I.F. couple looks to expand region’s coffee culture

Art Baker, left, and Jenny Bueno, right, pose for a portrait in front of their coffee roaster at Chapolera Coffee Roastery on Monday. The couple imports coffee from Bueno’s native country of Colombia. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

Far removed from the U.S. coffee capital of Seattle — home to Starbucks, Seattle’s Best and Tully’s — one might imagine that a coffee enthusiast’s search for the perfect cup of joe in eastern Idaho could prove difficult.

Movie magnate plans encore

From left: Blackfoot Mayor Paul Loomis, Blackfoot Movie Mill owners Kent and Ingrid Lott and Greater Blackfoot Area Chamber of Commerce Director Julie Ann Goodrich celebrate the announcement of a new movie theater being built in Blackfoot. courtesy Greater Blackfoot Area Chamber of Commerce

It is one of the most beloved pastimes in the United States. Loading the kids in the car, or picking up your date for the first time, grabbing a bite to eat, and then heading out to your local movie theater for a night of popcorn and entertainment.

Dora Erickson takes part in ‘Hour of Code’ week

Blayk Bell, left, and Sarah Pincock use a Caesar cipher to learn the basics of coding Monday during the Hour of Code at Dora Erickson Elementary School. To support Computer Science Week and the Hour of Code volunteers from Idaho National Laboratory came to introduce students to computer science and coding basics. John Roark / jroark@postregister.com

Having just finished explaining coding instructions to a class of fifth- and sixth-graders, Kevin Hemsley was surprised to find the students silent. He didn’t think they understood.



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