Amanda Peacher

Amanda Peacher appears in the following:

Court Says Idaho Must Provide Gender Confirmation Surgery To Transgender Inmate

Friday, August 23, 2019

A panel of judges ruled Friday that in denying a transgender inmate gender confirmation surgery, the state violated the Eighth Amendment.


Court To Rule On Sex Reassignment Surgery For Idaho Inmate

Thursday, May 16, 2019

An Idaho inmate sued the state to receive sex reassignment surgery and won. If she prevails in federal appeals court, she'll become the first inmate to receive the surgery through court order.


Trying Not To Break Down — A Homeless Teen Navigates Middle School

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

About 2.5 million children in America are homeless. In Boise, Idaho, 14-year-old Caydden Zimmerman struggles with the anxieties of middle school while living in a homeless shelter.


Refugees Recovering From Stabbing Attack In Idaho

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Refugees typically flee their home countries to escape violence or civil war. But for some, the U.S. has not been the haven they expected. That's the case in Boise.


Trump Pardons Oregon Ranchers Over Arson Case

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

President Trump's pardon of Oregon ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond generated mixed emotions. The Hammonds' arson conviction was at the heart of the 2016 armed occupation of a wildlife refuge.


In Rural Oregon, Efforts To Bring In Large Data Centers Raise Housing Costs

Thursday, July 20, 2017

In places like rural Oregon, politicians are working to bring in large data centers to town. It's great for folks who want good jobs but don't want to move away. But it's also raising housing costs.


Leaders Of Oregon Wildlife Refuge Standoff Acquitted

Thursday, October 27, 2016

The jury found Ammon Bundy and six followers not guilty of illegally occupying a federal wildlife refuge earlier this year and not guilty of conspiracy to commit a crime.


Ore. Community Becomes Unwilling Symbol For Anti-Government Movement

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The trial for the militants who seized the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon this year is close to wrapping up. The standoff traumatized and divided nearby Burns, Ore.


After Armed Occupation, Tensions Linger Near Oregon Wildlife Refuge

Monday, February 29, 2016

The occupation of a wildlife refuge in Oregon may be over, but there's still tension in Harney County. Many federal workers' lives were disrupted during those 41 days. In some cases, ...


Pressure Mounts On 4 Remaining Wildlife Refuge Occupiers

Thursday, February 11, 2016

After federal agents closed in on four remaining anti-government militants still holed up in Oregon, they indicated they would probably surrender to the FBI Thursday morning.


Armed Occupation Of Oregon Wildlife Refuge Takes Turn With Arrest Of Militants

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge took a turn Tuesday evening. At least eight leaders of the militants were arrested while traveling to a public meeting. Another was killed ...


Residents Grow Restless As Armed Occupation In Oregon Drags On

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Residents of Harney County, Ore., are growing increasingly frustrated with the standoff at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Armed militants seized the federal property on January 2.


Armed Occupation In Oregon Continues With No End Game In Sight

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Wednesday marks the 12th day of the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon. The militants who took over the federal headquarters continue to move freely in and out of...


Oregon Ranchers Historically Divided Over Management Of Public Lands

Thursday, January 07, 2016

The occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in southeast Oregon has brought heightened attention to the federal government's management of public lands. The ranchers of Harney County,...


Armed Ranchers In Oregon Take Over Wildlife Refuge Building

Monday, January 04, 2016

The self-described militiamen occupying buildings at a national wildlife refuge accuse the federal government of overreaching its authority and say they'll remain in their new base for years.


Oregon Officials Replace Human Lookouts With Cameras To Spot Wildfires

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Maintaining a fire tower lookout can be costly for wildfire agencies, but in the West, many towers are still staffed by seasonal employees. Now the Oregon Department of Forestry is ph...


In The Wake Of A Wildfire, Oregon Residents Feel The Weight Of Their Loss

Saturday, August 22, 2015

The Canyon Creek Complex fire has burned more than 54,000 acres in Oregon. Now, Oregon Public Broadcasting's Amanda Peacher reports that those who lost property are trying to move forward.


School Lunch in Oregon Depends a Lot on Where You Live

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

With Thanksgiving vacation, many students look forward to a break from school lunch. And in Oregon, what kids get differs a lot between urban and rural schools.