Ty Belnap will be a write-in candidate for District Two Commissioner against Scott Hancock for the November election.

Rigby High School kicked off their school year with their Homecoming festivities.

Jefferson County Public Works has kept busy with road projects and debris clean up as cooler weather approaches the region.

Southeast Idaho experienced a dangerous wind advisory Sept. 7 that resulted in fallen trees and power outages.

MUD LAKE — “Mud Lake Telephone recognizes that the need for high-speed internet has never been greater,” said Justin Peterson, General Manager of Mud Lake Telephone in a press release. “Low speed internet plans are no longer effective, and our customers deserve a cost-effective high-speed in…

Cafe Catalina opens, and temporarily closes, their doors in RigbyCafe Catalina originally opened in June 2020 as a member of the new retail spaces along Farnsworth Way. Offering coffees, tea, breakfast and lunch items, owner Michael Fillmore has posted updates on his restaurant regularly to …

The Rigby City Council accepted a grant funding the purchase of a video recording system through the state of Idaho COVID grant Aug. 20 in their regular city council meeting.

While optimism was not rewarded for summer plans of Daughters of Utah Pioneers, most camps of the Jefferson County Company have scheduled meetings for September, a release from the Daughters of Utah Pioneers stated. A training meeting for officers, coupled with the annual Jubilee celebration…

The varsity volleyball team from Rigby High School began their season Aug. 26 with a loss to Bonneville followed by wins against Skyline and Blackfoot.

The Jefferson Hills Women’s Golf Championship was held Aug. 21 and Aug. 22 at Jefferson Hills Golf Course in Rigby. The men’s event took place Aug. 29 and Aug. 30 at the Jefferson Hills Golf Course as well. Below are the results of these events.

Eastern Idaho Public Health announced several more COVID-19 deaths, bring the health district total to 15 deaths.

(CFD) — According to a release by Central Fire District Chief Carl Anderson, at 11:27 a.m. Aug. 30, Central Fire District’s Lewisville and Menan Fire stations were dispatched to a hay trailer on fire at 300 N and 3700 E. As fire personnel was responding to their stations, we received an upda…

West Jefferson Senior CenterSept. 9 – Pulled pork sandwich (3 oz. pork, 1/3 cup beans), pears, salad greens with a wheat bun and milk.

The Jefferson County Commissioners held a special meeting Aug. 31 to discuss the results of the West Jefferson School Bond vote and the county budget.

Menan will meet to discuss the future of their Fourth of July Celebration at 7:00 p.m. Sept. 9 in person and over Zoom.

Economic Development Director Brent Tolman visited with the Rigby City Council Aug. 20 to discuss the future of Rigby and possible opportunities for growth.

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The Rigby High School varsity girls and boys soccer teams began their seasons Aug. 21 with matches against Bonneville High School.

Trajen Larsen admits the tension level in Saturday’s season opener was a little different than when he and the Rigby football team last took the field.

(BLM) — According to a press release by the Bureau of Land Management, the BLM Idaho Falls District, Idaho Department of Lands, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Caribou-Targhee National Forest (NF) are issuing Stage One Fire Restrictions. These restrictions went …

The Eastern Idaho Board of Health met at 7:00 a.m. Aug. 27 in a special meeting for an update from three local hospitals, a review of updated COVID numbers and the rescinding three restriction orders for some eastern Idaho counties.

The following are results from the Mud Lake Fair for 4–H and FFA participants.

A large mountain just north of the Utah-Idaho state line may become a literal gold mine in the next several years – an endeavor that could provide a significant economic boost to Box Elder County.

Rigby City Clerk Dave Swager addressed the city council Aug. 6 to discuss financial statements, growth in the city and an increase in property value.

Attendees arrived at Rigby South Park Aug. 13 in uniform and face masks to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the 116th Engineer Combat Battalion of the Korean Expedition. Despite the wind and temperatures almost reaching the 90s, friends laughed and greeted each other, with only squinted eye…