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On Tuesday, four ex-business executives from Meridian will face a magistrate judge before being sent to prison for numerous counts of fraud. This comes after four years of appeals and legal proceedings.

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Images of a young girl adorned in a flower print dress sit next to daisies and roses – her favorite flowers. Elsewhere, photos of that same girl show her lovingly tapping her father on the head and celebrating Eid, the end of Ramadan.

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Boise firefighters had a busy 4th of July holiday. Calls to blazes sparked by fireworks – or otherwise – doubled from 2017, according to city officials.

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Just over 100 people moved to Idaho on average each day last year – with about 19 per day landing in Boise. What can this community learn from bigger cities that have already grappled with a population boom and an affordable housing crisis?

Amanda Peacher / Mountain West New Bureau

Every day, about 19 people move to Boise. And that growth is creating a housing crunch in the valley.

 

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Sixth-grade teacher Mandy Stansell has lived in Boise her whole life, but three months ago she moved to her new home, looking out over the farm fields of Kuna.

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With southern Idaho reservoirs near capacity and mountain snowpack continuing to melt, the Boise River is taking on a lot of extra water.

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Cat lovers can get a caffeine buzz while scoping out potential furry friends in Hailey later this year.

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After months of skyrocketing home prices in Ada County, April saw a slight dip.

Frankie Barnhill / Boise State Public Radio

It’s been nine months since Cecil Andrus died. The four-term Idaho governor and Secretary of the Interior for the Carter Administration has numerous Idaho institutions named after him, including an elementary school, a plant and a wilderness area. Now, a city park in Boise bears his name.

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The Federal Aviation Administration might choose Friedman Memorial Airport in Hailey to be the third airport to use remote cameras for air traffic control. The Idaho Mountain Express reports a Denver-based company presented the idea to the airport board of directors last week.


Boise Mayor Dave Bieter joined Idaho Matters to talk about the explosive population growth in the Treasure Valley, responsible and sustainable development and what the future looks like for the City of Trees.

Oregon Historical Society

Idaho: a lot of us live here, but how many of us know the origin of the word itself?

Idaho Statesman

There’s a new publisher at the Idaho Statesman. The paper’s leader comes to the Gem State following a stint with the nation’s biggest newspaper publisher, Gannett.

Scott Ki

As spring turns the Boise foothills green, thousands of sheep begin their biannual grazing journey eastward.

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