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Kuna City Council Member Resigns

Kuna City Council Member Resigns

  Briana Buban-Vonder Haar, a two-term Kuna City Council member and council president, who was elected to a third term in November, has resigned her seat. In a statement posted to social media , Buban-Vonder Haar said she is moving to be closer to family. The Idaho Press reports, Buban-Vonder Haar, an attorney, has been…MORE

Jordan Challenges Risch in November Election

Jordan Challenges Risch in November Election

  Could Paulette Jordan give Senator Jim Risch trouble in the November election? While Risch still has a huge advantage over opponent Jordan in campaign cash on hand, Jordan came within $20,000 of his fundraising during the last campaign finance reporting period. Risch, who is the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has been…MORE

Positive Test Rate of COVID-19 in Idaho Has Gone Down

Positive Test Rate of COVID-19 in Idaho Has Gone Down

  In the past two weeks, Idaho’s positive test rate has gone down, but remains far from the 5% rate recommended by health experts. During the week of July 19-25, 13% of test results statewide were positive, down from 15% the week of July 5-11; The Idaho Press reports, that week had the highest positive…MORE

Brush Fire North of Eagle and East of Highway 16

Brush Fire North of Eagle and East of Highway 16

  Local fire crews and the Bureau of Land Management knocked down a brush fire Thursday night north of Eagle and east of Highway 16. Several vehicles and dozens of crewmembers arrived shortly after 7 p.m. CBS 2 News reports, it looks like the fire was caused by human activity, but the cause is still…MORE

Boise State Prepares For Students Moving Into Dorms

Boise State Prepares For Students Moving Into Dorms

  Move-day at Boise State University is approaching quickly, but how does COVID-19 affect students living in the dorms this fall? As of now, BSU has about 3,000 students moving into the dorms in August. The school initially announced they were going to COVID test all students who will live on campus before they move…MORE

Motorcycle Crash Leads to Arrest

Motorcycle Crash Leads to Arrest

  Early Thursday morning, a man was taken into custody for felony vehicular manslaughter following a motorcycle crash. Idaho State Police say around 12:30 a.m. Apollo Martinez of Caldwell, and his passenger, Carla Rosas of Nampa were traveling eastbound on Cherry Lane on a motorcycle, when Martinez failed to negotiate the curve at Middleton Road.…MORE

World Day Against Trafficking Rally Set For Today at Idaho Statehouse

World Day Against Trafficking Rally Set For Today at Idaho Statehouse

  Boise’s Operation Underground Railroad will be hosting a rally at the Idaho Statehouse on Thursday. CBS2 reports the event will be held for World Day Against Trafficking. The event will be held from 6-8 p.m. on the Capitol steps. There will also be a live broadcast at 7 p.m. by organizers and information booth.MORE

Boise State Football Will Not Play Florida State in 2020

Boise State Football Will Not Play Florida State in 2020

  The Boise State football team’s most anticipated game in years won’t happen — at least in 2020. A Sept. 19th matchup with Florida State inside Albertsons Stadium has been called off due to an ACC scheduling change caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Idaho Press reports, it’s the first game to be canceled from…MORE

Middleton School District Board of Trustees Votes Flat Fee for Sports

Middleton School District Board of Trustees Votes Flat Fee for Sports

  After a week of rethinking the proposed pay-to-play fees, the Middleton School District board of trustees voted on a flat fee for each sport at the middle and high school levels. The board on Monday passed a fee of $200 for high school sports and $100 for middle school sports. The previous proposal, which…MORE

Suspect Leads Meridian Police on High Speed Chase

Suspect Leads Meridian Police on High Speed Chase

  A battery suspect led Meridian Police on a high-speed car chase Tuesday night that ended in a crash after spike strips were used. Derek Besse has been charged with one felony count of attempting to flee or elude a police officer. The 44-year-old also had three felony warrants out of Ada County for parole…MORE

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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…

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Quarantine Week 4

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Quarantine Week 4

  Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Quarantine Week 4 By Rick Worthington 4/8/20 The Worthington family continues to practice social distancing, as we have for a month now! I think at this point, we are all going a little crazy, and I don’t just mean my family. I miss people I don’t normally miss! Anybody else? As…

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Quarantine Week 3

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Quarantine Week 3

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Self Quarantine Week 3 By Rick Worthington 4/3/20 It’s no longer a “Self Quarantine!” Just to recap – my family and I began to “self quarantine” on March 13th. Today is April 3rd, and so much has happened in the last 3 weeks. I’ll start with some personal stuff. (also something I…

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