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Helsing, Dwain | Obituaries  Post Register

Dwain Homer Helsing, 76, of Rigby, Idaho passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at his home in Rigby. He was born October 29, 1942 in Rigby, the son of Albert.

Howard, Gilbert "Gib" | Obituaries  Post Register

Gilbert "Gib" Park Howard, 90 of Rigby, Idaho, passed away Wednesday, April17, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Gib was born September 9, ...

Gilbert “Gib” Park Howard  Post Register

Gilbert “Gib” Park Howard, 90 of Rigby, Idaho, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Gib was born September 9, ...

Gregston, Melinda | Obituaries  Post Register

After a great day riding with her female motorcycle riding group, "The Litas," Melinda Gregston, 44, passed away May 5, 2019, as a result of an accident in Alpine ...

161 Students from Across the Country Named 2019 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 55th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...

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.

Rigby High School Performing Arts Presents Guys & Dolls  KPVI News 6

Based on a story and Characters of Damon Rynyon. Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theater International (MTI) All authorized ...

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 ...

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's Kenadee French signs with College of Idaho women's basketball  Post Register

Rigby High School's Kenadee French will be trading her maroon and gold in for purple, gold and white next school year.

HS Roundup: Rigby girls qualify for state with 2OT win at Highland  Post Register

At Pocatello, the No. 2 seeded Rigby High School girls basketball team handed No. 1 seeded Highland its first loss to a conference opponent this season, 64-57 ...

Rigby wrestling taking 7 to state  Post Register

This weekend's state wrestling tournament will feature seven wrestlers from Rigby High School after the team finished in 4th place during the district tournament ...

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's KaliJo Zagula signs to play ice hockey at Stevenson University  Post Register

RIGBY — As a junior, KaliJo Zagula sent out more than 150 emails to various colleges in an effort to start the recruiting process and drum up interest for the.

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.

District breaks ground for new elementary school  Post Register

Construction of the new Jefferson Joint School District No. 251 elementary school is officially underway after district staff and construction personnel broke ...

Community members recognized at annual banquet  Post Register

14 members of the community added their names to a long list of Farmer-Merchant and Community Recognition Banquet award recipients Thursday night during ...

Jefferson School District narrows superintendent search to four  Post Register

The search to replace Jefferson School District 251 superintendent Lisa Sherick has been narrowed to four candidates, the district office announced in a news ...

Students celebrate FFA Week by driving tractors into school

RIGBY, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Pulling up to Rigby High School on Thursday morning, spotting tractors and farming equipment in the school was probably the last ...

Rigby starts middle school FFA chapter  Post Register

RIGBY — A newly organized middle school FFA chapter is rare nationwide and is the first in Idaho.

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.

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.

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 ...

Moser, John | Obituaries  Post Register

John Dudley Moser, 25 of Rigby, Idaho passed away Thursday, February 21, 2019. John was born September 14, 1993 in Albuquerque, New Mexico to Dudley ...

New elementary school name narrowed to 5, subcontractors decided  Post Register

The name for the new Jefferson Joint School District No. 251 elementary school has been narrowed to five.

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.

Brenda Thomas  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, ...

Rigby man charged for repeatedly beating woman  Post Register

A Rigby man has been arraigned for reportedly beating a woman and violating a civil protection order.

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 ...

Ag students celebrate 2019 National FFA Week  Post Register

From Saturday through Feb. 23, don't be surprised if you see tomorrow's farmers, ranchers, veterinarians, ag teachers, biologists, chemists, engineers and ...

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

High school, middle school teams to compete in Eastern Idaho Science Bowl  Post Register

Southeastern Idaho high school and middle school students are testing their math and science knowledge this week at the Department of Energy Office of ...

Aug. 28 election results  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 ...

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 Robotics headed to World Championship  Post Register

The Rigby and Menan Robotics Team is headed to the Robotics World Championship in Louisville, Ky. April 24 after winning the State Championship held ...

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.

HS Roundup: Trojans begin districts with win over Titans  Post Register

At Rigby, the Rigby High School girls basketball team built on a 33-17 halftime lead during a 51-35 win over Thunder Ridge to begin the 5A District 5-6 ...

"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.

Bar J Wranglers return Nov. 1  Post Register

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

Rigby's Franz signs to throw for Utah State  Post Register

RIGBY — Nathan Franz celebrated his 18th birthday by finalizing his athletic future.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Welding expert, inventor designs, builds solutions  Post Register

Instead of wincing at a problem, welder and designer Leo Castagno confronts it with an inventor's ingenuity and enthusiasm.

Gay Lynn Wolfensberger Rolfe  Post Register

Gay Lynn Wolfensberger Rolfe 66, of Rigby, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully at home, in her sleep, on Thursday, October 18, 2018.

Joel Albert Johnson  Post Register

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

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.

Garner, Joyce | Obituaries  Post Register

On the 28th of March 2019, Joyce Bybee Garner of Rexburg, peacefully returned home to her loving Heavenly Father at the age of 89. She was surrounded by ...

Scott, Chandler | Obituaries  Post Register

Chandler Reece Scott, 31 of Idaho Falls, passed away Friday, February 15, 2019. He was born October 18, 1987 in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Steven Mitchell Scott ...

Franz and Mobley take gold at Boise relays  Post Register

A pair of Rigby athletes claimed titles in throwing events in Boise April 6. Senior and Utah State signee Nathan Franz won boys elite shot put with a mark of.

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.

Holm, Whittney | Obituaries  Post Register

Whittney Ann Holm, 31 of Roberts, Idaho, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019. She was born April 16, 1987 in Rexburg, Idaho to Darwin Wayne Fife and ...

Justin Drake  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 ...

Obituary - Pond  Post Register

Lois Laura Anderson Pond, age 89, passed away on January 15, 2019, at Morning Star Senior Living, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Gaylen Snow Pond, age 93, joined his ...

Norma Jean Mugleston  Post Register

Our mother, Norma Jean Simmons Mugleston, 85, of Rigby, Idaho died of natural causes on August 30, 2018 surrounded by her sons at The Gardens Assisted ...

Yates and Youngstrom to marry  Post Register

Ashley Yates and Brigham Youngstrom have chosen to be married Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at the Idaho Falls LDS Temple.

Idaho Falls wins 4A district boys basketball title  Post Register

Idaho Falls is headed back to the boys' basketball state tournament, courtesy of a back-and-forth; grind it out victory over Hillcrest on Saturday night in the 4A ...

Area students learn new skills at Construction Combine  Post Register

Idaho Falls High School sophomore Yaremi Alvarez spent Thursday afternoon sawing wood and using a nail gun to build a shed in the Home Depot parking lot.

Idaho's graduation rate tops 80 percent | Idaho  Rexburg Standard Journal

BOISE — Idaho's four-year graduation rate topped 80 percent for the first time with the graduating class of 2018, Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri ...

Eastern Idaho sports teams utilizing analytics to gain competitive edge  Post Register

With the Idaho state boys basketball tournament in Boise this week, local teams and coaches will try to find any edge against their opponents.

Bonneville School District hosting superintendent meet-and-greet Tuesday  Post Register

Bonneville Joint School District 93 will host a superintendent candidate meet-and-greet for the public at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Thunder Ridge High School, 4941 1st ...

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 ...

Clark County Rodeo Valentine's Day dinner set for Feb. 9  Post Register

CLARK COUNTY—Hopefully all the recent snow will make for good irrigation water this spring. The past week brought some good precipitation. At this point, no ...

Idaho Falls man charged after admitting to rape  Post Register

An Idaho Falls man was arraigned for rape Monday after he admitted to sexually assaulting a woman four years ago.

Hillcrest sets up all east Idaho girls basketball consolation final  Post Register

BOISE--The Hillcrest High School girls basketball team will be playing for a trophy today versus an all too familiar opponent.

HS roundup: Sugar-Salem rallies to beat South Fremont in boys basketball 3A district final  Post Register

At Sugar City, midway through the third quarter, the No. 2 seeded Sugar-Salem boys basketball team found itself in a 13-point hole to No.3 seeded and rival ...

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.

Local school districts continue to bolster software, combat viruses  Post Register

RIGBY — Jefferson School District 251 director of technology Keith Scholes said combating the ever-growing rise of computer viruses and hacking of school ...

Obituary: Alma Gerald Anderson | Obituaries |  Twin Falls Times-News

January 30, 1922—March 18, 2019. BURLEY – Our father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather and brother, Alma Gerald Anderson, age 97, ...

2nd Annual Gingerbread House Contest  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.

Young soloist selected as junior finalist  Post Register

Evelyn Lee, a freshman at Rigby High School, has been selected as a junior finalist in the Idaho Falls Symphony's Young Artist Competition.

The Best and Brightest: Idaho Department of Ed Unveils List of Presidential Scholar Candidates  Boise Weekly

Semifinalists will be narrowed to a shorter list on Wednesday, April 17. Ultimately, two top students—one male and one female—from each state will ultimately ...

Rust on vehicles could be a result of salt brine; here's how to stop it  Post Register

When snow starts to fall in Idaho Falls, the city's Street Division has already been active for hours, laying down salt brine.

Missing Island Park man found dead from apparent accidental exposure to the cold  Post Register

Fremont County Search and Rescue located the body of Adam Jacobson, age 44, just before noon Saturday, a Fremont County Police Sheriff's Office news ...

Idaho Falls looks to leave POW-MIA flag up  Post Register

The city of Idaho Falls is backing away from the idea of taking down the POW-MIA flag that flies in front of City Hall.

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 ...

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.”

McMurtrey, Marion  Post Register

Marion John "Dr Mac" McMurtrey MD FACS, 91, of Idaho Falls, Idaho passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018 at the Lincoln Court Assisted Living.

Eastern Idaho Teen Charged With Brandishing Weapon at School  Boise Weekly

The Idaho Falls Post Register reports a 17-year-old eastern Idaho student is in custody after, police say, he wielded a handgun in the Rigby High School parking ...

Idaho Fish and Game commissioner faces backlash over Africa hunting photos  Post Register

BOISE — An Idaho Fish and Game commissioner has faced at least one call to resign — and scrutiny from the governor's office — after he shared photographs ...

Pocatello man killed when he rear-ends semi near Rexburg  Post Register

On Sunday, October 7, 2018, at 4:20 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash westbound on US-20 near milepost 332 in Rexburg, Idaho.

Jenson returns to hero's welcome in Rigby  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 ...

City looks for a new Assistant Chief  Rexburg Standard Journal

REXBURG − It has been three months since Captain Randy Lewis retired from the Rexburg Police Department (RPD) and now the city is taking steps to fill his ...

Report: Southwest Idaho Treatment Center treatment model not sustainable, staff trauma found  Post Register

BOISE — The Southwest Idaho Treatment Center in Nampa suffers from “organizational trauma” due to a “haphazard downsizing” and recent damaging events, ...

Military explosives discovered under Idaho Highway 45 Snake River bridge  Post Register

BOISE — Two unexploded military devices were found during construction under the Idaho Highway 45 bridge over the Snake River, according to the Idaho ...

Public defenders office would have to hire more lawyers under new caseload caps  Post Register

New caseload caps being considered for public defense attorneys could require counties to hire more lawyers to avoid overworking them.

Haire, Betty | Obituaries  Post Register

Betty Berniece Zimbo Haire died peacefully in her sleep on February 26, 2019. Betty was born May 10, 1925 to John and Marie Valhusky Zimbo, the second of ...

Ivanka Trump, Tim Cook met with cheers, protests at Wilder school  Post Register

WILDER — A small crowd of protesters and supporters braved the cold and rain to greet Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and a White House advisor, and ...

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 ...

Idaho Falls man charged for groping minor  Post Register

An Idaho Falls man who was facing potential deportation has been charged with sexual abuse of a minor.

4-H Star: Goals for college  Post Register

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

New VA clinic in Idaho Falls triples the number of veterans receiving care  Post Register

Just in time for Veteran's Day, a new U.S Department of Veterans Affairs clinic is preparing to begin accepting patients in Idaho Falls.

Bill to regulate bail algorithms survives, likely to be cut  Post Register

BOISE — A bill to restrict the use of pretrial risk assessment algorithms in Idaho is still alive but some major changes are expected.

Multi-vehicle collision in Shelley sends two to hospital  Post Register

On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at 3:40 pm, Idaho State Police investigated a multi-vehicle crash northbound on US91 near Fir Street in Shelley.

Obituary: Marie Hill | Obituaries |  Twin Falls Times-News

March 21, 1936 - March 3, 2019. HEYBURN – Leona Marie Hill entered this world March 21, 1936, in Menan, Idaho, the daughter of Maurice James and Leona ...

Lemhi County couple charged for kidnapping, raping teen  Post Register

A Lemhi County couple is facing multiple felony charges after they reportedly kidnapped a 15-year-old girl and forced her to perform sex acts with them.

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