Boise Parks and Recreation Department

Foothills Recovering One Year After Table Rock Fire

It’s been a year since last June’s Table Rock Fire in the Boise Foothills destroyed 2,500 acres of wildlife habitat. Sparked by illegal fireworks, the blaze burned and blackened the sagebrush-covered landscape. Over the last 12 months, a group of people and agencies have worked to restore the area. Martha Brabec says she’s seeing progress when she travels through the burn area. As Boise Parks and Recreation’s Foothills Restoration Specialist, she’s on the front lines of the fire recovery...

Read More

Jessica Holmes Story Story Night host and artistic/marketing director Jessica Holmes shares her story, story metamorphosis.

Imagine you’re laid off after twenty years. That’s what happened to Eagle resident Barry Baker. But, he turned that setback into an opportunity to reinvent himself. As Boise State Public Radio’s Scott Ki reports, Baker’s created a software program called Portfolio D-M that launched this week.

Featured storyteller Whitney Rearick finds her rebel spirit rise in a manufactured housing crisis. Story slammer Emily Walton revolutionizes an inherited status of too cool for school.

Featured storyteller Brenda Adams rebels against her ordinary life to sail the revolution of the world. Story slammer Al Kristal finds a revolution in the phrase, “I have a dream.”

Featured storyteller Awot Haile lives through a revolution that brings freedom to his native country of Eritrea, until he is forced to leave it all behind. Story slam winner Barbara Martin-Sparrow stands up for women’s wear in the 1960s.

Imagine playing with kittens in Idaho while you’re quaffing a brew in Munich. Or trying to grab a prize out of a machine in Beijing while sitting in Boise. As Boise State Radio’ Scott Ki reports, a local company called Apriori Control has the technology to make these applications possible.

Guest storyteller Kelly Lynae Robinson experiences a revolution of her soul after rebelling against deep-rooted religious dogma.

Featured storyteller Carole Holmes finds that even when the embers have gone cold, the phoenix of love rises from the ashes. Story slammer Berni Cockey spends decades making a decision on a prom invitation.

Featured storyteller Susanna Danner finds a burning passion in Big Sur. Story slammer Martha de Simon sets out on a backpacking trip written in the stars.

Featured storyteller James Stead falls for his stepmother’s goddaughter—technically legal in all states. Story slam winner Taylor Green flirts with the hazards of high-school love.

Pages

Turn your old car into the programs you love!

A Podcast

exploring the fringe groups of people that make up Idaho.

Latest News From NPR

You Ask – We Report

_

What are you doing this week?

Find an event near you.