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He played in the NFL, led a D-I program. Now at 63, he’s a first-time high school coach.  Idaho Statesman

John Zamberlin owns a mile-long football resume. He played six seasons in the NFL, ran his own Division I college program and even coached in the pros.

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.

Meridian High School class of 1960 plans golden reunion  Idaho Press-Tribune

Regardless of the season or the day — whether it was a school night or not — you could find Betty Johnson Wontorek walking across the one-mile stretch of ...

401-house subdivision in northwest Meridian gets thumbs up from council  Idaho Press-Tribune

MERIDIAN — A 401-house subdivision is planned just north of Owyhee High School in northwest Meridian.

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 ...

Gordmans donates $1k to Meridian High School  Idaho Press-Tribune

National apparel and home decor department store Gordmans donated $1000 to Meridian High School earlier this month.

Meridian High School graduates come together during alumni brunch  Idaho Press-Tribune

Old classmates and friends came together on June 1 during the Meridian High School Alumni Brunch.

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.

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 ...

Meridian's Dairy Days celebrates 90 years  Idaho Press-Tribune

MERIDIAN — This year's Dairy Days will include all the events the community has come to expect and enjoy — pancakes, a petting zoo and dairy animal ...

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," ...

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.

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.

'It's a big problem everywhere, it's not just here:' Treasure Valley continues to see an uptick in teen vaping

MERIDIAN, Idaho — Vaping is not just a problem among teens across the nation, but here at home as well. On Tuesday, Drug Free Idaho, Nampa Police, Idaho ...

Retiring West Ada agriculture teacher chosen as Meridian Dairy Days grand marshal  Idaho Press-Tribune

When Meridian High School agriculture teacher Steve Wilder announced his retirement, he didn't realize the amount of support and attention he'd get from the ...

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

Anticipation is running high among more than 50 of Idaho's best high school seniors. They've been named as candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholars ...

Meridian teens to install public recycling bins in downtown Meridian  Idaho Press-Tribune

Right now the Meridian downtown core doesn't have any public recycling bins. The Meridian Mayor's Youth Advisory Council wants to fix that.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Idaho Governor's Cup Scholarship recipients announced  KMVT

BOISE, Idaho (News Release) — Governor Brad Little announced the recipients of the 2019 Governor's Cup Scholarships to Idaho colleges and universities.

Farms Vanishing Fast in Meridian: 'Growth Is Pushing Us Out'  U.S. News & World Report

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

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.

Where's Larry? Meridian High School Theater  KTVB

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

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 ...


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 ...

Fruitland cruises back to 3A title game with easy win over Marsh Valley  Idaho Press-Tribune

MERIDIAN — The pressure of having to defend last year's state title. The distraction of seeing their longtime coach go on administrative leave a week into fall ...

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 ...

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.

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.

2018-19 All-Area Boys Basketball Teams  Idaho State Journal

FIRST TEAM. Andrew VanSickle (Highland). Senior guard. ×. Story continues below video. Stats: 11.4 points, 2.9 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.4 rebounds per game.

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.

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 ...

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


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.

Two-wheeled wanderer: Dispatch II  Idaho Press-Tribune

The sun was sinking and the first day's riding in Mexico was winding down. Along a narrow stretch of tree-lined country road, I spotted a gate made from ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.”

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 ...

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.

Girls Scholar-Athlete of the Year | Meridian's Alexis Crain  The Southern

The vast majority of college freshmen feel some trepidation walking into a classroom for the first time. No matter how well they fared in high school, the element ...

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 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.

Controversy surrounds e-cigarette 'epidemic'  Meridian Star

Like many e-cigarette users, Arience Grady chose vaping because he believed it to be a healthier choice than smoking cigarettes or drinking alcohol.

Being true to Emmett Till  Meridian Star

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 about history.

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 ...

Comcast honors Spokane student  The Spokesman-Review

Comcast is proud to honor Mead Senior High School Senior Logan Hamilton for being among 37 high school seniors throughout Washington.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Mark J Rowe  Daily Herald

Mark J Rowe, a beloved son of God, transitioned to his holy habitation on Friday, January 11, 2019, at the age of 75.

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.

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.

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.

Franklin Central 24, Perry Meridian 10  WTHR

Franklin Central hit the road to face Perry Meridian Friday.

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 ...

New start times for Perry Township schools begin Monday  WTHR

Starting Monday, Tier 1 and Tier 2 schools will start 10 minutes earlier and end 15 minutes earlier than they currently do. Tier 3 schools will stay on their current ...

Kent-Meridian QB Ben Woods almost quit football for baseball, but then he couldn’t have made things right  The News Tribune

Ben Woods could be preparing for his fourth consecutive year as the starting catcher on the Kent-Meridian High School baseball team. He easily could have ...

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Morrison Center Offers Free Family Tickets to Furloughed Federal Government Employees  Broadway World

In support of federal government employees affected by the current government shutdown, the Morrison Center is offering a free family four-pack of tickets to all ...  Newsexaminer

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

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 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.

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: 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Meridian advances to face Brimfield in Class 1A title game  The Southern

PEORIA – Yes, that was the Meridian boys basketball team basically playing stall ball at times in its IHSA Class 1A state semifinal game against Forreston on ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Prep basketball: Northeast Lauderdale looks to Lebron, Brunson as go-to players  Meridian Star

Ulysses Lebron obviously didn't pick his last name, but that doesn't stop opponents from making remarks about it whenever the Northeast Lauderdale High ...

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