Police: Local woman leads cops on chase while drunk with unrestrained toddler in car, hits officer on headIdaho State Journal6 HOURS AGO
Here's what police say caused the crash involving 30 vehicles near Pocatello, Idahoksl.com2 DAYS AGO
Tracing the Roots of American Progress: The Legacy of Pioneer Trails
The Pioneer Historic Byway near Arbon, Idaho, offers more than just stunning scenery—it is a journey along the veins of American history. This byway, tracing the paths of the Oregon Trail, provides a visceral connection to the days of westward expansion. Travelers today can follow the same routes that once challenged fur traders and early settlers, understanding the origins of modern highways and appreciating the area's pivotal role in the nation's growth.
Police: Local woman leads cops on chase while drunk with unrestrained toddler in car, hits officer on head
POCATELLO — A 33-year-old local woman was recently arrested for allegedly hitting an officer in the head after fleeing from a traffic stop while driving under the influence with an unrestrained toddler in the vehicle. Brittany Michelle Acuna, of Pocatello, has been charged with battery on a police officer, injury to a child and eluding, all felonies, as well as misdemeanors for driving under the influence and resisting arrest, according to police and court records the Idaho State Journal recently obtained. ...
30-vehicle wreck shuts down Interstate 86 eastbound near Pocatello for seven hours
Interstate 86 eastbound from the Pocatello Regional Airport to Pocatello city limits was closed for about seven hours on Monday following a chain-reaction wreck involving approximately 30 vehicles. “A thick layer of fog covered part of the interstate, causing visibility to significantly decrease in a short amount of time and causing vehicles to slow significantly,” state police said in a Monday news release. “Personal and commercial vehicles ran into each other causing a chain reaction of approximately 30 vehicles to be involved in the crash.” ...
HEROIC RESPONSE: Pocatello native receives award for his essential help following tragic bus crash
A Farmingdale High School bus traveling on Interstate 84 in Orange County, New York, crashed through a roadside cable barrier and careened down a 50-foot drop into an overgrown median in September. Two adults died in the crash, with countless others injured, including five in critical condition. Thankfully, with the assistance of veteran and SWAT medic Kelly Rodriguez, a Pocatello native, the students and faculty were quickly attended to, potentially saving lives and ensuring the safety of everyone else involved in the tragic accident. ...
Sunny for one more day on Thursday before lots of snow comes
TONIGHT: Dry, partly cloudy skies are in store for tonight. There are no chances for any snow or rain. Winds will be mostly light between 5-10 mph. Low temperatures get down to the teens. TOMORROW: We should see partly cloudy conditions for the region for Thursday. Central ID will see...
Pocatello man gets probation for displaying gun in front of children
POCATELLO — A man who pleaded guilty to injuring a child has been ordered to serve probation. Justin Eugene Stewart, 35, entered the guilty plea to the felony charge after reaching a plea agreement with the Bannock County Prosecutor’s Office, court records show. In exchange, additional felony charges for second-degree kidnapping and aggravated assault were dismissed.
New Korean BBQ restaurant expected to open in Pocatello this month
POCATELLO- The owners of Hokkaido Ramen & Sushi Bar in Pocatello are preparing to open a new spot within walking distance of their successful restaurant. Kingpot Korean BBQ and Hot Pot will be located at 1599 Yellowstone Avenue — the site of the recently closed Garcia’s Mexican Restaurant.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in pocatello, ID
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around pocatello.
CUPBOP CRAZE: From Shark Tank set to Pocatello storefront, Korean BBQ owner sheds light on upcoming restaurant
POCATELLO — Legend says if you eat Cupbop, you poop gold. The legend in this scenario is Junghun Song, the founder of the first fast-casual Korean Barbecue restaurant brand in the United States. And this comical one-liner is one of many in Song’s arsenal, according to Kevin Santiago, a Cupbop franchisee who will own the location set to open in the Gate City around the first quarter of 2024. “When...
Five finalists named in ISU president search
Five finalists have been picked from a list of over 80 candidates who applied to become Idaho State University’s 14th president. The finalists were selected after 12 semifinalists were interviewed earlier this week by the Idaho State University President Search Committee. Listed in alphabetical order, the Idaho State University president finalists are: Matt Cecil is...
30-car pileup reported in Pocatello
Vehicles started to slow down quickly and personal and commercial vehicles began to run into each other, causing a chain reaction involving approximately 30 vehicles.
Idaho High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Oneida County Today - November 29
Is there high school basketball on the docket today in Oneida County, Idaho? Of course there is. To ensure you don't miss a play, we offer info on how to stream the games in the article below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on...
Pocatello Receives $1.6 Million Grant for Rainey Park Stream Restoration and Wetland Creation
The City of Pocatello has received a grant of over $1.6 million from the WaterSMART Environmental Water Resources program. The Bureau of Reclamation announced this on November 15. The grant will fund the Rainey Park Stream Restoration and Wetland Creation project, a key part of the Portneuf River Vision. The project will start in July 2025 and finish in May 2026. The City will also contribute additional funds, bringing the total cost to $2,219,448.
Hospitals Across U.S. Forced to Divert Patients Due to Possible Cyber Attack
Hospital emergency rooms in several states were forced to divert emergency vehicles to other facilities due to a slew of cybersecurity incidents on Thanksgiving Day. In Tyler, Texas, UT Health East Texas wasn’t able to accept ambulances due to a network outage and was forced into lockdown, reports The Messenger. BSA Health System in Amarillo was also forced to divert because of a cybersecurity incident, reports ABC7 Amarillo.
3 things to know this morning – November 28, 2023
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The Most Dangerous towns in Ada County, Idaho
One of the most dangerous places in the state is Garden City. The 2020 census says that 12,316 people live in Garden City, which is in Ada County. Boise is almost enclosing the city and still has its own personality. One of the most dangerous places in Idaho is Garden...
American Falls: A Testament to Resilience and Adaptation
In the 1920s, the tranquil life of American Falls, Idaho, was upended as the town faced a historic upheaval. To harness the Snake River for irrigation and flood control, the entire town was relocated for the construction of the American Falls Dam. This mass migration of 344 residents, 46 businesses, and even the natural landscape, like trees, was a testament to the incredible human capacity for adaptation. Amidst the post-WWI economic challenges, this community demonstrated remarkable resilience, supporting the dam project vital to their agricultural future.
Controversial Drag Queen Reading Program Honored by Southern Idaho City
A drag reading group received this year’s Human and Civil Rights award from the city of Pocatello’s Human Relations Advisory Committee for its work providing educational spaces for children amid community backlash. The city’s Human Relations Advisory Committee consists of community members that address local civil rights issues...
An air stagnation advisory has been issued. What it means and what to look for.
POCATELLO — An air stagnation advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service in Pocatello and is expected to last until Thursday. According to NWS, an air stagnation advisory is when major buildups of air pollution, smoke, dust or industrial gases are expected near the ground for a time.
The Downey Depot: Bridging the Past and Present of Downey's Railway Legacy
In the heart of Downey, California, the Historic Downey Depot is more than just a building; it's a portal to the city's rich history. Constructed in 1894, this landmark once served as the pulsing heart of the Union Pacific Railroad, a bustling hub that played a pivotal role in the city's agricultural prosperity. The depot's walls once echoed with the whistle of locomotives and the buzz of travelers and cargo, including 8 million lbs. of produce such as oranges, walnuts, and alfalfa during its heyday in the 1920s and '30s.