Posts Tagged ‘ community ’

Local residents petition Walmart about Sunday hours

Feb 2nd, 2016 | By

Caleb Despain Standard Journal REXBURG — Two petitions posted on 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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Oram named “Idaho Business Leader of the Year” by ISU fraternity

Jan 26th, 2016 | By
Kent Oram

POCATELLO — Kent Oram, CEO of Idaho Central Credit Union, is the 2016 Idaho Business Leader of the Year. The professional business fraternity at Idaho State University, the Delta Upsilon chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi, will recognize him at a dinner March 17. The award annually recognizes an Idaho business leader who has demonstrated outstanding
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South Valley Road now open

Dec 24th, 2015 | By
Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal
You can’t use the old “got held up by a train at Cheyenne Crossing” excuse anymore. The new South Valley Connector is open, and you can sail over the rail yard with no worries.

By Cydney McFarland POCATELLO — South Valley Road, a project that has been in the works since the late 60s and under construction since 2013, finally opened Wednesday. After the ribbon cutting, Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad along with former mayors Roger Chase and Greg Anderson, led a convoy of local leaders and community members
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New outdoor equipment shop opens in Pocatello

Nov 13th, 2015 | By
David Ashby/Idaho State Journal
Cody Nelson, the general manager of Revival Sports Outlet, which officially opened this week. The store allows customers to sell their used skiing, snowboarding or biking equipment.

By David Ashby POCATELLO — Even though Revival Sports Outlet has only been officially open for about a week now, customers are already referring to the new business as “the church.” It seems appropriate, especially because Revival’s business model is to provide a new life for old outdoor sporting equipment such as bikes, skis
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Aiming to fill a community need

Oct 28th, 2015 | By
Pete Italiano, store manager and director of training at Guns-N-Gear Sports in Idaho Falls, stands at the gun counter recently.
Photo by Vanessa Grieve

By Vanessa Grieve IDAHO FALLS — Shooting “zombies” may seem like a fantastic event reserved for the entertainment of moviegoers, but one local gun retail and service business offers a practical and virtual apocalyptic practice and training experience. Guns-N-Gear Sports, which is at 1315 S. Utah Ave. in Idaho Falls at the Snake River
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How do food co-ops work? And why should we care?

Sep 29th, 2015 | By
Janna Graham

By Janna Graham Co-operative organizations thrive around the world and have a tremendously significant economic impact. According to the International Co-operative Alliance, the 300 largest co-ops in the world were responsible for the turnover of $2.2 trillion in 2012. The U.S. is home to approximately 30,000 co-ops, which provide 2 million jobs in areas as
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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Apr 8th, 2015 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi Welcome ParFive Indoor Golf Club to the Old Town neighborhood. Par Five Indoor Golf Club at the Sonnenkalb will be hosting its grand opening Friday at 5 p.m. Come out and enjoy live music and refreshments in the newly renovated Sonnenkalb building. We look forward to seeing you at 123 N. Main
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Fixing broken windows

Dec 24th, 2014 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough I do not like vandalism, and I don’t understand the mentality behind it. I respect property and expect others to behave similarly, so when I see vandalism it upsets me. Yet, every day in offices across the country vandalism occurs, and no one seems to notice or care. In 1969, a Stanford psychologist
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Economic development in our community

Dec 14th, 2014 | By

By Arlen Wittrock I believe in continuous improvement — always trying to do better. This applies to everything from my work to family relationships to growing a garden. However, as an imperfect human being, while I seek perfection, I never achieve it. The same can be said regarding economic development. As both a professional and
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Entrepreneur forum slated on Sept. 23

Sep 17th, 2014 | By

POCATELLO — The Business Technology Program at the College of Technology is hosting its Fall Entrepreneur’s Forum on Tuesday, Sept. 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the College’s North/South lecture hall at Idaho State University in Pocatello. The speakers include three winners of last year’s Business Innovation Growth competition along with one of Pocatello’s
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