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  1. "Project Pipe" set to move forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Local NEWS 8

    The Pocatello Development Authority is moving forward with its "Project Pipe" after deciding on a nearly six million dollar bank loan on Tuesday afternoon. When we first broke this story on Wednesday, all that was left, was for the PDA to decide how much it needed to borrow.


  2. Local emergency crews simulate hostage situation drillRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Local NEWS 8

    Local emergency response crews had the unique opportunity Thursday morning to hold a joint emergency drill where they could practice working together in the event a similar emergency situation were to actually occur. During the training, crews shut down parts of Dillon Street as well as portions of First and Second streets in order to use the local facilities.


  3. "Project Pipe" to move forward while drawing-in companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Local NEWS 8

    If you build it, they will come - or so the Pocatello Development Authority is hoping after discussions surrounding building-up infrastructure out by the Pocatello Regional Airport took place on Wednesday afternoon. That bleak stretch of land out by the airport is just one of the region's tax districts, which is in need of some serious upgrades.


  4. Head Start awards local 'parent of the year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Local NEWS 8

    Chase was nominated for the award because she not only spent countless volunteer hours in the classroom and community, but because she also made huge strides at home to make sure her kids are well-prepared for school before even entering kindergarten. "I received the letter saying I was nominated for this award and I said, 'oh, that's cool - I don't know what that means, but that's cool,'" Chase laughed.


  5. Local boyscout to help beautify cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Local NEWS 8

    That's because one local boyscout is working with the city and Valley Pride to help beautify the community he, and many of southeast Idahoans call 'home.' At 14-years old and with 55 merit badges under his belt, Highland High School freshman Geoffrey Dye is already working on obtaining his Eagle Scout by planting 50 trees along the entrance into Pocatello to help beautify the city.


  6. Auditioning for the big time in PocatelloRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Local NEWS 8

    It's not often our area sees representatives of the Metropolitan Opera looking for young singers to send to the Big Apple, but Saturday was that day for 13 students who auditioned for three judges. Stubblefield said he enjoys singing, but after a summer program he decided to get serious and prepare for the auditions this year.


  7. Amy's Kitchen and who gets the credit for reeling it inRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Local NEWS 8

    Recent campaign ads have sparked some debate with local community leaders; the issue - who is taking credit for bringing Amy's Kitchen into Pocatello. Mayor Brian Blad said recent campaign ads run by incumbent candidate Senator Roy Lacey have upset local community leaders, since they feel Lacey is claiming full ownership over bringing the company into the community.


  8. Sports Line Power Rankings, Week 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Local NEWS 8

    The regular season ended last week with quite a few playoff scenarios playing out across the board. After a Kansas City playoffs, Madison and Skyline are going to the 5A tournament, while Hillcrest lost out on the post season.


  9. Almost 100 years later, the dome is homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Local NEWS 8

    Lifting more than 6,000 pounds of concrete onto the top of the historic building that has been sitting on the corner of Fifth Street is no easy task. "This is a completely new replica of the old one," Butler said.


  10. Local students hold annual 'Trick-or-Eat' fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Local NEWS 8

    This Halloween night, local community members might answer the door to a different group of "trick-or-treaters" parading around neighborhoods. This is the second year the Century High School Interact Club will be collecting money, instead of candy, to donate to the local food bank.


  11. Football GenericRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | KIDK CBS 3

    Week nine of the high school football season kicks off Thursday night as Sugar-Salem visits South Fremont and Bear Lake travels to Malad for conference rivalries. Teams continue to jockey positions in Sports Line's weekly power rankings; however, the top two and bottom three have well established their places.


  12. Political parties discuss voter information and the secret ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Local NEWS 8

    With only two weeks left until the November 4 election, one topic is making its way to the forefront - candidate voting records. Recently state superintendent candidate Sherri Ybarra has been accused of not voting in 15 out of the 17 past elections.


  13. Southeast Idaho enjoys extra days of warmer weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Local NEWS 8

    Folks in southeastern Idaho are getting in a few extra weeks of some nice weather this time of year before the snow starts to set-in. Meteorologists from the National Weather Service in Pocatello said we are seeing some unusually warm weather for this time of the year, but nothing record-setting.


  14. Local children's choir to host Bright Tomorrows benefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Local NEWS 8

    One local children's choir is inviting the community to a free concert on Thursday night at the Mystique Theater in Chubbuck. The Tavaci singing group is hosting a fundraiser for the Bright Tomorrows child advocacy center in Pocatello, which helps children and families who are facing emotionally-traumatizing situations.


  15. Grassroots group aims to protect water resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Local NEWS 8

    A new group is kicking-off a grassroots campaign Thursday night in an effort to protect your drinking water and make it so folks can sell homemade food. The Portneuf Resource Council will show the public how it aims to tackle these issues in a public meeting, where not only water protection will be a topic of discussion, but the Cottage Foods Initiative as well.


  16. Celebrating the arts with food, for foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Local NEWS 8

    Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad celebrated the arts in the and spread awareness of hunger in the area as well. Thursday evening, the Pocatello Foodbank warehouse turned into an art gallery.


  17. If you build it: update on Bannock County's new Wellness ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Local NEWS 8

    Update October 9, 2014: Portneuf Health Care Foundation CEO Shaun Menchaca said folks can start coming out to enjoy the new Wellness Complex as soon as next fall. Idaho Fish and Game's Mark Gamblin said the department has been working with the foundation along with the Department of Water Resources to build a beach right in the middle of the facility so people can come out to swim and even fish.


  18. IEA says tiered certification could take away teacher rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Local NEWS 8

    The Idaho Education Association is speaking out against the State Board of Education's proposed plan to change the way teachers are evaluated, saying the proposed tiered certification plan could pose as a problem for teachers statewide. Under the two-part plan, teachers will be evaluated twice each year, and will be moved to a designated tier best suited for the results of each of their evaluation results.


  19. Police say driver shot at officer, crashed into homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Local NEWS 8

    Update: Officials have identified the man who led police on a high speed chase through Pocatello and ended-up crashing into a mobile home unit as 40 year old Bryan Seward of Pocatello. Just before 9:30 on Saturday night witnesses who live in the mobile home facility on Wilson Ave. said they heard gunshots pop off before they saw Seward's car come screaming in through the mobile home park and crash into mobile home unit number 19. The daughter of the woman who lives in the unit said on Sunday morning that she is out of town and will be notified about the damage done to her home.


  20. Rain proves long road for Yellowstone Ave. construction projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Local NEWS 8

    There's good news on the horizon for drivers in Pocatello who are dealing with the Yellowstone Ave. construction project, which is now weeks past the expected finish date. The Idaho Transportation Department said the Utah-based contracting company Jack B. Parson is expected to finish the project by mid-October.


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