Yellowstone National Park is expecting a high volume of traffic this holiday weekend and rangers will be conducting traffic checkpoints along with local law enforcement. In this August 2013 photo bison cross the road in Yellowstone National Park, causing a traffic jam. Getty Images

Park rangers are conducting traffic safety checkpoints in Yellowstone National Park this weekend. The goals of the checkpoints are to “identify and correct traffic and safety... More >>

This September 2009 file photo shows the Norris Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. U.S. authorities will not try to force four men accused of walking onto a sensitive hot spring at Yellowstone National Park to return from their homes in Canada for prosecution, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Wyoming said. The men are charged with misdemeanors that don’t meet the legal standard to force their return to face prosecution, spokesman John Powell said. (AP Photo/Beth Harpaz,File)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. authorities say they will not try to force four men accused of walking onto a sensitive hot spring at Yellowstone National Park to return from their homes in... More >>

Alana Garcia will graduate from Hillcrest High School next month. After taking some time off school to work, Garcia wants to attend college to become a forensic scientist. Pat Sutphin /

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fifth installment in a series of articles profiling graduates from local high schools. The student profiled in this article was handpicked by school... More >>

FILE - In this May 24, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event in Albuquerque, N.M. According to an AP count: Trump has reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president. Trump, the only remaining GOP candidate left in the race, will go on to accept the nomination at the party's national convention in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump on Thursday reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president, completing an unlikely rise that has upended the... More >>

A boat traveling up the Snake River in Idaho Falls capsized Tuesday evening after a problem occurred with its anchor dragging on the riverbottom. Courtesy Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office

A 4-year-old boy remained in the intensive care unit at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center on Wednesday afternoon after the boat he was in capsized Tuesday in Idaho Falls. Dennis... More >>
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In this Oct. 10, 2015, file photo, Baylor head coach Art Briles watches during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Kansas in Lawrence, Kan. Baylor University's board of regents says it will fire Briles and re-assign university President Kenneth Starr in response to questions about its handling of sexual assault complaints against players. The university said in a statement Thursday, May 26, 2016, that it had suspended Briles "with intent to terminate." Starr will leave the position of president on May 31, but the school says he will serve as chancellor. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University’s board of regents said Thursday that it...

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In a Feb. 10, 2016 photo, a pattern of carefully arranged and color-sorted stones form a rainbow trout on a sand bar near Livingston, Mont. Most of the works of natural guerilla art measure several feet across. The anonymous artist behind the work is known only as "Montana Banksy," or "MB." (Hunter D'Antuono/Livingston Enterprise)

LIVINGSTON, Mont. — A notion exists that humanity cannot improve on nature — a...

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In this photo taken Thursday, May 19, 2016, crosses placed by anti-abortion protesters stand in the lawn outside the South Wind Women's Center in Wichita, Kan. Julie Burkhart, the executive director at the clinic, has vowed to keep the facility open through planned protests this summer marking the 25th anniversary of the 1991 Summer of Mercy protests that led to nearly 2,700 arrests at this and other clinics in Wichita. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Thousands of anti-abortion activists gathered in Wichita in...

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In this picture taken on Friday, March. 18, 2016 a platter of Sibiu salami, the local king of the smoked sausages, is presented to the media during a press conference, in Bucharest, Romania. Traditional foods enjoyed by generations of Romanians from Transylvanian cheese, plum jam and succulent salami, a favorite of the son of late Communist leader Nicolae Ceausescu, are getting an unexpected boost thanks to the European Union. (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru) ROMANIA OUT

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Traditional foods enjoyed by generations of Romanians...

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Sometimes the low-tech solution, such as this rain poncho, can work the best. Getty Images

A few years ago, some friends and I decided to hike from the South Teton Canyon up to...



In this image released by Disney, Mia Wasikowska appears in a scene from "Alice Through The Looking Glass." (Peter Mountain/Disney via AP)

“Alice Through the Looking Glass ,” like its predecessor, owes very little to...

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U.S. producer prices up first time in 3 months

FILE - In this Friday, June 5, 2015, file photo, Sarah Hinkes places freshly baked bread onto a rack at Zak the Baker in Miami. On Friday, May 13, 2016, the Labor Department reports on U.S. producer price inflation in April. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

WASHINGTON — Prices charged by U.S. manufacturers, farmers and other producers rose for the first time since January, lifted by higher costs for gas, steel and medicines.

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