Local News

ASHTON — Fall River Electric’s nine-member Board of Directors elected new officers with Dede Draper voted as Board President, Georg Behrens as Vice-President and Husk Crowther as Secretary-Treasurer. Draper is only the second woman to lead the board since Sonja Cherry did so in 1998 and she …

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Perfect weather drew in a crowd to celebrate the annual Fourth of July Parade in Rexburg on Saturday. The parade was one of few held throughout the region due to COVID-19 concerns.


Agriculture and Business

REXBURG — Restoration work on a local Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant proved to be more than a headache for the company in charge of the repair work.


State News

Teton Valley Health CEO Keith Gnagey reported four more positive COVID-19 cases this evening, Wednesday, July 8 in Teton County. This is five new cases in the last 24 hours for Teton County for a total of 23 positive cases since March. The last six weeks have seen positive COVID-19 numbers d…

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ATLANTA (AP) — For many Americans, the Fourth of July will be more intimate this year. It also could be riskier.Saturday will be unlike any Independence Day in recent memory. From Atlanta to San Diego, hundreds of fireworks shows have been canceled as officials restrict large gatherings duri…

Latter-day Saints participated in an effort to provide live sheep to the Navajo Nation in Utah. Representatives from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offered assistance with senior staff from the Utah Governor’s Office and leaders from the Utah Department of Agriculture and Fo…

World News


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a new symbol to identify the faith. Church Prophet and President Russell M. Nelson announced it and explained its significance during the Saturday evening session of the April 2020 general conference.