Residents of a mobile-home park in southeast Boise won a promise from the Boise City Council to use a proposed urban-renewal district in the area to help the park. Mayor David Bieter argued with a community activist over affordable housing.
Four generations of the Nokleby family have been involved in the operation of Lee’s Candies in Boise. Owner Curtis Nokleby, who first came to the shop as a toddler, is looking to retire. He’s looking for a way for the shop on Vista Avenue to continue.
Boise schools Superintendent Don Coberly is retiring, and trustees will meet Thursday to discuss a “succession plan.” During his tenure as superintendent, Boise schools have outperformed state averages.
Boise’s City Council approved a new urban renewal district along the Boise River southwest of Downtown. Developer Derick O’Neill and partners are making plans to redevelop the old Kmart on Americana Boulevard.
Treasure Valley Racing said it would “walk away” from its horse racing lease for Les Bois Park in Boise, Idaho, if voters rejected Proposition 1. The company gave notice Friday that it will not renew the lease.
The city of Boise and its urban renewal agency, Capital City Development Corp., are planning urban renewal districts, Gateway East in the Eisenman area and Shoreline, to spur industrial and residential growth.
Certified Inc. Rug & Furniture Cleaners closed its Hyde Park shop last year after 67 years in business. The building’s new owner is looking to open a restaurant and bar in the historic Boise neighborhood.
The Idaho Capital Asian Market is the first store to open in the Idaho Asian Plaza at Cole and Ustick roads in West Boise. The plaza, which also includes a Boise branch library, will later feature other Asian stores and several restaurants.
The Boise City Council voted to move The Cabin to make room for a new library building on Capitol Boulevard north of the Boise River. Three options are in or near Julia Davis Park and the Black History Museum.
Kennedy Wilson bought the Cottonwoods Apartment on the Boise River for $24 million. It will rename the apartments Reedhouse, make $6 million in renovations on the units and clubhouse, and raise their rents.