Erin Fenner

Reporter

Location icon United States of America

I like to tell multimedia stories and dig deep on divisive issues.

Portfolio
Idaho Statesman
09/22/2016
Racism in Idaho: Protesters challenge Mountain Home High School's decision to cover up painting

People in Mountain Home willing to talk about a controversy over a Black Lives Matter painting in a Mountain Home High School parking lot said it was overblown. But it also clearly exposed some complicated questions about racism in town, to the point that the mayor and officials from nearby Mountain Home Air Force Base expect to release a joint statement on the paintings flap Friday.

Idaho Statesman and KBSX
12/16/2015
Speaking of Serial: The series

Frankie Barnhill with Boise State Public Radio and Erin Fenner with the Idaho Statesman discuss episode three of Serial's second season. We pick up our conversation with a pretty challenging topic: details of Bergdahl's torture and his attempted escapes. Our panelists share their reactions and lingering questions on "Escaping."

Craig Daily Press
06/27/2014
Moffat County High School football team under investigation for hazing incident

The Craig Police Department and the Evanston Police Department in Wyoming are investigating an alleged hazing incident that occurred at the Moffat County High School football team's annual football camp June 18 to 20 in Evanston. According to two parents of the students who allegedly were hazed, upperclassmen reportedly targeted freshmen with harassment and physical assault.

Craig Daily Press
02/21/2014
Yampa Valley Fiberworks brings all-natural fleece processing to Craig

About 10 miles north of Craig, tucked away just off Colorado Highway 13, is an indistinguishable warehouse, hugged in by fenced animals including sheep, alpacas and goats. The 4,000-square-foot building easily blends in with the agricultural area, surrounded by other properties marked with barns and livestock. But inside is a unique find.

Craig Daily Press
11/15/2013
Moffat County mink farm raided, future unclear

A controversial mink farm in Moffat County may be out of business because an unidentified person or group released the animals from their cages Thursday. The Moffat County Sheriff's Department currently is investigating the issue, so it couldn't release many details, but it was certain that this was an intentional act, Cpl.

Craig Daily Press
09/24/2013
911 call and confession tape played at Fief murder trial

Leroy Fief, the 49-year-old Craig man currently on trial for the murder of Shane Arredondo, has broken down in tears several times during his ongoing trial. While he maintained a calm demeanor in the trial's first days; he cried when his wife testified and while he watched his own confession tape.

Craig Daily Press
09/21/2013
Craig Station ranks as No. 1 carbon polluting power plant in Colorado

Top 5 carbon polluting power plants in Colorado Craig Station Power Plant, run by Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Inc. Comanche Generating Station, run by Xcel Energy Cherokee Generating Station, run by Xcel Energy Pawnee Generating Station, run by Xcel Energy Hayden Generating Station, run by Xcel Energy Source: Environment Colorado - Craig's highest taxpayer and Colorado's second-largest power plant is under fire from a state environmental organization.

Willamette Week
12/26/2012
No Inspections for Oregon Zoo Restaurants Since 2006

About two weeks ago, the Oregon Zoo acknowledged 135 people got sick after eating food prepared by at least one zoo restaurant. Health officials suspect the cause was a norovirus, which is passed from human feces. WW has learned the zoo's restaurants have not undergone a county health inspection since 2006.

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