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AIC Highlights Noteworthy City Clips

Friday, December 15, 2017  
Posted by: Gay Dawn Oyler
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Check out noteworthy things done and honors received by cities around Idaho as they work to create quality cities.


The Idaho Falls City Council recently approved the purchase of the Bonneville County 4-H Fairgrounds property, located just west of the Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park for expansion of the zoo. The County sold the property after the 4-H Fairgrounds had been relocated to a larger parcel.


The City of Ketchum is inviting the public to join them in celebrating the longest night of the year on December 21 under some of Idaho’s darkest skies. The City is gearing up to toast the Winter Solstice and celebrate recent news that Ketchum has been certified as an “International Dark Sky Community.”


The City of Ketchum Arts Commission and Sun Valley Resort celebrated the unveiling of the second Cover Art gondola car on December 8. The project was completed with support from the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.


The City of Moscow Parks and Recreation Department hosted the annual Light up the Night Holiday Parade and the 2nd Annual Winter Wonderland Tree Lighting on December 7. Events included the Palouse Choral Society singing carols in Friendship Square, followed by the tree lighting and the parade. Refreshments were provided for attendees.


The City of Moscow hosted the annual Russell Elementary caroling event at City Hall on December 15. Students, teachers and parents shared several carols with City staff and the public and viewed the hand-made ornaments on display on the first floor of the building. City staff shared sugar cookies with the students to help celebrate the season.


Pocatello’s Zoo Idaho hosted its Fourth Annual “Wild Winter Weekends” on December 2 and December 9. During the celebration, the animals’ exhibits were decorated with Christmas lights, and the animals were given holiday-themed enrichment treats. The days also featured snow science classes, showing attendees how animals adapt to the winter months.


On December 16 the City of Pocatello Parks and Recreation Department will host its annual Holiday Hoopla free-throw shooting competition to benefit the Idaho Foodbank.


If your city has done something noteworthy or received an honor and you would like it listed in City Clips, send the information to GayDawn by e-mail or fax 344-8677.

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