Miss Idaho Is a Top 10 Finalist in Miss America Pageant

Atlantic City, NJ – (670 KBOI News) – For the first time in nearly 50 years, Miss Idaho is a Top 10 finalist in the Miss America pageant.

Nina Forest, a college student from Pocatello, says she’s honored to have represented her home state, but she’s still a little numb about the whole thing.

“I can’t comprehend that it actually happened,” said Nina.  “I haven’t watched the live broadcast yet, so I think when I watch that, it’ll finally sink in.  But really, I felt so overjoyed knowing I was able to do that for Idaho.”

The last Miss Idaho to make the Top 10 finalist was Karen Herd, who was 1st Runner-Up in 1972.

Nina’s social platform is fighting childhood hunger…she says she has come to respect and admire the folks at the Idaho Foodbank in her work to end food insecurity.

There is no custom code to display.

Blogs

Friday Night Lights and 1984

Friday Night Lights and 1984

This has been a big news week.  The midterm elections were Tuesday.  The day we spent arguing about what the midterm elections meant was Wednesday.  Late Wednesday night, a former Marine with mental problems shot up a bar in Thousand Oaks on College Night and killed 12 people.  The Attorney General of the United States…

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Things to do in Colorado Springs

On game days in Boise, I sometimes feel as if that’s the only thing going on in the entire city.  There are other events, of course, but for the past 35 years I’ve planned my fall schedule around Bronco football games.  The first year I sat in the student section.  The next three years I…

BLOG: Election Day is coming… Rick Worthington’s predictions are as follows.

BLOG: Election Day is coming… Rick Worthington’s predictions are as follows.

Election Day is coming… Rick Worthington’s predictions are as follows. By Rick Worthington 10/22/18   Beware, the election will be held on Tuesday, November 6th. The people will win the day. Well, sort of. Here are a few predictions I would like to make. Pointing out: This is just my prediction.   1. Just about every…

Nevada, UNR, Nevada-Reno; Whatever, lets beat them all.

Nevada, UNR, Nevada-Reno; Whatever, lets beat them all.

I like the way Idaho has named its institutions of higher learning.  There are four four-year colleges or universities, and each has a unique name.  The one in Moscow is called the University of Idaho.  The one in Pocatello is called Idaho State University.  The one in Boise is called Boise State University.  And the…