Kuna Melba News

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News in Brief

Vandalism causes Swan Falls Dam to limit public access KUNA — Increased vandalism has caused Swan Falls Dam to limit public access starting Monday. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Worth the wait: After 55 years in the workforce, Kuna man considers himself an artist KUNA — Unlike his San Francisco friend, Ken Wilson didn’t have to die to be known for his art. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 3.6 minutes
Melba "Olde Tyme" parade, fireworks return July 4 MELBA — The 4th of July is two weeks away, and Melba Olde Tyme 4th of July volunteers feel the date is approaching all too quickly. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Crime blotter

Tuesday, June 13

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Police: 4 12-year-old boys will be charged with burglary for breaking into over a dozen cars in Kuna last weekend KUNA — Police identified four 12-year-old boys for burglarizing vehicles the weekend of June 11. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Indian Creek Sports property for sale, Todds plan to move business to new location KUNA — Troy and Vicki Todd want to clarify: The Indian Creek Sports property is for sale, not the business itself. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Caspian Subdivision coming to Kuna A new subdivision of nearly 500 houses is coming to Kuna. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Creek floaters asked not to trespass at Discovery Creek Subdivision KUNA — With the possibility of float season around the corner, Discovery Creek Subdivision residents want to remind the public that their parks in the subdivision near Indian Creek are private parks. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute

Sports Roundup

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Kuna hires Melba football coach KUNA — After the sudden resignation of Ian Smart, the Kuna school district decided to hire a new high school football coach from a nearby district. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
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Obituaries

Blackburn, James James (Jim) L. Blackburn, 63, of Kuna, formerly Vale, Oregon, died Saturday, June 17, 2017, in his home of natural causes. Funeral Home: Haren-Wood Funeral Chapel Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Hughes, Michael Michael Hughes, 68, of Melba, died Saturday, June 17, 2017, at home surrounded by family. Funeral Home: Cloverdale Funeral Home Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Gardner, Ronald Ronald Gardner, 75, of Kuna, died Friday, June 16, 2017, at a local hospital. Funeral Home: Accent Funeral Home and Cremation, Meridian Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Long, Doris Doris A. Long, 74, of Kuna, died Sunday, June 18, 2017, at her home. Funeral Home: Summers Funeral Homes, Ustick Chapel, Meridian Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
O'brien, Thomas Thomas Thornton O'brien, 84, of Kuna, died Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at a local hospital. Funeral Home: Bowman Funeral Parlor of Garden City Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Broten, Jacquelyn Jacquelyn Annette Broten, 78, of Kuna, formally of Nampa/Caldwell Area, died Wednesday, June 7, 2017, of natural causes. Funeral Home: Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Kirkham, Grant Grant Elwood Kirkham Grant Elwood Kirkham, 80, peacefully returned to his Heavenly Father at his home in Kuna, Idaho with his loving wife and son Burton by his side. Grant was born on March 27, 1937 in Lehi, Utah to Burton and Edith Chilton Kirkham. He was raised and attended schools in Lehi… Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Hunter, Eli Eli Landon Hunter, of Kuna, died Friday, May 26, 2017, still birthed, at a local hospital.. Funeral Home: Relyea Funeral Chapel. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Rivera, Noe Noe Gomez Rivera, 48, of Melba, died Saturday, May 27, 2017. Funeral Home: Zeyer Funeral Chapel, Nampa Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Kirkham, Grant Grant Elwood Kirkham, 80, of Kuna, died Friday, May 26, 2017, at his home, due to natural causes. Funeral Home: Zeyer Funeral Chapel, Nampa Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute

Today's Opinion

School district "teams" discuss sixth-grade move, new schools “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” — African Proverb Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
In honor of Father’s Day: You can thank (or blame) my father for why I’m in Kuna I heard my name and poked my head through the doorway. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
The two Mikes of Kuna are committed to making Kuna great again Ana Paz and Enrique Contreras own Kuna’s well-known Mexican restaurant Enrique’s, which brings people to dine from nearby communities. Enrique’s is generally what outsiders think of first when it comes to Kuna, from their community service to their tasty tacos. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 3.0 minutes