Numerous families in the Ririe area received donations from students at the local elementary and junior high schools for the holidays.
Jefferson County commissioners have approved a $780,000 purchase for “mission-critical” equipment at Circular Butte Landfill after months of discussion and research.
Lewisville City Council members have decided to postpone a decision about whether the city should allow commercial vehicles to park on city roads.
A Lewisville Community Center renter cost the city more than $100 in repairs after damaging a wall and trying to fix it themselves, prompting the city council to consider investing in security cameras.
After more than a year of discussion, Ririe School District No. 252 trustees have decided to bond $7 million for a bus garage, maintenance and some kind of athletic facility.
The fate of Ririe’s old gym remains uncertain as Ririe School District No. 252 trustees focus on the district’s bond and continue to put off a decision on the damaged building.
Liliane Anderson of Rigby made local history this month when a Veterans of Foreign Wars panel chose her speech as the winner of the Idaho Voice of Democracy contest.
To try to increase fire safety, Central Fire District officials will be asking more questions when considering building permits in Jefferson County.
The City of Rigby will continue contracting with Jefferson County after negotiations with the county and the Idaho Division of Building Safety.
On Jan. 17, a 56-year-old Jefferson County man fell through ice on the Snake River near the Lorenzo Boat Dock after attempting to rescue his dog.
At the beginning of January, Jefferson County commissioners spoke with a Governor’s Office representative about their concerns moving into the legislative season.
BLACKFOOT – Blackfoot attorney Justin Oleson has been charged with two counts of misdemeanor battery dating back to September for an incident that allegedly took place during the Eastern Idaho State Fair.
Editor’s note: This article is reprinted from the May 12, 1916, edition of the Evening Capital News in Boise and was itself a reprint of a Pocatello Chronicle article. Walter Currans was one of the many aliases of Joseph Henry Loveless.
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Jefferson County has agreed to give Rigby 25% of building permit fees if the city agrees to continue the contract with the county.
Snowy holidays pushed plow operators from their homes and into the streets Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, and also pushed a few closer to the maximum amount of compensatory time allowed.
As Jefferson County continues to grow and change, county planning and zoning officials are trying to meet those changes head on with an updated comprehensive plan.
Lions Clubs International District 39E Mid-Winter Conventions will be back in Idaho Falls this year after some 25 years absence as announced by Dist. 39E District Governor Brooke Allen of the Chubbuck Lions Club, which in the past years has been located in the Pocatello area.
Years ago, a judicial ruling mandated property adjacent to North Fifth West could not be rezoned from single-family residential use (R1) unless someone widened the road.
More events could be coming to Jefferson County Lake this year after county commissioners officially approved the formation of a parks and recreation advisory committee
A Boise attorney has estimated judicial confirmation for a wastewater facility will cost Rigby $7,000 to $8,000 and take three to six months.
Teton County is interested in purchasing a piece of little-used Jefferson County landfill equipment.
Harwood and Midway Elementary Schools both have new and improved front offices after months of construction.
In Menan and Lewisville, Menan Mayor Tad Haight and incoming city council members took oaths of office last week.
(NAAA) — The National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) held its annual Excellence in Ag Aviation Banquet on November 21, 2019 in conjunction with NAAA’s Ag Aviation Expo in Orlando, Fla.
The future of the Philo T. Farnsworth statue representing Utah in the U.S. Capitol remains in limbo, but if local officials have their way, Farnsworth will be coming to Rigby.
Four Rigby residents promised Jan. 2 to serve their community, before taking their seats as Rigby City Council members.
BOISE (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little said last week that education funding will be his top priority for the state budget, continuing a theme from his just-completed first year in office.
Dusty Tuckness has secured Bullfighter of the Year for the tenth year in a row, essentially making the 32-year-old Dubois native the first bullfighter of the decade.
Clarification: This article has been updated to reflect that the Charles and Lori Vallow divorce documents were first reported by Fox 10 Phoenix.
Principal Josh Wilson of Kennedy Elementary in Rexburg has confirmed to the Post Register that J.J. Vallow last attended school Sept. 23. On Sept. 24, Lori Vallow came to the school and disenrolled J.J., telling the school she planned to home-school him.
Menan is seeking a $70,000 facility planning grant to, in part, send cameras into the city’s sewer system for inspection.
Dollar Tree opens in Rigby
Rigby City Council members have voted to pursue a grant for an updated city transportation plan.
A speedy 911 call and quick response time might have saved a Ririe home from burning down the morning of Dec. 28.
It’s that time of year when the Caribou-Targhee National Forest districts are making requests for cash to fix up campgrounds, build toilets, replace boat ramps or rebuild trails.
The owner of the Good to Go gas station next to Farnsworth TV and Pioneer Museum has expressed interest in taking over the alleyway between the two buildings.
It is officially illegal to sell tobacco products to individuals under 21.
Menan City Council members are continuing to tweak a proposed ordinance that would govern use of recreational vehicles within the city.
A local family recently celebrated five generations after two September births made Nona Hunter (Reed), a Lewisville resident and lifetime resident of Jefferson County, a great-grandmother twice over.
The Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center is reporting that three skiers were caught in a, “large slab avalanche,” in the backcountry just outside of Grand Targhee Resort on Tuesday, Jan. 7. One of the skiers was fully buried and the other two partially buried. The group was able rescue the skier t…
REXBURG – The grandparents of missing Joshua Vallow and Tylee Ryan have posted a $20,000 reward for information on the whereabouts of the two children.
Lewisville City Council members are creating an updated rental policy for Lewisville Community Center after the city lost out on money in November.
Joseph Henry Loveless, born Dec. 3, 1870, was the son of some of the first members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to move to Utah. But he didn’t lead the kind of life his parents would have wanted.
The U.S. Forest Service violated environmental laws by failing to adequately consider potential harm to Yellowstone cutthroat trout in a Canadian mining company’s plans to expand its search for gold in eastern Idaho, a judge has ruled.
The City of Lewisville will be making an effort to find the owners of lost dogs after a discovery the city was not entirely in compliance with state law.
The City of Rigby is moving forward with a pilot test for a wastewater treatment technology that could save the city more than $4 million on upgrades to the city’s sewage plant.
Jefferson County commissioners have voted to retain county vessel funds from 2019 to go toward equipment and the installation of electricity in the boat storage shed.
Installation of the waterline on 4000 East intended to serve the new Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints building is complete. For now.
City of Rigby officials are considering ending the city’s building permit contract with Jefferson County and instead contracting with the state.
Rigby City Council has officially committed to pay the transportation fee for a Philo T. Farnsworth statue to come to Rigby, if the city is selected as Farnsworth’s new home.
UPDATE: The Food and Drug Administration has reported tobacco sales to those under 21 are now illegal.