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Idaho Horse Expo comes to Nampa, April 18-20

It’s the 28th year for this annual equine event presented by The Idaho Horse Council. It takes place from Friday through Sunday at the Ford Idaho Horse Park in Nampa, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd. The expo opens at 10 a.m.

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Walk MS takes place Saturday at Julia Davis Park in Boise

The annual event benefiting the National MS Society Southern Idaho Chapter, aims to raise funds to help researchers find a cure and to support local programs and services for Idaho residents impacted by multiple sclerosis. Check in is at 8

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Ada County Historical Preservation Council picks ‘County Treasure’ winner

The Ada County Historical Preservation Council has selected a recipient for this annual award that recognizes properties and sites that played important roles in the county’s history and culture. The council selected the Dennis Sallaz Home at 1000 South Roosevelt

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Treasure Valley Community Resource Center hosts information fair in Caldwell

Treasure Valley Community Resource Center invites residents to this community information fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 23 at the O’Connor Field House in Caldwell. This event provides information about a variety of agencies and programs in the area,

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Boise city attorney returning to private practice

Boise city attorney Cary Colaianni will leave his position at the end of the month to return to private practice, the city announced Tuesday. Colaianni has represented the city since 2004. The city’s announcement recognized Colainni’s work on reorganization of the

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Great Big Idaho Potato Truck prepares for third cross-country tour

If you haven’t yet seen the Great Big Idaho Potato Truck in person, you have the chance to do so as the truck and its accompanying “Tater Team” set off on a five-month tour around the U.S. Students at Riverside

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Bishop Kelly students to mark Earth Day in Boise

Sophomores and freshmen studying Environmental Science at Bishop Kelly will host an Earth Day Fair on Thursday, April 24 at the school’s James R. Wilson Memorial Gymnasium.  (The old gym inside the school.) Ninety-eight students will present projects throughout the day

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Treasure Valley will celebrate Patriot’s Day on Saturday

Residents will mark the annual Patriot’s Day at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, April 19 with a ceremony on the steps of the Idaho State Capitol in Boise. The ceremony will include speeches and vocal performance. Patriot’s Day marks the first battles

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Boise childcare health standards open houses coming up

People who love, hate or feel something else about Boise City Councilman T.J. Thomson’s proposed Healthy Child Care Initiatives will have two chances to let the city of Boise know what they think. The city is hosting open houses Saturday

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Boise awards annual Neighborhood Reinvestment grants

In 2014, the city of Boise will award $264,311 for 24 capital grants and $24,501 for 17 mini-grants for a total of $288,812 for the 2014 Neighborhood Reinvestment program. The capital grants will pay for physical improvements within neighborhoods. Neighborhoods can

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