The event was forced to cancel last year but are excited to be back for the 10th annual Turkey Day 5k in Boise and new this year adding a race in Caldwell. One local annual tradition that is great for getting your metabolize up so you can eat more Thanksgiving dinner but it is also a fun way to start a long weekend with friends, family and community.
I may be a bit bias but I think Idaho is the best. With the rapid growth of the state clearly I am not alone. The gem state is known for its natural beauty, endless adventure possibilities, simpler lifestyle, and dare I say, potatoes - probably the most versatile food on the planet. So where is the best place in the great state of Idaho to call home?
When heading west, on the last Caldwell exit you will see currently utilized and active farmlands but also tons of acres that are unused and dry. Caldwell Mayor Garret Nancolas and his staff are focused on a 20 year plan to transform the area.
With afterschool childcare being such a financial burden on families this is a wonderful alternative. Kids even get substantial after school snacks every day when they get to the club before starting fun and organized activities, sports and games. The cost of the kids attendance is covered mostly through donations. There is just a $25 annual fee per child and parents must attend an orientation.
For those who have lived here in the 50s and earlier they may have known the area to have a different name. Before 1959 it was usually referred to as the Lower Snake River Valley or the Boise River Valley.