A sub-culture of the car show world is one of pin-striping, graphic drawings on t-shirts and a general artistic expression that goes beyond the paint job on a show car.

Anything that brings a smile to your face and that you’re proud of” is the only requirement for participating as an exhibitor at the annual Emmett Show and Shine car show in Emmett City Park, Saturday, July 20.

The Emmett Independent School District has selected current Notus School District Superintendent Craig Woods to become its next Superintendent. The ESD Board made the selection following a public meet and greet attended by over 100 patrons Thursday evening. Patrons and board members were abl…

There were 6.8 days suitable for fieldwork in Idaho last week, up from 6.7 the previous week. Hot, dry weather was good for crop growth. The summer heat units were a real help for corn growth in the south central portions of the state. Grain crop conditions also improved statewide. Grasshopp…

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Football doesn’t officially kick off for Emmett High until Aug. 30, but you couldn’t tell that around the weight room any morning this summer. Prospective Huskies have been gripping iron since school let out and for many of the boys that has been a routine that practically began with the fin…

In only its second year, the Cory Holm “Heart & Hustle” Co-ed Softball Tournament is turning up the heat. This year’s event will be staged August 2-4 at the 12th Street Field in Emmett and will again raise funds for local athletic youth programs and to fund the Holm memorial baseball sch…

With the warming weather, it’s time to head to the lake and catch some fish! Spring is a great time to harvest crappie, bass or trout for the dinner table. While most anglers know the bag limits for each species, some are unaware it is illegal to transport live fish in Idaho without a permit…

Nearly 800 cyclists are expected to take up the challenge of one of three road races this Sunday, each looping from in front of the Idaho State Capitol building in Boise. But only the most venturesome will tackle the 80-mile Gran Fondo and the terrain of Gem County.

Sign ups for local participation in the Gem/Boise County Rodeo are fast approaching. The Thursday evening, August 1 rodeo will feature entirely local youth in ten events. Mutton bustin’ and local barrel racing will also be featured during the ICA rodeo performances on August 2 and 3.

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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…

“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.

This coming Saturday, I’ll probably be right here in New Mexico. Well, most of me will. But my heart and my wishes and part of my soul will be many miles from here, up in Anchorage, Alaska.

We were in New York one summer, a long way from our home in Idaho, when it happened. Our little four-year-old daughter, Elliana, broke her arm on a trampoline. Doctors often say that trampolines are one of the most dangerous inventions ever made, at least for children. But in this case, she …

A sub-culture of the car show world is one of pin-striping, graphic drawings on t-shirts and a general artistic expression that goes beyond the paint job on a show car.

Anything that brings a smile to your face and that you’re proud of” is the only requirement for participating as an exhibitor at the annual Emmett Show and Shine car show in Emmett City Park, Saturday, July 20.

The Emmett Independent School District has selected current Notus School District Superintendent Craig Woods to become its next Superintendent. The ESD Board made the selection following a public meet and greet attended by over 100 patrons Thursday evening. Patrons and board members were abl…

There were 6.8 days suitable for fieldwork in Idaho last week, up from 6.7 the previous week. Hot, dry weather was good for crop growth. The summer heat units were a real help for corn growth in the south central portions of the state. Grain crop conditions also improved statewide. Grasshopp…