Art Show features variety of art, ages and media

Artist James Shirley, 93, reclines in his homemade metal rocking chair, constructed from rusted horseshoes, brass wheels, horse harnesses and an old tractor seat. Kelsey Pennock / for the Post Register

Artist James Shirley, 93, reclines in his homemade metal rocking chair, constructed from rusted horseshoes, brass wheels, horse harnesses and an old tractor seat.

Lookout towers still key during fire season

In this Wednesday, July 18, 2018, photo, Tom VandeWater stands at the railing of the Coolwater Fire Lookout and looks through his binoculars in the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests near Lowell, Idaho. VandeWater, from Canton, N.Y., has staffed the lookout each summer for many years for the U.S. Forest Service. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

BOISE — Fire-lookout towers perched atop remote, craggy peaks across the U.S. West may seem like quaint reminders of an era before satellites, smartphones and jet-propelled air tankers.

More women than men apply for Idaho Supreme Court opening

The only three women who have served on the Idaho Supreme Court since statehood are, from left, former Justice Cathy Kilak, former Justice Linda Copple Trout and current Justice Robyn Brody. Betsy Z. Russell / Idaho Press

The list of applicants is in for an opening on the Idaho Supreme Court, and for the first time in state history, more women have applied than men.

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