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The Helping Works blog is moving…

The new link to Helping Works (blog posts throughout the week as well as the weekly column, all in one convenient place) is right here for your bookmarking pleasure.

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Nampa: Students, community plan special bicycle, walking events

Nampa celebrates National Bike Month with two Safe Routes to School biking and walking to school events and an evening community bicycle ride. Ronald Reagan Elementary students will walk and bike to school Wednesday, May 14, which is also National

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Boise to remodel Quail Hollow clubhouse

For the past several months, the city of Boise has been working on details of an anticipated remodel of the Quail Hollow Golf Course clubhouse, Boise Parks and Recreation spokeswoman Amy Stahl said. On Tuesday, the City Council is scheduled

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Nampa: High school seniors receive scholarships

The Nampa Mayor’s Golf Tournament raised enough money this year to award four $2,000 scholarships thanks to the 26 golf teams that participated in the annual Nampa Mayor’s Golf Tournament Friday and the 37 businesses and organizations sponsoring holes. This

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ITD holds bicycle, pedestrian and traffic safety workshop Tuesday

Confusion about traffic laws regarding bicyclists and motorists may lead to serious injury and death. Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) statistics show that one Idaho bicyclist was injured or killed every 27 hours during 2013, which is nearly one per day.

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Corps seeks public input for Boise River study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District and the Idaho Water Resources Board are conducting a series of meetings this week for the Boise River Feasibility Study, which will focus on ways to reduce flood risk, and meet

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Canyon County Historic Preservation Commission holds funding workshop

The Canyon County Historic Preservation Commission will hold a funding workshop on Tuesday, May 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Canyon County Parks Office. The workshop is designed for qualified, nonprofit Canyon County organizations involved in museum and other historic

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Brown Bag lecture explores “Memories of the Idaho Historical Museum”

The Idaho Historical Museum has been a part of the Julia Davis Park landscape since 1950, presenting exhibits, caring for artifacts and offering great educational programming.  Have you ever wondered where the museum was before then?  If you are curious,

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Idaho Gives raises $782,862 for Idaho nonprofits

In 2013, Idahoans donated just more than half a million dollars in the statewide fundraiser’s first year. On Thursday, the second year of the drive, Idahoans far exceeded that total by giving $782,862. More than 7,500 unique donors gave to

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Thieves take trees from Cathedral of the Rockies parking lot in Boise

The three fruit trees — two cherries and a nectarine valued at $85 apiece — were to be planted in the Cathedral of the Rockies’ First Fruits community orchard on Friday. Instead, someone took them from the church parking lot

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