Star Card - Idaho's REAL ID deadline approaching

IDT Press Release

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BOISE -- Seven months ahead of the federally mandated deadline, the Idaho Division of Motor Vehicles continues to raise awareness of the importance of obtaining a Star Card - Idaho’s REAL ID. Beginning October 1, 2021, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will require a Star Card, U.S. passport, military ID, or other REAL ID compliant identification, to board a commercial flight and enter a federal facility. 

Boise Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Transportation of a Minor with Intent to Engage in Criminal Sexual Activity and Receipt of Child Pornography

Idaho Department of Justice

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BOISE – Robert William Havery, 40, of Boise, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 180 months in federal prison for transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity and receipt of child pornography, Acting U.S. Attorney Rafael M. Gonzalez, Jr. announced today. Chief U.S. District Judge David C. Nye also ordered Havery to serve five years of supervised release following his prison sentence. Havery pleaded guilty to the charge on June 29, 2020.

Jackson-Peter Ward Strong Foundation: Helping NW Hospitals & Families in His Memory

Founders Codi Brandt & Shelby Ward sat down with me to discuss their foundation and the story behind it.

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Codi Brandt and Shelby Ward are the founders of Jackson Peter Ward Strong LLC and the proud parents of Jackson Peter Ward and a little baby girl named Isabella Marie. 

As we got settled I asked Codi and Shelby to explain how they decided to start the Jackson Peter Ward Strong Foundation. 

Scientists Confirm they Observed a Plasma Space Hurricane Above the North Pole in 2014

The space hurricane rained electrons over the North Pole for nearly eight hours.

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Scientists have confirmed the existence of plasma space hurricanes. The development comes after scientists analyzed a 1,000 KM-Wide swirling mass of plasma spotted above the North Pole back in 2014. 

The space hurricane was detected by satellites in the Earth's upper atmosphere and rained electrons as opposed to water. It spun in an anticlockwise direction and lasted for eight hours before finally dissipating. 

NPC Sheriff's Office Releases Violent Sex Offender Information in Compliance with Community Right to Know Act

NPC Sheriff's Office

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LEWISTON, ID - The Nez Perce County's office, in compliance with the Sexual Offender Registration Notification and Community Right-to-Know Act, advises the local community that James Michael Wilkerson is living at 1716 Main Street, in Lewiston Idaho, as of today's date. 


~ The Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health program has contributed more than $170,000 to Idaho schools since 2015 ~

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Boise, Idaho – Sixty elected officials in Idaho completed the Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health’s annual Steps for Schools walking challenge, earning $50,000 for schools in the state.

AG Ferguson, Sen. Nobles bill to create a statewide database of police use-of-force incidents passes state senate with bipartisan support

Bill would create first statewide database of use-of-force data, annual report to legislature

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OLYMPIA — On Monday afternoon, by an overwhelmingly bipartisan 46-2 vote, state senators passed a bill Attorney General Bob Ferguson requested to create a database of police use-of-force incidents so the public, policymakers, researchers and law enforcement can access the data. Currently in Washington state, there is no central repository for use-of-force data.

The DEA Announces 20th Take Back day

DEA Seattle

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SEATTLE – With opioid overdose deaths increasing during the pandemic, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced its 20th Take Back Day scheduled for April 24, 2021.  At its last Take Back Day in October, DEA collected a record-high amount of expired, unused prescription medications, with the public turning in close to 500 tons of unwanted drugs. Over the 10-year span of Take Back Day, DEA has brought in more than 6,800 tons of prescription drugs. With studies indicating a majority of abused prescription drugs come from family and friends, including from home medicine cabinets, clearing out unused medicine is essential.


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