Owner of truck repair company pleads guilty to violating safety standards, making false statement to OSHA investigator

The following is a news release from the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Idaho. POCATELLO — Loren Kim Jacobson, 65, of Pocatello, and owner of a tanker testing and repair company, KCCS Inc., pleaded guilty to making an illegal repair to a cargo tanker in violation of the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act (HMTA) … Read more

Power restored to thousands in Boise

The outage was reported on Idaho Power’s website at 11:48 a.m. BOISE, Idaho — Thousands of people in downtown Boise were without power for around 90 minutes today. According to Idaho Power’s website, at one point 5,584 customers did not have electricity. The outage was reported at 11:48 a.m. Spokeswoman Melissa Thom says the outage … Read more

Human rights agency says Boise library worker faced discrimination

BOISE, Idaho — The Idaho Human Rights Commission says a Boise library employee was sexually harassed and discriminated against on the job because they are nonbinary.  The independent state agency’s finding potentially clears the way for 29-year-old Jax Perez to file a discrimination lawsuit, if Perez chooses to do so. The commission found that Perez, … Read more

Idaho GOP chairman confident in party unity heading into 2022 primary season

GOP Chairman Tom Luna says a competitive primary season is expected, but he believes the party will remain unified heading into the general election. BOISE, Idaho — The field for the May 2022 primary election is taking shape, already the race for Idaho governor has a unique complexion. Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin has filed to … Read more

208 Redial: Striking out with the then-Albertson College baseball team ahead of NAIA World series

CALDWELL, Idaho — Years before it came the College of Idaho, Albertson College was sending its baseball team to the 1999 NAIA World Series in Florida. But before the team left for the Sunshine State, KTVB reporter John Miller tried and failed to strike it out as an All-American slugger. Greg Schelhaas worked with Miller … Read more

Idaho COVID-19 latest: 188 total new cases, 6 deaths reported on Wednesday

Follow along as we track the latest daily COVID-19 updates in Idaho. BOISE, Idaho — Scroll down to see the latest daily updates.  We’re closely tracking Idaho’s number of deaths and cases of the novel coronavirus as well as what’s happening as COVID-19 continues to spread in Idaho.  We have multiple graphs and timelines looking … Read more

Idaho Rep. Simpson is 1 of 35 House Republicans to vote in favor of Jan. 6 Capitol riot commission

The Gem State’s other representative, Republican Russ Fulcher, voted against the commission. He also voted to reject the results of the 2020 presidential election. BOISE, Idaho — On Jan. 6, a riot at the U.S. Capitol led to the deaths of five people. The rioters, mostly supporters of former President Donald Trump, stormed Capitol Hill … Read more

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