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  • Idaho commissioner who circulated 'nauseating' hunting photos resigns

    10/15/2018 8:50:28 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 62 replies
    NBC News ^ | 10/15/18 | Tim Stelloh and Xavier Rangel
    A Fish and Game commissioner in Idaho who came under fire for circulating images of he and his wife posing with dead animals during a hunt in Africa resigned on Monday, saying he had made "poor judgments." In a letter to Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter, the commissioner, Blake Fischer, said those judgments "resulted in sharing photos of a hunt in which I did not display an appropriate level of sportsmanship and respect for the animals I harvested." While claiming the photos were out of character, Fischer apologized and said he hoped the photos would "not harm the integrity and...
  • Fish and Game commissioner hunts ‘family of baboons’ in Africa, faces calls to resign

    10/13/2018 10:13:59 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 33 replies
    Idaho Statesman ^ | 10/12/18 | Chase Cripe
    Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner Blake Fischer shared photos of his guided hunting trip in Africa with friends and colleagues when he returned last month, expecting they’d appreciate his success. Instead, several former Fish and Game commissioners are pushing for his resignation — with a photo of a “family of baboons” that Fischer shot with a recurve bow prompting most of the outrage. Fred Trevey, who was a Fish and Game commissioner from 2007 to 2015, wrote Fischer an email asking him to resign “to shield the commission as an institution and hunting as a legitimate tool of wildlife management...
  • Hayden (Idaho) students go viral for patriotic flag photo

    09/24/2018 12:07:37 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 14 replies
    KHQ ^ | September 20, 2018 | Adam Mayer
    Old Glory flies triumphantly above Hayden Meadows Elementary. But, every day at the end of school, three keepers of the flag make sure she’s in safe hands. Fifth graders Naylan Tuttle, Jack LeBreck, and Casey Dolan go through the steps necessary to make sure the U.S. flag is properly folded and stored without it ever touching the ground. It’s a sign of respect, something these boys take seriously. “This is our nation's flag, this is our school's flag, it's how we represent our country,” Jack LeBreck said. Their selfless act has now gone viral; the boys were folding the flag...
  • Photos: ‘Just Like 2016!’ Massive Lines for Trump Las Vegas rally

    09/20/2018 7:06:37 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 19 replies
    GP ^ | September 20,2018 | Kristinn Taylor
    Photos posted online from Las Vegas show a massive turnout for President’s Trump’s campaign rally being held Thursday night at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The half-mile-plus lines in the 95 degree heat are reminiscent of the huge crowds that turned out in 2015-2016 for Trump’s presidential campaign rallies. The Washington Post’s Ashley Parker reported on the enthusiasm of the Trump supporters, “Some brief anecdotal scene from the Trump rally here in Las Vegas: One woman drove in from San Diego. Another drove 16 hours from Elk City, Idaho. A man and his son flew down from Washington State. And...
  • 2018’s Largest Gun Rights Rally: 1,000+ Descend on Boise

    09/14/2018 6:49:10 AM PDT · by rktman · 3 replies
    gunsamerica.com ^ | 9/12/2018 | Jordan Michaels
    What appears to be the year’s largest pro-Second Amendment rally took place in Boise, Idaho, this weekend, drawing thousands of supporters from at least five states through the streets of Boise to the capitol building. Rallygoers carried rifles and handguns along with American and Gadsden flags, and all came out to show their support for the right to keep and bear arms. “They want to ban all semi-automatic firearms, this is the battle that we’re in and if you haven’t noticed, the anti-gun left wants your guns,” Greg Pruett, President of the Idaho Second Amendment Alliance (ISAA), said from the...
  • SF Court: Cities can't prosecute people for sleeping on streets

    09/04/2018 7:06:51 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 40 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | September 4, 2018 | Rebecca Boone
    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Cities can't prosecute people for sleeping on the streets if they have nowhere else to go because it amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, which is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court said Tuesday.
  • Controversial Display at Western Idaho Fair of Trump Choking Hillary Clinton Lights Up Social Media

    08/27/2018 5:46:09 AM PDT · by Twotone · 43 replies
    Boise Weekly ^ | August 26, 2018 | George Prentice
    Campaigning at the Western Idaho Fair isn't anything new; both Democratic and Republican parties have had a regular presence at the end-of-summer celebration for as long as anyone can remember. But social media lit up late Saturday with a photo of this year's GOP booth at the fair revealed a prominently displayed a doctored but life-size photo of President Donald Trump with his arms locked around the neck of Hillary Clinton. The photo caught widespread attention when Diana Lachiondo, candidate for the Ada County Legislature, posted an image of the display on Facebook. "Holly smokes! This got a lot of...
  • Two Boise men killed in crash involving semi-truck near Las Vegas

    08/14/2018 12:06:28 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 22 replies
    The Idaho Press ^ | July 17, 2018 | CBS 2 News Staff
    LAS VEGAS — Two Boise men were killed in a crash Wednesday near Las Vegas, media partner CBS 2 News reports. The Nevada Highway Patrol told station KSNV a semi-truck driver admitted he fell asleep before a five-vehicle crash on Highway 93. The crash happened just before 6 a.m., Wednesday at an active construction zone. According to highway patrol, the semi was filled with sand, so the driver could not stop in time, running over the car in front of him. The car was ripped in half, split down the middle. The two men inside were pronounced dead at the...
  • More than 100 goats descended on a neighborhood in Boise

    08/03/2018 11:31:16 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 51 replies
    NBC News ^ | August 3, 2018 | Ethan Sacks
    ended on a West Boise neighborhood on Friday morning. Residents of an Idaho suburb woke up Friday morning to a sight that really got their goat. An invading herd of more than 100 goats rampaged through the neighborhood of West Boise, devouring flowerbeds, grass and leaves as they moved from yard to yard on Friday morning, NBC affiliate KTVB reported. Representatives of the company that owns the animals, We Rent Goats, arrived at the scene and managed to herd the goats onto a truck around 9 a.m., less than two hours after the initial calls were fielded by Animal Control...
  • Small number of 'slowpokes' cited so far, but police say new law improves safety (Idaho)

    07/31/2018 3:43:30 PM PDT · by Boomer · 105 replies
    Idaho Press ^ | 7/30/2018 | Emily Lowe
    Only two Idaho drivers have been cited for driving too slowly in the fast lane since the state’s new “slowpoke” law took effect July 1. Three other drivers got warnings that they better go the speed limit in the left lane or scoot over. Those numbers, current as of July 27, are from the Idaho State Police, which patrols the state’s highways. Tickets for speeding during that time frame — numbering 2,495 — far surpass these five cases of impeding fast-lane traffic. Even so, the new law gives troopers another tool to keep roads safer, said bill sponsor Rep. Lance...
  • Firearms-related firms set up shop at port incubator (Idaho)

    07/22/2018 9:08:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Lewiston Tribune ^ | July 22, 2018 | Elaine Williams
    Two new tenants at the Port of Lewiston’s Incubator Building recently tripled the facility’s occupancy — from one business to three. Aluminum firearms parts, such as scope bases and rings, are manufactured on computer numerically controlled machines at Pure-Precision, a company owned by Charlie Bell. Pure-Precision joins Hells Canyon Armory, which specializes in gun barrels, at the incubator at 1708 Sixth Ave N. in Lewiston. Bell’s business employs his wife and another staff member, subcontracting with other companies that do similar work for smaller runs on parts for agricultural, automotive and aerospace businesses. “I make pretty much what anybody wants...
  • Senate takes symbolic shot at Trump tariffs

    07/12/2018 12:17:43 AM PDT · by granada · 24 replies
    the Hill ^ | 11/07/18 | JORDAIN CARNEY
    The Senate on Wednesday took a symbolic shot at President Trump’s trade policy amid anxiety on Capitol Hill over his tariff strategy. Senators voted 88-11 to instruct lawmakers hashing out a deal on a government funding bill to include language “providing a role for Congress” on tariffs implemented for national security reasons, known as Section 232 of the trade laws. The vote is nonbinding, meaning lawmakers don’t have to add trade language into the funding bill. But the vote margin, with more senators supporting it than the amount needed to override a veto, underscores the depth of concern on Capitol...
  • We Might Have Just Discovered 2 Dark Moons Hidden Near Uranus

    12/22/2017 6:11:50 AM PST · by Red Badger · 50 replies
    www.sciencealert.com ^ | 17 OCT 2016 | FIONA MACDONALD
    ================================================================================================================ Researchers have re-examined data captured by the Voyager 2 spacecraft back in 1986, and think they've found evidence of two never-before-seen moons hidden in the rings of Uranus. Uranus, the third largest planet in our Solar System, already has 27 moons that we know of - but these two new ones appear to orbit the planet more closely than any of its other natural satellites, and are causing wavy patterns in its closest rings. Although Saturn is the most famous ringed planet orbiting our Sun, it's not the only one, with the three other gas giants - Jupiter, Uranus,...
  • News Summary At This Hour

    07/02/2018 8:10:13 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/2/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    Joy in Thailand today with word that rescuers have found 12 missing soccer team members and their assistant coach in a flooded cave. The group of boys and their coach had been missing for 10 days. The challenge for the international team of rescuers now is getting everyone out safely. Late reports suggest that could take some time until waters recede or the group learns basic underwater diving skills to get out. In Germany, a deal was announced to end the threat to Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer dropped his planned resignation after a compromise was...
  • Idaho girl, 3, dies after being stabbed at her own birthday party

    07/02/2018 5:18:54 PM PDT · by Skywise · 42 replies
    WXIN Fox 59 (Indianapolis) ^ | July 2, 2018 | AP
    <p>A 3-year-old Idaho girl who was stabbed at her own birthday party died Monday, two days after a man invaded the celebration and stabbed nine people, authorities said.</p> <p>Timmy Kinner is accused of attacking a group of children and the adults who tried to protect them at the party at an apartment complex that is home to many refugee families.</p>
  • Suspect in Boise Stabbing Spree Doesn't Quite Match Media's Narrative

    07/01/2018 4:19:24 PM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 30 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 7/1/18 | Patrick Poole
    (snip) --- A horrific stabbing spree at a Boise, Idaho, apartment complex last night left nine people injured, including six children. Local media reports state that four of the victims have life-threatening injuries. The national media quickly seized on the fact that the apartment complex was known to house refugees and that some of the victims themselves were apparently refugees. Despite the fact that the 30-year-old male suspect was arrested last night at 8:50 p.m. and his arrest record and mugshot were posted on the Ada County Sheriff's website at 3:46 this morning, none of the articles identified the suspect....
  • News Summary At This Hour

    07/01/2018 8:42:47 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 13 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/1/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    Exit polls show a landslide victory in Mexico's presidential election for leftist Manuel Lopez Obrador. Obrador is expected to take perhaps over 50 percent of the vote with a lead of around 20 to 30 percent over his nearest rival. Large crowds took to the streets of Mexico City during the evening in celebration. Obrador campaigned to reform Mexico dramatically and made strong statements in opposition to US President Donald Trump. Obrador wants to end the war on drugs in Mexico within three years, saying Mexico isn't going to stop drugs entering the USA, let the USA send its army...
  • 9 hurt, 4 critically, as man stabs refugee families at Boise low-income apartments

    07/01/2018 8:51:30 AM PDT · by qwerty1234 · 62 replies
    Refugee families at a low-income apartment complex were attacked Saturday night by a man who stabbed nine people — more than any other attack in Boise's history, police said. Four of them suffered injuries that police called life-threatening. A 30-year-old man was quickly taken into custody at gunpoint, police said. All of the victims were taken to a hospital.
  • 9 injured, including refugees, in stabbing at Idaho apartment complex

    07/01/2018 6:58:52 AM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 45 replies
    WFAA.COM | 01 JULY 2018 | USA TODAY
    https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/nation-now/9-injured-including-refugees-in-stabbing-at-idaho-apartment-complex/465-1c97bb37-65d4-4165-b185-09e4b9cbcfe9
  • Idaho trip was great but I have a personal safety question

    06/30/2018 4:32:13 PM PDT · by Califreak · 85 replies
    My keyboard ^ | 6/30/18 | Cali F Reak
    Idaho was great! It is so beautiful there the scenery looks like a painting. The people were great. The only people who were rude were from California, Oregon, Washington and Canada. Idaho residents were uncommonly courteous and friendly. My daughter and I were by ourselves but we felt very safe everywhere we went and slept well for being away from home. We actually felt safer in a strange place than we did at home. Never heard one siren in a whole week. We were mostly passing through small towns that had an openly God oriented atmosphere. Lots of pro life...