Ada County Newswire

Ada County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Ada County, ID.

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  1. West Ada parents ensure daughter's legacyRead the original story

    38 min ago | Washington Times

    ... happened between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., and six of them involved drivers between the ages of 16 and 18. ITD and the Ada County Highway District did a safety audit of the intersection after Shauna 's death. The agency decided a signal wasn't warranted ...

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  2. Remember Zip disks? These election departments doRead the original story

    Thursday | OSNews

    You may recall that a couple of years ago we ran a piece talking about how Ada County, the most populous county in Idaho, was desperately looking for Zip disks and drives to help keep its aging voting machines running. Once, while buying a PowerMac G4 from someone , I stumbled upon his huge collection of external Zip drives and disks, which he promptly handed over as a gift.

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  3. Bill threatening Idaho transit systems introduced, then killed - Thu, 23 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... "I firmly believe when I pay my registration fees for my vehicles, they oughta go on roads, not buses." But in Ada County, the Ada County Highway District's CommuterRide program is one of the busiest bus systems in the state. Regional transportation ...

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  4. Bedke: Moyle's anti-regional transit bill won't proceedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Spokesman-Review

    House Speaker Scott Bedke has referred Majority Leader Mike Moyle's bill to undermine regional transportation authorities around the state back to the Ways & Means Committee, rather than assigning it to a germane committee for a possible hearing. Asked about it, Bedke said, "That means that it's out in the public domain for recreational reading purposes."

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  5. Moyle targets regional cooperative efforts on transit in last-minute billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... "I firmly believe when I pay my registration fees for my vehicles, they oughta go on roads, not buses." But in Ada County, the Ada County Highway District's Commuterride program is one of the most successful bus systems in the state. Also, Valley ...

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  6. March 21, 2017: What to KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Boise Weekly

    ... into Russian interference in the presidential election https://t.co/l8JL2szkoF pic.twitter.com/dZNLCCMkX8 The Ada County Coroner has identified the alleged gunman who was shot and killed by police March 18 in the Boise Foothills. While Coroner Dotti ...

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  7. Man who died in shootout with Boise police identifiedRead the original story

    Monday Mar 20 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A Boise-area man who died in a shootout with officers after allegedly threatening people at a popular hiking and biking trail has been identified. The Ada County Coroner's Office said Monday that 42-year-old Benjamin Christian Barnes was hit twice by bullets and died of a gunshot wound to the chest.

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  8. Man gets up to 25 years for injury crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Post Register

    ... a driver's license were dismissed, pursuant to a plea agreement. Stebelton is on parole for an October 2012 Ada County conviction for delivery of a controlled substance in which he was sentenced to four to 25 years in prison. Watkins ran Stebelton's ...

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  9. Man fired at officers after threatening trail users and shooting dog, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Police Department will lead a Critical Incident Task Force examination of the shooting. Boise Fire and the Ada County Sheriff's Office also helped respond to the shooting. Also uncertain is the motivation for the confrontations. The man "seemed ...

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  10. Idaho Jury Awards Ex-Ada County Employee $1.7M in Whistleblower CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | Insurance Journal West

    A former Ada County, Idaho, employee who filed a whistleblower lawsuit alleging he was retaliated against and wrongly fired has been awarded $1.7 million. Rich Wright's attorney said a jury awarded the money to his client on March 14, The Idaho Statesman reported.

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  11. Idaho looks to take over former high-tech campus for new state office complex - Thu, 16 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... leasing space in the area." The state now leases more than 800,000 square feet of office and warehouse space in Ada County at an annual cost of $12.2 million, Geddes said. The HP property is almost 200 acres and includes eight buildings with ...

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  12. Otter announces plan to purchase HP campus for state office space,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... leasing space in the area." The state now leases more than 800,000 square feet of office and warehouse space in Ada County at an annual cost of $12.2 million, Geddes said. The HP property is almost 200 acres and includes eight buildings with ...

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  13. State purchase of H-P buildings in Boise prompts proposal to cut local government budgetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... able to remove that completely from the tax structure." She said that would avoid a tax shift to the citizens of Ada County. Rep. John Gannon, D-Boise, who along with Rep. Mat Erpelding, D-Boise, voted against the bill, said, "Just because a ...

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  14. Not Just Noise, F-35 Health Is In The AirRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Boise Guardian

    ... environmental report produced for the Boise area, F-35s can annually release these additional pollutants into the Ada County air: F-35 emissions -1.63 tons of Volatile Organic Compounds -161.82 tons of Carbon Monoxide -129.50 tons of Nitrous Oxide ...

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  15. Jury awards ex-Ada County $1.7 million in whistleblower caseRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 15 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A former Ada County employee who filed a whistleblower lawsuit alleging he was retaliated against and wrongly fired has been awarded $1.7 million. The Idaho Statesman reports Rich Wright's attorney says a jury awarded the money to his client Tuesday.

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  16. Woman Charged With DUI, Accused of Hitting Boise Police CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | Boise Weekly

    A Nampa woman is behind bars at the Ada County Jail, charged with a felony count of drunk driving after Boise police said she hit a patrol car. The incident occurred in the early morning hours of March 11 on Highland Street near Longmont Avenue.

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  17. Suspect Charged With Stalking West Boise NeighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | Boise Weekly

    ... e said they found a loaded handgun and other evidence of stalking. Brent Revai, 69, of Boise, was booked into the Ada County Jail and charged with a felony count of first-degree stalking.

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  18. Toothy smiles prohibited on Idaho driver's licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... by The Washington Post. Idaho currently has 1.4 million active driver's licenses, including more than 300,000 in Ada County, according to DMV data.

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  19. Idaho lawmakers reject bill to make every Election Day a school holiday - Mon, 06 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... serve as polling places without creating any danger to kids from all the strangers coming to campus. Chief Deputy Ada County Clerk Phil McGrane said the bill envisioned moving teacher professional development days to election days, so teachers still ...

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  20. Mountain Home Dentist, Previously Charged With Lewd Conduct, Accused of Selling Drugs Near SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | Boise Weekly

    John Goodrich, 57, is charged with a felony count of delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school. A Mountain Home dentist has bonded out of the Ada County Jail after being charged with the illegal sale of drugs within 1,000 feet of a school.

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