Training

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What happens if you're camping or skiing and there's an accident? It can take time to get help and "Stop the Bleed" is designed to teach you how to use a tourniquet and keep the victim alive until professionals arrive.

Boise Police Department

This interview was originally broadcast May 30, 2018.

The Boise Police Department offers a free course on how to respond to active shooter scenarios in public. The class fills quickly and we discuss some of those techniques with BPD Officer Kevin Wittmuss.

  • A grant to the Idaho Health Care Association will help bolster CNA numbers.
  • Ada County accesses McArthur grant to look at criminal justice reform.
  • A documentary examines mental illness and addiction in extreme sports shows in Boise.

Brad Washa / Boise National Forest

Federal officials say a wildland firefighter has died after a physical training exercise.

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says 33-year-old Terry Sonner of Hammett died Wednesday morning after collapsing.

Agency spokeswoman Jessica Gardetto says attempts by crewmembers to revive Sonner failed. The cause of death hasn't been determined.

Sonner began firefighting in 2001 and advanced to become the fire operations supervisor of the Hammett Guard Station Engine Crew in Hammett, about 60 miles southeast of Boise.

Adam Cotterell / Boise State Public Radio

In Washington D.C. Tuesday a national summit on preventing bullying in schools rapped up. It’s the third year the U.S. Department of Education has hosted the summit on what is a growing concern among educators and parents. In Boise Tuesday Idaho teachers came together to learn ways to prevent bullying.