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Idaho set a new record-high number of coronavirus cases on Tuesday

Idaho set a new record-high number of coronavirus cases on Tuesday

  Idaho set a new record-high for number of newly confirmed coronavirus cases on Tuesday, with 714 new cases in one day. The Idaho Statesman reports, the state also broke records for new total cases, which includes probable, with 798. The previous record for total cases was 777 on Friday. Before that, Idaho hadn’t hit…MORE

Chairman of West Ada School District resigns during school board meeting

Chairman of West Ada School District resigns during school board meeting

  The Chairman of West Ada School District abruptly resigned last night following a 4 hour school board meeting. Ed Klopfenstein said during the meeting, I feel that obviously the board does not appreciate the work that I’m doing, and then resigned his position, sighting problems working with the other trustees. Also during the West…MORE

Yellowstone has its busiest September ever

Yellowstone has its busiest September ever

  Old Faithful and friends are enjoying a boost in popularity this year. Yellowstone National Park, home of the famous geyser, had its busiest September ever. The park says they hosted over 837,000 recreational visits, a 21% increase from September 2019. So far in 2020, the park has had over 3 million recreational visits. Two…MORE

Ada County home prices surge again

Ada County home prices surge again

  The price of homes in Ada County went up again in September. The Boise Regional Realtors cite low mortgage rates and limited supply as compared to the demand for the uptick in prices, thus creating a competitive market. Overall, the median sales price reached $409,000, an increase of 17 percent over last year. This…MORE

Idaho sets new record high for COVID-19 daily case rate

Idaho sets new record high for COVID-19 daily case rate

  Idaho reported more than 405 confirmed coronavirus infections on Sunday as the state again set a record high daily case rate for the third day in a row. The numbers come amid another statewide and nationwide spike in cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus. The 405 confirmed and 22 probable cases reported…MORE

Boise man arrested after waving handgun at teens

Boise man arrested after waving handgun at teens

  The Canyon County Sheriffs Office says a man was arrested this weekend, after he reportedly waved a handgun at a group of juveniles. Deputies arrived around 10:45 Friday night at Haunted World on N.Side Blvd and on-site security personnel said a man had been detained after he brandished a handgun at multiple juveniles, following…MORE

Nampa Police investigate teen shooting

Nampa Police investigate teen shooting

  Early Sunday morning, Nampa Police received a call of gunshots in the area of 200 block of High St. in Nampa. Police say officers found a 16-year-old lying in the street. The teen appeared to have been hit twice as a result of the shooting. The teen was transported to a local hospital for…MORE

No Caldwell High School football tonight

No Caldwell High School football tonight

  There was supposed to be a protest at the Caldwell High School football game this Friday night over the school district mask policy – following last week’s confrontation with Ammon Bundy. It appears that protest may not happen now. The Caldwell High School football team forfeited its game against Bishop Kelly on Friday due…MORE

New rapid coronavirus tests to begin next week

New rapid coronavirus tests to begin next week

  Idaho public health districts have begun receiving their first shipments of rapid coronavirus tests, which could allow schools in North Idaho and Southeastern Idaho to begin testing late next week. But some health districts have yet to disclose how testing in schools will work, or when it will begin. The Idaho Press reports, officials…MORE

Five Idaho City students injured in crash

Five Idaho City students injured in crash

  Five students at Idaho City High School were injured Thursday following a vehicle crash. The Boise County Sheriff’s Office says the students “sustained injuries but will recover.” The sheriff’s office said not all the students were wearing seat belts. The Sheriff tells CBS 2 News, they are very lucky they didn’t lose any students…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…

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…

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