Chuck Howard and Connie (Helt) Howard of Caldwell are celebrating 40 years of marriage. Connis is a retired school teacher and Chuck is a retired Simplot truck driver.

Americans like being the best at things. We’re the best at baseball, jazz, freedom, national parks — pretty much anything Ken Burns has already covered. Yes, living in the Land of Opportunity is glorious. Today, I’d like to award us (and, by us, I mean U.S.) a super-sized gold medal for smas…

Planning a trip abroad this summer? At Saint Alphonsus, we believe a well-traveled journey is a journey well planned. That’s why we’re committed to helping travelers reduce the serious health risks they may encounter, so they are well prepared to enjoy their time spent abroad. If you’re trav…

MERIDIAN — This year’s Dairy Days will include all the events the community has come to expect and enjoy — pancakes, a petting zoo and dairy animal competitions — with one big change. The parade will be held on Saturday instead of Friday.