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Woodhead Fire nearing 50% Containment

Woodhead Fire nearing 50% Containment

  A large fire in western Idaho is almost 50 percent contained as of Wednesday. The Woodhead Fire near Cambridge has now burned more than 95,000 acres. Cooler temperatures and a chance of rain will hopefully give firefighters the advantage. The fire started on Sept. 7, but officials still don’t know what caused it. Evacuations…MORE

Glenns Ferry School District closing down schools for at least two weeks

Glenns Ferry School District closing down schools for at least two weeks

  The Glenns Ferry School District is closing down schools for at least two weeks. According to a Facebook post, this comes after multiple people tested positive for COVID-19. A letter was sent to parents and staff members on Wednesday explaining that multiple people “within our school community” have tested positive for the coronavirus and…MORE

Caldwell School District will open its doors for students starting Monday

Caldwell School District will open its doors for students starting Monday

  The Caldwell School District will open its doors for students starting Monday, with a mix of face-to-face and online learning. The decision to reopen, made Monday in a board of trustees meeting, follows a month of fully online school for Caldwell students due to coronavirus concerns. The Idaho Press reports, Southwest District Health moved…MORE

Idaho reporting 446 cases of coronavirus Tuesday

Idaho reporting 446 cases of coronavirus Tuesday

  The state of Idaho is reporting an additional 446 confirmed and probable cases of the coronavirus. According to the state’s coronavirus tracking website, there have been 38,347 total cases since the first was reported in March. In the past 24 hours, there were four additional deaths. To date, there have been 451 deaths in…MORE

Air Tanker Pilot Killed Fighting Wildfire

Air Tanker Pilot Killed Fighting Wildfire

  The pilot of a Single Engine Air Tanker was killed after a crash Tuesday while working on the Schill Fire near Emmett. Not much is yet known about what may have caused the crash. The Bureau of Land Management plans to release more information once family is notified. As for the 25-acre fire, it…MORE

Kuna Police Chief to step down

Kuna Police Chief to step down

  Kuna Police Chief Jon McDaniel is stepping down after almost four years in Kuna and 27 years with the Ada County Sheriff’s Office. He announced at Tuesday’s city council meeting that he’s retiring from what he called the highlight of his career. McDaniel told Idaho Press he’s not sure what he’ll do next, but…MORE

Friday: Air Quality Alert for Boise

Friday: Air Quality Alert for Boise

  The red air quality alert will continue for the Treasure Valley today, with the Air Quality Index around 150. It’s possible a storm system moves into the area this evening – which could help blow some of the smoke out of our area. A healthy AQI is 0-50. In the red/unhealthy range, groups should…MORE

Zillow report ranks Boise #1 among midsize U.S. markets poised for more growth

Zillow report ranks Boise #1 among midsize U.S. markets poised for more growth

  Everyone knows that Boise’s housing market has emerged from the pandemic as hot as ever: perfectly cooked if you’re a seller, a third-degree-burn risk if you’re a buyer, especially on an Idaho worker’s paycheck. Now comes Zillow, the national real estate sales site, declaring the Boise area No. 1 among midsize U.S. markets poised…MORE

Kanye West Will Appear on the Idaho Presidential Ballot

Kanye West Will Appear on the Idaho Presidential Ballot

  Rap star Kanye West can stay on Idaho’s presidential ballot as an independent candidate, according to an Idaho 4th District judge who ruled, despite having been registered as a Republican in Wyoming at the time he certified to Idaho that he wasn’t affiliated with any political party. The decision denies the request from the…MORE

Mountain West Could Be Gearing Up To Play Football This Fall

Mountain West Could Be Gearing Up To Play Football This Fall

  Momentum appears to be building for Boise State and the Mountain West to possibly play football this fall after all. According to Stadium College Football reporter Brett McMurphy, the league is “aggresively exploring” the possibility of playing an eight-game fall season with a championship game on Dec. 19. The report came after a crazy…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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