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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Idaho Falls City Council Votes to Extend High Speed Fiber Network to Entire City

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – In a unanimous vote at a special City Council meeting this evening, the Idaho Falls City Council moved to continue the expansion the city’s fiber network to provide high speed broadband access throughout the entire ...

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

Early Morning Fire on Skyline Drive

Skyline Drive Fire October 16 2019

Idaho Falls, ID:  At approximately 1:22 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16, the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to the 700 block of North Skyline Drive for a structure fire. It was reported that one occupant inside the one-story, multi-family ...

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

Small Fire at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center

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*The following is a joint press release from the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. 

Idaho Falls, ID:  At noon on Tuesday, Oct. 15 the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to Eastern Idaho Regiona...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Idaho Falls Zoo Hosts 19th Annual Boo at the Zoo and Zoo Lights Night

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Are you ready for the biggest, most-exciting Boo at the Zoo at the Idaho Falls Zoo ever? 

This year's Boo at the Zoo is set for October 24, 25, and 26. Hosted by Tautphaus Park Zoological Society (TPZS), Boo at the Zoo is one of Idaho Falls&rs...

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

Idaho Falls Celebrates 100 Percent Clean Energy Portfolio, Commits to Conservation Policies

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(Idaho Falls, ID) –In a resolution passed Thursday night, the Idaho Falls City Council celebrated the city’s 100 percent clean and carbon free energy portfolio and committed to pursue clean energy use and policies throughout the city i...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Idaho Falls Zoo Granted Prestigious AZA Accreditation

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Silver Spring, Maryland  – The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) has announced that the Idaho Falls Zoo was granted accreditation by AZA’s independent Accreditation Commission.

“AZA accreditation signifies Ida...

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

Idaho Falls Fire Department & EIRMC receive awards

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Prompt response times, high-quality of care, and effective coordination of patient care with receiving centers resulted in the American Heart Association presenting the Idaho Falls Fire Department (IFFD) and Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) w...

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

Idaho Falls Zoo Announces New Halloween Event for Adults

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Idaho Falls Zoo already brings you the best Halloween event around with Boo at the Zoo and zoo lights. We’re now excited to announce an addition to the October fun with a new adults-only masquerade ball & murder mystery brought to you by the...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Lions, tigers, and brews… Oh my!

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Enjoy an evening at the zoo when the animals are active and the beer is cold, thanks to the support of the North American Brewers Association and the Tautphaus Park Zoological Society. The annual Zoo Brew will be held Friday, Sept. 13 from 5:00-9:00 p.m. ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 6, 2019

City’s Recycling Service Impacted by National Markets

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Due to the current conditions in national and even global recycling markets, municipalities all over the United States are finding it more difficult to locate vendors for paper and plastic recyclables; Idaho Falls is no different. As of today, the city is...

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

Milling & Paving Multiple Streets

HK Contractors requests that motorists do not park on the streets listed below during milling and paving. Vehicles in the way of equipment may be towed.  

Thursday, September 5:

  • I Street, Canal Avenue to Centre Avenue
  • J Street, Canal Avenue to Centr...
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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

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.

This is th...

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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 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: 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: 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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City of Idaho Falls News