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Boise started an economic recovery task force. Details on its work remain limited

Boise Mayor Lauren McLean launched her economic recovery task force to help the city during the pandemic a little more than a...
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Boise’s mask order: Do you have to wear one at the office?

At midnight Friday, a new emergency ordinance went into effect requiring masks in public in Boise, with a few exceptions.
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Boise will now mandate facemasks in public, Meridian considering it

Boise Mayor Lauren McLean said she would add Boise to the list of Idaho cities that will mandate face coverings in public.
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‘Physical confrontation is wholly inappropriate:’ New Boise PD chief sworn in after heated clash

Wednesday at Boise City Hall, Mayor Lauren McLean swore in new Boise Police Chief Ryan Lee. Lee formally takes...
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Boise’s mayor says she will now propose no tax increase for Boise

After years of tax increases under Boise's former mayor - the new mayor says she will change course. By...
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Boise council member Sánchez expresses frustration at not being part of police chief interview...

During its regular city council meeting last night, Boise formally approved a new police chief. Ryan Lee will join the department next...
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Portion of Boise’s 8th Street becomes pedestrian and patio zone

One block of 8th St. in Downtown Boise will no longer welcome cars - but will feature expanded patios.
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McLean to nominate new member for urban renewal commission

Boise Mayor Lauren McLean will nominate Danielle Hurd to the commission for the Capital City Development Corporation. The nomination will go in...

McLean pushes back on criticism of transition report: ‘these are not policy documents’

Boise Mayor Lauren McLean said a report from a citizens panel that got significant attention in recent days won't necessarily guide her...

CCDC takes next step in looking at potential urban renewal for transit along State...

A long-studied idea to boost transit options along Boise's State Street took another step this week. The Capital City Development Corporation, the...