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A variety of restored neon signs in Pocatello, Idaho
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Buzzworthy selfie spots: Since 2012, a local committee has been hard at work restoring original neon signs throughout Historic Downtown Pocatello.

Photo: Relight the Night

A rocky spring landscape near Pocatello, Idaho
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Founded in 1889, Pocatello was once known as the "Gateway to the Northwest." As pioneers, gold miners and settlers traveled the Oregon Trail, they passed through the Portneuf Gap south of town. Today, the town is still a gateway to outdoor recreation.

Photo: Kim Kirkham

Holt Arena in Pocatello, Idaho
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Idaho State University's Holt Arena is the USA's oldest enclosed college stadium, and it hoists the largest free-falling U.S. flag in any indoor arena.

Photo: Idaho State University

Valley views from Scout Mountain near Pocatello, Idaho
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On a Haunted History Walking Tour in Pocatello, Idaho
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Historic Downtown Pocatello
Skiers racing in the Potato Cup cross-country ski race in Pocatello, Idaho
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Pocatello Outdoor Recreation
Families gathered to listen to live music and enjoy nature during the Pebble Creek Wildflower and Music Festival in Pocatello, Idaho
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Pocatello Cross-Country Ski Foundation
A runner competing in the Pocatello Marathon in Idaho
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Pocatello Marathon

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Pocatello Marathon

September