Posts Tagged ‘ Business ’

Local residents petition Walmart about Sunday hours

Feb 2nd, 2016 | By
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Caleb Despain caleb@uvsj.com Standard Journal REXBURG — Two petitions posted on Change.org have made their way around Facebook, stirring up controversy on various local Facebook pages. The petitions focus on whether or not the new Walmart in Rexburg should be open on Sunday. Cindy Lemon, creator of the petition “Making Walmart values and Rexburg Values
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Feb 2nd, 2016 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi The February First Friday Art Walk will take place in Old Town on Friday. Plan now to enjoy an evening of art, music, fashion and refreshments from 5-8 p.m. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Art Walk will feature ideas for that perfect, heart-felt gift for your loved ones. The First
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Fashion trends for Spring 2016

Jan 28th, 2016 | By
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By Debbie Beaumont Influenced by the world of art, new global doors opening and the desire to disconnect from technology and unwind, designers this season have gravitated toward a palette that is first and foremost calming. Paying homage to the beauty of natural resources, colors emerging in the Spring collections serve as vehicles that transport
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Family’s popcorn shop aids poor children in other countries

Jan 26th, 2016 | By
Photo by Lisa Dayley Smith
Cody Kelshaw often works at the Popcorn Shop And More in Pocatello, which is owned by his grandparents, Harley and Sharon Bennett.

By Lisa Dayley Smith For the Journal POCATELLO — Thanks to a Gate City popcorn shop, children in undeveloped countries have gone to school and have had access to clean water. That’s all due to the business raising $40,000 for the past 13 years. Of that money, $1,500 went to buy 75 water filters last
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Idaho Falls community college idea gains steam

Jan 21st, 2016 | By

By Kendra Evensen kevensen@journalnet.com Discussions about starting a community college in Idaho Falls garnered some additional attention when Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter announced his support — including the possibility of financial help with startup costs — during his State of the State address on Monday. Otter pointed out the success of the College of Western
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Too many choices? More eateries could spur more to eat out

Jan 21st, 2016 | By
Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal
Several new restaurants and coffee shops are slated to open in the Pocatello area, which means more competition for existing businesses. But the added variety could also spur more people to eat out, officials say.

By Cydney McFarland cmcfarland@journalnet.com Six new restaurants and three more coffee shops will open this year in Pocatello and Chubbuck, but local businesses say they aren’t too worried about the competition. “We are very confident in what we serve and our service style,” said Laura Snider, the general manager for the Mackenzie River Pizza Company’s
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Theater student starts ski and snowboard rental business

Jan 13th, 2016 | By
Kendal Raleigh is shown in center with husband Ian Raliegh to the right.

By Matt Johnson sjsports@uvsj.com REXBURG — BYU-Idaho student Kendal Raleigh might be studying theater in school, but she’s got to be surprising all of her business student friends with her entrepreneurial ambition. That’s because Raleigh and her husband, Ian Raleigh, recently started a new skiing and snowboarding rental business, Raleigh’s Rentals. “We love snowboarding. It’s
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Searching for meaning

Jan 12th, 2016 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough I am naive. I think the world is changing and that progress is being made, but I am wrong. Technology moves at a pace few can match; it chews people up and spits them out like used sunflower seeds. Social media is supposed to bring us together, yet the distance between people
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Inflatable playground opens in Pine Ridge Mall

Jan 11th, 2016 | By
Steve Brown, left, and son Brandon started a new play place at the Pine Ridge Mall in Chubbuck called Jump In. It has an area with several bouncing toy structures and a place where youths can work on climbing skills. (Photo by Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal)

By Sarah Glenn/Idaho State Journal CHUBBUCK — An otherwise quiet corner of the Pine Ridge Mall is now filled with the sound of fans and the red-faced squeals of kids young and old. This winter, cousins Steve and Brandon Brown filled thousands of square feet of empty mall space with inflatable bounce houses, ball pits
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Jan 4th, 2016 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Happy Retirement Pete Anderson! Pete Anderson — a longtime architect, business and property owner in Old Town Pocatello — is beginning his next adventure. Pete, a 50 percent principal owner of Myers Anderson Architects at 101 N. Main St., is retiring. An open house is planned for this Friday from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
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