Category Archives: Local News

Mayor McLean Endorses Pete Buttigieg for President

Mayor McLean Endorses Pete Buttigieg for President

  Democratic Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg will make a stop in Boise next month. The former mayor of South Bend, Indiana is planning to speak at a gala that’s considered the signature event for the Idaho Democratic Party. The Frank and Bethine Church Gala is happening March 7 at the Boise Centre on the Grove.…MORE

Lori Vallow Daybell will ask a judge again today to lower her bail

Lori Vallow Daybell will ask a judge again today to lower her bail

  Lori Vallow Daybell will go before a judge later this afternoon and ask to have her $5 million bail lowered. An attorney for Daybell, requested a hearing to discuss lowering of bail – stating his client is not a flight risk and bail is excessive. The mother of “JJ” Vallow and Tylee Ryan, who…MORE

Boise not selected for F-35 mission location

Boise not selected for F-35 mission location

  You will not be hearing the scream of the F-35 fighter jet over the skies of Boise, after all. Mayor Lauren McLean announced Tuesday that Boise was not selected as the preferred location for the F-35 mission. McLean explained the Environmental Impact Statement put out by the Air Force concluded that Boise is not…MORE

Twin Falls Man Sentenced to 60 Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography

Twin Falls Man Sentenced to 60 Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography

Seth Anthony Johnson, 35, of Twin Falls, Idaho, was sentenced in the U.S. District Court in Boise to 60 years in prison for sexual exploitation of a minor, possession of child pornography, and sexual exploitation of minor after a prior conviction for a felony sex offense, U.S. Attorney Bart M. Davis announced today. Chief U.S.…MORE

Governor’s Salmon Workgroup will hear public comments and meet in Nampa

Governor’s Salmon Workgroup will hear public comments and meet in Nampa

The Governor’s Salmon Workgroup will meet in Nampa on March 5, 2020. On March 5, the Workgroup will hold a public meeting at Nampa IDFG Regional Headquarters, 15950 N Gate Blvd, Nampa, ID 83687. The meeting will include workgroup discussion, presentations on the Draft Columbia River System Operations Environmental Impact Statement and salmon/steelhead run forecasting. The upcoming…MORE

Idaho Property Taxes rank 14th Best in US

Idaho Property Taxes rank 14th Best in US

  Here in Idaho, with property values soaring, property taxes are beginning to become a serious concern. However, a new report from WalletHub says people in Idaho pay much less in real estate taxes than most people across the country. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the average American household spends nearly $2,400 on property…MORE

Ada County home prices continue to rise

Ada County home prices continue to rise

  The median price of a house in Ada County zoomed up nearly $46,000 in just one year. That’s a 14.5% increase, according to the Boise Regional Realtors. The real estate agents’ trade group tracks sales data each month. BoiseDev reports, the median sale price of a house stood at $363,000 in January. The stat…MORE

2020 Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg will visit Boise

2020 Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg will visit Boise

  With the Idaho Primary coming up on March 10th – the first of the 2020 Presidential candidate has committed to a Boise rally. Mayor Pete Buttigieg, 2020 presidential candidate, is planning to speak at the Frank & Bethine Church Gala on March 7. The gala is the signature event for the Idaho Democratic Party.…MORE

Nampa Police dog shooting

Nampa Police dog shooting

On February 23, 2020, at approx. 16:05 hours, an Officer with the Nampa Police Department responded to a home on S. Fremont St, Nampa for a neighborhood complaint of a barking dog. When the Officer arrived he made contact with the resident and there were two large breed dogs at the door, barking. The occupant of the home opened…MORE

There is no custom code to display.

Blogs

The National Media has discovered the Chad and Lori Daybell story

The National Media has discovered the Chad and Lori Daybell story

BLOG: The National Media has discovered the Chad and Lori Daybell story   By Rick Worthington 2/12/2020   The Daybell/Vallow saga continues, and it’s going to get even more crazy and messy than it already is. It’s already pretty crazy, because 2 kids are still missing and several other people connected to the Daybell couple…

Guest Blog Rep. Priscilla Giddings – Axe The Tax On Groceries

Guest Blog Rep. Priscilla Giddings – Axe The Tax On Groceries

Government is an over-achiever in collecting taxes on nearly everything we do. It’s hard to imagine anything in our everyday life that is not taxed. We are taxed for our homes, our property, our cars, our purchases, our earnings, our investments, and even after death. This year Idaho has a great opportunity to eliminate taxes…

Guest Blog – Sen. Cherie Buckner-Webb & Rep. Janie Ward-Engelking – A Big Step for Early Childhood Education in Idaho

Guest Blog – Sen. Cherie Buckner-Webb & Rep. Janie Ward-Engelking – A Big Step for Early Childhood Education in Idaho

Great news for Idaho parents and students regarding Early Childhood Education. Thanks to the successful collaboration of a bi-partisan committee of stakeholders convened over the summer and the support of Governor Brad Little, Idaho is the recipient of a $3.3 million Federal Preschool Development Grant. After attending an early education learning summit through Hunt Institute,…