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Peacemeal brings together refugees, locals

(L-R) Priscilla Salant, Karan Tucker and Leylo Hamud (from Somalia). Photo by Dan Black.

Community members and refugees who live in the Boise Valley dined together May 25 at Ahavath Beth Israel synagogue in Boise at Peacemeal, an event put on by Jannus, a Boise nonprofit.                 ...

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Realtors and lenders honored for helping Treasure Valley homeowners


Twenty-six Treasure Valley realtors and lenders were honored at the STAR Awards Luncheon hosted by Idaho Housing and Finance Association on April 6 at the Clubhouse Event Center in Boise. In the past year, the honorees teamed up with Idaho ...

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Five Ada County Paramedics employees to receive awards

Ada County Paramedics employees (l-r) Casey Lane, Annelise Lane, and Peder-Ahearn are interviewed at the Idaho Statehouse. Photo courtesy of Ada County Paramedics.

Five Ada County Paramedics employees will receive the American Red Cross’ Hometown Hero Award in a ceremony at the Riverside Hotel on May 16. Annelise Lane, Casey Lane, Peder Ahearn, Cody Porter are all members of the Ada County Paramedics ...

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Idaho National Laboratory awards STEM grants to Idaho schools


Idaho National Laboratory Two has awarded two eastern Idaho schools STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) grants to enhance and supplement their STEM learning. In addition, four Extreme Classroom Makeover grants worth up to $5,000 were awarded in southeastern Idaho. ...

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CenturyLink Foundation grants almost $40,000 to Idaho schools

Students from the Ambrose School  better photos from the Ambrose School and teacher Dr. Sarah Westcott (left) and Jim Schmit.

CenturyLink, Inc. has granted nearly $40,000 to Idaho schools through the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation’s Teachers and Technology grant program. The program, which began in 2008, awards grants of up to $5,000 to schools in CenturyLink’s local service areas ...

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Idaho CapEd Foundation donates books

Beth Oppenheimer, Idaho AEYC (center), with Todd Erickson (left) and Todd Christensen (right) of CapEd Credit Union. Photo courtesy of CapEd.

The Idaho CapEd Foundation donated more than 1,700 books to the Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children to support their efforts to increase reading over the summer months. The donated books, for children birth to third grade, will ...

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Idaho City Historical Foundation wins award for interpretation, preservation


The Idaho City Historical Foundation has will receive the 2016 Sister Alfreda Elsensohn Award for outstanding museum interpretation and historical preservation at a ceremony on April 1. The presentation will take place at the historic Pon Yam House on the ...

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