COVID-19 NEWS

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

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Region sees 43 new COVID cases

Region sees 43 new COVID cases

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
LPOSD secures fall reentry plan

SANDPOINT — After many weeks of drafting guidelines for Lake Pend Oreille School District, the board of trustees unanimously approved its COVID-19 protocol a...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Clerks offer election suggestion

County clerks seek early ballot access, voting centers

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
COVID-19 cases surge in region

SANDPOINT — The Panhandle Health District reported 81 new confirmed or probable cases of novel coronavirus on Tuesday, including one new infection in Bonner ...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
PHD announces COVID-19-related death in Benewah County

Panhandle Health District and Benewah Community Hospital re reporting the first death related to COVID-19 in Benewah County.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
PHD: 67 new COVID-19 cases in the region

SANDPOINT — The Panhandle Health District said on Monday there were 67 new confirmed or probable cases of novel coronavirus, including five new infections in...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Mask mandate has limits

The Justice Department has issued an advisory on cards and flyers circulating that falsely claim to exempt people from wearing face masks.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Health district seeking volunteers

The Panhandle Health District is seeking volunteers for its Reserve Medical Corps to assist with contact tracing of confirmed coronavirus cases and respond to public inquiries in their call center.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks 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-case scenario left streets and storefronts em...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks 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 1 month, 2 weeks 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 1 month, 2 weeks 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 1 month, 2 weeks 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 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Extraordinary times, extraordinary measures

Governor calls special session of Legislature

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks 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 1 month, 2 weeks ago
FAS launches fundraising campaign

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