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Division of Behavioral Health launches survey to find out how Idahoans are faring in the pandemic

Division of Behavioral Health launches survey to find out how Idahoans are faring in the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted economies, businesses, schools, healthcare services, and the lives of Idahoans throughout the state. The Division of Behavioral Health (DBH) in the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) is conducting an anonymous statewide survey to better understand how attitudes, needs, and behaviors of Idahoans have continued to evolve in relation…MORE

DEA hosts anonymous prescription drug drop-off in Boise

DEA hosts anonymous prescription drug drop-off in Boise

CBS2 reports the Drug Enforcement Administration is hosting an anonymous prescription drop-off to encourage people to get rid of unused drugs. The drop-off will be at the Idaho Office of Drug Policy on 92 S. Cole Rd. in Boise from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 23. Officials will be anonymously collecting prescription and…MORE

Boise State set to host Air Force Saturday

Boise State set to host Air Force Saturday

Boise State hosts Air Force in a Mountain West Mountain Division game on Saturday. The Broncos have won each of the last four meetings against Air Force after dropping three-straight from 2014-16, one of only three opponents to beat Boise State in back-to-back-to-back seasons in school history (Idaho and Nevada). The Broncos lead the all-time…MORE

Questions about location for Idaho Potato Drop

Questions about location for Idaho Potato Drop

Over the past several years, New Years Eve in downtown Boise has featured a very large potato. The ninth annual Idaho Potato Drop may not be held at Boise’s Capitol Mall after tensions flared between event organizers and the city of Boise’s event planning team. The Idaho Press reports, the founder and CEO of the…MORE

Idaho reports 30 new Covid-19 deaths Thursday

Idaho reports 30 new Covid-19 deaths Thursday

The state of Idaho continues to have a high number of deaths to report due to COVID. Yesterday, the state reported 30 new deaths due to the virus. On Thursday, health officials say there were 1,935 additional cases added to the state’s tally, a number slightly down from Wednesday this week. Idaho Gov. Brad Little…MORE

Eagle City Council passed amendment to allow shooting in the city limits

Eagle City Council passed amendment to allow shooting in the city limits

You will soon be able to discharge a firearm on land of 20 acres or more within Eagle city limits. The Eagle City Council passed an amendment to city law to allow shooting in the city limits on 20-acre or larger parcels as long as does not endanger people or property. Eagle Mayor Jason Pierce…MORE

4 teens accused of starting Goose Fire in Eagle

4 teens accused of starting Goose Fire in Eagle

Detectives have identified four teens who they say started the 441-acre Goose Fire in Eagle. After the fire started, a combination of high winds, low moisture and dried vegetation created a massive blaze that spread quickly along an Eagle hillside. At one point, officials had 30 trucks and a helicopter working to contain the flames,…MORE

Boise City Council members must be elected by geographic districts

Boise City Council members must be elected by geographic districts

Beginning this year, Boise City Council elections will look different for Boise voters. Idaho lawmakers passed a bill requiring that all cities with a population greater than 100,000 must elect their city council members by geographic districts. On November 2nd, eligible Boise voters will vote for City Council seats in District 1 located in West…MORE

Chad Daybell case could be headed to Boise

Chad Daybell case could be headed to Boise

As we’ve previously reported, Chad Daybell’s case may be coming to Boise and there are plenty of questions people have, should the case be moved here. It’s a case that has already grabbed National attention, and more of the same is expected should the case come to Boise. Daybell’s attorney argued his client wouldn’t be…MORE

West Ada School District trustees vote on policies to re-visit masking in schools

West Ada School District trustees vote on policies to re-visit masking in schools

Masks will continue to be required in the West Ada School District as the virus continues to spread throughout the Gem State. But on Wednesday the board of trustees created an avenue for the district to eventually be able to re-visit the mask requirement down the road. The board held a lengthy conversation with local…MORE

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Blogs

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…