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Paul Patterson, former president of Snake River Cutthroats, cleans out a fish screen on Rainey Creek in Swan Valley on June 16. The Trout Unlimited chapter has been working on the screens since the 90s. Taylor Carpenter / tcarpenter@postregister.com

Keeping fish from becoming fertilizer in irrigators’ land is expensive. The Snake River Cutthroats’ work on Rainey Creek in Swan Valley is its signature project in preventing... More >>

Taylor Carpenter / tcarpenter@postregister.com Jill rides a horse at Camp Magical Moments on Tuesday morning. Swann Valley Outfitters brings the horses to the camp and show the kids how to ride for free. Taylor Carpenter / tcarpenter@postregister.com

EDITOR’S NOTE: At the request of Camp Magical Moments, the Post Register is not publishing full names of the children interviewed for this story. SWAN VALLEY — Magical, life-... More >>

In this Wednesday, July 6, 2011, file photo, a grizzly bear roams near Beaver Lake in Yellowstone National Park. The U.S. Interior Department announced Thursday, June 22, 2017, that the grizzly population in the Yellowstone vicinity has recovered and federal protections will be lifted, which will allow Montana, Wyoming and Idaho to hold limited bear hunts outside park boundaries. (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart, File)

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Protections that have been in place for more than 40 years for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area will be lifted this summer after U.S. government... More >>

FILE - This Jan. 25, 2012, file photo, shows the U.S. Supreme Court Building in Washington. The Supreme Court has almost certainly decided what to do about President Donald Trump’s travel ban affecting citizens of six mostly Muslim countries. The country is waiting for the court to make its decision public about the biggest legal controversy in the first five months of Trump’s presidency. The issue has been tied up in the courts since Trump’s original order in January sparked widespread protests just days after he took office. The justices met June 22, 2017, for their last regularly scheduled private meeting in June.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has almost certainly decided what to do about President Donald Trump’s travel ban affecting citizens of six mostly Muslim countries. The... More >>

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks to reporters at the Capitol after Republicans released their long-awaited bill to scuttle much of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 22, 2017. He is one of four GOP senators to say they are opposed it but are open to negotiations, which could put the measure in immediate jeopardy. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) )

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has finally unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama’s health care law. Now comes his next challenge... More >>
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Wyatt Maines hangs on during his ride at last year’s War Bonnet Roundup. Post Register file

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BYU running back Squally Canada heads upfield during a game last fall. Courtesy BYU

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This photo taken May 17, 2017, shows a candy maker workin to mix ingredients together at the Atkinson Candy Company in Lufkin, Texas. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)

LUFKIN, Texas — On a busy highway heading into this industrial East Texas town, a...

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FILE - In this Feb. 29, 2016, file photo, American student Otto Warmbier speaks as he is presented to reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea. More than 15 months after he gave a staged confession in North Korea, he is with his Ohio family again. But whether he is even aware of that is uncertain. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon, File)

WYOMING, Ohio (AP) — Over and over, Otto Warmbier apologized and begged — at...

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FILE - In this April 24, 2017 file photo, filmmaker Ron Howard arrives at the premiere of "Genius", in Los Angeles. Howard is taking command of the Han Solo “Star Wars” spinoff after the surprise departure of directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. Lucasfilm announced their replacement director Thursday, June 22, two days after Lord and Miller left the project over creative differences. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Ron Howard is taking command of the Han Solo “Star Wars...

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Feds expand review of cyanide predator traps

FILE--This March 16, 2017, file photo released by the Bannock County Sheriff's Office shows a cyanide device in Pocatello, Idaho. U.S. officials are launching an expanded review of predator-killing cyanide traps and additional guidelines for workers deploying the devices after one sickened a young boy in Idaho and killed his dog.(Bannock County Sheriff's Office via AP, file)

BOISE — U.S. officials are launching an expanded review of predator-killing cyanide traps and additional guidelines for workers deploying the devices after one sickened a young boy in Idaho and killed his dog.

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