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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, speaks in the East Room of the White House on July 26, 2017, in Washington. Ryan stopped in Idaho Falls on Tuesday for undisclosed meetings after having participated in a fundraiser in Boise earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

House Speaker Paul Ryan was in Idaho Falls briefly Tuesday, though officials have been tight-lipped about the purpose of the visit. “Speaker Ryan was glad to visit Idaho today to... More >>

Paul Lang, left, and Peter Smith, came from Essex, England. They are starting a multi-week vacation in Stanley for the eclipse. They had seen one previous eclipse in 1999 in London. It took them four flights to get to Stanley. “Crazy,” said Smith.

STANLEY — For a brief moment, the troubles of the world went away. Several hundred people gathered at a viewing area in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area where they could see... More >>

Shoppers pick out solar eclipse t-shirts at the Idaho Falls Farmers Market on Saturday.

Most solar eclipse visitors have left eastern Idaho by now, though many of their dollars remain. Local businesses generally did well during eclipse weekend, Greater Idaho Falls Chamber... More >>

Laurie Dee, center, looks throws through a telescope at Melaleuca Field in Idaho Falls during the total solar eclipse over Idaho Falls on Monday. John Roark / jroark@postregister.com

The sky was clear and nearly dark at 11:32 a.m. Monday as people at Melaleuca Field pointed their eyes and cameras upward in anticipation of the celestial marvel to follow one minute later... More >>

FILE - In this June 7, 2017 file photo, a coal barge is positioned as a backdrop behind President Donald Trump as he speaks during a rally at the Rivertowne Marina in Cincinnati. President Donald Trump personally promised to activate emergency legal authorities to keep dirty or economically uncompetitive coal plants from shutting down, a top American coal company said. The Trump administration now says it has no plans to do so. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has rejected a coal industry push to win a rarely used emergency order protecting coal-fired power plants, a decision one executive said... More >>
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An unidentified woman watches the approaching eclipse on Monday as hundreds of other tourists stay focused on an eruption of the Old Faithful geyser in Yellowstone National Park. The eclipse drew large crowds to the park and many visitors stayed at the park afterward to enjoy its many sites. Yellowstone Forever / Matt Ludin

Yellowstone National Park continues to see heavy vehicle traffic in the wake of Monday...

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File-This Aug. 13, 2017, file photo shows Justin Thomas hitting from the bunker on the 18th hole during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C. The FedEx Cup isn't the only trophy at stake over the next five weeks. One trophy is known for its $10 million prize, with $9 million in cash. The other is about respect and honor from the other players. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

NEW YORK — The FedEx Cup isn’t the only trophy at stake over the next five...

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This cover image released by Grand Central Publishing shows "Seeing Red," a novel by Sandra Brown. (Grand Central Publishing via AP)

“Seeing Red” (Grand Central Publishing), by Sandra Brown A man’s...

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Forrest Wood, 24, injects heroin into his arm under a bridge along the Wishkah River at Kurt Cobain Memorial Park in Aberdeen, Wash., Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Wood grew up here, watching drugs take hold of his relatives, and he swore to himself that he would get out of this place, maybe spend his days in the woods as a park ranger. But he started taking opioid painkillers as a teenager, and before he knew it he was shooting heroin, a familiar first chapter in the story of American addiction. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) — One-hundred-fifty baskets of pink petunias hang from the...

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This June 24, 2017 photo shows a fava bean tabbouleh in Coronado, Calif. This dish is from a recipe by Melissa d'Arabian. (Melissa d'Arabian via AP)

Beans are an inexpensive and lean source of protein, fiber and micronutrients. But it...

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A tour biker from Missoula, Mont., sets up camp at Bogachiel State Park in a "Hiker/Biker Campsite" on Aug. 2 on the Olympic Peninsula. Many campgrounds have less expensive options for tour bikers. (Jerry Painter photo)

I was sitting at a picnic table at a campground on the Olympic Peninsula and I asked the...

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