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Interfaith Sanctuary to appeal P&Z denial of State Street shelter

Interfaith Sanctuary is optimistic about the likelihood of relocating to State Street as its application moves to Boise City Council.  After getting turned down 5-1...

Boise Planning & Zoning commission votes to deny application for new Interfaith Sanctuary

Interfaith Sanctuary got a thumbs down at Planning & Zoning Commission Monday. After roughly twelve hours of public testimony spread over three public hearings, commissioners...

First neighborhood meeting on State St. affordable housing site ahead as plan starts to form

The City of Boise's plan to build affordable housing on part of the old Smoky Davis site along State St. is quietly moving forward. The...

After 14 hours of hearings, no vote on Interfaith shelter until next year; Other projects delayed

People hoping to know the fate of the Interfaith Sanctuary proposal on State St. will not get a vote from the Planning and Zoning...

Boise church replaces stained-glass windowpane depicting Robert E. Lee with first Black female Methodist Bishop

On Wednesday, the Cathedral of the Rockies near downtown Boise finished replacing a stained-glass windowpane that the church felt was racist and non-inclusive. "To any...

Interfaith Sanctuary proposal headed to third public hearing after six hours of public testimony

Boise has longer to wait before Planning & Zoning makes a decision on the possible relocation of Interfaith Sanctuary.  On Monday, P&Z heard roughly six...

Idaho’s State Capitol Christmas tree cut down illegally

With thousands of LED lights illuminating its branches, the Idaho State Capitol Christmas Tree is a sight to be seen. However, this year’s blue...

P&Z panel hears from Interfaith, neighbors, city on shelter proposal but decision on hold

It will be another three weeks before the Boise Planning & Zoning Commission could take a vote on whether or not Interfaith Sanctuary will...

Boise to build Northwest Boise fire station on Bogart Lane

At long last, Northwest Boise is getting a fire station.  On Tuesday, Boise City Council unanimously voted to purchase two pieces of property at the...

‘Tired and sad’: Interfaith director, mayor respond to vandalism of proposed State St. shelter

Vandals defaced Interfaith Sanctuary's State St. building over the weekend. You can see in the picture above that someone crossed out the welcome sign...

Candy, jewelry, more: New local marketplace set for State St.

A new year-round market offering a wide variety of goods is opening on State St. in Boise later this month. The State Street Marketplace, which...

City of Boise cancels water recycling contract with Farmer’s Union Ditch Company

Boise’s Public Works Department terminated a years-old contract with a canal company it once proposed to collaborate with on a water recycling project.  In August,...

Parkour gym owner Domeny running for Boise City Council

A local entrepreneur and member of the Army Reserve threw his hat in the ring for Boise City Council.  Nicholas Domeny, 31, is running for...

Hair salon owner Santa Cruz-Cernick hopes to win Boise council seat

A political newcomer hopes to shake up Boise City Hall this year.  Maria Santa Cruz-Cernick, 56, is running to represent Boise’s North End and Northwest...

City changes course, says task force won’t help decide location for Interfaith shelter

A task force set up to study Interfaith Sanctuary’s proposal for a new shelter location shifted gears in its final meetings.  At the end of...