Monthly Archives: June 2010

Today, we finalized the name for the county’s new waste-to-energy project: Ada Renewable Technology Industrial Complex or ARTIC. I’ve proposed we use a Mobius strip for the logo. It was not our intent for the acronym to be “arctic” with another “c” in it. We will likely revise the ordinance […]

Sneak Previews

On May 13, I had the pleasure of attending the Ada/Elmore RSVP – Retired Senior Volunteer Program – recognition luncheon at the Doubletree Riverside Hotel in Boise. Hundreds of seniors, and many of us more junior admirers, gathered to honor this group of energetic folks who give so much to […]


The Board of Ada County Commissioners recently passed a fireworks ban for those areas of the county outside of city limits AND outside of unincorporated Ada County. The news media is reporting that the ban affects all of unincorporated Ada County without clarifying that areas within rural fire districts are […]

Fireworks Facts