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, BYU-Idaho Physics Professor Dr. Brian Tonks, 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.
The City of Idaho Falls together with the Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce, the Post Register, and the Museum of Idaho have put together a great website that is filled with information for the Great American Eclipse. You can visit it here.
There has been some misinformation being shared on social media regarding the community meeting. Please refer to and share this article for proper facts from this community meeting, or just share this episode of the podcast and hear it straight from the source.