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BOISE — State officials added 727 new COVID-19 cases to Idaho’s tally Wednesday, breaking the single-day case number record yet again. The previous single-day record was 556 on Saturday.

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BOISE — State officials added 727 new COVID-19 cases to Idaho’s tally Wednesday, breaking the single-day case number record yet again. The previous single-day record was 556 on Saturday.

BOISE — The presidents and CEOs of St. Luke’s, Saint Alphonsus, Primary Health, West Valley Medical Center, Saltzer Health and more gathered for a press conference Tuesday morning to urge a statewide mask mandate and strict attendance to preventive measures as COVID-19 swells in Idaho.

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BOISE — Central District Health’s Board of Public Health on Tuesday issued a mask mandate for Ada County.

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BOISE — The Idaho Legislature is requesting $1.24 million in federal coronavirus aid under the CARES Act to upgrade technology in the state Capitol to allow for remote and socially distanced legislative work, both during interim committee meetings now and in the fall and in the 2021 legislat…

BOISE — State officials added 500 new confirmed and probable cases to Idaho’s COVID-19 tally Friday, breaking a single-day record that was set earlier this week when 487 new cases were reported on Tuesday.

Ahh, summer in Idaho. There's nothing — and nowhere — like it. You can fish, hike, go whitewater rafting. Camp, swim, go boating and water skiing. Jet ski, paddleboat, or just float down the lazy river.

BOISE — Idaho on Monday had its fourth straight day of 300-plus new COVID-19 cases, surpassing 8,000 total cases.

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After Treefort Music Festival was postponed, and venues supporting the arts closed their doors due to COVID-19, advocates got together — figuratively speaking — to figure out how to help Treasure Valley artists; the result was raising $69,000 in grant funding to award to 69 creatives — paint…

BOISE — With Ada County moved back to Stage 3 of economic reopening after the coronavirus shutdown, but the rest of the state in Stage 4, there’s been some confusion as to which rules are in effect where.

BOISE — State officials added 398 new confirmed cases to Idaho’s coronavirus tally Friday, breaking a single-day record that was set earlier this week when 341 new cases were confirmed on Tuesday.

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BOISE — Idaho’s increase in COVID-19 cases is “alarming,” Gov. Brad Little said Tuesday, as he called on Idahoans to wear face masks, practice physical distancing, stay home when sick and take other measures to prevent spreading the virus.

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BOISE — Idaho’s House and Senate GOP leaders announced Monday that they’ll form “joint legislative working groups” to address COVID-19 in Idaho, including developing legislation for consideration in January on everything from election processes to the governor’s emergency powers.

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BOISE — A federal judge on Monday denied a motion from Gov. Brad Little and Secretary of State Lawerence Denney to stay his ruling granting Reclaim Idaho a second shot at qualifying its school funding initiative for the November ballot, and the nonprofit group filed a new, expedited motion t…

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Despite the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation that people wear masks in public as far back as early April to help slow the spread of the new coronavirus, the Idaho Department of Correction didn’t require its staff to wear them until Wednesday — the same day the firs…

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The governor’s Idaho Rebounds continues as we struggle to get back to some sort of normalcy in our lives, but the coronavirus doesn’t seem to care. Another week has passed and we’re still at Stage 4, state-wise. But Ada County and Boise have moved back to Stage 3.

Rather than engage in an expensive and likely fruitless legal challenge, Hardware Brewing Co. in Kendrick has chosen to pay a $2,500 fine for violating Idaho’s coronavirus shutdown order.

The Nampa community is distributing thousands of free books to children until Friday. The city of Nampa announced it is pleased to partner with a variety of local organizations to help distribute over 2,000 free books to children at 18 different park locations, which are also the location of…

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