Heath Druzin

Reporter, Guns & America

Heath Druzin is Boise State Public Radio’s Guns & America reporter, part of a national collaboration between 10 public radio stations examining all aspects of firearms in America.

He previously covered the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and veterans issues for Stars and Stripes newspaper. This is his second stint in Idaho – he covered crime, wildfires and government for The Idaho Statesman from 2005-2008.

Most recently, Heath was living in Mongolia, where he improved his horsemanship, though not his throat singing.

Heath grew up in Northern California and when he’s not reporting, you can find him hiking, snowboarding and brewing beer.

Heath Druzin / Boise State Public Radio

Some Treasure Valley schools have added additional security measures for the new academic year in the wake of several high-profile shootings, including one that left 17 people dead at a Parkland, Florida high school in February.

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Heath Druzin / Boise State Public Radio

Idaho has some of the loosest gun laws in the country. For some here, though, just about any restriction is unacceptable. On Saturday hundreds of gun activists marched to the State Capitol.