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Treasure Valley Irrigation Season Set To Begin

Water will start flowing through Boise’s irrigation canals starting next Monday. The Treasure Valley’s largest irrigation district says they expect to have plenty of water this season. For 112 years, the Nampa and Meridian Irrigation District has been providing irrigation water to the Treasure Valley. Next week’s launch of the irrigation season will be the 113 th consecutive year for the District. “Mother Nature has been extremely generous with winter snow this year after some pretty lean...

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Chemistry and Computer Science – each subject on its own is arguably one of the tougher programs at any graduate school. Combine them and the result is likely even tougher. But researchers at Boise State University have successfully bridged the two disciplines. As Boise State Public Radio’s Scott Ki reports, they teamed up to develop “Dock-o-matic,” a software application that streamlines the process of modeling potential drugs.

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Story slammer Gregory Wallingford offers up a mouthful of a metaphor in his moral of a story about family homecomings. Story slammer Mary Luzinski finds home in the air and all the compelling places to land.

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In today’s installment of Tech Ki, Boise State Public Radio’s Scott Ki talks with the founders of Tsuvo. Sort of sounds like a small country in Asia doesn’t it? But it’s a web site development and internet marketing firm that also develops cutting-edge software.

Featured storyteller Angela Baker goes to the eclectic home of her eccentric 95-year-old grandmother. Story slam winner Lizzy Duffy returns to the scene of a foreign exchange.

If you’re in Boise and have a great idea for a technology or other start-up company, what do you do? In previous stories, we mentioned a couple of groups that can help like Tech Boise and the Idaho Technology Council. In today’s installment of Tech Ki, Boise State Public Radio’s Scott Ki talks with Kickstand, an organization that supports entrepreneurs and innovators in any industry.

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