Yesteryear History of Southeast Idaho

Alameda neighborhood reunion set for July 26

POCATELLO — Did you grow up in Alameda? The annual Alameda Neighborhood Reunion will be held on Saturday, July 26 at noon at Alameda Park under the pavilion. Please come join us and get reaccquainted. Please supply your own place setting and a dish to share. Questions? Call Ranea at 237-1463.

1979 ISU skating class
1979 ISU skating class

The 1979 Idaho State University skating class in front of the Holt Arena (then called the Minidome). Photo courtesy of ISU Photographic Services.

Back in Time for April 17

25 years ago April 17, 1989: Pocatello’s Portneuf Valley Soccer Club girls’ team came up roses by capturing the under 12 division PVSC invitational championship. The Pocatello club defeated Dynamos of Boise, 2-0. The club has a 2-0-1 record. 50 years ago April 17, 1964: University Day attracted high school seniors to Idaho State University. […]

Back in Time for April 16

25 years ago April 16, 1989: Virgil W. Allen has been chosen to receive one of the National Community Service Awards from the American Association of Retired Persons. Allen is a member of the Pocatello-area Retired Teachers Association. 50 years ago April 16, 1964: A citizens’ advisory committee recommends thet Pocatello School District conduct a […]

When WWII came, Pocatello joined effort
When WWII came, Pocatello joined effort

This article was originally published in the Idaho State Journal’s “Idaho’s First 100 years” special edition published in 1990. By Merwin Swanson For the Journal The war introduced new institutions into the Pocatello city, such as an air base and the Naval Ordinance Plant, and profoundly touched existing ones such as the University of Idaho, […]

Back in Time: April 15, 2014

25 years ago April 15, 1989: Highland’s Max Hueftle struggled through a 0-6 loss in his opening set to Steve Ehle, then rebounded for a 6-0, 6-1 victory as the Rams defeated Burley in Gem State conference action. “It was an interesting match,” said Highland High School Coach Dennis Gibbens. 50 years ago April 15, […]

Insurance agency promoted Pocatello
Insurance agency promoted Pocatello

By Bill Ryan The illustration you see is at the top of an 8-by-10 sheet of paper and served as the letterhead of a successful business. But wait, there’s more! Turn the sheet over and you find a map of Pocatello and a couple hundred words of promotion for our fair city. Wherever in the […]

Back in Time: April 14, 2014

25 years ago April 14, 1989: More than 400 members of the Idaho Future Homemakers of America are participating in a three-day leadership conference at the Quality Inn in Pocatello. Opening speaker was Dr. Paul Deputy, who used the topic, “The Power of Achievement” in his speech. 50 years ago April 14, 1964: John Scott […]

Back in Time: April 13, 2014

25 years ago April 13, 1989: Reference Librarian Marcie Alldredge gave Pocatello Library board member Mike Tracy and Bannock County Clerk Larry Ghan instructions during the library’s “Trading Places” event. About 20 people participated, which brought community leaders into the media center to take the place of library personnel. 50 years ago April 13, 1964: […]

Back in Time: April 12, 2014

25 years ago April 12, 1989: The new Franklin Junior High School cheerleaders were selected at a recent competition. Advised by Mrs. Flo Gallagher, there are 10 cheerleaders in the eighth and ninth grades to go to National Cheerleader Camp in July at Idaho State University. 50 years ago April 12, 1964: Five Pocatello High […]

Really Big Deals