Google representatives surprised Mountain View High School freshman Melanie Ann Korsgaard at school today with the news that her logo design took first in Idaho and could be displayed on Google's homepage for hundreds of millions to see. Read more

  • By Holly Beech hbeech@mymeridianpress.com © 2016 MERIDIAN PRESS

Google representatives surprised Mountain View High School freshman Melanie Ann Korsgaard at school today with the news that her logo design took first in Idaho and could be displayed on Google's homepage for hundreds of millions to see.

Boise attorney Susan Buxton has been appointed to the position of administrator at the State Division of Human Resources, effective March 1. She will succeed David Fulkerson, state fiscal officer for the Division of Financial Management. The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Idah…

West Ada School District trustees held a special meeting Tuesday for the sole purpose of learning about the proposed school boundary changes, which they will vote on at their next meeting.

Signed petitions to recall four out of five West Ada School District trustees were submitted to the Ada County Elections Office Monday, the deadline for the committee seeking to oust the trustees.

The Treasure Valley Family YMCA (Y) is hosting its annual Campaign Kickoff Celebration starting at 5:30 tonight in the Simplot Ballroom at the Boise State University Student Union Building, 1700 University Drive.

Boise restaurants Fork and ALAVITA asked the community to nominate local nonprofits to receive a donation from the restaurants' Corkage for Community Fund. The top donation from the fund — $5,000 — went to Camp Rainbow Gold, a summer oncology camp for young cancer patients, their siblings an…

Restaurant owners warned about fire suppression scam

The American Counseling Association launched a cool project Monday called The Impact Project. The idea is to use the hashtag #knowyourimpact on social media with a message of how someone changed your life for the better, in a big or small way.

When the Meridian Press first started, I would joke to my friends that I felt like it was my baby. I’d stay up late thinking about it. I had a picture of the front cover on my phone. The paper caused me bouts of worry and frazzled my nerves, yet it also rewarded me with a sense of adventure …

Rocky Mountain football head coach Scott Criner speaks about the success of the team and being awarded the 2015 MaxPreps Tour of Champions trophy and named the 5A Idaho coach of the year. The Rocky Mountain football team won the 2015 5A state championship and finished ranked No. 67 in the na…

Rocky Mountain football head coach Scott Criner, left, watches as he's presented with an Idaho 5A state championship ring during an assembly Thursday at Rocky Mountain High School. Criner and the team were also awarded the 2015 MaxPreps Tour of Champions trophy and Idaho 5A Coach of the Year…

The 2015 MaxPreps Tour of Champions trophy was presented to Rocky Mountain football head coach Scott Criner Thursday at Rocky Mountain High School. The Rocky Mountain football team won the 2015 5A state championship and finished ranked No. 67 in the nation by MaxPreps out of 15,000 teams. Th…