Idaho National Laboratory’s sole scientific glass-blower Russel Lewis works on a project in his workshop Tuesday morning. Taylor Carpenter /

Russel Lewis’ glass-blowing workshop contains four lathes — each with an oxygen or hydrogen torch — along with three cooling ovens. Surrounding them are metal shelves... More >>

In this March 17, 2017 photo, Canyon Mansfield, 14, holds the collar of his dog, Casey, who was killed March 16 by a cyanide-ejecting device placed on public land near his Pocatello, Idaho, home by federal workers to kill coyotes. The cyanide device, called an M-44, is spring-activated and shoots poison that is meant to kill predators. The U.S. Department of Agriculture in November said it would not put the devices on public land in Idaho. (Jordon Beesley/Idaho State Journal via AP)

BOISE — A cyanide device for killing coyotes that spewed the poison on a boy and killed his dog was set up on public land in Idaho in February despite a decision months earlier by... More >>

FILE - This June 19, 2015, file photo, shows the Federal Communications Commission building in Washington. Republicans in the House have followed the Senate in overturning an Obama-era broadband privacy regulation that set tough restrictions on what companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T could do with customers’ personal information. It still needs President Donald Trump’s signature. Consumer advocates and Democrats have slammed Republicans for gutting the Federal Communications Commission’s regulation, saying it will leave Americans online unprotected; Republicans and industry groups counter that spiking the rule just maintains the status quo. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill an online privacy regulation, a move that could eventually allow internet providers such as... More >>

FILE - In this Tuesday, March 28, 2017 file photo, demonstrators gather in front of the White House in Washington, during a rally against President Donald Trump's Energy Independence Executive order. Environmental groups are preparing to go to court to battle Trump's efforts to roll back his predecessor's plans to curb global warming. But they say their first order of business is to mobilize a public backlash against an executive order Trump signed on Tuesday that eliminates many restrictions of fossil fuel production. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — Environmental groups that have hired scores of new lawyers in recent months are prepared to go to court to fight a sweeping executive order from President Donald Trump... More >>

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street on her way to the House of Commons in London, Wednesday March 29, 2017. May will speak to Parliament to announce that Britain is set to formally file for divorce from the European Union Wednesday, ending a 44-year relationship, enacting the decision made by U.K. voters in a referendum nine months ago and launching both Britain and the bloc into uncharted territory. (AP Photo/ Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON (AP) — Britain is set to formally file for divorce from the European Union Wednesday, walking out on a 44-year relationship, enacting the decision made by U.K. voters in a... More >>
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Hillcrest’s Kyler Hartman, a sophomore, plays in a singles match against Idaho Falls at Hillcrest High School on Tuesday afternoon. Taylor Carpenter /

At Melaleuca Field, the Idaho Falls High School baseball team began its 4A District 5-6...

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This undated fluorescence-colored microscope image made available by the National Institutes of Health in September 2016 shows a culture of human breast cancer cells. Environmental risks and heredity get the most blame for cancer, but new research released on Thursday, March 23, 2017 suggests random chance may play a bigger role than people realize: Healthy cells naturally make mistakes when they multiply, typos in your DNA that can leave new cells carrying cancer-prone genetic mutations. (Ewa Krawczyk/National Cancer Institute via AP)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cancer patients often wonder “why me?” Does their...

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President Donald Trump talks about the health care overhaul bill, Friday, March 24, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s accusation that his predecessor ordered snooping of his communications has fallen apart, slapped down by the FBI chief and again by the Republican leading the House intelligence committee, a Trump ally. The president gave up on arguing that Barack Obama tapped his phones, and he doesn’t give up on anything easily. A look at how that sensational charge and a variety of other statements by the president, on Russia, immigration, health care and more, met reality checks over the past week. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s accusation that his predecessor...

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This March 2017 photo shows a Greek salad with flank steak in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Katie Workman via AP)

Quite often, I think a simple Greek salad is perfect as is, no adornments needed. But you...

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Spencer Higa hauls in a brown trout in Iceland during filming of “The Hidden” by Western Waters Media. The film will show Saturday at the International Fly Fishing Film Festival IF4 at the Paramount Theater in Idaho Falls. Courtesy International Fly Fishing Festival

The International Fly Fishing Film Festival IF4 will stop Saturday in Idaho Falls for the...



In this March 16, 2017 photo provided by The Strong museum, the 12 finalists for induction this year into The Strong museum's World Video Game Hall of Fame are pictured at the museum in Rochester, New York. The finalists, from left, are: top row, "Microsoft Windows Solitaire," "Myst," "Mortal Kombat," "Donkey Kong,'' center, "Final Fantasy VII,'' "Street Fighter II," bottom row, ''Halo: Combat Evolved,'' "Resident Evil," "Portal," "Pokemon Red and Green," "Wii Sports" and "Tomb Raider." The 2017 class will be announced May 4. (Bethany Mosher/The Strong via AP

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The World Video Game Hall of Fame’s 2017 finalists span...

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4-H reaches beyond the farm with Lego robots

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From left, Scott Andersen, 6, and Artimis Glick, 7, listen to Alaena Wilfong, University of Idaho Extension educator, of Idaho Falls, give them instructions in building a robot from Legos during a day camp held at the 4-H office all week. The camp began Monday and concludes this afternoon.

For five afternoons this week, four girls and 13 boys became bona fide engineers when they used Legos to assemble a robot with working motors and sensors. They programed it with an iPad, and took it for a test drive.