Mistelle Okada, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, poses for a photo on Feb. 9. There’s a nationwide shortage of breast milk and Okada helps coordinate local donations. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

After hearing a baby’s shrill cries following birth, the next natural thing for most moms is breast-feeding. It helps grow the bond between mother and child, and breast milk gives... More >>

Recharge water flows by the Great Feeder Canal near Ririe earlier this year. Idaho Water Resource Board

The Idaho Water Resource Board surpassed the 250,000-acre-foot milestone this week in terms of recharge flows going into the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer this winter. The Water Resource... More >>
ASHTON — When a bridge inspector goes 15 miles out of their way to avoid crossing an aging bridge, it’s likely the structure is nearing the end of its safe and useful life.... More >>

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, speaks to the media with an announcement that the office of special counsel Robert Mueller says a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and several Russian entities, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Washington. The defendants are accused of violating U.S. criminal laws to interfere with American elections and the political process. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an extraordinary indictment, the U.S. special counsel has accused 13 Russians of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, charging them with... More >>

President Donald Trump waves as he walks off of Marine One and heads to Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. Trump is heading to Florida to spend the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump has made a grim trip to a Florida community reeling from a deadly school shooting, meeting privately with victims and cheering the... More >>
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Nathan Chen of the United States reacts following his performance during the men's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Nathan Chen finally admitted the pressure of being the face...

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This image provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics shows the book cover of "Baby and Toddler Basics: Expert Answers to Parents' Top 150 Questions," by Tanya Altmann, MD, FAAP. (American Academy of Pediatrics via AP)

NEW YORK — Bringing a newborn home can be daunting for new parents. Throw in the...

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FILE - This Dec. 3, 2015, file photo shows an existing home for sale in Roswell, Ga. Money spent on lobbying by corporations, trade associations and special interest groups spiked during the final three months of 2017 as they battled for the biggest breaks possible in the most dramatic rewrite of the U.S. tax code in more than 30 years. The figures for the heavyweights are eye-popping. The National Association of Realtors tallied $22.2 million between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31, according to newly filed disclosure reports. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Money spent on lobbying by corporations, trade associations and...

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This January 2018 photo shows barbecue beer beef stew in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Katie Workman via AP)

Let’s just start by saying that the words beef, beer and barbecue in a recipe title...

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Ken Mills, a Wyoming Game and Fish Department large carnivore biologist, inspects the carcass of 1037F, a three-year-old female wolf from the Togwotee pack that had likely been killed in a scuffle with the Slate Creek pack. “This is really dynamic stuff,” Mills said of recent changes in the Gros Ventre. “Wolves are acting kind of like Yellowstone wolves right now when they’re at a high density and stressed.” Ryan Dorgan / News & Guide

Save for trails of scurrying rodents and occasional deep depressions from moose, the...



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Report calls for hog farm moratorium

FILE - In this April 28, 2009, file photo, a hog stands in a pen at a farm near Perry, Iowa. A new report released Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, on the rapid expansion of hog farms in Iowa concludes that the state's regulatory system is failing to protect the environment and public health for the sake of profit of the politically powerful livestock industry. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

DES MOINES, Iowa — A new report on the rapid expansion of hog farms in Iowa calls for a moratorium on new barns and concludes that the state’s regulatory system is failing to protect the environment and public health for the sake of profit of the politically powerful livestock industry.


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