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Wednesday June 01, 2016

County explains curtailment order
Water rights for the Jefferson County Lake are not going to be curtailed, explained Jefferson County Parks and Recreation Director Rebecca Squires.At the May 23 meeting of the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners, Squires explained that some residents have a misperception of how the Jefferson County Lake fills, and that a recent threat by the ...

Council continues discussion on animals in city limits
After a public hearing took the Rigby City Council back to the drawing board on a proposed ordinance governing the kinds of animals in city limits, council members further discussed what to add or take out May 19.The council discussed whether to include a specific number of animals allowed, the process to obtain a kennel license, and infractions ...

WJ School District asks for resource officer
Two members from the West Jefferson School District #253 Board of Trustees asked for a part-time school resource officer from the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners.Instead, the commissioners said that they would research statistics presented on local resource officer funding and asked that the school board members look into federal ...

State replies to Olsen Supreme Court case
The State of Idaho has filed its brief in response to an appeal by former Jefferson County Sheriff Blair Olsen, saying that Olsen’s withheld judgment in a felony criminal case should remain.The brief, filed May 6, states that Olsen’s arguments for overturning his conviction are erroneous, and that the Seventh District Judicial Court did not ...


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