Bond supporters, opponents face off in big vote

Chemistry teacher Barbara Nelson prepares for class at Idaho Falls High School on Tuesday. Nelson says the class, with it’s stadium seating, was designed for 24 students but her classes usually have 30 students. John Roark / jroark@postregister.com

Idaho Falls School District 91 voters will make a major decision about the future of their high schools when they go to the polls Nov. 7.

New life for an old building

The historic McPherson building on Main Street in Salmon is being renovated by Fred Snook and his son. The building will house both office and retail space when the renovations are complete. Jerry Slagle for the Post Register

SALMON — In its 100-plus years, the block-long, two-story building that anchors the west end of downtown Salmon has been the site of an enduring retail store – McPherson’s Dry Goods Company – and temporarily housed everything from the Lemhi County Courthouse to the U.S. Forest Service.

New freezers to help food basket serve more people

Dave Manson, executive director of the Community Food Basket - Idaho Falls, explains how the four new freezers the food basket bought with a grant from the Walmart Foundation has expanded the capacity of food pantries in the area Friday afternoon at the food storage warehouse. Monte LaOrange / mlaorange@postregister.com

The Community Food Basket - Idaho Falls will be able to help more people just in time for the holidays, thanks to a timely gift. 

Scouting for Food drive is Saturday

Daniel Powell, a Tiger Scout with Troop 387, carries a stack of boxes to a loading table at the Idaho Falls Elks Lodge during the annual Scouting for Food Drive in 2015. This year’s drive starts at 8 a.m. Saturday.

Throughout the holiday season, the culture of giving back to those less fortunate, or those who might be going through a rough patch, is prevalent among communities across the United States.

Clark County and Watersprings combine forces to produce winning football squad

Players from Watersprings and Clark County high schools prepare to run a drill during practice Wednesday at Watersprings. Clark County and Watersprings have banded together to round out their 1A Division 2 8-man football team this fall. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

DUBOIS — Fifteen high school kids pack into a small van for an hour drive two days a week.

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