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Steve Dahms stands in the empty field on the outskirts of Idaho Falls where he intended to place the used manufactured home he wanted to purchase from Hathaway Homes Group. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

Editor’s note: This is part one of a three-part series of articles profiling consumer issues with Hathaway Homes Group, one of the region’s largest dealers of manufactured and... More >>

The Montana State University-led nationwide Eclipse Ballooning Project used devices called radiosondes to study how the eclipse affected temperature, pressure and humidity in an area of Earth’s atmosphere called the planetary boundary layer, where the absorption of sunlight by the ground generates wind and other weather. In this photo a balloon rises above the Tetons in Wyoming. (MSU photo by Kelly Gorham.)

BOZEMAN, Mont. — At a major news conference Monday, Angela Des Jardins revealed new scientific results from experiments conducted during the 2017 total solar eclipse. Angela Des... More >>

Sgt. Lloyd Funk shakes the hand of Ryker Hix, 13, on Saturday after being awarded the Teton County Sheriff’s Office Medal of Honor for his effort in saving the life of Ryker’s grandmother, Arlene, right, whom Funk rescued Oct. 20 after the car being driven by her late husband, Veldon, plunged into the Snake River. Five other civilians and TCSO Dep. JB Dulco and Lt. Chris Betsinger were also recognized for their roles in the rescue of the Idaho Falls woman. Ryan Dorgan / Jackson Hole News & Guide

JACKSON, Wyo. — Lloyd Funk had tears in his eyes Saturday night as he accepted the first-ever Medal of Honor given by the Teton County (Wyo.) Sheriff’s Office. The sergeant... More >>

President Donald Trump listens people speak in support of Republican tax policy reform, during an event in the Grand Foyer of the White House, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in Washington. Americans are painting a pessimistic view of the country and President Donald Trump as 2017 comes to a close. That’s according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The survey shows less than a quarter of Americans think Trump has made good on the pledges he made to voters while running for president. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump frequently casts his first year in office as a string of successes and campaign promises fulfilled. But less than a quarter of Americans think... More >>

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2017 file photo, Kathleen Kennedy arrives at the 24th annual ELLE Women in Hollywood Awards at the Four Seasons Hotel Beverly Hills, in Los Angeles. Hollywood executives and other major players in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and gender inequities across the industry. The group grew out of a meeting called by "Star Wars" producer Kennedy and several other prominent women in the entertainment industry. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The biggest figures and institutions in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and... More >>
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Seth Simpson posted this photo with his coyote, Kate, on Instagram in October. Seth found Kate as a pup and has raised her, but he says her wild instincts mean she’s nothing like a normal pet.

KUNA — Kate likes to curl up under the covers for the night on Seth Simpson’s...

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Boise State quarterback Montell Cozart completes a pass on the run to tight end Jake Roh in November’s win over Nevada at Albertsons Stadium. Darin Oswald / Idaho Statesman

You will be hard-pressed to find a Boise State football player with a bigger smile this...

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FILE - In this March 3, 2017 file photo, Del. Dan Morhaim talks to reporters in Annapolis, Md. after the Maryland House of Delegates voted 138-0 to reprimand him for acting "contrary to the principles" of Maryland's ethical standards by not disclosing his work as a paid consultant for a marijuana company while he was working on marijuana policy. State lawmakers around the country have introduced and supported policies that help their own businesses, their employers and sometimes their personal finances, according to an analysis of financial disclosure forms and legislative votes by the Center for Public Integrity and The Associated Press. The news organizations’ examination of lawmakers’ outside income found numerous examples in which their votes also happened to promote their private interests. (AP Photo/Brian Witte, File)

A recent change in Iowa’s tax code spared Mark Chelgren’s machine shop,...

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Idaho Falls KeyBank employees joined colleague Lynda Fennern in presenting a $5,000 donation to the Bonneville Education Foundation, Fennern, a 25-year KeyBank veteran, has served as a board member and treasurer of the Bonneville Education Foundation since 2006. The KeyBank employees pictured, and their lengths of tenure, are Kristine Cottle, 23 years; Tonya Oram, 30 years; Sonya Hawley, 30 years; Veronica Owen, 13 years; Teresa Reynolds, 17 years; Jonette Pond, 15 years; and Fennern. courtesy KeyBank

The historic Blackfoot water towers will get a face-lift after Bingham Memorial Hospital...

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This Nov. 29, 2017 photo shows a prosciutto and red pepper stuffed petite filet in New York. The filet is made with a petite beef filet and stuffed with prosciutto, pesto and roasted red peppers. (Sara Moulton via AP)

Want to serve a fancy roast for Christmas dinner without breaking the bank? Try a petite...

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Sam Painter skis across a narrow footbridge on the way to Ski Lake on the east side of the Teton Range. (Jerry Painter photo)

Current conditions for cross-country skiers and skate skiers are leaning toward the crappy...

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In this image released by 20th Century Fox, Tom Hanks portrays Ben Bradlee in a scene from "The Post." (Niko Tavernise/20th Century Fox via AP)

“The Post ” is kind of like the Yankees of movies. A Steven Spielberg directed...

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