HI, I’m Jeff Connell, and I appreciate you taking the time to check out my page here on the website. I’m proud to call the Treasure Valley Home having moved here a little over three years ago. I live in Meridian with my 8 year-old son. Life has been an adventure in the last few years I went through a divorce after a 13 year marriage, so I’ve been navigating a life reboot. It’s been a lot of growth, some lessons learned along the way, and some really “unique” dating experiences. I grew up in Seattle, so I still cheer for the Mariners and Seahawks, and my son and I have adopted both the Portland Trailblazers and Utah Jazz for basketball. We’re still holding out hope Boise will get another basketball team to play. In my downtime, I love to travel, grab my camera and take pictures, and do some “adventures” with my kiddo. I made it to Australia last year which was one of those bucket list trips. I’m hoping to add another stamp to the passport sometime soon, and am committed to camping in our amazing Idaho outdoors this summer.
Top Elementary, Middle, and High Schools in Idaho
The website Niche.com has released their annual best and worst schools ranking for the country, and we dove in to find the best elementary, middle, and high schools in Idaho.
Ice Skating Season at the Village at Meridian is Over
The past few weeks have brought unusually warm weather, hitting or coming close to records, and it coincides with the end of ice skating season at the Village at Meridian.
I Lost Weight and Lost Warmth?
Over the past three years, I got serious about improving my health. I ost about 75 pounds, and have kept them off over the last two years. I have, however, noticed one change.
A Big Thanks for the New Dent and Scratch in my Car Door
Well, I'm irritated. I know in the grand scheme of things, this is minor, but as I left the office last night, walking up to my car I could see it. I had a new scratch and dent in my door.
Idaho Does Not Exempt Breastfeeding from Being Considered Indecent
Idaho is a state that is unique in many ways, but one way that might need to change is that Idaho does not exempt breastfeeding from being classified as indecent.
Gas Prices Across Idaho Have Finally Fallen
If it has felt like you've been paying a little less at Idaho gas stations lately, you're not imagining it. The average price of gas in our state has fallen below the national average.
A LITE-FM Chirstmas Wish Fulfilled, Just a Little Later
LITE-FM Christmas Wish 2017 was a very special year, thanks to your generosity, helping families in need across the Treasure Valley. We have one more that took just a little more time.
If You Play Lottery Games, There is a Luckiest Albertsons
If you play Idaho Lottery games, you likely have strategies for what game, what numbers, even where to pick up your tickets. You aren't crazy. Some stores seem to have more luck.
BOI Airport Got Busier in 2017
2017 was a big year for air travel in the Treasure Valley, as Boise Airport got a lot busier, and set a new record for passengers using the airport.
Idaho Truckers Could Soon Be Driving Faster
It's become a pretty standard situation as you drive the major highways in Idaho. There's one speed limit for cars, and a slower one for trucks. Soon, that could change.