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Melaleuca Field grounds keeper Ryan Coleman, finishes spray painting the batters box for a recent Chukars game against the Great Falls Voyagers.

Baseball fans take their seats by the hundreds during any given summer evening at Melaleuca Field to watch the Idaho Falls Chukars play. The announcer lists batters’ names as they... More >>

Flames from the Henry’s Creek Fire burn east of Bull Fork Creek on Wednesday afternoon. As of Friday, the fire had burned more than 50,000 acres. Taylor Carpenter /

Fire managers thought they had the Henry’s Creek Fire in check early Monday. The wind and tinder-dry conditions had other plans. By early Monday afternoon, gusts exceeding 40 mph... More >>

Thousands celebrate the National Park Service’s 100th birthday in Gardiner, Mont., Thursday. The Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday this week with events across the U.S. (Hannah Potes/The Billings Gazette via AP)

The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday this week with events across the U.S. including the creation of a giant, living version of its emblem in Washington, D.C., a... More >>

FILE - This Aug. 20, 2013 file photo shows blood donated in Indianapolis. On Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration recommended that all U.S. blood banks start screening for the Zika virus, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne disease. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government told all U.S. blood banks Friday to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation’s blood supply from the mosquito-... More >>

Skyline wide receiver Carson Lott evades tackles from Idaho Falls defensive backs Elijah Duquette, left, and Kadrian Rolston during the 2015 Emotion Bowl at Ravsten Stadium. Skyline defeated Idaho Falls with a final score of 50-0. (Post Register file photo)

As Skyline High School football coach Scott Berger prepared to watch some state tournament football, the public address announcer caught his ear. Berger was at Twin Falls High School,... More >>
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Taylor Carpenter / Hillcrest High School’s Braydon Snarr tries to out run Skyline High School’s Dominnick Garza during Friday’s game at Ravsten Stadium. Skyline won the game 45-20. Taylor Carpenter /

Kyler Morgan’s first carry of the 2016 high school football season didn’t go...

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This June 27, 2016 photo shows Doubtful Sound, a remote fjord within Fiordland National Park in New Zealand's South Island. The southernmost part of the island offers untouched mountain and ocean wilderness and wildlife galore. (Giovanna Dell'Orto via AP)

CURIO BAY, New Zealand (AP) — As a chilly dusk fell on this tiny bay famous for...

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FILE - In this May 20, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the National Rifle Association convention in Louisville, The National Rifle Association’s political committee is pooling together small contributions to run attack ads against Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic mega-donors, including George Soros and Tom Steyer, are...

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This undated photo provided by New Ravenna shows their Hare Apparent, shown here in Absolute White and Ruby jewel glass, which is part of the Kiddo collection by Cean Irminger for New Ravenna. New mosaic tiles play with dimension, pattern and materials and this particular design from the collection features playful images created from white and ruby jewel glass using a water jet process. (Sara Baldwin/New Ravenna via AP)

Blending art, architecture and design, mosaic tile is one of the oldest forms of wall and...

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Robin, Mary and Nancy Stewart approach the summit of Leatherman Peak, Idaho’s second highest point, on Saturday morning. In the background is the southern end of the Lost River Range and in the far distance the Lemhi Range. (Jerry Painter photo)

It’s all about perspective. Nancy Stewart was about 30 yards from the summit of...



A postcard promotes “Reflections — Glass Artists of Idaho,” which open Saturday at Mad Dog Gallery in Challis. Each of the featured artists has gained a measure of national or international acclaim. submitted photo

Five Idaho glass artists will display their genius in design and color composition in...

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4-H: It’s a real family affair

Beef judge Glen Landrus gives a pointer to contestant Chloe Rowland, 12, of Cottonwood during showing and fitting competition at the Idaho County Fair.

COTTONWOOD — Anyone looking for an indication of just how important 4-H is to the Idaho County Fair might have noticed T’s Tornado Potatoes booth.

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