Hotel rooms under a hundred bucks per night are almost impossible to find in Boise right now, and, in fact, two hundred seems a little more like it. People who visit the Treasure Valley really want to be here.
Oh, we're not hoarders, that's for people with serious issues. I mean, I am still working my way through a 2020 supply of paper towels, boxed blueberry muffin mix, and elbow macaroni, but that's different. Or is it?
In extreme heat like the Treasure Valley is seeing this week, it's shocking how quickly your body can go from the normal 98.6-degree range to a heat stroke range of 106. There are cooling shelters opening around Boise that could be lifesavers.
We've heard a lot about people walking around "asymptomatic" with COVID in the past year, and it turns out that can happen with West Nile too. Hundreds of Idahons will likely have the West Nile virus this summer and not even know it.
If you see a shopper at Albertson's wearing a certain color of wristband, that person is sending a post-pandemic signal that they would be cool with it if you got really excited about bananas and wanted to offer a fist bump. Oh, trends.
Nintendo Switch consoles and Playstations were impossible to find at the height of the pandemic, but the fact that gamers cleaned Boise out must have vaulted us into the Top 100. The #1 gaming city is a total surprise, and there's one thing Boise can do to get there.
At last check, one online job bank had 4,935 jobs posted in Boise that pay more than $50,000 per year, and 2,800 of them were listed at more than six figures. Use these keywords on your resume so you can land them!
Idaho's Mormon crickets have reproduced and the babies are fully grown, and they are marching across Southwest Idaho by the millions. One Idahoan captured some incredible video of their migration that will make your skin crawl.