Serena Croft knows what it's like to live through tough times. After weathering her own financial struggles and receiving help from organizations like the Idaho FoodBank, she's now in a position to give back. A seamstress by trade, she's making comfort kits for kids who are taken out of their homes because of abuse or other issues.
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Hundreds of Boiseans, representing a swath of cultures and ethnicities, gathered at Calvary Chapel and Morris Hill Cemetery to pay their respects to Dieudonne Eca, a 15-year-old refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo, who drown after being in Boise — his new home — for only nine days.
The Cole/Fairview intersection project entered a new phase this week. Cole Road north of Fairview was re-opened to through traffic but Cole south of Fairview was closed again. The project is expected to be completed in mid-September, an ACHD spokeswoman s
City forest Bryan Jorgensen should know: Boise trees do some heavy lifting for our quality of life. He explains, while nursery specialist Ryan Rodgers tends young trees at Boise's Laura Moore Cunningham Memorial Arboretum, next to Kristin Armstrong Municipal Park.
To keep the City of Trees' trees healthy, sometimes the community foresters have to remove trees on the public right-of-way. The city replaces trees two for each tree that is removed, and aims to have a balance of new and old trees.
North End Neighborhood Association volunteers Matt and Sheri Edmond deck out the light posts along Harrison Boulevard with the American flag and the Idaho State flag. It feels good to see the flags, they say.
The Letterheads are a group of sign artists who meet in cities across the U.S. and leave hand-painted murals behind. Boise sign artist Noel Weber is an original member. He talks about the mural the group left in Boise's Basque Block, near Bar Gernika.
As the Boise River flood waters recede, city managers in Eagle, Garden City and Boise are now assessing the damage to greenbelt pathways. Eagle director of parks, pathways and recreation says portions of the greenbelt are still closed because of a real da
Van Danielson lost his uninsured home to a wildfire in the Foothills near Harris Ranch a year ago and has not been able to replace the loss. Ignited by fireworks about two miles away, the wildfire consumed the house and anything it touched in the area.
The Feed Your Soul Festival, a free outdoor festival in support of Create Common Good took place at Capitol Park in Boise today. Create Common Good is a non-profit social enterprise for refugees, women escaping domestic violence, veterans and others to learn new skills, gain confidence and move into a place of self-sufficiency.
In April 2017, workers removed a bridge from Plantation Island on a stretch of the Greenbelt, concerned it would give way as the bank eroded. On June 21, after the Boise River dropped below flood stage, the county flew a drone over the area to illustrate