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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Idaho Falls Power to construct new electricity generation plant

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IDAHO FALLS – Idaho Falls Power, the community-owned provider of electricity in Idaho Falls, will be making a $36 million local investment by adding a new power generation plant, continuing its long history of ensuring reliable and affordable en...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Idaho Falls Power giving over $5,000 in scholarships, accepting applications

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IDAHO FALLS -- Idaho Falls Power is giving over $5,000 in scholarships and accepting applications of aspiring leaders.

For 2024, Idaho Falls Power will award 10 college scholarships to eligible Idaho Falls area high school sophomores and juniors. Each stud...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Idaho Falls ranked ‘America’s Best-Performing Small City' for the third time

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IDAHO FALLS – For the third time in four years, the City of Idaho Falls is once again America’s Best-Performing Small City, according to an independent study.

The 2024 Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities Index objectively ranks cities on their economic...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: February 2, 2024

Work to begin on expanding the Canal Trail

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IDAHO FALLS – Construction will begin to extend a City of Idaho Falls pathway along the Meppen Canal on Feb. 5.

Contractors will be installing the multi-use path along the Meppen Canal between the Idaho Canal and 25th East. The project will also ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: January 29, 2024

Fire hydrant repair on East 1st Street Tuesday

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IDAHO FALLS -- The City of Idaho Falls Water Division will be repairing a damaged fire hydrant at the intersection of East 1st Street and South Fanning Ave beginning at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, Jan. 30. 2024. 

Westbound traffic on 1st Street will be de...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: January 29, 2024

City of Idaho Falls launches online portal to request public records

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IDAHO FALLS – To improve efficiency in access to public records, the City of Idaho Falls has implemented a new process for requesting public records.

Beginning Jan. 29, 2024, the City of Idaho Falls will utilize an online form to accept requests ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: January 27, 2024

The Idaho Falls Fire Department is hiring, hosting testing on Feb. 17

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IDAHO FALLS – The Idaho Falls Fire Department is looking for motivated individuals who want to become Probationary Firefighters. 

Interested candidates are encouraged to begin the Public Safety Testing process now to be considered for a ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: January 25, 2024

Brief nighttime road closure as part of 17th Street and Holmes Avenue project

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IDAHO FALLS – 17th Street between South Boulevard and Holmes Avenue will be closed for road construction on Sunday night, Jan. 28, from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.

Eastbound 17th Street Traffic will be detoured at South Boulevard to Sunnyside Road or ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: January 19, 2024

Snow removal parking restrictions lifted

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IDAHO FALLS -- The Idaho Falls Street Division has completed snow removal operations associated with the recent weather events. All parking restrictions are lifted, effective immediately.

Street Division personnel will continue to clean up problem areas. L...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: January 19, 2024

Idaho Falls Regional Airport master plan open house rescheduled

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IDAHO FALLS – The Idaho Falls Regional Airport master plan open house has been rescheduled after the weather postponed the event in early January.

The open house is now set for Feb. 7, 2024, from 4 to 6 p.m., followed by a presentation and Q&A session ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: January 19, 2024

Construction to begin at 17th Street and Holmes Avenue

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IDAHO FALLS – Contractors will begin work at the intersection of 17th Street and South Holmes Avenue next Monday, January 22.

On Monday at 10 p.m., crews will install concrete barriers along the sidewalk and remove a section of the curb that night. Traffic...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: January 14, 2024

City of Idaho Falls issues a snow event. Parking restrictions are now in place.

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IDAHO FALLS -- The recent snowfall resulted in more than two inches of snow, which qualifies as a snow event. Parking restrictions are now in place for all roads located within Idaho Falls city limits until further notice.  

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: January 12, 2024

Prepare for the potential of frozen waterlines

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IDAHO FALLS -- Due to colder temperatures on the horizon in the coming days, the Idaho Falls Water Division reminds property owners and tenants to prepare for the potential of frozen waterlines. 

“Waterlines in Idaho Falls are generally buried bet...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: January 11, 2024

New director welcomed at the Idaho Falls Regional Airport

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IDAHO FALLS – Ian Turner will become the new director of the Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) after receiving an appointment from Mayor Rebecca Casper. 

The Idaho Falls City Council approved Turner’s appointme...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: January 11, 2024

Six individuals receive Idaho Falls Mayor's Choice Awards

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IDAHO FALLS — Mayor Rebecca Casper honored six exemplary individuals with Mayor’s Choice Awards at Thursday night’s City Council meeting.

The Mayor’s Choice Awards debuted in 2021 to recognize outstanding residents, ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: January 11, 2024

Snow removal parking restrictions lifted

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IDAHO FALLS -- The Idaho Falls Street Division has completed snow removal operations associated with the recent weather events. All parking restrictions are lifted, effective immediately.

Street Division personnel will continue to clean up problem areas, d...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: January 7, 2024

City of Idaho Falls issues a snow event. Parking restrictions are now in place.

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IDAHO FALLS -- The recent snowfall resulted in more than two inches of snow which qualifies as a snow event. Parking restrictions are now in place for all roads located within Idaho Falls city limits until further notice. 

Vehicles parked on stree...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: December 14, 2023

City of Idaho Falls to welcome new Human Resources Director

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IDAHO FALLS – Darin Jones will be the City of Idaho Falls’ new Human Resources Director after receiving an appointment from Mayor Rebecca Casper. 

The Idaho Falls City Council approved Jones’ appointment at Thursday n...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: December 12, 2023

Idaho Falls Regional Airport seeks public input for ongoing master plan process

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IDAHO FALLS – The Idaho Falls Regional Airport invites the public to discuss the airport's future as part of the ongoing master planning process.

A public open house will be held on Jan. 10, 2024, at the Idaho Falls Activity Center from 4 to 8 p.m. The ope...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: December 12, 2023

Rising costs make hauling recyclables impractical for the City of Idaho Falls

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Due to a significant increase in fees associated with the recycling process, the Idaho Falls Sanitation Division will no longer provide recycling bins or haul recyclable items, with the exception of glass, effective Jan. 16, 2024. 

For more than 2...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: December 11, 2023

Idaho Falls Power community initiative to warm homes and hearts

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IDAHO FALLS – The City of Idaho Falls and its municipal power utility, Idaho Falls Power, invites the community to warm homes and hearts through a series of giving programs.

Customers can now enroll in the Utility Roundup Program, which will round up a uti...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: December 8, 2023

Idaho Falls Zoo hosting winter break camps

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IDAHO FALLS – The Idaho Falls Zoo will host winter break camps for kids between the ages of 5 and 13. These unique, one-day camps provide fun, interactive activities and up-close learning with animals at your Idaho Falls Zoo.  

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: December 1, 2023

GIFAR to host Mayor Casper for the 2024 State of the City Address

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IDAHO FALLS – The date is set for the 2024 annual Idaho Falls State of the City Address.

The Greater Idaho Falls Association of REALTORS® (GIFAR) is hosting the City of Idaho Falls and Mayor Rebecca Casper for the address. The community i...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 30, 2023

Prepare for the potential of frozen waterlines this winter

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Due to colder temperatures on the horizon in the coming months, the Idaho Falls Water Division reminds property owners and tenants to prepare for the potential of frozen waterlines. 

“Waterlines in Idaho Falls are generally buried betwee...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Idaho Falls Regional Airport ready for busy holiday season

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IDAHO FALLS – The Thanksgiving holiday is just days away and the Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) is ready for the busy travel season.

This year, the airport continues to see high numbers of passengers making their way through the region&ap...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 9, 2023

City of Idaho Falls City Attorney to retire, new chief legal counsel announced

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IDAHO FALLS – Longtime City of Idaho Falls attorney Randy Fife has announced his retirement.

Fife came to the City of Idaho Falls in April 2013. With over 30 years practicing municipal law, Fife’s last day at the city will be Nov. 30, 2023. Idaho Falls May...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 8, 2023

First ever holiday light parade to brighten the Idaho Falls Riverwalk

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IDAHO FALLS – The Idaho Falls Riverwalk will twinkle at the first-ever UTV Holiday Light Parade on Dec. 22.

The City of Idaho Falls and the Idaho Falls Rotary Club are hosting the side-by-side Great Snake River Greenbelt Holiday Light Parade that...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 1, 2023

Open house scheduled to discuss future traffic planning across the greater Idaho Falls area

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IDAHO FALLS – The Bonneville Metropolitan Planning Organization (BMPO) is hosting a public open house on Nov. 14 to discuss future traffic planning across the greater Idaho Falls area. 

The open house will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 23, 2023

Idaho Falls Regional Airport to embark on expansion project

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IDAHO FALLS – The Idaho Falls Regional Airport will soon get a new look as the airport and contractors embark on a 18,000-square-foot expansion.

The airport recently awarded Clayco, a full-service, fully integrated design-build construction firm, ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 10, 2023

Join the Idaho Falls Zoo for a ‘merry not scary time’ at Boo at the Zoo

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IDAHO FALLS – Get ready for a wild adventure as Boo at the Zoo approaches, bringing spooky fun to the Idaho Falls Zoo.

From Oct. 19 through Oct. 21, your zoo will only be open for Boo at the Zoo from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Guests not only get a peak at t...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 4, 2023

Idaho Falls Zoo mourning passing of beloved Sloth Bear

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IDAHO FALLS – The Idaho Falls Zoo animal care team is sad to announce the passing of the beloved male sloth bear Mick.

At nearly 25 years old, Mick was the oldest breeding sloth bear in AZA’s Species Survival Plan (SSP) population. After animal care staff ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 29, 2023

Idaho Falls Regional Airport selected as grant recipient to expand air service options

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IDAHO FALLS – The Idaho Falls Regional Airport is proud to announce it has been awarded a federal Small Community Air Service Development (SCASD) Grant of $950,000 to support efforts to offer additional flights. 

The $950,000 grant provides a reve...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 28, 2023

Longtime and instrumental Parks and Recreation employee to retire

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IDHAO FALLS – After decades of unwavering dedication and commitment, Ronnie Campbell will retire from his role as a key figure in the Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Department.

Ronnie's journey began as a seasonal employee in 1985 and ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 26, 2023

Registration open for free learn to skate lessons

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IDAHO FALLS — The Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Department has opened registration for free learn to skate day.

On Saturday Sept. 30 at the Joe Marmo/Wayne Lehto Ice Arena the 20 minute lessons will provide a basic introduction to the sport. S...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Idaho Falls Regional Airport continues updates to parking lot facilities

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IDAHO FALLS -- Travelers are encouraged to plan for minor delays while parking at the Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) as construction improvements have temporarily changed traffic flows. 

Entrances to each of the parking lots are down to a sing...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 20, 2023

City approves agreement to rename the Civic to the Frontier Center for the Performing Arts

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IDAHO FALLS – The Frontier Center for the Performing Arts is coming to Idaho Falls.

Following a $3.5 million agreement with the City of Idaho Falls, city officials approved a naming rights contract with Frontier Credit Union to rename the Idaho F...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Idaho Falls Regional Airport hosting TSA PreCheck enrollments

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IDAHO FALLS – The Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) is inviting passengers and Idaho Falls residents to participate in a week-long event to help them enroll in the popular Transportation Security Administration TSA PreCheck® Enrollment expedited screenin...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 5, 2023

Idaho Falls Zoo recognized for 25 years of commitment to animal care and welfare

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IDAHO FALLS – The Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park has received prestigious recognition for 25 years of continuous accreditation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).

The tremendous achievement of the AZA Quarter Century Award acknowle...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 10, 2023

Ten local high school students receive scholarships from Idaho Falls Power

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IDAHO FALLS – Idaho Falls Power sponsored 10 local high school students to attend a 6-day leadership conference in Caldwell.

Idaho Falls Power is committed to sponsoring our future leaders and in addition to their attendance at the Idaho Consumer...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 9, 2023

Ribbon cutting on Saturday for Idaho Falls' Funland at the Zoo

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IDAHO FALLS — Nostalgic celebration will come to Idaho Falls’ Tautphaus Park with the grand opening of Funland at the Zoo.

 The newly restored historic rides will turn again for the crowds at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 12 during the...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 31, 2023

The 112th War Bonnet Round Up kicks off this week

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IDAHO FALLS -- Idaho’s Oldest Rodeo, The War Bonnet Round Up, is gearing up to kick off their 112th year of rodeo festivities Wednesday Night.

On the day before the PRCA rodeo begins, Wednesday, Aug. 2, the War Bonnet Round Up will be hosting the...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 27, 2023

Registration open for Idaho Falls’ Kids Tri Harder Triathlon

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IDAHO FALLS – The City of Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its annual Kid’s Tri Harder Triathlon, Idaho’s largest kids’ triathlon, on Aug. 12, 2023.

The Kids Tri Harder Triathlon is a fun-filled...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 26, 2023

IFPD Invites Community to National Night Out

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The Idaho Falls Police Department is inviting community members to attend National Night Out this Tuesday night, August 1st. National Night Out is an annual national community-building effort that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood ca...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 25, 2023

Buy tickets from official sources for Idaho’s Oldest Rodeo – The War Bonnet Round Up

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IDAHO FALLS – Tickets are on sale for Idaho’s Oldest Rodeo – The War Bonnet Round Up 

When purchasing tickets, ensure you are buying them either from the War Bonnet directly by visiting www.warbonnetroundup.org or sto...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 20, 2023

Niche wall spaces to become available at historic Rose Hill Cemetery

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IDAHO FALLS – The City of Idaho Falls will soon be selling final resting places in the newly built Autumn Niche Wall at Rose Hill Cemetery. 

To purchase a space to place cremated remains in the niche wall, interested individuals and families can v...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 20, 2023

Idaho Falls Power relocating powerlines in downtown alley

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IDAHO FALLS – Idaho Falls Power and contractors will move powerlines underground in the alleyway between Park and Shoup Avenues in downtown Idaho Falls.

With the relocation from overhead powerlines to underground, a section of the alley behind th...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 5, 2023

Idaho Falls PIO Kerry Hammon receives prestigious credential

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IDAHO FALLS – Idaho Falls Fire Department Public Information Officer (PIO) Kerry Hammon has received a prestigious national designation through the Center for Public Safety Excellence (CPSE) for her work and expertise as a Public Information Off...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 30, 2023

What to know when saving space for Independence Day activities

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IDAHO FALLS -- With this year’s Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce Independence Day Parade, The City of Idaho Falls would like to remind residents that reserving or marking areas for a viewing location for the parade may not occur on city property pr...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 29, 2023

City encourages giving back to our community during the celebration of our nation’s independence

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IDAHO FALLS -- As Idaho Falls prepares to celebrate the nation’s independence at the upcoming Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce “Liberty on Parade,” Idaho Falls Mayor Rebecca Casper and the Idaho Falls City Council are ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 29, 2023

Assistant City Attorney receives award for professionalism

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IDAHO FALLS — City of Idaho Falls Assistant City Attorney Mike Kirkham was recently recognized by the Idaho Municipal Attorneys Association with the 2023 Dale W. Storer Professionalism Award.

The award recognizes a municipal attorney in Idaho for...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 26, 2023

City Attorney recognized for contributions to municipal law

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IDAHO FALLS — The Idaho Municipal Attorneys Association recognized City of Idaho Falls City Attorney Randy Fife for his ongoing contributions to the practice of municipal law and the state.

Fife received the prestigious William Herrington Career of Service...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 22, 2023

Community invited to highly anticipated Heritage Park ribbon cutting

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IDAHO FALLS – The City of Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to the ribbon cutting of the much-anticipated Heritage Park. 

On June 28 at 12 p.m., a ribbon cutting will mark the completion of the first phase of the 14...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 12, 2023

Upcoming events abound at the Idaho Falls Zoo

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IDAHO FALLS -- The zoo is open daily for the 2023 season, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., including holidays. June has some really emus-ing events planned for everyone at Idaho Falls Zoo.

June 16: Bat Night at the Zoo- Calling all bat fans! Bat experts with BYU-Id...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 7, 2023

Idaho Falls Power to conduct routine inspection of power poles

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IDAHO FALLS --  Idaho Falls Power will begin a routine process to test the structural integrity of their power poles in the City of Idaho Falls this summer. 

A contractor for the utility expects to test the wooden poles through June and J...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 6, 2023

City of Idaho Falls welcomes Catherine Smith as new Economic Development Administrator

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IDAHO FALLS – The City of Idaho Falls has welcomed a familiar face in economic development to the team.

Catherine Smith will now serve as the City’s Economic Development Administrator. The administrator works to find innovative ways to ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 31, 2023

Idaho Falls City Council Meetings to be temporarily held at the Civic Center for the Performing Arts

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IDAHO FALLS – During the months of June and July, Idaho Falls City Council meetings will be held at the Civic Center for the Performing Arts.

The temporary change in meeting locations will allow for much-needed improvements and upgrades to the Id...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 26, 2023

City of Idaho Falls launches webpage for those seeking guidance on flood response

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IDAHO FALLS – The City of Idaho Falls has published a webpage resource to answer frequently asked questions following this week's severe thunderstorm and flash flooding.

While some people have already begun cleaning up, the webpage "...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Idaho’s Oldest Rodeo - The War Bonnet Round Up holding national anthem auditions

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IDAHO FALLS -- Do you think you can sing? Would you like to sing the national anthem at Idaho’s Oldest Rodeo, The War Bonnet Round Up?

The War Bonnet Round Up is looking for exceptional singers to perform the “Star-Spangled Banner&r...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Idaho Falls Zoo is open on Memorial Day

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IDAHO FALLS -- The Idaho Falls Zoo is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., including holidays, and that means they are open on Memorial Day. 

Here’s a look at some of the events and exciting new things happening at the zoo in May:

May ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Idaho Falls Regional Airport performing maintenance on parking lot facilities

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IDAHO FALLS — Travelers should be aware that ongoing maintenance and improvements will temporarily close sections of parking at the Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA).

Beginning Monday, May 22, the daily parking lot will be temporarily closed. During this ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Idaho Falls ranked America’s Best Performing Small City for the second time in three years

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IDAHO FALLS – The City of Idaho Falls is once again America’s Best Performing Small City according to an independent study.

The 2023 Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities Index objectively ranks cities on their economic performance. A...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 15, 2023

Idaho Falls celebrates Arbor Day and receives continued national recognition

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IDAHO FALLS – The City of Idaho Falls celebrated Arbor Day on May 15 as the city received continued recognition as a Tree City USA by the Abor Day Foundation. 

As part of the Arbor Day celebration, students from Idaho Falls School Distri...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 9, 2023

Idaho Falls Zoo hosting moms this weekend

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IDAHO FALLS -- Idaho Falls Zoo is now open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., including holidays (and yes, that means they are open Memorial Day) and they are offering a special for all the ladies this weekend.

May 13-14: Mother’s Weekend at the Zoo - Women ca...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 4, 2023

Travelers at the Idaho Falls Regional Airport can now make strides for environmental sustainability

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IDAHO FALLS – Travelers flying through the Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) can now do their part to make air travel more sustainable.  

The airport has joined “The Good Traveler” program that allows travelers to di...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 3, 2023

Changes to library parking during water tower construction

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Construction on the new water tower begins Monday, May 8, at the Idaho Falls Public Library. Parking has been modified during construction to accommodate library patrons. Once complete, there will be minimal impacts to parking at the library. 

The...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 27, 2023

City of Idaho Falls hires new Community Development Services Director

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IDAHO FALLS – Wade Sanner will be the City of Idaho Falls’ newest Community Development Services Director after receiving an appointment from Mayor Rebecca Casper. 

The Idaho Falls City Council approved Sanner’s appointment which was effective on ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 19, 2023

Idaho Falls Power recognized for its reliability and service to customers

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IDAHO FALLS — Idaho Falls Power received nationwide recognition as one of the most reliable public power utilities.

The American Public Power Association named Idaho Falls’ municipal power utility among the top quarter of public power utilities with the 20...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 19, 2023

Heritage Park receives generous donation from the Rotary Club of Idaho Falls

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IDAHO FALLS — Opening of the much-anticipated Heritage Park is closer to the finish line, thanks to another generous donation from the Rotary Club of Idaho Falls. 

Rotary has gifted $100,000 to the City of Idaho Falls Parks and Recreatio...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 10, 2023

Construction to begin on new water tower in Idaho Falls

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City of Idaho Falls officials are pleased to announce that construction of the new elevated water tower will begin the end of April. The new water tower has a larger 1 million gallon capacity and will be constructed over two years. 

The water towe...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 7, 2023

Weather challenges delay Idaho Falls Zoo 2023 opening day

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IDAHO FALLS – Opening day of the Idaho Falls Zoo will now be on Wednesday, April 26 at 9:30 a.m.

“We all know what a challenging winter we’ve had,” said zoo director David Pennock. “The continued cold tempe...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 24, 2023

Idaho Falls’ Adopt-a-Park program receives statewide recognition

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IDAHO FALLS – The City of Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation’s Adopt-a-Park Program has received high accolades from the Idaho Recreation and Parks Association (IRPA).

The IRPA recognized the Parks and Rec Department and Renee Buchan, the marketing and volun...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Now is the time to trim your trees in Idaho Falls

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IDAHO FALLS -- The City of Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Department reminds residents now is a good time to trim their trees.

Idaho Falls City Code requires property owners to keep trees properly maintained and pruned in public rights-of-way. Keeping tr...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Spring recreation in Idaho Falls is just around the corner

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IDAHO FALLS – Registrations for Spring recreation activities in the City of Idaho Falls are underway. 

The Parks and Recreation Department will offer over nine programs with a variety of age divisions for youth and adults. Programs range from disc...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 8, 2023

Volunteers needed for Idaho Falls Zoo’s annual community clean up day

Zoo Clean up 2023 press release

IDAHO FALLS -- In preparation for the Idaho Falls Zoo's reopening in April, zoo staff is asking for your help to tidy up the grounds during the annual Community Clean Up Day on Saturday, April 1.

From 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. the zoo invites individuals, fam...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Alaska Airlines upgrading aircraft used at the Idaho Falls Regional Airport

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IDAHO FALLS -- Beginning Sept. 7, 2022, Alaska Airlines will transition to a regional jet on its route between the Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) and Seattle, Washington.

Since Alaska launched the route in 2021, the airline utilized the Bombardier Q400...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: December 17, 2021

Idaho Falls City Council Approves Water Tower Location

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The Idaho Falls City Council has unanimously voted to approve construction of the city’s new elevated water tower in the south parking lot of the Idaho Falls Public Library.  

The vote was held last evening at the city’s regula...

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City of Idaho Falls News