North Junior High students and the Boise community lose a friend and advocate in art educator Rick Baker
By Steve Stuebner
When Rick Baker applied for a transfer to North Junior High School from split teaching gigs elsewhere in the Boise School District, he finally found a school, principal, parents and students who were looking for a creative spirit.
Zane Fields was convicted and sentenced to death in July 1990 after prosecutors said he fatally stabbed a woman in the neck while stealing $50 from the Wishing Well Gift Shop in Boise in February 1988.
"Now it is time for the City of Boise, CCDC, and GBAD to do the same in keeping with our commitment to preserve and enhance the quality of life Boisean’s cherish as we grow and seek new economic development opportunities."