News Flash

Posted on: May 26, 2022

City Creek Road to Kinport Peak to reopen for Memorial Day Weekend

Kinport Peak

The City of Pocatello and the US Forest Service are reopening the City Creek Road to Kinport Peak for the long weekend, beginning Thursday, May 26.  The road will close again Tuesday, May 31, for final grading work. 

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 26, 2022

Pocatello Animal Services Receives Large Donation for Animal Shelter Spay and Neuter Program

Animal Shelter Donation

On May 11, Pocatello Animal Services received a donation of $40,722.99 from Harold and Rosemarie Petty.  The Pettys made this sizable donation to specifically help the department’s spay and neuter program.

“Thank you to Harold, Rosemarie, and thei...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 26, 2022

City of Pocatello Sanitation Collection to Operate as Normal on Memorial Day

City of Pocatello Sanitation Department truck and autocarts

The City of Pocatello Sanitation Department’s collection trucks will be operating as normal on Memorial Day, May 30.  

Residents who are scheduled for a Monday pickup of garbage, recycling, and yard waste should still place their City trash bin ou...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 26, 2022

Pocatello’s Ross Park Aquatic Complex Opens for 2022 Season May 28

Ross Park Aquatic Complex

One of Pocatello’s popular places to cool off during the summer months opens this weekend. The Ross Park Aquatic Complex will kick off its 2022 season Saturday, May 28 at NOON (weather permitting). 

The facility will offer two Sensory-Friendly Fam...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 25, 2022

Brady Chapel Centennial Celebration and Open House; 100 year anniversary Memorial Day

Brady Chapel exterior

One of the most well-known pieces of Pocatello’s history will be celebrating 100 years since its dedication.

The Friends of the Brady Chapel and the Pocatello Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) will be hosting the Brady Chapel’s Centennial Celebration ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 23, 2022

SICOG - City of Pocatello Awarded funding for EPA Brownfield Projects

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On May 12, 2022, the US Environmental Protection Agency announced $2.25 million dollars of funding that was awarded to revitalize communities in Idaho. This investment will help revitalize and clean up Brownfield sites across Idaho into hubs of economic g...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Marshall Public Library’s ‘An Ocean of Possibilities’ Summer Reading Program Starts June 7

MPL Summer Reading Program

The Marshall Public Library (MPL) is looking to make a “splash” by launching its all-ages 2022 Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme is “An Ocean of Possibilities.” 

Head over to the MPL June 4, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. for the summer kick-off pa...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 19, 2022

City Creek Road closed for improvements beginning May 23

MAP City Creek Road Closure

City Creek Road will be closed from the top of Lincoln Street (Upper City Creek Trailhead) to Kinport Peak, beginning May 23, 2022. The project is expected to last two weeks. 

Alternative routes to the top of Kinport Peak include access for vehicl...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 19, 2022

City of Pocatello CARES Act Rental, Mortgage Assistance Still Available

COVID19 Rental and Mortgage

The City of Pocatello still has Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding available for Pocatello residents facing financial hardships due to COVID-19. 

This funding is available for Pocatellans who need temporary rental o...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 17, 2022

City of Pocatello honored with multiple awards at this year’s American Public Works Association Conf

A rendering of the Benton Connection trail.

When deciding which city gets an award, the APWA looks at how the project improves the quality of life, solves a community problem, reduces the cost of government, and increases city services with minimal additional dollar outlay. 

The APWA serves...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

City of Pocatello Awarded in EPA Region 10 FY 2022 Brownfields Community-Wide Assessment Grant

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Congratulations to the EPA Region 10 FY 2022 Brownfields Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund and Cleanup.

Thursday, May 12, the Biden Administration through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $254.5 million in Brownfields grants to 265 comm...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Pocatello Animal Services Hosting Rabies Clinic May 21

An adoptable dog at the Pocatello Animal Shelter.

The price is $10 per vaccine, and individuals can pay by cash or check. Please bring a valid ID. Credit cards will not be accepted. 

After the animal has received their first rabies vaccination, it will only need to get vaccinated every three year...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Come Walk/Run for the Teen Mental Health Awareness 5K Hosted by the Pocatello MYAC

Teen Mental Health Awareness 5K Hosted by the Pocatello Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council

The 5k is being hosted by local high school students with the Pocatello Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council (MYAC). The goal is to bring awareness to teen mental health and the resources available in our area. 

This event is FREE and open to ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

City of Pocatello Auctioning Surplus Items 2022

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For a third year, the City’s annual auction will be held online only. Items up for grabs this year include vehicles, office furnishings, tools, and more. Bidding starts Saturday, May 14 at 9:30 a.m. 

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

City of Pocatello Hiring Fair Scheduled for Saturday, May 14

The City of Pocatello is hiring!

It’s that time of year again and the City is hosting its hiring fair on Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Public Works Annex, 2405 Garrett Way. 

The City is looking to fill seasonal and full-time positions related to green-...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Only TWO Days Left to Get Your ‘Wildlife Waltz’ Zoo Idaho Tickets and Silent Auction

Wildlife Waltz Zoo Idaho Silent Auction

Have you ever wanted to go glamping at the zoo? Or have dinner with 10 of your friends in a treehouse? Or have a spa day with Poly Light, Red Light, and Lip Treatment? Well, now you can!

The Silent Auction is filled with unique items and experiences from l...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 12, 2022

The Tandem Tour is Coming to Pocatello May 14

Tandem Tour Flyer

This workshop is open to high school students in Pocatello. During the session, students will work together to learn ways they can help themselves and each other through their hardest times. 

The goal of the project is to bring awareness to mental...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Brooklyn’s Playground Will be Closed May 12 for Annual Clean-up and Repair

Cleanup crew

Portneuf Valley Partners and Leadership Pocatello – Chubbuck are teaming up for the annual clean-up and repair of Brooklyn’s Playground. The clean-up team will be painting, repairing, planting flowers, spreading new bark, etc. to prepare for another seaso...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Officer Amos Released from Hospital After Being Injured in the Line of Duty

Officer Handel and Officer Amos are now recovering at home after  officer-involved shooting May 5, 2

UPDATE:

Pocatello Police Chief Roger Schei is excited to announce Officer Demetrius Amos was released from the hospital today, May 11, and will continue his recovery at home with his family.

Chief Schei also added that Officer Demetrius Amos had an addition...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 10, 2022

PPD Officer Handel has been Released from the Hospital; Officer Amos is Recovering in the Hospital

PPD Officer Names Released

During a news conference today, Pocatello Police Chief Roger Shei gave an update on the two Pocatello Police Department (PPD) officers injured in the line of duty May 5, 2022. 

Officer Mackenzie Handel, a member of PPD for four years, has been rel...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Pocatello Police Department Releases Names of Injured Officers

PPD Officer Names Released

The Pocatello Police Department (PPD) is releasing the names of the two officers involved in the officer-involved shooting that occurred May 5, 2022, on East Bridger Street. 

Officer Demetrius Amos, a member of PPD for six years, and Officer Macke...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Water Line Installation Begins May 9 on Hayes Avenue between Gould St. to Whitman St.

Map Hayes Ave Water Project

Monday, May 9, 2022 crews from the City of Pocatello Water Department will be replacing the water main line on Hayes Avenue.

The project will start at the intersection of N. Hayes Ave. and Gould continuing southeast towards Whitman. Crews will work between...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Governor’s Taskforce on Fentanyl Coming to Pocatello; Free and Open to the Public

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Across the country and in Idaho, law enforcement agencies are reporting an increase in drug and drug trafficking cases. Especially, seeing an uptick in cases involving fentanyl. In working with the community and law enforcement, Governor Brad Little hopes...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Zoo Idaho Gearing up for “Wildlife Waltz” May 14; Discount Tickets Available Until May 9

Wildlife Waltz Zoo Idaho Tickets

Join Zoo Idaho for the premier event of the season.  For the first time ever, Zoo Idaho is offering 15% off tickets to the event. Simply enter the PROMO CODE: Athena at the top of the ticket page by clicking “Enter promo code.”

Enjoy an e...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 3, 2022

City and League of Idaho Cities Raising Funds for Idaho Youth Advisory Council during Idaho Gives

iYAC

It’s that time of year! Idaho Gives is May 2-5, and the City of Pocatello along with the League of Idaho Cities are working to help raise funds for the Idaho Youth Advisory Council (iYAC) that serve our cities. Funds raised will be divided amongst the you...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 29, 2022

Water Line Installation Begins May 2, on Grant Avenue, from West Clark Street to Center Street

Water Line Project on Grant Avenue

Monday, May 2, crews from the City of Pocatello Water Department will continue the process of replacing the water main line on Grant Avenue.

The project will start at the intersection of Grant Avenue and West Clark Street continuing southeast towards Cente...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 29, 2022

Pocatello Police Arrest Suspect in Early Morning Stabbing at Rodeway Inn

Pocatello Police Department Car

At around 1:23 a.m., Friday, April 29, Pocatello dispatch received a 911 call from the Rodeway Inn, 835 South 5th Avenue, in reference to a physical disturbance involving a suspect with a knife who was threatening people. 

As Pocatello Police Depa...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Recipients of the 2022 “Pocatello’s Promise of Tomorrow Mayoral Scholarship” Announced

Mayor Scholarship Recepients

The scholarship program is in its third year. Each two-year scholarship awards the student $2000, or $500 per semester, to use at Idaho State University.

“I am incredibly excited to announce this year’s 2022 recipients. All of our applicants are very deser...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Lower City Creek Trailhead and Trail to Bridge 1 Closed April 30

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The City will be working on the trail with heavy machinery so we are closing it for public safety. All other trails will remain open. Please use other trailheads such as Upper City Creek and Cusick Creek trailheads, for your safety. 

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Marshall Public Library receives large donation thanks to Friends of the Marshall Public Library

Children reading books at Marshall Public Library

The Marshall Public Library, with the help of the Friends of the Marshall Public Library, is welcoming back patrons with comfortable new furniture. Friends donated over $12,000 to purchase leather sofas and chairs that can be found all over the building.&...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 26, 2022

City of Pocatello announces half-priced license fees for dogs for the month of May

Half-priced license fees for the month of May

To help make that easier, license fees are half-price during the month of May. Prices are as follows for the month of May: 

Non-spayed/non-neutered - $10 

Spayed/neutered - $5

Senior citizen rate for non-spayed/non-neutered - $9

Senior citiz...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Shane Grow selected as the Pocatello Fire Department’s new Assistant Chief of Operations

Shane Grow selected as the Pocatello Fire Department’s new Assistant Chief of Operations

Grow grew up in Pocatello. After graduating from Highland High School, Grow received his bachelor’s degree from Idaho State University. Following college, Grow moved to Portland, Oregon for about eight years before returning to Pocatello. That’s when he s...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 18, 2022

City of Pocatello achieves SolSmart Silver recognition for commitment to solar energy

City of Pocatello achieves SolSmart Silver recognition for commitment to solar energy

The Silver designation is not just an award. It shows local businesses, solar companies, and residents that Pocatello is a great place to go solar. For this reason, the City of Pocatello has received the SolSmart plaque. 

In 2019, the City signed ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 15, 2022

Honoring Our Police and Fire Dispatch Team for Answering the Call

Pocatello Fire Chief stops by dispatch

All this week is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week (NPSTW). The event is observed every second week in April to honor those telecommunicators who help save millions of lives every day, according to National Today. 

Every day in Pocate...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 15, 2022

April Hiring Fair a success for the City of Pocatello

April Hiring Fair at the Public Works Annex at 2405 Garrett Way

The hiring fair for the City of Pocatello was a success with 16 applications leading up to the fair and 61 applications received over the weekend. The hiring fair occurred on Friday, April 8, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Public Works Annex, 2405 Garrett W...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 13, 2022

UPDATE: Portneuf Valley Environmental Fair is back after two year hiatus

Environmental Fair

Are you interested in learning more about our natural and built environment? Looking to get involved with a local organization committed to making the Portneuf Valley a healthier and more sustainable place to live? Maybe, you’re just looking for a fun aft...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 11, 2022

Pocatello HRAC honoring four community members at this year’s 2022 Human and Civil Rights Awards

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The annual Human and Civil Rights awards will be presented by the City of Pocatello's HRAC tonight, April 11, at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. 

This year's recipients include: Dale Spencer, Janie Gebhart, Jackie Cranor,...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Opening day a success at Zoo Idaho

Zoo Idaho Connections entrance

During opening weekend guests were able to walk through the new Zoo Connections entrance and gift shop. The new structure is 1,200 square which includes new bathrooms.  The new building was made possible through donations by Connections Credit Un...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 4, 2022

City of Pocatello Hiring Fair Scheduled for April 8 and May 14

The City of Pocatello is hiring!

It’s that time of year again and the City is hosting its hiring fair on Friday, April 8, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Public Works Annex, 2405 Garrett Way. The City is looking to fill seasonal and full-time pos...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 4, 2022

NEEDED: Volunteers to help trim trees on City Creek Road April 9

City Creek Road tree trimming trail

City Creek Road tree trimming volunteers are needed on April 9, anytime between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Are you looking for an outdoor volunteer project?  The City needs your help trimming back trees and brush from the City Creek Road so the Forest Ser...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 1, 2022

City requiring erosion and sediment control compliance at construction sites by April 4

Erosion and Sediment Control issues within the city limits

The City of Pocatello has recently re-committed to an education campaign regarding Erosion and Sediment Control (ESC) issues within the city limits.  The City of Pocatello is required to comply with all state and federal laws, rules and regulatio...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Water System Flushing Begins

Water System Flushing Begins

The City of Pocatello Water Department will be conducting its annual system flushing program beginning April 4, 2022, and will take approximately three weeks to complete.  The flushing program is very important to the maintenance of the City’s wa...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 31, 2022

Opening Day at Zoo Idaho Slated for April 2

Michael J Fox at Zoo Idaho

Starting April 2, Zoo Idaho will open its gates Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Then beginning on May 1, the zoo will be open every day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

The new season will mark the debut of the Zoo Connections Entrance and Gift...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 30, 2022

Pocatello Animal Services Seeks Homes for Kitten Foster Program

Cat at Pocatello Animal Shelter

The Pocatello Animal Services is looking to grow its foster program to provide short-term homes for our animals while they need extra care.  Springtime keeps us busy with kittens and our fosters help provide care for animals that are pregnant, nu...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Lead Grant Fund Used to Help Students Build Sheds for Local Disabled Veterans

Roof Installation

Lead grant fund used to help students build sheds for local disabled veterans

The City of Pocatello’s Neighborhood and Community Services Division is one of the sponsors for this year’s Construction Combine which Idaho State University puts on each year.&a...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Pocatello Police Respond to Two Separate Reports of Shots Fired Over the Weekend

Pocatello Police Department Car

The first shooting happened just before midnight on March 26, according to police. The incident occurred on the 600 block of North Fifth Avenue. Police say the suspect fired shots in the air, but no one was hurt or threatened by the suspect. Police do hav...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 25, 2022

Pocatello Street Operations Department Switches to Summer Work Hours April 4

Street Department 2022 Summer Hours

March 25, 2022

CONTACT:     Tom Kirkman, Deputy Public Works Director, at 208-234-6250

Pocatello Street Operations Department Switches to Summer Work Hours April 4

The City of Pocatello Street Operations Department will be making the switch...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

City of Pocatello announces a new Public Information Officer

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The City of Pocatello announced Marlise Irby as the new Public Information Officer for the City. Marlise Irby will oversee the City’s communications and serve as a primary spokesperson and media contact. 

“We are excited to have Marlise on our tea...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 22, 2022

Annual Spring Clean-up Planned at Restlawn and Mountain View Cemeteries

2022 Mountain View Cemetery Clean-Up

Starting March 28, 2022 crews will be removing and discarding all flower placement and decorations in Restlawn and Mountain View Cemetery (weather permitting). This clean-up is expected to last about a month. 

Cemetery plot owners wishing to save ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 18, 2022

Ryan O’Hearn Promoted to Pocatello Fire Chief

Ryan O'Hearn Confirmed as Fire Chief

The Pocatello Fire Department officially has a new Chief.

Ryan O’Hearn was appointed Pocatello Fire Chief at last night’s City Council Meeting. Ryan has been with the department for 20 years, most recently serving as Assistant Chief of Operations. ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 11, 2022

City Creek Trails Reopen Today, March 11 - Free Wood Available

City Creek Trails Reopen

Beginning this afternoon, City Creek reopens to unrestricted non-motorized use, and as a bonus, free wood is available for community harvesting.

 

City staff thank everyone for their patience while Russian Olive trees were being removed. Below Brid...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 11, 2022

Water Line Installation Begins March 14 - Opal Ave. from Broadway St. to Samuel St.

Monday, March 14, City of Pocatello Water Department crews will begin replacing the water main line on Opal Avenue.

 

The project will start at the intersection of Opal Avenue and Broadway Street and continue north towards Samuel Street. Crews will...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 10, 2022

Water, Water Pollution Control Crews Begin Summer Hours

Starting Monday, March 14, 2022, crews with the City of Pocatello Water Department and collection system crews with the Water Pollution Control Department will switch to summer work hours.

 

Crews will work between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 5 p.m....

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Deadline Extended for Pocatello's Citizen Police Academy

The deadline for the Pocatello Police Department’s Citizen Police Academy has been extended to Friday, March 25 at 5 p.m. 

 

Citizen Police Academy attendees are selected through an application process and are required to undergo...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Pocatello Creek Booster Station & Transmission Line Contractor: IMCO General Construction Inc.

The City of Pocatello recently awarded IMCO General Construction, Inc. to construct a new Booster Station and Transmission line off of Pocatello Creek Road with funding provided through the Water Department’s capital reserve budget. The contractor has mob...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: February 22, 2022

Additional Areas of City Creek Trail System to be Closed for Russian Olive Removal

The City of Pocatello is continuing its work to remove Russian Olive trees in the City Creek Trail System.

 

Additional areas of the City Creek Trail System will be CLOSED to ALL USERS while Russian Olive trees are masticated on the south hillside ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: February 18, 2022

Portion of City Creek Trail System to be Closed for Russian Olive Removal

Beginning Tuesday, February 22, the Lower City Creek Trailhead and trail below Bridge 1 will be CLOSED to ALL USERS while Russian Olive Trees are being removed.

 

To protect trail users, this closure is in effect daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. until f...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: February 18, 2022

Sanitation Collection to Operate as Normal on Presidents' Day

The City of Pocatello Sanitation Department’s collection trucks will operate as normal Presidents’ Day, February 21.

 

Residents with a Monday collection day for garbage and recycling are asked to place their autocarts at the cu...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: February 17, 2022

Pocatello Building Department Moves Locations

The City of Pocatello’s Building Department is changing its location – in City Hall that is.

Effective Tuesday, February 22, the Building Department is relocating to the south side of City Hall, in part of the old Video Services area. T...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: February 11, 2022

Registration Opens for Pocatello's Citizen Police Academy

The Pocatello Police Department is opening registration for its Citizen Police Academy.  

 

The academy is designed to create an open channel of communication between community members and the Pocatello Police Department. Attendees will le...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: February 1, 2022

City of Pocatello Seeks Public Comment Regarding Downtown Development Plan

The City of Pocatello is looking for your feedback on the draft of the Downtown Development Plan.

 

The Pocatello Downtown Development Plan is the result of years of work and collaboration between Historic Downtown Pocatello, Inc., Utah State Unive...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: January 25, 2022

City of Pocatello CARES Act Rental, Mortgage Assistance Still Available

The City of Pocatello still has Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding available for Pocatello residents facing financial hardships due to COVID-19.

 

This funding is available for Pocatellans who need temporary rental o...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Marshall Public Library Hours Change Week of January 24

The Marshall Public Library is changing its hours of operation for the week of January 24, 2022.

 

Due to a temporary staffing shortage, the Library’s hours Monday through Saturday next week will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Library officials hop...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Pocatello HRAC Seeks Nominations for 2022 Human and Civil Rights Awards

The City of Pocatello’s Human Relations Advisory Committee (HRAC) will honor local champions of human and civil rights again this year.

 

HRAC is currently accepting nominations for the 2022 Human and Civil Rights Awards. Nominees should ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Sanitation Collection to Operate as Normal on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The City of Pocatello Sanitation Department’s collection trucks will operate as normal Monday, January 17 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

 

Residents with a Monday collection day for garbage and recycling are asked to place their autocarts a...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Regional Trail System Survey Results Out, Working Group Members Needed

As the first step in developing a sustainable regional trail system, over 1100 community members recently took a 10-minute Trail User Survey.  

 

Reponses overwhelmingly indicate community members and visitors love our local trails and pub...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Pocatello Installs Newly Elected City Council Members, Mayor

Pocatello’s newest City Council Member officially joined the City.

At last night’s City Council Meeting, City Clerk Konni Kendell administered the oath of office for Josh Mansfield, Rick Cheatum, Linda Leeuwrik and Brian Blad.

“For the past few months, in p...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: January 4, 2022

River Access Improvements Completed and to Come

Pocatello officials are celebrating recent river access improvements and looking to the future for even more access to the Portneuf River.

 

This past fall the City of Pocatello’s Outdoor Recreation Division and Science and Environment Di...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Pocatello Council Members, Mayor to be Sworn In, State of the City Scheduled Jan. 6

Pocatello’s City Council Members and Mayor who were elected in the 2021 elections will take their oaths of office Thursday, January 6.

 

Josh Mansfield, Linda Leeuwrik and Rick Cheatum, along with Mayor Brian Blad, will be sworn in by Cit...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Mayor Seeks 2022 Pocatello’s “Promise of Tomorrow Mayoral Scholarship” Applications

The third year for the Pocatello’s “Promise of Tomorrow Mayoral Scholarship” kicks off today.

 

In partnership with the Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce Foundation and contributions from Idaho Central Credit Unio...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: December 20, 2021

Open House for Heidi Adamson Scheduled for January 6

The City of Pocatello is hosting an Open House for outgoing Council President Heidi Adamson.

 

The public is invited to City Hall Thursday, January 6 at 3:30 p.m. to say goodbye and best wishes. Adamson was appointed to Council Seat #4 by Mayor Bri...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: December 20, 2021

Pocatello Garbage and Recycling Collection Normal Dec. 24 and 31

Garbage and recycling collection by the City of Pocatello Sanitation Department will operate as normal during the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s. Since both holidays fall on Saturdays, there will no collection delay.

 

From December 27...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: December 6, 2021

Pocatello Fire Chief David G. Gates to Retire After 28 Years with City

Pocatello’s highest ranking firefighter is retiring.

 

At the end of this month, Pocatello Fire Chief David G. Gates is retiring from his 28-year career with the City of Pocatello. Before joining the City, David served in the U.S. Navy fo...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: December 6, 2021

Center Street Underpass to be Closed December 8 for Routine Maintenance

The Center Street Underpass will be closed Wednesday, December 8, 2021, for routine maintenance. 

 Crews from the City of Pocatello Street Operations Department will begin work at 7 a.m. and finish by 5 p.m. During construction, the under...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: December 1, 2021

Pocatello Fire Dept. to Present Citizens Life Saving Awards Friday, Dec. 3

The Pocatello Fire Department will be presenting Citizens Life Saving Awards to eight recipients Friday December 3 at 12 p.m. at the Student Recreation Center, Building #44 on the Idaho State University campus, adjacent to Reed Gym. 

 

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 30, 2021

Pocatello Animal Services Hosts Rabies Vaccination Clinic December 4

Join Pocatello Animal Services for a rabies vaccination clinic this Saturday, December 4.

The department, with assistance from Aiding 2 Adoption Rescue, is holding a rabies-only vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the animal shelter community room...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Sanitation Collection to be Delayed Due to Thanksgiving Holiday

Thursday and Friday’s garbage, recycling, yard waste, and leaf collections for Pocatello residents will be delayed by one day because of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Garbage, recycling, yard waste, and leaves will not be picked up Thursday, November...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Pocatello Animal Services Holiday Pet Food Drive

Join Pocatello Animal Services for a holiday pet food drive.   

 From November 22 through December 23, Pocatello Animal Services is collecting wet or dry dog food and cat food, pet treats, litter, toys and other pet supplies.

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 9, 2021

Pocatello Arts Council Empty Bowls Fundraiser Benefits The Idaho Foodbank

The Pocatello Arts Council’s charity fundraiser to benefit The Idaho Foodbank's Pocatello branch is underway. 

 Each year, ISU ceramics students and local artists join forces with the Pocatello Arts Council and The Idah...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 8, 2021

City of Pocatello Offices Closed Nov. 11, Sanitation Collection Normal, PRT to Limit Services

Thursday, November 11, City of Pocatello offices will be closed for Veterans Day. 

 The Sanitation Department’s collection trucks will operate as normal Thursday. Residents who are scheduled for a Thursday pickup of garbage, rec...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 5, 2021

“Our Valley | Our Vision” Open House Goes Digital

The Pocatello Planning and Development Services Department is taking the “Our Valley | Our Vision” Open House online.

 During the months of September and October, the City of Pocatello slated a series of open houses to discuss ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 3, 2021

Pocatello Area Trail Survey, Input Requested

What is your vision for the trails around Pocatello? What do you love about these trails and open spaces – and what do you want this trail system to be in the future? Take this short 10-minute survey by November 29th and let us know! isu.co1.qua...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 1, 2021

Brady Chapel Open House Slated for Veterans Day

An aerial view of Brady Chapel located in Mountain View Cemetery in Pocatello, Idaho

A Pocatello landmark will again be open to the public Veterans Day.

The Pocatello Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) is hosting an open house at Brady Chapel, located in Mountain View Cemetery, Thursday, November 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. At the event,...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 27, 2021

“Food for Fines” Starts November 1 at the Marshall Public Library

Starting next month, the Marshall Public Library will be accepting a different type of currency for overdue fines.

November 1 marks the beginning of the library’s “Food for Fines” food drive, meaning that for every non-perisha...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 25, 2021

Pocatello Street Operations, Water and WPC Depts. Switch to Winter Work Hours

The City of Pocatello’s Street Operations and Water Departments are switching to winter work hours Monday, November 1, while Water Pollution Control makes the change Monday,    November 8.

 Winter hours for the three de...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 15, 2021

City of Pocatello Well Inactivated Due to High Nitrate Levels in Water

The City of Pocatello water system recently received nitrate results for one of their wells that was above allowable limits. We want to ensure that our residents know what happened, what you should do, and what the City of Pocatello did to correct this si...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Pocatello Regional Airport Begins Master Plan Update | 10/12/21

The City of Pocatello and the Pocatello Regional Airport (PIH) are kicking off the Pocatello Regional Airport Master Plan update Tuesday, October 19 at 6 p.m.

 

An airport master plan is a comprehensive study of an airport and describes the short-,...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 6, 2021

SkyWest Reduces Service to Over a Dozen Markets, Including Pocatello | 10/6/21

Pocatello Regional Airport Terminal

As part of a systemwide response to decreased demand, SkyWest Airlines announced that it is temporarily reducing service to Pocatello and Twin Falls airports along with more than a dozen other airports served by the regional airline.

 

Recently, Po...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Weekly COVID-19 Update | 10/4/21

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For the week of September 28-October 4, 2021, Southeastern Idaho Public Health had 793 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 22,725. Out of the 22,725 cases, 21,501 have recovered from COVID...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 28, 2021

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Weekly COVID-19 Update | 9/28/21

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For the week of September 21 – September 27, Southeastern Idaho Public Health had 906 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 21,936. Out of the 21,936 cases, 20,645 have recovered f...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 23, 2021

Pocatello Fire Dept. and Bannock County Ambulance Earn Mission: Lifeline Award for 7th Yr. | 9/23/21

Members of “A” platoon at Fire Station #2 stand holding the seven Mission: Lifeline ® awards.

For the better part of a decade, the Pocatello Fire Department and Bannock County Ambulance have earned recognition for their cardiac patient care. 

 

Recently, the department received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Li...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 21, 2021

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Weekly COVID-19 Update | 9/21/21

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For the week of September 14 – September 20, Southeastern Idaho Public Health had 826 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 21,036. Out of the 21,036 cases, 19,746 have recovered f...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Pocatello Regional Transit Announces Changes for A, C and H Routes | 9/17/21

Riders wait to board a Pocatello Regional Transit bus.

Pocatello Regional Transit (PRT) is making some changes to three of its routes around Pocatello and Chubbuck. 

 

PRT is combining its J route service with the H route starting September 20. This route primarily serves the area around Idaho...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 17, 2021

New Portneuf River Access Available on Douglass Lane | 9/17/2021

Portneuf Resource Council volunteer Mike Larkin’s dog, Jazz, enjoys the view.

You now have a new spot to finish your float on the Portneuf River.

 

Recently, employees from the City of Pocatello, Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, Idaho Transportation Department, Sagebrush Steppe Land Trust, Idaho State University Ge...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 14, 2021

City of Pocatello Releases Summary of September 9 Meeting with IAFF Local 187 | 9/14/21

City of Pocatello City Hall

The City of Pocatello has released a summary of its September 9 discussion/negotiation meeting with the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local 187 regarding the Collective Bargaining Agreement. 

 

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 13, 2021

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Weekly COVID-19 Update | 9/13/21

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For the week of September 7 – September 13, Southeastern Idaho Public Health had 865 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 20,205. Out of the 20,205 cases, 19,091 have recovered fr...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Marshall Public Library Launches Revamped Marshallpl.org | 9/13/21

A screen capture of the new marshallpl.org.

Finding out more about the happenings at the Marshall Public Library just got easier. 

 

Monday, the Library unveiled a newly redesigned marshallpl.org. The new site is mobile-friendly, and content is now streamlined, mak...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Software Switch Powers Energy Savings Equivalent to 3 Homes at Pocatello Regional Airport | 9/13/21

Pocatello Regional Airport Terminal

A software change is leading to some big energy savings at Pocatello Regional Airport. 

 

Recently, the airport upgraded its heating, ventilation, and air conditioning control system software to Alerton’s Compass building technol...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 9, 2021

City of Pocatello Releases Summary of August 31 Meeting with IAFF Local 187 | 9/9/21

City of Pocatello City Hall

The City of Pocatello has released a summary of its August 31 discussion/negotiation meeting with the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local 187 regarding the Collective Bargaining Agreement. 

 

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Splash Dance for Dogs Returns September 18 | 9/8/21

Dogs playing in the water at the Ross Park Aquatic Complex.

The pups will be taking over the pool at the Ross Park Aquatic Complex. 

 

Saturday, September 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the complex will host the 7th edition of the Splash Dance for Dogs organized by The Friends of the Pocatello Animal S...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 7, 2021

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Weekly COVID-19 Update | 9/7/21

Southeastern Idaho Public Health logo

For the week of August 31-September 6, 2021, Southeastern Idaho Public Health had 452 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 19,555. Out of the 19,555 cases, 18,566 have recovered from COVID-...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 7, 2021

MPL Commemorates 20th Anniv. of Sept. 11 Attacks with Display from 9/11 Memorial & Museum | 9/7/21

A photo from the 9/11 Memorial & Museum's display at the MPL.

The Marshall Public Library will be shining a light on one of the darkest days in American history. 

 

During September, the library will feature “September 11, 2001: The Day That Changed the World” from the 9/11 Memori...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 3, 2021

City of Pocatello 2021 Election Official Candidate List | 9/3/21

City of Pocatello City Hall

City of Pocatello 2021 Election Official Candidate List

(In alphabetical order by Seat #)

 

Mayor

 

Brian Blad

1522 Ridgeway Court

83201

208-221-5943

bcblad@gmail.com

 

Sam Laoboonmi

110 Fairway Circle

83201

208-233-7879

sam771@yahoo.com

&n...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 2, 2021

City of Pocatello Sanitation Collection to Operate as Normal on Labor Day | 9/2/21

City of Pocatello Sanitation Department truck and autocarts

The City of Pocatello Sanitation Department’s collection trucks will be operating as normal on Labor Day, September 6.

 

Residents regularly scheduled for a Monday pickup of garbage, recycling, and yard waste should still place their auto...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 2, 2021

City of Pocatello Lead Safe & Healthy Homes Program Awarded Over $2.6 Million from HUD | 9/2/21

A future lead safe & healthy home in Pocatello.

The City of Pocatello’s Lead Safe & Healthy Homes program is getting another boost from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). 

 

Recently, HUD announced that the City will receive $2,648,197 for...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 1, 2021

MPL Announces Partners for 2021-22 Season of Arts and Community Ticket Program | 9/1/21

Marshall Public Library exterior

For a third year, the Marshall Public Library will help you sample for free some of the cultural opportunities available in the community.

 

Recently, staff announced the organizations that will be partnering with the Marshall Public Library for th...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 30, 2021

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Weekly COVID-19 Update | 8/30/21

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For the week of August 24 – August 30, Southeastern Idaho Public Health had 491 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 18,897. Out of the 18,897 cases, 18,082 have recovered from CO...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 30, 2021

Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad Donates $1,000 from Mayor’s Walking Challenge to Zoo Idaho | 8/30/21

Mayor Brian Blad, right, presents Peter Pruett, Zoo Idaho Superintendent, with a $1,000 check.

Whether he was strolling, hiking, or running, every step by Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad last October brought him closer to earning funds for Zoo Idaho.

 

Monday, Mayor Blad presented Peter Pruett, Zoo Idaho Superintendent, with a $1,000 donation fro...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 26, 2021

“Our Valley | Our Vision” Open Houses Planned for September and October | 8/26/21

Our Valley Our Vision logo

The Pocatello Planning and Development Services Department is taking “Our Valley | Our Vision” on tour around the Gate City. 

 

Recently, department staff slated a series of open houses to discuss “Our Valley ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 25, 2021

Marshall Public Library Seeking Donations of Yearbooks for Idaho Archives | 8/25/21

Pocatello High School yearbooks at the Marshall Public Library.

The Marshall Public Library is hoping you’ll be able to help preserve a piece of Pocatello’s past. 

 

The library is looking to fill in the gaps of its yearbook collection. Specifically, the library is looking for annua...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 24, 2021

Pocatello City Council Decides not to Reinstate Face Covering Ordinance | 8/24/21

City of Pocatello City Hall

At Tuesday’s City Council special meeting, Councilmembers decided not to reinstate the City’s face covering ordinance at this time. 

 

Video of the meeting will be available to watch at youtube.com/pocatellocommunitymed...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 23, 2021

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Weekly COVID-19 Update | 8/23/21

For the week of August 17 – August 23, Southeastern Idaho Public Health had 310 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 18,413. Out of the 18,413 cases, 17,698 have recovered from CO...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 20, 2021

City Council to Hold Special Meeting to Discuss Reimplementing Face Covering Ordinance | 8/20/21

City of Pocatello City Hall

The Pocatello City Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday, August 24 at 1 p.m. to discuss the possibility of reimplementing the City’s face covering ordinance.

 

When the ordinance was rescinded in late April, Councilmembers approve...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 19, 2021

Neighborhood & Comm. Services Div. Seeks Public Input for CDBG 5-Year Consolidated Plan | 8/19/21

City of Pocatello skyline

The City of Pocatello Neighborhood & Community Services Division is putting together its five-year plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and needs your help.

 

Recently, the division started taking resident input via it...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 16, 2021

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Weekly COVID-19 Update | 8/16/21

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For the week of August 10 – August 16, Southeastern Idaho Public Health had 252 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 18,106. Out of the 18,106 cases, 17,573 have recovered from CO...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 18, 2021

Free Admission to Zoo Idaho Saturday, Aug. 21 | 8/16/2021

Animals at Zoo Idaho.

You’ll be able to get into Zoo Idaho for free later this month.

 

Connections Credit Union is hosting a Community Day at Zoo Idaho Saturday, August 21. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., zoo-goers will receive free admission to the zoo and ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 16, 2021

Candidate Filing Period Opens August 23 for Pocatello Mayor, Council Seats 4, 5, and 6 | 8/16/21

City of Pocatello City Council Chambers

Pocatellans who would like to run for office in the Gate City can officially pick up their candidacy forms this week.

 

Monday, August 23 marks the first date to file a Declaration of Candidacy for Mayor or Council member seats 4, 5, and 6 for term...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 10, 2021

Portneuf River Cleanup Set for August 14 | 8/10/2021

Volunteers at the 2020 Portneuf River Cleanup.

The Portneuf River is set to get its annual bath Saturday, August 14.

 

Starting at 10 a.m., residents are invited to help clean the section of the river from Raymond Park to the J.R. Simplot plant. Volunteers are asked to meet at the Pacific Recyc...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 9, 2021

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Weekly COVID-19 Update | 8/9/21

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For the week of August 3 – August 9, Southeastern Idaho Public Health had 180 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 17,857. Out of the 17,857 cases, 17,356 have recovered from COVI...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 5, 2021

Marshall Public Library Collecting Supplies for In-Need School District #25 Students | 8/5/21

Marshall Public Library exterior

If you’re out shopping for school supplies for your student this year, the staff at the Marshall Public Library are hoping you’ll consider picking up a few extra items for students in need. 

 

The staff at the library a...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 2, 2021

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Weekly COVID-19 Update | 8/2/21

Southeastern Idaho Public Health logo

For the week of July 27 – August 2, Southeastern Idaho Public Health had 143 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 17,677. Out of the 17,677 cases, 17,471 have recovered from COVID...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 28, 2021

Face Coverings Required at Indoor City of Pocatello Facilities | 7/28/21

Mayor Blad addresses members of the media at a news conference Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

Following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s updated mask and face covering guidance and in consultation with Southeastern Idaho Public Health, the City of Pocatello will be requiring masks or face coverings at all indoor City faci...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 26, 2021

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Weekly COVID-19 Update | 7/26/21

Southeastern Idaho Public Health logo

For the week of July 20-July 26, Southeastern Idaho Public Health had 125 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 17,532. Out of the 17,532 cases, 17,352 have recovered from COVID-19.

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 26, 2021

Pocatello City Council Taking Public Comment on Fiscal Year 2022 Budget and Fees | 7/26/21

Pocatello City Council Chambers

The Pocatello City Council is looking for your input on the proposed fiscal year 2022 budget and fees.

 

During the August 5 Regular City Council meeting, the Council will hold public hearings on the fiscal year 2022 budget and fees proposed for t...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Pocatello Water Dept.’s North Grant Avenue Project Starts July 19 | 7/15/21

North Grant Avenue Project - July 19, 2021

Crews with the City of Pocatello Water Department will start replacing the water main line on North Grant Avenue Monday, July 19. 

The total project area will span over 4,500 feet on North Grant Avenue from Center Street to West Day Street. Crews ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Street Repair Scheduled July 15 on 1800 Block of West Quinn Road, Detour Planned | 7/14/21

Street Repairs 1800 Block W Quinn Rd

Tomorrow, July 15, 2021, the 1800 block of West Quinn Road will be closed for surface repairs.

Morris Construction will begin repairs at 6 a.m. and expects the work to be completed by the end of the day, weather permitting. During the one-day project, traf...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 13, 2021

City of Pocatello Releases Summary of July 13 Meeting with IAFF Local 187 | 7/13/21

City of Pocatello City Hall

The City of Pocatello has released a summary of its July 13 discussion/negotiation meeting with the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local 187 regarding the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

 

To view the summary, visit bit.ly/2VyQO...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 12, 2021

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Weekly COVID-19 Update | 7/12/21

Southeastern Idaho Public Health logo

For the week of July 6 -July 12, Southeastern Idaho Public Health had 41 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 17,325. Out of the 17,325 cases, 17,277 have recovered from COVID-19.

 ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 12, 2021

Pocatello Utility Billing Dept. to Switch Payment System to Paymentus July 14 | 7/12/21

City of Pocatello water tank near I-15

The City of Pocatello Utility Billing Department will start using a new payment processing system this month. 

 

The City of Pocatello Utility Billing Department will begin processing payments using Paymentus starting July 14. The new soft...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Half-off Cat and Kitten Adoptions from Pocatello Animal Shelter July 12 – July 24 | 7/8/21

A kitten available for adoption at the Pocatello Animal Shelter.

You can add a cat or kitten to your family for half-price July 12 through July 24 thanks to The Friends of the Pocatello Animal Shelter.

 

Recently, the group chose to cover 50 percent of the adoption cost from the shelter. Residents can adopt a c...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Pocatello Water Department Releases 2021 Water Quality Report | 7/1/21

The water tank near I-15 in Pocatello

The latest edition of the City of Pocatello Water Department’s Water Quality Report is available for the public.

 

The annual document summarizes the results of 2,508 water quality tests conducted for over 100 different compounds over th...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 1, 2021

City of Pocatello Officially Launches “Our Valley | Our Vision” | 7/1/21

Our Valley Our Vision logo

The City of Pocatello is looking for your help in shaping the future of the Gate City.

 

Recently, the City kicked off “Our Valley | Our Vision.” The nearly two-year-long effort is seeking citizen and community input to help Ci...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 30, 2021

PFD, PPD Encourage Residents to Keep Fireworks Displays “Safe and Sane” | 6/30/21

Generic Fireworks

With little to no rain in the forecast over the coming days, the Pocatello Fire and Police Departments are reminding residents of the importance of celebrating the Fourth of July responsibly when it comes to fireworks.

 

Currently, Pocatello and t...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 29, 2021

Works by Portneuf Valley Woodturners Association on Display at Marshall Public Library | 6/29/21

Items from the Portneuf Valley Woodturners Assoc. on display at the MPL.

For the third time in as many years, a popular display is returning to the Marshall Public Library.

 

The library is showcasing the handiworks of the Portneuf Valley Woodturners Association (PVWA) through the end of July. Using lathes and hand-hel...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 29, 2021

City of Pocatello Releases Summary of June 24 Meeting with IAFF Local 187 | 6/29/21

City of Pocatello City Hall

The City of Pocatello has released a summary of its June 24 discussion/negotiation meeting with the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local 187 regarding the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

 

To view the summary, visit bit.ly/3hgfz4...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 28, 2021

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Weekly COVID-19 Update | 6/28/21

Southeastern Idaho Public Health logo

For the week of June 22 – June 28, Southeastern Idaho Public Health had 25 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 17,263. Out of the 17,263 cases, 17,231 have recovered from COVID-1...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 24, 2021

River Access Points Improved, Water Trail Signage Installed Ahead of 2021 Poky Paddle | 6/21/21

New signs along the Portneuf River

Just in time for the 2021 Poky Paddle, getting in and out of the Portneuf River will be easier than ever. 

 

Recently, crews from the City of Pocatello Outdoor Recreation division improved Portneuf River access points at the Cheyenne Acces...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 23, 2021

City of Pocatello Releases Summary of June 23 Meeting with FOP Portneuf Valley Lodge #13 | 6/23/21

City of Pocatello City Hall

The City of Pocatello has released a summary of its June 23 discussion/negotiation meeting with the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Portneuf Valley Lodge #13 regarding the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

 

To view the summary, visit bit.ly/3h1I8Cf...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 23, 2021

12 Graduate from Pocatello Police Dept.’s Citizen Police Academy | 6/23/21

Graduates of the 2021 Citizen Police Academy

Twelve residents are officially graduates of the Pocatello Police Department’s Citizen Police Academy.

 

During the eight-week course, students learned about police driving techniques, crime scene investigations, use of force training, p...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 23, 2021

Pocatello Fire Department to Host “Let’s Talk About Wildfires” Town Hall Meeting June 29 | 6/23/21

Wildfire stock photo

Now is your chance to learn how to protect your home or business from wildfire.

 

The Pocatello Fire Department is teaming up with the Bureau of Land Management, Johnny Creek Firewise Committee, and High Country Resource Conversation and Developme...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 22, 2021

City of Pocatello Releases Summary of June 17 Meeting with IAFF Local 187 | 6/22/21

City of Pocatello City Hall

The City of Pocatello has released a summary of its June 17 discussion/negotiation meeting with the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local 187 regarding the Collective Bargaining Agreement. 

 

To view the summary, visit bit...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 21, 2021

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Weekly COVID-19 Update | 6/21/21

Southeastern Idaho Public Health logo

For the week of June 15 – June 21, Southeastern Idaho Public Health had 16 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 17,239. Out of the 17,239 cases, 17,212 have recovered from COVID-1...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 21, 2021

City of Pocatello Scores Two City Achievement Awards from Assoc. of Idaho Cities | 6/21/21

Pocatello Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council Members and Advisors accept a City Achievement Award.

The City of Pocatello brought home award hardware from the Association of Idaho Cities’ Annual Conference.

 

The City walked away with two City Achievement Awards during the group’s Awards Banquet Thursday evening. The first wa...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 21, 2021

Pocatello Fire Dept., North Bannock Fire Dept. Host Jr. Firefighter Camp | 6/21/21

Participants at the 2021 Jr. Firefighter Camp

Over the weekend, local teens had the chance to see what the day in and day out lives of firefighters are like.

 

The Pocatello Fire Department and North Bannock Fire Department teamed up with Idaho State University’s Continuing Educatio...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 17, 2021

Burn Ban for Pocatello's Wildland Urban Interface Areas Effective June 20, 2021 | 6/17/21

Terry Street

In conjunction with Bannock County, the City of Pocatello has implemented a burn ban starting Sunday June 20th for all open burning of solid fuels such as wood, paper and charcoal within the Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) areas of Pocatello in accordance ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Weekly COVID-19 Update | 6/14/21

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For the week of June 8 – June 14, Southeastern Idaho Public Health had 24 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 17,225. Out of the 17,225 cases, 17,181 have recovered from COVID-19...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Pocatello Regional Airport Debuts Redesigned IFlyPocatello.com | 6/14/21

Screenshot of the new IFlyPocatello.com

Pocatello Regional Airport’s online home has a new look.

 

Recently, the airport launched a redesigned IFlyPocatello.com. The revamped site is a cleaner design, more mobile-friendly, and features improved navigation to where each page on...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Governor’s One-Time Property Tax Relief Program Ends | 6/8/21

City of Pocatello City Hall

Pocatello taxpayers will soon be receiving their 2021 tax assessments, and missing from the statement will be the section showing Governor Brad Little’s one-time property tax reduction.

 

Last year, Governor Little offered federal coronav...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

City of Pocatello Releases Summary of June 2 Meeting with IAFF Local 187 | 6/4/21

City of Pocatello City Hall

The City of Pocatello has released a summary of its June 2 discussion/negotiation meeting with the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local 187 regarding the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

 

To view the summary, visit bit.ly/34O7LA...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

City of Pocatello Releases Summary of June 1 Meeting with FOP Portneuf Valley Lodge #13 | 6/2/21

City of Pocatello City Hall

The City of Pocatello has released a summary of its June 1 discussion/negotiation meeting with the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Portneuf Valley Lodge #13 regarding the Collective Bargaining Agreement. 

 

To view the summary, visit bit.l...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Marshall Public Library’s “Tails and Tales” Summer Reading Program Starts June 7 | 6/2/21

Marshall Public Library exterior

The Marshall Public Library (MPL) is giving you a good reason to bury your head in a bunch of good books this summer. 

 

The MPL will jumpstart its all-ages Summer Reading Program, “Tails and Tales,” with an event at th...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Weekly COVID-19 Update | 6/1/21

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For the week of May 25-May 31, Southeastern Idaho Public Health had 32 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 17,176. Out of the 17,176 cases, 17,097 have recovered from COVID-19.

 

Se...

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