Boise History

How ‘Boise’ Got It’s Name is Cool, ‘Idaho’ Not So Much
How ‘Boise’ Got It’s Name is Cool, ‘Idaho’ Not So Much
Ah Boise, Idaho - Currently one of if not the top moved to places in the country. Yes, it's awesome here and everyone is figuring it out. It doesn't matter if you are a native local, a newbie or thinking about moving to Idaho there are somethings about the place you should know. How Boise found its name and how Idaho got it's name are starkly different but both very interesting stories.
Boise’s Historic Preservation Laws Get Harsher, Especially for Developers
Boise’s Historic Preservation Laws Get Harsher, Especially for Developers
If you live in an older home or have older trees on your property make sure you check before you make any big changes. Cutting down an old tree on your property may seem like no big deal but if it is considered a historic tree, it is in fact a very big deal. A very big deal indeed to the city of Boise and the Historic Preservation Society. Boise just approved new penalties for breaking preservation rules. The matter was raised after historic homes and historic trees were wrongly demolished in Boise's North End and in Boise's East End.

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