The Attack on Facebook Redux Full Story
Collected By Jeff Young on 10-23-2021 at 07:49 AM

If you want to understand the sudden attack on, and panic over, Facebook and its effects on teen girls, look at the basics. In other words, follow the money. Traditional media is losing the advertising battle to Facebook.

The mainstream media, especially the large corporate entities, are losing billions (yes, billions) of advertising revenue to Facebook. And they don’t like it.

It’s the traditional media that is on the attack with a supposed whistleblower (who has the earmarks of an intelligence asset), though she is a supposed former "product manager." This whistleblower copied a slew of internal documents (who does this?) that showed Facebook choosing its own interests and the interests of its shareholders over some vague “public interest.” This is a joke, right?

Jackpot marijuana dispensary gets OK to begin sales Full Story
Collected By Jeff Young on 10-8-2021 at 07:57 AM

ELKO – A marijuana dispensary has been cleared to open in the Nevada-Idaho border town of Jackpot.

The business could open by Monday, Thrive Cannabis Marketplace representative Dave Brown told Elko County commissioners on Wednesday.

Commissioners unanimously approved a license for the business after Undersheriff Justin Ames reported Thrive had passed background checks.

The Great Fealty Test Full Story
Collected By Jeff Young on 09-29-2021 at 08:23 AM

Every so often there seems to be a test of the public’s will to check its obedience. As children in once meaningful classes in public school (when I was a kid), we were always taught how the Chinese, for example, could change collective policy overnight because the population did as it was told. That’s why it accepted the "one-child-per-family" rule almost overnight and by edict. This despite the fact that the Chinese people love children to an extreme.

Hemp Insulation Manufacturing Plant to be Built In Jerome Read More: Hemp Insulation Manufacturing Plant to be Built In Jerome Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 09-23-2021 at 08:50 AM

JEROME, Idaho (KLIX)-A Wood River Valley based hemp insulation manufacture plans to build a production facility in Jerome County along the interstate beginning this fall. Southern Idaho Economic Development said Hempitecture Inc., based in Sun Valley, intends to build a plant at the Northbridge Junction near the Interstate 84 and U.S. Highway 93 junction; a groundbreaking ceremony is set for early October. This is one of the first major business announcements made since a bill was signed into law earlier this year allowing the production and transportation of industrial hemp in Idaho.

 

After 14 years as a community ‘hero’ and ‘legend,’ DJ let go by Boise radio station Full Story
Collected By Administrator One on 09-2-2021 at 09:08 AM

A well-known local radio personality is gone from the Boise airwaves after nearly 15 years.

Mix 106 afternoon host Steve Kicklighter — known to listeners as Kekeluv — is no longer with the station.

“I gave you my all,” he wrote Tuesday on Instagram. “Unfortunately, that wasn’t enough for the out of town (management) team. I was just let go.”

Stalinist America Full Story
Collected By Ge0ph Young on 09-1-2021 at 08:41 AM

A government controlled discourse has led to the Covid mess.

John C Dvorak

19 hr ago

The powers in control of the public trust, including the mainstream media combined with Facebook and Twitter, are all complaining about Covid misinformation. They cry that bad information is everywhere on blogs, podcasts, TikToK, BitChute, etc. But this bad information often comes from vetted and real experts. What gives?

Jackpot marijuana dispensary to open in September Full Story
Collected By Jeff Young on 07-22-2021 at 05:16 PM

JACKPOT — A marijuana dispensary is scheduled to open in mid-September in Jackpot, Nevada.

This will be Thrive Cannabis Marketplace’s sixth location in Nevada.

John Erminio marketing director for Thrive said they are ready for the new location.

“We are very excited about being entrenched in that area and being a good partner there,” Erminio said.

The store will be open 24/7, 365 days a year. Shoppers will be able to come inside the store or use a drive-through option, he said. A range of products will be available including vapes, concentrate and edibles.

Meridian City Council unanimously denies permit for nightclub on Eagle Road intersection Full Story
Collected By Administrator One on 07-21-2021 at 07:54 PM

MERIDIAN, Idaho (CBS2) — On Tuesday night the Meridian city council voted unanimously to deny the permit application for The Oasis, citing, among other things, lack of adequate parking.

Numerous people are speaking out against the construction of a new nightclub in Meridian.

Idaho man climbs state's 123 highest mountains Full Story
Collected By Administrator One on 07-21-2021 at 07:49 PM

HAILEY, Idaho — Seven years of driving down bumpy and remote dirt roads, bushwhacking through underbrush, trudging up scree fields, and standing finally at the breathtaking apex of mountain after mountain after mountain came to a joyful end last week.

Derek Percoski of Hailey has climbed all 123 of Idaho's tallest mountains, successfully summiting all nine peaks over 12,000 feet and all 114 over 11,000 feet. He wrapped up his final climb - the Pioneer Range's 11,220-foot Alcyon Peak - on July 15, his 41st birthday. 

Couple opens new winery in Buhl Full Story
Collected By Jeff Young on 05-26-2021 at 07:26 AM

Owner Dale Lewis talks about the vineyard Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at the Chateau DNA Vineyard and Winery west of Buhl. Lewis and his wife Aileen saw the property for sale while on a road trip last fall. With a chuckle Lewis mentioned that they didn't buy any postcards, but they bought a winery.

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