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CCDC could expand urban renewal area to build affordable housing near Julia Davis Park

The City of Boise has asked urban renewal agency Capital City Development Corp. to expand an existing urban renewal to help an effort to...

‘Nobody wants to hurt BAM’: City, art museum work to negotiate new lease

The City of Boise is hoping to put an end to the years of lease negotiations with the Boise Art Museum by summertime.  On Tuesday,...

‘Quite an eyesore’: Ada County opts to use APRA funds to remove Les Bois stables, considers other county projects

Ada County is taking the next step to say goodbye to horse racing for good. Earlier this week, Ada County Commissioners voted to approve $550,000...

Whitewater Park expansion opening delayed a second time due to unsafe wave conditions

You’re going to have to wait a while longer to catch a monster wave at Boise’s whitewater park.  Boise Parks and Recreation had high hopes...

Three homelessness nonprofits open Warm Up Day Shelter

Boise’s homeless community will have a new place to warm up this winter.  Starting this week, anyone in need of getting out of the elements...

Boise looks at changes to plan for E. Boise park as construction costs rise

Rapidly rising construction costs are throwing a wrench in the city’s plans for Alta Harris Park.  The City of Boise has had its eye on...

Long-simmering dispute between City of Boise, Boise Art Museum spills into public view over museum lease

The City of Boise and the Boise Art Museum are in a rough patch.  On Tuesday, a long-running dispute over a potential lease agreement between...

City of Boise says it won’t release Murgoitio legal report, but emphasizes ‘NO plans’ for development

The City of Boise is once again reaffirming its decision not to develop the Murgoitio park site at any point in the near future.  The...

Boise considering legal protections for parks and open space

Boise City Council is looking to lock in legal protections for the city’s parks and open spaces.  This week, council members started discussing a new...

Golf club hoped to expand on to Boise River ‘island.’ The plan has changed

Garden City's River Club applied last year to use a strip of land largely surrounded by the Boise River for a golf hole. ...

Boise State hired firm to study upgrades, expansion to core campus building

A Boise architecture firm worked with Boise State to dream up a new direction for a long-standing part of the school's Boise campus. The existing...

Ketchum hopes to buy land by Bald Mtn. for preserve. Apartments possible if funding isn’t found

A large, scenic property could soon see housing - and a large park - along the Wood River in Ketchum. A 78-acre former golf course,...

City, FAA say feds didn’t pay for Murgoitio site. Documents provide insight into 1990s process

The City of Boise continues to stand by its claim that no federal funds were used to purchase the Murgoitio park site after a...

Boise could purchase 29 acres of foothills land

The City of Boise could soon add another piece of the foothills to its landholdings.  On Tuesday, Mayor Lauren McLean and other city officials stood...

Boise says office upgrades are for BPD bike officers. Emails indicate it might be about possible Interfaith move

A line item in Boise’s new budget for possible improvements to a Boise Police Department facility across the street from a proposed location for...