Posted on: November 29, 2016

Taylor Hicks

Taylor Hicks

One of the most popular American Idol winners of all time, Taylor Hicks, brings his unique Southern soul style mixed with a little bit of R&B, country and blues to the Nampa Civic Center Saturday, Jan. 14 at 7PM.  Tickets start at $44.&nb...

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Posted on: November 1, 2016

MOSCOW BALLET’S SWAN LAKE

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Moscow Ballet’s Swan Lake is coming to Nampa.  The performance takes place in the John Brandt Performing Arts Theater for one night only, Tuesday Nov. 8. Tickets start at just $53 and are available for purchase through www.ictickets.com or by c...

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Posted on: September 7, 2016

NAMPA CIVIC CENTER’S SENIOR FAIRE

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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

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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

The Eagles

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

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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.

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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

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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...


Posted on: February 7, 2017

Destination 112 making a home in Nampa!

Nearly a year after opening its doors in Nampa, a local restaurant has made itself at home in its new community.

Destination 112 opened on April 15 in the Historic District of downtown Nampa on 13th Avenue. The restaurant is owned by the Shadow Hills inves...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Saint Alphonsus Breaks Ground on Neighborhood Hospital

A new mini-hospital is in the works for Nampa. Saint Alphonsus Health System will break ground Thursday on the new building, in the parking lot of the system’s existing hospital campus at 1512 12th Ave. Road.

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

San Diego beer, brewing in Nampa, Idaho

Mother Earth Brew Co

San Diego beer, brewing in Idaho

Mother Earth built a large, robust, fully functional brewery

Earlier this month, Mother Earth Brewing Co. opened a tasting room in the town of Nampa, Idaho, about 20 miles west of Boise. That's...

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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

Ridgevue 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'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

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

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

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: June 20, 2016

From Nampa High Grad to CEO

Nampa High School graduate Brett Keller, class of 1986, began working for online booking service Priceline in 1999, serving as Chief Marketing Officer and later Chief Operating Officer.

Last month, he was promoted to Interim Chief Executive Officer.
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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: April 27, 2016

Young Nampa entrepreneur creates robot butler

The owner of a Nampa-based startup was so inspired by the robots in the cartoon series “The Jetsons” and in the 2004 movie “I, Robot” that he moved his business to create what he calls a robot butler. Gabe Bentz graduated from Embry Riddle Aeronautical

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Posted on: April 13, 2016

Educated People Moving to Idaho, Growth Concentrated in Cities

Migration into Idaho is, in some ways, a study of contrasts. While Idaho ranks 16th in the nation for state-to-state migration of people over 25 years old, 99 percent of that migration is into the Boise metro area. In 2014, 3,104 adults moved from another

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

City of Nampa updates web page, logo; new mobile app will be launched later this spring

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Nampa residents will find a new and easier-to-use website when they visit the city’s website next time. The city also modernized the Nampa logo, giving it fresh, brighter colors.The website facelift is part of the city’s goal to improv...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Sunnyridge between Locust Lane and Greenhurst Road will be closed for irrigation upgrade

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The city of Nampa will close Sunnyridge Road Friday morning between Locust Lane and Greenhurst Road for the installation of a pressure reducing valve and pressure irrigation line along Sunnyridge Road.

Thru traffic will be detoured to South Powerline Road ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Answers to frequently asked questions concerning the threat of flooding in Nampa

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With warming temperatures and rain expected, we thought we would put together some answers to frequently asked questions concerning the threat of flooding in Nampa. 

SHOULD I BE CONCERNED ABOUT FLOODING IN NAMPA? 

For the most part, no. Many of th...

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

Mayor’s State of the City address set for March 13, new format and ‘Taste & Talk of Nampa’ planned

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Mayor Bob Henry is changing up the annual State of the City address. It will be held at 4 p.m., Monday, March 13, at the Nampa Civic Center Theater. A ticketed “Taste & Talk of Nampa” reception, featuring an array of hearty appetiz...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

City already addressing emerging potholes; public invited to report them as well

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With still two months of winter left, a Nampa Street Division crew is already out repairing emerging potholes. Drivers are asked to please be aware of the possibility of potholes because of the severe weather we have experienced in the past months.Pothole...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Canyon County will provide sandbags today, Saturday and Sunday at two locations

Caldwell, ID – Canyon County is providing sandbags for Canyon County residents starting today and running through the weekend.  There will be a limit of 10 bags per household and they are to be used for property protection from nuisance...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

City reminder: Please clear sidewalks of snow for pedestrians

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Thank you to everyone who has taken time to clear off your sidewalk. Many of you have done a super job keeping your walks cleared during this herculean series of storms.“As per city of Nampa code, it is the responsibility of residents, business owners and...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

City begins recruiting community members to evaluate long-term sewer upgrades

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The city of Nampa is recruiting citizens to serve on an advisory group that will evaluate options to upgrade the City’s wastewater system, meet regulatory requirements and prepare for the future.  The group is expected to meet for the first time ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Free parking in downtown Nampa while crews clear parking lots and streets

Nampa Urban Renewal Agency is helping out the City with snow plowing efforts.  The public parking garage will be free on Wednesday, Jan. 11. This will allow cars to be off the streets and out of the leased parking lots while the city clears snow ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

City of Nampa has declared an emergency

Nampa Mayor Bob Henry signed an emergency declaration Tuesday morning in response to the record amount of snow and risk of flooding. The declaration goes into effect immediately and will remain until Jan. 19, 2017, unless modified by Nampa City Council.

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

City of Nampa begins to plow residential areas and prepares for potential flooding

The city of Nampa has plowed arterials, collectors and secondary roadways and is now focused on residential streets. Crews will continue to address subdivisions and residential areas Saturday unless another snow event occurs.

While addressing Wednesday&...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Mayor Henry will recommend Phil Roberts as next Nampa fire chief at Tuesday night’s City Council

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Nampa Mayor Bob Henry said today that he will recommend Fire Marshal Phil Roberts as the next fire chief at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting.

Roberts, who was hired as the fire marshal in June 2015, came from Murray, Utah, also serves as the depar...Read on...

Posted on: December 21, 2016

City plans two open houses; Council sets Jan. 17 public hearing on proposed 2017 water rate hike

The city of Nampa will hold two open houses during the first week of January to answer questions concerning a proposed domestic water rate hike that that will be the subject of a public hearing during the Jan. 17 City Council meeting.

The open houses w...Read on...

Posted on: December 8, 2016

Mayor Henry will recommend Kelly Gibbons for Nampa City Council

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Nampa Mayor Bob Henry will recommend Kelly Gibbons for the
soon-to-be vacant spot on City Council. The Nampa City Council will be asked toapprove the
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Gibbons was selected after Henry conducted interviews with the...

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

City invests in snow equipment

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The city has invested more than $900,000 in four new snow
plows/sanders during the past three years to address snow conditions on cityroadways, but that’s not enough equipment to handle the worst of worst days,
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Posted on: December 6, 2016

Milne MicroDried will expand operations in Nampa

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Milne
MicroDried, a Grandview, Wash., based family-owned business is expanding itsNampa production facility. 
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MicroDried first opened operations in Nampa in 2011 and today is an industryleader in dried fruits and vegetables.
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Posted on: December 2, 2016

City of Nampa announces Dec. 7 open house to review safety projects

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The city of Nampa will host an open house between 5 and 7
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The open house will give city re...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Mayor Henry announces finalists for City Council appointment

Nampa Mayor Bob Henry named six finalists he plans to
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Henry said it was very difficult to choose six finalists because many of the 26 applicants offered impressive credentials. Hen...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Mayor Henry receives 26 applications for City Council

Nampa Mayor Bob Henry said 26 Nampa residents submitted
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Henry said he is impressed with the quality and diversity of appl...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Downtown Nampa Christmas Tree Lighting Saturday, Nov. 26

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The annual Downtown Nampa Christmas Tree Lighting
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Music, provided by DreamWeaver Musical Theatre, will begin ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Mayor Henry accepts resignation

Mayor Bob Henry announced today that he has accepted the
resignation of Karl Malott. The resignation is effective Dec. 23. Malottstarted his career with the Nampa Fire Department in December 1992. He was
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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Downtown Nampa Christmas Tree Lighting Saturday, Nov. 26

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A 45-foot blue spruce Christmas tree for Downtown Nampa
arrived at Horse Mural Park today and will be decorated Thursday and Friday inpreparation for the Downtown Nampa Christmas Tree Lighting slated for 5:30 p.m.
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Posted on: November 14, 2016

The city of Nampa seeks public comment on proposed utility reimbursement policy

The city of Nampa is seeking public comment on its proposed
Utility Reimbursement Policy. An open house is scheduled for Wednesday,
Nov.30, from 5-7 p.m. at the Nampa Civic Center, 311 3rd St.,
Nampa
. Refreshments will be served. City and policy staff wil...

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Posted on: November 9, 2016

Mayor Henry seeks applications for vacant City Council seat

Nampa Mayor Bob Henry is accepting applications for the vacant seat on the Nampa City Council now that Pam White has been elected to the Canyon County Board of Commissioners.

“I want to congratulate Pam White on her election,” Henry sa...Read on...

Posted on: November 2, 2016

6th Street North reconstruction project finishes ahead of schedule

The city of Nampa will reopen 6th Street North the
afternoon of Friday, Nov. 4, ahead of the anticipated completion schedule oflate November/early December. <_o3a_p>

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Roadway paving is complete and the contractor is finalizing “finish work&rdqu...

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Posted on: October 27, 2016

Stoddard Pathway and parking area closed beginning Oct. 31 at the E. Greenhurst Road intersection

Construction for a new flashing beacon crosswalk and parking
lot at the intersection of the Stoddard Pathway and East Greenhurst Road willbegin Monday, Oct. 31. The project will increase safety and improve pedestrian
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Safety i...

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Posted on: October 13, 2016

Mayor Henry appoints committee to explore options to buy land at least one of the city’s golf course

Nampa Mayor Bob Henry announced today he’s creating a committee to explore the possibility of buying one or more of the city’s golf courses that sit on leased land owned by the Department of Health & Welfare. “The City C...Read on...
Posted on: September 26, 2016

6th Street North Project Construction Update: Phase 3 nearing completion

The city of Nampa will finish paving Phase 3 of the 6thStreet North Project and have the roadway partially reopened between 1stAvenue North and 7th Avenue North by Tuesday, Oct. 4.  <_o3a_p>

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The contractor will pave the roadway from the railroad track...

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Nampa city water will shut irrigation off Oct. 7

The City of Nampa will shut down
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The majority of Nampa’s irrigation water comes from the canals operated by Nampa-Meridian Irrigation, Pioneer Irrigation District and Boise-Kuna Irrigation.&nb...

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

11th Avenue North / Industrial Road Reconstruction Project Begins Design Phase

The city of Nampa is working with Paragon Consulting to
design a roadway reconstruction project for 11
th
Avenue NorthExtension (from Garrity Boulevard to north of Comstock Avenue), Industrial Road
(from Franklin Boulevard to 11
th Avenue North Extension) ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

City of Nampa seeks Christmas tree for Downtown

The City of Nampa Parks and Forestry Department is looking for residents who are willing to donate a 25-to 30-foot tall evergreen, pine or spruce tree for the Downtown Christmas tree. Spruce trees are the preferred species because they are fuller trees. A...

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Posted on: September 16, 2016

Nampa will conduct financial review of WVHS books

The city of Nampa will notify the West Valley Humane Society of its intent to review and/or conduct an audit of the financial records of the shelter, Nampa Bob Henry announced today. Additionally, Henry said, he plans to appoint one of the city’...

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

32nd Annual Harvest Classic Fun Run

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Join the Nampa Parks and Recreation Department for the 32nd Annual Harvest Classic Fun Run on Saturday, Sept. 17. This long-standing Nampa tradition brings together competitive and recreation racers alike for an 8K run, 2 mile run, 2 mile walk and 1 mile ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2016

Community volunteers needed to Rake-Up Nampa; deadline Nov. 2

Fall
is a beautiful time of year, but falling leaves often pose a problem for seniorand disabled residents who are unable to rake fallen leaves on their property. 
The city of Nampa is seeking applications from both Nampa residents who need help and...

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Lions Park Playground Ribbon Cutting Aug. 25 at 4:30 p.m

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The Nampa Parks & Recreation Department is excited to announce
the opening of a new playground at Lions Park in Nampa. 
The playground will be opened to the public for the first time at the ribbon cutting scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 25, at 4:30 p.m....

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Street Division website
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

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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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Parade Map
Posted on: May 18, 2016

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

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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...

Invest Health Website
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...

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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

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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...


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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Armed robbery occurs at Nampa Game Stop

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On Feb. 24 at 8:56 p.m., an armed robbery was reported at Game Stop in the 2000 block of 12th Avenue Rd.in Nampa. Nampa police officers responded to the scene.

The employees at the business reported that a black male came into the store. He displayed a bla...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Large number of crows found dead in Nampa

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On Jan. 19, approximately 50 dead crows were found in the 400 block of 3rd Street South in Nampa.  The dead crows showed no signs of trauma. Some of the crows were turned over to Idaho Fish and Game for testing.  The results of the test ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Burglary suspect causes Iowa Elementary School lock-down

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On Feb. 23, at 12:28 p.m., Nampa Police officers were dispatched to a possible residential burglary in progress call in the 1600 block of West Aberdeen Avenue in Nampa. A citizen reported observing a male knock on the door of the residence several times. ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Car drives into building at Saint Alphonsus-North Medical Center in Nampa

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On Feb. 22, at about 2:48 p.m., Nampa Police officers responded to the Saint Alphonsus-North Medical Center in the 4400 block of E. Flamingo. Nampa Police Dispatch received calls that a vehicle had driven into the building at that location.

When officers a...

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Posted on: February 20, 2017

Nampa Police investigating shooting incident that occurred over the weekend.

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On Feb. 19, at 2:45 a.m., Nampa Police officers responded to the report of a shooting that occurred in the 90 block of North Yale Street. Upon arrival, officers located a 22-year-old male, a Nampa resident, that had been shot once in the abdomen. The male...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Tentative Identification on Body from Mason Creek

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The Nampa Police Department and Canyon County Coroner’s
Office have tentatively identified the body recovered from Mason Creekyesterday as Sage Thompson, age 18, Nampa resident.  <_o3a_p>

Thompson was reported missing in October 2016. &...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Police Investigate Body Found in Mason Creek

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Today at 11:16 a.m. the Nampa Police Department was notified by a city worker about a body that was found in Mason Creek.  This occurred in the 1000 block of 3rd Ave. N where Mason Creek intersects 3rd Ave.   Police are working to identify ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Search warrant leads to 7 arrests in Nampa

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On Feb. 15, the Nampa Police Department ROP (Repeat Offender Program) team and Tactical Response Team served a search warrant in the 1800 block of West Eaglecrest Drive. The following arrests were made after serving the search warrant:

Michelle A. Hill, a ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Nampa Police investigating a possible child enticement

Nampa Police investigate possible child enticement

On Jan. 20, just before 9 a.m., a vehicle approached a child
walking to Lake Ridge Elementary School in the City of Nampa.  The driver of the vehicle asked the child ifthey needed a ride to school. When the child refused the ride, the driver got
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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Nampa Police Repeat Offender Program officer seizes large amount of methamphetamine

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On Jan. 11 at 5:58 p.m., Nampa ROP (Repeat Offender Program) Officer Duke made a traffic stop in the area of 16th Avenue North and 7th Street North. Officer Duke made contact with the driver, Mariano Castillo, a 31-year-old Nampa resident and passenger, D...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Child Enticement Suspect Apprehended

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The Nampa Police Department, with assistance of the Boise Police Department, apprehended 20-year-old Mark Timperley of Indianapolis, IN, at the Boise Greyhound Bus Terminal Monday night. Timperley began an online dating relationship with a 14-year-old Nam...

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Posted on: December 27, 2016

12/27/16 Standoff Press Release

On Dec. 27 at 9:48 a.m., Nampa Police officers were dispatched to the area of Franklin and I-84 for a possible stolen vehicle. The reporting party advised that the vehicle had been stolen the day before in Boise. They had left the car running and unattend...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Nampa Police investigating attempted bank robbery

On Dec.16 at 3:27 p.m., Nampa Police responded to an attempted bank robbery. This occurred at the Bank of the Cascades in the 500 block of 12th Avenue South in Nampa.

 

A male came into the bank and approached the teller counter. He stated to a teller ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2016

Skimming Devices Press Release

On Dec. 12, the Nampa Police Department was made aware of a skimming device located at a local bank. The device was found on Dec. 10 at about 2 p.m. near the drive-up automated teller machine (ATM) at the bank.

“This device was disguised to look like part ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Missing Person Sage Thompson Press Release

The Nampa Police Department is requesting help from the public in locating a missing person. Sage L. Thompson, age 18, has been missing since Oct. 2, 2016. He was last seen in the early morning hours on that date near 16th Avenue North and Stampede Drive ...

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Posted on: November 17, 2016

Officers names released in Caldwell OIS

The Canyon County Critical Incident Task Force (CITF) is continuing to investigate the officer involved shooting which occurred in Caldwell on Nov. 11. There were two officers directly involved in this incident who used force on James Stell. Those officer...

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Posted on: November 10, 2016

Drug search warrant in Nampa nets arrests and recovers stolen property.

On Nov. 9, at 6:21 a.m., Nampa police officers and investigators served a search warrant at 1022 W. Camelot Drive in Nampa. The search warrant was obtained through the work of the METRO Violent Crimes Task Force and Nampa Police ROP Team and SIU investiga...

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Nampa Police Department Deploys Narcan (naloxone HCI)

On Nov. 2, the Nampa Police Department began issuing Narcan, an opioid antagonist, to trained officers.  This product can be used by officers to provide emergency treatment to people who are suffering from a potential opioid overdose (i.e. heroin...

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Posted on: October 23, 2016

Nampa Police officer injured during arrest of disturbance suspect

On 10-23-16 at approximately 1:20 p.m., Nampa Police officers responded to a disturbance at a residence in the 300 block of West Crestwood Drive in Nampa. A Nampa Police Officer, a 16-year veteran, located the individual, Jeremiah Heady, a 20-year-old Na.../DocumentCenter/View/4109

Posted on: October 23, 2016

Updated Press Release: Nampa Police investigating a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run.

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 vehic.../DocumentCenter/View/4108

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.

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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

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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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