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Toxic algae alert issued along Snake River

Toxic algae alert issued along Snake River

  A health alert has been issued for toxic algae along a 15 mile stretch of the Snake River. The impacted area begins at the BLM’s Canyon Creek/Swede’s Landing area and runs to Idaho Power’s Woodhead Park. Recent samples taken from the water body indicate high concentrations of toxin-producing cyanobacteria – better known as toxic…MORE

Two people killed in accident on Highway 95 Sunday

Two people killed in accident on Highway 95 Sunday

  Two people are dead after police say a driver drifted off the road, overcorrected into the opposite lane, and hit another car, head on, on Highway 95, south of Weiser, Sunday morning. Christine Dove of Weiser was driving southbound on Highway 95, when she drifted off the road, overcorrected back onto the road, but…MORE

Boise City Council to discuss budget in Tuesday meeting

Boise City Council to discuss budget in Tuesday meeting

  Anyone who wants to give their input on Boise’s budget will have their opportunity this week. The Boise City Council will be holding a public hearing 6 p.m. Tuesday on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2020. This includes funding for new police offices, a tax increase and programs that will address public transportation…MORE

Several Wildfires currently burning in Idaho

Several Wildfires currently burning in Idaho

  Boise BLM crews continue to fight multiple lightning sparked wildfires across the district, including two new lighting fires, the Heart and Alkie fires, in the Weiser area. Boise BLM crews also responded to a suspected human caused fire, the Pen fire, above the Diversion Dam outside of Boise. The cause of the Penn fire…MORE

Two men arrested in Boise after multiple cars were broke into

Two men arrested in Boise after multiple cars were broke into

  Two men were arrested early Wednesday in Boise’s North End, after multiple cars were broke into. Boise Police responded to 19th and Ada Streets a little before 1 a.m. after a caller reported two men were going through items in a car and then headed north on foot. Police located and arrested the two…MORE

Ada takes forgone tax for sheriff, coroner facilities

Ada takes forgone tax for sheriff, coroner facilities

  Two Ada County commissioners chided previous commissioners as they voted to take more than $4 million in forgone taxes for improvements to county facilities. Commissioner Diana Lachiondo said she couldn’t believe the lack of planning done by previous board members. Commission chairwoman Kendra Kenyon said it was “inexcusable.” The Idaho Press reports, taxing districts…MORE

Meridian man sentenced to 120 months for attempted coercion and enticement of minor

Meridian man sentenced to 120 months for attempted coercion and enticement of minor

  A Meridian man was sentenced to 120 months for attempted coercion and enticement of a minor. Vincent Ingolia was sentenced after posting an advertisement on Craigslist seeking a young girl for sexual activity. A Homeland Security agent responded to the ad, posing as a 13-year-old girl. In emails, Ingolia offered to pay the minor…MORE

Body found in Boise River identified

Body found in Boise River identified

  A body found by kayakers in the Boise River Thursday was identified as the 19-year-old Nampa teenager who went missing in June. Ezekiel Vargas had been missing since June 5th after last being seen in the Boise River. He and friends had been jumping off Star Bridge when he was reportedly swept under the…MORE

Early morning fire sends two people to hospital in Southeast Boise

Early morning fire sends two people to hospital in Southeast Boise

  Two people have been sent to the hospital after an early morning fire in southeast Boise. Details are limited, but what we do know is that three people were pulled from the fire near Broadaway and Leadville at about 5 a.m. Neighbors say they saw flames coming from the home. The conditions of those…MORE

Ostrander to forgo final season of eligibility and turn pro

Ostrander to forgo final season of eligibility and turn pro

  After winning three consecutive collegiate national titles in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase, Boise State great Allie Ostrander will forgo her final season of eligibility and turn pro. Ostrander hired agent Ray Flynn of Flynn Sports on Sunday to represent her, and she is in the process of negotiating a professional contract. Flynn told the…MORE

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Worthington BLOG: Being the Little Brother

Worthington BLOG: Being the Little Brother

When I was a kid, I often was invited to the movies with my older brothers. NOT ALWAYS, but on occasion, either my Mom bribed them or forced them to take little Ricky to the movies. It should not come as a surprise that my older brothers would take one of those opportunities to scare…

Worthington BLOG: Doorbell Ditch Karma

Worthington BLOG: Doorbell Ditch Karma

Blog: Doorbell Ditch Karma by Rick Worthington   Forgive me, please. You see, I was a good kid for the most part, but I did doorbell ditch houses for fun a few times. Not many times, but I did it. Not familiar with the art of the Doorbell Ditch? It works like this… Step 1:…

Friday Night Lights for Boise State

Friday Night Lights for Boise State

  Friday Night Lights for Boise State Blog By: Rick Worthington   The latest TV schedule for the Mountain West has been announced, and once again this year, Boise State will have a prominent position on Friday night. The Broncos’ home games against both Marshall (Friday, Sept. 6) and Air Force (Friday, Sept. 20) will…

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