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Thomas, Brenda | Obituaries  Post Register

Brenda Eleanor Thomas, 70, of Menan, Idaho passed away Sunday, January 20, 2019 in Menan, Idaho. She was born on September 12, 1948 in Rigby, Idaho, ...

In Brief | Briefly  Post Register

Speech contest returning. RIGBY—The Jefferson County Farm Bureau Speech Contest will be held Jan. 31 at 10:30 a.m. in the Rigby High School Auditorium.

Don Rolfe  Post Register

Don Rolfe, 92, of Palisades passed away peacefully on January 21, 2019 with his grandson by his side at Lincoln Court in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

Williamson, Larry | Obituaries  Post Register

Larry Howard Williamson of Alta, Wyoming died peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on February 1st, 2019. Larry was born March 26th, 1941 in Idaho ...

Rigby High School FFA recognized as top 10 in nation  Post Register

Only 10 schools across the nation are selected for FFA's Model of Excellence and Rigby High School's FFA program was one of only two schools in the West to ...

Rigby boy struck by trucks twice in parking lot accident

A 16-year-old Rigby High School student was struck by a Ford truck driven by a 15-year-old boy at around 10:45 p.m. Thursday.

Rigby High School 1st Trimester Honor Roll | Local Scenes  Post Register

Rigby High School's high honor roll and honor roll students for the first trimester of the 2018-19 school years.

No. 1 Madison holds on for 45-42 win over No. 2 Rigby  Post Register

RIGBY — In a standing room only Rigby High School gym, the top two ranked teams in Idaho's 5A boys basketball media poll met for a rivalry game.

Rigby High School students preparing for performance

It's almost show time for students at Rigby High School. The drama department is getting ready to perform "Fiddler on the Roof."

Rigby FFA Chapter to vie for national honors  Post Register

RIGBY — The Rigby High School FFA Chapter has been chosen as a finalist to compete for a National FFA Model of Excellence award from the National FFA ...

GBB roundup: Rigby opens season with 72-50 win at Skyline  Post Register

At Skyline, the Rigby High School girls basketball team scored 33 points in the fourth quarter to turn a close game into a 72-50 nonconference win over Skyline ...

New coach looks to create winning tradition  Post Register

Rigby High School has welcomed a new wrestling coach who seeks to start a winning tradition in the sport at the school.

Local school district dealing with growing pains

A local school district is experiencing some growing pains. Jefferson County School District 251 has seen extreme growth resulting in overcrowding.

Football: Norman INT, late stop propels Hillcrest over Rigby  Post Register

RIGBY — Late Friday night, a Hillcrest student ran to Rigby's midfield line and planted the Knights' flag into the ground.

HS Roundup: Rigby girls win Jerome tournament | Sports  Post Register

At Jerome, the Rigby High School girls basketball team had an impressive defensive showing in a 52-15 win over host team Jerome to win the Jerry Callen ...

Smith, Gary | Obituaries  Post Register

Gary Ray "Buzz" Smith passed away November 21, 2018 from congestive heart failure. Gary was born on January 2, 1949 in Rigby, Idaho to Arville Rudolph ...

Rigby high school student will perform in New York hemophilia musical  Idaho State Journal

A high school student from Rigby was selected to perform in a musical in New York City about living with a blood disease.

HS Roundup: Rigby boys knock off Rocky Mountain in 5A clash  Post Register

At Preston, the Rigby High School boys basketball team beat Rocky Mountain in a matchup that pitted two of the best 5A teams in Idaho, 55-50.

Shelley High School principal steps down  Post Register

The principal of Shelley High School has stepped down after two-and-a-half years on the job.

Cox, Doris | Obituaries  Post Register

Doris Jean Burtenshaw Cox, 90, of Rigby, passed away peacefully while surrounded by beloved family members on the 29th of November 2018. Doris was born ...

HS roundup: Rigby beats Kuna to start Preston tournament  Post Register

At Preston, the Rigby High School boys basketball team began the Preston Indian Classic Tournament with a 63-53 win over Kuna.

Aussie inspirational speaker visits Rigby, Ririe  Post Register

What started out as a family tragedy has over time evolved into a motivational speaking career that has inspired thousands of people across Australia and now ...

Rigby High School debate team doing more than winning

The Rigby High School debate team is having a successful school year so far. The team has been taking first place in most of their competitions.

EXERCISE ON THE GO: Rigby resident invents equipment for full upper-body, at-home workout  Idaho State Journal

Lightweight, compact and easy to travel with: that was the goal of Rigby native Ethan Abbott's exercise equipment invention that has exploded on Kickstarter.

Two Rigby High School students accepted to NASA program ISAS

Two Rigby High School juniors have been accepted to the Idaho Science and Aerospace Scholars (ISAS) program.

Bar J Wranglers return Nov. 1 | News  Post Register

The Bar J Wranglers of Jackson Hole, Wyo. are returning to Rigby Nov. 1 to perform at the Rigby High School Auditorium.

Jefferson County Deputies say school threat was a rumor

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says there was a rumor started about a student threatening harm to others at Rigby High School.

Miller, Lana  Post Register

On Sept. 18, 2018, after fighting a long and progressively painful illness, my darling Lana was relieved of her suffering and passed away. Her example of pure ...

"1984" makes the grade at Rigby High School

The Jefferson School District and Rigby High School have decided not to ban the George Orwell novel "1984" from classroom study.

Singer, Gina | Obituaries  Post Register

Gina Guymon Singer, age 58, of Rigby passed away on December 11, 2018. Gina was born March 12, 1960, in Rigby, Idaho, to Larry Guymon and Clella Ward ...

Joel Albert Johnson | Obituaries  Post Register

Joel Albert Johnson, age 90, of Rigby passed away on August 25, 2018 at the Sage Grove Assisted Living.

HS Roundup: Trojans top Knights 65-48  Post Register

At Hillcrest, a 26-point third quarter propelled the Rigby High School boys basketball team to a win over former conference opponent Hillcrest.

Rigby's Mobley signs with Wyoming track  Post Register

Rigby High School multisport athlete Mateya Mobley will be trading in her maroon and gold for brown and yellow later this year. The senior signed her National ...

Jenson returns to hero's welcome in Rigby | Local  Idaho State Journal

RIGBY—“What's up, Rigby?” Those opening remarks from two-time Olympic snowboarder Jessika Jenson drew thunderous applause and cheers in the Rigby ...

Dinsdale, Velma | Obituaries  Post Register

Velma Ethel Dinsdale, 86, of Rigby, Idaho passed away Thursday, October 11, 2018 at her home. She was born July 21, 1932 in Rigby, Idaho, the daughter of ...

Justin Drake | Obituaries  Post Register

Justin Todd Drake, 41 of Lorenzo, passed away Sunday, August 5, 2018 at his home.

Despite rumors, Rigby tragedies are separate incidents, officials say  East Idaho News

To ANYONE who may be feeling like suicide is the answer. It is not. There is help. There is hope. Things can get better. Call the National Suicide Prevention ...

Get out: Ways to spend your Saturday | Local News  Post Register

Prepare for Christmas with unique, homemade gifts.

Aug. 28 election results | Election  Post Register

Idaho Falls School District 91. $86.2 million bond to build a new Idaho Falls High School, renovate Skyline High School and convert IFHS into a career-technical ...

Fund created to pay for funeral of "devoted big brother" who loved his family  East Idaho News

REXBURG — A Rigby High School graduate who died this week is being remembered as a “devoted big brother” who loved gymnastics, skateboarding and dirt ...

Tribute to Blackfoot's Doug Wareing  Blackfoot Morning News

Doug Wareing playing percussion with the Jazz House Big Band, one of the many ensembles he played with over the years. Wareing died in a traffic accident in ...

Hillcrest jumps in 4A football media poll | Sports  Post Register

A new 4A team has been voted the best in Idaho for this week's media poll, released Tuesday evening.

HS Soccer: First-year Titans claim title, state berth  Post Register

At Rexburg, a goal from Manuel Garcia in the final minutes of the second overtime period gave the Thunder Ridge High School boys soccer team a 1-0 win over ...

Brown, Chandler  Post Register

Chandler Ethan Brown, 20, was born July 13, 1998, in Yuba City, California. He passed away Sept. 24, 2018, in Rexburg, Idaho. Chandler was born to Jennifer ...

Rod Furniss declares candidacy for District 35 seat  Rexburg Standard Journal

FREMONT COUNTY—District 35 incumbent Representative Karey Hanks will be challenged by Rigby native Rod Furniss on the May 15 Primary Election.

McMurtrey, Billy | Obituaries  Post Register

Billy J McMurtrey passed away on October 19th at his home in Arco, Idaho at the age of 88. He was born on October 4, 1930, in Ririe, Idaho to.

North Upper Snake River District FFA Members Compete to go to State  Rexburg Standard Journal

On February 8 and 26, the FFA members of the North Upper Snake River District (NUSR District) competed in many LDE's (Leadership Development Events) to ...

Terry R. Hayes | Obituaries  Post Register

Terry R. Hayes, 41, of Ririe, Idaho passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018 in Idaho Falls, Idaho at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Terry was born ...

The Post Register's Best of 2018 in sports  Post Register

Olympians, state championships, dynasties, firsts and droughts ended. 2018 had those accomplishments and more for sports in the Post Register's coverage ...

Officials: No, the book '1984' has not been banned at East Idaho high school  Idaho State Journal

RIGBY — Officials with Rigby High School and the Jefferson School District 251 said they have not banned the novel “1984.”

Community rallies behind two special needs kids, longtime business closing and more  East Idaho News

Do you want to know what's happening on the east Idaho business scene? We've got you covered. Here is a rundown of this week's business news across the ...

Missing Rigby High band director has been found  Rexburg Standard Journal

IDAHO FALLS — Bonneville County Sheriff's Office reports that missing Rigby High School band director, William (Bill) Algeo Weed, was found safe in Seattle ...

4 eastern Idaho school districts to hold bond, levy votes today  Idaho State Journal

Four local school districts are asking voters for levies and construction bonds Tuesday. Idaho Falls School District 91 and Bonneville Joint School District 93 ...

Five breakout players for the 2018 high school football season  Idaho State Journal

Nate Manning, QB, Century. Manning spent the majority of 2017 backing up Cole McKinlay and Ben Ditton before making his first varsity start Week 8 against ...

Idaho Falls Youth Symphony holds concert Thursday  Post Register

The Idaho Falls Youth Symphony is waltzing into its new season by playing a program full of dance pieces at its Thursday concert.

Purcell, Rosetta | Obituaries  Post Register

Rosetta Lois Purcell died August 4, 2018 at Eastern Idaho Reginal Medical Center in Idaho Falls.

4-H Star: Goals for college | 4-H  Post Register

Kassidy Shaffer hopes to land a 4-H college scholarship someday.

2nd Annual Gingerbread House Contest | News  Post Register

The Jefferson Star's 2nd Annual Gingerbread House Contest is returning this December with sponsorships from Madison Women's Clinic and Broulim's.

Garfield locals enjoy the many holiday festivities | Local Scenes  Post Register

GARFIED—The Rigby High School Talent Show was held Dec. 21. Ashley Jenson, from Garfield 1st ward, is one amazing competitor in this contest.

Memories of Pearl Harbor and why it matters to you 77 years later  East Idaho News

Editor's note: This is an opinion column from business editor Rett Nelson. Portions of this column were originally published on September ...

Officer Gray's body escorted home to Rigby

The body of Officer William Gray returned home to Rigby on Friday.

Idaho Falls school district selects high school general contractor

The Idaho Falls School District has selected Bateman-Hall as general contractor for its high school redesign project.

Intermountain Pro Rodeo championship finals queen contest set for Friday, Saturday  Idaho State Journal

POCATELLO — The Intermountain Pro Rodeo Association Championship Finals will be held Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. at Bannock County fairgrounds event ...

HS softball: Local teams fall short at softball state tournaments  Idaho State Journal

TIMBERLAKE 9, MARSH VALLEY 6. BONNERS FERRY 4, MARSH VALLEY 3 (11). Marsh Valley continued its rain-delayed 3A state tournament matchup ...

American Falls FFA chapter headed to nationals | Local  Idaho State Journal

American Falls High School Ag Instructor Marc Beitia is having a good year. In addition to being named Idaho's 2019 “Teacher of the Year,” the school's Future ...

Community gathers to support Skyline High School after crash kills two students

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Strangers from across Eastern Idaho will gather at Skyline High School on Thursday night to show support to Skyline High ...

Police escort will bring Rigby officer's body home Friday  East Idaho News

RIGBY — A police escort will bring the body of William “Bill” Gray home to rest Friday afternoon. The 43-year-old Rigby reserve police officer died Monday night ...

Tragedy may endure for a night, but morning in America will always come  East Idaho News

Seventeen years ago yesterday, September 11, 2001, I walked into my first period world geography class at Rigby High School. The TV was on. I remember ...

Fundraisers aim to help family of Idaho Falls man killed in avalanche  Idaho State Journal

From their first blind date to the moment he found out his wife, Summer, was pregnant with their third child, Adam Andersen loved hard. Andersen, 36, of Idaho ...

Cannon Builders awards scholarships  Blackfoot Morning News

Curtis Cannon of Cannon Builders announced the scholarships that were awarded to three graduating high school seniors. From left are Peyton Boudrero, ...

To ban or not to ban? School leaders consider classic George Orwell novel ‘1984’  The Spokesman-Review

More than 500 people have signed a petition denouncing Rigby High School administrators in southeast Idaho after it was reported administrators there are ...

Treasure Valley holds monopoly on state basketball tournaments  Idaho Press-Tribune

Marc Allert literally got his team to the 5A state girls basketball tournament.

Football: Hillcrest adapts, remains atop 4A District 6 | Sports  Post Register

Before the fall, most teams in 4A District 6 already knew how to stop the newly classified Hillcrest Knights.

Victor skier Johnson aims to qualify for Winter Olympics  Idaho State Journal

There must be something in the snow at Kelly Canyon Ski Resort.

Football hero honored | Sports  Rexburg Standard Journal

REXBURG — The school gym was packed Thursday afternoon at Rigby High School as current students and former classmates of St. Louis Cardinals football ...

ISU football: The rise, fall and rediscovery of JonRyheem Peoples  Idaho State Journal

JonRyheem Peoples' head shot was scattered throughout media outlets. He always had a knack for grabbing headlines.

ISU football: Introducing 'Coach Phen' | Members  Idaho State Journal

He looked ridiculous, like a soggy version of Idaho State's Benny the Bengal mascot, plus a football helmet minus intimidation factor. His players and assistants ...

Idaho School Won't Ban George Orwell's ‘1984' But Will Offer Alternative  Sputnik International

Easing the concerns of book-lovers around the world, officials with Idaho's Rigby High School and the Jefferson School District 251 announced Tuesday they ...

HS swimming: Century boys, Marsh Valley girls finish third at state  Idaho State Journal

Local swimmers traveled to the Boise City Aquatics Center for the 5A-1A state swimming meet this weekend.

See Easter egg hunts here

We have compiled a list of Easter egg hunts in eastern Idaho and western Wyoming. Although this is a long list, we know it is likely missing some Easter egg ...

Kyle Henry Page  Twin Falls Times-News

PAUL • Kyle Henry Page, 69-year-old Paul resident, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family.

Idaho Falls Girls Federation host walk-a-thon

Idaho Falls students put on a walk-a-thon Saturday afternoon at Ravsten Stadium. The walk-a-thon was to bring awareness to preventing domestic violence.

Eastern Idaho teen named Distinguished Young Woman of Idaho  Idaho State Journal

IDAHO FALLS — On Oct. 8, Abigail Kunz of Rigby was named the Distinguished Young Woman of Idaho and awarded $6100 in cash scholarships during a ...

Recalling Vietnam on Veterans Day: ‘The real heroes were guys like (Idaho’s) Nakayama’  Idaho Statesman

Jim Nakayama, killed in a napalm attack in November 1965, was the subject of a book, Mel Gibson movie.

Idaho Governor's Cup Scholarship recipients announced | Education  Rexburg Standard Journal

BOISE, Idaho — Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter today announced the recipients of the 2017 Governor's Cup Scholarships to Idaho colleges and universities.

2017 Independence Day celebration events

Below are the 2017 Independence Day events going on in eastern Idaho and western Wyoming. Although the list is long, it is not complete. If you have ...

Sara Jeanette (Peterson) Brown | Obituaries  Teton Valley News

Sara Jeanette (Peterson) Brown, age 35 of Rigby, passed away Friday, October 7, 2016, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

Boise State roster countdown 2017: Day 44, Solo Taylor  One Bronco Nation Under God

Only 44 days remain until the Broncos take on the Troy Trojans, so today let's look at...not #44. Because—PLOT TWIST—there presently isn't a number 44 on the ...

Mercer Island soccer coach Colin Rigby  USA TODAY High School Sports

Mercer Island soccer coach and former Sounder Colin Rigby on his coaching philosophy, the Sounders Academy, and why Seattle is the soccer capital of the ...

Marijuana related arrests made at South Fremont High School  Rexburg Standard Journal

ST. ANTHONY — Nine high school students, two men and seven teenage boys, 15 to 17 years old, were arrested on drug charges Tuesday afternoon at South ...

Heritage among 10 Idaho school to receive anti-bully program grant  KMVT

This fall, Heritage Academy in Jerome will receive a grant to help fund suicide, violence and bullying prevention training.

2016 Tiger-Grizz concludes; South Fremont's Easton Banta places fourth in his weight class  Rexburg Standard Journal

IDAHO FALLS — The 32nd annual Tiger-Grizz Wrestling Invitational Tournament, one of the biggest regular season tournaments in Idaho, was held on Friday ...

Science students compete for chance at nationals  Idaho Press-Tribune

NAMPA — On Saturday, science students were working for more than just a grade — they were working toward medals, trophies and a chance to represent ...

Jeffrey Earl Walker  Daily Herald

Jeffrey Earl Walker, 63, died of a sudden heart attack on May 10, 2016 at his home in Orem, UT.

ISU football: ISU DL JonRyheem Peoples suspended from team indefinitely  Idaho State Journal

Idaho State defensive end JonRyheem Peoples was suspended indefinitely from the football team for a violation of the Idaho State University Athletic ...

Shippen Takes Over as Minico AD, Bateman Named Girls Coach  Twin Falls Times-News

RUPERT • Minico boys basketball coach Ty Shippen was named Minico High School athletic director at an executive session of a Minidoka County Joint School ...

NXN Northwest Girls Team Scores: Jesuit Looks To Win Again  MileSplit

Based on 2017 PR's the ladies from Jesuit (OR) have the best shot at winning the NXN Northwest Region this year. If the team can run similar times to their 2017 ...

Have you read these 20 classic and bestselling ‘banned’ books?  Deseret News

In honor of Banned Books Week, here's a look at 20 classic and bestselling books that have been frequently challenged –– many of which you have probably ...

Hundreds surround Capitol to celebrate ADA's 25th anniversary, note disability rights  The Spokesman Review

Hundreds of people ringed the state Capitol today, stretching a yellow ribbon around the entire double block containing the Statehouse, in commemoration of ...

Be Informed. Be Inspired  BYU Idaho Newsroom

February 14, 2019. Habitat and Refuge Art Exhibit. Art faculty member, Darren Clark, has his exquisite photography on display starting Feb. 15 and going ...

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