On The Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Edition Of Idaho Matters

Oct 1, 2018
  • Ways to break through the downward spiral following eviction
  • Researchers look at storms on Saturn's moon, Titan
  • Boise State Public Radio's 'You Know The Place' begins Season 2
  • 'Expressive Idaho' examines the art of braiding rawhide

- The eviction process is certainly stressful for those involved and that stress is compounded by the ripple effects; difficulty getting work, applying for services and even renting again become Herculean tasks. Idaho Matters speaks with Vanessa Fry, Assistant Director of the Idaho Policy Institute and Assistant Research Professor in Boise State's School of Public Service about breaking the cycle of poverty and home insecurity caused by evictions.

- Using data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, University of Idaho physics professor Jason Barnes is able to predict the weather on Saturn's moon, Titan. The forecast? Dust storms. Idaho Matters speaks with Professor Barnes about this discovery and what it means for future exploration.

- The second season of Boise State Public Radio's You Know The Place is under way and hosts Lacey Daley and Joel Wayne join Idaho Matters to talk about vaping, nudity and some of the unique locales in the Gem State.

- Salmon resident Jeff Minor loves leather. Specifically, he enjoys crafting rawhide into thin, braid-able strips he uses to make bolo ties, hatbands and all kinds of cowboy gear. Olivia Weitz traveled upstate to meet Minor for Boise State Public Radio's Expressive Idaho series and she joins Idaho Matters to tell us about this Western tradition.