To the surprise of no one, Boise State University is seeking to dismiss the lawsuit filed against them by Big City Coffee. Public Universities that have made staff cuts due to Covid cannot afford to pay a ten million dollar payout.  Idaho Education News has an excellent summary of Boise State's response to the Big City Lawsuit.  

LOOK: These 19 People Are Boise's Most Wanted

Yes, even here in the Treasure Valley where crime isn't so rampant, there is a most wanted list. According to the Southwest Idaho Crime Stoppers, these are the most wanted of them all. So many of these mugshots are from Ada and Canyon Counties. Do you recognize anyone?

The optics are just terrible in this case for Boise State. No one in Idaho is anti-police. The thin blue line flag rivals the Boise State flags on cars, homes, and trucks throughout the area. Does anyone believe that a jury in Ada County would not be sympathetic to the owners of Big City Coffee?  

If you believe Boise State, they did not force Big City Coffee off their campus. Let's give them that point; however, did Boise State allow its students to lobby to push out Big City effectively? Didn't Doctor Tromp state publicly that all views are welcome? Did anyone in the administration seek to defend the coffee company openly? Hasn't the legislature cut the budget of Boise State and other public universities in Idaho over concerns over the curriculum?  

LOOK: These 19 People Are Boise's Most Wanted

Yes, even here in the Treasure Valley where crime isn't so rampant, there is a most wanted list. According to the Southwest Idaho Crime Stoppers, these are the most wanted of them all. So many of these mugshots are from Ada and Canyon Counties. Do you recognize anyone?

Boise State would be better served to hire the fictional fixer Michael Clayton to make this lawsuit disappear. How many times have we seen extensive public or private institutions roll over the little guy? Or, to put it in sports terms, Boise State is Oklahoma, and Big City is the Broncos. We all know how that outcome played out on the field. Let's hope an embarrassing outcome will be avoided in the courtroom.  

15 Small Town Idaho Restaurants That Are Worth the Drive

There's no shortage of good food in the Treasure Valley, but when you're traveling and driving through some small Idaho towns where are you going to grab something good to eat? Perhaps one of these hidden gems! You may just fall in love with them so much that they actually become a destination for you!