As the national debate builds in the wake of the rescue of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from five years of captivity in Afghanistan, the New York Times today examines accounts from fellow soldiers in the region of Bergdahl’s disappearance and the aftermath in a report here, and the AP has a report here on the picture painted by friends in Hailey of the young man who joined the Army in 2008. Also, a Rolling Stone profile of Bergdahl and the situation swirling around him, first published in 2012, is getting increased attention; it’s online here.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210
Main switchboard: (509) 459-5000 • (800) 338-8801
Newsroom: (509) 459-5400 • (800) 789-0029
Customer service: (800) 338-8801