Sounds Choir presenting ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’

Courtesy Chandler Dye IDAHO FALLS — Sounds Choir will give lovers of musical theater a chance to beat the heat when they stage their 2021 Sounds Summer Musical production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” on June 24, 25, 26 and 28. “Joseph” is Sounds’ take on the classic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical of … Read more

North Fork Championship is a ‘magical feeling’ for top kayakers in the world

Every year the top paddlers in the world come to the Payette River’s North Fork for a three-day event. And to some, the experience is all they need to be satisfied. BANKS, IDAHO, Idaho — The top competitive Kayakers in the world are dropping into the Payette River this weekend for the North Forks Championship, … Read more

Here’s who is performing at the 2021 Boise Pride Festival

BOISE, Idaho — The Boise Pride Festival announced the lineup for the upcoming event on Friday. The Pride Festival is set to take place between Sept. 10-12, 2021. After being canceled last year and postponed until September this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the festival expanded from two to three days. The traditional fireworks … Read more

Legacy Flight Museum ready to “take off” for free family airshow Father’s Day weekend

Local pilot John Bagley flying the O-2961 Bird Dog in formation with the O-1 Bird Dog to prepare for the Legacy Flight Museum’s 2021 airshow | Silas Wright, EastIdahoNews.com REXBURG — Many museums showcase artifacts or replicas from history — things to be seen, but never to be used again. However, this Saturday a group … Read more

Property tax and spending increases in Boise budget proposal

Mayor Lauren McLean says it reflects “record-high” demand for city services. A public hearing is set for July 20. BOISE, Idaho — Editor’s note: The video posted above is a story from March 2021, in which Boise Mayor Lauren McLean talks about one year of COVID-19 in Boise, and lessons learned. It does not discuss … Read more

‘You are and forever will be my hero’; Vietnam vet receives award 52 years in the making

Marine Corps veteran Bill Klobus receives the Purple Heart Medal for injuries suffered in the Vietnam War in 1969 at a ceremony on June 18, 2021. Klobus’ daughter, Casey Byington, pins the medal on her father’s chest as Marine Corps League Commandant Jim Van Osdol (front) and Military Order of the Purple Heart Southeast Idaho … Read more

‘LOVE always wins’: Boise community steps up to replace stolen, damaged Pride flags

Boise Police have arrested someone suspected of stealing Pride flags in the Boise North End. BOISE, Idaho — The Boise community is proving that love outweighs hate after Pride flags were stolen and damaged in the North End. Boise Police responded to reports of a theft on Harrison Boulevard early Friday morning. Officers were immediately … Read more

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