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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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Idaho Wine Commission adds passport program (access required)

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In a new change for this year, the Idaho Wine Commission will be offering a free-to-participate passport program that will offer visitors of local wineries and cideries a variety of benefits including complimentary and paid tastings, limited sales, as well ...

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Electronic Cash Systems opens Boise branch (access required)

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ECS hosted a grand opening for its Boise branch on June 8 that will offer a variety of payment options and in-person support for businesses in the Treasure Valley. ECS’s new branch will be located at The Owyhee in downtown ...

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Boise revises climate action roadmap, McLean says (access required)

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The city of Boise has expanded and revised its climate action roadmap. The climate roadmap was first put forward by Boise Mayor Lauren McLean during her time as a member of the city council with the foremost goal of the ...

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Carbon summit to look at sustainable agriculture (access required)

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A “carbon summit” hosted by US Energy will look at Idaho’s role in implementing sustainable solutions for agriculture. The two-day event will be hosted at The College of Idaho in Caldwell from June 16-17 and will include a variety of ...

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Idaho ski resorts prepare for summer activities (access required)

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Ski areas across the state prepare for an expected fruitful summer operation in spite of employment concerns. As the country continues to open up in response to the decline in COVID-19 numbers, ski areas across Idaho are looking to capitalize ...

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McLean stresses role of American Rescue Plan in Boise future (access required)

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Boise Mayor Lauren McLean led a press meeting on Wednesday that provided insight into how the American Rescue Plan funding will affect the city of Boise. After the passage of the most recent round of relief funding, McLean, along with ...

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