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Past articles by John:

Mountain Home students to wear masks at school for the next three weeks

The school board 3-2 in favor of a mask mandate to allow time for the district to gather its own data on the spread of COVID-19. → Read More

Day 3 of the Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic features the Nite Glow Spectacular

Thousands have been coming out to Ann Morrison Park this week to watch balloons fill the skies above Boise. → Read More

Two people killed in Valley County plane crash, pilot survives

The NTSB says the crash happened Saturday afternoon near Mormon Mountain in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness. → Read More

Watch live at 2:30 p.m.: Idaho health leaders provide an update in the battle against COVID-19

Top state officials will discuss the latest data on COVID-19 and how the virus is impacting hospital care across the state. → Read More

Wildfire in central Idaho wilderness flares up

Officials say the Boundary Fire has charred around 1,500 acres. A boat launch and two nearby campsites have been closed, according to the Forest Service. → Read More

Eastern Idaho mayor's order requires face masks in public settings

Will Frohlich, mayor of Victor, Idaho, says the mask order is needed to preserve public health and protect the public from the highly contagious Delta variant. → Read More

Jury trials in Ada County postponed due to rise in COVID-19 cases

The trials were put on hold because incident rates of COVID-19 have surged above a safety threshold put forth in an Idaho Supreme Court order. → Read More

Boise mayor says more affordable housing in the works

Boise Mayor Lauren McLean says the city is still exploring more ways to bring more affordable housing to those that need it. → Read More

SUEZ urging its customers to conserve water

It's been a long, hot and dry summer. That's led to an increase in lawn watering. SUEZ says water use is up 15% in the month of July. → Read More

Oregon wildfire sending massive cloud of smoke to Idaho

Some people are wondering when the skies will clear. KTVB meteorologist Jim Duthie says the hot, dry conditions will persist in the West for some time. → Read More

Task force studying new homeless shelter in Boise meets

The group will explore options for creating a solution for the city's most vulnerable residents. → Read More

Hundreds of chickens, birds removed from home in Weiser

Authorities found many of the animals living in cages, while others roamed in and outside the residence. → Read More

Places to cool off during the summer heat

The Treasure Valley has plenty of places to go to stay cool when the temperatures get into the 90s. → Read More

Where should you camp in Idaho?

You can go off-road to camp, but that doesn't mean you should. The Forest Service advises campers to do their homework before going out in the forest. → Read More

Kitten rescued from engine compartment of Boise woman's car

Naomi Simmons said she heard a strange noise coming from her car and pulled over to check it out. → Read More

Finding a campsite in Idaho on Memorial Day weekend can be challenging

Many campsites on public land have been reserved ahead of the holiday weekend, but there are some still available on a first-come first served basis. → Read More

New charter school in Boise will serve pregnant teens

The school's executive director says this new school will fill a void in the community. → Read More

Boise teens honored for quick response and extinguishing car fire

The Boise Fire Department presented Caleb Joramo and Ashley Joramo with a Citizen Commendation Award during a ceremony Friday. → Read More

Emmett woman charged in Taryn Summers case back in court

Connie Smith, 54, was arrested after investigators found the body of a missing 8-year-old inside a trash bag. → Read More

Dry March leads to drought conditions in 25% of Idaho

Drought conditions are expected get worse this spring if dry weather persists. → Read More