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Boise River flows set to increase Monday

Boise River flows set to increase Monday

Boise River flows will rise starting Monday – May 17th – to support salmon migration. The Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will increase flows downstream of Lucky Peak Dam to add more water for salmon migration in the lower Snake and Columbia rivers. Right now, the Boise River flows are…MORE

City of Boise reviewing mask policy following new CDC reccomendations

City of Boise reviewing mask policy following new CDC reccomendations

  Changes to Boise’s mask ordinance could be on the horizon. The City of Boise says it’s currently reviewing the new CDC guidelines that loosen mask wearing for fully vaccinated folks in outdoor and indoor settings. The new federal policy says you no longer need to wear masks outdoors in crowds or in most indoor…MORE

Boise 4th of July Fireworks back for 2021

Boise 4th of July Fireworks back for 2021

  Summer in Boise is going to look a lot more like summer thanks to some fireworks in the nighttime sky. Boise mayor Lauren McLean says fireworks will be returning to Ann Morrison Park on July 4. The show will begin at dusk. CBS2 reports there will be some changes this year thanks to the…MORE

Candlelight vigil held at Idaho Peace Officer Memorial

Candlelight vigil held at Idaho Peace Officer Memorial

  Every day, men and women in uniform put their lives on the line to protect their communities. A candlelight vigil was held last night at the Idaho Peace Officer Memorial in Meridian. Idaho peace officers were honored along with those who’ve lost their lives in the line of duty. One by one, the names…MORE

For now the Idaho Legislative Session is over

For now the Idaho Legislative Session is over

  The longest legislative session in Idaho’s history is finally over – at least for now. The Senate did Sine Die. However, the house voted only to stand in recess, meaning the legislative bodies could call themselves back into session this year. It’s much more common for both the senate and house both to Sine…MORE

Critical need for blood in Treasure Valley

Critical need for blood in Treasure Valley

  There is a critical need for blood in the Treasure Valley. The American Red Cross says they have concerns about a return to normal and how that could impact the summer supply. The Red Cross is testing blood, platelet and plasma donations for COVID-19. Donors are not being tested to diagnose an illness, but…MORE

Snake River Stampede returns for 2021

Snake River Stampede returns for 2021

  Another big summer event is set to happen this year – after not having a chance to be seen in 2020. The Snake River Stampede will be back and is scheduled for July 20-24, and tickets went on sale Monday. The more-than 100-year-old rodeo, which was canceled last year due to the pandemic, is…MORE

Property tax assessments mailed out later this month

Property tax assessments mailed out later this month

  Ada and Canyon County property tax assessments will be mailed out this month, and homeowners should expect to see a substantial increase compared with last year. Home sale prices skyrocketed in the Treasure Valley last year, leading to one of the largest increases in property tax assessments ever seen in Ada and Canyon counties.…MORE

Boise State holds graduation ceremonies Saturday

Boise State holds graduation ceremonies Saturday

  Boise State University honored spring 2021 graduates during two commencement ceremonies at Albertsons Stadium Saturday. Over 3,000 students were eligible to receive degrees and certificates. Also this year, a record 31 students were eligible for doctoral degrees. Boise State President held a separate ceremony on Friday, May 7th to honor the class of 2020…MORE

Search and Rescue finds body believed to be missing woman from Star

Search and Rescue finds body believed to be missing woman from Star

  A body was found during an organized search of the Meacham, Ore. area on Saturday afternoon. The body was found during a search for Deborah Hendrichs, a Star woman who has been missing since January. Search and Rescue and Oregon State Police coordinated a multi-agency search of the Meacham in hopes of locating Hendrichs,…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…

Santa’s Shopping list

Santa’s Shopping list

Kissin 92.3 is hooking you up with some free groceries!! All you need to do is keep track of Santa’s shopping list! We are sending Santa shopping and adding a new item to his list every weekday at: 8am, 10am, noon, 3pm and 5pm Every morning Alana and Chris will ask for the previous days…

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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