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On The Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

  • Surel's Place April Resident Lynn Webster's work honors birds of prey.
  • St. Luke's perioperative programs look to improve patient outcomes.
  • Filling Idaho's 7,000 STEM jobs.
  • Boise State creative writing class talks with the King of horror.

- Lynn Webster is Surel's Place resident artist for April and she stops by Idaho Matters to talk about her work focusing on peregrine falcons.

- Perioperative care focuses on the quality of patient outcomes following medical procedures and the ability to manage costs. We talk with St. Luke's about their perioperative programs.

- Seven-thousand STEM jobs went unfilled in Idaho in 2017 and on Wednesday's Idaho Matters we'll learn about efforts to fill those positions and prevent this employment gap in the future with CodeWorks Boise.

- A Boise State creative writing class recently had a unique speaker visit their class via Skype; horror legend Stephen King checked in to share ideas with future writers. We'll learn about the program that brings writers like King into the classroom.