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State Board of Education Approves Coach Avalos Contract

State Board of Education Approves Coach Avalos Contract

  The State Board of Education made a big move on Monday – approving the contract of the State’s highest paid employee. Boise State’s head football coach, Andy Avelos. The 1.4 million dollar annual starting contract was approved during Monday’s meeting. The contract lasts five years. Avalos is eligible for an annual raise of $75,000,…MORE

Idaho Legislative Session Resumes Today

Idaho Legislative Session Resumes Today

  The Idaho Legislature is back in session today and there is plenty to get done before lawmakers can head home for the session. A huge income tax cut and rebate, legislation to limit the governor’s authority during emergencies, and a proposed constitutional amendment allowing lawmakers to call themselves back into session all remain on…MORE

Idaho Legislature Back In Session Tuesday

Idaho Legislature Back In Session Tuesday

  The Idaho Legislature is back in session starting on Tuesday. After a two-week recess due to a COVID-19 outbreak among House members, lawmakers will return to business with a slew of bills left on their plate. Republican lawmakers are still looking to accomplish legislation that would curb some of the governor’s emergency powers. There…MORE

Bundy Leads Another Protest Outside Judge’s Home Saturday

Bundy Leads Another Protest Outside Judge’s Home Saturday

  The Boise Police Department says a group of about 50 people gathered outside the front of Magistrate Judge David Manweiler’s home, before going to the Ada County Courthouse on Saturday. The group was led by Ammon Bundy who was protesting trespassing and failure to appear charges against him. Police say the group remained on…MORE

Boise State Clinic Vaccinates Nearly 900 on Saturday

Boise State Clinic Vaccinates Nearly 900 on Saturday

  Boise State University, Central District Health and Ada County Paramedics held a mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday at ExtraMile Arena. Central District Health provided 881 doses of the vaccines during the clinic. The clinic aimed to vaccinate students living on campus, but expanded eligibility to all students…not just those living on campus. Vaccine…MORE

Boise State Football gets it’s first recruit of 2022

Boise State Football gets it’s first recruit of 2022

  The Boise State football team has its first recruit of the Andy Avalos era.  Quarterback Katin Houser verbally committed to the Broncos on Thursday night. He’s the first recruit to join Boise State’s 2022 recruiting class and the first to commit since Avalos was hired as the head coach in January. Houser is a…MORE

SWDH Opens COVID-19 Vaccinations to Everyone 16 and Over

SWDH Opens COVID-19 Vaccinations to Everyone 16 and Over

Effective immediately, any Idaho residents 16 years and older are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in the six counties served by Southwest District Health. Those counties are Adams, Canyon, Gem, Owyhee, Payette, and Washington Counties. Only the Pfizer vaccine is authorized for those ages 16 and 17. The Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are…MORE

Legislature Set to Resume Next Week

Legislature Set to Resume Next Week

The Idaho Legislature’s recess last week, prompted by a COVID-19 outbreak in the Capitol, comes with a cost for taxpayers. The session’s delay will last more than two weeks — and cost a total of about $318,000. EastIdahoNews.com reports, State legislators are still getting paid for living expenses for days they’re on break on top…MORE

Commissioners Decline Demand to make Idaho County a Second Amendment Sanctuary

Commissioners Decline Demand to make Idaho County a Second Amendment Sanctuary

  Idaho County commissioners declined demands that they immediately adopt a resolution declaring Idaho County a Second Amendment sanctuary county during their regular meeting this week. A petition was offered to the commissioners, and there were threats from others, saying they would remember the commissioners when they next go to the ballot box. The Idaho…MORE

ITD will open a single lane on Highway 55 Friday

ITD will open a single lane on Highway 55 Friday

Road crews will open up a single lane of alternating traffic in the Smiths Ferry area along Highway 55 on Friday. ITD says the opening will start at about 8 a.m. on Friday but the regular closures will happen again Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as construction crews blast. The March…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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