Moesha Aplicano Burnham

Moesha Aplicano Burnham

Moesha Aplicano Burnham is a current student at Boise State University. She is interning through Voces Internship of Idaho, and previously interned with Boise Weekly. In high school, Moesha was the Editor-in-Chief of the school's Newspaper, and has loved writing since she could pick up a pencil. She was born and raised in Boise, Idaho, and deeply enjoys learning and writing about local news. In her free time, Moesha enjoys hiking, listening to podcasts, and spending time with her cat.

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Researchers find seven values Hispanic parents, students want in Idaho’s education system

By: - June 1, 2023

The Farkas-Duffett Research Group, based in New York City, has conducted many studies within Idaho.  Most recently, by studying what the Idaho education system can improve on for Hispanic students and parents, the group has found seven main aspects that Hispanic parents and students value about the education system in Idaho. Bluum, a Boise-based nonprofit, […]

Kristina Frandson of the Museum of Idaho

Idaho State Historical Society honors 12 Idahoans for preserving state’s history, heritage

By: - May 26, 2023

The Idaho State Historical Society has announced this year’s recipients for the Esto Perpetua Award and is holding its 24th annual award ceremony at 5 p.m. June 5 at the Idaho State Museum in Boise.  The award is named after the state’s motto, esto perpetua or “let it be perpetual” and is given to individuals […]

Dennis the Cat's Headstone, created in 1968 by inmates at the time.

Old Idaho Penitentiary Celebrates ‘Dennis the Cat Day’

By: - May 24, 2023

The Old Idaho Penitentiary will host its annual Dennis the Cat Day to celebrate “one of the site’s best liked and most respected figures” from 12-5 p.m. Sunday at 2445 Old Penitentiary Road in Boise. According to an Idaho State Historical Society press release, there will be food trucks, local vendors, limited edition Dennis the […]

People try to evacuate Kyiv

Idaho’s Ukrainian Welcome Center celebrates bittersweet anniversary on Saturday

By: - May 23, 2023

The Ukrainian Welcome Center is celebrating its first anniversary from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in Nampa. The public, community organizations and government entities are encouraged to join in on the celebration, according to a press release issued by the organization. According to its website, the Ukrainian Welcome Center’s main effort is to provide […]