High schoolers who attended Odyssey Charter School last year are finding credits they earned are not transferring over to other schools. Parents are concerned because it puts their children behind in their coursework. Monte LaOrange / mlaorange@postregister.com

While classes start Tuesday at Odyssey Charter School, students remain in limbo as a decision on whether the school will stay open in the new academic year hangs just around the corner.... More >>

Polygamist religious leader Warren Jeffs, arrives at the Tom Green County Courthouse escorted by a law enforcement officer Aug. 3, 2011, in San Angelo, Texas. Jeffs is in a Texas prison, where he is a serving a life sentence for sexually assaulting underage girls he considered brides. He still reportedly gives orders from there. A polygamous man, who oversaw a Pocatello home where nine boys were sent on repentance missions by Jeffs, pleaded guilty Thursday to three counts of child abuse. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A polygamous man who oversaw an Idaho home where nine boys were sent on repentance missions by Warren Jeffs has pleaded guilty to three counts of child abuse... More >>

Grain trucks and a tractor sit idled by a downpour Saturday on the edge of a grain field that’s only partially harvested south of Idaho Falls. Such rainfall has been an unusual but dominant feature of the weather this month, ruining much of eastern Idaho’s wheat and barley crops.

Idaho’s farmers are looking for relief from federally subsidized crop insurance policies after a relentless series of August rainstorms severely damaged the state’s barley and... More >>

Members of the OSCE examine the scene of a shelling in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine on Wednesday. The Obama administration accused Russia on Wednesday of orchestrating a new military campaign in Ukraine, helping rebel forces expand their fight in the country’s east and sending tanks, rocket launchers and armored vehicles toward communities elsewhere.

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — “Russian forces have entered Ukraine,” the country’s president declared Thursday, cancelling a foreign trip and calling an emergency... More >>

Idaho Falls Chukars right fielder Brandon Thomasson catches a deep fly ball during Wednesday’s game against the Orem Owlz on Wednesday at Melaleuca Field. Pat Sutphin / psutphin@postregister.com

A night after the Idaho Falls Chukars lost to the Orem Owlz thanks to an untimely error, the Owlz returned the favor. An error-filled third inning netted Idaho Falls a 3-0 lead, and the... More >>
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ATLANTA (AP) — Long an also-ran in the mighty Southeastern Conference, Mississippi...

In this Aug. 9, 2014, photo, Mississippi defensive player Robert Nkemdiche takes a pause during the team's final open NCAA college football practice, in Oxford Miss. Nkemdiche was the consensus No. 1 recruit in the country in 2013, and the defensive lineman arrived at Mississippi with lofty aspirations of dominating the Southeastern Conference. Then, as the transition to high-level college football often does to young players, Nkemdiche was humbled, struggling to learn a new position while also trying to get a handle on the playbook. Then came a hamstring injury. For many highly recruited SEC players, early hype can lead to unrealistic expectations. Now, Nkemdiche is part of group of young but experienced players around the league hoping to have breakout seasons. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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WESTERN WYOMING (AP) — Fish rose sporadically on the small mountain lake as they...

Star-Tribune reporter Christine Peterson and her husband Josh Peterson search for Snake River cutthroat trout along a section of the Greys River on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, in the Wyoming Range. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department's Cutt Slam encourages anglers to explore Wyoming's fisheries by catching the state's four sub-species of cutthroat trout in their native ranges. (Ryan Dorgan, Star-Tribune)

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