The Heart of Boise

Local Boiseans share their reasons for loving our great city story and photography by Chelsea Chambers Boise, Idaho – a tree-lined haven encased by scenic mountains, an oasis from the never-ending surrounding desert, a place where a journey is always...

WalkAbout Boise

WalkAbout Boise brings city’s history, architecture to life story and photography by Ken Levy Steeped in history and classic design, downtown Boise’s amazing architecture acts as a time-machine, allowing passerby to view 150 years of our history simultaneously. Get an...

Airport Makeover

Boise Mayor Dave Bieter, Chamber of Commerce President Bill Connors and representatives from hospitality and concessionaire Paradies and Delaware North were at the Boise Airport Tuesday morning to announce plans for a retail space makeover for the terminal. With the...

Campus

Ask The Legal Expert

by - August 28, 2014

Private Employment By Dr. Decateur Reed Professor at Boise State University Question: I applied for...

Downtown

Freak Out in Boise’s Freak Alley Gallery

by - August 28, 2014

Accidental local tradition allows local artists to express themselves in a unique way by Rachel...

Out East

Frightened Felons 

by - August 28, 2014

A Haunting Event at Idaho Penitentiary by Rachel Holt “It’s just a fun place to be. I know that’s funny to say about a penitentiary.” Jennifer Finke, an Old Idaho Penitentiary volunteer since 2008, says with a laugh. Frightened Felons...

Garden City

On the Trail to the Future

by - August 28, 2014

by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson photography by Ken Levy If you are like many in the...

North End

Giddy Up!

by - August 28, 2014

From Pierce Park Rd. I gaze down into the canyon, or more properly, the gulch. ...

A Night to Remember

Did Boiseans Panic to News of a Martian Invasion? by Grove Koger photography by Wikimedia October 30, 1938, was a cool,...

by - August 28, 2014

Super Heroes Wanted: No Cape Required!

2nd Annual Library Comic-Con By Rachel Holt Photography by Otto Kitsinger “Library Comic-Con is a family-friendly, all-ages celebration of comics and...

by - June 27, 2014

Idaho’s Potato Laws

Rules of the Road for Cyclists By Rachel Holt According to 2011 survey by the U.S. Census, there are 2,470 bicycle...

by - May 2, 2014

The Idaho Sierra Club’s Fight for Idaho’s Energy Future

Should Idahoans continue to invest in coal? By Benton Smith Driving through Idaho often gives the impression that we are living...

by - March 5, 2014

Hooray for Duvets!

A simple stitching switch makes Jennifer Russell an innovator in a growing $34 billion industry. by Jamie Dillon photography by Jessica Woodhouse...

by - August 28, 2014

Maintaining a Positive Flow 

Local Boise residents get involved to clean up the Boise River story and photography by Chelsea Chambers The Boise River runs...

by - August 28, 2014

From Heritage to Legacy

The Foundation for Ada/Canyon Trail Systems (FACTS) and the Race to the Snake by Liza Long photography by Ken Levy In...

by - August 28, 2014

Miss Boise and Miss Capital City: Carolyn Pace and Kristen Tatilian

Beautiful spirits and lovely intentions By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson Photograpy by Pete Grady When I was a little girl, I watched...

by - June 27, 2014

How Smart Are You?

By Tamara Simon Instructions: How smart are you? Take this quick test to peek inside the power of your brain. Test...

by - May 2, 2014

Playing in the Big League

Local company creates special effects for John Travolta film. By Catrine McGregor Photography by Copper Chadwick At first look, Boise resident...

by - March 3, 2014

Happier Trails

New Connections Make A Dream Come True by Laura Wolstenholme photography by arronbeckphoto.com A new easement connects popular Ridge to Rivers...

by - August 28, 2014

The Joy of the Cast

Fish-crazed individual Chris Gerono calls them “no-tell-um” creeks Story by Sheryl Gifford Photography by Jessica Woodhouse There is nothing as breathtaking as the sparkle of the summer sun over...

by - June 27, 2014

Saving Spaces

Don Weilmunster, President of Idaho Foundation for Parks and Lands Helps to Preserve Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s Open Space. By Liza Long...

by - May 2, 2014

Going the Distance

District 19 Freshman legislator Mat Erpelding on the Idaho Centennial Trail. By Liza Long Mat Erpelding, outfitter, guide, college instructor, and...

by - March 3, 2014

The Boise Depot

Despite no trains, this cultural landmark lives on by Nicole Sharp photography by John Webster The first main line train arrival...

by - August 28, 2014

The Flicks

Celebrating 30 Years of Food, Film and Fun Story Kristen Lynch Photography by John Webster The Flicks Theater has been a...

by - June 27, 2014

Pioneer Village

Explore Boise History at Pioneer Village Story and Photography by Ken Levy Travel back to the days of Lewis and Clark...

by - May 2, 2014

Peg Leg Annie

In honor of Women’s History Month in March, we profile pioneer woman - Annie “Peg Leg” McIntyre Morrow. By Pamela Kleibrink...

by - March 5, 2014

Artful Beauty or Horror Diva: Christl Colven

by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson Makeup artist Christl Colven grew up in Sun Valley–her parents were ski instructors—but now she’s moved up...

by - August 28, 2014

Living the Dream

Laurie Kuntz teaches life skills to teens and adults who want to find and follow their passion By Liza Long Photography...

by - June 27, 2014

Close Up

Idaho Media Professionals By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson Photography by Ken Levy Believe it or not the Treasure Valley is home to...

by - May 2, 2014

Breathe Easier

Device brings fresh air indoors. Story and Photos by Ken Levy There’s nothing better than a breath of fresh air. Bringing...

by - March 3, 2014

Paddling Out

Boiseans take to the fall weather by Chelsea Chambers photography by John Webster Idaho is chock-full of recreational activities, especially with...

by - August 28, 2014

Opera Idaho is Calling!

Opera Idaho is Calling! Story by Kristen Lynch Photography by Dayna Anderson Here in the Treasure Valley, we are fortunate to...

by - June 27, 2014

More Than a Game

Idaho rugby club offers Boise a new hobby By Benton Smith Photography by John Webster Tired and beaten, blood dripping onto...

by - May 2, 2014

What If

Jim Moore spans centuries and brings beautiful, small moments to page-turning fiction and promises there are many more stories to come....

by - March 3, 2014

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