 2014 | By

By Dave Goins Idaho News Service BOISE — A $3 million business expansion tax break that borrows a page out of Utah’s economic development playbook was introduced here Friday in the House tax committee. The Idaho Department of Commerce-driven tax rebate — promoted as an attempt bring new jobs and dollars to Idaho’s economy —
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Intermountain Grain and Livestock Report for Tuesday

Feb 19th, 2014 | By

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Farm Bureau Intermountain Grain and Livestock Report for Tuesday, February 18. POCATELLO — White wheat 6.10 (up 10); 11.5 percent winter 7.04 (up 3); 14 percent spring 7.31 (up 3); hard white 7.04 (up 3); barley no quote; BURLEY — White wheat 6.00 (up 11); 11.5 percent winter 6.55 (up
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