Prosecutors review guilty action versus mentality

Q: While shopping, a gentleman who is becoming forgetful placed an object in his pocket for ease of carrying his items, but intended to pay for it at the check stand. However, he forgot to retrieve the object from his pocket and was detained by a store employee who informed him they have an absolute policy of prosecuting every shoplifter. How would the prosecuting attorney’s office handle this situation?

Study: Western monarchs’ decline is precipitous

Freshly emerged from their chrysalises, adult monarch butterflies sip nectar from the flowers of showy milkweed. Idaho Department of Fish and Game

SALMON — Beth Waterbury, regional wildlife biologist here for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, has spent a part of this and several summers tracking monarch butterflies, seeking to uncover the secrets of their life cycles and migrations in order to help save them.

Country star Don Williams dead at 78

In this April 10, 2012 file photo, Don Williams performs during the All for the Hall concert in Nashville, Tenn. Williams, an award-winning country singer with love ballads like "I Believe in You," died Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, after a short illness. He was 78. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Don Williams, an award-winning country singer with love ballads like “I Believe in You,” has died. He was 78.

Sid, the baby gibbon, reunites with parents

Sid, a Mueller’s Bornean Gibbon also known as a gray gibbon, eyes his reflection in the camera lens at the Idaho Falls Zoo on Thursday. Sid is one of 16 gray gibbons in the United States. Gray gibbons are indigenous to Borneo. John Roark /

Sid, a Mueller Grey Gibbon born June 16, is successfully being reintroduced with his parents, Shannon and Sterling, at the Idaho Falls Zoo.



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