The Jefferson Joint School District No. 251 Board of Trustees approved Director of Business Bryce Bronson’s recommendation to sell lot 8 of the old Junior High School property at whatever price the market will bear, after receiving no bids for the property.

The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners approved a moratorium on future development near 200 N. and 4000 E. Jan. 7, to allow the Jefferson County Planning and Zoning Department and the City of Rigby to revise the area of impact agreement in preparation of the construction of the new chur…

The Rigby Planning and Zoning Commission approved a variance for a five-foot set back for Brad Hall and Associates’ gas station, convenience store and fast food restaurant located at 490 Rigby Lake Drive Thursday night, after originally requesting a zero-foot set back.

Keith Nelson of Menan, formally resigned as the Zone 2 Jefferson Joint School District No. 251 Trustee Jan. 3. His resignation was accepted during the Jan. 9 school board meeting.

The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners approved the submission of a STP-Rural Local Highway Technical Assistance Council (LHTAC) application for improvement projects on 200 N.

The girls are already almost halfway through the 2018-19 basketball season. The update includes where Rigby, Ririe and West Jefferson stand at the mid-season mark as games in 2018 begin to wrap-up. All stats for each team are from Dec. 7.

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.

Nola Ruth Moulton Munns passed away January 7, 2019 at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center surrounded by family.

Ruth Irene Golder Schaat, 88, formerly of Rigby passed away Friday, December 21, 2018 surrounded by her family.

Helen L. Beck, age 89, of Rigby, passed away December 25, 2018 at her home.

To Kansas— Mayli Murdock, daughter of Mark and Michelle Murdock of Terreton, has be called to serve an 18-month mission for The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints in the Wichita Kansas Mission. She spoke at the Terreton Stake Center on Dec. 30. She will enter the Missionary Training Ce…

Earl Edward “Ed” Ryan, 68, of Menan, Idaho passed away Thursday, December 20, 2018 in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Ed was born January 2, 1950 in Connersville, Indiana, the son of Harold Joseph Ryan and Ruth Ann Sanders Ryan.

Lyle Ritchie Cook, 79 of Rigby, passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at his home.