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Meridian, ID, United States

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Boiling issues put location of Idaho Potato Drop in doubt

The drop may not be held at the Capitol for the second year in a row, after tensions flared between event organizers and the city of Boise's event planning team. → Read More

Activist wins court challenge to Boise Police citation

On Thursday, a judge dismissed a citation Ty Werenka received for using a megaphone during a protest against police injustice. → Read More

Labor shortage continues, puzzling economists and straining workers

The Idaho Youth Ranch has more than 60 job openings around the state, the majority of which are in the Treasure Valley. → Read More

Boise to increase security in public buildings due to harassment over masks

The city's Human Resources department requested about $300,000 in contingency funds for increased security and a city hall ambassador program. → Read More

Boise proposes new penalties for historic preservation violations

The change would allow the city’s planning staff to enforce a six-month construction delay on projects that violate the city’s historic preservation code. → Read More

'Destined for the courtroom': Idaho lawmakers weigh response to federal vaccine rules

The Legislature’s interim Committee on Federalism convened at the Capitol, where legal experts said challenges to Biden’s rules likely will be settled in court. → Read More

After pay boost, Department of Corrections sees applicant spike

The Idaho Department of Correction says it has seen an increase in people applying for prison jobs after the state boosted pay for correctional workers. → Read More

Lawmakers rally against vaccine mandates at Idaho Capitol

The lawmakers hope to reconvene the Idaho Legislature and pass legislation barring vaccine mandates in Idaho. → Read More

Beloved Meridian coach, teacher dies of COVID-19 complications

Mike McCrady taught and coached sports at the West Ada School District for more than two decades. → Read More

A dozen candidates file for Boise City Council race

This year’s race is for two-year terms, rather than the usual four. Only Boise residents who live in Districts 1, 3 and 5 can vote in the council election. → Read More

Survey: High-cost materials, labor shortage challenging construction firms

All the Idaho firms that responded to the survey currently have open positions, and between 87% and 89% said they’ve had trouble filling them. → Read More

Boise greenlights $570 million water renewal bond election

If voters approve the bond, water renewal rates would increase about 10%. That’s compared to a 53% jump in 2022 if they don’t. → Read More

Kinner files appeal after life sentence for Boise mass stabbing

In June, Fourth District Judge Nancy Baskin sentenced Kinner to two life terms in prison plus another 120 years. → Read More

Boise Planning and Zoning affirms plans to annex land near Murgoitio site

The city plans to annex two properties near West Victory and South Cole roads. Together, the parcels total more than 130 acres. → Read More

Census redistricting data shows growth in most populous areas, diverse populations

Each of the 10 fastest-growing cities are located near larger cities and in larger metropolitan areas, such as Meridian is to Boise. → Read More

Boise man, arrested for refusing to wear mask, seeks $4.5 million in damages

Peter Hearn claims he was kidnapped, falsely imprisoned and assaulted when he was arrested after refusing to wear a mask at a Boise Costco last year. → Read More

Industrial park near Boise Airport will span 520 acres

The entire project will comprise 520 acres, situated near the intersection of Lake Hazel Road and Orchard Street. → Read More

Going up? Three high-rises proposed in the Boise area

Even in Garden City, known for its art studios and craft breweries, city leaders are looking to a more urbanized future. → Read More

Family of man shot by Nampa Police files claim for excessive force

The family of a man shot and killed by police in December are seeking are seeking damages in excess of $500,000. → Read More

McLean: Housing still priority for Murgoitio site after land swap falls through

Residents say they were promised a large city park decades ago on the Murgoitio site. → Read More