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Grocery store employee pleads guilty to video voyeurism

DRIGGS — In a plea agreement, 34-year-old Roberto Bravo-Camacho of Teton County is guilty of three counts of video voyeurism and one count of attempted destruction of evidence. He could face up to 14 years in prison. Bravo-Camacho was a 16-year employee of the Broulim’s grocery store in Driggs....
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New Ashton/Island Park District Ranger begins service

ASHTON — The Caribou-Targhee National Forest announced the selection of Bill Davis as the new Ashton/Island Park District Ranger. Davis began his position this month after Liz Davy retired at the end of May. “I am excited Bill accepted the position,” said Mel Bolling Caribou-Targhee Forest Supervisor in a...
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Color of Hope festival

A colorful march with a cause made its way through Rexburg. The color of hope festival drew crowds from around the city to raise money to help victims of sex trafficking. The post Color of Hope festival appeared first on Local News 8.

Kendell and Diana Fuller to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Kendell and Diana Grover Fuller of Rexburg, Idaho, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 2. The celebration will be held at the Woodman Ballroom, 57 East Main Street in Rexburg (parking in back of building) from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and is being hosted by their children. All are welcome.

Children’s Choir, Army Band to perform patriotic concert in Rexburg

REXBURG — Rexburg Children’s Choir co-director Sheree Hastings says audience members at the choir’s upcoming concert should expect to come away from the program feeling “uplifted, edified and so happy.”. The choir will be joined by the 25th Army Band in a special patriotic concert to...

Madison Library District running book wagon from now through Aug. 11

Providing books for children during the summer months helps combat the “summer slide” where youth lose some of what they learned during the previous school year. Says Madison Library District Outreach Librarian Abby Reese who takes the library’s book wagon to various sites throughout the county to keep children reading.

Rexburg Police Bike Patrol starts its summer service

The Rexburg Police Department Bike Patrol is patrolling in places where no police car has gone before. Officers Ryan Kamachi and Peter Noel started fighting crime via their bikes earlier this month. During the school year both serve as resource officers, but once school ends, they ride their bikes throughout the Rexburg community.
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Sharing nature with others

In an uncharacteristic move, I volunteered to give a presentation about the wildlife of Island Park to an empty nesters group. I spent a number of evenings deliberating on what I should say and searching for images that would be entertaining, inspiring and educational at the same time. By the time you read this, it will be over, and I will know if I have been drummed out of the group for life. On the other hand, these are all seasoned outdoor enthusiasts with their own stories to share and I will definitely come away enriched as well, whether I am allowed to return or not.

Pickup tips, boat flies off trailer after crash at Rexburg intersection

REXBURG — Police were called to a significant crash Wednesday morning at the intersection of Main Street and Second West in Rexburg. A woman driving a Volkswagen sedan was traveling west on Main Street when she ran a red light and crashed into a pickup truck pulling a boat, according to Rexburg Police Chief Shane Turman.

Crash at Second West and Main Street Wednesday

A woman traveling on Second West and Main Street, ran a red light and struck a pickup hauling a trailer and a boat. The person in the truck had the green light, said Rexburg Police Chief Shane Turman. “She broadsided the pickup, tipped the pickup on its side and knocked...

Brent John Klingler

Brent John Klingler was born September 25, 1946, to Lynn and Mary Klingler in Rexburg, Idaho. He passed away peacefully on June 10, 2022, in Boise, Idaho. Brent graduated from Sugar-Salem High School in 1964. He married his high school sweetheart Marsha Lynn Price in 1967 in the Idaho Falls Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Brent then served in the Navy during the Vietnam War from 1967-1970. He graduated from DeVry Institute in Phoenix, Arizona in 1973. Together he and Marsha had four children. They divorced in 1982. He married Cynthia Berg Wadsworth from 1984-1988 and moved to Boise where he has resided for the rest of his life. In 1989 Brent married the love of his life, Anna Holmberg Nelson.

A Mother Always Knows Where Her Kids Are

In November 2019, detectives from the Rexburg, Idaho, police department showed up on Lori Vallow’s doorstep asking the whereabouts of her 7-year-old son, JJ. A relative had called, concerned that they hadn’t heard from the boy in months, and asked if the police would check that he was okay.

St. John’s new provider Bey Zecher wants you to sleep better

JACKSON, Wyo. — St. John’s Health (SJH) is pleased to welcome Nurse Practioner Bey Zecher to the Sleep Disorder Center. After completing her graduate studies, Zecher initially worked in the sleep health field in Rexburg, Idaho. When the position at SJH opened in January, she jumped at the opportunity to serve the community in which she lived. She now manages the care of nearly all of the sleep health patients at SJH.