Beth Pendergrass / Twin Falls School District

More Teens In Mountain West Brought Weapons To School Than Nationwide Average

Each year the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asks high schoolers about their risky behavior - anything from drug use to bringing weapons to school. For at least for one behavior our region’s youth has a high score.

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Some tech entrepreneurs will tell you they had a vision of how to make the world a better place. Others will build a product to fulfill a need or to improve on what’s out there. MetaGeek is a Boise tech company that really wanted to make things simpler. As Boise State Public Radio’s Scott Ki reports, it found a niche and keeps on growing.

Featuring Storyteller Jessica Holmes

Nov 29, 2010

Story Story Night host and marketing director Jessica Holmes shares the sensory experiences of a shy American teenager living without language one winter in Russia.

Dan Costello and Kelly Lynae Robinson, our first-ever duo featured storytellers from August’s ON THE ROAD, tell a story about living without gigs, then letting go of gear, guitars and inhibitions on one ill-fated tour. Story slammer Greg Duffy from September’s WHITE LIES shares a poignant moment about living without consciousness and a dogs, both temporary conditions.

Business incubators are known to nurture start-up companies so they become successful on their own. In Boise, the WaterCooler is one such incubator. Boise State Public Radio’s Scott Ki takes a tour of the WaterCooler to see how it’s doing more than two years after it was established.

Featuring Nick Garcia And Story Slammer Leo Hennessy

Nov 15, 2010

Featured storyteller Nick Garcia offers a revealing peek into the world of a wayward peeping Tom (from April’s Busted). Story slammer Leo Hennessy tells a spelunking story with a potentially explosive end.

Featuring Leslie Kelly And Story Slammer Peter Vomocil

Nov 8, 2010

Featured storyteller Leslie Kelly Hall steps out of a shower to a snake, spook and mayhem. Story slammer Peter Vomocil hears a haunting whistle in the attic.

Featured storyteller Arlen Donald first explores the abandoned haunts of his native Glasgow, Scotland, only to encounter a spooky sight. Story slam winner Justinian Morton next tells a tale that gives weight to the adage, curiosity killed the cat.

Like tech companies we profiled in the past, Toumetis is another that has several key executives that used to work at HP and Extended Systems. It’s much smaller than Cradlepoint or Balihoo, but you expect that from a start-up that’s been in operation for less than two years. Boise State Public Radio’s Scott Ki has this report.

Guest Storyteller Charmagne Westcott

Oct 25, 2010

Charmagne Westcott, a crowd-favorite from June’s Gullibility, shares her haunting tale. Featuring spooky original music by Boise performer Jared Hallock.

Featured storyteller Michael Strickland poetically conveys decades of white lies and black lies on the racial divide in America. Story slammer Amelia Wright, still in elementary school, tells a story of her generation about a white lie Wii rivalry.

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