On The Tuesday, April 2, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

Apr 1, 2019
  • Idaho resident discusses getting married at 13.
  • Boise survey finds Idahoans are ill prepared for end of life.
  • Boise Public Library sells books to buy books.
  • Recent pedestrian accidents and deaths have walk-space advocates concerned.

- Reporter Samantha Wohlfeil shares the story of Angel McGehee of Northern Idaho in the most recent edition of The Inlander. McGehee was married at 13 and she joins Idaho Matters with Wohlfeil on Tuesday to share her story.

- Less than 15% of Idahoans have honest end-of-life discussions with their physicians, according to a survey conducted by the Center for the Study of Aging at Boise State University. Idaho Matters discusses the importance of these conversations with Kim Martz, associate professor in Boise State's School of Nursing.

- The Boise Public Library holds an annual "Books by the Bag" sale to raise funds for the library district. Jim James and Diana Cross of the Friends of the Boise Public Library join Idaho Matters to discuss the event.

- Boise residents gathered last week to remember Florence and Bob Goar, who both died after being hit by a car while crossing a downtown street in February. Two days after the vigil, three Boise High students were hit while walking to school. On the Tuesday edition of Idaho Matters, we speak with Cynthia Gibson, executive director of the Idaho Walk Bike Alliance, and Don Kostelec, a planner with Vitruvian Planning and a pedestrian advocate.