FILE - In this June 10, 1981 file photo, convicted murderer Charles Manson is photographed during an interview with television talk show host Tom Snyder in a medical facility in Vacaville, Calif. Authorities say Manson, cult leader and mastermind behind 1969 deaths of actress Sharon Tate and several others, died on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. He was 83. (AP Photo, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the summer of 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the night to carry out a series of gruesome killings... More >>

In this Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 photo, Israeli Holocaust survivor Eliahu Pietruszka, center, looks at a picture with Alexandre Pietruszka and family in the central Israeli city of Kfar Saba. Pietruszka who fled Poland at the beginning of World War II and thought his entire family had perished learned that a younger brother had also survived, and his son, 66-year-old Alexandre, flew from Russia to see him. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

KFAR SABA, Israel (AP) — Eliahu Pietruszka shuffled his 102-year-old body through the lobby of his retirement home toward a stranger he had never met and collapsed into him in a teary... More >>

United State Attorney Bart Davis, of Idaho Falls, has begun his new job after being appointed to the position earlier this year. Davis served in the Idaho Senate for 16 years. Darin Oswald / Idaho Statesman

BOISE — Bart Davis has spent his entire adult life enforcing, defending and making laws. He also understands what it means to be a victim. The attorney and 10-term senator lost his... More >>

An inmate is searched prior to being brought into general population at the Bonneville County Jail on Tuesday. John Roark / jroark@postregister.com

Whatever flaws may be attributed to the inmates of Idaho’s correctional facilities, a lack of ingenuity is certainly not one.  Inside the Bonneville County Jail is a... More >>

Algae floats in the water at the Maumee Bay State Park marina in Lake Erie in Oregon, Ohio, on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. Pungent, ugly and often-toxic algae is spreading across U.S. waterways, even as the government spends vast sums of money to help farmers reduce fertilizer runoff that helps cause it. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

A year ago, shortly after a frolic in Idaho’s Snake River, Briedi Gillespie’s 11-year-old Chesapeake Bay retriever stopped breathing. Her respiratory muscles were paralyzed, her... More >>
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This October 1991 file photo shows actress Della Reese. Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama "Touched by an Angel," died at age 86. A family representative released a statement Monday that Reese died peacefully Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in California. No cause of death or additional details were provided. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in...

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Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) throws against the Denver Broncos during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Andy Dalton and the Cincinnati Bengals only made things tougher on the...

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In this Oct. 26, 2017 photo, Ray Bowser, 83, of South Buffalo, Pa. holds a windshield made at the Pittsburgh Glass Works plant in 1986. The shield is signed by every employee who worked at the plant during that time as part of Z-D-Days, Zero Defects. (Louis B. Ruediger /Pittsburgh Tribune-Review via AP)

CREIGHTON, Pa. (AP) — When 18-year-old Ray Bowser got hired at the Pittsburgh Plate...

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump walks away from the podium after speaking in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump is not usually one to sit out a political feeding frenzy. But now he's selectively aiming his Twitter guns at those under scrutiny for sexual misconduct. He's been largely silent about Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore but hasn't hesitated to skewer Democratic Sen. Al Franken. It's a tricky matter for Trump: During the campaign, more than a dozen women stepped up to accuse him of sexual misconduct, and he was seen bragging in an old video about groping and kissing women. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — “You can do anything,” Donald Trump once boasted,...

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This Nov. 6, 2017 photo shows a green salad with roasted apple and pumpkin vinaigrette in Bethesda, Md. This dish is from a recipe by Melissa d'Arabian. (Melissa d'Arabian via AP)

Summer may officially be the season of green salads, but wintertime versions have...

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The downy woodpecker is a common backyard bird at feeding stations. The female downy woodpecker is on the left, the male on the right. Terry Thomas / news@postregister.com

The birdfeeders sat empty for several weeks while we were out of town and it took a few...



In this July 6, 2013, file photo, Mel Tillis performs at the Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert at the Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla. Tillis, the longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died. A spokesman for Tillis, Don Murry Grubbs, said Tillis died early Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Fla. He was 85. (Photo by Alonzo Adams/Invision/AP, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country music star who...

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Long-time auctioneer honored for work

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Reed Nord, left, is inducted into the Idaho Association of Professional Auctioneers Hall of Fame in Boise. Nord received a certificat of his induction Oct. 9 from Randy Wells. Rod Elson stands at the podium.

On Oct. 9, Reed Nord, of Ririe, was inducted into the Idaho Association of Professional Auctioneers Hall of Fame in Boise.


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