Rigby High School has welcomed a new wrestling coach who seeks to start a winning tradition in the sport at the school.

Residents of Aspen Heights Subdivision met with the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners Nov. 26 to petition their decision to approve the conditional use permit for a Verizon Wireless cell phone tower made Oct. 9.

(Rocky Mountain Power)—Line crews work hard to minimize power outages. Nonetheless there are triggering events, such as winter storms, that can’t always be controlled. When outages do occur, there are four things Rocky Mountain Power wants customers to know.

The Jefferson County Road and Bridge Department is set to replace the second Owsley Canal Bridge in Mud Lake in the coming weeks that has a broken footing. The bridge is located at 1050 E. and approximately 1200 N.

The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners are considering placing a moratorium on accessory apartments while the related ordinance is revised. However before doing so, County Planning and Zoning Administrator Kevin Hathaway needs to draft the moratorium and hold a public hearing.

Jefferson County Road and Bridge Administrator Dave Walrath presented the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners with his fiscal year 2018 road and street financial report Nov. 26 and informed them of his plans for 2019.

On Nov. 15 Amy Rackham with Sage Grove Assisted Living, formerly known as Great Oaks Landholdings, visited the Rigby City Council to see if the city can do anything to help Sage Grove and its requirement to connect to city utilities if wanting to expand. In response the city council said the…

(EIPH)—World AIDS Day is observed on December 1 of every year and is dedicated to raising awareness of AIDS caused by the spread of HIV infection. Every year, events take place across the country to raise awareness and show support for people living with HIV/AIDS.

With fall sports quickly coming to an end, many schools in Jefferson County have had, or are currently having a successful season.

In only their fourth regular season, the Rigby Royals rugby team won their first ever Division 2 State Championship against Meridian May 19, in what Captain Robert Larsen called a “roller coaster” of a game.

The All-Conference selections have been announced for the 2018 softball season in the High Country Conference. The players from Rigby High School include the following: Taylor Sheppard, junior (pitcher, second team); Olyvia Saathoff, senior (catcher, first team); Lexxus Trubl, senior (infiel…

The regular high school softball season will soon be coming to an end, and the Rigby, Ririe and West Jefferson teams will be improving their skills to prepare for the district tournament.

The Rigby tennis team has several talented players including junior Bridger Oswald, who are winning individual matches, but so far they haven’t had the depth to win as a team.

The boys have almost completed the 2018 baseball season. This update includes insights for the Rigby and West Jefferson teams and what the players are focusing on as they finish out their regular season and begin the district tournament.

Doris Jean Burtenshaw Cox, 90, of Rigby, passed away peacefully while surrounded by beloved family members on the 29th of November 2018.

Mary Caroline Young, 82, of St. Anthony, Idaho and formerly of Rigby, Idaho passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2018 in St. Anthony. Mary was born February 17, 1936 in Shelley, Idaho, the daughter of Earl Travellor Olsen and Beulah Sara Beasly. She attended schools in Firth, Idaho and gradua…

Betty Laverl Groom Miles passed away peacefully in Idaho Falls, surrounded by her children on November 19, 2018. 

Shirley Beddes Luthy our Sister, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and friend died peacefully at home of natural causes, Saturday November 17, 2018. She was 86 years old.

To Texas— Nathan Jared Byram, son of BJ and Maria Byram, of Rigby, has been called to serve a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints in the Lubbock, Texas Mission. He will speak Nov. 25 at 9 a.m. at the Garfield 5th Ward, 5 North 3900 E. He reports to the Missionar…

Norma Jane Brindley Westwood was born February 02, 1917 in Greenwich, Utah to James and Melissa Brindley. She was the fifth child preceded by three sisters and one brother. She was raised on a farm and taught to work by her parents. She attended Richfield High School. After graduation she at…

Frank Edward Pinnock, age 81, of Rigby, passed away at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, Friday, November 9, 2018.

God awoke to the sound of a new voice in the angels’ morning “Hallelujah Chorus” on Tuesday: “Ahh... I see Lisa Jones has checked in; definitely a joyous new sound.”