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Dry Lightning Strikes Start Several Wildfires in Southern Idaho

Dry Lightning Strikes Start Several Wildfires in Southern Idaho

Boise (670 KBOI News) – It’s that time of year again, when dry lightning strikes set off wildfires wherever a dry thunderstorm rears its ugly head. In the Boise District of the BLM, dry lightning caused seven fires in Southern Idaho. The largest is the East White Fire, at about 1,500 acres. It’s 25 miles southeast…More

More INL-Bound Nuclear Samples Are Missing

More INL-Bound Nuclear Samples Are Missing

Washington DC (670 KBOI News) – Remember a few months back, when we told you about a sample of weapons-grade plutonium, on loan from the INL to Idaho State University, that’s been missing for 14 years? Well, it’s happened again. Patrick Malone, a reporter for the Washington DC-based Center for Public Integrity, says two employees of…More

Elmore County Cat Died From What is Likely Plague

Elmore County Cat Died From What is Likely Plague

Boise (670 KBOI News) – An outdoor cat is dead from what is possibly plague in Elmore County. According to a statement from the Central District Health Department, the cat — which was being cared for by a family — was known to hunt whistle pigs, which are carriers of fleas, which carry plague. Last spring,…More

Ada County Home Prices Are Up…Way Up

Ada County Home Prices Are Up…Way Up

Boise (670 KBOI News) – Ada County home prices set a record in June…jumping 6.4% over the previous record prices set in May. The Idaho Statesman is reporting the median price in Ada County last month was $324,647, up from $305,000 in May. In Canyon County, the median price in June was right at $225,000 which…More

Man Who Died in Single Motorcycle Crash Identified

Man Who Died in Single Motorcycle Crash Identified

Boise (670 KBOI) – The Ada County Coroner has released the name of a man killed in a motorcycle crash Wednesday. Gary Rupert, 52-years old, of Meridian died of blunt force trauma when he crashed on I-84 eastbound, near the Broadway exit ramp. Rupert was not wearing a helmet…he was taken to St. Al’s Trauma Center,…More

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Trisha Yearwood Helps Honor Emmylou Harris at “Grammy Salute to Music Legends” TV Special: “Emmylou Set the Bar”

Trisha Yearwood Helps Honor Emmylou Harris at “Grammy Salute to Music Legends” TV Special: “Emmylou Set the Bar”

The Recording Academy hosted its third Grammy Salute to Music Legends television special on July 14 at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre to honor its 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award recipients. This year’s honorees included Tina Turner, Neil Diamond, Queen, the Meters, John Williams, Louis Jordan, Hal Blaine and Emmylou Harris. Trisha Yearwood hosted the segment paying…More

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