COVID-19 NEWS

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

Updated 2 days ago

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 1 week, 2 days ago
COVID-19 cases hold at 70 in area

SANDPOINT — No new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus emerged in the Panhandle on Friday, according to the Panhandle Health District.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
COVID-19 cases stay at 70 people

SANDPOINT — No new confirmed cases novel coronavirus were reported on Thursday, according to the Panhandle Health District.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Idaho sees 5,800 new weekly initial claims because of COVID-19

A total of 5,800 new initial claims were filed in Idaho for unemployment benefits during the week ending May 16, the same level filed the previous week, acco...

Updated 2 weeks ago
New COVID-19 cases reported in Kootenai County

SANDPOINT — For the second day in a row, the Panhandle Health District reported a new COVID-19 cases in Kootenai County on Sunday, bringing the total number ...

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Senior Spotlight: Jake Ryan vaults toward success

SANDPOINT — Jake Ryan isn’t used to having a break.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
PHD: No new cases of COVID-19

SANDPOINT — Almost week has passed with no new novel coronavirus cases in the region, according to the Panhandle Health District.

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Idaho forges ahead to reopen

Bars get bumped up to May 30 opening; visitor restrictions eased Saturday

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Local COVID-19 cases are static

SANDPOINT — No new novel coronavirus cases were reported on Thursday, according to the Panhandle Health District.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Tentative graduation plans OK’d

SANDPOINT — Lake Pend Oreille School District’s May 12 meeting led with a lengthy discussion on tentative plans for the three high school graduation ceremoni...

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Entering Stage 2

Restaurants, salons, gyms look forward to reopening on Saturday

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Free meals remain available

SANDPOINT — The Get a Meal, Give a Meal program, which aims to help people and businesses amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, has purchased more than 250 me...

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
PHD: No new COVID-19 cases

SANDPOINT — No new cases of novel coronavirus were reported in the region, the Panhandle Health District said on Wednesday.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Pandemic forces Lions to cancel July 4th events

SANDPOINT — For the first time in decades, maybe even since a Fourth of July parade has been held in Sandpoint, there won’t be a celebration.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
PHD: No new COVID-19 cases in region

SANDPOINT — No new cases of novel coronavirus were tallied in the region, the Panhandle Health District said on Tuesday.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Governor offers cautious optimism as stage 2 deadline nears

Governor offers cautious optimism as stage 2 deadline approaches