Category Archives: Local News

Lori Daybell appears for first court appearance in Hawaii

Lori Daybell appears for first court appearance in Hawaii

The mother of two missing Rexburg kids appeared in a Kauai court Friday to fight extradition and seek a reduction in bail. EastIdahoNews.com reports Hawaii Judge Kathleen Watanabe confirmed Lori Vallow Daybell’s bail at $5 million and set her extradition hearing for March 2. The court hearing follows Daybell’s arrest Thursday for two felony counts…MORE

Court Docs: Lori Vallow’s daughter last seen at Yellowstone with family

Court Docs: Lori Vallow’s daughter last seen at Yellowstone with family

The 7th District Court in Madison County has released Lori Vallow’s criminal complaint, which alleges the 46-year-old mother deserted two of her children — 7-year-old Joshua “JJ” Vallow and 17-year-old Tylee Ryan. Vallow, who’s also known as Lori Daybell, was taken into custody in Hawaii on Thursday. CBS2 reports the documents say the last known…MORE

Mobile Voting Unit early voting locations in Ada County

Mobile Voting Unit early voting locations in Ada County

Beginning Monday, February 24th, early voting will be available in Ada County for the March 10, 2020 Presidential Primary Election. Early voting is available weekdays from Monday, February 24th to Friday, March 6th. Any voters residing within Ada County may vote at any of the early voting locations. Voters not registered may register and vote at…MORE

Early Voting for Idaho Presidential Primary begins Monday

Early Voting for Idaho Presidential Primary begins Monday

  The last day to pre-register for the March 10th presidential primary in Idaho was Feb. 14th, but voters can still register on Election Day at their polling place. The presidential primary for Democratic, Republican and Constitution party will all happen on March 10th, and 2020 marks a big change for Idaho Democrats. The Idaho…MORE

Two dead and officer injured after shots fired in Caldwell

Two dead and officer injured after shots fired in Caldwell

  Two people are dead and several others are injured — including a police officer — after a shooting at a Caldwell apartment complex Thursday. Caldwell police say the suspect and a second adult were killed in the shooting. The officer injured in the shooting is said to have non life-threatening injuries. Two other people…MORE

Update:  Lori Vallow Daybell hearing scheduled for Friday morning

Update: Lori Vallow Daybell hearing scheduled for Friday morning

  The Kauai Police Department says they will be holding a news conference today on Lori Daybell’s arrest and upcoming arraignment. Prosecutors are working to schedule a court hearing for her, which authorities say will likely take place sometime this morning.  670 KBOI will bring you more information as it becomes available. Lori Vallow Daybell…MORE

Lori Vallow Daybell arrested, held on $5 million bail

Lori Vallow Daybell arrested, held on $5 million bail

EastIdahoNews.com shared the following news release from the Kauai Police Department. The Kaua’i Police Department arrested 47-year-old Lori Vallow (a.k.a. Lori Daybell) of Idaho on Thursday in relation to an investigation being conducted by the Rexburg Police Department. Vallow was arrested on a warrant issued by Madison County, Idaho and is currently being held at…MORE

BPD Officers hope to ID, apprehend Boise purse thief

BPD Officers hope to ID, apprehend Boise purse thief

Boise Police are investigating multiple purse thefts and officers believe the same suspect is responsible.  The three different thefts occurred in mid-January and early February at two retail stores on the Boise Bench.  In each case, the suspect approached the victim’s shopping cart when they were not looking and took the purse out of it. …MORE

Boise State gets road win at San Jose State 80-62

Boise State gets road win at San Jose State 80-62

Boise State men’s basketball tallied 29 assists on 31 field goals Wednesday, en route to an 80-62 win at San Jose State. The Broncos outscored the Spartans 28-15 in the final 14 minutes to pick up their 10th conference win of the season. RayJ Dennis dished out a career-high eight assists to lead the Boise State…MORE

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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,…