After the Zamboni drivers midnight run to Burger King garnered international attention for Boise, a reader suggested we share more REAL Boise in an effort to slow the growth factor.
The Chamber of Commerce claims to have raised about $5 million to spend on attracting new businesses and jobs to the Boise area.
The GUARDIAN and fellow growthophobes see this as just another move to lower our quality of life, add more cars, increase air pollution, create a need for mass transportation that won’t work, and fill up all the tennis courts, soccer fields, and swimming pools with too many people.
We don’t have $5 million, but we do have the internet and some creative thinking readers.
How about sharing some “facts” of your own? We might be able to make a big magazine’s “bottom 10” list if we are lucky.
Like we have low paying private jobs, but an expanding government. Growth sectors include, police, fire, roads building, and lots of planners & consultants and of course prisons. Just some thoughts to share with out of town relatives and friends.
Don’t forget to tell them we have lots of wildfires that “threaten structures.”
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