President Donald Trump with, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, left, and Vice President Mike Pence, speaks in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, March 23, 2018, about the $1.3 trillion spending bill. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump grudgingly signed a $1.3 trillion federal spending measure Friday and averted a midnight government shutdown — but only after... More >>

Chairman Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., left, speaks with Sen. James Risch, R-Idaho, before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing May 11. Risch made national headlines Friday after he tried to hold up the federal spending bill in an effort to prevent a wilderness area from being renamed for former Democratic Gov. Cecil Andrus. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

A central Idaho wilderness area will be renamed after late Gov. Cecil Andrus, despite a last-minute attempt to block it by Idaho U.S. Sen. Jim Risch. The White Clouds will now be known... More >>

A Bureau of Land Management employee recently discovered thousands of nails at the St. Anthony Sand Dunes. The nails are the results of the illegal burning of pallets. Brigham Young University-Idaho students and other volunteers will go to the dunes to clean up debris Saturday. courtesy Bureau of Land Management

A news release sent out by the Bureau of Land Management last week sparked a wildfire of internet discussion of litter at the St. Anthony Sand Dunes. The release quoted a BLM employee... More >>

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, right, with White House Director of Legislative Affairs and Assistant Marc Short, talks to reporters in the Brady press briefing room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump cast doubt on whether he would back a $1.3 trillion spending bill needed to avert a government shutdown Friday, saying he was “... More >>

Republican candidates Tommy Ahlquist and Lt. Gov. Brad Little shake hands during the 2018 Gubernatorial Economic Development Forum at the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center on Thursday. John Roark / jroark@postregister.com

BLACKFOOT — Four of the five main major-party candidates for governor outlined their views on economic development-related issues at a forum on Thursday. Taking questions from a... More >>
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In this Feb. 12, 2018 photo, University of Vermont student veterans Thomas Moore, left, and Dan Wright, participate in a class studying Homer's "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey" in Burlington, Vt. The Greek poet wrote in detail familiar to modern soldiers about the discipline of war and the difficulties many service members face when they return home. Homer-for-veterans is the brainchild of Dartmouth College classics professor Roberta Stewart, who is now hoping for a grant that will allow her to expand the idea nationwide. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring)

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