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Idaho Matters is the place on-air and online where folks with different views can talk with each other, exchange ideas, debate with respect and come away richer from the experience. We hope you'll engage with us! The best way to do that is by sending us a radio quality message using our free Boise State Public Radio app, available on Apple and Android devices. Tap the "Talk To Us" feature on the dropdown menu and send us your question, comment or story idea. Or, send us an email: idahomatters@boisestate.edu.

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    • 4.4 • 82 Ratings

Idaho Matters is the place on-air and online where folks with different views can talk with each other, exchange ideas, debate with respect and come away richer from the experience. We hope you'll engage with us! The best way to do that is by sending us a radio quality message using our free Boise State Public Radio app, available on Apple and Android devices. Tap the "Talk To Us" feature on the dropdown menu and send us your question, comment or story idea. Or, send us an email: idahomatters@boisestate.edu.

    Idaho Matters Reporter Roundtable: August 12, 2022

    Idaho Matters Reporter Roundtable: August 12, 2022

    Audrey Dutton, Senior Investigative Reporter with the Idaho Capital Sun; Rebecca Boone, Associated Press Supervisory Correspondent Boise Bureau; Betsy Russell, the Boise Bureau Chief at the Idaho Press and the voice of the Eye on Boise Blog; Mia Maldonado, intern with the Idaho Capital Sun.

    • 26 min
    'The Fisherman and The Dragon' author sits down with Idaho Matters

    'The Fisherman and The Dragon' author sits down with Idaho Matters

    A shocking true story about discrimination, class warfare, immigration and shrimp. Author Kirk Wallace joins the show.

    • 15 min
    A look at YIMBY and Boise rezoning

    A look at YIMBY and Boise rezoning

    As populations grow and housing options shrink, one author looks at how density is changing in cities like Boise.

    • 22 min
    More Idaho men consider vasectomy after Roe v. Wade reversal

    More Idaho men consider vasectomy after Roe v. Wade reversal

    Since the overturning of Roe v. Wade in June there have been many different responses, including an increased in interest vasectomies.

    • 9 min
    Boise Goathead Fest returns

    Boise Goathead Fest returns

    The Boise Goathead Festival is back for its 5th year and they've got one mission, cracking down on those troublesome tire-deflators!

    • 10 min
    The spud state has a potato shortage

    The spud state has a potato shortage

    If you've taken a trip to the grocery store lately, were they out of potatoes? That's exactly what happened to our Morning Edition host, George Prentice. He sits down with Idaho Matters to dig into the issue.

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
82 Ratings

82 Ratings

jewelrygirl ,

Love hearing about all things Idaho

Thanks Gemma for the spectacular story telling and creating a friendly news resource. I

JessicaSierra ,

Favorite Friday Show

I look forward to the reporter round table every week. I so value getting to hear Idaho news from our amazing local reporters. Gemma is a wonderful host- I could listen for hours.

Jaz in Idaho ,

Great show

I’m glad that I found this podcast - sometimes I’ve heard the show live, but often can’t because I’m working when it’s on. It’s important information to hear about in our great state. Keep up the great work!

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