Seven things you can do this weekend in the Boise area (really)

OK. So there are no concerts this weekend. Or movies to go to. Or restaurant dining rooms to visit. Every day seems...

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April 3 update! 100+ local restaurants for food & drink delivery and takeout

Tired of your kitchen? It might be hard to know which restaurants are open and which aren't. We put out...

Do Something Good: How you can help our communities

In just a few weeks, much about our world changed quickly. But something that didn't change: Idaho's generous spirit.

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Seven things you can do this weekend in the Boise area (really)

OK. So there are no concerts this weekend. Or movies to go to. Or restaurant dining rooms to visit. Every day seems...

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Winemaking, catheters, locating lost gear and more: Idaho challenge gives entrepreneurs a boost

Aspiring Idaho entrepreneurs spent Thursday pitching their ideas to judges - looking for seed money and recognition. The Idaho...

April 3 update! 100+ local restaurants for food & drink delivery and takeout

Tired of your kitchen? It might be hard to know which restaurants are open and which aren't. We put out...

Data shows Blaine Co. area has nation’s highest COVID-19 case rate per capita

A new tool from Gray Television's Investigate TV shows the Blaine County area has the highest number of positive tests for COVID-19...

UW model forecasts when Idaho could see peak of COVID-19 pandemic

A newly-released data-driven study from a team at the University of Washington gives a look at what Idaho's healthcare system could face...

Real-time: “Life will not go back to normal for a long time,” No BMF, Boise State housing cases

Latest numbers 891 confirmed cases307 in Ada Co.351 in Blaine Co.79 in Canyon Co.9...

More than 45,000 Idahoans filed for unemployment in past two weeks

Another record number of Idahoans filed for unemployment benefits from the State of Idaho - the second straight record week of spiking...

NPR: doctor at Saint Als-branded rehab hospital told not to wear N95 mask

National Public Radio reports a traveling doctor working at the Saint Alphonsus Regional Rehabilitation Hospital was told not to wear an N95...

April 3 update! 100+ local restaurants for food & drink delivery and takeout

Tired of your kitchen? It might be hard to know which restaurants are open and which aren't. We put out...

Idaho business leaders urge folks to find ways to support local

With much of society winding down, the future of many local businesses could be on the line - as well as the...

Small Idaho water manufacturer sees big investment, looks to grow plastic-free business

You might have noticed Proud Source Water's tall aluminum water bottles in local stores. The distinctive packaging with blue mountains and...

BoiseDev launches “GetLocal,” announces first ticketed event with former Mayor Tammy

BoiseDev, SW Idaho's only locally-owned commercial news source, is launching two initiatives as it expands in 2020. Coming in...

Memo says Idaho’s summer road construction season will stay on track; Work called ‘essential’ if stay at home order issued

Idaho Transportation Department Chief Deputy Scott Stokes said his agency will roll on with summer road projects. "At this...

Boise, Meridian planning & building departments adapt

For those in the development industries, the planning and building departments in Boise and Meridian are working to adapt.

Construction to start on retail & 174 apartments in Downtown Boise, starting at $350/mo.

Two new inter-connected projects will bring additional downtown apartments at different income levels. Construction will start on the two buildings on Grove...

New details on large Downtown Boise seafood restaurant at JUMP

Work on the new Anthony's Restaurant in Downtown Boise is well underway inside the Simplot headquarters building. In recent weeks, crews went...
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McLean says Boise’s parks & Greenbelt will stay open – as long as people follow the rules

Boise's mayor says she hopes to keep the city's open spaces available during the COVID-19 pandemic. But if people don't follow social...

New program launches to support 3D printed supplies for healthcare workers

A State of Idaho program designed to boost STEM education in the state is helping serve as a connector to get personal...

Saint Alphonsus cuts pay, furloughs employees after large revenue declines

Saint Alphonsus Health System on Wednesday evening told its workforce some employees will face temporary furloughs due to the financial concerns of...

Meridian theater tells State it laid off its employees: first to make WARN notification in wake of COVID-19

Cinemark, which owns the Majestic Cinema in Meridian, told the State of Idaho it laid off all its employees.

St. Luke’s, Saint Als, West Valley launch online tools to help patients determine COVID-19 risk

Two major Boise health systems launched online tools to asses COVID-19 risk in patients. St. Luke's

New project will bring grocery store to fast-growing area

The City of Star continues to boom - with housing developments, commercial projects and more. Now, work on...

Earthquake felt in Boise area

A large earthquake was felt in the Boise, Idaho area. The preliminary report is a 6.5 magnitude, centered just...

Boise State, Trailhead go virtual with events for businesses, aspiring entrepreneurs

Even though most events across Idaho saw swift cancellations in recent weeks, Trailhead and the Boise State Venture College pivoted.

Blaze Pizza, Costa Vida set to open new Boise locations

Last August, we told you about a new Costa Vida location on Overland Rd. in Boise. Now, we know what will...

Notebook: Everything changed in March. Except Idaho’s spirit

The time changed. And then, so did everything else.  The word March often comes before the word madness. But...

“Empty towns:” New aerial video shows surreal quiet after stay at home order

The last time we showed you aerial video from our friend Eric Turner and the team at LightBender Media, it showed...

Data: New data shows Boise area 8th fastest-growing in the US

The latest population estimates from the US Census Bureau show significant growth for the Boise area. The new data shows the...

COVID-19 cut Girl Scout Cookie sales short: You can support donations to health care workers & more

COVID-19 disrupted nearly aspect of life in SW Idaho, including the Silver Sage Girls Scouts. As restrictions went into place throughout...

Live from the living room: It’s your local radio station in the era of coronavirus

You might be working from your kitchen counter. Or the couch. Or, your boss might consider you essential and you're still at...

Boise booster organization says it still hopes to bring new jobs to area

The Boise Valley Economic Partnership, which works to bring companies to the Boise area, says it still hopes to bring several prospects...

Boise State, dozens of Idahoans work together to 3D print face shields for local hospitals

A technology that didn't even exist a few years ago, could help Idaho health care professionals on the front-line of the COVID-19...

Q&A with Albertsons: Worker safety, hiring furloughed workers, COVID precautions – and when the TP might return

The role grocery stores take in our everyday lives saw a bright spotlight in recent weeks in the wake of the COVID-19...

Downtown to hold ‘virtual First Thursday,’ other businesses boost online efforts

Businesses in downtown Boise and Nampa are seeking ways to engage with customers digitally as customers to shelter inside their home to...

Jacksons to give local restaurant gift cards and coupons to employees, customers

Meridian-based Jacksons Food Stores announced it started a program to give a boost to several local restaurants in light of the COVID-19...

Downtown shut down: Latest data shows illustrates dwindling activity in Boise core

Last week, we showed you data from the Capital City Development Corporation that showed the quick drop off in activity in Downtown...

Data: Last week’s weekly unemployment claims for Idaho hit record level

Newly released data shows the sudden shock to Idaho's economy in a stark way: 13,134 people filed for unemployment claims last week.

Local United Way launches platform to help local hospitals accept medical supply donations

Story courtesy KIVI, 6 On Your Side United Way of Treasure Valley, Central District Health...

Boise’s McLean supports Little’s order, talks about what’s next for the city and its residents

Boise Mayor Lauren McLean held a press briefing with reporters Wednesday, shortly after Idaho Gov. Brad Little announced a statewide stay at...

New space for Opera Idaho envisioned in Downtown Boise

Ther Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy wants to revamp a building it owns on 9th Street in Boise. Permit filings with...

What’s ‘essential’ and what’s not? Official order lays it out

We've been flooded with requests to know what, exactly, is considered essential -- and what is not. Gov. Brad Little ordered...

Little issues statewide ‘stay at home order, extreme emergency declaration: “Avoid leaving home if you can”

Governor Brad Little issued a statewide order asking all residents to "stay at home." The move comes after...

Boise’s auditorium district looks to invest to grow travel & events after COVID-19 eases

The Greater Boise Auditorium District hopes investments during the COVID-19-influenced downturn could help produced brighter days ahead. GBAD, which...

Idaho tells bars they can offer liquor pickups

The Idaho Alcohol Beverage Control folks gave Idaho bars the OK to sell drinks by the glass for pickup.

Boise updates ‘social distancing’ order: Which businesses must comply – and which are exempt

Yesterday, Boise Mayor Lauren McLean issued a social distancing order for the City of Boise. Late Tuesday, the city issued an updated...

Boise Towne Square Mall fully closes

Brookfield Properties, which operates Boise Towne Square, formally closed the shopping center today. The mall drastically cut hours last...

Behind the numbers: Why Idaho’s “confirmed cases” numbers differ, depending on where you look

One media outlet has one number. Another outlet says something different. The State of Idaho provides something else. It...

Boise eases off Downtown Boise parking meter enforcement

With a drop in activity in Downtown Boise, city leaders adjusted how they enforce parking meters for now. The...

Do Something Good: How you can help our communities

In just a few weeks, much about our world changed quickly. But something that didn't change: Idaho's generous spirit.

New BMW dealership planned in West Boise

Peterson Auto Group submitted plans with the City of Boise for a new BMW dealership on Maple Grove Rd.

Memo says Idaho’s summer road construction season will stay on track; Work called ‘essential’ if stay at home order issued

Idaho Transportation Department Chief Deputy Scott Stokes said his agency will roll on with summer road projects. "At this...