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November 19, 2018: What to Know

November 19, 2018: What to Know

Federal investigators, including officials from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency, remain on the scene of a hazardous waste site in Owyhee County where one man was killed Nov. 17 and three others were injured. Officials with US Ecology said Monte Green of Grand View was working as an equipment […]

Trump Administration Plots Costly Private-Care Expansion for
Veterans

Trump Administration Plots Costly Private-Care Expansion for Veterans

Last June, President Donald Trump signed a landmark law on veterans’ health care after months of tense negotiations. At the ceremony in the Rose Garden, Trump said the bill would deliver on his campaign promise to let veterans see private doctors instead of using the Department of Veterans Affairs’ government-run health service: “I’m going to […]

Someone Else’s Local: Imported Beers Star at City Center
Wines Tasting

Someone Else’s Local: Imported Beers Star at City Center Wines Tasting

According to beer importer of Rick Nickerson of Oregon-based Merchant du Vin, there’s a big downside to the booming movement toward eating and drinking local: Top-notch imported beers are disappearing from American stores. “The big grocers, they’ve gotten in bed with craft beer,” Nickerson said, addressing a small group assembled at City Center Wines in […]

November 16, 2018: What to Know

November 16, 2018: What to Know

More than 2,000 flights were canceled and another 8,000 were delayed Thursday as a crippling snowstorm stretched 1,300 miles across the Mid-Atlantic and northeastern seaboard. AccuWeather meteorologists said people living in or traveling through portions of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and New England can expect dangerous driving and walking conditions […]

Here’s How to Put the ‘Giving’ in Thanksgiving This Season
in Boise

Here’s How to Put the ‘Giving’ in Thanksgiving This Season in Boise

Boise families crave more than turkey and cranberry sauce. Nationally, the holidays are one of the most active seasons for charities, and donations and volunteer efforts increase as much as 50 percent in December. While Idahoans have long celebrated seasonal festivities by participating in local events and with community-based nonprofits, food banks and homeless shelters […]