Pat Sutphin / psutphin@postregister.com Josi Young rides for a score of 75 during his bareback ride on the first night of the War Bonnet Roundup Rodeo on Thursday at Sandy Downs. Young currently sits on in third place. Pat Sutphin / psutphin@postregister.com

The bright lights and packed stands of Sandy Downs were especially kind to Rigby cowboy Wyatt Hurst on Thursday as the 104th War Bonnet Roundup began. A collective cheer rose from the... More >>

With water levels low in the Island Park Reservoir the boat docks are seldom used this time of year. The West End of the reservoir has long been a favorite camping area for local families and recreationists. It’s isolated, pretty and full of opportunities for ATV fun. Joyce Edelfsen for the Post Register

ISLAND PARK — When are campgrounds not really campgrounds? Both the West End and Pole Bridge areas have campground signs at their entries, but the areas have officially been... More >>

Construction of the temple began in 1940, and hundreds travelled to see the event. Progress slowed in 1941, when men and materials were scarce due to World War II. The temple was completed in 1945. Post Register file

Of all the buildings in Idaho Falls, one stands out for both its beauty and cultural significance. The Idaho Falls Temple was the eighth temple constructed by The Church of Jesus Christ... More >>

From left to right, Japanese sister city youth delegates Hina Nishino, Kana Kawamata and Miku Miura dust for fingerprints at the Idaho Falls Police Department crime lab Tuesday during a tour of the police facilities. Pat Sutphin / psutphin@postregister.com

It’s Miku Miura’s first visit to the United States, and already the 17-year-old has photographed geysers in Yellowstone National Park, climbed on a flashy police SWAT vehicle and... More >>

A woman climbs the last pitch on Baxter Pinnacle in Grand Teton National Park on Saturday. The park recently opened the area to rock climbers after it had been closed to protect nesting falcons. The pinnacle is near the mouth of Cascade Canyon on the west side of Jenny Lake. Jerry Painter photo

We arrived at the base of the last pitch of climbing on Baxter Pinnacle just in time to watch a climber struggle with the route’s hardest move. He would reach up tentatively, his... More >>
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Minnesota Twins' Eddie Rosario follows through on a three-run home run off Seattle Mariners starting pitcher J.A. Happ during the first inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis, Thursday, July 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

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A woman climbs the last pitch on Baxter Pinnacle in Grand Teton National Park on Saturday. The park recently opened the area to rock climbers after it had been closed to protect nesting falcons. The pinnacle is near the mouth of Cascade Canyon on the west side of Jenny Lake. Jerry Painter photo

We arrived at the base of the last pitch of climbing on Baxter Pinnacle just in time to...

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In this Nov. 6, 2014, file photo, entertainer Bill Cosby, left, and his wife Camille share a laugh as they tell a story about collecting on of the pieces in the upcoming exhibit, Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art in Washington. The public has begun to weigh in on the Smithsonians exhibition featuring Cosbys art collection. The Smithsonian released 35 email messages to The Associated Press. Of those, at least 30 call for the National Museum of African Art to take down its Conversations exhibition featuring Cosbys art. The protests come in the wake of revelations Cosby admitted under oath that he obtained drugs to give to women with whom he wanted to have sex. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

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Bill Aller has fond memories of War Bonnet

Bill Aller cradles the custom-carved gun he won at the 2000 War Bonnet in steer wrestling. Bill Aller turns a steer in Lewistown, Mont., back in 1968 when he was riding the PRCA circuit full time.

Bill Aller has been rodeoing a long, long time, and even though he won’t be competing in this year’s War Bonnet Rodeo, he credits staying active as a rodeo participant with enhancing his life into his 70s.

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