Category Archives: Local News

Deadline for the 2019 Women in Wildland Fire Boot Camp Extended

Deadline for the 2019 Women in Wildland Fire Boot Camp Extended

  Mark your calendars — the application deadline for the 2019 Women in Wildland Fire Boot Camp has been extended to Friday, Sept. 13. Last year, Vale BLM sponsored the first wildland fire training camp specifically designed for women in the Pacific Northwest. In addition to controlling and suppressing wildfires that threaten communities and natural resources,…MORE

Calvary Chapel Church Issued a Statement After a Local Pastor was Arrested

Calvary Chapel Church Issued a Statement After a Local Pastor was Arrested

BOISE, Idaho (CBS2) — Calvary Chapel in Boise has issued a statement after a local pastor was arrested this month on child sex abuse charges. Bret Allen Welty was arraigned this week on a charge of sexual abuse of a minor and a charge of lewd conduct with a minor. Court records state Welty had spent 20…MORE

Reward offered for information on poacher

Reward offered for information on poacher

  The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is offering a reward for information on a poacher who they believe shot an antelope from a highway and left the animal’s carcass to rot. The pronghorn antelope buck was found near Stanley on Aug. 14th by conservation officers. The animal was about 130 yards of Highway…MORE

30th Annual Albertsons Boise Open Pro-Amateur Dinner Raises $1.5 Million

30th Annual Albertsons Boise Open Pro-Amateur Dinner Raises $1.5 Million

  The 30th annual Albertsons Boise Open started Tuesday with the Official Pro-Amateur Dinner raising $1.5 million for charity. The open lasts through Sunday, with events every day at the Hillcrest Country Club. The Idaho Press reports, through the Tyson Foods TICKETS Fore CHARITY program, 100% of tournament ticket sales are given directly to Boise…MORE

Three Middleton School District Trustees Face Recalls Next Week

Three Middleton School District Trustees Face Recalls Next Week

  An election will take place on Tuesday in Canyon County. Three Middleton School District trustees face recalls next week, following a year of turbulence in the district. Trustees Aleisha McConkie, Tim Winkle and Marianne Blackwell face recalls in the special election on Aug. 27. Trustee Kirk Adams was also initially targeted for a recall,…MORE

Idaho is Ranked Second to Worst State for Women’s Equality

Idaho is Ranked Second to Worst State for Women’s Equality

Idaho ranks as the second to worst state in the country for women’s equality. That’s according to WalletHub.com, which today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst States for Women’s Equality. The report ranked Idaho poorly in categories of Earnings, Work Hours, and Educational attainment. Idaho was just one spot better than Utah, which…MORE

Boise Pastor Accused of Sexual Assault

Boise Pastor Accused of Sexual Assault

A 48-year-old Boise pastor is accused of sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl. The Boise Police Department says earlier this month, officers were called out to a home at about 1 a.m. for a report of sexual abuse that occurred inside the Boise home. CBS 2 reports that according to court records, the victim was staying…MORE

ACHD Commission to Hold Budget Hearing

ACHD Commission to Hold Budget Hearing

ACHD Commission to hold budget hearing Garden City –The Ada County Highway District Commission will review and approve a FY2020 budget at an evening Commission meeting tomorrow (Wednesday, August 21) at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the ACHD Auditorium at 3775 Adams Street in Garden City. The proposed FY2020 budget of $123.7…MORE

Local firm on list of fastest-growing private companies in the country

Local firm on list of fastest-growing private companies in the country

  Zennify, a Meridian software consulting firm, earned a spot on Inc. 5000’s annual list of fastest-growing private companies in the country. The company made its debut on the list at 632, with a reported three-year revenue growth rate of 698%. The Meridian Press reports, Zennify uses cloud technology solutions to help their business clients,…MORE

Broncos Left Out of Preseason Top 25 Poll

Broncos Left Out of Preseason Top 25 Poll

  Voters in the Associated Press Top 25 poll apparently don’t think much of the Boise State football team heading into the 2019 season. The preseason poll was released Monday and Boise State was not among the 25 teams ranked. The Idaho Press reports, it’s the third time in the past four years that Boise…MORE

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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…

BLOG: Boise State Football is still the favorite

BLOG: Boise State Football is still the favorite

By Rick Worthington 7/23/19   Once again, Boise State has been picked to finish first in the Mountain Division in the conference preseason media poll. This is a story we have told you before. The Broncos have been the preseason pick to win its conference or division for 12 straight years. This is as good…

A Day in the Life of Mike’s Newest Family Member

A Day in the Life of Mike’s Newest Family Member

My wife and I have a house with a huge back yard that has a koi pond and swimming pool. We’ve lived here and raised our 7 kids over the past 17 years. The kids have pretty much all moved out on their own and now it’s just us and our dog Bailey. That is…

Mom’s deviled eggs, and other Independence Day memories

Mom’s deviled eggs, and other Independence Day memories

My parents did a wonderful job of exposing me to as much art and culture as possible growing up. We didn’t picnic often, but when we did, we did it in style. Just a simple family of 3, Mom Dad and me, would go to Blossom Music Center every July 4th to see the Cleveland…