Not a fan of surprises? You’ll love this new Outlaw Field summer concert in Boise | Idaho Statesman

If you’ve got a strange feeling of deja vu about the coming outdoor concert season in Boise, you’re not alone. Several acts performing this summer have been to the Treasure Valley in recent years — or, in the case of Michael Franti & Spearhead, recent months. The barefoot rocker and his positive-vibes band will return to the Idaho Botanical Garden’s Outlaw Field for a 7 p.m. show on Tuesday, June…

Idaho joins other red states with ‘abortion reversal’ law

FILE – This Jan. 5, 2018 file photo shows Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter speaking to reporters at the state Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. Otter on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 quietly signed into law a bill that will require women seeking medical abortions to be informed that the drug-induced procedures may be halted halfway. (Otto Kitsinger, File/Associated Press) BOISE, Idaho — Idaho will become the latest conservative state to…

Boise’s old MK campus is now in St. Luke’s hands. How that happened, and what it means | Idaho Statesman

For most of the 20th century, Boise was home to the mighty Morrison Knudsen Co., builder of the Hoover Dam and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. In the 1970s, MK built a giant headquarters complex on Downtown Boise’s eastern edge to house its corporate workers. MK is gone now, and the last few, surviving descendants of its construction-headquarters staff left the old headquarters in 2015 for the Silverstone Corporate Center in Meridian….

Boise State star snubbed in Mountain West Player of the Year voting; two Broncos honored | Idaho Statesman

If the Boise State men’s basketball team needed any further motivation going into the Mountain West Tournament, the Broncos got it Tuesday morning. Nevada junior forward Caleb Martin was named Mountain West Player of the Year by the league’s coaches over Boise State senior guard Chandler Hutchison, who was the media’s choice for the award. Martin led the conference in scoring by two points across the entire season, but Hutchison…