The City of Idaho Falls hosted a very informative community meeting covering a lot of the logistics that are being planned out for the upcoming total solar eclipse on August 21st. The event was hosted by Karen Baker, Executive Director of the Museum of Idaho and presenters included Idaho Falls Mayor Rebecca Casper, City of Idaho Falls Police Chief Mark McBride, Bonneville County Sheriff Paul Wilde, Deputy Chief Dave Coffee from Idaho Falls Fire Department, Kellye Eager from the Environmental Health Division, Traffic Engineer Ben Burke with the Idaho Transportation Department, and other city officials. […]
In this episode of the East Idaho Eclipse Podcast, we’re listening to you – East Idaho residents! We get to hear your first impressions about the upcoming eclipse. Some of you called into the Neal Larson show and some of you talked to us on the street. We also chat with Chip Schwarze, CEO of the Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce about the steps that Idaho Falls is taking to prepare itself and its citizens for the big day, the weekend ahead of it, as well as the few days afterward. They’ve put together a great website with a lot of fantastic information – http://eieclipse.com. […]
In the first episode of the East Idaho Eclipse Podcasts we break down everything there is to know about the Great American Eclipse. We get the answers to a lot of questions. What is a total solar eclipse? How often does it happen? How can you view it safely? What kind of weird phenomenon happen during an eclipse? Besides the eclipse, what else should we be looking for? What can scientist learn from the eclipse? And many more.
In this episode we hear from Dr. Rick Fienberg of the American Astronomical Society, Michael Zeiler from GreatAmericanEclipse.com, and Dr. Brian Jackson from the Physics Department at Boise State University. […]