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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. On Tuesday, Meridian City Council ...

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 ...

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," ...

Voters approve West Ada bond, levy  Idaho Press-Tribune

Voters approved a bond and supplemental levy for the West Ada School District on Tuesday.  Newsexaminer

Connersville High School choral students experienced success this year at the regional contest at North Decatur High School in Greensburg on Jan. 25.

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 ...

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 ...

Where's Larry? Meridian High School Theater  KTVB

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Meridian students find insight in tragic story | Education  Meridian Star

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Prep roundup: Borah holds off Meridian 31-29  Idaho Press-Tribune

Borah remained undefeated, but the Lions had to hold off the Meridian Warriors. The Lions prevailed 31-29 in a 5A Southern Idaho Conference football game at ...

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

Call it the elephant in the classroom. After three public meetings this month led by West Ada School District staff on redrawing attendance zones to relieve school ...

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 ...

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 ...

Meridian man arrested in two sex crime cases  6 On Your Side

A Meridian 18-year-old has been booked into the Ada County Jail after police say he sexually penetrated two female high school students with his finger on ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Obituary: Charles 'Chuck' Edward Ireton  Twin Falls Times-News

January 2, 1932 – October 24, 2018. Charles “Chuck” Edward Ireton passed away peacefully on Oct 24, 2018. He was born on January 2, 1932 in Roswell, New ...

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.

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 singing janitor, is universally loved by students, teachers and administrators for his buoyant spirit and relentless ...

A Meridian middle school made out of portable buildings — but that may change  Idaho Statesman

Susan Woodard burns 25 minutes of instructional time taking out and putting away materials every time she plans student experiments as part of her ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Two new West Ada schools open today  Idaho EdNews

MERIDIAN — A new elementary and middle school is set to bust open the doors the first day of school, easing congestion in the West Ada School District.

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 ...

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 ...

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.”

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.

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 ...

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Franklin Central 24, Perry Meridian 10 - Operation Football  WTHR

Franklin Central hit the road to face Perry Meridian Friday.

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.

Life may not be perfect for Perry Meridian athlete, but her attitude is  WTHR

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - On a beautiful Spring day at Perry Meridian High School, junior Caroline Kavanaugh joins the unified track team for a workout.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

2017 Boys state basketball

Live Blog Boys State Basketball: Saturday. General admission: $6 for general public, $5 for students with an ASB card or seniors 55 and older* (kids five and ...

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.

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 ...

Idaho Governor's Cup Scholarship recipients announced | Education  Rexburg Standard Journal

BOISE, Idaho — Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter today announced the recipients of the 2017 Governor's Cup Scholarships to Idaho colleges and universities.

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 ...

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.

Boise family’s Moroccan movie room captures that exotic, Old World feel  Idaho Statesman

From the initial design to the home theater's intricate cabinet, Boise builder Cris Williams pays attention to all the right details.

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 ...

HS boys bball: Century, Snake, Grace take home 3rd-place trophies  Idaho State Journal

4A state tournament. CENTURY 67, SKYVIEW 54. Century beat Skyview 67-54 to claim third place in the 4A state tournament Saturday at Borah High School.

HS soccer: Local teams kick off state soccer tourney Thursday  Idaho State Journal

GIRLS SOCCER. Highland vs. Centennial. 9 a.m. Thursday at Meridian High School. ×. Story continues below video. Goliath awaits Highland in the first round of ...

Filer Basketball Racks Up 80 Points in 3rd-place Win  Twin Falls Times-News

MERIDIAN • By the start of Saturday morning's 3A third-place game, the collective tears of disappointment had dried from the cheeks of the Filer basketball team, ...

Nampa seeks to face loss of ag land head-on  Idaho Business Review

Idaho farmland. A Boise State University report predicts as much as 240,000 acres of Treasure Valley farmland could be lost to development by 2100. File photo.

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 ...

Trojans ride Lane Sale’s second half dunk, defense to today’s 3A state title game  Idaho Press-Tribune

MERIDIAN — With one thunderous jam, Homedale senior Lane Sale rattled the rim, the brick walls of the Meridian High gymnasium and the psyche of the ...

'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.

Caldwell Vs. Mountain View Softball | Photos  Idaho Press-Tribune

Caldwell plays Mountain View in a girls high school softball game Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Meridian High School.

Know your enemy 2018: Oklahoma State edition  One Bronco Nation Under God

Well, here we are again at the precipice of another big game with even bigger implications. The Broncos have a tall task ahead of them in Big 12 country on ...

Melvin 'Mel' LeRoy Calhoun | Obituaries  Ontario Argus Observer

Melvin 'Mel' LeRoy Calhoun. June 12, 1932-Aug. 14, 2014. Wilder. Melvin 'Mel' LeRoy Calhoun, 82, passed away on August 14, 2014. He was born on June 12, ...

Local Comedy Company, Recycled Minds, Invites The Valley To A Free Improv Comedy Jam  Broadway World

Local comedy company, Recycled Minds, invites the valley to a free improv comedy jam August 18, 2018 at Recycled Minds Studio in Boise.

Students nationwide plan walkouts to protest gun violence  WTHR

Students nationwide and locally will walk out of class to honor the 13 lives lost in the 1999 Columbine shooting.

HS girls soccer: Highland shuts down Bonneville, earns trip to state  Idaho State Journal

POCATELLO — Bonneville coach Amy Feik saw her team standing idly and reminded them to cheer. Korbie Vaughan did not have to worry about her team's ...

On the Town  Idaho Press-Tribune

TODAY. WHAT: G-Eazy, A$AP Ferg, Marc E. Bassy and Nef the Pharaoh. WHEN: 7:30 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m.. WHERE: CenturyLink Arena, 233 S. Capitol ...

New principals step up at Prairie, CV | Community  Idaho County Free Press

Rehder returns home to take leadership role at Prairie High; Uptmor returns to CV as principal; 'very excited for this new position'

KID YOU SHOULD KNOW: Caldwell High senior involved in athletics, science, music  Idaho Press-Tribune

CALDWELL — Dylan Doan is a Caldwell High School student with big dreams and ambitions. Now a senior, he has been an active student athlete since his ...

Boise State numerical roster countdown 2015: Day 59, Mason Hampton  One Bronco Nation Under God

We are on the downhill slope of the O-line AND near the halfway point of the countdown. Today we visit Mason Hampton, #59. #59, Mason Hampton, RS ...

Notes: Ben Davis' Mark James gets to see Bankers Life Fieldhouse  USA TODAY High School Sports

In the years since Bankers Life Fieldhouse opened in 1999, it has established a reputation as one of the top NBA arenas. Or so Mark James has heard.

Former Southport High School student arrested after attempting to take gun onto campus  Fox 59

SOUTHPORT, Ind. – A former Southport High School student was arrested after allegedly attempting to carry a gun and marijuana onto school grounds Tuesday.

Coree Carver, president, Axus International in Boise  Idaho Business Review

It may have taken a while, but Coree Carver, 39, found her career path, which just happens to be president of her own company. That's something she would not ...

NXN Northwest Girls Team Scores: Jesuit Looks To Win Again  MileSplit

Based on 2017 PR's the ladies from Jesuit (OR) have the best shot at winning the NXN Northwest Region this year. If the team can run similar times to their 2017 ...

In memory of 2018: More selected obituaries from the Elko Daily Free Press  Elko Daily Free Press

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