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

Governor’s one-time property tax relief program ends

Pocatello POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) – Pocatello taxpayers will soon be receiving their 2021 tax assessments, and missing from the statement will be the section showing Governor Brad Little’s one-time property tax reduction. Last year, Governor Little offered federal coronavirus relief funds to cities and counties for fiscal year 2021 (October 1 through September 30). Through the program, … Read more

Local dance academy performs in front of live audience

News POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) – It was a bittersweet day at the Pocatello High School auditorium this past Saturday. For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, students from the Alliance Academy of Dance got to perform in front of an in-person audience. Rising high school junior Sophia Olsen was eager to get back on … Read more

SIPH to hold Drug Impairment Training

Pocatello POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) – Southeastern Idaho Public Health and Idaho State Police will be conducting a free Drug Impairment Training for Educational Professionals (DITEP) on Thursday, June 24. DITEP is a one-day training for anyone interested in general drug education and policies.   The goal of the training is to equip educational professionals with … Read more

Idaho Gold Star Families Memorial Monument unveiled

Pocatello POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) – Our fallen heroes here in Idaho are being honored for their ultimate sacrifice. The Idaho Gold Star Families Memorial Monument  was unveiled Friday. It is the first gold star monument in Idaho. This monument was part of a national effort by the Hershel “Woody” Williams Medal of Honor Foundation to … Read more

Election Results for May 18, 2021

The following are election results as reported by county. Bannock County McCammon $1,285,000 Fire Station Bond For – 149 70%Against – 65 30%Final North Bannock Fire District $316,073 Special Tax LevyFor – 305 70%Against – 131 30% Final Downey/Swan Lake Highway District Commissioner Dist. 1 Sheldon Barfuss – 53 26%Daniel Wilson – 148 74%Final Bingham … Read more

Hoop Camp promotes inclusion for all kids and adults

Sports POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) – Basketball is a game that brings many people together. For a couple of former Idaho State basketball players, they want to make sure the game is loved by all. Hoop Camp was founded by former Bengal men’s basketball player Steve Garrity. His camp helps all kids and adults with special … Read more

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