7’s Hero: Meridian school custodian saved after having a heart attack in a classroom

Three fast-acting staff members at St. Ignatius School in Meridian helped save custodian Jeff McDonnell’s life. He says thank you will never be enough. MERIDIAN, Idaho — A custodian at a Meridian elementary and middle school was saved by three fellow staff members after he had a heart attack in a second-grade classroom. He is … Read more

Kuna boy with a rare genetic disorder is celebrating a big birthday, and the whole community is invited

Kayden Herrity has neurofibromatosis, and he’s turning six. After a tough year, his parents are inviting you to his drive-by birthday party bash Saturday, June 12. KUNA, Idaho — A little boy in Kuna has a big birthday coming up, and the whole community is invited to celebrate! The party is coming up this Saturday, … Read more

Idaho Foodbank to hold food distribution event at Ford Center on Wednesday

NAMPA, Idaho — The Idaho Foodbank is holding a community food distribution event at the Ford Idaho Center on Wednesday. Food will be given out beginning at 4 p.m. and will continue until 7 p.m. or until food runs out. Food boxes will contain a variety of dairy, meat and produce staples. This is a … Read more

7’s HERO: Mountain Home High School senior paints American flag mural for the gym

Hunter Delsite, who graduated on Friday, says it was an honor to leave a powerful and lasting legacy at his high school. MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho — A beautiful American flag mural painted by a graduating senior is getting a lot of attention at Mountain Home High School. 18-year-old Hunter Delsite grew up in a proud … Read more

7’s HERO: Nampa man organizes trash clean up at Lake Lowell

Juan Martinez recruited his family to help him clean up the trash that was bothering him along Lake Lowell. He says it feels amazing to give back to his community. NAMPA, Idaho — A Nampa man recruited the help of his family and friends to clean up trash at Lake Lowell, where he has been … Read more

2021 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway: Find out who won the home, Ford truck and other prizes

One lucky Idahoan will now be able to call the 2,422 square-foot Meridian house their home. MERIDIAN, Idaho — The winners of the St. Jude Dream Home, a Ford F-150, and club seats for a 2021 Boise State football game were announced on Sunday night. The home is built by Berkeley Building Company and is … Read more

Idaho sexual assault survivors and supporters come together for healing vigil, call for accountability

Survivors and supporters are set to gather at the Idaho Capitol for a healing vigil on Monday night. BOISE, Idaho — The community is set to come together for a healing vigil for all survivors of sexual assault at the Idaho Statehouse on Monday.  Event organizers said the ethics hearing into claims that a now-former … Read more

7’s HERO: Boise non-profit gifts 72-year-old terminal cancer patient a glamorous photoshoot

In order to give her husband something special to treasure after her death, Carolyn Burbank asked the Boise non-profit Wish Granters for a professional photoshoot. BOISE, Idaho — Wish Granters Inc., a Boise non-profit that grants wishes for terminally ill adults, gifted a 72-year-old terminal cancer patient a professional photoshoot with hair, makeup, and clothes … Read more

Boise Fire Dept. participates in stair climb to raise money for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Since the LLS Stair Climb began, more than $20 million has been raised by the foundation with 100% of the proceeds benefitting LLS. BOISE, Idaho — Firefighters from across the country climbed as one on Saturday to take part in the annual Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Firefighter Stairclimb. The mission is to end blood cancer … Read more

7’s HERO: Boise teenager with genetic heart condition undergoes heart transplant in California

16-year-old Jacob Serre is at Stanford Medical Center after undergoing a heart transplant in April. His mom is always by his side documenting his journey. BOISE, Idaho — Boise teenager Jacob Serre was born with a genetic heart condition. He was just a baby when he was diagnosed with Familial Dilated Cardiomyopathy, a genetic form … Read more

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