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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 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 homecoming week kicks-off next week | Local Scenes  Post Register

Homecoming week at Rigby High School starts next week after a crowing assembly Sept. 14.

Local parent concerned with safety of school structure

With school safety being a hot-button topic, one parent is concerned with the structure of a local high school.

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.

Rigby starts middle school FFA chapter | Future Farmers of America  Post Register

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Miller, Lana | Obituaries  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 ...

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 ...

"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.

Rigby High School student arrested for brandishing gun

RIGBY, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - The Jefferson County School District says a 17-year-old student has been arrested and is in custody after brandishing a firearm at ...

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

Prepare for Christmas with unique, homemade gifts.

Justin Drake | Obituaries  Post Register

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

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 ...

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 ...

Patrons to vote on $36 million bond next week  Post Register

Patrons of the Jefferson Joint School District No. 251 will be going to the polls Aug. 28 to vote to pass, or to not pass, a $36 million bond that.

Rod Furniss declares candidacy for District 35 seat | Idaho  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.

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.

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 ...

Brown, Chandler | Obituaries  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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Field, Larry | Obituaries  Post Register

Larry Ellis Field passed away the morning of Monday, November 5, 2018 at age 82. He was surrounded by his wife, Joan, and their five children; Kathy, Colleen, ...

Rigby to hold Olympic Celebration for JessiKa Jenson

JessiKa Jenson will receive a Fire & Police escort Wednesday, February 28th at 5:45 P.M..

McMurtery, Billy J. | 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.

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 ...

McMurtrey, Marion | Obituaries  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.

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.”

Concerns loom regarding March 14 student walkout | Members  Idaho State Journal

East Idaho school officials are preparing for the nationwide walkout that students are planning in protest of gun violence in the wake of last month's mass ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

Officer Gray's body escorted home to Rigby

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

(WWI) A time and place to honor Jefferson County veterans  Post Register

What started as an idea to honor veterans in Jefferson County in 2004, materialized into the Jefferson County Veterans Memorial in 2010, and grew in 2012 with ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Reese helps build medical clinic in Peru | Local Scenes  Post Register

Sarah Reese, a senior at Rigby High School, returned recently from a two-and-a-half week, life-changing, humanitarian trip to Lima, Peru. “My perspective on life ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Purcell, Rosetta | Obituaries  Post Register

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Twin Falls, Jerome highlight the Tim Dunne Invitational  Twin Falls Times-News

JEROME – This year's Tim Dunne Invitational lacked a familiar sea of maroon and gold. Rigby High School, which dominated the boys and girls sides of last ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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

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ISU football: Peoples sentenced to probation, reinstated to football team  Idaho State Journal

PARK CITY, Utah — On the same day Idaho State defensive lineman JonRyheem Peoples was sentenced for marijuana possession, the university announced ...

State volleyball preview: two days to shine  Twin Falls Times-News

4A. Twin Falls v. Middleton. 9 a.m. Friday, Hillcrest High School. Twin Falls rolled through the regular season once again, going undefeated in conference play, ...

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 ...

Be Informed. Be Inspired  BYU Idaho Newsroom

December 17, 2018. Idaho Falls Zoo Offering Winter Break Classes. The Idaho Falls Zoo is offering a help to parents who are looking for things their kids can do ...

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 ...

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 ...

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