Governor Brad Little signed an executive order Wednesday, Apr. 7 banning any State of Idaho governmental entity from requiring so-called “vaccine passports” – or proof of COVID-19 vaccination for citizens to receive public services or access facilities.

While a confirmation of funding remains in the hands of the Idaho Legislature, the Emmett Schools Board of Trustees last week approved a plan to expend its share of funds included in the recently passed federal COVID related legislation. Two major projects that could free up space and ease s…

For April Distracted Driving Awareness Month, AAA is reminding motorists to keep their hands on the wheel and their focus on the road.

High winds caused a variety of challenges for Gem County residents during the night of March 28. At least two homes received significant damage when trees were toppled by the high winds that struck about midnight.

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EHS softball is finding a comfort zone at the plate, one that includes a power attack that means balls flying over the outfield fence. During a four-game appearance in a spring break tournament the Huskies unleashed its fury at the plate and continued it last week in splitting league games a…

Last season, the Emmett golf team was poised to make a run at a State title. With its entire roster returning from a fifth place finish the year before, the Huskies were teed up and ready to swing for gold. Then COVID-19 hit and the season was scrapped, and the careers of four seniors aborted.

For coach Dean LeBreton, tennis is a passion. It’s not just the competition, it’s the grace and open air nature of the sport that appeals to him. It’s a passion he wants to pass on to his Emmett High tennis team members as well.

Molly Yates knew she had a handful of potential track and field stars when she took over the head coaching position this spring for the Emmett High. She just wasn’t sure if a couple of them would be fully recovered from nagging injuries. She also wasn’t aware of the some of the hidden speed …

The gap between the 2019 season and the 2021 season makes this year’s softball team somewhat of an unknown for Emmett coach Shawn Marquez.

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So as not to be confused with attempting an April Fools’ prank, on March 31st, Isabella Herman, daughter of Ryan and Jessica Herman, delivered muffins and cookies to the Emmett Police Department. Having purchased all the ingredients herself, and then baking the items, the clerks could observ…

Sweeten your meals by growing your own sugar substitute in gardens or containers. Stevia is nature’s own sweetener that can be snacked upon fresh or added to soups, sauces, or beverages.

In observance of National Safe Digging Month in April, Intermountain Gas last week announced results from a recent national survey. The results revealed that a third of U.S. homeowners reported experiencing a utility service interruption in 2020. Additionally, 37% of homeowners who plan to d…

Lillie Payne, owner-operator of Tom’s Cabin, is the most generous contributor to the two veterans’ organizations in Gem County. She does it primarily through her annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration featuring traditional corned beef and cabbage with cake for dessert. This year happened to be…

Reinke Manufacturing, a global leader in irrigation systems and technology, has recognized Valley Pump & Equipment in Emmett with a Bronze Pride award in recognition of their success last year.

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…

I’m writing to make you aware of a piece of legislation currently working its way through the state Legislature. The bill is being pushed by Idaho’s gas retailers and, if approved, would make it easier for these businesses to price gouge during declared emergencies.

March 13, 2020, was the date we held our kick-off event for the Idaho Women 100 yearlong celebration of women’s suffrage on our State Capitol steps. It was a large gathering with people hugging, greeting each other warmly and in tight groups for photos. It was also the date our governor, my …

Governor Brad Little signed an executive order Wednesday, Apr. 7 banning any State of Idaho governmental entity from requiring so-called “vaccine passports” – or proof of COVID-19 vaccination for citizens to receive public services or access facilities.

Each year I tend to mention the Easter pets that flood shelters. The facts are still evident as I made several phone calls and asked questions. Recently I found that bunnies are popular turn ins.

So as not to be confused with attempting an April Fools’ prank, on March 31st, Isabella Herman, daughter of Ryan and Jessica Herman, delivered muffins and cookies to the Emmett Police Department. Having purchased all the ingredients herself, and then baking the items, the clerks could observ…

Sweeten your meals by growing your own sugar substitute in gardens or containers. Stevia is nature’s own sweetener that can be snacked upon fresh or added to soups, sauces, or beverages.

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…