Some Magic Valley restaurants decided to reserve a table for the 13 service members who lost their lives last week. At those reserved tables were 13 empty chairs and 13 beers in honor and remembrance of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.
Four Magic Valley students have made the recommendation list of Senator Mike Crapo to the various military academies for 2020. Out of the 45 total Idahoans nominated by Sen. Crapo, four are from the Magic Valley and one from the Wood River Valley
A Twin Falls company has been recognized for its support for area veterans. Last week Intermountain Polygraph Service of Twin Falls, along with two other Idaho businesses, were given the 2019 HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration Award from the U.S. Department of Labor
Idaho's governor has appointed a state senator to lead the veteran services division. The office of Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter announced the appointment of Sen. Marv Hagedorn to become the administrator for the Idaho Division of Veterans Services.