Boise State University Distinguished Lecture Series: David Brooks

Boise State University Distinguished Lecture Series: David Brooks

The New York Times columnist will speak on "character and the common good."
BLM Announces 8,600 Percent Increase in Oil, Gas Drilling Application Processing Fee

BLM Announces 8,600 Percent Increase in Oil, Gas Drilling Application Processing Fee

Applicants must pay the nonrefundable fee regardless of whether the APD is approved.
UPDATE: Lawmen, Deceased Identified in Officer-Involved Shooting Outside Garden City Police HQ

UPDATE: Lawmen, Deceased Identified in Officer-Involved Shooting Outside Garden City Police HQ

The Idaho State Police is the lead agency in the investigation.
As Feds Move to Ban Kratom, Boise Users and Retailers Fear the Worst

As Feds Move to Ban Kratom, Boise Users and Retailers Fear the Worst

"I get this one-month notice that it's going to be scheduled. This totally blindsided me."

UPDATE: Lawmen, Deceased Identified in Officer-Involved Shooting Outside Garden City Police HQ

The Idaho State Police is the lead agency in the investigation.

BLM Announces 8,600 Percent Increase in Oil, Gas Drilling Application Processing Fee

Applicants must pay the nonrefundable fee regardless of whether the APD is approved.

Debate 101: Boise State, College of Idaho Will Host Debate Watch/Analysis Sessions

"If you get out of your own personal echo chamber and sit around with some folks who have a different political view than yours, [you'll] see how they respond to different moments in the debate,"

UPDATE: Boise Man Charged With Six Felonies in Hit-and-Run, High-Speed Chase

The suspect was stopped in a dead end street in the Owyhee County community of Homedale but he attempted to take off on foot. Eventually, police caught the suspect, took him to an area hospital and then to the Ada County lockup.

In Wake of Cat-Gassing, Task Force is Examining University of Idaho's 'Vermin Control Issues'

The task force's findings and any possible policy recommendations are expected to be delivered to U of I President Chuck Staben by Saturday, Oct. 1.

Proposal Could Put Guns in Some Idaho County Public Schools

"I have sincere and serious doubts that the teachers favor this. I think that their acceptance or permission is critical."

Former Eastern Idaho Soccer Coach Admits to Sexual Abuse of Minor

Alisha Yeates, 28, has pleaded guilty to one count of sexual abuse of a child under 16 and her sentencing date is set for Tuesday, Oct. 11.

Idaho Picks Up Pace in Divestiture of Personal, Commercial Properties

The Land Board voted unanimously to move forward with auctions of nine state-owned commercial properties, including five in Boise. The auctions are set for Thursday, Dec. 1.

Boise Celebrates 'Banned Books' Week

Boise's biggest banned book sale is usually held at Rediscovered Books, where "banned books" are being sold at a 20 percent discount from Sunday, Sept. 25 through Saturday, Oct. 1.

Amazon Says It Puts Customers First; But Its Pricing Algorithm Doesn't

Amazon bills itself as “Earth’s most customer-centric company.” Yet its algorithm is hiding the best deal from many customers.

Steve Martin-Martin Short Comedy Stop in Boise Canceled

Promoters said today "full refunds will be processed automatically to the credit card used for purchase." There is no need to return tickets, and refunds are expected to take 7-10 business days.

Ada County Launches Early Voting With Mailing of 8,600+ Absentee Ballots

"It's in everyone's interest to serve as many early voters as possible, so that we can avoid those long lines on Election Day and encourage a larger electorate."

Living History: 'Museum Comes to Life' Will Fill Julia Davis Park Saturday

The event includes medieval knights, handweavers, quilting relics from the Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, woodcarvers, papermakers, trappers, caligraphy, antique military vehicles, a stagecoach and antique watches and clocks.

UPDATE: Idaho Attorney General's Spokesman Resigns After Marijuana Possession Charge

Dvorak had handled press inquiries for the AG's office and Wednesday's email indicated that future media inquiries should be directed to Assistant Chief Deputy Brian Kane.

City Leaders Turn Spades at Groundbreaking for Pioneer Crossing—Formerly 'Parcel B'

"If [Gardner Company] didn't exist, we'd have needed to invent them."

Which Voters Show Up When States Allow Early Voting?

One-third of voters took advantage of early voting options in 2012. But does so-called convenience voting increase turnout overall and minority turnout in particular?

Police Blotter: Boise Arrests for Stalking, Assault With a Beverage Container

Boise police detectives said they found evidence that a male stalking suspect had returned to the victim's home near Fort and 10th streets on multiple occasions.

2013 U of I Rape Conviction Could Be Overturned

Jesse Vierstra was 20 years old in June 2013 when he was sentenced to a minimum of five years in prison with no possibility of parole and a maximum of 15 years behind bars for the sexual assault of a U of I student during the university's 2012 homecoming weekend.

Idaho Reveals 2017 Health Insurance Rates: 24 Percent Higher for Individuals

In Ada County, health insurance rate increases for individuals could run as high as 53 percent in 2017.

#AskAboutWomen: Women Are Half the Electorate, But Only One Percent of Debate Questions

In advance of the first presidential debate September 26, we are launching a hashtag campaign appeal to the moderators to give issues affecting women equal weight. #AskAboutWomen

As Feds Move to Ban Kratom, Boise Users and Retailers Fear the Worst

"I get this one-month notice that it's going to be scheduled. This totally blindsided me."

Calendar

Larry King Interviews…

Top Viewed Stories

@boiseweekly / #boiseweeklypic

© 2016 Boise Weekly

Website powered by Foundation