Rylee Zander, 5, pets Milli, a corgi border collie mix, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical center during a visit with patients with her owner Chaz Houpt, a volunteer with Intermountain Therapy Animals on March 23. “It’s just fun,” Houpt said. “There’s a lot of personal reward in it.” John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

Editor’s note: April 15-21 is National Volunteer Week. The Post Register is profiling several different volunteers during the course of the week. Looking up with her big brown eyes... More >>

Mayra Rodriguez stands with children in support of her nonprofit organization Commit 2 PR. The organization provides humanitarian relief to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.  Photo courtsey of Commit 2 PR

Editor’s note: April 15-21 is National Volunteer Week. The Post Register is profiling several different volunteers during the course of the week. When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto... More >>

Mary D. from Idaho Falls poses with the oversized $1 million check she won playing Albertsons’ Monopoly game. courtesy Albertsons

An Idaho Falls woman collected way more than $200, and didn’t even have to pass “Go.” Instead she won $1 million playing Albertsons’ Monopoly game.  The... More >>

A grizzly is seen near Wapiti Lake Trail in Yellowstone national Park in this Sept. 3, 2015, photo. Eric Johnston / National Park Service

A few dozen members of the public attended the first public meeting Tuesday night at the College of Eastern Idaho concerning the proposed Idaho grizzly hunt. Idaho’s proposed hunt... More >>

A three-mile canal, built for about $1 million to move water from the St. Anthony Canal to the desert near Egin Lakes, provides a large portion of recharge in the upper portion of the East Snake Plain Aquifer. Bryan Clark / bclark@postregister.com

In an excellent water year, with reservoirs holding lots of water and high snowpack remaining in the mountains, officials from the Idaho Department of Water Resources hope to double their... More >>
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Tiger players watch a pop-fly as Idaho Falls High School takes on Skyline at Melaleuca Field on Thursday. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

After beating Skyline at Melaleuca Field Thursday evening, Idaho Falls infielder Cannon...

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FILE - This April 4, 2017, file photo shows a display of weapons used during the Revolutionary War, including a fife and drum, at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. The museum, which celebrates its first anniversary on April 19, has met expectations and it is in a healthy financial position. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

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In this May 2014, photo released by Ben Cao, Rev. John Sanqiang Cao breaks a ground on a new school in Wa State, Myanmar. The prominent Chinese pastor who has been detained by Chinese authorities since March 5, 2017 was sentenced in March 2018 to seven years in prison for "organizing others to illegally cross the border." (Ben Cao via AP)

BEIJING (AP) — The Rev. John Sanqiang Cao paid no more than three dollars for the...

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This April 16, 2018 photo shows a newly purchased queen bee, shown marked with white paint on her back in a queen cage, near Langley, Wash. Worker bees eventually will eat a piece of candy placed as a cork on the back of the cage so the queen can be released for egg laying. Queens can live more than five years but their vitality declines with age. (Dean Fosdick via AP)

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