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The Seattle Times
Urban, hip Boise defies potato jokes and other Idaho stereotypesski hill (Bogus Basin), a burgeoning craft-brewery scene, even — yes — a surf p
Urban, hip Boise defies potato jokes and other Idaho stereotypes
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
ski hill (Bogus Basin), a burgeoning craft-brewery scene, even — yes — a surf park, where a diversion structure on the Boise River can be adjusted to make white water for surfers, kayakers and so on. Go ahead and say it: Surf Boise. “Boise is... Read more
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KIVI Boise
150,000 rainbow trout to be released throughout southwest Idaho during Maytrout. More than 150,000 fish will be released in the following locations by t
150,000 rainbow trout to be released throughout southwest Idaho during May
KIVI Boise / Posted 5 days ago
trout. More than 150,000 fish will be released in the following locations by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Boise River – above Glenwood Bridge, May 16, 30 1,440/1,440 Boise River – below Glenwood Bridge, May 16, 30 720/720 Browns... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Boise Fire Department adding more emergency access to Boise Rivernew access points to get into the river and save lives. "We've had discussions
Boise Fire Department adding more emergency access to Boise River
KIVI Boise / Posted 7 days ago
new access points to get into the river and save lives. "We've had discussions with all of the stakeholders related to the Boise River and we've got some access points along that river, we've got a couple of others in mind," said Roberts. "So we're... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Tragedy snows danger lurking in Boise RiverBOISE -- A strong warning to stay out of the Boise River after firefighters pul
Tragedy snows danger lurking in Boise River
KTVB Boise / Posted 7 days ago
BOISE -- A strong warning to stay out of the Boise River after firefighters pulled a man out of the water Thursday night. The Boise River is never closed, but firefighters are advising people to stay out of it at least until it's deemed safe for... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Boise Parks and Recreation: Esther Simplot Park close but not readyput in here will look beautiful when the park is actually open," Holloway said.
Boise Parks and Recreation: Esther Simplot Park close but not ready
KIVI Boise / Posted 7 days ago
put in here will look beautiful when the park is actually open," Holloway said. When the park is complete, combined with a Boise River restoration project, it will create a waterway loop from Quinn’s Pond down the river to Veteran’s Memorial Park... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Coroner identifies man drowned in Boise RiverGARDEN CITY -- The Ada County Coroner's Office has released the name of a Boise
Coroner identifies man drowned in Boise River
KTVB Boise / Posted 8 days ago
GARDEN CITY -- The Ada County Coroner's Office has released the name of a Boise man who died after being pulled from the Boise River Thursday. Michael Patrick Rhodes, 69, drowned, according to the report. Emergency responders began searching the... Read more
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Boise Weekly
In Wake of Boise River Death, Officials Reiterate 'Danger' WarningLess than a day after a man was pulled from the Boise River, and died a short t
In Wake of Boise River Death, Officials Reiterate 'Danger' Warning
Boise Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
Less than a day after a man was pulled from the Boise River, and died a short time later at a local hospital, the Boise Police Department, Boise Parks and Recreation, and Ada County Parks and Waterways announced Friday morning that a "Dangerous River... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Officials: Boise River levels "dangerous"BOISE - The Boise Fire Department says there are still “dangerous conditions” a
Officials: Boise River levels "dangerous"
KIVI Boise / Posted 8 days ago
BOISE - The Boise Fire Department says there are still “dangerous conditions” along the Boise River. The Bureau of Reclamation anticipates water levels could rise to 6,200 CFS today. “The City continues to ask the public to stay out of the water.... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Man pulled from Boise River diesGARDEN CITY - A man who was pulled from the Boise River on Thursday evening has
Man pulled from Boise River dies
KTVB Boise / Posted 8 days ago
GARDEN CITY - A man who was pulled from the Boise River on Thursday evening has died. Garden City police said Thursday night that the man - whose name hasn't been released pending notification of family - died at a local hospital shortly after he... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Man pulled from Boise River diesBOISE, Idaho - Garden City Police say the man pulled from the Boise River earli
Man pulled from Boise River dies
KIVI Boise / Posted 8 days ago
BOISE, Idaho - Garden City Police say the man pulled from the Boise River earlier today has died. Rescue crews were called to the scene after witnesses say they saw a man in the water who appeared to be in distress. Once crews found his location... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Man pulled from Boise River after searchGARDEN CITY - A man was pulled from the Boise River Thursday afternoon after mu
Man pulled from Boise River after search
KTVB Boise / Posted 8 days ago
GARDEN CITY - A man was pulled from the Boise River Thursday afternoon after multiple agencies searched for someone who was seen floating in the river on Thursday afternoon. The man was pulled from the river near 41st Street. The Boise Fire... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Person pulled from Boise River after searchGARDEN CITY - A person has been from the Boise River after multiple agencies se
Person pulled from Boise River after search
KTVB Boise / Posted 8 days ago
GARDEN CITY - A person has been from the Boise River after multiple agencies searched for a someone believed to be a man who was seen floating in the river on Thursday afternoon. The person was pulled from the river near 41st Street. It remains... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Person reported in Boise RiverBOISE, Idaho - One person has been pulled out of the Boise River. The person –
Person reported in Boise River
KIVI Boise / Posted 8 days ago
BOISE, Idaho - One person has been pulled out of the Boise River. The person –- reported to be a white male wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans -- was seen in the water about 5 p.m., between 35th and Carr Street. Emergency personnel were seen... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Two-way traffic returns to Ann Morrison Parkand being a little more user friendly, we're reestablishing two-way traffic."
Two-way traffic returns to Ann Morrison Park
KTVB Boise / Posted 9 days ago
and being a little more user friendly, we're reestablishing two-way traffic." Norton says that should be a big help once Boise River floating season begins when the park will be packed all day long. The speed limit in the park is still 15 miles... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Climber rescued near Diversion DamBOISE - The Boise Fire Department rescued a climber near the Boise River Divers
Climber rescued near Diversion Dam
KTVB Boise / Posted 11 days ago
BOISE - The Boise Fire Department rescued a climber near the Boise River Diversion Dam along Idaho 21 Tuesday. Battalion chief Brian Ashton said the 56-year-old man fell about 15 feet while climbing along a cliff north of the dam just before... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Snake River Basin snowpack creates flood risksamounts in the Snake River Basin range from 98 to 174 percent of normal. The 98
Snake River Basin snowpack creates flood risks
KTVZ Bend / Posted 15 days ago
amounts in the Snake River Basin range from 98 to 174 percent of normal. The 98 percent is for the Malheur-Owyhee-Boise River Basins, while the 174 percent is for the Palouse River Basin. On April 1, storage for major reservoirs within... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Snake River Basin snowpack creates flood risksamounts in the Snake River Basin range from 98 to 174 percent of normal. The 98
Snake River Basin snowpack creates flood risks
KTVN Reno / Posted 15 days ago
amounts in the Snake River Basin range from 98 to 174 percent of normal. The 98 percent is for the Malheur-Owyhee-Boise River Basins, while the 174 percent is for the Palouse River Basin. On April 1, storage for major reservoirs within... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Snake River Basin snowpack creates flood risksamounts in the Snake River Basin range from 98 to 174 percent of normal. The 98
Snake River Basin snowpack creates flood risks
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 15 days ago
amounts in the Snake River Basin range from 98 to 174 percent of normal. The 98 percent is for the Malheur-Owyhee-Boise River Basins, while the 174 percent is for the Palouse River Basin. On April 1, storage for major reservoirs within... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Snake River Basin snowpack creates flood risksamounts in the Snake River Basin range from 98 to 174 percent of normal. The 98
Snake River Basin snowpack creates flood risks
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 15 days ago
amounts in the Snake River Basin range from 98 to 174 percent of normal. The 98 percent is for the Malheur-Owyhee-Boise River Basins, while the 174 percent is for the Palouse River Basin. On April 1, storage for major reservoirs within... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Snake River Basin snowpack creates flood risksamounts in the Snake River Basin range from 98 to 174 percent of normal. The 98
Snake River Basin snowpack creates flood risks
KTVB Boise / Posted 15 days ago
amounts in the Snake River Basin range from 98 to 174 percent of normal. The 98 percent is for the Malheur-Owyhee-Boise River Basins, while the 174 percent is for the Palouse River Basin. On April 1, storage for major reservoirs within... Read more
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KIVI Boise
ITD: Lane closures tonight near Broadway BridgeStreet in Boise tonight (April 14). “The lane restrictions are part of construc
ITD: Lane closures tonight near Broadway Bridge
KIVI Boise / Posted 16 days ago
Street in Boise tonight (April 14). “The lane restrictions are part of construction for the new Broadway Bridge over the Boise River,” said ITD spokeswoman Jennifer Gonzalez. “One through-lane and one left-turn lane will be open from 9 p.m.... Read more
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PhysOrg
Wilder weather means tricky times for reservoir operatorssalmon despite attempts to cool the river with releases from northern Idaho's D
Wilder weather means tricky times for reservoir operators
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
salmon despite attempts to cool the river with releases from northern Idaho's Dworshak Reservoir. Reservoirs on the Boise River above Boise look good, said Brian Sauer of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, which works with irrigators. In fact,... Read more
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Everett Herald
Wilder weather means tricky times for reservoir operatorssockeye salmon despite attempts to cool the river with releases from northern I
Wilder weather means tricky times for reservoir operators
Everett Herald / Posted 17 days ago
sockeye salmon despite attempts to cool the river with releases from northern Idaho�s Dworshak Reservoir.Reservoirs on the Boise River above Boise look good, said Brian Sauer of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, which works with irrigators. In fact,... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Former Marine 'pushing' to prevent veteran suicideour community, "pushing" for his cause. In addition to some scenic locations li
Former Marine 'pushing' to prevent veteran suicide
KTVB Boise / Posted 17 days ago
our community, "pushing" for his cause. In addition to some scenic locations like Lucky Peak Reservoir and alongside the Boise River, he has done push-ups with Boise Mayor David Bieter, on the ice at CenturyLink Arena, and on the blue turf of... Read more
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KTVB Boise
River signs warn: The rescue's on youBOISE -- To drive home the warning about hazardous Boise River conditions, the
River signs warn: The rescue's on you
KTVB Boise / Posted 17 days ago
BOISE -- To drive home the warning about hazardous Boise River conditions, the Boise Parks Department has some new signs posted near the water. With the river running at almost 6,000 cubic feet per second through Boise, the fire department joins the... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Wilder weather means tricky times for reservoir operatorssalmon despite attempts to cool the river with releases from northern Idaho's D
Wilder weather means tricky times for reservoir operators
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 18 days ago
salmon despite attempts to cool the river with releases from northern Idaho's Dworshak Reservoir. Reservoirs on the Boise River above Boise look good, said Brian Sauer of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, which works with irrigators. In fact,... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Bitter Cold Temperature, Flows of Boise River Trigger Danger WarningThe Boise Fire Department issued an update late Monday morning, reminding citiz
Bitter Cold Temperature, Flows of Boise River Trigger Danger Warning
Boise Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
The Boise Fire Department issued an update late Monday morning, reminding citizens of the "dangerous conditions" of the Boise River. The Bureau of Reclamation said Monday that the river's current in the city of Boise could increase to about 6,200... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Boise River running high, fast and dangerousBOISE -- A warning about dangerous conditions on the Boise River is in effect a
Boise River running high, fast and dangerous
KTVB Boise / Posted 18 days ago
BOISE -- A warning about dangerous conditions on the Boise River is in effect again. The river has been running at more than 5,000 cubic feet per second at Glenwood Bridge since Saturday, and the Bureau of Reclamation says water levels could rise to... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Spring Fling Black Dog WalkEnjoy a FREE leisurely walk along the Boise River for all colors of dogs to bri
Spring Fling Black Dog Walk
Boise Weekly / Posted 20 days ago
Enjoy a FREE leisurely walk along the Boise River for all colors of dogs to bring awareness to the plight of black dogs and cats, known as the Black Dog Syndrome. There'll be a FREE raffle with a chance to win three days at Camp Bow Wow, paw-tapping... Read more
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KTVB Boise
High water prompts Boise Greenbelt closuresBOISE - A second section of the Greenbelt has closed due to high water on the B
High water prompts Boise Greenbelt closures
KTVB Boise / Posted 20 days ago
BOISE - A second section of the Greenbelt has closed due to high water on the Boise River, city officials announced Saturday. The newly closed section is between Loggers Creek Bridge at Leadville Avenue to the Parkcenter Boulevard bridge. Boise... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Public urged to stay out of the Boise RiverBOISE – The Boise Fire Department declared today that hazardous conditions now
Public urged to stay out of the Boise River
KTVB Boise / Posted 21 days ago
BOISE – The Boise Fire Department declared today that hazardous conditions now exist on the Boise River due to rising water flows. On Thursday, flows at the Glenwood Bridge were at 1,800 cubic feet per second. By today Friday, flows were expected to... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Onlookers foil cell phone robberyto take a woman's cell phone by force. The incident happened Thursday at about
Onlookers foil cell phone robbery
KTVB Boise / Posted 22 days ago
to take a woman's cell phone by force. The incident happened Thursday at about 9:30 p.m. near East 43rd Street and the Boise River Greenbelt. Police say 25-year-old Juan Jose Gutierrez-Hernandez approached the woman and forcefully tried to... Read more
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KIVI Boise
The Boise River is fast and deadly right now: Don't go inBOISE, Idaho - Hazardous conditions right now on the Boise River are prompting
The Boise River is fast and deadly right now: Don't go in
KIVI Boise / Posted 22 days ago
BOISE, Idaho - Hazardous conditions right now on the Boise River are prompting the Boise Fire Department to implore the public to stay away from the river for recreation until an official opening date is set. Right now it's flowing at 5,000 cold,... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Garden City citizens chase down robbery suspectand discovered that the man who was being chased had attempted to steal a cell
Garden City citizens chase down robbery suspect
KIVI Boise / Posted 22 days ago
and discovered that the man who was being chased had attempted to steal a cell phone from a woman near East 43rd and the Boise River Greenbelt. When the suspect grabbed the phone, the woman screamed, and several people responded to help the... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Boise River flows increasingBOISE -- A reminder to be careful near the Boise River as flow continues to inc
Boise River flows increasing
KTVB Boise / Posted 24 days ago
BOISE -- A reminder to be careful near the Boise River as flow continues to increase. The Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers says flows will increase from 1,800 cubic feet per second at the Glenwood Bridge today to about 4,600... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Boise River flows continue to increaseBOISE - The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and the Army Corps of Engineers are advi
Boise River flows continue to increase
KIVI Boise / Posted 24 days ago
BOISE - The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and the Army Corps of Engineers are advising people to be careful near the Boise River -- as flow continues to increase daily. Beginning today, flows will increase from 1,800 cubic-feet-per-second at the... Read more
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Boise Weekly
A Look at How County Officials—and Others—Prepare for the Worstmaximum amount of water they can, which is 25,000 cubic feet per second. We're
A Look at How County Officials—and Others—Prepare for the Worst
Boise Weekly / Posted 24 days ago
maximum amount of water they can, which is 25,000 cubic feet per second. We're already flooding town at that point." The Boise River is flowing at around 2,000 cfs right now. At 25,000 cfs, Boise State University, Zoo Boise, Ann Morrison Park and... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Brian Pattonprojects. Can you name one of those projects? We've been partnering with the
Brian Patton
Boise Weekly / Posted 24 days ago
projects. Can you name one of those projects? We've been partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to look at the Boise River. The Corps is interested in reducing our flood risk on the river, while we're interested in finding ways to... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Ski and Tee, Boise style: Pack your skis and golf clubsthe back nine. I looked to my right and saw snowy Bogus Basin - seemingly far a
Ski and Tee, Boise style: Pack your skis and golf clubs
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 28 days ago
the back nine. I looked to my right and saw snowy Bogus Basin - seemingly far away. And I looked to my left and saw the Boise River, a few steps away. Next year, maybe I'll stuff a hike in the Foothills in between. The original story can be... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Greenbelt construction impacting users this seasonouting this warm-weather weekend, there are some obstacles you need to look out
Greenbelt construction impacting users this season
KTVB Boise / Posted 28 days ago
outing this warm-weather weekend, there are some obstacles you need to look out for. There are four big projects along the Boise River aimed at improving connectivity for Greenbelt users. Three out of four of the projects will not be completed... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Albertsons Foundation donates $3.5 million for whitewater recreation parkEnd. The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation is providing a $3.5 mill
Albertsons Foundation donates $3.5 million for whitewater recreation park
KTVB Boise / Posted 29 days ago
End. The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation is providing a $3.5 million grant to finish the second phase of the Boise River Park. New whitewater park features. (Photo: Courtesy: City of Boise) "It's going to create a transformation in... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Albertson Foundation Donates $3.5 Million to Whitewater ParkConstruction on Phase Two of the Boise River Park is slated for fall 2017, with
Albertson Foundation Donates $3.5 Million to Whitewater Park
Boise Weekly / Posted 30 days ago
Construction on Phase Two of the Boise River Park is slated for fall 2017, with a completion date in 2019. Things have changed a lot since then. The 55 acres around the Boise River Park closed in February 2015 for the construction of Esther Simplot... Read more
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KIVI Boise
City Of Boise and Albertson Foundation donate cash to build phase two of Boise River ParkJ.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation has announced a $3.5 million grant
City Of Boise and Albertson Foundation donate cash to build phase two of Boise River Park
KIVI Boise / Posted 30 days ago
J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation has announced a $3.5 million grant will be awarded to finish phase two of the Boise River Park located in downtown Boise’s West End. The money will help construct three new waves, a slalom course,... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Albertsons Foundation donates $3.5 million for whitewater recreation parkEnd. The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation is providing a $3.5 mill
Albertsons Foundation donates $3.5 million for whitewater recreation park
KTVB Boise / Posted 30 days ago
End. The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation is providing a $3.5 million grant to finish the second phase of the Boise River Park. The grant will fund three new play waves, a slalom course, improved river access, river hazard removal,... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Boise River Ready for Spring, Managers Increasing Flows by WeekendBoise River managers hope the abundant sunshine and warmer temperatures forecas
Boise River Ready for Spring, Managers Increasing Flows by Weekend
Boise Weekly / Posted 30 days ago
Boise River managers hope the abundant sunshine and warmer temperatures forecast for the first weekend in April don't tempt people to get too close to the river. This is the week water managers are manually increasing Boise River's flows,... Read more

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