Category Archives: Breaking News

Individual Investors Will Have a Chance to Buy a Piece of the Boise School District

Individual Investors Will Have a Chance to Buy a Piece of the Boise School District

Boise (670 KBOI News) – Here’s a follow up to a story we had for you last week…it’s a chance for investors to take advantage of the upgraded bond rating Moody’s gave to the Boise School District. Eric Harringer with investment bank Piper Jaffray says next Monday, they’ll have a one-day retail sale of Boise School…MORE

Cloverdale Overpass To Partially Reopen Monday

Cloverdale Overpass To Partially Reopen Monday

Boise (670 KBOI News) – A year and a day after the deadly crash on I-84 under the Cloverdale bridge, which killed four people, including three Mountain Home Air Force Base personnel, the ribbon will be cut Monday at the new Cloverdale overpass. ACHD spokeswoman Natalie Shaver says the project won’t be fully completed until September,…MORE

Teen Rape Suspect Has Court Hearing

Teen Rape Suspect Has Court Hearing

Boise (670 KBOI News) – The attorney for the Eagle teenageer accused of raping five girls between last September and March, says her client’s civil rights were violated by the Ada County Sheriff’s Office. The Idaho Statesman is reporting that at Cory Campbell’s court hearing today, his attorney Debra Groberg, accused the Sheriff’s Office of denying…MORE

Ada County Median Home Price Up 12.5% in the Last Year

Ada County Median Home Price Up 12.5% in the Last Year

Boise (670 KBOI News) – 12.5%…that’s how much Ada County home prices are up over this time last year. That’s according to Boise Regional Realtors…president Phil Mount says prices of new construction and existing homes rose considerably between May of 2018 and last month. “With a shortage of homes, a restricted inventory, prices go up,”…MORE

Boise Acts to Make ADUs Bigger, With Easier Parking

Boise Acts to Make ADUs Bigger, With Easier Parking

Boise (670 KBOI News) – The City of Boise is taking steps to try to encourage homeowners to add “accessory dwelling units” — more commonly known as mother-in-law apartments — to their homes. The City Council this week changed the code to allow apartments up to 700 square feet — up from 600 — to be…MORE

Wilkes Brothers Close Another Forest Service Road Across Their Property

Wilkes Brothers Close Another Forest Service Road Across Their Property

Valley County (670 KBOI News) – Texas billionaires the Wilkes Brothers, who riled up outdoors enthusiasts last fall when they put up a barrier, restricting access to a forest service road in the Boise Foothills, are at it again…this time in Valley County. On the Idaho Wildlife Federation’s Facebook page, Brian Brooks says they’ve installed a…MORE

Crapo: Bill Would Split Up 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Crapo: Bill Would Split Up 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Washington DC (670 KBOI News) – Two bills in Congress — one in the House, another in the Senate — would split the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals into two districts. The House bill is sponsored by Idaho 2nd District Congressman Mike Simpson, while the Senate Version is sponsored by both Idaho Senators, Mike Crapo…MORE

“Missing Types” C_mp_ign Reminds Pe_ple _lood Is Needed Ye_r ‘Round

“Missing Types” C_mp_ign Reminds Pe_ple _lood Is Needed Ye_r ‘Round

Boise (670 KBOI News) – It’s summer…that means schools are out, and families are away on vacation. It also means blood donations to the American Red Cross drop off big time. Spokesman Matt Ochsner says that’s why they’re cranking up their Missing Types campaign again. Last summer, a number of sponsors pulled the As, Bs and…MORE

Boise School District Earns Coveted Bond Rating

Boise School District Earns Coveted Bond Rating

Boise (670 KBOI News) – The Boise School District has accomplished something that only about .5% of all schools districts in the nation have been able to do…achieve a AAA bond rating. Spokesman Dan Hollar says Moody has elevated the district’s rating from AA-Plus to AAA, which is good news for taxpayers. “Really what it means…MORE

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Blogs

Worthington BLOG: A new VW Bus?

Worthington BLOG: A new VW Bus?

BLOG:  A new VW Bus? By Rick Worthington   What kinds of things make you stop dead in your tracks when you are walking around town or surfing the web. If I run across a brand new style of vehicle – I stop – every time. I can’t afford to buy them, but I sure…

Presidents and their choice of food and drink

Presidents and their choice of food and drink

Forty-four men have served as President of the United States.  As you probably know, Donald Trump is the 45th president because Grover Cleveland served two non-consecutive terms and was officially dubbed by Congress the 22nd and 24th president. Every one of the 44 presidents has had a favorite food.  According to Trump and those who…