For reponse teams, what might look like one big damaging Idaho winter is actually five separate events, each requiring its own response from local, state and federal agencies. The task of dealing with the impacts, even as summer now approaches, is
East Idaho News reports, "Westbound lanes of Interstate 86 in American Falls are blocked due to a semi truck crash and fire... lanes are blocked between exit 44 (Ramsey Road) and exit 40." The video shown here was near the Seagull Bay exit.
The Meridian Police Department took on the nationwide 'lip sync challenge' singing Dierks Bentley's '5-1-5-0.' After posting their video to Facebook, The Meridian Police Department has now challenged other departments in the Treasure Valley.
In this past winter, Idaho beekeepers lost nearly 26 percent of their bees. With the help from local farmers, Whole Foods Market keeps bees on the roof of its downtown Boise location to raise public awareness about the issues bees are facing.
The sounds heard represent salmon in different rivers. The changing sounds allow the listener to visualize how the salmon are migrating. The red and green dots and blue arrow represent change in size with population, something you can hear as well.
Boise Police Chief Bill Bones was at the scene of the June 30, 2018, stabbing spree that left nine victims hospitalized soon after it occurred. The chief talked this week about that horrible night and his pride in the city of Boise.
Refugees and other Boiseans shocked by Saturday's knife attack on refugee children and adults responded quickly by organizing a rally. On Monday evening, hundreds gathered at City Hall for a vigil, bringing cards and bouquets of white flowers.
Shahram Hadian, pastor of Truth in Love Christian Fellowship in Spokane Valley, preaches about the threat posed by Islam. The church has made the Southern Poverty Law Center's Hate Map under the category "anti-Muslim."
Ralph Stanton and 15 other nuclear workers were exposed to airborne plutonium oxide in an accident at the Idaho National Laboratory near Idaho Falls in 2011. He is one of more than 186,000 nuclear workers exposed to radiation on the job since 2001.
Artist Justin Abel, owner of the Academy of Art and Apprenticeship, opened the new space to create a center for small business education and a clinical setting to teach proper and safe tattooing, piercing and body modification practices.