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Local Photos: Tour Seattle wooden houseboat Photos: Tour Seattle wooden houseboat (Photo Gallery)
We're continuing our houseboat profiles - and this week it's all about combining elements of our state gem (wood!) in interior and exterior architecture. This particular floating home does it beautifully - and once again we find ourselves forgetting it's not a 'regular' house when looking through these pictures!
Local Cyclists meet ACHD commissioner hopefuls Cyclists meet ACHD commissioner hopefuls (Video)
"How new candidates propose to work with the existing commissioners," said Lisa Brady, president of the Treasure Valley Cycling Alliance, which co-hosted the event. "We want to see a reduction, I think everybody wants to see a reduction, in the amount of animosity between the cities around Ada County and the commission."
Local Teachers don't buy into promise of bigger paychecks Teachers don't buy into promise of bigger paychecks (Video)
"I think it's a really great way to get teachers to think, 'Oh, we're going to get a raise, finally,’” said Natasha Rush, librarian at Garfield Elementary School in Boise. "The part they're leaving out is that it needs to be funded. Historically, we have not funded education in this state.”