The submission deadline for Boise Weekly's annual Fiction 101 contest is fast approaching. All entries must be received at BWHQ (523 Broad St.) before 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5. Entries must be exactly 101 words of original fiction, typed (no poetry, please) and must be accompanied by a $10 entry fee and your contact information: name, mailing address, phone number and email address.
Nationally broadcast confessional story series seeks local driveway moments
By George Prentice
Broadcast Friday mornings and heard by an estimated audience of 13 million on NPR's Morning Edition, StoryCorps is responsible for emotionally kidnapping thousands of listeners, reluctant to walk into the office until that last heart-tugging minute.
The TVAA—which now includes more than 160 artists—is riffing off Burt Bacharach and Hal David's famous song lyrics with a new exhibition, What the World Needs Now. Artists reflect on this sentiment through work ranging from traditional Valentine's Day expressions to absurd pieces.
"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.