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Large former Shopko warehouse gets a planned new use (again)

After plans for a solar component warehouse in the old Shopko building in south Boise fell through, a new owner snapped up...
Boise Centre is open

ADUs gaining popularity in Boise since regulations relaxed last year

Tami Springer and her husband’s retirement plan is a two-story, dark blue structure where a rickety garage used to stand. 

New Bench jewelry store brings together sustainability and a mission

In 2014, Boise native Lindsey Antram started Grey Jays as a hobby. For years, she made and sold jewelry made from repurposed...

Wild Root branches out with new owners, dinner, cocktails – and protein

Another restaurant on Downtown Boise's Restaurant Row started making changes recently. Wild Root Cafe picked up new owners earlier this year -...

Gates Foundation librarian named to lead Boise Public Library

Ten months after the resignation of the city's former library director, Boise's public library system has a new leader.

US Bank continues closures of Idaho branches, will cut a dozen locations

US Bank will permanently close a dozen branch locations in Idaho. The Minneapolis-based bank told BoiseDev it would not...

Creator of infused almond snack wins $20k from Boise pitch competition

Boise Startup Week has begun and Trailhead’s Trailmix Pitch competition has announced its winner.  Dan...

No safety threats expected for Election Day, Boise implementing safety measures

As an unprecedented Election Day approaches, Boise officials have plans to ensure everyone can vote safely. 

Growth & Ada elections: Homebuilders, developers weigh in with cash and ads

Ada County’s local elections raked in big donations, with homebuilders and an associated political action committee making...

Ketchum could see new 4-star hotel along Main St.

Ketchum's Planning and Zoning met Tuesday to consider a proposal to add a new four-star hotel to the main gateway to the...

ADUs gaining popularity in Boise since regulations relaxed last year

Tami Springer and her husband’s retirement plan is a two-story, dark blue structure where a rickety garage used to stand. 

New Bench jewelry store brings together sustainability and a mission

In 2014, Boise native Lindsey Antram started Grey Jays as a hobby. For years, she made and sold jewelry made from repurposed...

Wild Root branches out with new owners, dinner, cocktails – and protein

Another restaurant on Downtown Boise's Restaurant Row started making changes recently. Wild Root Cafe picked up new owners earlier this year -...

Gates Foundation librarian named to lead Boise Public Library

Ten months after the resignation of the city's former library director, Boise's public library system has a new leader.

US Bank continues closures of Idaho branches, will cut a dozen locations

US Bank will permanently close a dozen branch locations in Idaho. The Minneapolis-based bank told BoiseDev it would not...

Creator of infused almond snack wins $20k from Boise pitch competition

Boise Startup Week has begun and Trailhead’s Trailmix Pitch competition has announced its winner.  Dan...

No safety threats expected for Election Day, Boise implementing safety measures

As an unprecedented Election Day approaches, Boise officials have plans to ensure everyone can vote safely. 

Growth & Ada elections: Homebuilders, developers weigh in with cash and ads

Ada County’s local elections raked in big donations, with homebuilders and an associated political action committee making...

Ketchum could see new 4-star hotel along Main St.

Ketchum's Planning and Zoning met Tuesday to consider a proposal to add a new four-star hotel to the main gateway to the...

New Bench jewelry store brings together sustainability and a mission

In 2014, Boise native Lindsey Antram started Grey Jays as a hobby. For years, she made and sold jewelry made from repurposed...

‘Sort of magical:’ Vegas country bar launches offshoot in Emmett – with a different vibe (and racetrack)

Country music tunes will soon waft from a portion of the old Boise Cascade laminate plant in Emmett. And Chris Lowden...

Wepa!: Puerto Rican restaurant coming soon to Garden City

Puerto Rican cuisine lovers can now say "Wepa!" to the new restaurant being built in Garden City. "Wepa!"...

Creator of infused almond snack wins $20k from Boise pitch competition

Boise Startup Week has begun and Trailhead’s Trailmix Pitch competition has announced its winner.  Dan...

A month after purchase, Saltzer’s new owner will merge to form larger healthcare system

Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare announced last month it would buy the Treasure Valley's Saltzer Health. Now, just a...

SUEZ asks to increase residential and business rates; home increases could average nearly $80/year

SUEZ, the French company that delivers water to nearly 100,000 Ada County homes and commercial buildings, has...

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McCall’s hospital gets big upgrades with $40-million project

St Luke’s McCall is undergoing a major expansion with half of the hospital not seeing major improvement in 60 years.

How busy was McCall this summer? Tax data shows boom, despite pandemic

McCall’s Local Option Tax report for the summer is in. The LOT receipts help paint a picture of tourism in the area...

Tamarack Resort announces pass options and changes ahead of 2020-21 season

Tamarack Resort has announced its pass options and changes for the upcoming winter season.  Passes

Ketchum could see new 4-star hotel along Main St.

Ketchum's Planning and Zoning met Tuesday to consider a proposal to add a new four-star hotel to the main gateway to the...

‘There’s no affordable housing’: Essential workers face big housing challenges in Idaho resort community

Jeff Emerick was born and raised in the scenic, tourist destination and resort area that is Blaine County. But as time went...

Sun Valley area holds town hall on COVID: How the resort area is unique and what it plans

Blaine County held a virtual town hall meeting Thursday night to go over the area’s COVID-19 status.   Similar to...

See inside the new 11th & Idaho building in Downtown Boise

Construction continues on a large new office building in Downtown Boise. The 11th and Idaho project hopes to wrap up construction and...

‘Second headquarters’: WaFd bulks up with remodel of BodyBuilding location

WaFd Bank did a heavy lift on the BodyBuilding.com location in Boise this year. As BoiseDev first reported, the Seattle-based bank...

Meridian Costco opening pushed back from October 15th date

Welp. That October 15th trip to the shiny new Costco Wholesale location in Meridian will have to wait. But...

Boise discussing housing incentive for ‘extremely low-income’ units

Boise is launching another effort to encourage developers to build affordable housing.  Mayor Lauren McLean is resurrecting an old...

Building demolition will wait so Boise & nonprofits can open winter homeless shelter

A warm place to go is opening for those experiencing homeless in Boise during the pandemic. On November 1,...

Public art honoring Central Addition history coming to Broad Street in 2021

A new public art piece is coming to Broad Street next summer.  On Tuesday, Boise City Council approved a...

BSU launches clean water project on Boise River

Boise State is working to build a new water conservation project along the Boise River. A new river side...

New cryotherapy and wellness spa set for Boise’s Bown Crossing

A new wellness business will open in Bown Crossing, on the ground floor of an office building. Business owner Tim Jolicoeur says Restore...

Boise Airport applies for large new parking garage, but no timeline is set

Boise Airport officials are looking at the next step in the longterm plan to expand and upgrade the largest airport in the...

Boise restaurants prepare patios for colder weather

When the pandemic first struck Idaho, most restaurants shut down immediately. Some businesses modified their operations to...

With hospitalizations surging, Little moves Idaho back to Stage Three

Idaho will move back to Stage Three of its reopening plan, Gov. Brad Little announced Monday. "Idaho is at...

Boise gets first full-time hip hop station: Power 105.5

New York-based Townsquare Media launched a new radio station in the Boise area: Power 105.5 FM. The station replaces 105.5 The...

A month after purchase, Saltzer’s new owner will merge to form larger healthcare system

Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare announced last month it would buy the Treasure Valley's Saltzer Health. Now, just a...

SUEZ asks to increase residential and business rates; home increases could average nearly $80/year

SUEZ, the French company that delivers water to nearly 100,000 Ada County homes and commercial buildings, has...

Boise State study gives new data-driven look at evictions in Idaho

BOISEDEV EXCLUSIVE Roughly 1,600 Idahoans were formally evicted from their homes in 2019, according to a new study from...

In-N-Out Burger sets plan for Boise, but it will be a while still

It’s the question we get more than just about any other inquiry: When will the Boise area get an In-N-Out Burger?

Boise Startup Week ready to go – virtually, with a twist

Boise Startup Week is back this year, but this time it’s going virtual. In the spirit of 2020 the theme of this...

It looks like there’s another large Amazon facility on the way in Boise

A large new industrial facility in the desert south of Boise could pop up soon. And it appears the tenant -- is...

‘Sort of magical:’ Vegas country bar launches offshoot in Emmett – with a different vibe (and racetrack)

Country music tunes will soon waft from a portion of the old Boise Cascade laminate plant in Emmett. And Chris Lowden...

Twilegar challenges Bennetts in rare contested Ada prosecutor race

For only the third time in roughly four decades, voters can choose between a Democrat...

McCall’s hospital gets big upgrades with $40-million project

St Luke’s McCall is undergoing a major expansion with half of the hospital not seeing major improvement in 60 years.

Who will head Boise Fire? Chief finalists make their pitch

The two finalists to take the helm of the Boise Fire Department made their case to the community Wednesday night. 

‘There’s no affordable housing’: Essential workers face big housing challenges in Idaho resort community

Jeff Emerick was born and raised in the scenic, tourist destination and resort area that is Blaine County. But as time went...

“CCDC 3.0:” McLean talks about housing and the direction of Boise’s urban renewal agency

Boise Mayor Lauren McLean largely campaigned on changing the approach to growth and housing in Boise. With both rent and housing prices...

Idaho’s state parks saw more visitors than ever before; improvements planned

By Natasha Williams / Idaho News 6 Idaho's State Parks are seeing a record-breaking...

Some Boise bike bars propose less stringent regulations amid complaints

Boise City Council was prepared to put the hammer down on controversial bike bars, but business owners are hoping for a compromise. 

Winter adjustments to Whitewater Park planned to stop ‘collapsing’ wave

Boise’s expanded whitewater park technically opened last July, but the city closed the centerpiece wave formation to wave riding action for nearly...

Boise’s Broadway Shopko nearly became a tire warehouse

Nearly two years ago, BoiseDev broke the news that the Shopko location on Broadway Ave. in Boise would close. In the months...