Fire victims: 2 firefighters, great-grandmother, children

CORRECTS TO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN - Friends of the Bledsoe family embrace outside of the sheriff's office in Redding, Calif., on Saturday, July 28, 2018, after hearing news of the death of Melody Bledsoe and her great-grandchildren James Roberts, 5, and Emily Roberts, 4, who were killed at their home by an advancing wildfire. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Two young children and their 70-year-old great-grandmother died in the wildfire that swept into the city of Redding with devastating speed, their family said Saturday, and a bulldozer operator who died working to contain the fire was identified as an 81-year-old man from a small community east of Sacramento.

Imagine Dragons headed to SLC festival for LGBT youth

FILE - In this August 26, 2017, file photo, Neon Trees lead singer Tyler Glenn performs at the LoveLoud Festival at Utah Valley University in Provo, Utah. Apple CEO Tim Cook is among those heading to Salt Lake City for a Saturday, July 28, 2018, music festival organized by Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds to support LGBT youth in the Mormon church. The appearance of the proudly gay CEO will show young people their "unlimited potential," Reynolds said in a statement. (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook is among those heading to Salt Lake City for a Saturday music festival organized by Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds to support LGBT youth in the Mormon church.

Man ‘loved every minute’ of 50-year logging career

After about 50 years of working in the local timber industry, Doug Cook, pictured here with his wife Larinda Cook at the Falls Inn, was named the 2018 Bull of the Woods by the Priest River Chamber of Commerce and will be awarded during the Timber Days celebration in Priest River, Idaho. (Mary Malone/Bonner County Daily Bee via AP)

SANDPOINT (AP) — “Insanity.”

Panicked evacuees drove over yards, curbs to escape fire

Jim Chapin poses for photos while interviewed outside his home, which survived wildfires, in Redding, Calif., Friday, July 27, 2018. Chapin described his effort to save his home from encroaching flames and his escape through streets jammed with panicked neighbors. Chapin was among thousands to flee the deadly Carr Fire that exploded Thursday night, jumped the Sacramento River and raced into the western outskirts of Redding. (AP Photo/Jonathan Cooper)

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Jim Chapin had dined out after work Thursday, confident that a distant wildfire would not reach his neighborhood while he was away.

Judge credits, faults WH on family reunification

Children look out a van window as they arrive at Lutheran Social Services, Thursday, July 26, 2018, in Phoenix. Lutheran Social Services said they were expecting reunited families separated at the border when apprehended entering the United States to come through their facility. (AP Photo/Matt York)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge commended the Trump administration for reunifying families in its custody with their children after being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, while faulting it for leaving hundreds of families still apart and warning that a better system must be in place.

Ada treasurer charged with misuse of public funds


BOISE — Ada County Treasurer Vicky McIntyre, who is charged with seven counts of misuse of public funds in connection with her use of a county credit card, told investigators she believed at least some of her purchases in question were work-related. Investigators also believe she insisted on using her county credit card on one occasion even when someone else offered to pay.



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