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Outdoor gear consignment store makes camp in Richmond

Jack Jacobs April 13, 20210 Trail Hut is an outdoor gear consignment store that recently opened at 114 N. Second St. (Michael Schwartz photo) A new outdoor gear shop has pitched its tent in the city. Trail Hut, which buys and sells used backpacks, hiking boots, clothing, tents, cookware and other gear for outdoor recreational activities like hiking and rock climbing, opened earlier this year at 114 N. Second St. in downtown Richmond. In addition to consignment, the store also buys and sells used gear and does repairs. It was a pre-COVID idea, but store owner Evan Garrison is betting he can capitalize on recent increased interest in the great outdoors brought on by the pandemic as people sought recreational options with built-in social distancing. “It’s the perfect time for me personally and for Richmond as well in terms of more people are getting outside,” he said. “Richmond is big…

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Alumnus employs his business degree at Amazon – Boise State News – Amazon News

Patrick McCuistion at the Amazon Robotics Fulfillment Center in Nampa, Idaho, where he is a data and reporting analyst.Patrick McCuistion (business and economic analytics, ‘20) of Battle Ground, Washington, chose Boise State because of the well-balanced, high-caliber business college and affordable tuition. “I looked at 11 different colleges in California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho to find the best business program,” McCuistion said. “I landed firmly on Boise State. I believe that Boise State has the best-rounded business program out of the colleges I toured and after finishing my program, I know that I definitely made the right choice.” McCuistion began his college career as a business economics major, but later discovered that a business and economic analytics degree would combine the core principles of computer science, mathematics, business economics and business intelligence. The idea of being cross trained in technical knowledge and business theory to better relate to colleagues in…

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Joyrider steals Amazon van after driver leaves it running outside Fresno warehouse, police say – Amazon News

by: Kellie Helton Posted: Apr 12, 2021 / 09:43 PM PDT / Updated: Apr 12, 2021 / 09:43 PM PDT FRESNO, California. (KSEE/KGPE) – A 28-year-old man was arrested Monday after police say he stole an Amazon van in Fresno, crashed it, and then attempted to commandeer another vehicle. At around 7 p.m., officers learned that an Amazon van had just been stolen from the company’s warehouse on Cedar and Florence avenues. Fresno Police Lt. Israel Reyes says an employee left the van running in the parking lot when the suspect jumped in and took off. Officers were able to use the tracking system inside the van to track it down Highway 41 – before it left at Shields Avenue and made its way down to Blackstone Avenue. After stopping at a red light, police say the man tried to maneuver his way through traffic after noticing several officers behind him.…

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