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Idaho Voters May Take Security Over Liberty

A few weeks ago Scott Bedke dropped a potential bombshell on my radio program. During a discussion about Idaho’s property tax crisis, the Speaker of the State House of Representatives floated a radical solution. Altogether eliminate property tax. Whatever would follow would likely be a wide mosaic of options. Possibly many of them user based. Since then I’ve shared his comments with several local and county government leaders.
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A Warning for the Idaho Republican Party

Here’s an assignment for Idaho’s mostly leftist news media. Walk down any street and ask people if they can identify the Idaho Freedom Foundation. Toss in the American Conservative Union. Here’s a question for all of you. Before you vote do you look up candidate rankings from the IFF and...
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Idaho’s Coach Pete Coulson “Probed” by Liberal Media

Conservatives and Christians know the drill. If you get on the radar of mainstream media, you’re going to receive a figurative colonoscopy. A couple of weeks ago, Pete Coulson shared with me he had been offered a volunteer position by Lt. Governor Janice McGeachin. He’s now filling a vacancy created by a resignation on her task force investigating indoctrination in schools.
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Actor Henry Winkler Just Tweeted From His Idaho Fishing Spot

Idaho gets its share of celebrity visits. Whether its Tom Hanks getting a sandwich in Twin Falls, a Kardashian boating up north, or Henry Winkler reeling in a trout in eastern Idaho (we think), we do get the occasional social media check-in from film and television royalty. Happy DaysHenry WinklerHe...
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Two Injured in Crash at Intersection Southeast of Twin Falls, One Cited

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX)-A Twin Falls woman was cited for failing to stop at a stop sign following a two-vehicle crash at an intersection southeast of Twin Falls Thursday. According to the Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office, at around 10:22 a.m. Michala Scates, 26, was in an older Mitsubishi Montero headed north when she failed to yield at the intersection of 3700 N and 3300 E and collided with a Ford F150. The Ford, driven by Kaila Cornie, 29, of Kimberly, slid into a power pole and overturned on the guywire.
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Pair From Filer Arrested for Twin Falls Gas Station Robbery

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX)-Twin Falls Police arrested two people suspected of robbing a gas station Thursday morning. According to police, Tyrell Hall, 33, and Janel Johnson 27, were arrested early Friday without incident. The pair allegedly walked into the Oasis Stop and Go gas station on Washington Street and Filer Ave during the 5 a.m. hour and demanded money. The pair left the scene in a black sedan.
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Melba Man Killed in Crash with Farm Equipment

MARSING, Idaho (KLIX)-A 62-year-old man was killed in a crash with a hay machine near Marsing Thursday evening. James McCoy, of Melba, died when he crashed his Toyota Camry head-on with a hay swather tractor at around 8:41 p.m. on Idaho Highway 78, according to Idaho State Police. ISP didn't indicate if the driver of the tractor was injured. The crash blocked traffic on the highway for more than two hours.
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Magic Valley Model Railroaders Welcome You to Visit

It appears I inadvertently opened the model railroad exhibit at the Twin Falls County Fairgrounds during Filer Fun Days. A guest and I were talking last week on-air about the festival and I suggested it would be a great time to also drop in on the new exhibit. The Magic Valley Model Railroaders heard the conversation and decided they should open the doors.
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Fatality Under Investigation at Filer Facility

FILER, Idaho (KLIX)-Authorities in Filer are investigating a fatality that happened earlier this morning. The Twin Falls County Coroner Gene Turley identified the victim as Jordan Jeremiahsin Akau, 45 of Twin Falls. Turley said a 2,000 pound bag of seed fell on Akau at a processing facility. An ambulance was called, but the man died at the scene. The Filer Police Department is investigating the incident.
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Twin Falls Idaho Islamic Center Plans Muslim Cemetery

I realize for many of you just hearing the word Islam upsets you. But I’ll offer there are people who believe Christians are dangerous. Many of them currently work in Washington, academia and news media. The Twin Falls Islamic population is a fairly quiet sector of this community. This is the United States of America and people are supposedly free to practice their own faith. Whether or not you agree with what they believe.
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One Killed in ATV Crash Near Arimo

ARIMO, Idaho (KLIX)-A Utah woman was killed when she was ejected from an ATV Thursday afternoon near Arimo. According to Idaho State Police, the crash happened at a little after 4 p.m. on South Smith Canyon Road and Pine View Loop in Bannock County. ISP said 67-year-old Chikay Cole, was driving a newer Polaris ATV with passenger Kerry Cole, 67, both of Sandy, Utah when she missed a turn and the two were ejected from the ATV. Both of them had been wearing helmets, but Chikay died at the scene. Kerry was flown to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello.