Jefferson County Newswire

Jefferson County Newswire

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  1. 6/28 Crime ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Russell Sander Burns, 50, of New York Avenue in Martinsburg, was arraigned Tuesday in Jefferson County Magistrate Court for a misdemeanor charge of DUI. Police found Burns in his vehicle at the intersection of Wiltshire and War Admiral Boulevard in Jefferson County on Monday.

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  2. Crime Report for June 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... Brian Christopher Hamilton, 29, of Logans Run Drive in Kearneysville, was arraigned Wednesday in Jefferson County Magistrate Court for misdemeanor charges of aggravated DUI, speeding, possession of marijuana and no insurance. Police stopped Hamilton ...

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  3. Veteran gets probation for firing gun into airRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Post Register

    An U.S. Army veteran was sentenced Monday to one year of probation and 10 days in jail for firing a gun into the air several times following an argument with a woman near a Jefferson County home. Calvin Wilde, 28, of Roberts, pleaded guilty April 13 to misdemeanor charges of possession of a weapon with the intent to assault and exhibition or use of a deadly weapon.

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  4. Wednesday dedication set for Westwood SubstationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Post Register

    A new Rocky Mountain Power substation for Jefferson County will be named after longtime employee Jim Westwood, who was killed on duty while offering assistance to a stranded motorist during a winter storm in 2011. The dedication will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Ririe Senior Citizens Center, 395 Main St. in Ririe.

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  5. Agencies prepare for eclipse weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | Post Register

    ... focal points have been identified. Some will view the eclipse from the Menan Buttes or Mount Borah. Some Jefferson County landowners will rent out their properties to campers, and several Idaho Falls parks will become campsites. Events, including a ...

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  6. The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors met Monday and discussed...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors met Monday and discussed staffing requirements for the county's Central Point of Coordination mental health office. This comes on the heels of the supervisor's approval of the revised 28E agreement between Jefferson County and Southeast Iowa Link Mental Health Disability Services, which the board approved at the end of April.

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  7. Engineers to assess Snake River risksRead the original story

    May 2, 2017 | Post Register

    A pair of engineers with the Army Corps of Engineers will soon arrive in the area to assess flood risks and erosion concerns along sections of the Snake River in Madison and Jefferson counties. Walla Walla, Wash., District spokeswoman Gina Baltrusch said the engineers will assess sections of the river to aid area emergency managers.

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  8. Third suspect in Rigby home invasion caughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Post Register

    A third suspect involved in a October home invasion in Jefferson County has been arrested and appeared in court Thursday. Hillary Porter, 33, of Thayne, Wyo., is charged with burglary and an enhancement charge of use of a deadly weapon in the commission of a felony.

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  9. JeffCo officials band together in wake of tragedyRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2017 | Post Register

    National suicide prevention lifeline, 1-800-273-8255 Idaho suicide prevention hotline, 208-398-4357 Behavioral Health Crisis Center of East Idaho, 208-522-0727 Behavioral Health Center, 208-227-2100; 24-hour assessment and referral number, 800-483-4762 For information about suicide prevention, go to spanidaho.org . Jefferson Joint School District 251, law enforcement, state and local suicide prevention advocates have banded together to provide counseling and prevention efforts in the wake of two recent suicide attempts in Jefferson County.

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  10. Marine deputies preparing for busy seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Post Register

    ... and American Falls. The deputies also coordinate with regional sheriff's offices that have boats, such as Jefferson County. Jefferson County Sheriff Steve Anderson said in an email his office has five marine deputies, two boats and two water ...

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  11. Four die in unrelated fatal crashesRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2017 | Post Register

    A Jefferson County man died after succumbing to injuries from a Saturday rollover accident at 3950 E and 530 N. The driver of the 1999 Ford truck in the Jefferson County crash, Timothy Kostal, 52, was listed in fair condition at EIRMC Monday morning. Jefferson County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the rollover crash at about 6:10 p.m, said a Sheriff's Office news release.

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  12. Chasing the American dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Post Register

    "Jorge," a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipient, poses for a photo in Jefferson County, where he was raised. "I grew up in an agriculture town with maybe two more Hispanics in my grade; the rest were Caucasian.

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  13. Gratitude for outgoing Jeffco schools chief Dan McMinimeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Denver Post

    Dan McMinimee, the embattled head of Jefferson County Public Schools, stepped aside earlier this month as superintendent of the 86,000-student district. He is serving in an advisory role until June 30. As an experienced, 22-year teacher in Jefferson County, I am thankful for and appreciative of Dan McMinimee's accomplishments during his tenure as superintendent.

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  14. East Idaho man dies in farm equipment accident - Mon, 20 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Jefferson County Sheriff's office says 36-year-old C.J. Frizzell died Friday while trying to remove blockage from a grinding tub feeder used to grind hay to feed cattle.

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  15. Young Idaho father leaves behind 5 young children and pregnant wife after farm accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A Rexburg father has died after he became entangled in the rotor of farm equipment. The Jefferson County Sheriff's office says 36-year-old C.J. Frizzell died Friday while trying to remove blockage from a grinding tub feeder used to grind hay to feed cattle.

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  16. East Idaho man dies in farm equipment accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | Tri-cityherald.com

    The Jefferson County Sheriff's office says 36-year-old C.J. Erin Frizzel died Friday while trying to remove blockage from a grinding tub feeder used to grind hay to feed cattle. The Jefferson County Coroner pronounced Frizzell dead at the scene near the agricultural community of Terreton, which is about 35 miles from Idaho Falls.

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  17. Terreton man dies in farming accidentRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2017 | Post Register

    C.J. Erin Frizzle, of Terreton, became entangled in a grinding tube feeder rotor while trying to remove a blockage from the tube, according to a Jefferson County Sheriff's Office news release. Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies and the West Jefferson Fire Department responded at 2:38 p.m. to the accident at 1025 North 1825 E. Frizzle was pronounced dead at the scene by the Jefferson County Coroner.

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  18. EIRMC, Blue Cross come to agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Post Register

    Patients covered by Blue Cross of Idaho privately or through the Idaho Healthcare Exchange are now able to pay in-network costs for emergency and referral-based services conducted at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Such patients paid out-of-network costs for emergency and referral-based services from January until just a few days ago in accordance with the organizations' 2017 plan for coverage, which was agreed to in November.

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  19. Two of Olsen's felony convictions vacatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Post Register

    Under direction from the Idaho Supreme Court, District Judge Dane Watkins Jr. on Monday vacated two counts of former Jefferson County Sheriff Blair Olsen's conviction for misuse of public funds. A Twin Falls jury convicted Olsen in May 2015 on three felony counts of misuse of public funds for allowing his wife to use a county-paid cellphone mainly for personal use.

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  20. From the weekliesRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2017 | Post Register

    ... closing in the last three weeks. King's Variety announced in late February that it too would be closing. Jefferson County Prosecutor Paul Butikofer says that his department is working with the courts, judges and probation to have fewer case delays ...

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