Amanda Peacher, KBSX 91.5

Amanda Peacher

KBSX 91.5

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  • KBSX 91.5
  • KUER 90.1
  • KUNC
  • OPB
  • Audubon Society
  • NorthwestPublicBroadcasting
  • PBS

Past articles by Amanda:

Map Your Public Lands With This Tool

Across the Mountain West, the majority of our land mass is publicly owned. A new mapping project by Headwaters Economics provides county-level data that → Read More

BLM Headquarters Moving To Colorado

The Bureau of Land Management is officially relocating its headquarters to the Mountain West. That’s according to an announcement by Colorado Senator Cory → Read More

Climbing Is A Growing Sport, Says New Report

More and more people are becoming rock climbers, and the economic effects are big in our region. That’s according to a new report from the American Alpine → Read More

Biologists Confirm Wolf In Colorado

A gray wolf was spotted in Northern Colorado this week and Wyoming Game and Fish just confirmed it's a member of a Wyoming pack.The collared wolf is → Read More

Biologists Confirm Wolf In Colorado

A gray wolf was spotted in Northern Colorado this week and Wyoming Game and Fish just confirmed it's a member of a Wyoming pack. → Read More

Housing And Rental Prices Still On The Rise In The Mountain West

Housing prices are still on the rise in the Mountain West, and so is the cost renting. That's according to the latest housing report from Zillow. → Read More

Trump Proposal Could Change How Many People Get SNAP, Medicaid And Other Benefits

According to a new analysis, proposed changes to the federal poverty line could mean big changes for low income people in the Mountain West. → Read More

Idaho, Mountain West States Have Slowest Internet In U.S.

A state-by-state analysis of internet speeds shows that our region has some of the slowest broadband and mobile network speeds in the country. → Read More

Idaho Transgender Inmate Surgery Postponed Until Appeals Court Decision

A federal appeals panel has granted the state of Idaho’s request to postpone sex reassignment surgery for a transgender inmate. The inmate’s case now → Read More

Idaho House Follows Other Western States On Hemp Legalization

The Idaho House of Representatives passed a bill Monday to legalize hemp in the state. When President Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill it became legal to → Read More

Idaho House Follows Other Western States On Hemp Legalization

The Idaho House of Representatives passed a bill Monday to legalize hemp in the state. When President Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill it became legal to → Read More

BLM Will Pay You $1,000 To Adopt A Wild Horse

The Bureau of Land Management is offering people $1,000 if they’ll adopt a wild horse. → Read More

Trump Budget Includes Cuts To Interior, National Parks

President Trump’s proposed budget includes significant cuts to the Department of Interior, including the National Park Service. → Read More

As Trump Eyes 9th Circuit, Environmentalists Fight For Neutral Nominees

An environmental group is launching a campaign to defend the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals which has been a target for President Trump. The court hears some → Read More

Here's What Boise State Public Radio Is Up To At Storyfort 2019!

It’s that time of year again … time for Treefort Music Fest to take over Boise! The festival runs March 20-24 at venues throughout downtown. But it’s not → Read More

Idaho Offers $1,000 Bounty For Invasive Fish

Starting March 1, the Idaho Fish and Game is offering a bounty for anglers who hook walleye, also known as yellow pikes. The invasive fish is persistent in → Read More

Fire Technology Bill Heads To President Trump

Legislation to mandate the use of cutting edge technology in fighting wildfires passed the House Wednesday and is now headed to the president’s desk. → Read More

Federal Grazing Fees Drop Again Under Trump Administration

Cattle ranchers got a break this week. Their grazing fees on public lands just dropped to the lowest amount allowed under federal law. The average savings → Read More

While Utah, Montana Boost Pre-K Funding, Idaho And Wyoming Miss Out On Share Of Federal Grants

It’s a final four of sorts, but it has nothing to do with basketball. Idaho and Wyoming are now among only four states that do not fund preschool, → Read More

No GoFundMe Campaigns For Shutdown Employees, Says Federal Ethics Office

The Office of Government Ethics just released guidelines for federal employees during government shutdowns, about three weeks after the government reopened → Read More