According to, solar eclipses happen when the moon moves between the sun and Earth as the moon orbits Earth. Getty Images

Nobody is sure just how many people will flock to a narrow band of eastern Idaho next summer to view the “Great American Eclipse.” But it will be a lot — enough to... More >>

Gary and Jeanette Phillips with their son Joshua at their home in Salmon. Jeannette, a devout Christian, said she has prayed for a solution for her son’s epilepsy. “It’s hard to see your child suffering,” she said. “You want to do anything that’s possible to stop it.”

SALMON — Whether marijuana-based products have medicinal value and should be legalized are matters of debate among Idaho politicians. For one local family, the fight is purely personal... More >>

CBD-based natural medicines on display at the Toledo, Ohio, Hemp Center. In 2013, Ohio authorized medical marijuana includes this form, but not smoked cannabis. These are oral medicines. Getty Images

Cannabidiol, or CBD, oil is a substance derived from the cannabis plant, the same plant which is used as a drug and to produce hemp fiber and hemp seed oil. Like all derivatives of the... More >>

In this Oct. 24, 2016, photo, an early voting sign is placed on the grass at an early voting celebration outside of Jackson Memorial Hospital, on the first day of early voting in Miami. The millions of votes that have been cast already in the U.S. presidential election point to an advantage for Hillary Clinton in critical battleground states, as well as signs of strength in traditionally Republican territory. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The millions of votes that have been cast already in the U.S. presidential election point to an advantage for Hillary Clinton in critical battleground states, as well... More >>

Protesters against the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline block a highway in near Cannon Ball, N.D., on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. Law enforcement officials have asked people protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline to vacate an encampment on private land, and the protesters said no. Protesters are trying to halt construction of the pipeline they fear will harm cultural sites and drinking water for the Standing Rock Sioux. (AP Photo/James MacPherson)

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The prospect of a police raid on an encampment protesting the Dakota Access pipeline faded as night fell Wednesday, with law enforcement making no immediate... More >>
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File- This Nov. 9, 2001, file photo shows the sequin-covered ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in "The Wizard of Oz" at the offices of Profiles in History in Calabasas, Calif. Smithsonian Museum officials started a Kickstarter fundraising drive Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, to repair the iconic slippers from 1939’s “The Wizard of Oz” and create a new state-of-the-art display case for them at the National Museum of American History. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History has...

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In this Oct. 20, 2008, photo provided by Nikola Halycyone Jordan, Jordan poses with her election ballot in Omaha, Neb. Jordan believes the selfies are a great way not only to share her views on the issues, but also to stress the importance of voting and being civically active. A Nebraska lawmaker added a provision to state election law in 2016 to allow ballot selfies. (Mari Zaporowski/Courtesy of Nikola Halycyone Jordan via AP)

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — You probably already know whether you’ll vote for Donald...

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Tina Dixon, owner of Splash Self Serve Pet Spa, washes a dog at her shop in Idaho Falls on Saturday morning. Dixon opened Splash in Janurary 2014. Taylor Carpenter /

Tina Dixon brought a new way to keep pets clean in Idaho Falls. Customers can come to...

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This Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 photo shows a variety of miniature tomatoes displayed for sale at a farmers market in Falls Church, Va. Cooling tomatoes below 54 degrees stops them from making some of the substances that contribute to their taste, say researchers. That robs the fruit of flavor, whether it happens in a home refrigerator or in cold storage before the produce reaches the grocery shelf, according to a report released Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

NEW YORK (AP) — If you buy tomatoes from John Banscher at his farmstand in New...

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You’ve bagged your big game … now what do you do? Courtesy Idaho Fish and Game

You successfully shot a deer, elk or other big game animal. Now the work begins. You want...



This CD cover image released by Columbia Records shows "You Want It Darker," by Leonard Cohen. (Columbia via AP)

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BLM invites comments to Craters grazing policy

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Grasses sway in the breeze at the Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve northeast of Carey. Public comments on proposed changes to grazing policy in the area are being accepted until Dec. 29.

SHOSHONE — Want to see changes made to grazing policies in the Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve?

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