News Flash

Posted on: October 12, 2018

Jr Lifeguard Class

Designed to train boys and girls ages 13-15 in lifesaving water skills.  

More information about Jr Lifeguard Class Aquatic Center
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Dive in Movie

For more information, see our website at www.idahofallsidaho.gov/665/Dive-In-Movie


Aquatic Center
Posted on: October 13, 2018

Yearly Maintenance Closure

The Aquatic Center will be closed for yearly maintenance November 1-18 and will reopen Monday, November 19th with holiday hours.

Public Swim 1-3:30pm and 6-8pm, Lap Swim 5:30am-3:30pm and 8-9pm.  Aquatic Fitness classes will resume on Monday the 1...

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Aquatic Center
Posted on: September 27, 2018

Jr High Swim Team Registration

The Jr. High Swim Team Program is a competitive swim program for swimmers in the 5th - 9th grades. Swimmers compete on teams that correspond to their junior high or middle school boundaries. Participants must be able to swim 25 yards in both freestyle and...

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Register Online Aquatic Center
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Get Fit Together

Registration is open and the entry fee is only $5.  Win weekly challenges and prizes in addition to qualifying for a grand prize.

Online registration at www.idahofallsidaho.gov/1289/Get-Fit-Together 

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Aquatic Center

News Flash

Posted on: October 19, 2018

Idaho Falls Residential Fiber Pilot Program Gets Underway With Public Meeting

Bear at Fiber Trailer

Idaho Falls, ID – The Idaho Falls Residential Fiber Pilot Program is set to begin with a public meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 23 at 6 p.m. at Taylorview Junior High School.

Residents whose neighborhoods have been selected to participate ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Idaho Falls Employees Part of Team Headed to Help Hurricane Recovery in Florida

AIHMT Team

City of Idaho Falls employees are part of a state team of emergency responders and others deployed to Florida to help provide relief assistance in the hurricane-ravaged state.  The team was deployed today and will be in Florida helping with recov...

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

Boo at the Zoo is Next Week!

Boo at the Zoo 018

Boo at the Zoo at the Idaho Falls Zoo is set for October 25, 26, and 27. Hosted by Tautphaus Park Zoological Society (TPZS), Boo at the Zoo is one of Idaho Falls’ largest fundraising events and showcases an amazing array of lights and lighted di...

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

Asphalt Surface Improvements

Road Work Ahead

Idaho Falls, ID – On Wednesday morning, October 17th, DePatco Inc. will begin grinding the uneven surfaces along some of the newly improved asphalt roadways in Idaho Falls. Traffic may be impeded or slowed during this time. Please use c...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Idaho Falls Receives 2018 Outstanding Plan Award from Idaho APA , Ammon Receives Honorable Mention

APA Award

Idaho Falls, ID – Two east Idaho cities, Idaho Falls and Ammon, received top honors for their planning efforts Wednesday night by the Idaho Chapter of the American Planning Association in Boise. 

The City of Idaho Falls received the 2018 Outstandi...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 9, 2018

Smartscape Median Design Saves City of Idaho Falls Water, Maintenance Costs

Smartscape

Idaho Falls, ID - The City of Idaho Falls recently completed its latest effort in water conservation and beautification of a city streetscape with the newly redesigned smartscape design of the media area at the train bridge on Yellowstone Highway.

Smartsca...

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

Fire Prevention Week: “Look. Listen. Learn;" IFFD Hosts Block Party

Fire Prevention Block Party 2018

Idaho Falls, ID: Today’s home fires burn faster than ever. In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Knowing how to use that time wisely takes planning and practice...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 4, 2018

Crosswalk Beacon Activated at S Boulevard & 15th Street

Hawk Pedestrian Beacon

Idaho Falls, ID – Idaho Falls Power will activate the HAWK (High-intensity Activated crossWalK Beacon) on S Boulevard and 15th Street the afternoon of Thursday, October 4, 2018.  The push button-activated traffic signal will pr...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 1, 2018

2018 Leaf Collection Schedule

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The City of Idaho Falls leaf collection schedule will begin on Monday, October 15, 2018.

Find out when the Street Division will be in your neighborhood by visiting the homepage of the city’s website, clicking here or by calling the Street Divisio...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 28, 2018

Idaho Falls Power Set to Begin Residential Fiber Pilot Program

IF Fiber logo with fiber cable

Idaho Falls, ID –The City of Idaho Falls City Council passed a resolution Thursday night authorizing Idaho Falls Power to begin a pilot program to examine the costs associated with providing high-speed fiber optic access to Idaho Falls residents.

“Essentia...

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

Idaho Falls City Council Seeks Input on Proposed Distracted Driving Ordinance

No distracted driving

Idaho Falls, ID – The City of Idaho Falls is considering language for an ordinance to prevent distracted driving in the city.

In the September 24, 2018 City Council Work Session, Councilman Jim Freeman introduced the proposal for an ordinance tha...

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

Roadway Improvements Accommodate Future Growth

Connecting Our Community Plan Cover Image

Idaho Falls, ID – The current resurfacing and re-striping project on S Boulevard, from Sunnyside Road to Northgate Mile, is just one example of improvements the City is making to accommodate long-term plans, safety, future growth and co...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Temporary Road Closure, 8th and 9th Street (Updated Timeline)

8th and 9th Street Closure

Idaho Falls, ID – Beginning tomorrow, September 13th, 3H Construction will temporarily close 8th and 9th Street from S Holmes Avenue to S Higbee Avenue for the replacement of water lines. This project was originally scheduled to start A...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 31, 2018

Temporary Lane Closure on Channing Way

Channing Way Lane Closure

Corrected Notice: The lane closure will begin on Tuesday, September 4 rather than September 2, as stated below.

Idaho Falls, ID – On Tuesday, September 2, TMC Contractors Inc. will temporarily close the right lane of traffic on Channing ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 31, 2018

Hoopes Avenue Duplex Fire

Hoopes Avenue Duplex Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On August 30, 2018 at approximately 10:45 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to Hoopes Avenue near the intersection of Hoopes Avenue and 12th Street for a report of a structure fire.

Upon arrival to a single sto...

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

Bicycle Route Improvements Provide Greater Connectivity

Bicycling Teens

Idaho Falls, ID – In keeping with the recommendation of the bicycle and pedestrian plan Connecting Our Community, the City of Idaho Falls is in the process of adding pavement markings and signs to establish bicycle routes along 5th and ...

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

Temporary Closure of 8th & 9th Street for Water Line Replacement

Idaho Falls, ID – Beginning Monday, August 13, 3H Construction will temporarily close 8th and 9th Street from S Holmes Avenue to S Higbee Avenue for the replacement of water lines.

This project requires closure of the roads on this city ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Young Man Rescued, Trapped Under Vehicle for Several Days

Young Man Rescued

JOINT PRESS RELEASE

Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office

Idaho Falls Fire Department

Idaho Falls, ID: On August 6, 2018 at 7:45 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the are...

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

ITD Asphalt Overlay Project – Highway 26/Yellowstone Avenue

From early August through October, Depatco, Inc. will be working for the Idaho Transportation Department applying an asphalt overlay on US Highway 26 from E Iona Road to W 65th S.

Highway 26 is, in part, also Highway 91. The corridor is commonly referred t...

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

Storm Drain Work on S Boulevard Begins Wednesday (July 25)

Road Work - Spring_Summer

Idaho Falls, ID – On Wednesday, July 25, 2018, HK Contractors, Inc. will begin construction on the S Boulevard storm drain improvements. The storm drain work is part of the major improvements currently underway on S Boulevard.

ADDITIONAL...

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

Extensive Construction on S Boulevard this Summer

Elm_Boulevard Roundabout

Idaho Falls, ID – The City of Idaho Falls has a busy schedule for construction activities on S Boulevard this summer. Four separate projects are planned over the next couple of months. These include the Elm St/S Boulevard roundabout and...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 12, 2018

25th Street Improvement Project

Road Work - Spring_Summer

Idaho Falls, ID – On Monday, July 16, TMC Contractors will begin construction on 25th Street in Idaho Falls. Traffic will be diverted to one side of the center island between Bengal Avenue and St. Clair Road.

Parking will be prohibited o...

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

Idaho Falls Police honor citizens and officers for excellence

Note: A video of the entirety of the awards ceremony can be found on the IFPD’s Facebook page.

On June 19, 2018, the Idaho Falls Police Department held its Quarterly Awards Ceremony.

Six citizens and 5 police officers received awa...

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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.   

Please e...

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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: 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 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: 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 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 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: September 24, 2018

2018 Real Hereoes' Trunk-or-Treat Event

Real Heroes' Trunk-or-Treat

Come enjoy a safe and family-friendly Halloween event with the Idaho Falls Police Department, Idaho Falls Fire Department, and the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office. The second annual Real Heroes’ Trunk or Treat will be held Saturday ...

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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
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

News Flash

Posted on: October 5, 2018

Fire Prevention Week: “Look. Listen. Learn;" IFFD Hosts Block Party

Fire Prevention Block Party 2018

Idaho Falls, ID: Today’s home fires burn faster than ever. In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Knowing how to use that time wisely takes planning an...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 31, 2018

Hoopes Avenue Duplex Fire

Hoopes Avenue Duplex Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On August 30, 2018 at approximately 10:45 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to Hoopes Avenue near the intersection of Hoopes Avenue and 12th Street for a report of a structure fire.

Upon arrival to a single sto...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Young Man Rescued, Trapped Under Vehicle for Several Days

Young Man Rescued

JOINT PRESS RELEASE

Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office

Idaho Falls Fire Department

Idaho Falls, ID: On August 6, 2018 at 7:45 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the are...

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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: 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

News Flash

Posted on: October 19, 2018

Idaho Falls Residential Fiber Pilot Program Gets Underway With Public Meeting

Bear at Fiber Trailer

Idaho Falls, ID – The Idaho Falls Residential Fiber Pilot Program is set to begin with a public meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 23 at 6 p.m. at Taylorview Junior High School.

Residents whose neighborhoods have been selected to participate in the pil...

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Idaho Falls Power
Posted on: September 28, 2018

Idaho Falls Power Set to Begin Residential Fiber Pilot Program

IF Fiber logo with fiber cable

Idaho Falls, ID –The City of Idaho Falls City Council passed a resolution Thursday night authorizing Idaho Falls Power to begin a pilot program to examine the costs associated with providing high-speed fiber optic access to Idaho Falls residents.

“Essentia...

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Idaho Falls Power

News Flash

Posted on: October 16, 2018

Boo at the Zoo is Back!

Boo at the Zoo 2018

Boo at the Zoo at the Idaho Falls Zoo is set for October 25, 26, and 27. Hosted by Tautphaus Park Zoological Society (TPZS), Boo at the Zoo is one of Idaho Falls’ largest fundraising events and showcases an amazing array of lights and lighted displays, do...

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Buy tickets now! Idaho Falls Zoo
Posted on: October 15, 2018

Idaho Falls Zoo Closed for the Season

Barred Owl

Idaho Falls Zoo is now closed for daily operations from Oct. 14, 2018 through April 5, 2019. Thanks again for your amazing support! We'll see you on April 6, 2019.

The zoo will be open October 25, 26, and 27 from 5:00-9:00 p.m. (last admission at 8:30 p.m....

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Idaho Falls Zoo

News Flash

Posted on: October 18, 2018

RECreate IF - A Plan for the Future - Oct. 30

Please join us for the Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Master Plan - Community Conversation, October 30 at 7pm at the Marriott Residence Inn – 635 West Broadway. Please bring your ideas for the future. This is your community and we want to hear from you!

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 8, 2018

Pre-School Gym

When it's cold outside and the kids are bored, bring them to the play group at the Recreation Center on Tuesday & Friday mornings from 9-11 am. For ages 3 years to 6 years old. Cost is $1.00 per child.

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 4, 2018

Boo at the Zoo - Oct. 25-27

Come bring the kids to Boo at the Zoo, with over 500,000 lights 1000 pumpkins sculptures, decorations and lots of trick or treating stations throughout the Zoo. Great time for the kids and the family. Hosted by Tautphaus Park Zoological Society.

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 11, 2018

Dive-in Movie - Oct. 27

The Aquatic Center is hosting a Dive-In Movie featuring The Addams Family Saturday Oct. 27 starting at 8 pm. Wear your swimming suit, bring your favorite flotation devices and relax in the pool while enjoying the movie.

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 18, 2018

Zoo Lights - Oct. 29 & 30

Enjoy the beautiful Halloween decorations without the crowds! There will NOT be Trick-or-Treat stations, costume contests or crafts and games. Admission is half-price of regular zoo admission and TPZS membership can be used.

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 15, 2018

Men's Winter Basketball

Men's winter league basketball deadline is Nov. 13, 2018, the cost is $425.00 per team. Registration can be done in person, online or over the phone. Games will begin the week of December 3rd.

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: September 24, 2018

Real Hereos' Trunk-or-Treat Event

Real Heroes' Trunk-or-Treat

Come enjoy a safe and family-friendly Halloween event with the Idaho Falls Police Department, Idaho Falls Fire Department, and the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office.

Come enjoy a safe and family-friendly Halloween event with the Idaho Falls Police Department, Idaho Falls Fire Department, and the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office. The second annual Real Heroes’ Trunk or Treat will be held Saturday October 27 from 12:0...

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Police Department News
Posted on: September 4, 2018

Convicted felons arrested on multiple charges after eluding police down East 17th Street

Arrest - Garcia & Maddux

Idaho Falls, ID – Around 7:30 p.m. this evening, a man in his 20s called Idaho Falls Public Safety Dispatch and reported that on the 700 block of Lindsay Boulevard, two men allegedly brandished weapons, threatened his life and then took...

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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: August 28, 2018

Idaho Falls Police investigating report of a drive-by shooting

(208) 529-1200

At 8:42 a.m. on August 27th, Idaho Falls Public Safety Dispatch received a report that a vehicle and a garage had been vandalized on the 1300 block of Crescent Avenue in Idaho Falls.

An Idaho Falls Police officer arrived and learned that the vehicle and th...

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Police Department News
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Idaho Falls Police rescue woman from bridge

IFPD

At 4:50 PM on Monday, August 27th, Idaho Falls Police officers were responding to the area of 150 Shoup Avenue for a suicidal woman. While officers were checking the area, Idaho Falls Public Safety Dispatch received a second call about a woman that was le...

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Police Department News
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Police seek information about a walker found in the Snake River

2018-08-14 Walker found in Snake River

Idaho Falls Police are seeking more information about a walker found in the Snake River in the downtown area.

At 11:10 a.m. on Tuesday, Idaho Falls Public Safety Dispatch received a report of a walker, a stabilizing device used to assist people with mobili...

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Police Department News
Posted on: July 24, 2018

We need your help to find vandal(s) who smashed windows at Fox Hollow Elementary

Vandalism on 7/24/2018

Idaho Falls Police are seeking the help of the community to find the person or people responsible for breaking several windows on Monday night.

Vandal(s) broke 17 panes of glass between 9:00 p.m. Monday night and 6:00 a.m. Tuesday morning. 

At 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, the school custodian at Fox Hollow Elementary off Bellin Road discovered the damage and notified police. There were no signs ...

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Police Department News
Posted on: July 18, 2018

Blackfoot man charged with Vehicular Manslaughter after fatal motorcycle crash last month

Man charged with Vehicular Manslaughter

A Blackfoot man has been charged with Vehicular Manslaughter after Idaho Falls Police completed the investigation of a crash which killed an 18-year-old Idaho Falls man driving a motorcycle last month.

On June 19th just before 5:00 a.m., Idaho Falls Police...

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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

Goodman - Billman - McKenna - 6-27-2018

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: June 26, 2018

Police seek help of the public to locate man who robbed bank Tuesday morning

Original post: At 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, a man went into the Bank of Commerce located at 1730 W. Broadway. He gave bank employees a note demanding money, who gave the man an undisclosed amount of cash.

UPDATED: Suspect arrested Tuesday night: bit.ly/craig626

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Update 9:00 PM, 6/26

Craig Blankenship, 36, was identified and arrested by the IFPD within 11 hours after he allegedly robbed the Bank of Commerce on West Broadway earlier tha...

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 26, 2018

President and CEO of Bank of Commerce proud of employees, has full confidence in IFPD

President and CEO of the Bank of Commerce Tom Romrell has no doubt that IFPD will conduct a thorough investigation which will lead to apprehension of the robbery suspect.
*UPDATED: Suspect arrested Tuesday night*

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

President & CEO Romrell commented on the robbery which occurred around 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 26th at the Bank of Commerce located at ...

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 22, 2018

Man arrested, charged with sexual abuse of a child; Police fear other children may have been victims

Anyone who is concerned that this man, Eric Kidman, may have had contact with other children and could have taken other recordings or photographs should immediately call Idaho Falls Public Safety Dispatch at (208) 529-1200.

On Thursday, June 21st, Idaho Falls police arrested 23-year-old Eric Kidman on the charge of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 16 by making a photographic or electronic recording.

Kidman confessed to placing a video camera in a 13-year-old girl&...

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 21, 2018

Idaho Falls Police honor citizens and officers for excellence

Note: A video of the entirety of the awards ceremony can be found on the IFPD’s Facebook page.

On June 19, 2018, the Idaho Falls Police Department held its Quarterly Awards Ceremony.

Six citizens and 5 police officers re...

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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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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
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 a...

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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