"Idaho has among some of the highest suicide rates in the nation. We're 44 percent higher than the national average, and that includes a good many young people. There's a tremendous pressure on kids to succeed."
"Driving with having only earned four to five hours of sleep in a 24-hour period can be just as impairing as driving legally drunk. I don't think most people are aware of this. That's really the punchline."
In its request to the Idaho Public Utilities Commission to gain support of the move, Idaho Power said joining the EIM could reduce net power supply expense to customers by as much as $4 million to $5 million annually.