Sharon Katz has a new company, Diverse Families, that makes dolls that look like all kinds of families. Her business has a strong nonprofit mission. For every doll that a customer buys to donate, Katz donates an additional doll. Both the Learning Lab and the Women's and Children's Alliance have benefitted from the program.
Films on the outdoors and environment from Idaho, the American West and elsewhere in the world will be featured at the third-annual Les Bois Film Festival March 3 at the Egyptian Theatre. The festival, hosted by the Land Trust of the Treasure Valley, will show 28 films in two showings, with an emphasis on films produced in Idaho and the West. A 1 p.m. matinee will show 14 films; a 7 p.m. showing will feature 14 different films. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for kids, and $25 for both sessions.
Boise State A'Shanti Coleman (layup), Braydey Hodgins (free throw), Riley Lupfer (3-pointer) and Shay Shaw (half court) tried to hit their four shots in rapid succession. They did it. (Video courtesy of Riley Lupfer/Boise State)
On Wednesday, February 21, Black Sage, a drone-tech company based in Boise, will stage a mock drone attack on the Capitol. They will be demonstrating new technological advancements that allow them to ground enemy drones and protect important infrastructures.
A toy store in North Carolina proved that you don’t need to be in Pyeongchang to join in on the Winter Olympics action when they went curling with a BB-8 droid. Staff at the family-run Dancing Bear Toys recorded this fun re-enactment of the cult sport.