Boise to name new park for Cherie Buckner-Webb, Idaho’s first Black woman in the legislature

A new Downtown Boise park will be named in honor of former Idaho Senator and Boise resident Cherie Buckner-Webb. Cherie Buckner-Webb Park should open later this year. “Naming this park for Cherie Buckner-Webb honors this trailblazing Boisean who, while making our community a better place has inspired and empowered generations of Boiseans,” Boise Mayor Lauren … Read more

Ada Co. waits to sign off on empty lot sale to CCDC: large parking garage, vision questioned

Ada County isn’t quite ready to take Boise’s urban renewal agency up on its offer to buy a piece of property next door to the courthouse. On Tuesday, the Ada County Commissioners met with Capital City Development Corporation officials about their proposal for the agency to buy a triangle-shaped piece of county property on Front … Read more

Boise eyes millions in federal dollars to boost COVID-19 recovery

The federal government’s latest COVID-19 relief package is spending big and the City of Boise getting ready to invest. Of the $1.9 trillion in economic relief from the American Rescue Plan passed by Congress in March, the City of Boise will be issued $36.9 million to commit to a project by the end of 2024. … Read more

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