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Idaho Senate GOP slams Durst after confrontation with Woodward

Idaho Senate GOP slams Durst after confrontation with Woodward

Following up on a story we told you about last week… Idaho Senate Republicans issued a strongly worded statement, signed by every member of Senate GOP leadership, condemning the actions of former state Sen. Branden Durst in confronting and threatening retaliation against a senator after a Senate panel declined to introduce Durst’s proposed bill. The…MORE

Have you gotten a letter about unpaid taxes? Make sure it’s not a scam

Have you gotten a letter about unpaid taxes? Make sure it’s not a scam

The Idaho State Tax Commission and Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden are warning the public about a scam targeting taxpayers that is meant to intimidate and steal money from residents. Taxpayers have reported receiving threatening letters from the “Tax Processing Center” or “Tax Processing Unit” claiming the state will seize the recipient’s property and garnish…MORE

Idaho activates crisis standards of care in three health districts in southern Idaho

Idaho activates crisis standards of care in three health districts in southern Idaho

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) has activated Crisis Standards of Care (CSC) this morning in accordance with IDAPA 16.02.09 – Crisis Standards of Care For Healthcare Entities in three local public health districts — Southwest District Health, Central District Health, and South Central District Health – due to severe staffing and blood…MORE

Highway 55 Closed North of Smiths Ferry due to Rock Slide

Highway 55 Closed North of Smiths Ferry due to Rock Slide

Idaho Highway 55 is currently closed north of Smiths Ferry due to an overnight rockslide. A spokesperson says the highway will remain closed in both directions at least through Monday afternoon . The Idaho Transportation Department says they appreciate the continued patience of the public and will work to reopen the highway as soon as…MORE

Broncos win again at San Diego State

Broncos win again at San Diego State

Boise State closed the game on a 10-1 run over the final 1:36 and rallied to beat Colorado State 69-64 at ExtraMile Arena, Saturday. The Broncos (7-11, 3-4 Mountain West) pulled within 63-61 on a jumper by Dominique Leonidas, who finished with 12 points, one of five Boise State student-athletes in double figures. After a…MORE

Record number of new COVID-19 cases

Record number of new COVID-19 cases

On Wednesday Idaho posted another all-time record number of new COVID-19 cases. State health officials reported 4,537 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday which beats Tuesday’s record high of 3,555 new cases. St Luke’s reported on Wednesday that 66% of their hospitalized COVID patients and 80% of their COVID patients in the ICU are unvaccinated.…MORE

Scam of the week: fake Amazon Token presales

Scam of the week: fake Amazon Token presales

Rumors are circulating that Amazon may create its own cryptocurrency. There hasn’t been any confirmation from official sources that these rumors are true. However, the truth hasn’t stopped cybercriminals from taking advantage of these rumors. Cybercriminals are running social media ads that spoof well-known news sites such as CNBC and Yahoo! Finance. The ads claim…MORE

Most Idahoans would get $75 tax rebate

Most Idahoans would get $75 tax rebate

The big income-tax cut and rebate bill that is now pending in the Idaho House would give most Idahoans rebates at just the minimum amount of $75 per person, or $300 for a family of four, and the lowest-income earners would not get any ongoing tax relief from the bill, HB 436. The rebates are…MORE

Free Idaho Job and Career Fair being held on Thursday

Free Idaho Job and Career Fair being held on Thursday

Idahoans seeking a new job are encouraged to attend the free Idaho Job and Career Fair on Thursday. The Job fair is set from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Nampa Civic Center. Two free seminars will also be offered at the hiring event. At 10:30 a.m., job seekers can participate in the…MORE

High speed chase lands California fugative in Ada County Jail

High speed chase lands California fugative in Ada County Jail

A high-speed chase that had Idaho State Police officers racing close to 120 mph led to the arrest of a California fugitive. The suspect – Kristopher Mclain – was charged with two felonies, including possession of a controlled substance and eluding an officer. Mclain was found to be a fugitive from California on an outstanding…MORE

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670 KBOI GUEST BLOG: Governor Brad Little

670 KBOI GUEST BLOG: Governor Brad Little

Biden’s vaccine mandate is not the solution By Governor Brad Little Americans are deeply divided on COVID-19 and the response to it. Public health has turned political, there’s no doubt about it. But the situation playing out in hospitals across the country isn’t up for debate. There are more patients in need of critical care…

670 KBOI GUEST BLOG: Governor Brad Little

670 KBOI GUEST BLOG: Governor Brad Little

670 KBOI GUEST BLOG: Governor Brad Little Idaho to help secure U.S.-Mexico border because Biden won’t July 7, 2021 Last week I announced my plan to send Idaho State Police (ISP) troopers to Arizona to help secure the United States-Mexico border and curb the flow of illegal drugs into Idaho due to failed Biden-Harris immigration…

670 KBOI GUEST BLOG: Speaker of the House Scott Bedke

670 KBOI GUEST BLOG: Speaker of the House Scott Bedke

670 KBOI GUEST BLOG: Speaker of the House Scott Bedke   Happy Birthday, Idaho – Let’s Celebrate and Maintain the Idaho Way BY: Speaker of the House Scott Bedke, Oakley There is no better place to live, work, and raise a family than Idaho. As a proud Idaho native who believes, promotes and lives our…