Daily Archives : May 2, 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 their grass stained jerseys, muscles heavy as the players heave themselves into the backseats of crowded cars and plop…

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Fab Lab

PCS Edventures’ high-tech learning space for young people in Boise has a 3-D printer, a “PCS Brain,” building manipulatives, and much more. A new Lab is soon to open in Eagle. By Laura Wolstenholme Photography by Tia Crabtree Discovering PCS…

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Saving Spaces

Don Weilmunster, President of Idaho Foundation for Parks and Lands Helps to Preserve Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s Open Space. By Liza Long Photography by John Webster “It all starts with this day,” Boise Mayor Dave Bieter said as he announced an…

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For Boise Drummer Todd Chavez, the Beat Goes On

Thinking Outside of the Box of Musical Instrument Design Story and Photography Pete Grady With deliberate and confident strokes, Boisean Todd Chavez taps, hits, raps, thuds, slaps, and thwacks the wooden box he is perched on.  The steady, rhythmic beats…

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College Stress Solutions

By Dylan Hass Photography by Candance Sweet Sending your child off to college can be a challenging and emotional time in your life. Setting aside the staggering financial burden higher education requires in today’s day and age, there are also…

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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 adapted from the Mensa test by Dr. Abbie Salny and America Mensa Ltd. 1)    While Bill was ironing his…

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Maggie O’Mara

Morning news anchor manages life alongside public eye. By Cher Wada Koenig Maggie O’Mara, Today’s Morning News Anchor on KTVB, became somewhat of a superstar in the arenas of working mom and multitasker extraordinaire. She not only manages to find…

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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 commuters in Boise or 2% of commuters. As there have been more and more bicycle and car related accidents…

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Commit to Win

BSU Communication Professor Heidi Reeder wants you to commit to what’s right for you By Liza Long The word “commitment” often conjures up images of diamond rings and happily-ever-aftering—or the alternative, Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin’s painfully public “conscious uncoupling,”…

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Close Up

Idaho Media Professionals By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson Photography by Ken Levy Believe it or not the Treasure Valley is home to a significant and growing creative media industry. Central to that industry is Idaho Media Professionals. Started in 2007 with…

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