COVID-19 NEWS

Keep up with all the fast-moving novel coronavirus news, particularly as it impacts Idaho.

Updated 2 days, 18 hours ago

Reclaim Idaho ends initiative’s signature push

The website for Reclaim Idaho reads like a sign in a post-apocalyptic shop window, frozen in time after a worst-...

Updated 2 days, 18 hours ago
PHD sees 41 new cases

SANDPOINT — The Panhandle Health District reported 41 new cases of novel coronavirus, including four new infections in Bonner County.

Updated 3 days, 6 hours ago
Idaho to remain in Stage 4

Gov. Brad Little announced Idaho will remain in Stage 4 of the Idaho Rebounds plan for another two weeks.

Updated 3 days, 18 hours ago
School supply give away to help over 1,000 students in Bonner County

SANDPOINT — COVID-19 may have altered lesson plans for teachers, but Angels Over Sandpoint is determined to provide school supplies for all Bonner County stu...

Updated 3 days, 18 hours ago
LPOSD addresses building plans for fall

SANDPOINT — Lake Pend Oreille School District Superintendent Tom Albertson announced Wednesday the district’s reopening and activities plans will both be dis...

Updated 3 days, 18 hours ago
Extraordinary times, extraordinary measures

Governor calls special session of Legislature

Updated 3 days, 18 hours ago
COVID cases jump in area

SANDPOINT — The number of cases in Bonner County took a sharp jump upward Wednesday with 17 cases being reported in the community by Panhandle Health District.

Updated 4 days, 18 hours ago
FAS launches fundraising campaign

SANDPOINT — Non-profit organizations, musicians, and concert producers everywhere are facing an unprecedented crisis.

Updated 4 days, 18 hours ago
Priest River celebrates staff, reevaluates ordinances at meeting

PRIEST RIVER — Congratulations are in order for city clerk Laurel Thomas, who is celebrating 15 years with city staff this month. Thomas was sufficiently sur...

Updated 4 days, 18 hours ago
Child care industry is on the brink of collapse

Enrollment is down, costs are up; families, businesses jeopardized

Updated 1 week ago
Under Pressure

Businesses divided on enforcing mask mandate

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
PHD: 49 new cases of COVID-19

SANDPOINT — The Panhandle Health District reported 49 new confirmed or probable cases of novel coronavirus on Friday, which includes six new cases in Bonner ...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Community transmission identified in Boundary, Shoshone counties

Panhandle Health District has identified community transmission of COVID-19 in Boundary and Shoshone counties.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Public responds to LPOSD COVID-19 reentry plan

SANDPOINT — A draft of Lake Pend Oreille School District’s COVID-19 reentry plan was tabled for approval Tuesday evening. The board of trustees and Superinte...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
PHD: Two new cases added in Bonner County

SANDPOINT — The Panhandle Health District recorded 89 new confirmed or probable cases of novel coronavirus on Thursday, including two new infections in Bonne...