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Mountain America Credit Union Opens First Meridian, Idaho Branch
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:42:37 -0700

Mountain America Credit Union is pleased to announce the opening of a new branch location in Meridian, Idaho. The Meridian Branch is located at 55 East Franklin Road, Meridian, ID 83642. Mountain America ...

Emmett Boise State student wins Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 22:51:19 -0700

A Boise State University student from Emmett took home two awards at the Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge Awards gala on March 7. Brett Wharton won second place and $500 in the idea competition and third place and $1,000 in the local business model competition. His company, Brett Wharton Animation, creates apps for games, photo sharing and storytelling.

Use technology to search family records
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 17:22:06 -0700

The Emmett Idaho RootsTech Family Discovery Day will help you to learn to use technology to search records and preserve memories on your own family. The event is for the general public including youth and will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 7 at the LDS Family History Center, 980 W. Central Road.

Coming up: Events beyond Seattle
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:15:15 -0700

Plan ahead with this roundup of regional festivals and celebrations.

New police force wins Middleton’s support
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 12:45:39 -0700

The police department in Middleton, a community of 6,150 - which has more than tripled in size since 1990 - was established in December. Click to Continue »

Lawmakers win High Five Mt. Everest Challenge
Fri, 06 Mar 2015 17:03:42 -0800

A challenge for Idaho lawmakers to raise money for local school is over.

Second defendant convicted in 2013 Emmett church fires
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:10:51 -0700

A Canyon County jury on Friday found Bradley R. Thomasson, 42, guilty of two counts each of first-degree arson and burglary and single counts of grand theft and petit theft. Click to Continue »

Voided state contract on school Internet access
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 20:03:37 -0700

During the second week of February, the Emmett Independent School District, along with all school districts in Idaho, was informed that our Internet connection was being shut off at the end of February. This was due to the Idaho 4th District Judge ruling that the State’s Idaho Education Network contract was void. This ruling voided the contract that paid for all of ESD’s Internet connections and ...

Simplot sues log truck driver, employer in Treasure Valley freeway pileup
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 13:07:29 -0700

The J.R. Simplot Co. has filed suit against log truck driver Cory D. Ford and his employer, Emmett-based Brian Wilson Trucking, for damages caused when the loaded log truck struck… Click to Continue »

Lady Tigers season starts with non-conference games
Sat, 14 Mar 2015 22:47:30 -0700

The Mountain Home Lady Tigers open their 2015 softball season this week with a pair of non-conference games at home. Lady Tigers coach Ron Nicolosi reflected on the great turnout for this year's season.