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On The Friday, December 14, 2018 Edition Of Idaho Matters

  • Our team of regional reporters breaks down the week's headlines.
  • ACLU's National Political Director takes the fight to the streets.
  • Gino Sky really loves his mother's fruitcake.

- Host Gemma Gaudette leads a round table discussion of the week's headlines with the region's top journalists. This week Idaho Matters speaks with Bill Manny and Seth Ogilvie from Idaho Public Television and Kevin Richert of Idaho Education News.


- The American Civil Liberties Union national political director is in Boise to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the state's chapter. Faiz Shakir joins Idaho Matters to discuss legislative activity in the Gem State and beyond.


- It was 1997 when Idaho folksinger Rosalie Sorrel got together with a group of friends to record “An Imaginary Christmas in Idaho.” Featured on the album is well known poet and writer Gino Sky. He tells the story of “The Fruitcake,” which starts out with him traveling from California to Pocatello to get his mom’s fruitcake recipe. Idaho Matters shares this holiday tale.

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