Gov. Butch Otter performs a pinning ceremony marking Idaho Army National Guard Col. Russel D. Johnson's promotion to brigadier general on Aug. 15, 2017. It was one of Otter's first public appearances upon his return from surgeries and an infection that kept him out of the office for five weeks.
LocalConstruct's newly completed project on 14th and Idaho streets in Downtown Boise features dozens of apartments and live-work units, all designed for a high-end urban lifestyle that's still new to Boise.
Creatively costumed people on bicycles paraded through Boise during Tour de Fat in Boise on Aug. 12, 2017. The event started at Ann Morrison Park and ended at the Statehouse steps for a bicycle rally in support of the nonprofit Boise Bicycle Project, Southwest Idaho Mountain Bike Association and Treasure Valley Cycling Alliance.
State Street is one of Boise's busiest streets. The Ada County Highway District is adopting new designs that eliminate or reroute left turns at intersections. The intersection at State and Veterans will be the first to get a new design that turns left turns into U-turns to smooth traffic flow. The intersection will be rebuilt in the fall of 2017.
Kuna School District on Wednesday morning announced it has purchased a 60-acre parcel of land where it will build its new high school. Expected to open in 2020, the high school will alleviate overcrowding.
"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.
Two Idaho dietitians teamed up to pen "The Alzheimer's Prevention Food Guide," a cookbook focused on brain healthy foods. SeAnne Safaii-Waite and Sue Stillman Linja both watched their mothers grapple with the memory-loss disease, and they think these foods could help save other families that pain.