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Gold Star Monument Honors, Respects Fallen

Emma Banks on Jun 10, 2019 9:54:00 AM

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When people are faced with trials, a good community can make all the difference. The building of the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument in Pocatello is the perfect example of how community can bring support and hope to those in the midst of hardship.

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Building Success By Staying Local

Sammy Rich on Jun 7, 2019 10:18:00 AM

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Jennifer and Rory Erchul are entrepreneurs in every sense of the word. If they see the potential in an idea for a business, they take initiative and turn that potential into something tangible.

As the owners of several businesses in Pocatello throughout the years, they have adopted a motto into everything they do-- they just get stuff done.

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A Compassion Project: Hope Conquers ACE’s Series

Jennifer Ibeabuchi on Jun 4, 2019 9:28:00 AM

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According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at least 1 in 7 children have experienced child abuse and/or neglect in the past year. Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) is the term used to describe all types of abuse, neglect, and other potentially traumatic experiences that occur to people under the age of 18.

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Cooking with Science

Emma Banks on Jun 3, 2019 10:21:00 AM

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When most people think about science, rarely is their first thought about food. Similarly, when most people think about food, they probably don’t start thinking about science.

Instructor Laura Foist, however, is the exception.

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Did You Know? Edgar Rice Burroughs

Arlen Walker on May 31, 2019 11:32:37 AM

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Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950), the creator of the Tarzan of the Apes series of novels that have been popular in movies, radio, comic books, and television since early in the twentieth century, once lived and worked in Pocatello, Idaho.

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New Class Highlight: Mental Health First Aid

Sammy Rich on May 24, 2019 10:11:00 AM

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Taylor Powell, RN, BSN always knew that she wanted to go into nursing. She jokes that she was born for the role, that from the womb she knew taking care of others was part of who she was.

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The Crypto-Future of Your Money

Sammy Rich on May 17, 2019 10:11:00 AM

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Within economics, cryptocurrency has become a hot topic in recent years. But what exactly is cryptocurrency?

To put it simply, cryptocurrency is a form of currency that allows you to store, send, and receive currency without relying on third parties, such as banks or credit card companies. By using blockchain technology, transactions are done while keeping your personal information safe.

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Health Program Highlights: Blood and Hard Work

Sammy Rich on May 13, 2019 10:24:00 AM

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To longtime medical laboratory scientist Gregg Park, the three things any good phlebotomist needs to be successful: training, skills, and self-confidence.

He believes self-confidence is vital. “You have to know that you have learned the techniques, you have to be confident in yourself, and then instill a confidence in your patient, too,” he explained.

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Faces of CEWT: Applying Improvement

Sammy Rich on May 10, 2019 9:55:00 AM

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At Continuing Education and Workforce Training (CEWT), we have instructors with specific work experience in the field. Having experienced instructors provides current industry practices that inform students more fully. Faces of CEWT highlights some of our finest instructors and staff to give you insight into the ‘sweet’ people who work here.

David O’Connell is well-versed in the world of business. When he was a sophomore in college, he was hired at General Electric and continued working for them as he earned his degree. The most important lesson he learned during this period of time was the importance of applying the classroom learning to real world situations.

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Did You Know? Naval Ordinance Plant and Air Base

Arlen Walker on May 3, 2019 10:39:00 AM

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Pocatello made a significant contribution to the United States and Allied victory in World War Two. The Naval Ordinance Plant (NOP) and the Pocatello Air Base were established shortly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 which caused the United States entry into the war.

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