Category Archives: Local News

MSTI is now St. Luke’s Cancer Institute

MSTI is now St. Luke’s Cancer Institute

  St. Luke’s Mountain States Tumor Institute, better known as MSTI, has a new name. St. Luke’s Cancer Institute. Dr. Dan Zuckerman with St Luke’s says the new name better highlights the next generation of cancer treatment and care that St. Luke’s is already delivering. So why the change? Think search engine optimization. MSTI was…MORE

HEAR IT NOW:  Boise and Caldwell Runoff Election Results

HEAR IT NOW: Boise and Caldwell Runoff Election Results

ADA COUNTY BOISE CITY MAYOR ADA COUNTY 100% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING LAST UPDATED: 2019-12-03 23:02:42 > Lauren McLean 30,306 65% David Bieter 15,998 35% CANYON COUNTY CALDWELL CITY COUNCIL CANYON COUNTY 100% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING LAST UPDATED: 2019-12-03 21:25:42 > JOHN MCGEE 2,072 61% EVANGELINE BEECHLER 1,340 39%MORE

City Santa is back in Downtown Boise

City Santa is back in Downtown Boise

N City Santa is back! Santa is returning to Downtown Boise and he will be posing for free photos. Donations to the Downtown Boise Association will benefit families at the Women’s and Children’s Alliance in Boise. CBS 2 reports that employees of D.L. Evans Bank at the corner of 9th and Main Streets transform their…MORE

Idahoans: Keep Holiday Ship-by Dates in Mind; Earlier You Ship, More Likely You Will Save Money and Ensure Gifts Arrive in Time

Idahoans: Keep Holiday Ship-by Dates in Mind; Earlier You Ship, More Likely You Will Save Money and Ensure Gifts Arrive in Time

Some important holiday mail-by dates are rapidly approaching. Ensuring your loved ones receive their holiday mail in time is a priority for the Postal Service. Idaho Post Offices are encouraging Idahoans to mail early and conveniently this holiday season. Keep the following holiday ship-by dates in mind. The earlier you ship, the more likely you…MORE

Don’t Forget to Vote Today

Don’t Forget to Vote Today

  Today is election day for voters in Caldwell and Boise.   The Boise Mayoral runoff race is between City Council President Lauren McLean and incumbent Mayor David Bieter. Polling places within Boise’s city boundaries will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.   The Caldwell runoff election for Caldwell City Council seat 6…MORE

Boise Police whistle blower case set for trail in May of 2021

Boise Police whistle blower case set for trail in May of 2021

  A judge on Monday scheduled a May 2021 jury trial date in the civil case of a Boise police officer who is suing the city because he claims he was retaliated against after he voiced concerns about his supervisor’s unethical behavior. Cpl. Norman Carter in 2018 filed a whistleblower lawsuit, claiming that Boise Police…MORE

Celebrate the holidays with small-town charm at Eagle Country Christmas

Celebrate the holidays with small-town charm at Eagle Country Christmas

Want to celebrate the holiday season with some small-town charm? You’re in luck – The Eagle Country Christmas is this Saturday, Dec. 7. The event will take place from 1-6 p.m. in downtown Eagle. You can shop for gifts at the holiday market, take a picture with Santa and Mrs. Clause, pet a real reindeer,…MORE

Boise City Council to reconsider Aeries Terraces site visit

Boise City Council to reconsider Aeries Terraces site visit

The Boise City Council will hold a special meeting noon Wednesday, December 4. The special meeting will address the council’s November 19 decision to visit the site for Aeries Terraces, a proposed 21-acre, 30-lot hillside development in the central Boise Foothills. During the November 19 meeting, council heard an appeal of the Planning and Zoning…MORE

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Blogs

BLOG: Coach Harsin and “Twitiots”

BLOG: Coach Harsin and “Twitiots”

  Coach Harsin and “Twitiots” By Rick Worthington Boise State head coach Bryan Harsin discussed social media criticism – specifically on Twitter – during his weekly press conference Monday. Coach Harsin coined the phrase “Twitiots” during the presser. It was quite a rant, and to a man, I’m pleased to see coach Harsin defending his…

Halloween Blog: Candy Corn – YUCK!

Halloween Blog: Candy Corn – YUCK!

Halloween Blog: Candy Corn – YUCK! By Rick Worthington 10/31/19 Let me just go ahead and get this out of the way. Candy corn is gross. If you give out candy corn on Halloween, kids are leaving your house upset. Little Jimmy and Suzzy are complaining to Mom and Dad, and your neighbors are embarrassed…

I Love Mike Kasper…But Sometimes He’s Just…Wrong

I Love Mike Kasper…But Sometimes He’s Just…Wrong

While some may celebrate Meridian’s dedication to automotive safety by passing a “Hands Free Ordinance”, I do not. Driving any automobile is dangerous. Distractions are abound. Be it inside or outside the car. Screaming kids, eating, makeup application, shaving, pets, and your radio (not us, everyone else) to name a few from the inside. Then…

Isn’t It About Time We Ban Hand Held Devices While Driving in Every Idaho City?

Isn’t It About Time We Ban Hand Held Devices While Driving in Every Idaho City?

After weeks of debate and public hearings, The Meridian City Council has approved an ordinance that prohibits the use of mobile devices and cellphones while driving within Meridian city limits. The ordinance passed Tuesday night (10/22). But it didn’t pass easily. It required Mayor Tammy deWeerd to cast the tie-breaking vote. The ban goes into…