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Egin Lakes has become one of the most important recharge sites in the upper portion of the aquifer. As irrigation season begins and recharge tapers off, the effort is still ongoing there. Post Register file

Two consecutive good water years have been a major boon for the East Snake Plain Aquifer, the key water source for cities and agricultural producers from St. Anthony to the Magic Valley. The... More >>

Author Tara Westover signs her book “Educated” for Francie Radecki during the VIP event at the Terra Blanca Wine Bar before a Northwest Book Club event held at the Bing Theater on Thursday night. Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review

SPOKANE, Wash. — In her quest for a formal education, Tara Westover taught herself algebra. It helped the daughter of survivalist parents, who’d never attended school, gain... More >>

People react outside the unification center at the Alamo Gym, following a shooting at Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Hardworking. Funny. Loving. Grieving family and friends recalled the endearing qualities of some of the victims of Friday’s mass shooting at a Texas... More >>

Evacuee Michael Hauanao, 32, watches a clip on a phone showing volcano activities at a makeshift donation center as clouds turn red from lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision near Pahoa, Hawaii Friday, May 18, 2018. Hawaii residents covered their faces with masks after a volcano menacing the Big Island for weeks exploded, sending a mixture of pulverized rock, glass and crystal into the air in its strongest eruption of sandlike ash in days. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — In the weeks since Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano began erupting, dozens of homes have burned from oozing lava, people have fled their homes and plumes of steam... More >>

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle leave after their wedding ceremony at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Ben Birchhall/pool photo via AP)

WINDSOR, England (AP) — The son of British royalty and the daughter of middle-class Americans wed Saturday in a service that reflected Prince Harry’s royal heritage, Meghan... More >>
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Amy White anchors Shelley to the win the 3A girls 4x100-meter relay finals Saturday at the 3A state championships in Middleton. White also competed in the 4x200, the 4x400 and the 200 for the 3A girls track state champion Russets.

MIDDLETON — The 3A classification will look much different next year, and athletes...

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Visitors gather for a private viewing of the Memphis Belle, a Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress," at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Dayton, Ohio. The World War II bomber Memphis Belle is set to go on display for the first time since getting a yearslong restoration at the museum. The B-17 “Flying Fortress” will be introduced Thursday morning as the anchor of an extensive exhibit in the Dayton-area museum’s World War II gallery. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Robert K. Morgan Jr.’s voice wavered with emotion when he...

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In this Friday, May 11, 2018 photo, Thomas Gray, left, and Lloyd Gray stand together with the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in the background outside Santa Fe, N.M. The Native American brothers were pulled from a campus tour at Colorado State University on April 30 in an experience that has been decried as yet another example of racial profiling in recent weeks, and has highlighted some of the complications tribal youth must navigate in mainstream settings, such as universities. (AP Photo/Mary Hudetz)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The teenage brothers — both shy and Native American...

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This undated photo shows cleaned carrots after being taken from a garden near Washington, D.C. Row crop vegetables eaten raw are among the most common causes of food-borne ailments. Thorough washing and cooking are the best ways to kill bacteria in contaminated produce. (Dean Fosdick via AP)

Food safety often is cited as the primary reason why people grow their own edibles, but...

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Finding a campsite in Yellowstone National Park during the height of the summer season can be impossible fro travelers who haven’t reserved one ahead of time. Surrounding forest lands provide another option. Brett French / The Billings Gazette

BILLINGS – Few things are more disheartening to the camping summer tourist than...

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Actors Blake Lively, left, and Ryan Reynolds attend a special screening of "Deadpool 2" at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on Monday, May 14, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP)

At a recent screening of “Deadpool 2,” the audience didn’t get up when...

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