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Community Spotlight: Celebrating Local Achievements

These achievements reflect Rigby’s commitment to innovation, education, community, heritage preservation, and outdoor living.

Community Spotlight

Rigby, Idaho, has seen several notable achievements over the years:

  1. Birthplace of Television: Rigby proudly claims the title of the birthplace of television, as Philo Farnsworth, the inventor of television, grew up on a farm just outside Rigby. Farnsworth’s contributions to technology have had a profound impact on global communication.

  2. Rigby High School’s Academic Success: Rigby High School has consistently achieved high academic rankings and has been recognized for its commitment to excellence in education. Its students have excelled in various academic competitions and achieved notable success in extracurricular activities.

  3. Community Involvement: The city of Rigby boasts a strong sense of community involvement, with residents actively participating in local events, fundraisers, and initiatives. This collaborative spirit has helped foster a vibrant and supportive community atmosphere.

  4. Rigby Pioneer Cemetery: The preservation efforts of the Rigby Pioneer Cemetery have garnered attention and praise. This historical site serves as a reminder of Rigby’s rich pioneer heritage and provides a peaceful resting place for early settlers.

  5. Outdoor Recreation Opportunities: Rigby’s proximity to natural attractions such as the Snake River and the Teton Mountains offers residents and visitors ample opportunities for outdoor recreation, including hiking, fishing, and camping.

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