Emily Bohman, of Idaho Falls, looks at magazines at the Idaho Falls Public Library on Friday afternoon. Taylor Carpenter / tcarpenter@postregister.com

Throw away your preconceived notions of what you think a library is. The Idaho Falls Public Library is a happening place, one where employees eschew shushing. The library occupies a 75,... More >>

Capt. Harry Guleke, center, and his crew leaving from Salmon for Lewiston on Oct. 22, 1919. (Guleke is misspelled on the photographer’s notation.) Lemhi County Museum Collection

SALMON — The wild and scenic river that frames this small mountain community and which takes its name from the iconic fish will be showcased in a Lemhi County Historical Society... More >>

In this Oct. 29, 2008, file photo, wind turbines dot the landscape east of Wasco, Ore. California, Hawaii, Oregon, New York and many other Democratic-leaning states have ambitious goals to wean themselves off fossil fuels, but doing so requires an investment in renewable energy that could be in jeopardy now that Donald Trump has assumed the presidency. (Jamie Francis/The Oregonian via AP, File)

HONOLULU (AP) — President Donald Trump has disputed climate change, pledged a revival of coal and disparaged wind power, and his nominee to head the Energy Department was once highly... More >>

People stop to take a photo of a gas station damaged by an apparent tornado, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Albany, Ga. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency in several counties, including Cook, that have suffered deaths, injuries and severe damage from weekend storms. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)

ADEL, Ga. (AP) — First there was the roar of the wind, then mere seconds to scoop up her grandson and run: Bridgit Simmons and her family knew the weekend storms that claimed more than... More >>

Kevin Trevellyan / ktrevellyan@postregister.com Meals on Wheels driver Rachel Barney loads food into an Idaho Falls Senior Citizens Community Center van Thursday morning. Barney delivers dozens of meals to seniors in central Idaho Falls from Monday through Friday.

Rachel Barney’s white Ford Transit front-wheel drive cargo van contains dozens of meals at the start of her route — chicken-fried steaks one day, hot turkey sandwiches another... More >>
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This 2011 file photo shows a grizzly bear roaming near Beaver Lake in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. Jim Urquhart / Associated Press

BOISE — The Idaho Department of Fish and Game introduced a bill Monday outlining the...

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NASCAR driver Kyle Busch waves during an appearance at the Toyota stand at the North American International Auto show Jan. 9 in Detroit. Carlos Osorio / Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR is dramatically changing its format for the upcoming season...

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In this Jan. 3, 2017 photo, creative director and master instructor Jesse Alexander leads a spinning class at Brooklyn's IMAXShift in New York. Participants pedal on stationary bicycles watching images on an IMAX screen in a theatre-like setting. Stunning visuals of the solar system, soaring aerial shots of the world's major cities, the scenic coastlines flash by as people pedaling to the beat with music-reactive visuals timed to the instructor's choreography providing a sensory overloading experience. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

MIAMI (AP) — It’s only mid-January and dedication to that New Year’s...

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An image of the inauguration of President Donald Trump is displayed behind White House press secretary Sean Spicer as he speaks at the White House, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s “running war” on the media is...

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This November 2016 photo shows soft pretzels with hot Cheddar cheese beer dip in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Sarah Crowder via AP)

It is easy enough to put out bag after bag of chips during a Sunday football-watching...

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More bison in Yellowstone National Park means more dead and dying bison to feed wolves and other predators and scavengers. In this 2005 photo the Mollie’s wolf pack surrounds a weak bison in the Pelican Valley. Doug Smith / Yellowstone National Park

When Yellowstone National Park’s aching cold and deep snow claims the lives of...

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Baxter Black: A journey to the FDA

I have never seen the Taj Mahal, the Vatican or Fort Knox, all monoliths wrapped in mystery, placed beyond politics, Google and the Rubix Cube. But I can now claim I have seen the FDA in the Land of Acronyms, Washington, D.C., and survived. In my case, it was the FDA, CVM … Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine.

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