Sign up for the FREE "Kootenai County Emergency Alert Program" - receive critical information on major forest fires, flooding, winter storms, road closures, evacuations of buildings/neighborhoods & more.
Time-sensitive messages will be sent wherever you specify - your home, mobile or business phones, email or text messages.
"If we can't reach you, we can't alert you". Sign up HERE.
"Vacation Check" is a FREE service for those who will be away from their homes who would like police officers to do routine checkcs.
Make arrangements by calling POST FALLS POLICE department's non-emergency phone, 208-773-3517, or via form found HERE.
Provide a return date, emergency contact & info on expected visitors or vehicles which may be at residence during your absence.
1717 E. Polston Ave., Post Falls (lobby); 208-773-3517
shiba - medicare
Senior Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) offers at no cost, unbiased Medicare benefits info & assistance through workshops. If preferred, an app't can be set for one-on-one counseling at 2005 Ironwood Parkway, CdA, by calling 1-800-247-4422.
SHIBA is a service of Idaho Department of Insurance.
Some businesses offer FREE community meeting rooms. Each has requirements or purposes, so be sure to call stores for specifics.
If there's a void in your life - family members you're looking for & haven't found - Kootenai County Genealogical Society members are available each Wednesday from 1-4 pm at HAYDEN LIBRARY. Let them help you - no charge.
Get assistance completing the branches of family trees.
HAYDEN LIBRARY is located at 8385 N. Gov't Way, Hayden. Phone 208-772-5612. Find more programs HERE.
"Because safe neighborhood are everybody's business", proactive "Block Watch" programs exist in our communities. To find out more, or to organize one, contact:
With a goal of returning injured raptors to the wild, BIRDS OF PREY NORTHWEST providesmedical care to sick, injured & orphaned birds.
Headed by birds of prey biologist/expert Janie Veltkamp, the non-profit facility educates the public about raptors, their protection, & how they are critical to our ecosystem.
For rescue emergency of an eagle, hawk, falcon or owl, call 208-245-1367 or 208-582-0797; or Idaho Fish & Game, 208-769-1414.
FREE bicycle licensing is offered by POST FALLS POLICE DEPARTMENT so if bikes become lost or stolen, they can be returned to the rightful owners easier & quicker. (Unclaimed bicycles are eventually sold to auction after 90 days.)
Bicycle licenses are issued at the police department M-F, 8 am-5 pm. Bikes need to be taken to station, located at 1717 E. Polson Ave., Post Falls, 208-773-3517.
Licensing can also be done online. More info HERE.