Boise & Garden City

Boise & Garden City

Teen organizers of Boise's Women's March reflect on high turnout

Colette Raptosh and Nora Harren, two teenagers from Boise, organized the local chapter of Saturday's Women's march, which saw millions of people rallying across the globe. The pair on Sunday talked about their reaction to the huge crowd and the unexpected attention it brought via social media.

Boise & Garden City

Maverik changes angle of store on former Franklin School property

Besides the convenience store, Maverik's site plan calls for nine commercial lots on the 4.74 acres of frontage land along Franklin and Orchard. The city of Boise plans to develop a park on the interior three acres southwest of the proposed convenience store. The Boise Planning and Zoning Commission is scheduled to consider the full development plan at their meeting Tuesday. The meeting is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. in the third-floor City Council chambers of City Hall, 150 N. Capitol Blvd.

Boise & Garden City

Boise aims for fire safety in Hulls Gulch, other wildland interface areas with BLM grant

The Boise City Council approved an initiative Tuesday night that enables the city to receive up to $500,000 over the next five years from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to reduce fuels in the wildland-urban interface. Typically, this kind of grant is spent on removing especially flammable plants, such as cheat grass, an invasive species that originated in Europe, said Mike Williamson, a spokesman for the BLM.

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Teen organizers of Boise's Women's March reflect on high turnout

Colette Raptosh and Nora Harren, two teenagers from Boise, organized the local chapter of Saturday's Women's march, which saw millions of people rallying across the globe. The pair on Sunday talked about their reaction to the huge crowd and the unexpected attention it brought via social media.
Nicole Blanchard // Idaho Statesman
Teen organizers of Boise's Women's March reflect on high turnout 1:47

Teen organizers of Boise's Women's March reflect on high turnout

Police escort injured Boise officer Kevin Holtry up Cole Road to airport medical flight 2:31

Police escort injured Boise officer Kevin Holtry up Cole Road to airport medical flight

Wounded Boise police officer heads to Denver 2:31

Wounded Boise police officer heads to Denver

Boise day shelter provides meals, clothing and much more 3:06

Boise day shelter provides meals, clothing and much more