How Boise could keep at least some Downtown housing affordable | Idaho Statesman

Living in Downtown Boise keeps getting harder for working-class people. As Downtown booms, housing is more expensive than ever. Rents for newly built one-bedroom apartments are as high as $1,700. Old housing is getting more expensive, too. If this trend continues, Downtown Boise could become off-limits to all but the rich. “I would love to live there now, but it’s just cost-prohibitive,” said Justin Bates, owner of Boise landscaping company…

4 Shootings Over St. Patrick’s Weekend In Denver, 2 Fatal

Boston Is a Shooters' Paradise – Boston Magazine

DENVER, CO — Denver police reported that four shooting incidents took place in the city over March 17-18, two of which are being investigated as homicides. On Saturday, Mar. 17 around 7 p.m., police responded to a shooting near Colfax Avenue and North Lowell Boulevard, (about 3500 West) where a person was shot while driving. Multiple shots were fired and a car struck a building, police said. A man was…

Former Colorado governor, Boston activist back Olympic vote in Denver

A sign is displayed in the back of a hall as people listen to Chris Dempsey, co-chairman of the No Boston Olympics initiative, speak on Saturday in Denver during a meeting about Denver submitting a bid to host a future edition of the Winter Olympics. Opponents and proponents of the idea to host a Winter Olympics in Colorado squared off at the debate. David Zalubowski/The Associated Press DENVER — The…

EDITORIAL: Three Real Estate Issues, Under Consideration, Part Eight

Good morning, The Town of Pagosa Springs is seeking qualified individuals or firms to conduct an Impact Fee Study for the community… — February 27 announcement from the Town of Pagosa Springs When I started writing this editorial series last week, I thought I would touch lightly on three real estate issues facing us here in Pagosa Springs, and then quickly move on to other editorial topics. But I’m composing…