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Posted on: September 28, 2020

SIPH - Fifty New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 50 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (19 in Bannock County, 16 in Bingham County, 2 in Butte County, 2 in Caribou County, 5 in Franklin County, and 6 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirme...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Pipeline Maintenance Sept. 28 – Oct. 2 near City Creek, Cusick Creek Trail Areas

The City Creek Trailhead and Cusick Creek Trailhead.

Trail users will see a little maintenance happening in two popular Pocatello places.

A contractor with Williams Pipeline will be maintaining the right of way for their natural gas pipeline in the City Creek Trail area and Cusick Creek Trailhead. Trails ad...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Fall Used Book Sale Planned for Oct. 2 and 3 at Marshall Public Library

Books for sale at the Marshall Public Library.

For the first time in its history, The Friends of the Marshall Public Library’s Fall Used Book Sale is headed outside.

Friday, October 2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, October 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the group will hold their biannual sal...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 25, 2020

SIPH - Sixty-Nine New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 69 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (27 in Bannock County, 20 in Bingham County, 3 in Butte County, 2 in Caribou County, 10 in Franklin County, 2 in Oneida County, and 5 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 24, 2020

SIPH - Forty-Six New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 46 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (22 in Bannock County, 15 in Bingham County, 1 in Butte County, 4 in Caribou County, 3 in Franklin County, and 1 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirme...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 23, 2020

SIPH - Twenty-four New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 24 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (8 in Bannock County, 9 in Bingham County, 2 in Caribou County, 3 in Franklin County, 1 in Oneida County and 1 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Pocatello Animal Services Starts Community Cat Program

Cats available for adoption at the Pocatello Animal Shelter

Pocatello’s community cats will only be making a temporary stop at the Pocatello Animal Shelter. 

Recently, Pocatello Animal Services started its Community Cat Program. Animal Services staff will set traps in areas of the city with known...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 22, 2020

SIPH - Thirty-Three New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 33 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (10 in Bannock County, 2 in Bear Lake County, 9 in Bingham County, 4 in Caribou County, 4 in Franklin County, and 4 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confi...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Brent McLane Named City of Pocatello Planning & Development Services Director

Brent McLane

Brent McLane is now the head of the City of Pocatello Planning & Development Services Department. 

McLane comes to Pocatello from the City of Idaho Falls where he served as a City Planner. While there, he led the long-range planning activities...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 21, 2020

SIPH -Thirty-One New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 31 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (13 in Bannock County, 13 in Bingham County, 1 in Caribou County, 2 in Franklin County, and 2 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable case...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 21, 2020

PPD, Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Comm. Remind Residents about Civility when Patronizing Businesses

Old Town Pocatello

As we all continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pocatello Police Department and Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce are reminding business owners, managers, and citizens about courtesy when doing business at an establishment.  

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 18, 2020

SIPH - Forty-one New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 41 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (13 in Bannock County, 19 in Bingham County, 3 in Caribou County, 1 in Oneida County and 5 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases t...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 17, 2020

SIPH - Twenty New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 20 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (6 in Bannock County, 6 in Bingham County, 5 in Caribou County, 1 in Franklin County and 2 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases t...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 16, 2020

SIPH - Eighteen New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 18 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (5 in Bannock County, 10 in Bingham County, 1 in Caribou County, 1 in Franklin County and 1 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 15, 2020

SIPH - Seventy-three New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 73 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (14 in Bannock County, 39 in Bingham County, 1 in Butte County, 7 in Caribou County, 2 in Franklin County and 10 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirme...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Portneuf River Vision Seeks Public Input on Designs to Update Centennial & Rainey Parks

Sketches of Centennial and Rainey Parks

The Portneuf River Vision is looking for your input on the future of a pair of Pocatello parks. 

Recently, the group unveiled a round of updated designs for Centennial Park and Rainey Park, and now they’re looking for your input on the p...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 15, 2020

New Bus Stop Completed at Intersection of West Day St. and North Grant Ave.

Aerial View of the new bus stop at West Day St. and North Grant Ave.

Pocatello Regional Transit has put the finishing touches on a new stop at the intersection of West Day Street and North Grant Avenue. 

The new stop features a bus shelter, dedicated bus parking, sidewalk renovations, and Americans with Disabilitie...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

SIPH - Twenty-Five New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 25 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (5 in Bannock County, 9 in Bingham County, 3 in Caribou County, 7 in Franklin County, and 1 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 11, 2020

SIPH - Thirty-one New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 31 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (13 in Bannock County, 4 in Bingham County, 1 in Butte County, 6 in Caribou County, 3 in Franklin County and 4 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

SIPH - Thirty-two New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 32 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (8 in Bannock County, 13 in Bingham County, 8 in Caribou County, 1 in Franklin County and 2 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 9, 2020

SIPH - Twenty-Nine New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 29 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (9 in Bannock County, 2 in Bear Lake County, 12 in Bingham County, 2 in Caribou County, 2 in Franklin County, and 2 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confi...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Pocatello Animal Shelter to Close Monday, September 14 for Kennel Installation

Pocatello Animal Shelter exterior

The Pocatello Animal Shelter will be closed Monday, September 14 while staff installs new cat kennels at the facility. 

The shelter will be closed to walk-in visitors. However, staff will still be available for owner returns and appointment-only a...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 9, 2020

City of Pocatello Surplus Auction Underway

Some of the items that are on the auction block during the City of Pocatello's annual auction.

The City of Pocatello’s annual auction is underway. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City’s annual auction is being held online only. Items hitting the auction block this year include office furniture, vehicles, tools, heavy ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 8, 2020

SIPH - Seventy-Three New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 73 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (21 in Bannock County, 35 in Bingham County, 1 in Butte County, 2 in Caribou County, 3 in Franklin County, and 11 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirm...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

SIPH - Twenty-Nine New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 29 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (11 in Bannock County, 10 in Bingham County, 1 in Caribou County, 2 in Franklin County, and 5 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable case...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health Confirmed Two Deaths in Southeast Idaho Due to COVID-19

Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) has confirmed two more deaths associated with COVID-19 in southeast Idaho. One individual was a male in his 70s from Bannock County, and the other individual was a male in his 80s from Bingham County. This brings th...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

SIPH - Fifty New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 50 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (16 in Bannock County, 27 in Bingham County, 2 in Butte County, 1 in Caribou County, 1 in Franklin County and 3 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

SIPH - One Hundred and Eight New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 108 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (18 in Bannock County, 79 in Bingham County, 3 in Butte County, 2 in Franklin County and 6 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health Confirmed Death in Southeast Idaho Due to COVID-19

Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) has confirmed another death associated with COVID-19 in Bannock County. The individual was a female in her 70s. This brings the total to nine deaths due to COVID-19 in southeast Idaho. Out of respect to these indivi...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

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

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 7.

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

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

SIPH - One Hundred and Forty New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 140 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (83 in Bannock County, 2 in Bear Lake County, 34 in Bingham County, 2 in Butte County, 2 in Caribou County, 2 in Franklin County, and 15 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This bri...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Pocatello Water Dept. Starts Main Line Project on East Dunn St., South 3rd Ave.

Project map for the Water Dept.'s Dunn and 3rd project

Tuesday, September 1, crews from the City of Pocatello Water Department began replacing water main lines on East Dunn Street. 

The East Dunn Street project area will start near South 2nd Avenue and continue to the north of South 5th Avenue. Once c...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Pocatello, USFS, IRRC Partner to Install “Close the Gate” Signage in West Fork Mink Creek Area

Close the Gate signage in the West Fork Mink Creek area. Photo Credit: Ed Gygli

There are some new, friendly reminders on the trail for your adventures in the West Fork Mink Creek area. 

Recently, the City of Pocatello, United States Forest Service (USFS) and the Idaho Rangeland Resources Commission (IRRC) teamed up to instal...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 31, 2020

SIPH - Nine New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 9 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (5 in Bannock County, 1 in Bingham County, 1 in Butte County, 1 in Oneida County, and 1 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 14...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 28, 2020

SIPH - Thirty-five New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 35 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (12 in Bannock County, 10 in Bingham County, 2 in Butte County, 2 in Caribou County, 1 in Franklin County and 8 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 27, 2020

SIPH - Fifty-four New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 54 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (21 in Bannock County, 20 in Bingham County, 6 in Butte County, 3 in Caribou County, 1 in Oneida County and 3 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed a...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Portneuf River Cleanup Planned for August 29

Participants at previous Portneuf River Cleanups.

The Portneuf River Cleanup is set for Saturday, August 29. 

Beginning 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 Recycling Trail...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 26, 2020

SIPH - Forty-Five New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 45 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (15 in Bannock County, 14 in Bingham County, 7 in Butte County, 2 in Caribou County, 1 in Franklin County, and 6 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirme...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 25, 2020

SIPH - Twenty-one New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 21 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (8 in Bannock County, 7 in Bingham County, 2 in Oneida County and 4 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 1305. Out of the 1305...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 24, 2020

SIPH - Twenty-five New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 25 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (10 in Bannock County, 2 in Bear Lake County, 7 in Bingham County, 1 in Franklin County and 5 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable case...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 21, 2020

SIPH - Twenty-eight New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 28 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (7 in Bannock County, 4 in Bear Lake County, 7 in Bingham County and 10 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 1253. Out of the ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 20, 2020

SIPH - Thirty-One New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 31 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (15 in Bannock County, 9 in Bingham County, and 7 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 1225. Out of the 1225 cases, 1049 have ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 20, 2020

“Lead Safe & Healthy Homes” Program Spotlighted by U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development

Janae Mitchell and Health Homer, the Lead Safe & Healthy Homes program mascot.

The City of Pocatello’s Lead Safe & Healthy Homes program is drawing attention on the national level. Again. 

Wednesday, Janae Mitchell, Community Development Block Grant Program Manager, was one of six featured speakers during a U.S...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 19, 2020

SIPH - Twenty-Nine New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 29 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (15 in Bannock County, 10 in Bingham County, 1 in Butte County, 1 in Caribou County, 1 in Franklin County, and 1 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirme...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 18, 2020

SIPH - Forty New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 40 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (15 in Bannock County, 2 in Bear Lake County, 17 in Bingham County, 1 in Butte County, 1 in Oneida County, and 4 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirme...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 17, 2020

SIPH - Thirty-five New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 35 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (17 in Bannock County, 2 in Bear Lake County, 5 in Bingham County, 1 in Butte County, 1 in Franklin County, 1 in Oneida County and 8 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings t...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 17, 2020

South Valley Road to Close for Fog Seal Treatment Wed., August 19

South Valley Road

Pocatello’s South Valley Road will be closed Wednesday, August 19 for a little preventative maintenance. 

From noon to 4 p.m., City of Pocatello Street Operations Department crews will close the road to apply a fog seal treatment to the ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 14, 2020

SIPH - Forty-two New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 42 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (26 in Bannock County and 16 in Bingham County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 1081. Out of the 1081 cases, 864 have recovered from COVID...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 14, 2020

City of Pocatello Designates $264,672 of CARES Act Funding to Rental, Mortgage Assistance

City of Pocatello skyline

Pocatellans who are facing financial hardships because of the COVID-19 pandemic may be able to get a little help. 

Thanks to $264,672 in funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Pocatellans may be eligible for t...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 13, 2020

SIPH - Thirty-five New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 35 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (16 in Bannock County, 1 in Bear Lake County, 13 in Bingham County and 1 in Caribou County and 4 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable c...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 12, 2020

SIPH - Thirty-four New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho Southeastern Idaho Public He

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 34 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (16 in Bannock County, 3 in Bear Lake County, 14 in Bingham County and 1 in Oneida County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 1001. Out of th...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 11, 2020

SIPH - Fifty-one New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 51 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (21 in Bannock County, 22 in Bingham County, 1 in Butte County, 2 in Caribou County, 1 in Franklin County and 4 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 10, 2020

SIPH - Thirty-six New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 36 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (16 in Bannock County, 1 in Bear Lake County, 12 in Bingham County, 1 in Franklin County and 2 in Oneida County and 4 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of con...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Marshall Public Library Patrons Save $4+ Million Borrowing vs. Purchasing

A receipt from the Marshall Public Library that shows how much money the patron saved.

The amount of money saved by patrons checking out books at the Marshall Public Library isn’t being counted by the hundreds or thousands. It’s in the millions. 

Back in May 2019, library staff activated a fun feature of the libr...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

SIPH - Sixteen New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 16 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (9 in Bannock County, 4 in Bingham County, 2 in Franklin County and 1 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 878. Out of the 878...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Pocatello City Council Adopts Resolution Encouraging Citizens to Wear a Face Covering

Exterior of Pocatello City Hall

The Pocatello City Council has adopted a resolution that encourages all citizens to wear a mask. 

A Thursday night’s Regular City Council meeting, Councilmembers voted to approve the resolution that recommends all citizens, business owne...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 6, 2020

SIPH - Thirty-One New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 31 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (15 in Bannock County, 3 in Bear Lake County, 10 in Bingham County, 1 in Caribou County, and 2 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cas...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

SIPH - Thirty New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 30 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (15 in Bannock County, 6 in Bear Lake County, and 9 in Bingham County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 827. Out of the 827 cases, 656 have...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Local Artist Paints 45+ Foot Mural at Pocatello Animal Shelter

The new mural on the dog run at the Pocatello Animal Shelter

Art and animals are now on display at the Pocatello Animal Shelter. 

Recently, local artist Josh Pohlman with Sixes Art Initiative completed a 7 foot 7 inch tall by 47 foot long mural on the west side of the dog runs at the shelter. Painted in gra...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Two K-9 Officers Join Ranks of Pocatello Police Dept.

Cpl. Weinheimer and Officer Eborn stand with their new K-9 partners, Berrett and Frank.

A pair of four-legged officers are now on the streets with the Pocatello Police Department (PPD). 

Recently, Berrett, a German Shepherd, and Frank, a Yellow Lab, were certified as explosive detection dogs for the department. Both dogs were donated...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 4, 2020

SIPH - Thirty New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 30 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (13 in Bannock County, 1 in Bear Lake County, 15 in Bingham County, and 1 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 797. Out of the...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 3, 2020

SIPH - Thirty-Seven New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 37 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (12 in Bannock County, 17 in Bingham County, 2 in Franklin County, 1 in Oneida County, and 5 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 3, 2020

City Council to Discuss Face Coverings Res. at Aug. 6 Special Meeting; May Consider at Reg. Meeting

Exterior of Pocatello City Hall

The Pocatello City Council will take up the topic of face coverings at a special meeting August 6. 

During the 2 p.m. meeting, Councilmembers will discuss a face coverings resolution. Under the draft resolution, citizens, business owners, and visi...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Pocatello City Council Taking Public Comments on Fiscal Year 2021 Budget and Fees

United States, Idaho, and Pocatello flags in the Pocatello City Council Chambers

The Pocatello City Council is receiving public comments on the proposed Fiscal Year 2021 budget and fees. 

At the August 6 Regular City Council meeting, the Council will hold public hearings on the Fiscal Year 2021 budget and the fees proposed for...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 31, 2020

SIPH - Thirty-Seven New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 37 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (21 in Bannock County, 9 in Bingham County, 1 in Oneida, and 6 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total to 668 confirmed cases in southeastern Idaho. Of the 724 tota...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 30, 2020

SIPH - Twenty-Five New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 25 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (7 in Bannock County, 11 in Bingham County, 1 in Caribou County, 1 in Franklin County, and 5 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total to 631 confirmed cases in south...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 29, 2020

SIPH - Twenty-Eight New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 28 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (10 in Bannock County, 1 in Bear Lake County, 14 in Bingham County, 1 in Caribou County, and 2 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total to 606 confirmed cases in sou...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 28, 2020

SIPH - Twenty-Five New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 25 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (7 in Bannock County, 1 in Bear Lake County, 12 in Bingham County, and 5 in Caribou County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total to 578 confirmed cases in southeastern Idaho. Of ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 28, 2020

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health Confirms Fourth Death in Southeast Idaho Related to COVID-19

Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) has confirmed the fourth death associated with COVID-19 in southeast Idaho. The individual was a male, in his 90s, from Bannock County. He had been hospitalized due to complications with COVID-19. Out of respect to ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 27, 2020

SIPH - Thirty-Two New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 32 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (15 in Bannock County, 1 in Bear Lake County, 11 in Bingham County, and 5 in Power County) for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. This brings the total to 553 confirmed cases in southeaste...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 24, 2020

SIPH - Forty-Six New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 46 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (27 in Bannock County, 11 in Bingham County, 3 in Franklin County, 1 in Oneida County, and 4 in Power County) in southeastern Idaho. This brings the total to 521 confirmed cases in so...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Mayor Issues Proc. Encouraging Citizens to “Wear a Face Covering”; Masks Required at City Buildings

Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad reads his “Wear a Face Covering” proclamation to journalists.

Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad has a simple message for citizens, “wear a face covering.” 

Friday, Mayor Blad issued a proclamation that expresses his “full support of Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s COVID-19...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 23, 2020

SIPH - Twelve New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 12 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (5 in Bannock County, 2 in Bear Lake County, 4 in Bingham County, and 1 in Power County) in southeastern Idaho. This brings the total to 475 confirmed cases in southeastern Idaho. Of ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 22, 2020

SIPH - Nineteen New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 19 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (12 in Bannock County, 1 in Bear Lake County, 4 in Bingham County, 1 in Franklin County, and 1 in Power County) in southeastern Idaho. This brings the total to 463 confirmed cases in ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 21, 2020

SIPH - Nine New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 9 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (4 in Bannock County and 5 in Bingham County) in southeastern Idaho. This brings the total to 444 confirmed cases in southeastern Idaho. Of the 493 total confirmed and probable cases, ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 21, 2020

Chinese Peak Fire Cause Determined

Photograph of fire on Chinese Peak in Pocatello, Idaho (July 2020)

The Pocatello Fire Department with the assistance of the Idaho Falls District Bureau of Land Management have determined that the Chinese Peak Fire was human caused and accidental. 

The fire started in the area of Stockman Road when a resident was ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 20, 2020

SIPH - Forty-Two New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 42 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (25 in Bannock County, 14 in Bingham County, 1 in Franklin County, and 2 in Power County) in southeastern Idaho. This brings the total to 435 confirmed cases in southeastern Idaho. Of...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 17, 2020

SIPH - Twenty-Two New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 22 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (15 in Bannock County, 3 in Bingham County, 3 in Franklin County, and 1 in Power County) in southeastern Idaho. This brings the total to 393 confirmed cases in southeastern Idaho. Of ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

SIPH - Twenty New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 20 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (11 in Bannock County, 1 in Bear Lake County, 5 in Bingham County, 2 in Caribou County, and 1 in Power County) in southeastern Idaho. This brings the total to 371 confirmed cases in s...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 15, 2020

SIPH - Twelve New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 12 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (8 in Bannock County, 3 in Bingham County, and 1 in Bear Lake County) in southeastern Idaho. This brings the total to 351 confirmed cases in southeastern Idaho. Of the 394 total confi...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 14, 2020

SIPH - Ten New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 10 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (3 in Bannock County, 6 in Bingham County, and 1 in Caribou County) in southeastern Idaho. This brings the total to 339 confirmed cases in southeastern Idaho. Of the 382 total confirm...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

SIPH - Twenty-eight New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 28 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (16 in Bannock County, 1 in Bear Lake County, and 11 in Bingham County) in southeast Idaho.

This brings the total to 329 confirmed cases in southeastern Idaho. Of the 372 total confirm...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Zoo Idaho Officially Unveils Upgraded Bald Eagle Exhibit

Valkyrie, Zoo Idaho's resident bald eagle and the new bald eagle exhibit.

The home of Zoo Idaho’s resident bald eagle has undergone some extensive remodeling. 

Recently, zoo staff and members of Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck, along with some help from the Pocatello Chiefs, cut the ribbon on the improved home f...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 10, 2020

SIPH – Twelve New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has twelve new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (6 in Bannock County, 1 in Bear Lake County, 2 in Bingham County, 1 in Franklin County, and 2 in Oneida County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total to 301 confirmed cases in...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

SIPH - Nine New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 9 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (3 in Bannock County, 4 in Bingham County, 1 in Oneida County, and 1 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total to 289 confirmed cases in southeastern Idaho. One hundre...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 8, 2020

SIPH - Sixteen New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 16 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (8 in Bannock County, 6 in Bingham County, and 2 in Caribou County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total to 280 confirmed cases in southeastern Idaho. One hundred sixty- six of t...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

SIPH - Eighteen New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 18 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (9 in Bannock County, 7 in Bingham County, 1 in Caribou County, 1 in Franklin County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total to 264 confirmed cases in southeastern Idaho. One hundr...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

City Council to Consider Public Health Emergency Ordinance Requiring Masks in Public Places

Pocatello City Council Chambers

At Thursday’s Pocatello City Council Work Session, Councilmembers will consider a public health emergency ordinance requiring masks to be worn in all public places or when six feet of social distancing cannot be maintained. 

Under the pr...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Twenty-Three New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

From Southeastern Idaho Public Health: 

Twenty-Three new COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 23 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (8 in Bannock County, 9 in Bingham County, 1 in Caribou County, 3 in Frank...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 3, 2020

Southeastern Idaho Public Health Warns Public of Possible COVID-19 Exposure At Pocatello Bars

Southeastern Idaho Public Health Warns Public of Possible COVID-19 Exposure At Pocatello Bars

Customers of Pub New Harmony, 134 Warren Ave., and Hooligans, 122 N. 3rd Ave., in Pocatello, may have been exposed to COVID-19. An employee of Pub New Harmony, wh...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 3, 2020

SIPH - Eleven New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Eleven New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has eleven new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (7 in Bannock County, 1 in Bingham County, 1 in Caribou County, 1 in Franklin County, and 1 in Oneida County) in southeast I...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

SIPH - Ten New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

From Southeastern Idaho Public Health: 

Ten New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has ten new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (2 in Bannock County, 7 in Bingham County, and 1 in Oneida County) in southeast Id...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 1, 2020

SIPH - Eleven New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

From Southeastern Idaho Public Health: 

Eleven New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has eleven new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (3 in Bannock County, 1 in Bear Lake County, 6 in Bingham County, and 1 in O...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Pocatello Fire, Police Remind Residents to Keep Fireworks Displays “Safe and Sane”

Bitteroot Fire

What’s traditionally been one of the Pocatello Fire Department’s busiest days of the year is almost here. 

Firefighters are reminding citizens to keep their celebrations “Safe and Sane” during the days aroun...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: July 1, 2020

City of Pocatello Offices, PRT Closed July 3 and 4; Sanitation Collection Normal

City of Pocatello City Hall

Friday, July 3 City of Pocatello offices will be closed for Independence Day (observed). 

Pocatello Regional Transit buses will not be running July 3 and July 4. Salt Lake Express buses can still be met at the Transit Center.

The Sanitation Departm...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 30, 2020

SIPH - Four New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

From Southeastern Idaho Public Health:

Four New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has four new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (2 in Bannock County and 2 in Bingham County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total to...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Pocatello Water Department’s 2020 Water Quality Report Released

City of Pocatello water tank near I-15

Pocatellans can now view the sampling results of their drinking water. 

Recently, staff with the City of Pocatello Water Department mailed out over 26,000 copies of its Annual Water Quality Report. The document summarizes the results of roughly 2,...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

SIPH - Fifteen New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

From Southeastern Idaho Public Health: 

Fifteen New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has fifteen new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (5 in Bannock County, 1 in Bear Lake County, 4 in Bingham County, 2 in Fra...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Pocatello Police Dept. Releases Video Explanation of Feb. 25, 2020 Officer-Involved Shooting

Pocatello Police badge

Below is a link to the Pocatello Police Department’s video explanation of an officer-involved shooting that happened February 25, 2020.

This video is intended to provide the public with more information regarding the February 25, 2020 officer-in...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Portneuf River Vision Debuts River Floating Map

People floating on the Portneuf River

If you’ve wanted to float the Portneuf River but don’t know where to start, there’s a new tool that’ll help you dip your toe in the water. 

Recently, Portneuf River Vision debuted a new map that will help po...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

SIPH - Ten New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

From Southeastern Idaho Public Health: 

Ten New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has ten new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (2 in Bannock County, 6 in Bingham County, 1 in Caribou County, and 1 in Franklin ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health Warns Public of Possible COVID-19 Exposure

From Southeastern Idaho Public Health: 

Southeastern Idaho Public Health Warns Public of Possible COVID-19 Exposure

Student athletes and staff who had used the weight room at Highland High School on June 18, 19, and 22nd may have been exposed to CO...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Open Burn Ban Begins July 1 for Pocatello’s Wildland-Urban Interface Areas

City of Pocatello skyline

Starting July 1, a ban on certain types of fires will be in place for parts of Pocatello.

All open burning of solid fuels such as wood, paper, or charcoal within the Wildland-Urban Interface Areas of the Gate City will be put on hold because of current fir...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

SIPH - Five New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

From Southeastern Idaho Public Health:

Five New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

 

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has five new confirmed cases (2 in Bannock County, 1 in Bingham County, 1 in Caribou County, and 1 in Franklin County) of...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 22, 2020

SIPH - Eleven New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

From Southeastern Idaho Public Health: Eleven New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has eleven new confirmed cases (4 in Bannock County, 2 in Bingham County, 3 in Franklin County, and 2 in Power County) ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

SIPH - Eight New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

From Southeastern Idaho Public Health: 

Eight New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has eight new confirmed cases (3 in Bannock County, 3 in Bingham County, and 2 in Caribou County) of COVID-19 in southea...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 18, 2020

SIPH - Twelve New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

From Southeastern Idaho Public Health:

Twelve New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has twelve new confirmed cases (6 in Bannock County and 6 in Power County) of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho. This brings the total ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 17, 2020

SIPH - Four New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

From Southeastern Idaho Public Health:

Four New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has four new confirmed cases (3 in Bannock County and 1 in Caribou County) of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho. This brings the total to...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 16, 2020

SIPH - Three New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

From Southeastern Idaho Public Health: 

Three New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has three new confirmed cases (1 in Bannock County, 1 in Caribou County, and 1 in Franklin County) of COVID-19 in south...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 15, 2020

SIPH - Four New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

From Southeastern Idaho Public Health: 

Four New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has four new confirmed cases (3 in Bannock County and 1 in Franklin County) of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho. This brings ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 15, 2020

SIPH - Two New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has two new confirmed cases (1 in Bannock County and 1 in Franklin County) of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho. This brings the total to 111 confirmed cases in southeastern Idaho. Sixty-three of the 111 total confirmed cases ha...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 15, 2020

SIPH - Six New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has six new confirmed cases (4 in Bannock County, 1 in Bingham County, and 1 in Franklin County) of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho. This brings the total to 109 confirmed cases in southeastern Idaho. Sixty-three of the 109 to...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

SIPH - Six New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has six new confirmed cases (1 in Bannock County, 1 in Bingham County, 1 in Caribou, and 3 in Franklin County) of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho. This brings the total to 103 confirmed cases in southeastern Idaho. Sixty-three...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Lazy River Walking at Ross Park Aquatic Complex Starts June 15, Facility to Open 7 Days a Week

Participants at the Ross Park Aquatic Complex's Lazy River Walking.

What’s proved to be a popular summertime activity at the Ross Park Aquatic Complex is returning. 

Lazy River Walking will be held Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. starting Monday, June 15. A second session will also be held ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Northgate Interchange Earns City Achievement Award from Assoc. of Idaho Cities

Aerial view of the Northgate Interchange

The Northgate Interchange Public Private Partnership has another piece of hardware for the mantle. 

During the Association of Idaho Cities’ virtual 2020 annual conference, the group honored the project with a City Achievement Award in th...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

City of Pocatello, Volunteers Complete Stream Restoration Effort on Buck Creek

Jenna Dohman, Science and Environmental Technician for the City of Pocatello, works on the streamban

A Pocatello creek received a little TLC this spring.  

Recently, the staff from the City of Pocatello Science and Environment Division and volunteers helped stabilize roughly 800 feet of streambank on Buck Creek (also known as Cedar Lake Creek), a...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 11, 2020

SIPH - Three New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

From Southeastern Idaho Public Health: 

Three New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has three new confirmed cases (2 in Bannock County and 1 in Franklin County) of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho. This bring...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 11, 2020

City of Pocatello Outlines Stage 4 Reopening Plans

City of Pocatello City Hall

After getting the green light from Governor Brad Little to move to Stage 4 of Idaho’s reopening, City of Pocatello departments will be making the following changes to their operations. 

In the Parks and Recreation Department, park picnic...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 10, 2020

SIPH - Five New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Below is a news release from Southeastern Idaho Public Health:

Five New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho 

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has five new confirmed cases (4 in Bannock County and 1 in Franklin County) of COVID-19 in southe...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 10, 2020

SIPH - SIPH Warns Public of Possible COVID-19 Exposure at Pocatello Restaurant

From Southeastern Idaho Public Health: 

Southeastern Idaho Public Health Warns Public of Possible COVID-19 Exposure at Pocatello Restaurant

Customers of Perkins Restaurant, 1600 Pocatello Creek Road, in Pocatello may have been exposed to COVID-19,...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Marshall Public Library Goes All-Online for Summer Reading Program

Exterior of the Marshall Public Library

If you’ve been itching to pick up a good book this summer, now’s as good a time as any.  

Monday marked the start of the Marshall Public Library’s annual Summer Reading Program. The theme for 2020 is “Imagin...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 9, 2020

SIPH - Four New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

From Southeastern Idaho Public Health:

Four New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho 

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has four new confirmed cases (3 in Bannock County and 1 in Bingham County) of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho. This brings th...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Enrichment Day Slated for Sat., June 13 at Zoo Idaho

Animals at Zoo Idaho

Zoo Idaho will be giving you a look at how zookeepers keep the many animals that call the zoo home happy and healthy. 

Zoo Idaho is hosting its annual Enrichment Day Saturday, June 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Enrichment is care techniques ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 7, 2020

SIPH - Two New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

From Southeastern Idaho Public Health: Two New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho (1 in Bannock County and 1 in Bingham County). This brings the ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 6, 2020

SIPH - Five New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Below is a news release from Southeastern Idaho Public Health: 

Five New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has confirmed five new cases of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho (2 in Bannock County, 2 in Bingham Co...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

SIPH - Twelve New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

From Southeastern Idaho Public Health: 

Twelve New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has confirmed twelve new cases of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho (7 in Bannock County and 5 in Bingham County). This bring...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 3, 2020

SIPH - Four New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Below is a news release from Southeastern Idaho Public Health:

Four New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has confirmed four new cases of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho (3 in Bannock County and 1 in Caribou County). ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 3, 2020

City of Pocatello to Resume Water Service Shutoffs, Payment Arrangements Must be Made by July 6

City of Pocatello Utility Bill payment dropbox

After suspending water service shutoffs since late March, the City of Pocatello will resume shutting off water service for non-payment starting July 7. 

If residents are unable to pay their utility bill, they must make a payment arrangement with t...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 2, 2020

SIPH - Seven New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Below is a news release from Southeastern Idaho Public Health:

Seven new COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has confirmed seven new cases of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho (3 in Bannock County, 3 in Bingham County, an...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

SIPH - Three New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Below is a news release from Southeastern Idaho Public Health: 

Three new COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has confirmed three new cases of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho (1 in Bannock County, 1 in Bingham...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health Confirms First Death Due to COVID-19

Below is a news release from Southeastern Idaho Public Health: 

Southeastern Idaho Public Health Confirms First Death Due to COVID-19

Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) has confirmed the first death associated with COVID-19 in Bannock County. ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 30, 2020

SIPH - Eight new COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Below is a news release from Southeastern Idaho Public Health: 

Eight new COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has confirmed eight new cases of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho (4 in Bannock County, 1 in Bingham,...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

City of Pocatello Lays Out Stage 3 Reopening Changes

City of Pocatello City Hall

With Governor Brad Little giving the State of Idaho the go-ahead to move to Stage 3 of reopening, City of Pocatello departments and services will be making the following changes. 

The Marshall Public Library will reopen to the public June 1 at 10 ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

SIPH - Eight New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Below is a news release from Southeastern Idaho Public Health:

Eight New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has confirmed eight new cases of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho (6 in Bannock County, 1 in Franklin County, a...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Water Line Installation Begins June 1 on West Clark St., West Center St., and Lincoln Ave.

Map of the Water Department's projects on Clark St., Center St., and Lincoln Ave.

Monday, June 1 crews from the City of Pocatello Water Department will begin replacing the water main lines on West Clark Street, West Center Street, and Lincoln Avenue. 

The West Clark Street project will start in the 800 block and extend through ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 27, 2020

SIPH - New COVID-19 Case Identified in Bannock County

Below is a news release from Southeastern Idaho Public Health: 

New COVID-19 Case Identified in Bannock County

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has confirmed a new case of COVID-19 in Bannock County. This brings the total to 27 confirmed cases (17 ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Pocatello Regional Airport Keeps Commercial Flights

Pocatello Regional Airport terminal

Pocatello Regional Airport’s commercial flights are staying put. 

Several weeks ago, airport staff was informed Delta requested permission from the U.S. Department of Transportation to suspend service in Pocatello due to the COVID-19 pan...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

PRT Expands “Summer Youth Pass” Program, Ages 18 and Under Ride Fixed Routes for Free

Rider wait to board a Pocatello Regional Transit bus.

Youth ages 18 and younger will be able to get a lift from Pocatello Regional Transit (PRT) for free this summer.

Thanks to a $1,000 donation from Gate City Rotary, area youth can ride a PRT bus anywhere in the fixed route system at no cost over the summer...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Pocatello Parks and Rec. Completes New Section of Trail in City Creek Management Area

A new section of trail in the City Creek Management Area

If you take a hike or bike ride on Upper City Creek Trail, you’re going to notice a bit of a change. 

Recently, staff with the City of Pocatello Parks and Recreation Department’s Outdoor Recreation Program completed a new bypas...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Pocatello Street Operations Dept. Announces 2020 Paving Plan

City of Pocatello Street Operations Department crews working on the city's roads.

The list of roads that will see work this year by the Pocatello Street Operations Department is now available to the public. 

Recently, the Pocatello Street Operations Department announced its 2020 Paving Plan. The schedule details which roads sho...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

SIPH - New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Bannock County

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 in Bannock County. This brings the total to 22 confirmed cases (12 in Bannock County, 6 in Bingham County, 1 in Caribou, and 3 in Power County) in southeastern Idaho.

Patient is a fem...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

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

City of Pocatello Sanitation Department autocarts

The City of Pocatello Sanitation Department’s collection trucks will be operating as normal Memorial Day, May 25.

Residents who are scheduled for a Monday pickup of garbage, recycling, and yard waste should still place their autocarts out by 7 a....

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

City of Pocatello Announces Stage 2 Reopening Changes

City of Pocatello City Council Chambers

With Governor Brad Little’s announcement that businesses can move to Stage 2 of reopening, the following City of Pocatello departments will be making changes to their services. 

Starting Monday, May 18, the Animal Services Department is ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 14, 2020

SIPH: New COVID-19 Case Identified in Bannock County

Below is a news release from Southeastern Idaho Public Health:

New COVID-19 Case Identified in Bannock County

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has confirmed a new case of COVID-19 in Bannock County. This brings the total to 20 confirmed cases (10 in Bannock...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Pocatello Fleet Services Dept. Featured in The Municipal Magazine

The first page of a story on the City of Pocatello Fleet Services Dept. in The Municipal magazine.

Despite being less than a year old, the City of Pocatello’s Fleet Services Department is being spotlighted on the national level. 

The March issue of The Municipal magazine features the department in an article titled “Pocatell...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 12, 2020

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

Idaho State University Bengal logo

The recipients of the 2020 “Pocatello’s Promise of Tomorrow Mayoral Scholarship” have been selected.

In its inaugural year, the scholarship program awarded five students with two-year scholarships each totaling $2,000 ($500 pe...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 11, 2020

SIPH - New COVID-19 Case Identified in Bannock County

Below is a news release from Southeastern Idaho Public Health:

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has confirmed a new case of COVID-19 in Bannock County. This brings the total to 16 confirmed cases (9 in Bannock County, 4 in Bingham County, 1 in Caribou, an...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 11, 2020

PFD Offering Landfill Passes to Residents Living in Wildland-Urban Interface Areas

A photo of a wildfire.

Thanks to a partnership between the Pocatello Fire Department (PFD) and the Gateway Interagency Fire Front, residents living in the wildland-urban interface (WUI) areas of the Gate City can get a little help clearing their property of wildfire fuels.

As p...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Half-off Dog Licenses Through May 31 Offered by Pocatello Animal Services

Buddy, one of the adoptable dogs at the Pocatello Animal Shelter.

You can license your dog with Pocatello Animal Services for half-price through May 31.

Until the end of May, the department is offering $5 dog licenses for dogs that are spayed or neutered and $10 licenses for dogs that are not spayed or neutered.&nbs...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Water System Flushing Begins May 11

A fire hydrant that has been opened during the City of Pocatello Water Department's annual water

Starting Monday, residents may see water flowing from Pocatello’s fire hydrants.  

May 11 will mark the beginning of the City of Pocatello Water Department’s annual water system flushing efforts. During the process, workers ope...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 5, 2020

SIPH - New COVID-19 Case Identified in Bannock County

Below is a news release from Southeastern Idaho Public Health:

New COVID-19 Case Identified in Bannock County

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has confirmed a new case of COVID-19 in Bannock County. This brings the total to 15 confirmed cases (8 in Bannock...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Zoo Idaho Offering Online Events, Moves Science Talks Series to Web

Stripes the Grizzly Bear at Zoo Idaho

Zoo Idaho is taking its animal experiences online. 

Starting May 6, zoo staff will host a series of online events in lieu of field trips due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All of the online events will begin at 1 p.m. and will be held each Wednesday in...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 30, 2020

City of Pocatello Depts. Outline Stage 1 Reopening Plans

City of Pocatello City Hall

Following Governor Brad Little’s announcement that businesses can move to Stage 1 of Idaho’s reopening, the following City of Pocatello departments will be making changes to their services starting May 4. 

The Pocatello Animal ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

City of Pocatello, FOP Portneuf Valley Lodge #13 Reach Tentative Labor Agreement

City of Pocatello City Hall

The City of Pocatello and Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Portneuf Valley Lodge #13 reached a tentative labor agreement for the coming fiscal year. 

Recently, the City and the FOP Portneuf Valley Lodge #13 agreed to extend the current collective b...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Idaho Press Club Honors Pocatello Public Information Officer

Logan McDougall, City of Pocatello Public Information Officer

The City of Pocatello’s Public Information Officer has received accolades from the Idaho Press Club.

Saturday, April 25, the Idaho Press Club announced its Best of 2019 Award Winners online instead of at its gala awards banquet, which was cancele...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

City of Pocatello Scores Two Awards from APWA Rocky Mountain Chapter

Pocatello Creek restoration project and the Northgate Interchange

The City of Pocatello is earning high marks from the American Public Works Association Rocky Mountain Chapter. 

While the group’s annual conference was canceled because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the chapter still honored the best...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 27, 2020

SIPH - SIPH Announces Three Additional Cases of COVID-19 in Southeast Idaho

Below is a news release from Southeastern Idaho Public Health: 

Southeastern Idaho Public Health Announces Three Additional Cases of COVID-19 in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) has confirmed three additional cases of novel c...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 24, 2020

City of Pocatello, Intl. Assoc. of Firefighters Local 187 Reach Tentative Labor Agreement

City of Pocatello City Hall

The City of Pocatello and International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local 187 have reached a tentative labor agreement for Fiscal Year 2021. 

Recently, both the City and the IAFF Local 187 agreed to extend the current collective bargaining ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Gov. Little - Idaho Rebounds: Gov. Little outlines new plans in path to prosperity

Below is a news release from Governor Brad Little:

Idaho Rebounds: Gov. Little outlines new plans in path to prosperity

Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little announced new plans today to help Idaho rebound from the economic impacts of coronavirus.

&a...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 20, 2020

City Pledges Support to Local Businesses through “Support Local Gems” Initiative

#SupportLocalGems Flyer

The City of Pocatello is joining with U.S. Senator Jim Risch, the Idaho Department of Commerce, as well as other leaders and organizations to help local small businesses. 

Friday, April 24, Pocatellans and all Idahoans are invited to Support Local...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 15, 2020

City Continues Limited Services, Extends Closures Following Revised Stay-Home Order

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Following Idaho Governor Brad Little’s extension of the statewide stay-home order through April 30, the City of Pocatello is continuing to limit services and staff to only those deemed essential for City operations. 

“We all mu...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Gov. Little - Governor Little extends statewide stay-home order to April 30 with exceptions

Below is a news release from Governor Brad Little: 

Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little announced today that he is extending the statewide stay-home order to April 30, with exceptions for operations of formerly “non-essential&a...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Residents Invited to Participate in April 16 Public Hearings via Phone

City of Pocatello City Council Chambers

The Pocatello City Council will be taking testimony from citizens via phone for three scheduled public hearings on the April 16 regular meeting agenda. 

The three public hearings on the agenda are: 

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Law Day Fun Run Postponed, Tentatively Rescheduled for October

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The opening run of the City of Pocatello Parks and Recreation Department’s Portneuf Valley Fun Run Series has been postponed because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 

The Law Day Fun Run that had been scheduled for May 2 is now tentativ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Pocatello Animal Services to Facilitate Adoptions by Appointment Only

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Starting Tuesday, April 7, Pocatello Animal Services will begin facilitating adoptions of animals by appointment only Monday through Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

No more than two potential pet parents at a time will be permitted into the shelter to meet ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

SIPH - New COVID-19 Case Identified in Bannock County

Below is a news release from Southeastern Idaho Public Health

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has confirmed a new case of COVID-19 in Bannock County. This brings the total to seven cases (5 in Bannock County and 2 in Bingham County) in southeastern Idaho....

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

City of Pocatello to Waive 3% Credit/Debit Card Processing Charge

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The City of Pocatello is waiving the three percent credit/debit card processing charge for payments made to the City of Pocatello. 

The charge was previously applied to all credit/debit card transactions. The charge was added to credit/debit card ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Pocatello Fire Dept. Implements Temporary Restrictions on Open Burning

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The Pocatello Fire Department is not issuing new burn permits and is asking residents to cease open burning in Pocatello due to health concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Under the temporary restriction, residents will not receive a burn ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

City of Pocatello Temporarily Halts Water Service Shutoffs

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The City of Pocatello is temporarily suspending water service shutoffs. 

Residents are encouraged to continue paying their utility bill as normal if able. If they are unable to pay their bill in full, residents are asked to make a payment arrangem...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

SIPH - SIPH Warn Public of Possible Covid-19 Exposure at Pocatello Restaurant/Bar

Below is a news release from Southeastern Idaho Public Health:

Customers of The Pressbox, 1257 Yellowstone Ave., in Pocatello may have been exposed to COVID-19, during March 19-22. A customer of The Pressbox has been confirmed as having COVID-19. While the...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 31, 2020

SIPH - SIPH Announces Two Additional Cases of COVID-19 in Southeast Idaho

Below is a news release from Southeastern Idaho Public Health: 

Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) has confirmed two additional cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in southeast Idaho. One in Bannock County and one in Bingham County, bringin...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Pocatello Police Explains Enforcement Provision of Gov. Little’s Stay-Home Order

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The Pocatello Police Department is informing residents how enforcement of Governor Brad Little’s stay-home order will be handled in Pocatello. 

On the guidance of Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH), complaints about businesses or gr...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

SIPH - One Additional Case of COVID-19 in Bannock County

Below is a news release from Southeastern Idaho Public Health: 

Southeastern Idaho Public Health Announces One Additional case of COVID-19 in Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) has confirmed one additional case of novel coronav...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Highland, Riverside Golf Courses to Open

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Following additional guidance from Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden and Southeastern Idaho Public Health on Governor Brad Little’s stay-home order, Highland and Riverside Golf Courses will open for play. 

Golf course staff will ins...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

City of Pocatello Announces Changes to Services Following Gov. Little’s Stay-Home Order

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UPDATE: Following additional guidance from Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden and Southeastern Idaho Public Health on Governor Brad Little’s stay-home order, Highland and Riverside Golf Courses will open for play. For more information, visit...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Gov. Little - Governor Little issues statewide stay-home order, signs extreme emergency declaration

Below is a news release from Governor Brad Little:

Boise, Idaho – Following the guidance of Idaho’s public health experts, Governor Brad Little issued a statewide stay-home order today for all Idahoans.

He also signed an extreme emergenc...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Pocatello Parks and Rec. Dept. to Close Playgrounds, CRC Closure Extended

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In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, the City of Pocatello Parks and Recreation Department will be closing playgrounds in the City’s park system. 

Starting Wednesday, Parks and Recreation Department crews will begin fencing off p...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

SIPH - Two cases of COVID-19 Reported in Bannock County

Below is a news release from Southeastern Idaho Public Health:

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has confirmed two cases of COVID-19 in Bannock County. This brings the total to three case in southeastern Idaho, bringing the total number of confirmed COVID-1...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Pocatello Water Dept. Assures Residents Drinking Water is Safe, WPC Dept. Reminds Residents to Only

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As many of us are stressed over the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Pocatello Water Department is reaffirming residents that the City’s water is safe. 

“We are prepared and committed to providing Pocatellans with clean, safe, an...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

City of Pocatello Cancels Advisory Board Meetings Through April 30

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Considering the guidance from the State of Idaho and Southeastern Idaho Public Health limiting gatherings to no more than 10 people, the City of Pocatello is canceling advisory board meetings through April 30.

As April 30 approaches, City staff will again ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Pocatello City Council Adopts COVID-19 Emergency Declaration

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The Pocatello City Council has adopted an Emergency Declaration to help the City in its response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

At Thursday’s City Council meeting, councilmembers approved the declaration that allows the City to pr...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Mayor Blad Self-Quarantines Following Personal Travel, He is Not Experiencing Symptoms of COVID-19

Mayor Brian Blad

Taking the advice of the health experts, Mayor Brian Blad is under self-quarantine after an essential trip to New York City. Mayor Blad wants to reassure everyone he is not experiencing symptoms of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

During his self-quarantine, ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Pocatello Police Changing Procedures Due to COVID-19

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The Pocatello Police Department will be changing the way it handles certain types of calls in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

Effective immediately, officers will be making the following adjustments to the following types o...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Zoo Idaho Postpones Outreach Programs, Portneuf Valley Environmental Fair Cancelled

Zoo Idaho and Portneuf Valley Environmental Fair logos

As part of the continuing precautionary measures the City of Pocatello is taking against coronavirus (COVID-19), Zoo Idaho is postponing all outreach efforts until further notice and the Science and Environment Division is cancelling the 2020 Portneuf Val...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Pocatello City Hall Remains Open, Limited Access Starts March 17

City of Pocatello City Hall

Pocatello City Hall remains open for business but as a precaution for novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the City of Pocatello will be limiting access starting March 17 at 8 a.m.

Citizens are strongly encouraged to utilize phone or email first to contact City e...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Marshall Public Library to Close to Public

Marshall Public Library exterior

The Marshall Public Library will be closing to the public as a precaution for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) until further notice. 

In consultation with Southeastern Idaho Public Health, beginning Monday, March 16 at noon the library will be closed ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 14, 2020

City of Pocatello Community Rec. Center, Parks and Rec. Offices to Close to Public

City of Pocatello Community Recreation Center

UPDATE: The Parks and Recreation Dept. is extending the closure of the Community Recreation Center (CRC) and Parks and Recreation Department offices through April 12. Because of the closure, the remainder of dance classes and the third session of...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Pocatello Water Dept. to Start Melrose Ave. Project March 16

Melrose Ave. project map

Monday, March 16 City of Pocatello Water Department crews will start replacing a section of mainline on Melrose Avenue. 

The project area will span from the 200 block of Melrose Avenue to Oakwood Drive. Water Department employees will work between...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Heinz Named Pocatello Animal Services Director

Josh Heinz

There’s a new pack leader at Pocatello Animal Services. 

Recently, Shelter Supervisor Josh Heinz was promoted to Animal Services Director. Heinz started his career with Animal Services in July 2006 as an Animal Control Officer. As an Ani...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

City of Pocatello Announces Coronavirus Website; Adopts Pandemic Personnel Policy

City of Pocatello City Hall

Thursday, the City of Pocatello announced the creation of pocatello.us/coronavirus

The site compiles resources and information for residents to get the latest on novel coronavirus (COVID-19). While the City is working with our public health part...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Dr. Joe Englanoff Sworn In as First Reserve Pocatello Police Officer

Deputy City Clerk Konni Kendell swears in Dr. Joe Englanoff as a reserve officer for the Pocatello P

The Pocatello Police Department’s Reserve Team now has its first officer. 

Thursday, the Department swore in Dr. Joe Englanoff as a reserve officer. Dr. Englanoff is a Board Member of the Crimes Against Children Foundation (CACF). He has...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Pocatello Water, WPC Depts. Announce 2020 Projects; Switch to Summer Work Hours March 16

Water Department crews replace a main line on Chokecherry Drive.

The City of Pocatello Water and Water Pollution Control Departments have unveiled their list of projects for the 2020 construction year.

Over the coming months, Water Department staff will replace water mainlines on Melrose Avenue, Booth Drive, Lincoln Ave...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Three Proclamations Planned for Thursday Pocatello City Council Meeting

Pocatello City Council Chambers

Three health-focused proclamations are on the agenda for Thursday’s Pocatello City Council meeting.   

First, Mayor Brian Blad will proclaim March 2020 to be “National Athletic Training Month” in the Gate Cit...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Cemetery Clean-up Starts March 30

Mountain View and Restlawn Cemeteries

The annual clean-up of Pocatello’s cemeteries is scheduled for the end of March.  

Starting March 30, crews will begin the process of removing and discarding decorations and flower placements that have been left on graves at Mountain Vie...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: March 2, 2020

City, LWV, AAUW Partner for Idaho Women 100 Event in Pocatello

Photograph of fourteen suffragists in overcoats on picket line, holding suffrage banners in front of

The City of Pocatello, Pocatello Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), and the League of Women Voters of Pocatello will be honoring 100 years of women’s right to vote.  

Citizens are invited to join in an Idaho W...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: February 24, 2020

Pocatello Fire Selected as 1 of 25 Departments Nationwide for Community Risk Reduction Pilot Program

Kim Stouse, Pocatello Fire Department Community Relations/Education Specialist, explains some of the

The Pocatello Fire Department will be leading the way when it comes to data-driven risk reduction. 

Recently, the Pocatello Fire Department was picked as 1 of 25 fire departments nationwide to participate in the National Fire Protection Associatio...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: February 21, 2020

“A Mostly-Intelligible Recital:” Music in the Library Scheduled for Feb. 29

Trent Clegg and Gabriel Lowman

Music in the Library is making its way back to the Marshall Public Library February 29. 

Two of the library’s own, Trent Clegg, Reference Specialist, and Gabriel Lowman, Library Page, will trade their literary hats for their musical ones...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Sanitation Collection to Operate as Normal on Presidents’ Day

City of Pocatello Sanitation Department truck and autocarts

The City of Pocatello Sanitation Department’s collection trucks will operate as normal on Presidents’ Day, February 17.

Residents with a Monday collection day for garbage and recycling are asked to place their autocarts at the curb by 7...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Simplot Games Olympians to be Named Honorary Citizens of Pocatello

Dick Fosbury, Andre Philips, Stacy Dragila, Willie Banks, and Tyson Gunter

The City of Pocatello is adding five honorary citizens to its ranks. 

Mayor Brian Blad will proclaim Dick Fosbury, Andre Philips, Stacy Dragila, Willie Banks, and Tyson Gunter as honorary citizens of the Gate City at the Breakfast with Fosbury and...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Pocatello City Council to Host Town Hall Meeting

Pocatello City Council Chambers

Pocatellans are invited to stop by City Hall and have a chat with the City Council. 

Members of the Pocatello City Council are hosting a town hall meeting Tuesday, February 18 at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 911 N. 7th Avenue. The meeting ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: February 12, 2020

City of Pocatello to Auction 3 Buildings, 1 Storage Lot April 29

1428 N. 3rd Ave., 1121 S. 2nd Ave., 1080 S. 1st Ave., and storage lot

UPDATE: The auction has been moved to 1080 S. 1st Avenue. The auction will be held in the parking lot and appropriate social distancing of six-feet between participants will be followed.

PREVIOUS RELEASE: The City of Pocatello will be auctioning off four p...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: February 11, 2020

3rd Annual “Smooches from Pooches” Event Planned at Pocatello Animal Shelter

Kaleigh Fischer, Volunteer Coordinator with Pocatello Animal Services, gets a kiss from one of the P

What’s become a February tradition is back at the Pocatello Animal Shelter. 

“Smooches from Pooches” is returning to the Pocatello Animal Shelter, 3100 Avenue of the Chiefs, Saturday, February 15 from noon to 3 p.m. T...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Pocatello’s Promise of Tomorrow: Mayor Debuts Scholarship for Local Students

City of Pocatello skyline

Local students looking to get a little help with their higher education pursuits now have a new resource to turn to. 

In partnership with the Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce Foundation and contributions from Idaho Central Credit Union, D. L...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: February 4, 2020

Pocatello Planning & Development Services Dir. to Retire after Nearly 30 Years with City

Melanie Gygli

A fixture at Pocatello City Hall for close to three decades is calling it a career.

 

Planning and Development Services Director Melanie Gygli is set to retire February 18. Gygli started at the City in April 1990 as a Secretary in the department. F...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Feb. 14 to be Proclaimed League of Women Voters Day

Pocatello City Council Chambers

The League of Women Voters is scheduled to be honored at this week’s Pocatello City Council meeting. 

Mayor Brian Blad will proclaim February 14 to be League of Women Voters Day in Pocatello. The edict encourages “all citizens ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Pocatello Child Care Advisory Committee to Host Child Development Class

A child reads a book.

A child’s early years will be the topic of a class offered by the City of Pocatello Child Care Advisory Committee. 

Andrea Rausch, Direct Services Supervisor, and Bailey Rainey, Developmental Specialist, with the Idaho Department of Heal...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: January 30, 2020

Pocatello Ranks 2nd in 2019 Municipal Equality Index for Idaho

City of Pocatello skyline

For the second time in as many years, Pocatello has ranked second in the Gem State on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Municipal Equality Index. 

According to the HRC, the “Municipal Equality Index (MEI) examines how inclusive...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Bidwell Selected as Pocatello Mayor for a Day

Evie Bidwell

Irving Middle School eighth-grader Evie Bidwell is slated to become Pocatello’s next Mayor for a Day. 

Mayor for a Day Bidwell’s term is slated to begin the morning of January 28 and run until a little after 1 p.m. During her t...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Pocatello Police Taking Applications for 2020 Citizen Police Academy

Citizen Police Academy participants

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be a Pocatello Police officer, now is your chance to find out. 

The department is currently accepting applications for the annual Citizen Police Academy. Thirty residents are selected f...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Callen, Brown Earn Human and Civil Rights Award from Pocatello HRAC

Atari Callen and Jamar Brown

Two Pocatello community members have been recognized for their work in advancing human and civil rights in the Gate City. 

At Portneuf Valley Interfaith Fellowship’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, members of the City of Pocatell...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Grammy Award-Winning Pocatellan to Participate in Opera Q&A

Jessica E. Jones and Dr. Julie Sorensen

A singer with Pocatello roots and who has achieved the music industry’s highest honor will be stopping by the Marshall Public Library. 

Grammy Award winner, Jessica E. Jones, will join Idaho State-Civic Symphony Artistic Director and Con...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: January 6, 2020

Mayor Blad Presents $1,000 from Mayor’s Walking Challenge to Hitting Hearts Foundation

Mayor Blad presents Christian Colonel from the Hitting Hearts Foundation with a $1,000 check to purc

Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad has been hoofing it for a good cause. 

Monday, Mayor Blad donated the $1,000 he earned through the Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health, Inc.’s Mayor’s Walking Challenge to the Hitting Hearts Fou...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Newly Elected Pocatello City Councilmembers Sworn In

Newly elected Councilmembers Roger Bray, Chris Stevens, and Claudia Ortega take the oath of office.

Pocatello’s three recently elected City Councilmembers officially took their seats behind the dais. 

City Clerk Ruth Newsom administered the oath of office for Chris Stevens, Roger Bray, and Claudia Ortega at Thursday’s Pocatel...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: December 31, 2019

Public Input Sought for Cusick Creek Trailhead, Portneuf River Access Grant Applications

Cusick Creek trailhead and Sacajawea Park

The City of Pocatello is seeking public input for a pair of grant applications through the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation. 

The first grant would fund trailhead improvements and erosion control efforts at the Cusick Creek trailhead. Prop...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: December 27, 2019

City of Pocatello Employees Donate 3+ Month Supply of Diapers to SIPH, $18,580 to United Way

Cutline Info: Pocatello City Councilwoman Linda Leeuwrik presents the City of Pocatello diaper drive

City of Pocatello employees have opened their wallets for a pair of community causes. 

December 5 through December 19, the City held its first-ever diaper drive for Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s (SIPH) Diaper Bank. Over the course o...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: December 26, 2019

Pocatello Councilmembers to be Sworn In, State of the City Jan. 2

City of Pocatello City Hall

The newly elected members of the Pocatello City Council will take their oaths of office January 2. 

At 2020’s first council meeting of the year, Claudia Ortega, Chris Stevens, and Roger Bray will be sworn in by City Clerk Ruth Newsom. Im...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Trash Collection Delayed Due to Christmas, New Year’s; Holiday Garbage Pickups Begin Dec. 26

One of the City of Pocatello Sanitation Department's Christmas tree drop boxes

One of the City of Pocatello Sanitation Department’s busiest times of the year is almost here.

Due to the observance of the Christmas holiday on Wednesday, garbage and recycling collection following the holiday will be delayed by one day. Residen...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Open House for Outgoing Pocatello City Council Members Slated for Jan. 2

Pocatello City Council Chambers

The City of Pocatello will be bidding adieu to two City Council members. 

The public is invited to an open house Thursday, January 2 at 4 p.m. in honor of Council President Jim Johnston and Councilwoman Beena Mannan. Johnston was appointed to the ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: December 20, 2019

East Fork Mink Creek Nordic Center Opens for 2019-2020 Season

Skiers at the East Fork Mink Creek Nordic Center

The East Fork Mink Creek Nordic Center is now open for the 2019-2020 season. 

Currently, roughly 75 percent of the center is ready for use by cross country skiers, snowshoers, and sledders. According to Lance Clark, Outdoor Recreation Manager for ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: December 18, 2019

Marshall Public Library Invites Patrons on 50/50 Book Quest

Marshall Public Library exterior

The Marshall Public Library is inviting you to step out of your reading comfort zone in 2020. 

The library will be starting its annual 50/50 Book Quest January 2. During the quest, patrons are challenged to read 50 books from different categories ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: December 16, 2019

City of Pocatello to Begin Issuing Settlement Checks for Hill-Vu Lawsuit

City of Pocatello City Hall

Today, the City of Pocatello will begin mailing settlement checks to ratepayers who paid user fees collected under the payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT) component of the City’s utility services. 

Class members are comprised of citizens wh...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: December 13, 2019

“Coffee with the Mayor” Slated for Dec. 17

Pocatello City Council Chambers

“Coffee with the Mayor” is on the calendar for December 17. 

Copper Summit Assisted Living, 2424 Birdie Thompson Drive, will host Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad for an informal meeting with residents from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Du...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: December 11, 2019

Pocatello Community Rec. Center Offering Lifeguard Training Course

Lifeguards at the Ross Park Aquatic Complex

The City of Pocatello’s Community Recreation Center (CRC) will be offering a Lifeguard Training Course starting January 23.

Interested participants must complete a pre-course session that includes water skill testing prior to being accepted into ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: December 5, 2019

New Display, ISU History Professor Presentation at MPL Dive into the History of WWI

Dr. Erika Kuhlman and the WWI display at the Marshall Public Library

The Great War is the focus of a new display at the Marshall Public Library. 

Thanks to the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and National Museum of American History, the library will be displaying eight, informational posters ca...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: December 4, 2019

East Chubbuck Road Switches to Stop Sign at Olympus Drive Intersection

Map of East Chubbuck Road and Olympus Drive

If you use East Chubbuck Road on your travels around the community, you’ll notice a change at the intersection with Olympus Drive.  

Eastbound traffic on East Chubbuck Road will now encounter a stop sign when they approach the intersecti...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Wild Winter Weekends at Zoo Idaho December 7, 14

Zoo Idaho's animals

Zoo Idaho will be wrapping up 2019 with its coolest event of the year.

Zoo Idaho will host the sixth annual “Wild Winter Weekends” Saturday, December 7 and Saturday, December 14 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. At the event, Zoo Idaho animals&...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: December 3, 2019

Pair of Holiday “Music in the Library” Performances Planned at Marshall Public Library

Marshall Public Library exterior

The sounds of the season will be ringing through the Marshall Public Library this month. 

The Marshall Public Library will be hosting two holiday-themed performances as part of the library’s “Music in the Library” ser...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Nominations Sought for Pocatello HRAC’s 2020 Human and Civil Rights Award

City of Pocatello skyline

The City of Pocatello Human Relations Advisory Committee is seeking to honor an outstanding local resident for their work in human and civil rights. 

The group is asking for nominations for its Human and Civil Rights Award. The accolade recognizes...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Pocatello Regional Transit’s Tour of Lights Planned for December 12 and 13

PRT bus on the annual Tour of Lights

UPDATE: The Tour of Lights has sold out. 

PREVIOUS RELEASE: Pocatello Regional Transit’s (PRT) most festive bus rides of the season are returning. 

Tickets for PRT’s annual Tour of Lights go on sale at 8 a.m., Monday, D...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Sanitation Collection to be Delayed Due to Thanksgiving Holiday

City of Pocatello Sanitation Department truck and autocarts

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...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 22, 2019

Cates to be Pocatello Mayor for a Day

City of Pocatello skyline

A leader at Pocatello High School will be leading the Gate City as Mayor for a Day this month. 

Senior Paeton Cates will join the City as Pocatello’s Chief Executive Monday, November 25. Cates is the Student Body President at Pocatello H...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Pocatello Creek Stream Restoration Project Begins

Pocatello Creek

Work is underway on a stream restoration project along Pocatello Creek. 

Today, crews started working to stabilize stream banks along Pocatello Creek to the southwest of Fire Station #3, along Pocatello Creek Road. Over time, the creek has eroded ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 20, 2019

November 30 to be Proclaimed “Small Business Saturday” in Pocatello

Old Town Pocatello

Local small businesses will be in the spotlight at Thursday’s Pocatello City Council meeting. 

Mayor Brian Blad will proclaim Saturday, November 30 as “Small Business Saturday” in Pocatello. The edict will be read by ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 19, 2019

Fee-waived Dog Adoptions at “Pawsgiving” Event Nov. 23

Adoptable dogs at the Pocatello Animal Shelter

Just in time for the holidays, you can add a canine companion to your family for free. 

Pocatello Animal Services and Phil Meador Subaru are teaming up for a “Share the Love” event called “Pawsgiving” Saturd...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 19, 2019

Critical Incident and Reunification Exercise Spotlighted by Campus Safety

City of Pocatello skyline

The Pocatello Police Department and other local organizations are being highlighted for a critical incident and reunification exercise held earlier this year. 

Campus Safety recently published the article “Reunification Realities: 7 Less...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 13, 2019

City Creek, Cusick Creek Roads to Close to Motorized Access Nov. 16

Cusick Creek Road gate

The City of Pocatello will be closing a pair of gates to motorized access this week.  

The City Creek Road and Cusick Creek Road gates will be closed starting November 16. The annual road and trail closures coincide with similar closures by the U....

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 12, 2019

Middle Ages Come to Life in Marshall Public Library Display

Items featured in the Society for Creative Anachronism's display at the Marshall Public Library.

The Marshall Public Library is going medieval with its latest display. 

The Society for Creative Anachronism’s (SCA) Shire of Stonegate is displaying re-creations of Middle Age clothing, musical instruments, calligraphy, cookware, weapon...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Pocatello City Council Adopts Clean Energy Commitment Resolution

City of Pocatello City Council Chambers

The Pocatello City Council is affirming the City’s commitment to clean energy. 

At Thursday’s City Council meeting, Councilmembers approved a resolution that states the City “will continue to take proactive steps to i...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Fee-Waived Cat Adoptions at Pocatello Animal Shelter Through Nov. 16

Cats available for adoption at the Pocatello Animal Shelter

Thanks to a national animal welfare organization, you can add a feline friend to your family from the Pocatello Animal Shelter at no cost. 

From now through November 16, Best Friends Animal Society is covering the cost of cat and kitten adoptions ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 5, 2019

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

City of Pocatello Sanitation Department truck and autocarts

The City of Pocatello Sanitation Department’s collection trucks will be operating as normal on Veterans Day, November 11.

Residents who are scheduled for a Monday pickup of garbage, recycling, and yard waste should still place their autocarts out...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Child Care Advisory Committee to Host CRASE Training with Pocatello Police Dept.

City of Pocatello skyline

A difficult topic will be the subject of a class offered by the City of Pocatello Child Care Advisory Committee and the Pocatello Police Department. 

Pocatello Police Department Officer Jordan Johnson will provide an overview of the Civilian Respo...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: November 4, 2019

Historic Preservation Commission to Hold Open House at Brady Chapel Nov. 11

Brady Chapel

An iconic Pocatello building will be opening its doors to the public. 

The Pocatello Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) will be hosting an open house at Brady Chapel, located in Mountain View Cemetery, Monday, November 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 31, 2019

Leaf Collection Starts November 4 in Pocatello

Leaves on a tree

Next week, the City of Pocatello Sanitation Department’s leaf collection program will begin. 

The 2019 program will begin Monday, November 4 and will wrap up Saturday, November 30. The leaves collected through the program will be taken t...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 30, 2019

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

Canned food

The Marshall Public Library will be accepting a different type of currency to pay off overdue fines starting next month. 

November 1 marks the beginning of the library’s annual “Food for Fines” food drive that allows ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Idaho Conservation League Artist to be Featured at One-Night Showcase

Carl Rowe and a selection of Rowe's paintings.

The Pocatello Arts Council and Station Square are teaming up for a one-night art show from one of the Gem State’s premier painters. 

The works of Carl Rowe, 2019 Idaho Conservation League (ICL) Artist in Residence, will be showcased Wedn...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 23, 2019

“Zoo Boo” Slated for October 26 at Zoo Idaho

People at past Zoo Idaho Zoo Boo events.

A scary-good time is on the schedule for Zoo Idaho. 

The zoo’s annual “Zoo Boo” Halloween themed event is scheduled for Saturday, October 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Attendees are invited to come dressed in their costum...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 22, 2019

Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Planned For October 26

Stock photo of prescription pills

Do you have unused or expired prescription medications? Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day and the Pocatello Police Department will be accepting medications for disposal from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 911 N. 7th Ave, in the lobby of the polic...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Pocatello Police Dept., Outer Limits Fun Zone to “Handcuff Hunger” October 30

Handcuff Hunger logo

The Pocatello Police Department needs you to help slap a set of shackles on hunger in our community. 

Officers with the Pocatello Police Department are teaming up with Outer Limits Fun Zone for their second annual “Handcuff Hunger&rd...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Pocatello Street Operations Dept. Wraps Paving Year, Treats 30+ Miles

A Pocatello Street Operations Department crew paves a road in Pocatello.

The 2019 paving year is in the books for the City of Pocatello Street Operations Department. 

Over the past year, the department’s crews were able to treat 30.85 miles of road around the Gate City. To maintain the City’s street...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 15, 2019

City of Pocatello, USFS Partner for Erosion Control Work on Cusick Creek Trail

Examples of erosion on the Cusick Creek Trail

The City of Pocatello and United States Forest Service (USFS) are joining forces to do a little work on one of the area’s popular trails. 

Starting the morning of Wednesday, October 16, the groups will be performing erosion control effor...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 15, 2019

“Music in the Library” Returns October 26 to the Marshall Public Library

Gabriel Lowman

The sounds of jazz will be bouncing off the bookcases at the Marshall Public Library. 

Saturday, October 26 from 2 to 3 p.m., pianist Gabriel Lowman will be performing on the first floor of the library. His setlist will include jazz classics &...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Marshall Public Library Now Offers Kanopy Video-Streaming Platform

The Kanopy dashboard

After a successful trial run this spring, Marshall Public Library patrons can now stream thousands of films for free. 

This month, the library gave the green light to a permanent subscription to Kanopy, a video-streaming platform. Patrons can now ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 10, 2019

City of Pocatello to Participate in 2019 Great ShakeOut Drill

ShakeOut web graphic

The City of Pocatello will join with more than 50 million people around the globe in the 2019 Great ShakeOut Drill.

Thursday, October 17 at 10:17 a.m., City of Pocatello employees will participate in the worldwide earthquake drill. The drill allows partic...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Fall Used Book Sale Starts Oct. 10 at Marshall Public Library

Books for sale at the Marshall Public Library.

An autumn tradition is returning to the Marshall Public Library. 

Thursday, October 10 at 9 a.m. will mark the start of The Friends of the Marshall Public Library’s fall used book sale. The group’s three-day fundraiser will be ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Terry First Scores Award from Idaho Chapter of the American Planning Association

Volunteers getting ready for the Terry First Build a Better Block event

A joint project from the City of Pocatello Planning & Development Services and Public Works Departments, Community Builders, Team Better Block, and Idaho State University is getting praise from the Gem State’s planning community. 

At...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 4, 2019

OktoBEARfest Planned for October 5 at Zoo Idaho

Stripes the Grizzly Bear at Zoo Idaho

You might want to wear your lederhosen to Zoo Idaho this weekend. 

Saturday, October 5 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Zoo Idaho will host the Zoo Idaho Zoological Society’s 3rd Annual OktoBEARfest fundraiser. The 21+ only, after-hours event feat...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Marshall Public Library Invites Residents to Participate in ALA’s Nationwide eBook Read

Cover of "After the Flood" and exterior of the Marshall Public Library

The Marshall Public Library is inviting you to pick up an ebook along with thousands – or possibly millions – of other people across the nation. 

From October 7 through 21, the Marshall Public Library, through a partnership bet...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Historic Preservation Commission to Hold Scavenger Hunt at Mountain View Cemetery

Brady Chapel

The Pocatello Historic Preservation Commission is inviting residents to go on a hunt through history.  

Friday, October 11 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., the group will host its Fourth Annual Scavenger Hunt at Mountain View Cemetery starting at Brady Cha...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Marshall Public Library Goes Fine-Free for Youth

Interior of the Marshall Public Library

Overdue fines for youth are a thing of the past at the Marshall Public Library. 

Monday, September 30, the library stopped charging overdue fines for youth ages 17-years-old and younger. Any child or teen who has a late fine can now have their fin...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

October 6-12 to be Proclaimed Fire Prevention Week

Pocatello firefighters at a learn and burn exercise.

One proclamation is on the agenda for Thursday’s Pocatello City Council Meeting. 

Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad will proclaim October 6 through 12 as Fire Prevention Week in Pocatello. The 2019 theme is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cap...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

West Eldredge Road to be Closed to Through Traffic October 3, 4

West Eldredge Project Map

Thursday, October 3 and Friday, October 4, West Eldredge Road from Pole Line Road to Hawthorne Road will be closed to through traffic. 

Crews from the City of Pocatello Street Operations Department will be installing a new traffic pole at the inte...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 30, 2019

City of Pocatello to Notify Utility Billing Customers Who May Have Been Affected by Data Breach

Pocatello City Hall exterior

Friday, the City of Pocatello mailed notices to utility billing customers who may have been impacted by a data breach of the City’s online portal.  

Recently, the City received information that credit card information relating to the por...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 30, 2019

Pocatello Animal Services Lowers Cat Adoption Prices, Adds Saturday Hours

Cats available for adoption at the Pocatello Animal Shelter

Soon you’ll be able to add a feline member to your family for less.

Starting October 1, Pocatello Animal Services is lowering the cost of cat and kitten adoptions to $35 for cats and $50 for kittens, which is significantly less than the previous ...

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City of Pocatello News
Posted on: September 30, 2019

Pocatello WPC Project Earns Regional Award from ASCE Region 8

From left, Jeff Mansfield, Public Works Director for the City of Pocatello, accepts the American Soc

After earning top honors at the local level, a collaboration between the City of Pocatello Water Pollution Control and Engineering Departments have now taken home a regional award.

At the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Fall Planning Meeting, t...

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City of Pocatello News