With a big second-half burst, the Fruitland boys basketball team welcomed back a familiar face Saturday afternoon in their 54-26 win over Weiser.

The Fruitland wrestling team again came home with Payette County bragging rights as the Grizzlies picked up a pair of dual meet wins over county rivals Payette and New Plymouth Thursday night at New Plymouth.

The Fruitland wrestling team had a lot of smaller wrestlers step up in Idaho’s biggest wrestling tournament over the weekend. The Grizzlies took fifth in the team standings with 135.5 team points.

For 15 years, Kathleen and Brett Moore, of Payette, struggled alongside their son as he battled a meth addiction, that would ultimately land him in prison — twice. As parents, their struggle was in coping with how to help their child as they found out about his addiction about four years in,…

Payette has a new food store in an unlikely place: the recently converted community center rooms of the Payette Seventh Day Adventist Church, at South Ninth and Third Avenue South.

Travis Spencer, of Payette Paramedics, was one of eight Idaho health-care professionals to receive an Idaho Rural Health Hero Award at this year’s annual meeting and awards reception for Idaho Rural Health Association on Nov. 7.

Eighty-plus years may have been long enough to have the City Council serve as primary authority over issuing variances in Payette.

Every dog has its day, or so the saying goes, but Payette dogs might not ever see a day that affords them a park of their own.