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 the damage.
One day after a suspect and a family's dog were shot and killed in the Hulls Gulch hiking area, police cleared the trails for use. Hikers, runners and mountain bikers were back in the area, which showed almost no signs of the incident that took place on Saturday morning.
Marilyn Shuler, a longtime human rights leader, died at a Boise hospital on Thursday. She was 77. In May 2014, Shuler was given an honorary doctorate at Boise State University and addressed the graduates at commencement.
When 19-year-old Bahati Sudjonga arrived at the Boise Airport late Feb. 2, 2017, he was greeted by more than 100 people. Bahati is from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but was living in a refugee camp in Uganda. His brother, Maki Sudjonga, 22, and sister, Charlotte Borive, 38, moved to Boise five months ago from the same camp. Bahati is the last refugee the International Rescue Committee will be able to bring into Idaho until the four-month halt in refugee intake is lifted.
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.
A police escort surrounding Cpl. Kevin Holtry’s ambulance leaves Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center on Curtis Road on Thursday on its way to the Boise Airport. Holtry was injured in a November shooting that wounded another officer and killed a police dog. Holtry is headed to Craig Hospital, a specialty spinal cord rehabilitation hospital near Denver, to continue his recovery.
Boise Cpl. Kevin Holtry was injured in a November shooting that wounded another officer and killed a police dog. He was paralyzed below the waist and his left leg was amputated below the knee. Now he's headed to Craig Hospital, a specialty spinal cord rehabilitation hospital near Denver, to continue his recovery.
Corpus Christi House serves about 100 to 125 people a day. It's much more than a place to get warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Operations manager Rick Bollman gives an overview of the shelter services and volunteer opportunities.
More than three months after he and his wife, a nurse, helped rescue a severely injured hiker in Colorado, Boise Senior Firefighter Shane Nelson were surprised Wednesday by a Valor Award ceremony featuring the hiker, Dave Smith, and Smith's family. Smith and his parents say he was hours from death when the couple gave him emergency medical treatment and called for help.
The Interfaith Sanctuary Community Choir practices for a performance 7 p.m. on Dec. 7, 2016, which will be part of the lighting of the first Interfaith Sanctuary Christmas tree. The choir consists of community members and guests at Interfaith, an emergency shelter.
Cpl. Chris Davis was one of two officers wounded Nov. 11 during a police shootout with Marco Romero, wanted in connection with a shooting in Meridian earlier that week. A police dog, Jardo, was also injured. Cpl. Kevin Holtry remains hospitalized.