PMT Donates $5000 Towards Minico High School Booster Club Building

Come this Fall, the Minico High School Booster Club will finally have a dedicated building to sell and store their merchandise, thanks, in part, to generous donations from PMT and Minidoka Memorial Hospital. PMT and Minidoka Memorial Hospital each donated $5,000 to the Booster Club to help cover the cost of the building.  The Booster Club raised additional money from …

Business Spotlight: St. Nicholas Catholic School

BUSINESS Spotlight:  St. Nicholas Catholic School St. Nicholas Catholic School has a long, rich tradition of promoting academic excellence, encouraging spiritual and character growth, and fostering a sense of community and service to others. Established in 1958, the school has grown over the years to currently serve 170 students in pre-school through 6th grade. As the only fully accredited private school …

PMT Pays Customers $298,762

PMT is proud to announce that $298,762 was approved by the Board of Directors to be paid out to the cooperative’s members. Project Mutual Telephone Inc. is a non-profit cooperative that pays dividends back to customers based on the Board’s discretion in regard to their annual net revenue. PMT is the only communications company in the area that pays its …

Smart Devices for Senior Safety

  As we age, safety and security tend to become our number one priority. But aging in place isn’t always easy. That’s why many seniors are turning to smart devices to help themselves and their loved ones feel more secure at home. Smart Devices for Seniors Smart home devices can be an invaluable asset and an extension of your in-person …

Business Spotlight: Kimberly Nurseries

  Business Spotlight: Kimberly Nurseries Wind.  This was the driving force that started Kimberly Nurseries over 100 years ago.  In 1907, Kimberly Nurseries was born out of a necessity for trees for the Magic Valley settlers to use for windbreaks and fruit trees.  Since then, Kimberly Nurseries has grown and diversified. Fast forward to today, and Kimberly Nurseries specializes in …

Business Spotlight: 2nd South Market

  Business Spotlight: 2nd South Market In 2017, while on a family vacation in Denver, Colorado, Dave Buddecke mistakenly went through the wrong door. What he saw on the other side of that door filled him with a vision of something that he had to bring back home. On the other side of the door was a food hall – something …

PMT Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

The PMT Foundation is seeking applications from organizations in the Magic Valley to receive financial funds that help support, sustain, and improve our community.  Favorable consideration will be given to: Projects that reach a broader segment of the community. Requests for seed money to realize unusual opportunities that meet urgent to special needs in the community. Stimulate and encourage additional …

2021 PMT Foundation Scholarship Awards

  Four Magic Valley graduates will each be awarded a $2000 PMT Foundation Scholarship. They are Kent Merrill, Maisie Neilson, and Hana Pfeiffer of Minico High School and Jeremy Case of Twin Falls High School.  All four showed outstanding academic performance, exemplary community and extra-curricular involvement, and dedication to their future education.   PMT Foundation Board President Marianne Welch stated, …

Online Learning Resources for the Summer Break

  Summer learning loss is a real thing, and it’s actually a big problem for students returning to classrooms in the fall. Believe it or not, the concept of summer learning loss has been puzzling education researchers for over 100 years – studies on the subject date back as far as 1906! Learning is a lifelong process. Yes, even during …

PMT Recognized as NTCA ‘Marketing eXcellence Award’ Winner

Arlington, Va., (May, 2021)—NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association today recognized Project Mutual Telephone (PMT) as the winner of the NTCA Marketing eXcellence Award in the publications category. PMT’s winning entry was a Back-to-School Resource magazine that was distributed to all students in Cassia County School District and Minidoka County School District.   The magazine was full of information to support students …