Not long after, still 1916, a circus came through Mountain Home. A monkey decided to retire from his life in the circus and escaped. He was found later in the desert of Mountain Home, well after the traveling circus had moved on.
Idaho has a strong commitment to sustainability, recycling, being resourceful and utilizing natural recourses. Boise leads the country as one of the most earth friendly and 'green' cities in the country.
It is called the "Pathway Master Plan" and the Boise City Council voted unanimously to approve it. Once finished, 76 percent of Boiseans will be within a 10 minute walk of a park while also connecting to work, school and shopping.