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Nampa irrigation season set to begin April 1st

Nampa irrigation season set to begin April 1st

  The City of Nampa expects its residents to have irrigation water at full pressure by mid-April. Nampa announced Friday it will begin its irrigation season April 1, and customers can expect full pressure by mid-April after crews have tested lines, flushed the system, and brought ditch pumps on line. Crews will work to ensure…MORE

Detection of COVID-19 community spread in Canyon County

Detection of COVID-19 community spread in Canyon County

  The Southwest District Health has confirmed Friday detection of community spread in Canyon County. Community transmission (or community spread) is when health officials can’t find a specific origin for an infection, for an example: traveling from a known area to have the virus. As of 7 p.m. Thursday District 3 has confirmed 22 cases…MORE

Governor Little signs proclamation to further position Idaho to overcome coronavirus challenge

Governor Little signs proclamation to further position Idaho to overcome coronavirus challenge

Governor Brad Little’s latest executive orders and proclamation will boost funds available for Idaho’s coronavirus response, manage the impact of the crisis on the state budget, and help the thousands of Idahoans suddenly unemployed due to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).   “The number of unemployed in Idaho jumped 1,200-percent in a matter of days,”…MORE

Governor Little signs proclamation to further position Idaho to overcome coronavirus challenge

Governor Little signs proclamation to further position Idaho to overcome coronavirus challenge

Governor Brad Little’s latest executive orders and proclamation will boost funds available for Idaho’s coronavirus response, manage the impact of the crisis on the state budget, and help the thousands of Idahoans suddenly unemployed due to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).   “The number of unemployed in Idaho jumped 1,200-percent in a matter of days,”…MORE

Travel to and from Blaine County is not advised

Travel to and from Blaine County is not advised

  Blaine County is urging residents to avoid traveling outside the county. Blain County residents were reminded that in order to minimize the risk of spreading coronavirus elsewhere, residents should minimize travel for essential activities and eliminate all non-essential travel,” the board said. The county’s urging to its residents goes along with the state’s mandatory…MORE

Senator Crapo votes in favor of the CARES Act

Senator Crapo votes in favor of the CARES Act

  Idaho US Senator Mike Crapo, voted in favor of the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which the Senate passed by a vote of 96-0. The CARES Act is the third package the Senate has passed in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Senator Crapo says the CARES Act takes a number…MORE

Stimulus deal breakdown

Stimulus deal breakdown

  Many people in Idaho are now wondering if they will get a check from the government now that the new stimulus deal has been made in Congress. The answer is – YES –  for about 90% of Idahoans. Citizens who are single will receive $1,200, married couples would get $2,400, and parents would see…MORE

Governor Brad Little issues statewide 21-day stay at home order

Governor Brad Little issues statewide 21-day stay at home order

  Idaho Governor Brad Little has issued a statewide 21-day stay at home order. He made the announcement Wednesday at the Idaho National Guard while the state’s seven health districts are currently reporting 98 confirmed cases of COVID-19. “We are all in this together,” Little said. “We will get through this together.” All Idahoans (regardless…MORE

Idaho sets restrictions on drugs undergoing testing in treating coronavirus

Idaho sets restrictions on drugs undergoing testing in treating coronavirus

  Idaho became the first state to put restrictions on pharmacists filling new prescriptions for two anti-malarial drugs undergoing testing to determine their efficacy in treating coronavirus. When word starting spreading nationally about the potential use of combating the coronavirus with two already available drugs it started a run on the drugs. The Idaho Statesman…MORE

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Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Self Quarantine Week 2

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Self Quarantine Week 2

  Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Self Quarantine – Week 2 By Rick Worthington 3/24/20 If you did not read my Week 1 Quarantine blog, you can do so HERE.  My family and I began our self quarantine on March 13th. Since then, my wife and girls have been outside to walk around the neighborhood a few…

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Self Quarantine-Week 1

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Self Quarantine-Week 1

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Self Quarantine – Week 1 By Rick Worthington 3/16/20   As I have shared several times on social media and the KBOI website, my wife is fighting breast cancer. It’s something we have been dealing with for several years now. We decided as a family on Friday (3/13/20) to self quarantine as…

BLOG Worthington: Will the 2020 Summer Olympics happen?

BLOG Worthington: Will the 2020 Summer Olympics happen?

BLOG:  Will the 2020 Summer Olympics happen? By Rick Worthington 3/4/2020   It is less than 150 days until Tokyo 2020’s opening ceremony and as the landmark approaches there is mounting speculation on how and whether the Olympics will be affected by the growing coronavirus threat. Athletes say it would be “heartbreaking” for them and…

The National Media has discovered the Chad and Lori Daybell story

The National Media has discovered the Chad and Lori Daybell story

BLOG: The National Media has discovered the Chad and Lori Daybell story   By Rick Worthington 2/12/2020   The Daybell/Vallow saga continues, and it’s going to get even more crazy and messy than it already is. It’s already pretty crazy, because 2 kids are still missing and several other people connected to the Daybell couple…

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