On a normal year, the Ada County Highway District spends about $1.8 million on winter operations, such as clearing the roads after a snow storm. Read more

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The Meridian Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council invites local teens to apply to participate in the seventh annual Ignite Youth event. Ignite Youth is an idea and presentation competition in which high school students have the opportunity to share their passions, concerns and ideas with an audien…

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Idaho middle-schoolers will compete in the regional Future City Competition on Saturday, presented by DiscoverE at Boise State University. More than 31 teams are competing, including from the Lake Hazel and Victory middle schools in the West Ada School District.

Amity Road from Eagle to Cloverdale roads has lane restrictions with flagging for tree trimming. Expected completion: Jan. 20

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Bogus Basin turns 75 next December and plans to celebrate all year. To launch the festivities, Bogus is hosting a party on Sunday. Guests can enjoy skiing and snowboarding, music, cookies and hot chocolate, a torchlight parade and a fireworks show.

With the recent record-setting snow and sub-zero temperatures, it would be tempting to act like a bear and hibernate. The drawback: unlike bears, humans have a poor record of getting rid of winter fat.

The Meridian Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council invites local teens to apply to participate in the seventh annual Ignite Youth event. Ignite Youth is an idea and presentation competition in which high school students have the opportunity to share their passions, concerns and ideas with an audien…

Idaho middle-schoolers will compete in the regional Future City Competition on Saturday, presented by DiscoverE at Boise State University. More than 31 teams are competing, including from the Lake Hazel and Victory middle schools in the West Ada School District.

The Idaho STEM Action Center recently awarded more than $250,000 in grants to Idaho educators and organizations, including Heritage Middle and Hunter Elementary schools in Meridian and the Galileo STEM Academy in Eagle.