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AARP Website: A Resource Pool in Pandemic BOISE, Idaho - An online platform from AARP is connecting folks with groups that can give them aid while they're isolated at home during the coronavirus pandemic. AARP Community Connections is a website that can locate the nearest mutual aid group - where people can request help with urgent needs such as buying groceries.

Second case of Covid-19 in Bonneville County - Local News 8 Second Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in Bonneville County – Eastern Idaho Public Health has confirmed the second positive case of COVID-19 in Bonneville County in a male under the age of 40 who did not require hospitalization and is selfisolating at home during his recovery.

Oregon man leaves $2 million for Montana forest museum - In the midst of a lot of bad news, here's a nice change of pace:. A former forester and forest conservation advocate from Oregon has bequeathed roughly $2 million to shine a light at the end of a long tunnel to an elusive National Conservation Legacy Center in Missoula.

Diseases You Could Get From Ticks on Coyotes Coyotes are like hairy cruise ships for ticks, which enjoy riding along for the buffet and scenery while passing along diseases. The coyote's head and ears would be the top deck, perfect for a tick to command the best views of the den, pups, woods, pastures and prospective food.

What you can and cannot do when you're in lockdown, quarantine or shelter in place Across the US and Europe, the most severely stricken coronavirus areas can teach us what to expect.

Families find comfort, relief at Ronald McDonald House in Coeur d’Alene Families find comfort, relief at Ronald McDonald House in Coeur d'Alene. About two months before baby boys Eli and Owen Calabretta were expected to join the world, they made an unannounced arrival. "I felt like my water broke," mom Jesica Houlihan-Calabretta said Wednesday.

BREAKING NEWS - Active Shooter On Highway 55 CONFIRMED by: Adams County Sheriff's Office and City of New Meadows. Please avoid Highway 55 between New Meadows and McCall. Police activity is occurring in the area in response to a situation with an active shooter. Please allow law enforcement, fire and ems space to work.

Superintendent updates school closures and COVID-19 for families of D93 - Local News 8 Superintendent Scott Woolstenhulme sent out a letter to update parents of students in the district.

Two new COVID-19 deaths in Spokane County on Sunday, 12 new cases in North Idaho There were 12 new cases of COVID-19 reported in North Idaho on Sunday. The Panhandle Health District confirmed that many of the new cases are due to community transmission.

Second case of COVID-19 confirmed in Bonneville County - East Idaho News The following is a news release from Eastern Idaho Public Health. IDAHO FALLS — Eastern Idaho Public Health has confirmed the second positive case of COVID-19 in Bonneville County in a male under the age of 40 who did not require hospitalization and is self - isolating at home during his recovery.

US could see millions of coronavirus cases and 100,000 or more deaths, Fauci says - East Idaho News The nation’s top infectious disease expert said Sunday that based on models, the United States could eventually see 100,000 or more deaths from the novel coronavirus, which has already claimed more than 2,000 American lives as cases surge across the US.

'Thanks, Nep': 94-year-old donates millions to rural school district Nep and members of the Salmon community ceremonially broke ground last week for the facility, which will house basketball gyms and other space for kids in the Salmon School District and local community. Nep donated funds for the project to the Salmon Education Foundation.

Fish and Game says you can still hunt and social distance, get license online - Local News 8 Fish and Game is not restricting hunting and fishing access during the stay-at-home order.

Local community pulls together during COVID-19 lockdown by 'cruisin cuz of corona' - East Idaho News ANTHONY – As social distancing becomes the new normal during COVID-19, a local community is finding a way to stay connected. St. Anthony was a flurry of activity Saturday night as residents lined their cars on Bridge Street to “cruise cuz of corona.” “I couldn’t even imagine it was going to turn out like…

Governor announces unemployment relief measures Brad Little announced relief measures on March 27 for those facing unemployment as the result of the COVID-19 pandemic. During a press conference at the Capitol's Lincoln Auditorium, Little signed a proclamation to ease the requirements for applying for unemployment benefits.

Idaho Almost Had its Own Joe Exotic The wild story of Tiger Pete versus the Idaho Department of Agriculture.

From the archives: She was rescued by child protective services and now says family is the most precious gift - East Idaho News Editor’s Note: This story was originally posted on Jan. 10, 2018. BLACKFOOT – A 5-year-old girl is at home with her two sisters. Mom and Dad are nowhere to be found. They are out doing drugs, drinking and partying. That was Ashley Marlow’s early life.

Lost spring: Group of Whitworth senior athletes talk about the abrupt end to their seasons Like those on college campuses across the country, the Whitworth fields and courts are all but empty these days. With competitions shuttered for the rest of the spring, Pirates teams disbanded early, their seasons cut short by national efforts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Blaine County Sheriff dispels rumors about the enforcement of Stay-at-Home Order HAILEY, Idaho Blaine County Sheriff Steve Harkins is reaching out to county residents to put to bed the spread of rumors regarding the enforcement of Idaho's temporary statewide COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Order. Particularly the false notion of checkpoints or drivers being stopped to determine if their travel is "essential" as defined the order.

Local school district beginning grab-and-go meal service Monday - East Idaho News The following is a news release from Pocatello / Chubbuck School District 25. POCATELLO – The Pocatello / Chubbuck School District 25 is set to begin grab-and-go meal service on Monday, March 30. The program will provide grab-and-go breakfast and lunch sacks for anyone age 18 and younger.

Letters, March 29: Greater Idaho story saddening, CEO compensation Greater Idaho story saddening. The Tribune featured Move Oregon's Border for a Greater Idaho, a group seeking to switch 22 rural Oregon counties and parts of northern California to Idaho. This group objects to the governor's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, wants lower taxes, less regulation, and more attention paid to rural residents.

Country star Joe Diffie dies from complications of COVID-19 - East Idaho News – GRAMMY-winning country music legend Joe Diffie died Sunday from complications of coronavirus. Diffie’s publicist, Scott Adkins, confirmed the news and asked that his family be given privacy. The 61-year-old singer tested positive for coronavirus earlier this week.

Legal aid services see increase in clients during COVID-19 - East Idaho News The following is a news release from Idaho Legal Aid Services. BOISE — Idaho Legal Aid Services, Idaho’s largest provider of free civil legal services to low-income Idahoans, is committed to serving Idaho through the COVID-19 crisis.

Idaho liquor stores are ‘essential’ right now. Here’s why. - East Idaho News Editor’s Note: The following is an opinion column from the Idaho Statesman. BOISE — Moments after Gov. Brad Little began explaining an order that will keep Idahoans mostly at home for 21 days, the stampede of uninformed booze hounds began. Lines materialized outside liquor stores statewide.

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