HI, I’m Jeff Connell, and I appreciate you taking the time to check out my page here on the website. I’m proud to call the Treasure Valley Home having moved here a little over three years ago. I live in Meridian with my 8 year-old son. Life has been an adventure in the last few years I went through a divorce after a 13 year marriage, so I’ve been navigating a life reboot. It’s been a lot of growth, some lessons learned along the way, and some really “unique” dating experiences. I grew up in Seattle, so I still cheer for the Mariners and Seahawks, and my son and I have adopted both the Portland Trailblazers and Utah Jazz for basketball. We’re still holding out hope Boise will get another basketball team to play. In my downtime, I love to travel, grab my camera and take pictures, and do some “adventures” with my kiddo. I made it to Australia last year which was one of those bucket list trips. I’m hoping to add another stamp to the passport sometime soon, and am committed to camping in our amazing Idaho outdoors this summer.
Idaho Spring Chinook Fishing opens April 28
If your fishing rod has been packed up all winter, and you've been waiting for the return of Idaho spring Chinook season, the time is quickly approaching. The season opens April 28th.
Thousands Attend Women’s March Idaho Rally at Capitol
Last year, the Women's March Idaho was both a march and rally that ended up with an estimated crowd of 6000 at the State Capitol. This year's rally was another big success.
Flying Delta Soon? The Service Animal Policy is Changing
For most of us, traveling by airplane is restricted to our human family or friends, but if you fly Delta and plan to bring a service animal, their policy is changing. Here's what you need to know.
Not Everything is Going Digital as Library Use in Idaho Is Up
With the popularity of e-readers, the fact that we can get books on our phones and even the ease of access to audio books, you might be surprised to learn that library use in Idaho is up.
Another Source Predicts a Snowy Winter in The Treasure Valley
A few months back, the Farmer's Almanac for 2018 released their predictions for our upcoming winter, and few were excited about the idea of more snow. Now, it's happened again.
Group of Local Businessmen Oppose Proposed Boise Sports Stadium
You've probably heard a lot of excitement about the proposed mixed-use Boise stadium. Now, some business leaders from Boise have joined up to share their opposition to the plan.
Idaho Makes Swimming an “Official Sport”
It's taken a long time - 30 years in fact - but Idaho has finally made swimming an officially sanctioned Idaho high school sports association sport.
Idaho Gas Prices Haven’t Gone Down Yet, but Experts Say They Will
You may have heard people talking about lower gas prices, but noticed they haven't seemed to reach Idaho yet. Fear not, experts say we too will see relief at the pump soon.
Camping Just Became Easier Again as Fire Restrictions are Lifted
If you're trying to get at least one more camping trip in before the weather really gets cooler, good news! Some fire restrictions in Southwestern Idaho have been lifted.
Boise Bikers are Urged to Join Bike Index to Help Fight Theft
Our official nickname in Boise is the "City of Trees," but it wouldn't be so far off to also call ourselves the "City of Bikes." Now, there's a new way for bikers to help fight theft.