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BoiseDev to host live forum on McCall library bond vote

BoiseDev will host a live panel discussion on an upcoming bond to build a new library in the City of McCall. As we reported last...

Arnold goes to court over ACHD race recount, ‘newly discovered ballots’

Ada County Highway District Commissioner Rebecca Arnold filed a complaint in Idaho’s Fourth District Court on Saturday contesting the results of the recount in...

CWI incumbents lose seats, board makeup shifts

Two College of Western Idaho trustees, including one of the community college's founding board members, lost their reelection bids Tuesday. C.A. “Skip” Smyser lost his...

Republicans flip Ada County Commission, Rebecca Arnold loses ACHD seat by two votes

Treasure Valley voters came out en masse to cast their ballots and made big changes at the local level. The Ada County Commission flipped...

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.  Mayor Lauren McLean and Boise Police Chief Ryan Lee...

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 big contributions in the hopes of flipping...

Twilegar challenges Bennetts in rare contested Ada prosecutor race

For only the third time in roughly four decades, voters can choose between a Democrat and a Republican in the race for the position of...

Local Ada elections bring in big money; Lachiondo outraises every candidate statewide

Donors are pouring big money into some Ada County elections in the hopes of shifting the balance of power in Idaho’s most populous county. Big...

Early voting starts: Where to go in Ada & Canyon counties

By Katie Kloppenburg / Idaho News 6 Ada County early voting Early voting locations in Ada County are open October 13 through October 30, Monday...

ACHD incumbent Hansen faces challenge from newcomer Veit

Two-term incumbent Jim Hansen faces a challenger for his seat on the Ada County Highway District.  Kara Veit, a former ACHD employee and marketing professional,...

Pickering takes on 16-year incumbent Arnold for ACHD

ACHD Commissioner Rebecca Arnold is looking for a fifth term, but a challenger is hoping to cut her tenure short.  Former ACHD Pedestrian Advisory Committee...

BoiseDev launches Growth Vote 2020 with stories, forum, debate profiles, live show

Picking up on our popular Growth Vote coverage of municipal races in Ada County in 2019, BoiseDev will bring you coverage of the 2020...

Ada Co. Commission candidates differ on COVID-19 in forum

The four candidates for the Ada County Board of Commissioners spared over COVID-19 restrictions, growth, and public safety in a debate Thursday evening.  In an...

ACHD candidates debate public transit at Boise Bicycle Project forum

The six candidates for three seats on the Ada County Highway District commission got a chance to make their case to the bicycling community...

New Idaho law will force Boise to adopt city council districts. It’s not clear how that will work

City leadership is wrestling with the implementation of a new state law requiring the Boise City Council to be elected by district. HB 413, signed...