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Saturday ‘Tougher than Cancer’ event will benefit Nick Schlader

Nampa police officer Nick Schlader was diagnosed with stage 3 melanoma in 2013. Schlader, who is married and the father of three, is continuing his cancer treatments at the John Wayne Institute in Los Angeles. A fundraiser on Saturday, April

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Canyon County announces Veterans Treatment Court graduation

Canyon County Judge George Southworth will welcome the five graduates and their guests for this ceremony, 3 p.m., Monday, April 28 in the public meeting room on the first floor of the Canyon County Courthouse, 1115 Albany St. in Caldwell. Guest

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Donate now for the Alzheimer’s Idaho garage sale on May 3

Here are the details….can you help with a donation? ALZHEIMER’S IDAHO GARAGE SALE DATE:         SATURDAY, MAY 3 TIME:          9 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. PLACE:       HEATHERWOOD RETIREMENT COMMUNITY                     5277 Kootenai Street                     Boise, Idaho 83705 TO DONATE ITEMS:     Call Lisa Kukay at

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Registration opens for Idaho’s Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week forums

Events kick off at the Idaho Federation of Families booth at the Capital City Public Market, Saturday, April 26. Forums and events, including a Holistic Family Fair, a panel discussion with medical providers, a webinar on eating disorders and much

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Idaho Horse Expo comes to Nampa, April 18-20

It’s the 28th year for this annual equine event presented by The Idaho Horse Council. It takes place from Friday through Sunday at the Ford Idaho Horse Park in Nampa, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd. The expo opens at 10 a.m.

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Walk MS takes place Saturday at Julia Davis Park in Boise

The annual event benefiting the National MS Society Southern Idaho Chapter, aims to raise funds to help researchers find a cure and to support local programs and services for Idaho residents impacted by multiple sclerosis. Check in is at 8

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Boise Easter Egg hunt set for visually-impaired children

Century Link’s Idaho Pioneers Chapter hosts the annual Beeping Easter Egg Hunt for visually-impaired kids, 2:15 p.m., April 18 at Garfield Elementary School in Boise. The hunt features unique eggs that are engineered with electronic circuit boards, batteries and telephone

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Ada County Historical Preservation Council picks ‘County Treasure’ winner

The Ada County Historical Preservation Council has selected a recipient for this annual award that recognizes properties and sites that played important roles in the county’s history and culture. The council selected the Dennis Sallaz Home at 1000 South Roosevelt

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Participation in ‘Idaho Gives’ up 35 percent this year

More than 560 Idaho nonprofits are signed up to participate in Idaho Gives, the day of online giving that will take place May 1.  That number represents a 35 percent increase over the number of participants in 2013. The deadline

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Treasure Valley Community Resource Center hosts information fair in Caldwell

Treasure Valley Community Resource Center invites residents to this community information fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 23 at the O’Connor Field House in Caldwell. This event provides information about a variety of agencies and programs in the area,

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