Posted by Anna Webb on March 3, 2015
This marks the 38th year that Preservation Idaho has awarded "Orchids" to organizations that have made positive contributions to historic preservation.
Those that have done the opposite, demonstrating "insensitivity to the state's cultural heritage," receive "Onions."
Preservation Idaho is calling for nominations for the 2015 awards. Nominations are due by Friday, March 20. PI will award Orchids in a number of categories, from "Excellence in Historic Preservation" to "Sensitive New Construction."
Anna Webb: Register for free landscaping classes; writing contest for teens deals with cancer issues
Posted by Anna Webb on February 24, 2015
A chance for young people affected by cancer to share their stories, free landscape classes for water-wise gardening, and a need for volunteers at Deer Flat.
Posted by Anna Webb on February 17, 2015
A local group has raised thousands for charity, Canyon County Veterans Court needs volunteers, Riverstone offers scholarships for talented students, and more.
Posted by Anna Webb on February 10, 2015
Old Pen will celebrate Valentine's Day in an alternative way, Read Me Treasure Valley offers a slew of free literary events, and the Canyon County Co-op hosts a documentary screening.
Posted by Anna Webb on January 27, 2015
New grant will support an important program for kids in need, the Idaho Botanical Garden offers garden education grants, and a day of STEM exploration for young students at Boise State.
Posted by Anna Webb on January 20, 2015
Christmas may be over, but the chance to donate to a good cause is not. The Hawks host a winter glove drive. Give a pair, get a ticket to Hawks' opening night in exchange.
Posted by Anna Webb on January 13, 2015
A grassroots fundraiser for a local animal lover; a need for Meals on Wheels volunteers in Nampa; and an opportunity to make 2015 a smoke-free year.