Tagged: Emily Rust

Bryce Decker holds an Easter basket at Rexburg’s Easter egg hunt on March 30. Over 5,000 eggs were filled with candy for the event. 0

Hundreds of children hunt eggs

Hundreds of parents and children danced with the Easter Bunny to “I like to move it” by Sacha Baron Cohen before Rexburg’s annual Easter egg hunt at Porter Park March 30. “I think it’s...

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Living the gospel with same-sex attraction

Leroy Richtsen (name has been changed), a professor at BYU-Idaho, grew up in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was baptized when he was 8 years old, was ordained to offices...

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Police issue felony arrest warrant

The Rexburg Police Department issued a five-count felony arrest warrant for Gary Lynn Michael Hall March 6. Hall allegedly stole a purse from a Kmart customer and used her credit card to spend at...

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1,651 snow angels made on golf course

Students and citizens created 1,651 snow angels at Rexburg Municipal Golf Course Feb. 23. A raffle was also held to raise funds for the Family Crisis Center. Amanda Harris, who works for the Family...

Rob Eaton, associate academic vice president, studies the scriptures in preparation for his service as a mission president. Eaton will serve as the president of the Washington Federal Way Mission. 0

BYU-Idaho faculty called as new mission presidents

Story by Hayley Nuttall and Emily Rust Fifty-eight new missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were announced Feb. 22. Current missions will divide from the current 347 missions to 405...

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Reality shouldn’t be replaced by fiction

Every year, sensational fictional stories and dramas create a tidal wave of die-hard fans and commercialized products. “Harry Potter,” “Twilight,” “The Hunger Games,” “Star Wars,” “The Justice League” and “The Lord of the Rings”...

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The gospel recognizes women as equal

A few months ago I overheard a conversation in which a fellow student expressed strong negative feelings about being a woman at a church school. In an   impassioned tone she said she was...

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Local businesses persevere despite cold

14,733 people woke up without electricity early Monday morning. The power outage was caused by a downed power line between Rexburg and St. Anthony, according to a Rocky Mountain Power representative. Cities affected by...

Three Idaho propositions dealing with education were rejected by many Idaho voters last week. Before the election, the propositions created controversy across Idaho and inspired multiple television ads that supported and opposed the propositions. EMILY RUST | Scroll Illustration 0

Idaho voters reject Propositions 1, 2, 3

Idaho voters rejected educational reforms presented in the form of Propositions 1, 2 and 3 — also known as the Students Come First legislation package — Nov. 6. The $180 million, 8-year contract between...

Melaleuca is located on Main Street in Rexburg. Americans for Decency has used Melaleuca’s call center to make phone calls to citizens across the nation. The calls encourage citizens to consider the current economic circumstances when voting for the president of the United States. EMILY RUST | Scroll Photography 0

Rexburg leads nation in AFP phone calls

More than 2,000 Rexburg volunteers called citizens across the nation on behalf of Americans for Prosperity last week. Americans for Prosperity, a 501(c)(4)advocacy organization, has been using the Melaleuca call centers in Rexburg and...