Gem State Roundup

Idaho Gov. Brad Little announces Bruneau in Owyhee County as next ‘Capital for a Day’

By: - February 15, 2023 4:25 am
Idaho Gov. Brad Little gives a speech

Idaho Gov. Brad Little gives a speech during the Idaho Republican Party primary celebration on May 17, 2022. (Otto Kitsinger for Idaho Capital Sun)

In an effort to connect Idahoans with state government, Gov. Brad Little’s next “Capital for a Day” event will be held in Bruneau in southwestern Idaho’s Owyhee County.

The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 17 at the American Legion Post #83, located at 32536 Belle Ave., according to a governor’s office press release. 

“This event will give the good people of Owyhee County a chance to discuss what’s on their minds when it comes to good government and how we can better serve them,” Little said in the release.

Officials joining Little at the event include:

  • Idaho Commission on Hispanic Affairs Community Resource Development Specialist J.J. Saldaña
  • Idaho Department of Commerce Business Retention and Expansion Specialist Kim Glineski
  • Idaho Department of Environmental Quality Director Jess Byrne
  • Idaho Department of Financial Management Administrator Alex Adams
  • Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Director Dave Jeppesen
  • Idaho Department of Fish and Game Director Jim Fredricks
  • Idaho Department of Labor Director Jani Revier
  • Idaho Department of Lands Director Dustin Miller
  • Idaho Department of Parks & Recreation Director Susan Buxton
  • Idaho Department of Water Resources Compliance Bureau Chief Tim Luke
  • Idaho Division of Veterans Services Service Officer Frank Fabbi
  • Idaho State Department of Agriculture Director Chanel Tewalt
  • Idaho State Police Lt. Colonel Sheldon Kelley
  • Idaho Transportation Department Director Scott Stokes

Representatives from the Idaho Commission on Hispanic Affairs, Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Idaho Department of Lands, Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation and the Idaho State Board of Education will also be available to answer questions at the event, according to the release.

The governor has also recently hosted Capital for a Day events in Weiser and in Carey at the Blaine County Fairgrounds.


Our stories may be republished online or in print under Creative Commons license CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. We ask that you edit only for style or to shorten, provide proper attribution and link to our web site.

Christina Lords
Christina Lords

Christina Lords is the editor-in-chief of the Idaho Capital Sun and has been a professional journalist covering local and state government since graduating from the University of Idaho in 2009. A Pocatello native, Lords is a fifth-generation Idahoan who served as a reporter at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News and the Post Register in Idaho Falls and served as assistant editor for the Idaho Press in Nampa. She also led the Idaho Statesman in Boise for two years before turning to nonprofit journalism.