Category Archives: Local News

Eagle grape grower creating winery

City of Eagle grape farmer Steve Bruneel will be creating a winery and vineyard on 39 acres of his property on N Gooder John Lane, about half a mile west of Linder Road. On June 11, the Eagle City Council approved his request to rezone the land and create that vineyard, although not exactly the…MORE

Eagle police catch reckless e-bike riding teens

Eagle Police have taken two juveniles into custody after a several-week-long round of cat and mouse as both boys rode e-bikes recklessly through town. The Eagle Police received numerous reports of riders on powered electric dirt bikes riding recklessly along sidewalks, streets, through parks and disrupting soccer games. CBS2 reports deputies attempted to intercept them…MORE

Demolition begins Boise Airport hangar site

Demolition of the hangar site that collapsed at the Boise Airport is set to start this week. Officials say demolition will start on Wednesday, June 19th, or Thursday, June 20th, and will likely take six weeks to complete. CBS2 reports Big D Builder said: The hanger site at the Boise Airport has recently been released…MORE

Boise City Council town hall meetings

Boise residents are invited to join Boise City Council members representing Council Districts 1, 2 and 5 for town hall meetings on Tuesday, June 25th at 6PM. This is an opportunity for council members to engage directly with the community in a conversational format and hear from residents about what they would like to see…MORE

Garden City electronic pickpocketing

The Garden City Police Department put out a warning that they have been made aware of an electronic pickpocketing crime that took place at Fred Meyer in Garden City. According to the release, “suspects were able to obtain the embedded data from the victims’ debit/credit card and then shortly after make an ATM withdrawal, prior…MORE

GOP does not support funding education after HS

The newly approved Idaho GOP platform will include opposition to funding education programs and technical education beyond high school. Delegates voted on the platform Saturday morning during the final day of the three-day 2024 Idaho Republican Convention in Coeur d’Alene. The Idaho Press reports there was a motion to strike the part of the proposed…MORE

Caldwell begins construction on Middleton Road

The City of Caldwell will begin constructing improvements at the Middleton Road and Skyway Street intersection this week. Motorists should anticipate road closures, lane restrictions, and reduced speed limits until work is completed in fall 2024. The City of Caldwell has phased construction to keep Middleton Road open for as long as possible, beginning with…MORE

Boise’s new Primrose Park dedication

WHAT:  Primrose Park Dedication WHO:  Mayor Lauren McLean, Boise City Council, Parks and Recreation WHEN:  Tuesday, June 18 at 9:30 a.m. WHERE:  Primrose Park (6020 N. Gary Lane) Join the City of Boise as we celebrate the completion of Primrose Park, a brand-new neighborhood park located in Northwest Boise. This 1.5-acre park includes a playground with accessible elements, a…MORE

Dorothy Moon elected again to leadership

Dorothy Moon retained her position as Chairwoman of the Idaho Republican Party on the final day of the 2024 Idaho Republican Convention in Coeur d’Alene. CBS2 reports the final vote, 376-228 in favor of Moon over her opponent former senator Mary Souza was met with cheers at the North Idaho College Auditorium. Moon was nominated…MORE

Scam alert–fake fundraiser flyers

Nampa Police are warning people and businesses of a new scam involving fake Boys and Girls Club fundraiser flyers. Nampa Police were alerted to a new scam by a local business, two men came into the business and asked that they make copies of a flyer that said that donations benefit the Boys and Girls…MORE