The Treasure Valley Barn Hunt’s very first Barn Hunt Trial will be held from Sept. 27-29 at the Gem County Fairgrounds. Over the past year and a half, a large portion of the community has come together to support Barn Hunting. They were able to hold a Fun Test last spring which led to the cl…

Congratulations goes to Mona Whorton for being the lucky winner of the August Emmett Farmers Market Bag full of goods (donations from the vendors) drawing. She loves bringing her friend to the Emmett Farmers Market every week and was so excited to receive such wonderful products from the ven…

In observance of Suicide Prevention Month, the Boise VA Medical Center is bringing awareness to the #BeThere campaign by encouraging community leaders, colleagues and Veterans’ families and friends to help prevent suicide by showing support for those who may be going through a difficult time.

Join the Rotary Club of Emmett on Oct. 26 at KT’s Lanes in Emmett for Pins 4 Polio! All proceeds from this event will be sent to Rotary International in the fight to “Stomp Out Polio” once and for all. We don’t want it to ever cripple another child! The cost is $25 perperson including shoes,…

Valor Health held their annual Free Sports Physicals event on Aug. 7 in conjunction with the Emmett High School Registration. Over 130 student athletes received free sports physicals. Physicals are required for student athletes every two years, and include a vision exam, range of motion test…

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Emmett High alums were among the many college football players who kicked off their season Labor Day week and are having an impact on their respective teams through two weeks of action.

Mistakes, primarily penalties and turnovers, are what Emmett football coach Rich Hargitt focuses on when he is looking for the keys to success in a high school season. The Huskies won that mistake battle once and lost it once in opening the season. As a result Emmett will be 1-1 when it host…

This Friday morning the students at Emmett High are combining efforts to serve up a breakfast for the community that has supported the many activities at the school, with an emphasis on Senior Projects.

After a two-year victory drought, the Emmett High boys soccer team is beginning to learn that there is pressure in winning, not just in losing. Off to a perfect start to the season, the Huskies have soared to the number-two position in the State coaches boys soccer poll. Tuesday evening they…

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Local career and technical students won one of the nation’s highest awards at the 2019 SkillsUSA Championships, held in Louisville, Ky., on June 26-27. More than 6,500 students competed at the national showcase of career and technical education. The SkillsUSA Championships is the largest ski…

Over the years Emmett’s band shell at the Emmett City Park has hosted hundreds of events. Many involved fundraising. Yet perhaps one of the most successful in terms of societal impact occurred on Monday night, July 8. Tenney Kunka, daughter of Steve and Amy Kunka, put together and hosted the…

The University of Idaho Extension office serving Gem and Boise counties, welcomed a new 4-H Program Coordinator on June 24, 2019. Chane’ Nelson comes to the position with several years of 4-H experience as both a member and a volunteer in the Canyon and Ada County 4-H programs. She has also …

“Faith of Our Fathers” a Community Pioneer Celebration will be offered Wednesday, July 24, 2019. Activities begin at 6 p.m. and the skits at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Center and the Gem County Historical Society. It will i…

Enjoy a special night out with this rare opportunity to meet and hear from a WWII veteran who is also passionate about horses. Hidden Hollow Horse Rescue invites you to savor a locally-sourced, gourmet dinner, play the raffle or bid in their auction to win firearms, an African Safari, origin…

Have you ever had reason to wonder how useful you are? Recently, one of my daughters came home, saw me, and asked if I had suddenly gotten gray. I had to admit it was because I hadn't used Grecian in a while. With that grayness, some people think I can't do anything, and I feel old and useless.

When we filtered in for coffee at the Mule Barn truck stop, we were surprised to see Jim Albertson already there, already drinking coffee and looking as though he lost his last friend.

“Well that about tears it!” said Steve, twitching his walrus moustache. “How do they expect a guy to get by when they tell him what to do and to send money and re-up every dang thing in your billfold. It ain’t right!”

My son called out from the back of the van, “Dad, you need to go faster. Everyone is passing us.”

You have to look for the schism, Jasper said to himself out at the woodpile. He put another chunk of firewood up on the splitting block and took a look at the checking cracks that ran part way through the circles of age rings.

The Treasure Valley Barn Hunt’s very first Barn Hunt Trial will be held from Sept. 27-29 at the Gem County Fairgrounds. Over the past year and a half, a large portion of the community has come together to support Barn Hunting. They were able to hold a Fun Test last spring which led to the cl…

Three weeks of the football season are in the books and the pre-season projections of Southern Idaho Conference coaches are starting to look pretty much on the mark. Last week saw all five teams selected to be the favorites to earn State playoff positions from the SIC post dominant wins.

Emmett High alums were among the many college football players who kicked off their season Labor Day week and are having an impact on their respective teams through two weeks of action.

Congratulations goes to Mona Whorton for being the lucky winner of the August Emmett Farmers Market Bag full of goods (donations from the vendors) drawing. She loves bringing her friend to the Emmett Farmers Market every week and was so excited to receive such wonderful products from the ven…