Category Archives: Local News

House rejects remote-voting option for physically impaired reps on party-line vote

House rejects remote-voting option for physically impaired reps on party-line vote

The Idaho House on Friday voted down Rep. Muffy Davis’ motion to suspend rules to allow her to vote remotely this session on an 11-49 party-line vote, leaving Davis, a paraplegic who uses a wheelchair, in tears. “People’s health and welfare shouldn’t be partisan,” Davis, D-Ketchum, told the Idaho Press, her voice breaking. “And unfortunately…MORE

Postal Service temporarily removes collection boxes

Postal Service temporarily removes collection boxes

Postal customers in Boise, ID will see some changes as the city makes security preparations for potential upcoming civil events. Ten USPS blue collection boxes will be temporarily removed as a security measure to protect the mail and the public. The boxes to be temporarily removed are located: 250 S 5th St. 83702 999 W…MORE

25 cyber security terms that everyone who uses a computer should know

25 cyber security terms that everyone who uses a computer should know

The topic of cyber security is sweeping the world by storm with some of the largest and most advanced companies in the world falling victim to cyber-attacks in just the last 5 years. Against that backdrop, highly personal and sensitive information such as social security numbers were recently stolen in the Equifax hack, affecting over 145 million people. Unfortunately, as…MORE

To Some Idahoans, Emergency Loans are “COVID Relief”

To Some Idahoans, Emergency Loans are “COVID Relief”

  To Some Idahoans, Emergency Loans are “COVID Relief” Eric Tegethoff BOISE, Idaho – While there may be a light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel, many Idahoans still face big financial challenges. One organization offering emergency personal loans to people in the Treasure Valley and Twin Falls areas says it’s been hard to keep up…MORE

Rep. Muffy Davis to ask House of Representatives allowance to work remotely

Rep. Muffy Davis to ask House of Representatives allowance to work remotely

  There will be a unique request made today at the Statehouse. Rep. Muffy Davis of Ketchum will ask the House of Representatives today to suspend the rules and allow her to work remotely during this session. Rep. Davis, a paraplegic with compromised lung function, Rep. Sue Chew of Boise, who has diabetes and hypertension,…MORE

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Cyberstalking Idaho Woman

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Cyberstalking Idaho Woman

  A Florida man has pleaded guilty to two counts of cyber-stalking two people in Idaho who were attacked back in 1999. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Boise says Alvin George of Florida, researched a crime where two children were attacked. One of the children survived the attack, but the other passed away. George began…MORE

Ramp closures on I-84 in Nampa starting Friday night

Ramp closures on I-84 in Nampa starting Friday night

Starting Friday night, ramp closures will again affect drivers on I-84 in Nampa, as the widening project continues. From 10pm Friday to 7am Saturday, the Northside Blvd exit (#35) from eastbound I-84 will be closed…drivers traveling east will have to exit at Franklin Blvd, exit #36…and follow detour signs. Saturday night from 10pm to Sunday…MORE

City of Boise launches budget transparency platform

City of Boise launches budget transparency platform

In our commitment to open, transparent government, the City of Boise is proud to announce a new, easy-to-use open budget platform to access information related to the city’s budget. The platform provides access to the city’s budget in a simplified, interactive format. Residents can now easily find details around the City of Boise’s budget, spending…MORE

56-year-old Star woman Deborah Hendrichs is missing

56-year-old Star woman Deborah Hendrichs is missing

ASCO deputies are looking for a 56-year-old Star woman who left home Monday without important medication and has not been seen since. Family members say Deborah Hendrichs turned off her cell phones and left home in a black 2012 Toyota Rav 4 (plate # DCU94) just after 9 a.m. Mon Her family suspects Deborah Hendrichs…MORE

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Blogs

670 KBOI Guest BLOG:  Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra

670 KBOI Guest BLOG: Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra

670 KBOI Guest BLOG: Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra Superintendent Ybarra praises Gov. Little’s continued commitment to education Monday’s State of the State address by Gov. Brad Little offered welcome news to educators and families throughout Idaho. “Investing in Idaho’s public schools continues to be the top priority for Gov. Little, with a particular…

670 KBOI Guest BLOG:  IEA President Layne McInelly

670 KBOI Guest BLOG: IEA President Layne McInelly

670 KBOI Guest BLOG: IEA President Layne McInelly Governor’s Budget Shows Promise, but Lacks Bold Vision Needed “Governor Little’s budget proposal checks some important boxes, but it lacks the bold vision and initiative Idaho students deserve.  Idaho’s prosperous economy, a budget surplus of more than $600 million, and a growing population make this an ideal time…

Worthington BLOG: Are you part of problem?

Worthington BLOG: Are you part of problem?

By Rick Worthington 1/7/21 Are you part of problem? If you believe violence is the solution to political disagreement, you are part of the problem. If you believe rioting and looting is ok, you are part of the problem. If you hate somebody based on race or religion, you are part of the problem. If…

Worthington BLOG: The Battleground States

Worthington BLOG: The Battleground States

The Battleground States By Rick Worthington 10/12/2020   Idaho is a RED STATE. Very Red. I hereby am ready to call Idaho and it’s mere 4 electoral votes for Donald Trump and Republicans in the 2020 Presidential Election. I am not walking out on a limb, because Idaho is not a swing state, or Battleground…