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City Council approves proposed Owyhee High School  Idaho Press-Tribune

After its application was held earlier this month, the West Ada School District can begin building its new high school.

City Council asks for more details concerning proposed Owyhee High School  Idaho Press-Tribune

Residents worried about overcrowding in West Ada high schools will have to wait a bit longer before the district finalizes the plans for its new high school.

Future of new West Ada high school hangs in the balance

The West Ada School District is hoping to build a new high school by 2020. But Meridian Planning and Zoning recommended denial of their plan, likely delaying ...

Car catches fire in Mountain View High School parking lot

MERIDIAN, Idaho — It was a chaotic scene at a Meridian high school earlier this week when a car caught fire on school grounds. According to Meridian Fire ...

Where's Larry? Meridian High School, "Annie"

The timeless classic "Annie" opens this weekend at Meridian High School.

West Ada School District, Boise Hunter Homes clash over land near proposed new school  Idaho Press-Tribune

The Ada County Highway District is recommending approval of a new high school in Meridian, despite concerns from Boise Hunter Homes.

Meridian head football coach stepping down after second stint with team

MERIDIAN — Meridian High School head football coach Mike Virden is stepping down after his second go-around with the Warriors. "It was a tough decision," ...

Video shows student with gun in Perry Meridian High School  WTHR

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — Eyewitness News has learned a 17-year-old with a gun walked into Perry Meridian High School Monday. According to Principal Kert ...

LIVE BLOG: 2019 Idaho high school boys state basketball tournament

Follow along with live score updates from the 2019 Idaho high school boys state basketball tournament.

The Best and Brightest: Idaho Department of Ed Unveils List of Presidential Scholar Candidates  Boise Weekly

Semifinalists will be narrowed to a shorter list on Wednesday, April 17. Ultimately, two top students—one male and one female—from each state will ultimately ...

Farms vanishing fast in Meridian: 'Growth is pushing us out'  Idaho Statesman

Since 1990, Meridian's population has grown elevenfold to 106410. Farmers who own their land have profited as farm acreage in Meridian and its surrounding ...

Idaho's Presidential Scholar candidates announced | Local News  Idaho Press-Tribune

More than 50 high school seniors from Idaho are in the running as candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, according to the national committee ...

Voters approve West Ada bond, levy  Idaho Press-Tribune

Voters approved a bond and supplemental levy for the West Ada School District on Tuesday. The school district asked for a $95 million bond and a continuation ...

Fraternal Order of Police presents Meridian High student with $500 scholarship  Idaho Press-Tribune

Fraternal Order of Police Treasure Valley Lodge No. 11 presented Meridian High School senior Sarah Jane St. Michell with a $500 scholarship on May 4 at ...

Local high school marching bands compete at DIII  Idaho Press-Tribune

BOISE — Twenty-five high school marching bands, from 1A to 5A, competed for top marks at the annual Mel Shelton DIII Marching Festival.

Star Middle School welcomes students to inaugural year  Idaho Press-Tribune

The West Ada School District held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Star Middle School Tuesday.

Idaho Summer Food Programs provided by West Ada for summer 2018  Idaho Press-Tribune

West Ada School District is participating in the Idaho Summer Food Programs for summer 2018. Meals are provided to kids ages 1-18 without charge.

High school students around the Treasure Valley get dressed for prom thanks to Cinderella's Closet

BOISE, Idaho — Hundreds of high school students in Ada County were able to get dressed for less for their proms thanks to a non-profit founded by a group of ...

Kick-start your holiday spirit in November with festive trees, parades and reflection  Idaho Statesman

A list of things to do in and around the Treasure Valley in the month of November.

HS boys bball: Marsh Valley falls 58-44 to Fruitland in 3A state semifinals  Idaho State Journal

MERIDIAN – Already, Marsh Valley accomplished what it hadn't in this decade, winning a state tournament game Thursday.


SATURDAY. Idaho Falls 66, Preston 57 (OT). Preston fell 66-57 to Idaho Falls in overtime Saturday in the 4A state championship game at Nampa's Ford Idaho ...

Amid boundary battle, West Ada parents say real need is new high school  Idaho Statesman

The remodeled school will save approximately half the cost of a new high school according to West Ada School District spokesman Eric Exline. Hundreds of ...

Meridian students find insight in tragic story  Meridian Star

Standing, 5-foot-1 and weighing less than 100 pounds, George Stinney Jr. tragically met his fate.

Parents in West Ada concerned over proposed school boundary changes  KTVB

EAGLE -- West Ada School District, the state's largest, is considering realigning some school boundaries. But as we know from experience, when districts talk ...

Where's Larry? Meridian High School Theater  KTVB

The futuristic rock musical "We Will Rock You" opens this weekend at Meridian High School.

Dairy Days Princess Pageant picks Sydney Plum, Shelby Johnson as senior, junior princesses  Idaho Press-Tribune

Sydney Plum and Shelby Johnson were picked as senior princess and junior princess during the 2018 Meridian Dairy Days Princess Pageant on Wednesday ...

Marsing nabs state tournament berth | Nampa  Idaho Press-Tribune

The Marsing boys basketball team captured a state tournament berth Saturday.

Why does West Ada charge kids $110 to play school sports, but Boise doesn’t?  Idaho Statesman

Pay-to-play fees for high school athletes in the Boise, Idaho, area vary from district to district. Some charge more than $100 per sport, while others don't charge ...

Fruitland falls short of repeating as 3A champions  Idaho Press-Tribune

NAMPA — In a season filled with bouts of adversity, it was the final one that did in the Fruitland boys basketball team.

Kimberly holds off Parma's rally to advance  KMVT

MERIDIAN, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) Kimberly Boys Basketball is at the big dance for a second year in a row. The Bulldogs made it all the way to the 3A state ...

Meridian High grad serves aboard Navy warship  Idaho Press-Tribune

A Boise native and 2007 Meridian High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided-missile destroyer, USS Michael Murphy.

HS boys bball: 2019 boys basketball state tournament previews  Idaho State Journal


2019 High school boys basketball state tournament preview  Times-News

Six high school boys basketball teams that represent the Magic Valley remain standing at this point in the season, and they'll begin the final part of their quest for ...

Prep roundup 2-23-19: Marsh Valley, Rockland clinch state tournament berths  Idaho State Journal

BOYS BASKETBALL. MARSH VALLEY 67, BUHL 59. Marsh Valley secured a 3A state tournament bid, defeating Buhl 67-59 on Saturday at Pocatello High ...

Local Roundup: Bruins advance in consolation bracket | Southern Idaho High School Sports  Twin Falls Times-News

Twin Falls 68, Moscow 51. BOISE — For most of the first half in the loser-out game against Moscow, Twin Falls appeared as if it was still reeling from its state ...

Teenager's suicide inspires an Idaho family to help stop the epidemic  6 On Your Side

It's being called the greatest health crisis in our country. It takes the lives of hundreds of Idahoans and the statistics keep going up every year. It's also the second ...

Singing janitor puts smiles on the faces at Mountain View. He’ll do the same for you.  Idaho Statesman

Leo Zaverukha, Mountain View High School's musical janitor, has become a fixture at the Meridian school. He is universally loved by students, teachers and ...

Idaho state boys: St. Maries falls in overtime thriller at 2A State title game  The Spokesman-Review

A Cinderella state tournament run and a dramatic championship game comeback fell just short for the St. Maries boys basketball team.

High School sports scores | Southern Idaho Sports |  Twin Falls Times-News

Canyon Ridge 8, Lakeland 3. Skyline 4, Canyon Ridge 3. NAMPA – Canyon Ridge took a lead late and defeated Lakeland 8-3 but lost Friday afternoon to ...

Dairy industry continues to thrive in Idaho while dwindling in Meridian  Idaho Press-Tribune

Brent Jackson's farm is one of five dairies left in Meridian and 28 dairies left in Ada County. Meridian was considered the center of the dairy industry in the ...

A breakdown of the West Ada School District's levy request  Idaho Press-Tribune

The West Ada School District's funding source to maintain buildings and buy future school sites expires this year, and voters will choose on March 14 whether or ...

Farmers' lament: Growth is pushing us out | Northwest  Lewiston Morning Tribune

BOISE — For more than two decades, Gerald Flower's family operated a dairy farm in rural Meridian. The farm on Ustick Road, just west of McDermott Road, lies ...

Meridian family opens mattress store  Idaho Press-Tribune

Retired Treasure Valley educators have opened a new mattress store near Meridian Bowling Lanes, according to a press release.

Planned demolition of 95-year-old barn prompts documentation of other historic buildings  Idaho Press-Tribune

Meridian resident Paul Warrick can still remember when his father, Harry Warrick, purchased 20 acres of land near the Eagle and Amity intersection and built a ...

Kimberly's cold shooting night costs the Bulldogs  KMVT

MERIDIAN, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) Kimberly shot lights out Thursday night, but that wasn't translating down the stretch Friday evening, the Bulldogs had some ...

From war zone to wrestling mat, Meridian grad driven to pay back the help he's received  Idaho Press-Tribune

Prince Muragizi, a lean 18-year-old with a shy smile, walked across the stage Saturday to receive his diploma from Meridian High School.

West Ada undergoes major school boundary redraw  Idaho Press-Tribune

MERIDIAN —With two new schools opening next year and lopsided enrollment at its high schools, the West Ada School District is redrawing the attendance ...

After losing peers to suicide, students call for bigger discussion  Idaho Press-Tribune

When junior Collin Freese sees freshmen walking down the hall, sometimes he'll stop and think, “One of those could have been my sister.”

Securing Our Schools: Comprehensive security plan in place in Perry Township  WRTV Indianapolis

The district's safety plans, which are revised and submitted to the state for review annually, include a school police department, surveillance systems, metal ...

YOUR VIEW: Support students; Absentee voting; PSC on diversity  Meridian Star

Praise for our schools and students. It is not uncommon today to see concerning or even disturbing news about our schools from any number of media outlets.

Banned from Meridian Curriculum, Controversial Book Lands in More Hands  Boise Weekly

When trustees of Meridian Joint School District No. 2 gathered for a special meeting April 1, it was to answer a simple question regarding author Sherman ...

Real world learning draws students to unconventional school  Idaho Statesman

One Stone doesn't do report cards. Its teachers are more like mentors. Now One Stone has gone from an after-school program to a full-fledged school, drawing ...

Meridian school will finally trade its portable buildings for brick-and-mortar walls  Idaho Statesman

Pathways Middle School is expected to open in early fall and leave behind nine portable building for a real school with its own gym and cafeteria.

South Idaho man allegedly provided alcohol to teens before fatal crash  Idaho State Journal

KUNA — The Ada County Coroner's Office determined alcohol intoxication was a contributing factor in a crash that killed a 17-year-old boy in May.

Teen killed near graduation party, toxicology reports pending

KUNA - An 17-year-old died early Sunday morning when he crashed a pickup truck in the desert south of Kuna. A family member says Clay Tully had just ...

Being true to Emmett Till: Meridian students prepare play  Jackson Clarion Ledger

MERIDIAN — As students at Meridian High School prepare to present the play "Tell My Story: The Death of Emmett Till," they're thinking — and feeling — deeply ...

USM, Craig Newmark Philanthropies Host Speaking Tour to Encourage More Women to Enter High-Tech Fields  Southern Miss Now

In an effort to increase interest and diversity in technology fields and computer science, The University of Southern Mississippi and Craig Newmark ...

Pointe of Hope organizers hope to prevent suicide  Idaho Press-Tribune

Collin Freese was in his first year of high school when the unthinkable happened.

Obituary: Cleo Coy Callen | Obituaries |  Twin Falls Times-News

November 19, 1950—March 22, 2019. Cleo Coy Callen passed away peacefully on March 22, 2019 at his home in Phoenix, Arizona at the age of 68, after a ...

Perry Meridian High School considers $9M football stadium  WTHR

They've never played a football game at home - not a single one in their entire 42-year history. But Perry Meridian High School may finally get to play on their ...

Lighthouse culminates historic season with a state championship; basketball roundup  KMVT

NAMPA, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) The 2019 boys basketball state championships came to a close Saturday night at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa, but not before ...

Sheriff: Boise man bought beer for teens hours before boy died in drunk-driving crash

A Boise man has been charged with providing alcohol to a 17-year-old boy who died later that night in a drunk-driving crash.

HS swimming: Century boys, Marsh Valley girls finish third at state  Idaho State Journal

Local swimmers traveled to the Boise City Aquatics Center for the 5A-1A state swimming meet this weekend.

Student arrested over Perry Meridian threat  WTHR

A teenager is in police custody after allegedly posting threats on social media against Perry Meridian High School.

News Bite: Who's coming to and leaving Filer and Gooding schools? – May edition  Twin Falls Times-News

FILER — It's almost summertime, but Filer and Gooding schools are already planning for next school year.

Company gives $29M to fund teacher projects on  Idaho Press-Tribune

After coming back from spring break, Seven Oaks Elementary librarian Jill Kirby-Platts saw that her project on had been funded — along with ...

Meridian native serves in Navy’s newest attack submarine  Idaho Press-Tribune

A Meridian native and 2012 Meridian High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard one of the Navy's newest attack submarines, USS Hawaii.

Gallery: Boys Basketball Championships - Parma Vs. Gooding | Southern Idaho High School Sports  Twin Falls Times-News

Gooding defeats Parma during the state basketball championships Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Meridian High School.

Nampa City Council, Seat 3: Jeff Kirkman  Idaho Press-Tribune

Name: Jeff Kirkman. Age: 49. Occupation: Program Manager with Idaho Department of Correction. Education: Graduate of Meridian High School, Meridian, ...

A day in the life of: Staff Sgt. Bethany Stanley, Idaho Army National Guard recruiter  DVIDS

Bethany Stanley grew up thinking she'd only ever have one or two jobs: wife and/or mother. Today she's both of those things, but she's also a staff sergeant in ...

Crowded Canyon County Fair mulls future of Ada exhibitors  Idaho Press-Tribune

CALDWELL — As students across the Treasure Valley gear up for fair season, 4-H and FFA organizers continue to grapple with participation across county ...

HS boys bball: Russets bounced by hot-shooting Kimberly in 3A state semis  Idaho State Journal

MERIDIAN — This wasn't the way Shelley wanted to go out.

Idaho boys state basketball: Post Falls comes up short in 5A semifinals  The Spokesman-Review

For the second year in a row, the Post Falls boys basketball team came tantalizingly close to reaching the 5A State championship game.

2016 Cheer and dance state championships  KTVB

A list of local cheer and dance teams who placed at the 2016 state championships in one or more categories. Lists and rules have been complied by the Idaho ...

HS boys bball: Thomas' big game not enough as Fruitland downs Panthers 52-45  Idaho State Journal

MERIDIAN – From the time the final buzzer sounded in the 2017 3A state title game, it was Snake River's mission to get back to the Ford Idaho Center and.

Dresstravaganza: Nonprofit outfits teens for formal events

BOISE - A local nonprofit is making sure no one goes underdressed to that formal event. Since 2009, Dresstravaganza has helped over 1,500 young women in ...

Franklin Central 24, Perry Meridian 10 - Operation Football  WTHR

Franklin Central hit the road to face Perry Meridian Friday.

New start times for Perry Township schools begin Monday  WTHR

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Perry Township Schools are changing start times for some of their schools, which will affect bus schedules. Starting Monday, Tier 1 ...

2017 Treasure Valley college commitments

An overview of Southern Idaho athletes who have verbally committed to play at the collegiate level. Athletes are categorized by the high school they attend.

Parma wilts under Shelley pressure, 37-31  Idaho Press-Tribune

MERIDIAN — With a razor-thin margin for error, the Parma Panthers needed an unconventional strategy and perfect execution to upset the Shelley Russets in ...

Kimberly Boys Basketball shocks Kellogg  KMVT

MERIDIAN, Idaho ( KMVT / KSVT ) The Kimberly Bulldogs are back at the big dance for the first time since 2011. Kmberly looking to knock off a Kellogg team ...

Eastern Star All-Star Preview: West Team | Sports  WAND

FORSYTH -- The 28th annual Eastern Star All-Star Football Game comes to Maroa-Forsyth's Walter Boyd Field on Saturday night at 7 p.m. The West Team's ...

Gallery: Boys Basketball - Buhl Vs. Parma | Southern Idaho High School Sports  Twin Falls Times-News

Buhl loses to Parma during the state basketball championships Friday night, March 4, 2016, at Meridian High School in Boise.

Election Results: Vallivue levy rejected, Kuna bond narrowly approved  Idaho Press-Tribune

NAMPA – Vallivue school district voters voted down a proposed levy while other voters across the Treasure Valley approved other school funding measures in ...

Eight teams, one dream; a state preview of District IV Boys Basketball  KMVT

District IV basketball teams look to wrap up the 2017-18 season with a state championship.

Gallery: Basketball State Championships: Buhl Vs. Kellogg | Southern Idaho High School Sports  Twin Falls Times-News

Buhl takes on Kellogg during the state basketball championships Friday in Meridian.

Vallivue earns high score in marching band competition  Idaho Press-Tribune

EAGLE — Vallivue High School earned the highest overall score at the Mel Shelton District III Marching Band Championship held Saturday in Eagle.

After tough year, MLK rally unites Kent students across cliques, races and backgrounds  The Seattle Times

After a year of budget crunches and racial tension, a multi-media, gospel-inflected rally honored Martin Luther King Jr. and let Kent students — from football ...

The Best of the Class of 2018 Honored on  KLKN

High School students at the top of their class are recognized for their academic excellence during 15th Annual Channel 8 KLKN-TV's Annual Best of the Class ...

Assistance League of Boise's Cinderella's Closet makes prom more affordable for Ada County teens  6 On Your Side

350 dresses and more than 100 tuxedos are available for rent to all Ada County students at Cinderella's Closet.

Boise State roster countdown 2017: Day 59, Mason Hampton  One Bronco Nation Under God

The 50's have begun! Nearly halfway there guys. Up today is #59, Mason Hampton. #59, Mason Hampton, RS Senior, OL Stats Height: 6'3" Weight: 303 lbs.

HS boys bball: Southeast Idaho team previews for the 2017-18 season  Idaho State Journal

HIGHLAND RAMS. Coach: Ty Pearson, second season. Record last year: 11-13. ×. Story continues below video. Current record: 1-2. Players to watch: P Daxton ...

HS boys bball: Previews for the local teams at the 2018 boys basketball state tournaments  Idaho State Journal

4A STATE TOURNAMENT. Borah High School. Century (15-11) vs. Bishop Kelly (16-6), 8 p.m.. ×. Story continues below video. Century's improbable 4A District ...

Long journey for 21-year-old Burmese refugee leads to Manual High School  WTHR

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - A large population of refugees from the country of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, in southeast Asia has settled on the south side ...

Kentucky fugitive shoots himself near Perry Meridian Middle School  WTHR

A man shot himself near Perry Meridian Middle School around 8:15 a.m. Monday in Perry Township. No students were injured.

'Snowpocalypse' doesn't stop Meridian FFA members as they participate in winter CDEs  Capital Press

Winter is known as the “off season” for FFA members but there are still several Career Development Events (CDEs) that take place during this time.

Murder victim was father of 3 who was a 'very loving man'  East Idaho News

BLACKFOOT — A Pocatello man shot and killed Thursday was the father of three children who “was a very loving man,” according to friends. David Davis, 30 ...

Idaho boys state basketball: Genesis Prep rolls to championship repeat  The Spokesman-Review

Jonny Hillman scored 21 points and the Jaguars led from wire-to-wire, rolling to a 59-33 victory over Carey in the 1A Division II State final Saturday morning at ...

Memorial gallery: October 2018 | Southern Idaho Local News  Twin Falls Times-News

Here, we remember south-central Idahoans who died. The photos were provided by families to accompany their obituaries in the Times-News.

HS boys bball: Snake River beats Marsh Valley to win third consecutive 3A District 5 title  Idaho State Journal

THOMAS — Jeff Wilding crouched near the sideline after fouling out as Clancy Thomas walked toward the free-throw line with 13.6 seconds remaining in the ...

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