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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Idaho Falls Power Children's Fishing Pond Stocked and Ready

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(Idaho Falls, ID) –Looking for a fun summertime activity for your kids? Take them fishing at the Idaho Falls Power’s Children’s Fishing Pond.

This beautiful fishing area and pond is located on the east side of the Sna...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Lincoln Road Closure: Preparing for Costco Opening

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Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes as construction crews work on improvements needed for the opening of Costco in August.   

The Lincoln Road sewer line installation project will begin on Sunday, July 12. Traffic will be det...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 5, 2020

Six injured in 3-alarm house fire

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*The following is a joint press release from the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Idaho Falls Police Department. 

Idaho Falls, ID:  At 5:40 a.m. on July 5, 2020, the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Idaho Falls Police Department were dispat...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 3, 2020

Broadway Construction Project Starts Monday (July 6)

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On Monday, July 6, the Idaho Transportation Department will start construction on Broadway from South Bellin Road to Yellowstone Avenue. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes. Barring unforeseen conditions, the project is anticipated to be comp...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Swimming Lesson Registration Now Open at City of Idaho Falls Aquatic Facility

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – Swimming lessons are now open for registration and are scheduled to begin on July 6 at the Wes Deist Aquatic Center, located at 149 7th Street in Idaho Falls.

Lessons will runs Monday through Thursdays for two weeks throughout...

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

Masks Now Required on All Airlines Serving Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA)

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – Continuing the nationwide trend for cleaner aircraft and safer air travel, all air carriers serving the Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) are now requiring the usage of face coverings for air travel. 

United, Allegia...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Idaho Falls Zoo Premieres Virtual Camp for Kids

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The Idaho Falls Zoo is excited to present Virtual Zoo Camps! 

Join zoo staff for a WILD virtual adventure from the comfort and safety of your home. The online experiences will take place on two weekdays each week throughout July with the first vir...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

People & Puppies Safe Following Bedroom Fire

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On June 29, 2020 at 11:20 a.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to Kearney Street for a report of smoke coming from the back bedroom of a single family home. This was the third structure fire IFFD has responded to in the last two days.

All o...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

IFFD keeps fireworks fire from reaching mobile home

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The Idaho Falls Fire Department responded to their first fireworks-related call last night which could have been much worse if it weren’t for the fast response time of Station 2.

Firefighters were dispatched at approximately 10:40 p.m. on June 24...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Ponderosa Drive Water Line Replacement

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Idaho Falls, ID –  Beginning on Monday, June 22, construction crews will be replacing a water line on Ponderosa Drive between the intersections of 17th Street and SE Bonneville Drive, to include all side streets, as well as on ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Idaho Falls Regional Airport Begins Expansion

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – Construction begins this week on a $12 million expansion project at the Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) that will add an additional 38,000 square feet to the air terminal and a variety of new services and amenities.

The pro...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Idaho Falls to Review Use of Force, Other Policies

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – In the wake of recent national and local protests, Idaho Falls Mayor Rebecca Casper is scheduling an ongoing series of presentations by Idaho Falls Police Department Leadership to the City Council so they may review and bette...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 11, 2020

City of Idaho Falls Receives Award from Association of Idaho Cities (AIC) for Multilingual App

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – The City of Idaho Falls was recognized today by the Association of Idaho Cities (AIC) for a groundbreaking app designed to provide an interactive experience with the city for residents and tourists.  The app provides...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Department Announces Reopening of Recreational Facilities

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – The City of Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Department is getting back to business, starting Monday, following the closing of many of their facilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Wes Deist Aquatic Center, Recreation Cen...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Fuels Reduction Project for Wildfire Prevention

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Idaho Falls, ID:  On Thursday, June 11, the Idaho Falls Fire Department will be conducting a controlled burn near the intersection of Bone Road and Lincoln Road. Motorists should use caution and watch for personnel and equipment in the southbound...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Structure Fire on East 21st South

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On May 28, 2020 at approximately 6:15 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatch to East 21st South for a report of smoke coming from the basement of a large four-story home.

Three engines, a ladder truck, three ambulances and a battalion chief res...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

12th Street Bridge Update; Waterline Replacement Project to Begin June 1

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On Monday, June 1, construction crews will begin a waterline replacement project that will impact 11th, 12th, and 13th Street. A small portion of 14th Street will also be impacted by construction.  

The project will be done one block at a...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

City of Idaho Falls Parks & Recreation Facilities Close, Programs Suspended

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(Idaho Falls – ID)  The City of Idaho Falls is implementing additional changes for public health and safety that will impact public programs and facilities throughout the city.

Beginning today, the city is suspending all classes, lessons...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

City of Idaho Falls Issues Emergency Declaration to Manage COVID-19 Response

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – City of Idaho Falls Mayor Rebecca Casper has signed a Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency in response to the anticipated COVID-19 impact on the Idaho Falls community.

Declarations of emergency are common tools employed by ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Idaho Falls Fire Department Adjusts Protocols in Response to COVID-19

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Since the beginning of last month, the Idaho Falls Fire Department has been working closely with local officials and fire chiefs across the country to develop new protocols and adjust existing protocols in response to COVID-19.

“All members of th...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Street Sweeping Schedule

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The Idaho Falls Street Division has begun the street sweeping schedule, starting with the the arterial and collector streets to prepare for repainting the faded striping. To assist with neighborhood spring-cleaning, they will begin sweeping residential ar...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 4, 2020

Early Morning Garage Fire

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At approximately 3 a.m. on April 4, 2020, the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire just east of the Sage Lakes Golf Course, near the intersection of E 65th N and N 15th E.

Upon arrival, firefighters reported finding a two-car gara...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Adjustments at IFPD and the Idaho Falls Animal Shelter due to COVID-19

The Idaho Falls Police Department and the Idaho Falls Animal Shelter are implementing adjustments in conjunction with the worldwide effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. These adjustments are intended to be temporary and have been made with CDC and Easte...

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Posted on: February 17, 2020

Public Meeting: Water Tower Site Selection

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Construction for the new Idaho Falls water tower is slated to begin in 2022, but the first phase of the four-year project kicks off this week. Residents are invited to be part of the historic process.  

A public meeting will be held on Wednesday, ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Water Tower Facts

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Frequently Asked Questions

Most would agree that landmarks such as our Idaho Falls River Walk, welcome signs, historic buildings, water tower and other iconic structures make Idaho Falls feel like home. Unfortunately, there comes a time when a decision has...

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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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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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