(MONTPELIER, ID) — Bear Lake County commissioners have appointed a new coroner. C. Lee Nelson of Montpelier will replace David Matthews, who recently moved out of the state. The Idaho State Journal reports that Nelson is an area farmer and has worked for the last 25 years as a volunteer paramedic. Nelson say’s he’s a little nervous, but honored to be serving in his new position.
Stephan Rockefeller, EastIdahoNews.com
Billy Hallowell, Deseret News