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Former NFL player from St. Anthony to receive Carnegie Medal for saving man in burning semi

ST. ANTHONY — A former NFL player from St. Anthony is being awarded the highest honor for civilian heroism after saving a man in a fiery crash last year. Brandon Bair, 36, is one of 16 people named as Carnegie heroes by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission. The Carnegie Medal is given throughout the U.S. and Canada to those who enter extreme danger while saving or attempting to save the lives of others.
SAINT ANTHONY, ID
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Biz Buzz: Local distillery celebrating 10 years of producing vodka from Idaho potatoes

DRIGGS – Good ideas often come at the most unexpected times, and in Lea and Bill Beckett’s case, it happened over a glass of vodka. It was 2010, and the Driggs couple had been sitting on a 4-acre parcel of land off Idaho Highway 33 that they’d bought three years before. They’d originally planned to build a hotel, but the recession brought that to a halt.
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Local woman gets second chance at life thanks to her brother

RIRIE – A Ririe woman will receive a second chance at life after finding out her brother is a perfect match for a life-saving kidney donation. Kierstin Murdock, 22, has been surviving tremendous health issues for her entire life. As a baby, she was diagnosed with Vater Syndrome, which caused her kidneys to form like horseshoes. One kidney had only 30% function and the other was the size of a grape, putting her life expectancy at no more than 12 years old.
RIRIE, ID
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Driggs Downtown Sounds July 2 features three Americana acts

DRIGGS, Idaho. — Order in the court; and outside the court—revelry for Independence weekend! A triple-bill of road tested bands will converge for Downtown Sounds this Saturday on the Courthouse Lawn in Driggs. Between Idaho’s Jeff Crosby Band, Montana’s Laney Lou & the Bird Dogs, and Wyoming’s Aaron Davis & the Mystery Machine, there’s a common ground of roots-oriented Americana with tributaries of country, rock, bluegrass, and folk running through these performing songwriters. And what better way to celebrate freedom and independence than Americana? Here’s a sneak peak video of each act.
DRIGGS, ID

A family tradition going back 45 years

What once started as a way for his dad to help earn a little more money during the summer months has turned into a full blown family summer business and tradition. Though that tradition has evolved as the fireworks business has continued to change. For Dave Webster and his family operating Firework stands is just something that you do during the summer. The post A family tradition going back 45 years appeared first on Local News 8.
REXBURG, ID
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Eighteen-year-old from Ririe named Stampede Days bull riding winner

Ririe resident Blake Thueson, 18, was named the winner of this year’s Rigby Stampede Days Bull riding event on June 18 out of 19 contenders. According to Thueson, this was the first time he participated in the Stampede Days Rodeo, but it was not his first Rodeo. Thueson’s stepmother...
RIRIE, ID
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Crash claims motorcycle rider near Ririe

Idaho State Police are investigating a vehicle collision that occurred on Sunday at 8:44 p.m. on State Highway 48 at 150 N., just north of Ririe in Jefferson County. The post Crash claims motorcycle rider near Ririe appeared first on Local News 8.
RIRIE, ID
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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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Elder Brayden Campbell called to Philippines

Elder Brayden Campbell, son of Greg and Janel Campbell, has been called to serve a two-yearvmission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the Cabana Tuan Philippines Mission. He will speak in the Rigby First Ward on Sunday, June 26, and will enter the Missionary Training...
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Memories of Yellowstone: Postcards, a collection of Yellowstone's history

In the 150 years since Yellowstone National Park first opened, they have released multiple series of artwork for the public consumption. Since about the 1890’s, according to Farnsworth T.V. and Pioneer Museum board member Patricia Scott, Yellowstone released collections of collectible postcards. “Yellowstone postcards are real collector’s items,” Scott...
RIGBY, ID

MOTORCYCLIST DIES IN HEAD-ON CRASH WITH PICKUP TRUCK ON LOCAL HIGHWAY

Idaho State Police are investigating a vehicle collision that occurred on June 26, 2022, at 8:44 p.m. on State Highway 48 at 150 North, just north of Ririe in Jefferson County. The driver of a Ford F250 pickup was traveling east on Highway 48 near the intersection of 150 North while a rider on a 2013 Victory Motorcycle was traveling west. The two vehicles collided head-on while negotiating the curve. ...
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Pages of the Past

The Jefferson Star is going back in time to explore past pages of The Rigby Star. Every month, there will be a few highlights from the top stories in the 1900s. This project will appear in the last issue of every month. 1906. The Cricket War Must be Fought to...
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