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Treasure Valley Mayors Address Growth At Forum

Darin Oswald doswald@idahostatesman.com
Meridian Mayor Tammy de Weerd, right, laughs with Garden City Mayor John Evans, left, and Eagle Mayor Stan Ridgeway as they tackle traffic issues during a forum with five Treasure Valley mayors Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 at the offices of Boise Public Radio

Five Treasure Valley mayors met on Wednesday to discuss growth in the region. The forum was organized by the Idaho Statesman and Boise State Public Radio and it allowed Nampa's Debbie Kling, Boise's David Bieter, Meridian's Tammy de Weerd, Garden City's John Evans and Eagle's Stan Ridgeway to address the issues of housing, transportation and development. Idaho Matters re-caps the discussion.

video: Idaho Statesman

Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.