Caleb Rogers, a Compass Academy student and stage manager for the debate, gives direction to Superintendent of Public Instruction candidate Jana Jones before the start of her debate with Sherri Ybarra. Monte LaOrange /

It was a lesson in politics, state education issues and civic responsibility for dozens of Compass Academy students Thursday night as they led a spirited debate between the two women seeking... More >>

A 4-week-old orphaned mountain lion cub plays in rocks at Melissa Conner’s house in Salmon. The cub was found by hunters. Officials with Idaho Fish and Game said the agency strongly advises hunters and others to leave young animals where they are found because it’s likely their mothers are in the vicinity even if they not visible. Ilona McCarty / for the Post Register

SALMON — A mountain lion cub found by hunters and tended for the past week by a Salmon family and veterinarian is due to find permanent placement in either a zoo or a refuge in coming... More >>

Members of the Shelley High School varsity volleyball team celebrate their win in the District 6 3A volleyball tournament championship game Oct. 21 at South Fremont High School. Monte LaOrange /

SHELLEY — Of the many state championship banners lining the wall above the Shelley High School gym entrance, one stands out to the members of the 2014 Shelley varsity volleyball team... More >>

Neal Orsini poses in a Colonial-era cemetery on Rogers Island on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Fort Edward, N.Y. The cemetery could hold the remains of hundreds of people, including some of the famous frontier fighters known as Rogers Rangers. In 2006, a local couple who served as caretakers for the then-privately owned property uncovered seven human skeletons buried at the site, including one that was missing its skull. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) — Sleepy Hollow has the legend of the Headless Horseman. Does a community 150 miles farther up the Hudson River have a Headless Ranger buried in an unmarked... More >>

Dawna Chester, a community-based rehabilitation services worker, talks to a client Brandy Moore about scheduling strategies in her office at Reach Beyond in Idaho Falls. Recently Chester, a single mother of two, had her hours reduced from full-time to part-time due to recent cutbacks initiated by Optum Idaho. Pat Sutphin /

Dawna Chester is a hard-working, college-educated single mom trying to make ends meet. Chester is a community-based rehabilitation services worker at the Reach Beyond mental health... More >>
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POCATELLO — Danny Huber looked down at his taped-up right hand and shrugged....

South Fremont sophomore wide receiver Blake Bartschi gets tackled by American Falls junior linebacker Fernando Martinez during the first round of the 3A State Football Tournament Thursday at Holt Arena. Pat Sutphin /



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