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Meridian ranked 13th nationwide for population growth in 2016 Housing construction Meridian Meridian was the fastest growing city in Idaho and the 13th fastest-growing city nationwide last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The city's population increased by 4,122 in 2016, a growth of 4.5 percent. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Seattle Seahawks' Doug Baldwin to visit Victory Middle Doug Baldwin Victory Middle School students in Meridian will get a visit today from Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin, along with team cheerleaders and Blitz, the mascot. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Dog of the Week: Marty Marty 1 While he may be a senior, you wouldn't know it just by looking at him. Marty is a pretty happy-go-lucky kind of guy, who is very content to just hang out. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
10 schools get grant for suicide, violence and bullying prevention School bus This fall, 10 schools will receive a grant to train staff and students to help prevent suicide, violence and bullying through the Sources of Strength Program, according to the Idaho Department of Education.  Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Boise Hawks to hold National Anthem auditions June 7 Boise Hawks Media Day The Boise Hawks will hold auditions next week for those interested in singing the National Anthem before baseball games this season. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
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This weeks top sports

Rocky Mountain community to hold candlelight vigil for Kate Marshall Kate Marshall A candlelight vigil for Rocky Mountain High School student Kate Marshall, who died Friday, takes place at 9 tonight on the school's varsity softball field. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Football academy to host seminar, skills camp Football academy Idaho Elite Football Academy is hosting a youth workshop and football camp on April 14-15. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Former BSU running back Jay Ajayi to host youth football day camp in Boise Jay Ajayi Former Boise State All-American running back Jay Ajayi will host a youth football camp in Boise in June, according to a press release. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Rocky Mountain’s Kolby Lee follows in mother’s footsteps with Gatorade Player of the Year Rocky Mountain vs Centennial Basketball MERIDIAN — Rocky Mountain senior basketball player Kolby Lee always wanted to be just like his mother, Jill, on the court. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 3.3 minutes
Ex-Mountain View star Slocum looks to continue historic season at NCAA Tournament Maryland Ohio St Basketball Even with two 6-foot senior All-Americans Shatori Walker-Kimbrough and Brionna Jones, 5-foot-7 Maryland freshman guard and former Mountain View High School basketball star Destiny Slocum is arguably the biggest standout for one of the nation’s best women’s college basketball teams. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 5.0 minutes

This weeks top education news

Seattle Seahawks' Doug Baldwin to visit Victory Middle Doug Baldwin Victory Middle School students in Meridian will get a visit today from Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin, along with team cheerleaders and Blitz, the mascot. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
10 schools get grant for suicide, violence and bullying prevention School bus This fall, 10 schools will receive a grant to train staff and students to help prevent suicide, violence and bullying through the Sources of Strength Program, according to the Idaho Department of Education.  Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
West Ada announces launch of this year's summer feeding program West Ada logo West Ada's School Nutrition Services invites the public to attend the summer feeding program kick-off event at 12:15 p.m. June 8 in Storey Park, 205 E. Franklin Road, Meridian. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Rocky Mountain community honors Kate Marshall with vigil on softball field Vigil Even as hundreds of people crowded onto the softball field at Rocky Mountain High School, few sounds interrupted the silence on the field. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 2.1 minutes
Peace Valley founders propose to open Treasure Valley's first Waldorf school Peace Valley Charter open house A group seeking to open a public charter school rooted in the Waldorf philosophy is exploring locations in Eagle and Boise. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 3.3 minutes
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