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Idaho Falls metro area has one of nation’s top job growth rates

Apr 14th, 2016 | By
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New jobs and booming commercial construction in the Idaho Falls metro area caught the attention of Syneva Economics, landing the area on its 2015 list of “Leaders and Laggards” in national job creation.  Of 387 metro areas, Idaho Falls ranked 7th on the list.  By Sarah Glenn For the Journal IDAHO FALLS – Locals have their
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Federal Training Funds Available for Former Center Partner Workers

Mar 28th, 2016 | By

Idaho Department of Labor Press Release IDAHO FALLS –– Center Partner workers who lost their jobs when the Idaho Falls facility closed in 2014 can now apply for benefits and job search services through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Act. The workers petitioned USDOL in January 2014 for services under the Act
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UI, ISU, CSI and East Idaho Tech host University Place Career Fair Feb. 17 in Idaho Falls

Feb 4th, 2016 | By

By Journal Staff   IDAHO FALLS — The University of Idaho in partnership with Eastern Idaho Technical College, Idaho State University and College of Southern Idaho will be hosting the University Place Career Fair at 1784 Science Center Drive. The fair will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 17 in the Bennion
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On the rise:Local financial institutions experience growth

Feb 2nd, 2016 | By
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The new branch of Idaho Central Credit Union, located on Yellowstone Avenue in Pocatello, is set to open in April.

By Vanessa Grieve vgrieve@journalnet.com   Area financial institutions reported positive signs of growth on the eastern side of the state.   This past July, Jeff Newgard became president and chief executive officer for the Bank of Idaho. Newgard, who moved to east Idaho from Yakima, Washington, is passionate about community banking.   The current climate
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Direct Seed Workshop set for Idaho Falls

Feb 2nd, 2016 | By

By Journal Staff The Idaho Wheat Commission is hosting the Southern Idaho Direct Seed Workshop Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Shiloh Inn Conference Center in Idaho Falls, 780 Lindsay Blvd. The workshop will include up-to-date information on variety and fertility considerations, equipment information and grower experiences in local direct
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The future looks bright for Pine Ridge Mall

Jan 30th, 2016 | By
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By Cydney McFarland cmcfarland@journalnet.com CHUBBUCK — The Pine Ridge Mall has suffered in recent years but is on the upswing, according to Steve White, the senior vice president of Covington Realty Partners, the company that manages the mall. White said he thinks the increased traffic brought in by the six new restaurants opening in the
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Filling a need: E. Idaho employers and educators see benefit of community college

Jan 29th, 2016 | By
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By Vanessa Grieve vgrieve@journalnet.com   Bonneville School District No. 93 Assistant Superintendent Scott Woolstenhulme said the district sees the potential benefit for its high school students in having access to a community college.   “We’ve been working with them on a few different things and see how we could partner with them,” Woolstenhulme said. “We
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Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers opens today in Chubbuck

Jan 26th, 2016 | By
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CHUBBUCK — Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers opens its newest Idaho restaurant at 10:30 a.m. today at 210 Bullock St. in Chubbuck. The Kansas-based restaurant concept has a location in Idaho Falls at 355 N. Woodruff Ave. It also has three locations in the Boise metro market. “We are thrilled to bring Freddy’s to the
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New Java Espress coffee shop coming to Pocatello

Jan 25th, 2016 | By
Kate Reed is closing her Coffee Town location at the Pine Ridge Mall in Chubbuck and will manage the new Java Espress that is under construction on Yellowstone Avenue in Pocatello. Java Espress opened its first drive-thru location in 1993 in Idaho Falls and has since grown to other locations. (Photo by Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal)

By Vanessa Grieve/Idaho State Journal Kate Reed is closing Coffee Town after 13 years in business, but she’ll still be serving up coffee and a host of other beverages at the new Java Espress that’s opening in March in Pocatello. Last year, Reed opened Coffee Town inside the Pine Ridge Mall in Chubbuck, six weeks
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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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