GARLAND, Texas (AP) — Police shot and killed two gunmen who opened fire on a security officer outside a suburban Dallas venue hosting a provocative contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons, and a bomb squad searched the gunmen's vehicle as a precaution, authorities said.
Gov. Otter came through for Idaho on Wednesday by calling the Legislature back to Boise to pass legislation the federal government requires before we can use its system for collecting child support from parents out of state and out of country.
Cheers: A great big cheer to all the Nampa first responders, church community and neighbors who responded to our lost 9-year-old grandson. It was a family’s worst nightmare, but luckily after traveling about 6 1/2 miles on his bicycle, he saw a house with lights on, knocked on the door and told them he was lost. A quick phone call home and then retrieval turned an evening of fear into one of rejoicing. Thanks to all!
Meridian, Idaho – February 16, 2015 After three years of actively considering options for Starlight Mountain Theatre, owner R. Ed Davis finalized a partnership agreement with The Bolton Company. The deal, which has been in the works since last September, strengthens the theatre company and allows for growth in the coming years in exchange for an ownership stake.
So, you have heard about the Red Cross holding a Blood Drive and wondered, “What's that all about?” Let me give you a quick overview. Almost every day of the week Red Cross Collection Teams spread out across the country to collect blood. There is a huge need and often blood supplies are very low. The blood that people donate is used in a number of ways to help accident victims, to help fight disease and for medical research.
One of my ancestral lines came West for the mining. There is a family story that my great-great-grandpa shot and killed someone who was trying to jump his Park City, Utah, mining claim. He then turned himself in to the sheriff and was let go.
The Ballet Folklorico Mexico Lindo Idaho dance studio performed at the 2nd Annual Dia de los Ninos at the Nampa Public Library, directed by Monique Michel-Duarte. Over 150 people were in attendance, and each family got to take home a free book.
It’s not very often that people get to have their photo taken in the White House driveway! Caldwell’s Kimberly Lopez and Lorena Rivera are both in that picture, though, and do you know what this means? It means they met the president. So cool for them!
If you’ve lived with your kitchen for a while, chances are you’ve got drawers full of stuff you rarely use and cupboards you just hate. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a well-organized kitchen that makes food preparation a pleasure?
It’s been said sometimes you dig a $100 hole for a $10 tree. While you probably won’t get a tree for $10, taking time to plant correctly will make all the difference in the health and longevity of your new tree.
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Concealed weapon permits issued in Idaho are recognized in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming. It’s ultimately the permit holder’s responsibility, however, to verify that a permit is recognized before carrying in another state.
Idaho itself does not require reciprocity agreements with other states — A concealed weapon permit issued in any state allows its holder to carry here.
Idaho’s new enhanced concealed carry permit — designed to meet the stricter requirements of other states with increased classroom and live fire training — will allow the Attorney General to negotiate reciprocity with most states.
BY THE NUMBERS
Concealed carry permit applications in Canyon County
New applications: 799
New applications: 1,198
2013 (through April 10)
New applications: 917
Source: Canyon County Sheriff’s Office
HOW TO APPLY FOR A CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMIT IN CANYON COUNTY
Attend a concealed weapons training class.
Take an application form, along with a valid state ID and your training class certificate, to Canyon County’s Department of Motor Vehicles office.
Sheriff’s Office staff will take your fingerprints for their records.
Pay an application fee: $34 for new applications, $20 for renewals.
Wait for staff to complete a thorough background check. It usually takes 2-3 months, but with the recent high volume of applications, it may take a bit longer.
If approved, you’ll be notified by mail to pick up your card at the DMV.
Pay an issue fee: $30 for new permits, $20 for renewals.
Permits are valid for five years.
Source: Canyon County Sheriff’s Office
Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 12:05 am
Updated: 6:35 pm, Thu May 9, 2013.
BOISE — A group of 10 eastern Idaho potato growers and a shipper have filed a lawsuit seeking to end a quarantine and field testing imposed by state and federal authorities after the discovery of a microscopic pest that led some countries to ban Idaho spuds.
NAMPA — At least three new nonprofit organizations in Canyon County will seek donations from the public during the third annual Idaho Gives event on Thursday — a 24-hour fundraising event for nonprofits across the state.
Residents who live in the area of Lower Pleasant Ridge Road fear that a proposed ethanol plant could lower their property values, spoil their views and bring unwanted traffic, noise and odor to the neighborhood.