Canyon County lost half of its farmland from 1992 to 2007. In that same 15-year span, Ada County lost about one-fifth of its farmland. Read more

Susie Manweller has joined Academy Mortgage in Eagle as the sales manager. Manweller has distinguished herself as an industry leader in mortgage lending with more than 15 years of experience in the Treasure Valley.

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Today marks the first day for Ada County voters to vote in the Nov. 8 presidential election. Earlier today the 8,616 ballots were mailed to voters who had already sent in their requests. Of those, 349 were mailed to members of the military and those oversees. This is just the beginning of th…

Chateau Avenue is closed from Northwest 11th Avenue to Northwest 10th Avenue for sewer and water main work. Scheduled completion: Sept. 23.

Capital City Sound Chorus is inviting women from Meridian to join their annual Christmas Chorus, which begins with an open house from 7-9 p.m. Sept. 29 at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 2206 N. Cole Road in Boise.

Voters of District 20 have a clear choice in November when it comes to choosing their state senator — they should replace the incumbent with Bill Rutherford. The incumbent, Chuck Winder, favors intrusive state laws that interfere with local control. For example, the incumbent voted for HB464…

Todd Beamer, the man who famously said “Let's roll!” on United Flight 93, had two little boys and a baby girl on the way when he died on Sept. 11, 2001. He and other passengers decided to launch a counterattack on the hijackers rather than allow the plane to be a missile toward its intended …

Dozens of Meridian FFA members had a successful week in August at the Western Idaho Fair, the designated fair for Ada County. The students' events included showing horses, sheep, swine, pygmy goats and dairy cattle. They also raised money by running a concessions booth.