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COPS Hiring Program awards nearly Two Million in funding to Idaho Law Enforcement Agencies

COPS Hiring Program awards nearly Two Million in funding to Idaho Law Enforcement Agencies

  The Department of Justice awarded 596 law enforcement agencies across the nation funding for “hiring to advance community policing.” Four of those agencies lie within Idaho. The Nampa Police Department, City of Pocatello, City of Salmon, and Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Office, were together awarded nearly 2 million dollars in funding. The COPS Hiring…MORE

Thousands gather at Idaho Statehouse for a Black Lives Lost vigil

Thousands gather at Idaho Statehouse for a Black Lives Lost vigil

    Thousands of people gathered at the Idaho Statehouse Tuesday evening for a Black Lives Lost vigil, honoring George Floyd and others who have been killed by police or fellow Americans in recent years and decades. The vigil remained peaceful, consisting of speeches from organizers and a reading of names and brief moments of…MORE

2020 Primary Election Results

2020 Primary Election Results

  For the first time in history, the state of Idaho held its May 2020 primary election completely by mail. Results are as follows:   United States Senator DEMOCRATIC Paulette Jordan (D) 60,529 86% Jim Vandermaas (D) 9,932 14% United States Senator REPUBLICAN 90% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING LAST UPDATED: 2020-06-03 00:37:25 Jim Risch (R /…MORE

Coronavirus cases in Idaho reaches 2,933

Coronavirus cases in Idaho reaches 2,933

Wednesday 6/23/20 Tuesday 6/2/20   MONDAY 6/1/20 Idaho began stage 3 of the governors plan to re-open Idaho. Bars were allowed to open on Saturday – and yes, many were full of people who were happy to finally be able to go out and enjoy themselves. Some social distancing was part of the deal, and…MORE

Sixty-five Cats Removed from a Nampa Residence

Sixty-five Cats Removed from a Nampa Residence

  Sixty-five cats were removed from a Nampa residence after police received a complaint regarding the animals’ welfare and the resident who lived there. Jeanette Elliott, the homeowner, was cited for 30 counts of animal cruelty, all of which are misdemeanor offenses. Nampa police said animal control officers attempted to make contact with Elliott, but…MORE

Candlelight Vigil Planned for Tonight at Idaho Statehouse

Candlelight Vigil Planned for Tonight at Idaho Statehouse

  A candlelight vigil is being organized at the statehouse steps for tonight at Idaho Statehouse for black lives lost. (Tuesday) The event will go from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Organizers want to be clear that this is not a protest. There are no plans to march or move from the statehouse steps. They are…MORE

East Idaho Hiker Survives Grizzly Bear Attack

East Idaho Hiker Survives Grizzly Bear Attack

  A hiker in eastern Idaho has survived injuries he sustained in a grizzly bear attack. Idaho Fish and Game says the man and his wife were hiking along the Outlet Overlook Trail at Henrys Lake State Park when the attack occurred. He was able to walk out on his own and was treated and…MORE

Tuesday is the Deadline to submit Primary Ballots

Tuesday is the Deadline to submit Primary Ballots

  Here is a big reminder: Tuesday is the deadline for Idaho residents to submit their completed primary ballots to their county elections office. Election officials are advising voters who are just now receiving their ballots in the mail to immediately complete them and deliver them in person to drop-boxes outside their county election offices……MORE

Man shot in face with BB-gun at Caldwell Walmart

Man shot in face with BB-gun at Caldwell Walmart

  A man was shot in the face with a BB-gun at a Caldwell area Walmart early Saturday evening. Caldwell Police says officers were called out to the supermarket near Cleveland Boulevard and Ustick Road for a reported shooting. Police found a man with injuries to his face, but the suspect had taken off and…MORE

Local High School Student Loses Battle with Leukemia

Local High School Student Loses Battle with Leukemia

  A local high school student lost his battle with Leukemia on Wednesday. Friends, family and members of Colin Mathews baseball team at Rocky Mountain High School turned out on Thursday night to share memories of the student-athlete. A vigil was also held at Rocky Mountain High School to honor Mathews. The family explains, Colin…MORE

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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…

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Self Quarantine Week 2

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Self Quarantine Week 2

  Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Self Quarantine – Week 2 By Rick Worthington 3/24/20 If you did not read my Week 1 Quarantine blog, you can do so HERE.  My family and I began our self quarantine on March 13th. Since then, my wife and girls have been outside to walk around the neighborhood a few…

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