Work on Bonneville Joint School District 93’s new high school has been underway for several weeks. Crews have been preparing the grounds for construction of the $63.5 million project. Monte LaOrange / mlaorange@postregister.com

Bonneville Joint School District 93 ceremoniously broke ground today on its soon-to-be largest comprehensive high school. If all goes according to plan, the school’s front doors... More >>

President Barack Obama and Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton wave together during the third day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Idaho delegates to the Democratic National Convention are returning home from Philadelphia following the nomination of Hillary Clinton. It’s the first time in U.S. history that a woman... More >>

Friends and supporter of Jack Yantis, pictured here, donated more than $16,500 to a GoFundMe account for the family after his death. Courtesy photo

Two Adams County sheriff’s deputies won’t face criminal charges in the death of a 62-year-old rancher, the Idaho Attorney General’s Office said Friday. “There is... More >>

File-This June 21, 2016, file photo shows North Carolina NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, center at podium gesturing during a news conference in Richmond, Va. A federal appeals court on Friday, July 29, 2016, blocked a North Carolina law that required voters to produce photo identification and follow other rules disproportionately affecting minorities, finding that the law was intended to make it harder for blacks to vote in the presidential battleground state. Rev. Barber, said in an interview that the ruling was a powerful victory for civil rights and for democracy. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — Courts dealt setbacks to Republican efforts in three states to restrict voting, blocking a North Carolina law requiring photo identification, loosening a similar measure... More >>

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, shakes hands with the Commander of Turkish Air Forces General Abidin Una during a meeting with the top-level military chiefs at the Presidential palace in Ankara, Turkey, on Friday, July 29, 2016. Erdogan met with Hulusi Akar, the four-star general who retained his position as chief of staff following a Supreme Military Council meeting, as well as other top military brass of the Turkish armed forces (Kayhan Ozer/Presidential Press Service, Pool Photo via AP)

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s president slammed the United States on Friday, claiming it was not standing firmly against a failed military coup and accused it of harboring the... More >>
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Idaho Falls is one of many Gem State communities to benefit from tourist traffic to Yellowstone National Park. this year 91 percent of national park visitors will drive to their national park vacation this year rather than fly, according to a AAA Idaho news release. Getty Images

Motivated in part by low gas prices and a centennial anniversary, 91 percent of national...

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Idaho Falls center fielder Nick Heath follows through on his first-inning double during Friday’s game against Grand Junction at Melaleuca Field. Photo courtesy of Steve Thayer

Everything felt familiar for five innings Friday. The Idaho Falls Chukars trailed...

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In this May 23, 2016 photo, arborist Jim Clark inches up a giant sequoia to collect new growth from its canopy in the southern Sierra Nevada near Camp Nelson, Calif. Clark volunteers with Archangel Ancient Tree Archive, a nonprofit group that collects genetic samples from ancient trees and clones them in a lab to be planted in the forest. The group believes the giant sequoias and costal redwoods are blessed with some of the heartiest genetics of any trees on earth and that propagating them will help reverse climate change. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)

CAMP NELSON, Calif. (AP) — At the foot of a giant sequoia in California’s...

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FILE - In a Tuesday, July 5, 2016 file photo, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., speaks during a news conference, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. On Sunday, July 24, 2016, Wasserman Schultz announced she would step down as DNC chairwoman at the end of the party's convention. Her resignation follows the leak of some 19,000 emails, presumably stolen by hackers and posted to the website Wikileaks, that suggest the DNC favored Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrats are opening their national convention in Philadelphia...

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This July 2016 photo shows classic Swiss fondue in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Katie Workman via AP)

Food as fashion has never made a lot of sense to me. Kale is out (no, not really),...

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Death Valley National Park is one of several national parks designated as a Dark Sky Park, with significantly dark skies over a broad area and a commitment to keep them that way. Terry Thomas

Throughout the millennia, the night sky has always been a place of inspiration. But the...

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In this photo taken on Thursday, July 28, 2016, the Palace Theatre in London shows advertising for the new Harry Potter play. Nine years after J.K. Rowling's final novel about the boy wizard, Harry has returned, on the stage and the page - and he's still producing commercial alchemy. "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," a two-part stage drama that picks up 19 years after the novels ended, has its gala opening Saturday at London's Palace Theatre, and is all-but sold out through December 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON (AP) — There are fans with wands and wizard costumes, midnight book parties...

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Activities kick off 105th War Bonnet Roundup

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Garrett Smith from Rexburg rides a bull at the 2012 National High School Rodeo finals in Casper, Wyo. In high school, Garrett won the all-around cowboy title three times and has competed at past War Bonnet Roundups.

A carnival-like event and a golf tournament are among city-wide festivities that lead up to the main event — three days of the 105th War Bonnet Roundup

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