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Gretchen Parsons


Boise, ID, United States

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Past articles by Gretchen:

Idaho Department of Labor plans to host another drive-thru job fair after Tuesday's success

If you missed Tuesday's drive-thru job fair, the next one will focus on employers offering the availability to work from home. → Read More

Brazen thieves steal $500 worth of packages from the Epilepsy Foundation of Idaho

The packages were stolen off the front porch of the Boise home of the foundation's executive director. → Read More

St. Luke's to temporarily pause certain elective surgeries beginning Monday

"We have patients that have cancers that need certain procedures, we have people that are disabled by bad knees or bad hips," said Dr. David Pate. → Read More

Boise family participating in Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials

“It is really not a huge imposition and it is a very minor level of participation for the benefit to the community,” Sherri Lechten said. → Read More

Idaho among states to receive potential COVID-19 vaccine early

“The requirement here is that the places that will get the vaccine early have to have an ultra-cold freezer. Those are not very common types of freezers." → Read More

Stranger pays for Vietnam War veteran's tattoo at Boise tattoo shop

“I just respected him, and like I said, you don’t get a Purple Heart, for lack of a better word, being a sissy," said Tom Sullivan. → Read More

Albertsons to offer free at-home coronavirus tests to Idahoans

There is no criteria to request a test such as experiencing symptoms or coming into contact with someone who is sick. → Read More

'This is a whole different kind of pain': Boise business owner says he was viciously beaten by disgruntled employee

David Fears, owner of Labor Dave Handyman Services, says an argument about money with an employee turned violent when said employee attacked him. → Read More

Ada County begins opening, processing absentee ballots for presidential election

An Idaho Senate bill allows counties to open and scan ballots one week before Election Day. However, the ballots cannot be counted until after polls close on Nov. 3. → Read More

Bogus Basin on track to open near the end of November, employees say

One of the Treasure Valley's most popular ski resorts is expected to open for the winter season on Nov. 27, the day after Thanksgiving. → Read More

Boise police arrest two people at Central District Health meeting

Boise police arrested two people who attended for trespassing after being asked to leave for not wearing a face mask. → Read More

Hit-and-run in Caldwell subdivision leaves construction company with thousands of dollars in damage

Darby Oliver, onsite construction manager at Cedar Crossing Luxury Townhomes, says the damage will cost nearly $5,000 to repair. → Read More

Idaho coronavirus hospitalization rates expected to rise, experts say

Hospitals in Idaho are currently well-prepared to treat patients for coronavirus. However, staff shortage is always a risk. → Read More

Man accused of pulling gun on kids at Haunted World in Caldwell appears in court

“I’m looking at his criminal history and this looks like a guy to me who likes to get himself drunk," the judge said in court on Tuesday. → Read More

Caldwell School District to consider banning Ammon Bundy from school property, events

The no-trespassing order stems from a football game earlier this month where Ammon Bundy refused to wear a mask or leave when asked by school officials and police. → Read More

Nampa man severely burned from an explosion at sugar beet factory

"I got second-degree burns on my back and on the back of my head and then third-degree burns on my arm," the man said. → Read More

October marks Domestic Violence Awareness month

Since March, when the coronavirus pandemic began, domestic violence incidents have seen a steady increase, according to Canyon County Sheriff Kieren Donahue. → Read More

Neighbors on Boise's popular Harrison Boulevard will not pass out candy this Halloween

Instead of trick-or-treating, neighbors will host a scavenger hunt and donate money budgeted for candy to Camp Rainbow Gold. → Read More

Idaho has entered the third wave of coronavirus, experts say

Several factors, including schools reopening and fall sports resuming, are contributing to the spike in cases, according to Dr. David Pate. → Read More

Eagle charter school closes after COVID-19 outbreak

North Charter Elementary School will be closed for two weeks while students and staff quarantine. → Read More