4th of July No Fireworks This 4th Of July, But Boise Parks Remain Open By George Prentice & Samantha Wright • Jul 1, 2020 Boise Parks & Recreation / via Facebook Listen Listening... / 6:54 During a normal 4th of July in Boise, thousands of people flock to city parks like Ann Morrison to have a picnic, enjoy the day and watch fireworks. But this year has been anything but normal. Boise Mayor On Face Masks, Fireworks And A New Public Health Order By George Prentice • Jun 25, 2020 Carolyn Kaster / AP Images In the wake of the Central District Health Department's order to pull Ada County back to Stage 3 restrictions, due to a recent eruption of COVID-19 cases, Mayor Lauren McLean issued a separate public health order for the City of Boise, intended to remain in effect for at least 30 days. Seasonal Firework Stand Raises College Funds For Idaho Family By Molly Wampler • Jul 3, 2019 Tess Goodwin, Boise State Public Radio For pyromaniacs and patriots alike, fireworks on the Fourth of July are a long-standing tradition. For some families, though, it’s also about some extra income. Listen Listening... / 1:10 Click 'play' to hear the audio version of this story. Idahoans Are Hitting The Road This 4th Of July Weekend By Tess Goodwin • Jul 3, 2019 Bill Dickinson/ Flickr Creative Commons For many, wading into Independence Day traffic is a necessary evil of the holiday. This year, Idaho is expected to reach a record high of travelers over the weekend, eclipsing the numbers from 2018. Listen Listening... / 1:02 Click 'play' to hear the audio version of this story. AAA Idaho Says Mid-Week 4th Of July Will See Record Number Of Travelers By Matt Guilhem • Jun 29, 2018 Mike Laren / Flickr The 4th of July falling in the middle of the week allows for a range of travel options. Experts predict a record number of people will be on the move for Independence Day. Listen Listening... / 1:15 Click 'play' to hear the audio version of this story. On The Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Edition Of Idaho Matters: By Richard Copeland • Jun 26, 2018 Kids and social media. McCall's alcohol ban, one year later. Key federal conservation fund scheduled to expire. A look at the third installment of 'Our Changing Idaho.' On The Thursday, June 14, 2018 Edition Of Idaho Matters: By Richard Copeland • Jun 13, 2018 Firework safety and legality ahead of the 4th of July Valley officials discuss mass transit A look at the physiology of the X-Gamer Boise Weekly's George Prentice talks movies - There's some confusion regarding the legality of aerial fireworks in the Gem State and on Thursday's Idaho Matters we parse out what you can buy.