2014 Breaking News Contest Entry

Feb 12, 2015

In 2014, the issue of gay marriage in Idaho played out in courts in Boise, San Francisco and Washington D.C.

In October, the issue reached a fever pitch, as a result of back-and-forth court activity on opposite ends of the country. 

In the 24-hour news cycle that started the afternoon of October 7, gay couples hoping for the right to marry experienced extreme excitement, anticipation and then disappointment.  Along the way, Boise State Public Radio kept listeners apprised of the very latest in a rapidly-changing news story.