Posted on: March 23, 2017

Forty-Nine Years Late – The Story of Bravo! - March 23

We are proud to announce that the showing of Bravo! Common Men, Uncommon Valor will be coming to Idaho Falls on April 6, 2017. 

Last year, the Department of Defense selected Idaho Falls as a partner city with 7,000 other communities in the United Stat...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Construction: Grandview Drive Project Resumes - March 21

HK Contractors will resume work on Grandview Drive between Skyline Drive and Saturn Avenue tomorrow, Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

The approximate completion time-frame is the first week of April.  

The contractor will be installing railing and sidewalk. ...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Construction: Installation of Flashing Stop Signs - March 21

UPDATE (March 24, 2017, 11:56 a.m.):  Crews are coordinating the start of the "F" Street project prior to the completion of Lomax to accommodate necessary changes at Lomax and to expedite the project.

ORIGINAL RELEASE: HK Contractors will install flas...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Firefighter/Driver Jim Hitch Named Firefighter of the Year - March 17

The Idaho Falls Fire Department is proud to announce that Firefighter/Driver Jim Hitch was selected as The American Legion Post 56 Firefighter of the Year for 2017.

Hitch was honored at the Post 56 American Legion Birthday Dinner at the Veterans Memorial B...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

City Awarded Grant - Planning for Future Downtown Development - March 15

The City of Idaho Falls, in partnership with the Greater Idaho Falls Association of Realtors, recently received a $15,000 Idaho Smart Growth Action grant from the National Association of REALTORS®.  The funds will assist with future plann...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

It’s a Boy! Idaho Falls Zoo Announces Birth of Sloth Bear - March 15

Visitors to the Idaho Falls Zoo are in store for a very special treat this season.  For only the second time in zoo history, a sloth bear cub was born at the Idaho Falls Zoo.

The adorable male sloth bear cub was born on November 18, 2016, completely h...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Nighttime Closures of 17th Street – St. Clair to Woodruff - March 14

UPDATED RELEASE (March 17, 2017, 2:00 p.m.):  Construction activities with nighttime road closures will extend into next week, March 20-24. 

ORIGINAL RELEASE: Knife River Corporation, under contract to the City of Idaho Falls, will be replacing t...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Idaho Falls Redevelopment Agency Annual Report - March 9

Idaho Falls, ID – The Idaho Falls Redevelopment Agency, will be presenting its annual report for discussion and approval at the regular monthly meeting at noon on March 16, 2017, in the City Council Chambers inside the City Annex Building, 680 Park A...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Brady’s Fire - March 6

On March 6, 2017 at 3:45 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to Brady’s, 1445 E. Lincoln Road in Idaho Falls for a structure fire.

Three engines, one ladder truck, three ambulances and two chiefs, for a total of twenty personnel, responded...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

City Launches New Website - March 6

Idaho Falls, ID – We are pleased to announce that the City of Idaho Falls will launch a new and improved website today, Monday, March 6, 2017.

The new user-friendly design makes navigating the City of Idaho Falls website much easier than the prior sit...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Idaho Falls Zoo & The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho Partner for Exciting Spring Break Camps - March 3

Idaho Falls Zoo & The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho Partner for Exciting New Spring Break Camps | City of Idaho Falls – Press Releases

Do your kids love animals? Do they love art? Here’s a great opportunity for them to experience both!

The Idaho F...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Emergency Alert System Testing Scheduled for March 1st

Idaho Falls, ID – Bonneville County Emergency Management will be conducting a test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) sirens throughout Idaho Falls and Ammon on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at 10:00 a.m.   The sirens will sound for appro...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Road Construction on 17th & St. Clair Road

Idaho Falls, ID – Beginning March 1, 2017, Knife River will commence construction work on 17th Street at the St. Clair Road intersection. In an effort to reduce the impact to traffic, the intersection will remain open for the duration of the project ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Railroad Crossing Closures

Idaho Falls, ID – Union Pacific Railroad and the City of Idaho Falls Street Division will begin working on the Broadway/Elm Street railroad crossing on Wednesday, March 1.  The crossing will close to thru traffic from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Grammy-Nominated Country Duo to Perform in Idaho Falls During Total Solar Eclipse Weekend

City identifies designated viewing areas & opens parks for overnight camping to accommodate large crowds

Idaho Falls, ID –  On Monday, August 21, 2017, Idaho Falls residents will join millions of Americans as we gaze at the sky to witness a p...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

New Education Center Coming to the Idaho Falls Zoo!

Idaho Falls, ID: The Idaho Falls City Council unanimously approved a resolution to accept a $500K donation from William J. Maeck for a new Idaho Falls Zoo education center.

The education center will be named the “The William J. Maeck Education Center,...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Structure Fire on “G” Street

Idaho Falls, ID:  On February 21, 2017 at 11:18 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to 310 “G” Street in Idaho Falls for a reported structure fire.

Three engines, one ladder truck, three ambulances and two fire chiefs resp...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

City’s Recreational Supervisor Retires after 32 years of Service & Receives USA Softball Red Halpern

Idaho Falls, ID: The public is invited to an open house on Friday, February 24 to recognize long-time Recreation Supervisor, Kevin Day who will be retiring after 32 years of service to the City of Idaho Falls Parks & Recreation Department. The open ho...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Community Discussion – Local Law Enforcement Roundtable

Idaho Falls, ID – Local law enforcement agencies invite the public to a roundtable discussion on February 15, 2017, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at University Place Auditorium, 1784 Science Center Drive. The event is open and free to the pub...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

Water Drainage Concerns & Sandbag Supplies

Idaho Falls, ID – Rain and warmer temperatures could lead to drainage problems. While some standing water along the curb line is to be expected, major drainage problems should be reported to the city.

During regular working hours (8:00 a.m.-5:00...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Idaho Falls Zoo Seeks Adult Volunteers for 2017 Season – APPLY NOW!

The Idaho Falls Zoo needs YOU!  Adult volunteers are essential to the zoo. They assist with conservation presentations and education programs, special events, animal care, grounds and exhibit maintenance, gardening and more.

Interested in applying but...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Application Period for Idaho Falls Zoo Summer Teen Education Program Now Open

Hey teens! Are you looking for a great way to get an amazing educational experience while giving back to your community and getting valuable community service hours – hours that look GREAT to potential employers and on college applications?

The Junio...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Community-Wide Discussion: The Future of the Idaho Falls Fiber Network

Idaho Falls, ID – The City of Idaho Falls is hosting four informational meetings throughout February intended to prompt a community-wide discussion about the future of the Idaho Falls Fiber Network.

The city’s dark fiber network was es...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

City Lifts Snow Removal Parking Restrictions

Idaho Falls, ID – The City of Idaho Falls has completed the majority of snow removal activities associated with the recent winter weather event.  As a result, the parking restrictions have been lifted.

Crews will continue with previously sc...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Framing the Future of Downtown Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls, ID – The City of Idaho Falls is working to create a clear and innovative guide for development and redeveloping in the downtown area and would like the community's input and ideas.

In an effort to improve the downtown area, the...

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