Posts Tagged ‘ Pocatello ’

Big truck sales slow due to oversupply, less freight

Feb 9th, 2016 | By
The Kenworth Sales Company at 2555 Garrett Way in Pocatello began selling trucks last year for the first time since 1975. Recent months have seen a slump in truck sales, mostly due to a flood of trucks and less freight to carry.
Photo by Vanessa Grieve

By Vanessa Grieve For the Journal The big-truck market is moving in low-gear compared to a few months ago when the economy looked to be improving. “The used truck market looks pretty sad,” said Floyd Herrman, a truck sales consultant at Kenworth Sales Company in Pocatello, in late-January. “I think one of the big things
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A&W restaurant coming to Pocatello

Feb 2nd, 2016 | By
Construction has started at 1335 N. Arthur in Pocatello for a new Willie's A&W restaurant. It will open its doors to customers in June. (Photo by Michael H. O'Donnell/Idaho State Journal)

By Michael H. O’Donnell/Idaho State Journal POCATELLO — Anyone hankering for an A&W root beer will have a chance to quench that thirst this June when a new Willie’s A&W restaurant opens its doors at 1335 N. Arthur Ave in Pocatello. Franchise owners Chet and Kathy Willie and her son Andrew McManus have been negotiating
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On the rise:Local financial institutions experience growth

Feb 2nd, 2016 | By
Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal
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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Does it pay to be green? Recycling market still sluggish after two years

Feb 2nd, 2016 | By
Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal
Robert Miller, a machine operator at Western Recycling, inspects bales of recyclable materials
at the company’s warehouse on Garrett Way. The bales are going to a super sorter in Boise.

By Vanessa Grieve vgrieve@journalnet.com   The days of getting paid to recycle are going away, at least for the time being.   For the first time since starting its recycling program in 1998, the city of Pocatello began to pay to have recyclable materials recycled.   The recycling market nationally, which is also influenced by
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BengalWorks expands: Graphics company moves to bigger home

Feb 2nd, 2016 | By
Shiloh Armstrong watches as graphic artist Hailey Buffaloe works on a graphic at BengalWorks Graphics recently in their new office at 470 W. Oak St. in Pocatello.
Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal

By Vanessa Grieve POCATELLO — For the past five years, BengalWorks Graphics has experienced steady growth. Most recently the graphic, web design and print business relocated to a much larger space and bought equipment from recently closed Nitro Graphics. Shiloh Armstrong and wife Heidi have owned BengalWorks since March 2010. The company was started in
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Protecting yourself from identity theft

Jan 29th, 2016 | By
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By Sarah Glenn For the Journal   POCATELLO — Wrapped up in a string of numbers and documents is a person’s financial identity — a prize that many are considering safeguarding better as a new year dawns and tax season approaches.   “It is important to be vigilant about this,” said Dianne Brush, community services
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Jessica Nelson moves to Daja Spa

Jan 26th, 2016 | By
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POCATELLO — Jessica Nelson is excited to let the community know that she has moved to Daja Spa as an independent contractor. A fully licensed cosmetologist, Jessica has been at the Chubbuck MasterCuts for a little over two years. Her passion for the beauty industry has motivated her to move on to self employment and
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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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What’s happening in Old Town Pocatello

Jan 26th, 2016 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi For the Journal Happy fifth anniversary to Efresh! Featuring gourmet sandwiches, salads, soups, housemade chips and fries, Efresh is located at 302 E. Center St. Efresh is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. And on Fridays and Saturdays they open from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m., with a
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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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