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  • Dean Jean McGivney-Burelle and Tabatha Butler interview Mary Ann and Ron Hansen about their Frank. B. and Phyllis H. Wilson Memorial Scholarship to support College of Education students. In the second half of the show they interview their recent scholarship recipient Monica Olmos.
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    Jim and Jamie Dutcher
    The Hidden Life of Wolves
    Idaho Matters takes a look at the news that made headlines this week, including why Ada County delicined a request for funds to help pay for emergency housing, an update on the Lori and Chad Daybell murder case and a look at the latest bill targeting 'obscene' materials in libraries.
  • The greater Pocatello area encompasses about a thousand miles of trails. It’s well beloved by locals and visitors alike. But these trails take a lot of love and maintenance to keep them open and available to the public without degrading our environment. In this episode, Jessa and Emma talk to Glenn Thackray and Jennifer Cornell, local scientists, about what threatens our Pocatello trails.
  • William Wisner MBA is an Army veteran and the Executive Director of Grunt Style Foundation, a national nonprofit organization committed to providing resources for service members, veterans, and their families. Established in April of 2021, Grunt Style Foundation is making a positive impact on mental health and wellness, transition and sustainment, food insecurities, and stopping homelessness. Will and his organization accomplish this by assisting veterans in transition and providing sustainment for those experiencing food and shelter insecurities. Through their partnerships, Grunt Style Foundation hosts monthly workshops where veterans can have one on one access to career advisors, veteran affairs representatives, legal aid and other services critical to veterans and their families in transition. The Grunt Style Foundation is proud to be part of the solution through their Deployments program which is a small repeatable process that distributes necessary resources in support of junior-enlisted service members and their families at select military installations across the United States. Learn more by visiting
  • This week’s Frank Church Symposium will include an art song performance titled Sorrow and Joy and will include songs in Ukrainian, Russian, and Polish, with discussion of the historical significance of the texts and composers and the connections between the languages and cultures. KISU’s Ricky Colapietro welcomes musicians Ben Flanders and Natalia Lauk for a conversation about the free performance at Frazier Hall this Friday, March 10th at 2:00 pm.
  • n the wrap-up episode of this long series, Jessa and Emma contemplate the many stances of the Stibnite Gold Project that have been shared. We (J & E) would like to thank again everyone who helped us put this series together: Mary Farout Petterson, Julie Thrower, Sydney Anderson, Mckinsey Lyon, Willie Sullivan, and Julie Good.
  • In this episode, Dr. Leif Tapanila and Peter Pruett of Zoo Idaho talk with Phil Hough, the executive director for the Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness. They discuss the value of designating the Scotchman Peaks a wilderness area, as well as the difficulties of doing so. Check out this week's trivia question:Q: The wilderness act was signed into law on Sept 3, 1964. What other significant act was signed into law on that date?A: Civil Rights Act
  • On the latest episode of Pathways, Emily Jahsman interviews Amber Greening, Career and Experiential Opportunity Coordinator at Idaho State University’s Career Center. Amber takes us on a journey through her career path, one that spans North America and multiple disciplines. Please, join us on that journey and learn how Amber molded experiences into a satisfying job in a place she loves.
  • For years, police in our region have dealt with crimes triggered by methamphetamine abuse. Now there’s a surprising new problem – meth contamination in libraries.
  • Its Oscar season and we've got questions about what to expect!
  • KISU’s Ricky Colapietro interviews Ethan Wilks, a mechanical engineering student at ISU. Ethan is the Elections Commissioner Deputy for ASISU. Ethan is involved with a couple different clubs on campus, and enjoys all that they have to offer. Ricky and Ethan share some helpful tips for students looking to get more involved on campus.
  • Travis Johnson is a retired naval officer, successful veteran podcaster, and holds a master’s in human relations. His humble beginnings began as a child of a bipolar mother who had trouble parenting. Consequently, Travis was raised in 5 foster homes, endured 36 moves spanning 6 states and 12 schools before graduating high school, and survived 2 murder attempts. Although this was very rough, there was always an organization willing to keep him sheltered, clothed, and fed. Now that he's able to give back, Travis has made it his mission to help the helpers. Travis hosted the top rated nonprofit architect podcast as well as the 2021 veteran podcast awards and is the only professional podcaster with an accredited course available at the university level. Join Travis and I, as he shares how his resilience in the face of these challenges coupled with taking responsibility for his life forged the path he walks today. You can find out more about Travis and purchase his books by visiting