Boise barbershop welcomes 5th generation of the family to the business

Started in 1958, Don’s Barbershop has always had a Kezar behind the chair, with the fifth generation getting their first haircut at the family-owned shop. BOISE, Idaho — Located on West Overland Road, between Cole and Curtis roads in Boise, the Kezar family has been operating their barbershop for more than 60 years, stretching to … Read more

Gov. Little announces new youth workforce development and apprenticeship program

The partnership with Boys and Girls Clubs aims to spark interest in education careers while also helping current students deal with pandemic-related learning loss. GARDEN CITY, Idaho — Wednesday morning, Idaho Governor Brad Little announced a new program aimed at developing the education work force while also helping young people make up for pandemic learning … Read more

Idaho Vietnam War veteran to receive Purple Heart after years of denial

Bill Klobas of Idaho has suffered from PTSD after he sustained a traumatic brain injury during combat more than a half century ago. BOISE, Idaho — The month of June is PTSD Awareness Month and for some veterans who have seen combat, it’s a common diagnosis. Bill Klobas of Idaho is a Vietnam War Veteran … Read more

Ada County assessor gives insight on recent property assessments, current housing market

Assessor Bob McQuade explains the recent assessments that had some Ada County residents surprised about the increases in home values. ADA COUNTY, Idaho — In Ada County, there is a lot of conversation surrounding home prices and property assessments. The 2021 assessments were recently sent out in Ada County, and homeowners are seeing a big … Read more

Idaho Lt. Gov. McGeachin appoints motivational speaker to ‘indoctrination’ task force

McGeachin appointed Pete Coulson to her task force after the ISBA president resigned from it after the group couldn’t define critical race theory. BOISE, Idaho — About a week after the Idaho School Board Association president resigned from Lieutenant Governor Janice McGeachin’s education task force that was formed “to protect our young people from the … Read more

‘Fish salvage’ issued for Magic Reservoir due to drought conditions

The order was issued due to irrigation water being shut off following drought conditions at the Big Wood River. IDAHO, USA — Editor’s note: the original version of this story included a description of the area of salvage which was inaccurate. The story has been updated with specific details of the area of salvage provided … Read more

208 Redial: What could you get with 50 cents 20 years ago?

In 2001, John Miller took to the streets of Boise to see how residents felt about the rising cost of everything. Today, these prices would be considered a bargain. BOISE, Idaho — Editor’s note: This story originally aired on June 11, 2001. It’s no secret the cost of living was significantly less 20 years ago … Read more

‘Fish salvage’ issued for Magic Valley reservoir due to drought conditions

The order was issued due to irrigation water being shut off following drought conditions at the Big Wood River. IDAHO, USA — Idaho Fish and Game (F&G) announced Monday that a ‘fish salvage’ for the Richfield Canal and the Big Wood River below Magic Dam is in effect. The order was issued due to irrigation … Read more

Solar power and drought impact water flows in Hells Canyon

This year, the water flow in Hells Canyon has dropped to about 6,500 cubic feet per second from the usual 20,000 to 50,000 cfs. BOISE, Idaho — After a year of the coronavirus pandemic, many Idahoans are itching to enjoy a “normal” summer, which includes a whole gambit of outdoor activities, from hiking, fishing and … Read more

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