Rigby City Council voted last week to pursue a $18 million option for the city’s wastewater treatment plant facility to comply with Environmental Protection Agency requirements. After choosing an option, council members voted to forgo a bond election and pursue funding through judicial confi…

D.L. Beck will be fixing up 4000 East after causing damage to the edge of the county road while installing a Rigby waterline to the new Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints building.

A gingerbread house contest will be held early in December to kick off the holiday season. Entry forms are available now at The Jefferson Star office, Broulim’s and Madison Women’s Clinic at Rigby locations only.

A Roman tax will be required this December for those making their way to “Bethlehem” at a local farm in Rigby.

Voters in Menan decided Nov. 5 to increase their taxes to allow the city to raise money for road repairs.

Around 100 home-schooled students visited Farnsworth TV and Pioneer Museum in Rigby Nov. 1, taking advantage of the local education opportunity.

The Jefferson County 4-H program recently held awards nights in both Rigby and in Mud Lake. Rigby's program took place Oct. 7, while Mud Lake's was Oct. 14. Following are the top awards that were given.

Two current Rigby planning and zoning commissioners have elected to take on the additional responsibility of participating on the county’s area of impact board.

A meeting with Mark Young about Menan applying for grant money has spurred a conversation about upgrading the Menan, Annis, Grant Public Library.

The Idaho State Department of Education has awarded West Jefferson School District No. 253 more than $7,000 for a high temperature washer. The washer will be located at West Jefferson Elementary.

With Halloween around the corner, multiple people are trying to come up with a costume or character to embody. At Ririe and Rigby high school, some students are also focused on coming up with a character to play in the schools’ newest clubs.

In their October meeting, Lewisville City Council members discussed a property line study and a traffic plan that would help them better understand their city, and approved funding for one of them.

Melissa Rhodehouse, of Menan, has been crowned Mrs. Idaho America 2020 after seven consecutive years competing in the pageant.

In Monteview, 2600 North has not been a fun road to drive, according to a complaint Jefferson County Commissioners said they received from a school bus driver.

Partly cloudy today with a high of 53. Highs in the 40s the rest of the week. Sun is expected on Friday, with the rest of the weekend being partly cloudy.

A waterline project on 4000 East that has been the cause for public safety concern could be wrapping up at the end of this week or next week, project engineer Marvin Fielding said.

To bring all school facilities up to 100%, Ririe School District No. 252 would need to spend $5.6 million, based on a building analysis completed for Ririe’s new 10-year facility plan.