Category Archives: Local News

AAA, ITD and 26 law enforcement agencies join Governor in School Zone Safety Day

AAA, ITD and 26 law enforcement agencies join Governor in School Zone Safety Day

For Immediate Release TRAFFIC SAFETY PARTNERS PROMOTE SCHOOL ZONE AWARENESS AAA, ITD and 26 law enforcement agencies join Governor in School Zone Safety Day   BOISE – (September 16, 2019) – Governor Brad Little has proclaimed Tuesday, September 17 to be Idaho School Zone Safety Day, and traffic safety partners from across the state have…MORE

Global supply issues could drive U.S. gas prices higher as soon as this week

Global supply issues could drive U.S. gas prices higher as soon as this week

For Immediate Release SAUDI ARABIA CRUDE OIL ATTACK TRIGGERS MARKET MANIA Global supply issues could drive U.S. gas prices higher as soon as this week   BOISE – (September 16, 2019) – Over the weekend, two major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia were attacked in a series of coordinated drone strikes, removing 5.7 million barrels…MORE

Treasure Valley Parents: Free classes on digital safety for your kids

Treasure Valley Parents: Free classes on digital safety for your kids

Treasure Valley Parents: Free classes on digital safety for your kids St. Luke’s and the Ada County Sherriff’s Office (ACSO) are teaming up to provide free classes for parents on keeping their kids safe online. The four-part series, “Safety in a Digital World,” begins Tuesday, Oct. 1, at St. Luke’s Eagle (3101 E. State St.),…MORE

Woman killed in crash on Highway 95

Woman killed in crash on Highway 95

  A 75-year-old Lapwai woman died on Sunday after a multiple-vehicle crash on Highway 95. Idaho State Police says Geneva Towner was driving south near Lewiston when her vehicle crossed the center median and hit another car, driven by a 21-year-old Craigmont woman. Towner died at the scene of the crash. The 21-year-old and a…MORE

Boise State of the City address set for Wednesday

Boise State of the City address set for Wednesday

  Mayor Bieter will deliver the annual State of the City Address this week, on Wednesday. It’s happening at The Egyptian Theatre, which is just a short walk across the street from City Hall. The city of Boise announced the address is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. Adresses in the past years have outlined…MORE

Canyon County Commissioners discuss impact fees as way to help pay for new jail

Canyon County Commissioners discuss impact fees as way to help pay for new jail

  Canyon County Commissioners are the latest elected officials in the Treasure Valley to discuss impact fees. In a meeting Friday, commissioners brought up the idea of using impact fees for a new jail. In their second meeting with Galena Consulting, commissioners discussed Canyon County fire districts and Middleton Parks and Recreation impact fees and…MORE

AAA: Average Cost of Vehicle Ownership Exceeds $9,200 Per Year

AAA: Average Cost of Vehicle Ownership Exceeds $9,200 Per Year

AAA: AVERAGE COST OF VEHICLE OWNERSHIP EXCEEDS $9,200 PER YEAR Financing, insurance, maintenance, and other expenses carry a big price tag     BOISE – (September 12, 2019) – Vehicle owners may enjoy the freedom of instant mobility, but they could be paying a premium for the privilege.  On average, the true cost of new…MORE

Volunteers Flock to Support Invest in Idaho Ballot Initiative

Volunteers Flock to Support Invest in Idaho Ballot Initiative

Website: www.reclaimidaho.org Facebook: @reclaimidaho Twitter: @reclaimID Instagram: @reclaimid For Immediate Release – September 13, 2019 News Release: Volunteers Flock to Support Invest in Idaho Ballot Initiative Sandpoint – Reclaim Idaho’s “Invest in Idaho” citizen ballot initiative has been public for barely a week, and already volunteers from close to 40 towns/cities all over the state…MORE

Downtown Boise construction continues, may affect your daily commute

Downtown Boise construction continues, may affect your daily commute

Friday, September 13th 2019 BOISE, Idaho (CBS 2) — Downtown Boise construction projects will continue, some through till February, and it may affect your daily commute. Construction projects: 1st Street, State to Jefferson will be closed until February 28th, 2020 as Layton Construction does underground utility work. 2nd Street, Jefferson Street to State Street has lane…MORE

Idahoans Left with Tough Choices as Prescription Drug Costs Soar

Idahoans Left with Tough Choices as Prescription Drug Costs Soar

  Idahoans Left with Tough Choices as Prescription Drug Costs Soar As prescription drug costs continue to rise, Idahoans are feeling the pain. The average annual cost of prescription drugs in Idaho increased more than 57% between 2012 and 2017, according to data collected by AARP Idaho. Over that same period, annual incomes increased by a…MORE

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Blogs

Marshall University, a respectable opponent

Marshall University, a respectable opponent

Marshall University, Friday night’s Boise State football opponent, is most famous for one thing: a plane crash that happened in 1970. You know about it if you saw the 2006 movie “We Are Marshall” or the documentary “Marshall University: Ashes to Glory” from 2000. The Marshall Thundering Herd football team was returning from a 17-14…

The weekend that could have been

The weekend that could have been

Labor Day Weekend is upon us, and with it the opening game of the Boise State football season.  This year’s opener is on the road against Florida State.  They were supposed to play in Jacksonville, Florida at the home of the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars.  Technically, it was a game being played on a neutral field. …

BLOG: All In on Hank Bachmeier

BLOG: All In on Hank Bachmeier

Rick Worthington BLOG: All In on Hank Bachmeier Just speaking for myself, I’m very happy with the Broncos decision to start true Freshman, Hank Bachmeier at Quarterback on Saturday against Florida State. Yes, he certainly lacks experience, but I think his ability to throw the football will show why Coach Harsin chose Bachmeier to be…

Can Money Be Used as a Weapon?

Can Money Be Used as a Weapon?

On Monday, August 5th, we learned about China’s retaliation to tweets and threats made the prior August 1st by President Trump.  Trump tweeted: “…on September 1st, putting a small additional Tariff of 10% on the remaining 300 Billion Dollars of goods and products coming from China into our Country. This does not include the 250…