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Ada County Elections Machines Being Tested Before Next Tuesday’s Vote

Ada County Elections Machines Being Tested Before Next Tuesday’s Vote

Boise (670 KBOI News) – All eyes are on next Tuesday’s jail bond vote in Canyon County, but there are elections happening elsewhere that day, too. County Clerk Phil McGrane says they’re doing logic and accuracy testing their machines today. “This is all just a test to endure everyone can have trust and confidence in the…MORE

Boise geothermal system to be upgraded

Boise geothermal system to be upgraded

  One of Boise’s signature utilities is set to be upgraded. This summer, the city of Boise is putting in $750,000 of extra maintenance into its geothermal system, the largest of its kind in the United States. City officials tell the Idaho Press, the goal is to fix connections between pipes and other needed maintenance…MORE

Boise River flows reduced to 4,300 cfs by Monday

Boise River flows reduced to 4,300 cfs by Monday

  Any flooding issues in Boise on the greenbelt should be a thing of the past in the next few days. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan to reduce flows through the City of Boise – again – by 1,500 cubic feet per second (cfs) by Monday. Currently, Boise River flows through town are…MORE

AAA Idaho: 43 Million Americans Will Travel Over Memorial Day Weekend

AAA Idaho: 43 Million Americans Will Travel Over Memorial Day Weekend

Boise (670 KBOI News) – So…are you planning a family trip to Disney for Memorial Day? Maybe you and the spouse are headed to Vegas for some fun on the Strip? If so, you’re not alone. Triple-A Idaho’s Matthew Conde says 43-million Americans are planning to head out on vacation over the holiday weekend, because after…MORE

ACHD’s Computers Up and Running After Hack Attack

ACHD’s Computers Up and Running After Hack Attack

  Garden City (670 KBOI News) – Investigators from the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security are trying to get to the bottom of the hack attack on the Ada County Highway District’s computer system Monday. Spokeswoman Natalie Shaver says they can’t say much at this point, because the investigation is ongoing, but they do…MORE

Bishop Foote Guest house set to move this weekend

Bishop Foote Guest house set to move this weekend

  The Bishop Foote Guest house at St. Luke’s Boise Medical Center is on track to continue its move to a new location this weekend. The historic home is currently parked on East Jefferson Street between Avenue B and 1st Street. It’s being relocated to Avenue B and Bannock Street. Crews started moving the 304-ton…MORE

MDA “Fill the Boot” campaign begins Thursday in Treasure Valley

MDA “Fill the Boot” campaign begins Thursday in Treasure Valley

  This week members of fire departments throughout the Treasure Valley kick off the annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign. Governor Brad Little this week signed a special proclamation declaring May 16 – 18 & May 30 – June 1 as “MDA Fill the Boot Days.” Hundreds of fire fighters from around the Treasure Valley…MORE

Crapo: Trade War Has Been Brewing for Decades, Needs to be Won

Crapo: Trade War Has Been Brewing for Decades, Needs to be Won

Washington DC (670 KBOI News) – The trade war with China has pundits, politicians and consumers alike, worried about what increased tariffs between the United States and China might mean for their retirement savings, and the prices they pay for just about everything. Idaho Senator Mike Crapo says yes, we’re in for some rough economic times,…MORE

Jail Bond Supporters, Opponents Square off in Nampa

Jail Bond Supporters, Opponents Square off in Nampa

Nampa (670 KBOI News) – Canyon County says a new jail is badly needed, but citizens say tax relief is what’s really needed. The Idaho Press is reporting both sides squared off at a town hall meeting at the Nampa Public Library Monday night. County officials made their case for the $187 million jail bond, which…MORE

34th Street Market gets the go ahead from Garden City officials

34th Street Market gets the go ahead from Garden City officials

  The Garden City City Council added more conditions to the conditional use permit for the 34th Street Market, but eventually gave the market the go-ahead after over an hour of deliberation. The 34th Street Market is a seasonal Wednesday market that will operate near the Boise River Greenbelt on 34th Street from 5-9 p.m.…MORE

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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…

Worthington BLOG: Should I Leave the Republican Party?

Worthington BLOG: Should I Leave the Republican Party?

Worthington BLOG: Should I Leave the Republican Party? Rick Worthington 4/3/19   I look at the “old republican guard” and it’s refusal to modernize and catch up with the rest of the country. I find new blood and new ideas are badly needed. I support government that it is accountable to the people and does…

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