On Being Brave: Mascot or Mockery?

On Being Brave: Mascot or Mockery?

"I love Boise High, but I believe in recognizing our faults. I think the mascot's outdated."
Students, alumni and civic leaders voice concerns over "the Brave"

RamaPong Serves Up Ramen, Ping-Pong on Boise's Capitol Boulevard

The long-awaited restaurant from Boise Fry Co. combines ramen and Ping-Pong beneath a single ceiling.

Documentary About Eagle Rodeo's Dramatic Move to New Digs to Screen at Egyptian Theatre

Last year, the Eagle Rodeo lost the lease for its previous location. Filmmakers have documented its dramatic move from Eagle to Avimor.

Boise Library Director Booe is Finalist for Missouri Library Job

Kevin Booe is a finalist for the directorship of the library system in Joplin, Missouri.

UPDATE: Garden City's Western Collective Brewery to Add Outdoor Wading Pool, Hot Dog Cart

Both additions will open for the brewery's Memorial Day Pool Party and Weenie Roast from 10 a.m.-11 p.m. on Friday, May 24.

May 22, 2019: What to Know

Amazon is facing investor pressure over facial recognition software, Canyon County voters reject the latest jail proposal, a Kansas 18-year-old will get a Harvard diploma one week after graduating high school, and All in the Family and The Jeffersons return to prime time TV for one night only.

On Being Brave: Mascot or Mockery?

"I love Boise High, but I believe in recognizing our faults. I think the mascot's outdated."

Dog Parks: Risky or Rewarding?

"I liken the dog park to the bars at 2 a.m. Some dogs can handle the craziness. Some dogs can't."

You Can Tell Everybody, This Is His Song

'Rocketman' stitches songs into Elton John's biography, not to be historically accurate about time or place, but instead to enhance the scene's emotional punch.

Vicki Barbolak

The comedian on the shoe-licker of Ybor, Mitzi Shore and owning a mobile wedding van

Anonymously Single: My First Real Boyfriend, 'Evan'

"We dated for a while and he made everything feel like the '80s movies I'd grown up watching."

Stories to Tell: Boise Art Museum Exhibits Native American Art

Ceramics and Textiles from the Southwest and Cowgirls and Indians offer different perspectives from Native American artists.

Swingin' Utters: True, Blue-Collar Punks

Hear the band live on Friday, May 31, at The Shredder.

The Rightly So

Multiple Locations, May 25-30

Boot Juice

The Olympic, May 31

'Taming of the Shrew'

Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Performances begin Friday, May 24

Anime Oasis Dynamite

Various locations, Friday, May 25-Monday, May 27

Boise Ice Cream Festival

Various locations, Tuesday, May 28-Saturday, June 15

BW Find: Cafe Shakespeare Picnic Baskets

At $43 for a two-person spread (which in our experience could easily feed three) these baskets are the cream of the Cafe Shakespeare crop.

May 21, 2019: What to Know

President Trump orders Don McGahn to defy a Congressional subpoena, Idaho voters head to the polls, the first named tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season gathers force, Game of Thrones fans begin to exit HBO and Sesame Street introduces Karli, a young Muppet in foster care.

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