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BREAKING: Idaho Activates Statewide Crisis Standards Of Care

Idaho Matters Reporter Roundtable: August 13, 2021

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Darin Oswald
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Idaho Statesman
More homes at Harris Ranch are climbing into the Boise Foothills where just five year prior the Table Rock Fire scorched the landscape.

A COVID-19 surge spurred by the delta variant continues to get worse in Idaho. At the same time, some restaurants are bracing for more financial trouble due to the pandemic while others received big sums of federal aid. Plus: what Census data show when it comes to the state's explosive growth in the last decade. We cover all these topics and more on this week's Idaho Matters Reporter Roundtable.

Our panel today:

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.
Samantha Wright is a news reporter and producer for Idaho Matters.