Ron Poches, 81, completed successfully skiing 500,000 vertical feet for the 2016-2017 season today at Bogus Basin in Boise, Idaho. Ron, who has been skiing for 40 years, said " Skiing has been one of the most important aspects of my life the last 40 years. I don't know if I will make it to 90, but every day is a gift from God. I am going to make the most of every day I can."
Lauren Busdon, 19, spoke to the media on Sept. 25, 2017, at the Statehouse in support of Marsy's Law for Idaho. Busdon shared details around how she was treated during her rapist's prosecution, advocating for change.
Meridian software engineer Ryan Thompson devoted 80 hours of design time and 20 hours of building time to recreating his scale model of the new Meridian Idaho Temple built on Linder Road by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. It took 5,500 LEGO pieces and filled a room in Thompson's house.