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Man Who Injected Another With Meth Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison

Man Who Injected Another With Meth Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison

Boise (670 KBOI News) – A man who pleaded guilty to injecting another man with methamphetamine, which caused his death, is headed to federal prison for 10 years. According to the Idaho Statesman, Tommy Basco pleaded guilty to a federal charge of distributing meth, after a 2016 incident in which he injected Peyton Chambers with methamphetamine.…More

Concerned About Supply, Some Hospitals to Start Making Their Own Drugs

Concerned About Supply, Some Hospitals to Start Making Their Own Drugs

Boise (670 KBOI News) – Anyone who’s had to spend time in a hospital lately knows the cost is staggering…and the drugs given to patients is a big chunk of that. Dr. Mark Phillips, with St. Alphonsus, says they are part of a group of other hospitals, health systems and philanthropic groups that will soon start…More

Idaho Middle of the Pack for Teachers, says Wallet Hub

Idaho Middle of the Pack for Teachers, says Wallet Hub

  Boise (670 KBOI News) – PERSI is solvent…there’s one year left in the teacher career ladder, and if Superintendent Sherri Ybarra’s budget is approved in the 2019 session, starting teachers will make at least $38,000 a year. All in all, analyst Jill Gonzalez with personal finance website Wallet Hub, says Idaho is the number 26…More

Gubernatorial Candidate Paulette Jordan Sits Down With Nate Shelman

Gubernatorial Candidate Paulette Jordan Sits Down With Nate Shelman

Boise (670 KBOI News) – Paulette Jordan, the Democratic Party’s candidate for governor, says her ancestry as a member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe makes her uniquely qualified for the office. She told 670 KBOI’s Nate Shelman she’s running an unprecedented campaign, which has attracted the imagination of supporters nationwide. “Unprecedented because they’re seeing someone who…More

Yellowstone’s Ear Spring Erupts for First Time in Recent Memory

Yellowstone’s Ear Spring Erupts for First Time in Recent Memory

Yellowstone National Park (670 KBOI News) – If you’re headed to Yellowstone any time soon, you may notice some boardwalks are closed that weren’t the last time you were there. That’s because of new activity in the Upper Geyser Basin. The East Idaho News is reporting Ear Spring erupted last weekend for the first time in…More

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Justin Moore Donates $30,000 to Help Victims of Gun Violence in Schools

Justin Moore Donates $30,000 to Help Victims of Gun Violence in Schools

Before Justin Moore headlined the inaugural #MSDCountryStrong concert benefiting Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s MSD Fund—a charity honoring the heroes, victims and survivors of gun violence in schools—the country star donated $30,000 to the fund on behalf of his family and crew. In February 2018, a lone gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High…More

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