Audrey Regan

Newsroom Intern

Audrey Regan is a newsroom intern at Boise State Public Radio. Audrey is returning to their hometown of Boise after completing a year of national service with AmeriCorps St. Louis and graduating from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. During that time, Audrey worked for both their university's student newspaper and radio station, and now they're excited to fuse those skills and to reconnect with the Boise community along the way.

In untrying and certain times, Audrey can be found sifting through new arrivals at The Record Exchange or spending an afternoon reading at Flying M. But for the duration of the pandemic, they plan to spend more time hiking the foothills and working on art from home.

More than a million Idahoans are registered to vote this year — that’s 200,000 more than in the 2016 election cycle. Audrey Regan reports on how county clerks are preparing for a record number of votes during the pandemic.

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As more people stay home during the pandemic, reports show domestic violence is on the rise. Now, a rift between some domestic violence coalitions and law enforcement is adding another challenge to getting survivors the help they need.

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Idaho schools are still not fully in-person. To engage students in other ways, some Boise organizations have modified their extracurricular activities, so that young people can continue learning outside the classroom.

On Monday, President Trump returned to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, raising questions for Idaho Matters listeners. Audrey Regan reports on what Idaho health experts had to say.

Idaho Office for Refugees

On Wednesday, the Trump administration announced it will continue to decrease the number of refugees admitted to the U.S.

As flu season approaches, public health experts urge Idahoans to get a flu vaccine. They say  an influenza outbreak would make dealing with COVID-19 even harder. Audrey Regan reports.