News Flash

Posted on: September 14, 2018

Get Fit Together

Registration is open and the entry fee is only $5.  Win weekly challenges and prizes in addition to qualifying for a grand prize.

Online registration at www.idahofallsidaho.gov/1289/Get-Fit-Together 

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Aquatic Center
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Jr High Coaches Needed

Be part of a great and exciting program! Excellent volunteer opportunity.  Season begins November 26, 2018.

For more information email Ashli at [email protected] , call 208-612-8519, or visit our website at www.idahofallsidaho.gov/682/...

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Aquatic Center
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Dive in Movie

For more information, see our website at www.idahofallsidaho.gov/665/Dive-In-Movie


Aquatic Center

News Flash

Posted on: September 20, 2018

Union Pacific Railroad to Temporarily Close Crossing for Repairs

Railroad Crossing

Idaho Falls, ID – On Monday, September 24th,  Union Pacific Railroad will temporarily close the railroad crossing at Yellowstone Avenue/U.S. Hwy 26 and Elm Street for repairs.

Motorists and pedestrians will be detoured to the cr...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Fraud Alert - Idaho Falls Power Warns of Telephone Scam

Fraud Alert

Idaho Falls, ID – Customers of Idaho Falls Power have reported receiving phone calls from a fraudulent company claiming to represent Idaho Falls Power. The callers claim the customers have overdue power bills and demand that the customers call a...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Roadway Improvements Accommodate Future Growth

Connecting Our Community Plan Cover Image

Idaho Falls, ID – The current resurfacing and re-striping project on S Boulevard, from Sunnyside Road to Northgate Mile, is just one example of improvements the City is making to accommodate long-term plans, safety, future growth and co...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Emergency Alert System Testing (Sept 20)

Emergency Alert Testing

Idaho Falls, ID – Bonneville County Emergency Management will be conducting a test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) sirens throughout Idaho Falls and Ammon on Thursday, September 20th at approximately 12:18 p.m. The sirens w...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 18, 2018

IFP to Temporarily Close Small Portion of 65th South for Power Line Work

Road Closure Sign

Idaho Falls, ID – Idaho Fall Power will be temporarily closing a small portion of 65th South for power line work on Wednesday, September 19.

 

The roadway from Hitt Road to Woodruff will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to allow workers to...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Fall/Winter Issue of Discover Activity Guide Now Available

Discover Fall 2018

Fall and winter recreation enthusiasts can now learn about the many recreation activities available throughout the Idaho Falls community in the newly released 2018 Fall/Winter issue of the Discover Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Activity Guide. &nbs...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Update on S Boulevard Construction, North of 17th Street

S Boulevard Construction

Idaho Falls, ID – We are approaching the final stages of the construction project on S Boulevard. This Saturday, September 15, the contractor will seal coat S Boulevard, north of 17th Street to Northgate Mile. They will begin at 9:00 AM...

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

New Maeck Foundation Gift Allows Additional Improvements at Civic Center

Civic Auditorium 5

Renovations at the Idaho Falls Civic Center for the Performing Arts got a big boost Thursday with the addition of an additional $257,000 from the William J. and Shirley A. Maeck Family Foundation.

The additional donation will allow the committee overseeing...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Temporary Road Closure, 8th and 9th Street (Updated Timeline)

8th and 9th Street Closure

Idaho Falls, ID – Beginning tomorrow, September 13th, 3H Construction will temporarily close 8th and 9th Street from S Holmes Avenue to S Higbee Avenue for the replacement of water lines. This project was originally scheduled to start A...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 12, 2018

New IFP Protocols Establish Fairness, Help Customers Avoid Debt

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Idaho Falls Power to Implement New Delinquent Account, Disconnect Protocols

New rules help establish fairness for customers, keep overdue customers from going into debt

Idaho Falls, ID – Idaho Falls Power and the City of Idaho Falls Utili...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Idaho Falls Power Energy Efficiency Program Pays Off Big for EIRMC

EIRMC Rebate Check from IFP

Idaho Falls, ID – Idaho Falls Power happily rebated Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center $11,824 after they recently completed upgrades through the IFP Commercial Lighting Energy Efficiency Program.

The IFP Commercial Lighting Energy Efficiency P...

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

Temporary Lane Closure on Channing Way

Channing Way Lane Closure

Corrected Notice: The lane closure will begin on Tuesday, September 4 rather than September 2, as stated below.

Idaho Falls, ID – On Tuesday, September 2, TMC Contractors Inc. will temporarily close the right lane of traffic on Channing ...

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

Hoopes Avenue Duplex Fire

Hoopes Avenue Duplex Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On August 30, 2018 at approximately 10:45 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to Hoopes Avenue near the intersection of Hoopes Avenue and 12th Street for a report of a structure fire.

Upon arrival to a single sto...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Temporary Closure of S. Boulevard from Yellowstone to 3rd Street

Road Closure Sign

Temporary closure

HK Contractors will be closing S Boulevard from Yellowstone Highway to 3rd Street on Tuesday, August 28. The contractor is installing new sewer, water, and storm lines. Both the southbound from Yellowstone overpass ramp and the northbound...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Work to Begin on Pathway Improvements at Community Park

Under construction

On Monday, August 27, 2018, RC Heavy Haul is schedule to begin improvements to the pathway at Community Park. The work will require an asphalt replacement and the work will take approximately three weeks.

The contractor will designate the work area with co...

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

Idaho Falls Zoo Thanks Community, Offers New Bat Event

Bat Night at the Zoo

Two events are coming up soon at the zoo!  One is an annual offering later this week and the other is a brand new event happening next week that’s bound to become a favorite!

Community Appreciation Day

We Appreciate YOU! Saturday...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Bicycle Route Improvements Provide Greater Connectivity

Bicycling Teens

Idaho Falls, ID – In keeping with the recommendation of the bicycle and pedestrian plan Connecting Our Community, the City of Idaho Falls is in the process of adding pavement markings and signs to establish bicycle routes along 5th and ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 11, 2018

Temporary Closure of 8th & 9th Street for Water Line Replacement

Idaho Falls, ID – Beginning Monday, August 13, 3H Construction will temporarily close 8th and 9th Street from S Holmes Avenue to S Higbee Avenue for the replacement of water lines.

This project requires closure of the roads on this city ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Young Man Rescued, Trapped Under Vehicle for Several Days

Young Man Rescued

JOINT PRESS RELEASE

Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office

Idaho Falls Fire Department

Idaho Falls, ID: On August 6, 2018 at 7:45 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the are...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Construction Notice: S Boulevard Storm Drain Improvements

HK Contractors will be working at the intersection of N Water Avenue and Chestnut Street today, August 8 for the S Boulevard Storm Drain Improvements project.

Construction activities include the installation of water, storm, and sewer lines and the replace...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 6, 2018

ITD Asphalt Overlay Project – Highway 26/Yellowstone Avenue

From early August through October, Depatco, Inc. will be working for the Idaho Transportation Department applying an asphalt overlay on US Highway 26 from E Iona Road to W 65th S.

Highway 26 is, in part, also Highway 91. The corridor is commonly referred t...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Update on 17th Street Construction Project

17th Street Construction Project Update

Now that paving on 17th Street from S Holmes Avenue to Woodruff Avenue is complete, construction crews will turn their focus to the next phase of the 17th Street Improvement project.

Over the next few weeks, crews will adjust manholes and water valves on t...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 30, 2018

Intersection Closure - S Boulevard & Elm Street

On Wednesday, August 1, Knife River will close the intersection of S Boulevard and Elm Street for approximately one month.

The new roundabout project requires a full closure to expedite and facilitate work that cannot be completed with traffic in the work ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 27, 2018

Construction Notice: Residential Street Overlays Begin Monday

Road Work - Spring_Summer

Idaho Falls, ID – Beginning Monday, July 30 through Thursday, August 9, DePatco, Inc. will apply an asphalt overlay on the residential streets listed below.

In order to expedite the project, street access will be limited to local traffic and emerg...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 25, 2018

House Fire on N Freeman Avenue

House Fire on N Freeman Avenue

On July 25, 2018 at 7:20 p.m. the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to the 600 block of N Freeman Avenue for a report of a structure fire.

Upon arrival firefighters found smoke coming from the eaves of a single family home. On entry, the fire appe...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 23, 2018

Storm Drain Work on S Boulevard Begins Wednesday (July 25)

Road Work - Spring_Summer

Idaho Falls, ID – On Wednesday, July 25, 2018, HK Contractors, Inc. will begin construction on the S Boulevard storm drain improvements. The storm drain work is part of the major improvements currently underway on S Boulevard.

ADDITIONAL...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 18, 2018

Idaho Falls Fire Department Receives Gold Standard Award

IFFD Training, Lucas Device

IDAHO FALLS, ID — The Idaho Falls Fire Department has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe...

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

Extensive Construction on S Boulevard this Summer

Elm_Boulevard Roundabout

Idaho Falls, ID – The City of Idaho Falls has a busy schedule for construction activities on S Boulevard this summer. Four separate projects are planned over the next couple of months. These include the Elm St/S Boulevard roundabout and...

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

Charlene Street House Fire

Charlene Street Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On Friday, July 13, 2018 at 3:53 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to an outside fire which was immediately upgraded to a 2nd-alarm structure fire on the 1800 block of Charlene Street in Idaho Falls.

Neighbors ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 12, 2018

25th Street Improvement Project

Road Work - Spring_Summer

Idaho Falls, ID – On Monday, July 16, TMC Contractors will begin construction on 25th Street in Idaho Falls. Traffic will be diverted to one side of the center island between Bengal Avenue and St. Clair Road.

Parking will be prohibited o...

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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: June 15, 2018

Celebrate Father's Day at the Idaho Falls Zoo!

Zebra Foal_Idaho Falls Zoo

Dads, bring the kids to the zoo and see the future education center site this weekend! In honor of Father’s Day, on both Saturday and Sunday all men are admitted to the zoo free of charge with a paid child admission.   

Please e...

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

17th Street Construction Project – Holmes to Woodruff

Road Work - Spring_Summer

Idaho Falls, ID – Construction on 17th Street – Holmes Avenue to Woodruff Avenue – will begin on Monday, June 18.  Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction.  All local businesses in the...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Consider Your Curb Appeal

Curb and Gutter Program

Idaho Falls, ID – The City of Idaho Falls has an annual spring Curb and Gutter Program to help property owners fix broken cement outside of their homes. While spring cleaning, remember to care for your curb and gutter with help from the City.

Whe...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Idaho Falls Fire Department Launches New PulsePoint App Aimed at Improving Cardiac Arrest Survival

PulsePoint App Announcement, Fire Chief Dave Hanneman

Idaho Falls, ID:  The Idaho Falls Fire Department is pleased to announce the launch of PulsePoint, a Smartphone app designed to support public safety agencies working to improve cardiac arrest survival rates.

Application users who have indicated t...

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

Open Outdoor Recreational Fires

IFFD Graphic

Idaho Falls, ID:  Outdoor fires from bonfires, burn barrels, and irrigation/weed control are common calls for the Idaho Falls Fire Department during this time of year. The IFFD offers the following information to ensure the safety of community me...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 6, 2018

Community Invited to Historic Groundbreaking for City’s Newest Park

Heritage Park Rendering_Idaho Falls

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: April 3, 2018

Section of Rogers Street Closes to Allow for Zoo Expansion

Rogers Street Vacation

Idaho Falls, ID – In preparation for the expansion and development of the Idaho Falls Zoo this spring, the City of Idaho Falls has vacated a portion of Rogers Street as a public access road.

Rogers Street is the access road that runs alo...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Sid has a Sister!

Sahra_Shannon_March 2018

Idaho Falls, ID – Idaho Falls Zoo is thrilled to announce the birth of Sahra, a female Mueller’s grey gibbon. Sahra (pronounced Saw-Ra) was born on January 23 and is the second baby for mother Shannon and father Sterling.

On Ap...

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

Zoo Staff Saddened by Passing of Elderly African Lion

Idaho Falls, ID – Officials from the Idaho Falls Zoo are saddened to report that due to complications with age-related health issues, Dahoma – the 14-year-old male African lion – was  euthanized yesterday.

"Although we’ve known for s...

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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: February 20, 2018

Aging Big Cats at the Idaho Falls Zoo Present Interesting Care Challenge

Idaho Falls, ID –Caring for nearly 300 animals on a daily basis is quite the labor of love for the staff and volunteers at the Idaho Falls Zoo. The adult large cats that consider the zoo their home are all considered elderly, under some...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: February 16, 2018

IDA to Close Commercial Runway in September for Rehabilitation Project

Idaho Falls, ID – The Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) will temporarily close its commercial service Runway 2/20 for rehabilitation in September and encourages customers to plan their travel accordingly. 

Runway 2/20 will clos...

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

City unveils series of economic development videos inspired by community members

Idaho Falls, ID – “Idaho Falls is a city of leaders. We lead the way when it comes to innovation. We lead the way when it comes to civic involvement. We lead the way when it comes to all the things that make a community special,” stated Idaho Falls Mayor ...

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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: September 19, 2018

Fill the Boot, Idaho Falls!

Fill the Boot Campaign

Firefighters will be at the corner of 17th Street and Hitt Road this weekend - Friday, September 21 and Saturday, September 22, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM - for the annual Fill the Boot fundraiser. 

Every year firefighters raise money and donate it t...

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Fire Department Announcements
Posted on: September 6, 2018

Fire Prevention Community Block Party

Fire Prevention Block Party 2018

This FREE, family-oriented event will be held at the Downtown Fire Station 1, located at 343 “E” Street. Hot dogs, chips and punch will be provided courtesy of the Idaho Falls Soup Kitchen and Community Food Basket.  

There wil...

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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
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Improved Property Insurance Rating – ISO Class 2

Fire Hydrant (400x300)

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: September 19, 2018

Emergency Alert System Testing (Sept 20)

Emergency Alert Testing

Idaho Falls, ID – Bonneville County Emergency Management will be conducting a test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) sirens throughout Idaho Falls and Ammon on Thursday, September 20th at approximately 12:18 p.m. The sirens will sound ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 31, 2018

Hoopes Avenue Duplex Fire

Hoopes Avenue Duplex Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On August 30, 2018 at approximately 10:45 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to Hoopes Avenue near the intersection of Hoopes Avenue and 12th Street for a report of a structure fire.

Upon arrival to a single sto...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Idaho Falls Fire Department Responds to Brush Fire

Brush fire

Idaho Falls, ID – At approximately 4:30 p.m. the City of Idaho Falls Fire Department responded to the sandy dune area between 1st East and Saddle Horn Drive near 97th South today after receiving a call of a large brush fire in the area. ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Young Man Rescued, Trapped Under Vehicle for Several Days

Young Man Rescued

JOINT PRESS RELEASE

Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office

Idaho Falls Fire Department

Idaho Falls, ID: On August 6, 2018 at 7:45 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the are...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 25, 2018

House Fire on N Freeman Avenue

House Fire on N Freeman Avenue

On July 25, 2018 at 7:20 p.m. the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to the 600 block of N Freeman Avenue for a report of a structure fire.

Upon arrival firefighters found smoke coming from the eaves of a single family home. On entry, the fire appe...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 20, 2018

Two Homes Involved in 13th Street Fire

13th Street Fire, Idaho Falls Fire Department

On Friday, July 20, 2018 at approximately 4:30 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire on the 300 block of 13th Street in Idaho Falls.

Upon arrival, firefighters discovered flames coming from in between the exterior of two ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 18, 2018

Idaho Falls Fire Department Receives Gold Standard Award

IFFD Training, Lucas Device

IDAHO FALLS, ID — The Idaho Falls Fire Department has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. The departme...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Charlene Street House Fire

Charlene Street Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On Friday, July 13, 2018 at 3:53 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to an outside fire which was immediately upgraded to a 2nd-alarm structure fire on the 1800 block of Charlene Street in Idaho Falls.

Neighbors ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Idaho Falls Fire Department Launches New PulsePoint App Aimed at Improving Cardiac Arrest Survival

PulsePoint App Announcement, Fire Chief Dave Hanneman

Idaho Falls, ID:  The Idaho Falls Fire Department is pleased to announce the launch of PulsePoint, a Smartphone app designed to support public safety agencies working to improve cardiac arrest survival rates.

Application users who have indicated t...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Open Outdoor Recreational Fires

IFFD Graphic

Idaho Falls, ID:  Outdoor fires from bonfires, burn barrels, and irrigation/weed control are common calls for the Idaho Falls Fire Department during this time of year. The IFFD offers the following information to ensure the safety of community me...

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Fire Department News

News Flash

Posted on: September 12, 2018

New IFP Protocols Establish Fairness, Help Customers Avoid Debt

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Idaho Falls Power to Implement New Delinquent Account, Disconnect Protocols

New rules help establish fairness for customers, keep overdue customers from going into debt

Idaho Falls, ID – Idaho Falls Power and the City of Idaho Falls Utility Office ...

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Idaho Falls Power
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Idaho Falls Power Energy Efficiency Program Pays Off Big for EIRMC

EIRMC Rebate Check from IFP

Idaho Falls, ID – Idaho Falls Power happily rebated Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center $11,824 after they recently completed upgrades through the IFP Commercial Lighting Energy Efficiency Program.

The IFP Commercial Lighting Energy Efficiency P...

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Idaho Falls Power

News Flash

Posted on: August 7, 2018

New Penguin Chick Hatches at Idaho Falls Zoo

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Idaho Falls Zoo is happy to announce a new endangered African penguin chick has hatched and is the first to hatch at the zoo since 2016!

"As African penguins are endangered, the chick is an important ambassador for the conservation of its species,&quo...

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Additional Info... Idaho Falls Zoo

News Flash

Posted on: September 11, 2018

It's Great to Skate Oct. 6th, 2018

Free 25 minute skate lesson for anyone 4 years and older. Lesson times are 12:25, 1:00 and 1:35, pre-registration is recommended. Visit www.ifrec.org for more details and to register.

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 4, 2018

Ice Skating Oct. 9th, 2018

It's that time of year, break out the Ice Skates and get you and the kids signed up for lessons. The first session starts Oct. 9th. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. For more information: click below or call the Rec Center 208-612-8580

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 4, 2018

Boo at the Zoo Oct. 25-27

Come bring the kids to Boo at the Zoo, with over 500,000 lights 1000 pumpkins sculptures, decorations and lots of trick or treating stations throughout the Zoo. Great time for the kids and the family. Hosted by Tautphaus Park Zoological Society.

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 11, 2018

Dive-in Movie Oct. 27, 2018

The Idaho Falls Aquatic will be showing "Addams Family" at 8:00 pm Oct. 27

Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: September 19, 2018

Emergency Alert System Testing (Sept 20)

Emergency Alert Testing

Bonneville County Emergency Management will be conducting a test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) sirens throughout Idaho Falls and Ammon on Thurs., September 20th at approximately 12:18 p.m. This is ONLY a test.

Idaho Falls, ID – Bonneville County Emergency Management will be conducting a test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) sirens throughout Idaho Falls and Ammon on Thursday, September 20th at approximately 12:18 p.m. The sirens will sound ...

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Police Department News
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 investigating report of a drive-by shooting

(208) 529-1200

At 8:42 a.m. on August 27th, Idaho Falls Public Safety Dispatch received a report that a vehicle and a garage had been vandalized on the 1300 block of Crescent Avenue in Idaho Falls.

An Idaho Falls Police officer arrived and learned that the vehicle and th...

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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: August 14, 2018

Police seek information about a walker found in the Snake River

2018-08-14 Walker found in Snake River

Idaho Falls Police are seeking more information about a walker found in the Snake River in the downtown area.

At 11:10 a.m. on Tuesday, Idaho Falls Public Safety Dispatch received a report of a walker, a stabilizing device used to assist people with mobili...

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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 18, 2018

Blackfoot man charged with Vehicular Manslaughter after fatal motorcycle crash last month

Man charged with Vehicular Manslaughter

A Blackfoot man has been charged with Vehicular Manslaughter after Idaho Falls Police completed the investigation of a crash which killed an 18-year-old Idaho Falls man driving a motorcycle last month.

On June 19th just before 5:00 a.m., Idaho Falls Police...

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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 24, 2018

IFPD & SWAT team apprehend barricaded man in home near Sunnyside & Rollandet

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At approximately 7:00 PM, Idaho Falls Police responded to an incident near West Sunnyside Road and Rollandet Street. 

By 9:30 PM, the suspect was successfully apprehended and police there is no threat to the public.

Initially, Idaho Falls Public Sa...

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 22, 2018

Man arrested, charged with sexual abuse of a child; Police fear other children may have been victims

Anyone who is concerned that this man, Eric Kidman, may have had contact with other children and could have taken other recordings or photographs should immediately call Idaho Falls Public Safety Dispatch at (208) 529-1200.

On Thursday, June 21st, Idaho Falls police arrested 23-year-old Eric Kidman on the charge of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 16 by making a photographic or electronic recording.

Kidman confessed to placing a video camera in a 13-year-old girl&...

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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: June 19, 2018

Fatal motorcycle crash takes the life of an 18-year-old Idaho Falls man

On Tuesday morning at 5:00 AM, Idaho Falls Public Safety Dispatch received a report of an accident on the southbound on-ramp of Interstate 15 at Sunnyside Avenue / W. 33rd South.The driver of a silver Range Rover traveling westbound on Sunnyside was turni...

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Woman found in river identified

The woman whose body was recovered from the Snake River on May 30th by the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office has been identified as Kayla Davis.

While the forensic examination is not yet complete and the investigation is ongoing, the woman has been identified by dental records.

A Forensic Odontologist examined the body of the woman recovered from the river, reviewed the dental records of Kayla Davi...

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Police Department News
Posted on: May 30, 2018

IFPD working to identify person recovered from Snake River

At 9:08 AM on Wednesday, Idaho Falls Public Safety Dispatch received a report of a body floating in the Snake River near the south end of South Tourist Park.  Bonneville Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded immediately with a boat and je...

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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: May 17, 2018

IFPD arrests 23 wanted criminals in one week

Police are cracking down on those with pending warrants stemming from serious charges, such as battery, drug trafficking, grand theft and more.

Idaho Falls Police mobilized and served 23 warrants in a 7-day period. The majority of those warrants, 13 of them, were served on May 8th

Of the people arrested, 12 of the 23 had outstanding felony warrants. 

Three of the arrests also yi...

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Police Department News
Posted on: May 10, 2018

UPDATE: BCSO searching, IFPD investigating report of woman falling in river

Joint-agency update: The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office continues dive team search, IFPD deploys first test flight of UAS pilot program to search using drone.

Idaho Falls, ID – This morning at 8:00 AM, the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team resumed the search for a 23 year old female whom allegedly fell into the river last night around 11:40 PM. 

According to Serge...

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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: February 8, 2018

Stray animal "drop boxes" at the Idaho Falls Animal Shelter are closing to the public

Due to a high number of abandoned animals, the shelter’s stray animal drop boxes will no longer be open to the public as of Monday, February 12, 2018.

A significant increase in the number of animals being left in the Idaho Falls Animal Shelter’s stray animal “drop boxes” has led to the decision to close them to the general public.

As an attempt to treat stray animals and hel...

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Police Department News
Posted on: January 29, 2018

Four arrested in SWAT drug bust on Sunday

Police took 22.4 grams of methamphetamine into evidence, along with a small amount of marijuana, paraphernalia and other narcotics which are unidentified and undergoing testing.

Over the weekend, Idaho Falls police made four drug related arrests, including one felony charge for possession of a controlled substance. Police gained information which allowed them to obtain a search warrant for a home near 21st Street and South Boulev...

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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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