They'll work with current business owners, the Old Town Pocatello organization and the City of Pocatello to find cost-effective solutions while applying for grants to help fund the restorations.

These words were spoken when the chief theater opened in 1938:

“I was not built merely of marble, mortar and steel, but born with a heart, soul and purpose. I was the creation of a mentality on fire; the product of a dreamer. I was a reality loved into life.”

Now, the same can be said for the Chief Theater sign and those who have been working to get it restored.

“Boy, it was beautiful in its day,” Dixon reminisced.

And it will be once again.