Scam risks when shopping on the web

For many of us, simply perusing Facebook or Instagram posts can lead to finding the perfect product or piece of clothing that we feel we must have. It may be from a well-known retailer or a company we have never heard of, but ultimately, we have already made the decision to purchase that product. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of danger involved with that type of shopping.

Jump up, jump up and get down

Kids play dodgeball at iJump Trampoline Park in Idaho Falls on July 10. John Roark/

Tommy Schwemmer takes a sip of water and looks on as his kids bounce around on trampolines housed in the iJump Trampoline Park in Idaho Falls. A father of three, Schwemmer has found a place to connect with his kids, workout at times, and let off a little bit of youthful energy at the iJump facility. 

Vanity awards target businesses

Everyone wants to be the best, especially business owners who believe they run their company better than their competition. It can be pretty flattering when these business owners receive phone calls, emails or letters telling them they’ve won an award for being the best, but not all kudos are legit. Better Business Bureau is reminding business owners to be wary of any notifications letting them know they can claim their trophy for a fee.

Yellowstone Park continues to improve cell service

Visitors use smartphones to photograph Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park in this Aug. 25, 2015, photo. Cellular phone service in Yellowstone National Park will see improvements this summer, the Bozeman (Mont.) Daily Chronicle reports. Jim Peaco / Yellowstone National Park

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Cellular phone service in Yellowstone National Park will see improvements this summer despite criticism from some that argue increased connectivity takes away from the serenity of the country’s first national park.

Prime time: A day of deals at Amazon, and at its rivals

In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, packages ride on a conveyor system at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than last year's and will launch new products. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is extending its annual “Prime Day” promotion to 36 hours this year and will try to lure more deal-seekers to the aisles of Whole Foods. Shoppers will have plenty of sales to choose from as other retailers offer promotions to try to take a share of the spending.



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