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Sherman Alexie novel given out in Idaho school district that banned it
Volunteers in a Boise suburb will celebrate World Book Night on Wednesday by distributing to students a novel by Native-American, Seattle-based writer Sherman Alexie that the Meridian, Idaho, School Board banned from the 10th grade curriculum.
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40-year-old man dies after fight at 127 Club in Meridian
A 40-year-old Meridian man died over the weekend after a fight at a local bar, police say.
14 hrs ago
Meridian man dies after fight at local bar Saturday morning
Deputy Chief Tracy Basterrechea says that 40-year-old Dale Andrew West was involved in fight at the 127 Club in downtown Meridian.
19 hrs ago
Boise Fry Co. Announces New Locations and Saint Lawrence Gridiron Opens
Boise Fry Company is spreading the gospel of fries with a burger on the side. The Boise-based fry chain just opened its first franchise location April 16 in Meridian at 2020 E. Overland, Suite 130.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
KTVB honored with 6 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards
The 2014 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award Winners were announced today and KTVB won six awards for website, stories and broadcast elements in the following categories: A massive fire in downtown Jerome destroyed a city block on April 30, 2013.
Alexie's Book To Be Circulated Free
Copies of a controversial book pulled from Meridian School District's 10th grade supplemental reading list will be handed out to teens at no cost Wednesday.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Meridian surpasses Nampa for second most populated city in Idaho
New numbers show that the city of Meridian is now the second most populated city in Idaho, surpassing Nampa with over 85,000 residents.
Meridian Man Sentenced For Running Gambling Operation
A man was sentenced to probation and a fine today at the U.S. Courthouse in Boise for running an illegal gambling business.
Meridian man avoids prison for running gambling house
A Meridian man who ran an illegal gambling operation out of a Boise house won't spend any time behind bars, a judge ruled Monday.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Boise Jobless Rate Holds Steady; Jumps In Nampa, Meridian and Caldwell
While the state of Idaho's unemployment rate dropped in March to its lowest level in five-and-a-half years, the jobless rate in Boise remained steady.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Press: Meridian Surpasses Nampa to Become Second Largest Idaho City
The issue surfaced in a column written in the Meridian Press by Meridian Mayor Tammy de Weerd, who had insisted that Meridian was Idaho's second-largest city.
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Idaho candidate for coroner draws up macabre campaign
The DIY-sign in Matthew Townsend's front yard is dripping with red paint - like blood.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
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Meridian PD plans crackdown on Settlers parking scofflaws
Many Meridian residents who frequent Settlers Park see it as an accident waiting to happen.
Meridian rampage supect's mental health a focus before June sentencing
The case against a Meridian man responsible for a bizarre string of attacks last summer has hit a road bump as attorneys butt heads over his mental health evaluation.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Jury foreman in DBSI trial speaks out about verdict
It was one of the longest federal trials Boise has seen. Four DBSI executives were convicted of dozens of fraud charges after two and half months of testimony.
Idaho students to get copies of Sherman Alexie novel banned from curriculum
Hundreds of Meridian, Idaho, high school students signed a protest petition when their local school board banned Sherman Alexie's young adult novel "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian' from their 10th-grade curriculum.
Walk MS and Jayden DeLuca Foundation Fundraisers
Walk MS: 8 a.m. Registration fees vary. 700 S. Capitol Blvd., 208-336-0555, walkutu.nationalmssociety.org .
On Stories On Stories
As sometimes happens, this week we have a couple of pieces that ended up playing on a similar theme: that the stories we tell have a life of their own, even if we don't want them to.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Meridian Boys and Girls Club in need of more space
Idaho Gives is a statewide, 24-hour day of giving that takes place online, and celebrates what we can all do when we work together.
Groundbreaking held for new Meridian Interchange
Some of the guests on hand included the Honorable Dirk Kempthorne, Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little and Meridian Mayor Tammy de Weerd.