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No School Again Tuesday for West Ada School District

No School Again Tuesday for West Ada School District

  There will be no school for all grades in the West Ada School District on Tuesday after 440 teachers called in sick. This cancellation includes no in-person or remote learning, according to West Ada. The same thing happened Monday after 652 teachers called in sick, leaving 500 unfilled positions. The sick-out was spurred after the school district…MORE

Police searching for missing teen in Bonner County

Police searching for missing teen in Bonner County

  Bonner County Sheriff’s Deputies are asking for the public’s help to find a missing teen. Jesse Daniel Middleton, 15 was last seen near Sandpoint High School on Monday during his second-period class. Jesse is 5 feet 8 inches tall, approximately 120 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a…MORE

Trump rally brings hundreds of people together Saturday in Boise

Trump rally brings hundreds of people together Saturday in Boise

  Several hundred people rallied in support of President Donald Trump in downtown Boise on Saturday. Several Republican candidates for office spoke to the crowd gathered at Ann Morrison Park. Then, a caravan of vehicles, most of which sported a variety of Trump and American flags, headed for downtown Boise. Hundreds of cars circulated the…MORE

Boise School District looks to upgrade older schools

Boise School District looks to upgrade older schools

  The Boise School District is upgrading its schools and infrastructure. A $172.5 million bond passed in 2017 to make Boise School District buildings and systems more secure and adaptable. The Boise School District tells CBS 2 News their goal in the next 5 years is to do extensive renovations and additions for older schools.…MORE

Idaho gas prices 19 cents higher than national average

Idaho gas prices 19 cents higher than national average

  Idaho gas prices are around 19 cents higher than the national average. According to AAA, as of Sunday, the national average is about $2.17 while Idaho’s average is around $2.36. A year ago Sunday, Idaho’s average was $2.84 meaning Idaho’s gas prices have dropped 48 cents. AAA says nationally, gas demand has dropped, causing…MORE

More than half a million people in Idaho still have travel plans for 2020

More than half a million people in Idaho still have travel plans for 2020

  According to a new AAA survey, 3 out of 10 Americans plan to take at least one vacation between now and the end of the year. Those numbers include over half a million people here in Idaho… Things will look a little different this fall – with COVID-19 restrictions in place and fewer opportunities…MORE

Meridian Teen arrested after shots fired at home near Cloverdale and Fairview

Meridian Teen arrested after shots fired at home near Cloverdale and Fairview

  Boise police responded to a report of shots fired outside a home near Cloverdale and Fairview Wednesday afternoon. After firing several shots at an occupied residence, police say that a man tried to drive away from the scene, crashing into a nearby trailer and yet continuing to drive away. Officers identified the person as…MORE

West Ada Board of Trustees schedules special meeting for 3 p.m. today

West Ada Board of Trustees schedules special meeting for 3 p.m. today

  It’s been a crazy week of internal struggle inside the West Ada School District, and it could get more of the same today. West Ada teachers are organizing a “sick-out” for Monday, according to KIVI-TV who spoke to several teachers within the district about it. However, the West Ada Education Association would not confirm…MORE

I-84 Westbound re-opened after diesel spill near La Grande

I-84 Westbound re-opened after diesel spill near La Grande

  This morning, the I-84 WESTBOUND freeway is now open again in Ontario, Baker City and La Grande. The westbound freeway was closed around 4:30 p.m. due to a truck crash that blocked lanes and spilled diesel fuel on the roadway near La Grande at Exit 265. The Eastbound freeway was not impacted. Crews worked…MORE

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Worthington BLOG:  From Patriot to Punchline

Worthington BLOG: From Patriot to Punchline

From Patriot to Punchline By Rick Worthington 9/3/20 Have you ever tried to do something good, but went about doing it the wrong way? I think, that is what we saw from Ammon Bundy during the Special Session in Idaho. I fear those actions have tainted the man’s reputation as a freedom fighter to what…

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…

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