TOP: Sen. Frank Church on horseback riding through Idaho mountains. ^ ABOVE: Sen. Frank Church sits on a porch with a hunting dog. Church fought to keep mining and clear-cutting from some of the most pristine land in Idaho. The wilderness areas Church fought to protect today are home to some of the best hunting grounds in the state. Photos courtesy of the Frank Church Papers Special Collections and Archives, Boise State University.

Dying of cancer in 1984, Sen. Frank Church wanted to talk about the wilderness. The Idaho Democrat, who served 24 years in Congress, didn’t want to talk about his work in foreign... More >>
Before the Skyline players took the Ravsten Stadium field for Friday’s game versus Coeur d’Alene, they halted just outside the locker room. Facing them was Skyline assistant... More >>

Aaron Murdock looks over the school list as his son, Jake, 9, gathers supplies for the upcoming school year. Aaron, Jake and Jake’s brother, Connor, 12, were at Target on Thursday in preparation for the start of school next week. Jake was OK with the shopping, but Connor wasn’t the least bit happy about it. Monte LaOrange / mlaorange@postregister.com

It’s that time of year again. The back-to-school rush is in full swing, but 12-year-old Connor Murdock wasn’t too enthused. “It’s just so boring,” said... More >>

Herb Bohrer unloads a 1940s Farmall B and 1930s John Deere manure spreader at the Eastern Idaho State Fair on Tuesday morning. Bohrer and his friend, Wally Driscoll, bring in a collection of vintage equipment for display at the fair. The friends from the Springfield/Sterling area have been displaying the equipment for six years.

Two Bingham County men believe the Eastern Idaho State Fair is drifting away from its agricultural roots. So, they’re trying to do something about it. Herb Bohrer of... More >>

FILE - In this undated file photo provided by Kentucky BioProcessing, tobacco plants are grown in a controlled environment at the Kentucky BioProcessing facility in Owensboro, Ky. The company is using tobacco plants grown at this facility to help manufacture an experimental drug to treat patients infected with Ebola. An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study released Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Kentucky BioProcessing, File)

An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa... More >>
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