Happy Thanksgiving my friends. I found myself reflecting on the past months. I have met so many people. The relationships began as “business” and have grown into valued friendships. I am so thankful for Roger Brooks and the fire he lit under me that inspired the creation of the Caldwell Perspective. Caldwell is a unique, beautiful community in which  I have deep roots, but it has taken moving around downtown to LOVE. We are an “us” and I know many of you pridefully share…Continue Reading “What Are You THANKFUL For?”

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A great group of individuals came together to what? Shave their heads? Yep, that’s right. Watch for your copy of The Caldwell Perspective to learn more about this event and find to out what you can do to help a very special family in Caldwell.

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By W. John Muirhead, Vice-Chairman of Veterans’ Council and Vice-Commander Post 35 American Legion Demolition of the old Carnegie Library to make room for the New Mike Dittenber, Director of the Caldwell Housing Authority (CHA), and a number of his friends and colleagues are donating their personal time to assist in the demolition of the interior walls in preparation of the building to construct offices, meeting rooms, a dining hall and kitchen. CHA technicians carefully removed the building’s mechanical components such as: heating ducts, suspended…Continue Reading “Transforming a 101 Year Old Library into a Veterans’ Resource Center”

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City of Caldwell employees work diligently to bring us Winter Wonderland.  Hours of hard work go into the event. Weeks are spent planning before a single light is put into place. The goal each year is to surpass the prior year and become the Winter Wonderland to remember. This year on Friday, November 21st, join us downtown at the Depot Open House from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm and for the lighting of the tree at 7:00 pm. There will be Santa’s workshop, rides on the Caldwell Kiddie Train, live animal displays,…Continue Reading “Caldwell City Prepares for Winter Wonderland”

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Music Theatre of Idaho has been producing quality musical theatre productions in our area for years. This December they plan to preform their finale of “The Sound of Music” at the Nampa Civic Center before their move to the Jewett Auditorium for their 2015 season. Visit www.mtionline.org to see the 2015 show line up and purchase your season passes. If you have a talent and wish to audition please check the website immediately for audition information. Music Theatre of Idaho is a great addition to…Continue Reading “Music Theatre of Idaho to Perform “The Sound of Music””

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Thank you to Payette Brewing Company’s Boise food truck rally! We gathered in Caldwell to show support for the Community Council of Idaho, an organization providing employment and training, head start, affordable housing and community family health clinics to our citizens.  Watch your mailboxes the first of December for the print edition of the Caldwell Perspective for more about this amazing organization. For more information about the Community Council of Idaho visit their website at www.communitycouncilofidaho.org

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Early morning tailgating freshened the air as the Yotes prepared for their final home game of the season. We are proud we are not the first to announce the 45-21 loss to Eastern Oregon, over our hometown Yotes. Good luck to our boys against Carroll College as they travel to Helena, Montana in the coming week. If you plan on joining the team, take your winter coats it is supposed to be cold up there. As for us here, we plan on enjoying the warmth…Continue Reading “Final Home Game of the Season”

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