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Idaho Fish and Game Hunter Education classes resume

Idaho Fish and Game Hunter Education classes resume

Idaho Fish and Game says in-person hunter education classes are back in full swing and just in time for new hunters to complete them before the fall seasons. The in-person classes were suspended in spring 2020 due to COVID-19. KIVI-TV reports, the instructor-led classes provide new hunters with a hands-on learning experience. They can be…MORE

Gas prices continue surge in Idaho

Gas prices continue surge in Idaho

  High gas prices continue this summer. Boise gas prices have risen 35 cents since June 26. The average price of a gallon of gas on today is $3.82, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 216 stations in Boise. That’s 8.9 cents higher than a week ago and $1.43 higher than a year ago. The…MORE

Boise Fire responds to apartment fire

Boise Fire responds to apartment fire

  The Boise Fire Department was called to an apartment fire in the area of Vista Ave. and Canal St. Sunday morning. The fire started on the outdoor deck of a second-floor apartment and extended into the apartment next door and the attic above. A spokesperson for the department said firefighters were able to confine…MORE

Broncos Kekaula Kaniho named to Jim Thorpe Award Preseason Watch List

Broncos Kekaula Kaniho named to Jim Thorpe Award Preseason Watch List

  Boise State defensive back Kekaula Kaniho was named to the 2021 Jim Thorpe Award Preseason Watch List, Monday. The Jim Thorpe Award is given annually to the best defensive back in college football based on performance on the field, athletic ability and character. Established in 1986, the award is named after history’s greatest all-around…MORE

Local hospitals see big spike in COVID-19 cases and admissions

Local hospitals see big spike in COVID-19 cases and admissions

  Local hospitals are warning about an increase in coronavirus cases. Health care leaders say in-patient Covid admissions have doubled at St. Luke’s in recent weeks and Saint Alphonsus and Primary Health are seeing similar numbers. During a video conference Thursday, leaders from all three health organizations said they’re concerned about the future, and say…MORE

Bootleg Fire grows to nearly 400,000 acres burned

Bootleg Fire grows to nearly 400,000 acres burned

Oregon’s largest wildfire so far this season, the Bootleg Fire, has burned nearly 400,000 acres spreading approximately four square miles a day across the southern parts of the state. It appears the fire is now about 40% contained, with new estimates expected later today. Officials now say they believe the cause of the Bootleg Fire…MORE

Complaints say Giddings fell short of high standards expected of a representative

Complaints say Giddings fell short of high standards expected of a representative

There is more information available today about the ethics complaints filed against Rep. Priscilla Giddings. The Idaho Press reports – more than a third of Idaho House members have accused Rep. Giddings of engaging in behavior that’s “detrimental to the dignity and integrity of the House.” Two recent ethics complaints say Giddings fell short of…MORE

Ada County Coroner releases identity of woman shot in Nampa

Ada County Coroner releases identity of woman shot in Nampa

Following up on a story we told you about last week, as a Nampa woman has now been identified after being shot and killed last week. The Ada County Coroner’s Office identified the woman as Dawn Simpson. Last Friday, authorities say they were called to investigate a trespassing complaint on Teakwood Drive in Nampa. When…MORE

House Ethics Committee to hold hearing over complains against Rep. Giddings

House Ethics Committee to hold hearing over complains against Rep. Giddings

The House Ethics Committee has received two complaints against Rep. Priscilla Giddings, alleging conduct unbecoming of a representative. The ethics committee conducted a preliminary investigation and found probable cause does exist that misconduct may have occurred regarding a portion of each complaint. The Idaho Press reports, one complaint was filed by a mix of Republicans…MORE

Boise State predicted to top Mountain Division in the Mountain West preseason poll

  For the ninth-straight season, Boise State is predicted to top the Mountain Division in the Mountain West’s preseason poll. This marks every campaign since joining the MW in 2011, the Broncos were voted on by media to claim either the conference or the division crown. The Broncos received 23 of 25 first-place votes with…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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