Legal expert: Hathaway customers at risk

Robert Evinger and Chris Jeppsen are in limbo. They purchased a new, custom home from Hathaway Homes Group, but the company’s bankruptcy places them at risk. If they lose the house, they said, they’ll be homeless. John Roark/

Robert Evinger and Chris Jeppsen should be enjoying the home they purchased for their golden years. Instead, they’re in limbo.

Holy Rosary third-graders gather food for homeless dogs

Kristin Sanger, executive director of Snake River Animal Shelter, with help from third-graders, loads her van with donated pet items at Holy Rosary Catholic School on Monday. Kids from Holy Rosary donated items to Snake River Animal Shelter. John Roark/

Third-graders at Holy Rosary Catholic School spent a bit of time Monday with a few of the dogs that have been rescued by the Snake River Animal Shelter. 

Online shopping driving increased work for carriers

Branden Holverson sorts packages inside a UPS truck on Monday. Holderson, who has worked for UPS for 10 years, is on schedule to deliver close to 300 packages on Monday but has had a peak of close to 500 packages per day closer to Christmas. John Roark/

There are many under-appreciated backstories to those working throughout the holiday season.



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