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Author Archives: Royce McCandless

Visit Garden City’s pollinator habitat (access required)

Garden City became the first Idaho city to claim the title Bee City USA with the implementation of its very own pollinator garden in 2016. The garden, which was spearheaded by the Chinden Gardeners Club, hosts events throughout the year ...

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Explore the Nature Center in Boise (access required)

The Idaho Fish and Game Morrison Knudsen Nature Center offers a free experience for anyone looking to get a glimpse of the biodiversity that can be seen throughout the state of Idaho. The Nature Center offers a variety of crafted ...

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Gov. Little talks business concerns, strengths at BMC address (access required)

Gov. Brad Little affirmed the strength of the Idaho economy while addressing the business community Monday, and recognized the need for continued investment throughout the state. The Aug. 16 address, presented by the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, touched on the challenges and successes that the business community has faced as a result ...

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Ribbon cut for downtown Boise private-public project Jules on 3rd (access required)

A mixed-use project opened Aug. 5 seeking to revitalize Old Boise district. The eight-story Jules on 3rd will encapsulate 285,000 square feet and include 173 apartments and 394 structured parking spaces as well as over 3,000 square feet for public and retail use. The apartments will include studio, one- and two-bedroom designs with square footage ranging from 375-1,089 square feet. Amenities include a rooftop ...

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Meridian business Decalcomania aims for Walmart featuring  (access required)

Idaho’s own Decalcomania has moved a step forward to being on Walmart shelves. This year marks the eighth iteration of Walmart’s Open Call program that gives businesses across the country an opportunity to sell their products in Walmart and Sam’s Club stores nationwide. Of the more than 900 small businesses that participated in the ...

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Starting Strength opens new franchise location in Boise (access required)

With the gym’s opening on July 12, Boise will now be the eighth city to host a Starting Strength franchise gym. The new gym will feature a barbell-centered training program designed to build strength over time and feature trainer-led courses that ...

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Zions Bank launches speaker series focused on inclusivity (access required)

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The Zions Community Speaker Series, focused on inclusivity, launched its first event on June 22 with a focus on Pride Month. The virtual event featured a variety of panelists who reflected on the significance of Pride Month and the progress ...

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Boise Airport adds flights, passenger amenities (access required)

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This summer, Alaska Airlines will host nonstop flights from Boise to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), with flights to the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport (PUW) and the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) slated to arrive ...

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Firefighters learn how to rescue people from trenches (access required)

Nampa Fire Department hosted training earlier this month for southern Idaho first responders so they’d know what to do in the event of a construction site trench collapse. The training was led by Roco Rescue, an organization based in Baton ...

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