The Broadway musical hit version of the Disney classic "Little Mermaid" will come to life on the stage at the Emmett Middle School this weekend. Will the adventurous Ariel make a deal with the Sea Witch, and what about that Prince Erik, will he ever Kiss the Girl".

Auditions are coming up for the Emmett Community Playhouse’s production of William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” once again translated into modern language, courtesy of the Sterling Publishing Company. Romeo and Juliet will be set during the Civil War era, directed by Payton Mitchell. 

It started as a simple romantic drive in the country. It became an adventure of intrigue, mistakes, danger and perhaps providential influences. Fourteen years later it remains a reference point for life lessons for an Emmett couple.

The Idaho legislature is looking to make a major change in the formula it uses to appropriate general fund dollars to local school districts. Initial calculations using the new formulas could cost the Emmett School District and the Payette River Regional Technical Academy (PR2TA) over $100,0…

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Wrestlers face tough District field

The Emmett wrestlers will take probably their deepest roster in several years into the District III tournament this weekend in Caldwell. Getting as many as four wrestlers back to the State Championships in Pocatello next week, however, is going to be a tall task — let alone the eight who mad…

While it’s still a month or so until the high school track and field season will open, a number of Emmett track athletes have been honing their skills in a winter program with the YMCA. Five Huskies participated as part of the YMCA Team Idaho at the Nike Boise Indoor meet Feb. 1 – 2 at the J…

It’s not often that a basketball team comes off the court after a disappointing loss feeling good about itself. It’s even rarer when the defeated team leaves the hardwood on a visiting court to cheers and admiration of their opponent’s fans.

Many people may have the idea that the Gem County Recreation District is a youth sports organization. While the GCRD does have a number of youth sports programs, its breadth of activities stretch to all ages of Gem County citizens.

A rejuvenated offensive attack last week saw Emmett put up some decent scoring numbers but both nights the Huskies saw leads disappear late.

The Emmett girls basketball season has moved toward conclusion this week. The Huskies split their final two regular season games last week and faced elimination on Tuesday evening at home against Nampa in the second round of the District III playoffs.

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The Broadway musical hit version of the Disney classic "Little Mermaid" will come to life on the stage at the Emmett Middle School this weekend. Will the adventurous Ariel make a deal with the Sea Witch, and what about that Prince Erik, will he ever Kiss the Girl".

It started as a simple romantic drive in the country. It became an adventure of intrigue, mistakes, danger and perhaps providential influences. Fourteen years later it remains a reference point for life lessons for an Emmett couple.

Valor Health, in partnership with Southwest District Health, has scheduled free diabetes education classes this New Year. Classes will be held every other month and will review topics, including general diabetes education, prevention and wellness strategies, healthy eating, and meal planning.

Have questions about Emmett city roads? What’s on the schedule for park improvements in 2019? Those are some of the topics to be addressed by Emmett Mayor Gordon Petrie at his monthly Breakfast with the Mayor, Feb. 6.

The state-sanctioned charter schools’ concept puzzles me. These are public schools in the same sense that Gem County schools are. They must enroll all applicants, or if over-subscribed, use a lottery. Students pay nothing to attend, but the charter is paid per pupil just as our District 221 …

My daughter told me she was playing Powder Puff football. I found out the girls played against each other, much different from when I was in high school.

Doc smiled and felt really good inside when he heard the familiar bird song.

Even if you designate yourself as an organ donor on your driver’s license, almost certainly your organs will not be recoverable unless you die in a hospital. Tissue is included in a donor designation. However, there is no tissue registry as there is with organs—suitable organs are few compar…

It was strange, Doc thought. All these years. All these people. It still hurts.

The Emmett wrestlers will take probably their deepest roster in several years into the District III tournament this weekend in Caldwell. Getting as many as four wrestlers back to the State Championships in Pocatello next week, however, is going to be a tall task — let alone the eight who mad…

While it’s still a month or so until the high school track and field season will open, a number of Emmett track athletes have been honing their skills in a winter program with the YMCA. Five Huskies participated as part of the YMCA Team Idaho at the Nike Boise Indoor meet Feb. 1 – 2 at the J…

It’s not often that a basketball team comes off the court after a disappointing loss feeling good about itself. It’s even rarer when the defeated team leaves the hardwood on a visiting court to cheers and admiration of their opponent’s fans.

The Broadway musical hit version of the Disney classic "Little Mermaid" will come to life on the stage at the Emmett Middle School this weekend. Will the adventurous Ariel make a deal with the Sea Witch, and what about that Prince Erik, will he ever Kiss the Girl".

Auditions are coming up for the Emmett Community Playhouse’s production of William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” once again translated into modern language, courtesy of the Sterling Publishing Company. Romeo and Juliet will be set during the Civil War era, directed by Payton Mitchell.