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March 22 — Big Stories of the Modern West in Boise, ID

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On Friday, March 22 from 1:30 — 3 p.m., KUER's Nate Hegyi will join fellow reporters from the Mountain West News Bureau (of which KUER is a member) to tell Big Stories of the Modern West live on-stage during this free event at Storyfort in Boise, Idaho. More details can be found on the Facebook event page.

Amanda Peacher works for the Mountain West News Bureau out of Boise State Public Radio. She’s an Idaho native who returned home after a decade of living and reporting in Oregon. She’s an award-winning reporter with a background in community engagement and investigative journalism. Amanda pedals her bike to work and spends weekends hiking the Boise foothills with her toddler and husband, baking unhealthy sweets, or feebly trying to get her garden to grow.

Kate Concannon is Managing Editor of the Mountain West News Bureau. She’s an award-winning journalist who has covered the West for more than two-and-a-half decades as a reporter, show producer, researcher and editor. She perfected her editing chops as the Western Bureau Chief for NPR for twelve years where she managed reporters across thirteen Western States. In her spare time Kate enjoys skiing and listening to live music, preferably with her husband and three sons.

Nate Hegyi is the Utah reporter for the Mountain West News Bureau, based at KUER. He covers federal land management agencies, indigenous issues, and the environment. Before arriving in Salt Lake City, Nate worked at Yellowstone Public Radio, Montana Public Radio, and was an intern with NPR’s Morning Edition. He received a master’s in journalism from the University of Montana.

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