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Worthington BLOG:  Why are we fighting again?

Worthington BLOG: Why are we fighting again?

Worthington BLOG: Why are we fighting again? By Rick Worthington   My social media feeds are full of angry people. I have not seen people this angry since the election. I’ve had enough. Why are you fighting exactly? Who are you mad at? Democrats say: Kids should not be taken away from their parents. Republicans…MORE

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

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Worthington BLOG: Better days ahead for Boise State Men’s Basketball

Worthington BLOG: Better days ahead for Boise State Men’s Basketball

  Better days ahead for Boise State Men’s Basketball Blog by Rick Worthington I hope at the end of the season we don’t hear Boise State hoops fans calling for Leon Rice’s job. We will all agree this season has been far short of the standard set by Rice and his staff over the last…

Remember the year 2000, when measels was almost gone?

Remember the year 2000, when measels was almost gone?

We’ve been talking about the Medical Emergency declared in Western Washington due to an outbreak of the measles this week on KBOI. At last check, there were 38 confirmed cases and 12 other children who are suspected to have the disease. The outbreak has now spread to 3 other states also…Hawaii, Georgia and Oregon. It’s…

Another award, spring training…ya know…your usual retirement

Another award, spring training…ya know…your usual retirement

I have been retired for more than a month now, and people constantly ask me how it feels. It feels great, but I keep finding subjects that I would love to talk about on the air. Subjects that get my blood moving still pop up from time to time. Outside of a quick trip to…

On Monday morning January 14th, for the first time in 51 years, someone other than Paul J woke up the listeners of 670 KBOI. That someone was me, as a new era began with Kasper and Chris in the morning on KBOI. To say, I was a little nervous would be putting it mildly. I…