October 17, 2018: What to Know

October 17, 2018: What to Know

Trump compares a Saudi Prince to Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Boise moves closer to a downtown police precinct, this year's Booker Prize award winner is revealed and the man behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch prepares to walk away from Sesame Street.

October 16, 2018: What to Know

The Saudis change their tune on the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, an embattled Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner resigns, a messy morning commute on I-84, Burger King is the speediest of the drive-thrus and archaeologists say they've found one of the largest Viking ship graves ever discovered.

Update: Did You See the Scooters? Bird and Lime Conduct Education Sessions Ahead of Boise Rollout

The e-scooters from Bird and Lime should hit Boise streets later in October.

October 15, 2018: What to Know

Trump sends the Secretary of State to investigate the disappearance of a Washington Post columnist, early voting begins in a number of Idaho communities, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting their first child, Lady Gaga makes a bit of history and police in Savannah, Georgia, are up in arms over some googly hijinks.

The Little-Known, Grim Inspiration for 'Food Truck Voting' in Ada County

"What would we have done? The number one thing we must never do is disenfranchise someone's right to vote. So we started planning."

UPDATE: Pre-Dawn Fire Damages BrickYard, Amsterdam in Downtown Boise

Investigators said the fire started in a plate warmer unit built into a wall between 601 and 609 Main. The warmer had been left on and wood plates within the warmer ignited and extended up the wall.

October 12: 2018: What to Know

The reimagined Idaho State Museum swings open its doors, the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots continue to climb, Kanye West leaves Trump speechless and take a first look at Disney's reboot of Aladdin.

October 11, 2018: What to Know

Hurricane Michael has the Carolinas in its crosshairs, fire breaks out in a Meridian strip mall, scandal rocks the Court of Master Sommeliers and The New York Times asks, "What does 18 look like?" in honor of the International Day of the Girl.

New Voter Registrations in Ada County: Women, Millenials, Republicans Top Demographics

Fifty-two percent of new registrants in Ada County are female. And 39 percent of all new Ada County voters have registered as Republicans. They're followed by Unaffiliated (33 percent), Democrats (26 percent) and Libertarians (2 percent).

October 10, 2018: What to Know

Capital City Development Corporation gifts Grove Plaza to the City of Boise (on one condition), Hurricane Michael winds up to hit Florida, the Red Sox beat the Yankees and a meteorologist makes the news in more ways than one by taking her son to work.

Updated: Lime Gets Long Delay For Re-Deployment in Meridian

Lime's e-scooters could appear in Boise as early as Monday, Oct. 15.

Idaho Insurance Officials Approve 5 Percent Rate Hike for 2019 Individual Health Plans, Enrollment Begins Nov. 1.

"Although I wish I could report no increase, I'm thankful that the Department was able to work with the carriers in reducing the proposed increase."

Boise and Pocatello Rank High, Other Idaho Cities Not So Much, in 'Municipal Equality Index'

The assessment didn't include the newly passed Add the Words ordinance in Meridian, because it measured municipal laws and policies in 506 cities across the nation, including seven in Idaho, during 2017.

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