News Flash

Posted on: May 29, 2020

Structure Fire on East 21st South

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On May 28, 2020 at approximately 6:15 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatch to East 21st South for a report of smoke coming from the basement of a large four-story home.

Three engines, a ladder truck, three ambulances and a battalion chief res...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

City Hall Curb & Sidewalk Replacement; Juniper Dr. & Tower St. Repairs

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On June 1st, the Street Division will be replacing the curb and sidewalk in front of City Hall on Constitution Way. Access to City Hall will be maintained throughout construction. The project is anticipated to be complete by June 10.

Also, beginning June 1...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

12th Street Bridge Update; Waterline Replacement Project to Begin June 1

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On Monday, June 1, construction crews will begin a waterline replacement project that will impact 11th, 12th, and 13th Street. A small portion of 14th Street will also be impacted by construction.  

The project will be done one block at a...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Idaho Falls Fiber Announces Price Reduction, New Areas for Fiber Installation

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – Idaho Falls Fiber continues its commitment to connecting our community today as the utility announced reduced pricing for customers and new areas of high speed fiber service coming online in the City.

Beginning today, the new ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Idaho Falls to Open Playgrounds, Shelters, Skate Park Saturday, May 30th

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As the City of Idaho Falls prepares to enter Phase 3 of the Governor’s Idaho Rebounds plan, the Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce that City playgrounds, skate parks, and shelters will be open to the public starti...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

City of Idaho Falls Offers Help For Residents to Catch Up On Utility Payments

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – As Idaho rebounds from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Idaho Falls is offering relief to customers who may be working to catch up on their City utility bills.

Past City policy would suspend utility services f...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Lane Closure at John Adams Pkwy & S Hitt Road (May 19)

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Beginning tomorrow morning, May 19, there will be a lane closure at the intersection of John Adams Parkway and S Hitt Road/S 25th E. Traffic delays are anticipated. Motorists are encouraged to plan alternate routes.

The eastern northbound lane of the inter...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

City of Idaho Falls Signs Letter to Increase DOE EM Funding to Create Jobs, Infrastructure

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Today, a broad coalition of labor, community and industry organizations prepared a letter urging Congress to provide a much-needed economic boost to some of the regions hardest hit by the current pandemic through a one-time $7.25 billion increase...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

New Idaho Falls Zoo App To Enhance Visitor Experience

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When staff at the Idaho Falls Zoo started working on a new interactive app over a year ago, they couldn’t have foreseen the crucial role the digital platform would play for zoo visitors in 2020.

“We didn’t design the app for a...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA), Airlines Implement Health & Safety Measures

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) and the airlines that service the airport have implemented a variety of changes for health and safety of passengers and travelers.

All travelers are ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 5, 2020

COVID-19 Impacts Idaho Falls Parks & Recreation Operations

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As a result of the impacts from COVID-19, the Idaho Falls Parks & Recreation Department has announced changes in service levels and activities that will impact facility availability as well as the way parks and open spaces are maintained as they head ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Idaho Falls Zoo to Open May 16 with Social Distancing and Safety Guidelines

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Idaho Falls Zoo is excited to announce the zoo’s reopening on Saturday, May 16. The zoo was originally scheduled to open in early April. However, in following with Governor Little’s statewide COVID-19 shutdown, the opening date was del...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Community "Look, Ask, Share" Campaign Kicks Off to Help Local Businesses

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – In accordance with Governor Brad Little’s phased plan to reopen Idaho businesses, the cities of Ammon, Idaho Falls and Bonneville County joined with officials from the Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce, the Idaho Fall...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

City of Idaho Falls Parks & Recreation Facilities Close, Programs Suspended

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(Idaho Falls – ID)  The City of Idaho Falls is implementing additional changes for public health and safety that will impact public programs and facilities throughout the city.

Beginning today, the city is suspending all classes, lessons...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

City of Idaho Falls Issues Emergency Declaration to Manage COVID-19 Response

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – City of Idaho Falls Mayor Rebecca Casper has signed a Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency in response to the anticipated COVID-19 impact on the Idaho Falls community.

Declarations of emergency are common tools employed by ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Idaho Falls Fire Department Adjusts Protocols in Response to COVID-19

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Since the beginning of last month, the Idaho Falls Fire Department has been working closely with local officials and fire chiefs across the country to develop new protocols and adjust existing protocols in response to COVID-19.

“All members of th...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Street Sweeping Schedule

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The Idaho Falls Street Division has begun the street sweeping schedule, starting with the the arterial and collector streets to prepare for repainting the faded striping. To assist with neighborhood spring-cleaning, they will begin sweeping residential ar...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 4, 2020

Early Morning Garage Fire

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At approximately 3 a.m. on April 4, 2020, the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire just east of the Sage Lakes Golf Course, near the intersection of E 65th N and N 15th E.

Upon arrival, firefighters reported finding a two-car gara...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Adjustments at IFPD and the Idaho Falls Animal Shelter due to COVID-19

The Idaho Falls Police Department and the Idaho Falls Animal Shelter are implementing adjustments in conjunction with the worldwide effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. These adjustments are intended to be temporary and have been made with CDC and Easte...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Idaho Falls Sanitation Superintendent Receives National Recognition

Jordan Rechenmacher, Sanitation Superintendent

Out of 90,000 professionals worldwide, only 40 were selected to be honored as the next generation of leaders shaping the future of the waste and recycling industry. Jordan Rechenmacher, Idaho Falls’ Sanitation Superintendent will receive the Was...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: February 17, 2020

Public Meeting: Water Tower Site Selection

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Construction for the new Idaho Falls water tower is slated to begin in 2022, but the first phase of the four-year project kicks off this week. Residents are invited to be part of the historic process.  

A public meeting will be held on Wednesday, ...

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

Water Tower Facts

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Most would agree that landmarks such as our Idaho Falls River Walk, welcome signs, historic buildings, water tower and other iconic structures make Idaho Falls feel like home. Unfortunately, there comes a time when a decision has...

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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