Sun rays and water sprays mixed with live music waves as Boise kicked off the 31st anniversary of Alive After Five. The popular event has returned to a newly improved plaza after a year of construction.
Michael Deeds’ recent column, “12 uncool things about Boise” got a lot of people talking in online comments and on social media. It flew over the heads of some stony-faced Idahoans. Others enjoyed the sarcasm. Michael shares some of the best of the worst comments from around the Web.
Films on the outdoors and environment from Idaho, the American West and elsewhere in the world will be featured at the third-annual Les Bois Film Festival March 3 at the Egyptian Theatre. The festival, hosted by the Land Trust of the Treasure Valley, will show 28 films in two showings, with an emphasis on films produced in Idaho and the West. A 1 p.m. matinee will show 14 films; a 7 p.m. showing will feature 14 different films. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for kids, and $25 for both sessions.
Boise State A'Shanti Coleman (layup), Braydey Hodgins (free throw), Riley Lupfer (3-pointer) and Shay Shaw (half court) tried to hit their four shots in rapid succession. They did it. (Video courtesy of Riley Lupfer/Boise State)
On Wednesday, February 21, Black Sage, a drone-tech company based in Boise, will stage a mock drone attack on the Capitol. They will be demonstrating new technological advancements that allow them to ground enemy drones and protect important infrastructures.
A toy store in North Carolina proved that you don’t need to be in Pyeongchang to join in on the Winter Olympics action when they went curling with a BB-8 droid. Staff at the family-run Dancing Bear Toys recorded this fun re-enactment of the cult sport.