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Boise's 55-acre Esther Simplot Park opens Wednesday, with 23 acres of ponds, sand beaches, playgrounds, an island, changing rooms, pavillions and a new section of the Greenbelt. Explore its paths, ponds and playgrounds. Bill Manny bmanny@idahostatesman.com
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Esther Simplot reflects on the park that bears her name 2:41

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Ridge to Rivers Manager on Mountain Biking 1:57

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Watch Boise-based tech company Black Sage 'attack' the Capitol with drones 0:57

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Boise State football doesn't pull any punches with new training program

Les Bois Film Festival 2018 trailer 2:57

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Evangelist Billy Graham dies at 99 5:13

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Boise State women hit four shots, including half-courter, in synchronized display 0:09

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North Carolina toy store enlists BB-8 for some Olympic curling fun 0:37

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