• Victoria Arriero Studio (VAS) performed their spring recital on Saturday. Pictured above is Ben Hansen dancing with Hali Blanchard. Ashlyn Strasser, left and Olivia Sanders provided the narrative. Photo by Nicole Miller
    05/31/2023 - 10:00am

  • The West Treasure Valley Chapter of Vandal Boosters is holding its third annual Vandal Summer Fest June 7 at Sunnyside Farms. Money raised will go to support athletic scholarships at the University of Idaho. Above, chapter President Marg Chipman addresses a sold out crowd that attended the 2022 event. Photo by Philip A. Janquart
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  • Daniel Hayes, left, and Kori Rex, right, were recently sworn in as new members of the Weiser Police Department. Hayes is a first-year patrol officer and Rex is the city’s new code enforcement officer. Photo by Philip A. Janquart
    05/31/2023 - 9:44am

  • Dozens of volunteers, including kids from Arrow-Heart Adventure Camps and Washington County 4-H, gathered at Hillcrest Cemetery on Friday, May 26 to put American flags on veterans’ graves. Photo by Philip A. Janquart

    Dick Sullender, Weiser Ells Lodge Exalted Ruler
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  • Babby Farms livestock zookeeper and Weiser High School graduate Llanee Gibson interacts with the zoo’s youngest baby kangaroo, ‘Goose,’ which she takes with her everywhere, including the grocery store, gas station, and the gym. Photo by Philip A. Janquart

    Zookeepers Ashlynd Jensen, left, and Llanee Gibson, right, have some laughs inside the otter enclosure at Babby Farms in Caldwell where animal encounters are the main focus. Photo by Philip A. Janquart
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  • There were 140 graduates that participated in the 2023 Weiser High School commencement ceremony held Sunday, May 21.

    Weiser High School ASB President Kasey Kautz addresses a packed crowd at the school gymnasium at Sunday’s graduation ceremony. Photo by Philip A. Janquart
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  • The Weiser High School girls’ track team captured the 2023 3A State Track Championship held May 19-20 at Middletown High School. Front row, from left, Claire Matthews, Emily Christopherson, Madi Wilkins, Kailee Lerew, and Bethany Grant. Back row, from left, Coach Delton Walker, Coach Gavin Gaskell, Kiana Olvera, Kylee Quinton, Kate Davies, Mattie Shirts, Kamryn Doty, Coach Dave Shirts, Calle Foster, Coach Roger Watkins, and coach John Srholec.

    The 4x400 relay team of front, from left, Kiana Olvera, Kailee Lerew and back, Kylee Quinton and Mattie Shirts took back-to-back state championships with a time of 4:07.91.

    Weiser’s track and field team was just like the weather during the 3A State meet – hot. The Lady Wolverines brought home the state championship trophy, two school records were broke, and relay teams continued their winning ways. Brayden Walker in the 300m hurdles broke the school record with a time of 39.65 and brought home the gold medal.

    Wolverine Josh Cannon took first place in the unified 100 meter dash.
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  • Weiser resident Trina Whittaker had breast cancer surgery on Friday and incredibly walked the third annual Flock Cancer Street Stroll on the following Saturday. She is shown above, left, with Chance Whittaker and Angel Wings Executive Director Mabel Dobbs. Photo courtesy of Angel Wings.
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  • Weiser’s quarterly blood drive took place on May 2. Donors had the opportunity to participate in Power Red donations that extract two pints of red blood cells. Above, from left, Karen, Ian, and Lucy Ross each gave Power Red donations. Photo by Philip A. Janquart
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  • Members of the Banjo Calamities, Brett Carpenter, back, and Mike Murray, front, install a combination air conditioning and heating unit at Slocum Hall in preparation of the 70th annual National Oldtime Fiddlers’ Contest and Festival slated for June.
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  • Badgers are just one of the many wild baby animals that arrive at the Animals in Distress Association (AIDA) rehabilitation and education facility in Boise from around the state on any given day. In Weiser, resident Georgia Hites volunteers time to the organization by taking in local animals and caring for them until Annex resident and AIDA volunteer Lauri Marshall transports them to Boise. Marshall is a vet tech at Boise Bench Hospital. Above, AIDA’s Michelle Rice shows Matthew Janquart, brother of Signal American editor Phil Janquart, a baby badger that recently came to the facility. It was found near Mountain Home. Photo by Philip A. Janquart

    Weiser resident, Georgia Hites, volunteers her time to helping injured and baby wild animals. Most people know her by word of mouth and know they can count on her to provide squirrels, foxes, coyotes, skunks and other animals the proper care until they can be taken to a facility in Boise. Photo courtesy of Georgia Hites
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  • Andrew Enders and Elaina Chandler were recipients of the Weiser Classic Candy Entrepreneurial Scholarship Award. The breakfast to fund the 2024 awards will be held Saturday, May 20 from 7-10 a.m. at the WCC store located at 449 State St. in downtown Weiser. The breakfast is free, but guests are asked to make a donation. Photo by Nancy Grindstaff.
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Weiser High School was represented by a robotics team in a very prestigious competition. The team, pictured above from left, Xzavier Gonzales, William Stallings, Jayden Anderson, Kade Hill qualified for the Vex Robotics World Championships which was held in Dallas, Texas. The team is coached by Jon Lundberg. The championships had 800 of the top robots/teams compete from around the world. Courtesy photo
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The Weiser High School robotics team of Jayden Anderson, Xzavier Gonzales, Kade Hill, and William Stallings was able to represent Weiser and the state of Idaho at the VEX Robotics World Championships in Dallas, Texas April 25-27. The team is...


05/23/2023 - 9:34pm
Dear Editor:  On May 16, the nine Planning and Zoning board members met to decide on whether to rezone 32 acres at the base of Midvale hill from agriculture to commercial. They UNANIMOUSLY voted NO. Unfortunately, this is only a recommendation...


Carter Williams, right, placed second at the Idaho State 3A Golf Tournament held in Blackfoot on May 15-16. For the two day tourney Williams shot a 74 and a 73 for a 147 total. The Wolverine girls’ team placed fifth with Lucy Hickey medaling with her sixth place finish. Courtesy photo
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 Senior Carter Williams captured second place at the 2023 State 3A Golf Tournament held in Blackfoot May 15-16.  Williams, who graduated with the rest of the Weiser High School Class of 2023 on Sunday, shot a 74 in the first round a 73 in the...

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