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Rob Huey, a cook at River of Life, puts the finishing touches on his crab hush puppies for a top chef fundraiser event Thursday at the Nampa Lighthouse Rescue Mission. Chefs from four different shelters, the Lighthouse Rescue mission, Valley Women and Children’s Shelter, City Light, and Rive…

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CALDWELL — Caldwell Police arrested a Burley man early Thursday after he broke into a 16-year-old’s bedroom where she defended herself by presenting a knife and securing the door to stop him from accessing her family, officers say.

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NAMPA — Nampa Police found a man’s body just before 8 a.m. Thursday in a canal near Third Street North and 16th Avenue North and are working to determine his identity.

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CALDWELL – As Charlotte Borst gave her inauguration speech to become the 13th president of the College of Idaho, she reflected on the school's 125-year past.

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CALDWELL – The Canyon County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of a phone scam that is rearing its head in the Treasure Valley.

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WASHINGTON  — Confronting insurmountable obstacles, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suddenly withdrew from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House on Thursday, shocking colleagues just before they were to vote and producing ever-deeper chaos for a divided Congress.

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BOISE — Idaho's top elected officials have approved using the state's Constitutional Defense Fund to pay $70,000 in legal fees to the U.S. Navy Veteran who successfully fought for permission to be buried with the ashes of her late wife in a state veterans cemetery.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Luke Malek is a young lawyer, a North Idaho resident since the second grade with deep ties in the community, and the son of two local physicians. A Republican, he worked for former Sen. Larry Craig and Sen. Mike Crapo, and was recruited by former Gov. Jim Risch to be the …

Kuna will host the 2nd annual community prayer breakfast on Thursday, May 7 from 8:00 am—9:30 am at the 4th Street Gym, 571 W. 4th Street, Kuna. There will be special guest speakers, musical presentations by local musicians and choir, and breakfast catered by El Gallo Giro. Tickets are $10 p…

Alumni and friends of Northwest Nazarene University began collecting donations in support of the Dr. Thomas J. Oord Graduate Theology Endowed Scolarship today. This scholarship is intended to alleviate some of the burden placed on ministers as they continue their education beyond the Bachelo…

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 Fall 2015 Kindergarten Screening appointments for Maxine Johnson Elementary in Parma may be made by calling the elementary school office at 722-5115, extension 2.   Readiness screening will be held on Thursday, May 21 and Friday, May 22.  All incoming students need to be screened before the…

The first Fast Eddy’s Growler Station opened up inside the Fast Eddy’s Chevron on Ustick Road in Meridian in January 2014 with 24 different beers on tap.  Fast Eddy’s stores on the corner of Ten Mile & Pine and Overland & Locust Grove added Growler Stations in April of 2014 each with…

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What will YOU do for Spring Break? Most students are enjoying their spring break with a vacation, relaxing from school or catching up on missed sleep.  However, Nampa Girl Scouts of Silver Sage Council Troop #324 has provided more than 120 hours of their spring break to community service. 

Lily-free Easter servicesArtificial Easter lilies will grace the worship spaces at Caldwell United Methodist Church this year for the church's two Easter services. "As beautiful as real lilies are, too many people are bothered by the fragrance of them," said Rev. Kathy Raines, pastor. "We wa…

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