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Posted on: March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Causes Critical Blood Shortage, Mayors of Idaho Falls, Ammon to Help

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – City of Idaho Falls Mayor Rebecca Casper and City of Ammon Mayor Sean Coletti will be at the Idaho Falls Red Cross Donation Center, located at 1165 E. 17th Street, this afternoon at 3 p.m. to donate blood.

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

City of Idaho Falls Facilities Close Due to Statewide “Stay-Home” Order

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – In accordance with guidance from the State of Idaho’s “Stay Home” order, the City of Idaho Falls is closing city facilities.

The closures will not impact the delivery of essential city services to...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

City of Idaho Falls Golf Courses Open With COVID-19 Restrictions

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The City of Idaho Falls’ three public golf courses are open for use to the public beginning today with restrictions in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The following restrictions and precautions have been implemented and must be obse...

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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: March 18, 2020

Idaho Falls Mayor Issues Statement on Death of Idaho Falls Power Employee Bobette Wilhelm

Statement from Mayor Rebecca Casper on the Death of Idaho Falls Power Employee Bobette Wilhelm

“The City of Idaho Falls family lost a treasured member of our family this week. Bobbi was a beautiful person who truly cared for her others.  ...

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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: 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 13, 2020

City of Idaho Falls Implements Changes for Public Health

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – In accordance with public health recommendations issued by Eastern Idaho Public Health today, the City of Idaho Falls is implementing several changes in city operations and events to manage the impacts of the COVID-19 virus o...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Water Service Replacement on Broadway (March 10, 2020)

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The City of Idaho Falls Water Division will be replacing a leaking water service in the 1200 block of West Broadway, just east of the I-15 interchange near KJ’s Super Store, beginning at 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 10.

East- and west-bound traffi...

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

Idaho Falls Sanitation Superintendent Receives National Recognition

Jordan Rechenmacher, Sanitation Superintendent

Out of 90,000 professionals worldwide, only 40 were selected to be honored as the next generation of leaders shaping the future of the waste and recycling industry. Jordan Rechenmacher, Idaho Falls’ Sanitation Superintendent will receive the Was...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Explore Animals & Art Over Spring Break

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The Idaho Falls Zoo and The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho have collaborated once again to provide students ages 6-13 with fun, unique experiences to enjoy animals and art during spring break.

Experience the science AND art of animals and nature at BOTH facil...

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City of Idaho Falls News
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: February 6, 2020

Snow event necessitates parking restrictions (Feb. 6)

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The recent accumulation of snow has exceeded two inches (2”), which qualifies as a snow event according to the City’s Snow and Ice Control Policies and Procedures Manual.  This is the fourth snow event the city has called this...

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

Sidewalk Snow Removal - Keeping our Community Accessible

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Clearing snow and ice from all pathways – not just along sidewalks, but also parking lots and curb ramps – is an essential part of keeping our community safe and accessible during the winter.   

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: December 30, 2019

IFFD Announces New Deputy Chief of Operations

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The Idaho Falls Fire Department is pleased to announce that Jon Perry has accepted the position as the department’s new deputy chief of operations. Chief Perry has 25 years in public safety and has served as IFFD’s training division chief since the spring...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: December 9, 2019

IFFD Deputy Fire Chief Retires

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After 25 years of service, Deputy Fire Chief Dave Coffey recently announced his retirement from the Idaho Falls Fire Department (IFFD). He is excited to announce that he has accepted the Fire Chief position for the city of Danville, Virginia. His last day...

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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: November 13, 2019

Everything you need to know about snow removal

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Property owners are encouraged to review snow removal procedures and sign up for notifications in advance of the first snowfall. The snow removal parking restriction ordinance for the season starts on Friday, Nov. 15 and will remain in effect until March ...

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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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