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Minidoka National Historical Site Unveils New Visitor Center In Jerome County, Idaho

Seventy-eight years ago this month, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order, forcing more than 100,000 Japanese-Americans out of their West Coast homes and into incarceration camps. Two-thirds of them were American-born citizens.

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Featuring Nick Schossow And Story Slammer Josh Gross

Dec 20, 2010

Featured storyteller Nick Schossow lets go of the carefree college life with a surprise addition to the scene. Story slammer Josh Gross learns to live without his Vanilla Ice idolatry.

Featuring Julie Peach And Story Slammer Debra Smith

Dec 13, 2010

Featured storyteller Julie Peach recounts lessons learned with the dying of the light. Story slammer Debra Smith lives without then lets go of this consumer American life.

Look up while walking the streets of downtown Boise at night and you’ll see them everywhere – streetlights. But the basic design of the ubiquitous electric street light and those that illuminate parking lots and other areas haven’t changed much in oh more than 100 years or so. One Boise company hopes to radically change that. Boise State Public Radio’s Scott Ki reports on Inovus Solar.

Featured storyteller Klaudia Saric tells about losing her country of Bosnia to war, then gaining a whole new world. Story slam winner Claudia Nelson recounts a moving story about the strength of the human spirit in the aftershocks of living without.

Some tech entrepreneurs will tell you they had a vision of how to make the world a better place. Others will build a product to fulfill a need or to improve on what’s out there. MetaGeek is a Boise tech company that really wanted to make things simpler. As Boise State Public Radio’s Scott Ki reports, it found a niche and keeps on growing.

Featuring Storyteller Jessica Holmes

Nov 29, 2010

Story Story Night host and marketing director Jessica Holmes shares the sensory experiences of a shy American teenager living without language one winter in Russia.

Dan Costello and Kelly Lynae Robinson, our first-ever duo featured storytellers from August’s ON THE ROAD, tell a story about living without gigs, then letting go of gear, guitars and inhibitions on one ill-fated tour. Story slammer Greg Duffy from September’s WHITE LIES shares a poignant moment about living without consciousness and a dogs, both temporary conditions.

Business incubators are known to nurture start-up companies so they become successful on their own. In Boise, the WaterCooler is one such incubator. Boise State Public Radio’s Scott Ki takes a tour of the WaterCooler to see how it’s doing more than two years after it was established.

Featuring Nick Garcia And Story Slammer Leo Hennessy

Nov 15, 2010

Featured storyteller Nick Garcia offers a revealing peek into the world of a wayward peeping Tom (from April’s Busted). Story slammer Leo Hennessy tells a spelunking story with a potentially explosive end.

Featuring Leslie Kelly And Story Slammer Peter Vomocil

Nov 8, 2010

Featured storyteller Leslie Kelly Hall steps out of a shower to a snake, spook and mayhem. Story slammer Peter Vomocil hears a haunting whistle in the attic.

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Future Of Boise's Concordia Law School Steadies

About two weeks ago, Concordia University Portland announced it would be closing after 115 years leaving the future of Concordia Law School in Boise uncertain.

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