Idaho in the News

Idaho is in the news, read what they are saying around the Nation about a great place to live, work and raise your family:

Top 10 Metro Markets with fastest housing recovery

Unheralded Outperformers: 10 Metro Markets That Are Leading the Housing Recovery - Forbes by Ken Harney Click Here

Top 10 Places to Retire: Boise Tops List  (CNN 9-2011)

CNN/ Money Magazine has come out with their top 25 Best Places to Retire and Boise ranks #3 in the top. What to do they all have in common for the post work crowd? Amenities galore and the low cost of living doesn't hurt either.CNN    To view the Boise details Click Here

The TOP 10

1. Marquette, MI
2. Cape Coral, FL
3. Boise, ID
4. Danville, KY
5. Weatherford, TX
6. Southaven, MS
7. Pittsburgh, PA
8. Broken Arrow, OK
9. Lake Charles, LA
10. Winston-Salem, NC

 "Boise is one of Americas Top Football Towns" Click Here for articlen BSU, Boise State  

           ( - 2010)

 "The winner for best overall town in the western U.S. is Boise, Idaho."  Click here  for article

           (Outside Magzine - 2010)

“Sitting at the junction of the arid plateau of the high desert and the western foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the capital of Idaho offers all the outdoor advantages of more ballyhooed Western towns but with less, well, ballyhoo.”

(“Escapes: Boise, Idaho,” New York Times, July 2006)

“Boise is truly the gem of the Rocky Mountain range.”

(“Capital Weekend: Boise,” Home & Away magazine, November/December 2005)

“The secret to living large affordable – do it in a small city like Boise. …Despite its diminutive size, I conclude, this city has star quality.”

(“It Was Friday Night, and I Had to Get Out of Town – That’s Why I Went to Boise,” National Geographic Traveler Magazine, March 2006)

“No. 8 in the Top 20 most inventive towns.”

(Wall Street Journal, July 2006)

“A rejuvenated downtown and a budding arts community mean that after a day of rafting you don’t have to turn in once the sun fades.”

(New York Times, July 2006)

“No. 8 Best Place to Live.”

(Money magazine, July 2006)

“Most successful and vibrant small city in North America.”

(Team Fredericton Comparable Cities Project, November 2005)

“Top 10 Places for Outdoor Activities”

(Sperling’s Best Places, October 2005)

“Welcome to Boise, Idaho, the last great place in the American West – where housing remains affordable, Western culture still thrives, and access to the nation’s wildest state begins within city limits.”

(“Boise or Bust – Plus 30 More Towns Perfect for You,” National Geographic Adventure magazine, September 2006)

“4th Best Walking City in the U.S.”


(“10 Cities, 3 Women, Infinite Get-Healthy Possibilities,” Prevention magazine, April 2006)

“Accolades come easy to this high desert community. … Boise clings to an All-American hometown sensibility despite a population surge that’s gushed through the better part of two decades.”

(“Boise Booms!” Sky West magazine, September/October 2005)


Boise's list of lists - Click Here