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Meridian teacher wins Barnes & Noble favorite teacher contest

Deborah Weaver from Rocky Mountain High School in Meridian has been named the local winner of the Barnes & Noble My Favorite Teacher Contest. Weaver was chosen from several entries submitted at Barnes & Noble on Milwaukee Street in Boise.

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Varsity Extra athletes of the week (March 10-15)

Please email nominations by Monday morning to rroberts@idahostatesman.com for performances based on the previous week. BASEBALL J.T. Williams, Eagle: The senior shortstop/closer and University of Washington signee got the Mustangs off to a 3-0 start in the 5A Southern Idaho

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Meridian mayor, education foundation celebrate $350,000 music education gift

Meridian Mayor Tammy de Weerd and the Meridian Education Foundation will honor the TLC Foundation at its annual Friends of the Foundation gala event on April 2. The Foundation received an endowment donation of $350,000 by the TLC Foundation to

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Meridian: March 13 open house on proposed Saturday bus service

Valley Regional Transit and the city of Meridian are considering starting a Saturday bus route in Meridian. The public can learn more about the proposal during an open house from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 13, in conference rooms

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Varsity Extra athletes of the week (Jan. 27-Feb. 1)

Please email nominations by Monday morning to rroberts@idahostatesman.com for performances based on the previous week. GIRLS BASKETBALL Megan Hochstein, Rocky Mountain: The Grizzlies completed their first unbeaten regular season in school history with two wins last week. Hochstein contributed 12

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Meridian State of the City address Feb. 5

Meridian Mayor Tammy de Weerd will give her 11th annual State of City address on Wednesday, Feb. 5. The event begins at 3:59 p.m. at Meridian Middle School, 1507 W. 8th St. During the event de Weerd will highlight city

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Reminder: Christmas tree recycling, overflow trash collection for Boise area

Happy New Year! We ran this information last weekend, but I thought you might find it helpful now: What do I do with this tree? Residents of Boise, Garden City and Meridian can recycle their trees Jan. 6-Jan 10. Here’s

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Weeklong ‘Christmas in Meridian’ festivities start Monday

Here’s what’s happening: BUSINESS DECORATING CONTEST: Starts Monday, Dec. 2. Shoppers have until Thursday, Dec. 5., to vote for their favorite (for the People’s Choice Award). Cast votes here.  (Contest presented by Idaho Independent Bank). PARADE: The inaugural Winter Lights

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Palmer, candidate for Meridian Council Seat 5, announces endorsement from 6 state legislators

Ty Palmer, a 25-year-old engineer at Memorial Monuments in Meridian, is running for one of two new seats on the Meridian City Council. Read more about him here in our Voters Guide. His campaign has announced the following endorsements: Idaho

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Milam endorsed by mayor, council for Meridian Council, Seat 5

Genesis Milam has been endorsed by Meridian Mayor Tammy de Weerd and all four current council members (Charlie Rountree, David Zaremba, Brad Hoaglun and Keith Bird), according to a release from her campaign. Milam, a 40-year-old businesswoman, is running for

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