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Boise State Back to Building Own On-Campus Ballpark

Boise State University will have baseball on its own campus after all.  On Tuesday, the university announced it won’t join a public-private partnership between the city of Boise and Atlanta-based developer Chris Schoen to build a sports park in the city’s West End, choosing instead to build a stadium south of its campus.  Read more here and here.

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Vote May Not Be Necessary for New Boise Ballpark, Broncos Unveil Inaugural Unis

Boise officials might change the way the city would pay for the proposed new main library and sports stadium to avoid putting the projects on the ballot this November.  Boiseans could vote on them anyway.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, the Boise State Broncos baseball team, potential future co-tenants of the new stadium, have unveiled the uniforms they will wear when they return to action in 2020, after a four-decade hiatus.  Read more and watch video here.

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Legislature vs. Boise on Ballpark Front?

Boise city officials want to build an $85 million new main library and a $50 million stadium west of Downtown.  They want to use urban-renewal money to help pay for them.  A bill moving through the Legislature could crimp those plans.  Or could it? Read more here.

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City, Developer Negotiating Boise Ballpark Deal

Greenstone Properties and the City of Boise are reportedly negotiating an agreement that could bring a ballpark to Downtown Boise (ID). Read more here.

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Boise Ballpark Developer Working to Lure Boise State Back

A year after Boise State University announced it would build a baseball stadium of its own instead of playing at a proposed downtown Boise (ID) sports park, the developer is trying to get the school back on board.  Read more here.  Boise State is already working to build their team that will begin play in 2020.  Read more and watch news report here.

Uniforms for Boise State’s revived baseball program

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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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