To Fly is to Live

Words Todd B. Natenberg “So who actually read the waiver before they signed it?” the instructor asked. Sheepish grins crossed my entire class of some 10 people. “Exactly,” he continued, “because we know if you had, not one of you would still be here.” The group erupted in laughter. “Now we are going to watch … Continued

One Smile at a Time, On Time

There is something different about Boise Smile Design. Gone is the usual dental office smell in the over-sized waiting room. Instead the area is smaller, crisp and clean, with a modern, soothing, spa-like vibe.

This one’s for the boys…

As a woman writing the publisher's letter for the “Men’s Edition,” I find myself not quite sure where to start. I’ve considered myself one of the guys in many circumstances. I was a tomboy as a child—one of the first picked, along with the boys, as one of the best kickball players on the playground. I was the only female…

Wine, Women and Shoes

Women recently gathered at the Boise Centre to raise money for the Idaho Youth Ranch while enjoying designer shopping, savory food bites and, of course, wine tasting.

Crucial Considerations for Bathroom Remodeling Design

They say the key to any successful project starts with the prep work, and the same is true with a bathroom remodel project. A bathroom remodel is no place for improvisation, which typically leads to costly overruns and poor choices you may later regret. Before ripping out the first tile, think hard about how you will use the space, what…

July 2015 Around Town

The newest section of paved Greenbelt is now open for public use in Eagle. The path is located off Edgewood just south of Highway 44. This connecting piece of paved pathway acts as the connector to the north side of the north channel of the Boise River.

Every Item Has a Story

We’ve all heard the old saying, “If these walls could talk imagine what they might say.” Imagine the same could be true for items from our past. If an item could tell it’s own history what could one discover? Linda Borup, owner of Linda’s Loft, loves learning the history behind the pieces she stocks in her store.

Is Your Heart Telling You Something?

All too often, I see patients in my office who say they wish they had "come in earlier" or "paid more attention" to their irregular heartbeat. Atrial Fibrillation, also known as A-Fib, is the most common form of heart rhythm disturbance. Currently, it affects 6-7 million Americans nationwide and more than 10,000 people in the Treasure Valley alone. A lot…

Beyond the Ceilings

When Nick Schlekeway graduated from Boise State in 2007, he took with him way more than just the knowledge gained from a degree in business management. As a three-year starting defensive end and team captain for the Boise State Broncos—part of their first Fiesta Bowl win—he also picked up some serious leadership and motivational skills.

A New Approach 
to Healthcare

Fascinated by an anatomy and physiology course in seventh grade, Andrea Axtell, M.D., decided she wanted to become a doctor. As an internist practicing in a traditional outpatient clinic, Axtell experienced first hand the inefficiencies and excessive costs of our healthcare system and decided to do something about it. She opened Alliance Concierge Care on State Street in Boise last…

Cinco De Mayo Barbacoa Style

Barbacoa Grill welcomed guests to celebrate the grand opening of The Luna Rooftop bar with a Cinco de Mayo fiesta to remember. Special guests Mariachi De Mi Tierra contributed to the festive atmosphere.