libraries Can Libraries Fix News Deserts? By Samantha Wright • Aug 30, 2019 City of Toronto / CC by 2.0 Listen Listening... / 12:11 The news desert is growing. The Mountain West is home to two dozen counties without a single local newspaper. Now, one Colorado city is scoping out a new way to fund local coverage ... possibly through the public library. On The Friday, August 30, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters By Samantha Wright • Aug 29, 2019 Our Reporter Roundtable gathers together. Can libraries fix news deserts? Prescribed fires: Good or Bad? Meridian Library Wins National Award By Samantha Wright • May 8, 2019 Meridian Library The Meridian Library is a winner of the highest honor that can be given to museums and libraries across the country. Listen Listening... / 1:00 Click 'play' to hear the audio version of this story.