NAMPA - Kieran Donahue will hold a press conference today announcing his candidacy for Canyon County Sheriff.

According to a media release, the 49-year-old Nampan is endorsed by current Sheriff Chris Smith.

Donahue currently serves as a corporal detective with the Canyon County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division.

Donahue, an Idaho native, grew up on a working cattle ranch in the Lost River Valley. He attended Idaho State University and the University of Alaska. Donahue and his wife Jeanie have three daughters and the family has lived in Nampa nearly 20 years.

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