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City of Meridian confirms new community development director

During Tuesdays Meridian City Council meeting, a new Community Development Director was confirmed.  Cameron Arial was the director for the last four years and is...

Meridian is growing faster than public transit. Funding is a key obstacle

As the City of Meridian grows, traffic conditions continue to get busier. City council member Luke Cavener said one way traffic can be combated...

Following ballot recount Luke Cavener will keep his seat on Meridian City Council

Meridian City Council incumbent Luke Cavener will officially retain his spot for Seat 6.  Cavener faced off against political newcomer Mike Hon in a close...

The Village at Meridian announces holiday activities

It’s the holiday season and The Village at Meridian has announced a slate of seasonal activities.  Starting Thursday, November 18, the annual tree lighting will...

Meridian City Council takes steps to approve new downtown-area urban renewal district

During Tuesday night's Meridian City Council Meeting, the first reading to approve the new Northern Gateway Urban Renewal Project took place.  Back in July, city...

New fire and police precinct planned for northwest Meridian

The City of Meridian has received plans for Fire Station 8 and a new police precinct in northwest Meridian. The two projects would neighbor each...

Scheels spent years looking at Idaho. Records indicate it didn’t land the financial incentives it hoped for

Scheels, a large sporting goods store with a Ferris wheel inside, will open a new location at Ten Mile Crossing in Meridian. Scheels often works...

Growth brings increased complaints about traffic. But cities like Meridian say they can’t just stop new construction

Like many cities in the Treasure Valley, the City of Meridian has seen significant growth. According to the U.S. Census, in 2010, Meridian had...

How a Meridian council candidate who didn’t campaign won 40% of votes

On Election Day, thousands of Meridian residents voted for a candidate who did not appear to put up signs, participate in council candidate forums...

Meridian council candidate Mike Hon will ask for a recount following a close loss

Local elections wrapped up Tuesday night across the Treasure Valley, and one Meridian City Council candidate is requesting a recount.  Political newcomer and self-described "true...

Proposed subdivision could bring more homes to quickly expanding Meridian area

More houses could pop up in a busy part of Meridian.  Zion Ventures LLC, a Utah development company, wants to build Moshava Village Subdivision. The...

Potential food hall planned near Winco in Meridian

The City of Meridian received an application for another project at the Orchard Park development.  Orchard Park, formerly Linder Village, is a large mixed-use project...

‘Paramount concern’: Meridian fire chief talks decreasing response times & solutions

Right now, the average fire department response time in Meridian is six to ten minutes. Though for a while, the city and department have...

Vroom! New go-kart track planned, tucked away near Eagle Rd.

A new recreation center could open in Meridian.  K1 Speed is requesting to use 50,000 square feet of an existing 207,000 square foot industrial building...

Major road projects to add N-S, E-W links in Ada, Canyon

The first two major road projects funded under a new transportation bonding program approved by lawmakers this year should have major impacts on traffic...