Siena Elementary second-graders Jaycee Janke, left, and Lizzy Gold, right, place books in the Little Free Library located outside the Meridian school Monday morning. Monday, March 17, 2014 (Greg KrellerMP)
Rocky Mountain's Maya Rodgers (21) grabs a pass while pressured by Coeur d'alene's Brittany Tackett (14) in the IHSG 5A state basketball championship Saturday at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 Adam Eschbach/IPT
Meridian’s new Public Safety Training Center — an 11,520-square-foot facility for classes, mat training and simulator training — opened this month at 1223 E. Watertower Ave., next to the police station.