Each new day brings more concern over the COVID-19 pandemic than the one before it, and the impact of the virus is seemingly inescapable. The physical effects of coronavirus ravage the respiratory systems of those who contract it, but there is another, more stealthy side effect to living in …

At Boise State University, 2,785 students will not get the graduation ceremony they were expecting. Since Boise State first announced the postponement of the 2020 spring graduation ceremony future graduates, families and departments have scrambled at the last minute to create a virtual forma…

Ryan and Nicole work on shift together at a local gas station. For the most part they follow the same sanitization procedures and company guidelines, but Nicole wears a cloth face mask and Ryan chooses not to. Both said they’ve been criticized for their decisions regarding face masks.

Amber didn’t want to use her last name when telling her story. While going through a divorce, she entered into a relationship that became abusive, her abuser picking up on her emotional and economic vulnerability, trapping her in a vicious cycle. With a stay-home order in effect, she said, o…

If it’s approved by the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the NuScale modular nuclear reactor system will be one-of-a-kind. That’s not hyperbole, the 12 modular reactors planned for Eastern Idaho’s Idaho National Lab would be the first application of modular nuclear reactors in U.S. his…

When Brad Bigford went to the 2019 premiere of the vaccine-skeptical documentary Vaxxed 2, he got more than he bargained for. It was one of 50 screenings in the country, so Bigford and some of his friends, all medical professionals, went to offer pamphlets with information countering the fil…

Weeks ago, Boise Weekly ran a series of stories on ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,’ but ‘repair’ adds another ‘R’ to the lineup

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