Posts Tagged ‘ services ’

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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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   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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Geraldine’s Bake Shoppe to close for repairs after car smashes inside

Jan 27th, 2016 | By
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An elderly woman crashed through the front door of Geraldine’s Bake Shoppe & Deli about 8:45 a.m. on Tuesday in Chubbuck.

By Cydney McFarland CHUBBUCK — Patrons of Geraldine’s Bake Shoppe and Deli got an unwelcome surprise about 8:45 a.m. Tuesday when a car drove into the store, crashing through the front doors. Three employees and two customers were present but no one was injured, according to John Horsley, the owner of Geraldine’s. The car
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LaQuinta opens doors on Bench Road

Jan 25th, 2016 | By
Michael O'Donnell/Idaho State Journal
Workers were busy Thursday putting up a new sign for the La Quinta Inn & Suites on Bench Road in 
Pocatello. The lodging facility was formerly an Ameritel.

By Michael H. O’Donnell POCATELLO — Following a major remodel, the old Ameritel Inn on Bench Road has become a LaQuinta Inn & Suites. The Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the opening of the lodging facility with 112 guest rooms Thursday afternoon. The new LaQuinta operation is operated by Western
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Chubbuck serving up a host of new restaurants

Jan 13th, 2016 | By
Construction efforts are underway for a new Red Robin restaurant next to the new Panera Bread near the intersection of Yellowstone Avenue and West Quinn Road. It's part of a surge in construction of restaurants in Chubbuck. (Photo by Michael H. O'Donnell/Idaho State Journal)

By Michael H. O’Donnell/Idaho State Journal CHUBBUCK — With the addition of five new restaurants, Chubbuck is becoming a magnet for businesses looking to feed Southeast Idaho. Panera Bread — at the intersection of Yellowstone Avenue and Pole Line and West Quinn roads — is close to opening. Next to it, a new Red Robin
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Inflatable playground opens in Pine Ridge Mall

Jan 11th, 2016 | By
Steve Brown, left, and son Brandon started a new play place at the Pine Ridge Mall in Chubbuck called Jump In. It has an area with several bouncing toy structures and a place where youths can work on climbing skills. (Photo by Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal)

By Sarah Glenn/Idaho State Journal CHUBBUCK — An otherwise quiet corner of the Pine Ridge Mall is now filled with the sound of fans and the red-faced squeals of kids young and old. This winter, cousins Steve and Brandon Brown filled thousands of square feet of empty mall space with inflatable bounce houses, ball pits
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Riding in a winter wonderland

Dec 10th, 2015 | By
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Earl, a Belgian draft horse, and Bob, a Percheron, pull a wagon driven by Cherie Hart at her ranch. Hart offers winter tours and an ISU Christmas lights tour during December.

By Greg Eichelberger For the Journal POCATELLO — Cherie Hart, the owner of Hart Ranch (formerly Cheyenne Crossing Rides) has specialized in hayrides, wagon excursions and tours since 2000. As such, her company offers horse-drawn carriage service for weddings, anniversaries and other special events, many of which normally take place in warm, comfortable weather. “We
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Teel Collision Center owner opens new auto detailing business

Nov 24th, 2015 | By
Jerame Teel works on a Ford Boss 429 Mustang in his newly expanded shop in the 200 block of North Third Avenue in Pocatello.
Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal

By Vanessa Grieve POCATELLO — For Jerame Teel, opportunity came in the form of an adjacent vacant building and indications that there might be a local need for automotive cleaning services. This past month, Teel, the owner of Teel Collision Center, bought the former Rocky Mountain Car Care Center on 422 E. Clark St. The
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Starbucks’ seasonal red cup draws fire

Nov 11th, 2015 | By
Cydney McFarland 
Starbucks’ new seasonal red cup has some people up in arms.

By Cydney McFarland Starbucks debuted its seasonal red cup, but its minimalist design has stirred up some unexpected controversy. While the topic has been all over social media and many religious conservatives have expressed their outrage, the religious community of Pocatello doesn’t seem to care. “If churches are relying on Starbucks to get the
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Old Town Pocatello helping collect mail delivery comments

Oct 14th, 2015 | By
Stephanie Palagi

By Stephanie Palagi In April 2015, the Pocatello Mail Processing Center on Flandro Drive was closed. Mail that had been processed there included most of Southeastern Idaho from the Wyoming, Montana and Utah borders. Instead of being processed overnight, our mail is now trucked to the Salt Lake City Mail Processing Center. Thousands of residents
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