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Man dead after hourslong standoff with Kuna police

KUNA — A man involved in a six-hour long standoff with police on Tuesday morning died after a confrontation with the local SWAT team. Read more

Latest News

Meridian Police respond to 11 car burglaries

Meridian Police responded to a string of 11 car burglaries in neighborhoods near Locust Grove and McMillan roads last weekend, accor… Read more

Speedway roars back into action Saturday with Test and Tune event

After four long months, the roar of engines returns to Meridian Speedway Saturday for the first of two pre-season Test and Tune even… Read more

HUD awards $3.7M to Idaho agencies that help the homeless

Homeless service providers in Idaho will get a financial boost from grants awarded by the The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban D… Read more

Sports News

Ex-Mountain View star Slocum looks to continue historic season at NCAA Tournament

Even with two 6-foot senior All-Americans Shatori Walker-Kimbrough and Brionna Jones, 5-foot-7 Maryland freshman guard and former Mo… Read more

Ex-Mountain View star Slocum looks to continue historic season at NCAA Tournament

Even with two 6-foot senior All-Americans Shatori Walker-Kimbrough and Brionna Jones, 5-foot, 7-inch Maryland freshman guard and for… Read more

Rocky Mountain wins 1st state championship in program history

NAMPA — When a 6-foot, 10-inch 260-pound man admits he can’t stop smiling, you know something really exhilarating must have happened. Read more

Business News

Back-to-school shopping need not drain your wallet

School starts next week, and I’ve been trying to stay ahead of back-to-school shopping. I have a budget to work with, but there are … Read more

Chinese company offers $23 billion for Micron

BOISE — Chinese state-owned company Tsinghua Unigroup has reportedly launched a bid to buy Boise-based Micron Technology for $21 a s… Read more

Southwest to offer nonstop LA service

BOISE — Another airline has announced a new nonstop flight to and from the Boise Airport. Read more

Opinion

Gun haters politicize shooting tragedy

I despise the hypocritical gun haters who say not to politicize Sandy Hook, and yet they’re the very ones that are jumping on it as … Read more

Events Calendar

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"Earthfest" at the MK Nature Center

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Venue MK Nature Center
Cost Free

Join us for Earthfest at the MK Nature Center, a celebration for the entire family during Unplug & Be Outside Week.  Free activi…

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"Robin Hood"

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Venue Treasure Valley Children's Theater
Cost $7.00

You might think you know the story of "Robin Hood," but you've never seen it performed by just three actors! Audiences will love thi…

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"Robin Hood"

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Venue Treasure Valley Children's Theater
Cost $7.00

You might think you know the story of "Robin Hood," but you've never seen it performed by just three actors! Audiences will love thi…

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10th Annual First of Harvest Party

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Venue Williamson Orchards & Vineyards
Cost Free

We're celebrating our Tenth Annual First of Harvest Party! Saturday, June 28th, 2014. 10 AM to 4 PM. Join us for fresh cherries incl…

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1st Annual Fresco Awards

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Venue Egyptian Theatre
Cost $30

Fresco Arts Academy hosts the first annual Fresco Awards at the Egyptian Theater on Thursday, March 7, 2013, from 6:00 PM-9:00 PM.  …

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2013 Boise Technology Show

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Venue Boise State University
Cost Free

Join us for the 2013 Boise Technology Show! 

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2013 Idaho Artistry in Wood Show

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Venue Boise Hotel and Conference Center
Cost $4 adults; 12 and younger free

Feb. 23-24

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2013 Idaho National Day of Prayer State Rally

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Venue Idaho State Capitol Building - Front Steps
Cost Free

2013 Idaho State National Day of Prayer Rally

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2013 Idaho Pokémon Trading Card Game State Championships

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Venue Nampa Civic Center
Cost Free

Pokémon players, supporters, and fans from throughout Idaho are invited to attend the 2013 Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) State Cha…

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2013 Treasure Valley Wedding Show

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Venue Revolution Concert House & Event Center
Cost $7 or Kids under 12 get in for free

The 2013 Boise Wedding Show presented by Zweddings, KTVB,and Peak Broadcasting...will be February 23rd-24th at the Revolution Event …