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This weeks top news

Helpful or hurtful: Does screen time benefit young children? Youth and screens  1.JPG When librarian Skye Corey got out a tablet at the Meridian Library’s Pajama Storytime, a young boy called out, “iPad!” Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 5.1 minutes
New digital map for cyclists shows routes in Ada County Bike map The Ada County Highway District launched an online map to help cyclists better navigate routes throughout the county. The tool is now ready for those looking for alternate routes around the flood-damaged Boise River Greenbelt. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Allegis to host Zach Madison Memorial Golf Tournament Allegis Financial Partners of Meridian and Nampa is hosting the Zach Madison Memorial Golf Tournament on June 29 at Falcon Crest Golf Club in Kuna. The event begins at 9 a.m. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
BSU to host Western States Conference on Suicide Boise State University logo.jpg The third annual Western States Conference on Suicide takes place Friday and Saturday at the Boise State University Jordan Ballroom. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
MERIDIAN ROAD REPORT Traffic Cone n First Street Northwest: Road closure from Broadway Avenue to Pine Avenue for road rebuild, sewer and stormwater work. Expected completion: June 29 Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
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This weeks top sports

Mountain View's Halladay takes 3rd in Seattle Lexy Halladay Just two weeks removed from breaking a national record, Mountain View High School’s Lexy Halladay was at it again at the Brooks PR Invitational in Seattle, Washington Saturday. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Meridian's Lexi Knauss not letting size get in her way Lexi Knauss Don’t let Lexi Knauss’ size fool you. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 3.2 minutes
Meridian's Lexi Knauss named Gatorade Idaho Softball Player of the Year Lexi Knauss short stop In its 32nd year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company announced Lexi Knauss of Meridian High School as its 2016-17 Gatorade Idaho Softball Player of the Year. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Local club basketball team takes 3rd at first out-of-state tournament Centercourt Basketball A high school club basketball team from Ada County recently took third place at the team’s first out-of-state tournament. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Mountain View's Lexy Halladay sets national record in the mile race Lexy Halladay Lexy Halladay, a freshman from Mountain View High School in Meridian, ran the fastest mile among high school girls nationwide this year. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute

This weeks top education news

Helpful or hurtful: Does screen time benefit young children? Youth and screens  1.JPG When librarian Skye Corey got out a tablet at the Meridian Library’s Pajama Storytime, a young boy called out, “iPad!” Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 5.1 minutes
Meridian FFA members, mentors awarded at annual banquet Meridian FFA 2017 leadership At the 77th annual Meridian FFA Chapter banquet, held on May 1 at the West Ada District Service Center, members were rewarded for a year of hard work and dedication. Friends, families and community members — all of whom have made an impact in the lives of Meridian FFA members — were invited to attend. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 3.4 minutes
West Ada cuts down deficit, but still relies on fund balance to break even District Service Center The West Ada school board adopted a $224.5 million general fund budget for next school year, an almost 5 percent increase. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
West Ada teacher Brendan Earle named James Madison Memorial fellow Brendan Earle Idaho Fine Arts Academy social studies teacher Brendan Earle has been awarded the James Madison Memorial Fellowship, which supports secondary teachers in their graduate studies of American history. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
West Ada increases school lunch, driver's ed and credit card fees West Ada logo School lunches, driver’s education and credit card transactions will cost a bit more next year in the West Ada School District. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
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