October 22, 2017

After 4 years, Chubbuck Welcomes the D.A.R.E. Program Back to its Schools

Posted on January 30, 2017 by in Hometown, Idaho, News

Chubbuck Police Officer Scott Conlin teaches 12 Drug Abuse Resistance Education classes per week at Chubbuck’s elementary schools. The D.A.R.E. lessons began earlier this month.

CHUBBUCK — After fours years of being away, the Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or DARE, is back in Chubbuck schools. And D.A.R.E. officer Scott Conlin — who grew up in Chubbuck and still recognizes many of the teachers — is happy to serve his community and help impact youths. In photo (click for full view): Chubbuck […]

The Number Of Kids Using Illicit Drugs In Idaho Will Surprise You

Posted on January 23, 2017 by in Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use, Hometown, Idaho, News


Maybe the D.A.R.E program is working? Drug use across the United States among teens was lower in 2016 than 2015. That’s the good news. The bad news is that Idaho still has a good sized drug problem. MSM reports that in 2015, 8.57 percent of kids 12-17 years old Idaho had used illicit drugs – […]

Hacker students graduate from D.A.R.E. program

Posted on May 2, 2015 by in Hometown, Idaho

Hacker students

From Mountain Home News. Gabe Vogt speaks to his fellow students and the parents in the audience during Thursday’s graduation ceremony. Click to view the full photo. Following weeks of lessons focused on the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse and the risks associated with using tobacco, sixth grade students from Hacker Middle School completed their participation […]

Post Falls’ ‘Officer Pete’ Marion Remembered

Posted on August 13, 2014 by in Hometown, Idaho, News

Officer Pete

From The Coeur d’ Alene Press. POST FALLS, ID – Officer Pete had a way with kids. His gentle spirit shone in the community. Pete Marion, who was Post Falls’ first school resource officer and later became the face of Cabela’s in Post Falls, was found dead at his Post Falls-area home on Monday of […]

Students Graduate from D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on May 3, 2013 by in Hometown, Idaho, News

Detective Ty Larsen presents a medal to one of the D.A.R.E. graduates

www.mountainhomenews.com – May 2013 by Brian S. Orban Mountain Home, ID – Sixth grade students from Hacker Middle School completed a program last week that taught them the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse and the risks associated with using tobacco. During a graduation ceremony Thursday afternoon, more than 250 students received certificates to mark […]