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Biggest Show in Idaho set June 28-July 5: Host of entertainment, activities slated for annual local event

Jun 16th, 2014 | By
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BY MICHELE TRUE For The Journal The hills of Pocatello (and Inkom) will soon come alive to the sound of music, fireworks bursting in air and the buzz of community enjoying a wide array of activities. With only a few weeks remaining until the kickoff of The Biggest Show in Idaho Music Festival and Extravaganza,
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HIGH SCHOOL RODEO ON ONE WILD RIDE: Finals rope in bigger and bigger crowds

Jun 16th, 2014 | By
RJ Cotant goes for a ride during Friday’s bull-riding event at the Idaho State High School Rodeo Finals. He got the wind knocked out of him, but the bullfighters and pickup men kept the bull away while he recovered. Find a photo gallery at idahostatejournal.com

BY DEBBIE BRYCE For the Journal POCATELLO — Last year, 11,000 fans attended the Idaho High School Rodeo Finals in Pocatello and crowds during the first four days of the event this year promise to reach or exceed that number.   Tamera Code, former director of the Portneuf Greenway and a candidate for the Bannock
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Mountain Brewers Beer Fest update

Jun 5th, 2014 | By

   IDAHO FALLS — The 20th annual Mountain Brewers Beer Fest will be June 7 at Sandy Downs race track, 6855 S. 15th E., Idaho Falls from noon to 5 p.m. Tickets are $25 advance sales, $30 day of the event, $5 designated drive. There will be an extra $1 charged per ticket for city
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Eastern Idaho State Fair announces entertainment lineup

Jun 5th, 2014 | By
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   Children rocket upward in a ride at last year’s Eastern Idaho State Fair.

BY JOURNAL STAFF BLACKFOOT — Eastern Idaho State Fair officials announced this year’s theme — “Feed Your Need For Fun” — and entertainment lineup on Wednesday.   The fair will take place Aug. 30 through Sept. 6 at the EISF grounds in Blackfoot.   This year’s two-night concert package will feature Big & Rich, which
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Mountain Brewers Beer Fest set June 7

Jun 3rd, 2014 | By

   IDAHO FALLS — The 20th annual Mountain Brewers Beer Fest is June 7 at Sandy Downs rodeo grounds, 1860 E. 65th S., Idaho Falls, from noon to 5 p.m.   It costs $25 to buy tickets online, $30 at the gate, and it’s $5 for a designated driver. This one-day event has more than
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Farm and Food Tourism workshop set for early June

May 18th, 2014 | By

By Kevin Opsahl Herald Journal  Growers, small food producers and tourism operators from Cache Valley and Nevada will have a chance to learn how to expand their agritourism and food tourism operations at a conference next month hosted by USU and University of Nevada Extension. The  Farm and Food Tourism workshop is set to be held
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Holiday Inn Express opens in Pocatello

May 7th, 2014 | By
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Debbie Bryce/For the Journal InnTrusted LLC Ceo Rusty Landon and General Manager Wendy Drury cuts the ribbon at the new Holiday Inn and Suites

BY DEBBIE BRYCE For Idaho State Journal POCATELLO — The new Holiday Inn Express and Suites went live and started accepting reservations Tuesday following a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by the Pocatello Chiefs and officiated by the Pocatello Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce.   The new hotel is the 10th in the state owned by Idaho Falls-based
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Portneuf Wellness Complex to break ground on Friday

May 7th, 2014 | By

   POCATELLO — The Portneuf Health Care Foundation announces the new Portneuf Wellness Complex. Construction on the new Portneuf Wellness Complex will be completed by the end of 2015. A groundbreaking ceremony for the Complex will be on Friday at 11 a.m. at the complex, corner of Chubbuck Road and Olympus Drive in Pocatello.



Pocatello Zoo set to open Saturday

Apr 18th, 2014 | By

   POCATELLO — The Pocatello Zoo will be opening for the season on Saturday.   The zoo will be open weekends only from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through the end of April.   Beginning May 1 the zoo will be open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The zoo is located at
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From Brazil to Poky

Apr 18th, 2014 | By
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   From left, Brazilians Adonai Aires De Arruda, FACOP Foundation president, Cassia de Almeida, FACOP executive officer, and Pocatello entrepreneur Don Aslett tour Aslett’s Museum of Clean on Second Avenue in Pocatello recently.

BY DEBBIE BRYCE  For the Journal POCATELLO — Known for its colorful railroad history, as the gateway to the Northwest and for being the country’s Smile Capital, the Gate City also has gained notoriety for its commitment to clean.   Executives from Brazil were in Pocatello last week to tour the Museum of Clean and
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