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  • Wed., Dec. 17, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Thu., Dec. 18, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Fri., Dec. 19, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Madelynn Taylor: She Wants It in Writing

Idaho is one of a small minority of states where a civil-rights action does not survive a death.
"She can obtain that relief only through a binding judgment."

Emma Bates

Athlete of the year
"It was overwhelming. I didn't realize people cared that much about track. It was very touching."

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Two Steps Forward, One Step Back for Boise Brew Scene

Openings and closing on tap for Boise breweries
New breweries get rolling while one closes its doors.

Three Whiskeys from the Beehive State

Sampling from Park City, Utah-based High West Distillery
Never forget that Utah cast the deciding vote to repeal Prohibition.

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Xtreme Holiday Xtravaganza 9

Sunday, Dec. 21-Tuesday, Dec. 23
Join renowned musical artist Curtis Stigers for a multi-day event benefiting resources for Boise's homeless.

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Our List of 2014's Top Local Releases

What's great in the 208
Treasure Valley bands turned out some sweet tunes this year.

Hot Dog Holiday

Friday, December 19 at The Shredder
Donations benefit the Corpus Christi House.

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Cinema Stocking Stuffers

The Hobbit opens Friday, Dec. 19 and Big Eyes and Into the Woods hit the big screen on Christmas Day.

Netflix News

Marco Polo (a Netflix/Weinstein Co. collaboration) is an opulent epic that has been compared to Game of Thrones--but in visual richness only.

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Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: Air Force vs. Western Michigan

Saturday, Dec. 20
Watch another kind of Bronco on the field as Western Michigian faces off against the Air Force Falcons.

Read! Build! Play!

Sunday, Dec. 21
LEGO takes its name from the Danish phrase "leg godt," meaning "play well." Here's where you can do just that.

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Fishers of Men

Sorting the Bycatch
Recent UN estimates on population predict our numbers will reach 11.1 billion at the end of this century. That many humans will require management as social insects.

Bill's Delete Treet

This space reserved for columnal waste only
It is thoughtful of my editor to allow me to pick which words might be amputated from any particular column without doing irreparable damage to the rest of the piece. Yet to simply throw them away goes against every instinct I have as a writer.

Feast of Films

Giving the film critic room to roam
Boise Weekly's own film fanatic George Prentice (who will happily tell you everything you never knew you wanted to know about Babes in Toyland) works like a man possessed, watching and reviewing every movie of note that comes out each year.

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Another Accident on Eastbound I-84, Officials Warn of Black Ice


Boise Bicycle Project Gears Up for its Annual Christmas Kid's Bike Giveaway


It Could Take Four to Five Years, But Study Supports New Veterans Home in North Idaho


Idaho Escapee Nabbed by 'Bite Dog'


Video: Coeur d'Alene Disarms Ban of Guns at Parades


Manhunt Under Way for Two Suspects Wanted in Early Morning Killing


BW Video: A Preview of This Week's Issue


Suspect, Already Awaiting Trial for Murder, Is Charged With Second Idaho Killing

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