In late November 2019, word got out that Rep. John Lewis would start treatment for stage 4 pancreatic cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, the 5-year survival rate for the disease is just 1%. Even with state-of-the-art treatments, it’s likely that Lewis, one of the last living i…

A few months ago, I received a cold call from a Boise State University professor raving about one of her students, Grant Breidenbach. She told me in glowing terms about how Grant had written a stellar paper for one of her classes about the business practices of Treasure Valley taco trucks. S…

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The Idaho Press and Boise Weekly have been in business together for many years. Publisher Sally Freeman and I often shared the challenges we face in the age of media evolution. We have a similar vision of our future and a shared passion for top-notch local journalism.

I'm humbled to report that Boise Weekly is one of hundreds of newspapers across the U.S. that are, this week, calling out the clear and present danger of President Donald Trump's attack on journalism. Trump is not the first U.S. President to tangle with the media, yet he chooses to define hi…

It's a rare opportunity for us to stick our nose into the tent of another news organization, but we were particularly anxious to learn more about Idaho Matters, the ambitious and much-anticipated daily talk show on Boise State Public Radio. Senior Staff Writer Harrison Berry spent some time …

Now that ballots are in, it's time for the real fun to begin. With nearly 200,000 votes cast, this year's Best of Boise will see some of the tightest races yet. For the past two and a half weeks, voters have been clicking their fingers off to choose the best of the best in the categories of …