Viewpoint: Old Pen Cemetery Project and the mission of the Coast Guard Auxiliary in southwest Idaho

Idaho history experts and Boise State University students are working on a project to find remains of inmates who were locked up and buried at the Old Idaho Penitentiary Preliminary findings were a bit surprising when it comes to the number of men buried there. Doug Petcash tells you what they found so far, and why they feel the project is so important to Idaho history. Plus, Idaho is far from the ocean, but the Coast Guard still has a strong presence here. We look at the history and mission of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary District 13 Canyon Flotilla in Southwest Idaho.
Published: 2:02 PM MDT March 17, 2019
Updated: 1:49 PM MDT March 17, 2019