Make yourself a home: Future Filer homeowners break ground

FILER — Erin Bass held a shovel in a dirt lot, backdropped by bulldozers and backhoes. Her four-year-old daughter Everly, about half the height of the shovel, was actually the one in charge of the tool, which she stomped into the ground and filled with dirt.

Rising home prices push Idahoans farther from Boise. But they still commute to the city

BOISE — Since February, William Nyhuise has put 18,000 miles on his car. On any given day, he spends nearly 45 minutes commuting each way from Mountain Home to Boise for work.

Developer aims to bring restaurant, retail to Historic Ballroom

TWIN FALLS — A developer from the Wood River Valley wants to spend $3.5 million to renovate the Historic Ballroom downtown.