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  1. Boise Man Suspected in String of Hill Road ArsonsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    Boise arson investigators say they're trying to determine if a man taken into custody late Thursday night is responsible for a string of fires. A swam of police descended on Gary Lane near Hill Road around 10 p.m. That's where they found and arrested 34-year-old Patrick Irving of Boise and charged him with felony arson.

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  2. Driver Plows Pickup Into Boise Home, Charged With DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    A north Boise family had a rude awakening today when a pickup plowed into their home on North 23rd Street. Police said the driver of the vehicle had sped through an intersection before jumping the curb and driving his pickup right into the living room of the house just before 2 a.m. Two people were sleeping upstairs and even the family dog escaped injury as the pet was also on the second floor.

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  3. Sesqui-Shop to Close Its Door Dec. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boise Weekly

    Boise celebrated its 150th birthday in 2013, rolling out a host of events and introducing us to the practically unpronounceable $15 word, "sesquicentennial," which the Boise City Department of Arts and History used as the basis for its popular outreach office and gallery space, the Sesqui-Shop. More than a year after its unveiling, the Sesqui-Shop is closing down, and its last day of operation is slated for Saturday, Dec. 20. "Although the city tentatively planned to host the shop for one more year, the property owner understandably felt it was time to secure a long-term commitment for the space.

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  4. Boise Man Charged With Manslaughter After Fatal Car Crash Last WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boise Weekly

    Boise Police have arrested a Boise man in the death of a woman involved in a three-car crash, charging him with manslaughter. Witnesses to the crash reported seeing a two-door Kia swerving and veering into oncoming traffic the evening of Oct. 16. that's when the car collided with a four-door Hyundai and an SUV on State Street near Ellens Ferry.

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  5. Madelynn Taylor's Triumphant Return to the Idaho Veterans CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boise Weekly

    Yes, it's official. Madelynn Taylor posted photographs on her Facebook page Oct. 22 of her historic visit to the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery in Boise.

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  6. Press-Tribune: Historic Pix Theater May Be Up For Sale SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boise Weekly

    The nearly-70-year-old Pix Theater in downtown Nampa, which has seen numerous attempts to breathe life to the old moviehouse, may be up for sale sooner than later. On Sept.

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  7. Romney Stumps for OtterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boise Weekly

    Political debts aren't anything new-some are just a little bigger than others. Mitt Romney was a semi-regular visitor to Idaho in his unsuccessful runs for the White House, standing alongside Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter and Idaho's GOP elite for the past several years.

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  8. Commission Candidates Fault ACHD's Relationship With City of Boise at BBP ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boise Weekly

    Four of six candidates vying for a seat on the Ada County Highway District Board of Commissioners told attendees at a forum held at Boise Bicycle Project Wednesday evening that the organization with curb-to-curb control over Ada County's roads has been deaf to the citizens of the communities it serves and has failed as a partner of the city of Boise. "The problem is animosity.

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  9. Meridian Toddler Shot in Head With Flare GunRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Boise Weekly

    Meridian Police are investigating a Wednesday morning shooting incident which resulted in a 2-year-old child being rushed to a local hospital. Police were summoned to a home on the 2600 block of South Pine Bar Place shortly after 10:30 a.m. Oct. 22. That's where they discovered that a 4-year-old child had somehow gotten access to flare gun and shot his 2-year-old brother in the head.

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  10. Starry Story Night at Boise Contemporary TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Boise Weekly

    Story Story Night has grown far beyond its first home in the Linen District, now taking place at the Rose Room in the winter and Visual Arts Collective in the summer. On Monday, Oct. 27, however, Story Story Night will transform into Starry Story Night at Boise Contemporary Theater.

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  11. Hillside to Hollow: Happy TrailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Boise Weekly

    Hillside to Hollow includes more than 300 acres, 59 of them purchased by the Land Trust back in 2011 and the rest purchased by the city of Boise in 2013. Wrapping up his Oct. 16 presentation to the Boise Parks and Recreation Board of Commissioners, Land Trust of the Treasure Valley Executive Director Tim Breuer played the part of a wedding officiant: To the Land Trust and myriad Foothills users, the project - improving a recently acquired stretch of Boise Foothills from Hillside Junior High to Bogus Basin Road - may be as pretty as a bride on her wedding day.

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  12. Boise Goes Greek with Orpheus and EurydiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Boise Weekly

    A figure of Greek mythology, Orpheus was a poet and a musician who could play so beautifully, it was said he could "charm the birds, fish and wild beasts, coax the trees and rocks into dance." Orpheus was as romantic as his music was transformative, and when his wife Eurydice was taken to the underworld, he went down to retrieve her from the land of the dead.

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  13. Eyehategod Smites BoiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Boise Weekly

    With Iron Reagan and Harassor; 8 p.m.; $15 adv., $18 door. Crazy Horse, 1519 W. Main St., 208-982-4294, crazyhorseboise.com .

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  14. Austin Lucas Shreds The Line Between Punk, Country All The Way to BoiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Boise Weekly

    Punk and folk-country have been linked in surprising ways over the years. Joe Strummer took his original nickname from Woody Guthrie.

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  15. Deborah Silver and Ron CraneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Boise Weekly

    As a preview of the race to become the Idaho State Treasurer, Boise Weekly sat down with Republican incumbent Treasurer Ron Crane and his Democratic challenger Deborah Silver. Ron Crane will turn 67 years old on Sunday, Nov. 2. But he may be a bit too busy to celebrate; he's in the political fight of his career.

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  16. Conferences And OpeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Boise Weekly

    Food advocates from across the state will convene at the Riverside Hotel Tuesday, Oct. 28, for the 2014 Idaho Summit on Hunger and Food Security , put on by the Idaho Hunger Relief Task Force . The event will feature keynote speaker Dr. Janey Thornton, U.S. Department of Agriculture deputy undersecretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, along with luncheon speaker Hattie Kauffman, a former correspondent and news anchor for ABC and CBS and a member of the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho.

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  17. City Center Plaza Relocates Bus Stages, Delays City Hall Plaza RenovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Boise Weekly

    What's in a name? Plenty, when it comes to the City Center Plaza project , which has carved out a huge footprint in Boise's downtown core to make way for four distinct elements: a renovated U.S. Bank Plaza; the nine-story Clearwater Building, to be anchored by Clearwater Analytics and Boise State University; an expansion of the Boise Centre; and a subterranean transit facility, to be operated by Valley Regional Transit. Now the developer, Gardner Company, is looking for special exceptions from the city's Design Review Committee for signs that would be considerably higher and bigger for the four buildings.

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  18. ACHD Election: Changing Lanes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Boise Weekly

    Six candidates are competing for ACHD District No. 3 . Two candidates are vying to represent District No.

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  19. 'One Chance' Screening Benefits Boise Gay Men's ChorusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Boise Weekly

    When Welsh singer Paul Potts stepped onto the stage during the first season of Britain's Got Talent , none of the thousands watching could know he would go on to win the competition and become a world-renowned opera singer. In One Chance , James Corden portrays Potts, a retail clerk who had dreamed of singing opera since he was a small boy growing up--and getting beaten up--in Wales.

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  20. Repairing Boise's 'Layer Cake'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Boise Weekly

    It is, quite possibly, the highest profile piece of public art in Idaho. It is also, almost certainly, the most broken.

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