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Canyon County spring clean-up day April 26

Get ready for some serious spring-cleaning: The Canyon County Commissioners have agreed to waive some landfill fees on Saturday. The spring clean-up guidelines are as follows: Residential: Up to one ton of residential clean-up waste will be accepted without charge.

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Canyon County District 10: Chaney stays in GOP House race

Greg Chaney, a candidate for retiring Rep. Darrell Bolz’s seat, told the Canyon County Central Committee at its monthly meeting Tuesday night that he would not withdraw, despite a backlash over the fact that he didn’t fully disclose past legal

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Caldwell’s Rep. Bolz asked to be removed as Chaney’s campaign chairman

After news that Greg Chaney had been charged with domestic battery and three other misdemeanors in 2009, outgoing Rep. Darrell Bolz asked that his name be removed as chairman of the Chaney campaign — a position Bolz said he never

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Canyon County State of County address March 12.

The Canyon County Board of County Commissioners will deliver the 2014 State of the County address on Wednesday, March 12 during the Nampa Chamber of Commerce luncheon. The commissioners will review the county’s accomplishments over the past year and also

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Key moderate and top budget-writer Bolz to retire from Idaho House

House Appropriations Committee Vice Chairman Darrell Bolz said Friday he will retire from the Legislature this year after 14 years. The Caldwell Republican, 70, said it’s time to step aside for a successor in keeping with Idaho’s tradition of part-time,

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Canyon County offices: Closures for holidays

From Canyon County’s Joe Decker: County office closures for the Christmas and New Year holidays. Christmas Eve:  The Courthouse will close at noon on Christmas Eve.  Most county offices will be closed all day but the Prosecutor’s Office and Clerk’s

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Vallivue High is bulging and a new one will cost $50 million

It’s called the Vallivue Shuffle. Students at Vallivue High School, trying to get from class to class, are practically shoulder-to-shoulder as they make their way down the hall.   Eating in the cafeteria often means standing up because there aren’t enough

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Vallivue voters face a $50 million question

The Vallivue School District is rooted in Canyon County’s rural past. The 145-square-mile district was formed in 1961, when 13 one-building districts merged to build a junior-senior high school. But Vallivue High School, sitting in open acreage south of Caldwell,

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Bad Boy, good girl

Dallas is a 3-year-old female pit bull mix. She was picked up as a stray in Garden City. She now resides at the Canyon County Animal Shelter and is available for adoption:  http://www.canyoncountyshelter.org/dogs.php. On the menu: Hamburger Jeff took Dallas to

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Goodwood, good dog

After losing his beloved 12-year-old pitbull Sadie some years ago, Jeff Sanderson signed up as a volunteer at the Canyon County animal shelter. He gained a bit of fame — and a nickname, “Hamburger Jeff” — because of his habit

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