#Resist

The following is making it’s way across Facebook. It is being reposted as a personal statement of #resistance bu thousands of people who don’t trust, condone or accept the actions, statements, policies and personal conduct of President Trump, his family and advisors. Feel free to comment, copy & paste or otherwise use. For more on Women’s March…

Sanctuary Boise

Our Refugee Roots UPDATE 02/01/2017: The Boise City Council passed a resolution on January31, 2017 reaffirming Boise as a ‘Welcoming Community’ on a unanimous vote. The North End Neighborhood also passed a resolution naming the North End a “Welcoming Neighborhood” at their regular monthly meeting. “Inspired by our city leaders, the North End Neighborhood Association…

Women’s March on Idaho

An Historic Event – The Women’s March on Idaho (Cover photo courtesy of Harrison Berry at the Boise Weekly) On January 21, 2017 between 5,000 and 7,000 people participated in the Women’s March on Idaho in downtown Boise joining more than 670 women’s marches around the world. Other marches in Idaho included Driggs, Idaho Falls,…

#snowmageddon 2016/2017

Featured image of Boise River by Jocelyn Pulver One of the great anecdotes that has characterized Boise’s weather over the years is Boise is where “you can ski in the morning, then play a round a golf after lunch.” And then there’s #snowtato turned #snowmaggedon – Winter 2016/2017 will be one to remember. Snowmageddon 2017 has…

North End Arts

Boise, the second city in Idaho to pass a percent-for-art ordinance, has demonstrated great community leadership through its sponsorship of numerous public artworks. Capital City Development Corporation and private developers have also generously supported art that contributes to the beauty and interest of our civic spaces. In a very short time, Boise has accumulated over…

Bicycle Safety

About New Bike Laws Boise High School class of 2012’s Kyle Swanstrom’s Boise Bicycle Pamphlet is available by clicking here. From Mayor Dave Bieter prior to the passing of the new bike safety laws…. The City Council last week approved a set of new and revised ordinances designed to improve safety for bicycle riders on…

Northend.org Website

The original Northend.org website started taking shape in 2000 and consisted mostly of plain HTML pages linked together into a working website. It was really good by the standards of the day and it got a lot of notice across the country. Very few neighborhoods had their own website, and those that did and who shared our…

Add the Words Idaho!

Standing for equality for all Idahoans Originally posted on February 10, 2012 Photo credit Devin-Ferrell & Arbiter Online Jan. 2015 A View from The North End Add the Words Legislation Voted Down Along Party Lines In another show of dubious, unaltered socially conservative power, the Idaho Senate State Affairs committee voted NO to print the “Add…

North End Wild Turkeys

The ongoing travels of Hazel and Bella, the North End wild turkeys! Beginning with a reported sighting in March of 2016, two female wild turkeys have taken up residence in Boise’s North End. The first report coincided with the annual Treefort music festival and many thought they’d come to town to get into the music…