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Man who drove to Eagle fire station with woman's body in pickup Saturday faces felony
An Eagle man now has a court date scheduled after police say he failed to immediately notify authorities of a woman’s death after she apparently overdosed on heroin this weekend at his home.Zachary Pennisi, 26, faces a charge of failure to notify or delaying the notification of a death. In Idaho, th
Coroner: death at Ford Idaho Center ruled homicide
NAMPA — The Ada County Coroner's Office has ruled the death of 24-year-old Pedro Fernandez-Ramirez a homicide.Fernandez-Ramirez, of Boise, died hours after he was reportedly involved in a fight at the Ford Idaho Center June 9 following a Banda el Recodo and Los Tucanes De Tijuana concert.
$1M bail set for man accused of stabbing in Boise Friday
The man police say stabbed another man in the chest and abdomen Friday night in Boise now has bail set at $1 million and a court date scheduled for later this month.Michael Rucker, 30, was arrested Friday night on suspicion of aggravated battery. About 10:14 p.m. that night, Rucker and another man g
Boise veterinarian faces up to life in prison after admitting lewd conduct with child
A 47-year-old Boise veterinarian accused of molesting a young girl for nine years, starting when she was 5, has reached a plea deal with prosecutors, according to court records.Dr. Craig D. Maloney pleaded guilty to one count oflewd conduct with a minor child under 16 on Aug. 9. He admitted in court
People coming to Boise see house prices and say, ‘Oh my goodness. I had no idea.’
It’s beginning to feel like “Groundhog Day” whenever the Intermountain Multiple Listing Service releases its real estate sales statistics for the previous month.In the 1993 film comedy, Bill Murray’s character, a television weatherman, covers a Groundhog Day celebration, only to be caught in a time
Nampa man sentenced for unlawful possession of firearm
BOISE — A 28-year-old Nampa man was sentenced to nearly six years in prison for unlawful possession of a firearm, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Idaho.In October 2017, law enforcement agents used a confidential informant to buy three firearms and marijuana from Peter Alb
MacIver's double leads Boise to 9-5 win over Salem-Keizer
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Willie MacIver hit a run-scoring double in the seventh inning, leading the Boise Hawks to a 9-5 win over the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes on Tuesday.
They may not stand out, but Boise gets plenty of visitors – who quickly become the city’s friends
I was asked recently why Boise didn’t seem to have many tourists. They were looking for the kind of visitors they’d seen in vacation hot spots: young backpackers, sunburned families or lost-looking guys with cameras around their necks.Well, if you’re looking for Clark Griswold, you might be disappoi
Judge: Idaho violated US Constitution with oil leases order
BOISE — A federal judge has ruled that Idaho officials violated the U.S. Constitution by forcing several mineral rights owners to sell their natural gas and oil to a Texas company without giving them a meaningful way to fight the state's decision.The ruling Monday in U.S. District Court in Boise cou
Boise’s new Lemon Tree impresses with its take on artisan sandwiches
Downtown Boise has experienced an influx of artisan sandwich shops in recent times.Tasso, Even Stevens and Bleubird come to mind when discussing sandwiches that go beyond the pale of typical deli conventions.Of course, the owners of Bleubird closed up shop earlier this year to focus on their new ven
Fire engulfs traffic light; source of fire remains a mystery
The fire, according to one witness who was working on nearby apartment construction, said he saw the bushes first catch fire, then at least one truck belonging to Meadow Gold.
Schimpf: 'I don’t think it’s in Boise State’s DNA to sit around'
“I don’t think it’s in Boise State’s DNA to sit around while we wait for a new president, do you?” Schimpf told university staff Tuesday morning.
Boise Airport watches closely as Sea-Tac incident reviewed
But after the shocking airplane theft at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Friday, the question is how long before the status quo is shaken up? Experts say it clearly showed gaps in post-9/11 airport security.
A colorful mural will shut down a Downtown Boise intersection this week. The result? Worth it.
Boise is about to get Idaho’s first on-street mural. The colorful geometric mural by artist Jason Keeble will be painted directly onto the intersection of Eighth and Fulton streets in Downtown Boise’s Cultural District.The intersection is at the core of Boise’s most creative areas. It’s steps away f
71-year-old woman dies after car vs. cyclist crash in Eagle
A 71-year-old woman died in a car vs. byccle crash that occurred near the the Iron Eagle Drive/Edgewood Lane intersection early Monday, according to the Ada County Sheriff’s Office..The woman, who has not been identified by police, was as pronounced dead about three hours after the crash occurred.Th
Outbreak of tussock caterpillars around Sage Hen Reservoir
Tussock caterpillars may cause skin irritationThe Boise National Forest is reporting an outbreak of the Douglas-fir tussock moths in and around Sage Hen Reservoir, a popular recreation area located 5 miles west of Smiths Ferry, according to Idaho Fish & Game. Currently in the caterpillar stage of th
Boise man killed in head-on motorcycle crash on Oregon highway
A Boise man died in a Saturday morning crash on an Oregon highway after he reportedly crossed the center line on his motorcycle, hitting two other vehicles, Oregon State Police said.
Want to talk more about growth in Boise? You have another chance.
BOISE — Growth is still on the minds of Boiseans — and their government.Following a series of community roundtables in June about the Treasure Valley’s booming population and how it is changing the City of Trees, the city this month is holding a second round of more focused discussions on key issues
Boise's iconic Betty the Washerwoman to star in new calendar
In recent years, the restaurant's owners have taken to dressing Betty up in colorful costumes. It's not just a gimmick, but a clever way to raise money for local nonprofits.
Boise girl gives back to homeless community: 'It makes my heart bigger and bigger'
She started putting hygiene packs together which include a hair brush, some deodorant and chap stick, and other necessary supplies for the women at the shelter.