Kyle Olson organized local tattoo shops to join forces and self-regulate for cleanliness and best tattooing practices. Monte LaOrange /

Tattoos can serve as a lasting memory of something important; an accomplishment, a loved one, a pivotal period in one’s life. Unfortunately, sometimes that lasting memory is an... More >>

This March 25, 2014, file photo shows a machine mixing sand and water before it is pumped underground during a hydraulic fracturing operation in Colorado. Researchers at Idaho National Laboratory’s Center for Advanced Energy Studies are working to find ways to lessen the energy industry’s dependence on fresh water, often used for oil and gas extraction and other mining. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

Water wasn’t always a research focus for the U.S. Department of Energy or the national laboratories. But that changed when U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz took office in 2013... More >>

Isaac Bartlett, 4, aims a water gun at other children at the McCowin Park splash pad in Ammon. Kevin Trevellyan /

As the summer heat hovers around the mid-90s, kids have taken to the McCowin Park splash pad to cool off. Parents found shade under trees, or staked out plots of grass near the pad with... More >>

Retiring County Clerk Ron Longmore glances up at the entrance to the newly renamed Ronald Longmore Centennial Courtroom. The courtroom was renamed to honor Longmore’s 37 years of service. Monte LaOrange /

Longtime Bonneville County Clerk Ron Longmore is preparing to leave office after 37 years. Elected officials traveled from around the state Wednesday to see him off, praise his good work... More >>

President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton appear on stage together on the third day session of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hillary Clinton is set to face the nation with the goal of introducing the woman that speaker after speaker, including a pair of presidents, have spent days... More >>
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In this May 23, 2016 photo, arborist Jim Clark inches up a giant sequoia to collect new growth from its canopy in the southern Sierra Nevada near Camp Nelson, Calif. Clark volunteers with Archangel Ancient Tree Archive, a nonprofit group that collects genetic samples from ancient trees and clones them in a lab to be planted in the forest. The group believes the giant sequoias and costal redwoods are blessed with some of the heartiest genetics of any trees on earth and that propagating them will help reverse climate change. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)

CAMP NELSON, Calif. (AP) — At the foot of a giant sequoia in California’s...

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FILE - In a Tuesday, July 5, 2016 file photo, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., speaks during a news conference, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. On Sunday, July 24, 2016, Wasserman Schultz announced she would step down as DNC chairwoman at the end of the party's convention. Her resignation follows the leak of some 19,000 emails, presumably stolen by hackers and posted to the website Wikileaks, that suggest the DNC favored Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrats are opening their national convention in Philadelphia...

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This July 2016 photo shows classic Swiss fondue in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Katie Workman via AP)

Food as fashion has never made a lot of sense to me. Kale is out (no, not really),...

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Death Valley National Park is one of several national parks designated as a Dark Sky Park, with significantly dark skies over a broad area and a commitment to keep them that way. Terry Thomas

Throughout the millennia, the night sky has always been a place of inspiration. But the...



FILE - In this June 11, 2016 file photo, Steven Tyler performs at the CMA Music Festival at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn. Tyler, a frontman for the rock band Aerosmith, released a country album, Were All Somebody From Somewhere." (Photo by Al Wagner/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — He’s led the bad-boy rock band Aerosmith for decades, written...

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Promoter brought rodeo back home

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Judd Mortensen poses at the Mile High PBR in Prescott Valley, Ariz. An Idaho Falls native, Mortensen now lives in Arizona but he's back each year to help get the War Bonnet Roundup going.

Judd Mortensen helped bring back the War Bonnet Roundup six years ago and he is in it for the long haul.

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