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Boise Gun Dealer Shocked After Machine Gun Stolen By Bundy Sympathizer

OPB | May 7, 2016 1:42 p.m.

Michael Emry, a self-styled journalist who sympathized with the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupiers told the FBI he stole a fully-automatic weapon from his former employer, Jim Weaver. Weaver said he hasn't seen Emry in nearly 10 years.

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Idaho Festival Celebrates Basque Culture, History

AP | July 27, 2015 6:58 p.m. | Boise

One of the largest Basque communities in the United States will spend the next five days celebrating the traditional Jaialdi festival in southwestern Idaho.

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Confederate Symbols Prompt Boise To Remove Mississippi Flag

AP | June 24, 2015 8:47 a.m. | Boise

Mississippi's flag, and the Confederate symbols embedded within it, has come down outside Boise's state capitol building.

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Historic YMCA In Astoria Bought For Creative Space

OPB | June 16, 2015 3 p.m. | Portland

Boise buyer says it will house business, artists' studios.

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Federal Firefighter Dies After Training In Southwest Idaho

AP | June 11, 2015 2:06 p.m. | Boise

Federal officials say a wildland firefighter has died after a physical training exercise.

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Boise Author Of 'All The Light We Cannot See' Wins Pulitzer Prize

OPB | April 20, 2015 12:15 p.m. | Portland

Boise-based author Anthony Doerr was awarded a Pultizer Prize in the fiction category for his novel "All the Light We Cannot See."

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Boiseians Brake For Sheep During Spring Migration

OPB | April 8, 2015 12:45 p.m. | Portland

In Portland, we have goats, but in Boise, Idaho, they have sheep.

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Uber Launches Again In Boise

OPB | April 7, 2015 3:15 p.m. | Portland

Ride-finding services are now allowed in Idaho despite local councilors' demands. Uber drivers started picking up passengers in Boise starting at noon Tuesday.

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More Bands, Fans, Media Flock To Boise's 4th Treefort Music Festival

OPB | March 26, 2015 3:45 p.m. | Portland

The Pacific Northwest's newest music festival, Treefort, has finally found its footing. In its fourth year it's attracted a few hundred bands, and at the same time, given Idaho something else to be known for other than potatoes.

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Uber Pulls Out Of Another Northwest Market

OPB | Feb. 26, 2015 12:19 p.m. | Portland

Ride service company Uber announced Thursday that it has pulled out of another Northwest market.

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Coach Harsin: Super Bowl Halftime Left Shark To Sign With BSU

OPB | Feb. 4, 2015 8:15 a.m. | Portland

Boise State University seems to have landed a big one on National Signing Day. BSU coach Bryan Harsin announced via Twitter that Internet sensation Left Shark would be joining the Broncos.

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Boise Issues Cease-And-Desist Order Against Uber

OPB | Dec. 31, 2014 11:43 a.m. | Portland

The City of Boise issued a cease-and-desist order against the ride service company Uber.

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Boise Could Get Bike Share Program Before Portland

OPB | Sept. 29, 2014 3:23 p.m. | Portland

It looks like our metropolitan neighbor to the east will beat us in getting a bike share program.

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Business Of Breaking Stuff For Fun Moves To Portland

OPB | May 29, 2014 2:30 p.m. | Portland

Bad days are meant to end with punching a pillow or having a drink (or two) to blow off some steam. But a new company coming to Portland wants to add “breaking stuff” as an option.

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Boise, Seattle Named 'Best Cities To Move To In 2014'

OPB | April 9, 2014 3:19 p.m. | Portland

Boise, Idaho has made the top of yet another top 10 list. Wednesday’s headline “Best Cities to Move to in 2014” by Simple Moving Labor put the City of Trees in the No. 1 spot

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Developer Drops Salem Apartment Plans After Access Issues

OPB | Sept. 11, 2013 1:14 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Developers are abandoning plans to turn a large swath of vacant riverfront property in Salem into an apartment complex.