News Flash

Posted on: August 15, 2019

Kayak Night Moves to Fridays

Friday nights from 9-10:30pm.  $6.50 per person.  Bring your own kayak.

Aquatic Center
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Sign up for Surfer Swim Team!

Fall Session September 14—October 26, 2019
Also available - Two sessions of Dive & Turn Clinic:  Sept 18-October 2 & October 9-23



Additional Info... Aquatic Center
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Free Surfer Swim Team "Try It!" Days

Monday, September 9th and Wednesday, September 11th.  All levels available, participants must be able to float on their front and back for at least 15 seconds to participate in these classes.  One free class per participant!  Si...

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Register online here Aquatic Center
Posted on: August 17, 2019

Fall Hours Begin Monday, August 26th

Public swim - Monday-Friday - 10am-2:30pm & 6-8pm; Saturday -1-4pm & 6-8pm; Sunday - 1-4pmLap swim - Monday-Friday - 5:30am-3:30pm & 8-9pm; Saturday - 6-8am &1-8pm; Sunday - 1-4pmWading Pool Closed for the season.

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Additional Info... Aquatic Center
Posted on: August 8, 2019

Sign up for Fall Lessons!

Taught by Certified Red Cross Swim Instructors.Tuesday/Thursday lessons (30 minute classes, 2 times a week for 4 weeks) begin September 10th.Saturday only lessons (40 minute classes, once a week for 6 weeks) begin September 7th.Sign ups will be open for a...

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For more information and registration. Aquatic Center
Posted on: August 8, 2019

Surfer Appreciation Night

FREE to all Surfers who have been on the team in the last year, as well as family and friends. There will be food, games, swimming, and awards for excellence. Swimming will be from 6-8 pm. Pictures will be taken from 4:45 - 5:30 pm, with a team picture ta...

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Additional Info... Aquatic Center

News Flash

Posted on: August 20, 2019

Red Panda Cub at Idaho Falls Zoo to Leave this Week

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This is your last week to see Marvin, the red panda cub, at the Idaho Falls Zoo. On Friday, August 23 he will take a private jet to his new home at Zoo Knoxville accompanied by animal care staff from both facilities.

Red pandas are endangered so each new c...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Temporary Lane Restriction on Broadway

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Beginning on Monday, Aug. 19, there will be a temporary lane restriction on the south side of Broadway/Hwy 20 near the intersection of Bellin Road.

The restriction will be in place for twelve days to accommodate the addition of a deceleration lane associat...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Boo at the Zoo Seeks Vendors for Trick or Treat Booths

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Idaho Falls Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo fundraiser, hosted by the Tautphaus Park Zoological Society, will take place this year on October 24, 25 & 26.

Boo at the Zoo is the best way to get your business seen by a significant percent of our regional ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Mayor Casper to Recommend New Idaho Falls Parks & Recreation Director

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – Following an extensive national search, Idaho Falls Mayor Rebecca Casper has announced plans to nominate Idaho Falls resident PJ Holm as the next director of the City of Idaho Falls Parks & Recreation Department.

The nomin...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 15, 2019

City Public Works Holds Public Meeting on S Boulevard Changes

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The City of Idaho Falls Public Works Department held a second public meeting this evening to present findings on the ongoing study of changes made to South Boulevard last year.

The meeting, held at the Maeck Education Center at Tautphaus Park, was in respo...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 12, 2019

More Addresses Available for Idaho Falls Fiber Connections; Pilot Program Progress Continues

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Idaho Falls, ID – Attention Idaho Falls residents – check your address because fiber service may now be available to you!

Idaho Falls Fiber announced Monday that residents on Sycamore Circle, Hickory Lane, Hickory Court, Hickor...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Second South Boulevard public meeting scheduled for Thursday

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Idaho Falls, ID – A public meeting regarding South Boulevard will be held on Thursday, Aug. 15 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Maeck Education Center at the Idaho Falls Zoo. The meeting will begin with a presentation at 6 p.m.

This is th...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 8, 2019

First-Ever Red Panda Born at Idaho Falls Zoo

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For the first time ever a red panda has been born at the Idaho Falls Zoo. Over the next week or so, you can see the male cub in the Primate Center and watch him being fed at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. daily. You’ll want to jump on the opportunity ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 5, 2019

Baby Birds Abound at Idaho Falls Zoo

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(Idaho Falls, ID) -- The Idaho Falls Zoo is happy to announce the hatching of two endangered African penguin chicks and a Chilean flamingo chick.

The penguins hatched on June 27 and 29, and the flamingo hatched on July 13. Staff won’t know the ge...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 26, 2019

Road Closure: Garfield Street

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On Monday, July 29, Mountain West Electric will close Garfield Street, near the intersection with Royal Avenue. The roadway will be closed for four days for trenching and back-filling in preparing for the installation of a new HAWK pedestrian signal. Moto...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 23, 2019

Patriotic rock band to jump start Guns vs. Hoses charity softball game

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Idaho Falls, ID – If watching law enforcement and firefighters challenge each other on the softball field isn’t entertaining enough, add a splash of patriotic rock music to the mix!

Madison Rising describes themselves as being, “America’s most patriotic ro...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 23, 2019

Long-time City Employee Wins State Award

Darrin Lords, WWTP Plant Foreman

Idaho Falls, ID – “If you have a question about any type of biological treatment activity, he has the answer,” stated coworker Mike Henricksen when asked about his experience working with Darrin Lords at the City of ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Early Morning Fire on 19th Street

19th Street Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On July 10 at 4:25 a.m. the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to the 200 block of W. 19th Street for a report of a structure fire. Two engines, one ladder truck, three ambulances and a battalion chief responded.

When fir...

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

Bellin Road Closure – Pancheri Drive to Broadway

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Idaho Falls, ID – On Wednesday, July 10, 2019, Depatco Inc., will close Bellin Road from Pancheri Drive to Broadway for approximately twelve days to accommodate the installation of underground sewer and water lines associated with the constructi...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 5, 2019

UPDATE: Chip Sealing & Fog Coating on Several City Streets

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HK Contractors has expanded the chip sealing and fog coating construction project already underway near Melaleuca Field to include streets between N Boulevard and N Emerson and E Anderson Street and May Street. Please watch for equipment and workers, foll...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 1, 2019

Fire at Lincoln Alternative High School

Lincoln High School Fire July 1

Idaho Falls, ID:  On July 1 at approximately 1:22 a.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to a fire alarm at Lincoln Alternative High School at 3175 E. Lincoln Road. At 1:25 a.m. the call was upgraded to a structure fire after an ind...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 27, 2019

1st Street Road Closure

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Idaho Falls, ID – Beginning on Monday, July 8, HK Contractors will close 1st Street from St. Clair Road to Chatham Drive. The road closure is necessary to complete the water line construction project as safely and quickly as possible. B...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 21, 2019

Follow IFP Crews Online this Summer to Win Prizes

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Idaho Falls, ID – How well do you know Idaho Falls? If you saw a picture of a location in town, do you think you’d recognize it?

Idaho Falls Power is putting your Idaho Falls geography knowledge to the test this summer as we la...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 3, 2019

South Boulevard Public Meeting

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Idaho Falls, ID – A public meeting regarding S. Boulevard will be held on Wednesday, June 5 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Maeck Education Center at the Idaho Falls Zoo. The format of the meeting will be an open house so that commun...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 2, 2019

Lindsay Boulevard Fire

Lindsay Boulevard Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On June 2, 2019 at approximately 11:45 a.m. the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Idaho Falls Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of Lindsay Boulevard for a report of an explosion inside of a single story brick buil...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Street Sweeping Schedule

Street Sweeping Schedule

Idaho Falls, ID – The Street Division will begin sweeping neighborhoods, arterial and collector streets on Monday, May 20. The streets have been divided into zones, similar to garbage collection, beginning with zone A.  

Each zo...

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

Outdoor Fires in City of Idaho Falls Limits

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Idaho Falls, ID:  Outdoor fires are a common response for the Idaho Falls Fire Department during the spring and summer months. While recreational fires are permitted inside City of Idaho Falls limits when the below conditions and requirements are...

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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: February 11, 2019

Mission: Save Lives

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Not one more life lost to carbon monoxide poisoning! Not one! Those are the words found on the cokills.org website. The website and corresponding No C.O. Foundation were established by an Idaho Falls firefighter and his family after the devastating loss o...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: January 7, 2019

City of Idaho Falls Now Offers Glass Recycling Services

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Idaho Falls, ID – Thanks to a partnership between the City of Idaho Falls and Momentum Recycling, community members in Idaho Falls now have the ability to recycle glass. The new 3-yard blue containers will be delivered on Tuesday, Jan. ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 2, 2018

Here's how to prepare your kids if there is ever an active shooter.

Idaho Falls Police Chief Bryce Johnson sat down with Rett Nelson of EastIdahoNews.com and gave an example of the concept of “Run. Hide. Fight.” 

Johnson explained, “I sat down with my daughter and talked specifically about school shooting...

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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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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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City of Idaho Falls News

News Flash

Posted on: August 14, 2019

9/11 Fallen Heroes Tribute

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Banquet & Dinner  

Sept. 6, 2019 / Waterfront in Snake River Landing 1220 Event Center Drive, Idaho Falls / Tickets are $40 each for first responders

Qal-Tek Associates and Paul Davis Restoration of Idaho are excited to invite you to the 3rd an...

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Fire Department Announcements
Posted on: April 23, 2019

PulsePoint Mobile App

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Get the App! Save a life! 

Application users who have indicated they are trained in CPR and willing to assist in an emergency can be notified if someone nearby is having a cardiac emergency and may require CPR. The free PulsePoint app is available...

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Fire Department Announcements
Posted on: November 5, 2018

AlertSense® Public Safety Alerts

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AlertSense® Signup

Click the banner below to sign up for AlertSense® public safety alerts from the Idaho Falls/Bonneville County Emergency Communications Center. This is a free service for community members. You can also click on the icons ...

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Fire Department Announcements

News Flash

Posted on: July 26, 2019

Small Bedroom Fire

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The Idaho Falls Fire Department responded to a fire at 10:33 p.m. last night, July 25, at the 2000 block of Bodily Circle. The fire was started by a malfunctioning lamp that caught a small table on fire as well as the contents of the table.

Three adults we...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 23, 2019

Patriotic rock band to jump start Guns vs. Hoses charity softball game

Madison Rising

Idaho Falls, ID – If watching law enforcement and firefighters challenge each other on the softball field isn’t entertaining enough, add a splash of patriotic rock music to the mix!

Madison Rising describes themselves as being, &ldq...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 18, 2019

Four Rescued from Snake River

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Idaho Falls, ID:  On July 18 at 9:35 p.m. the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a water rescue at 325 River Parkway, on the west side of the river, just north of the Broadway Bridge.

Fo...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 17, 2019

IFPD and IFFD Respond to Fire at Motel 6

Motel 6 Hotel Room Fire

Idaho Falls, ID – This morning at 9:05 a.m. the Idaho Falls Emergency Dispatch Center received a call from a man reporting a fire in a guest room at the Motel 6 at 1448 W Broadway. Idaho Falls Police and Idaho Falls Fire both responded ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Early Morning Fire on 19th Street

19th Street Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On July 10 at 4:25 a.m. the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to the 200 block of W. 19th Street for a report of a structure fire. Two engines, one ladder truck, three ambulances and a battalion chief responded.

When fir...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 1, 2019

Fire at Lincoln Alternative High School

Lincoln High School Fire July 1

Idaho Falls, ID:  On July 1 at approximately 1:22 a.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to a fire alarm at Lincoln Alternative High School at 3175 E. Lincoln Road. At 1:25 a.m. the call was upgraded to a structure fire after an ind...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: June 2, 2019

Lindsay Boulevard Fire

Lindsay Boulevard Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On June 2, 2019 at approximately 11:45 a.m. the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Idaho Falls Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of Lindsay Boulevard for a report of an explosion inside of a single story brick buil...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Outdoor Fires in City of Idaho Falls Limits

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Idaho Falls, ID:  Outdoor fires are a common response for the Idaho Falls Fire Department during the spring and summer months. While recreational fires are permitted inside City of Idaho Falls limits when the below conditions and requirements are...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 1, 2019

Controlled Burn Gets out of Control

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At approximately 8:00 p.m. on April 1, 2019 the Idaho Falls Fire Department responded to a field fire just north of Sage Lakes Golf Course on E. Parri Drive. The fire began as a controlled burn. Winds shifted during the burn resulting in structures catchi...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Mission: Save Lives

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"Not one more life lost to carbon monoxide poisoning! Not one!" Those are the words found on the cokills.org website. The website and corresponding No C.O. Foundation were established by an Idaho Falls firefighter and his family after the devast...

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Fire Department News

News Flash

Posted on: August 12, 2019

More Addresses Available for Idaho Falls Fiber Connections; Pilot Program Progress Continues

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Idaho Falls, ID – Attention Idaho Falls residents – check your address because fiber service may now be available to you!

Idaho Falls Fiber announced Monday that residents on Sycamore Circle, Hickory Lane, Hickory Court, Hickory Circle, Tuscany Dr...

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Idaho Falls Fiber

News Flash

Posted on: August 12, 2019

More Addresses Available for Idaho Falls Fiber Connections; Pilot Program Progress Continues

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Idaho Falls, ID – Attention Idaho Falls residents – check your address because fiber service may now be available to you!

Idaho Falls Fiber announced Monday that residents on Sycamore Circle, Hickory Lane, Hickory Court, Hickory Circle, Tuscany Dr...

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Idaho Falls Power
Posted on: June 21, 2019

Follow IFP Crews Online this Summer to Win Prizes

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Idaho Falls, ID – How well do you know Idaho Falls? If you saw a picture of a location in town, do you think you’d recognize it?

Idaho Falls Power is putting your Idaho Falls geography knowledge to the test this summer as we launch our “Electric C...

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Idaho Falls Power
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Check Out IFP’s Children’s Fishing Pond

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Idaho Falls, ID – Help your children make some lasting memories this summer by taking them fishing. Idaho Falls Power’s Children’s Fishing Pond is again stocked with trout and open for the season.

This beautiful fishing area and pond is located on...

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Idaho Falls Power

News Flash

Posted on: August 5, 2019

Baby Birds Abound at Idaho Falls Zoo

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The Idaho Falls Zoo is happy to announce the hatching of two endangered African penguin chicks and a Chilean flamingo chick.

The penguins hatched on June 27 and 29, and the flamingo hatched on July 13. Staff won’t know the genders of the penguins until the...

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Idaho Falls Zoo

News Flash

Posted on: August 13, 2019

Snake River Board Fest Sept 7th

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We have started to take registrations for the Longboard race on the River Walk. This event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 7th from 1-4:30 pm. It will take place on the Eastside of the the River Walk, with a 900-foot race path

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 5, 2019

Fall Basketball Oct. 12

Fall basketball for k-8 grade is just around the corner. Deadline for registration is Sept. 18th, 2019. There is limited space, sign up early to ensure a spot for your team. Registration packets can be found online, or at the Recreation Center.

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Free Fishing Every Monday Night

Starting June 3rd it's FREE Fishing at Ryder Park. Idaho Fish & Game will be onsite with poles, worms, and a warm welcome. No fishing license required while participating in this program, during the event hours

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Movies in the Park - Aug. 23

Load up the family and head to Freeman for a night of fun playing games and watching "Dumbo" Movies are shown at the Freeman Park Bandshell and start at dark and free to the public

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 18, 2019

Youth Volleyball - Sept 4

NEW Divisions available for the 2019 Volleyball season. This year we will offer girls from 2nd through 7th & boys 4th grade up to 7th. Variations have been made to promote skill development such as lowering the net, move the service line & two serves

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 5, 2019

Cornhole Tournament - Sept 7

Tournament consists of a round robin division play followed by a single elimination tournament for the top team from each division. Winners can receive many awesome prizes. Food, soft drinks, and adult beverages will be available for purchase. Bring ID

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: July 31, 2019

Arrest Made Following Incident at Tautphaus Park

On Tuesday, July 30th, at approximately 9:30 p.m. Idaho Falls Police Dispatch received multiple calls from people reporting gun shots at Tautphaus Park near the skate park. Idaho Falls Police Officers and EMS immediately responded to the area.

On Tuesday, July 30th, at approximately 9:30 p.m. Idaho Falls Police Dispatch received multiple calls from people reporting gun shots at Tautphaus Park near the skate park. Callers stated that a person in a vehicle had shot into a group of cars and people...

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Police Department News
Posted on: July 17, 2019

IFPD and IFFD Respond to Fire at Motel 6

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Officers were able to locate the room on the second floor and gain entry where they found a pile of bath towels on fire in the room.

Idaho Falls, ID – This morning at 9:05 a.m. the Idaho Falls Emergency Dispatch Center received a call from a man reporting a fire in a guest room at the Motel 6 at 1448 W Broadway. Idaho Falls Police and Idaho Falls Fire both responded to the fir...

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Police Department News
Posted on: July 11, 2019

IFPD Starts Pilot Motorcycle Officer Program

This summer, the Idaho Falls Police Department has launched a new pilot program for motorcycle officers. Two officers who are part of the Traffic Unit have swapped their patrol vehicles for motorcycles.

This summer, the Idaho Falls Police Department has launched a new pilot program for motorcycle officers. Two officers who are part of the Traffic Unit have swapped their patrol vehicles for motorcycles.

Idaho Falls roadways are traveled daily by thousands ...

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 5, 2019

IFPD To Host Community Presentation on Plans for Future

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What is community-oriented policing? How are we growing and becoming better? What are we doing to keep up with changing crime and public safety needs? What are our plans for the future?
Come to a presentation tomorrow for answers to questions like these.

The Idaho Falls Police Department would like to invite members of the public to a presentation tomorrow night on the department’s Five Year Strategic Plan. The plan includes goals and focus areas for the future including a police facility, impro...

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Police Department News
Posted on: August 28, 2018

3 ways you can stay safe and informed in Idaho Falls using apps

An increasing number of people are using applications and social media to receive emergency information and urgent alerts. 

The Idaho Falls Police Department wants the local community to know how they can get this emergency information from a reli...

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Police Department News
Posted on: March 2, 2018

Here's how to prepare your kids if there is ever an active shooter

Idaho Falls Police Chief Bryce Johnson sat down with Rett Nelson of EastIdahoNews.com and gave an example of the concept of “Run. Hide. Fight.” 

Johnson explained, “I sat down with my daughter and talked spec...

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Police Department News
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Idaho Falls Police Chief announces four promotions, including the IFPD's first female Sergeant

Idaho Falls Police Chief Bryce Johnson announced the promotion of one new Lieutenant and three new Sergeants.

Idaho Falls Police Chief Bryce Johnson announced the promotions of one Lieutenant and three Sergeants.

  • Sergeant Scott Killian will be promoted to Lieutenant and will be transferred from detectives to patrol.
  • Detective Jessica Marley will be promoted to Serg...
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Police Department News

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: April 9, 2018

Bank of Idaho

Bank of Idaho Zoo Sponsors
Posted on: April 9, 2018

CandleWood

Candlewood Suites Zoo Sponsors
Posted on: April 9, 2018

OroWheat

Oroweat Zoo Sponsors