An Idaho magistrate judge declined a Canyon County prosecutor’s request to put a no contact order in place between Philip Butler and his wife. Two weeks later, Philip Butler is believed to have killed the woman and then himself.
The Marilyn Shuler Classroom for Human Rights has opened at the Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial in Downtown Boise. The memorial was a target for racist and anti-Semitic graffiti in 2017. The space also features a new sculpture.
The city of Boise asks a federal appeals court to reconsider a ruling on its “anti-camping” ordinance, sleeping in public, an issue with ramifications for other Western cities with homeless populations.
New additions at the reopening of the Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial will spark conversation about discrimination and violence. An outdoor classroom, named after Marilyn Shuler, and new sculpture will be dedicated Thursday.
Lynn Hightower appeared on Treasure Valley television for more than two decades, first as a reporter and later as a spokeswoman for the Boise Police Department. Now she heads the Downtown Boise Association.
Boise Mayor David Bieter lauds the prospect of high-paying jobs at an industrial park near Micron. But a lawyer worries that it could hurt low-income residents of Blue Valley, an adjacent mobile home park.
Emails supporting the historic Eoff-Brady House and 10 other more than century-old buildings pour into City Hall as Boise Planning and Zoning Commission prepares to consider first historic district since 2002.
Nampa Police have determined that the married couple found dead Saturday died as a result of a murder-suicide involving a gun. Police identified Philip J. Butler, 29, and Kaylynn M. Butler, 27, as the deceased.
Here are some of the biggest (and most popular) farm festivals, including Twin Oaks Farms, and corn mazes like the famous Farmstead Festival, in the Treasure Valley. Plenty of u-pick apple orchards abound, too.