Idaho Smartcard app

Check out the Idaho Smartcard app for up to 40% savings at area businesses.

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This story is part of our Cavalcade special edition on local businesses. Read the rest of the stories here. 

Here at the Idaho Press, we’re excited to help our business community with more ways than ever to let consumers know they are “Open for Business” and do so at special pricing to keep their cash registers ringing during the next few months.

One of the best things is Boise Weekly will return to more than 350 locations throughout the area starting March 31! We have reduced ad rates 50% through June to kick start the summer so more businesses can reach the 40,000 weekly readers of Boise’s best source for entertainment and event news. We’ve improved our events calendar online and in print and you can submit listings for free! You can even let us help you sell tickets right through the online calendar. Visit

Last year, we launched the Idaho Smartcard, an expansion of the Boise Weekly Smartcard, as a way to save big on restaurants and local activities. It’s free to sign up, just download the Idaho Smartcard from your app store and start saving up to 40% at area businesses. If you’re a business, we’d love to get you on board to attract new customers and save you money on your advertising.

We’ve recently announced new ways to save on advertising in all Idaho Press publications with daily and weekly specials on all of your print and digital marketing needs. As Idaho’s largest print newspaper, we reach more Treasure Valley print readers than any other media, which means your dollars buy more with us. In April, we will relaunch our matching grants for advertising program. Businesses who qualify can get their ad dollars matched, dollar for dollar, in all of our print publications and on For more information, reach out to us at

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