Program connects senior pets with senior citizens

In this Nov. 29, 2017 photo, Debbie Faulkner shares a moment with her dogs that she has rescued at her ranch in Crawford, Colo. Faulkner is the owner of the Black Canyon Animal Sanctuary and founder of the Silver Whiskers program where senior pets are paired with senior citizens. (Chancey Bush/The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel via AP)

CRAWFORD, Colo. (AP) — Bette Cyr reached a point in her life when she realized she knew more people who had died than were still living on this Earth.

Jackson couple put up $100,000, but never got a home

A sign for Hathaway Homes is seen on Dec. 6. The manufactured home and RV dealer, along with its owners and associated companies, has filed for bankruptcy. John Roark/

The Scott family’s dealings with Paul Hathaway started with a fire. They ended with a widow who couldn’t afford to sue the man she thought had defrauded her family.

Swisher in IF to promote run for Congress

Aaron Swisher, a Boise resident and Democrat who is running for Idaho’s 2nd Congressional District seat, talks to voters at Villa Coffeehouse on Saturday in Ammon on a tour announcing his candidacy.

AMMON — Aaron Swisher views income inequality as America’s biggest problem, and he said his background gives him some unique insight that could help solve it.

Kuna man makes friends with a coyote

Seth Simpson posted this photo with his coyote, Kate, on Instagram in October. Seth found Kate as a pup and has raised her, but he says her wild instincts mean she’s nothing like a normal pet.

KUNA — Kate likes to curl up under the covers for the night on Seth Simpson’s bed. She likes to wrestle with Simpson’s dogs, and she wears a handsome leather collar. But Simpson said you can’t really call Kate a pet.


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