Category Archives: Treasure Valley News

The latest breaking news updates from KISSIN 92.3!

City of Boise to require face masks in public starting on July 4th

City of Boise to require face masks in public starting on July 4th

  City of Boise to require face masks in public beginning on July 4   Boise mayor Lauren McLean will now require everyone in the city limits to wear masks while in public beginning on July 4. In a lengthy statement issued Thursday afternoon, Boise mayor Lauren McLean says the public health emergency order goes…MORE

Idaho Department of Labor continues to process claims

Idaho Department of Labor continues to process claims

  After three months of long wait times for unemployment claims to be processed, the Idaho Department of Labor has cleared 85% of the pending requests for funds. The department has cleared a majority of the 42,000 pending claims, and it expects to work through the remaining pending claims by mid-July. The Idaho Press reports,…MORE

Fireworks canceled for Eagle Fun Days

Fireworks canceled for Eagle Fun Days

  The City of Eagle announced in May that Eagle Fun Days would be modified due to growing concerns of the pandemic. The last straw was pulled Wednesday when the city announced the fireworks show would now be canceled too. CBS 2 News Reports, the drive-in style event was planned to allow for social distancing. However, with…MORE

McCall City Council passes order requiring masks

McCall City Council passes order requiring masks

  Here is something you need to know if you are planning a weekend trip to McCall. McCall City Council passed an order Wednesday requiring masks be worn in public starting at midnight. During the meeting, McCall’s chief of police suggested adding a $100 fine so his officers could first educate and then enforce if…MORE

Thursday 7/2/20: 253 new cases reported

Thursday 7/2/20: 253 new cases reported

Thursday 7/2/20   Once again, Idaho posted another day of 200 plus new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday. The final tally was 253 new cases, but no new deaths occurred leaving that number at 92. The state has reported over 200 cases every day for over a week. Ada County continues to lead the way…MORE

State of Idaho’s bid to stay Reclaim Idaho decision is denied

State of Idaho’s bid to stay Reclaim Idaho decision is denied

  A federal judge has denied a motion from Gov. Brad Little and Secretary of State Lawerence Denney to stay his ruling granting Reclaim Idaho a second shot at qualifying its school funding initiative for the November ballot. Reclaim Idaho filed an expedited motion Monday afternoon, which asks the court to enforce its order by…MORE

New hands-free law in Idaho goes into effect today

New hands-free law in Idaho goes into effect today

  Today is a big day in Idaho, as some new laws will go into effect. Idaho drivers go hands-free starting today – July 1st. That means, no more holding devices while behind the wheel. The new Idaho State code prohibits all use of devices while driving. That includes while stopped at a red light…MORE

BLM protesters rallied at Boise City Hall

BLM protesters rallied at Boise City Hall

  Tuesday saw competing rallies going on at city hall in Boise. One of the groups was rallying for Black Lives Matter, who was rallying to defund the police. The other group of counter-protesters, message was “Defend not Defund,” started at the Statehouse and made their way over to city hall. BPD say the interactions…MORE

Lori Vallow Daybell faces two new charges ahead of July 9th hearing

Lori Vallow Daybell faces two new charges ahead of July 9th hearing

  Police reportedly added two more charges Monday to Lori Vallow Daybell. East Idaho News reported multiple sources said Vallow Daybell has been charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit destruction, alteration or concealment of evidence. The charges were apparently filed after court hours, which is why they are not on the court websites.…MORE

Black Lives Matter rally planned today at Boise City Hall

Black Lives Matter rally planned today at Boise City Hall

  A Black Lives Matter rally has been planned to take place Tuesday at Boise’s City Hall. The poster that’s been circulating around the community reads “Defund the Police,” and “Fund Social Services.” The poster also asks people follow current health guidelines including “Wear a Mask. Maintain Social Distancing. Wear Gloves. Wear Eye Protection.” The…MORE

Blogs

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…

Headlines