News Flash

Posted on: January 6, 2019

Get Fit Together Winter 2019

Join the Aquatic Center and the community of Idaho Falls and participate in this 6 week fitness challenge.  For more information go to the Get Fit Together web page.

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Aquatic Center
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Dive in Movie

Swim and watch the Incredibles 2 Saturday, January 19th

Additional Info... Aquatic Center

News Flash

Posted on: January 13, 2019

Two Separate Water Line Repairs (Jan. 13)

Update 5:29 p.m.: Crews have both water repairs complete. Water service is restored. Lanes are back open on 1st Street. Thanks for your patience!

Update 4:28 p.m.: Water is restored on Susanne Ave.

Update 4:00 p.m.: 1st Street water main is repaired and se...

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

City Lifts Snow Removal Parking Restrictions (Jan. 13)

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Idaho Falls, ID – The City of Idaho Falls has completed snow removal activities associated with the recent winter weather event.  As a result, the parking restrictions have been lifted, effective immediately. Crews will continu...

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

Snow Event Triggers Parking Restrictions (Jan. 10)

plow trucks in snow

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 8, 2019

Emergency Alert Testing Scheduled for Jan. 9

Emergency Alert Testing

Idaho Falls, ID: Bonneville County Emergency Management will be conducting a test of the emergency alert system sirens throughout Idaho Falls and Ammon on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at noon.  Each siren will sound for no longer than 30 seconds.

Thi...

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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

Water Service Repair - S Woodruff Avenue - January 4

Idaho Falls, ID – After investigating a leaking water service at the 1400 block of S Woodruff Avenue near the Three Fountains Condominiums earlier this morning, the City of Idaho Falls Water Division will be moving forward with repairin...

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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: January 2, 2019

Water Service Repair on S Woodruff Avenue (Jan. 3)

Idaho Falls, ID – The City of Idaho Falls Water Division will be investigating a leaking water service in the 1400 block of S Woodruff Avenue near the Three Fountains Condominiums, beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3.

Northbound ...

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

City Lifts Snow Removal Parking Restrictions

Idaho Falls, ID – The City of Idaho Falls has completed snow removal activities associated with the recent winter weather event.  As a result, the parking restrictions have been lifted.

Crews will continue clean up in certain ar...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: December 31, 2018

High Winds, Icy Conditions Cause Power Outages in Idaho Falls

icy power line

(Idaho Falls, ID) - Uncommon weather conditions on the desert between Idaho Falls and the Idaho National Laboratory combined to keep Idaho Falls Power (IFP) crews busy around the clock restoring and re-routing power to IFP Customers.

High, gusting winds c...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: December 31, 2018

Snow Event Triggers Parking Restrictions (Dec. 31, 2018)

Snow Event - Parking Restrictions

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.

With the exception of downtown, parking restr...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: December 28, 2018

Prairie, Radford Selected to Key Energy Positions

(Idaho Falls, ID) Bear Prairie, General Manager of Idaho Falls Power has been elected to serve as Chair of the Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS) Carbon Free Power Project (CFPP) and City Councilman John Radford has been appointed as a member...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Christmas Tree Disposal Sites

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Idaho Falls, ID – The City of Idaho Falls Sanitation Division will once again make holiday cleanup efforts easier for residents by offering Christmas tree disposal services.

Discarded Christmas trees cannot be placed in with the regular ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: December 17, 2018

IFPD to Conduct Hands Free Cell Phone Ordinance Education

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – Pretty soon talking on the phone while driving could cost you.

The Idaho Falls Police Department will be out in the community on December 19th looking for people driving with phone-in-hand, talking or texting in violation of c...

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

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

Snow Image

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: November 8, 2018

Early Morning Fire in the Foothills

Idaho Falls Fire Department Apparatus

Idaho Falls, ID:  On Nov. 8, 2018 at approximately 1:00 a.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to 1625 S Highline Drive for a report of a structure fire.

Upon arrival to a small two-story home in the foothills, firefighters reported ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 5, 2018

Idaho Falls Mayor, City Council Recommend Flag Policy for POW/MIA flag at City Facilities

POWMIA

Idaho Falls, ID – Following discussion at the Monday city council work session, Mayor Rebecca Casper and the Idaho Falls City Council are forwarding a recommended city flag policy to the regular city council meeting to be held on Thursday, Novem...

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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: April 6, 2018

Community Invited to Historic Groundbreaking for City’s Newest Park

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Idaho Falls, ID – The City of Idaho Falls and generous partners invite the community to a very exciting and historic groundbreaking ceremony for the city’s newest park – Heritage Park.

The ceremony will be held Thursd...

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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

AlertSense Logo

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
Posted on: March 23, 2018

“Stop the Bleed” Collaboration with Idaho Falls Fire Department & EIRMC

Stop The Bleed

Offering Life-Saving Trainings for Civilians

Idaho Falls, ID: Providing and maintaining a safe environment for community members is always of utmost importance for first responders and healthcare professionals. Tragic accidents like the recent bri...

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Fire Department Announcements

News Flash

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
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Early Morning Fire in the Foothills

Idaho Falls Fire Department Apparatus

Idaho Falls, ID:  On Nov. 8, 2018 at approximately 1:00 a.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to 1625 S Highline Drive for a report of a structure fire.

Upon arrival to a small two-story home in the foothills, firefighters reported ...

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Fire Department News

News Flash

Posted on: December 31, 2018

High Winds, Icy Conditions Cause Power Outages in Idaho Falls

icy power line

(Idaho Falls, ID) - Uncommon weather conditions on the desert between Idaho Falls and the Idaho National Laboratory combined to keep Idaho Falls Power (IFP) crews busy around the clock restoring and re-routing power to IFP Customers.

High, gusting winds co...

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Idaho Falls Power

News Flash

Posted on: November 15, 2018

Watch Our Penguin Cam

African Penguin

Idaho Falls, ID - Have you wondered what the animals do when the zoo is closed? Here’s your chance to find out. Idaho Falls Zoo is the proud recipient of an EarthCam, a web camera that allows visitors to view an area of the zoo in real time online 24 hour...

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

Idaho Falls Zoo Closed for the Season

Barred Owl

Idaho Falls Zoo is now closed for daily operations from Oct. 14, 2018 through April 5, 2019. Thanks again for your amazing support! We'll see you on April 6, 2019.

The zoo will be open October 25, 26, and 27 from 5:00-9:00 p.m. (last admission at 8:30 p.m....

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Idaho Falls Zoo

News Flash

Posted on: January 7, 2019

Doubles Pickleball Tournament

Pickleball is a combination of tennis and ping pong played on a smaller scale tennis court.  This low-impact sport is an absolute blast and perfect for a variety of ages and abilities. Pre-registration is required to ensure shirt.  The c...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 27, 2018

Little Shooters Basketball

Get you kids signed up now for little shooters basketball. Geared for children ages 3-6 years old. Teaches simple basketball skills such as dribbling and shooting. Pre-registration is required on-line or over the phone.

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 27, 2018

Daddy Daughter Date

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.

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 27, 2018

80's Date Night

NEW, this year is 80's date night at the Rink. Dress in 80's attire and come skate to 80's music. Time is 7:00 pm-9:00 pm, cost is $3.50 for children and $4.25 for adults

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: September 4, 2018

Convicted felons arrested on multiple charges after eluding police down East 17th Street

Arrest - Garcia & Maddux

Idaho Falls, ID – Around 7:30 p.m. this evening, a man in his 20s called Idaho Falls Public Safety Dispatch and reported that on the 700 block of Lindsay Boulevard, two men allegedly brandished weapons, threatened his life and then took...

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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: August 28, 2018

Idaho Falls Police rescue woman from bridge

IFPD

At 4:50 PM on Monday, August 27th, Idaho Falls Police officers were responding to the area of 150 Shoup Avenue for a suicidal woman. While officers were checking the area, Idaho Falls Public Safety Dispatch received a second call about a woman that was le...

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Police Department News
Posted on: July 24, 2018

We need your help to find vandal(s) who smashed windows at Fox Hollow Elementary

Vandalism on 7/24/2018

Idaho Falls Police are seeking the help of the community to find the person or people responsible for breaking several windows on Monday night.

Vandal(s) broke 17 panes of glass between 9:00 p.m. Monday night and 6:00 a.m. Tuesday morning. 

At 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, the school custodian at Fox Hollow Elementary off Bellin Road discovered the damage and notified police. There were no signs ...

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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

Goodman - Billman - McKenna - 6-27-2018

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: May 17, 2018

Police arrest man on felony warrant after he attempted to flee, hopped on roof, jumped over fence

Adam Wise, 33, of Idaho Falls was taken into custody after officers deployed a Taser to stop him from attempting to flee.

Idaho Falls, ID – Idaho Falls Police continued their efforts to serve outstanding warrants today, May 17th. This afternoon, on the 600 block of Water Avenue, officers arrived to serve a warrant on 33 year old Adam Wise. The felony warrant was is...

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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