Meridian, Idaho (KBOI) - Some of the wording from the book is included in the following story. Some readers may find the excerpts graphic .
Many residents in the Aspen Cove neighborhood and surrounding areas filed complaints at a meeting Thursday night with commissioners. Each neighbor said they've had enough.
Overnight lane restrictions on I-84 started at 10 p.m. Sunday. They end at 5 a.m. but will continue each night through the end of the month.
During the public's opportunity to speak, one person called the book "verbal pornography" that "poisons the mind," while others said "Diary" told a story about a boy who finds education is his escape from poverty.
"On occasion, you run into some really good potholes and you don't know how deep they are," said Mimi Kohnke of Boise. "It's kind of like diving into the abyss and the unknown when you hit one of those."
MERIDIAN, Idaho (KBOI) - A paramedic school shut its doors last Tuesday leaving students with a lot of questions. Guardian college of Meridian teaches students courses on paramedic training in preparation for paramedic certification.
States were supposed to start submitting mental health information to the FBI in 2009, but in the Gem State, that didn't happen properly until just last year.
A real estate agent, Lewis said 2012 was a big year for her with $5 million in sales, but it was also a difficult year. Her mental health was deteriorating. Fed up after four doctors and no diagnosis, a neurologist in Seattle finally told her what she already knew, that she had multiple sclerosis.
If Meridian schools don't get the money, staff and school days are in jeopardy.
The owners of Forward Movement Training Center in Meridian say several vehicles, a house and even a bank within their facility provide areas for training you can't get for hundreds of miles.
Police say several homeowners have spotted a tall skinny man (about 6 feet) wearing dark clothing peeping in windows and running through backyards in the area.
A group of ducks in Meridian have been targeted by someone with a blow dart gun. Several ducks have been spotted with blow darts in their bodies including one that had a dart through its head.
One of the first in the state to use them was the Canyon County Sheriff's Office. They use a thumb-sized camera, recording when they respond to certain calls.
"We were in the process of issuing the alert when the ISP trooper spotted the vehicle and they were able to take the individuals into custody," said Dawn Peck, manager of Idaho State Police's Bureau of Criminal Identification, which handles the Amber Alert process.
The fire was called in at 11:30 p.m. Thursday night, near Black Cat and Chinden. The home is a total loss, and now detectives are trying to figure out what happened to the man and if the fire was lit on purpose.