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Mia Maldonado

Mia Maldonado

Mia Maldonado is an intern for the Idaho Capital Sun through the Voces Internship of Idaho, an equity-driven internship for young Latinx individuals to work in Idaho news. She is a recent graduate of the College of Idaho where she received her bachelor's degree in international political economy and Spanish. An Idaho native, Maldonado hopes to start her journalism career by exploring topics on housing and Latinx affairs.

Idaho State Museum to showcase Art of Deco, an exhibit dedicated to iconic design of the 1920s and ‘30s

By: - June 23, 2022

To read this article in Spanish, click here. This Saturday, the Idaho State Museum will open its newest temporary exhibition, The Art of Deco. For the next six months, the exhibit will showcase art deco, a popular design that first appeared in the 1920s and 1930s. Its iconic style defined the era with its use […]

Juneteenth in Boise Idaho

Idaho’s Black communities celebrate Juneteenth with joy, food, dance and community

By: - June 19, 2022

With live performances, local vendors, food and dance, community members gathered in celebration for the fourth annual “Family Function” Juneteenth event on Saturday at Julia Davis Park in downtown Boise. For a weekend of celebration, Juneteenth Idaho and the Black Liberation Collective partnered with local organizations and Black-owned businesses such as The Honey Pot CBD,  […]

Morris Hill Cemetery Volunteer Work

Boise volunteer day to be held in honor of KTVB meteorologist Larry Gebert

By: - June 17, 2022

On June 25, the city of Boise’s Parks and Recreation Department will hold several volunteer events at different locations throughout the day.  The series of volunteer opportunities are a tribute to Larry Gebert, a longtime meteorologist and community philanthropist who died in April after being a public figure for the Boise community since 1992 while […]

Idaho organization collects supplies for farmworkers to beat summer heat, smoke

By: - June 17, 2022

To read this article in Spanish, click here.  Earlier this month, the Idaho Immigrant Resource Alliance announced it will conduct its second annual Heat and Smoke Relief Fund to collect supplies to help Idaho farmworkers withstand extreme heat and smoke in the summer. With drop off locations throughout the Treasure Valley, the resource alliance is […]