Chubbuck, ID


Pocatello police asking for public's help as invesitgation into fatal I-15 pedestrian crash intesifies

POCATELLO — The Pocatello Police Department is asking for help from the public concerning a fatality crash that occurred in the evening hours on the June 23 on Interstate 15 between the Pocatello Creek Road exit and the exit to the north, which exits onto Interstate 86. If you were in that area between 10:00 p.m. and midnight on the June 23 and have any information about a subject walking on the interstate, please call 208-234-6121. Thank you for your assistance in this matter.

Pocatello PD needs help identifying vehicle that hit man on I-15

POCATELLO — Police are asking for the public’s help as they search for a driver who struck and killed a pedestrian on Interstate 15 last week. Idaho State Police requested support from Pocatello Police restraining a man walking on I-15 near Pocatello Creek Road just before 11:30 p.m. Thursday.

At least six ambulances respond to Pocatello women's prison after inmates reportedly suffer medical emergency

POCATELLO — Several Pocatello Fire Department ambulances as well as other emergency vehicles responded to the Pocatello Women's Correctional Center on Monday evening. Reports indicate that multiple inmates at the prison suffered a medical emergency around 7:30 p.m. Pocatello police said the inmates possibly overdosed on drugs. At least six Pocatello Fire Department ambulances along with fire trucks subsequently responded to the prison, located on Fore Road on the city's west bench. As of 8 p.m. five people had been transported from the prison to Portneuf Medical Center for treatment. Authorities are expected to provide more information soon about the incident so stay with for updates on this story.

City of Pocatello announces new Chief Financial Officer

The following is a news release from the city of Pocatello. The city of Pocatello announces Eugene “Gene” Hill as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the City. Hill will oversee the city’s Finance Department. “We are excited to have Gene on our team. He brings...

'Cheapest craft sodas in town': SodaCADE, a retro video game-themed drink shop opens in Downtown Pocatello

POCATELLO — A new specialty soda joint that harnesses the nostalgia of retro video game characters has opened in the Gate City. After launching Idaho Grocery Outlet a little over three years ago, RJ Miller recently opened SodaCADE right next door. The address for both businesses is 1435 N. Main St., the building that formerly housed the Pocatello Athletic Club gym for many years. “These are the best and definitely...

Wildfire burning on Chubbuck's north side

CHUBBUCK — Firefighters are battling a wildfire on Chubbuck's north side. The fire ignited around 5 p.m. Monday and is burning near a home and farm buildings off of Bringhurst Street. The flames have destroyed a shed on the property but thus far no one has suffered any injuries. Chubbuck police and firefighters and Bannock...

Two yearling moose captured and removed from Pocatello

At approximately 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 23, Idaho Department of Fish and Game received reports of two moose in the vicinity of Mountain View Cemetery on the south end of 5th Avenue in Pocatello. Fish and Game personnel responded and were able to dart and transport the two moose...

Pro-Choice Southeast Idaho plans rallies, fundraisers

Pro-Choice Southeast Idaho has planned several events and fundraisers in the coming weeks in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade. The pro-choice group is urging the community to help with the statewide “Day of Action,” which is a Democratic canvassing effort that will take place in the Idaho State University area of Pocatello this Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Participants in the canvassing...

Pet of the Week: Luca

He is a transfer from the Pocatello Animal Shelter where he was surrendered. Luca is a two-year-old Doberman mix who is very friendly and great with everyone he meets. He is very treat-motivated and knows all his tricks – sitting, laying down, giving you his paw and more. Luca...

Hot afterburner winds today

High pressure over the area makes for more heat today with SW winds shifting 20-30mph later. Highs will be approaching the low 90's in Idaho Falls and mid 80's for Jackson Hole. You can't rule out a scattered shower/isolated storm and some of those could be dry thunderstorms. Hot winds...

Pocatello Police Department issues public service announcement regarding fireworks

The Pocatello Police Department wants everyone to enjoy the upcoming Fourth of July holiday but reminds the citizens of Pocatello to use safe and sane fireworks while celebrating. Safe and sane fireworks are permitted from June 28 through July 6 of every year. Please use good fire safety techniques while lighting fireworks: read the directions listed on the firework packaging, have an adult present, have a bucket of water or a hose nearby, never point or throw fireworks at another person, and never use near...