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McGeachin calls for nationwide election audit

McGeachin calls for nationwide election audit

Idaho lieutenant governor Janice McGeachin wants a nationwide election audit in all 50 states. McGeachin made the announcement on Monday — days after Arizona finished up its election audit, which lasted six months and millions of dollars. The audit is reported to have presented no evidence to support a stolen election, however McGeachin called the…MORE

FEMA continues to offer aid for COVID-19 funeral costs

FEMA continues to offer aid for COVID-19 funeral costs

The Federal Emergency Management Agency says 624 Idahoans have begun applying for help with funeral costs for loved ones who died of COVID-19. So far, FEMA has approved 331 of those requests, for a total of $1.9 million in federal aid for COVID-19 funerals. The Idaho Capitol Sun reports, the agency has provided more than…MORE

Gas Prices Fall Slightly in Idaho

Gas Prices Fall Slightly in Idaho

Idaho drivers saw a relief at the pumps this week, but the feeling could be short-lived. According to AAA, the rising price of crude oil could keep gas prices high well into the fall. The average price for regular in the Gem State is $3.75 per gallon, which is two cents less than a week…MORE

ISP makes drug bust in Bonneville County

ISP makes drug bust in Bonneville County

An Idaho Falls man was arrested for trafficking meth with the intent to deliver fentanyl. Idaho State Police say a trooper tried to stop a motorcycle for speeding in Bonneville County. The motorcyclist failed to stop and tried to speed away from the officer. The driver lost control and crashed the bike, and was eventually…MORE

Broncos defeat Aggies 27-3

Broncos defeat Aggies 27-3

Hank Bachmeier threw for two touchdowns, Boise State’s defense frustrated Utah State and the Broncos claimed their 22nd-straight conference opener with a 27-3 win over the Aggies on Saturday. It is the fewest points allowed by Boise State to a Mountain Division opponent since the Mountain West established divisions in 2013. The back-breaker was a 3-yard touchdown…MORE

Ada County Sheriff’s Office warns parents about TikTok challenge

Ada County Sheriff’s Office warns parents about TikTok challenge

The Ada County Sheriff’s Office isn’t happy about a new challenge sweeping TikTok that has led to kids in the Treasure Valley destroying property and trashing their schools. The “devious licks” trend, which encourages vandalism, is currently making the rounds on the app. According to the sheriff’s office, school bathrooms have been vandalized at middle…MORE

Committee on Federalism to meet today over Biden vaccine mandate

Committee on Federalism to meet today over Biden vaccine mandate

Idaho Speaker of the House Scott Bedke explained to 670 KBOI last week, the joint Committee on Federalism would be getting together to consider President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate. It appears those lawmakers will be having that committee meeting today. This comes as many Idaho lawmakers are angry with the vaccine mandate announced by the…MORE

Governor Little directs an additional $10 million to Idaho hospitals

Governor Little directs an additional $10 million to Idaho hospitals

Idaho will direct more aid to hospitals overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients. Governor Brad Little announced Idaho will direct an additional $10 million in relief dollars to address the growing needs in Idaho hospitals, primary and urgent care clinics, and skilled nursing facilities due to the recent surge in COVID-19 patients needing care. Since the COVID-19…MORE

Idaho Lottery “Scratch for Schools” hosting Treasure Valley Schools fundraising event

Idaho Lottery “Scratch for Schools” hosting Treasure Valley Schools fundraising event

  The Idaho Lottery’s yearly fundraiser “Scratch for Schools” is hosting 150 Treasure Valley Schools for a fundraising event. Schools across Idaho will gather for a hectic fundraising challenge again today. Each school is given an entire pack of Idaho Lottery scratch tickets and five minutes, and whichever schools scratch the most tickets they will…MORE

Committee on Federalism set to meet to discuss Biden vaccine mandate

Committee on Federalism set to meet to discuss Biden vaccine mandate

Idaho Speaker of the House Scott Bedke explained to 670 KBOI last week, the joint Committee on Federalism would be getting together to consider President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate. It appears those lawmakers will be having that committee meeting on Wednesday. This comes as many Idaho lawmakers are angry with the vaccine mandate announced by…MORE

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670 KBOI Guest BLOG:  Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra

670 KBOI Guest BLOG: Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra

670 KBOI Guest BLOG: Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra Superintendent Ybarra praises Gov. Little’s continued commitment to education Monday’s State of the State address by Gov. Brad Little offered welcome news to educators and families throughout Idaho. “Investing in Idaho’s public schools continues to be the top priority for Gov. Little, with a particular…

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…

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