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Thursday 092321

Lawmakers in Idaho were told they should adopt a health policy that would make vaccine status a private medical record that employees could refuse to make available to employers.  Christ Troupis said such a law would thwart President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate.

An Idaho bow hunter who was looking for a shortcut instead found the remains of another hunter who had been missing for 53 years.  Raymond Jones was 39 years old when he was last seen on Sept. 7, 1968, while bow hunting for mountain goats in Lemhi County. Searches were unsuccessful.

A former Idaho state lawmaker has not yet turned himself in to face a rape charge despite a warrant being issued nearly two weeks ago.  Aaron von Ehlinger was charged with rape and sexual penetration following a nearly four-month investigation by the Boise Police.

The Filer schools will be closed starting tomorrow with students returning on Monday October 4th.  The district posted a facebook message saying it’s due to an excess of staffing absences.

Masks are not required in Gooding Schools.  This week the district voted to highly recommend them but said they will remove the mandate.

Jerome will be the new home of a hemp based building material company.  Hempitecture say they will build a facility near the I-84 U.S. Highway 93 intersection.  The 21-thousand square foot facility will manufacture a fiber thermal insulation called HempWool.

Idaho Governor Brad Little along with 25 other governors has requested a meeting with President Joe Biden to discuss the Border Crisis.  In July, Governor Little announced Idaho would send a specialized team of Idaho State Police troopers to assist with intelligence gathering and investigative work related to drug interdiction at the border.

Governor Brad Little said he will direct an additional 10 million in relief to address the growing needs in Idaho medical facilities.  Nearly all new COVID-19 cases are among the unvaccinated.

SPORTS

In volleyball, the Salt Lake Community College Bruins proved to be too much for the College of Southern Idaho.  After CSI won the first set in their home conference opener last night Salt Lake won the next three to take the match.  CSI will play Utah State –Eastern next Thursday.

In High school Volleyball, Kimberly downed Gooding 3 to 2. 

In Boys Soccer, Jerome outlasted Burley 3 to 1 and it was no score for the Twin Falls Canyon Ridge game.

In Girls Soccer from last night, Jerome and Burley tied it up 1 each.  And Wood River and Mountain Home did the same this with a 2 -2 score.

On todays schedule first for Girls Soccer, Kimberly travels to Buhl, Filer goes to Bliss, Declo going to Gooding and the Sun Valley Community School will be in Wendell.

For the Boys Kimberly travels to Buhl, Filer in Bliss, Declo in Gooding and the Sun Valley Community School is in Wendell.

On the volleyball schedule, Burley travels to Jerome, Twin Falls at Canyon Ridge, Glenns Ferry is in Shoshone.  Lighthouse Christian in Oakley.  Murtaugh will be in Raft River, Camas County travels to Richfield, Hansen at Carey and Dietrich will be in Castleford.  Wendell will be at Declo, Buhl in Filer and Hagerman will travel to the Sun Valley Community School.  Mountain Home will be in Wood River and Camas County will be in Richfield

 

WEATHER

Today:  Sunny, with a high near 70. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light west in the afternoon.

Tonight:  Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the evening.

 

Friday:  Sunny, with a high near 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.

Friday Night:  Clear, with a low around 47. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

 

Saturday:  Sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.

Saturday Night:  Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

 

Sunday:  Sunny, with a high near 83.

Sunday Night:  Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

 

Monday:  Sunny, with a high near 82.

Monday Night:  Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

 

Tuesday:  Sunny, with a high near 74.

Tuesday Night:  A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

 

Wednesday:  A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.