Category Archives: Local 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

Construction worker killed in Payette County accident

Construction worker killed in Payette County accident

  A construction worker is dead after an accident over the weekend in Payette County…it’s the third time in six months someone has died at a construction site. The Idaho Statesman is reporting it happened south of Fruitland, on Saturday. The Payette County sheriff’s Office has not identified the victim, the location, the type of…MORE

Idaho Amber Alert victim and suspect found in Arizona

Idaho Amber Alert victim and suspect found in Arizona

  We have an update for you on Monday’s Amber Alert that was issued for a 17-year old girl from Jerome who was apparently kidnapped from her job Sunday. Police in Surprise, Arizona announced early this morning (Tuesday) that the girl has been found. Sandra Rios-Chavez appears to be unharmed, and is waiting to be…MORE

Today is Election Day

Today is Election Day

  Today is Election Day, and there are several items of interest on the ballot – depending on where you live. In Canyon County, the new jail bond is certainly the biggest issue of interest. There have been several town hall meetings around Canyon County on the issue, and many of those meetings have been…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

Nampa chip sealing set to begin June 3rd

Nampa chip sealing set to begin June 3rd

  Nampa’s streets division will begin chip sealing streets on June 3rd. Chip sealing is a pavement maintenance practice that extends pavement life and improves driving surfaces. This year, 12 arterial road sections and six subdivisions will be chip sealed. The main artery roads will be chip sealed before subdivisions, with the first arterial road…MORE

Idaho unemployment numbers are down again for April

Idaho unemployment numbers are down again for April

  Idaho has now spent 17 consecutive months with an unemployment rate under 3% The Idaho Department of Labor says the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped slightly to 2.8% in April. Idaho’s labor force participation, meaning people older than 16 working or actively seeking work, is at 63.9%. There are currently slightly fewer jobs available…MORE

Police continue to look for suspects following ID theft reported

Police continue to look for suspects following ID theft reported

  Ada County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for the people they believe broke into two cars Saturday morning at Seaman Gulch trailhead in the Boise Foothills. Police believe the two stole six credit or debit cards, then used them to make thousands of dollars in purchases. The Idaho Press reports, the victims in the case…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

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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…