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City Cast Boise is the daily news podcast that connects us to the city we love. With a companion newsletter, it’s the place where curiosity and passion for Boise meet.
Every weekday morning, our hosts will introduce you to your neighbors — from newcomers to born-and-raised Boiseans. It’s like eavesdropping on a great conversation overheard at your favorite downtown coffee shop, except in this case you’re invited to join in. We’ll engage with you online and on the podcast, with stories that spark passion and delight — but sometimes also frustration and anger. With a clear-eyed vision of the challenges and triumphs of our rapidly changing Boise, the podcast will make you feel more connected to this city we share.

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    • 4.7 • 85 Ratings

City Cast Boise is the daily news podcast that connects us to the city we love. With a companion newsletter, it’s the place where curiosity and passion for Boise meet.
Every weekday morning, our hosts will introduce you to your neighbors — from newcomers to born-and-raised Boiseans. It’s like eavesdropping on a great conversation overheard at your favorite downtown coffee shop, except in this case you’re invited to join in. We’ll engage with you online and on the podcast, with stories that spark passion and delight — but sometimes also frustration and anger. With a clear-eyed vision of the challenges and triumphs of our rapidly changing Boise, the podcast will make you feel more connected to this city we share.

    Attack Ads Pile Up, New Grads Moving In, and Meridian Chicken Mania

    Attack Ads Pile Up, New Grads Moving In, and Meridian Chicken Mania

    Happy Friday! Host Lindsay Van Allen and executive producer Frankie Barnhill are breaking down the news of the week. We’re talking political attack ads ahead of Tuesday’s primary election and rifts in the GOP, figuring out why new grads want to move here, and speculating about the flock of new chicken restaurants in Meridian. Plus, stick around to find out how you can hear one of Lindsay’s most embarrassing stories. 
    Vote for us in Boise Weekly’s ‘Best of Boise’ contest here! Click on ‘Arts & Entertainment’ then you’ll find us in the ‘Podcast’ category. 
    Want some more Boise news? Head over to our Hey Boise newsletter where you’ll get a cheatsheet to the city every weekday morning.
    Interested in advertising with City Cast Boise? Find more info HERE.
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    • 26 min
    You Might Also Like: The Fraud Files

    You Might Also Like: The Fraud Files

    Introducing Episode #1: How NOT To Get Away With Fraud from The Fraud Files.
    Follow the show: The Fraud Files
    Earn CPE Credit For This Podcast by listening here: https://bit.ly/3JFIQUz
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    In Episode 1 of The Fraud Files, listeners enter a forensic accounting classroom as instructor Kelly Richmond Pope, PhD in Accounting, Fraud Expert, and Author, begins to tell us about the story of financial advisor Dawn J. Bennett, in how she began her advisory business, and the tactics she used to get new clients on board. We also hear about how the timing of her business development, during the 2008 recession, impacted how she used narratives to maintain her brand during these difficult times in the investment world.
    EXTRA STUFFHead over to https://www.fraudfilespod.com/p/credits/ for a list of credits.
    Follow FloQast Studios
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/floqaststudios/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@FloQastStudiosTwitter: https://www.twitter.com/floqaststudios Watch Seasons 1 & 2 of PBC here: https://bit.ly/4b0oH7YABOUT THE SHOWThe Fraud Files, by FloQast Studios, is a true financial crime podcast, that takes on the form of a narrative “audio-movie” in the way it tells a story through assorted voice actor characters and sound design. The first season is 6 episodes long, and takes listeners through the fascinating and bizarre career journey of Dawn J. Bennett, who was an American financial advisor that turned into a fraud criminal at the highest of levels, and used uncanny methods to preserve her brand image and keep her clients money in her possession. The story teaches listeners about how fraud like this is committed, and is a lesson in ethics, due-diligence, and professional skepticism best practices.
    The Fraud Files is a FloQast Studios production, produced on behalf of FloQast inc. and FloQademy.

    You can find more of our work, such as the workplace comedy series, PBC, at  FloQast Studios, and if you’re looking for more ways to earn CPE, you’ll find a wide variety of engaging formats and topics across the library of courses we’ve produced by heading to floqademy.com
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    SEASON 1 of The Fraud Files
    The Fraud Files delves into the captivating world of white-collar crime… but with a twist. In Season 1 of The Fraud Files, we explore the saga of a renowned financial advisor whose entire empire was built on deception. It’s one thing to be swindling clients' money to use for personal luxuries… but it’s a whole other side of fraud to be using the money on magical spells. Through a unique blend of forensic accounting, vivid storytelling, and rich sound design, we uncover the intricate lies that propelled Dawn J. Bennett's professional and personal life—all in one captivating movie for your ears.
    DISCLAIMER: Please note, this is an independent podcast episode not affiliated with, endorsed by, or produced in conjunction with the host podcast feed or any of its media entities. The views and opinions expressed in this episode are solely those of the creators and guests. For any concerns, please reach out to team@podroll.fm.

    What To Know About That Explosive Secret GOP Recording

    What To Know About That Explosive Secret GOP Recording

    Back in March, two controversial Idaho political figures had a heated argument at the state Capitol — and someone secretly recorded every word. Host Lindsay Van Allen is talking with InvestigateWest reporter Daniel Walters who broke this story. He’s got the bombshell details about what was said, who was pressuring a legislator, and whether the recording was illegal. 
    Vote for us in Boise Weekly’s ‘Best of Boise’ contest here! Click on ‘Arts & Entertainment’ then you’ll find us in the ‘Podcast’ category. 
    Want some more local news? Head over to our Hey Boise newsletter where you’ll get a cheatsheet to the city every weekday morning.
    Interested in advertising with City Cast Boise? Find more info HERE.
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    • 25 min
    Boise’s Best Rooftops and Patios

    Boise’s Best Rooftops and Patios

    It’s officially patio season and 103.5 Kiss FM’s Mateo joins host Lindsay Van Allen to help you find the best rooftops and patios around town. Whether you’re interested in the perfect spot for outdoor dining, or searching for the newest place to sip a cocktail while looking over the Boise skyline, we’ve got your guide.
    Let us know your favorite rooftop or patio by sending us a voicemail or text: 208-546-9485.
    Vote for us in Boise Weekly’s ‘Best of Boise’ contest here! Click on ‘Arts & Entertainment’ then you’ll find us in the ‘Podcast’ category. Check out Lindsay’s Instagram for more! 
    Want some more Boise news? Head over to our Hey Boise newsletter where you’ll get a cheatsheet to the city every weekday morning.
    Interested in advertising with City Cast Boise? Find more info HERE.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 18 min
    Mythbusting Boise’s Popular Compost Program

    Mythbusting Boise’s Popular Compost Program

    Could your table scraps and lawn clippings be the solution to our rapidly filling landfill? Host Lindsay Van Allen is speaking with Lisa Knapp, who runs the compost program at the City of Boise. She shares everything you need to know about the city’s composting program — how it’s improving air quality, freeing up landfill space, and providing free gardening resources to people in Boise.
    Vote for us in Boise Weekly’s ‘Best of Boise’ contest here! Click on ‘Arts & Entertainment’ then you’ll find us in the ‘Podcast’ category. Check out Lindsay’s Instagram for more! 
    Want some more Boise news? Head over to our Hey Boise newsletter where you’ll get a cheatsheet to the city every weekday morning.
    Interested in advertising with City Cast Boise? Find more info HERE.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 17 min
    Why You Should Really, Really Care About the Ada County Commissioners' Election

    Why You Should Really, Really Care About the Ada County Commissioners' Election

    May 21 is the Idaho primary, and with early voting continuing through this Friday — have you made your plan to vote? While some high profile elections may be getting lots of coverage, local elections — including those for the three-person Ada County commission — have much more of an impact on our day-to-day lives. Today on City Cast Boise, host Lindsay Van Allen and executive producer Frankie Barnhill are breaking down two county commissioner races with big implications for our community. 
    For more on the Ada County commissioner candidates, check out the Idaho Statesman’s questionnaire and this Idaho Press article on the District 3 candidates. 
    Early voting ends on May 17; click here for info on where to vote early. You can also view your ballot in advance, and check your polling place if you choose to vote in-person on May 21. 
    Want some more Boise election news? Head over to our Hey Boise newsletter where you’ll get a cheatsheet to the city every weekday morning.
    Interested in advertising with City Cast Boise? Find more info HERE.
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    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
85 Ratings

85 Ratings

FallingBomb ,

The best way to start a Boise day

Fun, thoughtful, engaging! Especially loved the most recent episode on the child care crisis in Boise!

Noname287 ,

Local highlights

I enjoy this show! I love your interviews with local artists! I enjoy the news recaps in à factual friendly manner. I also enjoy the personal stories you all share. Thank you for creating a community feel!!

PenName69 ,

Better stuff out there

Not a great reflection of Boise or Idaho. Pay to play content. Overall not a good listen.

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