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The corona and prominences are seen during Monday’s total solar eclipse over Idaho Falls. John Roark / jroark@postregister.com

As the last of the sun’s blinding rays were blocked out by the shadow of the moon, the sun’s silver-blue corona became visible and a whoop rang out along Idaho Falls’ River... More >>

Charles Rich of Middletown, Conn., watches the eclipse at Melaleuca Field in Idaho Falls, Idaho on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. (John Roark/The Idaho Post-Register via AP)

The Latest on the total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., from Oregon to South Carolina (all times MDT): 12:50 p.m. The first total solar eclipse to sweep the U.S. coast to coast in... More >>

In this Jan. 22, 2017, photo provided by U.S. Navy, the USS John S. McCain conducts a patrol in the South China Sea while supporting security efforts in the region. The guided-missile destroyer collided with a merchant ship on Monday, Aug. 21, in waters east of Singapore and the Straits of Malacca. (James Vazquez/U.S. Navy via AP)

SINGAPORE (AP) — A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer collided with a tanker early Monday in waters east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca, and at least 10 sailors are missing... More >>

In this Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 photo, people gather at the Symbiosis Gathering in Ochoco State Forest in Oregon to prepare for Monday's total solar eclipse. The temporary city built from the dust in the path of eclipse totality is home for a week to about 30,000 people. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP)

Millions of Americans converged on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday for a wondrous couple of minutes in the first... More >>

Photos by John Roark / jroark@postregister.com Spectators look on as 23,000 rubber ducks are dropped into the Snake River during the 27th annual Greenbelt Duck Race hosted by the Idaho Falls Rotary Club on Saturday. The annual race helps pay for projects like the greenbelt and park improvements in the Idaho Falls area. Photo/ John Roark, jroark@postregister.com

Glenn Courtright, of West Jordan, Utah, was the grand prize winner at the 27th annual Great Snake River Greenbelt Duck Race Saturday on River Parkway. Courtright won a fully loaded 2017... More >>
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