News Flash

Posted on: March 6, 2019

Spring Break Hours

Public Swim hours will run from 1:00-3:30pm & 6:00-8:00pm March 18-22.Lap swim hours will run at their regular times, 5:30am-3:30pm and 8:00-9:00pm (number of lanes will vary).Water Fitness classes will run at their regular times.  

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Additional Info... Aquatic Center
Posted on: March 18, 2019

WSI Certification Course

Get ready to teach swim lessons this summer.  The Wes Deist Aquatic Center is hiring.  Red Cross WSI certification is required and this class will teach you what you need to know. See the website for information on price, prerequisites a...

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More Info... Aquatic Center
Posted on: March 6, 2019

Upcoming Scout Classes

Sign up for a merit badge or rank advancement class.  Cub Scout electives are available also. Class information and times are available on the website.  Register online or call the Aquatic Center, 208-612-8519.

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Additional Info... Aquatic Center

News Flash

Posted on: March 18, 2019

Idaho Falls Power Taking Annual ICUA Youth Rally Applications

Youth Rally 19

Idaho Falls, ID – Idaho Falls Power (IFP) is currently accepting applications for the annual Idaho Consumer-Owned Utilities Association’s (ICUA) Youth Rally.

The 2019 Youth Rally is July 8-13. Applications are due May 1.

Each ye...

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

Fire Chief Dave Hanneman Retires

Chief Dave Hanneman

Idaho Falls, ID – Fire Chief Dave Hanneman recently announced that he will retire from the Idaho Falls Fire Department (IFFD) after 36 years in emergency services.

The city will hold a retirement ceremony held in his honor during a publi...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Pothole Repairs

Pothole Season

Idaho Falls, ID – Spring has sprung and so too have the potholes. As a result of the freezing and thawing temperatures and wet winter, the City of Idaho Falls Street Division has turned their attention from snow removal to pothole repai...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Intermittent Road Closures Scheduled for 9th Street

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Idaho Falls, ID – On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 3H Construction will begin construction on the 9th Street Bridge over the Moody Canal.  Barring unforeseen conditions, the anticipated completion time is 45 days.

The roadway from ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Get Ready for Idaho Falls Zoo’s 2019 Season

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Idaho Falls Zoo is excited to announce that, weather dependent, Saturday, April 13 will be the opening day for the 2019 season! In preparation, zoo staff is asking for your help to tidy up the zoo grounds.

On Saturday, March 30, the zoo will host the annua...

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

Fire inside vacant training structure

Olive Structure Fire_March 7 2019

Idaho Falls, ID:   On March 7, 2019 at approximately 11:18 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to 620 E 1st Street for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found smoke coming from the northeast corner...

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

Idaho Falls Fiber Pilot Program Gets Underway

Fiber

(Idaho Falls, ID) - Idaho Falls residents are one-step closer to accessing cutting-edge, high-speed fiber optic internet service with the launch of the new Idaho Falls Fiber (IFF) website.

Starting on March 4, residents within the identified boundaries of ...

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

Kids! Explore Animals and 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 5-13 with fun, unique experiences to enjoy animals and art during spring break. 

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

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Apply NOW! Idaho Falls Zoo Summer Teen Education Program Accepting Applications

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Hey teens! Are you looking for a great way to get an amazing educational experience while giving back to your community and getting valuable community service hours – hours that look GREAT to potential employers and on college applications?&...

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

City Lifts Snow Removal Parking Restrictions (Feb 14)

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Due to changing weather conditions and the completion of most snow removal activities, the parking restrictions in Idaho Falls have been lifted, effective immediately. 

Crews will continue clean up in certain areas during regular shifts.  ...

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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: February 11, 2019

More snow on the way, Zone A parking restrictions on hold (Feb 11)

Updated Parking Restriction Schedule

As the updated weather forecast is calling for more snow over the next few days, the Street Division has put Zone A snow removal and parking restrictions on hold until Friday and Saturday. Crews will continue plowing the higher use streets and Zone B (maj...

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

Snow Event Triggers Parking Restrictions (Feb. 7)

Snow Event - Parking Restrictions

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.

Crews began plowing priority 1 streets earlier this morning. Parking res...

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

Snow Event Triggers Parking Restrictions (Jan. 10)

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Idaho Falls, ID – 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.

Parking restriction are now in plac...

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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: January 3, 2019

Commercial Building Fire

Great Basin Cabinet Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  At approximately 5:48 a.m. on January 3, 2019, the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to 2401 E. 24th N for a structure fire.  The call came in from an employee who showed up for work, saw the fire and called 91...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 13, 2018

Snow Removal Parking Restrictions Ordinance Effective Nov. 15-March 15

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Idaho Falls, ID – The City of Idaho Falls reminds residents that the snow removal parking restriction ordinance for the season starts on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. 

The parking restrictions will automatically be in effect from Nov...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 21, 2018

Idaho Falls Police honor citizens and officers for excellence

Note: A video of the entirety of the awards ceremony can be found on the IFPD’s Facebook page.

On June 19, 2018, the Idaho Falls Police Department held its Quarterly Awards Ceremony.

Six citizens and 5 police officers received awa...

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

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City of Idaho Falls News

News Flash

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
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Improved Property Insurance Rating – ISO Class 2

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Idaho Falls, ID – Recently, Idaho Falls was upgraded from an Idaho Surveying & Rating Bureau (ISRB) property insurance rating of Class 3 to a Class 2. This improved rating translates into risk reduction for property owners in Idaho Falls.

ISRB is an in...

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Fire Department Announcements

News Flash

Posted on: March 14, 2019

Fire Chief Dave Hanneman Retires

Chief Dave Hanneman

Idaho Falls, ID – Fire Chief Dave Hanneman recently announced that he will retire from the Idaho Falls Fire Department (IFFD) after 36 years in emergency services.

The city will hold a retirement ceremony held in his honor during a public receptio...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Help First Responders Locate You

Legible Addresses

In an emergency, every second counts. The Idaho Falls Fire and Police Departments depend on address numbers to find community members as quickly as possible. Finding homes and businesses can be challenging if address numbers are blocked, missing, unlit or...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Fire inside vacant training structure

Olive Structure Fire_March 7 2019

Idaho Falls, ID:   On March 7, 2019 at approximately 11:18 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to 620 E 1st Street for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found smoke coming from the northeast corner...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: February 22, 2019

No Injuries Following Early Morning Fire

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On February 22, 2019 at 5:41 AM the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to the 7000 block of N 5th W for a report of a structure fire.

The fire was upgraded to a second alarm fire. Four engines, four ambulances, two water tenders and a battalion chi...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Mission: Save Lives

smoke alarm install

"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
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Commercial Building Fire

Great Basin Cabinet Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  At approximately 5:48 a.m. on January 3, 2019, the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to 2401 E. 24th N for a structure fire.  The call came in from an employee who showed up for work, saw the fire and called 91...

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Fire Department News

News Flash

Posted on: March 18, 2019

Idaho Falls Power Taking Annual ICUA Youth Rally Applications

Youth Rally 19

Idaho Falls, ID – Idaho Falls Power (IFP) is currently accepting applications for the annual Idaho Consumer-Owned Utilities Association’s (ICUA) Youth Rally.

The 2019 Youth Rally is July 8-13. Applications are due May 1.

Each year, IFP sponsors sev...

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Idaho Falls Power
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Idaho Falls Fiber Pilot Program Gets Underway

Fiber

(Idaho Falls, ID) - Idaho Falls residents are one-step closer to accessing cutting-edge, high-speed fiber optic internet service with the launch of the new Idaho Falls Fiber (IFF) website.

Starting on March 4, residents within the identified boundaries of ...

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Idaho Falls Power

News Flash

Posted on: March 15, 2019

Help Your Zoo at Cleanup Day

cleanup day

Idaho Falls Zoo is excited to announce that, weather dependent, Saturday, April 13 will be the opening day for the 2019 season! In preparation, zoo staff is asking for your help to tidy up the zoo grounds.

On Saturday, March 30, the zoo will host the annua...

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Additional Info... Idaho Falls Zoo
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Apply NOW! Idaho Falls Zoo Summer Teen Education Program Accepting Applications

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Hey teens! Are you looking for a great way to get an amazing educational experience while giving back to your community and getting valuable community service hours – hours that look GREAT to potential employers and on college applications? 

Junio...

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Additional Info... Idaho Falls Zoo
Posted on: October 15, 2018

Idaho Falls Zoo Closed for the Season

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Idaho Falls Zoo is now closed for daily operations from Oct. 14, 2018 through April 12, 2019. Thanks again for your amazing support! We'll see you on April 13, 2019!

If you need additional information, contact us at (208) 612-8470.

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Idaho Falls Zoo

News Flash

Posted on: March 7, 2019

Idaho Falls Youth Baseball

It's baseball season!!! Time to get your kids and teams signed up for the NEW Idaho Falls Youth Baseball program (formally Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth). All registrations will be at 520 Memorial Dr. for more information visit our website or call 208-612-8580

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Spring Adult Softball

Spring fever!!! Softball is right around the corner. It's time to get the, bats, mits, & cleats out for our Spring Softball leagues. Registration for Co-Ed, Co-Ed Comp & Men's league is available NOW!!!! On-line registration is available

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Doubles Pickleball Tournament

Pickleball tournament to be held at the Recreation Center on March 29 & 30, 2019. Three divisions available: Women's, Men's and mixed doubles. Divisions will be broken into skill level based on number of registered participants.

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 27, 2018

Daddy Daughter Date - Mar. 29

It's time to start planning for a Magical night with you daughter. March 29th is the date to save to take you daughter or daughters on a date. There will be food, dancing and lots of memories for you and them. Pre-registration is required.

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 8, 2018

Pre-School Gym

When it's cold outside and the kids are bored, bring them to the play group at the Recreation Center on Tuesday & Friday mornings from 9-11 am. For ages 3 years to 6 years old. Cost is $1.00 per child.

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation

News Flash

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: July 12, 2018

“Spirit Ride” coming to Idaho Falls Friday to raise awareness of “move over” laws

Local businessman Wyatt Pickering received a call late Thursday afternoon asking whether he and his company could help with the American Towman Spirit Ride. Even though it was only a few hours away, Pickering answered without hesitation, “Absolutely.”

What's The Spirit Ride?  (From atspiritride.com)  Many are calling the Spirit Ride America's Traveling Memorial Day for First Responders. Founded by American Towman Magazine and B/A Products, the Ride's mission is to pr...

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 27, 2018

Four of IFPD's longest serving officers set to retire

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Three of the them signed off for the final time on Wednesday, June 27th.

Officer Mark Goodman, Officer Lynn Billman and Sergeant Pat McKenna said “goodbye” to their teammates and “hello” to retirement. 

All three long-time veterans of the Idaho Falls Police Department gave their ...

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 27, 2018

Idaho Falls Police arrested suspect of bank robbery within 11 hours thanks to community policing

Craig Blankenship, 36, was arrested on a Felony charge of Robbery after he allegedly robbed the Bank of Commerce on W. Broadway around 9:30 on Tuesday morning.

Thanks to the teamwork of the bank and other local businesses, the police department, community ...

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 26, 2018

Police seek help of the public to locate man who robbed bank Tuesday morning

Original post: At 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, a man went into the Bank of Commerce located at 1730 W. Broadway. He gave bank employees a note demanding money, who gave the man an undisclosed amount of cash.

UPDATED: Suspect arrested Tuesday night: bit.ly/craig626

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Update 9:00 PM, 6/26

Craig Blankenship, 36, was identified and arrested by the IFPD within 11 hours after he allegedly robbed the Bank of Commerce on West Broadway earlier tha...

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 26, 2018

President and CEO of Bank of Commerce proud of employees, has full confidence in IFPD

President and CEO of the Bank of Commerce Tom Romrell has no doubt that IFPD will conduct a thorough investigation which will lead to apprehension of the robbery suspect.
*UPDATED: Suspect arrested Tuesday night*

Update: Idaho Falls Police arrested suspect of bank robbery within 11 hours thanks to community policing

President & CEO Romrell commented on the robbery which occurred around 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 26th at the Bank of Commerce located at ...

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 21, 2018

Idaho Falls Police honor citizens and officers for excellence

Note: A video of the entirety of the awards ceremony can be found on the IFPD’s Facebook page.

On June 19, 2018, the Idaho Falls Police Department held its Quarterly Awards Ceremony.

Six citizens and 5 police officers re...

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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
Posted on: December 14, 2017

Idaho Falls Police Department Hires New Public Information Officer

Holly Cook has joined the Idaho Falls Police Department as the Public Relations and Public Information Officer.

Idaho Falls, ID – Holly Cook has joined the Idaho Falls Police Department as the Public Relations and Public Information Officer.  The primary focus of the position is to create an open environment for the flow of information a...

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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