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Here's 15 Bands To Catch This Weekend At Boise's Treefort Music Fest

Congratulations! You've made it to the weekend, and if you're planning on checking out Treefort Music Fest, we've got you covered.

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Treefort Music Fest continues in downtown Boise through the weekend. As part of the Boise State Public Radio News continuing coverage, Program Director Paul Stribling spoke with Lydia Night, the 17-year-old singer of The Regrettes, who are part of this year's festival.

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The finish line is in sight for the Idaho Legislature. Lawmakers pushed through nearly 100 bills this week as they worked to wrap up and go home. They won’t officially end until next week, even though they’ve worked through the major issues of the 2018 session.

Emilie Ritter Saunders / Boise State Public Radio

Last summer, a group at Harvard came together to try and solve the issue of cybersecurity and the American ballot box. The bipartisan group has spent the last several months researching vulnerabilities in state and local elections.

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Idaho officials have started the process of opening a grizzly bear hunting season this fall that would allow the killing of one male grizzly.

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A spending bill slated for a vote in Congress includes a bipartisan plan to create a wildfire disaster fund to help combat increasingly severe wildfires that have devastated the West in recent years.

Matthew Wordell / Treefort Music Fest

Boise’s Treefort Music Fest is expected to bring more than 15,000 people into downtown this weekend. So how do Boise cops handle all the increased traffic?

Tom Michael / Boise State Public Radio

Treefort Music Fest 2018 is underway. This annual Boise music event is also known for other activities, called forts, as in Storyfort, Yogafort and Alefort - and even Comedyfort.

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Mar 21, 2018--Idaho Virtual Academy (IDVA), an online public charter school, is now accepting enrollment applications for the 2018-19 school year. IDVA is open to students in kindergarten through 12th grade statewide.

Matt Guilhem / Boise State Public Radio

After discussing future plans for Boise’s Highlands Elementary for more than a year, the Boise School District decided to tear down the 1961 campus and start from scratch.

Several criteria were evaluated before making the call to tear down the old campus nestled in north Boise, including educational impact and safety and budgetary constraints.

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A proposal reducing the penalties for driving with an expired license is on its way to the Idaho governor's desk for consideration.


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