The abandoned remains of tens of thousands of troops lost to the twilight of time are rejoining the ranks at veterans cemeteries around the nation. It all started right here in Boise, thanks to Idaho veteran Richard Cesler and a band of concerned brothers and sisters around the country.
An interim committee failed to act, and the Idaho Legislature bungled a bill and then looked the other way. but Canyon County Sheriff Kieran Donahue won’t let anyone forget that kids keep dying in the homes of the Followers of Chirst.
Les Bois is a ghost track these days, its 800-odd stables empty of horseflesh and gear, and all of the dreams and drama of the place. Live racing ended at the end of the 2015 season, and the controversial racing machines that had subsidized the racing and purses were unplugged in March 2016.
There are a lot of ways for politicians to connect with constituents. I happen to think live town halls where anybody can walk up to the microphone and ask any question are among the best and most courageous.
Imagine a baseball-soccer-special events stadium coming to the West end of Downtown Boise that transforms the region around Americana Boulevard and Shoreline Drive near the Boise River into “a destination.”
Idahoan Bob Neugebauer is the publisher of the Gem State Patriot “news website” often associated with the tea party movement in the state. He goes by the moniker “Tea Party Bob” when he’s on with KIDO 580-AM radio host Kevin Miller.
Reaction to the Boise Foothills shooting over the weekend revealed a community that cared for one another. It’s not unreasonable to say that the smart, prompt response by citizens may have saved lives.
From the national to the state and local level, it seems like we’re seeing more and more legislation designed to thwart undesirable things that might happen instead of targeting things that are happening.
With the Idaho Statesman Editorial Board adding a new community member, Kelly Parker — who lives in Boise and works at Idaho Independent Bank — this is a good time to offer a reminder about how we operate and tell you a little about the people who volunteer their time and expertise to serve with us.
Idaho Rush beat the Boise Nationals 5-4 on penalty kicks in the championship game of the 2017 Idaho State Cup tournament. Rush goalkeeper Tanner Bengtzen stopped Boise National's Jared Napoles Alvizar for the game-winning save.
Idaho Rush wins U-19/20 boys state soccer title in sudden death shootout
Boise veterans and Boy Scouts honor veterans at Morris Hill Cemetery on Memorial Day
At Boise's Anime Oasis convention, cosplay is king
Civil War soldiers get grave markers – at last – because of one Boisean’s 9-year campaign