Compass Academy students host Ybarra, Jones debate

Caleb Rogers, a Compass Academy student and stage manager for the debate, gives direction to Superintendent of Public Instruction candidate Jana Jones before the start of her debate with Sherri Ybarra. Monte LaOrange / mlaorange@postregister.com

It was a lesson in politics, state education issues and civic responsibility for dozens of Compass Academy students Thursday night as they led a spirited debate between the two women seeking to bec

Orphaned mountain lion cub is a popular attraction in Salmon

A 4-week-old orphaned mountain lion cub plays in rocks at Melissa Conner’s house in Salmon. The cub was found by hunters. Officials with Idaho Fish and Game said the agency strongly advises hunters and others to leave young animals where they are found because it’s likely their mothers are in the vicinity even if they not visible. Ilona McCarty / for the Post Register

SALMON — A mountain lion cub found by hunters and tended for the past week by a Salmon family and veterinarian is due to find permanent placement in either a zoo or a refuge in coming days, Idaho F

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