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Aerial Fireworks Are Illegal in Idaho, So Why Are They For Sale?

We welcome you again to the fireworks season where dogs, people, and otherwise law-abiding citizens lose their minds as ordinary Idahoans become law breakers. Every year we see the hardworking entrepreneurs that man the numerous fireworks stands throughout every parking lot, roadside stand, or back of a truck along a deserted road selling us any fireworks that we like.
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Treasure Valley Fourth of July event guide

BOISE, Idaho (CBS2) — It's a big weekend for the state of Idaho. Sunday, July 3 marks 132 years of Idaho being an official U.S. state. Along with statehood celebrations, the country will be celebrating the Fourth of July on Monday. Here's a rundown of some events happening in...

Idaho lawmakers ask city, other stakeholders for ideas on property tax reform

CALDWELL — When Idaho legislators began work on HB 389, a property tax bill, they brought city representatives to meetings for input. But that working relationship quickly soured, recalled Idaho Rep. Mike Moyle, author and lead sponsor of that bill. “When the city’s representatives came in and the whole thing was, ‘No; we’re going to kill it in the Senate; we don’t care what you do; we killed it in...

Meridian mayor not ready to invest city dollars in affordable housing

Meridian Mayor Robert Simison said this week he isn’t to the point where he feels comfortable with investing dollars in affordable housing. He made his comments during a budget workshop where councilmembers discussed spending money on affordable housing, particularly for Jesse Tree, an organization that provides eviction and rental assistance. There is very little affordable housing in Meridian or in Ada County. For example, around 40 Meridian families apply for...
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Funeral for Caldwell fire deputy chief to be held July 9

CALDWELL, Idaho (CBS2) — A funeral for the Caldwell fire deputy chief is set to be held on July 9. Deputy Chief Brad Johnson-Trosky died Saturday, June 26 after suffering a sudden medical emergency while at home. The Caldwell Fire Department and the Trosky-Johnson family invited the public to...

Kaye's Kolumn: Jake Plummer, Taylor Kelly and the lesson in not judging Idaho

For so long, I thought Idaho exported just two things: Potatoes and Arizona State quarterbacks. I grew up in the desert hearing about the 1997 Rose Bowl and Jake Plummer’s Hesiman campaign. I knew he had flowing locks. I knew he played for the Cardinals. And I knew he was from Idaho. But, back then, Idaho might as well have been India. It felt that foreign. By the time I...

Idaho Power files Customer Generation Study

At the direction of the Idaho Public Utilities Commission (IPUC), Idaho Power has filed a study analyzing the benefits and costs of on-site customer generation within the company’s service area. The post Idaho Power files Customer Generation Study appeared first on Local News 8.
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ProPublica: ‘Boise State has yielded again and again’ to conservative pressures

Boise State University has repeatedly succumbed to conservative political pressures, from canceling a student speech to removing references to “diversity” and “inclusion” from campus planning documents, ProPublica and the Chronicle for Higher Education reported Wednesday. Titled, “The Other Cancel Culture: How a Public University Is Bowing...

Boise State Roster Countdown 2022: Day 62, Keenan McCaddy

Welcome! I don’t really have much to say today, but here’s the man of the hour. #62 (but not actually), Keenan McCaddy, Freshman, S. McCaddy was a 3-star athlete hailing from The Island. Most recruiting sites had him listed as a WR, but the Broncos have other plans. McCaddy received his Bronco offer after visiting the Bronco camp last June, and the choice was quick. Keenan spurned an offer from the United States Naval Academy, and while I support the troops, I cannot support the triple option, so the choice was good.