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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

Football Season Moves Forward as MWC Announces Revised Plan For Fall Sports

Football Season Moves Forward as MWC Announces Revised Plan For Fall Sports

There is some good news to report today, for Boise State and College football fans. The Mountain West announced today a revised fall sports plan, which includes the plan for football.  The plan calls for an eight Conference game schedule with an option for each member to play two non-conference opponents, if they choose to do so.…MORE

58% of Idaho’s COVID-19 deaths linked to long-term care facilities

58% of Idaho’s COVID-19 deaths linked to long-term care facilities

  State officials said during Tuesday’s AARP telephone conference that 58% of Idaho’s COVID-19 deaths have been linked to long-term care facilities. The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare says the state is working with long term care facilities on creating more robust infection control programs. Of the state’s 210 deaths related to the disease,…MORE

College of Idaho classes will be online only

College of Idaho classes will be online only

  The College of Idaho will still begin classes on Aug. 19th but now the majority of those classes will be taught exclusively online. The Caldwell-based private college was the first Idaho college or university to announce in May its fall plans for in-person classes. Those plans have changed. The Idaho Press reports, the new…MORE

West Ada Schools push start date back to September 8th

West Ada Schools push start date back to September 8th

  The West Ada School Board has made some decisions regarding the upcoming school year. In a special meeting held Tuesday, the board decided to push the start date of the 2020-2021 school to September 8. Guidance from medical professionals and suggestions from the West Ada School District administration team were taken into consideration before…MORE

Idaho State Board of Education extends waiver on college entrance exam requirements

Idaho State Board of Education extends waiver on college entrance exam requirements

The Idaho State Board of Education extended the waiver on college entrance exam requirements for the 2021-2022 academic year. All post-secondary institutions can now waive the exam requirement for students seeking admissions for next year. KIVI-TV reports, some institutions may still require the exam scores for financial aid evaluations. The Board encourages future students to…MORE

Boise State football set to start fall camp Friday

Boise State football set to start fall camp Friday

  The Boise State football team still plans to start fall camp on Friday. Clarity on the college football season could come today (Tuesday) when the NCAA Board of Governors meets but for now, rules say teams that open the season on Sept. 5 like Boise State can start practices on Friday. The Idaho Press…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…

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