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EDITOR’S NOTE: Each Sunday, the Post Register gathers news from the weekly newspapers in Rigby and Challis and summarizes the highlights. For information on these stories or to comment, email news@postregister.com.

A recent study has identified 171 counties across the United States that are “news deserts,” places without a local newspaper. Seven of them are in Idaho. One of them is Clark County.

Scientific innovation and dinosaurs will be the themes for the Museum of Idaho’s 2019 traveling exhibits, the museum announced Friday.

Holiday shopping is in full swing. Local options include ARTmart at The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho and craft fairs at Bonneville and Thunder Ridge high schools.

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WASHINGTON — The number of U.S. active-duty troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border has "pretty much peaked" at the current total of 5,800, the Pentagon's No. 2 official said Thursday.

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Idaho Falls Zoo enthusiasts can now keep an eye on things during the winter months when the facility is closed to visitors.

The idea of 16-year-old students breaking into computer systems and finding secret files may sound like a horrifying scandal. But under the eyes of two teachers in the basement of the University of Idaho-Idaho Falls, finding secret files was the goal.

The Idaho Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit organization devoted to enhancing public awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the humanities in Idaho, has awarded $115,489 in grants.

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Gov. Butch Otter sent stern letters scolding the state Board of Education and state Rep. Wendy Horman for “attempts to steer” a $1 million state software contract to the current vendor in violation of state purchasing laws, a charge both Horman and the state board vigorously denied.

A Boise man who owned more than 30,000 files of child pornography and sexually abused his wife’s daughter — as well as used her in his own child pornography — was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday morning.

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REXBURG — Brigham Young-University Idaho received a report of a sexual assault against a female student which occurred at an off-campus housing unit Sunday evening, according to the university security update.

Christmas romance. Historical fantasy. Star-crossed criminals. On Saturday, six writers gathered in the back room of an Ammon coffee shop to get their ideas down on paper, or at least into Word documents.