Category Archives: Top Stories

Senator Mike Crapo Discusses Taxes with the Senate Finance Committee

Senator Mike Crapo Discusses Taxes with the Senate Finance Committee

Saying that now is precisely the time that Congress needs to focus on dynamic opportunities for growth in our economy, Idaho Senator Mike Crapo, a senior member of the Senate Finance Committee, Monday said that tax reform being considered in the Senate will help middle and lower-income taxpayers. The Senate Finance Committee began consideration of its…MORE

Planting Event on Table Rock Set For Saturday

Planting Event on Table Rock Set For Saturday

St. Luke’s employees and volunteers are helping restore land damaged by wildfire on Table Rock. Idaho Fish and Game, the Idaho Department of Lands, and the City of Boise all say this is one of the largest planting events. Thousands of bitterbrush and sagebrush will be restored in the area, which was damaged by a…MORE

Tax Increase

Tax Increase

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Cost of Protests

Cost of Protests

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Dahl’s Opinion

Dahl’s Opinion

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Business Breakfast

Business Breakfast

Join 670 KBOI and NNU for the 2014 Business Breakfast Series…MORE

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Blogs

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…