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Friday, the BLM will begin to close several recreation areas in the Wood River Valley to motorized vehicles. The goal is to reduce the stress put on big game animals.

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The first day of winter is December 21, but a telltale sign of the colder months is here. Starting November 30, the Sawtooth Avalanche Center will start publishing daily avalanche advisories. The center is relying on a range of media to broadcast its information.

James Dawson

Two weeks after Boise State University President Bob Kustra announced he’s leaving his post at the end of the year, another top administrator is stepping down.

 

City of Boise

Boise’s Department of Arts and History has put a call out for two public art projects. The first is for Vista Avenue, which the city has designated as a gateway to Boise and the state. The idea is to fill the medians on the thoroughfare with welcoming public art for visitors arriving from the airport.


The Idaho primary election is just under six months away. In a state where the GOP primary often determines who becomes governor, early polling numbers indicate a lot of Republican voters have yet to make up their minds.

City of Boise

Stack Rock Reserve will grow to more than 2,000 acres under a new deal approved by Boise City Council Tuesday.

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The named days just keep coming. Black Friday. Cyber Monday. We’ve reached the last of the Thanksgiving-adjacent buying days: Giving Tuesday. This christened shopping day is meant to channel holiday spending toward more worthy causes than the mall.

Samantha Wright / Boise State Public Radio

In May, several wild horses at the Boise BLM corral began showing signs of a bacterial infection. The highly contagious equine disease prompted officials to close the facility until the horses got better.


Rachel Van Hill / GoFundMe

Six-year-old Amiah Van Hill first learned about lunch debt when her mom read her a news story about a Seattle man who paid overdue bills accrued by the city’s kids with an online GoFundMe campaign.

SNIP

After years of operating in vet clinics across the state, a nonprofit group that works to spay and neuter dogs and cats in Idaho is getting its own building.


Samantha Wright / Boise State Public Radio

Roof damage from last January's record snowfall forced the closure of the only full-service grocery market in the small Western Idaho town of Weiser. The company that owns the store has announced the location for a full-size replacement.

Whooping Cough Cases On The Rise In Ada County

Nov 22, 2017

An alert is out for local health care providers to look for whooping cough in infants, teens and adults.


Nancy Harris

Before the Thanksgiving break, the GOP-controlled Senate is trying to get as much done on their tax proposal as possible. At the same time, a group opposed to the plan in Idaho has found a way to incorporate the holiday into their protest. 


Anna Webb / Idaho Statesman

A monument commemorating the settlement of Boise by Europeans was set to be the focal point of a new small park along the Greenbelt. After taking a closer look at the inscription, the plan has been nixed and the monument retired.


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Longer enforcement hours and higher rates could be coming for downtown Boise parking meters early next year. A proposal from the city would mean visitors would no longer enjoy free parking at meters on Saturdays in the downtown core.

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