Esther Simplot, left, with Boise Mayor Dave Bieter at the 2013 Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts and History where Simplot received a lifetime achievement award for her support of the arts in Boise.
Esther Simplot, left, with Boise Mayor Dave Bieter at the 2013 Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts and History where Simplot received a lifetime achievement award for her support of the arts in Boise. Joe Jaszewski Idaho Statesman file
Esther Simplot, left, with Boise Mayor Dave Bieter at the 2013 Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts and History where Simplot received a lifetime achievement award for her support of the arts in Boise. Joe Jaszewski Idaho Statesman file
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Three Boise arts groups get a big boost from Esther Simplot

May 16, 2016 03:56 PM

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