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Idaho Supreme Court rules on Boise businessman who accused franchiser of double-cross

The Idaho Supreme Court has upheld a $6 million judgment awarded to a Boise business owner who claimed he was wronged by the national franchiser from where he obtained business forms and other office supplies.


The Bash Music & Craft Beer Festival Will Hit Boise on it's Multi-State Debut Tour

Truth be told, Boise isn't short on either beer, food or music festivals—but there's always room for one more. Enter The Bash Music & Craft Beer Festival, a day-long concert and craft beer tasting that will make a pit stop in Boise on Saturday, June 8, in Memorial Stadium as part of its inaugural te


Idaho Judge Sends Seized Colorado Truck Return Demand Up In Smoke

An Idaho judge this week has blocked the request by a Colorado hemp company to have its truck that was seized on January 24 near Boise returned. The truck, which is owned by Big Sky Scientific LLC, was found to contain more than 6,000 pounds of hemp following a safety inspection that was made by Ida


Ada County Highway District: Two crews, 70 people each were ready for Wednesday's snow

BOISE, Idaho (CBS 2) — Wednesday's snowy weather caused many drivers across the Treasure Valley some trouble. Ada County Sheriff's Office reported that, as of 11 AM, they worked 52 crashes and 31 slide offs.


I-84 closed outside Pendleton due to snow, deputies respond to dozens of Ada Co. crashes

Winter driving conditions have forced the closure of a stretch of Interstate 84 in eastern Oregon, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation. I-84 is closed in both directions due to dense fog and extreme winter conditions between Exit 216, 7 miles east of Pendleton, and Exit 265 in La Gr


Boise Open Space levy fund purchase to expand Hillside to Hollow Reserve

BOISE — The City of Boise has reached an agreement with Healthwise, Incorporated to purchase about eight acres directly adjacent to the existing Hillside to Hollow Reserve. If approved by the Boise City Council, the purchase will use the remaining funds from the 2001 Foothills levy -- about $140,000


More than 50 crashes slow down the morning commute in Ada County

BOISE, Idaho — Winter weather and slippery roads made for a messy commute across the Treasure Valley Wednesday morning. Local law enforcement and emergency responders have been kept busy by lots of slide-offs and crashes.


Burn Baby Burn: Why One Boise Bakery Burns Its Bread on Purpose

Before stocking his Apple Street cafe with loaves of burnt sourdough, Zeppole Baking Co. Co-owner Charles Alpers posted a heads-up to his customers on Facebook. The gist of the message was simple: Yes, we burned the bread on purpose.


Advisory votes on new headquarters library, stadium might not be possible, Boise mayor says

Questions about the legality of holding an advisory vote on the proposed replacement headquarters library and a Downtown sports park caused the Boise City Council on Tuesday to shelve discussions about a vote.


Company in Idaho hemp lawsuit appeals judge's decision to 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

BOISE, Idaho (CBS 2) — A Colorado-based company has appealed ajudge's decision to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals after he denied its request to receive its seized product back.


Idaho officials talk about concerns, plans when pot dispensaries are closer to home

With recreational marijuana shops expected to open in Ontario in the near future across the river from a state where the drug is illegal, we checked in with law enforcement officials throughout Payette County to hear their concerns and see whether any plans are in place to get ahead of the matter.


Four escape overnight house fire in Boise

Four people escaped a burning building early Tuesday morning in southern Boise. The blaze began in a home on West Targee street when ashes from a fireplace caught fire in a plastic trash can, according to a tweet from the Boise Fire Department. The flames climbed up the house’s exterior to the attic


Gov. Little talks climate change, Medicaid expansion, daylight saving time with press

Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Wednesday carried on the long-standing tradition of meeting with Idaho Press Club members during an annual breakfast held every legislative session in Boise.


At Presidents Day protest in Boise, crowd calls on Idaho's federal delegation to 'put country before party'

One of the 245 rallies happening nationwide on Monday took place on the steps of the Idaho Capitol as a crowd gathered, on Presidents Day, to protest the president's actions, writes Idaho Press reporter Riley Bunch. In response to President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency that dodges Con


Boise aims to expand this popular Foothills recreation area — and add a restroom

A popular Boise Foothills recreation area could get a bit bigger and add vital amenities thanks to a partnership between the city and a local business. On Wednesday morning, Mayor David Bieter joined representatives from Boise Parks and Recreation, Boise City Council and Healthwise, a local non-prof


Bill to raise fee for private forest owners goes to governor

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation that will for the first time in 16 years raise the assessment private forest owners pay the state to make sure logging is done in a sustainable way and in compliance with Idaho laws headed to Gov. Brad Little on Wednesday.


Idaho woman says man told her to kill his fiancee before fatal beating

DENVER (AP) — After urging a woman he was having an affair with for months to kill his fiancee, investigators say a Colorado man did it himself on Thanksgiving Day, bludgeoning her to death with a baseball bat.


Fireplace ashes spark blaze at Boise home

A home in Boise caught fire overnight after hot ashes were left smoldering in a trash can, Boise Fire said. The fire started at about 3:30 a.m. at a home on West Targee Street, between Broadway Avenue and the Ridenbaugh Canal.


The million-dollar Boise home? Ho-hum. See who’s buying houses for $2 million and up

Not long ago, a million-dollar home sale was a big deal in Boise. Last year, 95 homes priced at more than $1 million sold in Ada County, said Troy Owens, an agent with Group One Sotheby’s International Realty.


Idaho ‘Real’ ID, Star Card necessary for travel starting in 2020

Now may be the time to start thinking about renewing or updating your current identification. After Oct. 1, 2020, to board a commercial flight, enter a military base, a restricted federal building, or a government laboratory, everyone will need a federally recognized credential, such as a passport/p