Two years ago, now 13-year-old Carson Magee buttonholed Gov. Butch Otter and convinced him to proclaim the second Monday in February each year as Type 1 Diabetes Awareness Day. This is the second year for the educational event at the Capitol, in which young and old Idahoans talk about living with the disease — even as they hope for a cure.
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The cyberbullying started with little rumors. By the time she was a freshman, Rylee Driscoll started believing the rumors, feeling helpless and worthless. The way out, she says now, is to believe in yourself.
"There's detailers who have been around forever," says Steve Thompson, owner of Detail Doctors. "They'll never touch half the cars we're touching in this collection." His company is detailing the 59 cars from the collection of Cal Phillips, a car collector who clearly loved his cars. The collection will be auctioned at Dealers Auto Auction of Idaho, and Thompson is getting the cars ready.
It's Dave Ioset's job to get the engines running — or find out why they won't — as Dealers Auto Auction of Idaho gets ready to auction 59 classic cars from the collection of Cal Phillips. The cars range from a 1919 Model T to a 1976 Porsche as well as the decades in between.
Jimmy Hallyburton, founder of the Boise Bicycle Project, and Wyatt Schroeder, who helps find housing for homeless families at CATCH, wanted to tell the real stories behind running non-profit organizations and help other leaders in the process.
After walking tours around Boise's neighborhoods exploring history and culture, volunteers then indulged in a little plein air printmaking. Think of the tiny details and textured surfaces on sewer lids or city sidewalks, historic markers or embossed signs. One of the prints was donated to City of Boise Arts and History Department and one to Preservation Idaho — and they'll all be on display at August's First Thursday at Ming Studios, 420 S. 6th Street.
Eighty-year-old Shari Sharp, daughter of Orville Jackson, is selling her home built in 1931. However, she’s concerned that the house will be demolished by developers, as it’s located on the busy Eagle Road.
Once a year, near the feast day of St. Ignatius of Loyala, the Oñati Dantzariak perform three liturgical dances — two on the steps of St. John's Cathedral, and one on the altar after the consecration. It's his favorite of all the dances, says this year's dance captain, Nicholas Bicandi. He's the one in blue.
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 drowned 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 forester Brian Jorgenson is optimistic that Idaho's oldest sequoia tree, which had to be moved for St. Luke's expansion, will survive despite its swaths of brown needles. He's checking on it daily.
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.