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  1. Jaialdi: A to ZRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    Jaialdi , the big Basque blowout that takes place in Boise every five years, is upon us. Walking around downtown Boise, you might have noticed a proliferation of Basque berets, or txapelas , smelled the deep-fried sizzle of croquetas and heard consonant-rich phrases like kaixo and eskerrik asko echoing through the streets.

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  2. Kaixo and Ongi EtorriRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    That big "B" on Table Rock stands for "Boise," but at least once every five years it could just as easily mean "Basque." The Basque community has given much to the City of Trees - Basque history and culture are intimately linked with Boise's own past, present and future, and are valued, even defining, elements of life in the Treasure Valley.

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  3. Basque WinesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    The three provinces of the Basque Autonomous Community, along with Navarre, comprise the Spanish side of the Basque country. World renowned for its beauty, the diversity of the landscape and its cuisine, the Basque country also produces some of the finest wines in Spain.

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  4. Full Steam Bistro and Grant's OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    Boise just got its second steampunk-themed coffee purveyor, Full Steam Bistro . Unlike Stream Coffee & Tea Bike, this coffee shop slings shots in a fixed location - the newly constructed 951 building off East Park Boulevard.

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  5. Alive After Five (at 4 p.m.): Amuma Says NoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    Basque for "Grandma says no" - blends traditional Basque music with contemporary pop, rock and jazz. Four of Amuma's six members are Amerikanauk , and songs are built around the accordion and tambourine and sung in Euskara .

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  6. Critique or Controversy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Boise Weekly

    Through Saturday, Aug. 22; 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Tuesdays-Fridays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays; FREE. Ming Studios, 420 S. Sixth St., Boise, 208-972-9028, mingstudios.org .

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  7. Boise's Funniest Person 2015: FinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Boise Weekly

    It's down to the wire for the final five amateur comedians who will battle it out for the title of Boise's Funniest Person 2015 . The hopefuls were culled from a group of 20 contestants, pared down to 10, then teamed with a professional comic before duking it out in the semi-finals.

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  8. Tim JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Boise Weekly

    Chances are you've passed it a hundred times. Boise Cold Storage, founded in the early 1900s, covers more than 60,000 square feet between 15th Street and Americana Boulevard.

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  9. Behind the Door: The Boise Police Department's Raid-Gone-WrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Boise Weekly

    Apartment No. 104 is the only unit at the Parkhill apartment complex that has a white front door.

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  10. In Search of Historic Basque WhalersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    Fewer than 50 years after Christopher Columbus made his landings in the Caribbean and at around the same time Ferdinand Magellan embarked on his circumnavigation of the globe, Basque whalers were plying the waters around Newfoundland and Labrador. As early as the 1520s, sailors from the Basque region of the Pyrenees arrived in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, chasing cod across the Atlantic Ocean.

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  11. Somebody's Lying: The IDOC Prison ScandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2010 | Boise Weekly

    In a much-anticipated federal court ruling concerning allegations of a systemic cover-up by the Idaho Department of Correction, nothing short of the department's integrity is at stake. Ultimately, the judge needs to determine whether the words of Fyodor Dostoevsky are true - that a society is to be judged by how it treats its prisoners or, at least, its weakest members.

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  12. Ming & Modern Team Up for Basque Short Film Festival, Celebrating JaialdiRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    Think of it like a sequel. In 2014, Modern Hotel and Bar raised the curtain on its 39 Rooms Film Festival, its own permanent festival of independently produced short films, screening for visitors to the Boise landmark hotel.

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  13. Landmark Boulder-White Clouds Bill Passes U.S. HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Boise Weekly

    Idaho's congressmen have been introducing bills to the U.S. Congress for the past ten years, trying to garner Wilderness protection for the Boulder-White Clouds. Time and time again, the bills have failed, but on Monday afternoon at 1:09 p.m. Mountain Time, the mountain ranges of Central Idaho came a little closer to permanent protection.

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  14. Body of Woman Found in Boise Alley Near Fairview and MilwaukeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Boise Weekly

    Boise Police have had very little to say, at least publicly, about the discovery of the body of a woman in an alley off of Fairview Avenue. Law enforcement and emergency responders were summoned to the 8400 block of Fairview, west of Milwaukee Street, just before 10 a.m. Monday and that's where an employee of a nearby business said the body was discovered between a building and a wooden trash can holder.

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  15. Boise Council Thinks SnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Boise Weekly

    As the late-July temperatures soar once more into the 90s, it's difficult to conjure up images of huge snow drifts, but the Boise City Council will be asked this week to sign off on a major piece of snow removal equipment for the Boise Airport. When the council is through with its business, it will have taken up nearly $1.8 million in snow removal equipment for the airport.

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  16. Mr. Cope's Cave: Silly, Silly, Stupid Things Gun Nuts DoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Boise Weekly

    You may have missed this one, depending on how much attention you were giving to the news of the latest mass shooting in Louisiana. It happened the same day, last Thursday, but don't worry.

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  17. White Sturgeon Saved from Idaho Lake Scheduled to be DrainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Boise Weekly

    The Idaho Department of Fish and Game gave 160 white sturgeon living in a lake near Jerome a "new lease on life and a chance to make up for past deeds," according to a July 24 Fish and Game news release . Fish and Game salvaged the fish, which most likely leaked from a private hatchery upstream, from a lake scheduled to be drained and renovated.

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  18. The Deadliest Days of Summer Continue with Several Car Accidents Around Southwesterm IdahoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Boise Weekly

    Idaho State Police had a busy day on Friday, July 24, as accident after accident piled up around the Treasure Valley and beyond. A slew of crashes happened on Interstate 84 near the Simco Road exit around 6:30 p.m., starting with Justin Fitzpatrick, 21, of Mountain Home, who was driving a 2002 Dodge Stratus toward Boise.

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  19. Mental Health First-Aid Training: As Critical for Idaho as CPRRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    First-aid training in mental health can be as critical as learning CPR when living in a state with suicide rates as high as Idaho's. While a first-aid class offers instruction on what to do when someone is having a heart attack, The Speedy Foundation and Optum Idaho believe mental first-aid training is just as critical.

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  20. Not All Heroes Wear Capes: Lowe's 'Heroes' Renovate Boise WCARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Boise Weekly

    A familiar smell of paint has been filling a number of rooms inside the Boise offices of the the Women's and Children's Alliance on the corner of Washington and Eighth streets. And just outside, a half-dozen doors, off their hinges, are leaned against the walls.

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