According to the Gem County Prosecutor's office, the scheduled preliminary hearing for the Emmett woman facing charges involved with the death of eight-year-old Taryn Summers was postponed Monday afternoon.

The Idaho Department of Insurance Senior Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) warns Idaho consumers of Medicare scams from unsolicited callers.

Tuesday, May 18 registered voters in Gem County will be given the opportunity to determine if the Emmett Independent School District can move forward with plans to make major upgrades to the physical buildings housing a growing student population.

The Gem County Prosecutors office issued a statement Thursday afternoon to clarify the current status of its investigation into the death of a young girl presumed to be eight-year-old Taryn Summers. Formal identification of the body found in Emmett on Thursday, April 15, has not been made as…

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The girls doubles teams on the Emmett High tennis squad have been on fire since spring break ended. Last week both the number-one and number-two slots picked up impressive victories over perennial tennis power Bishop Kelly in Southern Idaho Conference action on the Emmett City Park tennis courts.

Baseball slips into tie for league lead

Tatum Richards is a new face on the Emmett High track and field team. Friday she put a new face on the Emmett record book, smashing the previous pole vault record and moving within a whisper of the 100 meter hurdles mark in winning both events at the Middleton Invitational.

According to Idaho Fish and Game biologists around the state, turkey hunters in Idaho can expect more of the same in 2021 — which is great news for hunters looking to bag a gobbler during the spring season.

The Emmett High baseball team rode consistent hitting and solid fielding for a strong start to the season. After being recognized last week as the number-one ranked 4A team in the state, however, the Huskies ran into a motivated number-three Bishop Kelly and saw both hitting and fielding tak…

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The 38th annual Squaw Butte Music Festival was held on April 10 here in Emmett, with approximately 60 students participating in the festival. All area piano teachers are invited to enter their students in the festival, and this year the following teachers had participants: Barbara Weissenbuh…

Wrapped in bright pink, “Stella” is ready to hit the road. Stella is the name given to Saint Alphonsus’s newest mobile mammography unit. The 40-foot long bus contains the latest in 3D mammography technology and started serving patients throughout Idaho and Eastern Oregon in early March.

The library at Butte View elementary was converted into space for the Emmett School District administration and staff several years ago. Now that the school is being returned in part to an elementary school, the library is going to have to be replenished. It got a jump start last week.

Add a burst of color to the start of the garden season with spring flowering shrubs. Small or large, these beauties add color, support pollinators, and help attract birds to the landscape.

There is a television commercial that is using the tag line: “It’s Your Health” to promote a product with claims to improve well being. There are plenty of accurate sources of information to get healthy and to stay healthy; but in the end, it is each individual’s choice. Covid 19 has been a …

Growing up, every Sunday morning meant going to church, which I loved. But because I was an early riser, up and dressed in my Sunday best and all set to go, I had to wait for everyone else in the house to get ready before I could go and worship. So I would turn on the little black & whit…

As my mother has gotten older, she has lived with some of her children for a time. I was the last one she lived with before choosing to go into an assisted living center. “It’s not that I don’t like living here,” she said. “You make me quite comfortable. It’s just the stairs and the tub.”

I ran the item over the scanner. “Peanut butter—four-thirty-five.”

My wife, Donna, and I are hoping to build a new home. As we get older, we realize that our house with its myriad of stairs will not be sufficient for us. We have purchased some land and have started the impossible task of getting building permits, moving our current house contents into stora…

Grant and Emma had just seen the last of their children married. Ed was almost sixty, and Emma was only a couple of years younger. They now talked about all the wonderful things they would do together during their retirement years. Then the Covid virus came.

According to the Gem County Prosecutor's office, the scheduled preliminary hearing for the Emmett woman facing charges involved with the death of eight-year-old Taryn Summers was postponed Monday afternoon.

The Idaho Department of Insurance Senior Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) warns Idaho consumers of Medicare scams from unsolicited callers.

The 38th annual Squaw Butte Music Festival was held on April 10 here in Emmett, with approximately 60 students participating in the festival. All area piano teachers are invited to enter their students in the festival, and this year the following teachers had participants: Barbara Weissenbuh…