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1. When citizens learned a Boise Foothills landowner had plans to build his own private airstrip just north of Table Rock.

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The Idaho Senate opened its March 3 proceedings with a Hindu prayer from guest chaplain Rajan Zed. Outside the chamber, a handful of senators stood outside in protest, including Cottonwood Republican Sen. Sheryl Nuxoll, who later told the press Hinduism is a "false faith with false gods." Nu…

When Boise's new "police overseer," Natalie Camacho Mendoza, took the podium after an introduction from Boise Mayor Dave Bieter July 24, she ended a two-year vacancy in the office tasked with independent, civilian scrutiny of the Boise Police Department. The city established the office, form…

In May 2014, U.S. District Court Judge Candy Dale ruled Idaho's 2006 voter-enacted same-sex marriage ban violated Idahoans' constitutional rights. That's when the real legal fight began. Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter set aside $1 million to defend the ban, and the question of what trumped wh…

It was one of the most emotional fights of the 2015 Idaho Legislature. When the dust settled, proponents of Senate Bill 1146aa secured passage of a measure providing a legal defense for parents of children who use cannabis oil for relief from severe epileptic seizures. On several occasions, …

Remember that time when everyone thought they were going to contract the deadly and horribly unpleasant virus known as Ebola? The outbreak killed more than 10,00 people, primarily in Africa and experts said an outbreak in the United States—especially Idaho—was extremely unlikely. Nonetheless…

ThisIsBoise is everywhere. The website's calendar and local navigation—including crowd favorites like guides to local breweries, happy hours, recreational opportunities and promotions—have made it popular with Boiseans: it boasts a bumpin' Instagram feed, almost 25,000 Facebook followers and…

Commercial radio can make rush hour feel like less of a rush and more of an hour—unless you're listening to 94.9 The River. Its DJs deliver a variety of classic, popular and new tunes, along with interviews, news and more. riverinteractive.com

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