Illustration courtesy of Idaho Falls Auditorium District.

The estimated cost for the planned Idaho Falls Event Center has risen to $44 million amid questions over whether the Idaho Falls Auditorium District board of directors should consider other... More >>

This billboard design using an undated photo provided by Montana Wilderness Association of fly-fishing television host Hilary Hutcheson, shows one of five billboards that were installed Friday and Monday to greet U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke when he returned to his hometown in Whitefish, Mont. Zinke was to address the Western Governors Association annual conference. (Eric Ian/Montana Wilderness Association via AP)

Removing bureaucratic obstacles to development on federal land can create jobs and offer hope to nearby communities, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Tuesday in hinting at long-term... More >>
A national bipartisan poll of sportsman released Wednesday by the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership and Public Opinion Strategies showed sportsmen and sportswomen from both parties... More >>

Sudanese activist Tayeb Ibrahim, who had worked to expose Sudanese abuses in the volatile South Kordofan province and hopes to see family living in the U.S. state of Iowa, watches television with his son Mohammed, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Dozens of Sudanese activists living in Egypt as refugees, many of whom fled fundamentalist Islamic militias and were close to approval for resettlement in the United States, now face legal limbo in Egypt after the Supreme Court partially reinstated President Donald Trump's travel ban. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that require a “close” family or... More >>

In this photo provided by Jill Baker, a forest fire burns through a rugged section of Arizona on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, near the town of Mayer, Ariz. The wildfire burning through a dense Arizona forest has forced thousands of people from their homes, closed a major road and created a huge plume of smoke over the same area devastated by a blaze that killed 19 firefighters four years ago. (Jill Baker via AP)

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — A wildfire burning Wednesday through a dense Arizona forest has forced thousands of people from their homes, closed a major road and created a huge plume... More >>
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Los Angeles Angels' Ben Revere, center, celebrates along with Kole Calhoun, right, as he scores the game-winning run on a throwing error by Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal on an at-bat by Cameron Maybin, as relief pitcher Pedro Baez, left, walks off during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. The Angels won 3-2. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ben Revere reached base on an error, advanced on a wild pitch...

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This March 26, 2017 photo shows an octagonal tower, built by the Moors in the 16th century, now part of the 18th-century Church of San Juan de Panetes, reflected in the glass walls of the 20th-century Fuente de la Hispanidad in Zaragoza's Plaza del Pilar in Spain. (Michelle Locke via AP)

ZARAGOZA, Spain (AP) — Stepping out on a lazy Sunday, I stroll past remnants of a...

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016 file photo, Republican State Sen. Bob Rucho, co-chair of the Joint Select Committee on Congressional Redistricting, reviews a newly-printed map during the Senate Redistricting Committee for the 2016 Extra Session in the Legislative Office Building at the N.C. General Assembly in Raleigh, N.C. An Associated Press analysis, using a new statistical method of calculating partisan advantage, finds traditional battlegrounds such as Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Florida and Virginia were among those with significant Republican advantages in their U.S. or state House races in 2016. (Corey Lowenstein/The News & Observer via AP)

The 2016 presidential contest was awash with charges that the fix was in: Republican...

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In this May 10, 2017 photo, a visitor walks past the logo of Takata Corp. at a Toyota showroom in Tokyo. Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo on Monday, June 26, 2017 and the U.S., drowned in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

Shattered by recall costs and lawsuits, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. filed Monday...

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This May 24, 2017 photo shows a strawberry-rhubarb crisp at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Elizabeth Karmel. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

The crisp, cobbler, crumble, grunt, slump or buckle. What do these all have in common?...

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From the book "Eastern Idaho Sweet Spots" by Jerry Painter and Matt TeNgaio, courtesy of Trail Guide Books

Last week I wrote about a classic hike to Marion Lake on the east side of the Tetons. This...



This image released by Sony Pictures shows Ansel Elgort, right, and Jamie Foxx in a scene from "Baby Driver." (Wilson Webb/Sony/TriStar Pictures via AP)

There’s nothing like an epic getaway chase to kick a movie into high gear, and the...

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