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Mountain Home Emergency Responders to Get New Training Facility

The Police Department had initially wanted to build this new facility next to it's current building on East 8th North, but were unable to due to the conditions of the ground. Mayor Sykes said the ground on that site is made up of "salt rock." Ground conditions would have made the project more expens

MOUNTAIN HOME NEWS - 2018-08-16 06:00:00

Boise fire crews break window, rescue child from hot car

"In this case it's a big deal, oftentimes the prosecutor's office will charge with felony injury to a child," Boise fire Battalion Chief Aaron Hummel said. "I can't tell you what's going to happen in this particular case, but I would assume that BPD will forward that on to the prosecutor's office."

KTVB - 2018-08-17 02:24:30

Schools Install Access Control Systems

Bennett Mountain High School was the first school in the district to implement these access point changes in 2013 and acted as a sort of "guinea pig" for the rest of the district.The 2018-2019 school year is underway around the district and there have been many changes throughout the several schools


National Center for Atmospheric Research holds open house for WE-CAN project

The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and the University of Wyoming King Air hosted an open house at the Boise Airport on Aug. 11 with the scientists and engineers taking part in research on cloud chemistry, aerosol absorption, and nitrogen and biomass burning fluxes. The work is funde

IDAHOBUSINESSREVIEW.COM - 2018-08-16 14:41:28

Boise couple arrested for battery, kidnapping

Investigators learned that a man and woman –- later identified as Derrick Iddings, 33, and Bobbi Harrell, 32, both of Boise -– had been involved in a dispute at their home in the 6600 block of Douglas Street. The dispute also involved an adult and a minor who police say Harrell and Iddings knew.

KIVI-TV - 2018-08-16 21:26:43

Boise police: 3-year-old girl locked in 120-degree car

The girl was treated for heat-related distress, according to the Boise Police Department. It is believed the child was in the car for 15 minutes, police said.

IDAHO STATESMAN - 2018-08-16 21:36:00

St. Luke's will relocate Boise house Thursday night

"We will have a new tower with patient beds, outpatient facilities and doctors' offices," said McLeod. "We'll also have on the other blocks were historically significant structures will be saved we'll be putting our parking garage, our central plant, and shipping and receiving."

KTVB - 2018-08-16 22:15:20

Boise woman charged in fatal crash

Officers say Castro was the driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal crash on the evening of Tuesday, December 19th, at the intersection of Ustick Road and Constantine Street.

KIVI-TV - 2018-08-15 18:36:18

UPDATE: After hearing, mother of slain 3-year-old shouts at defendant in Boise mass stabbing

“Why? Why? Why?” Bifituu Kadir shouted as those around her ushered her out. She sobbed on a courthouse hallway floor, as supporters tried to comfort her. Ruya Kadir died two days after being stabbed during her birthday party at the Wylie Street Station Apartments.

TWIN FALLS TIMES-NEWS - 2018-08-15 20:35:00

Gov. Otter appoints Grow to fill vacant Idaho Senate seat

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Butch Otter announced that Eagle resident and small business owner C. Scott Grow has been appointed to fill the term of former District 14 State Sen. Marv Hagedorn.KTVB-TVreportsOtter announced the appointment Wednesday. Hagedorn resigned from the Idaho Senate earlier

IDAHO PRESS-TRIBUNE - 2018-08-16 15:45:10

Police: Boise man and woman attacked victims in house, wouldn't let them leave

A Boise man and woman have been arrested after police say on Tuesday they attacked two people in their home and wouldn’t let them leave.Officers learned of the incident the day after and arrived Wednesday at the home of Bobbi Harrell, 32, and Derrick Iddings, 33, in the 6600 block of Douglas Street,

IDAHO PRESS-TRIBUNE - 2018-08-16 21:52:00

Coroner: death at Ford Idaho Center ruled homicide

NAMPA — The Ada County Coroner's Office has ruled the death of 24-year-old Pedro Fernandez-Ramirez a homicide.Fernandez-Ramirez, of Boise, died hours after he was reportedly involved in a fight at the Ford Idaho Center June 9 following a Banda el Recodo and Los Tucanes De Tijuana concert.


Boise man receives 3 fixed years in prison for 2017 vehicular manslaughter

The children of Menite Milien’s sister are still afraid to walk on the sidewalk, because they know that’s how Milien herself died. At the Wednesday sentencing in Ada County Court of the man who killed her, those children didn’t speak but their mother — Milien’s sister — did.“My 8-year-old twins — th

IDAHO PRESS-TRIBUNE - 2018-08-15 23:33:00

Editor's Notebook: The beginning of a school year brings mixed emotions for a mom

I always loved the start of a new school year growing up, especially the arrival and organization of my school supplies. I may have been a bit of a geek I guess, but there was nothing I loved more then meticulously arranging all my new paper, folders, pens and pencils. Truthfully as an adult I still


Bad news, everyone. Idaho’s smoke problems are going to get worse.

Her work requires a lot of talking, something directly impacted by her condition. “When you’re short of breath, it’s really hard to hold a conversation,” she said.


Commissioners Address Hammett Boat Ramp

"I won't file a suit, but others might," said Alrich. "I just have an issue with the legalities of what he did and how he did it." For the full story, pick up a copy of the Mountain Home News orclick on this link to subscribe to the newspaper's online edition.

MOUNTAIN HOME NEWS - 2018-08-16 06:00:00

Gov. Otter appoints C. Scott Grow to fill vacant Idaho Senate seat

BOISE — Gov. Butch Otter announced today that Eagle resident and small business owner, C. Scott Grow, has been appointed to fill the term of former District 14 State Sen. Marv Hagedorn.Hagedorn resigned from the Idaho Senate earlier this year and was appointed by Otter last month to assume leadershi

KTVB - 2018-08-15 20:14:49

18-year-old charged in death of Boise pedestrian

Police say Castro was headed east on Ustick Road at Constantine Drive when she hit 68-year-old Barbara Marie Whittaker in the crosswalk Dec. 19, 2017. Whittaker was rushed to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, but died from her injuries.

KTVB - 2018-08-15 18:12:28

Emotions run high as Boise mass stabbing suspect appears in court

Emotions ran high in the courthouse -– as the mother of three-year old fell to the floor and sobbed … crying out in broken English, “Why? Why? Why you kill my baby? Why?”

KIVI-TV - 2018-08-15 17:54:02

Boise veterinarian faces up to life in prison after admitting lewd conduct with child

A 47-year-old Boise veterinarian accused of molesting a young girl for nine years, starting when she was 5, has reached a plea deal with prosecutors, according to court records.Dr. Craig D. Maloney pleaded guilty to one count oflewd conduct with a minor child under 16 on Aug. 9. He admitted in court