StateImpact Idaho signed off last week. The two-year collaboration between Boise State Public Radio and NPR took an in-depth look at Idaho’s economy, state policy, and the people being directly affected by both.
In my humble opinion, we rocked it. My co-reporter Molly Messick and I moved to a new state, asked a lot of questions, covered a lot of ground within the beat, and produced award-winning journalism. I hope our archived website will remain a resource for the people of Idaho.
I could spend 2,000+ words detailing what I learned over the course of StateImpact Idaho’s multimedia reporting project. Recounting our successes, struggles, and in some cases — failures. But Lewiston Tribune editorial writer Marty Trillhaase did part of that for me.
Marty was kind enough to allow me to post his editorial — in full — right here: