COVID-19 NEWS

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

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Two new COVID-19 cases surface in Bonner County

SANDPOINT — Two new cases of novel coronavirus have surfaced in Bonner County and five cases are still being res...

Updated 2 days, 1 hour ago
City playgrounds reopening today

SANDPOINT — All City playgrounds will re-open to the public on Saturday in accordance with Governor Brad Little’s Idaho Rebounds guidelines for Stage 3.

Updated 2 days, 1 hour ago
Another kind of first responder: PNSI makes sure disabled community doesn’t slip through the cracks

SANDPOINT — Panhandle Special Needs, Inc. Executive Director Trinity Nicholson was tending to the retail greenhouse on Boyer Avenue when I called for an inte...

Updated 2 days, 1 hour ago
Daher lays off Kodiak workers

SANDPOINT — Franco-American aircraft manufacturer Daher is conducting permanent layoffs due to significant financial impacts from the novel coronavirus pande...

Updated 2 days, 11 hours ago
Two new cases reported in Bonner County

SANDPOINT — Panhandle Health District has reported two new COVID-19 cases in Bonner County, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the community to ...

Updated 3 days, 1 hour ago
Theaters included in stage three

Gov. Brad Little announced Thursday that Idaho will move forward with its phased re-opening amid the coronavirus pandemic, continuing with a stage three that...

Updated 3 days, 1 hour ago
County to defy COVID-19 order

SANDPOINT — Bonner County commissioners adopted a proclamation Thursday saying the board will defy the state of Idaho’s Stage 2 Stay Healthy order.

Updated 3 days, 11 hours ago
County rejects Idaho’s stay-home order

SANDPOINT — Calling Governor Brad Little’s stay-home order unconstitutional, Bonner County commissioners said they would not be following the directives outl...

Updated 4 days, 1 hour ago
79 COVID-19 cases tallied in Panhandle

SANDPOINT — Confirmed novel coronavirus within the Panhandle Health District increased to 79 on Wednesday.

Updated 4 days, 1 hour ago
LPOSD seeking guidance for fall

SANDPOINT — Although Lake Pend Oreille School District does not have an answer for what education will look like in the fall, Superintendent Tom Albertson wa...

Updated 4 days, 1 hour ago
Up next: Stage 3

Could open bars, tourism, gatherings as early as Saturday

Updated 1 week ago
COVID-19 case reassigned to Spokane County

One of two COVID-19 case reported in southern Pend Oreille County Saturday has been reassigned to Spokane County after continued investigation by Northeast T...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
New COVID-19 cases reported in the region

Benewah County sees first confirmed case

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
First Benewah County COVID-19 case confirmed

SANDPOINT — Panhandle Health District confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus in Benewah County on Saturday.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Idaho’s unemployment rate sets record

State at 11.5%, Bonner County at 16.9%