Post Register file / Robert Bower Snowmobiling is one of the most popular passtimes in the Island Park area. But opponents of a national monument fear they could be restricted. Post Register file / Robert Bower

ISLAND PARK — The notion of a national monument in the Caldera around Island Park has spawned a flurry of opposition over the past two years. But a national monument designation in... More >>

Steve Carlin, 73, volunteers his time as a reserve deputy in Owyhee County. He retired as a Boise city firefighter and now lives in a log home he built himself near Marsing. DARIN OSWALD /

Steve Carlin helps keep the peace in Owyhee County. The U.S. Air Force veteran and longtime Boise firefighter, who lives in Marsing, is a reserve deputy with the Owyhee County Sheriff... More >>

Local High School and youth football coaches go over alternative tackling drills that reduce the amount of contact between players during a football clinic Saturday at Rigby High School. Photographer Pat Sutphin /, Date 5/23/2015, Lens 35, ISO 2000, FStop {fstop}, Shutter 1/125, Aperature {aperature},

RIGBY — Concussions ended Scott Criner’s football career. Saturday, Criner helped teach coaches how to prevent that same fate. Criner is the head football coach at Rocky... More >>

Californians Elizabeth Case and Rachel Woods-Robinson got a tour Wednesday of the Experimental Breeder Reactor-I Atomic Museum, west of Idaho Falls. The pair is on a cross-country cycling trip, teaching science lessons at middle schools along the way. Courtesy INL

After battling wind, rain, lightning storms and lost tents, Elizabeth Case and Rachel Woods-Robinson escaped Idaho unscathed Friday. The two California scientists are midway through... More >>

Sandra Carrillo and Joe Heyrend will graduate May 28 from Rigby High School. Carrillo is looking forward to attending Idaho State University, while Heyrend will be attending University of Idaho. Monte LaOrange /

Rigby High School will graduate 293 students Thursday at the school’s 6 p.m. commencement program at Brigham Young University-Idaho in Rexburg. Following are profiles of two... More >>
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Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) fouls Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during the first half in Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr described Stephen Curry’s...

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New horse show added to circuit

Courtesy of Becky Crapo
From left, Jared Crapo, Aralynn Crapo, Emersynn Crapo and Becky Crapo, of Rexburg, display the ribbons they've won competing in the Central Idaho Horse Show Association. Jared and Becky Crapo are organizing a new show, called the Upper Valley Open Horse Show that will be held June 27 at the Madison County Fairgrounds

There are events for every rider regardless of age, ability or horse breed at the Central Idaho Horse Association’s newest event called, the Upper Valley Open Horse Show.

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