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Many people know of couples who married in their teens and went on to live happily ever after. Shirley Perez’s story is not that story. Raped at 12, married to her rapist at 13... More >>

Historical racing machines are shown inside the now closed Turf Club at Les Bois Park in Boise in this April 2016 photo. After 40 years, Les Bois Park closed its doors for good earlier in 2016 after the Idaho Legislature voted to ban on “historic” horse-racing betting terminals. Idaho Statesman

With the Idaho Secretary of State’s office announcing that it’s likely a ballot initiative authorizing “historical” or “instant racing” will go before... More >>

Campers have a whipped cream fight at Camp Magical Moments in Swan Valley on Friday. John Roark / jroark@postregister.com

Editor’s note: At the request of Camp Magical Moments, the Post Register is not publishing full names of the children interviewed for this story. SWAN VALLEY — Down a gravel... More >>

Walking tourists look at the Kate and Bowen Curley home in the Ridge Avenue Historic District during the 2018 annual walking tour on Saturday. Twelve historic buildings were on display with historic details, including some open to explore inside.

The Ridge Avenue Historic District is filled with old homes that once housed the bankers, developers and farmers of old Idaho Falls. Houses in the neighborhood are like museums, their walls... More >>

Demonstrators block a bus with immigrant children onboard during a protest outside the U.S. Border Patrol Central Processing Center Saturday, June 23, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. Extra law enforcement officials were called in to help control the scene and allow the bus to move out. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Demonstrators led rallies and protests Saturday to decry the separation of immigrant parents from their children by U.S. border authorities, while Democratic... More >>
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States will be able to force shoppers to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision Thursday that will leave shoppers with lighter wallets but is a big win for states. J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press File

Idaho’s internet sales tax stands on firmer legal footing following a Thursday...

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The Post Register’s All-Area Softball Player of the Year Alex Billings, of Idaho Falls, poses for a photo at Tautphaus Park on June 1. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

For nearly every year of recent Idaho Falls High School graduate Alex Billings’s...

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Cadets stand at attention in formation at the Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy in Pierce, Idaho. The Idaho Youth Challenge Academy doesn’t accept kids with felony charges, but it can be used as an alternative to those types of sentences, according to principal Bicker Therien. Steve Hanks/Lewiston Tribune via AP

PIERCE, Idaho (AP) — Maddi Young had a choice to make after living a life fueled by...

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FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, a woman walks on a bridge as heavy traffic moves along the 110 Freeway during rush hour in Los Angeles. From drivers paying more for gas and families bearing heavier child care costs to workers still awaiting decent pay raises to couples struggling to afford a home, people throughout the economy are straining to succeed despite the economy’s gains. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — “The economy,” Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell...

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This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in May 2018 shows grilled flank steak with garlic herb sauce in Brookline, Mass. This recipe appears in the cookbook “Cooking At Home With Bridget And Julia.” (Daniel J. van Ackere/America's Test Kitchen via AP)

We wanted a simple, economical cut of meat for a casual backyard barbecue. After...

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Sheep Falls on the Henry’s Fork is the beginning of a series of falls where the river takes dramatic steps off the rim of the Island Park Caldera.

Just five miles from the watershed of the Missouri River, eastern Idaho’s Henry...



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