Boise's mayor is getting into the coronavirus update mode. No one in the City of Trees has become a victim yet, but what about the Treefort Music Festival? We get briefed on one of the biggest events in Boise. Plus, every state has a seal. But only one state - Idaho - has a seal that was designed by a woman. We'll introduce you to her. And, we're headed down south for today’s Get to Know Idaho. Find out why is everyone embarrassed by the name of this one-time town.
Could Idaho become the first state to ban transgender girls from playing on the girls’ team? Lawmakers are now one step closer. Plus, wash your hands. We know, we sound like a broken record. So instead of telling you, we're going to show you how washing works with the help of a UV light. And, oil prices have dropped off a cliff, so why are gas prices going the other direction?
Dennis Doan is no longer Boise's fire chief as of this afternoon. Political payback? The city won't talk about but he will. Wrongly convicted and sent to prison for decades. What happens when they get out? How can you compensate someone for years they won't get back? New legislation is taking that into consideration. Bring your child to work day, that's a real thing, but what happens when you need to bring them to a college class? If Mr. Michas is your professor, he's got you covered. A biology addition of Feel Good Friday.
You've got questions about the coronavirus - a lot of them. Today, we're answering some of them. Plus, we've been putting it to paper since 1892. Also, one Idaho county is catching up with the election times by adding new voting machines, just in time for the primary. Plus, she's the pinball champion of Idaho - again! And once again, the only young woman in the North American championships.
For nearly three decades, he's served his city as a firefighter. And in a matter of days, Boise fire chief Dennis Doans will likely be removed from his job. When it comes to the coronavirus, there are a lot of rumors, questions, and empty shelves out there. We address all of that. Plus, they're a Gem State staple. On this Idaho Day, we're taking you inside the Idaho Spud Bar factory.
Coronavirus - still not in Idaho, but it's spreading and highly concentrated in the Northwest. Those are the facts. We'll try to give you more without spreading the fear. He was a catalyst for change for how transgender athletes are viewed on the international stage. Sure, he's fast on foot but he's also in a hurry to change the minds of some of Idaho’s lawmakers. Can you call it cannibalism? Well, at the very least Spuddy is not being a very bad buddy to his tater tribe.
Conflict of interest and passing legislation. No problem if you're a lawmaker in Idaho, just let it be known and it's not a problem in our least regulated state in the nation. No shows -- day six of another Oregon GOP walkout. With just that many days left in the session, will they show up to represent their districts in critical votes? Good grief, Idaho. How did this North Idaho area come to be an exclamation point instead of a map dot?