LIV Stories

Planning for Boise’s Water Future

One of the reasons we all call Boise home is the city’s incredible natural beauty. From the foothills, to the trails and amazing park system, what surrounds us and how we interact with those resources frame Boise’s famed livability. There is no clearer example of that livability than the Boise River. The river draws residents […]

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Library Welcomes Refugee Storytellers

The Boise Public Library is proud to host “Neighbor Narratives,” an hour-long program featuring tales from refugee storytellers.

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Continued Investment in Making Boise the Most Livable City in the Country

[Excerpt from the FY 2018 Budget Book: Message from the Mayor] What a remarkable time in Boise. Investment and growth, both public and private, are all around us. And that success is transforming our community in ways that might have seemed impossible a generation ago. As with all change, it is imperative that we not […]

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Learning About the Boise River: The Boise WaterShed River Campus

Boise Mayor David Bieter was recently joined by city council, participating artists, and community partners in celebrating the grand opening of the newly completed Boise WaterShed River Campus.  The two-acre complex is being recognized as the largest concentration of public art in Idaho. Designed and planned by a team of artists, engineers, and educators, this […]

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A Model Home for a Better Future

When the City of Boise acquired a house on the 2100 block of Atlantic Street in Boise’s Vista neighborhood, it quickly decided to make the home part of its Energize Our Neighborhoods initiative. Energize Our Neighborhoods, a collaboration between the city, community partners, local businesses, residents, and other public agencies, aligns resources to improve livability […]

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Downtown Circulator: Highlights from Alternatives Analysis

The City of Boise will host an open house on Tuesday, March 14 focusing on the outcomes of the recently completed downtown circulator alternatives analysis. Citizens are invited to stop by the lobby of City Hall between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. to learn more about the analysis, recommended route, funding and how the circulator […]

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A Real Sandbox to Teach Topography

With the City of Boise’s Augmented Reality (AR) Sandbox, users can create a variety of landforms, including mountains, valleys, volcanoes, and dams.

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The Kids Are There to Code

The Boise Public Library and the Treasure Valley YMCA have embarked on an unlikely journey: teaching kids to code.

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Boise Chooses Streets for People

The City of Boise’s Transportation Action Plan (TAP) is a plan for a modern transportation system that puts people first.

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Coordinated Entry: An Effort to Address Homelessness

Coordinated Entry is a new process developed to ensure that all people experiencing a housing crisis have access to housing and assistance.

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