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Boise brings in national panel of experts to advise on water recycling

The City of Boise enlisted a national panel of experts to weigh in on its plans for a recycled water program.  Earlier this month, a...

Nampa looks to reroute busy highway out of downtown area

On a typical day, about 25,000 vehicles shuffle through Nampa’s Library Square block on state Highway 45. Since Idaho 45 runs through Nampa’s downtown, freight...

‘It’s tough’: Drought could lead to Treasure Valley irrigation ending a month early

Treasure Valley farmers and other water users are likely staring down a shortened irrigation season as high temperatures continue to bake the region.  In a...

On hold: City of Boise will pump brakes on Murgoitio site annexation

The City of Boise will slow down its plans to redevelop Southwest Boise's Murgoitio park. On Thursday, Boise Mayor Lauren McLean announced that the...

What will Boise’s Grove St. look like? City considers makeover near Basque Block

Grove Street is getting a makeover. After over a year of public input and design, Boise City Council is mulling several design options for a...

Boise contemplating future for expanded dining, 8th Street as COVID-19 wanes

Boise dining hit the streets — literally — during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, but what’s next? Last summer, Boise City Council and Ada...

Records: negative public input steered ITD away from ‘wrong side of the road’ intersection at Eagle & State

Earlier this year, the Idaho Transportation Department was cruising toward a new type of configuration for the intersection of Eagle Road and State Highway...

Exclusive: ‘Boiseans need housing’: McLean & Clegg say Murgoitio site trade would help housing need, serve Boise taxpayers

For the first time, Boise's political leaders are explaining what they hope to see with the Murgoitio Park site in SW Boise. As BoiseDev...

Some Boise wells are drying up amid rapid development. What’s going on?

There’s only three feet of water left in the bottom of Sheryl Gaide Lundquist’s well.  A few months ago, Lundquist’s son and daughter-in-law, who live...

CCDC will build bus stations along revamped Main & Fairview; Construction costs push project well past budget

The Capital City Development Corp. voted to spend at least $879,000 to build six transit stations along Main Street and Fairview Ave. in the...

Road construction season: Another project will slow that trip to McCall

Starting next week, you can expect delays when driving on Highway 55 between Donnelly and McCall. Crews with the Idaho Transportation Department will work...

Get your float on: Boise shakes up parking for floating the river

Floating the Boise River is more popular than ever and the City of Boise is hoping for some changes to accommodate demand.  Starting tomorrow, the...

What’s the future of McCall’s airport? City looking at next steps

The City of McCall is working on an updated Airport Master Plan and is looking for feedback from residents.  The upgraded master plan will layout...

ACHD opts to move maintenance yard out of Garden City, but it’s not the end of the government feud

Ada County Highway District will move its maintenance yard out of its longtime location near the Boise River. But it does not mean the...

Funding for new north-south ‘freeway’ connecting with I-84 added, project set for next year

A new freeway-like road that will run north to south in the center of the Treasure Valley just took a big step forward. The Idaho...