The Knights of Columbus Medical Equipment Loan Program in Meridian is a bustling medical equipment shop run by Dale Anderson and Dick DeLeonard. Locals can donate wheelchairs, beds, walkers and bedside commodes, and volunteers clean and refurbish them. Those in need get items free on one condition -- that they bring them back when they no longer need them.
Matthew Klinger, president of Fiberpipe Data Centers in Boise, addresses the need for data centers in today's Internet-based commerce. Klinger is an advocate of state tax breaks on infrastructure purchases and other incentives to attract, and keep, data centers in Idaho.
The Boise Bomb Shelter is a nuclear fallout shelter-turned-band practice space. It's the perfect place for bands who need somewhere to store equipment, practice and create. Most of it is really, really loud and — with a building like this — doesn't disturb the neighbors.
Celebrating 40 years in business, The Record Exchange is a hub of local music and creativity in Downtown Boise. You might be surprised by who you meet while thumbing through vinyl records, and the possibility for discovery can be found on every rack.
Concordia Law School’s library in Downtown Boise is now a place where people who are too poor to afford a lawyer, yet don’t qualify for government assistance can find help in a time of desperation. Listen as Latonia Haney Keith, associate professor and director of clinical education at Concordia describes the program.
Dr. Ted Epperly is the CEO of Family Medicine Residency of Idaho in Boise. He offers his perspective on how to fix the complicated health care system in the United States. "We should have health care as being a basic right," he says. "All people deserve a well-coordinated health care system that keeps them healthy."
The Joyce Ranch near Murphy is more than 150 years old. It's owner, Paul Nettleton, claims it's the oldest ranch in Idaho. He works with his son, Chad Nettleton, who is the fifth generation of family to operate the Owyhee County ranch in southwest Idaho.
Dr. Kathryn Beattie is administrator of the St. Luke's Children's Hospital. She also takes a three-day rotation on the floor once a month as a pediatric hospitalist. Beattie says seeing patients and having firsthand experiences on the floor helps her to better oversee hospital operations.