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Tag Archives: Parks

Donations save small downtown Emmett park (access required)

A small impromptu park at downtown Emmett’s main intersection was recently acquired by the Kiwanis Club of Emmett. The Kiwanis Aug. 16 acquisition with a donated $40,000 resolves the potential loss to development of this .33 acre Pioneer Park at ...

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Boise Parks will add a mountain bike skills park

Skateboarders and kayakers already have their specialty parks in Boise, and now Boise Parks & Recreation is focusing on mountain bikers. A bike skills park with tracks, rollers and other skill elements for mountain bikers will be built between Fort ...

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Meridian mixes new park, YMCA, St. Luke’s, Hillsdale School at The Hill

Imagine a park with an elementary school, a YMCA, a library, an innovative medical center and a large farmhouse at its edges. Nobody in Meridian was thinking such things four years ago. Then David Turnbull met Marti Hill at Hill’s ...

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Meridian opens an outdoor gym (access required)

Meridian opened an outdoor gym Nov. 14 at Tully Park, an initiative driven by youth at the invitation of the Meridian City Council. The outdoor gym emerged as the idea of the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council, which was looking for ...

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Post Falls to build sports complex (access required)

Post Falls will get a neighborhood park and sports complex in an area that a decade ago was mostly alfalfa fields and bluegrass. Copper Basin Construction, the developer of the Tullamore subdivision along Highway 41, came to an agreement with ...

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Nampa breaks ground on Midway Park (access required)

Nampa broke ground at the end of July on what eventually will become the city’s largest park. The $2 million first phase of Midway Park involves 12 acres with four youth baseball/softball fields. A $40,000 grant from the Baseball Tomorrow ...

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Ketchum will upgrade irrigation at four city parks (access required)

Ketchum will upgrade its irrigation system in four city parks to reduce water useage by 20 to 60 percent, according to a news release. The improvements include “smart clocks” with moisture sensors that adjust sprinklers according to environmental conditions, and ...

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