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Author Archives: Mark Mendiola

100 hours of work a week trickles down to 60 for brewery owner (access required)

Calling herself “a recovering workaholic,” Penny Pink has capitalized on her experience in microbiology and analytic chemistry at the Idaho National Laboratory to run one of Idaho’s most successful microbreweries and Pocatello’s only brew pub with a restaurant. Since 1996, ...

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Pocatello a key site for insurance industry in Idaho (access required)

Eight years ago when Barry Waggener assumed top management of Farmers Insurance Group’s Pocatello regional office, its employees totaled 160. Employment there now stands at 275 as its responsibilities have expanded, making it a major specialized servicing center for the ...

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Risch tells Idaho Falls group Washington is cavalier about deficit (access required)

Idaho U.S. Sens. Jim Risch and Mike Crapo were two of only nine senators to vote March 2 against a continuing budget resolution to keep the federal government from shutting down on March 4 by providing stopgap funding through March ...

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Business, not government, responsible for recession recovery (access required)

Calling the nation’s economic downturn a “depression” and predicting it will get worse, Premier Technology President & CEO Doug Sayer urged Greater Pocatello Chamber of Commerce members to shift the responsibility from blaming consumers for not buying their products or ...

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Eastern Idaho job fair begins

More than 20 businesses will be looking for new employees on Tuesday, May 18, during an Eastern Idaho Jobs and Resource Fair in Idaho Falls. The fair will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Eastern Idaho Technical ...

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Pocatello housing market could be slow (access required)

The housing industry’s recovery in the United States and Eastern Idaho will be slow with lenders and investment trusts owning 1.1 million foreclosed properties as of March, up 20 percent from a year ago, and 4.8 million households 60 days ...

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Balance needed in finding energy solutions (access required)

Demonizing energy sources such as nuclear energy and coal while romanticizing alternative forms such as solar and wind “leads to nothing but bad decisions,” the Idaho National Laboratory’s director told Bonneville County business and government leaders. Speaking at an April ...

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