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NAMPA—The Nampa City Council recently celebrated Liam, a fifth-grade student at Centennial Elementary School, as the first “student artist of the month” featured at his school. Liam shared about his love of art and love for Nampa, and surprised Mayor Debbie Kling with a framed sketch of the …

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NAMPA—The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust awarded $350,000 to Love INC of Treasure Valley for a new community center that will provide a gathering space for residents of the nonprofit’s New Hope Community. The community, which will offer stable housing for individuals and families making posit…

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NAMPA—Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF), a global nonprofit Christian organization based in Nampa, is the subject of a feature-length documentary, “Ends of the Earth.” The movie will be released in 700 theaters nationwide and will be shown in local theaters on Oct. 18 and 21.

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ADA COUNTY — ACHD Commuteride has several opportunities for residents to travel smart and safely this fall. Throughout the month of October, commuters can take part in Commuteride’s Ridetober Challenge by logging smart commute trips, such as carpooling, vanpooling, walking, biking, bussing o…

BOISE—Treasure Valley youth who are interested in doing more for their community and want to drive change to make this region a healthier and safer place to live are invited to register for the free Idaho Youth for Change (IYFC) Summit taking place Oct. 1-2.

BOISE—A beautiful clear day set the stage for 76 dogs to compete in the Zamzows Fundamentals Frisbee Fest on Saturday, Sept. 18 at Ann Morrison Park. Over 200 people gathered to watch the dogs perform in the contest, which is in its 29th year. The event also serves as a fundraiser for the Id…

GARDEN CITY — Maestre Arts, a state-of-the-art education studio for artistic development and personal growth, will hold an opening debut party Oct. 2. The music and technology arts studio’s day of celebration will showcase the work of several music students.

Boise Open Studios (BOSCO) is hosting the Artists’ Open Studio Tour over two weekends in October, Oct. 2-3 and Oct. 9-10, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. BOSCO is a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to the visual arts established to promote and foster greater understanding of the creative pr…

MERIDIAN — Since 2003, Christmas Decor franchisees have been decorating the homes of military families whose loved ones are deployed outside of the country for the holiday season. Chris Weaver of Christmas Decor by Senske Lawn and Tree — Boise invites local residents to nominate the family o…

GARDEN CITY — After a year of modified operations due to the pandemic, Assistance League of Boise will again be providing new school clothes for 3,700 elementary students at 80 local schools through Operation School Bell.

MERIDIAN — In an effort to support kids all over Idaho who are experiencing hunger, the Idaho Foodbank is hosting a statewide Back to School campaign for the entire month of September. The campaign will raise funds for the Backpack and School Pantry programs, with activities in the Treasure …

BOISE — Next Saturday, Boise resident Debbie Herndon is joining patients, families and friends across the country for the virtual National Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) Walk Day, taking one step closer to a cure for pulmonary fibrosis, a debilitating, incurable lung disease that causes…

BOISE—Idaho Vintage Market, an upscale vintage-inspired market featuring regional artisans and collectors, will be held next weekend at Expo Idaho. The event, brought to you by the creators of Wintry and Summery Market, will take place Sept. 17 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. …

On Tuesday, Sept. 7, the Nampa City Council unanimously approved the renaming of the Nampa Recreation Center to the Harward Recreation Center to honor former City of Nampa Finance Director Ken Harward. The Nampa City Council said in a press release it received more than 25 letters from commu…

MERIDIAN — In an effort to support kids all over Idaho who are experiencing hunger, the Idaho Foodbank is hosting a statewide Back to School campaign for the entire month of September. The campaign will raise funds for the Backpack and School Pantry programs, with activities in the Treasure …

BOISE — Next Saturday, Boise resident Debbie Herndon is joining patients, families and friends across the country for the virtual National Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) Walk Day, taking one step closer to a cure for pulmonary fibrosis, a debilitating, incurable lung disease that causes…

BOISE—Idaho Vintage Market, an upscale vintage-inspired market featuring regional artisans and collectors, will be held next weekend at Expo Idaho. The event, brought to you by the creators of Wintry and Summery Market, will take place Sept. 17 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. …

On Tuesday, Sept. 7, the Nampa City Council unanimously approved the renaming of the Nampa Recreation Center to the Harward Recreation Center to honor former City of Nampa Finance Director Ken Harward. The Nampa City Council said in a press release it received more than 25 letters from commu…

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Since living in the U.S. again and in a temperate zone where seasons change, we have come to anticipate and enjoy the cooler temps of autumn and the beautiful fall colors.