Bud Compher, CEO of NeighborhoodWorks Boise, highlights the virtues of pocket neighborhoods like the Adams Street Cottages in Garden City. The cluster of homes share a courtyard and are designed for community interaction. "We're also bringing to t
Jerry and Pam Wilson have developed close relationships with their caregivers — and Pam is cared for better than Jerry could do by himself. First Choice Home Care "saved our sanity," says Jerry. "And Pam's health."
The Knights of Columbus Medical Equipment Loan Program in Meridian is a bustling medical equipment shop run by Dale Anderson and Dick DeLeonard. Locals can donate wheelchairs, beds, walkers and bedside commodes, and volunteers clean and refurbish
Matthew Klinger, president of Fiberpipe Data Centers in Boise, addresses the need for data centers in today's Internet-based commerce. Klinger is an advocate of state tax breaks on infrastructure purchases and other incentives to attract, and keep
The Boise Bomb Shelter is a nuclear fallout shelter-turned-band practice space. It's the perfect place for bands who need somewhere to store equipment, practice and create. Most of it is really, really loud and — with a building like this — doesn'
Celebrating 40 years in business, The Record Exchange is a hub of local music and creativity in Downtown Boise. You might be surprised by who you meet while thumbing through vinyl records, and the possibility for discovery can be found on every ra
Concordia Law School’s library in Downtown Boise is now a place where people who are too poor to afford a lawyer, yet don’t qualify for government assistance can find help in a time of desperation. Listen as Latonia Haney Keith, associate professo
Dr. Ted Epperly is the CEO of Family Medicine Residency of Idaho in Boise. He offers his perspective on how to fix the complicated health care system in the United States. "We should have health care as being a basic right," he says. "All people d
The Joyce Ranch near Murphy is more than 150 years old. It's owner, Paul Nettleton, claims it's the oldest ranch in Idaho. He works with his son, Chad Nettleton, who is the fifth generation of family to operate the Owyhee County ranch in southwest
Dr. Kathryn Beattie is administrator of the St. Luke's Children's Hospital. She also takes a three-day rotation on the floor once a month as a pediatric hospitalist. Beattie says seeing patients and having firsthand experiences on the floor helps