Category Archives: Local News

Boise Police Chief Ryan Lee resigns

Boise Police Chief Ryan Lee resigns

At the mayor’s request, Boise Police Chief Ryan Lee has resigned from the Boise Police Department. The city announcement came Friday amid complaints from officers and after an investigation into an allegation that Lee injured a subordinate last year. The Idaho Statesman reports that a Boise police sergeant alleged Lee seriously injured him by demonstrating…MORE

Jury finds Caldwell Police Lt. Joseph Hoadley guilty on three counts

Jury finds Caldwell Police Lt. Joseph Hoadley guilty on three counts

A federal jury convinced former Caldwell Police Lt. Joseph A. Hoadley on three counts Saturday. -Falsifying a record or document in a federal investigation-Witness tampering by harassment-Destroying a record to impair its use in an official proceeding Hoadley was found not guilty on the charge of “willful deprivation of rights under color of law.” Hoadley…MORE

Boise State Offensive Coordinator Tim Plough Fired

Boise State Offensive Coordinator Tim Plough Fired

Boise State Football has relieved offensive Coordinator Tim Plough of his duties. The news came via a press release on Saturday following the Broncos loss on Friday at UTEP 27-10. Boise State had less than 100 yards rushing and less than 100 passing yards in the game. Avalos named former NFL and Boise State head…MORE

Boise State student confirmed with meningitis

Boise State student confirmed with meningitis

Central District Health was notified of a meningitis case in an off-campus student attending Boise State. The student is currently recovering at a local hospital. CDH and university officials are identifying and directly contacting close contacts of the student to connect them with preventative antibiotics. CBS2 reports that those considered close contacts include household members,…MORE

Local Home Prices Dip in August

Local Home Prices Dip in August

The housing market in Ada County has been quite the roller coaster ride. Numbers from the Boise Regional Realtors said the August median home price was $565,000, which is down from the highest peak set back in May of about $600,000. The median home price is down over 4% from July, but up over 6%…MORE

First Day of Fall

First Day of Fall

Today is officially the first day of Fall. As is per usual in our area, the Autumn cool down has begun and temperatures today will struggle to get above 70 with a chance we could see a shower again – like Wednesday. The extended forecast calls for some warmer temps as we head into the…MORE

Do not fly drones near Wildfire areas

Do not fly drones near Wildfire areas

Officials are warning folks to never fly drones over wildfire areas. Two drones recently got too close to the Ross Fork Fire in Idaho’s Sawtooth mountains. CBS 2 News reports one drone nearly crashed into one of the firefighting helicopters, forcing it to land. Crews say the downtime could mean life or death — especially…MORE

Free Flu Shots Availble

Free Flu Shots Availble

Every year we are reminded to get our flu shot, and this year is no different. Doctors say getting a flu shot can lower your chance of getting really sick with flu. Anyone older than six months can get one and if you are in a high risk category for things like age or diabetes,…MORE

Air Quality issues continue for Treasure Valley

Air Quality issues continue for Treasure Valley

Air quality remains unhealthy for all groups as of today (Tuesday). The air quality index currently sits between 120 and 140 AQI, which is unhealthy for people with sensitive breathing issues. Idaho’s largest fire and the second largest fire in the country, the Moose Fire, is measured at about 130,000 acres while being 37% contained.…MORE

West Ada School District offering no cost students dental cleaning

West Ada School District offering no cost students dental cleaning

West Ada has begun offering students an option for dental cleaning, fluoride, and sealants. West Ada School District and the Full Circle Health have teamed up to offer pediatric dental services for children in the West Ada School District that do not have Medicaid or private dental insurance. CBS 2 News reports, the Meridian Schools…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…