Boise http://nwpr.org en Theaters React To Colorado Shooting http://nwpr.org/post/theaters-react-colorado-shooting <p>In the wake of the movie theater shooting in Colorado, theater owners have to consider something many have given little thought to in the past. Security. One big company, AMC Theaters, said Friday it will ban costumes and masks from its 300-plus movie houses. And the National Association of Theater Owners says it&rsquo;s reviewing all security procedures. Sat, 21 Jul 2012 00:48:46 +0000 Adam Cotterell 11991 at http://nwpr.org Boise Police Kill Cougar On Boise State Campus http://nwpr.org/post/boise-police-kill-cougar-boise-state-campus <p>Early Tuesday morning a Boise police officer shot and killed a mountain lion on the Boise State University campus.</p><p>Idaho Fish and Game Senior Conservation Officer Matt O&rsquo;Connell says it&rsquo;s likely the same cat that was first spotted in an east Boise foothills neighborhood Friday and seen several times Monday morning near downtown. O&rsquo;Connell says police responded to calls from Boise State staffers who saw the lion eating from a dumpster near the student union building.</p><p>He says that&rsquo;s unusual behavior for this species. Tue, 22 May 2012 23:45:26 +0000 Adam Cotterell 8760 at http://nwpr.org Boise Police Kill Cougar On Boise State Campus Romney Campaigns In Boise http://nwpr.org/post/romney-campaigns-boise <p>BOISE, ID &ndash; Republican Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney visited Boise today for a private lunch and public rally. More than twelve hundred people turned out for that rally at a company that makes modular housing projects.</p><p> Sat, 18 Feb 2012 02:10:04 +0000 Scott Ki 3368 at http://nwpr.org Romney Campaigns In Boise Idaho Jobless Rate Drops For Second Consecutive Month http://nwpr.org/post/idaho-jobless-rate-drops-second-consecutive-month <p><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_lblStory">Idaho&#39;s unemployment rate made its largest one month fall in more than a quarter century. The three-tenths of one percent decline in April puts the jobless rate at 9.1 [nine-point-one] percent. That&#39;s the lowest in the Northwest&hellip;and it&#39;s Idaho&#39;s second monthly decrease in a row.&nbsp;Bob Fick from the state Labor Department says&nbsp;employers aren&#39;t hiring in large numbers. But he says temporary agencies are getting busier.He says employment growth this spring almost looks normal.</span></p> Fri, 07 May 2010 18:33:00 +0000 2171 at http://nwpr.org