Rick Aman, shown speaking at a Nov. 29 College of Eastern Idaho candidate forum, will be the first president of the College of Eastern Idaho. Aman was announced Wednesday as CEI’s president. John Roark / jroark@postregister.com

The College of Eastern Idaho on Wednesday got both a new old president and a $1.73 million gift that will let it make some major improvements to its health and science programs. After a... More >>

An artist’s rendering of the to-be-built Maeck Family Foundation Education Center at the Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park. The center’s tentative location is near the zoo’s entrance and gift shop. city of Idaho Falls

A tentative site for the Maeck Family Foundation Education Center has been chosen at the Idaho Falls Zoo. The location — which could move pending site plans, geological surveys or... More >>

The new Thunder Ridge High School is seen during a tour on Dec. 1. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

Bonneville Joint School District 93’s newest high school is on track to open in time for the next school year. At the start of this month the building was 60 to 70 percent done... More >>

Andy Pennington addresses Post Register employees during an all-staff meeting Tuesday to share changes to the Post Register’s operations. Pennington has taken over as the Post Register’s publisher. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

The publisher of the Idaho State Journal is taking over as the publisher of all of PNG Media’s publications in eastern Idaho, including the Post Register. Andy Pennington,... More >>

FILE - This Sept. 27, 2017 file photo shows Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., center, joining Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and other GOP lawmakers to talk about the Republicans' proposed rewrite of the tax code for individuals and corporations, at the Capitol in Washington. The Republican tax plan will deliver a swift adrenaline shot to the economy that will send hundreds of billions pouring into federal tax coffers, the Trump administration asserts in a new analysis. House and Senate negotiators are rushing to finalize the tax legislation and deliver the promised measure to President Donald Trump before Christmas. Trump will try on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 to sell the American people on an unpopular GOP tax overhaul. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)

WASHINGTON — House and Senate GOP leaders forged an agreement Wednesday on a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax laws, paving the way for final votes next week to slash taxes... More >>
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President Donald Trump steps off Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. Trump is returning from a trip to his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

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