Gov. Little names ISU nursing dean to Idaho Board of Correction

BOISE, Idaho — A nursing professor and interim dean of Idaho State University’s College of Nursing has been named the newest member of the Idaho Board of Correction. Gov. Brad Little announced Friday that Karen Neill has been appointed to the three-member board, filling the seat vacated by former board member Cindy Wilson. Neill joins Dr. David McClusky and Dodds Hayden — both of whom are registered Republicans — on…

Boise’s little-known arts scene is undergoing a cultural renaissance

TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE A painting by Andorra-born, Los Angeles-based artist Olympia Altimir in Freak Alley, a large outdoor gallery of murals in downtown Boise. TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Downtown Boise still looks modest, but its population and cultural scene are booming. “I moved here 15 years ago, to a sleepy little outpost, and in a couple of years it just took off,” said Ryan Peck. TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE At Boise’s Treefort…