Legacy Flight Museum ready to “take off” for free family airshow Father’s Day weekend

Local pilot John Bagley flying the O-2961 Bird Dog in formation with the O-1 Bird Dog to prepare for the Legacy Flight Museum’s 2021 airshow | Silas Wright, EastIdahoNews.com REXBURG — Many museums showcase artifacts or replicas from history — things to be seen, but never to be used again. However, this Saturday a group … Read more

Police seek information about man who made fraudulent purchases with fake checks

Courtesy Rexburg Police Department REXBURG — The Rexburg Police Department is investigating the theft of two high-valued items from the Cal-Ranch store at 530 North 2nd East. Investigators say an unknown male entered the store around 8 p.m. on April 15. He purchased a black 5×10 wood deck trailer valued at $1,500 and an orange … Read more

Airshow is back and will showcase everything from acrobatics to pyrotechnics

The world famous P-51 Mustang ‘Old Yeller’ on display at the Rexburg-Madison County Airport in 2020. | Eric Grossarth, EastIdahoNews.com REXBURG — The Legacy Flight Museum in Rexburg will again give the community something to look up at during its free biennial airshow. The 2021 airshow at the Rexburg-Madison County Airport is themed, “Looking Forward, … Read more

Police seek help after BYU-I student wakes up to man standing over her bed

Courtesy Rexburg Police Department REXBURG — Authorities need help identifying a man suspected of pulling the blankets off a female BYU-Idaho student’s bed and staring at her while she slept. The incident occurred at The Cove, an off-campus student apartment complex on Second West, at around 6:50 a.m. Sunday, Rexburg Police Department Assistant Chief Gary … Read more

New escape room helps customers relive Teton Dam disaster 45 years after it happened

The Teton Dam Evacuation Escape Room at the Museum of Rexburg. | Facebook REXBURG – Floodwaters are rushing your way and will engulf you and your town in 25 minutes unless you can solve the clue to prevent it from happening. That’s the premise of the Teton Dam Evacuation Escape room, which opened in Rexburg … Read more

Rexburg Tabernacle Orchestra to honor retiring conductor at spring concert

The Rexburg Tabernacle and Dr. Kevin Call. | Travis Richards, EastIdahoNews.com, and courtesy photo REXBURG—Dr. Kevin Call, a local composer and director of the Rexburg Tabernacle Orchestra, will direct his last concert with the group Thursday. The 7:30 p.m. concert is a tribute to him as a conductor and for the orchestra to show its … Read more

Rexburg police search home after string of auto thefts

Peggy Jeppesen | EastIdahoNews.com REXBURG — The Rexburg Police Department says they took a suspected car thief into custody Friday afternoon. Rexburg Police Assistant Chief Gary Hagen tells EastIdahoNews.com that investigators served a search warrant on Friday at a home on North 5th West connected to reported auto thefts. So far, two stolen vehicles detectives … Read more

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