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Posted on: August 1, 2017

City of Pocatello Launches Eclipse Website


The biggest solar event to pass through the area in years is just a few weeks away and the City of Pocatello is helping residents, businesses, and visitors to the Gate City get prepared.

This week, the City launched which serves as an information source for those who are both visiting for the August 21 Eclipse and living in Pocatello. Over the last month, City officials have been hosting town hall meetings with the public and business owners who will most likely be impacted by the event.

“We’ve been listening to residents and businesses about what information they’d like to know ahead of the eclipse,” said Pocatello Fire Chief David Gates. “We’ve taken those ideas and suggestions and incorporated them into this website.”

The City’s series of town hall meetings are wrapping up. The final public meeting will be held Tuesday, August 8 at 6 p.m. in the Pocatello City Council Chambers, 911 North 7th Avenue.

If you have a suggestion for information that could be included on the website, please email Logan McDougall, Public Information Officer, at

City Hall is accessible to persons with disabilities. Program access accommodations may be provided with three (3) days’ advance notice by contacting Dave Hunt at; 208.234.6248 or 5815 South 5th Avenue, Pocatello, ID.

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