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Carlos Avila Jr. of Monarch Lawns cleans up downed trees Monday on Emerson Avenue from an early season snow storm that started early Saturday morning. John Roark / jroark@postregister.com

An unseasonable and unusually heavy snowfall Friday night and early Saturday morning led to electricity outages for more than 3,500 homes and businesses, as well as long hours for Idaho... More >>

Nykta Summers, Lindsey Swango, and Krisalynn Mitchell play inside a parachute during physical education Monday at Falls Valley Elementary in Idaho Falls. District 93 elementary schools have brought both physical education and music back since being cut from the curriculum during the recession. John Roark / jroark@postregister.com

Taking their cues from gym teacher Jacob Campbell, the first-graders in the gym at Falls Valley Elementary School bring the parachute up and down in unison. “You can hear them,... More >>

In this Sept. 5, 2017, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., right, listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Congressional leaders and administration officials in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Trump and McConnell are scheduled to meet Monday, Oct. 16. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump blamed Senate Republicans, not himself, for the stalled GOP agenda Monday ahead of a crucial White House lunch meeting with Majority Leader... More >>

FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter delivers his State of the State address inside the house chambers at the state Capitol building, in Boise, Idaho. The race for Idaho's open gubernatorial seat has swerved to focus on each candidate's financial ties despite the state's lack of disclosure requirements. Idaho is one of just two states to not require elected officeholders disclose their income, employer, property holdings and board memberships. Yet the three top Republican candidates running for governor have touted their promises to be transparent if elected. No Democratic candidate has filed to run for the top seat. Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter says he's not running for a fourth term. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger, File)

BOISE (AP) — As the buildup to the 2018 election begins to accelerate, Idaho’s 30-year-old ethics laws are facing scrutiny as top candidates wrestle with how much of their... More >>

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, smiles during a news conference Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, in Rockland, Maine, after announcing she will remain in the U.S. Senate and not run for governor. (AP Photo/David Sharp)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key moderate Republican urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to back a bipartisan Senate effort to shield consumers from rising premiums after his abrupt decision... More >>
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Hans Gougar Courtesy of Idaho National Laboratory.

Four Idaho National Laboratory scientists put their work on hold Monday morning to answer...

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Fly fishermen float in a drift boat along the Snake River in Swan Valley on Monday. Drift boats, with their ability to traverse in shallow water, allow anglers access to parts of rivers that are inaccessible by traditional boats or walking alone.

Fly fishermen float in a drift boat along the Snake River in Swan Valley on Monday. Drift...

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ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY, OCT. 16, 2017 AND THEREAFTER-Wayne Christopher plays the keys on a piano put out on the curb in Port Arthur, Texas, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, next to pews from the Memorial Baptist Church which he'd attended his whole life. The damage was caused by Hurricane Harvey a month earlier. "He's not too up on global warming, and that's a shame," Christopher said of the president he supported in November, and supports still. He also believes in the consensus among scientists that climate change is real and that this disastrous run of weather, from droughts in the west to wildfires to catastrophic hurricanes along the coasts, is a preview of the future if the country doesn't begin to take the problem seriously. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for...

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An Idaho Falls men’s 55 and over 6.0 tennis team qualified for the United States Tennis Association national finals tournament, scheduled for Oct. 27-29 in Orlando, Fla. The Idaho Falls “Old Racketeers won a competitive six-state sectional tournament Sept. 22-23 in Denver. The Idaho Falls team opens against Hawaii on Oct. 27. Members of the team are, top row: Ray Gordon, Robert Boozer, Brad Vande Kamp and Charles Hunter; bottom row: John Russell, John Stosich and team captain Reuben Wilson. Courtesy Ray Gordon

An Idaho Falls men’s 55 and over 6.0 tennis team qualified for the United States...

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This Oct. 2, 2017 photo shows an Italian sausage frittata in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Sara Moulton. (Sara Moulton via AP)

What to do on a busy weeknight when you poke your head into the fridge and discover a...

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Paul Scott climbs at the Crank Cave near Firth on Sept. 30. Scott said he climbs about three times a week. John Roark / jroark@postregister.com

Idaho and its neighboring Intermountain West are home to some of the best rock-climbing...

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This image released by Open Road Films shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from "Marshall." (Barry Wetcher/Open Road Films via AP)

Thurgood Marshall, a titan of 20th-century law and a civil rights pioneer, has until now...

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