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COVID-19 Calls Take Over Concerns at Idaho Suicide Prevention HotlineThe Public News Service provides reporting on a wide range of social, community, and environmental issues for mainstream and alternative media.

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Boise food safety a priority after coronavirus outbreaks in Idaho plantsCoronavirus cases are spiking in the food and meat processing plants of Jerome and Burley.

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Stormy WeatherWhere do we go when the rains come and the mists rise? When the sunlight retreats behind the hillside.

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Montana man sent to prison after meth arrest in Idaho FallsCody Lodmell, 40, appeared in court before District Judge Joel Tingey, who ordered the Deer Lodge, Montana, man to spend two to seven years in prison.

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Biz Buzz: Here's what's happening to the old King's building in ShelleyDo you want to know what's happening in the eastern Idaho business scene? We've got you covered.

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Idaho reporting 2,731 confirmed, probable cases of COVID-19; 82 deathsIdaho is reporting 2,731 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 82 deaths. There were 32 new cases that were confirmed and probable on Wednesday.

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A Transgender Idaho Inmate's Legal Victory Breaks New GroundIn July, a transgender woman in Idaho will make history. Adree Edmo will become the first trans inmate in the nation to receive gender confirmation surgery.

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Idaho State Police enforces move over lawWith warmer weather and the stay at home order being lifted, more people will be on the roads, but this poses a problem for Idaho State troopers.

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Idaho sockeye begin perilous journey"Nature had built in buffers on that population with a resident population here in the lake that quickly rebuilt the sockeye populations" said Stuart, "So that within twenty years of Sunbeam Dam's removal, we had forty five hundred wild adult sockeye returning to this lake once again."

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COVID-19 cases continue to rise; 80 percent of cases now presumed to be recoveredIDAHO FALLS — Idaho saw a spike in new coronavirus cases this week partly due to reported outbreaks at food processing plants in Burley and Jerome.

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Gas leak closes part of Lincoln RoadAMMON — A gas leak has closed a portion of East Lincoln Road near Ammon.

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Idaho woman caught unemployed between two statesDebra Jacks lives in Fruitland. But like many in that part of Idaho, she works in Oregon as a bartender near Ontario.

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31 new confirmed Idaho COVID-19 cases, new cases in Bonneville, BannockIdaho officials reported on Wednesday there are at least 2,731 confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in 34 of the 44 Idaho counties, according to numbers released from the local health districts and the state.

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Viral image of S. Idaho baby lamb brings joy and optimismSHOSHONE, Idaho. An image of baby lamb born in Lincoln County on the Johnson Goat Ranch has gone viral.

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More Idaho Power campsites, recreation sites reopening FridaySeveral developed campgrounds in Hells Canyon and at C.J. Strike Reservoir south of Mountain Home will open Friday as Idaho Power continues a phased reopening of recreational facilities that closed in March as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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HeadlinesToday's News: Two pounds of meth found in a package delivered to a home in Idaho Falls, COVID-19 updates from Memorial Day with Idaho's Stage 3 coming up and a Madison High School graduate hosting a prom for young people in East Idaho.

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How COVID-19 has affected the local real estate marketThis article is brought to you by RE/MAX Prestige of Idaho Falls, which is dedicated to helping you find the home of your dreams, or helping you sell your home to move on to other goals.

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Idaho River Sports navigates through the COVID-19 pandemicIdaho River Sports helps people get out on the water, this local business rents out gear while also providing a one-stop shop for kayakers, rafters and paddleboarders.

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How is COVID-19 impacting Eastern Idaho's economy?"Each county in Idaho when you compare the economies of each county they're very different from each other."

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Superintendents discuss strategies for returning to school in the fallSome districts want traditional classes, others say they must plan for a variety of possibilities.

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Idaho sees highest voter participation in primary election in decadesIDAHO FALLS — Idaho hasn't seen this high of voter participation in a primary election in at least 30 years.

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Former student sentenced for head-butting another student on BYU-Idaho campusAlan Klein Lauese, a 26-year-old from California, was ordered to spend four years on probation after he pleaded guilty to felony aggravated battery.

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McLean pushes back on criticism of transition report: 'these are not policy documents'Boise Mayor Lauren McLean said a report from a citizens panel that got significant attention in recent days won't necessarily guide her priories during her first term.

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Trump threatens to crack down on social media platforms after Twitter labels his tweetsCNN) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to "strongly regulate" or even shut down social media platforms after Twitter applied a fact-check to two of his tweets this week.

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SpaceX's historic astronaut launch postponedCNN) — SpaceX and NASA will have to wait at least a few more days for their historic spaceflight.

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Adding color to gloomy timesFaces masks are becoming a real fashion statement for Miss Shoban. Stormie Perdash is using her eye for style to produce custom masks for people around the world.

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Smart Thermometer Partnership Seeks to Track Coronavirus in Idaho SchoolsA public health company and an Idaho group are partnering to use smart thermometers to spot potential coronavirus outbreaks.

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Idaho Businesses commit over $260,000 towards internet for students without accessIdaho Business for Education created a fund to "close the divide" for students that don't have access to internet.

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May 27 Doctor Roundtable: Hair Salon Safety, Coronavirus Statistics, And Just One COVID-19 Hospital?Idaho Matters is back with our panel of Idaho doctors to answer more of your COVID-19 questions.

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Moscow, Idaho High School Student Wins National Writing AwardFor nearly 100 years, the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards has been recognizing the creative work of high school students across America.

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Idaho Falls seniors graduate on the big screenIDAHO FALLS — Dozens of Compass Academy seniors embraced under the hulking drive-in theater screen.

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Deadline nears for Idaho property tax reliefJune 15 is the last day for eligible homeowners and disabled veterans to apply for a reduction in their 2020 property taxes.

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Guidance now available for safe gatheringsState and local public health experts created a new guidance document to assist with decisions about gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Court documents: Two Idaho State athletes argue in favor of transgender athletics banPOCATELLO — Two female cross-country runners at Idaho State University are asking a federal judge to uphold Idaho's ban on transgender women in female sports.

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Governor Little's office releases guidance for safe gatherings in IdahoAccording to a release, the Interim Guidance for Safe Gatherings and Public Events in Idaho document was created by state and local public health experts.

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South Idaho meatpacking plant hit with virus outbreakHealth officials say dozens of workers at a meatpacking plant in southwestern Idaho have tested positive for COVID-19.

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A Conversation with Coach SitakeBYU Football Head Coach Kalani Sitake talks about how his team and coaching staff are preparing for the upcoming season amidst the uncertainty of a pandemic.

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Smart thermometer partnership seeks to track coronavirus in schoolsThe plan is to get more than 2,000 of the smart thermometers to parents across Idaho — and compile anonymous data reports that could help spot a coronavirus outbreak.

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If You Slow Down You'll Find Great Comfort Food HereSome things just really hit the spot. Taste and atmosphere and friendly people. All in abundance!

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Idaho Falls seniors graduate on the big screenThe Idaho Falls School District kicked off its series of high school graduation ceremonies at the Motor Vu Drive-in Theater Tuesday.

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Local graduate hosting prom for all high school students in eastern IdahoREXBURG — Mark your calendars. Prom is happening after all. Mark Williams just graduated from Madison High School.

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How to Prevent Your Glasses from fogging When MaskedIt's like being told you'll live longer without bacon. For a while you'll eat melons.

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Idaho State track athletes want transgender lawsuit tossedTwo female track athletes at Idaho State University want a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging a new state law banning transgender women from competing in women's sports.

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Tuesday Morning will close some Idaho stores in bankruptcyThe off-price home decor store filed court proceedings, telling a judge its struggles before the pandemic hit only grew worse in recent months.

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Will Chivers joins Boise office of GLR Engineers as a structural engineerChivers has eight years of experience within the structural engineering industry and previously worked at architectural and engineering firms in the Boise and San Jose areas.

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Supreme Court Refuses to Block Transgender Surgery for Idaho InmatePride Source: In a surprise order on Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to grant the state of Idaho's request to block gender reassignment surgery for a transgender inmate, which lower courts affirmed is her right to obtain under the Eighth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

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Ada County Elections opening ballots for the May 19 Primary ElectionBefore the ballots are opened, all ballots are received into the Idaho Statewide Voter Registration System and reconciled against the issued ballots.

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Phoenix Copper Secures GBP1.8 Million For Idaho ProjectsAlliance News) - Precious metals explorer Phoenix Copper Ltd on Wednesday said it has raised GBP1.8 million to fund work at its assets in Idaho, US.

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An Interview with the Owner of Snake River FerryCandace Sekyere, one of the owners of the new Snake River Ferry in Idaho Falls, talks to us about the ferry rides and how they came to decide to start the unique business.

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Dozens of workers at another Idaho meatpacking plant have tested positive for COVID-19It's the latest in a string of meat and food processing facilities to experience large coronavirus outbreaks — mostly in the rural parts of the state.

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Flight activity drops at Boise, ID airport in wake of COVID-19Last year, more people got on or off a plane at the Boise Airport than ever before - 4 million passengers.

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Idaho State Police cracking down on drunk drivingLiquor stores are one of the few beneficiaries of the pandemic, but we may be paying a big price for rising alcohol sales.

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Morning HeadlinesThis is the rundown of the morning and overnight headlines for May 27, 2020. Today's news includes an update on the coronavirus in Idaho, two athletes supporting the state's side of a lawsuit about transgender women in women's sports, and Idaho Falls Police finding 2 pounds of crystal meth in a USPS package.

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Twin Bridges CampgroundWe've been home for two nights, yet the urge to escape to nature is ever persistent.

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Hospice of Eastern Idaho wins recognitionIDAHO FALLS, Idaho -Idaho Falls based Hospice of Eastern Idaho has been awarded the Pinnacle Quality Insight Customer Experience Award for 2020.

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The Competitors Collegiate League is expanding the sport of baseball in IdahoWith All NCAA baseball seasons canceled this spring due to COVID-19 and some summer baseball leagues still up in the air, many college baseball players are left without spot to play for summer.

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Idaho Businesses Warned of Scam Certificates of ExistenceTWIN FALLS, Idaho -Idaho businesses are being warned about fake certificates that claim to show they are legitimate companies that will cost them much more than what the state charges for them.

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Record high temperatures possible in Idaho this weekendA ridge of high pressure will begin strengthening over Idaho Wednesday and will continue through the end of the week.

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'There's A Certain Amount Of Luck Involved' For Idaho County With No COVID-19 CasesCOVID-19 has touched all corners of the country, but there are still about 180 counties without a single confirmed case, according to a recent Washington Post analysis.

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Note from Don: BoiseDev staffs up with more to comeI have more news to share with you about BoiseDev. I'm pleased to announce the hiring of Anna Daly Gamboa for the position of reporter.

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Friends' day Wednesday: Chatting with the people of Coeur d'AleneAs we spend the day in Coeur d'Alene, we go around the streets asking locals and visitors what they like about the North Idaho city, as well as their opinions on news and current events.

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Local salon and day spa following CDC guidelines; offering wellness and beauty servicesAs phase two of Governor Little's "re-opening Idaho" plan rolled out earlier this month, thousands of workers in the beauty and wellness industries rushed to open their doors in hopes of making up lost revenue.

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Everything you need to know about the US primary elections next weekNext week, nine states, the Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia will hold primary elections as part of the 2020 election.

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Moscow, Idaho High School Student Wins National Writing AwardFor nearly 100 years, the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards has been recognizing the creative work of high school students across America.

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Idaho Slaughterhouse Closed by COVID-19At least 44 workers at Ida-Beef, a large slaughterhouse and meatpacking facility in Burley, have tested positive for coronavirus as of Tuesday, according to the South Central Public Health District.

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Let's Bring the RNC Convention to IdahoPresident Trump fired back at Cooper via twitter saying that the party needs a concrete answer from Governor Cooper on holding the convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Nampa waives some permit fees to boost businessFood trucks will benefit from the waiving of some fees by the City of Nampa to help restart the economy after COVID-19.

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Coeur d'Alene Chamber announces 'champion of tourism'Left to right: Steve Wilson, Tami Crawford, Coeur d'Alene Visitor Bureau Chair, and Mark Robitaille, Coeur d'Alene Visitor Bureau Executive Director.

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Tamarack resort, Valley County reopen for tourists — safelyAs the vacation season opens, North Idaho cities like McCall prepare for an influx of out-of-towners.

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Katherine Cascarano, Katee Dodge, Andi Exon, Ellen Makinster join TitleOneKatherine Cascarano Katee Dodge Katherine Cascarano has joined TitleOne as an escrow assistant in the company's Meridian office.

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FedEx CEO optimistic about economic recovery as e-commerce boomsA pair of FedEx trailers. File photo traffic fell significantly in the U.S. as COVID-19 lockdown measures across the country took effect, Chairman and CEO Fred Smith said in a livestreamed discussion with the Washington Post last week.

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Big-firm diaspora could bring tech worker influx to IdahoMany of the exhibitors at DevOpsDays Boise last June were there to recruit rather than sell products.

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South Idaho meatpacking plant hit with virus outbreakBURLEY, Idaho — Dozens of workers at a meatpacking plant in southwestern Idaho have tested positive for COVID-19, health officials said.

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Idaho State track athletes want transgender lawsuit tossedFrom The Associated Press Mary Marshall, one of the two track athletes who filed the lawsuit Two female athletes at Idaho State University want a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging a new state law banning transgender women from competing in women's sports, the first such law in the nation.

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Idaho Department of Finance Extends Remote Work GuidanceIn Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer modified the state's order to reopen retail businesses.

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Rebound Idaho: Labor Dept. works to boost communications with governor on their progressWe spoke with a department representative to explain what these numbers mean, and to get a better sense of how they're reporting their progress to Governor Brad Little.

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Trout Fishing In Idaho Is Great During PandemicWe got a hot-tip from a friend that I'm going to share with you: some of the large breeder stock of trout was recently dumped into an Idaho reservoir near us.

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Meat Madness: local vendors, restaurants impacted by meat supply chainPrices rising, restaurants nixing menu items, and animals going to waste: the state of the supply chain in a nut shell.

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Idaho coronavirus infection rate shows signs of slowingIdaho has reported about 20 new cases per day since Saturday — after a one-day spike of more than 100 new cases Friday.

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Headlines-May 26, 2020Pocatello woman facing 10 years in prison after spitting on and kicking a police officer, a mountain lion found in Rexburg, a candlelight vigil held yesterday for JJ Vallow's 8th birthday and Teton County holding mass COVID-19 testing.

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73 new confirmed Idaho COVID-19 cases over Memorial Day weekendIdaho officials reported on Tuesday there are at least 2,699 confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in 34 of the 44 Idaho counties, according to numbers released from the local health districts and the state.

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Here's What We Know About The 2,400+ Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus In IdahoMay 26-5:12 p.m. Idaho has added two new deaths and 13 confirmed coronavirus cases through Memorial Day Weekend.

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Idaho reporting 2,699 confirmed, probable cases of COVID-19; 81 deathsIdaho is reporting 2,699 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 81 deaths. There were 15 new cases that were confirmed and probable on Tuesday.

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Twin Falls woman begins journey to walk across IdahoA Twin Falls woman is making the journey across Idaho all on foot, traveling from Nevada up to Canada.

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Court documents: Two Idaho State athletes argue in favor of transgender athletics banThe two runners say competing against transgender women is unfair and demoralizing.

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Dozens of workers at another Idaho meatpacking plant have tested positive for COVID-19It's the latest in a string of meat and food processing facilities to experience large coronavirus outbreaks — mostly in the rural parts of the state.

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North Idaho barbershop owner adjusting to work under COVID-19 guidelinesSmall businesses across the Inland Northwest are feeling the pressures of reopening following the COVID-19 shutdown.

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COVID-19 triggers decrease in people getting vaccinations, CDC saysA vaccine tracking system for the Center for Disease Control is indicating a decline in pediatric vaccinations since a week after the national emergency was declared.

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Lori Vallow case: Idaho police release statement on JJ Vallow's birthdayJoshua ‘JJ' Vallow's birthday was over the weekend.

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Idaho Fishers: $50,000 of reward money is swimming in Lake Pend OreilleYes, you read correctly. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game announced there is $50,000 in reward money swimming in Lake Pend Oreille.

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Little says schools reopening in the fall is a top priorityIn order for that to happen, Little said Idahoans will need to continue to modify their behavior to limit the spread of the virus.

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Idaho Falls reopening playgrounds, shelters and skate parks this weekendThe following is a news release from the city of Idaho Falls. IDAHO FALLS - As the city of Idaho Falls prepares to enter Phase 3 of the Governor's Idaho Rebounds plan, the Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce that city playgrounds, skate parks, and shelters will be open to the.

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How Blaine County went from Idaho's COVID-19 hotspot to monitoring less than a dozen casesBlaine County saw one of the worst outbreaks of the coronavirus in the entire state.

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Ensuring ballot security during Idaho's all absentee primaryYou have until Tuesday, May 26 at 8 p. m. to request a ballot for the Idaho primary.

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Griz 101: Connecting the DotsImagine you have to survive on an island with one hundred other people. Depending on the size of the island and how much everyone eats, you might struggle to find enough water, food and shelter.

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The latest Powerball is worth $200,000 and someone from eastern Idaho just wonThe Idaho Lottery has confirmed that one winning ticket sold in Bonneville County for Powerball is worth $200,000 and another lucky ticket sold in Bonneville County Saturday night won the Idaho Jackpot game for $97,661.

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I Hear A "September Song"Let's just pretend nothing happened—things are normal. Honestly, when have things ever been "normal"? And don't we often pretend they are when they're not.

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Former UND women's basketball coach Travis Brewster joins Idaho State staffTravis Brewster has found his next coaching spot. The former UND head women's basketball coach was announced Thursday as an assistant at Idaho State.

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USA Today: Parents, teachers are apprehensive about reopening schoolsA majority of parents surveyed said they will pursue online education or home-schooling in the fall.

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8 Best Financial Advisors in Boise, IdahoCheck out Benzinga's list of top financial advisors in Boise to get the financial help you need.

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Boise, ID to hire J. Fisher to develop Franklin and Orchard affordable housingA project to redevelop a piece of land the City of Boise owns at Franklin Rd.

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Gas Prices in Idaho Jump Another 12 Cents After Nation High 16 Cent Jump Last WeekAfter a turbulent week at the pump, Idaho gas prices jumped another 12 cents this week after leading the nation with a 16-cent increase just the week before.

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What Should Idaho Businesses Do When Workers Test Positive For The Coronavirus?Two weeks ago, the Fry Foods processing plant in Weiser shut down after employees started testing positive for COVID-19.

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Boise Professor Studies Our Changing Relationship With Pets During QuarantineAmericans love their dogs. Now, with many people working from home to fight the coronavirus, our canine friends have taken center stage.

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Idaho Gyms, Health Centers Reflect On Reopening SafelyBusinesses are beginning to open up again in Idaho, even as new cases of COVID-19 continue to appear.

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'Numbered' Book Goes Back In Time For A Look At Idaho's Prison For WomenIdaho women won the right to vote 100 years ago this year. In commemoration, the Idaho State Historical Society and the Old Penitentiary in Boise teamed up on an interesting project.

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Famous or infamous? Idaho license plates remain a hot potatoIn an effort to break up its COVID-19 coverage, the Idaho Press recently asked its readers to share their opinions on something a little different, something they probably see every day but never really give a second thought to: license plates.

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April Unemployment in Idaho Hit Record HighIdaho's unemployment rate hit an all-time high in April amid the coronavirus pandemic and state stay-at-home orders.

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Police pray for missing children; family says Idaho mother 'not a monster'Police investigating the case of two missing Idaho children issued a poignant statement on the youngest child's eighth birthday Monday, saying they are praying for him and his sister.

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Watch: Idaho woman dresses husband in 32 T-shirts to break Guinness recordMay 26 - An Idaho couple broke a Guinness World Record by teaming up to dress the husband in 32 T-shirts in one minute.

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Boise State, U of I outline plans for fall reopeningIt's all subject to change, but plans are starting to take shape for fall semester, which will start on Aug.

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Some thoughts on retail, re-opening and some work-at-home benefitsFurniture stores are reopening around the country, joining some that never closed except where legally required.

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Four Injured in Three Motorcycle Crash on Idaho InterstateCOEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -Four people on motorcycles were hospitalized just before noon Monday when one motorcycle bumped into another causing a chain reaction on a north Idaho interstate.

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Judge strikes down US energy leasing rules in bird habitatSage grouse have been the subject of years of legal battles. File photo BILLINGS, Mont.

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How the small ski town of Sun Valley, Idaho became a COVID-19 hot spotAs the ski season came to a close, a summit of skiers and other visitors came to Sun Valley, Idaho.

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Idaho State track athletes want transgender lawsuit tossedTwo female athletes at Idaho State University want a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging a new state law banning transgender women from competing in women's sports, the first such law in the nation.

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Idaho gas prices jump another twelve cents in a weekAfter a turbulent week at the pump, Idaho gas prices jumped another twelve cents - despite leading the nation with a sixteen-cent increase just the week before.

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Idaho gas prices keep ticking up, up and up: 'Trend likely to continue this week'Idaho gas prices are show no signs of slowing. AAA Idaho said Tuesday that the Gem State's gas prices jumped another 12 cents in the past week as more of the country begins to open back up from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Idaho State track athletes want transgender lawsuit tossedTwo female athletes at Idaho State University want a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging a new state law banning transgender women from competing in women's sports, the first such law in the nation.

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Idaho Republican claims state botched mail-in ballot processIdaho Capitol. Photo by Catie Clark. BOISE, Idaho — Idaho election officials botched the mail-in primary process, says a Republican candidate seeking to represent the state in Congress who and has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to extend the deadline for requesting a ballot until next week.

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Here's What We Know About The 2,400+ Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus In IdahoMay 26-5:12 p.m. Idaho has added two new deaths and 13 confirmed coronavirus cases through Memorial Day Weekend.

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Taylor takes on Butikofer for Jefferson County ProsecutorRUGBY — Incumbent county prosecutor Paul Butikofer is being challenged by former federal prosecutor Mark Taylor.

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Radioactive waste cleanup paying off for giant Idaho aquiferBOISE, Idaho — Radioactive and chemical contamination in a giant aquifer below an eastern Idaho federal nuclear facility has decreased or remained constant in recent years, scientists say.

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Little details his goals to expand COVID-19 testing in IdahoBOISE, Idaho — Ramping up COVID-19 testing and tracing is key to Idaho's containment strategy, Gov.

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Social distancing made easier with help of staff at Idaho State Veterans HomeThey are definitely heroes they've dealt with so many trials and ; with the shut downs they've done so unbelievably well, and I consider each and every one of my staff as a hero, ” said Mark High, Administrator.

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Idaho voters have until 8 p.m. tonight to request absentee ballotsIdaho voters will now have until Tuesday to request their absentee ballots, according to a new Idaho federal court ruling Friday night.

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JK Rowling releases children's book 'The Ickabog' online for freeCNN) — "Harry Potter" author JK Rowling has announced a new story called "The Ickabog" to entertain children during coronavirus lockdown.

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Idaho State track athletes want transgender lawsuit tossedTwo female athletes at Idaho State University want a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging a new state law banning transgender women from competing in women's sports, the first such law in the nation.

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Downtown parking use drops sharply, recovers slightlyThe number of people visiting Downtown Boise and parking in one of the public parking garages started to increase in recent weeks, but the numbers remain much lower than before the COVID-19 pandemic started to impact Boise.

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Ninth Circuit Rejects EPA Motion to Dismiss Idaho Property Owner's AppealA federal appeals court denied EPA's motion to dismiss an appeal by an Idaho property owner who has fought an alleged Clean Water Act violation for years.

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Amidst company cutbacks, Nordstrom Rack reopens in BoiseNordstrom announced the permanent closure of 16 stores during the first week of May, but so far its discount Nordstrom Rack brand has not been affected.

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Chubbuck man sent to prison for possessing child pornPOCATELLO — A Chubbuck man will go to prison after police and the Department of Homeland Security found child pornography on his phone.

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Idaho State Police remind people to be safe during 100 deadliest daysRobert Rausch said about what they typically see this time of year, and in addition to talking about driving under the influence and distracted driving, there's another thing they see a lot of this time of year — drowsy driving.

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An Interview with Brother Riley HallBrother Riley Hall, the Director of the BYU-Idaho Admissions Office, talked to us about his Devotional message and how admissions have been affected by COVID-19.

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Boise hotline helps hundreds of families cover emergency coronavirus costs"We are providing families with hope right now... when so many feel hopeless."

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A wrongfully convicted man freed after 36 years is now an 'America's Got Talent' favoriteCNN) — The new season of "America's Got Talent" already has a frontrunner, and his episode hasn't even aired yet.

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Part 1: Melanie Gibb describes Chad and Lori Daybells' religious beliefs and her relationship with the coupleMelanie Gibb likely knows more about Chad and Lori Daybell's relationship than anyone else. She was Lori's best friend, attended conferences where Chad spoke and was with them the moment they met.

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The french fry incident: Top travel destinations in Coeur d'AleneIdaho has occupied a curious space in my mind since I learned the name of the state.

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Idaho EdNews Chronicles The Disconnected In Idaho's Distance LearningIdaho school districts are wrapping up a semester unlike any other. Shuttered since early April, most districts reported early success in then-untested distance learning techniques for hundreds of thousands of K-12 students.

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Idaho's unemployment rate reaches record high in AprilIdaho's unemployment rate swung from a record low to a record high in the span of a month, spurred by job losses from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Idaho Champion Announces Historical Drill Results at its Champagne Project, Idaho, including 1.90 g/t Au and 78.96 g/t Ag over 44.2 metres which incluHistorical data outside of the previously mined open pit Long mineralized zones from surface down to 120 metres Surface trenching results included 1.31 g/t Au and 147.38 g/t Ag o...

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How the small ski town of Sun Valley, Idaho became a COVID-19 hot spotAs the ski season came to a close, a summit of skiers and other visitors came to Sun Valley, Idaho.

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Idaho State Police remind people to be safe during 100 deadliest daysRobert Rausch said about what they typically see this time of year, and in addition to talking about driving under the influence and distracted driving, there's another thing they see a lot of this time of year — drowsy driving.

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Sockeye Salmon: Canary in Coal Mine for Health of NW RiversSockeye Salmon: Canary in Coal Mine for Health of NW Rivers BOISE, Idaho - Sockeye salmon offspring are making their way from central Idaho to the Pacific Ocean.

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Rebound Idaho: While housing market sustains, experts predict teleworkers could soon flood into IdahoWhile housing markets in cities like Seattle crater under the pandemic, the same can't be said about Boise — despite a burgeoning affordable housing crisis.

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Boise restaurant owner prepares dining room, cleans it 'within an inch of its life'As restaurants continue to reopen across the Treasure Valley, even dining rooms are becoming available to customers once again.

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Idaho highway crash sends four motorcyclists to hospitalCO., Idaho — Four motorcyclists were rushed to a Kootenai hospital Monday after a crash involving three motorcycles.

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A Time of Rest and RechargeSince the beginning of the year, I have taken many photos but I have not put them onto my blog.

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"Just want to put Pocatello on the map:" new podcast spotlights local entrepreneursWard features a different community leader in each episode to talk about their trials and successes in the business world.

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The Idaho State Veteran's Cemetery Memorial Day ceremony looked a lot different this yearThe Idaho State Veteran's Cemetery usually hosts a big Memorial Day service for those who died for our freedoms.

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COVID-19 grinds away at Idaho and national economiesJim Noteman of Eagle, who has cerebral palsy, held down several jobs to supplement his disability income.

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What the Madison Fire Department Pipe Brigade's annual Memorial Day performance meansKohler said pipe bands have been a fire department tradition for hundreds of years going back to the original firefighters in the United States who were of Scottish and Irish descent.

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Press conference on stage 3 of Idaho Rebounds happening May 28Governor Little is schedule to host a press conference about stage three of Idaho Rebounds on May 28.

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Tax Attorneys Fight Covid-19 Stay-Home Order In IdahoDonald "Mac" MacPherson is the most colorful tax attorney I have ever covered.

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Police: Man killed in fight and shooting in Idaho communityOne person is dead following a shooting in a small Idaho community, authorities said.

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Idaho credit union exlpains paycheck protection program loanTWIN FALLS, Idaho. The Paycheck Protection Program was designed to help keep the workforce employed during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Police: Man killed in fight and shooting in Idaho communityAuthorities say one person is dead following a shooting in a small Idaho community.

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To Pluto and Beyond: Work that reaches the starsThey've stayed in the same spot for more than a decade, but their work has traveled to Pluto and beyond, and landed on the surface of Mars.

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Hundreds gather at Idaho State Veterans Cemetery to honor fallen heroesLike just about everything else in our lives, the coronavirus has changed Memorial Day. One thing has not changed - our love and appreciation for our nation's fallen heroes.

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Two Idaho men sentenced for a 2018 carjackingTwo East Idaho men have been sentenced for a carjacking that occurred in September 2018 on Riverton Road in Blackfoot.

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2 Idaho men sentenced for a 2018 carjackingPOCATELLO, Idaho — Two East Idaho men have been sentenced for a carjacking that occurred in September 2018 on Riverton Road in Blackfoot.

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Idaho State Police: All lanes of I-90 blocked east of CdA due to motorcycle crashA section of I-90 is blocked east of Coeur d'Alene Monday afternoon due to a reported motorcycle crash in the area.

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An Idaho Appeals court rules judge abused court's discretion in sex with teen caseA 25-year-old Post Falls man who was sentenced to prison three years ago for having sex with a 14-year-old girl got a reprieve this week as a state appellate court ruled the sentencing decision may have been too hasty.

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Idaho official improperly released private addresses 9 timesThe Idaho Secretary of State's office says it improperly released the protected addresses of 55 people to several groups and individuals that requested voter information.

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Annual Thunder Run for POW*MIA to visit veterans' homeFor the 17th year in a row, Annual Idaho Thunder Run is parading through southeast Idaho to commemorate Memorial Day.

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Rigby man named to Idaho Farm Bureau postThe Idaho Farm Bureau has named Zak Miller as the Federation's new CEO and executive Vice President.

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'The Genetic Detective' to focus on Angie Dodge murder caseIDAHO FALLS — A new series focused on genetic genealogy will feature an episode on the Angie Dodge case.

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2 Idaho men sentenced for a 2018 carjackingPOCATELLO, Idaho — Two East Idaho men have been sentenced for a carjacking that occurred in September 2018 on Riverton Road in Blackfoot.

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Idaho Falls Woman Charged with Felony DUI after CrashHAILEY, Idaho -An Idaho Falls woman is facing a DUI charge after crashing a vehicle northwest of Magic Reservoir last week.

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Livestock care, meat processing on University of Idaho campus amid COVID-19Although the University of Idaho campus has sounded quiet since March, livestock still graze in the fields west of campus.

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I Visited Blaine County and Lived to Write About My TripPeople buried in all three cemeteries are dead. I'm sure I'm telling you something you already know.

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Idaho voters have until Tuesday to request absentee ballotsBOISE, Idaho — Idaho voters will now have until Tuesday to request their absentee ballots, according to a new Idaho federal court ruling Friday night.

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Deadline Extended to Request Idaho Absentee BallotTWIN FALLS, Idaho -Idahoans now have until 8 p.m. Tuesday to request an absentee ballot for the May 19, primary elections after a judge extended the deadline.

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Record hot temperatures expected in Idaho this weekA nice warm-up is expected on Memorial Day with daytime highs in the upper 70s and low 80's.

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Idaho police ask public to remain 'vigilant' on JJ Vallow's 8th birthdayJoshua "JJ" Vallow, the adoptive son of Lori Daybell, who's facing charges in the disappearance of her children — a case that attracted worldwide attention with revelations of doomsday beliefs and connections to mysterious deaths — has not been been seen in eight months.

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Idaho Has A New Creepiest Urban Legend In CaldwellThis scare-king of creepy legends comes from Caldwell with the Phantom Jogger of Canyon Hill.

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Police: Man killed in fight and shooting in Idaho communityOne person is dead following a shooting in a small Idaho community, authorities said. The Adams County Sheriff's Office said a suspect was taken into custody Friday at a home in New Meadows, KBOI-TV reported Saturday.

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An open letter to the economic recovery task forceThe good news? We know what is critical in driving a healthy, resilient recovery. Evidence is overwhelming that recovery rests on our small businesses and new businesses.

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T-Mobile makes move to grab first responders market shareFirst responders are getting offers of free phones and service just in time for fire season, like this fire at Idaho National Laboratory in July 2019.

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Talloo social networking service expands due to COVID-19Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Talloo has begun supporting virtual events. Photo courtesy of Talloo COVID-19 has actually been helpful to one Idaho company.

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Jim Evans, Monica Swan promoted at D.L. Evans BankMonica Swan has been promoted to the position of Vice President Mortgage Operations Manager at D.L. Evans Bank.

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2 Idaho men sentenced for a 2018 carjackingPOCATELLO, Idaho — Two East Idaho men have been sentenced for a carjacking that occurred in September 2018 on Riverton Road in Blackfoot.

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Idaho voters have until Tuesday to request absentee ballotsIdaho voters will now have until Tuesday to request their absentee ballots, according to a new Idaho federal court ruling Friday night.

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Idaho's Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin Has Gone Rogue Over CoronavirusJanice McGeachin has been openly undermining the governor's stay-at-home order.

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BYU-Idaho sees growth in Spring enrollmentThe following is a news release from Brigham Young University-Idaho. REXBURG — Official spring semester enrollment totals at Brigham Young University-Idaho show growth among our total population of students who are continuing to pursue their academic goals amid a world-wide pandemic.

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Injured mountain lion captured and euthanized near RexburgThe following is a news release and photos from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.

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ISP: Pickup lands in canal in I-84 crash near Eagle Road, no injuriesTraffic was backed up in both directions for a short time on I-84 Sunday afternoon, near the Eagle Road exit in Meridian, due to a car crash that sent a truck into a nearby canal, according to Idaho State Police.

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Rebound Idaho: Where are your benefits? Idaho Dept. of Labor updates FAQ page in hopes of providing clarityIdaho Department of Labor reps have updated the FAQ page on their website.

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Spring bear hunters reminded of baiting rulesThe following is a news release from the Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game. IDAHO FALLS - With spring black bear hunting season well underway, Idaho Department of Fish and Game reminds hunters that using bait comes with easy to follow rules.

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Idaho WWII Veteran emphasizes American spirit and gratitude of service on this Memorial DayMany Americans like to celebrate Memorial Day with barbecues and fun activities with family and friends, but a WWII era veteran wants to remind us what the true meaning of the holiday is about.

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Wide Open Spaces.Yesterday we drove up to Fairfield to see the Camas Lillies. We went about two years ago and definitely were either too late or too early because they weren't very pretty.

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Spring Snowfall Brings Chilly Conditions to Idaho FallsSeveral inches of snow fell in Idaho Falls, Idaho, on Saturday, May 23, with preliminary totals indicating a record for springtime snowfall in the area, according to the National Weather Service.

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An Idaho county had one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks anywhere. Here's how it recoveredThis article was originally published by Nicole Blanchard of the Idaho Statesman.

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Idaho: Images of the Gem StateA few glimpses of Idaho's landscape, and some of the animals and people calling it home.

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Essential and unprotected: Idaho farmworkersWhether farmworkers are working in the fields, dairy farms or packing plants, their labor is essential to the food supply industry.

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Freeman Gold Corp Looking For A Winner In IdahoLodge Resources recently changed its name to Freeman Gold Corp on May 19, 2020. We've had our eye on Lodge Resources, now Freeman for a while now, and our educated guess is that the name change is the signal that things are heating up on their Idaho play.

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An Idaho county had one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks anywhere. Here's how it recoveredTwo months ago, Blaine County looked like it was in dire straits. The rural Idaho community, popular with tourists and celebrities, was the second county in the state to diagnose a case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.

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City of Idaho Falls offers help for residents to catch up on utility paymentsThe following is a news release from the city of Idaho Falls. IDAHO FALLS - As Idaho rebounds from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Idaho Falls is offering relief to customers who may be working to catch up on their city utility bills.

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If you recently filed for unemployment, scammers could be targeting youUnemployment claims are surging across the nation and the Secret Service recently confirmed there are scammers trying to add your name to the list of consumers collecting benefits.

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Marquita Hess-Nelson ObituaryHess-Nelson, Marquita Lynne, 65, of Nampa, Idaho passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020. Cremation has been entrusted to All Valley Cremation.

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William Christoph WannerAs part of Memorial Day this pandemic year, I thought I would memorialize William Christoph Wanner.

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Idaho Education Association discusses possible fall operationsThat decision has yet to be made, however. If schools are able to open their doors, worries rise about maintaining the safety precautions.

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BLM Firefighters train with chainsaws ahead of fire seasonTWIN FALLS — When you think of firefighters, chainsaws aren't usually the tool that comes to mind — but Twin Falls Bureau of Land Management firefighters say they do a lot of work behind the scenes.

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Idaho's deadline to request absentee ballot extended until May 26Judge B. Lynn Winmill, U.S. Courts, District of Idaho ruled in favor that the deadline must be extended following complaints that people did not have adequate means or time to request the ballot.

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New filings in Ybarra lawsuit detail a statehouse power struggleCiting Idaho's territorial constitution — and weaving a tale of behind-the-scenes palace intrigue in 2020 — state superintendent Sherri Ybarra's team upped the ante in a legal battle with the Legislature and the State Board of Education.

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Idaho Teacher Kissed Student, Groped Her Underneath Clothes, Sent On Administrative LeaveThe accused allegedly grabbed the student and pulled her into his lap. He told her that she was arousing him and that "he had to deal with it all day."

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Judge extends Idaho's absentee ballot request deadline to May 26BOISE — A federal judge has extended the deadline for registered voters to request an absentee ballot for Idaho's primary election to May 26 at 8 p.m.

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Idaho honors Memorial Day with annual re-dedication and memorial brick ceremonyEvery Memorial Day, members from the Idaho Military Division, Idaho Army and Air National Guard, and U.S. Marine Corps and Navy Reserve units gather for a re-dedication and memorial brick ceremony.

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Gallery: Photos from fallen deputy Wyatt Maser's funeralGraveside services for Deputy Wyatt Maser were held Friday, May 22 at Fielding Memorial Park Cemetery in Idaho Falls.

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Idaho High Schools Send Off Seniors From A DistanceMost high schools in the state are celebrating graduates with some form of a physically distanced ceremony.

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Try these eastern Idaho fishing spots for Memorial Day weekendThe following is a news release from the Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game. IDAHO FALLS - For those who like to celebrate Memorial Day weekend with a fishing rod in hand, there are some great places in eastern Idaho where you can reel in some fun.

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Pregnancy After MiscarriageHello Friends! Once again I am going posting some older posts In efforts for others to get to know us and to help others in need.

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Radioactive waste cleanup paying off for giant Idaho aquiferScientists say radioactive and chemical contamination in a giant aquifer below an eastern Idaho federal nuclear facility has decreased or remained constant in recent years.

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Judge extends Idaho's absentee ballot request deadlineA federal judge has extended the deadline for registered voters to request an absentee ballot for Idaho's primary election to 8 pm, May 26.

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Idaho's deadline to request absentee ballot extended until May 26Courts, District of Idaho ruled in favor that the deadline must be extended following complaints that people did not have adequate means or time to request the ballot.

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Flying Goose tries to take flightThe Shilo Inn picked up a new guest as the Flying Goose Grill and Lounge checked in.

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New filings in Ybarra lawsuit detail a Statehouse power struggleIn statements submitted to the Idaho Supreme Court, state superintendent Sherri Ybarra and a top aide suggest lawmakers are trying to eliminate the elected position — or render the position powerless.

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Idaho's mid-May reopening of restaurants gave cross-state businesses a preview of what to expect in WashingtonTo celebrate the reopening of its dining room and patio two weeks ago, Cosmic Cowboy Grill in Coeur d'Alene threw a party.

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Ammon planning to go forward with annual Ammon Days celebrationAMMON — Despite other summer events being canceled, the city of Ammon is planning to hold its annual community celebration in August.

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61 new confirmed Idaho COVID-19 casesIdaho officials reported on Friday there are at least 2,595 confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in 33 of the 44 Idaho counties, according to numbers released from the local health districts and the state.

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Idaho reporting 2,595 confirmed, probable cases of COVID-19; 79 deathsIdaho is reporting 2,595 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 79 deaths. There were 61 new cases that were confirmed and probable on Friday.

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This week's coronavirus trendline:On Friday afternoon, Idaho reported its largest one-day increase in coronavirus cases in more than a month.

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Idaho Falls man sent to prison for years of sex abuseIDAHO FALLS — An Idaho Falls man was sent to prison this month for a sex crime involving two 16-year-old girls.

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"Political Hell-Raiser" By Marc JohnsonThis is an encore presentation. While not a household name, Burton K. Wheeler may have been the most powerful politician Montana ever produced, and he was one of the most influential and controversial members of the United States senate.

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New memorial is in the works for the hundreds of veterans buried in the Teton-Newdale Cemetery"There's just a tremendous amount of veterans out here and we just said, it's time to honor our vets."

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RV sales booming during COVID-19 pandemicMemorial Day weekend is rolling on, literally, right through the pandemic. We're told recreational vehicle sales are booming higher than ever.

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UPDATE: 50 employees at one Magic Valley food plant have tested positive for coronavirusPublic health officials have identified another large coronavirus outbreak at an Idaho food processing facility — this time in the Magic Valley.

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Judge extends Idaho absentee ballot requests until Tuesday, May 26U.S. District Court Judge B. Lynn Winmill has ruled that Idahoans will have until Tuesday, May 26 to request an absentee ballot for the May primary election.

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Idaho breaks April unemployment recordsIDAHO FALLS, Idaho -Idaho's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased 9 points in April from a record low 2.5% in March to 11.5%.

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Idaho Matters Reporter Roundtable: May 22, 2020Today, our Reporter Roundtable has all the news you need to know from the past week, including Idaho's first vote-by-mail election, an outbreak of coronavirus at the Nez Perce Reservation, what an outbreak at a food processing plant means for the state's response to COVID-19, our low testing rate and a push for tourists to return.

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COVID testing task force unveils suggestionsRecommendations include prioritizing tests for healthcare workers and nursing home residents, and only limited antibody testing at this point.

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How Ballet Idaho Keeps Dancing and Creating During COVID-19We know that there isn't an industry that hasn't been touched by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Idaho Matters Reporter Roundtable: May 22, 2020Today, our Reporter Roundtable has all the news you need to know from the past week, including Idaho's first vote-by-mail election, an outbreak of coronavirus at the Nez Perce Reservation, what an outbreak at a food processing plant means for the state's response to COVID-19, our low testing rate and a push for tourists to return.

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How Ballet Idaho Keeps Dancing and Creating During COVID-19We know that there isn't an industry that hasn't been touched by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus TravelsLast week I traveled from Arizona to Washington State. Didn't camp as I caravaned with my dad.

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BYU-Idaho turns down federal coronavirus aidBYU-Idaho is turning down $18 million in federal coronavirus aid — including $9 million in direct student assistance.

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Idaho Unemployment Reaches Record High of 11.5 Percent in AprilNonfarm Jobs Fell 10.4 Percent Idaho's seasonally adjusted unemployment jumped to 11.5 percent and non-farm payrolls lost 79,500 jobs in April due to the effects of COVID-19.

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Governor Little announces new COVID-19 testing strategyGovernor Brad Little will host a press conference regarding a new COVID-19 testing strategy on Friday, May 22 at 12 p.m.

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Idaho Falls to host drive-by Field of Honor at Freeman Park for Memorial Day weekendIDAHO FALLS — The COVID-19 pandemic is putting a damper on Memorial Day events across the state, but there will be a sizeable display in Idaho Falls.

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Mosquito districts to residents in southwest Idaho: Please get rid of standing waterLots of rain. Warning temperatures. Mosquitoes are sure enjoying the recent weather in southwest Idaho.

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UPDATE: 50 employees at one Magic Valley food plant have tested positive for coronavirusJEROME — Public health officials have identified another large coronavirus outbreak at an Idaho food processing facility — this time in the Magic Valley.

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Idaho sees record number of unemployment claims filedSo far, the nine weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to 2.3 times the total number of initial claims filed in 2019 in Idaho.

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Middleton plans to correct open-meetings errorUnion leaders filed a grievance this week, saying a May 11 board executive session was an act of bad faith.

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Opinion: These Businesses Support Crushing the EconomyThese people are going to control an ever growing share of the market. The big players will be buying more politicians.

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Ballot requests set election recordsBOISE, Idaho -Idaho's May Primary Election may set new turnout records. The Idaho Secretary of State's Office said Idahoans requested 415,500 absentee ballots before the May 19 deadline.

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Head Start teachers find creative ways to serve childrenIdaho Head Start pre-K teachers are continuing their outreach and services to low-income families and children in Southwest Idaho on a remote basis despite the COVID-19 pandemic, serving approximately 610 families and children from Donnelly to Caldwell and Weiser to Payette.

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BYU-Idaho turns down federal coronavirus aid"At this time, the university is prepared to meet the needs of our students without accessing these federal funds," BYU-Idaho officials said in an email, obtained by East Idaho News.

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Silence Means Consent! Brad Little Needs to Hear Dissent!And stop telling us it was to save Grandma. I've seen some current research and it suggests lock downs didn't make any serious difference.

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New mural on Boise, ID's Key Financial Center by David Carmack LewisArtist David Carmack Lewis keeps leaving his mark on Boise. And each time, that mark gets larger and larger.

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Idaho Announces New Priority Groups For Coronavirus TestingEditor's note: This post has been updated with new information following Gov. Little's press conference on the state's testing strategy.

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