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BOISE — The Idaho House of Representatives on Tuesday defeated the public school budget for teachers on a tied vote, after debate that focused alternately on whether Idaho wants to pay its teachers, and whether “critical race theory” is somehow being promoted in Idaho public schools because …

MERIDIAN — Meridian resident Dan McKnight for years has advocated for an end to the United States’ war in Afghanistan, where McKnight was deployed more than 15 years ago to fight in the 20-year war. On Tuesday, after learning that President Joe Biden would announce an unconditional withdrawa…

COVID-19 Updates

Cycle For Independence returns virtually

As staycation season continues for us in pandemic-struck but beautiful Idaho, anglers are grabbing fishing poles, campers and hikers are filling backpacks with protein bars and water bottles (don’t forget the sunscreen) — and hunters, birdwatchers, trail riders and any and all outdoor enthus…

MERIDIAN — Meridian Dairy Days, an annual event that typically draws tens of thousands, was scaled back this year due to COVID-19. But the dairy show and Meridian Dairy Princess competition went on with safety precautions, and dozens of young agriculture enthusiasts went home with awards.

People with Alzheimer’s and other dementia and their caregivers are significantly impacted by the current crisis and, although dementia in and of itself is unlikely to increase risk for COVID-19, dementia-related behaviors, increased age and common health conditions that often accompany deme…

Idaho Craft Beer Month returns April 2018 for a second year to honor and celebrate Idaho’s craft beer industry. Supported by Idaho Brewers United and Idaho Tourism, there will be events statewide featuring Idaho-brewed craft beer.

Over the course of six Saturdays this spring, Treasure Valley Children’s Theater will present original and interactive performances in Meridian as part of the Imagination Lab program.