Posts Tagged ‘ news ’

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 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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Missing soft skills

Aug 26th, 2015 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough If you hear something once, you can dismiss it as an outlier. Hear the same thing over and over from multiple sources and it becomes true. Just such an epidemic affects businesses everywhere. It started as a single complaint, which grew into a never-ending chorus. I hear it everywhere I go. A
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Coming to an office near you

Aug 12th, 2015 | By
Jeff Hough

By Jeff Hough Change, taxes and death are the only three certainties there are in this life. As someone with a vested interest in the events shaping the workplace, I am intrigued by some of the changes coming to offices near you. Since the Supreme Court’s landmark decision on gay marriage, I have been scanning
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Some industries rebound after recession in east Idaho

May 31st, 2015 | By
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Dan Cravens For the Journal The strength of agriculture and food processing in eastern Idaho sheltered the region to a degree from the past recession. Unemployment rates in most southeastern counties never exceeded 9 percent. Oneida, Franklin, Madison, Teton and Bear Lake counties all topped out around 7 percent. Health care was another sector that
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What’s happening in Old Town

Mar 18th, 2015 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi The Healthier Place To Eat, 121 S. Main St., has expanded its menu. It recently added meat to the healthy menu to accommodate more groups and families. The meats that have been added are better cuts of meat, not just run-of-the-mill lunch meats. All ingredients will remain high quality while still affordable
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Award available to small businesses

Jan 14th, 2015 | By

WASHINGTON — Small businesses in Idaho can apply for a chance to be a Small Business Champion. SCORE, mentors to America’s small businesses, kicked off the American Small Business Championship thanks to a $700,000 grant award from Sam’s Club to support and celebrate the nation’s entrepreneurs. Idaho small businesses can apply for the American Small
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New prospects looking at Pine Ridge Mall

Jan 14th, 2015 | By
As the former Carmike 7  movie theater is torn down, other business are mulling using that space, and others are considering moving into the nearby Pine Ridge Mall.
Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal

By Sarah Glenn For the Journal CHUBBUCK –– The futures of the old Carmike 7 theater property and other now-vacant parcels at the Pine Ridge Mall, while still uncertain, are bright. According to Pine Ridge Mall real estate brokers, five different businesses including some “national chains” have submitted letters of intent. The letters of intent
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Project Pipe negotiations continue

Dec 24th, 2014 | By

By Sarah Glenn For the Journal POCATELLO — As a new year approaches, Pocatello city officials are still working through conversations with a company code named “Project Pipe.” According to city of Pocatello legal counsel Kirk Bybee, the city will release the name of the plastic pipe manufacturer and distributor once all legal documents are
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Oxygen therapy center open house set

Dec 6th, 2014 | By

   POCATELLO — There will be an open house Saturday at Idaho Doctors’ Hospital Healing and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Center, 1125 W. Alameda Road in Pocatello, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be food, crafts, information and resources available.   The purpose of the open house at the center is to provide current
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7 businesses open in Old Town Pocatello

Dec 3rd, 2014 | By
   Guy Cotroneo, owner of Black Rail Antiques, pulls out a teapot at his store, 312 West Center St. in Old Town Pocatello. The store will have its grand opening Friday during the Art Walk.

BY KENDRA EVENSEN   POCATELLO — Business appears to be booming in Old Town Pocatello.   Seven new businesses in the area have either opened their doors already or will do so this week.   “These are good, solid businesses, which is the key to success in the downtown area,” said Stephanie Palagi, executive director
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