News Flash

Posted on: September 16, 2019

Jr High Swim Team Registration Coming Soon!

Walk in, call or REGISTER ONLINE for the 2019-2010 Jr High Swim Team:

Wes Deist Aquatic Center149th St.Idaho Falls, ID208-612-8519

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Tuesday/Thursday Lessons begin October 8th

Sign up now for Oct A Lessons beginning October 8th and running through November 5th

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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



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News Flash

Posted on: September 19, 2019

Idaho Falls Zoo Granted Prestigious AZA Accreditation

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Silver Spring, Maryland  – The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) has announced that the Idaho Falls Zoo was granted accreditation by AZA’s independent Accreditation Commission.

“AZA accreditation signifies Ida...

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

Idaho Falls Zoo Honors Community with Events on September 21

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On Saturday, September 21 the zoo has several fun activities for everyone that you’ll want to be sure to enjoy!

We Appreciate YOU! Saturday, Sept. 21 is the zoo’s Community Appreciation Day which means everyone 4 and over gets in to the...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Temporary Closure of Constitution Way

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Beginning on Monday, Sept. 16, Knife River will be installing a new water line across a portion of Constitution Way. No parking will be permitted and motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes. 

During construction, Constitution Way from Par...

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

Idaho Falls Fire Department & EIRMC receive awards

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Prompt response times, high-quality of care, and effective coordination of patient care with receiving centers resulted in the American Heart Association presenting the Idaho Falls Fire Department (IFFD) and Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) w...

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

Idaho Falls Zoo Announces New Halloween Event for Adults

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Idaho Falls Zoo already brings you the best Halloween event around with Boo at the Zoo and zoo lights. We’re now excited to announce an addition to the October fun with a new adults-only masquerade ball & murder mystery brought to you by the...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Lions, tigers, and brews… Oh my!

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Enjoy an evening at the zoo when the animals are active and the beer is cold, thanks to the support of the North American Brewers Association and the Tautphaus Park Zoological Society. The annual Zoo Brew will be held Friday, Sept. 13 from 5:00-9:00 p.m. ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 6, 2019

City’s Recycling Service Impacted by National Markets

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Due to the current conditions in national and even global recycling markets, municipalities all over the United States are finding it more difficult to locate vendors for paper and plastic recyclables; Idaho Falls is no different. As of today, the city is...

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

Attention longboarders! This event's for you!

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In an effort to provide a recreational opportunity to a less recognized youth community, the Bonneville Youth Development Coalition (BYDC) and the Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Department have organized a longboarding race on the Greenbelt/River Walk o...

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

Milling & Paving Multiple Streets

HK Contractors requests that motorists do not park on the streets listed below during milling and paving. Vehicles in the way of equipment may be towed.  

Thursday, September 5:

  • I Street, Canal Avenue to Centre Avenue
  • J Street, Canal Avenue to Centr...
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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Good News! 1st Street Reopens TONIGHT!

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The City of Idaho Falls Public Works Department is pleased to announce that 1st Street will reopen at 5:00 p.m. tonight - just in time for the evening commute.

The water line replacement project extended from Lomax Street to the Idaho Canal and included wa...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Water Service Repair on E 17th Street

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The City of Idaho Falls Water Division will be repairing a leaking waterline in the 1500 block of E 17th Street near its intersection with Austin Ave beginning at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4. Motorists should expect traffic delays and are encouraged t...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Railroad crossings on N. Blvd temporarily close for construction

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Beginning on Monday, Sept. 9, Union Pacific Railroad will be reconstructing two railroad crossings at N. Boulevard, just north of Science Center Drive. Motorists should plan alternate routes.

N. Boulevard will be closed at both railroad crossing for the du...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Idaho Falls Library Goes Fine Free

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(Idaho Falls, ID) - Following a national trend to make libraries more accessible to users, beginning this month, the Idaho Falls Public Library will no longer charge overdue fines.

All past overdue fines will be forgiven and patrons who have not been able ...

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

Idaho Falls Power Customers Get Good News

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – As summer winds down and East Idaho prepares for the colder fall and winter months, Idaho Falls Power users can expect good news when they turn on their thermostats. 

Already some of the lowest rates in the country, I...

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

September Has Something For Everyone at the Idaho Falls Zoo!

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Several events are coming up this month in conjunction with the Idaho Falls Zoo that you won't want to miss!

Smokin' Fins Gives Back with 10% Tuesday: On Tuesday, Sept. 3 take your family and friends to Smokin' Fins because 10% of everything you purchase w...

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

Idaho Falls Regional Airport to Host TSA Pre-Check® Enrollment Event

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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 Pre✓® Enrollment expedited screening program.

The even...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 22, 2019

Portion of Memorial Drive Temporarily Closes for Parade

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Memorial Drive from Broadway to D Street will be closed from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. this evening as the community joins together to welcome home the Idaho Falls Bandits.

Motorists are asked to use alternate routes and to be aware of increased pedestrian and bicy...

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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 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

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: 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

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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: May 17, 2019

Street Sweeping Schedule

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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: 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: 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: September 18, 2019

Le Ritz Hotel & Suites Fire

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

Idaho Falls, ID: On Sept. 18 at approximately 2:36 a.m., Idaho Falls Emergency Dispatch received a call from a hotel occup...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Basement Fire

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On September 15, 2019 at approximately 11:47 p.m. Idaho Falls Emergency Dispatch received a call from an individual reporting smoke coming from the basement of a single family home located on the 1400 block of Alameda Avenue.  There were three ad...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Firefighters are asking for your help this weekend

Fill the Boot Event

The Idaho Falls Fire Department will once again participate in the annual Fill the Boot campaign this Friday and Saturday at the intersection of Hitt Road & 17th Street from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

The event raises money for kids, adults and families...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Idaho Falls Fire Department & EIRMC receive awards

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Prompt response times, high-quality of care, and effective coordination of patient care with receiving centers resulted in the American Heart Association presenting the Idaho Falls Fire Department (IFFD) and Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) w...

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Fire Department News
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

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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: 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: 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

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Idaho Falls Power Customers Get Good News

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – As summer winds down and East Idaho prepares for the colder fall and winter months, Idaho Falls Power users can expect good news when they turn on their thermostats. 

Already some of the lowest rates in the country, Idaho Falls...

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Idaho Falls Power

News Flash

Posted on: September 17, 2019

Idaho Falls Zoo Honors Community with Events on September 21

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On Saturday, September 21 the zoo has several fun activities for everyone that you’ll want to be sure to enjoy!

We Appreciate YOU! Saturday, Sept. 21 is the zoo’s Community Appreciation Day which means everyone 4 and over gets in to the zoo for only $1.00 ...

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Additional Info... Idaho Falls Zoo

News Flash

Posted on: September 4, 2019

Great to Skate - Oct 5

Join us for opening day at the Ice Arena for a free 30 minute session of ice skating. We will offer the FREE lessons at 12 pm, 12:45 pm, and 1:30 pm. It is recommended that you pre-register for this event!!!

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Session #1 Ice Skating - Oct 8

It's time to dust off the skates and lace up for the 2019/2020 season of ice skating!! Registration is now open for lessons. Pre-registration is required and is available online, over the phone or in person at the Rec. Center. Watch for the new times!!

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 1, 2019

Little Shooters Basketball - Oct 15

Little Shooters is a 6 week child/parent program designed to teach the basics of basketball and introduce your child to the world of sports. Pre-registration is required and can be done online, over the phone or at the Recreation center

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Masquerade, Murder & Mayhem - Oct 18

TPZS brings you another adults-only event, a Halloween Masquerade! Enjoy an evening of music, fun, food and drinks. Visit www.tpzs.info for more details on times and tickets. Must be 21 or older to attend & show ID for admittance.

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Boo at the Zoo - Oct 24, 25 & 26

Enjoy over 500,000 lights, 1000 pumpkins, light sculptures, decorations and trick-or-treat stations throughout the zoo. This “Merry not Scary” event also includes costume contests each night for all ages.

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: September 18, 2019

Le Ritz Hotel & Suites Fire

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On Sept. 18 at approximately 2:36 a.m. Idaho Falls Emergency Dispatch received a call from a hotel occupant who reported smelling smoke from the first floor of the Le Ritz Hotel & Suites in Idaho Falls.

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

Idaho Falls, ID: On Sept. 18 at approximately 2:36 a.m., Idaho Falls Emergency Dispatch received a call from a hotel occup...

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Police Department News
Posted on: August 21, 2019

IFPD Promotes Four Officers

The Idaho Falls Police Department held a ceremony for four recent promotions. Captain Jeremy Galbreaith, Lieutenant Jessica Marley, Sergeant Craig Morgan, and Sergeant Malin Reynolds have each been promoted from their previous ranks.

The Idaho Falls Police Department recently held a promotion ceremony for four recent promotions. Captain Jeremy Galbreaith, Lieutenant Jessica Marley, Sergeant Craig Morgan, and Sergeant Malin Reynolds have each been promoted from their previous ranks.

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Police Department News
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

Motel 6 Hotel Room Fire

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: 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