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Brotherly love: Boy pushes, pulls brother to compete in triathlons
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:00:50 -0700

They did it again! The Aldrich brothers from Emmett, Idaho, finished their second triathlon together, just one month after their first race made headlines around the United States. "It is incredible to see how far the story of two small … Continue reading →

Pins and Wins: Emmett teen named to USA junior bowling team
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:42:14 -0700

Treasure Valley teen named to U.S.A. Junior Bowling Team.

SW Idaho man slams head-on into police vehicle
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:57:44 -0700

Authorities in southwest Idaho say an 18-year-old Emmett man reported falling asleep before slamming head-on into a law enforcement vehicle.

8-Year-Old Triathlete Refuses to Leave Brother Behind
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:07:06 -0700

Sibling love stretches across the finish line as boy swims, bikes and runs with younger brother in tow.

Sports summary
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:52:33 -0700

French leads Men’s 80-plus at Emmett Sprint Triathlon      Ketchum’s Charley French, 88, won the Men’s 80-plus class and was the oldest of 386 triathloners in the 13th annual Emmett Most Excellent Triathlon event Saturday at Black Canyon Reservoir.

Preseason prep football polls released
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:48:50 -0700

Nine months later and the high school football polls look eerily similar to 2013.

Core Appeal
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 04:09:14 -0700

According to projections from the Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho, there were almost 4,000 people living downtown in 2014. By 2040, 6,929 people will be living there. by Harrison Berry Boise's expansion has been decidedly outward, with neighborhood tendrils reaching out to become subdivisions and workers commuting from as far as Emmett and Mountain Home to work in the capital ...

Idaho 16 Bridge Opens with Hope for Further Expansion
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:09:34 -0700

The new Idaho 16 extension that connects State Street to Chinden Boulevard opened to the public Friday.

Outdated National Guard building gets renovation
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:33:17 -0700

The Emmett Readiness Center for the Idaho National Guard building near the Gem County Fairground is in the process of renovation. They broke ground in the spring and are scheduled to complete the building before the first snowfall. According to Department of Public Works Managing Engineer Capt. Ramesh Kreizenbeck of Boise, the project cost for a total renovation is $1.3 million. The federal ...

Labrador to hold town hall meeting in Emmett
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:32:45 -0700

U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, will host nine town halls in Idaho this month. He would like the community to bring important issues to discuss.