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William R. ‘Bill’ Lepley

William R. “Bill” Lepley, 87, of Lewistown, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, at Ohesson Manor. Born July 19, 1931, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Albert L. and Verna (Smith) Lepley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline E. (McClure) ...

Questionable mom enters family

Dear Annie: My brother-in-law, “Ted,” and his wife decided to call it quits over the holidays after being together since high school (about 25 years). Their relationship was very strained and was more of a roommate situation than a marriage for at least 15 years, getting worse every year. ...

Vertigo triggered by cough or loud noises

Dear Dr. Roach: After many years of various treatments, including allergy shots, food studies and an ear tube, I was recently diagnosed with “semicircular canal dehiscence.” Can you explain what this is and the treatment (besides surgery) to relieve the symptoms of inner ear pressure, ...

Camping with rust? Lemon and borax remove grime

Dear Heloise: We inherited my uncle’s camper, and the sink has RUST STAINS. Do you have a cleaning formula that I can use instead of commercial cleaners? — Evelyn G., Shreveport, La. Evelyn, for a job like that, I’d recommend slicing a lemon in half and dipping it in borax. Then scrub ...

Horoscope

ARIES (March 21-April 19). People are so complex that they often don’t even know their own reasons for taking a certain action. Introspection only captures but the tiny fraction of a thought process. So go easy on yourself. You had your reasons. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). If you haven’t ...

Almanac

Today is Friday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2018. There are 101 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 21, 1981, the Senate unanimously confirmed the nomination of Sandra Day O’Connor to become the first female justice on the Supreme Court. On this date: In ...

Stuntman’s film honors Knievel jump

Before climbing into the cockpit of his steam-powered rocket and blasting off across the Snake River Canyon, daredevil Eddie Braun scribbled two things on his bare chest in marker. Blood type: O positive. Allergies: Penicillin. Useful information for the paramedics — in case his jump on ...

In the nation

‘Pod Save America’ coming to HBO NEW YORK (AP) — The popular political podcast “Pod Save America” is coming to HBO for a series of four specials. “Pod Save America” will be hosted by Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor, who worked for the Obama administration. ...

Floodwaters inundate lake at NC power plant

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy activated a high-level emergency alert at a retired coal-fired power plant in North Carolina as floodwaters from the nearby Cape Fear River overtopped an earthen dike there and inundated a large lake, raising concerns of a potential breach. The dam ...

More than just glass boxes

Anyone who imagines that modernist houses across the United States are a homogeneous collection of sleek glass boxes may want to look again. At its best, modernism has always meant to commune with the landscape and reflect the lifestyle of each homeowner. So modernist homes in the United ...