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Hidden Gems to be found in Kuna: Residents open store featuring local arts, crafts When Eagles and Anchors Tattoo Shop had to permanently close its doors, Frank and LeAnne Spear decided to keep the shop but open something new. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 3.1 minutes
'Get out there': Interest groups promote birds of prey conservation area in Kuna, Melba Despite the word “conservation” in the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area, Steve Alsup says that land, partially in Kuna and Melba, is meant to be used by the public. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 3.9 minutes
Residents invited to March for Meals On Wheels to promote meals for seniors Residents are invited to take part in “ the largest March for Meals event in the country on March 17 to benefit seniors in Ada County, including Kuna. Meals on Wheels provides lunch meals to the Kuna Senior Center every week. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Kuna Crime Blotter Tuesday, Feb. 13 Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 3.9 minutes
At The Library: Kuna Klues winner announced, blood drive, other events coming The Kuna Library would like to congratulate our Kuna Klues winner for the month of January, Cole Noteboom. Cole correctly guessed the title of the mystery book, “Danny and the Dinosaur,” by Syd Hoff. As the winner, Cole received a copy of the book. Way to go, Cole! Come to the Children’s Room at the library to see the clues for February’s mystery book. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Kuna Tractor Supply donates 85 bags of pet food to local organizations Kuna’s Tractor Supply Co. store is donating 85 bags of pet food to feed dogs and cats in need of adoption. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
The rest is history: Interest groups hope to increase awareness of historic attractions in Kuna, Melba Amanda Hoffman, with the Idaho Bureau of Land Management, is asking: Do you know what’s in your backyard? Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 6.2 minutes
Kuna High School presents nearly $14K showing of 'Guys and Dolls' March 1-3 Weekday afternoons in February at the Kuna Performing Arts Center are full of song, dance and lots of acting, as 63 cast members and 31 orchestra and band members from Kuna High School rehearse this year’s musical, "Guys and Dolls" by Frank Loesser. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute

Sports Roundup

Girls basketball prep roundup

KUNA OPENS HOOPS SEASON WITH A WIN

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Kuna cross country teams wrap up their season The Kuna varsity runners traveled to Portland, Oregon to run in the Nike XC Race, which attracts teams from all over the West. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Kuna High School chosen for 4A athletic competition The Idaho High School Athletic Association Board voted 8-6 in favor of Kuna High School to compete at the 4A level for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
KHS Cross Country team off to a strong start The Kuna High School cross country team has two races under its belt as it cruises into mid-season in its second year competing in the 5A division. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
IdahoSports.com to broadcast Melba game Friday IdahoSports.com will video broadcast the Cole Valley Christian at Melba varsity football game Friday, Sept. 29. This is the annual Pink Out game. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute

Obituaries

Hopkins, Steven Steven "Steve" Lynn Hopkins, 61, of Kuna, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at his home. Funeral Home: Bowman Funeral Parlor, Garden City Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Brown, Robert Robert Brown, 53, of Kuna, died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at home. Funeral Home: Aclesa Cremation Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Mitchell, J. J. "JJ" Mitchell, 89, of Kuna, died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in a Meridian Hospital. Funeral Home: Bowman Funeral Parlor, Garden City Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Baxter, Gary Gary Leon Baxter, 63, of Kuna, died Monday, February 12, 2018. Funeral Home: Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Pacheco, J.r. J.R. Pacheco, 75, of Kuna, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, at his Kuna home. Funeral Home: All Valley Cremation, 1538 11th Ave. N., Nampa. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Pacheco, Diego Diego Elu Pacheco, 75, of Kuna, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, at his home in Kuna. Funeral Home: All Valley Cremation, 1538 11th Avenue North in Nampa Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Landreth, Curtis Curtis James Landreth July 8, 1964 - February 2, 2018 Curtis James Landreth, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, February 2nd, 2018 at the age of 53 surrounded by his family at home on his farm as was his wish. His family was able to take him, via a wheel chair, on one final … Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Landreth, Curtis Curtis J. Landreth, 53, of Kuna, died Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at his home. Funeral Home: Accent Funeral Home and Cremation, Meridian Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Parkinson, Amelia Amelia S. Parkinson, 17, of Fruitland, died Wednesday, January 24, 2018. Funeral Home: Accent Funeral Home, Meridian Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
Parkinson, Matthew Matthew A. Parkinson, 22, of Fruitland, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Funeral Home: Accent Funeral Home, Meridian Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute

Today's Opinion

A little extra: Thank you Kuna, Melba Two weeks ago, Tanner and Alli Hoagland submitted a letter to the editor thanking the community for its support and well-wishes to their son, Beckham. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: less than a minute
What's next? Legislature considering three bills to change or enforce Idaho law Like other even-numbered years, this year is going to have an election for all the state representatives and senators, with a primary in May followed by a general election in November. So legislators want to get out of office soon so they can start campaigning. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 2.4 minutes
Matters of Faith: Divisions and Unity For several weeks, I’ve been preaching about the issues that we generally don’t like to talk about even though they impact many, many people. Read more · Estimated Reading Time: 3.5 minutes