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Nampa: Students, community plan special bicycle, walking events

Nampa celebrates National Bike Month with two Safe Routes to School biking and walking to school events and an evening community bicycle ride. Ronald Reagan Elementary students will walk and bike to school Wednesday, May 14, which is also National

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Nampa: High school seniors receive scholarships

The Nampa Mayor’s Golf Tournament raised enough money this year to award four $2,000 scholarships thanks to the 26 golf teams that participated in the annual Nampa Mayor’s Golf Tournament Friday and the 37 businesses and organizations sponsoring holes. This

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Rice and Hixon endorse Bishop for District 10B Republican nomination

Sen. Jim Rice and Rep. Brandon Hixon of Caldwell’s District 10 on Tuesday announced their endorsement of Brian Bishop for the Republican nomination in District 10 House Seat B in the May 20 primary election. “We are convinced that Brian

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ITD holds bicycle, pedestrian and traffic safety workshop Tuesday

Confusion about traffic laws regarding bicyclists and motorists may lead to serious injury and death. Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) statistics show that one Idaho bicyclist was injured or killed every 27 hours during 2013, which is nearly one per day.

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Corps seeks public input for Boise River study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District and the Idaho Water Resources Board are conducting a series of meetings this week for the Boise River Feasibility Study, which will focus on ways to reduce flood risk, and meet

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Nampa: May 9 deadline to register Brush-Up Nampa teams

The city of Nampa needs volunteer teams for Brush-Up Nampa, which will be held Saturday, June 21. The deadline for teams to sign up is May 9. Teams can be made up of friends, family, coworkers, churches or service clubs. No

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Boise State to host ‘Application Day’ events May 8 in Boise, Nampa

Boise State University will host two Application Day events on Thursday, May 8, to assist prospective students with the admission and financial aid process. This is in advance of the May 15 priority admission date for the fall 2014 semester.

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COMPASS hosts two transportation technology presentations

The Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) hosts two transportation technology presentations next week. One presentation is for the general public, the other is intended for planners, transportation professionals, emergency management personnel, project development specialists and others working in

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Meridian: Coffee with the mayor on May 3

Join Meridian Mayor Tammy de Weerd for coffee and conversation from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at Moxie Java, 1560 N. Locust Grove Road.

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Eagle: Coffee with the mayor on May 3

Join Eagle Mayor Jim Reynolds for coffee and conversation from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 3, at Starbucks, 228 E. Plaza Street.

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