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Host Gemma Gaudette leads a round table discussion of the week's headlines with the region's top journalists. This week, George Prentice discusses the Boise Weekly’s deep dive into the problems the state is having in working with private out-of-state prisons. Idaho Public Television’s Bill Manny breaks down Canyon County’s failed jail bond measure and updates us on Ada County's case against a Colorado hemp cultivator and the shippers caught transporting the industrial product. Rebecca Boone from the Associated Press explains the necessity of using Freedom of Information Act requests for journalists and cautions of a manhunt for a highway killer in Idaho.

  • Our gaggle of reporters breaks down the week's headlines.
  • 'Don't Fry Day' encourages sun safety awareness.
  • Surel's Place presents an art tour on bikes.

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Boise Weekly film critic George Prentice joins Idaho Matters to talk about this summer's fare at the movie theater and how the Disney juggernaut is dominating in both the theater and online.

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Gemma Gaudette leads a round table discussion of the week's headlines with the region's top journalists. This week, Idaho Matters speaks with George Prentice of Boise Weekly, Boise State Public Radio's James Dawson and Melissa Davlin and Bill Manny from Idaho Public Television.

  • Our team of regional reporters breaks down the week's headlines.
  • Out-of-state funding is driving Medicaid revision efforts in Idaho statehouse.
  • Springtime means allergy time.

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Matt Guilhem sits in for a vacationing Gemma Gaudette to lead a round table discussion of the week's headlines with the region's top journalists. This week, Idaho Matters speaks with Don Day of BoiseDev, Bill Manny of Idaho Public Television and George Prentice of Boise Weekly.

  • Our team of regional reporters breaks down the week's headlines.
  • We'll talk about Poison Prevention Week.
  • Boise State fields a globally competitive eSports team.

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Boise Weekly film critic George Prentice joins Idaho Matters to talk about Green Book, Black Panther, Roma and all of the winners at the 91st Academy Awards.

Boise Weekly film critic George Prentice stops by to preview the 91st Academy Awards, airing this Sunday.

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The 2019 Oscar nominees were announced early Tuesday morning and Boise Weekly film critic George Prentice joins Idaho Matters to talk about what to expect.

  • January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.
  • Idaho legislature to make another go at "Adding the Words."
  • Boise Weekly film critic George Prentice on 2019 movie previews.

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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 Kevin Richert of Idaho Education News, Seth Ogilvie of Idaho Public Television and George Prentice of the Boise Weekly.

  • Our team of regional reporters breaks down the week's headlines.
  • Liz Phair, Built to Spill and the 2019 Treefort preview.

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The 2019 Golden Globe Awards nominees were released today and Boise Weekly film critic George Prentice goes through the list.

  • Idaho television stations set to re-configure broadcast signals.
  • George Prentice's Golden Globe picks.

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Rocky returns, the world's wettest superhero and a glimpse into the Jim Crow-era South are a few things you'll see on the silver screen as the year draws to a close. Boise Weekly film critic (and Boise State Public Radio weekend warrior) George Prentice stops in to talk about the films playing out 2018.

  • November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.
  • High-tech ways of studying anatomy.
  • George Prentice takes us to the movies.

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Boise Weekly's 17th Annual Fiction 101 contest enourages writers throughout the Treasure Valley to submit works of fiction that are exactly 101 words. We'll talk with the BW about the contest and meet last year's winner.

  • Remembering Idahoans who served in The Great War.
  • Immigrant Justice Idaho provides legal aid for an under-represented population.
  • Apprenticeship Week highlights education for a trade career.
  • Boise Weekly's contest for very, very short works of fiction

  • Giraffe Laugh provides affordable child care for low-income Boiseans.
  • Canopy Watch lets you climb through the trees like a squirrel.
  • Boise Weekly film critic George Prentice reviews the Toronto International Film Festival.

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Boise Weekly film critic (and Boise State Public Radio announcer) George Prentice joins Idaho Matters to preview his annual pilgrimage to the Toronto International Film Festival, discuss the impact of net streaming on the film industry and what we can expect at the box office in the coming year.

  • Questions surround wolf depredation data in Idaho.
  • St. Luke's Virtual Care Center connects rural and immobile Idahoans with healthcare providers.
  • Boise Weekly film critic George Prentice previews the 2018 Toronto International  Film Festival.

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The Boise Weekly's George Prentice joins Idaho Matters to discuss this summer's take at the box office, upcoming film festivals and the changes we'll see from upcoming Oscar ceremonies.

  • Our team of Idaho reporters breaks down the week's headlines.
  • We look at how kids are focusing on playing just one sport.
  • The Boise Weekly's George Prentice reviews the summer's box office winners and losers.

- We review the week's headlines with a team of regional journalists.  This week we speak with the Nicole Foy from the Idaho Press and The Idaho Statesman's Cynthia Sewell.

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The Boise Weekly has a new owner. The Idaho Press announced it would be buying the alt-weekly Thursday morning.

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