May 23, 2018: What to Know

The CDC gives the all clear for romaine lettuce, a Boise juvenile is charged with a felony after allegedly making threats against his school, mourning the deaths of Philip Roth and Clint Walker, and the Disney Company is holding its breath for the new Star Wars spin-off.

Andrew May and Kathleen Pirkl Tague

Taking the adage "break a leg" a bit too seriously with the co-stars of Misery
"My character is somewhat ridiculous, even though she's intense, fierce and messed up."

"Yes, fibulas and tibias will be shattered."

Treasure Valley Skate Set to Open in Former Boise Location of 20th Century Lanes

If all goes as planed, Treasure Valley Skate should have a grand opening on Thursday, May 31. In the meantime, the rink's website says they're hiring cashiers, floor guards (think of them as lifeguards for roller rinks) and DJ's.

May 22, 2018: What to Know

The Supreme Court makes it harder for employees to sue employers, Russ Fulcher is hospitalized following a bad motorcycle accident, police say "click it or risk it," and Serena Williams could use a little more "amour" at the French Open.

New Grant Program Throws Lifeline to Flood-Stricken Idaho Communiites

The Idaho Department of Water Resources Board will accept applications through Friday, June 15, and will award grants on Friday, July 27.

May 21, 2018: What to Know

'Laze' threatens the residents of Hawaii's big island, a report of a drowning in a Caldwell canal, Starbucks makes a major policy shift, the Royal Family updates its website and Tina Fey gets by with a little help from her star-studded friends.

How a Typical Government Leak Turned Into a Three-Way War Between Comey, McCabe and Trump

Two former allies, James Comey and Andrew McCabe, have offered contradictory accounts of the orchestrated FBI leak that spawned a critical investigation. That means one of them has to be lying – as President Trump is happy to tweet to the world.

More than Sixty Eastern Idaho Homes Threatened by Eroded Levee

Sand Point Generating LLC of Boise has been awarded the emergency-repair contract.

Boise GreenBike's Dave Fotsch Talks Setting Up Bike Shares at Bike Week Summit

Fotsch delivered his remarks as dockless bike-share program LimeBike tries to make inroads in Boise.

Idaho STEM Action Center Wins $50,000 Grant for Mentorship Program

The Idaho STEM Action Center announced today that it is one of eight winners of the US2020 STEM Challenge.

May 18, 2018: What to Know

Trump proposes a new rule to slam Planned Parenthood, a HAZMAT scare in Emmett, Australia's "man with the golden arm," and Meghan Markle asks her future father-in-the-law to walk her down the aisle.

ProPublica: Police are Mislabeling Anti-LGBTQ and Other Crimes as Anti-Heterosexual

ProPublica sent public-records requests to more than 50 police departments that reported anti-heterosexual hate crimes to the FBI. None of the reports we could track down actually included evidence of hate crimes against straight people.

Idaho Board of Ed Presses Reset Button on Search for Kustra's Replacement

"This does not reflect on the finalists—all are very qualified and accomplished," wrote Linda Clark, president of the ISBE, in a press release.

Idaho Republican Leaders Come Together for Unity Rally After Bruising Primary

"We're all wearing one jersey to win in November," said Lt. Gov. Brad Little, now the Republican nominee for Idaho governor.

May 17, 2018: What to Know

A huge settlement from Michigan State University to hundreds of sexual abuse victims, yet another major downtown Boise construction project, the U.S. birth rate takes a dramatic drop and Meghan Markle gets some alone time with her Guy.

UPDATE: Suspect Identified in Downtown Boise Hit and Run

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 208-343-COPS or leave a a confidential tip on a smart phone using the P3 Tips app.

UPDATE: Boise GreenBike Director Responds to LimeBike Presentation Before City Council

The "dockless" bike-share program, which could compete with Boise GreenBike, delivered a presentation to the Boise City Council on May 15.

Paulette Jordan, Brad Little Poised for Historic Idaho Gubernatorial Race

On Tuesday night, voters set the table for what should be a high-profile gubernatorial contest in November—pitting a young former representative against a veteran of Gem State politics.

A Bigger Tent

Girl Scouts fret over Boy Scouts welcoming girls into their ranks; Boy Scouts prepare for a break from the LDS church
"It's just going to take us some time. We've got some behind-the-scenes operational changes to make."

Charlie Fee

The creative force of Idaho Shakespeare Festival on murder, mayhem and Mama Mia
"I wasn't setting out to say, 'You know, let's do a season that really focuses on women.' However, as the season began to develop, I leaned into it."

Archives



Submit an Event

Today's Pick

Jeremiah James

Recent Comments

Top Viewed Stories

  • May 23, 2018: What to Know

    May 23, 2018: What to Know

    The CDC gives the all clear for romaine lettuce, a Boise juvenile is charged with a felony after allegedly making threats against his school, mourning the deaths of Philip Roth and Clint Walker, and the Disney Company is holding its breath for the new Star Wars spin-off.
    • May 23, 2018
  • Treasure Valley Skate Set to Open in Former Boise Location of 20th Century Lanes

    Treasure Valley Skate Set to Open in Former Boise Location of 20th Century Lanes

    If all goes as planed, Treasure Valley Skate should have a grand opening on Thursday, May 31. In the meantime, the rink's website says they're hiring cashiers, floor guards (think of them as lifeguards for roller rinks) and DJ's.
    • May 22, 2018
  • Andrew May and Kathleen Pirkl Tague

    Andrew May and Kathleen Pirkl Tague

    Taking the adage "break a leg" a bit too seriously with the co-stars of Misery
    • May 23, 2018
  • How a Typical Government Leak Turned Into a Three-Way War Between Comey, McCabe and Trump

    How a Typical Government Leak Turned Into a Three-Way War Between Comey, McCabe and Trump

    Two former allies, James Comey and Andrew McCabe, have offered contradictory accounts of the orchestrated FBI leak that spawned a critical investigation. That means one of them has to be lying – as President Trump is happy to tweet to the world.
    • May 20, 2018
  • Charlie Fee

    Charlie Fee

    The creative force of Idaho Shakespeare Festival on murder, mayhem and Mama Mia
    • May 16, 2018
  • More »

© 2018 Boise Weekly

Website powered by Foundation