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  • By CHRISTINA MARFICE cmarfice@idahopress.com
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NAMPA — Ryan Hulbert says it was “uncharacteristically impulsive” when he stopped his car at the old Chalet amusement park in Caldwell and offered $50 for the mechanical swing that used to stand there.

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ATLANTA — Those itching to go to the mountains have another reason to visit the Sawtooth Mountains over Labor Day weekend: Atlanta will be holding its 35th annual Atlanta Daze.

  • By CHRISTINA MARFICE cmarfice@idahopress.com
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NAMPA — Ryan Hulbert says it was “uncharacteristically impulsive” when he stopped his car at the old Chalet amusement park in Caldwell and offered $50 for the mechanical swing that used to stand there.

CALDWELL — Free flu shots are now available for all eligible veterans at the Boise VA Medical Center and Outpatient Clinics. Veterans are encouraged to get a flu shot at their Boise VA Medical Center, Primary Care Team or at one of the flu clinics being offered below.

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NAMPA —Three engineers from Nampa had an idea that they wanted to turn into a business. The problem was, they’re engineers, not businessmen, so they sought help from the Boise State TECenter, a business incubator and accelerator in Nampa.

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NAMPA —Despite two recent violent crimes suspected to be gang-related, local law enforcement maintains the area continues to have fewer gang problems than it has in the past.

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A Caldwell man has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing a man multiple times Thursday night in Nampa.

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NAMPA – Nampa police officers are searching for a man suspected of injuring a police officer and burglarizing a local department store located in Nampa near Marketplace Boulevard.

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse in Western states — regardless of whether the bird receives federal protections, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said.

  • By KEITH RIDLER The Associated Press
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BOISE — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a potato genetically engineered by Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co. to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine and that still damages crops around the world.

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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