Spring & Wildflowers

Being surrounded, as we are in the North End, by Boise’s beautiful foothills, we tend to measure our urban landscape by the hills and plants that surround us. We are resistant to non-native plants, environments that require too much water, and the tendency is to plant native species when possible. Native Plant Appreciation Week is…

Ada the Elk In Memoriam

About Ada, her obituary, memorial and fundraiser plus links to and Idaho Statesman story about Ada by the North End’s Anna Webb. Photo courtesy of Nancy DeWitt Northenders are great people. Many of us followed and got to know ‘Ada the North End Elk’ during here almost 3 month stay in the North End, (see the original…

Indivisible Confronting Bias & Racism

This following is a letter written by Tracy Olson in response to a comment made by Rep. Mike Simpson’s communication director Nikki Wallace on March 15, 2017 at Mr. Simpson’s Boise office. During the meeting with Ms. Wallace and Boise Indivisible members Tracey, Nancy, Kristiana, Rutty and Lynn, comments were made that needed “to be…

Spring Cleanup Boise

The City of Boise kicks off Spring recyclable pick up in or around April of every year! The information below is as current as we’ve found. Click the links to find the official information as needed! This is your opportunity to get rid of those extra leaves, trimmings and other yard waste left over from…