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Boise eyes millions in federal dollars to boost COVID-19 recovery

The federal government’s latest COVID-19 relief package is spending big and the City of Boise getting ready to invest.  Of the $1.9 trillion in economic...

State finds City of Boise discriminated against transgender library employee

The Idaho Human Rights Commission sided against the City of Boise in a case filed by a transgender former Boise Public Library employee.  In an...

City of Boise set to add 14,000 tons of composting capacity next year

Boise’s compost operation is about to get bigger.  By popular demand, the City of Boise is planning a 7.8-acre expansion of the city’s composting facility...

‘Very painful’: New software causes long lines at the DMV, but officials say smoother sailing is ahead

Getting your car registration updated in Ada County used to take just a few minutes - but that changed overnight last fall.  On October 13,...

City of Boise signing onto global campaign for open space preservation

Boise is setting more ambitious goals for protecting the environment.  The city is joining the worldwide 30x30 movement, which aims to preserve 30% of the...

McLean: New main library should be delayed for a few years

Boise likely won’t see a new main library project proposed for a few more years.  On Thursday, Mayor Lauren McLean made a recommendation to the...

53-year-old Boise River Greenbelt getting a facelift

Starting in May, Boise Parks and Recreation will be replacing five sections of the Boise River Green Belt. According to the city, some of the...

Boise to replace downtown fire station, add affordable housing

The City of Boise is gearing up to replace its oldest fire station, plus add something new to the area. On Tuesday, Boise Fire Chief...

‘Don’t harass your neighbors’: Boise City Council changes parking rules

Boise will tighten parking enforcement despite opposition from some residents.  Boise City Council voted 5-1 at its regular meeting Tuesday evening to approve an ordinance...

Upgrades coming to Ann Morrison Park; Foundation raising funds for even more features

Several major upgrades are planned for Boise’s largest regional park but the foundation behind the project hopes the community will pitch in and help....

Owner of Boise’s water company starts process to merge with waste management rival

Suez, the French company that supplies Boise with its water, entered into an agreement with long-time rival Veolia to begin the process of a...

Odd and even days? One direction of travel? Changes are coming to popular foothills trails

Some changes are coming to some of the most popular trails in the Ridge to Rivers system.  Later this month, Boise Parks and Recreation will...

McCall library bond back on the ballot after failing in 2020

Registered voters in McCall will once again see a library expansion bond on their ballots this May. McCall city council members voted to add the...

More water circulation coming to Boise’s Quinn’s Pond to cut down on algae blooms, bacteria

More changes are on the way to Quinn’s Pond to combat harmful algae blooms and other bacteria that often force the popular swimming hole...

Boise changes course, will open four pools this summer

Four outdoor pools in Boise will open this summer, thanks to declining COVID-19 case rates and increasing vaccine access. The City of Boise announced Monday...