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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Portion of Memorial Drive Temporarily Closes for Parade

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Memorial Drive from Broadway to D Street will be closed from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. this evening as the community joins together to welcome home the Idaho Falls Bandits.

Motorists are asked to use alternate routes and to be aware of increased pedestrian and bicy...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Temporary Lane Restriction on Broadway

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Beginning on Monday, Aug. 19, there will be a temporary lane restriction on the south side of Broadway/Hwy 20 near the intersection of Bellin Road.

The restriction will be in place for twelve days to accommodate the addition of a deceleration lane associat...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Boo at the Zoo Seeks Vendors for Trick or Treat Booths

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Idaho Falls Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo fundraiser, hosted by the Tautphaus Park Zoological Society, will take place this year on October 24, 25 & 26.

Boo at the Zoo is the best way to get your business seen by a significant percent of our regional ...

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

City Public Works Holds Public Meeting on S Boulevard Changes

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The City of Idaho Falls Public Works Department held a second public meeting this evening to present findings on the ongoing study of changes made to South Boulevard last year.

The meeting, held at the Maeck Education Center at Tautphaus Park, was in respo...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 12, 2019

More Addresses Available for Idaho Falls Fiber Connections; Pilot Program Progress Continues

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Idaho Falls, ID – Attention Idaho Falls residents – check your address because fiber service may now be available to you!

Idaho Falls Fiber announced Monday that residents on Sycamore Circle, Hickory Lane, Hickory Court, Hickor...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Second South Boulevard public meeting scheduled for Thursday

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Idaho Falls, ID – A public meeting regarding South Boulevard will be held on Thursday, Aug. 15 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Maeck Education Center at the Idaho Falls Zoo. The meeting will begin with a presentation at 6 p.m.

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 5, 2019

Baby Birds Abound at Idaho Falls Zoo

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(Idaho Falls, ID) -- The Idaho Falls Zoo is happy to announce the hatching of two endangered African penguin chicks and a Chilean flamingo chick.

The penguins hatched on June 27 and 29, and the flamingo hatched on July 13. Staff won’t know the ge...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 26, 2019

Road Closure: Garfield Street

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On Monday, July 29, Mountain West Electric will close Garfield Street, near the intersection with Royal Avenue. The roadway will be closed for four days for trenching and back-filling in preparing for the installation of a new HAWK pedestrian signal. Moto...

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

Patriotic rock band to jump start Guns vs. Hoses charity softball game

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Idaho Falls, ID – If watching law enforcement and firefighters challenge each other on the softball field isn’t entertaining enough, add a splash of patriotic rock music to the mix!

Madison Rising describes themselves as being, “America’s most patriotic ro...

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

Long-time City Employee Wins State Award

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Idaho Falls, ID – “If you have a question about any type of biological treatment activity, he has the answer,” stated coworker Mike Henricksen when asked about his experience working with Darrin Lords at the City of ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Early Morning Fire on 19th Street

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Idaho Falls, ID:  On July 10 at 4:25 a.m. the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to the 200 block of W. 19th Street for a report of a structure fire. Two engines, one ladder truck, three ambulances and a battalion chief responded.

When fir...

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

Bellin Road Closure – Pancheri Drive to Broadway

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Idaho Falls, ID – On Wednesday, July 10, 2019, Depatco Inc., will close Bellin Road from Pancheri Drive to Broadway for approximately twelve days to accommodate the installation of underground sewer and water lines associated with the constructi...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 5, 2019

UPDATE: Chip Sealing & Fog Coating on Several City Streets

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HK Contractors has expanded the chip sealing and fog coating construction project already underway near Melaleuca Field to include streets between N Boulevard and N Emerson and E Anderson Street and May Street. Please watch for equipment and workers, foll...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 1, 2019

Fire at Lincoln Alternative High School

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Idaho Falls, ID:  On July 1 at approximately 1:22 a.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to a fire alarm at Lincoln Alternative High School at 3175 E. Lincoln Road. At 1:25 a.m. the call was upgraded to a structure fire after an ind...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 27, 2019

1st Street Road Closure

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Idaho Falls, ID – Beginning on Monday, July 8, HK Contractors will close 1st Street from St. Clair Road to Chatham Drive. The road closure is necessary to complete the water line construction project as safely and quickly as possible. B...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 21, 2019

Follow IFP Crews Online this Summer to Win Prizes

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Idaho Falls, ID – How well do you know Idaho Falls? If you saw a picture of a location in town, do you think you’d recognize it?

Idaho Falls Power is putting your Idaho Falls geography knowledge to the test this summer as we la...

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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

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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 17, 2019

Street Sweeping Schedule

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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

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: 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: 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

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) 589-3091hcook@idahofallsidaho.govIdaho Falls Police Chief announces...

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