Posts Tagged ‘ Rexburg ’

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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Former Rexburg couple takes over renamed Palace Playhouse

Jan 25th, 2016 | By
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The Palace Playhouse, formerly known at the Mystique Performing Arts and Events Center, is located at 158 E. Chubbuck Road in Chubbuck.

By Amanda Beal Former Rexburg residents John and Trudy Bidwell have chosen to continue feeding their passion for theater by buying the theater previously known as the Mystique Performing Arts and Event Center. The theater, located in Chubbuck, has had its name changed to the Palace Playhouse, but owners and volunteers assure the public
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Rexburg lawmaker favors expanding multi-state med school program

Jan 14th, 2016 | By
Dave Goins/Idaho News Service
Idaho Senate President Pro Tempore Brent Hill, left, R-Rexburg, sits with Idaho Speaker of the House Scott Bedke, center, R-Oakley, and Idaho Republican Lt. Gov. Brad Little during Monday afternoon’s State of the State and Budget address by Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter at the Idaho Capitol building in Boise.

By Dave Goins Idaho News Service BOISE — Saying he supports a proposed Idaho expansion of the five-state WWAMI medical education program, Idaho Senate President Pro Tempore Brent Hill, R-Rexburg, on Monday disclosed a personal connection with WWAMI. Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter in his State of the State and Budget address Monday recommended expanding
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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 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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Retiring pressman’s printing career spans five decades

Jan 6th, 2016 | By
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Retiring pressman Terry Weatherston, second from right, poses with co-workers at Bear River Publishing in Preston.

By Dan Sparhawk For The Herald Journal After more than five decades of printing newspapers, veteran printer Terry Weatherston is getting ready to retire. The the Logan resident and Rexburg, Idaho, native never realized that a summer job back in 1962 would be the start of a lifelong career. The then-high-school student was hired as
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Antique Tractor Show coming to East Idaho during June

May 6th, 2015 | By

PRESTON — The second annual Antique Tractor Show will be coming this June to the communities of Preston, Rexburg and Rupert, Menan, Salmon and Nyssa. The show is sponsored by Valley Wide Home and Ranch. If you have an antique tractor or know someone who does, this is your chance to show off your farm
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Amy Rhoads is first female president of Citizens Community Bank

Mar 11th, 2015 | By
Amy Rhoads

By Vanessa Grieve POCATELLO — Amy Rhoads is the first female president of Citizens Community Bank and first among the 13 divisions of Glacial Bancorp Inc., a Northwest bank holding company. Former Citizens Community Bank President Ralph Cottle retired at the end of December and was one of Rhoads’ mentors. She and Cottle were
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BYU-I sees record enrollment

Jan 31st, 2015 | By

BY JOURNAL STAFF REXBURG — Brigham Young University-Idaho saw the largest enrollment of on-campus students in the school’s history this winter semester.   Total on-campus enrollment of 16,738 students is an increase of 7.1 percent over last winter’s on-campus enrollment of 15,625.   Enrollment in BYU-Idaho’s online courses and degree programs is also growing rapidly
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Data breach affects Rexburg Dairy Queen

Oct 14th, 2014 | By
Rexburg Dairy Queen

BY EMMILIE WHITLOCK Standard Journal REXBURG — International Dairy Queen, Inc. confirmed Thursday that systems of some Dairy Queen locations — including the Rexburg store — have experienced a data breach. Following the initial discovery of possible fraudulent activity on payment cards, the company conducted an extensive investigation and retained external forensic experts to help
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A power luncheon

Oct 7th, 2014 | By

Staff writer Standard Journal REXBURG — All Rexburg area businesses are encouraged to attend a luncheon sponsored by Rocky Mountain Power on Oct. 8 from noon-1 p.m. at the AmericInn in Rexburg located at 1098 Golden Beauty Drive. Every business has opportunities to be “wattsmart” and save energy, power officials said. Rocky Mountain Power can
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