Housing developments; City planning; Municipal government; Urban renewal;
U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Outdoor Recreation Project Proposal - Acquisition application by the City of Boise to acquire approximatley 325 acres of land adjoing Boise River on both sides, for the purpose of creating a green belt.
This song was written to entice people to shop and visit downtown Boise. The song highlights new construction and improved safety. Dion wrote and preformed many songs like this on a cassette tape titled "Idaho Zone."
Gay rights; Gays; Activists; Political issues; Gays in military service; Military life; Military organizations; Military personnel; Military policy; Supreme Court decisions;
The US Supreme Court allows the Pentagon to implement the 'Don't ask, don't tell' policy for the US armed forces. The current ruling only applies to the sailor who challenged the policy but does set a precedence for the Pentagon to follow.
Housing developments; City planning; Urban renewal; Presidential appointments;
The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), George Romney, informs the President he is resigning from the Cabinet due to difficulties he sees in acomplishing his duties in the current political environment.
The process of building a mall became a popular topic in Boise in the mid-1980's. To commemorate the first day of construction of the Boise Town Square Mall, the KIVS-FM radio station requested J.J. Dion write and sing parody songs about the mall....
The city of Boise's geographic location and city population traditionally restricted some national chain or franchised stores from opening in the valley. In the mid-1980s, J.J. Dion was asked to sing "an anthem to lure this fashionable shoppers'...
The Boise 2010 project is a process designed to develop basic assessments of the current community condition and identify the five or six most critical problems within each QOL component area. Each of the problems identified will be evaluated based...