Posted on: April 28, 2017

Nexant to Survey Idaho Falls Power Customers

Beginning in May, Nexant, a utility consulting company working in conjunction with the Northwest Energy Alliance (NEEA), may be contacting Idaho Falls Power customers to participate in an online or telephone survey.

The purpose of the survey is to better u...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

City Leaders Invite the Public to Take a Closer Look at the 2017-2018 Budget & Future Projects

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 2, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Idaho Falls Library, 457 W. Broadway.

There will not be a f...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Public Invited to Grand Opening of Fire Station #1

The Idaho Falls Fire Department is excited to announce the opening of downtown Fire Station #1 and invites the public to the Grand Opening ceremony on Monday, May 1 at 1:00 p.m. at 343 “E” Street, Idaho Falls.

The Skyline High School Jazz Combo...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Idaho Falls Zoo Announces Birth of Male African Lion Cub

Idaho Falls Zoo is thrilled to announce the extraordinary birth of a male African lion cub, born on February 17, 2017 to first-time parents Kimani and Dahoma.

Because of the first successful birth, the advanced age of the parents, and the unique genetics o...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Idaho Falls Regional Airport Receives Perfect Rating by FAA for Second Consecutive Year

For the second consecutive year, the Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) passed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Safety Inspection with zero discrepancies – the highest rating a commercial airport can receive.

The FAA requires all U.S. airpor...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Willowbrook and Iona Street Water Line Project

The City of Idaho Falls Street Division will be cutting and removing asphalt on Dunbar Drive, Vine Avenue and E. Shelly Street beginning Wednesday, April 19 in preparation for the Willowbrook and Iona Street water line project.

TMC Contractors will then re...

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

17th Street Water Service Replacement

On Monday, April 17, 2017, 3H Construction will begin work on the Water Service Replacement project on 17th Street between Holmes Avenue and South 25th East (Hitt Road).  The public is encouraged to plan for alternate routes.

Traffic through the area ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Oh Baby! Idaho Falls Zoo Opens this Weekend

Idaho Falls Zoo will open Saturday, April 15 at 9:00 a.m. for the 2017 season. The stork has made several new deliveries to the zoo just in time for opening day, including a male sloth bear cub, four new wallaby joeys and a male Bactrian camel calf.

The zo...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Eastside River Walk Improvements

Thompson Paving will be improving the River Walk pathway from Vissing Circle to Memorial Drive this week. 

The outside southbound lane will close periodically for the next two weeks. Traffic will merge into one lane. There will be occasions when the n...

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

17th Street & Hitt Road Intersection Improvements Begin Monday

HK Contractors will begin construction on the 17th Street and Hitt Road (25th East) intersection on Monday, April 10, 2017. 

The cities of Idaho Falls and Ammon will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday morning at 9:00 a.m. The ceremony will be at...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Construction: Grandview Drive Project Resumes - March 21

HK Contractors will resume work on Grandview Drive between Skyline Drive and Saturn Avenue tomorrow, Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

The approximate completion time-frame is the first week of April.  

The contractor will be installing railing and sidewalk. ...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Construction: Installation of Flashing Stop Signs - March 21

UPDATE (March 24, 2017, 11:56 a.m.):  Crews are coordinating the start of the "F" Street project prior to the completion of Lomax to accommodate necessary changes at Lomax and to expedite the project.

ORIGINAL RELEASE: HK Contractors will install flas...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Firefighter/Driver Jim Hitch Named Firefighter of the Year - March 17

The Idaho Falls Fire Department is proud to announce that Firefighter/Driver Jim Hitch was selected as The American Legion Post 56 Firefighter of the Year for 2017.

Hitch was honored at the Post 56 American Legion Birthday Dinner at the Veterans Memorial B...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

City Awarded Grant - Planning for Future Downtown Development - March 15

The City of Idaho Falls, in partnership with the Greater Idaho Falls Association of Realtors, recently received a $15,000 Idaho Smart Growth Action grant from the National Association of REALTORS®.  The funds will assist with future plann...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

It’s a Boy! Idaho Falls Zoo Announces Birth of Sloth Bear - March 15

Visitors to the Idaho Falls Zoo are in store for a very special treat this season.  For only the second time in zoo history, a sloth bear cub was born at the Idaho Falls Zoo.

The adorable male sloth bear cub was born on November 18, 2016, completely h...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Nighttime Closures of 17th Street – St. Clair to Woodruff - March 14

UPDATED RELEASE (March 17, 2017, 2:00 p.m.):  Construction activities with nighttime road closures will extend into next week, March 20-24. 

ORIGINAL RELEASE: Knife River Corporation, under contract to the City of Idaho Falls, will be replacing t...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Idaho Falls Redevelopment Agency Annual Report - March 9

Idaho Falls, ID – The Idaho Falls Redevelopment Agency, will be presenting its annual report for discussion and approval at the regular monthly meeting at noon on March 16, 2017, in the City Council Chambers inside the City Annex Building, 680 Park A...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Brady’s Fire - March 6

On March 6, 2017 at 3:45 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to Brady’s, 1445 E. Lincoln Road in Idaho Falls for a structure fire.

Three engines, one ladder truck, three ambulances and two chiefs, for a total of twenty personnel, responded...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Idaho Falls Zoo & The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho Partner for Exciting Spring Break Camps - March 3

Idaho Falls Zoo & The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho Partner for Exciting New Spring Break Camps | City of Idaho Falls – Press Releases

Do your kids love animals? Do they love art? Here’s a great opportunity for them to experience both!

The Idaho F...

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