Hannah Gardoski

Associate Producer

Hannah Gardoski is a third-year student at Boise State University pursuing a degree in Journalism and Media Studies, with a minor in Environmental Studies. She previously attended Richmond, the American International University in London, where she was a staff writer for the online newspaper Richmond Free Press. She is currently an associate producer on the Idaho Matters program and loves being part of a show that shares community stories from across the Gem state.

In her free time, Hannah enjoys watching David Attenborough docs, reading, and pretending she knows how to cook.

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The Idaho Department of Insurance is warning Idahoans to be wary of a surge in robocalls offering fake or limited coverage as comprehensive health insurance.

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  •  Medicaid expansion: then and now.
  •   College students and mental health.
  •   Healthcare providers coping with stress.

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  • Inmate labor and "convict leasing."
  • Stargazing with Maki Jackson.
  • A “lightbulb moment” for Higher Education.

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A trail crossing some private land connecting a road to Redfish Lake and Stanley has been given the go-ahead by a federal judge. Landowner David Boren brought a lawsuit with his concerns about the proposed four-mile trail, saying that additional studies on the trail's environmental impact were needed. We talk to him about these possible impacts.

  • Work on a new Central Idaho hiking-biking trail has been approved — we talk to the man who brought a lawsuit against it.
  • Extreme Makeover: Wild Mustang Edition.
  • The 100 Deadliest Days of summer on the road.

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This weekend marked a sad anniversary in Boise. One year ago, a man allegedly stabbed nine people at a birthday party. A three-year-old girl was killedWe take a look back at the crime and find out how the refugees in Boise are responding a year later.

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Thursday Idaho Business for Education and HP Inc. released the results of their statewide study on education and the economy.

  • The latest news from this week.
  • Future African leaders gather in Boise.
  • A para-athlete from the Road to X Games: Boise Park Qualifier drops by Idaho Matters.

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The Idaho Business For Education and HP Inc. have released the results of their “Statewide Study on Education and the Economy.” The study took in feedback from more than 1,800 Idaho teachers, businesses, politicians and school administrators. We hear from Rod Gramer of Idaho Business for Education, Gus Schmelden from HP Inc. and Marcela Escobari from the Brookings Institution.

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Canyon County is a serial web drama that follows the day-to-day of a Treasure Valley social worker suffering from depression. The candid look at coping with mental illness can only be found online and Idaho Matters talks with co-writers Elliot Norton and Chuck O'Neachtain.

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The Southwest Idaho Mountain Biking Association (SWIMBA) advocates on behalf of bikers to maintain access to public lands and trails, educates riders about safety and organizes all-inclusive events. SWIMBA is presenting the film Return to Earth at The Egyptian Theatre on Wednesday, June 19, and they are organizing the first Boise Mountain Bike Festival in August. Idaho Matters talks with SWIMBA executive director Carlos Matutes about these and other events.

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Everybody is familiar with Da Vinci's ubiquitous image of the "ideal" male physical specimen, the Vitruvian Man. Area artist Chad Estes has gathered the images of 50 women and used the images to show there is no "ideal" physical type in an effort to promote body positivity. "Vitruvian Women" is showing at the Gem Center for the Arts and we talk about the installation and promoting body positivity with Estes and Tara Price, one of the models for the exhibit.

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TEDx is searching for speakers in the Boise area and we'll speak with a TED coach about preparing presentations and we'll meet a speaker who can attest to the months of practice that go into delivering a TedX Talk.

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The world's most recognizable food-shaped motor vehicle rolled into Boise this week and we speak with the "Hot-doggers" who pilot the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile across the country.

BoDo After Midnight

Jul 3, 2018
Idaho Tourism

Long-time Boiseans remember when downtown was a ghost town by 10 p.m. These days, BoDo after midnight is alive with food and revelry. We take a look at what's going on downtown after the witching hour.