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Posted on: October 6, 2016


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The Nampa Civic Center kicks off the holiday season with its annual Craft & Chocolate Affaire planned for early November. The annual event will be held Nov. 4 from 5 to 9 p.m. and Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. General admission at the door is $2 and c...Read On

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Posted on: September 7, 2016


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Gather at the Nampa Civic Center for the 10th annual Senior Faire, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

"We are proud to present the Senior Faire as a free event to the public," Civic Center Director John Cantlon said. "The Nampa Civic Ce...Read on...

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Posted on: August 12, 2016

The Abba Show


The Nampa Civic Center and Scorpion Entertainment will present The Abba Show on 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17. The Abba Show is the sensational and authentic tribute to Abba. Abba's legend lives on with over 600 million records sold with hit after hit of dan...Read on...

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Posted on: August 12, 2016

Nampa Civic Center presents Hotel California

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The Nampa Civic Center will host HOTEL CALIFORNIA on 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17. For more than two decades, HOTEL CALIFORNIA has touched the hearts of fans all over the world by faithfully and accurately reproducing the Grammy Award winning sounds of the E...Read on...

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Posted on: August 12, 2016

The McManus Comedies


The Nampa Civic Center presents the first of the Patrick McManus Comedies, A Fine and Pleasant Misery, starring Pat’s indentured actor, Tim Behrens. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., the show is at 7:30 p.m. Beverages and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

The one...Read on...

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Posted on: August 5, 2016

The Nampa Civic Center Presents: The 2016 – 2017 Performing Arts Series

The Nampa Civic Center is proud to announce its exciting 2016-2017 Performing Arts Series. This season’s lineup includes something for everyone.

The season opens with the fan favorite McManus Comedies: A Fine and Pleasant Misery. Tim Behrens and his on...Read on...

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Posted on: July 14, 2016

The Sun Valley Jazz and Music Festival Kickoff Event Oct. 17-18


The Sun Valley Jazz and Music Festival has partnered with the Nampa Civic Center to bring two nights of exceptional music and food: Creole Zydeco served up with Cajun food on Monday, Oct. 17, and classic swing jazz, wine and hors d'oeuvres on Tuesday, Oct...Read on...

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Construction progressing on hotel by Nampa Civic Center

The hotel going up by the Nampa Civic Center is slated to open by February, according to a spokeswoman with Peppertree Hospitality Group. The $5 million, 82-room Best Western Plus Peppertree Nampa Civic Center Inn

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

CircusTrix extreme recreation park coming to Nampa

A new indoor, extreme recreation park is coming to Nampa.CircusTrix Idaho is an indoor trampoline park that will feature an aerial ninja obstacle course, foam pits, slackline, stunt falls, rock climbing,parkour, trampoline wall, trapeze, trampoline wall,

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Mother Earth Brew Co. opens this fall in Nampa

NAMPA — There’s a new craft brewery in town, and it could end up being the largest in Idaho.

San Diego, California-based Mother Earth Brew Co. will open its tasting room doors for business by Oct. 1, possibly as early as Sept. 24. It is now one of ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Ridgeciew High School opens its doors in Nampa

It was 64 degrees as the sun rose over the ridge, casting shadow over the outlined letters RHS. At 8:35 a.m., with up-beat music rippling and the smell of mint drifting, approximately 1,100 students clustered in the 15 rows of Ridgevue High School’s

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Idaho Arts Charter School cuts ribbon for new school in Nampa

With big red scissors in their hands, executive director Jackie Collins and Idaho Arts Charter School trustees cut the bright red ribbon in front of the new school doors Monday afternoon.

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Idaho's Top Projects for 2016: The finalists are...

Construction is continuing its boom in Idaho. Cranes are now nearly ubiquitous. Idaho Business Review recognizes and annually celebrates top construction projects across the state. This marks the 11th year and the 12th time for IBR‘s Top Projects

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Mission Aviation to start campus construction

Mission Aviation Fellowship, a missionary organization that sends people and aircraft around the world, is adding housing, a community center, and an RV park expansion at its headquarters next to the Nampa airport.

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Nichols Accounting shifts from lease to own for its new Nampa Office

Ontario, Ore.-based Nichols Accounting will solidify its Nampa presence by building a new 10,500-square-foot office just west of the Ford Idaho Center and likely relocate the company’s headquarters.

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

STEM jobs are fastest-growing category in Idaho

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics jobs are overtaking the service jobs that have traditionally driven Idaho’s economy.

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Winco builds its second Nampa store at Nampa Gateway Center

Nampa will be only the second Idaho city with two WinCo Foods stores when the Boise-based supermarket chain opens in spring 2017 at the Nampa Gateway Center.

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

CWI seeks bond for Nampa, Boise Campus Construction

The College of Western Idaho will go to voters in November with a $180 million general obligation bond to build a Boise campus, expand the Nampa campus and increase program offerings.

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Posted on: August 16, 2016

Downtown revivals are in play in communities across the Treasure Valley

The four cornerstones of the new downtown Nampa are a mix of new and historic. The city built the Hugh Nichols Public Safety Building in 2012 and added the Nampa Library Plaza with accompanying office space in 2015

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Posted on: May 10, 2016

Why Nampa website featured as Top Resource for Starting a Business in Idaho

"In addition to your solid offering, it also has a ton of resources to help aspiring Idaho entrepreneurs get their business off the ground. From funding resources to free startup guides - it’s all there." stated Ryan James, Founder of StartupSavant.com.

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Posted on: August 17, 2016

6th Street North Project Construction Update – Phase 1 nearing completion

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The city of Nampa will finish construction of Phase 1 of the 6th Street North Project and have the roadway fully reopened between 11th Avenue North and 16th Avenue North by Monday, Aug. 29.

The contractor will pave the roadway between 11th Avenue Nor...Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2016

Construction underway at Midland/Roosevelt; wraps up in October

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Construction for a signalized intersection at the Midland Boulevard and Roosevelt intersection started this week. The project will increase traffic safety, reduce bottlenecks, and improve pedestrian access at the congested intersection.

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

Nampa Festival of the Arts marks 30 years when it opens Aug. 13


Join the Nampa Parks and Recreation Department for the 30th Annual Nampa Festival of the Arts Aug. 13 and 14. at beautiful Lakeview Park. This year’s festival features unique handmade items with more than 190 artisans. Items include candles, jewelry, sc...Read on...

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Posted on: August 2, 2016

Community Resource and Health Fair scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 6, at Lakeview Park

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Nampa organizations are partnering to provide a community resource and health fair at Lakeview Park on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Health professionals from Saint Alphonsus, St. Luke’s, Saltzer Medical Group, Terry Reilly and Eyecare Associat...Read on...

Community Health Fair Flyer
Posted on: July 29, 2016

Nampa Dog Park Pond Ribbon Cutting August 4 at 6 p.m.

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The Nampa Parks and Recreation Department is announcing the opening of a newly constructed swimming pond at the Nampa Dog Park. The pond will be opened to the public for the first time at the ribbon cutting scheduled for Thursday, August 4 at 6 p.m. Dogs...Read on...

Posted on: July 22, 2016

Nampa Parks & Recreations receives grant from the Baseball Tomorrow Fund

Nampa Parks and Recreation announced today that it was recently awarded a grant in the amount of $40,000 from the Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF). The grant will support the construction of four youth baseball/softball fields at Midway Park.

The city of...Read on...

Posted on: July 19, 2016

Midway Park groundbreaking set for 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 26


The Nampa Parks & Recreation Department and city of Nampa officials will break ground for the new Midway Park at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 26, near the corner of Midway Road and Smith Avenue. Parking will be available south of the intersection.

The 5...Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2016

The city of Nampa announces three staff appointments


Leslea Basterrechea has been named superintendent of the Environmental Compliance Division, which includes eight full-time employees. The Nampa division handles compliance for three stormwater and one wastewater EPA permits, regulates and monitors what co...Read on...

Posted on: July 12, 2016

Temporary night closures July 18-19 on 11th Avenue North

The city of Nampa will close 11th Avenue North between 5th Street North and Franklin Boulevard on Monday, July 18, and Tuesday, July 19, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. to install new waterline and traffic signal conduit. Traffic will be detoured to 10th Avenue N...Read on...

6th Street North Project Webpage
Posted on: June 30, 2016

Edwards Pathway Ribbon Cutting July 6 at 6 p.m.

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The Nampa Parks & Recreation Department is excited to open a new pathway in Nampa Wednesday, July 6 at 6 p.m.

The new Edwards Pathway stretches between Midland Avenue and Middleton Road. Edwards Pathway will serve southwest Nampa, which is a fast ...Read on...

Edwards Pathway Flyer
Posted on: June 29, 2016

Nampa Police to start Repeat Offender Program (ROP)

The Nampa Police Department announced today it has a created a new specialty team to go after repeat offenders linked to the majority of the crimes committed in the area. The Repeat Offender Program (ROP) launches July 10 with one primary goal: Identify h...Read on...

Posted on: May 31, 2016

City of Nampa starts construction on 6th Street North Project June 13

The city of Nampa will begin rebuilding 6th Street North from 1st Avenue North to 16th Avenue North Wednesday, June 13. The $2 million dollar construction project will improve the roadway and utilities in the area and will be completed in phases to minimi...Read on...

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Posted on: May 25, 2016

City of Nampa will chip seal 15.6 miles of streets beginning June 6


Weather permitting, the city of Nampa Street Division will begin to chip seal streets on Monday, June 6. Nampa plans to chip seal 15.6 miles of city streets for a cost of $574,576.

Drivers are cautioned to reduce speeds during the chip sealing process...Read on...

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Posted on: May 24, 2016

City seeks applications for Airport Commission

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The city of Nampa seeks volunteers with knowledge about general aviation who are interested in serving on the City of Nampa Airport Commission.

The Nampa Municipal Airport Commission is a volunteer commission comprised of 5 individuals appointed by th...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2016

Parade America begins at 11 a.m., features more than 115 entries


More than 115 entries will be featured in Saturday’s Parade America, and is one of the oldest parades in the area. The 50th annual patriotic parade draws thousands of spectators and includes floats, horses, marching bands, antique cars, and much more.

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Posted on: May 18, 2016

VRT offers transportation solutions (one free and one affordable) for kids for the summer


Catch a Free Bus Ride (or two) on us!

The MY ACTIVITY RIDE program offers FREE bus service in Nampa and Caldwell to various locations, including the Caldwell YMCA. The program includes separate bus routes in Nampa (the Blue Line) and Caldwell (the Purp...Read on...

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Posted on: May 18, 2016

Reinvestment Fund and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation name Nampa one of 50 Invest Health Cities

The city of Nampa has been selected by Reinvestment Fund and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to take part in the new Invest Health initiative. Invest Health is aimed at transforming how leaders from mid-size American cities work together to help low-in...Read on...

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Posted on: May 16, 2016

Memorial Day Ceremony begins at 10 a.m. at Kohlerlawn Cemetery

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The city of Nampa will hold a Memorial Day Ceremony to honor the men and women who were in the service for our country and many who have made the supreme sacrifice of giving their lives so that we might live in freedom.

The one-hour ceremony begins at...Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2016

All four lanes of Nampa’s newly improved section of Amity Avenue expected to open May 23

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$9.2 million Amity project wraps up 6 months ahead of schedule

The city of Nampa’s project to improve Amity Avenue between Chestnut Street and Southside Boulevard is on track to be complete this month. Starting next week, all of Amity Avenue will be op...Read on...

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Posted on: May 12, 2016

Jay Owenhouse performs: “The Authentic Illusionist” in “Dare To Believe”

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Jay Owenhouse, a legendary escape artist and one of the most awarded illusionists, will appear at Nampa Idaho’s Civic Center for a one night only performance in “Dare to Believe,” an illusion spectacular with two Bengal tigers, including a rare white tige...Read on...

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Posted on: May 12, 2016

Nampa Celebrates National Public Works Week

The American Public Works Association has designated May 15 to 21 as National Public Works Week. The city of Nampa will join the celebration with interactive fairs for Nampa School District students on May 18.

The day will start at 9 a.m. with Iowa El...Read on...

Nampa's Public Works Department Website
Posted on: May 10, 2016

Nampa Library kicks off 14th annual Summer Reading Program June 4

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The Nampa Public Library’s 14th annual Summer Reading Program kicks off Saturday, June 4, between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. The program is aimed at all ages in an effort to encourage reading in the summer, but children will have the opportunity to also earn priz...Read on...

Nampa Public Library Website
Posted on: May 9, 2016

Nampa City Council schedules area of impact public hearing

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Nampa City Council will hold a public hearing on proposed changes to Nampa’s Area of City Impact on Monday, May 16 at 7 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers, 411 3rd St. S. Nampa. The area of impact boundary is negotiated between Nampa, Caldwell and Canyon ...Read on...

Posted on: May 9, 2016

Lloyd Square Park and Pathway dedication set for 6 pm May 18; Mayor’s bike ride begins at 6:15 pm

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Downtown Nampa will celebrate the opening of two greenspace features during a dedication set for 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, at Lloyd Square.

The short dedication will be followed with the annual Mayor’s Bike Ride. The short and leisurely ride on Nampa’...Read on...

Bike Walk Nampa Website
Posted on: May 9, 2016

High School Seniors Receive Scholarships

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The Nampa Golf Commission and Mayor Henry awarded $12,500 in scholarships to five college-bound students thanks to the 28 golf teams that participated in the annual Nampa Mayor’s Golf Tournament Friday and the 28 businesses and organizations sponsoring ho...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2016

Petroglyph program set for May 11

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Petroglyphs have fascinated mankind since they were first discovered. William James Nance will discuss the Five Myths of Petroglyphs May 11 at the Nampa Public Library.

Nance, a University of Washington professor, will present the mysteries of petrogl...Read on...

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Posted on: May 4, 2016

Brush-Up Nampa needs teams for June 11 event

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The city of Nampa still needs teams for Brush-Up Nampa, which will be held Saturday, June 11.

Brush-Up Nampa is an annual community event organizing volunteer teams to paint homes of Nampa senior and disabled residents in need. Paint and supplies are p...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2016

City set to modify Library Square traffic next week to improve flow and safety

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City crews and contractors are ready to implement recommended changes at Library Square to improve traffic flow and safety of both drivers and pedestrians. Work is slated to begin Wednesday night and would continue Thursday and Friday nights, but it’s all...Read on...

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Posted on: April 18, 2016

NNU becomes Tree Campus when Nampa celebrates Arbor Day April 21

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Nampa city’s Arbor Day will be special this year because Northwest Nazarene University will receive its first Tree Campus designation, making the Nampa university the first in Idaho to receive this special designation.

NNU students and staff will plan...Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2016

April 12 open house highlights upcoming projects including traffic signal at Roosevelt/Midland

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The city of Nampa invites the public to participate in an open house concerning planned improvements for the intersection of Midland Boulevard & Roosevelt Avenue. Increased traffic in the area has caused safety and efficiency concerns that will be add...Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2016

Public invited to discuss safety improvements on 12th Ave. between 7th St. and Nampa High School

Nampa citizens are invited to a public meeting on Wednesday, April 13, to provide input on needed improvements to 12th Avenue South between 7th Street South and Nampa High School. The drop-in meeting will run from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Cafeteria of Nampa Hig...Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2016

Parade America event set for May 21; applications due May 16

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Applications are being sought for the “Liberty and Justice for All” themed Exchange Club Parade America slated for Saturday, May 21, in Nampa.

The 50th annual patriotic parade draws thousands of spectators and includes floats, horses, marching bands, a...Read on...

Parade America Application
Posted on: March 30, 2016

Water will be released in canals April 1, but city irrigation water won’t be ready until mid-April

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The city of Nampa will begin its irrigation season by filling the pressurized system on April 4.

Nampa Meridian Irrigation District and Pioneer Irrigation District plan to release water into the canal systems on April 1, however, it could take up to t...Read on...

Posted on: March 9, 2016

City seeks comments for Orah Brandt Park at March 15 meeting

The Nampa Parks & Recreation Department will hold an open house meeting Tuesday, March 15, between 6:30 and 8 p.m. at Birch Elementary Cafeteria so the public can offer suggestions as the city plans for a new park at the intersection of Franklin Boule...Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2016

Code Compliance Division relocates Office to Fire Station No. 4 on Flamingo

The Code Compliance and Community Relations Division now shares space with the Nampa Fire Department at Fire Station No. 4, located at 2112 W. Flamingo Road.

The six-person staff, which handles complaints pertaining to city codes, made the move last we...Read on...

Code Compliance website
Posted on: March 25, 2016

Brush-Up Nampa event seeks participants

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The city of Nampa is accepting applications for Brush-Up Nampa, which will be held Saturday, June 11.

Brush-Up Nampa is an annual community event organizing volunteer teams to paint homes of Nampa senior and disabled residents in need. Paint and supp...Read on...

Brush-Up Nampa Applications and Info
Posted on: March 18, 2016

Canyon County paramedics will share space at Nampa Fire Department station on Happy Valley

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The Nampa Fire Department and the Canyon County paramedics will share a building in east Nampa, providing a more strategic approach to delivering emergency medical care.

The Canyon County Ambulance District deploys paramedics from eight locations thro...Read on...

Posted on: March 9, 2016

Civic Center seeks volunteers for new ambassador program

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The Nampa Civic Center seeks volunteers to provide an active ambassador program based on outreach for various events. This is a program to replace the Civic Center auxiliary group that voted last month to disband when duties were prioritized.

A new gr...Read on...

Posted on: March 9, 2016

Improvements to Amity Avenue on schedule to be complete by early summer

Construction on Amity Avenue in east Nampa is expected to wrap up in a few months. Since early 2015, crews have been rebuilding and widening the roadway from Chestnut Street to Southside Boulevard.

“The roadway improvements are on schedule to be compl...Read on...

Amity Avenue details and detour maps
Posted on: March 9, 2016

City Forestry Department makes trees available for right-of-way properties


The City of Nampa has trees available for purchase for planting in right-of-ways beginning March 14.

Varieties include Emerald Queen Maple, Sensation Maple, Chanticleer Pear, and Shademaster Honey Locust. Trees must be planted in the right-of-way or...Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2016

City of Nampa seeks approval for inclusive playground equipment at Lions Park

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The city of Nampa will seek City Council approval Monday, March 7, for the purchase and installation of an inclusive designed playground at Lions Park. The outdated equipment will be replaced with a state-of-the-art, universally accessible, playground for...Read on...

Lions Park Plans
Posted on: March 1, 2016

Nampa Clerk’s Office now accepts passport applications

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The Nampa City Clerk’s Office now accepts applications for passports on a limited, appointment-only, basis at Nampa City Hall.

Nampa City Clerk Debbie Bishop said the Clerk’s Office can accept applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State. At...Read on...

Passport Information
Posted on: March 1, 2016

Nampa Public Library will introduce new mascot, celebrate one year in its new building March 14

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The Nampa Public Library invites the community to celebrate its first birthday in the new building by unveiling its new mascot, Ollie. The Big Birthday Bash will begin at 3 p.m. Monday, March 14, in the multipurpose room.

The Library Foundation and the...Read on...

Posted on: February 29, 2016

NDC petitions court to reverse Canyon County’s ruling on parking garage tax

The Nampa Development Corp. filed a legal petition today asking a 3rd District judge to reverse a decision by Canyon County to tax the parking structure in Nampa Library Square.

In a split 2-1 vote Feb. 1, Canyon County Commissioners upheld Assessor G...Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2016

City seeks applications for Golf Commission

The city of Nampa seeks volunteers with knowledge about golf who are interested in serving on the City of Nampa Golf Commission. The Golf Commission was created for the purpose of directing and managing the affairs of the Nampa city golf courses.

The ...Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2016

Chief Joe Huff names Sgt. Tim Riha PIO for NPD


Nampa Police Chief Joe Huff said today that he has appointed Sgt. Tim Riha as the new public information officer. Riha will also head up internal affairs.

Riha has been a police officer for 22 years and has spent the majority of that time in a patrol f...Read on...

Posted on: February 10, 2016

6th Street North roadway project Open House scheduled for Feb. 17

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The city of Nampa will host an open house for the 6th Street North roadway project on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at Idaho Arts Charter School, 1220 5th St. N. Community members will have the opportunity to view planned improvements, ask questions and provide co...Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2016

City of Nampa plans to consolidate arts, historic preservation commissions

The city of Nampa plans to consolidate two commissions and create a Nampa Arts and Historic Preservation Commission for better efficiency and participation.

Mayor Bob Henry said he will disband the Nampa Arts Commission and the Nampa Historic Preserva...Read on...

Posted on: January 25, 2016

Update: Nampa sewer line leak repaired in 3 hours and 18 minutes

A lot of preparation and good help from local contractors paved the way for a successful repair of a leaking sewer line in Nampa early this morning.

Nampa Public Works Director Michael Fuss said it took 3 hours and 18 minutes to repair a loose fitting ...Read on...

Posted on: January 20, 2016

City Council OKs emergency repair on sewer line link

The Nampa City Council voted 6-0 Tuesday night to declare an emergency so the city can begin immediate repairs on a sewer line leak that has been discovered in Nampa.

Public Works Director Michael Fuss said a small leak was identified in the Western ...Read on...

Posted on: January 19, 2016

Huff names two captains for Nampa Police Department

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Nampa Police Chief Joe Huff says he is changing the command structure of the Police Department to improve communications, accountability and transparency.

Instead of going with a deputy chief, as the department has operated in the past, Huff said he ...Read on...

Posted on: January 5, 2016

New council members, police chief sworn in tonight

Newly elected Nampa City Council members Darl Bruner, Seat 2, and Sandi Levi, Seat 4, were sworn in at the first City Council meeting of the new year.

Bruner replaces Stephen Kren, who has served on the Nampa Council for 20 years, and Sandi Levi repla...Read on...

Posted on: January 4, 2016

Drop off your Christmas trees for recycling by Jan. 11

The city of Nampa will accept Christmas trees for recycling through Jan. 11.

Trees may be dropped off at Kohlerlawn Cemetery, located at 76 6th St. N., Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Please follow the signs for the exact drop off loca...Read on...

Posted on: December 23, 2015

Applicants sought for city of Nampa’s Planning & Zoning Commission

Nampa Mayor Bob Henry is seeking applications for the city’s Planning & Zoning Commission. Aaron Randell, who has served since 2004, is stepping down.

The Planning & Zoning Commission meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 6...Read on...

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Posted on: December 22, 2015

Corwin Ford, Brandt Foundation and community give nearly $45,000 in cash and donations

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Christmas came early this month for the Family Justice Center Foundation when it received two gifts totaling nearly $35,000 in donations. And that’s on top of nearly $10,000 in gifts for more than a 100 families or individuals during the holiday season. ...Read on...

Posted on: December 22, 2015

Nampa citizen brightens Northside Boulevard with $10,000 donation

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You may have noticed Northside Boulevard in Nampa did not have the lighted Christmas trees like in years past. Prior to 2014, the City Parks Department decorated the trees in the traffic islands on Northside Boulevard but as trees matured, there were not ...Read on...

Posted on: December 14, 2015

Mayor Henry announces choice for new police chief

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Mayor Bob Henry said today he will recommend Lt. Joe Huff to be Nampa’s next police chief.

Huff, 43, has 22 years in law enforcement at NPD, plus an additional 7 years in volunteer police work including the position of reserve officer. Huff has been a ...Read on...

Posted on: December 11, 2015

Open house Dec. 16 to review 11th Avenue reconstruction project

The city of Nampa will host an open house, Wednesday, Dec. 16 at Birch Elementary, 6900 Birch Lane, for area residents to learn about the 11th Avenue Reconstruction project, answer questions and receive input.

Residents can attend anytime between 5 an...Read on...

Posted on: December 10, 2015

Second open house scheduled for proposed domestic, irrigation water rate increases

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The city of Nampa will host a second community open house regarding proposed domestic and irrigation water rate increases. The open house will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 15 from 4 – 6 p.m. at the Nampa Civic Center, located at 311 3rd St. S.

Aging or in...Read on...

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Posted on: December 9, 2015

Fire Marshal Phil Roberts will handle department’s PIO duties

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Nampa Fire Chief Karl Malott announced today that Fire Marshal Phil Roberts will also assume public information officer duties for the Nampa Fire Department.

In June, Roberts came to the Nampa Fire Department, after serving as fire marshal in Murray, ...Read on...

Posted on: December 9, 2015

Nampa Rec Center Scholarship Fund Benefit Luncheon


Join us for lunch at Texas Roadhouse and raise money for the Nampa Recreation Center scholarship fund. This cause supports low income individuals and families by providing memberships to the Nampa Recreation Center. Many families benefit from fitness and ...Read on...

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Posted on: December 7, 2015

Three men apply for Nampa police chief appointment

Three internal candidates have submitted their applications for the Nampa Police Department’s top job, Nampa Mayor Bob Henry announced today.

The three applicants are: Deputy Chief Brad Daniels, Lt. Joe Huff and Lt. Joe Ramirez.

Police Chief Craig...Read on...

Posted on: December 4, 2015

City of Nampa hires new Civic Center director

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Newly hired Director John Cantlon says he and his staff want to provide a quality experience at the Nampa Civic Center so patrons experience “sheer delight” every time they visit.

Cantlon, a Caldwell native, recently returned to the Treasure Valley aft...Read on...

Posted on: December 2, 2015

Christmas at the Library set for Dec. 12

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Nampa Public Library will host a “Christmas at the Library” on Saturday Dec. 12 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. with entertainment and activities.

11 a.m. – The Encore Carolers. Now in the group’s 13th year as the Treasure Valley's premiere Christmas voca...Read on...

Posted on: December 2, 2015

Basic Computer Classes will be offered at Nampa Public Library

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Basic Computer Classes will be offered at Nampa Public Library. For specific dates and times, visit our event calendar at: http://nampalibrary.org/calendar/ or see staff at one of our Information Desks.
All classes are held in the Cameron Room, (2nd Floo...Read on...

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Posted on: November 19, 2015

Nampa Christmas Tree Lighting Nov. 28


Mary Goff of Nampa donated her 53-foot Blue Spruce to the City of Nampa for the 2015 Christmas Tree. The tree was so big about 15 feet was cut off. Mary said the tree was getting too close to her house and the roots were causing some damage. Qualitree of ...Read on...

Posted on: November 17, 2015

Chief Kingsbury resigns effective Dec. 17

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Nampa Mayor Bob Henry said today that he has received a letter of resignation from Police Chief Craig Kingsbury, effective Dec. 17.

Kingsbury has accepted an offer of employment from the city of Twin Falls, effective Jan 1, when he will become that ci...Read on...

Posted on: November 12, 2015

Open houses scheduled for proposed domestic, irrigation water rate increases

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The city of Nampa will host two community open houses regarding proposed domestic and irrigation water rate increases. The first will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 4 – 6 p.m. at the Nampa Civic Center, located at 311 3rd Street South.

Aging or ina...Read on...

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Posted on: November 9, 2015

Nampa Firefighters will warm hearts of underprivileged children with 200 new winter coats

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Firefighters for Operation Warm: A movement led by professional firefighters to combat the effects of childhood poverty.

The Nampa Firefighters, IAFF Local 804, will provide brand-new winter coats to 200 children in the Nampa School District in partner...Read on...

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Posted on: October 22, 2016

Nampa Police investigating a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run crash.

On Oct. 22 at approximately 7:30 a.m., Nampa Police officers responded to the 2400 block of Hillcrest Way in Nampa for a report of a vehicle versus a pedestrian crash. Upon arrival, officers located a 43-year-old Nampa male who had been struck by a vehicl.../DocumentCenter/View/4107

Posted on: October 13, 2016

Nampa Police are now using Alert Sense to notify residents of issues in their area

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The Nampa Police Department is using a comprehensive emergency alert system powered by Alert Sense. The system allows Nampa PD to send community residents emergency alerts that may affect you. This service is provided free, and it is easy to sign up. To s...Read on...

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Nampa officer injured during morning traffic stop, stolen guns and drugs seized.

On Sept. 19, 2016, at 8:57 a.m., a Nampa Police officer made a traffic stop on a red 2008 Nissan Titan at Northside Boulevard and North Broadmore Way in Nampa. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Lonnie C. Robinson, a 37-year-old, Nampa male.


Posted on: September 12, 2016

Nampa Police warn of surge in automated IRS phone scam calls

The Nampa Police Department reports that they have seen a surge in automated Internal Revenue Service phone scams. They would like to warn the public of these scams so that they do not become victims of these types of fraud.
“Over the last few weeks we h...Read on...

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Posted on: August 30, 2016

Nampa Police investigating a disturbance that ended up with a Nampa man stabbed

On 08/29/16 at 6:28 p.m., Nampa Police officers responded to a disturbance call in the 100 block of West Blaine Avenue in Nampa. The caller into the Nampa Police dispatch center reported that two men were physically fighting and that there was a lot of ye...Read on...

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Posted on: June 9, 2016

Press Release - Nampa Police introduce a new response to crime reporting


Nampa Citizens,

Due to an overwhelming amount of ever-increasing calls for service over the past few years, we have implemented a response plan in order to give our patrol officers some time to do “proactive police work.” This plan will give your offi...Read on...

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