North Fork Championship is a ‘magical feeling’ for top kayakers in the world

Every year the top paddlers in the world come to the Payette River’s North Fork for a three-day event. And to some, the experience is all they need to be satisfied. BANKS, IDAHO, Idaho — The top competitive Kayakers in the world are dropping into the Payette River this weekend for the North Forks Championship, … Read more

Here’s who is performing at the 2021 Boise Pride Festival

BOISE, Idaho — The Boise Pride Festival announced the lineup for the upcoming event on Friday. The Pride Festival is set to take place between Sept. 10-12, 2021. After being canceled last year and postponed until September this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the festival expanded from two to three days. The traditional fireworks … Read more

Property tax and spending increases in Boise budget proposal

Mayor Lauren McLean says it reflects “record-high” demand for city services. A public hearing is set for July 20. BOISE, Idaho — Editor’s note: The video posted above is a story from March 2021, in which Boise Mayor Lauren McLean talks about one year of COVID-19 in Boise, and lessons learned. It does not discuss … Read more

‘LOVE always wins’: Boise community steps up to replace stolen, damaged Pride flags

Boise Police have arrested someone suspected of stealing Pride flags in the Boise North End. BOISE, Idaho — The Boise community is proving that love outweighs hate after Pride flags were stolen and damaged in the North End. Boise Police responded to reports of a theft on Harrison Boulevard early Friday morning. Officers were immediately … Read more

Idaho dog recovering after being shot multiple times

Garth the retriever was found severely injured in Gooding County earlier this month after being shot with a shotgun, pellet gun and .22. GOODING COUNTY, Idaho — A dog is expected to make a full recovery after he was found with multiple gunshot wounds in Gooding County earlier this month.  Dave Wright, the rescue coordinator … Read more

Couple wins 2nd big prize from the Idaho Lottery, claims $200,000

BOISE, Idaho — A Nampa couple who won $50,000 playing the Idaho Lottery last spring defied the odds by winning an additional $200,000 this month.  Idaho Lottery officials say Diane Chavez and her husband won the latest prize after purchasing a Grand Fortune scratch ticket in Nampa, where they live.  Lottery officials say the chances … Read more

Meridian honored with award after putting defibrillators in parks

MERIDIAN, Idaho — The City of Meridian has been honored with a public safety award by the Idaho Association of Idaho Cities. The City Achievement Award recognizes groundbreaking and original solutions related to the public safety and care for communities across the state. “Idaho city officials are creative, innovative, and solution-oriented and the Garret Nancolas … Read more

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