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SWIDOVS honors volunteer managers at State Capitol


Idaho Botanical Garden Volunteer Manager Karen Christeson (second from left) was nominated for the Southwest Idaho Directors of Volunteer Services Excellence in Volunteer Management award. She was recognized at the 4th Annual awards ceremony Nov. 3 at the Idaho State Capitol.

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Ada County opens improved section of Boise River Greenbelt

1 - Ada County Greenbelt ribbon

Ada County completed improvements to the Warm Springs Mesa section of the Boise River Greenbelt and celebrated the wider, safer, and smoother pathway with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 26. 

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Solarize the Valley campaign leads to $826,608 in new investments

5 - solarize the valley

Less than a year ago, the Snake River Alliance announced plans for Treasure Valley homes and businesses to install 250 kilowatts of solar power on their rooftops through a partnership with  Idaho solar panel installers. The Alliance has passed that ...

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City of Boise opens first zero net energy building in Idaho

4 - Boise net zero bldg

On Oct. 24, Boise City Council President Pro Tem Lauren McLean (at podium) and Mayor Dave Bieter (center) celebrated the grand opening of Idaho’s first commercial zero net energy building. The building includes  geothermal heating and cooling, LED lights with ...

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Idaho Shakespeare Festival concludes 40th season

6 - IPTV shakespeare

The Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s Director of Marketing Hanna Read Newbill (right) presents the company’s 40th Season poster, signed by the actors, to Ron Pisaneschi (left) Idaho Public Television general manager as a thank you to the station for being a media sponsor ...

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YMCA, St. Luke’s break ground on South Meridian facility


The Treasure Valley Family YMCA and St. Luke’s Health System joined community partners, supporters, and honored guests on Oct. 25 to break ground  on the South Meridian Family YMCA,  located near the intersection of South Eagle and West Amity Roads.  Students ...

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Mrs Idaho America holds 2017 state pageant

1 - Mrs. Idaho class of 2017

The 2017 Mrs Idaho America pageant was held Oct. 29 at Capital High School Auditorium in Boise. This event featured 23 of Idaho’s accomplished women from across the state.  Michele Sheets, Mrs Kootenai County, was crowned Mrs Idaho America 2017. First runner-up ...

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D.L. Evans Bank employees participate in Light the Night Walk

Photo courtesy of D.L. Evans Bank.

D.L. Evans Bank employees from the Treasure Valley area and their family members participated in the Light the Night Walk for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society fundraiser held on October 6th raising a total of $6270.30.

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City Center Plaza opens in downtown Boise

tommy ahlquist crowd 1

Several hundred people were in attendance Oct. 20 at the City Center Plaza ribbon-cutting ceremony in downtown Boise. The Plaza includes a new headquarters for Clearwater Analytics, the Boise Centre East expansion, a new home for the Boise State University ...

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