Idaho AG says be careful of scams related to Rigby school shooting

EastIdahoNews.com file photos RIGBY — Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden wants people to be cautious of possible scams related to this month’s shooting at Rigby Middle School. Victims and their families also need to be cautious if they receive legal representation solicitations about filing lawsuits or joining potential class actions, Wasden said in a news … Read more

Child custody case prompts FLDS members to protest at courthouse

Members of the FLDS church picketing outside the Jefferson County Courthouse in Rigby Monday afternoon. | Silas Wright, EastIdahoNews.com RIGBY – At least a dozen picketers gathered on the north lawn of the Jefferson County Courthouse Monday afternoon. The women were dressed in long dresses and the men in long-sleeved shirts and jeans and all … Read more

Your thoughts on nuclear energy? ISU and INL are giving away gift cards to find out

POCATELLO — Research teams at Idaho State University in Pocatello and Idaho National Laboratory in Idaho Falls want to survey east Idahoans to find out their knowledge, opinions, and values when it comes to nuclear energy and preparedness. To do it, they have created this survey, and are asking for as many participants as they … Read more

Vehicle hydroplanes, rolls on Highway 20 near Rigby before colliding with another car

Courtesy Michelle Collaer Mitchell RIGBY – Traffic was delayed on U.S. Highway 20 for about an hour Monday night following a two-vehicle crash. The crash occurred about 6:40 p.m. at the County Line Road Exit south of Rigby in the eastbound lane. Idaho State Police reports 22-year-old Hannah Shepley of Ashburn, Virginia was traveling westbound … Read more

Jefferson Superintendent to speak as classes will resume for the first time after shooting

RIGBY — Jefferson County School District 251 Superintendent Chad Martin will speak Monday afternoon before students return to school after Thursday’s shooting at Rigby Middle School. Martin is expected to give his remarks on the District’s Facebook page at 4 p.m. EastIdahoNews.com will stream the event live. Students have not been back to school since … Read more

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