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This weeks top news

Float season on the Boise River starts Saturday Floating Season Locals anxious to float the Boise River don’t have to wait much longer. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Meridian proposes total city budget of $155M Dollar sign Meridian is proposing a total city budget of $154.9 million for fiscal year 2018, which starts Oct. 1. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Dedication ceremony is Sunday for new Catholic school in Meridian St. Ignatius July 2017 The Treasure Valley’s first new Catholic school in more than 50 years will open in Meridian this fall, according to the Holy Apostles Catholic Church. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Services for domestic violence victims, special needs community named high priority for Meridian block grant Meridian Food Bank (3).jpg Affordable housing and economic stability — especially for victims of domestic violence and individuals with special needs — should be top priorities for Meridian's Community Development Block Grant Program, according to program administrator Christopher Pope. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Ian Kelly to replace retiring Richard Lapp as Boise Chorsdmen director The Boise Chordsmen Rich Lapp, who retired this month after 36 years in public school music education, is stepping down as director of the Boise Chordsmen, a barbershop men's chorus that meets in Meridian. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
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This weeks top sports

Criner steps down as football coach at Rocky Mountain for admin role at Eagle Scott Criner Scott Criner had every intention of being the man on the sidelines for the Rocky Mountain High School football team this coming fall. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 2.6 minutes
Former Padres minor leaguer Mason Smith makes impressive Boise State debut Mason Smith GARDEN CITY — Newcomer Mason Smith made quite the debut to the Boise State football team July 20, topping tight end Alec Dhaenens in the finals to win the Summer Classic Home Run Derby. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Regional youth baseball teams competing at Settlers Park 9U champs Twenty-eight youth baseball all-star teams are competing at Settlers Park in Meridian this week for the Cal Ripken Pacific Northwest Regional Baseball Tournament. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Sam Christensen takes over Mountain View’s softball program to the delight of many Sam Christensen Sam Christensen heard the pleas of his players every day at school. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 3.3 minutes
Mountain View’s Halladay puts stamp on freshman year with impressive summer season Lexy Halladay While her fellow teammates were enjoying their summers, Lexy Halladay kept running. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 3.5 minutes

This weeks top education news

Dedication ceremony is Sunday for new Catholic school in Meridian St. Ignatius July 2017 The Treasure Valley’s first new Catholic school in more than 50 years will open in Meridian this fall, according to the Holy Apostles Catholic Church. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Criner steps down as football coach at Rocky Mountain for admin role at Eagle Scott Criner Scott Criner had every intention of being the man on the sidelines for the Rocky Mountain High School football team this coming fall. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 2.6 minutes
Military families invited to sign up for free school supplies from Operation Homefront Operation Homefront Back-to-School Brigade Families of post-9/11 wounded warriors, active-duty military personnel and active and inactive Guard and Reserve members may register now to receive free backpacks and back-to-school supplies for their children from the Operation Homefront Back-to-School Brigade. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Parent dismisses class fee lawsuit against West Ada Gavel A school fee lawsuit brought against the West Ada School District last year has been dismissed. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Meridian, West Ada reach $423K school resource officer contract Meridian Police SRO The city of Meridian and the West Ada School District have struck an agreement over the cost of the school resource officer program. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
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