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.

GOP targets environmental rules after wildfires

Joyce Farinato, a pastor and artist who lost her Glen Ellen, Calif., home in recent wildfires, stands in the ruins Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, and shows a mask she found in the debris, one of her few surviving possessions. Farinato said she wants to follow the environmental rules on cleaning burned sites but needs to know what they are. (AP Photo/Ellen Knickmeyer)

WASHINGTON — House Republicans are targeting environmental rules to allow faster approval for tree cutting in national forests in response to the deadly wildfires in California.

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