Amanda NiessNewsroom Assistant
Hi, I'm a recent Boise State graduate who loves writing about community, art and music. I graduated with a B.A. in Integrated Media and Strategic Communications but emphasized my studies in journalism. Since graduating, I've been living in Boise and recently completed an internship with KTVB. When I'm not writing, I'm usually attending local concerts or enjoying time with my friends or dog, Declan.
A recent discovery concerning patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer is on the rise.
In Idaho, suicide is the 9th most common cause of death. In 2020 alone, 421 Idahoans died by suicide, according to the Department of Health and Welfare.
The Ada County Commissioners met Monday to discuss the potential of asking voters to approve a jail expansion bond in November. County officials estimate the project would be $55 million; with a bond of as much as $4 in new assessed property tax for every $100,000 of taxable property value.