Gem County joins Owyhee County in moving from an orange alert to a yellow alert level in the weekly coronavirus alert assessments from the Southwest District Health Department.

Live music, dancing, more than 30 vendors, raffles, jump houses and face painting are just some of the things planned for the Freedom Harvest Festival. The event, taking place from 10 a.m. — 5 p.m. on September 26, will be held at the Mitchell Industrial Park located at 1050 Cascade Rd.

The Idaho Transportation Department has opened four lanes of Chinden Boulevard from Idaho Highway 16 to Linder Road to traffic, marking a major milestone in the Chinden West Corridor project. This widening could dramatically impact the commute for Emmett residents working in Boise.

In a time of economic uncertainty attributable in a large part to efforts to rein in the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, the City of Emmett and Gem County have been tasked with coming up with a reasonable budget for the next fiscal year. As the new budget year approaches on Oct. 1, both loca…

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The 2020 powder puff football game will take place on Wednesday September 16th at 7:00 pm at Huskie stadium. The annual game is part of the homecoming festivities where the EHS junior girls and senior girls will play a flag football game while the senior and junior football players will coac…

It had all the makings of a heavyweight boxing match. Every time it appeared that Emmett was about to come-up short against perennial football power Bishop Kelly on Friday night, the Huskies counter-punched. In the end, three dramatic 70-yard plus drives in the fourth quarter, complete with …

The Emmett at Bishop Kelly football game on Friday in Boise is a go.  There just won't be many fans in the stands to cheer the two teams on in the Southern Idaho Conference opener for the two teams. 

For second-year EHS volleyball coach Brittany Regli this season may be one of trying to contain enthusiasm. Nearly 50 girls turned out for tryouts this summer for the high school program – 25 more than a year ago – and a number that would have allowed EHS to field four full teams and then so…

Kevin Solis has been looking for this season for three years at Emmett High. When he took up the head coaching reigns two years ago, he had an inexperienced but talented sophomore class filling most of his varsity positions. After two challenging seasons of growth, that group is now a senior…

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National Diaper Drive week began Monday, Sept. 21 and the Emmett Kiwanis club is heading up efforts in Gem County this week to fill up the Idaho Diaper Bank. The club will be collecting donated diapers of all sizes for later distribution to needy families through the WICAP organization.

While the state has taken significant steps toward safety in the past couple of months – senior citizens and those confined to residential care facilities or at home due to quarantine are the ones most likely to need assistance when it comes to voting.

Long-time Emmett School District Business Manager Cheryl LaMunyon retires at the end of this month, marking 25 years and 5 days as an Emmett School District employee. Cheryl has been the financial glue that keeps this district’s budget on track, making sure federal, state and local tax dolla…

National Diaper Drive week begins Monday, Sept. 21 and the Emmett Kiwanis club is heading up efforts in the area. The club will be collecting donated diapers of all sizes for later distribution to needy families through the WICAP organization.

Being selected as the Grand Marshall’s for this year’s homecoming festivities was a big surprise for both Spencer and Gage Young. As members of the Emmett community for over 14 years, they have both enjoyed being a part of the greatest activities that the high school has to offer. The Young’…

I have only seen my mother cry twice. Once was when I was about to move from Sacramento to Southern California.

To say that 2020 has been a crazy year would be an understatement! It feels like our world has been turned upside down.

Have you ever felt overwhelmed? We all have at some point in our lives, especially when we’re faced with the unknown, something we can’t control, or a season of life when our to-do list seems never ending. Wait, isn’t that every season?

My mother loved to dance. She came of age right before WWII started. When I was growing up, whenever big band swing music came on the radio on our family hi-fi, she would stop what she was doing and start cutting a rug. She would grab what was close at hand; a broom, a mop, me, and start tri…

I’m so excited that we are starting school Monday, August 31, and I’m sure many of you are as well. It may not be “normal” but it is pretty close to normal, especially when you think about how fast COVID cases were rising earlier this summer, or when you think back to March when everyone dis…

I have only seen my mother cry twice. Once was when I was about to move from Sacramento to Southern California.

Gem County joins Owyhee County in moving from an orange alert to a yellow alert level in the weekly coronavirus alert assessments from the Southwest District Health Department.

National Diaper Drive week began Monday, Sept. 21 and the Emmett Kiwanis club is heading up efforts in Gem County this week to fill up the Idaho Diaper Bank. The club will be collecting donated diapers of all sizes for later distribution to needy families through the WICAP organization.

Live music, dancing, more than 30 vendors, raffles, jump houses and face painting are just some of the things planned for the Freedom Harvest Festival. The event, taking place from 10 a.m. — 5 p.m. on September 26, will be held at the Mitchell Industrial Park located at 1050 Cascade Rd.