News Flash

Posted on: April 23, 2018

Surfer Swim Team Camp

For more information, check out the Surfer Swim Team page.

Additional Info... Aquatic Center
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Jr Lifeguard Class

Participants will become familiar with first aid and CPR techniques, while improving their health and fitness.  

For more information check out the webpage. Aquatic Center

News Flash

Posted on: June 18, 2018

6/22/18 Movies in the Park Location Change

FERRIS BUELLER

The location for the June 22, 2018 showing of Movies in the Park this week has been changed.  This week's movie will be held on the same date and time as was previously advertised but will be shown at Melaleuca Field.  ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Celebrate Father's Day at the Idaho Falls Zoo!

Zebra Foal_Idaho Falls Zoo

Dads, bring the kids to the zoo and see the future education center site this weekend! In honor of Father’s Day, on both Saturday and Sunday all men are admitted to the zoo free of charge with a paid child admission.   

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 18, 2018

Old Reinhart Pool To Be Filled In

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Idaho Falls - The City of Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Department will be conducting renovations at the Reinhart Park, located at 1055 Washburn, that will include the removal of the old pool and taking out the adjacent small office and locker...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 15, 2018

E. Anderson Street Water Line Replacement

Road Work - Spring_Summer

TMC Contractors will begin replacing a water line on Monday, June 18 on E. Anderson Street, between N. Holmes Avenue and the intersection of Northgate Mile/N. Yellowstone Avenue/US Hwy 20.  Lane closures will be minimal. The anticipated completio...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 13, 2018

17th Street Construction Project – Holmes to Woodruff

Road Work - Spring_Summer

Idaho Falls, ID – Construction on 17th Street – Holmes Avenue to Woodruff Avenue – will begin on Monday, June 18.  Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction.  All local businesses in the...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Director Named to National Board

Greg A. Weitzel Photo 6-10-18

Idaho Falls, ID – City of Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Director Greg A. Weitzel has been named as a member of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Board of Directors.  His election carries a three-year term s...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Consider Your Curb Appeal

Curb and Gutter Program

Idaho Falls, ID – The City of Idaho Falls has an annual spring Curb and Gutter Program to help property owners fix broken cement outside of their homes. While spring cleaning, remember to care for your curb and gutter with help from the City.

Whe...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 29, 2018

Emergency Alert System Testing, May 30

Emergency Alert System Logo

Idaho Falls, ID – Bonneville County Emergency Management will be conducting a test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) sirens throughout Idaho Falls and Ammon on Wed., May 30, 2018, at noon.  The sirens will sound for approximat...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Idaho Falls Hires New Airport Director

Rick Cloutier

Idaho Falls - Mayor Rebecca Casper and the City of Idaho Falls are pleased to announce the appointment of Rick Cloutier to fill the position of Airport Director at the Idaho Falls Regional Airport.  The hiring was approved by the city council thi...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Idaho Falls Now Accepting Community Partnership Grant Applications

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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. 

Those interested in applying for a grant may obtain an application by visiting the homepage ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Endangered Golden Lion Tamarins Find Home at Idaho Falls Zoo

Golden Lion Tamarins

The first pair of golden lion tamarins ever to live at the Idaho Falls Zoo will make their debut at the zoo on Friday, May 25. 

Also known as the golden lion marmoset, it is the largest species of tamarin (a small monkey) weighing a little over on...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 19, 2018

One Injured in Early Morning RV Park Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On May 19, 2018 at 4:28 AM, the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to the Snake River RV Park, located at 1440 Lindsay Boulevard for a report of a structure.

Two RV park occupants called the joint City/County dispatch wit...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 15, 2018

UPDATED Construction Notice – Snake River Landing Paver Crossing Replacements

Road Work - Spring_Summer

UPDATE – The access into Snake River Landing from Pancheri Drive has been limited to Utah Avenue only due to increased hazards associated with construction in that area.  There will be no access into the area from Milligan Road...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Idaho Falls Fire Department Launches New PulsePoint App Aimed at Improving Cardiac Arrest Survival

PulsePoint App Announcement, Fire Chief Dave Hanneman

Idaho Falls, ID:  The Idaho Falls Fire Department is pleased to announce the launch of PulsePoint, a Smartphone app designed to support public safety agencies working to improve cardiac arrest survival rates.

Application users who have indicated t...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 6, 2018

Mobile Home Fire on S. Yellowstone Hwy

IFFD, S. Yellowstone Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On May 6, 2018 at 4:30 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to 3570 S. Yellowstone Hwy for a report of a structure fire.

Upon arrival, firefighters found a mobile home fully engulfed in smoke.  Firefighte...

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

Public Notice – 12th Street Bridge Reconstruction

Vicinity Map - 12th Street Bridge

Idaho Falls, ID – The City of Idaho Falls recently received funding from the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) to rebuild a 56-year-old bridge in Idaho Falls. Public input regarding the project is encouraged.

The 12th Street Bridge t...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 27, 2018

City Leaders Invite the Public to Take a Closer Look at the Budget & Future Projects

Budget-Watch-2018

With budget season quickly approaching, Idaho Falls Mayor Rebecca Casper and City Council members invite the public to attend the Budget Watch Open House on Tuesday, May 1, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Idaho Falls Library, 457 W. Broadway.

There will n...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 27, 2018

Clean & Green Citywide Cleanup Begins May 4

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Clean & Green Citywide Cleanup is the perfect opportunity for residents to dispose of unwanted items. This year’s Clean & Green will begin on Friday, May 4 and end on Monday, May 14.  

From old couches to piles of branches, resid...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 25, 2018

Elva to Holmes and North Tourist Park Pedestrian Pathway

Road Work - Spring_Summer

Idaho Falls, ID – By the end of June, community members will be able to enjoy a new pedestrian pathway along N Holmes Avenue and N Yellowstone Highway.

TMC Contractors, Inc. began construction on the Elva Street to Holmes Avenue and North Tourist...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 20, 2018

Wheatfield Lane Fire

Wheatfield Lane Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On April 20, 2018 at 7:55 AM, the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to 886 Wheatfield Lane for a report of a structure fire.

Two engines, one ladder truck, three ambulances and a battalion chief responded. Firefighters a...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Open Outdoor Recreational Fires

IFFD Graphic

Idaho Falls, ID:  Outdoor fires from bonfires, burn barrels, and irrigation/weed control are common calls for the Idaho Falls Fire Department during this time of year. The IFFD offers the following information to ensure the safety of community me...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Elm Street & South Boulevard Project

Road Work - Spring_Summer

Idaho Falls, ID – On Thursday, April 12, Knife River will begin work on the Elm Street and South Boulevard intersection. Storm pipe will be installed which will require some rock excavation and blasting.

Periodic 15-minute delays should be expect...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 6, 2018

Community Invited to Historic Groundbreaking for City’s Newest Park

Heritage Park Rendering_Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls, ID – The City of Idaho Falls and generous partners invite the community to a very exciting and historic groundbreaking ceremony for the city’s newest park – Heritage Park.

The ceremony will be held Thursd...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Temporary Road Closure – N. Freeman Avenue

N Freeman Ave Temporary Closure

Idaho Falls, ID – TMC Contractors, Inc. has started construction on the Elva Street to N. Holmes Avenue and North Tourist Park Pedestrian Pathway project.

The project requires a temporary road closure on N. Freeman Avenue between E. Elva Street a...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Section of Rogers Street Closes to Allow for Zoo Expansion

Rogers Street Vacation

Idaho Falls, ID – In preparation for the expansion and development of the Idaho Falls Zoo this spring, the City of Idaho Falls has vacated a portion of Rogers Street as a public access road.

Rogers Street is the access road that runs alo...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Sid has a Sister!

Sahra_Shannon_March 2018

Idaho Falls, ID – Idaho Falls Zoo is thrilled to announce the birth of Sahra, a female Mueller’s grey gibbon. Sahra (pronounced Saw-Ra) was born on January 23 and is the second baby for mother Shannon and father Sterling.

On Ap...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 27, 2018

City Expands Communications Team; Hires Public Information Officer

Idaho Falls, ID – The City of Idaho Falls is pleased to announce that Bud Cranor has accepted a position as the city’s Public Information Officer. Cranor’s official start date is March 29.

Cranor replaces the City PIO...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 23, 2018

“Stop the Bleed” Collaboration with Idaho Falls Fire Department & EIRMC

Offering Life-Saving Trainings for Civilians

Idaho Falls, ID: Providing and maintaining a safe environment for community members is always of utmost importance for first responders and healthcare professionals. Tragic accidents like the recent bri...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 21, 2018

Zoo Staff Saddened by Passing of Elderly African Lion

Idaho Falls, ID – Officials from the Idaho Falls Zoo are saddened to report that due to complications with age-related health issues, Dahoma – the 14-year-old male African lion – was  euthanized yesterday.

"Although we’ve known for s...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Public Notice: Idaho Falls Redevelopment Agency Annual Report

Idaho Falls, ID – The Idaho Falls Redevelopment Agency will present their annual report for discussion and approval at its regular monthly meeting at noon on March 15.  As with all of the agency’s meetings, the public...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Get Ready for Idaho Falls Zoo’s 2018 Season, Volunteers Needed

Idaho Falls Zoo is excited to announce that, weather dependent, Saturday, April 7 will be the opening day for the 2018 season! In preparation for another exciting season, we need the community’s help to tidy up the zoo grounds.

On Saturday, March...

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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: February 27, 2018

Police Officers Assist Woman from House Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On February 27, 2018 at approximately 2:30 a.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to a home on the 400 block of 12th Street for a report of a structure fire with occupants inside.

When firefighters arrived on scene,...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: February 26, 2018

Public Meeting - Revitalizing South Downtown Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls, ID – The City of Idaho Falls, in partnership with Idaho Smart Growth and the Greater Idaho Falls Association of Realtors, is seeking public input on a visioning effort for the revitalization of south downtown Idaho Falls.

Me...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: February 20, 2018

Aging Big Cats at the Idaho Falls Zoo Present Interesting Care Challenge

Idaho Falls, ID –Caring for nearly 300 animals on a daily basis is quite the labor of love for the staff and volunteers at the Idaho Falls Zoo. The adult large cats that consider the zoo their home are all considered elderly, under some...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: February 16, 2018

IDA to Close Commercial Runway in September for Rehabilitation Project

Idaho Falls, ID – The Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) will temporarily close its commercial service Runway 2/20 for rehabilitation in September and encourages customers to plan their travel accordingly. 

Runway 2/20 will clos...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: February 5, 2018

City unveils series of economic development videos inspired by community members

Idaho Falls, ID – “Idaho Falls is a city of leaders. We lead the way when it comes to innovation. We lead the way when it comes to civic involvement. We lead the way when it comes to all the things that make a community special,” stated Idaho Falls Mayor ...

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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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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: May 9, 2018

PulsePoint App - Improving Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates

PulsePoint Launch, Idaho Falls Fire Department

The Idaho Falls Fire Department is pleased to announce the launch of PulsePoint, a Smartphone app designed to support public safety agencies working to improve cardiac arrest survival rates. 

Application users who have indicated they are trained i...

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Fire Department Announcements
Posted on: March 23, 2018

“Stop the Bleed” Collaboration with Idaho Falls Fire Department & EIRMC

Stop The Bleed

Offering Life-Saving Trainings for Civilians

Idaho Falls, ID: Providing and maintaining a safe environment for community members is always of utmost importance for first responders and healthcare professionals. Tragic accidents like the recent bri...

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Fire Department Announcements
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Idaho Falls Fire Department Hosts Annual Awards Ceremony, Recognizes EMS and Firefighter of the Year

Extreme Blue Thunder Air Show, Idaho Falls Fire Department

Idaho Falls, ID:  The Idaho Falls Fire Department has had a very successful year! Join us Wednesday, Feb. 7 at the IFFD Annual Awards Ceremony at the Colonial Theater, located at 450 “A” Street in Idaho Falls.  The depa...

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Fire Department Announcements
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Improved Property Insurance Rating – ISO Class 2

Fire Hydrant (400x300)

Idaho Falls, ID – Recently, Idaho Falls was upgraded from an Idaho Surveying & Rating Bureau (ISRB) property insurance rating of Class 3 to a Class 2. This improved rating translates into risk reduction for property owners in Idaho Falls.

ISRB is an in...

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Fire Department Announcements

News Flash

Posted on: May 29, 2018

Emergency Alert System Testing Tomorrow

Emergency Alert System Logo

Idaho Falls, ID – Bonneville County Emergency Management will be conducting a test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) sirens throughout Idaho Falls and Ammon on Wed., May 30, 2018, at noon.  The sirens will sound for approximat...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: May 19, 2018

One Injured in Early Morning RV Park Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On May 19, 2018 at 4:28 AM, the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to the Snake River RV Park, located at 1440 Lindsay Boulevard for a report of a structure.

Two RV park occupants called the joint City/County dispatch wit...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Idaho Falls Fire Department Launches New PulsePoint App Aimed at Improving Cardiac Arrest Survival

PulsePoint App Announcement, Fire Chief Dave Hanneman

Idaho Falls, ID:  The Idaho Falls Fire Department is pleased to announce the launch of PulsePoint, a Smartphone app designed to support public safety agencies working to improve cardiac arrest survival rates.

Application users who have indicated t...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: May 6, 2018

Mobile Home Fire on S. Yellowstone Hwy

IFFD, S. Yellowstone Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On May 6, 2018 at 4:30 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to 3570 S. Yellowstone Hwy for a report of a structure fire.

Upon arrival, firefighters found a mobile home fully engulfed in smoke.  Firefighte...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 20, 2018

Wheatfield Lane Fire

Wheatfield Lane Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On April 20, 2018 at 7:55 AM, the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to 886 Wheatfield Lane for a report of a structure fire.

Two engines, one ladder truck, three ambulances and a battalion chief responded. Firefighters a...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Open Outdoor Recreational Fires

IFFD Graphic

Idaho Falls, ID:  Outdoor fires from bonfires, burn barrels, and irrigation/weed control are common calls for the Idaho Falls Fire Department during this time of year. The IFFD offers the following information to ensure the safety of community me...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: March 23, 2018

“Stop the Bleed” Collaboration with Idaho Falls Fire Department & EIRMC

Offering Life-Saving Trainings for Civilians

Idaho Falls, ID: Providing and maintaining a safe environment for community members is always of utmost importance for first responders and healthcare professionals. Tragic accidents like the recent bri...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: February 27, 2018

Police Officers Assist Woman from House Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On February 27, 2018 at approximately 2:30 a.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to a home on the 400 block of 12th Street for a report of a structure fire with occupants inside.

When firefighters arrived on scene,...

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Fire Department News

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: May 21, 2018

Idaho Falls Zoo Welcomes New Primate Species

GLT for web

The first pair of golden lion tamarins ever to live at the Idaho Falls Zoo will make their debut at the zoo on Friday, May 25. 

Also known as the golden lion marmoset, it is the largest species of tamarin (a small monkey) weighing a little over on...

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Idaho Falls Zoo
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Sid has a Sister!

Sahra_Shannon_March 2018

Idaho Falls, ID – Idaho Falls Zoo is thrilled to announce the birth of Sahra, a female Mueller’s grey gibbon. Sahra (pronounced Saw-Ra) was born on January 23 and is the second baby for mother Shannon and father Sterling.

On April 30, 2017, Shanno...

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Idaho Falls Zoo
Posted on: May 7, 2018

Idaho Falls Zoo Loses Terminally Ill Snow Leopard

Ketu snow leopard

Idaho Falls - On Tuesday, Ketu, the Idaho Falls Zoo’s male snow leopard, lost his battle with acute kidney failure.“Ketu was a really amazing cat and actually fairly social, which is quite unique for a snow leopard,”...

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Idaho Falls Zoo

News Flash

Posted on: June 18, 2018

Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park has been moved to Melaleuca Field, Friday June 22nd, 2018 . We will be showing Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Yoga in the Park

Classes are held near Shelter #2 on Latah Ave. They begin July 9th at 8:30 am -9:30 am on Monday mornings.  The evening class will be held on Wednesdays from 5:30 pm- 6:30 pm.  The cost for the class is $25.00 , pre-registration is avail...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Cornhole Leagues

Teams will play one night per week for 2 weeks.  Each team will play all the other teams in the league once within the two week sessions.  Teams will play 3 or 4 matches per night, matches consist of the best of 5 games to 15 points. &am...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Energy Exploration Camp

Pre-registration is required for this camp, you can register on line, over the phone or just stop by the Recreation Center at 520 Memorial Dr.  this camp will be held July 17-19, from 1-4 pm at the Tautphaus Park Ice Arena.  The cost is ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Tennis Lessons

Space is limited, so get your kids signed up now for Tennis.   We have an exciting summer planned.  Come join us and learn a forehand, backhand, overhead smash and some awesome serves.   We are offer 7 sessions at both Tautphaus...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Monday Night Fishing

Idaho Fish and Game will be onsite with pole, worms and a warm welcome sending you to the banks to enjoy a fishing experience.  No fishing license required while participating in the program, during event hours.  Held every Monday night ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Movies in The Park

Shown at Freeman Park Bandshell, these movies are free for the family to enjoy on a Friday night.  We have games and activities that start approximately 2 hours prior to dusk. Look here for a full list of the 2018 movies.

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Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: June 6, 2018

Man stabbed at Garfield Apartments on Tuesday

Police have arrested one man on the charge of aggravated battery.

On Tuesday at 10:20 AM, Idaho Falls Public Safety received a report that a man had been stabbed on the 500 block of North Fanning Avenue. Idaho Falls Police and the Idaho Falls Fire Department immediately responded to the scene, where they found one adult...

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Woman found in river identified

The woman whose body was recovered from the Snake River on May 30th by the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office has been identified as Kayla Davis.

While the forensic examination is not yet complete and the investigation is ongoing, the woman has been identified by dental records.

A Forensic Odontologist examined the body of the woman recovered from the river, reviewed the dental records of Kayla Davi...

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Police Department News
Posted on: May 30, 2018

IFPD working to identify person recovered from Snake River

At 9:08 AM on Wednesday, Idaho Falls Public Safety Dispatch received a report of a body floating in the Snake River near the south end of South Tourist Park.  Bonneville Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded immediately with a boat and jet skis. De...

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Police Department News
Posted on: May 21, 2018

This is the woman who may have fallen in the river

On May 9 at 11:40 PM, Idaho Falls Public Safety Dispatch received a report that a woman allegedly fell into the river. Tonight will mark the 12th day since the report was received.

A man reported the woman slipped on some driftwood and fell in the water on the south side of the Broadway Bridge near the Marriott Hotel. Idaho Falls Police and Idaho Falls Fire Departments responded immediately and began searching the area, as did the B...

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Police Department News
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Police arrest man on felony warrant after he attempted to flee, hopped on roof, jumped over fence

Adam Wise, 33, of Idaho Falls was taken into custody after officers deployed a Taser to stop him from attempting to flee.

Idaho Falls, ID – Idaho Falls Police continued their efforts to serve outstanding warrants today, May 17th. This afternoon, on the 600 block of Water Avenue, officers arrived to serve a warrant on 33 year old Adam Wise. The felony warrant was is...

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Police Department News
Posted on: May 17, 2018

IFPD arrests 23 wanted criminals in one week

Police are cracking down on those with pending warrants stemming from serious charges, such as battery, drug trafficking, grand theft and more.

Idaho Falls Police mobilized and served 23 warrants in a 7-day period. The majority of those warrants, 13 of them, were served on May 8th

Of the people arrested, 12 of the 23 had outstanding felony warrants. 

Three of the arrests also yi...

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Police Department News
Posted on: May 10, 2018

UPDATE: BCSO searching, IFPD investigating report of woman falling in river

Joint-agency update: The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office continues dive team search, IFPD deploys first test flight of UAS pilot program to search using drone.

Idaho Falls, ID – This morning at 8:00 AM, the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team resumed the search for a 23 year old female whom allegedly fell into the river last night around 11:40 PM. 

According to Serge...

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Police Department News
Posted on: April 24, 2018

IFPD arrests Idaho Falls man on 5 charges including felony possession of methamphetamine

At 9:55 AM on Tuesday, Idaho Falls police responded to a domestic disturbance call on the 2000 block of Monticello Drive. Police were informed that 43 year old Erik Bastar of Idaho Falls left the residence in a truck. Officers successfully stopped the tru...

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Police Department News
Posted on: March 5, 2018

Police ask for public’s help to gain information and keep an eye out for stolen property

The First Evangelical Lutheran Church located at the corner of Sunnyside Rd & Rollandet Ave was vandalized and approximately $10,000-$12,000 worth of property was stolen. Police are asking for your help to solve the crime.

On Sunday, March 4th at approximately 8:30 AM, Idaho Falls Police were called to the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, investigate a serious case of vandalism and grand theft. The incident is presumed to have occurred sometime late Saturday or early Sund...

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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: March 2, 2018

Local political activist in her 80s comes forward, puts end to panic over postcard

The high tension in the community was made worse by social media rumors swirling Wed & Thurs. The "mail piece mayhem" serves as an example of how incorrect information can have a significant negative impact if accuracy is not verified before it is spread.

Updated 3/2/2018, 6:15 PM: A previous version of this article included an incorrect statement that “the Bonneville County Prosecutor's office would make the final decision about whether criminal charges would be filed.”&nb...

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Police Department News
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Stray animal "drop boxes" at the Idaho Falls Animal Shelter are closing to the public

Due to a high number of abandoned animals, the shelter’s stray animal drop boxes will no longer be open to the public as of Monday, February 12, 2018.

A significant increase in the number of animals being left in the Idaho Falls Animal Shelter’s stray animal “drop boxes” has led to the decision to close them to the general public.

As an attempt to treat stray animals and hel...

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Police Department News
Posted on: February 2, 2018

How to recognize and avoid being a victim of phone scams

How to avoid scams

If a scammer calls you, here's what to do:

Idaho Falls, ID – Idaho Falls Police continue see a number of people in our area falling victim to fraud and scams. Many are convinced to send money to scammers promptly to avoid a negative consequence.

The most common scams Idaho Falls Police an...

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Police Department News
Posted on: January 29, 2018

Four arrested in SWAT drug bust on Sunday

Police took 22.4 grams of methamphetamine into evidence, along with a small amount of marijuana, paraphernalia and other narcotics which are unidentified and undergoing testing.

Over the weekend, Idaho Falls police made four drug related arrests, including one felony charge for possession of a controlled substance. Police gained information which allowed them to obtain a search warrant for a home near 21st Street and South Boulev...

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Police Department News
Posted on: January 4, 2018

Updated: Police looking for MIGUEL RENOVATO who fled from car crash Thursday in Stonebrook

MIGUEL A RENOVATO

Updated January 5, 2018, 7:45 PM: Police are looking for 36 year old MIGUEL RENOVATO, who fled the scene of an accident Thursday evening. Renovato has an active warrant out of Colorado for a parole violation. Drug paraphernalia was found in his vehicle.

Idaho Falls, ID – At approximately 4:45 PM on January 4th, Idaho Falls Police responded to a call about a disturbance. Officers located the woman near the intersection of E 21st Street and S Boulevard, who was driving a red Mitsubishi Eclipse. T...

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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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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...

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Police Department News
Posted on: December 14, 2017

Idaho Falls Police Department Hires New Public Information Officer

Holly Cook has joined the Idaho Falls Police Department as the Public Relations and Public Information Officer.

Idaho Falls, ID – Holly Cook has joined the Idaho Falls Police Department as the Public Relations and Public Information Officer.  The primary focus of the position is to create an open environment for the flow of information and ideas between th...

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Police Department News

News Flash

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