What do you want to see in Meridian's Master Plan?
The last time a comprehensive plan was created for Meridian was 2011, and 30 percent of Meridian's current population wasn't living there. That's why a new plan is coming together, and city officials want your input. We take a closer look on Idaho Matters.
Healthy Impact Nampa Coalition co-chair Brent Peterson and St. Luke's Children's Program manager Jean Fitzgerald-Mutchie discuss the importance of a healthy community and food access in a growing region with Idaho Matters on Monday, July 23, 2018.
TheHealthy Impact Nampa Coalitionis looking at growth in their region in terms of cultivating the healthiest community it can. The council is looking at housing, transportation, and especially food access that can impact both the well being of the indivdual resident and the health of the community. We speak with the program's manager about new ways to look at growth.
A huge warehouse development in Nampa is one step closer to being built. Dubbed “Project Bronco,” the more than 850,000 square foot facility was given a conditional use permit this week by the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission.
Boise State Public Radio's James Dawson discusses lessons to be learned about growth in the final installment of Our Changing Idaho on Idaho Matters on Thursday, June 29, 2018.
Boise State Public Radio concludes its series on growth, Our Changing Idaho. Today, BSPR's James Dawson looks at examples of responsible, sustainable growth that can be applied in the growing regions of Idaho.
BSPR reporter Frankie Barnhill discusses growth in the Twin Falls region and the second installment of Boise State Public Radio's 'Our Changing Idaho' series with Idaho Matters on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.
Boise State Public Radio continues its series looking at the growth in Idaho and the various social, economic and environmental impacts on the people and institutions of the state. The second installment of Our Changing Idaho airs on Tuesday's Idaho Matters.
It’s 7:00 p.m. after a long day of work, and Rudy and Sami Ashenbrener sit on their back porch in Twin Falls. Their eight-month-old Miles is in his high chair next to them while their dog Hercules runs around their backyard.
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BSPR reporter Samantha Wright discusses growth in the Treasure Valley and the first installment of Boise State Public Radio's 'Our Changing Idaho' series with Idaho Matters on Monday, June 25, 2018.
Boise State Public Radio is rolling out a series looking at the growth in Idaho and the various social, economic and environmental impacts on the people and institutions of the state. The first installment of Our Changing Idaho airs on Monday's Idaho Matters.
Idaho Statesman reporter Maria LaGanga describes the public forum held by the City of Boise regarding growth concerns on Idaho Matters on Thursday, June 21, 2018.
The City of Boise conducted a public forum, allowing resident to discuss concerns about the growth in the valley. Idaho Statesman reporter Maria LaGanga attended the "world cafe"-style forum and joins Idaho Matters to talk about the discussion.
NPR's Kirk Siegler joins Idaho Matters on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
NPR's Kirk Siegler has been reporting on the urban-rural divide in America, including coverage in Idaho and throughout the Northwest. We talk about some of that work including the 2014 Bundy standoff and the 2016 election and the ever-growing population and changing landscape of the Northwest.