Category Archives: Breaking News

Markets Are Down (again)…Does That Mean the Economy is Tanking?

Markets Are Down (again)…Does That Mean the Economy is Tanking?

Nampa (670 KBOI News) – Wow…the stock market has really taken a beating these last few months hasn’t it? That must mean the economy is headed back into the tank, right? Not really, says NNU economist Dr. Peter Crabb. He says while the stock market and the economy are relatives, they’re not one and the same.…MORE

AAA: Record Number of Americans, Idahoans Will Drive for Christmas

AAA: Record Number of Americans, Idahoans Will Drive for Christmas

Boise (670 KBOI News) – A record number of Americans, and Idahoans, are expected to do their Christmas traveling by car this year, and AAA says there are steps you can take before rolling out of your driveway to make the trip easier. Matthew Conde with AAA Idaho says it starts with planning, and letting someone…MORE

Reward Doubled for Information in 2014 Murder in Notus

Reward Doubled for Information in 2014 Murder in Notus

Notus (670 KBOI News) – Monday will mark four years since a Jackson’s Food Stores clerk was murdered in Notus, and the reward for information in that case is being increased. Canyon County Sheriff Kieran Donahue told reporters the murder of Chris Reese on December 17th, 2014 is still a top priority. “This is not a…MORE

New Homeless Veterans’ Project Approved, Despite Opposition

New Homeless Veterans’ Project Approved, Despite Opposition

Boise (670 KBOI News) – The Boise City Council is giving the go-ahead to a planned housing project for homeless veterans, despite the opposition of people who live in the area. According to the Idaho Press, it would be built near the Willow Lane Athletic Complex on State Street. Opponents say State Street, which is a…MORE

No Charges for Caldwell School Bus Driver

No Charges for Caldwell School Bus Driver

Caldwell (670 KBOI News) – No criminal charges will be filed against a Caldwell bus driver accused of tripping a disabled student who was getting off the bus. The Idaho Press reports the matter is still under investigation within the Brown Bus Company, but Caldwell Police say no charges will be filed through the County. The…MORE

Idaho PUC Announces Deadline to Intervene in Possible Sale of Eagle Water Co.

Idaho PUC Announces Deadline to Intervene in Possible Sale of Eagle Water Co.

Eagle (670 KBOI News) – The Idaho Public Utilities Commission is setting a deadline for anyone who wants to intervene in the possible sale of Eagle Water Company to French water company Suez. Matt Evans with the PUC says intervening is when an interested party hires an attorney, presents evidence, and does cross examination of…MORE

Toys for Tots: A Solemn Marine Corps Reserve Mission

Toys for Tots: A Solemn Marine Corps Reserve Mission

Boise (670 KBOI News) – Every year, the Marine Corps Reserve carries out a solemn mission…to make sure all kids have the Christmas they deserve. It’s Toys for Tots, and this year, 670 KBOI is teaming up with the Marine Corps Reserve’s 4th Tank Battalion to collect toys for Treasure Valley kids, at the Sportsman’s Warehouse…MORE

Challenge to Proposition 2 Scheduled for Next Month

Challenge to Proposition 2 Scheduled for Next Month

Boise (670 KBOI News) – The Idaho Freedom Foundation will get its day in court next month. On January 29th, the self-described libertarian think-tank will make its case against Proposition 2, the just-passed Medicaid expansion initiative, to the Idaho Supreme Court. Communications Director Dustin Hurst says the case is clear…the proposition is vaguely written, to the…MORE

Settlement Reached in “Ag Gag” Law Lawsuit

Settlement Reached in “Ag Gag” Law Lawsuit

Boise (670 KBOI News) – The State of Idaho will pay an animal rights group thousands of dollars in legal reimbursements, in a settlement of the so-called “ag-gag” lawsuit. Attorney John Seber with the group Mercy for Animals, which publicized a 2012 undercover video which showed cattle being stomped, kicked and dragged at a Southern Idaho…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…