Posted on: December 14, 2017

Idaho Falls Police Department Hires New 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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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: December 4, 2017

Snow Removal Parking Restrictions Lifted - Dec. 8

Update (Dec. 8, 2017): All snow removal parking restrictions have been lifted.  Crews will continue to work on problem areas in Zone B as needed during regular hours, 8am-5pm.  Thank you for your patience and cooperation.  

Origi...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: December 6, 2017

Public Notice – Proposed Speed Limit Changes

The City of Idaho Falls Traffic Safety Committee is considering speed limit changes on three roadways in Idaho Falls.  Public input is encouraged. 

The committee will meet next Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at the Police Training An...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Update: Stolen Toyota Sequoia

Idaho Falls, ID – At approximately 5:15 p.m. on Nov. 29, 2017, the Idaho Falls Police Department received a report that a white Toyota Sequoia with two small children inside was stolen from the Grand Teton Council - Boy Scouts of America office, located a...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Christmas Tree Safety Tips – Idaho Falls Fire Department

As holiday scenes come to life in downtown shop windows and in neighborhoods,the Idaho Falls Fire Department and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reminds citizens of the potential fire risks and offers the following holiday safety tips: &nb...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 22, 2017

Popular Idaho Falls Attraction Primed for Expansion

A popular community attraction – the Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park – inches forward toward expansion thanks to a cooperative venture between the City of Idaho Falls and Bonneville County.

Last night, following a public hearing, the ...

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

Thanksgiving Cooking Tips - Idaho Falls Fire Department

The Idaho Falls Fire Department and U.S. Fire Administration reminds families to keep safety at the front of the table when preparing holiday meals.

Did you know Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires? The number of home fires double on Thanks...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 20, 2017

Boom Truck Fire & Power Outage

On Nov. 20, 2017 at 9:45 a.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to Washington Parkway and Crestwood Lane in Idaho Falls for a report of a vehicle fire. Two fire engines and a battalion chief responded.  

It was reported that the lift...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 18, 2017

Bus Accident at Skyline Dr. & Broadway

On Nov. 18, 2017 at 7:45 a.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Idaho Falls Police Department were dispatched to the intersection of Skyline Drive and Broadway in Idaho Falls for a report of a vehicle accident involving a school bus and a pick-up truck...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 16, 2017

City Parks Button Up for the Winter

The busy summer event season is over, the leaves on the trees are all but gone and the City’s Parks & Recreation Department has shifted gears from maintaining flowerbeds to buttoning up the parks for the winter.  

Two areas around th...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Idaho Falls Zoo Offers Fun Classes During Thanksgiving Break

Are your kids looking to do something new and different over Thanksgiving break? 

The zoo may be closed for the season, but the education programs are still in full swing! The zoo is hosting a series of fun and educational one-day classes over the...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Snow Removal Parking Restrictions Ordinance Effective Wednesday

The City of Idaho Falls reminds residents that the snow removal parking restriction ordinance for the season starts on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017.

The parking restrictions will automatically be in effect from Nov. 15 through March 15, 2018, whenever a snow ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 12, 2017

UPDATE: Vehicle Found in Snake River at Freeman Park

UPDATE (Nov. 13, 2017):  Idaho Falls Police Department has confirmed that the vehicle that was found in the Snake River at Freeman Park yesterday was stolen. Officers have made contact with the owner. The owner was in the process of selling the v...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 12, 2017

Vehicle Found in Snake River at Freeman Park

At approximately 2:20 p.m. on Nov. 12, 2017, the Idaho Falls Fire Department (IFFD) and Idaho Falls Police Department (IFPD) were dispatched to Russ Freeman Park at 1290 Science Center Drive for a report of a vehicle that was fully submerged in the Snake ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Public Meeting – Community Revitalization Efforts

We want to hear from you! Idaho Falls residents, business owners and community organization members are invited to join the City of Idaho Falls for a revitalization presentation on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Idaho Falls Public Lib...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Idaho Falls Zoo Announces Second Year of Record-Breaking Attendance

For the second consecutive year, the staff and volunteers at the Idaho Falls Zoo are excited to announce a record-breaking season.

The 2016-17 total fiscal year (Oct. 2016-Sept. 2017) attendance was 158,534, beating the 2015-16 total fiscal year attendance...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Idaho Falls Zoo Breaks Boo at the Zoo Attendance Records

The Idaho Falls Zoo and Tautphaus Park Zoological Society (TPZS) are proud to announce a new attendance records for Boo at the Zoo. The zoo welcomed 12,000 guests to the three-day event in October.  The new record beat last year’s atten...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Crosswalk Safety Operation Results

On Friday, Oct. 27, the Idaho Falls Police Department, in conjunction with the Idaho State Police, conducted crosswalk safety operations to help remind community members of the importance of abiding by crosswalk laws and safe practices. 

Four offi...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 3, 2017

Space Heater Safety Tips - Idaho Falls Fire Department

As the temperatures begin to drop and we snuggle up to warm heat sources such as space heaters, the Idaho Falls Fire Department reminds community members of these important safety tips.  

Space heaters rated for indoor use should be operated accor...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Tires Slashed on 11th Street

On the morning of Nov. 2, 2017, officers from the Idaho Falls Police Department responded to reports of slashed vehicle tires on 11th Street in Idaho Falls.

Initial reports indicate that 13 vehicles had slashed tires from the 700 block to the 1100 block of...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Higbee Structure Fire - Nov. 2, 2017

On Nov. 2, 2017 at 4:54 AM, the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire on the 300 block of N. Higbee. 

Ladder 1, engine 2, engine 4, ambulance 1, ambulance 6 and a Battalion Chief responded.  

Upon arrival, crews fo...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Idaho Falls Police Department: Two Promoted to Captain

We are proud to announce that Lieutenants Steve Hunt and Bill Squires recently were promoted to serve as captains for the Idaho Falls Police Department.  

“I respect the talents, skills and dedication of these fine officers. Both are committed to ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 30, 2017

IFPD Issues Halloween Safety Tips

The Idaho Falls Police Department wants to keep safety a priority – especially on Halloween. Here are a few tips to help ensure a safe and happy Halloween:

-Children under the age of 12 should have adult supervision when outside after dark. If kids are mat...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 27, 2017

Three Arrested in Connection with Burglary Cases

On Oct. 26, the Idaho Falls Police Department located and arrested three individuals in connection with a recent string of vehicle burglaries in Idaho Falls.

Over the past couple of weeks, the IFPD has been investigating numerous vehicle burglaries in whic...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 26, 2017

Officers to Conduct Crosswalk Safety Operations on Friday

The Idaho Falls Police Department is always striving to work together with the citizens of Idaho Falls to create a safe community in which to live, visit, work and play.

IFPD, in conjunction with the Idaho State Police, will conduct crosswalk safety operat...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 25, 2017

Gunshots at Sage Ave & "H" Street

At approximately 11:00 PM on Oct. 24, the Idaho Falls Police Department responded to a report of multiple gunshots near the corner of Sage Avenue & “H” Street in Idaho Falls – the same location as gunshots fired on Oct. 20.  (Press Release, O...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 20, 2017

Idaho Falls Police Respond to Gunshots

At 12:42 AM on Oct. 20, the Idaho Falls Police Department responded to a report of multiple gunshots near the corner of Sage Avenue & “H” Street in Idaho Falls. 

Multiple officers responded. The gunshots had ceased by the time officers arrived...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Idaho Falls Zoo Caring for Terminally Ill Snow Leopard

A significant and sudden weight loss in July was the first sign that alerted Zookeeper Dallas LaDucer that something was changing with the 7-year-old male snow leopard, Ketu.

“We spend every day with over 300 animals that are as close to us as fa...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 6, 2017

Structure Fire, Oct. 6, 2017

On Oct. 6, 2017 at approximately 12:20 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to 10655 N. 26 W. for a reported structure fire.

Upon arrival, firefighters discovered smoke coming from a small, single-story detached shop.

Crews were able to knoc...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 5, 2017

City Taking Public Comments on Proposed 2018 Roadway Improvements for 17th Street

Several wide-ranging roadway safety and pavement improvements along the 17th Street corridor in Idaho Falls are under consideration for the summer of 2018. The City of Idaho Falls Engineering Division is seeking comment on the proposed improvements.

Intere...

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