Category Archives: Breaking News

UPDATED: Canyon, Ada County Election Results

UPDATED: Canyon, Ada County Election Results

Boise (670 KBOI News) -Election results are rolling into Canyon and Ada County Elections offices.  Here are the unofficial returns as of 10:50… Canyon County (64 of 64 precincts reporting) Jail Bond – 34% in favor, 66% opposed  (2/3 majority needed to win) Kuna Rural Fire District Levy – 38% in favor, 62% opposed Kuna Library…MORE

Amber Alert Issued for Missing Jerome Girl

Amber Alert Issued for Missing Jerome Girl

Jerome (670 KBOI News) – An Amber alert is in effect for a 17-year old girl from Jerome who was apparently kidnapped from her job Sunday. Sandra Rios-Chavez is believed to have been kidnapped by Miguel Rodriguez-Perez in the parking lot of the Wendy’s where Sandra works. She was last seen wearing her Wendy’s uniform. Rodriguez…MORE

Dogs No Longer Allowed in Eagle Island Lake

Dogs No Longer Allowed in Eagle Island Lake

Eagle (670 KBOI News) – Pet lovers, listen up…next time you head to Eagle Island State Park, remember to keep Fido and Fifi out of the lake. The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is banning pets from the lake, citing diseases like e-coli, that are often spread by pet feces…says spokeswoman Jennifer Oakerlund. “With so…MORE

Caldwell Man Arrested in Cold Case Murder

Caldwell Man Arrested in Cold Case Murder

Caldwell (670 KBOI News) – A Caldwell man is under arrest, wanted for a 1996 cold case murder in Idaho Falls. The Idaho Statesman is reporting police arrested Brian Dripps Wednesday, and charged him with first degree murder, in the death of Angie Dodge. At this morning’s initial court appearance, Dripps was also charged with rape.…MORE

BLM to Release Wild Horses Into Area Scorched in 2015 Soda Fire

BLM to Release Wild Horses Into Area Scorched in 2015 Soda Fire

Owyhee County (670 KBOI News) – The 2015 Soda Fire destroyed hundreds of thousands of acres of wild horse habitat in Southwest Idaho, but now that area’s been restored, it’s time for the horses saved after the fire to go home. Heather Tiel-Nelson with the Bureau of Land Management says that’s going to happen on May…MORE

Ada County Elections Machines Being Tested Before Next Tuesday’s Vote

Ada County Elections Machines Being Tested Before Next Tuesday’s Vote

Boise (670 KBOI News) – All eyes are on next Tuesday’s jail bond vote in Canyon County, but there are elections happening elsewhere that day, too. County Clerk Phil McGrane says they’re doing logic and accuracy testing their machines today. “This is all just a test to endure everyone can have trust and confidence in the…MORE

AAA Idaho: 43 Million Americans Will Travel Over Memorial Day Weekend

AAA Idaho: 43 Million Americans Will Travel Over Memorial Day Weekend

Boise (670 KBOI News) – So…are you planning a family trip to Disney for Memorial Day? Maybe you and the spouse are headed to Vegas for some fun on the Strip? If so, you’re not alone. Triple-A Idaho’s Matthew Conde says 43-million Americans are planning to head out on vacation over the holiday weekend, because after…MORE

ACHD’s Computers Up and Running After Hack Attack

ACHD’s Computers Up and Running After Hack Attack

  Garden City (670 KBOI News) – Investigators from the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security are trying to get to the bottom of the hack attack on the Ada County Highway District’s computer system Monday. Spokeswoman Natalie Shaver says they can’t say much at this point, because the investigation is ongoing, but they do…MORE

Crapo: Trade War Has Been Brewing for Decades, Needs to be Won

Crapo: Trade War Has Been Brewing for Decades, Needs to be Won

Washington DC (670 KBOI News) – The trade war with China has pundits, politicians and consumers alike, worried about what increased tariffs between the United States and China might mean for their retirement savings, and the prices they pay for just about everything. Idaho Senator Mike Crapo says yes, we’re in for some rough economic times,…MORE

Jail Bond Supporters, Opponents Square off in Nampa

Jail Bond Supporters, Opponents Square off in Nampa

Nampa (670 KBOI News) – Canyon County says a new jail is badly needed, but citizens say tax relief is what’s really needed. The Idaho Press is reporting both sides squared off at a town hall meeting at the Nampa Public Library Monday night. County officials made their case for the $187 million jail bond, which…MORE

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Blogs

Worthington BLOG: Doorbell Ditch Karma

Worthington BLOG: Doorbell Ditch Karma

Blog: Doorbell Ditch Karma by Rick Worthington   Forgive me, please. You see, I was a good kid for the most part, but I did doorbell ditch houses for fun a few times. Not many times, but I did it. Not familiar with the art of the Doorbell Ditch? It works like this… Step 1:…

Do we really want the government to tell us how much profit we are allowed to make?

Do we really want the government to tell us how much profit we are allowed to make?

That’s exactly what would happen, if new legislation proposed by Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio Cortez passes.  Bernie and AOC announced new legislation to cap credit card interest rates at 15%. It’s a move they say is designed to “help protect consumers from the greed of the credit card and banking industries.”     A better…

The “guns-in-school” issue fix is simple

The “guns-in-school” issue fix is simple

Let me clarify. This idea does not stop bullying, fix mental health issues, address pharmaceutical issues, increase morality, solve the never ending adolescent issues of hormones, heartbreak, jealousy or self- confidence. It only solves one issue. It also does not solve the issue of crimes that may occur in parking lots, sidewalks, movie theaters, night…

Mike’s Pulled Pork Recipe:

Mike’s Pulled Pork Recipe:

It’s that time of year again, graduation and graduation parties, Memorial Day, family reunions and picnics. I’ve received some requests over the past few weeks for my super simple pulled pork recipe, so I thought I’d post it for everyone’s enjoyment.  It’s really easy, relatively inexpensive, it tastes amazing and as a bonus it easily…