File - In this Jan. 9, 2017 file photo, House Assistant Majority Leader Brent J. Crane, R-Nampa, waits for the State of the State address inside the house chambers at the state Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. Crane has recently set up a private security camera to record meetings, but hasn't told anyone they're being recorded. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)

BOISE — An Idaho House leader said Monday he’s set up a security camera in his legislative office to record meetings with fellow lawmakers, lobbyists and constituents in response... More >>

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, left, and Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., right, clink glasses in a toast to each other as they wait to speak at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, after Senators reached an agreement to advance a bill ending government shutdown. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sped toward reopening the government late Monday as Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. They relented in return for... More >>
Due to black ice, Idaho Falls Police Department officials advise drivers to drive only if absolutely necessary and to use extreme caution when driving. Between 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.,... More >>
BOISE — The newly created College of Eastern Idaho gave its first presentation Monday at the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee, which writes the state budget. “This is a... More >>

Night falls on the U.S. Capitol on second day of the federal shutdown as lawmakers negotiate behind closed doors in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sped toward reopening the government Monday, as Senate Democrats dropped their objections to a temporary funding bill in return for assurances from... More >>
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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James dunks the ball against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

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Fiona, a baby Nile Hippopotamus, swims through her enclosure as visitors look on at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Cincinnati. Fiona, born six weeks prematurely at 29 pounds, well below the common 50-100 pound range, and required nonstop critical care by zookeepers to ensure her survival has become a international celebrity. She will reach her first birthday on Jan. 24. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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FILE - In this photo March 22, 2013, file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. There’s plenty that won’t get done if thousands of federal employees are barred from working until dysfunctional Washington agrees on a plan to restore funding. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

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This Jan. 8, 2018 photo shows a cheesy pull-apart whole roasted cauliflower In Bethesda, Md. This dish is from a recipe by Melissa d'Arabian. (Melissa d'Arabian via AP)

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Mike Jackson rides his e-bike through the foothills south of Idaho Falls in December 2017. Courtesy Tana Jackson

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