Early morning fire destroys wing of Idaho high schoolApril 21, 2023 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — An early morning fire destroyed part of a large high school in the southern Idaho city of Pocatello on Friday.
No one was injured in the fire, but Pocatello Fire Department Assistant Chief Shane Grow said one wing of Highland High School was completely destroyed.
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Rodriguez scores 21 as Idaho St. beats Montana-Western 61-53December 7, 2022 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Jared Rodriguez had 21 points in Idaho State's 61-53 victory against Montana-Western on Tuesday.
Rodriguez shot 7 for 10 (4 for 5 from 3-point range) and 3 of 4 from the free throw line for the Bengals (3-7).
Butler scores 22, Southern Utah defeats Idaho State 69-59December 4, 2022 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Harrison Butler scored 22 points as Southern Utah beat Idaho State 69-59 on Saturday night.
Butler also contributed five rebounds for the Thunderbirds (5-4). Tevian Jones added 13 points, while Maizen Fausett scored 12.
Johnson’s three TDs power Idaho past Idaho State 38-7November 20, 2022 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Roshaun Johnson had three short touchdown runs, Marcus Harris returned an interception 56 yards for a score and Idaho breezed to a 38-7 victory over Idaho State on Saturday.
Bruner’s 3-pointer sends Denver past Idaho State 70-69November 19, 2022 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Tommy Bruner buried a 3-pointer on the final shot of the game and Denver rallied late to beat Idaho State 70-69 on Friday night.
Tevin Smith had 21 points and six rebounds for Denver (3-1).
Tomley’s 19 lead Idaho State past Westcliff 97-56November 11, 2022 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Miguel Tomley scored 19 points as Idaho State beat Westcliff 97-56 on Thursday.
Tomley also contributed five assists and three steals for the Bengals (1-1). Jay Nagle scored 12 points and added seven rebounds and three blocks.
Martinez leads Northern Arizona over Idaho State 24-10October 23, 2022 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — RJ Martinez ran for a touchdown and passed for another in leading Northern Arizona to a 24-10 win over Idaho State on Saturday.
Martinez's 1-yard score with 11 seconds left in the first half — coming after Sean Haymon's interception that he returned 22 yards to the Idaho State 23-yard line — gave the Lumberjacks (3-5, 2-3 Big Sky Conference) a 17-7 halftime lead.
Idaho State outlasts Cal Poly for first win, 40-31October 15, 2022 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Hunter Hays, returning after missing two games with an injury, threw a 71-yard touchdown pass and Idaho State came up with two more long touchdowns in beating Cal Poly 40-31 on Saturday for its first win.
Montana holds off Idaho State 28-20October 1, 2022 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Lucas Johnson threw for a touchdown and ran for another and Montana added a touchdown off a trick play to turn back Idaho State 28-20 on Saturday, the Grizzlies 14-straight win in the series.
Coroner ID’s 4 people killed in collision with potato truckSeptember 23, 2022 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Authorities have identified four people who were killed in an eastern Idaho crash between a potato truck and passenger car Wednesday evening.
The Bannock County Coroner's Office said Delight Moemberg, 44; Deborah Pabawena, 63; Philip Ponzo, 28; and Faedem Fidim, 37, were killed in the collision near Chubbuck.
Hale’s 3 TDs lead Central Arkansas past Idaho State 31-16September 18, 2022 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Darius Hale ran for 114 yards and scored three times and Central Arkansas defeated Idaho State 31-16 on Saturday.
Hale scored on a 2-yard run, caught a 13-yard TD pass from Will McElvain, and scored again on a 1-yard run as the Bears (1-2) built a 28-3 lead.
Longtime Idaho lawmaker Sen. Mark Nye dies after illnessJuly 21, 2022 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Longtime Idaho lawmaker Sen. Mark Nye has died. He was 76.
Nye, a Democrat from Pocatello, died at a hospital on Saturday after an extended illness, the Idaho State Journal reported.
Idaho State assistant football coach charged with murderJune 3, 2022 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State assistant football coach DaVonte’ Neal has been arrested on suspicion of killing a man in Arizona and the school intends to terminate his contract.
Neal has been charged with one count of first-degree murder, one count of drive-by-shooting, and one count of discharging a firearm at a structure in the 2017 death of Bryan T.
Idaho man accused of shooting 2 cops released from hospitalJune 2, 2022 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man accused of shooting two police officers with a semi-automatic rifle last month has been released from the hospital and jailed on a $1 million bond.
Todd Vernon Brewer, 45, of Pocatello, was charged with two counts of felony aggravated battery and using a weapon during the commission of a felony in connection with the shooting on May 5.
No injuries reported in train derailment near PocatelloJune 2, 2022 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Authorities are investigating after 15 Union Pacific train cars derailed near Pocatello Thursday morning.
Union Pacific spokeswoman Robynn Tysver told EastIdahoNews.com that no injuries were reported in the derailment, which happened around 5:45 a.m.
2 Pocatello, Idaho, officers injured in shootingMay 5, 2022 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say two officers were seriously injured in an early Thursday shooting in Pocatello, Idaho, when a man opened fire on them.
Police said the wounded officers were in stable condition at Portneuf Medical Center and are expected to survive.
Knight III scores 20 to lift S. Utah past Idaho St. 79-71March 4, 2022 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — John Knight III had 20 points as Southern Utah topped Idaho State 79-71 on Thursday night.
Jason Spurgin had 18 points for Southern Utah (19-10, 13-6 Big Sky Conference).
Fowler leads Sacramento St. over Idaho St. 80-75February 20, 2022 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Bryce Fowler had 29 points and William FitzPatrick scored 21 points and Sacramento State beat Idaho State 80-75 on Saturday night.
Jonathan Komagum had 11 points for Sacramento State (7-16, 3-13 Big Sky Conference), which broke its six-game losing streak and scored a season-high 47 points after halftime.
Sorensen leads Idaho St. past N. Colorado 61-58February 18, 2022 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Liam Sorensen registered 13 points and nine rebounds as Idaho State narrowly beat Northern Colorado 61-58 on Thursday night.
Sorensen and AJ Burgin combined to score the game's last four points, each making a layup.
Cools scores 20, Idaho State cruises past Idaho 81-74January 16, 2022 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Tarik Cool scored 20 points to lead four in double figures and Idaho State beat Idaho 81-74 on Saturday night.
Emmit Taylor III had 12 points for Idaho State (3-11, 1-4 Big Sky Conference).
Idaho beats Idaho St. 14-0; last game for both head coachesNovember 20, 2021 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Zach Borisch and Trase Le Texier each had a short-yardage touchdown run, and Idaho beat Idaho State 14-0 on Saturday in the last game for both head coaches.
Idaho State (1-10, 1-7 Big Sky Conference) announced before the game that Rob Phenicie, on contract until January 2023, will be reassigned.
Ford III lifts Idaho St. over Eastern Oregon 82-61November 10, 2021 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Tarik Cool scored 16 points and Robert Ford III 15 points as Idaho State beat Eastern Oregon 82-61 on Tuesday night.
Brayden Parker added 14 points. Zach Visentin had 13 points for Idaho State (1-0).
Shaheed helps Weber State pull away, beat Idaho State 40-17October 30, 2021 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Rashid Shaheed had a touchdown catch and returned a kickoff 98 yards for a score, and Weber State beat Idaho State 40-17 on Saturday.
Jayden Dawson's pick-6 pulled Idaho State to 20-17 with 5:30 remaining in the third quarter before Shaheed scored on the ensuing kickoff.
Pocatello man arrested in connection with shooting deathsOctober 18, 2021 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — A Pocatello man has been charged with two counts of voluntary manslaughter after police say his wife and another man were found shot to death inside his home.
Jesse Patrick Leigh, 39, was arrested Saturday, the Idaho State Journal reported.
William ‘Bud’ Davis, former university leader, dies at 92October 13, 2021 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — William Eugene “Bud” Davis, who was a higher education leader in Idaho, Oregon, New Mexico and Louisiana as well as a college football coach and candidate for U.S. Senate, has died.
Idaho State upsets UC Davis 27-17 for first win of seasonOctober 9, 2021 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Hunter Hays passed for two touchdowns, Tyevin Ford ran for 107 yards, and Idaho State stunned previously undefeated UC Davis 27-17 on Saturday.
UC Davis, ranked No. 8 in the FCS, fell behind 24-3 in the first half and did not score a touchdown before the fourth quarter.
Man found dead in Pocatello house fireOctober 5, 2021 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Police and fire officials are investigating after a man was found dead in a Pocatello house fire early Tuesday morning.
The Idaho State Journal reports the fire at the single-story home was reported by neighbors just after 1 a.m.
Sentkowski’s 3 FGs lift Sac State past Idaho State, 23-21September 26, 2021 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Kyle Sentkowski kicked three second-half field goals as Sacramento State overcame a 21-14 halftime deficit to pull out out a 23-21 victory over Idaho State in the Big Sky Conference opener for both teams Saturday.
Documents show how funeral home investigation beganSeptember 16, 2021 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — A Pocatello, Idaho, funeral home that is under investigation was targeted due to a cremation chamber badly damaged in an explosion and a decomposing body visible through a window, according to state disciplinary documents.
Train hits truck in north Bannock County, no injuriesSeptember 11, 2021 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Tyhee Road between U.S. Highway 91 and Hiline Road in north Bannock County was closed Friday afternoon after a train struck a truck pulling an empty trailer, Idaho State Police said.
Fetuses found at funeral home were university collectionSeptember 10, 2021 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Police say the remains of roughly 50 fetuses found at a Pocatello, Idaho, funeral home were part of a biological collection that Idaho State University provided to the funeral home for cremation in 2017.
Funeral home investigation: Police try to ID bodiesSeptember 8, 2021 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Authorities have positively identified five bodies found at a Pocatello, Idaho, funeral home that is under investigation and are working to identify seven others and the remains of approximately 50 fetuses have been turned over to the Ada County Coroner.
Weah, North Dakota beat Idaho State in opener 35-14September 4, 2021 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Otis Weah rushed for a career-high three touchdowns and North Dakota defeated Idaho State 35-14 on Saturday in a season opener.
North Dakota scored first and led the rest of the way after Hayden Galvin returned an interception to the Idaho State 32 that set up Weah's 1-yard score less than three minutes into the game.
Pocatello police investigate local funeral homeSeptember 3, 2021 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Police in Pocatello, Idaho, are investigating a local funeral home after they said a state health inspector contacted them about the business.
The Idaho State Journal reports the Ada County Coroner's office is delivering a mass casualty refrigeration trailer to the Downard Funeral Home to store the bodies that were being held at the business during the investigation.
Idaho potato growers brace for poor crop amid drought, heatAugust 25, 2021 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — The hot, dry and smoky growing season has left some Idaho potato farmers bracing for a poor crop.
Randy Hardy of Oakley told the Idaho State Journal that his harvest will likely be the worst of his career.
E. Idaho man convicted of killing in tavern parking lotAugust 9, 2021 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — An eastern Idaho man has been convicted for the second time in the 2009 beating death of a Pocatello bar bouncer.
The Idaho State Journal reports that a Bannock County jury on Friday found 64-year-old Martin Edmo Ish guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the death of 56-year-old Eugene Lorne Red Elk.
Eastern Idaho police warn of dangerous, fake pain killersJuly 30, 2021 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Police in eastern Idaho are warning residents that counterfeit pain pills laced with a dangerous synthetic opioid have been found in the region.
The Pocatello Police Department said a bag of about 3,000 pills that contained fentanyl — but that were disguised to look like less-potent oxycodone — were found at a local trailhead on Thursday.
Pocatello man pleads guilty to fatally hitting cyclistMay 15, 2021 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — A man accused of fatally striking a Pocatello cyclist in 2020 and leaving the scene has agreed to plead guilty to the two felony charges, according to court records.
Pocatello police: Man’s nose bitten off during bar fightMarch 29, 2021 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Police in eastern Idaho say a man had his nose bitten off during a bar fight early Sunday morning...
2 California teens plead guilty in 2019 death of Idaho womanNovember 2, 2020 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Two teenagers from California have pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of an older woman in Idaho last year, prosecutors said...
Legislators consider ways to increase Idaho air travelOctober 23, 2020 GMT
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Lawmakers in Idaho have considered ways to increase air travel in the state as flights have been reduced or eliminated in recent years, stunting economic growth...
Man pleads guilty to bribing FBI official over contractOctober 9, 2020 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — A Virginia man has pleaded guilty to bribing an FBI official to help him win lucrative construction and maintenance contracts worth more than $12 million for an Idaho data center...
2 Idaho hospitals say COVID-19 has them near ‘code black’September 22, 2020 GMT
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — The chief medical officers of two Idaho hospitals recently warned state public health officials that their facilities are close to being overwhelmed by patients infected with the coronavirus...
Senior Activity Center schedule for May 27 - June 1May 23, 2019 GMT
POCATELLO — On Monday, the Senior Activity Center will be closed for Memorial Day.
On Tuesday, the center will host a Breakfast Fundraiser from 7:15 to 9:30 a.m., Silver Chords practice at 9:15 a.m., Fit n Fall at 11 a.m., Social Bingo at 11:30 a.m., Pinochle at 1 p.m.
A nickel in the grassMay 23, 2019 GMT
We had nearly finished our annual tour of the Pocatello cemeteries. We were in the Ward family section of Mountain View Cemetery when my cousins, then later grandfather and grandmother, noticed something quite different from the dozens of times over the years they had read the dates inscribed on the monument of Lt.
Community calendar: May 21-22May 21, 2019 GMT
• The Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. today at Holy Spirit Catholic School, 540 N. Seventh Ave. in Pocatello.
• The Community Development Block Grant Advisory Committee will meet at noon today in the Paradice Conference Room at Pocatello City Hall.
New library in Chubbuck among issues up for election TuesdayMay 18, 2019 GMT
Voters within the Portneuf Library District will go to the polls Tuesday to determine if a new library will be built in Chubbuck.
Elsewhere in the region, voters within the Bear Lake County School District will consider a supplemental levy, voters in the City of Georgetown will consider issuing bonds to make water-treatment system upgrades and voters within the Downey-Swan Lake Highway District will elect a new commissioner.
Local Pocatello dealer earns two major factory awardsMay 15, 2019 GMT
POCATELLO - Kelly Hirning, Hirning Buick-GMC dealer-operator and general manager, was notified this week of the Pocatello dealership’s recognition by both GMC and Buick.
Hirning Buick-GMC was awarded both the GMC and Buick GM Mark of Excellence Awards.
Babysitting clinic offered by the Marshall Public Library June 8May 15, 2019 GMT
POCATELLO — One of the Marshall Public Library’s most popular programs returns June 8.
That Saturday, from 8 a.m. to noon, the staff at the library will hold their annual free babysitting clinic for 11- to 14-year-olds.
Community calendar: May 15-16May 15, 2019 GMT
• The local AARP Chapter 288 will hold its monthly lunch and meeting today at the Senior Activity Center, 427 N. Sixth Ave. in Pocatello. Social hour begins at 11 a.m., with lunch at 11:45 a.m.
Pocatello police arrest two on drug-related chargesMay 15, 2019 GMT
POCATELLO — Pocatello police arrested two people on drug-related charges over the weekend.
They located Jay L. Langerman walking into a business on Yellowstone Avenue on Saturday. The 51-year-old Victor man was wanted on a warrant in Bingham County, police said.
Senior Activity Center schedule for May 20 - 25May 15, 2019 GMT
POCATELLO — On Monday, the Senior Activity Center pool room and the library will be open.
On Tuesday, the center will host a Breakfast Fundraiser from 7:15 to 9:30 a.m., Silver Chords practice at 9:15 a.m., Fit n Fall at 11 a.m., Social Bingo at 11:30 a.m., Pinochle at 1 p.m.
Memorial Garden Planting set for May 22 in PocatelloMay 15, 2019 GMT
POCATELLO — The 18th annual Memorial Garden Planting will be held on May 22 at Southeastern Idaho Public Health, 1901 Alvin Ricken Drive in Pocatello at 5:30 p.m. This community event creates a living tribute in the form of a memorial garden and offers the community a place to grieve, reflect and remember their loved ones.
POCATELLO — The Bannock County Road & Bridge Department will remove the posted reduced weight and speed limits from Bannock County Roads, effective Monday.
Bannock County residents are urged to continue to use good judgement by watching the weight and speed of their vehicles to prevent further damage to the roadways.
Pocatello Women’s Connection Luncheon set for May 16May 9, 2019 GMT
POCATELLO - You are invited to "Everything is Coming Up Roses," presented by the Pocatello Women's Connection on Thursday, May 16 at The Clarion Inn, 1399 Bench Rd. in Pocatello.
Optional social connection time is from 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.
The Pocatello Free Clinic (PFC) has been on the move this spring. In March, 170 runners and walkers and a host of volunteers, many dressed brightly in green for St. Patrick’s Day, turned out to show their support for health and PFC.
MADE TO STAND OUT: New Pocatello marketing shop helps businesses stamp their names in consumers’ mindsMay 6, 2019 GMT
POCATELLO — Logos. Banners. Business cards. Car decals. Whatever it may be, Modern Signs Plus can tackle it.
Opened three weeks ago and pulled together in just six, Modern Signs Plus on 4141 Poleline Road offers numerous marketing materials services geared to help businesses make a statement in the community.
Pocatello ranked as state’s most dangerous cityMay 2, 2019 GMT
POCATELLO — A new ranking has concluded Pocatello is the most dangerous city in Idaho.
The report by 24/7 Wall St., which is a Delaware corporation that runs a financial news and opinion company with content delivered over the internet, analyzed violent crimes in about 2,000 U.S.