Volunteerism defines Community Food Basket

Jane Kaestner, a volunteer at the Community Food Basket, poses for a photo on Friday, April 20, 2018. "I love meeting the people and giving them my time," said Kaestner "the people are so appreciative." Kaestner has volunteered with the group for 20 years. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

Every week, hundreds of volunteers at the Community Food Basket put in time making sure residents in Bonneville County facing food insecurity — the elderly, the disabled, the working poor and others — have enough to eat.

Idaho Falls launches Pulse Point app

Emergency Medical Services Chief Eric Day speaks during a press conference about the Pulse Point app. The app was officially launched in Idaho Falls Monday . Courtesy Idaho Falls Fire Department

CPR response times can mean life and death for cardiac arrest patients. The quicker the response time, the more likely the patient will survive and suffer less brain damage.

Hillcrest senior spreads HOPE, kindness

Camryn Giles, a senior at Hillcrest High School, poses for a photo on May 4. Giles is the president of the Hillcrest HOPE Squad, a group of students designed to help other students in need. Giles said their HOPE Squad is made up of boys and girls from ninth to 12th grade who each participate in differing activities, such as cheer, band or debate, which gives a wide range of perspectives. “We have such a vast group of people so no matter who needs the help, there’s always one person who can connect with that person,” Giles said. John Roark / jroark@postregister.com

Editor’s note: Over the coming weeks the Post Register is profiling graduating high school seniors from Bonneville County.

Eastern Idaho dome manufacturer building structures across the world

Dome Technology’s World Headquarters, in Idaho Falls, was finished with windows that provide views from every angle. “Because there are no (structural) walls, the office feels very open and very big, and it feels like there’s no sense of confinement, particularly with so much glazing and since you can see from end to end and what’s in front of you and what’s behind you,” Dome Technology Vice President of Sales Rod South said. courtesy Dome Technology

In 1967, Barry South and his brothers David and Randy came up with an idea for a business that changed the shape of potato cellars for some eastern Idaho growers — they wanted to construct domes.



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