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Posted on: June 28, 2022

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 Chamber of Commerce “Liberty on Parade,” Idaho Falls Mayor Rebecca Casper and the Idaho Falls City Council are teaming up with the Community Food Basket – Idaho ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Construction on Westhill Avenue

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Improvements to storm drains and water lines along Westhill Avenue in Idaho Falls began today, June 27. Construction will extend north to Brenthaven Drive. 

The anticipated completion time is the end of September, barring unforeseen conditions. Ac...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Idaho Falls Animal Shelter Offers $10 Microchips, Encourages Pet Safety Ahead of July 4th

Pet owners are encouraged to microchip household animals at this discounted cost, ensure microchips are registered with up-to-date information, and to take other steps to ensure pets are safe and comfortable this 4th of July.

Idaho Falls, ID – Ahead of the Independence Day holiday, the Idaho Falls Animal Shelter (IFAS) is offering discounted microchipping services. Normally, IFAS charges $20 for microchipping. Starting today and continuing through July 2nd, ...

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Local internet service provider joins the Idaho Falls Fiber Network

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IDAHO FALLS – Idaho Falls Fiber is excited to announce the addition of another service provider on Idaho’s largest, open-access fiber network.

FyberCom will offer 250 Mbps and one-gigabit internet service at $34.89 and $39.89 a month re...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Preparing for Fireworks: Controlled Burn at Snake River Landing

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The Idaho Falls Fire Department will be conducting a controlled burn along Milligan Road in Snake River Landing throughout the day on Sunday, June 26.

IFFD is asking the public to stay clear of the controlled burn along Milligan Road from just south of the...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Idaho’s Oldest Rodeo looking for singers of the national anthem

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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 singers to perform the “Star-Spangled Banner” at Sandy Downs in Idaho Falls each ni...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Construction planned for underground powerlines at 17th Street and Woodruff Avenue

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IDAHO FALLS -- Idaho Falls Power will have BlueLake Utility Services begin construction for the installation of underground power lines at Woodruff Avenue and 17th Street on Monday, June 27, 2022.

Crews will be digging trenches along the sidewalks of 17th ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 22, 2022

What to know before purchasing fireworks

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The Idaho Falls Fire Department is encouraging the community to be safe, patient, and respectful during the upcoming Independence Day celebrations. Temperatures are rising, the ground is starting to dry out, and there will be a lot of visitors coming to I...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Historic Alaska Airlines flight reconnects Idaho Falls and Boise

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IDAHO FALLS (ID) -- The first flight in a decade linking Eastern Idaho and the State’s capital left the Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) Thursday, June 16.

The inaugural flight took off from IDA to the Boise Airport around 9:00 a.m. and will pr...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 9, 2022

New airline announces new route for the Idaho Falls Regional Airport

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IDHAO FALLS – The Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA), along with aha!, powered by veteran ExpressJet Airlines, announced new airline service between Idaho Falls and Reno, Nevada commencing on Aug. 11, 2022.

“We are excited to welcome aha! and add another n...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 7, 2022

You’ll scream for all the sweet June events at the Idaho Falls Zoo!

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June has some really emus-ing events planned for everyone at Idaho Falls Zoo! Your zoo is open daily for the 2022 season, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., including holidays.

June 10: Sippin’ Safari- Join us for one of our newer fundraising events, Sippin...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 6, 2022

City Employee Recognized as Idaho's Operator of the Year

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Philip Shaul, Operator for Idaho Falls’ Wastewater Treatment Plant was recently recognized as Idaho’s Operator of the Year from the Southeast Idaho Operators Section of the Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association. 

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 3, 2022

Idaho Falls Wes Deist Aquatic Center announces grand reopening

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Renovations to the Wes Deist Aquatic Center are nearly finished and swimmers will be able to return to the pool Monday, June 6, 2022.

To celebrate, a ribbon-cutting will be held Friday, June 10 at 12:30 p.m Following from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. will be free publ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 3, 2022

Public transportation returns to Idaho Falls!

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Public transportation has returned to the city of Idaho Falls! Users can begin scheduling rides today, Friday, June 3. 

A ribbon cutting held in the City Hall parking lot earlier this morning officially kicked off the new Greater Idaho Falls Trans...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Pedestrian pathway improvements (S Capital Avenue)

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Public Works is pleased to announce improvements to the pedestrian pathway along S Capital Avenue from its intersection with Pancheri Drive north to Short Street. 

Construction will begin next week. Traffic control will consist of closures to the ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Valor Awards presented to two Idaho Falls firefighters

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Idaho Falls Fire Department Captain Aaron Nelson and Firefighter Nicholas Magliocco were presented with the Valor Award for saving an elderly disabled female who was trapped in a house fire last June. The award, along with three other service awards, were...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Construction Notice: Saturn Avenue Waterline Replacement

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Knife River will be installing a new waterline and reconstructing Saturn Avenue and adjacent streets between Grandview Drive and Broadway. The work starts on May 16. The anticipated completion time is mid-September, barring unforeseen issues. 

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Water Tower Informational Meetings

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The City of Idaho Falls invites community members to attend one of two informational meetings to receive updates on the Idaho Falls water tower project.

The aging 85-year-old water tower will be replaced by a higher capacity water tower to accommodate Idah...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 28, 2022

New interactive map helps residents follow street sweeping schedule with ease

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Now that the snow and ice have melted off the roadways, the Idaho Falls Street Division will begin sweeping streets. Work starts with arterial and collector streets, as well as streets with striping to prepare them for repainting. Crews will begin sweepin...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 21, 2022

North Highland Park concrete improvement project

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RC Heavy Haul, Inc. began the North Highland Park concrete improvements earlier today, March 21. The work is being done on Canyon Avenue, between Science Center Drive and Presto Street. Parking will be restricted in the work zone.

The project includes new ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 15, 2022

Park Avenue waterline project begins next week

Road Work Ahead

This year’s construction season will be a busy one, starting with the Park Avenue waterline project on Monday, March 21. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes. Barring unforeseen conditions, the project will be completed in approximat...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 9, 2022

More details about the rideshare program coming to Idaho Falls soon!

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The City of Idaho Falls is pleased to announce that they are one step closer to making a microtransit pilot program a reality and at no additional cost to taxpayers.  

At Monday’s City Council work session it was announced that Downtowner was sele...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Impact fees provide a means to make critical infrastructure improvements

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The Idaho Falls City Council will conduct a public hearing regarding the adoption of the Impact Fee Study and Capital Improvement Plan, as well as the ordinance authorizing the implementation of development impact fees. The hearing will be conducted at th...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: February 2, 2022

Idaho Falls Fire responds to two structure fires only minutes apart

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Earlier this morning firefighters from the Idaho Falls Fire Department battled two unrelated blazes that occurred only minutes apart.  

The first fire was called into dispatch at 2:01 a.m. The reporting person stated that the house behind them was...

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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
Posted on: November 18, 2021

City of Idaho Falls Rolls Out Improved Communication System

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Idaho Falls is rolling out a new enhancement to its citizen notification system which will allow the City to reach more residents with both time-sensitive notifications and routine communications via email, text message, and voice.

The City has had an emai...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 18, 2021

City of Idaho Falls Celebrates Passage of Juneteenth National Independence Day Act

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(Idaho Falls, ID) - Mayor Rebecca Casper issued the following statement this evening regarding the signing of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act:

“We rejoice with people everywhere in the creation of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act. ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Residential Water Conservation Pilot Program Awaits City Council Approval

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A Residential Water Conservation Pilot Program was discussed during the Idaho Falls City Council Work Session yesterday afternoon. The pilot program, if approved by City Council, will begin later this year. 

In 2015, the Idaho Falls Water Division...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Expansion of the Idaho Canal Trail project begins today

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Construction on the Idaho Canal Trail project starts today, June 1, near 25th Street and S Holmes Avenue, progressing along the Idaho Canal north toward Garfield Street. 

There will be single lane closures along S Holmes Avenue, between 17th Stree...

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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) 589-3091[email protected]Idaho Falls Police Chief announces...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 3, 2021

TONIGHT! - Don't miss IFPD's National Night Out!

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Tonight from 5 – 8 p.m., Idaho Falls Police Officers will be at Freeman Park to "show-and-tell" police vehicles, special teams and equipment, and talk to our community! This is a great event for kids, families, and anyone who wants to meet IFPD Officers!

The Idaho Falls Police Department is inviting community members to attend National Night Out this Tuesday night, August 3rd. National Night Out is an annual national community-building effort that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood ca...

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Police Department News