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The Team behind organizing Treefort Music Festival announced that all attendees, vendors, staff, artists, volunteers, performers, and people over the age of 12 will now be required to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or negative nasal swab test within 48 hours before the festival entry.This decision comes as the Delta variant of the COVID virus has begun spiking numbers across Idaho and the nation. For those who could not procure a vaccine or PCR test, rapid testing will be available on-site...
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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the City of Boise has recognized the brave, heartfelt, and selfless heroism that occurs every day in the Boise community. The city has now called for nominations for individuals you feel have captured this social service without skipping a beat.The practice of recognizing heroes become popular at the onset of the global pandemic. As our community was facing challenges unlike anything we had ever seen before, many people stepped up to help make sure others were...
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Idaho has more than just natural landscapes, we’ve also got an amazing view of some of the best meteor showers! With so much of our land is public, undeveloped, wild spaces, the ability to get out into the true night sky is almost effortless. On August 11th and 12th, the Perseid Meteor Shower will be at its peak visibility in the Treasure Valley. Space enthusiasts and the team at Amsmeteors.org remark that this shower, from a rural viewpoint, “produces somewhere between 50 - 75 showe...
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The agricultural and community spectacle JUMP or Jack' Urban Meeting Place is hosting its first-ever Flywheel Fest. The Agri-Cultural Celebration will happen on August 7th, from 10 am - 4 pm, in downtown Boise. This day of farm and sheep-centric fun is a great opportunity to learn more about all of the amazingly well-preserved tractors on the JUMP campus.
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It’s no secret that Treasure Valley land has become more sought after than gold during the rush in the 1800s. The rapidly booming area is facing a housing shortage, a 30%+ increase in mortgage prices, and real estate being sold within hours of being listed. In the crosshairs of the housing dilemma is the roughly 160-acre plot, named Murgoitio Park. Purchased in 1993 by the Boise Airport, the land has been expected to become a sprawling public park to the surrounding residents. The land has...
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The long-awaited 2020 Olympics are finally here and you can catch the opening ceremonies at JUMP in downtown Boise. Held in Tokyo, the de facto capital of Japan, athletes at the top of their game will compete for Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals. The games were postponed in 2020 due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, but with some careful planning from Japanese officials, can resume this year.In a message to foster worldwide connection, the Olympic’s motto this year is Unity by Emotion. The m...
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Bronco fans get excited. We’re thrilled that on Monday, July 19th, 2021, the Albertsons Stadium announced that it will begin selling alcohol with the start of the 2021 football season. "Our goal is to provide an elite fan experience on game day. Bronco Nation directly impacts our student-athletes, and ultimately, the outcome of games. My hope is that today's announcement continues to generate excitement and helps us fill the stadium." - Jeremiah Dickey, ...
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On July 13th, Mayor Lauren McLean, City Council members, and employees gathered with the Bowler family to open the park named after their late family members. The park, located in the 25-acre area located off South Surprise Way below the cliffs of the Columbia Village neighborhood.Photo Credit: Bowler Park | City of BoiseThis park is an especially exciting addition to the Boise network of parks because it is a model for building future parks. McClean remarked, “As a city, we have a goal of...
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No matter which mountain town you stumble upon in central Idaho, you know that there is music somewhere nearby. The micro mountain towns of Idaho are some of the best boot-stomping destinations for new and upcoming musicians of all genres. Inspired by the friendly culture created by small communities along the banks of the Payette, the band Boot Juice was formed.Growing up together, Connor Herd and Evan Daly helped each other build their musical skills. Evan had a love for metal and rock, compar...
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The iconic downtown Boise theatre has been closed for more than a year, but not for much longer. Elliot Prestwich, the Egyptian’s new Director of Operations, remarked that while COVID forced the theatre to shut its doors, it was a good stopping point to tackle a running list of repairs and renovations they wanted to accomplish. As their team checks off their tasks, like touching up the intricate painted designs in the lobby hallways, or installing a new tap for next door vendor, The Tap Ho...
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The quirky, weed pickin’, costume rockin’ bicycle fundraising event is back for its 2021 fundraiser. Hosted by the Boise Bicycle Project, the foundation is throwing its annual parade and party on August 28th. The event is also proudly partnered with Lost Grove Brewing, MiiR, and The Morrison Center.  Totally Boise has teamed up with BBP to help boost the festival's cause and help in the eradication of those pesky invasive weeds, the goathead.Come check out the Totally Boise ...
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Performing songs from his fourth album, 'Dark Sky,' Sam Riggs set to take the stage at The Olympic in Downtown Boise on July 10th, 2021. After developing a fanbase through the HWY 30 Music Fest, Riggs played his first sold-out show in 2019 at The Olympic in Boise."It was just a huge awesome show,'' Riggs said, adding, "We just love playing Boise; awesome place."While Riggs past albums have stayed true to a more traditional country sound, the 'Dark Sky' albu...
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On July 9th and 10th, Fairfield, Idaho will host its 10th Camas County Rodeo. Here, athletes of all kinds will gather between the C Me Later Arena and the mountain biking trails of nearby Soldier Mountain.Earlier this year, the two entities partnered up and announced the first-ever Mountain Bike Rodeo.Mountain Bike Rodeo in Iconic Fairfield, IdahoThese “bucking broncos” bikers will test their racing skills down two different tracks on the hillside of Soldier Mountain, July 10th, from...
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Boise Young Professionals (BYP), teamed up with the Sawtooth Society to clean up some of Idaho’s most beloved lands - The Sawtooth Mountain Range in Stanley, Idaho. BYP is a group created by the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce dedicated to the development of young professionals in the Treasure Valley. This forties and younger group not only learn about professional development but focuses on making connections and being involved in the community.One of BYP’s most recent community pro...
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Live music is back, and we’re ready to shout it from the rooftops! There’s nothing better than cooling down after a warm sunny day in the evening to find a band playing live music around the Treasure Valley. We want to make sure you’re all taking in the opportunity to listen to the sweet sounds of our local musicians, which is why we’re here to share nine venues offering live music performances weekly. 1. Boise SpectrumBack with their annual Thursday Thunder Concert ...
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