Wave of new restaurants open in the Gate City area

For many, restaurants are more than just places to eat. That hibachi restaurant might have been someone’s first date. The local hole-in-the wall? A vacation memory. The tried-and-true lunch spot doubles as a makeshift meeting place for an array of local professionals. Around tables across Southeast Idaho, families, friends and colleagues are making new memories […]

Introducing the new Mountain View Event Center

It’s been dubbed “The MEC,” and it’s set to give the Pocatello area a huge economic boost. The Mountain View Event Center, located on the northeast side of Pocatello off Interstate 15, officially opened its doors at the end of 2016. The 40,000-square-foot, $6.2 million project already has approximately 20 events scheduled, and the managers […]

Pine Ridge Mall is standing the test of time

In the early 1980s, malls across America began their glory days. In 1981, Price Development cashed in on the burgeoning lifestyle trend and built the Pine Ridge Mall. Later owned by General Growth Properties, the mall was home to anchors JCPenny, ZCMI and The Bon Marche (which became Macy’s). For more than 35 years, the […]

ICCU — Banking on Southeast Idaho

Rising four stories north of Interstate 86, Idaho Central Credit Union’s 68,000-square-foot office building demonstrates the financial institution’s strong commitment to Bannock County and Southeast Idaho That, coupled with recent and prospective branch additions and expansions — both locally and across the state — only bolsters the credit union’s allegiance to serving Idaho. In addition […]

Pocatello Regional Airport soaring to new heights

POCATELLO — The number of passengers using Pocatello Regional Airport continues to climb. According to the airport, 41,273 passengers came in and out of the airport from March to September of 2016, a nearly 45 percent increase from the same time last year. September also saw the airport’s load factor at 79.2 percent, up from […]

Old Town Pocatello has a new identity

Old Town Pocatello has a new identity. Well, five new identities, all meant to help bring the community together. In a ceremony on Sept. 15 on the corner of Whitman and Main streets, NeighborWorks Pocatello unveiled the five names for new subneighborhoods within Old Town. The Foothill subneighborhood is on the west side of the […]