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How to Build a Boise Branch Library (Book by Book)

Boise prepares for the much-anticipated Bown Branch
"The Bown project is my favorite. What can I say? I'm a book guy. Plus, my family lives in southeast Boise. So, I'm excited on a personal level."

Idaho DEQ Confirms Potentially Harmful Algae Levels in Snake River

A harmful algal bloom can produce toxic substances, saying humans who drink or swim in water containing high concentrations of cyanobacteria may experience diarrhea, vomiting, skin irritation, allergic responses and possibly even liver damage.

Adams County Sheriff Deputies Not Charged in Jack Yantis Shooting Death, Pro Law Enforcement Rally Postponed

On Friday, prosecutors said both deputies were wearing body cameras at the time of the shooting, but the memory in one of the deputy's cameras was full, and the other deputy had not turned his camera on.

Is Your School’s Plan Right for Your Special Needs Child?

School districts create roadmaps to help special needs kids thrive. But parents need to dig to find out if they’re working.

How Would a President Hillary Clinton Handle _____?

We thought we'd ask the experts.

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CityDesk

Battlehooch, July 28, Neurolux

“I think that everyone would like at least one Battlehooch song.”

Alive After Five: Tony Furtado, July 27

“Tolling low has cracked my shell/ Don’t waste your hammer on a broken bell.”

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Art in the Bar No. 12

Saturday, July 30
Paintings, sculpture, digital media… you name it.

Boise’s Funniest Person

Saturday, July 30
Starting with 20 would-be comics, contestants were paired with coaches—all local professional standup comics—then winnowed down to the final five for the big show on Saturday, July 30.

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Words, Deeds, Creeps and Eats

To borrow a phrase, cheaters never prosper—in the classroom or at the dais.

Late-Justice Scalia's Faint-Hearted Support of Gun Rights

Late-Justice Scalia's faint-hearted support of gun rights
Though Scalia does establish an individual right to bear arms, he leaves it a rather vague right.

Minerva's Breakdown

Advice for those on the verge
Learning to love yourself even when it seems there is no one else will make sure that you include yourself in your definition of “your people.”

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Rec

Let The Games Begin: Idaho's Olympic Dreamers

Gymnasts, swimmers and athletes of every shape and size sharpen their focus
"Once the Olympics are on, we definitely see a lot more interest. Our sport gets more publicity and we love seeing other people around us being so excited."

Slideshow: Catching the Action at the Snake River Stampede

The 101st Annual Snake River Stampede runs through Saturday, July 23.

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Woody Allen's Cafe Society: The Artist and The Art of Deception

It's a lovely film Heywood, but....
The news behind the scenes of the kingdom of Heywood (yes, that’s Mr. Allen’s first name) is not as lovely as many of his films.

What Are This Weekend's Best 'Movie Values?' (July 29-31)

Boise Weekly weighs this week’s selection of films at Treasure Valley cinemas with extra consideration for how much audiences have to shell out for a ticket.

What Are This Weekend's Best 'Movie Values?' July 22-24

Boise Weekly weighs this week’s selection of films at Treasure Valley cinemas with extra consideration for how much audiences have to shell out for a ticket.

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Cutter's Grand BBQ Lives Up to its Name

Pit Stop
“You know how when you’re camping and you’re cooking something over a campfire, the food just tastes better? That’s what we want to do here.”

San Inazio Festival

Friday-Sunday, July 29-31
Basque in the glow of San Inazio

Beaujolais

Three to beat the heat
Lighter reds are the ticket—ones with forward fruit and little or no tannins.

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Dr. John Livingston

On charity, Medicaid and Idaho's largest hospitals
"What I do for another person is charity. But when the government becomes the conduit of charity it's giving somebody else's money away. It's a very bad thing."

Steve Granado

Loving baseball, win or lose (but winning is better)
Granado took a break from the bustle to talk about the Hawks, his broadcast idol and being his own toughest critic.

Dick Fosbury

Still clearing the high bar
"We're all human beings. Some athletes came home from the Olympics and walked away from their sport, but I've developed a pretty good network of athletes who continue to give back."

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San Inazio Basque Festival @ Basque Block
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  • Fri., July 29, 5 p.m.-12 a.m., Sat., July 30, 11-1 a.m. and Sun., July 31, 10 p.m.-12 a.m.

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