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Five tips to get your home ready for an open house

Whether you’re listing your home through an agent or going at it alone, a vital step to getting it sold is hosting a successful open house. Opening your home will give you the opportunity to make it shine to potential buyers. However, unlike with photos that can hide...

Boise one of country’s safest communities

As if you need yet another reason to want to call Boise “home,” the City of Boise has announced that 2018 was a record year for our community when it comes to an overall decrease in crime. As of 2018, the crime rate is down 61 percent from its peak in 1994. This...

Boise tops list of cities with safest drivers in the U.S.

We did it again! Boise claimed a top spot on yet another list, adding to the many reasons our region is a coveted place to call “home.” Allstate Insurance ranked America’s drivers as part of their annual “America’s Best Drivers Report” and determined that Boise is No....

Idaho tops list of best states to live in

If you’ve been wanting to make the move out of the state you’re currently residing in, but are unsure where you want to land, may we suggest Idaho? Idaho recently topped a list of the 10 best states for homeowners for the second year in a row, and it’s no surprise...

Thai food eatery to open second location in Boise

Meridian diners are in luck, because another eatery is headed our way and this one has already won over the hearts (and stomachs) of hungry Boise diners. Thai Basil applied for a sign permit in the space formerly occupying Siam Thai restaurant in the Eastgate shopping...

Using a home equity loan for home improvements

If you have renovation projects on the mind but aren’t certain how financially feasible they are for you, a home equity loan (sometimes called a “second mortgage”) may be the cushion you need to make them happen. This loan allows you to tap into your home’s equity. It...

Boise makes commitment to 100 percent clean electricity by 2035

If you need another reason to love our great city, look no further than the City Council minutes! During a meeting in April, the Boise City Council committed to establishing community-wide use of 100 percent clean electricity throughout the city of Boise by 2035. This...

Road to X Games qualifier to be held in Boise in June

It’s time to get revved up, Boise! The X Games qualifier, “Road to X Games,” is headed our way for the third year in a row, and the official schedule has just been announced. The X-Games qualifier will be in Boise on Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29. Three events...

The top places to get a burger in Boise

As we transition into spring, it’s time to clear off the grills and make way for BBQ season! While backyard cookouts are always a favorite warm weather past-time, having someone else cook for you is always a treat. Here’s a roundup of a few Boise burger favorites....