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Idaho Prisons Developing New Policy to Address Same-Sex MarriageFifteen months after a federal court recognized same-sex marriage in Idaho and
Idaho Prisons Developing New Policy to Address Same-Sex Marriage
Boise Weekly / Posted 10 hours ago
Fifteen months after a federal court recognized same-sex marriage in Idaho and eight months since the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the ruling, the Idaho Department of Correction is still not in line with the constitutional mandate. However, IDOC... Read more
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Ask Bill About ItMr. Hamperstein told me tonight I had a very insightful insight about Hillary a
Ask Bill About It
Boise Weekly / Posted 10 hours ago
Mr. Hamperstein told me tonight I had a very insightful insight about Hillary and that I should write it down before I forget what I said, so as soon as everyone left, which was possibly because of me telling them not to flush the toilet because I've... Read more
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Friends, Homeless Advocates Honor Man Found Dead in Boise ParkA lovely mid-winter Sunday afternoon framed a somber remembrance of Perry "Rust
Friends, Homeless Advocates Honor Man Found Dead in Boise Park
Boise Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
A lovely mid-winter Sunday afternoon framed a somber remembrance of Perry "Rusty" Woodard Feb. 7, as more than a dozen people stood near the location in Boise's Julia Davis Park where Woodard's body was discovered nearly a week earlier. "A lot of... Read more
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Planned Parenthod Reopens Palouse Facility in Shadow of ArsonThe FBI was called in to investigate the arson but, to date, no suspect or susp
Planned Parenthod Reopens Palouse Facility in Shadow of Arson
Boise Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
The FBI was called in to investigate the arson but, to date, no suspect or suspects have been identified. Law enforcement have since said security cameras caught an arsonist tossing a firebomb at the building, but no one has been charged with the... Read more
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Slideshow: Museum of Broken Relationships at Ming Studios and Fiction 101 Reading at Rediscovered BooksThe Fiction 101 Contest reading during First Thursday was easily one of the mos
Slideshow: Museum of Broken Relationships at Ming Studios and Fiction 101 Reading at Rediscovered Books
Boise Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
The Fiction 101 Contest reading during First Thursday was easily one of the most well-attended on record, with approximately 60 people seated comfortably in the newly remodeled, expanded Rediscovered Bookstore. Theyhad come to hear readings of some... Read more
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First Thursday: Fiction 101 Reading"We sit on the edge of the bed wearing only pilgrim hats and white dickies. She
First Thursday: Fiction 101 Reading
Boise Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
"We sit on the edge of the bed wearing only pilgrim hats and white dickies. She has a spot of gravy on her inner thigh." "He wants to cut weight, that's why he's not sharing my muffin. I have begun to secretly wish for an injury. Nothing serious,... Read more
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Mo AmerMohammed "Mo" Amer, 34, fled Kuwait with his family in 1990 during the Gulf War
Mo Amer
Boise Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
Mohammed "Mo" Amer, 34, fled Kuwait with his family in 1990 during the Gulf War and settled in Texas. He became mesmerized with comedy when he first saw Bill Cosby perform and started his own comedy career after high school (he opened for Dave... Read more
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Silly SeasonWith the Iowa Caucus in the bag and Ted Cruz—aka Grandpa Munster—wringing his h
Silly Season
Boise Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
With the Iowa Caucus in the bag and Ted Cruz—aka Grandpa Munster—wringing his hands in glee after his victory over Donald Trump, it's the beginning of the end for this seemingly eternal silly season of presidential politics. The Idaho Republican and... Read more
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Hank Patterson and the Mystery of the CuttyRainBrown Continues Hank's Legacy to Become the Funniest Guy in Fly FishingTicket sales to the premiere of Hank's newest film,Hank Patterson and the Myste
Hank Patterson and the Mystery of the CuttyRainBrown Continues Hank's Legacy to Become the Funniest Guy in Fly Fishing
Boise Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
Ticket sales to the premiere of Hank's newest film,Hank Patterson and the Mystery of the CuttyRainBrown, at the Linen Building on Jan. 30 were so successful, a second screening was added later in the evening—and it also sold out. In all, more than... Read more
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Report Sheds More Light on 'Despair Deaths' of White, Middle-Aged AmericansThe kids are alright, but their parents? Not so much. According to a study pub
Report Sheds More Light on 'Despair Deaths' of White, Middle-Aged Americans
Boise Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
The kids are alright, but their parents? Not so much. According to a study published in November 2015 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the mortality rate for middle-aged, white Americans has for years been bucking a general... Read more
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Sen. Maryanne JordanThough she's a City Hall veteran, Councilwoman Maryanne Jordan still considers
Sen. Maryanne Jordan
Boise Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
Though she's a City Hall veteran, Councilwoman Maryanne Jordan still considers herself on the bottom rung at the Idaho Statehouse. "You don't get any lower than me; I'm the newest Democrat in the Legislature," she said. Appointed to the Boise City... Read more
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Planned Parenthood Ready for Its Next Battle (at Idaho Statehouse)In spite of a Texas grand jury indicting two anti-abortion activists behind an
Planned Parenthood Ready for Its Next Battle (at Idaho Statehouse)
Boise Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
In spite of a Texas grand jury indicting two anti-abortion activists behind an undercover video campaign to smear Planned Parenthood, Idaho Statehouse watchers say a bill could surface that follows that same agenda. National media outlets reported... Read more
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Censorship and SensibilityThe lawsuit filed Jan. 20 by Meridian Cinemas against Idaho State Police is abo
Censorship and Sensibility
Boise Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
The lawsuit filed Jan. 20 by Meridian Cinemas against Idaho State Police is about much more than Fifty Shades of Grey. It asks the U.S. District Court to weigh in on a particular form of sex censorship, with ISP's Alcohol Beverage Control being the... Read more
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The Anomalies of AnomalisaCharlie Kaufman's new melancholy masterpiece, Anomalisa, is the most human-like
The Anomalies of Anomalisa
Boise Weekly / Posted 21 days ago
Charlie Kaufman's new melancholy masterpiece, Anomalisa, is the most human-like animated feature ever filmed... until it isn't. Oscar-winning Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) worked with a team of stop-motion animators, using an... Read more
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From the Far MarginsMy mom has guns. She's always had guns. My mom and dad's first date was duck hu
From the Far Margins
Boise Weekly / Posted 21 days ago
My mom has guns. She's always had guns. My mom and dad's first date was duck hunting. Colorado. 1960s. Mom taught me to shoot and I'm OK with a handgun, but I don't own one. I'd borrow mom's rifle if I wanted to hunt. Carrying a gun makes some... Read more
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So Many Great Films, So Little TimeHoliday season films are the gifts that keep on giving, particularly at The Fli
So Many Great Films, So Little Time
Boise Weekly / Posted 28 days ago
Holiday season films are the gifts that keep on giving, particularly at The Flicks. Pound-for-pound, nearly every movie booked between November and February at Boise's go-to film showcase has been a sure-bet Oscar nominee. "That has been the case... Read more
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From 'The Kill Team' to BoiseGul Mudin was 15 years old, a farmer working in a poppy field in the tiny villa
From 'The Kill Team' to Boise
Boise Weekly / Posted 28 days ago
Gul Mudin was 15 years old, a farmer working in a poppy field in the tiny village of La Mohammad Kalay in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Members of the U.S. Army 3rd Platoon, Bravo Company had rolled into the settlement that morning, Jan. 15, 2010,... Read more
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Crisis Management: Frank Church Conference Inspires Solutions to the Planet's Biggest ProblemsVice presidents, senators, United Nations ambassadors, secretaries of state, se
Crisis Management: Frank Church Conference Inspires Solutions to the Planet's Biggest Problems
Boise Weekly / Posted 28 days ago
Vice presidents, senators, United Nations ambassadors, secretaries of state, secretaries of defense, the former director of the Central Intelligence Agency and even a United States president have all stood before Boise audiences at the Frank Church... Read more
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Members of 3 Percent of Idaho Arrived at Eastern Oregon Occupation... and Were Quickly Asked to LeaveLate last year, 3 Percent of Idaho spokesman Chris McIntire told Boise Weekly t
Members of 3 Percent of Idaho Arrived at Eastern Oregon Occupation... and Were Quickly Asked to Leave
Boise Weekly / Posted a month ago
Late last year, 3 Percent of Idaho spokesman Chris McIntire told Boise Weekly the media's portrayal of the Gem State group is inaccurate. "They want to paint us as white supremacists, they want to paint us as racists, they want to paint us as these... Read more
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Plans Unveiled for Redundant Transmission Line to Wood River ValleyIn mid-December, Wood River Valley residents feareda repeat incident of a massi
Plans Unveiled for Redundant Transmission Line to Wood River Valley
Boise Weekly / Posted 1 months ago
In mid-December, Wood River Valley residents feareda repeat incident of a massive blackout,similar to the Christmas 2009 outagewhich left nearly 17,000 people in the dark. At the time, officials with Idaho Power said discussions were already underway... Read more
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Would-Be Nuke Developer AEHI's Jennifer Ransom Sent to Federal PrisonJennifer Ransom was described by her boss, Don Gillispie, as a "pretty blonde"
Would-Be Nuke Developer AEHI's Jennifer Ransom Sent to Federal Prison
Boise Weekly / Posted 1 months ago
Jennifer Ransom was described by her boss, Don Gillispie, as a "pretty blonde" and used as arm candy on numerous trips to court investors for his plan to build a $10 billion nuclear reactor in Idaho. "Quite frankly, Asians like a pretty blonde face... Read more

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