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Our Purpose: Be at the civic, cultural and intellectual forefront of our community to create an informed, engaged public.
 

Our Mission: Produce, acquire and distributes distinctive programs and services that stimulate, educate, inform, and entertain those we serve using all appropriate media. Reach out to the community through strategic partnerships. Enables listeners to learn about issues and ideas that affect our communities, our nation and our world.
 

Our Vision: We will build a stronger community-centered broadcasting organization by focusing the station's new and existing resources where our listener and membership base is the strongest. Our goal is to build a more effective service emphasizing national and local programming that deepens the relationship between us and our listeners.
 

Our Values: Integrity, tolerance, professionalism, transparency, respect of our co-workers and respect for our audience

Growth is arguably the hottest topic in the Treasure Valley. How are the region’s leaders working together to prepare for the burgeoning population?

Stethescope, Health Care, Doctor, Medical
Emilie Ritter Saunders / Boise State Public Radio

Date: Tuesday, October 23

Time: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Location: Grove Hotel, Ballroom Second Floor

Date: Thursday, October 4

Time: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Location: Grove Hotel Ballroom, Second Floor

Boise State Public Radio announced Wednesday it has hired Heath Druzin as a member of the inaugural cohort of Audion Fellows, who will spend two years reporting on the role of guns in American life as part of a new national “Guns & America” reporting collaborative. All 10 fellows have been hired by participating public newsrooms across the country.

Intersection of Policing and Mental Health
City Club of Boise

The Boise Police Department (BPD) reports that 25% of all emergency calls to BPD are mental-health related. This forum’s title includes “Intersection” because there are many interconnected relationships between police and mental health services resulting in complex interdependent systems of response and care. This early September forum will focus on adults with mental illness who come in contact with the Boise police. The forum will present a panel of three experts to address the following major topics:

What better way to spend an autumn evening than sipping adult beverages while listening to music by the Boise Philharmonic Chamber Players in some of downtown Boise's most popular bars? On Thursday, September 27, Boise State Public Radio will be joining our friends from the Boise Philharmonic for an iconic event filled (to the brim) with classical music.

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 A special one-hour documentary about the history of KBSU, more than 40 years in the making! 

 In 1976, a group of students at Boise State University met with a plan to start a student-run FM radio station, with an ambitious goal: “to bring progressive radio to a town that didn’t have it.” This music-rich, true-life retrospective follows the station’s founders as they retrace the history of KBSU from its rowdy beginnings, through the infamous "Takeover," to the well-earned praise and present-day accolades for the little student station that grew to become Boise State Public Radio. 


Jolts & Juice / Facebook

We want to meet up with the people who make everything we do possible. That’s you. Boise State Public Radio is hosting Another Round at the Jolts and Juice in downtown Ontario and we’d love to see you there. Join us for drinks and conversation and meet your local public radio team on Thursday, June 28!

What: A chance to mix and mingle with the Boise State Public Radio News team.

When: Thursday, June 28, 6-9 p.m.

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On May 15, Idaho voters will pare down crowded fields for one of the state's most consequential elections in recent years. Gov. Butch Otter is stepping down after serving 12 years in that office, leaving a crowded field of candidates vying to replace him.

Treefort Music Fest

In the ever growing-world of podcasts, NPR host Lauren Ober is like a New York Times book reviewer for audio. She's listened to thousands of podcasts as part of her job with WAMU’s show “The Big Listen,” a radio program that seeks out the best and brightest minds in podcasting.

On Saturday, the Boise State Public Radio News team brought home 21 Idaho Press Club awards, including 10 first place prizes.

Ana Costa, Jenna Narducci / Boise State University

Idaho is changing rapidly. It's the fastest-growing state in the country, according to new U.S. Census data, with cities like Boise, Meridian, Twin Falls and Coeur d'Alene seeing much of the boost in population. But as skylines change and housing markets tighten, many people are wondering what "smart growth" look like.

Idaho Matters Show Ideas

Apr 25, 2018

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City Club of Boise

 

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