Monthly Archives: August 2017

Brownlee Reservoir Boaters Should Check Ramp

Boaters planning to use either Spring Recreation or Steck Park as launching spots onto Brownlee Reservoir over the Labor Day weekend should use Idaho Power’s website to monitor water levels. Higher-than-normal temperatures are in the forecast, which means Idaho Power […]

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Keep Safety in Mind This Holiday Weekend

Idaho Power urges visitors to the company’s many parks and campgrounds to pay close attention to water safety over the Labor Day weekend. Water levels have declined from the high levels seen earlier this summer, but safety remains essential when […]

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New Centennial Video Released

Episode nine in the video series documenting Idaho Power’s 100-year history is titled “A Century of Service: Back to Basics, 2000-2009.” The video describes the impacts of the September 11, 2001 tragedy, including heightened security at the company’s power plants. […]

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Idaho Power Goes Airborne for Safety Upgrade

Idaho Power is committed to keeping its service area safe. So, when firefighting pilots in the Boise National Forest had a hard time seeing a powerline that crosses the Payette River at Smith’s Ferry, linemen sprang into action. “Safety’s a […]

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Idaho Power Parks Photo Contest

Idaho Power is hosting a photo contest! Between now and Friday, Sept. 15, visitors to Idaho Power’s parks, dams and recreational facilities are encouraged to submit photos of themselves, friends, family, pets, etc., enjoying everything Idaho Power facilities have to […]

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Idaho Power Offers Eclipse Safe-Viewing Tips

BOISE, Idaho — Thousands of people are expected to be outdoors on Monday, viewing the solar eclipse. Many of these folks will be using one of Idaho Power’s parks, roads or recreation facilities near the Snake River. The company offers the […]

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High Temperatures Impact Summer Bills

High temperatures affect more than just what clothes you wear — they also affect your energy use. Heating and cooling costs account for up to 50 percent of a home’s energy use and rise or fall in direct response to […]

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Idaho Power Linemen Lead Honeybee Rescue

Idaho Power linemen have been credited with saving people, pets and wildlife. And now they can add honeybees to the list. When an Idaho Power crew unexpectedly encountered a large colony making its home in an old regulator rack near […]

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Idaho Power Prepares for Eclipse

Idaho Power is prepared for Monday’s solar eclipse. The company does not anticipate a significant increase in electrical demand from the influx of tourists coming to see the event; there may be a small increase over what we would normally […]

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Fire Banned at Swan Falls, C.J. Strike

BOISE, Idaho — Due to increased wildfire risk, fires are not permitted at Idaho Power’s Swan Falls camping or day-use areas, or at Cottonwood and North parks at C.J. Strike Reservoir. A fire ban remains in place at Woodhead Park […]

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