Posts Tagged ‘ Raul Cano ’

Dignitaries brave the cold for groundbreaking at te new MEC

Dec 17th, 2015 | By
Debbie Bryce/For the Journal
From left, Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad, Auditorium District board member JoAn Dilweg, Bannock County Commissioner Steve Hadley and Chubbuck Mayor Kevin England attend the groundbreaking Wednesday for the new Mountain View Event Center in Pocatello.

By Debbie Bryce For the Journal POCATELLO — Years of planning and development culminated Wednesday with groundbreaking for the new Mountain View Event Center on Baldy Avenue in Pocatello. Temperature that barely broke the 20s kept the groundbreaking celebration short and sweet. Raul Cano, executive director for the Pocatello-Chubbuck Auditorium District, said the $6 million
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Financing secured for new event center

Oct 7th, 2015 | By
Event Center
This is an artist's rendering of the proposed event center in Chubbuck.

By JOURNAL STAFF POCATELLO — Progress on the creation of a new events center near Grace Lutheran church and school on Baldy Avenue east of Interstate 15 continues as the Pocatello City Council gave a rezone for the project its final approval Thursday night. The church has also secured financing. The council approved its consent
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Council unanimously OKs Pocatello event center

Sep 18th, 2015 | By
Pocatello-Chubbuck Auditorium District executive director Raul Cano explains the benefits of a new event center at Thursday's Pocatello City Council meeting.

By Michael H. O’Donnell modonnell@journalnet.com POCATELLO — After two Pocatello Planning and Zoning hearings and a Thursday night hearing in front of the City Council, a new event center near Grace Lutheran Church received the green light. The new 40,620 square-foot facility with a seating capacity of 1,600 will be built by Grace Lutheran Church
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Building local event center is slow, steady process

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
Infrastructure for the Chubbuck Events Center is being put in during construction.
Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal

By Jimmy Hancock Idaho State Journal POCATELLO — While work to get a local event center built continues, Raul Cano says it simply isn’t a quick process to bond for and contract construction of a $6.8 million multi-use facility. “It’s not an easy process,” said Cano, executive director of the Pocatello-Chubbuck Auditorium District. “There is
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Event center project nears bidding stage: $6.8M project could go out for bid in mid-April

Mar 31st, 2014 | By

BY JIMMY HANCOCK jhancock@journalnet.com POCATELLO — Now that a local judge has given the Pocatello/ Chubbuck Auditorium District permission to bond to fund the construction of its new event center, Raul Cano says construction bid packages could be ready for interested parties by the middle of April.   “The total cost of the project will
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Mayor Blad voices support for new event center

Aug 25th, 2013 | By

By Jimmy Hancock jhancock@journalnet.com POCATELLO — Mayor Brian Blad said he supports the building of an event center in Chubbuck by the Pocatello/Chubbuck Auditorium District, but added that he will always remain an advocate for Pocatello. “I am a Pocatello guy and I am going to push for Pocatello,” Blad said. “But at the end
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Chubbuck picked as likely home to event center

Jul 3rd, 2013 | By

BY JIMMY HANCOCK jhancock@journalnet.com POCATELLO — Raul Cano, executive director of the Pocatello/Chubbuck Auditorium District, confirmed Friday that the district is in talks to place its event center in Chubbuck.   “The Knudsen property was the board’s first choice (for an the event center location), and the vote was unanimous,” Cano said. “But nothing has
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Board picks site for event center: Panel plans to enter contract negotiations

Jun 17th, 2013 | By

BY JIMMY HANCOCK jhancock@journalnet.com POCATELLO — Board members of the Pocatello/Chubbuck Auditorium District have made their first choice for locating a new event center in the Portneuf Valley and plan to enter contract negotiations, Executive Director Raul Cano said.   But citing concerns that contract negotiations don’t always go as planned, those at the Auditorium
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