Boise’s Maddie Zahm auditioned for “American Idol." It’s been her dream since she was a kid having “American Idol” birthday parties. But even more than that, the audition was a milestone in believing in herself.
Is Boisean Maddie Zahm the next "American Idol"?
Connections between Boise and Bukavu are strong (and heartfelt)
What does an F-35 sound like off of a Boise runway? Hear it for yourself.
The mechanic is getting them revved up for classic car auction in Nampa
Putting the shine on Idaho classic car collection
Boise's MLK march is for remembering — and for action
Nampans contribute a personal connection to historic buildings
Historic Nampa building (the old library) gets a new life
The Boise Christmas Map compiles a list of the best homes lit up for the holidays
Why is Boise's new crisis center so important?
What happens when you walk through the door of Boise's new crisis center?
Passionate testimony against CVS pharmacy at Boise P&Z meeting
Meridian ushered in the holiday season with in their fifth annual Winter Lights Parade. More than 50 floats featured bands, brightly decorated floats and, of course, candy. Buddy the Elf and Jovie escorted the parade finale: Santa himself, who helped flip the switch to light Meridian's Christmas Tree at Generation Plaza — accompanied by fireworks and sing-a-long carols.
Azam Houle has raised a couple generations of children on stories, songs, rhymes and rhythms at storytime at the Boise Public Library. It's time for the next chapter in her life — she's retiring. Attend part of her very last storytime right here.
The Saint Alphonsus Festival of Trees is an annual tradition during Thanksgiving week, Nov. 21-26. See the 83 trees on display at Boise Centre. This year's Festival will benefit the Cardiac Rehabilitation Center.
Hundreds of Christmas revellers gather with candles glowing for the Downtown Boise Tree Lighting celebration at the Boise Centre Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. Red Light Challenge sang "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" and other holiday favorites during the event.
Scentsy invited the community to help turn on their Christmas lights — 724,000 of them when they're all lit. That's 43 miles of lights, decorating 450 trees. New this year is a tunnel of lights, featuring 67,000 lights. The public is invited to drop by to stroll and take holiday photos. Scentsy is at Eagle Road and Pine Avenue in Meridian.
In this clip from his State of the City address, Mayor Dave Bieter urges Boiseans to "aim high in thought and action" with a bias toward action: "Let's do (projects) unless we can't." He's referring to proposals to expand Gowen Field, build a new sports complex and main library, and help each other.
In response to a Saturday white supremacist concert in the Boise area, the Idaho Black History Museum hosted a community gathering at the Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial. “We wanted to turn their sour, their hate, into something sweet (which is) our support of diversity,” says organizer Tanisha Newton, with Boise State’s Inclusive Excellence Student Council.
Angela Bauter is the first person to move into a live/work pocket neighborhood on 36th St. in Garden City. She operates her graphic design business on the ground floor. She and her extended family, including her sister, brother-in law, a niece and a nephew, live on the two floors upstairs.
Union Pacific trains have been yellow since the late 1940s, and when this U.P. caboose came to the Nampa Train Depot and Museum, it was, too. When volunteers got grants to restore the caboose, the idea was to restore it to its original splendor — including the color, which was red.
It seems so. Dana Zuckerman, developer of Dwell Silver Street near Collister Drive, put four 600-700 square foot homes on the market and had full-price offers on all of them. It's a national trend and Boise's a part of it.
Members of the Boise bicycling community create a human-protected bike lane along 8th Street between Main and Bannock streets. One goal: Keep cars from parking in the bike lane and forcing bicyclists into oncoming traffic.
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.