Boise

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The American Lung Association is out with its annual State of the Air report, and the findings about Idaho are mixed.

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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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The City of Boise will soon marry two of its residents’ favorite passions: mountain bikes and dogs.

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The City of Trees can add yet another accolade to numerous “Best of” and “Hot” lists it’s been featured on in recent years.

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It’s a three-peat for State & Lemp, Boise’s home of haute cuisine. For the third year in a row, Chef Kris Komori is a semi-finalist for a prestigious James Beard Award. For the uninitiated, the Beard Awards are commonly referred to as “the Oscars of food.”

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For the first time, a medical facility in Idaho will be able to collect stem cell and bone marrow donations for use around the country. Previously, donors in the Mountain West had to go as far as Seattle or Denver.

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The first month of 2018 was one for the record books. January 2018 was one of the warmest on record in Boise with an average temperature of 37 degrees – six degrees above normal. And the balmy weather is expected to persist.

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Boise Mayor Dave Bieter was in the nation’s capital for several days last week at the winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. The gathering allows civic leaders from across the country to share ideas and learn from other cities.

Matt Guilhem / Boise State Public Radio

In Idaho, the state controls how many liquor licenses are available and only releases new ones when populations rise enough to warrant. While entrepreneurs say a skyrocketing secondhand market for licenses stifles new local businesses, state officials say their hands are tied until sweeping reform happens.

Lacey Daley / Boise State Public Radio

With the one-year anniversary of the Trump Administration coming up this Saturday, activists in Boise are planning to mark the occasion. A young organizer of last year’s Women’s March at the capitol is planning another demonstration this weekend.

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Police arrested a man they say stole some 200 vases and plaques from cemeteries across the Treasure Valley.

After receiving a slew of tips from the public, authorities located and arrested the suspected graveyard thief. Twenty-two year old Aspen Curtis was taken into custody by Canyon County Sheriff’s deputies in Nampa.

James Dawson

Once you’re old enough to read, it’s hard not to notice the sign: “Welcome to Historic Lewiston, Idaho – Idaho’s First Territorial Capital.”

A pack of seven wolves has been found in the Boise Foothills.

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Boise can't stop blushing.

Just a week after Travel + Leisure highlighted the City of Trees as an ideal place to visit in 2018, the Washington Post published a travel piece that focuses on some of the hot spots around town.

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Boise has made another magazine’s best of list. This time, Travel + Leisure is calling the City of Trees one of the best places to travel in 2018. Idaho's capital city appears on the magazine's list of the top 50 destinations to escape to.

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