Category Archives: Local News

Four people arrested after woman stabbed and beaten in Boise Foothills

Four people arrested after woman stabbed and beaten in Boise Foothills

  Four people have been arrested after the Ada County Sheriff’s Office says they repeatedly stabbed a 20-year-old in the Boise Foothills Sunday. The sheriff’s office says the woman was beaten and stabbed somewhere along Sunset Peak Road. CBS 2 News reports, the woman made it to a nearby house to get help and is…MORE

Owyhee County man arrested on drug trafficking charges

Owyhee County man arrested on drug trafficking charges

  After finding more than a pound of methamphetamine in his home, police arrested an Owyhee County man on suspicion of drug trafficking. The Idaho Press reports, Craig Hutton was arrested. Information from the investigation led police to obtain a search warrant for Hutton’s home in Bruneau. During the search, police found roughly 1.3 pounds…MORE

Vallivue School Bond’s Narrow Victory Stands

Vallivue School Bond’s Narrow Victory Stands

Caldwell (670 KBOI News) – Here’s a story for those of you who think your vote doesn’t count. The recount of the Vallivue School District bond election is finished, and the the initial results stand…the bond passed, by two votes. The Idaho Press is reporting the Canyon County Elections Office conducted the recount Tuesday morning, and…MORE

No CWI Bond Election in May

No CWI Bond Election in May

Nampa (670 KBOI News) – Six months after the first bond was rejected, the College of Western Idaho says it will not ask voters to approve a bond for a new health science building this May. The Idaho Press is reporting the announcement was made by CWI Board Chairman Skip Smyser, who said he’d met with…MORE

Kinner Name Change Denied

Kinner Name Change Denied

Boise (670 KBOI News) – Accused murder Timmy Kinner’s name will not be changed to Eternal Love, says an Ada County judge. According to the Idaho Press, Magistrate Judge Lynette McHenry said Kinner was not at a hearing Tuesday to make his case, and did not request transportation from the Idaho Maximum Security Institution to the…MORE

Boise State women’s basketball to face Oregon State in NCAA tournament

Boise State women’s basketball to face Oregon State in NCAA tournament

    The Boise State women’s basketball team will face off against No. 4 seed Oregon State on Saturday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Broncos will have a matchup with Beavers’ point guard Destiny Slocum, a graduate of Mountain View High School in Meridian. The game will be in Corvallis at…MORE

Woman files tort claim against Fruitland School District after alleged sexual assault

Woman files tort claim against Fruitland School District after alleged sexual assault

  The alleged victim who claims Fruitland High Principal Mike Fitch sexually harassed and assaulted her has filed a tort claim against the Fruitland School District. Last month, Fitch was charged with three misdemeanors — two counts of sexual battery and one count of patronizing a prostitute. CBS 2 News reports, in court documents, the…MORE

New bill looks to eliminate exploding targets in Idaho

New bill looks to eliminate exploding targets in Idaho

  A bill set out to eliminate the risk of wildfires in Idaho by banning explosive targets on all public lands cleared the Senate on Monday. The bill, sponsored by Senate Minority Leader Michelle Stennett, would bring Idaho in line with federal laws prohibiting exploding targets during the fire season of May to October. The…MORE

“Sideboard” Bill Introduced to Add Work Requirement to Medicaid

“Sideboard” Bill Introduced to Add Work Requirement to Medicaid

Boise (670 KBOI News) – Another bill to add so-called “sideboards”, or conditions, to the Medicaid expansion law will be debated in the House Health and Welfare Committee. Nampa Representative John VanderWoude sponsored the new draft bill, just as he sponsored House Bill 249, which was held in committee after an outpouring of public opposition. That…MORE

Bill to Legalize Hemp in Idaho Heads to Senate

Bill to Legalize Hemp in Idaho Heads to Senate

Boise (670 KBOI News) – With time running out for the 2019 legislative session, the Idaho House is lighting a fire under a bill to legalize hemp production. It was just Friday when House Bill 122, sponsored by Representatives Dorothy Moon of Stanley and Caroline Nilsson-Troy of Genesee, cleared Committee to advance to the floor. But…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…