CALDWELL, IDAHO – Southwest District Health (SWDH) has reported the first Gem County COVID-19-related death in a female in her 80s with underlying health complications. Southwest District Health is also reporting the first Owyhee County COVID-19-related death in a male in his 80s who had bee…

Airmen from the Idaho Air National Guard’s 124th Air Support Operations Squadron will train in various communities throughout Idaho from Aug. 3-14, 2020. The training exercises will begin in Emmett and include working hand-in-hand with the U.S. Navy along with local law enforcement and other…

The reopening plan includes the creation of a new online K-12 program called Emmett Remote Academy (ERA). ERA, an open enrollment online school, provides an option for parents who aren’t comfortable sending their students to a classroom environment. The program, which is intended to continue…

As reports of positive testing results for the coronavirus COVID-19 continue to roll in, the Southwest District Health Department has shared its interim criteria for moving between levels of its recently published Southwest District Health COVID-19 Health Alert Level System.

With Emmett’s spring season being both cool and wet, this year’s fire season has been pushed back. Fire season, which usually starts in June, is likely to take ablaze sometime in August. But that doesn’t mean we will see low fire activity during the rest of the season.

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Whether there will be a fall football season at Emmett High is still officially in question. For sixty or seventy young athletes, however, the season remains the carrot at the end of the stick they have been chasing for months – in some cases years.

For the first time since 2014, Idaho Fish and Game has stocked kokanee salmon into Payette Lake in McCall. Hatchery staff stocked a total of about 400,000 kokanee into the lake in late June, and will continue to stock that many kokanee every year until at least 2024.

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If you haven’t been to the Emmett Farmers Market lately, you need to come see us especially on Wednesday August 5 as that is when we will be celebrating Idaho Farmers Market Week from 3 to 6 pm; a Farmers Market pin, a market shopping bag, and ice-cold lemonade will be available. The Idaho F…

An artistic interpretation and celebration of the Great Basin of the United States is coming to the Boise Art Museum (BAM).

Recognizing employees for tenure is an excellent way for organizations to show their employees that they value the ongoing dedication and contributions of their effort. This seems especially important since current statistics show that the average employee changes jobs every 3 years. And com…

The Idaho Foodbank, which supplies a significant portion of supplies for food pantries across the state of Idaho, announced that the organization will move to a new facility this fall. The statewide nonprofit currently has warehouses in Boise, Lewiston and Pocatello. The hunger-relief organi…

The 2020 Gem/Boise County Fair and Rodeo is well underway at the Gem County Fairgrounds in Emmett. Despite the cancellation of a planned carnival, the variety of events being offered through Saturday evening is perhaps the broadest ever.

Once upon a time, back in 1985, I was a live-in nanny for two pretty great children in Mill Valley, California, just over the Golden Gate Bridge from my favorite city in the whole world, San Francisco.

We are living in a new era. The era of the mask. Because of the Corona Virus, I am required to wear one when I am at work, and I also wear one when I go inside public places. They slow down the spread of the virus, and are this season’s break-out fashion accessory.

Summer is here. Modified vacations have been planned. Car trips, flip flops and sunscreen are ready to go and pictures of our adventures will be taken. The following is a conversation I have had with my daughter while on such a trip. “Mia, take a picture of me next to the statue. Hold on a m…

CALDWELL, IDAHO – Southwest District Health (SWDH) has reported the first Gem County COVID-19-related death in a female in her 80s with underlying health complications. Southwest District Health is also reporting the first Owyhee County COVID-19-related death in a male in his 80s who had bee…

Airmen from the Idaho Air National Guard’s 124th Air Support Operations Squadron will train in various communities throughout Idaho from Aug. 3-14, 2020. The training exercises will begin in Emmett and include working hand-in-hand with the U.S. Navy along with local law enforcement and other…

If you haven’t been to the Emmett Farmers Market lately, you need to come see us especially on Wednesday August 5 as that is when we will be celebrating Idaho Farmers Market Week from 3 to 6 pm; a Farmers Market pin, a market shopping bag, and ice-cold lemonade will be available. The Idaho F…

An artistic interpretation and celebration of the Great Basin of the United States is coming to the Boise Art Museum (BAM).