In 1959 the Idaho Teacher of the Year Program started. This award is one of the top and most prestigious honors in the state for teachers. So does your kids teacher deserve some extra love, money and recognition? Now it your chance the nominations are only open for a couple of weeks and will be accepted through Monday, March 14.
Playgrounds and parks are one of the very best, if not the very best way for kiddos to play, run, exercise, adventure and even make new friends. It is a vital part of growing up, so what happens when it is snowy and freezing outside? There is a certain point where you can bundle them up and still make an outing of it but at some point in winter it is best to move things indoors and check out one of these great places to play.
There are a lot of local youth that simply need a safe positive place to stay and someone caring. There are children, youth and teens of all ages looking for a temporary home. Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (IDHW) is having such a shortage of available foster families and an influx of more children and youth in need that they had to do something that has never been done before.