Refugees have much to share. Many come from war-torn or impoverished countries, are forced to learn a new language and adjust to the cultural norms of their new homes. To share these experiences, Boise's Refugee Speakers Bureau hosts talks with current and former refugees who share their sto…

Boise State University has hosted a march honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., since 1990. Every year they march, rain or shine, and have an array of speakers. The head of the planning committee and Boise State's Director of Student Diversity and Inclusion Francisco Salinas wi…

Have you noticed an insane amount of advertisements for dating apps since New Years? It's as if new year, new you really means new year, new relationship. I have seen multiple ads with attractive men saying that they are looking for their best friend while petting their adorable dog. I also …

When I was little, I used to watch the ball drop and have sleepovers with my girlfriends to celebrate the new year. We would order pizza and have cinnamon rolls the next day for breakfast. Clearly, no one was thinking about being healthier or dropping any pounds. We spent hours playing Barbi…

I had started this week’s column with the intention of sharing a personal story about a fling I had with the high school heartthrob 10 years after graduation. However, it was predictable and can be summed up by saying he peaked early, had a huge ego and I ended up finding out I was simply on…

We didn’t start the fire. It was always burning, since the world’s been turning. For the last few weeks, Story Story Night has wrapped up its 10th anniversary season with a celebration of the decades, and the day after Christmas, historically one of the most event-bereft days of the year, it…

For years, CATCH has been one of Boise’s most vital voices for rehousing families experiencing homelessness. It offers housing placement and rental assistance, individualized social services, case management and more to pull families experiencing homelessness into stable housing environments…

Boise, start limbering up those vocal chords and get ready to sing. Voicebox Karaoke is opening its new location in downtown Boise Saturday, Dec. 14, at 2 p.m., and will start accepting reservations starting on the Friday, Dec. 15.