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Friday 8/7/20

Friday 8/7/20

Friday 8/7/20 With 692 new cases, Idaho has quickly climbed to a total of 23,399 cases. Canyon County was the hot spot for new cases Thursday with 254. The state reported SIX new COVID-19 deaths, as the total reached 223. Of the 6 deaths, 3 were reported in Canyon County, 1 in Ada County, 1…More

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Red Flag Warning in Southwestern Idaho thru 6pm Friday

Red Flag Warning in Southwestern Idaho thru 6pm Friday

  Once again – we have a Red Flag Warning today. A weather system has moved into the area, bringing wind and warm air into southwestern Idaho. The National Weather Service says there is a chance we could see a thunderstorm by this afternoon, and that is where the real trouble lies. Lightning strikes, coupled…More

Boise man sentenced on child porn charges

Boise man sentenced on child porn charges

  A Boise man was sentenced for producing child pornography and sexual battery. Darin Odgen will serve up to 30 years in prison for sexual crimes against a minor. He was arrested in September of 2018 for charges of lewd conduct, sexual battery with a minor, and production of sexually exploitative material of a child.…More

CWI plans for upcoming fall semester

CWI plans for upcoming fall semester

  The College of Western Idaho is planning to offer a combination of in-person and online learning for its upcoming fall semester, beginning Aug. 24th. CWI is reducing its maximum capacity for its classrooms by about 50% to maintain social distancing. Masks will be required for all students and employees while on campus, unless an…More

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Worthington BLOG: Racism is more common than you think

Worthington BLOG: Racism is more common than you think

  Racism is more common than you think 6/4/20   By: Rick Worthington I guess this is as good a time as any to admit, the #BLM rallies in Idaho and the rioting in other areas has me thinking more about racism than I have in years. Let us speak honestly. Racism exists, and it is…

Worthington BLOG: Don’t Judge Me For Opening My Business Early

Worthington BLOG: Don’t Judge Me For Opening My Business Early

Worthington BLOG: Don’t Judge Me For Opening My Business Early 5/13/20 By Rick Worthington I’m not one to rebel or clash against the government. I believe in the rule of law, and abide by the law as best I can…for the most part. Yes, I’ve had a speeding ticket in my lifetime. I mean, I’ve…

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Quarantine Week 4

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Quarantine Week 4

  Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Quarantine Week 4 By Rick Worthington 4/8/20 The Worthington family continues to practice social distancing, as we have for a month now! I think at this point, we are all going a little crazy, and I don’t just mean my family. I miss people I don’t normally miss! Anybody else? As…

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Quarantine Week 3

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Quarantine Week 3

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Self Quarantine Week 3 By Rick Worthington 4/3/20 It’s no longer a “Self Quarantine!” Just to recap – my family and I began to “self quarantine” on March 13th. Today is April 3rd, and so much has happened in the last 3 weeks. I’ll start with some personal stuff. (also something I…