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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Idaho Falls Regional Airport and TSA Expect High Holiday Travel Volume

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(Idaho Falls, ID ) – The Idaho Falls Regional Airport has been experiencing record levels of passenger flow and those numbers are expected to get even bigger during the holiday season.

With the increased number of airlines serving IDA, and the hi...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Now is the time to sign up for snow removal notifications and review procedures

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Community members are encouraged to sign up for snow removal notifications and review snow removal procedures prior to the first significant snowstorm, especially those who have recently moved to Idaho Falls.  

Providing information to the public ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 22, 2021

New Block Parking Ordinance in Effect in Downtown Idaho Falls

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(The following is a press release from the Idaho Falls Downtown Development Corporation)

(IDAHO FALLS, ID) – A new parking ordinance is in place in downtown Idaho Falls, requiring vehicles parked beyond the allotted two-hour time limit to be move...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 19, 2021

New Traffic Signals to be Installed at 17th and South Boulevard

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – Idaho Falls Power crews will be working at South Boulevard and 17th Street on Sunday morning from approximately 8 a.m. to noon to install new traffic signal heads at the intersection.  

The updated signal fixtures wil...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Idaho Falls Zoo Announces Last Day for 2021 Season

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Your Idaho Falls Zoo’s last day of the 2021 season will be Sunday, November 28. 

For the first time ever, the zoo extended its season through November and is currently open on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (weather p...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 18, 2021

City of Idaho Falls Rolls Out Improved Communication System

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Idaho Falls is rolling out a new enhancement to its citizen notification system which will allow the City to reach more residents with both time-sensitive notifications and routine communications via email, text message, and voice.

The City has had an emai...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 5, 2021

Wes Deist Aquatic Center to Close For Repairs

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(Idaho Falls, ID) -- As announced earlier this year, the Wes Deist Aquatic Center will close to the public beginning November 7 for major renovations to the facilities’ HVAC systems, which help control humidity and moisture within the facility. ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 5, 2021

Idaho Falls Fiber Welcomes ConnectFast to the State’s Largest, Open-Access Fiber Network.

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(Idaho Falls, ID) -- Idaho Falls Fiber is excited to announce that they are expanding their service provider network, adding even more low-cost internet choices for customers on Idaho’s largest, open-access fiber network.

ConnectFast will offer 1...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 4, 2021

Live burn training

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The Idaho Falls Fire Department will be conducting live burn training at an old structure located on Milligan Road in Snake River Landing on Friday, Nov. 5 from approximately 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  

The public may see light smoke and flames coming fro...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 2, 2021

Idaho Falls Power Wins Multiple Awards for Customer Communications

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – The Northwest Public Power Administration (NWPPA) has recognized Idaho Falls Power (IFP) with multiple awards as part of the organization’s 28th annual Excellence in Communications competition.

According to a press release from NWPPA, t...

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

Idaho Falls Zoo Extends Regular Season

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The Idaho Falls Zoo is excited to announce that for the first time, the zoo will be open in November on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., weather permitting!

Fall is a great time to visit the zoo to see some of the cold-hardy animals that...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Leaf Collection Schedule

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Courtesy of the Idaho Falls Street Division, residents will once again receive help with leaf collection beginning Monday, Oct. 18.  City residents are asked to rake their leaves into the curb the week prior to their scheduled pick-up dates. &...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 22, 2021

Construction Notice: Northgate Mile Railroad Underpass

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The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) has contracted with Depatco to complete work on Northgate Mile/Hwy 26 railroad underpass between E Street and South Boulevard. 

The work began today, Sept. 22 and involves a detour of northbound traffic. T...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 21, 2021

Idaho Falls Zoo Announces Fall Hours and October Events

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Your Idaho Falls Zoo is thrilled to announce we will begin fall hours in October that will allow you even more time to enjoy the zoo as the temperatures cool down. 

From Oct. 1st through 24th, your zoo will be open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 15, 2021

Trespasser electrocuted at Idaho Falls Power plant

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Idaho Falls, ID:  Shortly before midnight last night, August 14, 2021, the Idaho Falls Police Department and Idaho Falls Fire Department were dispatched to Idaho Falls Power for a report of an adult male who was trespassing and climbing on the wa...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 18, 2021

City of Idaho Falls Celebrates Passage of Juneteenth National Independence Day Act

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(Idaho Falls, ID) - Mayor Rebecca Casper issued the following statement this evening regarding the signing of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act:

“We rejoice with people everywhere in the creation of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act. ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Residential Water Conservation Pilot Program Awaits City Council Approval

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A Residential Water Conservation Pilot Program was discussed during the Idaho Falls City Council Work Session yesterday afternoon. The pilot program, if approved by City Council, will begin later this year. 

In 2015, the Idaho Falls Water Division...

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

Expansion of the Idaho Canal Trail project begins today

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Construction on the Idaho Canal Trail project starts today, June 1, near 25th Street and S Holmes Avenue, progressing along the Idaho Canal north toward Garfield Street. 

There will be single lane closures along S Holmes Avenue, between 17th Stree...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Idaho Falls Fire Department welcomes six new members

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The Idaho Falls Fire Department is proud to announce and welcome six new probationary firefighters to the department and community.

City elected officials, IFFD personnel, and the recruits’ families attended a small graduation ceremony earlier this afterno...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Idaho Falls Fire Department Deputy Chief graduates from Executive Fire Officer Program

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The Idaho Falls Fire Department is proud to announce that one of the department’s chief fire officers recently graduated from the four-year Executive Fire Officer Program. Paul Radford, who was also recently promoted to deputy chief of administration, att...

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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 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 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: 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

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Holly CookPublic Information Officer605 N. Capital AveIdaho Falls, Idaho 83402Office: (208) 612-8655Cell: (208) 589-3091hcook@idahofallsidaho.govIdaho Falls Police Chief announces...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 3, 2021

TONIGHT! - Don't miss IFPD's National Night Out!

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Tonight from 5 – 8 p.m., Idaho Falls Police Officers will be at Freeman Park to "show-and-tell" police vehicles, special teams and equipment, and talk to our community! This is a great event for kids, families, and anyone who wants to meet IFPD Officers!

The Idaho Falls Police Department is inviting community members to attend National Night Out this Tuesday night, August 3rd. National Night Out is an annual national community-building effort that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood ca...

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