by Sam Summers The date for Idaho’s controlled hunt applications has come and gone. Now, all we can do is wait for the results. But, that means one thing. Hunting season is just around the corner! While we have several months to wait for the season to open, now is the time to get ready. I am not talking about getting your equipment in shape but, your body in shape! Going up and down hills with a pack full of equipment requires the hunter to…Continue Reading “Get Prepared! Hunting is Around the Corner!”

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by Dr. N. Shalene French, Superintendent of Caldwell School District Nathan Farris, left, and Ilijah Velasquez, both recent graduates of Caldwell High School, pose for a photo at College of Western Idaho’s Micron Education Center on Tuesday, June 5, in Nampa. Farris and Velasquez are participating in the Welding Summer Bridge pilot program developed by Idaho Career & Technical Education. The Welding Summer Bridge pilot program developed by Idaho Career & Technical Education (ICTE) is giving 14 high school seniors the opportunity to become certified welders in…Continue Reading “CHS Students Participate in Bridge Pilot Program”

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by Chantele Hensel, publisher Busted! On Friday, June 22, 2018 at Acapulco, a group of wild indians were found celebrating the retirement of Gerald Wolff. Geral has served Canyon County as Deputy Prosecutor since 1987. It was a great celebration and well deserved. Thank you for being such a sport and allowing the Caldwell Perspective to share the event with the community.

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by Leora Summers What were the chances that these two would ever meet and become friends? It seemed very unlikely as many years ago, these two were on opposite sides of the Rhine River in Germany serving their countries during World War 2, with one being a 2nd Lieutenant in the 9th Infantry and the other, a member of Hitler’s Youth Army. With the passing of Bill Moore last month, I was reminded of an amazing story that I heard during a Caldwell Rotary Club…Continue Reading “From Foe to Friend through Service”

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by Michael Hensel Sometimes a great idea takes on a life of its own and evolves to become a multifaceted project. Lucy Buus was visiting her grandson in the VA hospital as he was being treated for a brain tumor, possibly related to his service in Afghanistan where his vehicle was hit by an IED. He was given a quilt that He was allowed to take home when he was released. Lucy was excited to bring the idea of providing quilts to veterans in the…Continue Reading “Finding the Fountain of Youth”

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by Leora Summers Who doesn’t recognize the name Sylvia Hunt? If you live in Caldwell, have ever had kids in our area schools, or attended any Caldwell Fine Arts Program at the College of Idaho, you probably know her name and how dedicated she has been to the Arts and the introduction of the Arts to the children in our area. She has been called, “the face and energy behind Caldwell Fine Arts since 1981.” She made sure to bring some of the programs and workshops…Continue Reading “C of I Honorary Doctorate For Sylvia Hunt-Well Deserved!”

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  Carole Munn, Carole Munn and Carole Munn. We cannot say it enough at the Caldwell Perspective, because she is amazing. Giving blood took a different, more personal meaning in 2004 when my little brother, Lonnie Dice, age 22 at the time, drove up above Sweet and Ola to third fork for a weekend of hunting. He set up camp with his buddies and as the sun went down and dinner finished cooking over the open fire, Lonnie got up out of his camping chair…Continue Reading “Caldwell Red Cross Volunteers Recognized For Saving Lives”

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by Chantele Hensel, publisher Caldwell Meats, now under new ownership! Rick and Lisa are not new faces to Caldwell, rather new business owners in Caldwell and Chamber of Commerce members. Rick graduated from Middleton High School in 1992 and Lisa is a Caldwell High School graduate, class of 1990. The two began dating while Rick was employed at Simplot Meats as a meat cutter and became Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Martinez in 1998. After the closing of the Simplot Meat processing plant a position in…Continue Reading “Caldwell Meats Then…Rick’s Caldwell Meats Now”

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