Boise http://boisestatepublicradio.org en Boise Native Aaron Paul Nabs 5th Emmy Nomination http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/boise-native-aaron-paul-nabs-5th-emmy-nomination <p></p><p><a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0666739/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1" target="_blank">Boise native Aaron Paul</a> is up for another primetime Emmy this year. <a href="http://www.emmys.com/awards/nominees-winners" target="_blank">Nominations were announced</a> early Thursday in Los Angeles.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Paul is nominated in the category of 'Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series' for his role as Jesse Pinkman in the AMC series Breaking Bad. Paul won the award in 2010 and 2012. He's now been nominated for five primetime Emmys.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:16:42 +0000 Scott Graf 48566 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Boise Native Aaron Paul Nabs 5th Emmy Nomination Boise Logs 45 Triple-Digit Days In 5 Years, More Heat Is On The Way http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/boise-logs-45-triple-digit-days-5-years-more-heat-way <p>The National Weather Service in Boise is predicting a week of triple-digit, or near-triple-digit temperatures for the Treasure Valley.</p><p>Over the last 30 years, Boise has logged, on average, nine days of 100 degrees or warmer each year. The last two years have exceeded the average with 14 days at or above 100 in 2013, and 12 days in 2012. Data from the National Climate Data Center show Boise has had 45 days of temperatures at or above 100 degrees from 2009-2013.</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 20:23:54 +0000 Emilie Ritter Saunders 48380 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Boise Logs 45 Triple-Digit Days In 5 Years, More Heat Is On The Way Boise's Soccer Fans Turn Out In Big Numbers For Downtown Watch Party http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/boises-soccer-fans-turn-out-big-numbers-downtown-watch-party <p>More than 1,000 people gathered in a downtown Boise plaza to watch the US take on Belgium in the World Cup.</p><p>Fans across the country Tuesday gathered in public spaces, bars and sports stadiums to watch the U.S. try to move deeper into the tournament.<br /><br />Boise's crowd showed their patriotic spirit, either with painted faces, flag-themed clothing or wrapped in oversized American flags at the Grove Plaza, braving 90-degree temperatures as they watched the U.S.'s fourth game in Brazil.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 22:30:45 +0000 Associated Press 48074 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Boise's Soccer Fans Turn Out In Big Numbers For Downtown Watch Party 6 Unique Things You'll Find At The Boise International Market http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/6-unique-things-youll-find-boise-international-market <p>The <a href="https://www.facebook.com/boiseinternationalmarket" target="_blank">Boise International Market</a> is set to open its doors sometime in August. It will start out with 17 micro-businesses selling products from around the world. Developers hope to add more vendors soon after it opens.</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:25:01 +0000 Adam Cotterell 47865 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org 6 Unique Things You'll Find At The Boise International Market Boise Entrepreneurs Hope Their Diverse Market Brings Idahoans Closer To Global Cultures http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/boise-entrepreneurs-hope-their-diverse-market-brings-idahoans-closer-global-cultures <p>A construction crew is busy renovating a dilapidated strip mall on the Boise bench. It’s just a big empty space with torn up floors, but by August this will be the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/boiseinternationalmarket" target="_blank">Boise International Market</a>. Lori Porreca is building the market along with her partner Miguel Gaddi.</p><p>The market will be home to many small businesses, each in stalls. There will be 17 when it opens and more added later. As Gaddi stands in the main entrance of his construction project, he describes what it will be like.</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 06:06:00 +0000 Adam Cotterell 47742 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Boise Entrepreneurs Hope Their Diverse Market Brings Idahoans Closer To Global Cultures Emerging Artist Jake Fullilove Works To Make Boise A Filmmaker's Hub http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/emerging-artist-jake-fullilove-works-make-boise-filmmakers-hub <p>At 21-years-old, Boise artist Jake Fullilove has already started his own business. <a href="http://imperiumcinema.com/" target="_blank">Imperium Cinema</a> opened its doors in Boise earlier this year. It’s a film equipment rental company boasting some of the most advanced stuff in the industry.</p><p>Fullilove seems to have an encyclopedic knowledge of all the lenses, lights, microphones, cameras and cables in his office. The young entrepreneur says he started Imperium to be a resource for Idaho filmmakers.</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:15:00 +0000 Frankie Barnhill 47332 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Emerging Artist Jake Fullilove Works To Make Boise A Filmmaker's Hub Boise Mayor: New Jobs Coming To Airport, Pitches New Fire Bond http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/boise-mayor-new-jobs-coming-airport-pitches-new-fire-bond <p></p><p>Boise Mayor David Bieter announced Friday that SkyWest Airlines is opening a maintenance facility at the Boise Airport.</p><p>During his annual State of the City speech, Bieter said the facility will use an existing hangar at the Jackson Jet Center. “While we’re not sure yet the total number of jobs, we do know they will be able to service three large planes every night,” Bieter says. “And the wages they will pay will serve a family well.”</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 20:38:25 +0000 Samantha Wright 47035 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Boise Mayor: New Jobs Coming To Airport, Pitches New Fire Bond How Boise Artist Danny Kerr Creates Music Amid Noise http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/how-boise-artist-danny-kerr-creates-music-amid-noise <p>Boise musician Danny Kerr is pretty much always on the hunt.</p><p>Recently, Kerr was hunting for the right cable to hook up to a bass guitar. After scavenging for about 10 minutes, he found what he was looking for. Then, he started searching for the perfect sound to come out of that bass.</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:30:00 +0000 Frankie Barnhill 46986 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org How Boise Artist Danny Kerr Creates Music Amid Noise Why Boise Is A Livable City For Moose http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/why-boise-livable-city-moose <p>The city of Boise <a href="http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/things-draw-people-boise-and-what-pushes-them-away" target="_blank">likes to tout its livability</a> to people looking to move in. It turns out, some of the same amenities that attract humans, might also make Boise look pretty attractive to a moose. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 22:51:25 +0000 Adam Cotterell 46922 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Why Boise Is A Livable City For Moose 'Agitated' Moose Makes Its Way To Boise's Greenbelt Trail http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/agitated-moose-makes-its-way-boises-greenbelt-trail <p><em>This post was updated at 4:19 p.m. on June 10.</em></p><p>Idaho Fish and Game officials have tranquilized a moose that wandered into the city Tuesday. The moose apparently started its day at east Boise's Warm Springs Golf Course, but ended up closer to downtown on the Greenbelt behind Parkcenter Boulevard.</p><p>KTVB.com originally reported the moose is a male, but it turns out to be a female.</p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 21:27:32 +0000 Emilie Ritter Saunders 46845 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org 'Agitated' Moose Makes Its Way To Boise's Greenbelt Trail Boise Musician Curtis Stigers Sets Out On His Latest European Tour http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/boise-musician-curtis-stigers-sets-out-his-latest-european-tour <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Curtis </span>Stigers’<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> latest album “<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/hooray-for-love/id865649896">Hooray For Love</a>” is the Boise singer’s first <a href="http://mediakits.concordmusicgroup.com/p/hooray-for-love/press-release.html">release</a> since his 2012 record “Let’s Go Out Tonight.”</span></p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 16:47:15 +0000 Scott Graf 46742 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Boise Musician Curtis Stigers Sets Out On His Latest European Tour No Reprieve: Boise's Buffered Bike Lanes Will Disappear http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/no-reprieve-boises-buffered-bike-lanes-will-disappear <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">This post was updated June 6 at 4:00 p.m.</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The temporary bike lanes in downtown Boise are going away. &nbsp;That's according to the <em>Boise Weekly</em>. &nbsp;The Ada County Highway District met again this afternoon to reconsider a Wednesday vote that killed the bike lane project.</span></p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>ACHD commissioners decided against reconsidering the motion, despite Maryanne Jordan's testimony asking to keep bike lanes in place longer.</p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 17:45:00 +0000 Samantha Wright 46534 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org No Reprieve: Boise's Buffered Bike Lanes Will Disappear How Anne McDonald Makes Art Accessible With Boise Burlesque Show http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/how-anne-mcdonald-makes-art-accessible-boise-burlesque-show <p>Like a lot of people, Anne McDonald’s basement is a bit cluttered. But it’s safe to say the things strewn about are a little more interesting than your average basement clutter.</p><p>“This is Prudence, the rhinestoned and feathered rubber chicken who has a removable head," says McDonald. "And it’s kind of bloody because she’s been used a couple of times on stage.”</p><p></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Frankie Barnhill 46567 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org How Anne McDonald Makes Art Accessible With Boise Burlesque Show Boise Is Getting Hotter Thanks To Urbanization, Climate Change http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/boise-getting-hotter-thanks-urbanization-climate-change <p>Boise is getting hotter faster than almost any other city in the nation <a href="http://bigstory.ap.org/article/us-hottest-spots-warming-northeast-southwest" target="_blank">according to an <em>Associated Press </em>report</a>,<strong> </strong>but the Northwest as a region isn't warming as quickly as other parts of the country.</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 21:11:20 +0000 Adam Cotterell 46588 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Boise Is Getting Hotter Thanks To Urbanization, Climate Change Boise Company BMC Announces It's Leaving for Atlanta http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/boise-company-bmc-announces-its-leaving-atlanta <div><p>A Boise-based construction supply and services company says it's moving its headquarters to Atlanta because it wants access to a larger population and better airline service.</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 15:55:15 +0000 Scott Graf 46221 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Wolf Kills Sheep Herding Dog In Boise Foothills http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/wolf-kills-sheep-herding-dog-boise-foothills <p>A Boise-area sheep rancher says a wolf killed his border collie in the Boise foothills earlier this month. Rancher Frank Shirts says a wolf killed one of his herding dogs on May 8 in the upper Hulls Gulch area of the foothills.</p><p>It's the first wolf-related problem Shirts' herd has encountered since 2010.&nbsp;</p><p>"I thought people would like to know," Shirts said.&nbsp;</p><p>Todd Grimm, the Idaho director of USDA Wildlife Services, confirmed the dog was killed by a wolf. He says trauma and bite marks support that conclusion.</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 19:07:41 +0000 Scott Graf 45619 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Wolf Kills Sheep Herding Dog In Boise Foothills Survey: A Majority Of Respondents Don't Like Boise's New Bike Lanes http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/survey-majority-respondents-dont-boises-new-bike-lanes <p>The results are neck-and-neck, but a slim majority of people who've responded to an Ada County Highway District survey want downtown Boise's temporary bike lanes gone. &nbsp;</p><p>Those commuting downtown either love or hate the new lanes on&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Capitol, Main, and Idaho streets in Boise. Since</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> the Ada County Highway District started the pilot project earlier in May, they’ve been collecting feedback from bikers and drivers. </span></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 21:38:14 +0000 Samantha Wright 45553 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Survey: A Majority Of Respondents Don't Like Boise's New Bike Lanes Wild Male Turkey Makes Downtown Boise Home http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/wild-male-turkey-makes-downtown-boise-home <p></p><p>State wildlife biologists aren't sure where a wild male turkey came from, but there's no denying it has decided to call downtown Boise home.</p><p>Idaho Department of Fish and Game spokesman Steve Liebenthal says the agency has been getting reports this week about the bird that has been making appearances in various locations.</p><p>Liebenthal says it's turkey mating season so the turkey might have traveled to the frenetic downtown Boise area in search of a mate.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 15:38:36 +0000 Associated Press 44949 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Wild Male Turkey Makes Downtown Boise Home New Google Maps Feature Gives Idahoans Few “Time Travel” Options http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/new-google-maps-feature-gives-idahoans-few-time-travel-options <p>Google describes its new map feature with references to the movie “Back to the Future."</p><p>“Forget going 88 mph in a DeLorean—you can stay where you are and use Google Maps to virtually explore the world as it is—and as it was,” <a href="http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2014/04/go-back-in-time-with-street-view.html" target="_blank">a company blog post declares</a>. “Happy (time) traveling!” &nbsp;</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:05:05 +0000 Adam Cotterell 44106 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org New Google Maps Feature Gives Idahoans Few “Time Travel” Options Boise Veteran Not Caught In Everest Avalanche http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/boise-veteran-not-caught-everest-avalanche <p></p><p>A Boise resident climbing Mount Everest with a film crew as part of a motivational project for injured veterans didn't get caught in an avalanche Friday that killed at least 12 Napalese guides.</p><p>The Heroes Project spokesman Zach Rosenfield says 28-year-old Staff Sgt. Charlie Linville remains at basecamp at 17,598 feet where he arrived on Wednesday.</p><p>Linville lost his right foot, several fingers and suffered an injured back while diffusing a bomb in Afghanistan in 2011.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:58:18 +0000 Associated Press 43712 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Boise Veteran Not Caught In Everest Avalanche