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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Idaho Falls Officials Meet with AAPI Community

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – Representatives from the City of Idaho Falls met with members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community last week to listen to concerns about recent incidents in the country of attacks on those of AAPI desce...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Zoo Staff Mourn Passing of Elderly Amur Tiger

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It is with a heavy heart that Idaho Falls Zoo shares the sad news of the passing of our beloved Amur tiger, Basha. At 18 years old, she was one of the oldest living tigers at any Association of Zoos  and Aquariums (AZA) accredited zoo. She passed...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Idaho Falls Power Installs “End Poles” for Heritage Park Project

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – Idaho Falls Power (IFP) has set two large, steel power poles along the Snake River near Sunnyside Road in preparation for the next phase of construction of the Heritage Park project.  

Currently power lines span the p...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Partial road closure: Lindsay Boulevard

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A portion of Lindsay Boulevard will close for 20 days to allow construction crews to work on the railroad tracks near the Snake River Animal Shelter. Motorists will need to plan alternate routes. The project begins Monday, April 5, 2021.   &n...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 31, 2021

City of Idaho Falls Names Lisa Burtenshaw to fill Vacant City Council Position

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – Mayor Rebecca Casper has named former School District 91 Trustee Lisa Burtenshaw as the replacement to fill previous City Councilwoman Shelly Smede’s vacant City Council position.

Smede announced her resignation at t...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Construction Notice: Popkroll Way Utility Improvements

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3H Construction will begin making utility improvements on Popkroll Way on April 5, 2021.  The anticipated duration of the project is ten weeks, barring unforeseen issues. 

Construction activities include new storm and sewer lines as well ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Construction on 1st Street resumes April 5; motorists encouraged to plan alternate routes

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On April 5, 2021, Knife River will begin installing a new waterline and reconstructing 1st Street between Yellowstone Avenue and the 1st Street/Lomax Street junction.

Multiple lane closures and traffic configurations are necessary to complete the work. Mot...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Attention Idaho Falls Business Owners! Partners in Public Safety Program

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Attention Idaho Falls business owners! There is a new city ordinance which may require action from you by May 15, 2021. Check your mailbox this week for a flyer and letter with additional information and instructions from the Idaho Falls Fire Department.&...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Street Sweeping Schedule

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The Idaho Falls Street Division has begun sweeping arterial and collector streets to prepare for repainting the faded striping. To assist with spring-cleaning, they will begin sweeping residential areas on April 12, 2021. 

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Idaho Falls Power Begins Major 161kv Powerline Construction

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Idaho Falls Power Begins Major 161kv Powerline Construction

Project Will Provide Essential Power Service Capabilities and System Redundancy Across Eastern Idaho

A power project more than four decades in the making is getting underway in Idaho Falls that wil...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 23, 2021

Idaho Falls Power Recognized as Reliable Public Power Provider

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[Idaho Falls, ID March 23, 2021]— Idaho Falls Power has been awarded a Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service.

The RP3 designation, whi...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 12, 2021

More shared use pathways coming soon to Idaho Falls!

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The City of Idaho Falls is pleased to announce that phases 1 and 2 of the Idaho Canal Trail project will begin this spring.  

This project is part of the Connecting our Community comprehensive bicycle, pedestrian, and trails facility plan. The vis...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 12, 2021

Idaho Falls Power Offering College Scholarships

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 Need money for college? Are you an aspiring leader?  

Idaho Falls Power (IFP) wants to empower our next generation of future leaders. IFP will award 10 college scholarships to eligible Idaho Falls high school juniors and seniors this yea...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Online appointments available for IFFD's COVID-19 vaccine clinic

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The Idaho Falls Fire Department has appointment times available for eligible individuals at their COVID-19 vaccine clinic, which is NOT located at a fire station. Appointments can only be made online and are limited to the amount of doses available each w...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 1, 2021

17th Street and Woodruff Avenue intersection improvement project

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The next major intersection improvement project to address capacity and safety issues in Idaho Falls is moving forward. Construction on the 17th Street and Woodruff Avenue intersection is scheduled to begin in 2022.

Both the Federal Highway Administration...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: December 30, 2020

City of Idaho Falls Lifts Parking Restrictions (Dec. 30)

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

The Public Works Department and the Idaho Falls Police Department would lik...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Snow Event & Parking Restrictions (Dec 14)

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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 Manual.   

Parking restriction are now in place. Vehicl...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

1st Street waterline project resumes next spring/Revitalizing Northgate Mile & 1st Street

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1st Street Waterline Project

After giving business owners a one-year break from construction, Idaho Falls Public Works will resume the 1st Street waterline project in the spring of 2021, while working in tandem with Community Development Services as they m...

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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: 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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