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Boise City Council denies project for new student housing units near Boise State

Boise City Council denies project for new student housing units near Boise State

  Boise City Council has denied a rezone application for a project that would have brought nearly 200 student housing units near Boise State University. Mayor Lauren McLean cast a tie-breaking vote Tuesday to deny the application, which came amid growing tensions near BSU over conflicting needs for student housing near campus and for affordable…MORE

Meridian WinCo project will break ground this fall

Meridian WinCo project will break ground this fall

  The developers of the 79-acre commercial and residential project at the southeast corner of Chinden Boulevard and Linder Road say that they will break ground on the project’s first phase — a WinCo and a new branch for the Meridian Library District — this fall. The developers hope to open the grocery store and…MORE

Halloween on Harrison Boulevard will continue this year

Halloween on Harrison Boulevard will continue this year

  A widely popular tradition on Harrison Boulevard will look a little different this year. Typically, thousands of children descend upon Harrison Boulevard to go trick-or-treating. The street is typically closed through a special event permit. The North End Neighborhood Association tells CBS 2 News that Harrison Boulevard will remain open Oct 31st. In addition,…MORE

Boise Police looking for help identifying man accused of sexual battery

Boise Police looking for help identifying man accused of sexual battery

  Boise Police detectives are asking for help finding a man accused of sexual battery of a minor after an incident in August. Police say a teenager was riding on the greenbelt in the area of Willow Lane on Aug. 20, around 8 p.m. The teen says she was approached by a man who used…MORE

Ada County to finalize polling locations on Thursday

Ada County to finalize polling locations on Thursday

  Ada County will have 134 polling locations, fewer than normal, and those will not be finalized until Thursday morning when the Ada County Board of Commissioners sets them in stone. Ada County Election officials say the county will not be lacking poll workers; as they have approximately 1,300 volunteers signed up for Election Day,…MORE

Man who allegedly attacked elderly couple identified

Man who allegedly attacked elderly couple identified

  A man who police say assaulted an elderly couple along the Eagle Greenbelt has been identified. Earlier Tuesday, authorities say the man assaulted the couple after they had asked him to put a leash on his dog. An argument broke out and police say he threw the 83-year-old man down an embankment and shoved…MORE

Virtual College Fair Begins Today

Virtual College Fair Begins Today

  The State Board of Education’s virtual college fair is open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today through Thursday. Idaho high school students, their families, as well as adults looking to advance or change their career can register to learn about academic and career technical education programs offered at each of Idaho’s eight public higher…MORE

Boise Public Library branches reopen with limited hours

Boise Public Library branches reopen with limited hours

  On Monday – Boise Public Library branches reopened for in-person visits with limited hours and locations. A limited number of customers will be allowed in for browsing and using computers from 2-6 p.m. Monday to Friday and 10 am. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Main Library. The Neighborhood branches will only open…MORE

BLM honors fallen airtanker pilot Ricky Fulton

BLM honors fallen airtanker pilot Ricky Fulton

  The Bureau of Land Management’s national Fire and Aviation Honor Guard escorted fallen airtanker pilot Ricky Fulton from Emmett to the Boise Airport today. (Monday, September 28, 2020) Fulton is being flown to his family in Oklahoma after being killed in an aviation accident south of Emmett while fighting a wildland fire. This morning,…MORE

Buck Fire now 33% contained

Buck Fire now 33% contained

  The Buck Fire, burning 7 miles south of Yellow Pine is still burning, and is now 33% contained. Fire officials say the temperature drop over the weekend combined with the moisture put a lot of water on the fire area. Fire managers have modified the area of closures that are in place for firefighter…MORE

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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…

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…

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