Some people leave their seed feeders up all year while others take them down during the summer and replace them with hummingbird feeders. I’m in the latter group. For one thing, it gives me a break from filling feeders and raking out all the sunflower seed hulls. It also allows me to thoroug…

Right now, our healthcare workers in Ada County are on the frontlines of battling the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that continues to spread throughout our city, state, and nation. You are putting yourselves in the path of this virus — in this community and all around our state — in t…

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One in three Americans is getting six or less hours of sleep at night due to stress, studies have shown. Try some of these tips to reduce your stress and get more sleep:

I wouldn’t say I have a book problem. It’s more like I have a time problem. You see, the pile of books on my bedside table keeps growing. The stack features stories and accounts I’m looking forward to reading, but I just can’t find the time. But this isn’t the entire story.

The writer Ernest Hemingway loved to visit Sun Valley to hunt, fish, and most importantly, write. The famed author first visited in 1939 during which he stayed at the Sun Valley Lodge. Eventually, he owned a home in Ketchum — what is now the Ernest and Mary Hemingway House and Preserve — for…

When the pandemic began, restaurant owners Remi McManus and Kris Komori sprang into action, partnering with other local businesses to start the nonprofit City of Good to help feed vulnerable populations in the Boise community. First established to feed restaurant workers and help local farms…

LARRY H. MILLER DEALERSHIPS COLLECT PAJAMAS FOR HOMELESS AT BOISE RESCUE MISSION DURING HOLIDAY SEASON

NAMPA—The Nampa City Council recently celebrated Liam, a fifth-grade student at Centennial Elementary School, as the first “student artist of the month” featured at his school. Liam shared about his love of art and love for Nampa, and surprised Mayor Debbie Kling with a framed sketch of the …

NAMPA—The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust awarded $350,000 to Love INC of Treasure Valley for a new community center that will provide a gathering space for residents of the nonprofit’s New Hope Community. The community, which will offer stable housing for individuals and families making posit…

NAMPA—Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF), a global nonprofit Christian organization based in Nampa, is the subject of a feature-length documentary, “Ends of the Earth.” The movie will be released in 700 theaters nationwide and will be shown in local theaters on Oct. 18 and 21.

MOSCOW — The University of Idaho announced in a press release it is developing technology to turn Idaho wood waste into one the most sustainable building construction materials on the market — by using it as a medium for 3D-printing building construction materials.

Promotion and new hire at TitleOne

The Colliers 18th Annual Commercial Real Estate Conference is moving from in-person to virtual, according to a press release about the event. “As we ensure the health and safety of our partners, clients, sponsors and friends, we have decided to transition this year’s Outlook Conference to a …

“The Last Duel” is a frustrating movie. On the one hand, it’s a lavish period piece with superb acting and an interesting take on gender politics in the 14th century. On the other hand, it is over-stuffed, over-long and slowly paced. As much as I admired this film, I also found it to be a bi…

MOSCOW — The University of Idaho announced in a press release it is developing technology to turn Idaho wood waste into one the most sustainable building construction materials on the market — by using it as a medium for 3D-printing building construction materials.

Promotion and new hire at TitleOne

The Colliers 18th Annual Commercial Real Estate Conference is moving from in-person to virtual, according to a press release about the event. “As we ensure the health and safety of our partners, clients, sponsors and friends, we have decided to transition this year’s Outlook Conference to a …

“The Last Duel” is a frustrating movie. On the one hand, it’s a lavish period piece with superb acting and an interesting take on gender politics in the 14th century. On the other hand, it is over-stuffed, over-long and slowly paced. As much as I admired this film, I also found it to be a bi…

One of the wonderful things about birding is that you don’t have to go anywhere to do it. Birding is not hiking. Birding and hiking are super compatible — I do it at least once a week – but they’re not the same thing. Once people, especially kids, get on a trail, they are usually determined …

I don’t want to be a hater BUT … I’ve had good and bad luck with nearly every make of truck out there. And if you ride a four-wheeler enough, it’s going to flip over on you someday. I’ve flipped a couple of times and neither time was any fun. The best that it has ever been was broken ribs an…

The green-gray expanse of the West’s sagebrush plateau seems to go on forever with each step. But no matter which direction you go across what is known as the sagebrush sea, you’ll soon come to a slice in the earth and be surprised by a deep, craggy basalt or rhyolite canyon. It’s the beauty…

On Dec. 31, 2019, when the World Health Organization was first informed of an unidentified pneumonia in Wuhan, China, no one could have imagined the downstream effects of this virus, now known as COVID-19 or SARS-COV-2. Today, millions have witnessed the devastating effects firsthand, from t…

BOISE — Businesses throughout the Boise area can now offer employees the benefits of Nice Healthcare, which has “a comprehensive suite of in-home and virtual care designed to take the hassle out of healthcare,” according to a press release about the service.

The Molina Healthcare Charitable Foundation, together with Saltzer Health, Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) and other community partners, will host the 2nd annual Treasure Valley drive-thru health and resource fair.

Healthy habits begin at a young age. Understanding and learning nutrition, physical activity, financial responsibility, and more are key pieces to building a healthy lifestyle. Teaching these concepts to children can be difficult. However, the younger kids are when they begin learning about …

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Since living in the U.S. again and in a temperate zone where seasons change, we have come to anticipate and enjoy the cooler temps of autumn and the beautiful fall colors.