College fair shows student plenty of ‘go-on’ options

Lynette Wilson, center, and Emma Wilson, in blue, speak to an Army recruiter during the college fair at Skyline High School on Wednesday. Wilson, whose brother and grandfather were in the military, is considering joining the military after graduation to pursue something medical related.  John Roark / jroark@postregister.com

Editor’s note: The information box accompanying this article has been updated to remove incorrect information.

Easement rights with regard to deeded land

Q: My mother deeded land to my brother who lived in a mobile home on her property. She told him to figure out how much land he wanted. With the help of his brother-in-law, he drew up the deed and my mother signed it, leaving her with one acre and the house. He included the only driveway to both homes on his property, leaving my mother’s property without deeded access to a public road. We think he did this to prevent someone from eventually buying my mother’s house. My mother’s will provides that her home will go to her four children when she dies? What happens if my brother dies before my mother? My mother has lived in her home for over 41 years. Does she have easement rights anyway? Is there anything we can do?

Risch starts fact-finding on Sand Mountain status

Covering more than 150 square miles, the St. Anthony Sand Dunes are the biggest, and some say most fun, dune complex in Idaho. They are unique in another way. The dunes have been designated as the Sand Mountain Wilderness Study Area since the 1990s. Joyce Edlefsen / for the Post Register Bureau of Land Management

ASHTON Faced with ongoing concerns about the status of the Sand Mountain Wilderness Study Area, Sen. James Risch’s office kicked off a fact-finding and opinion-gathering effort at a meeting here last week. 

Fuel facility contract awarded

Admiral James Caldwell Jr., director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Programs, is seen through a shovel handle during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Naval Spent Fuel Handling Facility at the Naval Reactors Facility on Aug. 10. Work on the facility will begin in nthe coming weeks. John Roark / jroark@postregister.com

The first contract was awarded for the construction of a spent fuel handling facility at the U.S. Department of Energy’s desert site west of Idaho Falls.

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