Archives: June 2016

Light The Sky, Not Your House This July 4th

Hamburgers, hotdogs, parades, and fireworks! The 4th of July is a great American holiday, and fireworks are a tradition that many communities enjoy. But first, a word of caution: make sure you light up the sky, and not your home! Fireworks can reach as high as 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit. The National Fire Protection Agency reported an estimated 17,800 structure fires and about $32 million in...

Foothills Fireworks Ban

Did you know?    There's an ordinance in Boise (Title 7 of Boise City Code) that restricts ALL fireworks in certain areas of the Foothills. See the below note from the Wildfire Mitigation Coordinator Capt. McAdams from City of Boise: With Fireworks at the forefront of everyone’s mind, and our nation’s foremost patriotic holiday coming up on the 4th of July, it is important to remind everyone...

Summer Driving Safety Tips

Ah, summertime – road trips, family vacations, and… teen drivers. If you have a teen driver in the family, he or she is going to want to drive more than during school days. Keeping everyone safe becomes more of a concern during the summer months. There are thousands of younger drivers on the road, many of whom don't have extensive driving experience, thereby increasing the...

Sharing A Business Space? Know The Risks

Sharing a business space reduces costs, but there may be hidden financial risks. If you are planning to share a space with another professional or business, it's important that you are protected by the right type of insurance. Your current policy may not adequately cover your business if you co-work with another professional in your industry or related enterprise. Sharing the costs of overhead can be...