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Nampa School board makes changes to reopening plan

Nampa School board makes changes to reopening plan

  The Nampa School board is making some changes to its reopening plan. The district says the board voted to expand the district’s hybrid plan that will now allow pre-K and elementary students to attend full time in person five days a week with one day for early release. Secondary students will resume hybrid learning.…MORE

$3,000 Turkey Day Giveaway

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Wednesday 9/16/20 

Wednesday 9/16/20 

Wednesday 9/16/20   Tuesday 9/15/20 Idaho is reporting 35,532 total cases of #IdahoCovid19 (including 253 new today) and 419 deaths to date (4 new today). Monday 9/14/20   Friday 9/11/20     Thursday 9/10/20     Wednesday 9/9/20 Idaho is reporting 33,981 total cases of #IdahoCovid19 (including 240 new today) and 389 deaths to date (4 new today). Details…MORE

CDH warns public of possible COVID-19 exposure at Downtown Boise bars

CDH warns public of possible COVID-19 exposure at Downtown Boise bars

Central District Health (CDH) is investigating a cluster of COVID-19 illness involving ten individuals to-date who visited multiple bars while infectious in downtown Boise on Friday, June 5, 2020 and Saturday, June 6, 2020. Five of the individuals tested positive for COVID-19; five are considered probable cases. Probable cases include individuals who are close contacts to confirmed cases…MORE

Spring Preview Show

Boise State, Cumulus Partnering on Radio Shows BOISE, Idaho – Although the Boise State football team’s Blue and Orange Spring Game will not be held as scheduled, KBOI and KTIK will still air a Spring Preview Show Saturday (April 11) from 2-4 p.m. Additionally, each Saturday thereafter, the stations will run classic Bronco football games…MORE

The fines for walking a dog without a leash in Meridian could get expensive

The fines for walking a dog without a leash in Meridian could get expensive

Walking the dog without a leash in Meridian could soon be a very expensive proposition. The Meridian City Council is thinking about more than tripling the fines for dog owners who let their pets off leash. Right now, the fines for having a dog loose is $25 for the first offense, $50 for the second,…MORE

Hot Pepper Eating Contest Coming to the Nampa Farmers Market

Hot Pepper Eating Contest Coming to the Nampa Farmers Market

Hot Pepper Eating Contest Coming to the Nampa Farmers Market September 14 Winner to take home $250.00 Fans of super hot, taste-bud torturing hot peppers have the opportunity to test their capsaicin tolerance at the Nampa Farmers Market on Saturday, September 14. Registration is available online at nampafarmersmarket.com Contestants will be lined up and given…MORE

116th Cavalry Soldier Dies in Tank Rollover in California Desert

116th Cavalry Soldier Dies in Tank Rollover in California Desert

Ft. Irwin, CA (670 KBOI News) – Wartime or peacetime, it’s never been totally safe to be a soldier or airman. A soldier with the 116th Cavalry Brigade is dead after an accident at the National Training Center in Ft. Irwin, California. Idaho National Guard Spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Chris Borders says it happened Tuesday night, when…MORE

COMPASS Estimates Valley Population  at 712K, Nampa over 100K

COMPASS Estimates Valley Population at 712K, Nampa over 100K

Boise (670 KBOI News) – With one year to go until the 2020 US Census, the Treasure Valley’s community planning association is making an educated guess at how many people are living here. COMPASS, the Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho, is estimating the total population of Ada and Canyon Counties together is 712,200. They start…MORE

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Blogs

670 KBOI Guest BLOG:  Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra

670 KBOI Guest BLOG: Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra

670 KBOI Guest BLOG: Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra Superintendent Ybarra praises Gov. Little’s continued commitment to education Monday’s State of the State address by Gov. Brad Little offered welcome news to educators and families throughout Idaho. “Investing in Idaho’s public schools continues to be the top priority for Gov. Little, with a particular…

670 KBOI Guest BLOG:  IEA President Layne McInelly

670 KBOI Guest BLOG: IEA President Layne McInelly

670 KBOI Guest BLOG: IEA President Layne McInelly Governor’s Budget Shows Promise, but Lacks Bold Vision Needed “Governor Little’s budget proposal checks some important boxes, but it lacks the bold vision and initiative Idaho students deserve.  Idaho’s prosperous economy, a budget surplus of more than $600 million, and a growing population make this an ideal time…

Worthington BLOG: Are you part of problem?

Worthington BLOG: Are you part of problem?

By Rick Worthington 1/7/21 Are you part of problem? If you believe violence is the solution to political disagreement, you are part of the problem. If you believe rioting and looting is ok, you are part of the problem. If you hate somebody based on race or religion, you are part of the problem. If…

Worthington BLOG: The Battleground States

Worthington BLOG: The Battleground States

The Battleground States By Rick Worthington 10/12/2020   Idaho is a RED STATE. Very Red. I hereby am ready to call Idaho and it’s mere 4 electoral votes for Donald Trump and Republicans in the 2020 Presidential Election. I am not walking out on a limb, because Idaho is not a swing state, or Battleground…