Treatment key to sex offenders re-entering society

G. L. “Chip” Snowden, a licensed clinical professional counselor, speaks about treatment for sex offenders at his office in Idaho Falls. “We try to help them understand that we’re not here to harm people, we’re here to help people improve themselves,” Snowden said. Monte LaOrange /

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor G.L. “Chip” Snowden, Ph.D., is frustrated by the way people talk about the sex offenders he treats.

Albertsons is losing hundreds of millions of dollars

Darin Oswald / Idaho Statesman Albertsons in December opened this Albertsons Express fuel center and convenience store across the parking lot from its full-size store at ParkCenter Boulevard and Apple Street in Boise. Darin Oswald / Idaho Statesman

BOISE — When Albertsons announced two years ago that it would buy Paul’s Markets, customers of the 60-year-old Homedale company were concerned.



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