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Development Official vs. Boise Ballpark Opponent: Police Called

Details are sketchy, but an interaction between Capital City Development Corporation executive director John Brunelle and ballpark opponent and Concerned Taxpayers of Boise member Bill Illett inside Boise City Council chambers became heated enough for a Boise Police officer to be called in for a report of a battery.  Apparently, the two had a pre-existing relationship as co-owners of the failed Idaho Stampede (NBA D-League) basketball team.  Read more here.  Read UPDATE here.

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Site for Proposed Boise Ballpark Moves from Downtown to West End

The Boise Hawks (Single-A, Northwest League) may not be moving to downtown Boise (ID) after all.  The proposed site of the multi-use stadium that would also house the the team has been moved to an unspecified West End location.  Read more here and here.

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Hearing on Boise Ballpark Development Delayed

At the developer’s request, the city of Boise (ID) will not schedule decision-making hearings on a Downtown Boise stadium project until the developer submits a more detailed proposal along with an application to rezone the property.  Read more here.

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Greenstone Faces Heat Over Proposed Boise Ballpark Location

Greenstone Properties, the Atlanta (GA)-based developer that wants to build a baseball stadium for the Boise Hawks (Single-A, Northwest League) on the southern edge of Downtown Boise (ID), held a public meeting Tuesday on the proposed project, and angry opponents were out in force.  Read more and watch video here.

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Boise Hawks Ownership Returns to Ballpark Plan A

After more than a year of negotiating local politics and evaluating alternatives, the managing partner of the Boise Hawks (Single-A, Northwest League) ownership group has returned to his Plan A: proposing a stadium on the southeast corner of Americana Boulevard and Shoreline Drive in Downtown Boise.  Read more here.

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Agreement Reached to Acquire Property for New Boise Hawks Ballpark

The Boise Hawks (Single-A, Northwest League) have taken a step closer to moving into downtown Boise.  The team has announced that real estate firm Greenstone Properties has reached an agreement to acquire an 11-acre property from St. Luke’s Heath System, which would be the planned future home for the Hawks and professional soccer.  Read more here.

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Boise State Picks Location for Ballpark

Boise State plans to build a ballpark for its added baseball program north of the intersection of Beacon Street and Grant Avenue.  The university announced late last month it was withdrawing from the effort to build a Downtown Boise baseball stadium that would house the Boise Hawks (Single-A, Northwest League).  That effort continues without the Broncos.  Read more and view location here.

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