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Police: Local man faces another DUI charge after his car leaves roadway, gets stuck on boulder

POCATELLO — A local man wanted on a warrant for drunk driving was again cited for DUI on Saturday morning after his car left the roadway and became stuck on a boulder along one of Pocatello's busiest streets, police said. Chad Whitworth, 42, of Blackfoot, was arrested by Pocatello police after his car left Yellowstone Avenue around 8:45 a.m. and became stuck on a roadside boulder near the Goodwill Store, police said. ...
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Motorcyclist hospitalized after crash on Flying Y interchange in Pocatello

POCATELLO — A motorcyclist has been hospitalized after a crash on the Flying Y interchange in north Pocatello. The man was injured after his Harley-Davidson motorcycle left the roadway around 4 p.m. Sunday while he was entering Interstate 86 westbound from Interstate 15's southbound lanes. His motorcycle came to a stop about 25 yards from the roadway. The man was transported via Pocatello Fire Department ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center for treatment. His name and an update on his condition have not yet been released. The crash remains under investigation by state police.

Pocatello Man Walking On Interstate Struck by Truck

AMERICAN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX)-A Pocatello man was taken to a hospital after he was hit by a semi-truck Friday afternoon near American Falls. According to Idaho State Police, the 42-year-old Pocatello man was walking on Interstate 86 at around 3:20 p.m. just west of the town when he was hit by a semi-truck headed westbound. The man was flown by helicopter to an area hospital. The driver of the truck was not injured. ISP said the incident is under investigation. The roadway was blocked for about an hour.
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City of Pocatello auctioning surplus items

POCATELLO — The city of Pocatello’s yearly auction has started. For a third year, the city’s annual auction will be held online only. Items up for grabs this year include vehicles, office furnishings, tools and more. Bidding started May 14 at 9:30 a.m. A list of items...

Pedestrian flown to hospital after being hit by semi-truck

The following is a news release from Idaho State Police. Idaho State Police are investigating an incident that occurred at 3:20 p.m. on Friday, May 13, on I86 at milepost 37, in Power County. A 67-year-old male from Pocatello was driving westbound on I86 in a 2012 Peterbuilt semi-truck when...

Warmer with storm chances into the day

Low over our area will lay down some potential for storm development in the day today. We've had overnight showers and storms and more isolated moments of rough weather are expected 30-40% chances into the afternoon for Rexburg and Idaho Falls. Better chances for severe pop-up storms exists to the north and south along the Utah border. You'll have some gusty winds 20-30 mph, and gustier amongst storms this afternoon with chances for small hail, lightning and downpours. Please take measures to travel safely during storms with decreased visibility and pull over if necessary.

Pedestrian airlifted to local hospital after being struck by semi on Interstate 86 in Southeast Idaho

Idaho State Police are investigating an incident that occurred at 3:20 p.m. on Friday, May 13, 2022, on I-86 at milepost 37, in American Falls. A 67 year old male from Pocatello was driving westbound on I-86 in a 2012 Peterbuilt semi truck when the truck struck a 42 year old male from Pocatello who was on foot on the roadway. The pedestrian was transported via air ambulance to a local hospital. The westbound lanes were blocked for approximately one hour while crews worked to clear the lanes. The incident remains under investigation by Idaho State Police.
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Rendezvous Center to be renamed after Richard and Connie Bowen

POCATELLO — The Rendezvous Center at Idaho State University will be rededicated in honor of Richard L. and Connie S. Bowen at a reception Friday at 3 p.m. All are invited. A brief program will take place on the east patio of the Rendezvous Center near Cadet Field. Light refreshments will be served, and tours of the Rendezvous Center will be available for anyone interested.
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Quail Ridge Assisted Living named a U.S. News Best Senior Living Community

POCATELLO — Quail Ridge Assisted Living, a premier senior living community, was recently named a 2022-2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Assisted Living Community. The inaugural U.S. News Best Senior Living ratings and profiles offer comprehensive information and exclusive analysis of consumer satisfaction data. The ratings are based on such factors as community and activities, food and dining, caregiving and management, and staffing for nearly 2,500 communities in the continental U.S. and Hawaii.

Celebration of life for Jaxson Lamprecht to be held Thursday

POCATELLO — A celebration of life will be held on Thursday, May 19, for Jaxson Lamprecht, who passed away May 7 of natural causes. Lamprecht was the well known co-owner of Fifth Street Bagelry in Pocatello. The celebration of life will be held from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at Fifth Street Bagelry, 559 S. Fifth Ave. The event is open to the public. Fifth Street Bagelry will close at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in preparation for the celebration of life.

Where are they now, Helena Capital's Elena Carter

Montana State University trackster Elena Carter collected three gold medals and a silver at the Big Sky Outdoor Track & Field meet in Pocatello, while leading the Lady Bobcats to the conference runner-up trophy. Carter broke two school records and was part of another (based on web site stats at...

Pocatello suspect found with ‘dirty 30’ fentanyl pills

POCATELLO, Idaho (ABC4) – Officers struggled to place charges on a Pocatello man who was allegedly found in possession of “dirty 30” fentanyl pills at the time of a warrant arrest. Despite Idaho law enforcement’s struggle to determine punishments for fentanyl crimes, court documents state that Andrew Brady Farnsworth, 26, faces a felony for possession […]

Idaho State First and Only Institution in U.S. to Hold Dual Accreditations

Idaho State University is the first institution in the U.S. to become accredited with both the College Provided Faculty and Concurrent Enrollment Program endorsements by the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) Accreditation Commission. The dually granted accreditations, which were earned by ISU’s Early College Program, are valid for seven years.

Idaho Field of Heroes Memorial returns for 18th year in Pocatello

POCATELLO — The Idaho Field of Heroes Memorial is set to return to Pocatello for the 18th year in a row. The memorial will be held at Century High School’s soccer fields from Friday, May 27, until Memorial Day, May 30. “We hope that everyone will find some time during their Memorial Day weekend to stop by and pay tribute to the men and women who have died while serving...

Suspect strikes UTA bus in string of crashes

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah (ABC4) – A suspect of a string of crashes involving multiple vehicles is facing numerous charges after attempting to flee the scene of the crime.  Kaleb Evans-Cook, 18, is facing one count of failure to respond to an officer’s signal to stop, two counts of failure to remain at the scene of an […]
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Upcoming events at the Bannock County Event Center

There are lots to do at the Bannock County Event Center this summer. Bring the family to a showing of Movies at the Port, Pocatello Downs horse races and much more!. The Event Center, located at 10588 Fairgrounds Drive in Pocatello, comprises the Portneuf Wellness Complex, Portneuf Health Trust Amphitheatre, indoor arena, grandstands, soccer fields and RV park. Often referred to as the Bannock County Fairgrounds, this complex can host a wide variety of events.