Amanda Kofoed, who has four children, was diagnosed seven months ago with Stage 3 Hodgkin lymphoma. Amanda finished her last chemo treatment four weeks ago and her children reflect on what it's like to have a mother who has cancer.
Leo Zaverukha, Mountain View High School’s musical janitor, has become a fixture at the Meridian school. He is universally loved by students, teachers and administrators for his buoyant spirit and relentless positivity — not to mention his booming voice.
Last week, the Treasure Valley was walloped by record snowfall. So Kuna Mayor Joe Stear hopped in his skidsteer and got to work alongside city crews to clear the streets and help residents. "At that point, we don't care whose job it is. It needs to be done," Stear said.
Kory Puderbaugh, a silver medalist in the Rio 2016 Paralympics in wheelchair rugby, was celebrated by friends, family and fans Thursday Nov. 10, 2016 at the Eagle Public Library in Eagle. Patrick Calley, chief of Eagle police with the Ada County Sheriff's Office escorted Puderbaugh carrying an Olympic torch as Eagle High cheerleaders chanted U.S.A. and "Go Kory!" He later received a key to the city.
Jaxson, an 11-year-old pug, helped saved his house from burning down by alerting his owners to a sparking outlet. He's the first animal recipient of Meridian's Hometown Hero Award. Here's more on Meridian's Hero Dog.
The demolition of the infamous Kit Kat Klub began Tuesday in Meridian. The bikini bar at 4842 W. Franklin Road is being torn down to allow Franklin Road to be widened from a two-lane road to a five-lane road with full curb, gutter, sidewalks and bike lanes.
Eagle Fun Days’ Wet and Wild Parade was twice as big as last year and the crowd — “Best turnout ever,” said Mike Ensch, of Outdoor Event Group who produced the event. The Beach Boys-themed parade featured a record 55 floats, more than half of which were in the “wet” section of the parade. Seasoned spectators came armed with squirt guns and tubs of water for refills as well as hoses, expecting to both give as well as receive. Saturday, July 9, 2016 in Eagle, Idaho.
Meridian Police Officer David Gomez has become an Internet sensation since body camera video of his handling of two vicious dogs last summer became public. Edith Williams, an Idaho woman who promotes police officer training in nonlethal methods of dealing with dogs, obtained the body camera footage and shared it online in early June.