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  1. American Red Cross: 100 Days of Summer, 100 Days of HopeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    The U.S. West isn't the only place drying up this summer. It is also officially "the dry season" for Red Cross blood and platelet donations.

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  2. Reporter's Notebook: Floating Around July First ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    Sam Johnson's ceramic sea creatures change color when the lights go out. See his show, 'Aquarium Delirium' at Trailhead.

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  3. Police Chief Bill Bones on July 4th: 'It's a Very Busy Day...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Boise Weekly

    Federal, state and local law enforcement across the United States and at U.S. military bases across the globe are boosting security measures throughout the Fourth of July holiday weekend. The FBI, Department of Homeland Security and National Counterterrorism Center said in a bulletin to agencies across the nation that there were no specific active plots, but it did caution that extremists could launch Independence Day-targeted attacks.

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  4. June Was Hottest on Record in Boise, Another Heat Record on the HorrizonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boise Weekly

    Another Boise weather record has been broken and we're on our way to see another record tied. "This was the hottest June we ever had, in the whole period of records," said Jay Breidenbach, meteorologist at the National Weather Service office in Boise .

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  5. Rabid Bat Discovered in Southeast BoiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Boise Weekly

    It's not extraordinary to discover a bat in Boise, but the latest discovery of a bad that has tested positive for rabies has health officials urging the public to take extra caution. Officials with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare said the bat was discovered in a residential area in southeast Boise, the first of the year in Idaho to test positive positive for rabies.

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  6. Boise's Fourth of July Will Step Off With We the People ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Boise Weekly

    For many Americans, Independence Day brings up thoughts of fireworks, parades, and freedom; and Josiah Barrett, organizer of Boise's annual We the People 4th of July Celebration, wanted to epitomize just that. "The parade has been around for about 20 years, and I've been involved [as an organizer] for about seven," Barrett told Boise Weekly .

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  7. Boise National Forest Managers: All-Time Record High for Dry ConditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boise Weekly

    While thousands of Idahoans prepare to spend their 4th of July in the extremely dry Boise National Forest , fire watchers won't have much time to celebrate the holiday as they wait and watch anxiously for the next brush fire to ignite and spread. "We are currently at an all-time record high for dry conditions in the Boise National Forest.

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  8. Whole Foods Admits to Overcharging, ApologizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Boise Weekly

    The Boise Whole Foods location opened in 2012. The mislabeling investigation into the company has not been extended to stores outside New York.

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  9. PUC Commissioner Mack Redford Dies; Idaho Power PURPA Deliberations ContinueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Boise Weekly

    State officials announced July 1 that Idaho Public Utilities Commissioner Mack Redford had died in the evening hours of June 30. Redford's passing comes as the PUC commissioners face a much-anticipated vote on Idaho Power's desire to restrict 20-year PURPA contracts from renewable energy providers down to two years, as covered in the current edition of Boise Weekly . Redford had been absent at the recent public hearing and this week's technical hearings regarding the Idaho Power proposal, which have attracted precedent-setting interest.

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  10. Video: Historic Home Rolls Overnight Through Boise StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Boise Weekly

    Frank Eld waves goodbye to the Central Addition neighborhood, just prior to the Jones House being rolled away to its new location on Reserve Street. It's not every day, or night for that matter, that you see a house rolling down the wrong way of Boise's Front Street.

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  11. 'Is Pengilly's Still Open?' Marathon City Council Session ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Boise Weekly

    When Boise Mayor Dave Bieter adjourned the marathon June 30 Boise City Council meeting it was early Wednesday morning-1:08 a.m., to be exact. He turned to an exhausted crowd and said, "The biggest question now is, 'Is Pengilly's open?'" referring to the popular Boise watering hole down the block from City Hall.

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  12. Flags, Fireworks and Local FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Boise Weekly

    Odds are, at some point this week, everybody in the Treasure Valley will have experience with flags, fireworks and food. This week's edition of Boise Weekly features all three as well, but not necessarily in the context of Independence Day revelry.

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  13. Historian on University of Idaho Cover-Up: 'Misplaced Instinct'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Boise Weekly

    The headlines about racial insensitivity spread across the globe June 25, but this time the center of the debate wasn't the Confederate flag or South Carolina. Instead, the world's media turned its lens toward Idaho and a mural inside the under-renovation Old Ada County Courthouse and soon-to-be Boise law center for the University of Idaho College of Law-Boise.

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  14. First Thursday: 6th & Main StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Boise Weekly

    The bars and restaurants along Sixth and Main streets usually aren't the first thing people think of when they think of First Thursday activities. "People go to art galleries and glass blowing demonstrations," said Cassidy Kay of Tom Grainey's Sporting Pub.

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  15. Idaho's Big Bang TheoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Boise Weekly

    Vendors at one Boise fireworks stand told Boise Weekly that customers typically shell out $50 for fireworks, but it's not unusual for someone to drop $200-$300 in a single visit. Children thrill to the sights.

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  16. First Thursday: Julia Davis ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Boise Weekly

    Anyone who has lived in or visited Boise has no doubt spent time in Julia Davis Park, but many don't know who Julia Davis was. Turns out, she was pretty cool.

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  17. A Food Hub Grows in Gem CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Boise Weekly

    If you need evidence the demand for local food is booming, try showing up at the Boise Farmers Market at 11 a.m. Not only are produce tables pretty much picked over, but chalkboard signs that once listed dozens of products are smudged with strike-throughs. Ask someone involved in the local food movement what's lacking and they probably won't say demand, they'll say infrastructure.

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  18. Canyon County Fourth of July CelebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Boise Weekly

    Whoever said fireworks displays must be limited to July 4 forgot to tell Nampa. On Thursday, July 2, the Ford Idaho Center will host what the annual God and Country Festival calls the "Treasure Valley's largest fireworks display."

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  19. Slide the City and Fourth of July in Ann Morrison ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Boise Weekly

    Cool off on the Fourth by shooting down Americana Boulevard on Slide the City's 1,000-foot-long vinyl waterslide. Sliding starts at 10 a.m. and costs $24-$30 for one trip down, $37-$45 for three.

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  20. First Thursday: Ming StudiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Boise Weekly

    In the fall of 2014, seven artists from Boise, McCall, Pocatello and Idaho Falls took a tour of the Idaho National Laboratory with the Snake River Alliance -a nonprofit that focuses on curbing nuclear activity in Idaho. The artists spent time touring the places where INL stores and dumps spent nuclear fuel rods, then they came back and spent the past several months creating artwork based on their experiences.

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