Sgt. Malin Reynolds explains the differences between the shotgun and 40 mm launcher at the Idaho Falls Police Department on March 22. Reynolds said the less than lethal projectiles used in the shotgun are more dangerous than the 40 mm projectiles used in the launcher. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

Twice in his 22 year career, Idaho Falls Police Department Sgt. Malin Reynolds had to break out the “big guns” in order to take someone into custody.  But the “... More >>

Briar Morrow, 16, poses for a photo Monday at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Morrow, a 10th-grader, has attended Idaho Virtual Academy since seventh grade and says the flexibility allows her to volunteer more and take college level courses at her own pace. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

Briar Morrow hopes her volunteer work at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center will help her with her dream of becoming a doctor. The 16-year-old Idaho Falls girl started to volunteer at... More >>

Burt Butler has been the trial court administrator for Idaho’s Seventh Judicial District for the past 25 years. Butler is looking forward to spending time exploring Idaho’s wilderness after his retirement Monday. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

Burt Butler did not intend to make a career in the American justice system, let alone spend 25 years overseeing Idaho’s Seventh Judicial District.  The longtime trial court... More >>

Street art is seen in Pugsslane along B Street in downtown Idaho Falls on Thursday. Pugsslane was created by Gibby Smede, 19, for her senior project while at Compass Academy and named after her pug, Cadence. The alley reduces graffiti in other areas of downtown, according to Idaho Falls Downtown Development Corporation Executive Director Catherine Smith. John Roark / jroark@postregister.com

There’s a treasure hiding in an alleyway in Idaho Falls. Named Pugsslane by creator Gibby Smede, the alley serves as an artists haven in the community. The alley serves as an area... More >>

First lady Melania Trump watches as President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron participate in a tree planting ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron were sitting down Tuesday for private talks covering a lengthy agenda, including the future of the Iran... More >>
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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after loosing the ball as Utah Jazz's Royce O'Neale, left, Donovan Mitchell (45) and Ricky Rubio, right, defend in the first half during Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

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In this March 24, 2018 photo, Jan Rose Kasmir holds a sign with a photo of her offering a flower to soldiers in a 1967 protest against the Vietnam War, during a rally for gun safety laws in Bluffton, S.C. Kasmir gave up protesting when public opposition failed to stop the Iraq War in 2003. But after the 2017 Women's March, she returned to the lines this spring to rally for gun control near her home in Hilton Head, South Carolina, joining a series of recent protests by millions of Americans demanding change. "I think we've reached a tipping point," Kasmir said. (Courtesy Jan Rose Kasmir via AP)

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This photo provided by Annie Selke shows her Merry Go Round hooked rug, Inspired by a piece of 1950s art she found in France. The rug is modern and playful. (Annie Selke via AP)

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After checking for danger, a white-tailed antelope squirrel takes a break and stretches out on the sandstone of Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada. Terry Thomas / news@postregister.com

Like many people, cute animals find a real soft spot with me. It really isn’t...



This image released by Marvel Studios shows, front row from left, Danai Gurira, Chadwick Boseman, Chris Evans, Scarlet Johansson and Sebastian Stan in a scene from "Avengers: Infinity War," premiering on April 27. (Chuck Zlotnick/Marvel Studios via AP)

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