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  • Most people envision a massive operation when thinking about drilling, but the rig above is what Hercules Metals has employed, and will continue to employ, during their exploration phase. Photo courtesy of Hercules Metals, Inc.
    07/10/2024 - 7:00pm
  • 07/10/2024 - 7:00pm

  • Joe Qualls, shown above during a past Weiser Valley Roundup rodeo, was recently named Grand Marshal for this years event. Photo courtesy of Zane Davis
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    Joe Qualls was recently named the Grand Marshal for this year’s Weiser Valley Roundup. He announced at the rodeo for years, as well as many other events. He is shown above with his wife Phyllis. Photo by Nancy Grindstaff
    07/10/2024 - 7:00pm

  • Elsa Freeman stands at the edge of a seven-acre parcel of land adjacent to the Weiser River in Midvale. She wants to create a nature park, fulfilling her late husband’s wishes. She envisions a fishing pond, streams to keep it circulating, bridges over the streams, a walking path that connects to the Weiser River trail and more. A meeting was held July 8 to gauge the publics interest. Photo by Philip A. Janquart.
    07/10/2024 - 7:00pm

  • Kids enjoyed Rocket Pops as they watch the annual Fourth of July parade that took place last Thursday in Midvale. The parade started at Midvale School and ended at the Church of Christ. A barbecue took place immediately following the colorful spectacle. Three different inflatable slides kept kids occupied while they waited for their meal, some choosing to cool off at the Midvale pool, which offered a day of free swimming for area youth. Photo by Philip A. Janquart
    07/10/2024 - 7:00pm

  • Blue Cross Foundation’s Courtney Frost and Tawsha Box of Reynolds and Myers, filled the Weiser City Council in on why Weiser stood out in the application process for an $85,000 grant it received. Photo by Sarah Imada
    07/03/2024 - 7:00pm

  • Artist in Residence Rikki Jo Hickey helps a student perform during the 4th annual STEAM Camp open house held Thursday, June 27. About 26 kids attended this year’s camp to learn hands-on about science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics.
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    Annex Charter School held its fourth annual STEAM Camp open house, which gave students the opportunity to show their parents the projects they worked on during camp this year. From left, Brittany Prieta Ramos and Elianna Santana and use a special 3-D computer program to learn about a variety of subjects, using a stylus to take them apart and put them back together.
    07/03/2024 - 7:00pm

  • Hercules Metals Corp. hosted a townhall meeting on Wednesday, June 26 to discuss exploratory drilling at sites north of Cambridge. The company hopes to develop a silver/copper mine. Above, left, Chris Longton and, right Chris Paul gave a presentation and answered questions from the community. Phoro by Philip A. Janquart
    07/03/2024 - 7:00pm

  • The Weiser Activity Center for Seniors, through generous community donations, was able to pay off its $197,000 mortgage. From left, board President Karen Hoffer, board Treasurer Linda Smith,and patron Norma Brown who came up with the Evelyn Stover Challenge, which netted the required funds for payoff. Photo by Philip A. Janquart.
    07/03/2024 - 7:00pm

  • Hannah Moyle doing the heeling, left, moves in for the catch, while header, Rozin Mason, takes a dally to pull the unruly steer around during the youth section of last Thursday’s Kathy Skow Memorial Team Roping. A total of 21 local teams will compete in next week’s Weiser Valley Roundup finals. The Roundup kicks off on Thursday, July 11, and will run through Saturday night, July 13. See page 11 for the rodeo rundown. Photo by Nancy Grindstaff
    07/03/2024 - 7:00pm

  • Above, right, is U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan who attended the forum. Photo by Randy Hibberd.
    06/26/2024 - 8:00pm

  • Above are aerial views of the Weiser Airport. Bottom, the yellow line represents city-owned property. Top, the red indicates the current FAA fenced area, the portion that has been recommended to be rezoned D-2 industrial. The two triangular yellow pieces represent city property that is currently being used for agricultural purposes. Photo courtesy of City of Weiser.
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    06/26/2024 - 8:00pm
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  • The Fiddle Family Collaboration performed Saturday night just before Ridge Roberts, fiddling, was named the 2024 NOTFC Grand National Champion. The stage was filled with contest title holders, from left, Luke and Rachel Price, Luke Bulla, Julian Oliver, Roberts,Tristan Clarridge, Tashina Lindley, Celeste Johnson, and Katie Glassman. What a night! Photo by Nancy Grindstaff
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    Above, left, is Ridge Roberts, 21, who won the 2024 National Oldtime Fiddlers’ Contest Grand Champion title. Photo by Nancy Grindstaff.
    06/26/2024 - 8:00pm

  • Pyro Technician Bill Taylor and his crew put together this fireworks float for the Fiddle Parade held Saturday. Funds are still need to replenish the Weiser Community Fireworks fund, which funds both the 4th of July and Christmas. Photo by Keith Boles
    06/25/2024 - 11:03am

News


Weiser’s VAS (Victoria Arriero Studio) held their end of the year recital to the theme of ‘Broadway or Bust.’ Pictured above are students performing a Wizard of Oz favorite ‘If I Only Had a Brain.’ The recital featured 36 performances from the 98 students who participated in the program. Photo by Nicole Miller
07/10/2024 - 7:00pm
The Weiser VAS music program held its end-of-year showcase recital at the Snake River Heritage Center.  The VAS program is run by Victoria Arriero and she has run the program for nearly 15 years. The program started small with it only having a...

Opinions

07/09/2024 - 2:51pm
Last week I came home and was barely able to get inside. There was a new house constructed just inside the front door. Please let me give some background.   A while back, Cathy had bought the grandsons a kit for constructing with cardboard. The...

Sports

06/19/2024 - 8:00pm
Weiser Wolverine football team were in camp  four days last week,  Monday through Thursday. The players worked on plays and tackling drills, spending an average of three hours a day, along with a couple of two-hour night practices. Former players...

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