The Ririe Bulldogs celebrate a district championship after winning Firth at South Fremont Feb.21. The boys are heading to State March 2.

The Ririe Bulldogs have won their first boys basketball District championship in 13 years, to put an exclamation point on an impressive 22-2 record. Coach Eric Torgerson, in an interview... + continue reading
Snowmelt flooded roads and property near Roberts last week, with damage to roadways yet to be fully discovered. Top photo: A white car floats on flooded farmground west of Roberts. Bottom... + continue reading
Snowmelt flooded roads and property near Roberts last week, with damage to roadways yet to be fully discovered. Top photo: A white car floats on flooded farmground west of Roberts. Bottom... + continue reading

Members of the Farm Bureau Women’s committee of Jefferson County and the donations they collected from businesses and individuals in the county. Pictured, from left to right, are Sharon Moser, Doris Mortimer, Arlene Cordingley, Orillia Bazil, Marcene Furguson, and Cara Shuldberg.

The Jefferson County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee had their annual drive for the Ronald McDonald house. They collected over $500 in donated and purchased food, toiletries, and... + continue reading

Harwood Elementary School third, fourth and fifth graders look at projects done by their peers last week. COURTESY PHOTO

Harwood Elementary School third, fourth and fifth graders look at projects done by their peers last week. + continue reading

The Ririe Bulldogs celebrate a district championship after winning Firth at South Fremont Feb.21. The boys are heading to State March 2.

Members of the Farm Bureau Women’s committee of Jefferson County and the donations they collected from businesses and individuals in the county. Pictured, from left to right, are Sharon Moser, Doris Mortimer, Arlene Cordingley, Orillia Bazil, Marcene Furguson, and Cara Shuldberg.

Harwood Elementary School third, fourth and fifth graders look at projects done by their peers last week. COURTESY PHOTO

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A wheel line out in a field sits in standing water after recent warm temperatures, coupled with rain, caused flooding in the Roberts area. REBECCA HARKNESS/Special to The Jefferson Star

Wednesday, 03/01/17
Last week, Jefferson County closed six roads west of Interstate 15 due to water flowing over them. This week, Jefferson County Road and Bridge crews are working to reopen them. According... + continue reading

Members of the Farm Bureau Women’s committee of Jefferson County and the donations they collected from businesses and individuals in the county. Pictured, from left to right, are Sharon Moser, Doris Mortimer, Arlene Cordingley, Orillia Bazil, Marcene Furguson, and Cara Shuldberg.

03/01/17

Gary Marshall, the featured speaker for the Jefferson County Republican Women meeting held Feb. 23, emphasized understanding correct Constitutional Principles. COURTESY PHOTO

03/01/17

Sports

The Ririe Bulldogs celebrate a district championship after winning Firth at South Fremont Feb.21. The boys are heading to State March 2.

Wednesday, 03/01/17
The Ririe Bulldogs have won their first boys basketball District championship in 13 years, to put an exclamation point on an impressive 22-2 record. Coach Eric Torgerson, in an interview... + continue reading

Ririe’s Anna Boone and Firth’s Kellie Tucker scramble for a loose ball in the second quarter of their Feb. 7 game. Ririe would go on to win the game 64-25. MISSY CHESLOCK/Special to The Jefferson Star

02/15/17

The Lady Bulldogs celebrate by hoisting the trophy after winning the District 6 tournament Feb. 7. The girls are playing Marsing tomorrow in Boise. MISSY CHESLOCK/Special to The Jefferson Star

02/15/17

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Wednesday, 03/01/17
Dreissenid Mussels (Zebra and Quaga) were detected in Utah prior to 2014 and now in Montana! They were discovered in the fall of 2016 by Montana Fish, Wildlife and parks during their regular... + continue reading

Local Scenes

Santa Claus arrives in Dubois Nov. 30 during the city’s tree lighting ceremony. BONNIE STODDARD/Special to The Jefferson Star

Thursday, 12/08/16
DUBOIS—The Dubois City meeting is tonight at 7 p.m. at the Dubois City meeting room in the City Annex Building. The Flu Clinic will be available on Wednesday, at the Eastern Idaho... + continue reading
03/01/17

Pete McGarry, right, awarded scholarships at a Clark County Stockgrowers meeting to Payton and Paige Shenton, left to right. Also earning a scholarship was Jacob Taylor. BONNIE STODDARD/Special to The Jefferson Star

03/01/17

Milestones

Wednesday, 03/01/17
Nadine H. Warner, of Rigby, will celebrate her 86th birthday with a private gathering hosted by her children, at her son Roger’s house, on Sunday, March 5, 2017. She was born on... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 03/01/17
School board next week The Jefferson Joint School District Board of Trustees will meet at 6:30 p.m. March 8 at the District Office, 3850 E 300 N, Rigby. Water district meeting March... + continue reading
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