On The Monday, May 20, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

May 17, 2019
  • A Canyon County townhall gets intense over jail bond vote.
  • First responders and medical facilities collaborate to maximize trauma care.

- A townhall meeting in Nampa got a bit fiery on Monday as critics of a property tax increase verbally sparred with supporters of a new jail for Canyon County. Idaho Matters looks at the need for more detention beds, proposals to cover the costs and how growth is really stretching resources in the Central Treasure Valley.

- It's National EMS Week and Idaho Matters talks with Dr. Britani Hill, a trauma surgeon with Saint Alphonsus and Steve Boyenger, Deputy Chief of the Ada County Paramedics about collaborating to create efficient and effective emergency health care.