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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Residential Water Conservation Pilot Program Awaits City Council Approval

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A Residential Water Conservation Pilot Program was discussed during the Idaho Falls City Council Work Session yesterday afternoon. The pilot program, if approved by City Council, will begin later this year. 

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

City of Idaho Falls Releases Imagine IF Community Survey Results

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – The City of Idaho Falls Community Development Services Department (CDS) has released the results of their recent citywide "Imagine IF" survey.  The survey was launched earlier this year to help the departme...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Young Sloth Bears to Leave Idaho Falls Zoo in June

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In mid-June, two young sloth bears born at the Idaho Falls Zoo will be moving on to a new home at Sunset Zoo in Manhattan, Kansas. The move is a necessary part of a long-term population management strategy developed by the Sloth Bear Species Survival Plan...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

IDA Previews Renovations, Celebrates New AA Phoenix (PHX) and Dallas-Ft.Worth (DFW) Flights

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) will kick off two new, daily American Airlines flights providing non-stop access for passengers direct from IDA to Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and Phoenix (PHX) beginning this Thursday, June 3. ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Expansion of the Idaho Canal Trail project begins today

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Construction on the Idaho Canal Trail project starts today, June 1, near 25th Street and S Holmes Avenue, progressing along the Idaho Canal north toward Garfield Street. 

There will be single lane closures along S Holmes Avenue, between 17th Stree...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Temporary Road Closure: Park Avenue (June 2-3)

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Park Avenue will be temporarily closed again on June 2 and June 3. Motorists should use alternate routes. 

The Idaho Falls Street Division will be paving the roadway south of W. Broadway, near the Idaho Falls Public Library. 

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 26, 2021

Sewer line improvements on Sunnyside Road

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Sunnyside Road from Eagle Drive to just west of Woodruff Avenue will be under construction beginning June 7. There will be significant traffic delays, with lanes reduced to one lane in each direction. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes. Barr...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 31, 2021

June Events for Everyone at the Idaho Falls Zoo

June has a little something for everyone planned at your Idaho Falls Zoo!

June 4: Sippin’ Safari- Join us for one of our newer fundraising events, Sippin’ Safari! From 5:30-9:00 p.m. on the first Friday of select months, enjoy an evening strolling...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 22, 2021

Railroad crossing removal on Park Avenue - temporary road closure

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East Idaho Railroad will be removing the unused railroad crossing at Park Avenue, south of W. Broadway Street on Monday and Tuesday, May 24 and May 25. The crossing in front of the Idaho Falls Library will also be removed. 

There will be a full cl...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Idaho Falls Fire Department welcomes six new members

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The Idaho Falls Fire Department is proud to announce and welcome six new probationary firefighters to the department and community.

City elected officials, IFFD personnel, and the recruits’ families attended a small graduation ceremony earlier this afterno...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 21, 2021

City Seeks Input on Housing in Idaho Falls

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(Idaho Falls, ID) -- The City of Idaho Falls Community Development Services Department is asking for input through two separate surveys and virtual public meetings that deal with critical aspects of housing for the future of Idaho Falls.

The first survey s...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Idaho Falls Fire Department Deputy Chief graduates from Executive Fire Officer Program

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The Idaho Falls Fire Department is proud to announce that one of the department’s chief fire officers recently graduated from the four-year Executive Fire Officer Program. Paul Radford, who was also recently promoted to deputy chief of administration, att...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

City of Idaho Falls Golf Pro To Be Inducted Into PGA Hall Of Fame

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – Longtime City of Idaho Falls golf pro Tim Reinke has been selected for induction into the Rocky Mountain Section of the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) Hall of Fame.

Reinke has served as the head golf pro at ...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Idaho Falls Regional Airport Receives Prestigious Industry Accreditation

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – The Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) has been awarded accreditation by the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) as a GBAC STAR facility, signifying IDA’s commitment to a clean, safe and healthy environment for p...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Kids’ Summer Camps Are Back at the Idaho Falls Zoo!

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The education staff at the Idaho Falls Zoo is thrilled to announce summer camps are back in 2021! The zoo will host in-person kids’ camps between June and August for children ages 5-12. As always, the zoo camps offer one-of-a-kind summer experie...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Expanded Clean & Green Citywide Cleanup Event

Beginning May 6 Clean and Green

Join us as we clean up Idaho Falls this May!

The Idaho Falls Sanitation Division has expanded and improved the Clean & Green Citywide Cleanup event. Staff will be available beginning the weekend of May 6 to provide assistance with spring cleanup effort...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Partial road closure: Lindsay Boulevard

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A portion of Lindsay Boulevard will close for 20 days to allow construction crews to work on the railroad tracks near the Snake River Animal Shelter. Motorists will need to plan alternate routes. The project begins Monday, April 5, 2021.   &n...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Construction Notice: Popkroll Way Utility Improvements

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3H Construction will begin making utility improvements on Popkroll Way on April 5, 2021.  The anticipated duration of the project is ten weeks, barring unforeseen issues. 

Construction activities include new storm and sewer lines as well ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Construction on 1st Street resumes April 5; motorists encouraged to plan alternate routes

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On April 5, 2021, Knife River will begin installing a new waterline and reconstructing 1st Street between Yellowstone Avenue and the 1st Street/Lomax Street junction.

Multiple lane closures and traffic configurations are necessary to complete the work. Mot...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Attention Idaho Falls Business Owners! Partners in Public Safety Program

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Attention Idaho Falls business owners! There is a new city ordinance which may require action from you by May 15, 2021. Check your mailbox this week for a flyer and letter with additional information and instructions from the Idaho Falls Fire Department.&...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Street Sweeping Schedule

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The Idaho Falls Street Division has begun sweeping arterial and collector streets to prepare for repainting the faded striping. To assist with spring-cleaning, they will begin sweeping residential areas on April 12, 2021. 

Similar to garbage colle...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 12, 2021

More shared use pathways coming soon to Idaho Falls!

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The City of Idaho Falls is pleased to announce that phases 1 and 2 of the Idaho Canal Trail project will begin this spring.  

This project is part of the Connecting our Community comprehensive bicycle, pedestrian, and trails facility plan. The vis...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Online appointments available for IFFD's COVID-19 vaccine clinic

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The Idaho Falls Fire Department has appointment times available for eligible individuals at their COVID-19 vaccine clinic, which is NOT located at a fire station. Appointments can only be made online and are limited to the amount of doses available each w...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 1, 2021

17th Street and Woodruff Avenue intersection improvement project

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The next major intersection improvement project to address capacity and safety issues in Idaho Falls is moving forward. Construction on the 17th Street and Woodruff Avenue intersection is scheduled to begin in 2022.

Both the Federal Highway Administration...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

1st Street waterline project resumes next spring/Revitalizing Northgate Mile & 1st Street

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1st Street Waterline Project

After giving business owners a one-year break from construction, Idaho Falls Public Works will resume the 1st Street waterline project in the spring of 2021, while working in tandem with Community Development Services as they m...

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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: December 21, 2017

Idaho Falls Police Chief announces four promotions, including the IFPD's first female Sergeant

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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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