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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Spring/Summer Issue of Discover Idaho Falls Now Available

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – The 2019 spring/summer edition of the popular publication “Discover Idaho Falls” is now out and available to Idaho Falls residents.

Spring and summer recreation enthusiasts can learn about a multitude of re...

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

Clean & Green Citywide Cleanup Begins May 3

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Clean & Green Citywide Cleanup is the perfect opportunity for residents to dispose of unwanted items. This year marks ten years that the City’s Public Works Department has provided this service.  Clean & Green begins on Friday, ...

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

Water Line Project on 49th South Begins Tomorrow

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Crews will begin construction work in connection with the 49th South Water Line Project tomorrow, April 16. To facilitate the utility work, 49th South from 15th East to 25th East will be closed for 24 hours with local access only. Alternate routes will be...

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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: April 12, 2019

Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Wins Prestigious IRPA Awards

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The City of Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Department received two separate awards from the Idaho Recreation and Park Association (IRPA) at their statewide conference held in Boise this week. 

The awards, presented Tuesday evening at the IRPA aw...

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

Idaho Falls Power Encourages Customers to Research Renewable Energies

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Renewable energy sources, such as solar panels, are peaking the interest of people throughout the nation, including residents in Idaho Falls. However, before purchasing or committing to any type of renewable energy source, Idaho Falls Power encourages &am...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Construction Notice: 18th & 19th Street Waterline

18th and 19th Street Waterline Upgrades

Idaho Falls, ID – Beginning on Monday, April 1, 2019 there will be limited access on 18th and 19th Street, between S. Emerson Avenue and S. Higbee Avenue to allow for waterline upgrades.

Barring unforeseen circumstances, all properties a...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 28, 2019

Idaho Falls Earns Top 25 Small Cities for Business in America Rank

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(Idaho Falls, ID) - The City of Idaho Falls was named as the 21st Best Small City for Business in America in a recent study of nearly 200 select, small-sized U.S. cities.This study, conducted by the small business and finance experts at ChamberofCommerce....

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Construction Notice: Elva Street Sidewalk Project

Elva Street Sidewalk Imrpovements

Idaho Falls, ID – Construction associated with the Elva Street sidewalk improvement project will begin on Monday, April 8, 2019. The anticipated completion time is one month.

The project includes removal and replacement of existing sidew...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Idaho Falls Power Taking Annual ICUA Youth Rally Applications

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Idaho Falls, ID – Idaho Falls Power (IFP) is currently accepting applications for the annual Idaho Consumer-Owned Utilities Association’s (ICUA) Youth Rally.

The 2019 Youth Rally is July 15-20. Applications are due May 1.

Each y...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Fire Chief Dave Hanneman Retires

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Idaho Falls, ID – Fire Chief Dave Hanneman recently announced that he will retire from the Idaho Falls Fire Department (IFFD) after 36 years in emergency services.

The city will hold a retirement ceremony held in his honor during a publi...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Pothole Repairs

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Idaho Falls, ID – Spring has sprung and so too have the potholes. As a result of the freezing and thawing temperatures and wet winter, the City of Idaho Falls Street Division has turned their attention from snow removal to pothole repai...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Intermittent Road Closures Scheduled for 9th Street

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Idaho Falls, ID – On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 3H Construction will begin construction on the 9th Street Bridge over the Moody Canal.  Barring unforeseen conditions, the anticipated completion time is 45 days.

The roadway from ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Fire inside vacant training structure

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Idaho Falls, ID:   On March 7, 2019 at approximately 11:18 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to 620 E 1st Street for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found smoke coming from the northeast corner...

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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: June 21, 2018

Idaho Falls Police honor citizens and officers for excellence

Note: A video of the entirety of the awards ceremony can be found on the IFPD’s Facebook page.

On June 19, 2018, the Idaho Falls Police Department held its Quarterly Awards Ceremony.

Six citizens and 5 police officers received awa...

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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) 589-3091[email protected]Idaho Falls Police Chief announces...

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