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Rigby High School hails May's Teacher of the Month

As soon as you walk into Laron Johnson's classroom, he'll show you his bomb, which does not come as a shock to anyone who knows how the rest of his lecture ...

Rigby High School student first to be named Presidential Scholar  Post Register

RIGBY — Rigby High School senior Megan Clements is leaving her impact on Jefferson School District 251 in more ways than one.

Kay Bishop, MD, a Dermatologist with Dermatology of Eastern Idaho  Your Digital Wall

(YourDigitalWall Editorial):- New York City, Sep 11, 2019 ( – Dr. Bishop is a board-certified dermatologist who is currently serving patients at her ...

Rigby High School 3rd Trimester Honor Roll | Local Scenes  Post Register

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

Cook, William | Obituaries  Post Register

William Phineas Cook, age 91, of Rigby, passed away at his home Monday, August 26, 2019. William was born February 14, 1928 in Bonneville County, Idaho ...

Dabbelt, Cindy Cook | Obituaries  Post Register

Cindy Jo Cook Dabbelt, 38, of Idaho Falls, passed away August 22, 2019, at her home. She was under the care of Brio Hospice and her loving family. Cindy ...

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.

Rigby High School student named semifinalst for Presidential Scholarship Program  Post Register

One eastern Idaho high school senior has been recognized as one of the state's most accomplished students.

Orland Hunt Baron  Post Register

Orland Hunt Baron, 89 of Rigby, Idaho passed away Friday, August 2, 2019 Enumclaw, Washington.

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 ...

Local high schools prepare for graduation, last day of school  Post Register

All of the local high schools have, or will be conducting graduation ceremonies in the coming days. Listed below are the high schools, dates and times of the ...

Rigby senior named Idaho's Presidential Scholar

A high school senior from Rigby and one from Boise have been named as Idaho's two Presidential Scholars for the class of 2019, Superintendent of Public ...

Alternative seminary offered for East Idaho high schoolers  Idaho State Journal

Local churches will offer a new seminary course for students at the Rigby and Ririe high schools starting this year.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Students celebrate FFA Week by driving tractors into school

Pulling up to Rigby High School Thursday morning, spotting many tractors and farming equipment in the school was probably the last thing you expected.

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.

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."

Hancock named new Roberts principal  Post Register

The Jefferson Joint School District No. 251 announced Matt Hancock as the new Roberts Elementary School Principal.

Teacher of the Year 2019

Vote for the Teacher of the Year from our Teacher of the Month candidates. Vote below, but first, here's a look at their surprise visit: ...

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.

"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.

The Jacie Sites Band Concert | Calendar  KPVI News 6

The Jacie Sites Band and the McMurphy Brothers will be hosting a concert at Pinecrest Golf Course Friday, September 6th at 6:00 PM. Tickets available at ...

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.

Space camp and rocket rally coming to Jefferson County  Post Register

The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing may be over, but rocket and space enthusiasts will have something else to look forward to in August.

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.

New football coach named for Rigby High School  East Idaho News

RIGBY — Armando Gonzalez has been named head football coach for Rigby High School. On Monday, May 15, members of the Board of Trustees unanimously ...

Rigby's Hurst, Challis's Bruno savor home crowd at War Bonnet  Post Register

Cheers for two saddle bronc contestants Friday evening at the 108th War Bonnet Roundup were particularly enthusiastic.

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.

Rigby High students greeted with touching display of support following tragedies  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 ...

You're invited to a community conversation on suicide prevention  East Idaho News

RIGBY — Suicide is a tough topic to discuss, but it's a conversation that one local nonprofit group feels needs to happen in eastern Idaho. “If you bring people ...

School District registration information | Features  Post Register

Jefferson Joint School District #251. The first day of school for all students in the district is Aug. 29. Students will follow the Wednesday early release schedule for ...

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.

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 ...

Students recognized at board meeting  Post Register

Numerous students of the Jefferson Joint School District No. 251 were recognized during the board of trustees meeting April 10, for their accomplishments in ...

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.

Coleman, Tonya | Obituaries  Post Register

Tonya Rae Hunting Coleman, 49, of Menan, Idaho passed away Monday, June 3, 2019, after a long valiant fight against cancer. Tonya is the daughter of Robert ...

3 West Ada students named semifinalists in Presidential Scholars program  Idaho Press-Tribune

Six Idaho students have been selected as semifinalists for the U.S. Presidential Scholars program, which recognizes some of the nation's most accomplished ...

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 ...

Memorial Day closures announced | News  Post Register

All of the local banks and credit unions will be closed May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. Wells Fargo Bank, U.S. Bank Branch, Zions Bank, D.L. Evans Bank ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Rigby High grad's exercise invention explodes on Kickstarter  East Idaho News

IDAHO FALLS — It started with a problem. Ethan and Kinsee Abbott were poor newlywed college students, and Ethan wanted a place to work out. They couldn't ...

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.

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 ...

All-area Boys Track Athlete of the Year: Nathan Franz, Rigby  Post Register

Nathan Franz was introduced to the Rigby High School track program long before he started competing for the Trojans.

Bonneville's Randon Hostert selected by Texas in MLB draft  Post Register

An impressive year for Bonneville High baseball player Randon Hostert just got a lot better.

Jefferson School District overwhelmingly passes $36 million school bond  East Idaho News

RIGBY — Jefferson Joint School District 251 is getting a new elementary school. On Tuesday, voters overwhelming approved a $36 million school bond with ...

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 Franz signs to throw for Utah State  Post Register

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

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.

2 Idaho students selected as presidential scholars  Idaho Press-Tribune

Two Idaho students were announced 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Monday.

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 ...

Scholarships awarded to Jefferson County students  Post Register

Two graduating high school students of Jefferson County have each received a Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative scholarship.

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.

Idaho students to receive Presidential Scholar medallion  East Idaho News

RIGBY – Two Idaho high schools seniors are being honored as top performing students through the 2019 Presidential Scholars program. Megan Elizabeth ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sheriff: No truth to rumors that violence may occur at Jefferson schools Friday  East Idaho News

RIGBY — The Jefferson County Sheriff says there is no truth to rumors that possible violence may occur Friday at schools in the county. “A rumor was started ...

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.

Kite festival coming to Rigby

All eyes will be in the sky Saturday for a kite festival being held in Rigby on Saturday.

Blackburn, Korry | Obituaries  Post Register

Korry Dean Blackburn, 58, of Rigby, Idaho, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer. Korry was born May 16, 1961 in ...

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 ...

The Bug Box: Earwig | Bug Box  Post Register

Name: Forficula auricularia. Alias: Earwig. This is a creepy crawler that has the head of an ant, but a stretched-out body with two large pinchers coming of the ...

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 ...

Jefferson County holds area of impact training | News  Post Register

Area of impact agreement is a new topic for multiple people in city government positions in Jefferson County, and a complex one.

(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 ...

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 ...

Broulim and Christensen marry  Post Register

Garrett Broulim of Rigby and Shelby Christensen of Eagle, Idaho, will be married in the Idaho Falls Church of Latter-day Saints Temple Aug. 17.

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.

Rigby students attempt world record for high five chain  East Idaho News

RIGBY – Students at Rigby High School and Middle School set out the break the world record for the longest high five chain this weekend. They didn't quite meet ...

Single mother, who has son with special needs, bawls when Secret Santa shows up with 3 special gifts  East Idaho News

Nita Hamm is a single mother with disabilities who has an adult son with Down Syndrome and autism. His name is Joseph but he is known as JoJo by all his ...

Holder, Ronald | Obituaries  Post Register

Ronald Dean Holder, 59 of Rupert, Idaho was killed in a tragic hang gliding accident at Point of the Mountain Flight Park in Draper, Utah on June 11, 2019. His.

Bowles, Deward | Obituaries  Post Register

Deward Steven Bowles, 71, of Idaho Falls, passed away August 11, 2019, at Turtle & Crane Assisted Living. Deward was born December 20, 1947, in Rigby, ...

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 ...

Shoptalk: The Bank of Commerce to sponsor The Simon & Garfunkel Story  Post Register

The Simon & Garfunkel Story is coming back to Idaho Falls.

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 ...

Why the D91 'no-bid contract' issue isn't actually an issue  East Idaho News

IDAHO FALLS — As another round of voting on school bonds approaches in Idaho Falls School District 91, some misinformation is still persisting. One of the ...

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 ...

RHS student takes first at national FCCLA competition  Post Register

Rigby High School student Madelyn Wahlen placed first in leadership at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) 2019 National ...

Idaho Falls names Duane Nelson as new fire chief  Post Register

Idaho Falls Fire Department Deputy Chief of Administration Duane Nelson was appointed by Mayor Rebecca Casper to serve as the department's next chief.

Clements named Presidential Scholar finalist  Post Register

Rigby High School Senior Megan Elizabeth Clements has been named one of two of Idaho's Presidential Scholars for the class of 2019 May 8.

Assistant principal loses 110 pounds, his wife loses 40, in Fitbit transformation  East Idaho News

AMMON — When Barry Parkes reached 300 pounds, he promised himself he would finally do something. He had been overweight and out of shape for 20 years ...

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, ...

Sheriff's office looking for woman who railed to return to work release  Post Register

The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating a female inmate that failed to return to the Work Release center of the Bonneville ...

Former lab manager celebrates 50 years of working at EIRMC  Post Register

Two microscopes are set up on Keila Poulsen's desk.

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.”

Sho-Ban presentation remembers the missing  Post Register

FORT HALL — Tears flowed like a river here Friday afternoon, tears that were all too real. It was all a part of a presentation given to students of ...

IFHS 'Super Fan' completes 10000 mile journey Saturday  East Idaho News

IDAHO FALLS – It's been 11 years since Idaho Falls resident Greg Hansen started his daily routine walking two and a half miles around the greenbelt in Idaho ...

Ground broken on new physical therapy clinic in Rigby  East Idaho News

RIGBY – A groundbreaking was held Wednesday for a 5,000-square-foot physical therapy building on Rigby Lake Drive. Rigby Physical Therapy opened for ...

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 ...

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

Anticipation is running high among more than 50 of Idaho's best high school seniors. They've been named as candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholars ...

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 ...

Veteran of the Month: Ron Derrick  Post Register

Although drafted into the Army in 1966 nearly the very minute he was out of school, Ron Derrick's paperwork got lost and he never did make it to Vietnam where.

Clark County rodeo Grand Marshall and Pioneer Queen named  Post Register

For the 2019 “Trails of the Silver Sage” themed Clark County Roundup Rodeo and Parade, Lynn Hoggan will be the Grand Marshal and Bonnie Stoddard will be ...

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