Guess which band had the biggest crowd at the Western Idaho Fair in 2017?

Does Boise love rock ‘n’ roll? Or around these parts, do ladies love country boys? The Western Idaho Fair ended Sunday, which means it’s time for our annual breakdown of the free grandstand concerts. Organizers usually split the shows between rock and country. (They’ve got us figured out, Idaho.) More often than not — at least in recent years — a country act is the biggest draw. To estimate attendance,…

Murals are dedicated at Boise Library

Main Library Comic Con Mural (2017) by artist Adam Rosenlund. Photo courtesy of Boise Arts & History The Boise City Department of Arts & History, in partnership with the Boise Public Library, unveiled and dedicated the Main Library Comic Con Mural public artwork designed by comic artist Adam Rosenlund on August 17. In collaboration with Trademark Signs, the two framed vinyl banners, titled “Imaginauts,” were fastened to the Main Library…

Boise State’s McNichols, moonwalking Doug Martin highlight ‘Hard Knocks’ premiere

The season debut of the HBO series “Hard Knocks” debuted Tuesday night, and the team in focus this year is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Coach Dirk Koetter has joked that “we got a little Boise State ‘Deep South’ working here.” Boise State’s numerous ties in the premiere were on display. Naturally, Koetter was seen plenty, and while talking to quarterback Jameis Winston in his office, a Boise State helmet the…