Sen. Mike Crapo, left, meets with Butte City Mayor Carl Nulf, center, and Russell King during a town hall meeting Sept. 4, 2015, in Butte City, population 67. Pat Sutphin / Post Register file

Sen. Mike Crapo has spent the last two years holding town hall meetings in every incorporated city in Idaho, from Boise (population 218,000) to Warm River (population 3). “It... More >>

The light at the intersection of Cliff Street and Yellowstone Avenue was part of the city of Idaho Falls’ traffic light removal study. City of Idaho Falls

The Idaho Falls Department of Public Works has completed its traffic light removal study, recommending that six existing signals along some of Idaho Falls’ busiest streets be removed... More >>

In this image made available by the Norwegian Environment Agency on Monday Aug. 29 2016, shows some of the more than 300 wild reindeer that were killed by lighting in Hardangervidda, central Norway on Friday Aug. 26, 2016, in what wildlife officials say was a highly unusual massacre by nature. (Havard Kjotvedt /Norwegian Environment Agency, NTB scanpix, via AP)

STOCKHOLM (AP) — More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in central Norway. The Norwegian Environment Agency has released eerie images showing a jumble of... More >>

FILE - In this April 9, 2008 file photo, actor Gene Wilder listens as he is introduced to receive the Governor's Awards for Excellence in Culture and Tourism at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, Conn. Wilder, who starred in such film classics as "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" and "Young Frankenstein" has died. He was 83. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in “The Producers” and the... More >>

Flames from the Henry’s Creek Fire burn east of Bull Fork Creek on Wednesday afternoon. As of Friday, the fire had burned more than 50,000 acres. Taylor Carpenter /

Fire managers thought they had the Henry’s Creek Fire in check early Monday. The wind and tinder-dry conditions had other plans. By early Monday afternoon, gusts exceeding 40 mph... More >>
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Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian smiles as he jokes with reporters while fielding questions during a news conference after the team's NFL football practice at the Broncos' headquarters, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Trevor Siemian couldn’t be rattled. Not by the knee...

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This book cover image released by Minotaur shows, "The One Man," a novel by Andrew Gross. (Minotaur via AP)

“The One Man” (Minotaur), by Andrew Gross Andrew Gross, known for his...

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In this Aug. 3, 2016 photo, a large bison blocks traffic in the Lamar Valley of Yellowstone National Park as tourists take photos of the animal. Record visitor numbers at the nation's first national park have transformed its annual summer rush into a sometimes dangerous frenzy, with selfie-taking tourists routinely breaking park rules and getting too close to Yellowstone's storied elk herds, grizzly bears, wolves and bison. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Tourist John Gleason crept through the grass...

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This Aug. 17, 2016 photo shows mini quinoa carrot cakes in Coronado, Calif. This dish is from a recipe by Melissa d'Arabian. (Melissa d'Arabian via AP)

The reason cupcakes took the baking world by storm a few years ago is because, in short,...

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Wood ducks like these were once nearly decimated by unrestricted hunting. The Migratory Bird Treaty Act helped to bring them back to a healthy population. Terry Thomas

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act turned 100 Aug. 16. That is a substantial milestone for an...



Scotty McCreery,, the 2011 “American Idol” winner, will perform Oct. 15 as part of Brigham Young University-Idaho’s fall Center Stage Performing Arts Series.

Tickets are on sale for the first shows of Brigham Young University-Idaho’s fall...

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4-H: It’s a real family affair

Beef judge Glen Landrus gives a pointer to contestant Chloe Rowland, 12, of Cottonwood during showing and fitting competition at the Idaho County Fair.

COTTONWOOD — Anyone looking for an indication of just how important 4-H is to the Idaho County Fair might have noticed T’s Tornado Potatoes booth.

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