Category Archives: Blog – Rick Worthington

Worthington BLOG: Memorial Day Weekend 2018

Worthington BLOG: Memorial Day Weekend 2018

  Memorial Day Weekend 2018 First thing, I will take time on Monday to honor those who fought and died for our country. I hope you do too. My grandfathers both fought in World War II. My uncle Fought in Vietnam. My brother survived 2 tours in the Middle East. I am happy to say,…MORE

The Most Incredible Mom = My Wife

The Most Incredible Mom = My Wife

  The Most Incredible Mom = My Wife This Mothers Day, I would like to take a moment to recognize the amazing efforts of the most incredible Mother I have ever seen or heard of. She is my wife, and I think you will agree with my assessment after hearing what she has done in…MORE

Do You Support CBD Oil Use in Idaho?

Do You Support CBD Oil Use in Idaho?

Do you support the legalization of cannabis extract — cannabidiol, also known as CBD? If you don’t, you are now in the minority. Not that you should care about that… I guess I understand the argument that the legalization of CBD Oil is an endorsement of Marijuana. I disagree, but understand. We have always been…MORE

I Favor Some Teachers Being Allowed to Carry Guns

I Favor Some Teachers Being Allowed to Carry Guns

I have four children, and I am scared silly about a school shooting occurring in Idaho. Why does it frighten me? Well, for one, just about everybody has a gun in their house in Idaho. I don’t have exact statistics to back me up on this, but I don’t know many people who don’t own…MORE

Yes – Human Trafficking Happens Here in Idaho

Yes – Human Trafficking Happens Here in Idaho

Yes – Human Trafficking Happens Here in Idaho  By: Rick Worthington 2/9/18 Recently, I produced a 7 part series on Human Trafficking in Idaho. Special thanks to Boise Police Detective Mike Marallio and Crime Prevention Supervisor Ed Fritz for helping me out. They were kind enough to provide me with the information I needed, and…MORE

Parents of High School Athletes Need to Get a Grip!

Parents of High School Athletes Need to Get a Grip!

  Parents of High School Athletes Need to Get a Grip! By: Rick Worthington 1/9/18 I’ve spent a pretty considerable amount of my career involved in high sports sports in some way, shape or form. I’ve done play by play, and I’ve even coached a little myself. I’ve gotten to know coaches and players as…MORE

Helping Kids Have A Merry Christmas

Helping Kids Have A Merry Christmas

Helping Kids Have A Merry Christmas By: Rick Worthington   On Friday, December 8th, 2017, I frozen my tail off in the parking lot of the Idaho Central Credit Union collecting toys for the Toys for Tots program. We at 670 KBOI chose to do our part in helping make sure all the children in…MORE

Coaching Carousel 2017

Coaching Carousel 2017

Coaching Carousel 2017 By Rick Worthington Some CFB teams have already fired head coaches, following the final game of the season. Many of them even naming a new head coach before the last could even clear out his office. It’s a sad reality of the College Football landscape. If you have a bad season, you…MORE

Best Coaching From Harsin Happened in October

Best Coaching From Harsin Happened in October

Best Coaching From Harsin Happened in October 11/2/17 In September, the Boise State Football team seemed to be uncomfortable in it’s own skin. At times, the team looked like Boise State is expected to look, and just as many times when the program was unrecognizable. There was the big lead that was washed away in…MORE

Rick Says: Thank You

Rick Says: Thank You

By now, you probably know my wife and son are both battling different forms of cancer. For those who don’t know: My wife was diagnosed with Breast Cancer in January while my 13 year old son was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma in May. I need to take a moment to thank some people in our lives…MORE

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Random Thoughts of a News and Sports Junkie

Random Thoughts of a News and Sports Junkie

  Random Thoughts of a News and Sports Junkie 12/4/18 Rick Worthington — I actually met President #41 while I was living in Elko, Nevada. He and former Canadian Prime Minister, Brian Mulroney, met in Elko for a fund raising event put on by Barrick Goldstrike. Barrick is one of the local gold mines. I…

Conference thoughts

Conference thoughts

College football conferences are infuriating.  They’re inconsistent, and they only make a lot of sense if you look at them from a single point of view.  And that point of view is money.  Money, naturally, makes the world go around.  Or at least it makes the United States go around while the world is going…

BLOG:  Nice to see Bronco Nation Again

BLOG: Nice to see Bronco Nation Again

Rick Worthington   This is just my own observation…. When I first moved to Idaho, Coach Pete had Boise State rolling. Kellen Moore was piling up the wins and the NFL was getting it’s share of Broncos to the professional ranks. I also rarely saw a car or truck without a Boise State flag or…

“Albuquerque”, what’s in a name…

“Albuquerque”, what’s in a name…

For someone who’s never been to Albuquerque, I feel as if I’ve always known quite a bit about it.  Boise State plays the University of New Mexico football team tonight in Albuquerque.  I know exactly where I first heard of the city.  It was in Bugs Bunny cartoons.  More than once, Bugs emerged from digging…