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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…

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…

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,…

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…

Over 700 new coronavirus cases reported in Idaho over the weekend

Over 700 new coronavirus cases reported in Idaho over the weekend

  The state of Idaho is reported an additional 539 confirmed and probable cases of the coronavirus on Saturday and another 205 on Sunday. Over the weekend, there were two additional deaths reported. To date, there have been 460 deaths in the state. Idaho’s statewide positive COVID-19 test rate has risen slightly, remaining under 10%…

State Releases Updated Coronavirus Numbers (Thursday 9-24-30)

State Releases Updated Coronavirus Numbers (Thursday 9-24-30)

  The state of Idaho is reporting an additional 491 confirmed and probable cases of the coronavirus. In the past 24 hours, there were three additional deaths. To date, there have been 457 deaths in the state. According to the state’s coronavirus tracking website, there have been 39,234 total cases since the first was reported…

Nampa Amazon Plant Looks To Hire 2000 New Employees

Nampa Amazon Plant Looks To Hire 2000 New Employees

  2,000 new workers are needed by a company in the Treasure Valley. That’s the number of workers Amazon says it plans to hire now, double the 1,000 previously announced. Amazon hosted a media tour of it’s new four-story warehouse at Franklin and Star roads earlier this week and confirmed the number of employees they…

The Mountain West Gives Fall Football the Green Light

The Mountain West Gives Fall Football the Green Light

  The Broncos are back – and football season is a go. The Mountain West Presidents met last night to discuss a possible return to the field for a fall football season. After several hours of discussion, the Presidents voted to allow football to play. Full details of the meeting and a vote will be…

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