COVID-19, or coronavirus, is a respiratory illness spread through person-to-person contact. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, symptoms include coughing, shortness of breath and fever-like symptoms. Severe side effects can include pneumonia in both lungs, multi-organ…
(Idaho State Police) — On Monday, March 16, 2020 at 4:06 P.M., Idaho State Police investigated a multi-vehicle fatality crash on US91 at W 65th S, just south of Idaho Falls.
With concerns growing across the nation over COVID-19, emergency crews in Jefferson and Clark County are implementing new procedures as they respond to citizens with signs of illness.
As of Monday, March 23, Fall River Electric Cooperative has restricted access by the public to each of the Cooperative’s three front offices located in Ashton, Driggs and West Yellowstone. This action is following recommendations from the CDC as well as local and state agencies and is in res…
With schools and businesses closing or modifying their services, several options are available in Jefferson and Clark County for food distribution services.
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On March 11, the Rigby FFA Chapter held their annual awards banquet. With over 300 people in attendance the chapter recognized students’ success, presented awards, a scholarship, and installed a new leadership team.
Kevin Hathaway, Jefferson County Planning and Zoning administrator, said at a commissioner meeting March 16 that negotiations for Area of Impact agreements between the cities and county officials are going well and they expect to reach resolution soon.
Eastern Idaho Public Health, which serves Bonneville, Clark, Custer, Fremont, Jefferson, Lemhi, Madison and Teton counties, confirmed two cases of COVID-19 in Jefferson County.
Southeastern Idaho Public Health will announce the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Bingham County at 5:00 pm this evening at the Southeastern Idaho Public Health Bannock County Office located at 1901 Alvin Ricken Drive in Pocatello.
A second person in Teton County has tested positive for COVID-19, said Teton Valley Health CEO Keith Gnagey to the Teton Valley News March 20.
At 7:09 a.m. March 18, a 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck three miles from Magna, UT.
Dr. Jud Miller of Rigby formally announced his candidacy for legislative District 35 for the Idaho state senate March 13.
John Clements announced his candidacy for Clark County Sheriff March 10.
The Rigby City Council members discussed plans of updates to the wastewater treatment plant March 5.
In January, Liliane Anderson won the Idaho Voice of Democracy contest along with a $1000 and an all-expense paid trip to Washington for the national competition.
Jace Conan “Bubba” Summers, a senior at Clark County High School, took the state wrestling champion in division 2A at 182 pounds Feb. 28-29.
Filings for the Jefferson County Primary elections closed March 13. The state and local elections will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. May 19 but the state is highly recommending people submit applications for absentee voting.
Jefferson County Planning and Zoning has drawn up a tentative Comprehensive Plan with public hearings scheduled for 7:00 p.m., March 24 at the new commissioners room in the annex building.
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Callene Zink was charged with and plead guilty to insurance fraud after claiming her car received damage after filing for coverage.
Rigby resident Mark Taylor announced his candidacy filing for Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney March 13.
Two local House members are set to lead a working group that will study ways to cut teachers’ health insurance costs after the 2020 session.
George Judd, mayor of Lewisville, filed as a Republican candidate for seat B in legislative District 35.
The Jefferson School District #251 Board of Trustees gave updates March 11 for three schools currently under construction in the district after visiting the sights.
Does your dog or cat make any loud noises between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.? If so, you could be the recipient of a misdemeanor, which under Idaho Code, could involve up to six months in jail, a fine of up to $1,000 or both.
After careful consideration surrounding the dynamic situation of COVID-19, Grand Targhee Resort ceased cease operations for the remainder of the winter season at the end of the day March 15. The top priority has been the health and well-being of guests, employees and community.
An Idaho Falls man has been arrested for murder after he was reportedly seen slicing a man's throat.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced that the public will not be allowed to enter the General Conference Center for the conference set to take place April 4 and 5.
Richard Linger earned a Purple Heart medal while serving in Vietnam. Nearly 51 years later, he received the full ceremony that comes with it.
Colton C. Williams was arrested by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department and the Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children task force March 5.
Karey Hanks, former state representative from 2017 to 2018, announced she would again be running for the Idaho House of Representatives.
Dave Walrath outlined four areas he hopes to have repaired in light of the winter damage to roads at the Jefferson County Commissioner meeting March 2.
Students gathered at desks and stood in groups as Wendy Swore explained how she starts writing a book.
The stands began to fill as students at Ririe High left their classes for a midday pep rally. Cheerleaders in pink shirts gathered at center court to lead the students in chants and school pride.
In 2019, Sharon Parry and her husband, Steve, were asked to join the Historian Group for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as Regional Church History Specialists.
The Jefferson County Republican Women’s group held an event Feb. 27 in commemoration of the centennial of Women’s Suffrage with a reader theater.
Jefferson County Prosecutor Paul Gary Butikofer announced he would be seeking a second term as Prosecutor.
As the 2020 Census approaches, the commissioners discussed plans at the commissioner meeting March 2, to bring the census to residents throughout the county.
A Cessna 172 airplane crashed at the Dubois Airport which an unmaintained runway.
Sheriff Steve Anderson of Jefferson County announced he will be seeking re-election this year.
Last year’s Sheep Fire was the largest in Idaho National Laboratory history. Now, Jefferson County commissioners are expressing concerns about fires causing a spread of noxious weeds and invasive species to county farmland.
A Union Pacific train traveling southbound hit a Peterbuilt semi pulling a single trailer Feb. 25 at approximately 3:46 pm., according to the Idaho State Police.
Jefferson County Sheriff Steve Anderson and Clark County Sheriff Bart May received recognition at the Region VII Lincoln Day banquet Feb. 29.
Eastern Idaho Public Health, or EIPH, announced Feb. 14 that preparations are underway to prevent a possible coronavirus outbreak for the area.
At the Menan City Council meeting Feb. 13, a citizen expressed interest in having helicopter rides as an attraction at the Menan Fourth of July celebration.
Four teams from Rigby High School Robotics competed at the Idaho State Robotics competition Feb. 27 at Idaho State University.
Deputy Isaac Payne of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office said that as far as he is aware, Lori Vallow Daybell, who was recently arrested in Hawaii in reference to her two missing children, will be extradited to the Madison County Jail.