Shoichi Yukawa, father of Haruna Yukawa, one of two Japanese hostages held by the Islamic State group, speaks during an interview at his home in Chiba, near Tokyo Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Japanese officials are working to verifying a new message purported to be from the Islamic State group holding the hostages. The Associated Press could not verify the contents of the message, which varied greatly from previous videos released by the Islamic State group, which now holds a third of both Syria and Iraq. (AP Photo/Asahi Shimbun, Yasuhiro Sugimoto, Pool)

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s prime minister said he was “speechless” after an online video purported to show one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group... More >>

A snow plane stands ready to accommodate passengers Saturday in Tetonia. The vehicle basically is a wingless airplane mounted on skis, what some would consider an early version of a snowmobile. Back in the day, “It was about the only means of transportation in the winter,” snow plane owner Clark Lenz said. Pat Sutphin /

TETONIA — Daryl Zohner got his first look at a snow plane back in the late 1960s. At the time, he was fishing at Jackson Lake in the dead of winter. “I was standing in... More >>

Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward, left, steals the ball from Brooklyn Nets center Mason Plumlee (1) in the second quarter during an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Trey Burke started on the bench again but was hard to miss once he got in the game. He turned his frustration into aggressiveness and scored 15 points in the... More >>

Colorful and fun, Salmon River bracelets by Susan Goodenow are a popular item with everyone. The scientist-turned-jewelry-artist is right at home in Salmon. Ilona McCarty for the Post Register

SALMON – Susan Goodenow had a successful career in Denver in the 1990s when her mother became ill. Goodenow decided to quit her job in the Colorado oil and gas industry — a... More >>

FILE - This Oct. 22, 2012 file photo shows a view from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. For those who know and love the Grand Canyon, the names of its historic lodges are synonymous with the national park itself. But the right to use those names is ripe for debate after a longtime Grand Canyon concessionaire applied to trademark them. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, file)

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — To those who know and love the Grand Canyon, the names of its historic lodges are synonymous with the national park itself. Phantom Ranch, Bright Angel... More >>
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Derrick Stacey of Bonneville meets with his head coach Zairrick Wadsworth while on an official timeout during the Tiger-Grizz Invitational 98 pound Championship match against Kade Lincoln of Skyline on Saturday at Skyline High School. Lincoln defeated Stacey with a decision of 7-0. Photographer Pat Sutphin /, Date 1/24/2015, Lens 130, ISO 4000, FStop {fstop}, Shutter 1/160, Aperature {aperature},

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FILE - In this May 9, 2009 file photo, The Dead, formerly the Grateful Dead, perform at the Forum in the Inglewood section of Los Angeles, Calif. Grateful Dead fans want Chicagos Soldier Field to allow a campout-style atmosphere during a weekend of concerts in July 2015 billed as the bands very last, but city officials say they wont be making that decision any time soon. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — Fans of the Grateful Dead want a campout style atmosphere during...

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