LEWISVILLE—Congratulations to Kurt and Jessica Sunada on the birth of their new baby boy. He was born July 2. His name will be Maverick Keith Sunada.

DUBOIS— Exceptionally high temperatures have kept many people inside these days. Those who work outdoors must take extra precautions to ward off the heat. Temperatures drop during the nighttime hours and that is a welcome relief.

The 4-H and FFA Working Ranch Horse Show was held in Rigby Aug. 3 that comprised of participants from Jefferson County Fair, Mud Lake Fair and Clark County Fair.

ROBERTS—The City of Roberts posted a notice about dumpster use. “The large dumpster next to the Roberts Fire Station is paid for by and for the use of ratepayers in the City of Roberts. Persons not paying sanitation fees in the City of Roberts may not use this facility. Due to the excessive …

MUD LAKE —The Mud Lake Fair drew many entries in the open class this week. Grand champions included the following: Amanda Owen in intermediate flowers; Lisa Shively won for her beautiful lily in the senior division, and Mary Gunderson won for her rose. Elizabeth Parker won grand champion in …

ROBERTS—During Market Lake Days, Roberts celebrated three grand marshals. Grand marshals are traditionally given to a member of the community who has shown leadership qualities and extraordinary effort. It is a high honor amongst the community. This year, Gale Scrivner, Rick Lamb and Lee Kar…

LEWISVILLE—Congratulations to Rhett Thornley, son of Wade and Amy Thornley, who recently won "gold" in the Future Farmers of America 2018 Agricultural Proficiency Awards for his application in Equine Science-Placement. He took sixth place in the whole nation. The National FFA Proficiency Awa…

DUBOIS—There has been a lot of excitement in our corner of rural Idaho. The wildfires have kept Dubois residents, cattle ranchers, farmers, families and various property owners in Clark County on high alert. August is now here, bringing with it continued dry, hot and windy climates.

GARFIELD — The Rounds family reunion was held this past Friday and Saturday at the North Water Falls. Larry, JoLene, Gae, Sandra, Rod, Peggy and Judy and their families came and enjoyed the water. The families came from Utah, Wyoming and surrounding areas and amounted to about 150 people. Fo…

MUD LAKE — The fifth-annual “No Boots, No Spurs” 5K and Fun Run was held this past weekend. The top male placers were Hyrum Spencer, Ryan Rigby and Michael Reyes. The top female placers were Elizabeth Spencer, Bella Spencer and Sage Wood. The winners were divided into age groups. In the 0-10…

DUBOIS—Fire season is upon us. Summer storms often start wildfires. Lightning started two fires south of Dubois on July 25. One fire was extinguished quickly. The other fire grew to 5,000 acres. Thankfully, the wind changed directions that afternoon which helped put out the fires. Cattle on …

ROBERTS—The next Roberts City Council meeting will be held Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. at the city building. The library board will meet at the same time. Citizens are always invited and encouraged to attend.

MENAN—The Menan Planning and Zoning Committee will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at the city building. The public is invited to come and hear what’s going on in the City of Menan. The committee meets the first Thursday of every month.

MUD LAKE—The parents, students and coaches involved with West Jefferson Grid Kid Football met Wednesday night. There will be a seventh-and-eighth-grade team and a fifth-and-sixth-grade team. If you know anyone who is interested in playing but has not signed up, they should contact Peter Fish…