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  Nampa City Council OKs Saint Al’s plan

NAMPA — The Nampa Cty Council has approved a memorandum of understanding between the city and Saint Alphonsus Health System on plans for a new hospital at the Nampa Health Plaza at the corner of Interstate 84 and Garrity Boulevard.

Police seek Ontario teenager missing since Feb. 21

ONTARIO, Ore. — The Ontario Police Department seeks the public’s help in finding 17-year-old Kyra Bouska-Gouthro, Police Chief Mark Alexander said in a news release Monday morning. She was reported missing Feb. 21.
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Boise State announces 2015 football schedule

Games in nine consecutive weeks to start the season, a big two-game road stretch in October and a Halloween tilt in Las Vegas highlight the Boise State football team’s 2015 schedule, released Monday by the Mountain West Conference.

BRONCO ROUNDUP: BSU guard Marks earns 4th MW award

Following a two-game performance in which he averaged 24 points and five rebounds — including a victory over then-No. 24 San Diego State — Boise State guard Derrick Marks was named the Mountain West Player of the Week for the fourth time this season, the conference announced on Monday.

Recent Comments

  Minimum wage not real problem

Editor’s note: We had planned to publish an editorial regarding the Comprehensive Plan recommended for Lake Lowell by the Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge today, but due to a last-minute revelation that would have changed the direction of the editorial dramatically, we are holding off on that editorial and instead will present this editorial published in the Idaho State Journal (Pocatello).

  Legislation isn’t going to stop bullies

Hey, everyone! Let’s make a law that states it is mandatory for all citizens of this great country of ours to always be nice, contribute to our communities and be all-around decent, caring human beings! Human nature, being what it is, would make a law of this kind absolutely impossible. We have always had mean people; murderers, rapists, child predators, thieves, and of course, bullies.

  Levy support will help Caldwell schools

On Tuesday, March 10, the voters of the Caldwell School District are being asked to continue their support of learning environments of excellence for children. On that day, patrons are being asked to consider the renewal of a five-year property tax levy. The existing plant facility levy was approved in 2010 and is expiring this year.

  Teacher’s Network funding important

There are many pressing issues regarding this year’s Legislature, and education funding, specifically the funding for the Idaho Core Teacher’s Network, should be a top priority to help teachers move forward with helping students build career and college skills.

  Politicians shouldn’t make medical policies

Rep. Vito Barbieri’s question in Monday’s committee hearing about whether a woman can swallow a small camera for doctors to conduct a remote gynecological exam is a prime example of how politicians are not medical experts and thus shouldn’t be making medical policies.


A shocking new study in a journal of the American Heart Association revealed that 30 percent of folks would opt to shorten their life by two years rather than take a daily pill to avoid cardiovascular woes! That’s how much many of YOU hate taking meds day after day.