Adam Roe Painting, also known as ARP, has created a 'safety culture' in the company. Risa Roe is the safety chief at the painting company, which provides harnesses and other equipment to its painters and trains them frequently to be safe on the job.
Residential construction crews in January who built townhomes on Hill Road and Idaho Street in Boise went without harnesses, lifelines and other safety equipment. The Statesman asked the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's local director to watch video footage of the workers on the job and explain what he saw.
Boise River flooding impacts have been relatively minor so far but one local campground and RV park had to evacuate some residents and backed up storm drains have left water near some homes close to the river. Whittenberger Park and the new Centennial Dog Park have been submerged for months. The city's first dog park was opened last fall. Footage from May 9, 2017.
Bishop Kelly senior Lindsey Schmidt was set to contend for four state track and field titles last season before she fractured her ankle during her first event. The Princeton-bound heptathlete is healthy this year and is looking to sweep her events at the district and state meets.
The 800-odd stables of the Les Boise Park racetrack sit empty, as does the track itself on what would have been the park's opening weekend. Rapid Aerial captured this birds-eye view of the abandoned area.
The 143rd Kentucky Derby takes place Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. In the past two decades alone, there have been memorable finishes and spectacular upsets. Here's a look at some of the biggest upsets in the race's history.
The Idaho Walk Bike Alliance has produced a series of videos that feature fans of walking, biking and other forms of non-car transportation. The videos, which the group is using to promote its message for Idaho Gives, will be used to spread the group's message long after Idaho Gives has passed.
Raoul Johnson is all over Bishop Kelly's athletic program as an All-Idaho defensive lineman, a starter on the Knights' basketball team and the district's reigning long jump champ. But he's also an aspiring rapper who has released his first music video and performed at Treefort in March.
Brundage Mountain on Saturday held its 10th annual pond skimming competition, where competitors try to make their way down a snowy hill and across an icy body of water. This year's tournament saw competitors on snowboards, ski bikes and even a makeshift three-person ski.
Brake failure caused a truck to crash into a Nampa convenience store about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. According to Nampa police, this is the third time in 45 days that a vehicle has driven into a building in Nampa. No one was hurt Tuesday, but the driver was cited for careless driving.
Extensive erosion from the Boise River at flood stage has forced officials to remove the south bridge leading to Plantation Island along the Boise Greenbelt in Garden City. On Monday, April 3, 2017 Inland Crane Co. was hired to hoist the bridge off the river.