November 21, 2018

Idaho Aquarium opens despite owner's indictment

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) – What a difference a day makes.

On Thursday a closed sign welcomed visitors to the Idaho Aquarium. Its owners were across town being indicted by the Federal government. They are accused of illegally bringing marine animals from Florida to Idaho.

But today it was business as usual. The parking lot was full for much of the morning and two bus-loads of children toured the aquarium.

Alicia Perkins hadn’t heard the news and she was upset when we told her about the indictments.

“I’m really kind of sad because I think something like this is