Posted on: August 22, 2017

Join Us for Community Appreciation Day at Idaho Falls Zoo

Saturday, Aug. 26 is Community Appreciation Day at the Idaho Falls Zoo!

Admission for the day is only $1 AND one can of food per person or $3.50 per person without a canned food item for ages 4 and over. Children ages 3 and under are free.

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 21, 2017

Eclipse Update Correction - Boating Accident at Blacktail

Bonneville County/City of Idaho Falls Unified Command

Eclipse Update (August 21, 2017, 4:45 p.m.)  The information released earlier today about the boating accident at Blacktail Reservoir is incorrect.  The confirmed information from Bonn...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 21, 2017

Eclipse Update from Bonneville County Incident Command

Viewing Areas:

City viewing sites are filling up.  The River Walk is at capacity, and Broadway is very congested. At this time, city parks still have room for viewing, but they are filling up quickly. We are advising locals and guests to walk or b...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 15, 2017

Eclipse Call Center Established: (208) 612-8811

To facilitate the phone calls coming in regarding the Great American Total Solar Eclipse, the City of Idaho Falls has established a call center, effective immediately.

The call center will be staffed daily from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. by City of Idaho Falls...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 17, 2017

Flights Added at IDA to Accommodate Eclipse Travelers

Based on demand, both United and Delta Airlines have added additional flights at Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) on the days before and after the eclipse.

Allegiant Airlines has not added any additional flights.

IDA will remain open throughout the event....

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 11, 2017

City Departments Prepare for Eclipse, Offer Informational Tips

The City of Idaho Falls is issuing the following general informational tips in preparation for the Great American Solar Eclipse:

 Utility Division

  • In anticipation of the volume of visitors to our city, the City of Idaho Falls Utility Billing Office...
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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 17, 2017

City of Idaho Falls Warns Against Utility Scams

The City of Idaho Falls reminds residents to be aware of utility scams circulating in the area.

The utility office received phone a call from a local business owner reporting a phone call from an individual claiming to be the City of Idaho Falls and demand...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 15, 2017

Unveiling of Newest “Art You Can Sit On” Project, Dances With Wolves

The public and media are invited to join us for an unveiling of the newest “Art You Can Sit On” project – Dances With Wolves on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Idaho Falls River Walk on Memorial Drive just sout...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 8, 2017

McKenna, Marley & Trimble Promoted to Sergeant

The Idaho Falls Police Department is proud to announce the promotions of Patrick McKenna, John Marley and Brian Trimble to sergeant.

Idaho Falls Police Chief Mark McBride states, “After interviewing each candidate, I’m confident that th...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 7, 2017

Galbreaith Promoted to Lieutenant

The Idaho Falls Police Department is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Sgt. Galbreaith to the rank of lieutenant. The promotion went into effect on August 6, 2017. 

“Sgt Galbreaith’s drive, dedication and professionalism bring great cred...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 7, 2017

Idaho Falls Power Proposes Rate Increase Following BPA Announcement

Idaho Falls Power is proposing an electric rate increase following Bonneville Power Administration’s (BPA) announced 6 percent increase for its wholesale customers. 

The rate increase, if approved by City Council, would be effective Oct....

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 1, 2017

Idaho Falls Zoo Proudly Announces the Birth of Two More Lion Cubs

No, you didn’t misread the headline! The baby boom at the Idaho Falls Zoo continues! Kimani, the zoo’s African lioness, gave birth to two female cubs on July 11.  That is only five months after becoming a first-time mom to mal...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 1, 2017

106th Annual War Bonnet Round Up – Idaho’s Oldest Rodeo

The City of Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce the lineup for the 106th annual War Bonnet Round Up – Idaho’s Oldest Rodeo, presented by Teton Toyota.

Idaho Falls is proud to bring back the best Profession...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 27, 2017

17th Street & St. Clair Road Intersection Improvements Begin Monday

HK Contractors will begin work on the 17th Street & St. Clair Road intersection on Monday, July 24.  The anticipated completion time is two months.

The intersection improvements include installation of water lines, water valves, hydrants, unde...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Several Construction Projects Begin Tomorrow

HK Contractors will begin several construction projects on Wednesday, July 26. The construction schedule will affect only a portion of the existing roadways at one time. The anticipated project duration is two months.

  • Riverside Drive, north of Temple Place...
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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 17, 2017

City & County to Hold Joint Public Hearing - Area of City Impact

The City of Idaho Falls and Bonneville County Planning and Zoning Commissions will hold a joint public hearing on August 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Idaho Falls City Council Chambers, 680 Park Avenue, to consider a re-negotiated Area of City Impact (AOCI). &am...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Water Line Replacement on 7th Street

Water line replacement on 7th Street from South Boulevard to Holmes Avenue will begin on Monday, July 17. The anticipated completion time is two months. 

The replacement project includes installation of water lines, valves and hydrates.  ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 7, 2017

7th & 8th Street Alleyway Construction

The alleyway between 7th and 8th Street from Lee Avenue to Holmes Avenue will be under construction for sewer line repair beginning Monday, July 10, 2017.  The project duration is approximately 90 days. The alleyway will be closed to vehicles and...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Conversations Continue with IFPD and City Administrators

Mayor Rebecca Casper has scheduled a presentation to the City Council by the Idaho Falls Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) on July 10.  

In a letter received by Mayor Casper on June 25 from the Idaho Falls FOP Lodge #6, the organization&...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Construction Notice – Traffic Control Change at Elva & Holmes

The traffic control at the intersection of Elva Street & Holmes Avenue has changed to a stopped condition at Elva Street on the east and west approaches of the intersection, effective immediately. 

The traffic signal will be removed. During co...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 29, 2017

I.F. Power to Begin Improvements in Melbourne Addition

Idaho Falls Power (IFP) will begin the third and final phase of the Melbourne Addition project to upgrade electrical equipment beginning the first week in June. The work is expected to last eight to ten weeks, barring unforeseen conditions

This phase of th...

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