D93 fourth-graders learning how to ski

Ethan Horton skis the halls of Tiebreaker Elementary School as other classes make their way to the library on Wednesday. Twelve laps around the schools equals one mile. Bonneville Joint School District 93 has brought back physical education to schools and with grants has introduced cross-country skiing to roughly 480 fourth-grade students across nine schools. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

Susan Scheer-Shanklin’s fourth-graders were practicing their slide and glide Wednesday at Tiebreaker Elementary School.

IFPD Chief identifes man killed in police shooting

Idaho Falls Police Chief Bryce Johnson answers questions from reporters during a Wednesday press conference about an officer-involved shooting that occurred Tuesday in Idaho Falls. Shane McVey died from his injuries after being shot by an Idaho Falls Police officer after McVey allegedly charged police with a weapon. Monte LaOrange / mlaorange@postregister.com

Idaho Falls Police Chief Bryce Johnson on Wednesday released the name of the man who was killed in a police shooting a day earlier.

Drive-by shooting rocks I.F. resident

Steven Borg poses for a photo in front of his home on K Street on Wednesday. Borg’s home and truck were both shot by roughly 22 9 mm bullets by unknown assailants around 3 a.m. Monday according to a police report. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

An early Monday morning drive-by shooting on the corner of K Street and Sage Avenue left an Idaho Falls family stunned and searching for answers as to why their house was targeted.

Cameron pitches dual waiver

Cameron

The House Health and Welfare Committee received an hour-long presentation Wednesday on the benefits of an innovative set of waivers designed by state agencies to address rising health insurance costs and make private insurance plans available cheaply to those in the Medicaid gap.

Update: Suspect in officer-involved shooting is dead

The Idaho Falls Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting at the corner of Elm Street and South Boulevard on Tuesday. John Roark / jroark@postregister.com

Idaho Falls Police Chief Bryce Johnson confirmed this afternoon that the suspect in Tuesday’s officer-involved shooting died Tuesday from his injuries. The suspect’s name is Shane McVey.

A nonpartisan council

Shelly Smede, front, Jim Francis, center, and Jim Freeman, all new members of Idaho Falls City Council, pose for a photo on Friday, January 19, 2018. Francis is a Democrat and Freeman and Smede are unaffiliated. The Council is evenly split with two Democrats, two Republicans and two unaffiliated members. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

Retired teacher Jim Francis attended several months’ worth of Idaho Falls City Council meetings last year, notebook and pen in hand. Others he watched from home through a video feed. 

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