San Francisco-Based Spin Releases e-Scooters in Boise

Spin released 50 e-scooters on the street of Boise on Saturday—a number well below the number of devices it's allowed to release per its license with the city.

April 24, 2019: What to Know

Fire rips through a Boise apartment building, the Boise River approaches "bankfull" stage, Rite Aid and Walgreens bump up the age to buy tobacco products and the reviews are in for Avengers: Endgame.

Dr. Marlene Tromp Hired as First Female President in Boise State History

“It will be an exciting new chapter for me to come to Boise State. I will be proud to lead the dedicated faculty and staff as they serve the students and Idaho, and to advance the transformative work of the institution."

April 23, 2019: What to Know

ISIS claims responsibility for the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka, Nampa crosses the 100,000-resident population threshold, the Boise River flows faster, a court rules that chalking tires is unconstitutional and a happy 1st birthday to Prince Louis.

Boise Rescue Mission Will Host Outdoor Sleepover, Dubbed 'Sleepless in the Valley,' This Summer

Participants will be given a cot and offered some cardboard if they want to build a makeshift shelter to sleep under.

The Ship Sails: Boise's First Affordable Shipping Container Development Begins Accepting Applications

On Monday, April 22, LEAP began accepting applications to live in Windy Court, the city's first housing development featuring shipping containers as construction material.

Boise Cops and More Will Wear Jeans for 'Denim Day' Wednesday, April 24

On Denim Day, which this year marks its 20th anniversary, supporters wear jeans as a statement against victim-blaming.

April 22, 2019: What to Know

The Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka are linked to terrorists, sheep head back to graze the Boise Foothills, Greece wants WWII reparations, the Easter box office was a dud and a Wisconsin superfan sat through Captain Marvel 116 times.

April 19, 2019: What to Know

Americans continue to pore through the Mueller report, Boise gets a spectacular weather forecast, the U.S. is declared a "problematic" place for journalists, Tina Fey says she's glad she's not on SNL anymore and Sesame Street gets a well-deserved Peabody award.

April 18, 2019: What to Know

The U.S. Justice Department releases a redacted edition of Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Lime may put a device on its e-scooters that can tell if users are too drunk to ride them, the Idaho State Board of Education announces tuition hikes at all of its four-year public universities, and Jeopardy! Host Alex Trebek has a special message.

April 17, 2019: What to Know

Denver shuts down its schools as a manhunt for a would-be shooter intensifies, Boiseans weigh in on more public transportation options, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle don't want a paparazzi frenzy when their newborn arrives, Beyonce releases an unexpected album and what's your favorite Easter candy?

Heaven Help Us: In Search of Our Common History of Faith Traditions

"Our unique customs and traditions and differences are beautiful. But we do have to remember that they come out of a shared humanity."

Deb and Joe Giordano

The sweet-loving couple behind Cravin's Candy Emporium talks Easter.

April 16, 2019: What to Know

Three suspects are charged for Sunday's Boise Bench shooting, Notre Dame's walls remain standing after the fire, Aretha Franklin earns a Pulitzer special citation, Cable ONE changes its name and 20-year-old Daniel Romanchuk is the youngest ever to win the Boston Marathon Men's Push Rim division.

South Fork of Idaho's Salmon River Included on 'America's Most Endangered Rivers' List

"The failures of the mining industry weigh heavily on rivers across the nation—we can ill afford to add the South Fork Salmon to that list."

April 15, 2019: What to Know

It's Tax Day, Boise Police are investigating a fatal shooting on the Boise Bench, the film world mourns the passing of Bibi Andersson, the World Health Organization has a new study on why women outlive men and an airplane with a wingspan longer than a football field takes flight over the Mojave Desert.

The Missing Millions: Some States Are Still Waiting for the Gambling Windfall

The Montana House overwhelmingly approved legislation that would legalize sports betting and place the state lottery in charge of issuing sports betting licenses.

April 12, 2019: What to Know

Uber says it lost nearly $2 billion last year, the Idaho Legislature gavels out its 2019 session, road crews work to save the Race to Robie Creek, Disney unveils details for its Disney+ streaming service and one California town says, "Yabba Dabba Don't."

Idaho Board of Education Announces New University of Idaho President

C. Scott Green will replace Chuck Staben, whose contract ends on Saturday, June 15. His annual salary will be $420,000.

April 11, 2019: What to Know

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is arrested by London police, Dee Sarton retires, the man at the center of the great quiz show scandal has died, some theater owners will screen the new Avengers movie at 2 a.m., and Walt Disney World will soon keep its gates open past the witching hour.


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