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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Boo at the Zoo, Other Zoo Events Canceled Due to COVID-19

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The Tautphaus Park Zoological Society (TPZS), the volunteer board that manages the zoo’s largest fundraising events, announced last night that the Idaho Falls Zoo’s popular "Boo at the Zoo," "Zoo Lights," and "...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Water Line Repair on S Utah Ave (Aug 12)

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Idaho Falls, ID – The City of Idaho Falls Water Division will be repairing a water line in the 800 block of S Utah Ave, between Broadway and Houston Street, beginning at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12.

During construction, S Utah Ave ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Upcoming Idaho Falls Zoo Events Canceled

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(Idaho Falls, ID) -- COVID-19 restrictions have resulted in the cancellation of several upcoming fundraising events at the Idaho Falls Zoo hosted by the Tautphaus Park Zoological Society (TPZS). The canceled events include the "5 O’Clock So...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Construction Notice: Chip sealing begins August 11

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Idaho Falls, ID – Beginning on Tuesday, August 11, HK Contractors will be chip sealing, brooming and fog coating several streets in Idaho Falls. The anticipated completion time for the entire project is 30 days.

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

City of Idaho Falls Statement on the Signage of The Great American Outdoors Act

Legislation that will benefit Idaho Falls and the entire state Idaho, championed by United States Congressman Mike Simpson, was signed into law yesterday by President Donald Trump

“The Great American Outdoors act is very meaningful for our commun...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Several streets scheduled for overlays beginning Aug 3

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Knife River will be working on street overlays between August 3 and September 4 on the streets listed below.  

Vehicles will need to be parked off the street to facilitate the work. In advance of the work, Knife River will place notices on vehicle...

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

Idaho Falls Parks & Recreation Partners with HOA, Installs New Playgrounds

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – Children of Idaho Falls have two new areas to recreate thanks to the City of Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Department and a partnership with a local homeowners association. 

Located just west of Sand Creek Golf Cou...

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

Idaho Falls Power Upgrading Power Meters

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Idaho Falls, ID – Residents around Idaho Falls may notice representatives from Idaho Falls Power (IFP) doing work on their electric meters in the near future.

IFP is currently in the process of doing work on power meters around the City ...

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

Portion of Park Avenue Temporarily Closing for Water Main Replacement

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Beginning on Monday, August 3, Park Avenue, B Street to Constitution Way, will close for water main replacement.

Please do not park on the street for the duration of the project. Any vehicles parked on the street will be towed. Motorists and pedestrians sh...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Idahoan Foods Partners with City of Idaho Falls to Donate Face Coverings to Community

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – Idahoan Foods has joined forces with the City of Idaho Falls to donate and distribute thousands of cloth face coverings and packaged potatoes to the local community in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Drew Facer, CEO of Idah...

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

Early Morning Fire in Bonneville County

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Shortly before 1:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 18, the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to S Henry Creek Road, near the Black Hawk water tower in Bonneville County for a report of a brush fire that w...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Construction Notice: Pavement Preservation Project

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Intermountain Slurry Seal, Inc. has been contracted by the Idaho Transportation Department to perform pavement preservation to various city streets. Motorists are asked to plan alternate routes.  

The project begins Wednesday, July 15 with an anti...

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

Six injured in 3-alarm house fire

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*The following is a joint press release from the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Idaho Falls Police Department. 

Idaho Falls, ID:  At 5:40 a.m. on July 5, 2020, the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Idaho Falls Police Department were dispat...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 3, 2020

Broadway Construction Project Starts Monday (July 6)

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On Monday, July 6, the Idaho Transportation Department will start construction on Broadway from South Bellin Road to Yellowstone Avenue. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes. Barring unforeseen conditions, the project is anticipated to be comp...

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

People & Puppies Safe Following Bedroom Fire

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On June 29, 2020 at 11:20 a.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to Kearney Street for a report of smoke coming from the back bedroom of a single family home. This was the third structure fire IFFD has responded to in the last two days.

All o...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

IFFD keeps fireworks fire from reaching mobile home

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The Idaho Falls Fire Department responded to their first fireworks-related call last night which could have been much worse if it weren’t for the fast response time of Station 2.

Firefighters were dispatched at approximately 10:40 p.m. on June 24...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Ponderosa Drive Water Line Replacement

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Idaho Falls, ID –  Beginning on Monday, June 22, construction crews will be replacing a water line on Ponderosa Drive between the intersections of 17th Street and SE Bonneville Drive, to include all side streets, as well as on ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
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

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: 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: 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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