Rebecca Boone, The Associated Press

Rebecca Boone

The Associated Press

Boise, ID, United States

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Recent articles by Rebecca:

Groups turn to hotels to shelter fire evacuees amid virus

Relief groups facing the threat of the coronavirus are taking a different approach to sheltering people who have fled West Coast wildfires → Read More

Groups turn to hotels to shelter fire evacuees amid virus

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Fearing one disaster will feed another, relief groups are putting some people who fled their homes during West Coast wildfires into hotels to reduce the spread → Read More

'People are really scrambling right now': COVID-19 complicates wildfire evacuations on West Coast

Tens of thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes as destructive wildfires roar across the West Coast. → Read More

'People are really scrambling right now': COVID-19 complicates wildfire evacuations on West Coast

Tens of thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes as destructive wildfires roar across the West Coast. → Read More

Coronavirus complicates wildfire evacuations on West Coast

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Tens of thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes as destructive wildfires roar across the West Coast, and many of them could end up in shelters, raising potential health risks during the coronavirus pandemic. The shelters' impact on public health is "an unusually important and under-researched topic," said Karl Kim, executive director of the National Disaster… → Read More

Emergency fire shelters can save lives, in some conditions

After flames trapped 14 firefighters in California and they had to use last-resort fire shelters to survive, questions are emerging about how well the emergency devices work and how often → Read More

Emergency fire shelters can save lives but raise questions

Fourteen firefighters in California had to use emergency fire shelters to survive a destructive blaze, raising questions about how well the shelters work → Read More

Computer glitches disrupt classes as schools return online

The millions of American youngsters returning to online classes Tuesday are facing technical glitches and other headaches that have plagued remote learning since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic → Read More

Computer glitches disrupt classes as schools return online

HOUSTON (AP) - Students across the U.S. ran into computer glitches Tuesday as they began the school year with online instruction at home because of the coronavirus threat, adding to the list of problems that have thrust many a harried parent into the role of teacher's aide and tech support person. The online learning platform Blackboard, which provides technology for 70 of the nation's 100… → Read More

Gruesome details revealed in deaths of Idaho brother, sister

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A detective Monday described in excruciating details how investigators unearthed the remains of two children who had been missing for months while searching the rural Idaho property of a man charged with concealing evidence. The testimony came during a preliminary hearing where a judge will decide whether there is enough evidence to hold Chad Daybell for trial. → Read More

1st big Southern California wildfire of 2020 keeps on raging

The first big Southern California wildfire of 2020 is raging for a fourth day east of Los Angeles with thousands of people forced from their homes. → Read More

Recall: Taquitos and chimichangas may have plastic in them

Multiple types of beef and chicken taquitos and chimichangas are included in the alert. It covers ready-to-eat products containing diced green chilies recalled by the producer, Sun Valley Foods. → Read More

7-Eleven buys Speedway for $21 billion

7-Eleven already operates 9,800 stores in the United States. → Read More

Idaho hearing could offer new details in missing kids’ case

The case has drawn so much attention that Madison County Prosecutor Rob Wood recently hired a public relations firm to handle the influx of media requests his office receives. But the investigation isn't over, so authorities have not given details on exactly what they believe happened. → Read More

Idaho hearing could offer new details in missing kids’ case

The case has drawn so much attention that Madison County Prosecutor Rob Wood recently hired a public relations firm to handle the influx of media requests his office receives. But the investigation isn't over, so authorities have not given details on exactly what they believe happened. → Read More

Idaho hearing could offer new details in missing kids’ case

The case has drawn so much attention that Madison County Prosecutor Rob Wood recently hired a public relations firm to handle the influx of media requests his office receives. But the investigation isn't over, so authorities have not given details on exactly what they believe happened. → Read More

Idaho hearing could offer new details in missing kids' case

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Prosecutors on Monday plan to begin sketching out their evidence against a couple at the center of a bizarre case of two missing children whose bodies were later unearthed in rural Idaho, offering potential new details in an investigation with ties to doomsday beliefs and other mysterious deaths that captivated worldwide attention. The preliminary hearing will help a judge… → Read More

Daybell hearings could offer new details in missing kids' case

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Prosecutors on Monday plan to begin sketching out their evidence against a couple at the center of a bizarre case of two missing children whose bodies were later unearthed in rural Idaho, offering potential new details in an investigation with ties to doomsday beliefs and other mysterious deaths that captivated worldwide attention. Caption: KUTV. The preliminary hearing will… → Read More

Monday is National Watermelon Day

(CNN) — They’re 92 percent water, can weigh more than 200 pounds and were bred for sweetness. They’re watermelons! → Read More

Federal court to review 'protest bans' in Portland arrests

U. S. court officials in Oregon are reviewing bans on future protesting that were placed on some people arrested during protests in Portland after some raised concerns that the prohibitions violated the First Amendment. “We're reviewing every case again right now and looking at the wording of some of the conditions,” Brian Crist, chief pretrial services officer for the U. S. District Court in… → Read More