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Airport towers to stay open until Sept. 30

May 13th, 2013 | By

STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON — The Pocatello Regional Airport’s air-traffic control tower is among 149 small airport towers, originally set to close June 15 due to congressional budget cuts, that will remain open at least through Sept. 30, the Transportation Department said Friday. A bill passed by Congress last month to end air traffic
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Republican began Blackfoot dairy industry

Mar 25th, 2013 | By
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BY LOIS BATES For the Journal While Idaho was still a territory in 1885, politics led to Blackfoot’s first dairy — thanks to Edwin Alonzo Doud and his loyalty to the Republican Party.   The New York native, who had grown up in Iowa, was a skilled harness maker. He had learned the trade as
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Don Jarrett named program director for KTHK-FM

Mar 12th, 2013 | By
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 IDAHO FALLS — Don Jarrett will serve as the new program director and morning personality for KTHK-FM, 105-5, The Hawk, a Riverbend Communications radio station.   Jarrett was the midday personality on KUPI 99 and a morning personality on KQEO-FM, 107.1 FM The Arrow most recently.   “We conducted a nationwide search for talent and found
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Recycling old clothes into chic hats

Feb 25th, 2013 | By
Hatmaker Anneka Herndon sits at her creation station in the Driggs Industrial Park.
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BRIDGET RYDER Teton Valley News Piles of old fabric, a computer, a sewing machine, thread, blocks that look like large stamps and, of course, hats, are organized into Anneka Herndon’s new workshop in the Driggs Industrial Park. Herndon is looking forward to a bright future of recycling old clothes into chic headpieces in the shadow
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Couple runs unique gallery in Tetonia

Dec 18th, 2012 | By
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By Bridget Ryder Teton Valley NewsTETONIA—The water reservoir became an icemaker, the bread warmer now holds stemware, the burner cap contains a blender, and the door of the stove’s belly now opens to a wine cooler. “I never say you wouldn’t burn wood in a wood cook stove,” Nora Horn of Horn Mountain Gallery in
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Pocatello economy faces headwind from layoffs

Nov 17th, 2012 | By

By Michael H. O’Donnell modonnell@journalnet.com Although October showed the unemployment rate in Idaho fell to 7 percent, the lowest level in three years, layoffs in Pocatello have been dominating the employment picture locally this month. Just months after opening its production of modular housing for areas like North Dakota where the natural gas industry is
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