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November 9, 2023
  • Congratulations to the Hon. Cynthia Meyer '82 for her appointment to the Idaho State Supreme Court. Governor Brad Little appointed Meyer to replace Justice John R. Stegner, who retired at the end of October. Meyer's previous role was as the Administrative Judge for the First Judicial District, which is in northern Idaho. (
  • Our alum Mia Maldonado ’22, who is a reporter for the Idaho Capital Sun, wrote this brief story about an on-campus community event that alum and Assistant Director of Inclusion and Intercultural Engagement Chapo DeLaCruz ’09 helped bring to campus.  (Idaho Capital Sun)
  • This article focuses on the booming destination golf resort business that Jeff Simonds '03 has been helping to lead as the assistant general manager and senior director of operations at Bandon Resort on the Oregon coast. (Global Golf Post)
  • There are seven veterinarians in Wallowa County, Oregon, four of them are women, including Chrissie Younggren '13. The story is about those four. The actual quote in the headline “We’re in it for the animals” came from Younggren. (Wallowa County Chieftan)
  • News on Ben Moore ’01 being added to the Bogus Basin board of directors. (Idaho Business Review)
  • Troy Little ’90 has been promoted to senior vice president at Boise Cascade. (Business Wire)
  • Former biology professor and alum Eric Yensen ’66 is the featured guest on Idaho Matters, a segment titled “A look back at Idaho’s Ice Age animals.”  (KBSX)
  • Five years ago, Madison Brown '18 was playing soccer at The College of Idaho. In October, she coached Meridian's Owyhee High School to its first 5A girls' state soccer championship. (Idaho Statesman)
  • Riley O’Brien ’17, one of two Yotes baseballers to reach the major leagues, has been traded from the Mariners organization to the St. Louis Cardinals after a strong year in AAA. (MLB Trade Rumors)
2023 Idaho Policy Forum
  • The College collaborated with partners to host the 2023 Idaho Policy Forum in October. There were three separate panels to discuss different important topics in Idaho, along with a keynote speech delivered by the Hon. Jim Jones, former Chief Justice of the Idaho Supreme Court and also attorney general for the state. This preview was just a bit of the coverage the event earned in the local media. (KBSX Radio)
  • One of the panels discussed green energy, mentioning these cities in Idaho as leading the way in the clean-energy transition. (Idaho Capital Sun)
  • Another panel dealt with the debate over school vouchers, which will return to the Idaho legislature during the next session. (NCW Life)
  • The experts on the panel discussing school vouchers raised concerns over the viability of the plan. (Idaho Education News)
  • In other news, Lance McGrath, who works at Cruzen-Murray Library, contributed to this story about Scholastic books and the company’s decision to reverse course on a policy about books that address race, gender, and sexuality. (Prism Reports)
  • Assistant professor of psychology Colin Xu is quoted in this article, “Meta-analysis on urbanicity and depression research.” (Medical X-Press)
  • The College hosted “TechGirlz” during October’s Fall Break, bringing almost 500 middle-school girls to campus to learn about possible careers in STEM. (KIVI-TV)
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