Runners take off at the start of the high school girls race at the Saucony Scramble cross country meet Thursday afternoon at Journey’s End Golf Course in Shelley. The high school races drew approximately 400 runners from 20 schools. Monte LaOrange / mlaorange@postregister.com

SHELLEY—As indicated by the team tents, cheering spectators and post race watermelon on Thursday at Journey’s End Golf Course, cross-country season has arrived in eastern Idaho... More >>

In this photo taken on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, a woman sits next to her home with coals packed on her fire place, in the West Point area that has been hit hard by the Ebola virus, with residents not allowed to leave West Point, as government forces clamp down on movement to prevent the spread of Ebola, in Monrovia, Liberia. The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are now known, the World Health Organization said Thursday. A new plan released by the U.N. health agency to stop Ebola also assumes that the actual number of cases in many hard-hit areas may be two to four times higher than currently reported.( AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)

GENEVA (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The U.N... More >>

Monte LaOrange / mlaorange@postregister.com Mike Carlile, left, and Grant Campbell, employees with Idaho Falls Public Works Division, remove the road closed sign in front of the recently completed D Street underpass project. Monte LaOrange / mlaorange@postregister.com

Opening of the rebuilt D Street underpass in downtown Idaho Falls seemed off to a smooth start Thursday morning. Mayor Rebecca Casper praised the $5 million project during a ribbon... More >>

Justin Gramm does situps with the the help of Preston Smith as the two take part in the agility test to become police officers. As part of the hiring process, applicants must score minimum standards in vertical leap, situps and push ups, as well as 300 meter and 1.5 mile runs. Monte LaOrange / mlaorange@postregister.com

Fighting crime and keeping the peace is no job for a wimp. That’s why applicants to become an Idaho Falls Police officer must pass a rigorous set of tests before the interview... More >>
It is that time of year again. It is food, fatty and otherwise. It is people watching. It is animals, rodeos and monster trucks. And it is aging a rock band and high-energy... More >>
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