Judge will allow livestreaming of Chad Daybell’s trial, rules on other motions
ST. ANTHONY — Live video streaming of Chad Daybell’s trial for murder next spring will be allowed, a judge ruled Wednesday during a court hearing in Fremont County. District Judge Steven Boyce issued the decision and heard arguments on other motions, including a request to move Daybell’s trial back to eastern Idaho from Ada County, and a motion to strike the death penalty.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Kittens Up for Adoption in rexburg, ID
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of rexburg..
Fremont County announces controlled burn in Island Park
Fremont County Emergency Management alerted residents near Island Park on Monday via Facebook about a Forest Service controlled burn that happened on Tuesday. An air stagnation advisory was issued just hours prior to the controlled burning announcement as well to prepare residents for potential air quality issues. Emergency Management explained to its Facebook following that an air quality advisory would be issued if the stagnant air led to that point.
South Fremont High School receives $253,000 for new greenhouse facility
South Fremont High School received $253,000 for a new greenhouse facility.
Idaho coroner discusses case that's still giving her nightmares and why 1st year was worst ever
ST. ANTHONY — Being a caregiver is what Brenda Dye has always wanted to do, and though it's often difficult, it doesn't stop her from being there for others in an emergency. The 46-year-old Island Park woman is almost a year into her second term as Fremont County's coroner. She's also an advanced EMT with the quick response unit. Between the two, she has more than three decades of experience dealing with traumatic situations and helping families find closure in the death of a loved one.
A night at Rexburg’s newest music and ice skating venue
The Rink, a new music and ice skating venue, glided into town on Nov. 10. The Rink took over the Teton Vu Drive-In and is now open for the winter season. It offers ice skating, live music, games, s’mores and more. On its opening night, a local band, OverEasy,...
Robinson Family Light Show makes a bright comeback
The Robinson Family Light Show, a local Christmas light show, will be dazzling new crowds this year as they move locations to the Rexburg Tabernacle. For the past three years, the family performed the show from their home. However, when the crowd volume became increasingly large in their neighborhood, they felt it was time to say goodbye, and they even prepared a Facebook post to do so.
Experience the Sizzle: Rexburg's 3 Outstanding Barbeque Destinations
1. Cupbop - Korean BBQ. Desc: Barbecue restaurant, Asian restaurant, Korean restaurant. Cupbop is a remarkable dining destination, renowned for its delectable food and exceptional service. Despite limited parking and seating, the area is pleasant for a stroll with ample parking nearby. The staff, particularly the lead server, offers excellent suggestions, particularly on their variety of sauces. The restaurant can get busy, so planning ahead is advised. The food, especially the combo with veggies and crispy tangy chicken, is a crowd favorite, and the novel idea of shaking the container to mix the sauces and noodles enhances the overall taste. First-timers receive special treatment, and the level of customization available is impressive. The restaurant also caters to diverse dietary preferences, including vegan options. Despite occasional inconsistencies in portion sizes, the overall experience at Cupbop is highly recommended.
Letter to Editor
Some of we old timers, in the Rexburg community, have just lost some friends. Time has taken its toll on the old timers, chopping them down one by one. Guy Erikson's and Jack Bond’s passing enriches none of us.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.55 and $3.69 in Rexburg as of 2023-11-30. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.268 , according to AAA.
Local travels the globe through conservation program
29 organizations. 6 countries. 1 year. Driggs local Crys Moosman spent the last year moving across the globe as part of a fellowship program to better understand wildlife conservation. After graduating from Teton High School, Moosman headed east for her graduate education in conservation at Grindell College in Iowa. After a few years in the education field, a professor brought the proposal for the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship program. Moosman...
Local fire safety nonprofit says it hasn’t been paid through state grants in months
A Fremont County nonprofit organization that helps residents of Island Park protect their homes from fire says the state is months behind making payments for work the organization completed and invoiced through state grants. Loy Schroeder, treasurer of the Island Park Sustainable Fire Community, said that because the state is months behind on its payments, the organization had to seek out lines of credit totaling $120,000 to sustain itself. As a result, Schroeder said the sustainable fire community organization incurred interest charges totaling $800 a...
Navigating the Crossroads of Tradition and Data Privacy in Online Advertising
The American Dog Derby in Ashton, Idaho, is not only an iconic event steeped in history but also a reflection of evolving traditions in the face of technological advancements. Since 1917, the Derby has celebrated the human-canine bond, overcoming challenges like WWII and changing interests with the advent of snowmobiles. Its revival in 1993 signified a community's commitment to its heritage and the continued importance of this winter sport, which now incorporates a range of activities to captivate audiences both old and new.
Disney star Adassa returns as special guest for Christmas concert
On Saturday, BYU-Idaho will welcome Disney star Adassa for a special Christmas performance during the University’s annual Christmas concert in the BYU-Idaho Center. The university website reads, “Now a firmly established holiday tradition, the annual A BYU-Idaho Christmas concert features over 300 music, dance, and theatre university student performers, as well as a noted headlining group or artist, offering a multi-sensory holiday spectacular.”
Sunny for one more day on Thursday before lots of snow comes
TONIGHT: Dry, partly cloudy skies are in store for tonight. There are no chances for any snow or rain. Winds will be mostly light between 5-10 mph. Low temperatures get down to the teens. TOMORROW: We should see partly cloudy conditions for the region for Thursday. Central ID will see...
Felt's Famous Potato Farms: Sustaining Idaho's Legacy as the Top Spud State
In the small town of Felt, Idaho, the vast potato farms stretch as far as the eye can see, symbolizing the town's tremendous contribution to Idaho's status as the largest potato producer in the United States. Felt's Famous Potato Farms represent the heart of America's potato industry, with Idaho's rich volcanic soil and optimal climate conditions playing a pivotal role in the annual harvest of 13 billion pounds of potatoes. These potatoes not only dominate the American dinner table but also impact the global market significantly, with approximately 20 percent of U.S. potatoes being exported internationally.
Carson Harris, Sugar-Salem - East Idaho GMC Dealers Athlete of the Week
Our East Idaho GMC Dealers Athlete of the Week, Carson Harris, and the rest of the 3A state champion Sugar-Salem Diggers football team raised another championship banner on Wednesday. Harris finishes his high school career with over 3500 rushing yards and 50 total touchdowns. Best of all, he has three...
Christmas comes to Hemming Village
On Dec. 2, Hemming Village is hosting a live Nativity scene, a Santa Sleigh-ride and local vendors at their Christmas at Hemming Village event. In addition to the Nativity, Christmas at Hemming Village will feature various activities for all ages. Attendees can listen to festive music, savor hot cocoa and enjoy activities including a picture booth.
Henry's Lake: A Historical Gem and Angler's Dream in Island Park
Nestled in the rugged high country of Island Park, Henry's Lake stands as a historical jewel and a fishing paradise. The lake spans over 6,000 acres with a stunning 17 miles of shoreline, offering anglers a chance to reel in trophy-sized trout, including cutthroat, rainbow, and brook varieties. Its average depth of 15 feet belies the world-class fishery beneath, which has attracted fishing enthusiasts from around the world. This natural wonder was named in honor of Major Andrew Henry, an ambitious fur trader who braved the wilds to establish a fort on its shores in the harsh winter of 1810.
BYU-Idaho student starts Hermes PC Services computer repair company
The mythological Greek god Hermes was known for his speed and ability to quickly deliver. Such is the motto for the aptly named computer repair company Hermes PC Services, owned and operated by Brigham Young University-Idaho business management student Luke Amar, 21. Unlike traditional computer repair companies, Amar makes house calls. “I’m a mobile service,”...