News Flash

Posted on: June 14, 2019

Father's Day Special

Bring your Dad to swim on Father's Day Sunday, June 16th from 1-4pm.  Children 4-12 years old swim for $3.  Children 3 and under swim for $2.  Dad swims for free!

Aquatic Center
Posted on: March 28, 2019

Get Fit Together Spring 2019

Join the Aquatic Center and the community of Idaho Falls and participate in this 6 week fitness challenge beginning May 5th.  For more information go to the Get Fit Together web page.

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Additional Info... Aquatic Center

News Flash

Posted on: June 12, 2019

Idaho Falls Zoo Opens Habitat; Invites Dads to Chillin’ with Reed’s Dairy

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What better way to celebrate summer than with all-you-can-eat ice cream? 

On Saturday, June 15 from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. the Tautphaus Park Zoological Society will host Chillin’ at the Zoo with Reed’s Dairy. For only $5 per per...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 3, 2019

South Boulevard Public Meeting

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Idaho Falls, ID – A public meeting regarding S. Boulevard will be held on Wednesday, June 5 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Maeck Education Center at the Idaho Falls Zoo. The format of the meeting will be an open house so that commun...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 2, 2019

Lindsay Boulevard Fire

Lindsay Boulevard Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On June 2, 2019 at approximately 11:45 a.m. the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Idaho Falls Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of Lindsay Boulevard for a report of an explosion inside of a single story brick buil...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 28, 2019

Grant Application Available for City of Idaho Falls Community Partnership Grant

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Idaho Falls, ID – The City of Idaho Falls is accepting applications for Community Partnership Grants beginning June 1 through June 30. 

Applications are administered by the Mayor’s office and are awarded to publicly supported and tax-exem...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 23, 2019

Idaho Falls Zoo Announces Summer Season and Birth of Bactrian Camel

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The Idaho Falls Zoo is proud to announce the newest addition to the zoo family with the birth of a baby Bactrain Camel on Saturday May 18.  Visitors to the zoo will also enjoy an extra hour every day to spend with the new arrival beginning Saturd...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Baggin’ & Braggin’ Cornhole Tournament

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Idaho Falls, ID: A desire to help first responders improve cardiac survival rates prompted two Idaho Falls restaurants to jump into action. Buffalo Wild Wings and MacKenzie River Pizza will host a Baggin’ & Braggin’ Cornhole Tournam...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Street Sweeping Schedule

Street Sweeping Schedule

Idaho Falls, ID – The Street Division will begin sweeping neighborhoods, arterial and collector streets on Monday, May 20. The streets have been divided into zones, similar to garbage collection, beginning with zone A.  

Each zo...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Road Closure of S. Holmes Avenue

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Idaho Falls, ID – Beginning on Friday, May 10, there will be a full road closure of S. Holmes Avenue from E. 49th South to E. 65th South to accommodate road construction associated with the Belmont Estates subdivision project. The antic...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Outdoor Fires in City of Idaho Falls Limits

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Idaho Falls, ID:  Outdoor fires are a common response for the Idaho Falls Fire Department during the spring and summer months. While recreational fires are permitted inside City of Idaho Falls limits when the below conditions and requirements are...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 8, 2019

W Broadway Sidewalk Improvement Project

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Idaho Falls, ID – On May 9 crews will begin working on the W Broadway Sidewalk Improvement project, from Memorial Drive to N Yellowstone Avenue.  The anticipated project duration is 45 days.

The project includes the replacement ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 25, 2019

Costco Plans Idaho Falls Location

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Idaho Falls, ID: Plans for an Idaho Falls Costco location were unveiled tonight as the retail giant received unanimous approval by the Idaho Falls City Council to build in the city as part of Idaho Falls’ Economic Development Incentive Program.

A...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 15, 2019

City of Idaho Falls to Replace Water Tower

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Idaho Falls, ID – Idaho Falls Public Works staff briefed the Idaho Falls City Council today on plans to replace the city’s aging water tower, currently located along the Snake River near Idaho Falls Power.  The tower ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Fire Chief Dave Hanneman Retires

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Idaho Falls, ID – Fire Chief Dave Hanneman recently announced that he will retire from the Idaho Falls Fire Department (IFFD) after 36 years in emergency services.

The city will hold a retirement ceremony held in his honor during a publi...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Pothole Repairs

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Idaho Falls, ID – Spring has sprung and so too have the potholes. As a result of the freezing and thawing temperatures and wet winter, the City of Idaho Falls Street Division has turned their attention from snow removal to pothole repai...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Intermittent Road Closures Scheduled for 9th Street

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Idaho Falls, ID – On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 3H Construction will begin construction on the 9th Street Bridge over the Moody Canal.  Barring unforeseen conditions, the anticipated completion time is 45 days.

The roadway from ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Mission: Save Lives

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Not one more life lost to carbon monoxide poisoning! Not one! Those are the words found on the cokills.org website. The website and corresponding No C.O. Foundation were established by an Idaho Falls firefighter and his family after the devastating loss o...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: January 7, 2019

City of Idaho Falls Now Offers Glass Recycling Services

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Idaho Falls, ID – Thanks to a partnership between the City of Idaho Falls and Momentum Recycling, community members in Idaho Falls now have the ability to recycle glass. The new 3-yard blue containers will be delivered on Tuesday, Jan. ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 2, 2018

Here's how to prepare your kids if there is ever an active shooter.

Idaho Falls Police Chief Bryce Johnson sat down with Rett Nelson of EastIdahoNews.com and gave an example of the concept of “Run. Hide. Fight.” 

Johnson explained, “I sat down with my daughter and talked specifically about school shooting...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Idaho Falls Police Chief announces four promotions, including the IFPD's first female Sergeant

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December 21, 2017

Idaho Falls Police Department Contact:

Holly CookPublic Information Officer605 N. Capital AveIdaho Falls, Idaho 83402Office: (208) 612-8655Cell: (208) 589-3091[email protected]Idaho Falls Police Chief announces...

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City of Idaho Falls News

News Flash

Posted on: April 23, 2019

PulsePoint Mobile App

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Get the App! Save a life! 

Application users who have indicated they are trained in CPR and willing to assist in an emergency can be notified if someone nearby is having a cardiac emergency and may require CPR. The free PulsePoint app is available...

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Fire Department Announcements
Posted on: March 27, 2019

Baggin' & Braggin' Cornhole Tournament

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Buffalo Wild Wings & MacKenzie River Pizza are raising funds to equip police vehicles with Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). Often times police officers are the first on scene when someone is experiencing a cardiac arrest. By having AEDs in al...

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Fire Department Announcements
Posted on: November 5, 2018

AlertSense® Public Safety Alerts

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AlertSense® Signup

Click the banner below to sign up for AlertSense® public safety alerts from the Idaho Falls/Bonneville County Emergency Communications Center. This is a free service for community members. You can also click on the icons ...

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Fire Department Announcements

News Flash

Posted on: June 2, 2019

Lindsay Boulevard Fire

Lindsay Boulevard Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On June 2, 2019 at approximately 11:45 a.m. the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Idaho Falls Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of Lindsay Boulevard for a report of an explosion inside of a single story brick buil...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Baggin’ & Braggin’ Cornhole Tournament

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Idaho Falls, ID: A desire to help first responders improve cardiac survival rates prompted two Idaho Falls restaurants to jump into action. Buffalo Wild Wings and MacKenzie River Pizza will host a Baggin’ & Braggin’ Cornhole Tournam...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Outdoor Fires in City of Idaho Falls Limits

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Idaho Falls, ID:  Outdoor fires are a common response for the Idaho Falls Fire Department during the spring and summer months. While recreational fires are permitted inside City of Idaho Falls limits when the below conditions and requirements are...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 1, 2019

Controlled Burn Gets out of Control

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At approximately 8:00 p.m. on April 1, 2019 the Idaho Falls Fire Department responded to a field fire just north of Sage Lakes Golf Course on E. Parri Drive. The fire began as a controlled burn. Winds shifted during the burn resulting in structures catchi...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Fire Chief Dave Hanneman Retires

Chief Dave Hanneman

Idaho Falls, ID – Fire Chief Dave Hanneman recently announced that he will retire from the Idaho Falls Fire Department (IFFD) after 36 years in emergency services.

The city will hold a retirement ceremony held in his honor during a public receptio...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: February 22, 2019

No Injuries Following Early Morning Fire

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On February 22, 2019 at 5:41 AM the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to the 7000 block of N 5th W for a report of a structure fire.

The fire was upgraded to a second alarm fire. Four engines, four ambulances, two water tenders and a battalion chi...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Mission: Save Lives

smoke alarm install

"Not one more life lost to carbon monoxide poisoning! Not one!" Those are the words found on the cokills.org website. The website and corresponding No C.O. Foundation were established by an Idaho Falls firefighter and his family after the devast...

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Fire Department News

News Flash

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News Flash

Posted on: June 12, 2019

Idaho Falls Zoo Opens Habitat; Invites Dads to Chillin’ with Reed’s Dairy

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What better way to celebrate summer than with all-you-can-eat ice cream? 

On Saturday, June 15 from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. the Tautphaus Park Zoological Society will host Chillin’ at the Zoo with Reed’s Dairy. For only $5 per person on top of your z...

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Idaho Falls Zoo

News Flash

Posted on: June 13, 2019

Fall Softball July 24

Fall softball registration is right around the corner, deadline will be July 24 with games starting the week of Aug. 12. This is for men's league and co-ed recreation league. We have online registration available

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Acoustics on the Riverwalk June 13

Acoustics on the Riverwalk is an informal jam session that will connect you with hobbyist that share a love for playing. Whether you have played for 6 months or 60 years we welcome all who love to play. Electricity will NOT be available.

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Free Fishing Every Monday Night June 3rd

Starting June 3rd it's FREE Fishing at Ryder Park. Idaho Fish & Game will be onsite with poles, worms, and a warm welcome. No fishing license required while participating in this program, during the event hours

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Junior Golf - Registraion & Etiquette Classes begin May 18

IFJGA allows kids ages 17 & under the opportunity to play the Short Course @ Sand Creek all season long & the three (3) championship sized courses three (3) times each on scheduled junior days. Kids MUST ATTEND a Junior Etiquette Class.

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: June 5, 2019

IFPD To Host Community Presentation on Plans for Future

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What is community-oriented policing? How are we growing and becoming better? What are we doing to keep up with changing crime and public safety needs? What are our plans for the future?
Come to a presentation tomorrow for answers to questions like these.

The Idaho Falls Police Department would like to invite members of the public to a presentation tomorrow night on the department’s Five Year Strategic Plan. The plan includes goals and focus areas for the future including a police facility, impro...

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Police Department News
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Baggin’ & Braggin’ Cornhole Tournament

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A desire to help first responders improve cardiac survival rates prompted two local restaurants to jump into action.

Idaho Falls, ID: A desire to help first responders improve cardiac survival rates prompted two Idaho Falls restaurants to jump into action. Buffalo Wild Wings and MacKenzie River Pizza will host a Baggin’ & Braggin’ Cornhole Tournam...

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Police Department News
Posted on: August 28, 2018

3 ways you can stay safe and informed in Idaho Falls using apps

An increasing number of people are using applications and social media to receive emergency information and urgent alerts. 

The Idaho Falls Police Department wants the local community to know how they can get this emergency information from a reli...

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Police Department News
Posted on: July 12, 2018

“Spirit Ride” coming to Idaho Falls Friday to raise awareness of “move over” laws

Local businessman Wyatt Pickering received a call late Thursday afternoon asking whether he and his company could help with the American Towman Spirit Ride. Even though it was only a few hours away, Pickering answered without hesitation, “Absolutely.”

What's The Spirit Ride?  (From atspiritride.com)  Many are calling the Spirit Ride America's Traveling Memorial Day for First Responders. Founded by American Towman Magazine and B/A Products, the Ride's mission is to pr...

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 27, 2018

Four of IFPD's longest serving officers set to retire

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Three of the them signed off for the final time on Wednesday, June 27th.

Officer Mark Goodman, Officer Lynn Billman and Sergeant Pat McKenna said “goodbye” to their teammates and “hello” to retirement. 

All three long-time veterans of the Idaho Falls Police Department gave their ...

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 27, 2018

Idaho Falls Police arrested suspect of bank robbery within 11 hours thanks to community policing

Craig Blankenship, 36, was arrested on a Felony charge of Robbery after he allegedly robbed the Bank of Commerce on W. Broadway around 9:30 on Tuesday morning.

Thanks to the teamwork of the bank and other local businesses, the police department, community ...

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Police Department News
Posted on: March 2, 2018

Here's how to prepare your kids if there is ever an active shooter

Idaho Falls Police Chief Bryce Johnson sat down with Rett Nelson of EastIdahoNews.com and gave an example of the concept of “Run. Hide. Fight.” 

Johnson explained, “I sat down with my daughter and talked spec...

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Police Department News
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Idaho Falls Police Chief announces four promotions, including the IFPD's first female Sergeant

Idaho Falls Police Chief Bryce Johnson announced the promotion of one new Lieutenant and three new Sergeants.

Idaho Falls Police Chief Bryce Johnson announced the promotions of one Lieutenant and three Sergeants.

  • Sergeant Scott Killian will be promoted to Lieutenant and will be transferred from detectives to patrol.
  • Detective Jessica Marley will be promoted to Serg...
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Police Department News

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News Flash

Posted on: April 9, 2018

Bank of Idaho

Bank of Idaho Zoo Sponsors
Posted on: April 9, 2018

CandleWood

Candlewood Suites Zoo Sponsors
Posted on: April 9, 2018

OroWheat

Oroweat Zoo Sponsors