Perkins Restaurant

Perkins Family Restaurant & Bakery in Pocatello is closing after 26 years in business.

POCATELLO — The local Perkins Family Restaurant & Bakery will end its 26-year run of serving breakfasts, famous pies and comfort food to the Gate City community on Dec. 12.

Bill Barry, president of Bannock Cakes Inc., which operates the local Perkins franchise, explained that Stan Hales, who has managed the restaurant since its opening, has decided to retire to spend time with his wife, who has experienced health issues.