Motorcyclist Death + Strawberry Recall + Boise Pride Schedule

Hello all. It’s me, John Braese, your host of the Boise Daily — here to explain everything you need to know about what’s happening in the community today. Follow along for the latest…

The Boise Daily starts off Monday with news of a Meridian man’s death due to a motorcycle accident near Cascade. Check your Strawberries in the freezer as there is a recall and you can now tour Boise schools from the comfort of your couch. Scroll your calendar ahead a few months as we have the events for the Boise Pride Festival and a man shot by police in Star has been identified,

First, today’s weather:

Partly sunny and pleasant. High: 73 Low: 51.

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Here are the top stories today in Boise:

  1. A Meridian man is dead after a motorcycle accident near Cascade, KTVB-TV staff report the 26-year-old man was riding a 2022 Ducati motorcycle when he went off the road and down a 20-foot embankment, Warm Lake Road is a popular day trip for motorcycle riders in the valley. (
  2. Boise residents need to check their freezers if strawberries were purchased a few months ago from local Walmart or WinCo stores. Taste of Home’s Amrita Thakkar writes the Food and Drug Administration is investigating an outbreak of Hepatitis A associated with the strawberries. The current outbreak includes individuals in California, Minnesota and North Dakota. The strawberries were sold between March 5, 2022 and April 25, 2022. (tasteofhome)
  3. The Boise School District is offering a virtual tour of local schools and Boise Patch is pleased to provide you the information how you can wander the halls and classrooms without leaving the comfort of your living room. If you wish an in-person tour of a specific school, we also provide the information needed to schedule a day and time. (Boise Patch)
  4. For those planning ahead, the Boise Weekly’s staff are on the ball with the complete schedule of events for the 2022 Boise Pride Festival coming Sept. 9. The three-day event is free to attend and takes place in Cecil D. Andrews Park, (boiseweekly)
  5. The man involved in an officer involved shooting in Star on Wednesday has been identified. KIVI-TV’s Meredith Spellbring reports Jeremy Banach39 from Star died at the scene from multiple gunshot wounds. (kivitv)

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Today in Boise:

  • Boise State University will hold the Impact Golf Tournament with all proceeds for the Intercollegiate Knights (IK) Endowed Scholarship that benefits students of foster care seeking a Boise State degree. (11 am)
  • Krav Maga Experts will host a teen self defense summer bootcamp Monday. Ages 13-17 are invited with a pizza party and super soakers ending the day. (11 am)
  • The Household Hazardous Waste Collection site for Monday is Meridian Republic Services located at 2130 West Franklin Road. (Noon)
  • The Design Review Committee for Garden City will hold a hearing Monday. (3 pm)
  • Loose Screw Beer Company is hosting a 4th of July Paint Night Monday evening with five options available for the whole family. (5:30 pm)

Flows on the Boise River have decreased and tubing season is quickly approaching. John L. Braese/Patch Media

From my notebook:

  • Boise Police Department: “Beautiful weather to celebrate World Refugee Day on the Grove Plaza. The morning included a Citizenship Ceremony, music and dance performances, vendors and more. #Acceptance #Welcome #SummerVibes #DowntownBoise” (Boise Police Department via Facebook)
  • US National Weather Service Boise Idaho: “Enjoy these last few days of cooler weather! Temperatures will heat up later this week as a more summer-like pattern sets in. The 8 to 14 day outlook for the end of June and beginning of July favors above normal temperatures for our area. ” (US National Weather Service Boise Idaho via Facebook)
  • Zoo Boise: “Maggie O’Mara We’re happy your family had a great time! Butterflies in Bloom tip – If you want them to land on you, wear bright colors!” (Zoo Boise via Facebook)
  • US National Weather Service Boise Idaho: “Let’s kick off Lightning Safety Awareness Week with a BANG! #LSAW22 Lightning Safety Awareness Week began in 2001 to call attention to one of the most deadly aspects of thunderstorms.” (US National Weather Service Boise Idaho via Facebook)
  • Boise State Public Radio: “After severe flooding in Yellowstone National Park and surrounding areas, park officials have cleared out nearly all visitors and said some areas will remain closed for the rest of the season.” (Boise State Public Radio via Facebook)

You’re all caught up for today! I’ll be in your inbox tomorrow morning with your next update.

, John Braese

About me: Welcome to the Boise edition of I am the community editor in this exciting endeavor for the Boise area. I was born and grew up in Boise, attending Bishop Kelly High School before graduating from Borah High School more than a few years ago. I have seen Boise grow substantially in the last few years, but still maintain my hometown appeal. I want to hear about what is important to you and the stories you wish to see on Feel free to reach out to me via email at or drop me a phone call or text at 208 954-9585.

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