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Idaho Shakespeare Festival tickets go on sale Monday

Idaho Shakespeare Festival tickets go on sale Monday

  The Idaho Shakespeare Festival is back this year – and will launch ticket sales on Monday – June 21st. The company delayed its opening until July 8th to make changes to the season lineup of plays and finalize seating arrangements. The Idaho Statesman reports, new audience members can buy tickets in all price ranges,…MORE

City of Boise sets carbon neutral goal for city government by 2035

City of Boise sets carbon neutral goal for city government by 2035

  The following is a release from the city of Boise. 6/16/21 CITY OF BOISE APPROVES BOLD NEW CLIMATE GOAL: CARBON NEUTRAL BY 2050  The Boise City Council unanimously approved a bold set of climate action goals. The approval sets a carbon neutral goal for city government by 2035 and for the entire community by 2050. “Tonight is truly an historic moment for our city,” said Mayor Lauren McLean. “This…MORE

CBH makes big land purchase in Caldwell

CBH makes big land purchase in Caldwell

Idaho’s largest home builder went head to head in an auction against the nation’s largest luxury builder and came away with 282 acres of state farmland near Caldwell to develop with houses. But it cost six times the property’s appraised value — a windfall for the University of Idaho, the sale’s beneficiary. The Idaho Statesman…MORE

Meridian Dairy Days is back for 2021

Meridian Dairy Days is back for 2021

  Another community event is getting ready for a return this summer.  Meridian Dairy Days had to be canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic. The Meridian Dairy Days will be held on June 24-26, 2021. There will be pancake feed, parade, music, carnival, racing, vendors, food, fireworks, and more. Organizers say they are ready to welcome…MORE

Utah state republicans look to prohibit teaching of Critical Race Theory

Utah state republicans look to prohibit teaching of Critical Race Theory

  Idaho republicans may have started a trend. The governing body of the UTAH state Republican Party is on the record to prohibit the teaching of Critical Race Theory in Utah schools. KUTV in Salt Lake reports, Members of the Republican State Central Committee overwhelmingly passed a resolution Saturday saying CRT “establishes the false premise…MORE

Experts: Halt Comeback of Spent Nuclear Fuel Technology

Experts: Halt Comeback of Spent Nuclear Fuel Technology

  Experts: Halt Comeback of Spent Nuclear Fuel Technology Eric Tegethoff BOISE, Idaho — As the U.S. aims to push past fossil fuel dependency, nuclear power is part of the conversation, but non-proliferation watchdogs hope a method for reprocessing spent nuclear fuel to retrieve plutonium doesn’t make a comeback. Dr. Frank von Hippel, senior research…MORE

City Council President Pro Tem Lisa Sanchez looks to reelection

City Council President Pro Tem Lisa Sanchez looks to reelection

  City Council President Pro Tem Lisa Sanchez is running for another term. BoiseDev reports Sanchez filed her initial paperwork to run for a second term on the Boise City Council. Sanchez tells BoiseDev she hopes to continue representing the interests of low-income Boiseans whose voices are often shut out of politics. Sanchez faced a…MORE

Boise State Football adds Offensive Tackle Kage Casey to 2022 recruiting class

Boise State Football adds Offensive Tackle Kage Casey to 2022 recruiting class

  The Boise State football team already has a verbal commitment from St. John Bosco quarterback Katin Houser in its 2022 recruiting class. On Thursday, the Broncos added some protection for his blind side. Offensive tackle Kage Casey announced his verbal commitment Thursday afternoon on Twitter. He’s a three-star recruit from Clackamas High in Oregon,…MORE

Oregon House of Representatives expels Rep. Mike Nearman

Oregon House of Representatives expels Rep. Mike Nearman

Do you recall the protest at the Oregon state Capitol back on December 21st? A Republican lawmaker actually let some of those violent protesters into the Oregon state Capitol building that day. That state lawmaker was expelled for his actions on Thursday in the Oregon House of Representatives. Last night, (Thursday night) Republicans and Democrats…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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