A Rock and a Car, and Why They Matter

The exhibit, Way Out West, opened to the public in late Janu…

Way Out West

How do you go about telling a story about your backyard that…

Watching Wildlife in Winter

Wildlife doesn’t disappear in winter. We do. Put on your war…

The Ultimate Cake for 2021

At the Idaho Falls Magazine, we’re celebrating 20 years of p…

Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice

Wrap up the holidays by grabbing a hot drink in Idaho Falls.
Lifestyle

Area Service Dog Handlers Attend Virtual “Hands Around the Capitol” Webinars

Service dog handlers in east Idaho, including Lindsey Andreasky, a student at BYU-Idaho, are participating in an online series designed for disabled and non-disabled service dog handlers in the state.

Tour EBR-I with Technology

Visitors can now virtually tour the world’s first nuclear power plant, Experimental Breeder Reactor-I (EBR-I), any time of year from wherever they are – in English or Spanish – using TravelStorys.

Cemetery Clean-up Begins March 29

The yearly clean-up of Pocatello’s two City-operated cemeteries has been scheduled for the end of the month.

Idaho Falls Community Hospital Performs Lifesaving Plasma Treatment

Idaho Falls Community Hospital became the first healthcare organization in the Snake River Valley to perform Therapeutic Plasmas Exchange (TPE) on Wednesday, a lifesaving treatment for patients with plasma abnormalities and deficiencies.

An Education En Route

Leigh Ann Emerson jokes that she earned her master’s degree on a bus travelling to and from her job as an experiment manager at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL).

Eagle Rock Outlaws Fast Draw Competition

Local Gunfighters compete in this monthly competition.

Family Fun

Some of the best day trips can be found locally in Idaho Falls. Find something fun for the entire family or make a date night out of these outdoor activities. Either way, don’t forget to pack your coat and some gloves!

Tragic Blessings

Horrific tragedy hit a young family in a neighboring state. Within days, friends created an online auction to raise money for funeral expenses.

An Inspired Production

Inspired by the support of her principal and the enthusiasm of locals, Thunder Ridge High School theater teacher Jorden Cammack headed up the Ammon Arts Community Theatre in November of 2019.

Business

City of Idaho Falls Awarded Grant to Develop Plans for Innovation District

The City of Idaho Falls, in partnership with Regional Economic Development for Eastern Idaho (REDI), has been awarded an economic development grant from Battelle Energy Alliance.

Tooth Fairy Giving Reaches an All-Time High

Delta Dental has released new findings from its Original Tooth Fairy Poll that show the Tooth Fairy's average cash gift reached its highest point in the 23-year history of the poll for a total of $4.70 per tooth.

Idaho’s National Lab Boosts Regional Nonprofits

Battelle Energy Alliance (BEA) has awarded $105,700 in grant funding for statewide nonprofits through Idaho National Laboratory’s 2021 economic development grant program.

Bank of Idaho to Make Most of New PPP Reforms

The Biden Administration announced Monday that several modifications to the Paycheck Protection Program are being rolled out in order to help the country's smallest businesses.

Banking with Heart

IFM staff sat down with CEO Jeff Newgard to learn more about how his love for small businesses led to success during unprecedented times.

Imagine IF Community Meetings to Get Underway in Idaho Falls

The City of Idaho Falls Neighborhood Services Department (CDS) has released its schedule of dates and times for a series of community meetings.

Idaho Falls Named Best Performing Small City in America by Milken Institute

Provo-Orem, Utah has demonstrated the best economic performance among large cities according to the 2021 Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities Index.

Bizz News

Change has a bad reputation, but we’re looking forward to welcoming lots of wonderful new businesses, rebrands and awards to valued members of our community as we begin to dive into 2021.

Idaho Falls Regional Airport Expands Travel Opportunities

The Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) announced expanded travel opportunities for area travelers with the addition of two new, nonstop routes.

Addicted to Mukruk

Although there have been many doors that have closed over the past year, we’ve also seen many new and exciting businesses finding a home in Eastern Idaho.

Health

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Idaho & Local Media to Host 2nd Annual “Fundraising for Families”

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Idaho (RMHC of Idaho) is partnering with Riverbend Communications and other local media for the 2nd annual “Fundraising for Families."

EIRMC's Parent Company Named a 2021 World's Most Ethical Company

Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, an affiliate of HCA Healthcare (NYSE:HCA), one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, announced that it has been recognized for the 11th time by Ethisphere.

Are You Experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that’s related to changes in seasons.

Eastern Idaho Surgeon Receives National Recognition

Dr. Altenburg, who practices in Idaho Falls and Pocatello, was the only surgeon from Idaho named to the list.

Face Covering Ordinance Left in Place by Pocatello City Council

Thursday, the Pocatello City Council voted against rescinding the City’s face covering ordinance. The ordinance will remain in place and be revisited on March 4.

Shop Local & Healthy

Making healthy choices can be difficult, but there are plenty of services around town to make your lifestyle transition easier.

Taking "Me Time"

To counteract feelings of fatigue and anxiety, it’s been recommended to pause life and make time for yourself—“Me Time.”

Magical Moments Baby Contest Winners Announced

This year’s Grand Prize winners are the Nelson twins, with Baby Satchwell coming in as a close runner up.

2021 National Burn Awareness Week: Focus on Electrical Safety

The American Burn Association (ABA) has declared this week as National Burn Awareness Week.