After hearing the sad news this morning that an Emmett High School student died earlier today, Vallivue High School has agreed to postpone tonight’s football game.

For the first time in three-years, Emmett High will be returning to the 4A State Football Championship playoffs. The Huskies secured a spot in the 16-team field Friday night with a less-dominant-than-expected 33-28 win at Columbia. The win assured no worst than the fourth position from the S…

The Drug Enforcement Administration announced the Annual Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, October 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. As a participating sponsor, the Emmett City Police Department’s local drop site will be the police department lobby within Emmett City Hall, 501 E Main Str…

Traditionally the Rotary Club of Emmett puts on a major auction/dinner fundraiser in the Spring to provide support to multiple youth organizations in the community. The Flamingos that normally signify the Youth Auction season were grounded this year by COVID-19. That hasn’t stopped the local…

State burn permits from the Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) are no longer required for burning activities outside of city limits beginning Oct. 21., according to a press release from the State agency last week.

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The Emmett offense has become somewhat of a juggernaut over the last few weeks, rolling up over 40 points per game and staying among the leaders in the Southern Idaho Conference. Last Friday night, however, it was the Emmett defense that put the sting on visiting Middleton.

Deer and elk hunters should see plenty of game in Idaho during fall hunts as mild winters have helped rebound mule deer herds hit hard in recent years, and Idaho’s elk herds continue to soar and harvests have come roaring back over the last six years.

Apparently the only way to stop the Emmett offense Friday night in Caldwell was to have Caldwell school officials call the game at halftime, citing a refusal by an Emmett parent to wear a face mask in the stands and a called-in threat made to the school. After discussions this week with the …

The youth pheasant hunting season runs from Saturday, Oct. 3 through Oct. 9. Youth ages 17 years and younger with an Idaho hunting license can participate in the youth pheasant hunt so long as they’re accompanied by an Idaho licensed hunter age 18 years or older. Anyone 18 years or older can…

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The Kiwanis Club of Emmett installed a new slate of officers at its Oct. 7 meeting at La Costa Restaurant. The new officers are: Denise Sorenson, President; Ralph Forte, Vice President; Sue Pieratt, Secretary-Treasurer; and Marty Huguenin, Scott Patterson and Sharon Wiese, Directors.

The annual Fall Fundraising Festival is about to get underway at the Emmett Public Library. The event is held each year by the Friends of the Emmett Public Library to help support the budget for books.

On Sept. 25, local author, Maryellen Hunter, released her first book of a trilogy, “Decommissioned.” For Hunter, reading has become a lifetime endeavor. Growing up in Toledo, Ohio in the 1940s, many of her days were spent reading Encyclopedias with their youth books filled with tales from Hu…

AAA is asking drivers to consider the use of cell phones and other mobile devices to be just as dangerous as drinking alcohol and getting behind the wheel. AAA’s “Don’t Drive Intoxicated, Don’t Drive Intexticated” safety campaign kicks off Distracted Driving Awareness Month, moved from April…

The Friends of the Emmett Library are very pleased to announce that we will be having a book sale on October 10. This event will be held in the parking lot at the Emmett Library from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday. We have lots of books and will have them on tables spaced for social distanc…

Halloween is typically a relaxed day for America's kids to fill their coffers with candy. Children and adults often don their favorite wacky attire for a day of comic relief. 

Due to the risk of false negative results that can occur with commonly used tests to diagnose COVID-19, the CDC recommends anyone who has tested negative after coming in contact with a confirmed case should remain in self-quarantine for 14 days since their last exposure. This is because it c…

Discommode: verb [dis-kuh-mohd]. To cause inconvenience to; disturb, trouble, or bother. Example sentence: “I decided not to discommode him further by taking away his favorite toy.”

There’s a Constitutional Amendment on your ballot this fall, and to protect your representation in the Idaho Statehouse, you should vote ‘Yes.’ This amendment, HJR 4, is a promise to you and every Idaho voter. The proposed amendment will permanently set the number of legislative districts in…

A dozen years ago, my husband and I signed on to run the Gem County Golf Course and restaurant. The Chuck Sawyer Field, Emmett Municipal Airport was there too, and was run separately. Operating a small eatery seemed like a challenge we could tackle, as my significant other had many years of …

After hearing the sad news this morning that an Emmett High School student died earlier today, Vallivue High School has agreed to postpone tonight’s football game.

Halloween is typically a relaxed day for America's kids to fill their coffers with candy. Children and adults often don their favorite wacky attire for a day of comic relief. 

For the first time in three-years, Emmett High will be returning to the 4A State Football Championship playoffs. The Huskies secured a spot in the 16-team field Friday night with a less-dominant-than-expected 33-28 win at Columbia. The win assured no worst than the fourth position from the S…

The Drug Enforcement Administration announced the Annual Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, October 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. As a participating sponsor, the Emmett City Police Department’s local drop site will be the police department lobby within Emmett City Hall, 501 E Main Str…

Traditionally the Rotary Club of Emmett puts on a major auction/dinner fundraiser in the Spring to provide support to multiple youth organizations in the community. The Flamingos that normally signify the Youth Auction season were grounded this year by COVID-19. That hasn’t stopped the local…