Pocatello NAACP hosts Juneteenth celebration

News POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) – With President Joe Biden formally declaring Juneteenth a federal holiday on Thursday, this year’s Juneteenth celebration in Pocatello had a special feel. The Pocatello Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) celebrated Juneteenth with an afternoon picnic the Pocatello Senior Activity Center. “To declare it a … Read more

Hundreds attend Pocatello Priddaho to party in the park

Representatives from Gold’s Gym lead a free Zumba class at the Priddaho Pride Festival in Pocatello. | Kalama Hines, EastIdahoNews.com POCATELLO — To call it a party atmosphere would be a major understatement. Hundreds of people huddled around a stage at the Bannock County Event Center Saturday. When they weren’t visiting one of dozens of … Read more

First annual Shiny Side Up Motorcycle Rally a success, organizers say

A view of the training course at the first annual Shiny Side Up Motorcycle Rally at Hillcrest High School in Ammon on June 19, 2021. The rally, put on by Idaho State Police and Grand Teton Harley Davidson, offered cornering and accident avoidance maneuvering training to anyone with a motorcycle. | Kalama Hines, EastIdahoNews.com AMMON … Read more

‘You are and forever will be my hero’; Vietnam vet receives award 52 years in the making

Marine Corps veteran Bill Klobus receives the Purple Heart Medal for injuries suffered in the Vietnam War in 1969 at a ceremony on June 18, 2021. Klobus’ daughter, Casey Byington, pins the medal on her father’s chest as Marine Corps League Commandant Jim Van Osdol (front) and Military Order of the Purple Heart Southeast Idaho … Read more

Dedication date announced for Pocatello Temple

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) – The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the date for the dedication of the Pocatello Idaho Temple. The temple in the city of Pocatello will be dedicated on Sunday, November 7, 2021, in three sessions, by President M. Russell Ballard, acting president of the Quorum of … Read more

2 conflicts with deer and dogs reported in Pocatello’s Johnny Creek

Pocatello POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) – For the second time in a week, a deer-dog altercation in the Johnny Creek area has been reported to the Idaho Fish and Game office in Pocatello. In both incidents, homeowners reported encounters between mule deer does and pet dogs that have resulted in the pets requiring veterinary attention. Deer … Read more

Local doctor makes recommendations to fight myopia

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) – The pandemic may be nearing the end, but some of the effects are already noticeable. According to an article published in the Wall Street Journal, eye doctors say they are seeing more children with new or worsening prescriptions for myopia, or near-sightedness. The article says the leading cause could be the increased … Read more

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