On The Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Edition Of Idaho Matters:

May 29, 2018
  • Idahoans clash over 'historical horse racing'.
  • A Boise PD program addresses active shooter scenarios.
  • Residential rental listing scams in the Treasure Valley.
  • The co-hosts of 'You Know The Place' talk about the state's best-kept secrets.

- Save Idaho Horse Racing wants to see a return of the sport and the placement of 'historic horse racing' machines at the track. Critics of the machines say they resemble slot machines, which are illegal in Idaho.  We'll talk about the prospects of bringing horse racing back to the Gem State and why these machines may or may not be beneficial to the state's gaming industry.

- The Boise Police Department offers a free course on how to respond to active shooter scenarios in public.  The class fills quickly and on Tuesday's Idaho Matters, we'll discuss some of those techniques with BPD Officer Kevin Wittmuss.

- The Better Business Bureau Northwest + Pacific warns that if you see a housing rental ad that looks too good to be true - it probably is and it might steal your identity as well. Veronica Craker of the BBB joins Idaho Matters to parse out some of these scams, what to look for and what's at stake.

- Every day, you drive by hundreds of businesses you've never stopped at, shopped at or (sometimes) even noticed. That's where we come in. From reptile markets to running groups, bead stores to bodegas, natatoriums to nude retreats, You Know The Place explores the Idaho stores, shops, clubs and pubs you always pass by, but never seem to visit. Podcast co-hosts Lacey Daley and Joel Wayne join Idaho Matters to talk about Boise's best kept secrets.