Valley Regional Transit Partners with Lyft to Get Riders to and from Bus Stops

The new service is set to start Monday, Jan. 28, and will cost commuters $2 per ride.

January 22, 2019: What to Know

The partial federal government shutdown is hurting a growing number of Americans, a new survey says Rexburg is the safest city in Idaho, the Democratic field of candidates for president continues to grow, Chris Brown is detained by French police and Niagara Falls resembles an ice caste.

At Idaho MLK Celebration, Focus Remains on Civil Rights Legend's Legacy

"Each of us plays a vital role, and all of us are necessary."

City of Boise Expands Compost Giveback with Pilot Program for Neighborhoods, Community Groups

Under the new pilot program, neighborhood associations and community groups can apply for larger deliveries of 20-30 cubic yards of compost, which can then be dispersed to Boiseans.

January 21, 2019: What to Know

Organizers have high hopes for today's MLK celebrations at the Idaho Statehouse, SW Washington officials declare a health emergency, the teams for Super Bowl LIII are set, RBG will make an appearance in the next LEGO Movie and while Hollywood awaits tomorrow's Oscar nominations, there are few Razzie nominations to contend with.

Boise Charities Partner to Serve Free Meal and Some Food for the Soul for Furloughed Workers

Boise Phil is offering two free tickets to all furloughed government employees to a Friday, Feb. 15 concert, when famed pianist Natasha Paremski will join the orchestra to present an evening of Beethoven, Mozart and Schubert.

In Its Third Year, Womxn's March on Idaho Represented Women of All Passions

"We strategize, we organize and we deliver. ...We stand here today a mighty militia. We don't have the luxury of building movements that are not intersectional."

Say Goodbye to the Last Wild Reindeer in the Lower 48

"It was like losing a piece of the tribe in some way."

What to Know: January 18, 2019

The Washington, D.C., sandbox gets nastier, it feels likes spring in the Treasure Valley but a monster winter storm is threatening 200 million other Americans, this Sunday will see the year's only total lunar eclipse and prepare yourself for The Man Who Killed Hitler and The Bigfoot.

January 17, 2019: What to Know

Microsoft puts its money where its workers live, Timmy Kinner Jr. is declared unfit to stand trial, a mysterious ice circle spins in a Maine river and a Kentucky newspaper apologizes for improperly editing a woman's parting words to President Trump.

City of Boise Plans Voucher Program to Avoid EnergyBag Delivery Hiccups in 2019

Keep an eye on the CurbIt website for more details on when the vouchers will go out, and how to redeem them.

Boise City Council Touts Successes as it Mulls Easing Rules on e-Scooters

If Spin, a potential third vendor which hopes to start doing business in Boise as early as February 2019, gets a green light from the city, there could be up to 1,500 e-scooters on Boise streets this spring.

January 16, 2019: What to Know

The economic impact of the partial federal government shutdown is much worse than first feared, the Boise State men's basketball team loses a heartbreaker, the lights of Broadway will dim this evening in tribute to a legend and Netflix unveils its biggest rate hike yet.

Still Dreaming: The Many Ways That Idaho Will Celebrate MLK's Legacy

Echoes of a "Day of Greatness" will fill the streets, steps and rotunda
"Art is amazing in that it's fundamentally connective. "It doesn't respect any kind of thing that divides us. It creates opportunities to connect us.

Nicole Skinner

"In a big way, things came full circle. I think a lot of people turned out at the polls, particularly students, to vote against Dan Foreman."
University of Idaho student/advocate on spurring change on campus and at the ballot box

Peter Yeo

Career diplomat on the partial federal government shutdown, Idaho's role in helping to shape foreign policy and why "great nations should pay their dues."
"It's complicated."

Updated: City Confirms Third e-Scooter Company Has Applied to Do Business in Boise

"There was a lot of homework that was done early on. The folks in the clerk's office did a great job understanding what best practices have been around the country, the challenges other cities have seen with scooters and e-bikes coming in, and they put together a program where we work closely with the vendors and residents. It seems to have worked really well."

January 15, 2019: What to Know

Today's vote on Brexit in the U.K.'s Parliament is not expected to go well for Prime Minister Theresa May, the EPA hits a 30-year low in pollution prosecutions, the Boise State men's basketball squad has a big match-up tonight at Taco Bell Arena, Family Guy is going to phase out jokes targeted at gays and Broadway says farewell to the original Dolly.

January 14, 2019: What to Know

Thousands of furloughed federal employees flock to pop-up food banks, the Boise State gymnastics team has a record-setting Sunday, Glenn Close and Lady Gaga share a Critics' Choice Award and Tom Brady's sideline cloak appears to be getting bigger and bigger.

Nation’s Largest Mental Health Organization Urges Supported Housing Reforms

In a letter citing a ProPublica and Frontline investigation, the National Alliance on Mental Illness has asked a U.S. district judge to ensure that people who have moved out of adult homes and into their own apartments have what they need to do so safely.


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