FILE - In this July 13, 2016 file photo, Laurie Holt holds a photograph of her son Josh Holt at her home, in Riverton, Utah. Josh Holt has been released from a jail in Venezuela after spending nearly two years behind bars on weapons charges.
Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch said on Twitter Saturday, May 26, 2018, that Joshua Holt had been released. President Donald Trump tweeted that it was “good news,” adding that Holt “should be landing in D.C. this evening and be in the White House, with his family, at about 7:00 P.M.” (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

WASHINGTON — A Utah man jailed in Venezuela on weapons charges nearly two years ago was released Saturday after U.S. officials and his family pressed for his freedom from the South... More >>

Hillcrest senior Ara Omotowa speaks to students about gun control reform at Hillcrest High School during a nation-wide student demonstration on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. “A reform on gun laws is important,” said Omotowa “we just want to be safe in school.” John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

Ara Omotowa has had big dreams since she was little. “My dad had a lot of influence on it,” she said. “He was like, ‘Do you want to be a Supreme Court justice one... More >>

Marine veteran Darrell Homer, Idaho Falls Post 56 Commander, wants residents to remember that Memorial Day is more than just a three-day weekend. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

For many, Memorial Day means a three-day weekend, a chance to get outdoors and enjoy the transition from spring to summer. But for Darrel Homer, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and commander... More >>

FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly released emails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials working closely with a conservative group that dismisses climate change to rally like-... More >>

Skyline High School senior Fatima Sanchez poses for a photo on May 17. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

EDITOR’S NOTE: Over the coming weeks the Post Register is profiling graduating high school seniors from Bonneville County. It was 2016. Skyline High School student Fatima Sanchez... More >>
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Trojans' Austin Good and Braden Youngstrom celebrate a touchdown as Rigby takes on Hillcrest at Thunder Stadium, Friday, October 06, 2017. (Photo/ John Roark, jroark@postregister.com)

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This undated photo provided by the Hawaii Tourism Authority shows a view of the Kapalua coastline in Maui, Hawaii. Kapalua Bay Beach is No. 1 on the list of best beaches for the summer of 2018 compiled by Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, a professor at Florida International University. (Tor Johnson/Hawaii Tourism Authority via AP)

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Inmate Crystal French, 38, left, is comforted by cellmate Krystle Sweat, 32, at the Campbell County Jail in Jacksboro, Tenn., Tuesday, March 30, 2018, after French was denied parole the previous day. She won't be eligible again for another year. "I got to know the real me again instead of the addicted-to-drugs person. I'd like to be a productive citizen, not an OD statistic, end up dying on drugs," said French, whose two sons are being raised by her ex-husband. "I am a good person. I know I am. But I want to see that person again." (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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This December 2017 photo shows chicken larb in New York. Larb is a Thai minced-meat dish that some regard as the unofficial national dish of Laos. It is bursting with the quintessential flavors of this part of the world, that amazing balance between hot and sour, salty and sweet. (Lucy Beni via AP)

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FILE - In this July 6, 2011, file photo, a grizzly bear roams near Beaver Lake in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. Wyoming will decide Wednesday, May 23, 2018, whether to allow grizzly bear hunting for the first time in decades. Under the proposed rules before the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission, hunting would begin Sept. 1 in the mountains and basins farthest from Yellowstone and Grand Teton. Hunting closer to the parks would begin Sept. 15 and end in all areas by Nov. 15. (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart, File)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A debate over whether the Yellowstone ecosystem’s grizzly...



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