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Boise Cascade Sues Marijuana Dispensary

Boise Cascade Company has had a catchy logo for 55 years. Now a firm in the recreational marijuana business may have stumbled into a legal dispute over the logo. New England Treatment Access (NETA) has a logo loosely based on a marijuana leaf. It bears a striking resemblance to the lumber company’s


Boise River flows to increase today

BOISE — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation will increase flows through the City of Boise by 500 cubic feet per second (cfs) Tuesday. Currently, Boise River flows through town are approximately 5,300 cfs, as measured at the Glenwood Bridge gauge.


F-18 Hornets to train with A-10s at Gowen Field in Boise all week

A group of Naval aviators is far from home tonight as they get ready for a rare opportunity to train with the A-10 Warthogs at Boise's Gowen field. The Navy Carrier Air Wing Three will spend the next week practicing close air support with the A-10s.


Conservation groups ask judge to halt Trump drilling plan

BOISE, Idaho — Four conservation groups have asked a judge to block a Trump administration plan allowing drilling, mining and other activities in seven Western states they say will harm sage grouse.


Police: Boise couple broke into home, attacked resident

BOISE — A Boise man and woman have been booked into the Ada County Jail after police say they forced their way into a home and attacked the resident. Around 1:15 Sunday afternoon, Boise Police officers responded to the 3000 block of West Glendale Street for a report of a battery. “Officers learned a


Construction on the Ronald McDonald Family Room getting underway

IDAHO FALLS – After a construction kickoff and ceremonial hammer swing Monday afternoon, the Ronald McDonald Family Room at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center is on its way to becoming a reality in Idaho Falls.


AMBER Alert issued for abducted child

BOISE — Idaho State Police officials have issued an AMBER Alert for an abducted child from Spokane County, Washington. The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said Ethan Robertson, 5, is was last seen at 12808 East Blossey Avenue, in Spokane Valley and is believed to be in danger.


One man pleads guilty in connection with Boise foothills stabbing

One man pleaded guilty Monday after police and prosecutors say he was one of four people last month who helped beat and stab a woman in the Boise foothills. Corey Baker, 30, pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting an aggravated battery, and he faces 15 years as a result. Police and prosecutors say on


Boise's Tylor & the Train Robbers to Release Sophomore Album

If you haven’t caught a live performance from Tylor & the Train Robbers yet, you must not frequent Boise’s country music venues. The local Americana/folk band is ever-present at spots like The Ranch Club and Tom Grainey's, and so far it has built a following off the back of just one album—2017’s Gra


The Ship Sails: Boise's First Affordable Shipping Container Development Begins Accepting Applications

In 2015, the City of Boise released a study showing that in the next decade, Boise would need to build nearly 10,000 new housing units to keep up with its growth. In the report, the city couched the problem in terms of Boise's desirability as a place to live, and wrote that "achieving balance betwee


It’s personal use mushroom season in the forest

PAYETTE COUNTY — Following last summer’s wildfires, morel mushrooms are anticipated to appear in burned areas of the forests, and some people already are reporting finding morels in non-burned along Boise’s Greenbelt.


Idaho Attorney General reviews proposed minimum wage, medical pot initiatives

BOISE — The Idaho Attorney General's office has completed reviews of both the proposed minimum wage and medical marijuana initiatives -- intended for the state ballot in the November 2020 general election.


Boise State caps off best season with first home game

With the Boise State Beach Classic underway, the Boise State women’s beach volleyball team competed against the Sacramento State Hornets and the Arizona Wildcats at the Boise State sand volleyball complex on Friday, April 19. Going into the tournament, Boise State had a record of 12-5 on the season


New Boise State president to be announced Tuesday

BOISE, Idaho — Nearly 10 months after former Boise State president Bob Kustra announced his retirement, and more than a year after the search began to find his replacement, Idaho education leaders are finally set to announce the university's next president.


Bicyclist Killed on Idaho Highway in West Idaho

NAMPA, Idaho (KLIX)-A 69-year-old man was killed while riding a bicycle Saturday afternoon north of Nampa. According to Idaho State Police, George Grant was riding the shoulder of US Highway 20, in Canyon County at a little after 3 p.m. when he was hit by a Jeep, driven by Sherri Sass of Garden City


'Big Idaho Potato' will soon become a hotel

After crisscrossing America to promote the virtues of the Idaho Potato, a steel-and-plaster spud the size of a small house is being converted into a place to stay in a field southeast of Boise, the gem state's capital.


'It's just taking a toll on everybody': After Boise teenagers were shot, a father pleas for an end of senseless violence

BOISE, Idaho — A teenager is recovering in the hospital after being shot through the chest last Sunday. "Knowing what he just went through and what his friends went through, the whole thing is just sad," said George Heidenriech, whose son Sonny was shot.


Was the visitor from Idaho right about Portland’s downtown?

A recent letter writer from Lewiston, Idaho, chastised Portland leaders after a downtown stay for a concert. He sarcastically wrote:. What a great place for tourists and families with children to visit. Drunks on every street corner. Tent cities with trash everywhere. Open drug deals and usage. Folk


Lane closed on Capitol Boulevard in Boise due to geothermal break

BOISE, Ida. — Happening now, a right lane of Capitol Boulevard in Boise is closed between River and Fulton Streets for a geothermal break. The Ada County Highway District says drivers can expect delays and should avoid the area when possible.


‘It doesn’t make sense’: Behind Boise mom’s home, one daughter died and one was shot 4 times

BOISE (Idaho Statesman) — A quiet Sunday night on the Boise Bench was shattered by screaming, and then gunfire. As Toni Dunn ran to the back door of her Owyhee Street home to find out what was happening, her 21-year-old daughter, Natalie Martinez, and her daughter’s friend, Sonny Heidenreich, came r