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Mayor McLean statement following Micron announcement

Mayor McLean statement following Micron announcement

“This is a once in a generation investment in Boise from a home-grown company that is critical to the economic vitality of our community, our state and our nation. I’m so proud of the partnership it has taken to get to this point and excited for the opportunities continued collaboration brings. We looked hard at…MORE

Micron set to build $15 billion chip facility in Boise

Micron set to build $15 billion chip facility in Boise

MICRON PRESS RELEASE Micron Technology, Inc., one of the world’s largest semiconductor companies and the only U.S.-based manufacturer of memory, today announced plans to invest approximately $15 billion through the end of the decade to construct a new fab for leading-edge memory manufacturing in Boise. This will be the first new memory manufacturing fab built…MORE

Eagle doctor accused of inappropriate touching at clinic

Eagle doctor accused of inappropriate touching at clinic

A 68-year-old Eagle doctor is accused of inappropriately touching multiple victims at his work. Boise Police says officers arrested Dr. Stanley Waters of Eagle on a warrant for two counts of misdemeanor sexual battery at his work on the 1600 block of W. Shoreline Drive. He was booked into the Ada County Jail but has…MORE

Vallivue schools struggle with overcrowding, district asks voters to approve bond

Vallivue schools struggle with overcrowding, district asks voters to approve bond

NAMPA, Idaho (CBS2) — Nearly all of Vallivue’s elementary schools are out of space. District leaders hope voters approve a bond on the ballot this Tuesday to help. The $55 million bond would pay for the building of two elementary schools and the purchase of land for a future high school. District leaders say they’re making…MORE

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT

A heat Advisory is in effect today – and will remain in effect until Friday night for portions of southwest Idaho and southeast Oregon. Temperatures are expected to reach as high as 105 on Wednesday. The National Weather Service says you should take a few precautions, such as drinking plenty of fluids, and stay out…MORE

Boise on track for hottest August on record

Boise on track for hottest August on record

(From CBS 2 News) Boise is on pace to see it’s hottest August on record, since records began in 1875. According to data from the National Weather Service, Boise averaged 82.8 degrees Fahrenheit through August 26th. The next closest average is 78.7, set back in 2001. It is important to note that there are still…MORE

One person stabbed, another injured in accidental shooting at Western Idaho Fair

One person stabbed, another injured in accidental shooting at Western Idaho Fair

(From CBS 2 News) One person was left stabbed and another suffered an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound following a fight at the Western Idaho Fair. The Ada County Sheriff’s Office says a fight broke out in the parking lot Friday evening, which led to the stabbing and shots fired report. “We know it was confusing…MORE

Bat found in Adams County tests positive for rabies

Bat found in Adams County tests positive for rabies

Idaho health officials are again urging caution around all bats, as they may be carrying the rabies virus. Southwest District Health announced that a bat found in Adams County has tested positive for rabies. The bat was found inside a home where it had contact with a cat. People who were staying at the home…MORE

Idaho federal judge partially blocks abortion trigger ban

Idaho federal judge partially blocks abortion trigger ban

A federal judge on Wednesday granted the U.S. Department of Justice’s request to block Idaho from enforcing its abortion ban in emergency situations. The Idaho law makes it a felony for physicians to provide an abortion, unless the pregnancy puts the pregnant person’s life at risk or was a result of incest or rape. But…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…