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The fines for walking a dog without a leash in Meridian could get expensive

The fines for walking a dog without a leash in Meridian could get expensive

Walking the dog without a leash in Meridian could soon be a very expensive proposition. The Meridian City Council is thinking about more than tripling the fines for dog owners who let their pets off leash. Right now, the fines for having a dog loose is $25 for the first offense, $50 for the second,…MORE

Hot Pepper Eating Contest Coming to the Nampa Farmers Market

Hot Pepper Eating Contest Coming to the Nampa Farmers Market

Hot Pepper Eating Contest Coming to the Nampa Farmers Market September 14 Winner to take home $250.00 Fans of super hot, taste-bud torturing hot peppers have the opportunity to test their capsaicin tolerance at the Nampa Farmers Market on Saturday, September 14. Registration is available online at nampafarmersmarket.com Contestants will be lined up and given…MORE

116th Cavalry Soldier Dies in Tank Rollover in California Desert

116th Cavalry Soldier Dies in Tank Rollover in California Desert

Ft. Irwin, CA (670 KBOI News) – Wartime or peacetime, it’s never been totally safe to be a soldier or airman. A soldier with the 116th Cavalry Brigade is dead after an accident at the National Training Center in Ft. Irwin, California. Idaho National Guard Spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Chris Borders says it happened Tuesday night, when…MORE

COMPASS Estimates Valley Population  at 712K, Nampa over 100K

COMPASS Estimates Valley Population at 712K, Nampa over 100K

Boise (670 KBOI News) – With one year to go until the 2020 US Census, the Treasure Valley’s community planning association is making an educated guess at how many people are living here. COMPASS, the Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho, is estimating the total population of Ada and Canyon Counties together is 712,200. They start…MORE

UPDATED: Three Men, One Boy Arraigned on Rape Charges

UPDATED: Three Men, One Boy Arraigned on Rape Charges

Boise (670 KBOI News) – Three Boise refugees charged with gang raping a Kuna woman will be back in court February 27th, after being arraigned Friday in Ada County Court. According to the Ada County Prosecutor’s Office, the three men — Swedi Iyombelo, Mulanga Rashidi and Elias Lupango — spoke through a Swahili translator, though…MORE

BLOG:  Nice to see Bronco Nation Again

BLOG: Nice to see Bronco Nation Again

Rick Worthington   This is just my own observation…. When I first moved to Idaho, Coach Pete had Boise State rolling. Kellen Moore was piling up the wins and the NFL was getting it’s share of Broncos to the professional ranks. I also rarely saw a car or truck without a Boise State flag or…MORE

Election 2018 Results

Election 2018 Results

2018 Election Results: Results will be updated   Idaho Governor 98% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING LAST UPDATED: 2018-11-07 06:22:02 Brad Little (R) 350,647 60% Paulette Jordan (D) 223,200 38% Bev “Angel” Boeck (L) 6,839 1% Walter L Bayes (C) 5,621 1% Lisa Marie (write-in) (I) 67 0% United States House of Representatives 1st Congressional District Representative…MORE

Little, Jordan Square Off

Little, Jordan Square Off

  Boise (670 KBOI News) – The dust has settled at Boise’s Riverside Hotel, after Saturday’s debate between Democrat gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan, and her Republican opponent, Brad Little. When it comes to the two statewide ballot initiatives, Prop 1 to legalize instant horse race betting machines, and Prop 2 to expand Medicaid, both said…MORE

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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…