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A riverside ballpark in Boise? Big hurdles remain

 Boise's field of dreams. Photo courtesy St. Luke's Health System
Boise’s field of dreams. Photo courtesy St. Luke’s Health System

The Statesman’s big Friday story on a ballpark at the former Kmart site on Americana at Shoreline sets a big vision.

But this plan has some big challenges.

First – there is little to no guarantee St. Luke’s Health System will sell the land for this use. I checked in with SLHS Public Relations Manager Anita Kissée.  She confirms that the chunk of land is in play as the non-profit hospital system reorganizes its real estate holdings. But she was clear – the ballpark group isn’t the only group that hopes to own the land.

Full coverage: Stadium Dream

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Don Dayhttp://linkedin.com/in/donday
Don has been covering news in Boise for 20 years. He is a National Edward R. Murrow Award winner and a Stanford University John S. Knight Fellow.

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