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

Fed up with a dead and yellow lawn, couple paints their grass green

A Treasure Valley radio DJ shared a photo on Facebook of them transforming the look of their lawn with paint. BOISE, Idaho — My102.7FM radio show host Meredith shared in a Facebook post that they’ve been having sprinkler issues and were tired of dealing with their dead lawn.  So her husband painted their lawn with lawn … Read more

The show must go on: Idaho Shakespeare Festival going to mostly full capacity for 2021 season

The schedule includes three plays on the stage, and pre-show mini-concerts in the meadow. The Boise summer tradition returns after a 2020 season that was canceled. BOISE, Idaho — The Idaho Shakespeare Festival is back on for the 2021 season, with some changes related to COVID-19 concerns as well as changes that encourage patrons 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

Play on! Idaho Shakespeare Festival going to mostly full capacity for 2021 season

The schedule includes three plays on the stage, and pre-show mini-concerts in the meadow. The Boise summer tradition returns after a 2020 season that was canceled. BOISE, Idaho — The Idaho Shakespeare Festival is back on for the 2021 season, with some changes related to COVID-19 concerns as well as changes that encourage patrons to … Read more

One-third of Idaho is in severe drought: What it means and why that matters

Low water in many parts of the state has a number of impacts, including farm production, wildfire danger, and possibly your power bill. BOISE, Idaho — It’s abnormally dry all over Idaho in these final days of spring, but the impact of below-normal snow and rain, followed by early snowpack melt, is making the situation … Read more

Latest Idaho COVID-19 and vaccine data: Interactive graphs tracking the pandemic

We will update this section daily with a summary of the latest COVID-19 data reported in Idaho each day. Anything over a week old will be removed.  New statewide positivity rate data posted for the week of 5/30 – 6/5: The Idaho Dept. of Health and Welfare (IDHW) and local health experts provide a state … Read more

Switch to hand sanitizer cost some Oregon distilleries thousands

The Oregon distilleries we spoke to said they are moving out of the sanitizer business for the most part. PORTLAND, Ore. — Last spring, distilleries across Oregon teamed up to produce hand sanitizer amid a national shortage driven by the coronavirus pandemic. Now, many of those same distilleries have hundreds of gallons leftover. In some … Read more

Ketchum leaders back away from tent city option, vow more work on affordable housing crisis

Kate Riley, 66, can’t stand to leave, and she can’t afford to stay. KETCHUM, Idaho — Kate Riley has nowhere to go, so she is here, wiping away tears on the grassy lawn in front of Ketchum’s City Hall where she hopes her story might be the one that compels the city to do something. … Read more

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