Posted on: June 27, 2017

Idaho to Maryland – A Zoo Farewell

Two African black-footed penguins will be leaving the Idaho Falls Zoo today for their new home at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. 

Jack Junior, a 3-year-old male, and Lahima, a 7-year-old female, both hatched and were hand-raised at the Idaho Falls...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Construction Notice: Elva & Holmes Waterline & 9th Street Concrete Replacement

Construction crews will begin working on the Elva & Holmes intersection as well as 9th Street on Monday, June 26, 2017.  The anticipated completion time for both projects is mid-August.

Elva & Homes

The project includes replacement of the w...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Independence Day Safety & Fireworks

The City of Idaho Falls would like to remind community members to pay extra attention to safety precautions during this busy Independence Day holiday to ensure the safety of our residents and guests.

  • Call 911 in the event of an emergency and only call 911 ...
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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Tickets on Sale Now for 106th War Bonnet Round Up

The City of Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce that tickets are now available online and at local ticket outlets for the 106th annual War Bonnet Roundup, Idaho’s Oldest Rodeo, presented by Teton Toyota.

Idaho Falls...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Rare Gibbon Baby Born at Idaho Falls Zoo

Until recently, there were only 15 Mueller’s grey gibbons living in zoos across the United States.  The Idaho Falls Zoo is thrilled to announce the birth of the 16th!

The Mueller’s grey gibbon couple – mother Shannon ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

“Bring It!” 4th of July Parade Collection Drive

Community members are reminded to ‘Bring It’ – bring non-perishable items to the Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce Independence Day parade on July 4. The Interfaith Community Service Project (ICSP) and the City...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Idaho Falls Zoo is Bouncing with Babies

The Idaho Falls Zoo recently added to their unprecedented number of baby animals this year by welcoming a 3-month-old male serval kitten. A serval is a species of cat from Africa.  Named Zuri, the little kitten came to Idaho Falls from Zoo Boise ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Idaho Falls Zoo Begins 2017 Season with Record-breaking Attendance

The Idaho Falls Zoo shattered historic attendance numbers in the first month of opening to the public for the 2017 season.

A total of 33,744 guests entered the zoo’s gates in May which is over 6,000 more guests than the previous opening attendanc...

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

Waterline Reconstruction on S Holmes Avenue - June 7

On Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 3H Construction begin working on the S Holmes Avenue waterline reconstruction project.

S Holmes Avenue from Castlerock Lane to E. 49th South will be closed, with local traffic only access.

Barring unforeseen conditions, the proje...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Traffic Control Changes at 4th Street & South Freeman Avenue

On Friday, June 2, 2017, the City of Idaho Falls will make a change in the traffic control at the intersection of 4th Street and South Freeman Avenue. Fourth Street will now be required to stop at South Freeman Avenue. South Freeman Avenue will become the...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Two Promoted at Idaho Falls Police Department

The Idaho Falls Police Department is pleased to announce the recent promotions of Officer Eric Andersen to the rank of sergeant and Dispatcher Amanda Sterling to the position of dispatch supervisor. Both promotions went into effect May 28, 2017.

Sgt. Ander...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Idaho Falls Zoo’s African Lion Family Reunited

Idaho Falls Zoo employees are happy to report that everything went extremely well with the reintroduction of a 3-month-old male African lion cub to his parents. The lovely family trio is now on exhibit daily.

In early March, the cub was moved to the zoo&am...

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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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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Community Support Grant Applications Now Available

The City of Idaho Falls will be accepting Community Support Grant applications through the month of June. The grants are intended to supplement city services and/or support key community objectives relating to transportation, environment, community safety...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Fire Department Upgrades Result in Risk Reduction for Residents

Recently, Idaho Falls was upgraded from an Idaho Surveying & Rating Bureau (ISRB) property insurance rating of Class 3 to a Class 2. This improved rating translates into risk reduction for property owners in Idaho Falls.

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Inquires & Donations – Rose Hill Cemetery

The City of Idaho Falls’ Parks and Cemetery Division is seeking the community’s assistance and patience as employees compile a list of damages and work on notifying all property owners of the vandalized property that occurred at Rose H...

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