Category Archives: Local News

Boise’s new Primrose Park dedication

WHAT:  Primrose Park Dedication WHO:  Mayor Lauren McLean, Boise City Council, Parks and Recreation WHEN:  Tuesday, June 18 at 9:30 a.m. WHERE:  Primrose Park (6020 N. Gary Lane) Join the City of Boise as we celebrate the completion of Primrose Park, a brand-new neighborhood park located in Northwest Boise. This 1.5-acre park includes a playground with accessible elements, a…MORE

Dorothy Moon elected again to leadership

Dorothy Moon retained her position as Chairwoman of the Idaho Republican Party on the final day of the 2024 Idaho Republican Convention in Coeur d’Alene. CBS2 reports the final vote, 376-228 in favor of Moon over her opponent former senator Mary Souza was met with cheers at the North Idaho College Auditorium. Moon was nominated…MORE

Scam alert–fake fundraiser flyers

Nampa Police are warning people and businesses of a new scam involving fake Boys and Girls Club fundraiser flyers. Nampa Police were alerted to a new scam by a local business, two men came into the business and asked that they make copies of a flyer that said that donations benefit the Boys and Girls…MORE

Dos and don’ts during traffic stops

Meridian’s Police Chief Tracy Basterrechea sat down with CBS2 to review the dos and don’ts of traffic stops. Across the country police officers have seen an increase in violence while conducting traffic stops, responding to calls for assistance, and other normal functions of their jobs. The Chief reminds drivers to follow police directions during a…MORE

AARP telephone town meeting with Senator Crapo

AARP Idaho is inviting Idahoans to join Senator Mike Crapo for a statewide telephone town meeting on June 18 from 12:15pm to 1:15pm (MT). The conversation with Senator Crapo and AARP’s Idaho state director will focus on the national debt, budget, Medicare, Social Security, environmental concerns, and other issues important to Idahoans and their families.…MORE

Boise will continue repairs on Union Building

The city of Boise is taking over repairs of the historic downtown Union Block building, citing inaction from the owner and public safety concerns. The Idaho Statesman reports Boise’s chief building official said in a letter to Ken Howell, the building’s owner, that the city is pursuing structural design and repairs at Howell’s expense under…MORE

Slow down in State Highway 55 work zone

The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is asking drivers to slow down and watch for construction crews on State Highway 55 south of Horseshoe Bend due to recent dangerous driver behavior in the area. “There have been a couple of close calls in the work zone with drivers ignoring the flagging crews and the posted speed…MORE

US Supreme Court ruled mifepristone remains available

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a much-anticipated decision Thursday that mifepristone, one of two pharmaceuticals used in medication abortion, can remain available under current prescribing guidelines. The Idaho Capital Sun reports the high court unanimously rejected attempts by anti-abortion groups to roll back access to what was in place more than eight years ago,…MORE

FEMA helps storm damaged Idaho counties

On Monday, President Joe Biden ordered federal disaster assistance to three Idaho counties affected by a severe storm in April. On April 14 and 15, a severe storm caused flooding, landslides and mudslides that resulted in substantial damage to Idaho, Lewis and Shoshone counties. The Idaho Capital Sun reports this led the Idaho Office of…MORE

Idaho Education Board sets minimum days

The Idaho State Board of Education has set a new instructional day minimum for Idaho public schools. Superintendent of Public Instruction Debbie Critchfield, her team, and Board staff worked with education stakeholders to develop the recommendation that the Board set the minimum of 152 instructional days per year. These minimums will also apply to students…MORE