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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Soft Opening Set for Idaho Falls Splash Pad

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – Idaho Falls’ first splash pad is set for a soft opening to test the equipment and give residents a sneak peak of the new facility.   A ribbon cutting and grand opening of the facility will happen at the beg...

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

Idaho Falls Zoo Keeps the STEAM Going with Bands and Brews in September

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As the weather cools down, September is a great time to visit the Idaho Falls Zoo! You won’t want to miss out on any these fun upcoming events!

September 3: The last Sippin’ Safari of this Season!      &nb...

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

Water Line Repairs on E 17th Street Tonight

Road Work Ahead

Motorists should expect traffic delays tonight as the City of Idaho Falls Water Division repairs two water lines located at E 17th Street. The work will begin at 11 p.m., August 30. 

The leaks are on the 1400 block of E 17th Street and immediately...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) To Kick Off Year-Long Master Planning Process

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – The Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) will be hosting a kick-off meeting on Tuesday, August 31 at 6 p.m. as they begin a year-long process of updating their master plan for the future of the airport.

The meeting will be held ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 24, 2021

The Roar Returns! Idaho Falls Zoo Welcomes New Tiger

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Idaho Falls Zoo is proud to announce there’s a new girl in town: an Amur tiger named Eloise. 

In April, the zoo’s long-time resident, Basha, passed away due to health complications resulting from old age. Since then, the zoo&am...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 15, 2021

Trespasser electrocuted at Idaho Falls Power plant

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Idaho Falls, ID:  Shortly before midnight last night, August 14, 2021, the Idaho Falls Police Department and Idaho Falls Fire Department were dispatched to Idaho Falls Power for a report of an adult male who was trespassing and climbing on the wa...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Construction Notice: North Highland Park Concrete Improvements

Road Work Ahead

3H Construction will begin making improvements to the concrete on Elmore Avenue on Monday, July 12. Parking on Elmore Avenue from Science Center Drive to Presto Street will be restricted during construction. Barring unforeseen conditions, the project will...

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

Construction Notice

Road Work Ahead

Over the next 60 days, HK Contractors will be making improvements on three separate roadways in Idaho Falls. Motorists are asked to not park on these roadways during construction or risk having their vehicles towed.   

Beginning on Tuesda...

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

Informational Meeting 17th and Rollandet Intersection Improvements

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Community members are invited to attend an informational meeting regarding future intersection improvements at W. 17th Street and Rollandet Street. The intersection improvement project is slated for construction in 2022.  

The meeting will be held...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 18, 2021

City of Idaho Falls Celebrates Passage of Juneteenth National Independence Day Act

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(Idaho Falls, ID) - Mayor Rebecca Casper issued the following statement this evening regarding the signing of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act:

“We rejoice with people everywhere in the creation of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act. ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
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. 

In 2015, the Idaho Falls Water Division...

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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: 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 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 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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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

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: 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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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 3, 2021

TONIGHT! - Don't miss IFPD's National Night Out!

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Tonight from 5 – 8 p.m., Idaho Falls Police Officers will be at Freeman Park to "show-and-tell" police vehicles, special teams and equipment, and talk to our community! This is a great event for kids, families, and anyone who wants to meet IFPD Officers!

The Idaho Falls Police Department is inviting community members to attend National Night Out this Tuesday night, August 3rd. National Night Out is an annual national community-building effort that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood ca...

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