Kuna Melba News

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News in Brief

Over 20 mosaic students, parents added to the Mosaic Giving Garden Thank you to all of the Kuna Middle School Team Mosaic students, parents and teacher volunteers who showed up at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29. Mosaic students and their families dedicated three hours to moving approximately 14 yards of dirt in six new planter boxes, digging sprinkler lines, adding new sprinkler lines, planting our seedlings and planting more seeds. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Data shows sexual assault, domestic violence on the rise KUNA — During a public talk in 2016, former Kuna Police Chief Justin Dusseau said Kuna police were seeing a small increase in domestic violence calls in the city. Numbers comparing crimes in 2015 to 2016 in Kuna shows that domestic crime numbers have risen from 2015 to 2016, along with other crimes. The biggest rise was seen in crimes against people, especially sexual assault and rape. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 3.8 minutes
At the library Library Closure: The library will be closed on May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen 10 a.m. May 30. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Crime blotter Kuna police crime blotter for the week of Tuesday, May 16, through Monday, May 22: Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 3.9 minutes
Weekly road report

Road report for the week of Wednesday, May 24. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute

Melba senior news It hardly seems possible that the year is approaching the halfway mark, especially on those days when we’re wearing jackets and turning the heat on — again. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Kuna FFA Competes at various district events This week, our chapter competed in the district contests for four different career development events: agronomy, livestock judging, veterinary science and food science. These contests do not determine who competes at the state career development events in June but gives teams a way to check progress and practice an officially run contest. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Police: 2 men arrested for assault, drug, other charges KUNA — Police arrested two men early Tuesday morning after an armed robbery in a home was reported in the Linder Avenue and East Fourth Street neighborhood. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute

Sports Roundup

Weekly sports scores SOFTBALL Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 3.4 minutes
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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

Bronson, Ruby Ruby Ann Bronson, 75, of Meridian, formerly of Kuna, died Sunday, May 14, 2017, at a care center in Meridian. Funeral Home: Alsip and Persons Funeral Chapel, 404 10th Ave S., Nampa, ID 83651 Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Vanweerd Jr., Karl Karl "Gary" Vanweerd Jr., 57, of Kuna, died Thursday, May 11, 2017. Funeral Home: Bowman Funeral Parlor of Garden City Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Robinson, Elton Elton A. "Gus" Robinson, 98, of Melba, died Tuesday May 9, 2017, at his home. Funeral Home: Alsip and Persons Funeral Chapel, 404 10th Ave South, Nampa, Idaho 83651 Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Bailey, Weston Weston Rich Bailey, 22, of Kuna, died Thursday, May 4, 2017. Funeral Home: Cremation Society of Idaho. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Garcia, Dorothy Dorothy A. Garcia, 60, of Kuna, died Thursday, May 4, 2017. Funeral Home: Bella Vida Funeral Home Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Taylor, Jordan Jordan P. Taylor, 29, of Kuna, died Thursday, May 4, 2017. Funeral Home: Bowman Funeral Parlor of Garden City Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Kolodziej, Thelma Thelma Rekow Kolodziej, 83, of Emmett, died Sunday, April 30, 2017, at a local assisted living center. Funeral Home: Potter Funeral Chapel, Emmett. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Proctor, Fred Fred H. Proctor 01/13/1936 - 04/24/2017 Fred H. Proctor, 81, of Kuna, passed away peacefully on April 24, 2017 at his home. He was born January 13, 1936 in Ogden, Utah to Fred and Lois Allen Proctor. Fred married Dorothy Edwards on November 29 in Reno, Nevada. He was a full-time military man… Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Clay, Harland "Harry" Harland "Harry" H. Clay, 89, of Meridian, died Friday, April 28, 2017. Funeral Home: Bowman Funeral Parlor. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Miller, George George B. Miller July 18, 1923 - April 23, 2017 George Baker Miller passed away peacefully at the age of 93 at his home on Sunday, April 23, 2017. He was born July 18, 1923 in Avard, Oklahoma to William Jacob Miller and Alta May Baker Miller. George met Ruth Ellen Landess in June of 1951 and… Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute

Today's Opinion

Farmers Market news: Tin Can Cottage Treasures Six years go, Elizabeth Edwards and her family moved into her grandfather’s trailer house. They called it their Tin Can Cottage. They have renovated their home but the name stuck. When Liz first move to Kuna, her mom brought her to the Kuna Farmers Market and said she needed to sell her items. Last year DanaKae Nelson, a Kuna Market vendor, encouraged her to give the market a try. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Goodbye, Kuna This time last year, I was a fresh face in Kuna with no experience on how to use a camera and in charge of a weekly paper for the first time. It’s amazing how much one person can learn in a short year. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Community announcements Kuna Cemetery Sixth Annual Memorial Day Program Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute