Boise

‘That’s ridiculous’: Residents & developer want OK to build charter school in outlying development. Planning commission says no

Residents and parents of Dry Creek Ranch showed up at the Ada County Planning and Zoning Commission meeting to ask for a development modification.  The...

College credits no longer required to become a cop in Boise

The Boise Police Department is changing its hiring standards for new recruits.  BPD announced that applicants will no longer have to have 60 college credits...

Affordable housing with possible daycare planned for Boise Bench

A new affordable housing project could come to the Boise Bench. Pacific West Communities and Hawkins Companies submitted an application to bring 201 long-term affordable...

Plans for apartments show Elmer’s torn down, Papa Joe’s untouched

Last month we told you about a plan for apartments along Capitol Blvd., with an early plan showing the demolition of two long-standing Boise...

Parrilla set for Downtown Boise location

Parrilla Grill is headed downtown. The long-time taco and beer spot in Hyde Park will take over the former Taziki's Mediterranean location at 5th St....

‘Important history’: Boise’s historic Assay office to see upgrades inside & out

One of Idaho’s three National Historic Landmarks will undergo some renovations. The US Assay Office Building opened in Boise at 210 West Main Street in...

Large NW Boise apartment project gets the green light, but not without a red light

Several hundred apartment units off of State Street got a thumbs up from the Boise Planning and Zoning Commission, but not without stipulations.  ​Matlock Village...

‘Mega fab’: Micron official won’t say Boise’s in the running for expansion – but won’t deny it either

A top Micron Technology leader wouldn't confirm if the company is looking to build a so-called "mega fab" in Boise. But he wouldn't deny...

Handmade jewelry store opens second location in Downtown Boise

BoiseDev first told readers about Fluff Hardware on International Women's Day last spring - when it was making and selling jewelry to benefit local...

Certified. Wylder. Wyld Child. Rex’s plan to go big with ‘really special’ next Downtown restaurant

The team behind Certified Bakery & The Wylder continues to branch out. Yesterday, we told you about Wyld Child, which is set to open next...

‘Really simple’: Founders of Certified, Wylder plan Wyld Child on Boise Bench

The core of the Depot Bench neighborhood in Boise is about to get a new spot to grab a bite to eat. David and Lizzy...

Greenleaf man sentenced to federal prison; Investigation turned up threats to McLean

Editor's note: This story contains strong language. A judge sentenced a Greenleaf man to 6.5 years in prison during a federal court hearing Monday in...

Project to replace aging hotels near Boise airport with apartments & new hotel moves forward

A potential project to redevelop a large hotel site near the Boise Airport appears to moving forward. BoiseDev first reported on the project last...

City of Boise officials say EPA advisory on so-called ‘forever chemicals’ won’t impact work to start water recycling program

The City of Boise says a new advisory from the Environmental Protection Agency won't impact its work to get a new water recycling program...

Idaho Reptile Zoo continues to expand Boise location

After opening back in 2018 at a warehouse in Nampa, The Idaho Reptile Zoo moved in February 2021 to its current location on Overland...