The Emmett High Class of 1958 held its 60th class reunion Sept. 13 at Willow Grove Event Center.

In August, the supply of Gem County homes dropped 5.3 percent from the month before. August also marked the 45th month of consecutive year-over-year declines in the overall (existing/resale and new construction combined) supply of housing for Gem County. 

For many years, the Emmett Independent School District has had early-out Wednesdays. Each Wednesday the students are released one hour early to allow teachers the time to work together to ensure that all students are learning at high levels. John Hattie, in his research, has identified Colle…

The annual Big Blue Bash presented by the Huskie AAA Boosters club is taking a fresh new approach to this year’s event with a Blue Bash Quarter Craze event coming up Saturday, Sept. 29. The evening of food and entertainment will be held in the Emmett High Atrium and will feature a new take o…

The remodel of the Gem County Courthouse basement is nearing completion. An improved handicap access to the front of the building has been completed and other cosmetic treatments to the exterior are scheduled. Equipment movement and installation is expected to begin this week with the move o…

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Over five hundred racers from 14 western tracks tackled the quarter-mile straightaway at Firebird Raceway Aug. 30- Sept. 2, turning the local raceway into a city in its own right for four days.

After a turnover fest against Middleton in their second outing of the year, the Emmett Huskies were challenged by coach Rich Hargitt to focus on taking better care of the ball and start building a road to the future, one brick at a time.

There is an old camping related phrase about jumping from the frying pan into the fire. It’s more than a phrase for the Emmett High varsity football team. After consecutive losses where the Huskie defense has yielded over 60 points in each game its doesn't let up soon. The front end of their…

The Emmett cross country team opened its season with a small contingent of runners on Saturday at the Bishop Kelly season opening meet in Boise. The Huskies return some notable veterans this season and will also benefit from some infusion of new talent from abroad and several multi-sport par…

Emmett was aware that Columbia running back Allamar Alexander would be a handful. The senior returning All-5A-SIC performer didn’t give the Huskies much chance to grab a handful Friday night in the season opener for the two teams in Nampa.

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First responders lined up in front of the crowd at Freezeout Hill on September 11 to be recognized and supported. They were called our “local heroes.” The local VFW and American Legion removed the old flag and replaced it with a new one.

Practice your yodeling for the Kiwanis Club of Emmett’s Oktoberfest at Bowman Park, corner of Main Street and Washington Avenue from 2-6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 7. Dinner is limited to 250 people and is $19.50 per person. It includes: Bratwurst mit brotchen, red cabbage, hot German potato salad, …

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First responders lined up in front of the crowd at Freezeout Hill on September 11 to be recognized and supported. They were called our "local heroes." The local VFW and American Legion removed the old flag and replaced it with a new one.

The Emmett Farmers Market gardeners and producers who bring their produce to the market pick it right off the vine or dig it out of the ground the morning of or the day prior so that they can offer the freshest fruits and vegetables possible for you to purchase. By doing so it is scrumptious…

Emmett quilter Jean Wrightsman was honored by Mayor Gordon Petrie at the Emmett City Council meeting the evening of Sept. 11. She is the last founding member of the Valley of Plenty Quilters. The mayor presented Jean with a certificate acknowledging her as a “Gem County Gem.” Amy Helmick fro…

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We wanted to thank the school board for taking a fiscally responsible stance and turning down the Emergency Levy that Superintendent Rush proposed. Between the surplus from last year and the state's additional student support funding, there was no reason to ask for more money. The proposed l…

Other than our excellent Gem County law officers and firefighters, we rarely recognize another department that saves us from harm, Mosquito Abatement. This department does much more than keep us from needing to scratch our occasional, annoying mosquito bites. It actually works to keep us fro…

Mr. Wade Carter, Principal of Emmett High School, would like to send a huge thank you to Valor Health for all their time and hard work in putting together the sports physical and concussion testing that took place back in August. Emmett High School and Valor Health were able to complete over…

August and September are the busiest months for elementary teachers. There are rooms to organize, habitual classroom shopping, bulletin boards to create, names to write endless times, parents to contact, professional development, organizational meetings to attend and parents and students to greet.

The Emmett High Class of 1958 held its 60th class reunion Sept. 13 at Willow Grove Event Center.

First responders lined up in front of the crowd at Freezeout Hill on September 11 to be recognized and supported. They were called our “local heroes.” The local VFW and American Legion removed the old flag and replaced it with a new one.

In August, the supply of Gem County homes dropped 5.3 percent from the month before. August also marked the 45th month of consecutive year-over-year declines in the overall (existing/resale and new construction combined) supply of housing for Gem County. 

Practice your yodeling for the Kiwanis Club of Emmett’s Oktoberfest at Bowman Park, corner of Main Street and Washington Avenue from 2-6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 7. Dinner is limited to 250 people and is $19.50 per person. It includes: Bratwurst mit brotchen, red cabbage, hot German potato salad, …

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First responders lined up in front of the crowd at Freezeout Hill on September 11 to be recognized and supported. They were called our "local heroes." The local VFW and American Legion removed the old flag and replaced it with a new one.