The Idaho Transportation Department is closing Interstate 15 from the Montana border to milepost 167, Idaho State Police report.
On Sept. 29, the communities of Hamer, Monteview, Mud Lake, Terreton, Kilgore, Dubois, Roberts, Idaho Falls and other places celebrated 75 years of existence for the Community Baptist Church in Mud Lake.
A 73-year-old Rigby woman accused of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon has been sentenced to four years probation and a $1,000 fine.
Two new clubs have been starting up at Rigby High School.
Jefferson County commissioners approved a number of purchases Sept. 30 for a total of around $45,000.
Riders were rearing to go at the Rigby Rodeo Grounds Sept. 21, and a rain at around that time could not put a damper on the high school fall rodeo for District 7.
Jefferson, Clark and Butte counties will each be receiving money for 911 equipment from the Idaho Public Safety Communications Commission.
Family opens haunted attraction on Snake River
No JSD classes Friday
At approximately 10:09 p.m. on Oct. 3, Idaho State Police received a call from the Clark County Sheriff’s Office advising their deputy was in pursuit of 2005 Chevrolet Silverado pickup southbound on Interstate 15 near milepost 179, approximately 12 miles north of Dubois. The vehicle had init…
The discussion on animal control services in Jefferson County continues, with the county sheriff now joining the conversation.
Two Rigby area girls riding in a UTV were seriously injured in a collision Oct. 3 at a subdivision intersection near 170 North and 4000 East in Rigby.
A number of elections will not be held this November in Jefferson County due to a lack of competition for positions.
The Jefferson County Planning and Zoning Department may be losing their legal adviser in three months. Meanwhile, the Jefferson County prosecutor officially has the go-ahead to hire a new deputy prosecutor.
JACKSON, Wyoming — First Lady Melania Trump was greeted with cheers from hundreds of onlookers when she arrived the morning of Oct. 3 for a visit in this small resort town.
JACKSON − First Lady Melania Trump's trip to Wyoming was cut short due to the wintery weather.
Ellsworth farmhouse turned into travel destination
A fire that burned down Midway High School brought the Class of 1952 together. Seventy years later, they’re still getting together.
Having previously received approval from the Rigby City Council to install and extend a waterline to serve Cottonwood Elementary, Rigby public works director Mitch Bradley requested and received permission Sept. 5 to fully complete a loop for the system.
The Ririe Bulldogs have a chance to shine this week at the school’s homecoming game Friday.
Ririe and Roberts will be better equipped to facilitate play with the addition of new playgrounds.
Write-in candidate deadline approaching
Jefferson County cities will be receiving citation money, state court administrator director Sara Thomas reports.
A new community event center could be coming to Rigby in the next few years if the project gets the go-ahead from the Urban Renewal Agency Board and funds can be found.
Ririe is continuing to formalize their planning and zoning processes with the implementation of a new ordinance and upcoming changes planned.
Three local Distinguished Young Women will be competing for Distinguished Young Woman of Idaho Oct. 4 and 5 in Idaho Falls.
Most of the former Rigby Junior High property could soon be converted from a school zone to a commercial zone if the Rigby City Council approves the change at a public hearing tomorrow.
A former tennis court near the Mud Lake City Hall has been revamped this summer to improve usability and safety.
Ririe resident sewer and water rates have gone up, with a 5% increase to sewer and 3% increase to water.
ISLAND PARK — Ten people were rushed to a local hospital on Sept. 12 morning due to a hazardous materials incident at a resort here.
Outdoors grant deadline approaching
Jim Stringham always wanted to be in the Army.
The city of Lewisville’s most financially feasible option for a sewer system could cost $8.5 million, according to a Keller Associates preliminary study.
Central Fire District Commissioners are continuing to plan for an eventual move to a full-time fire station in Rigby.
Plans for a larger Lewisville library have been put on hold following a summer of expensive tree fires and a lack of luck finding applicable grants.
A project to renovate a fallen soldier’s grave near Humphrey has nearly been completed, with phase two of the project coming to an end.
Cities in Jefferson County have not been receiving fine money for citations given within city limits.
Two men fell off roofs or ladders the morning of Sept. 13, one from Rigby Middle School and another from his home in Ririe.
After Menan citizens voted down a temporary increase in property taxes this spring, Menan City Council members have voted to put it on the ballot again for Nov. 5, citing low voter turnout the first time around.
The Rigby Trojan football team showed their prowess Sept. 13, defeating the Grizzlies 34-12 and completely dominating the field for the second and third quarter.
My daughter, Elli, was going to a music camp in Sun Valley, Idaho. Donna, my wife, would be spending the week with Elli there because I had to work. Sun Valley is an expensive town, so hotels were beyond our means. That meant that they would need to camp.
The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners has made an official statement regarding taking over State Highway 48: they aren’t interested.
The scale at Circular Butte Landfill could soon be out of commission if repairs are not completed, landfill manager Brandy Ward said.
Rigby residents and those using the city’s water, sewer and sanitation services will soon see an increase in their fees starting Oct. 1.
The City of Rigby has received two grants from Northwest Farm Credit Services as part of the company’s Rural Community Grant Program.
With Jefferson Joint School District No. 251 continuing to grow, the district intends to seek an emergency levy for the 2019-2020 year.
Some students in Jefferson Joint School District No. 251 will be shifting schools next year as new school boundaries go into effect.
Candidates for the 2020 election have been announced in Jefferson and Clark counties. Most of the races are unopposed, with two exceptions, and some positions have not received any candidates.
Screens have become a part of everyday life, and often people in the United States keep one on their person at almost all times.
The Panthers have reason to celebrate this month with the West Jefferson High School varsity volleyball team taking first in a 12-team invitational Sept. 7.
After a downpour of hail and rain the Friday night before, there was another successful annual Memorial Rodeo was held in Dubois Sept. 7. The Hoggan Rodeo Company provided rough stock to be used. Events for various ages took place. Here are the results of those events:
Flying and falling are not usually words people like to hear in the same sentence.
At 4:44 p.m. Sept. 4, the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash on northbound Interstate 15 at milepost 97.9, north of Blackfoot.