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  1. Need Something to Do This Weekend? Try DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    This is a big weekend for dance connoisseurs, with two performances scheduled from two of Boise's hottest companies. While Ballet Idaho's New Dance: Up Close performance on Saturday is sold out, there's more than enough kinetic excellence to go around at Balance Dance Company's production of Alchemy , going down Thursday-Sunday, March 8 at Boise Contemporary Theater.

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  2. 10-Story 'Premier' Hotel Planned for Corner of Broad Street and CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    In late 2014, Boise city officials announced a sweeping redevelopment plan for the Central Addition neighborhood, defined by Front and Myrtle streets to the north and south, and Capitol Boulevard and Broadway Avenue from east to west. Rebranded as a so-called LIV district , the area is slated for construction of "dense urban housing" and the introduction of mixed-use developments incorporating retail and office space.

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  3. BLM to Auction Land Near Payette for Oil and Gas LeasesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    Alta Mesa V.P. of Operations Dale Hayes gave Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter a tour of the company's Payette County pipeline in July 2014. As controversy continues over oil and gas exploration in Payette County, the Bureau of Land Management is putting five parcels of land six miles east of the city of Payette up for auction .

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  4. Boise WaterShed Raising $650K for New River CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    The new Boise WaterShed River Campus at the Boise Wastewater Treatment Plant will cost $3.1 million and should be completed by June 2016. Boise WaterShed Exhibits, Inc. is partnering with the city of Boise to build a new outdoor space called the Boise WaterShed River Campus at the West Boise Wastewater Treatment Plant.

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  5. BPD Bust Man for Meth Possession After Foot PursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    Two Boiseans were behind bars Wednesday, charged with felony controlled substance violations. At approximately 2:03 a.m. the morning of March 4, Boise Police officers stopped a vehicle near the intersection of South Vista Avenue and Airport Way for failing to come to a complete stop at a stop light.

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  6. Idaho Lawmakers Put Cannabis Oil Bill on HoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boise Weekly

    Clare Carey did on Wednesday what she said she shouldn't have to do. "We should be in the park," the Boise mother of two told Boise Weekly in January .

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  7. BPD Announces New Deputy Chief Amid Shooting Investigation, Ombudusman SearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Boise Weekly

    Weeks after it was announced that Bill Bones would replace Mike Masterson as chief of the Boise Police Department, a new new deputy chief of operations has been named. Eugene Smith has been promoted to the No.

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  8. Prescribed Burns Near Bogus Basin Begin TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Boise Weekly

    The Boise National Forest Mountain Home Ranger District plans to begin a unique prescribed burn today on land directly adjacent to Bogus Basin Ski Resort. The project is called the Boise Ridge Tree Well burn, where open patches of ground under or near tree wells will be burned.

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  9. First Thursday: Boise Art MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Boise Weekly

    The Higher Ground exhibition doesn't officially open until Saturday, March 7, but on First Thursday, the Boise Art Museum will give visitors a sneak preview. Higher Ground is a biennial juried art show that features art by Boise High School and West Ada High School students.

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  10. Ice Cream Social ActivismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Boise Weekly

    In addition to dreaming up some of the most creative flavors of ice cream ever marketed, Ben & Jerry's is also one of the staunchest business supporters of LGBT equality. In 2014, the Vermont-based company joined an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States supporting same-sex marriage.

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  11. Dish Duel: Fried Chicken and BiscuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Boise Weekly

    Chicken and biscuits have long been Southern-fried friends. In addition to cozying up in fast food family meals, the duo has found renewed popularity at Portland, Ore.'

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  12. Machine HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Boise Weekly

    Oakland, Calif.-based band Machine Head has long been revered as a heavy-metal trailblazer. In a Feb. 2 interview with loudwire.com 's Full Metal Jackie, lead singer Robb Flynn explained where some of that comes from.

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  13. Ryan Bayne and the Hand-Me-DownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Boise Weekly

    When most people think of hand-me-downs, they think about an older sibling's high-school sports jersey, jeans relinquished after they became "high-waters" on their original owner or shoes suddenly too tight to squeeze into. However, after the album release party for Ryan Bayne and the Hand-Me-Downs' new album, Beloved , they may think "local supergroup" because the Hand-Me-Downs in question are comprised of well-known, well-respected members of Boise's music scene: Steve Fulton, Rob Hill, D. Naomi Johnson, Lauren McConnell, Sam and Catherine Merrick, Thomas Paul, Naomi Psalm, Lee Arthur Rice, Tim Willis and Joseph Young.

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  14. First Thursday: Christine McKinley at Rediscovered BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Boise Weekly

    Ready to charge the world with rock 'n' roll and atomic principles, author Christine McKinley will be at Rediscovered Books discussing both her new book, Physics for Rock Stars, and the ways in which the understanding of physics can make a person "better at everything." The Portland, Ore.-based author is also an avid musician and engineer who combines her talents to explain both the complexity and practicality of physics and, hopefully, "help even the most unscientific love and understand the laws of motion and energy."

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  15. Video: Check Out Our Primer for This Week's Edition of 'Boise Weekly'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Boise Weekly

    Maybe it's early, or maybe one of our telltale red distribution boxes is out of your way on a Wednesday morning. If you're on the go and want a quick preview of what's in this week's edition of Boise Weekly , this is where you'll find it.

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  16. Chris McIntire Pushes Back on Michael Casper StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Boise Weekly

    About 100 friends, family and acquaintances gathered at the Idaho Building on Feb. 23 to honor the memory of 26-year-old Michael Casper, who was killed in a police-involved shooting at his home on Feb. 16 The death of 26-year-old Michael Casper was cause for much sorrow, but it also raised a host of questions and theories related to the circumstances of his shooting by a Boise police officer in the early morning hours of Feb. 16. At the center of many of those questions and theories is Chris McIntire, who was with Casper the night he died and was the last person to see him alive.

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  17. House GOP Approves RU-486 RestrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Boise Weekly

    Boise Democratic Rep. Melissa Wintrow said "it became clear" as House Bill 154 made its way through the House State Affairs Committee that the debate surrounding the bill, which would put tighter restrictions on chemical abortions in Idaho, was about more than the procedure. "This bill isn't about safety," Wintrow said.

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  18. Radio Boise Founder and Director Jeff Abrams Signs OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Boise Weekly

    The idea of a community radio station for the Boise area came to Jeff Abrams in the early 2000s, while he was working as a fish biologist for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Abrams left Fish and Game, not knowing he was about to embark on a journey that would consume the next 12 years of his life: founding Radio Boise .

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  19. Video: Panhandle Push for a New Idaho Veterans HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Boise Weekly

    The effort to build a new Idaho State Veterans Home in the Panhandle region is gaining some steam. The Idaho Division of Veterans Services operates three veterans homes in Boise, Lewiston and Pocatello.

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  20. Minimum Wage Debate Intensifies On National Stage, Not So Much in IdahoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Boise Weekly

    A series of weekend reports indicates that Wal-Mart's recent decision to boost wages for thousands of its lowest paid employees will have a significant affect in the public and private sectors. This week, Wal-Mart announced it would increase wages for nearly 500,000 of its employees to at least $9 an hour, $1.75 above the federal minimum wage.

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