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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

Boise Towne Square Mall is now closed

Boise Towne Square Mall is now closed

  The Boise Towne Square Mall is now closed to the public. While some stores had closed, the general mall had been operating on limited hours. CBS 2 News reports Boise Towne Square will now be closed every day until at least March 30. Essential stores and restaurants with exterior facing entrances can remain open…restaurants…MORE

Meridian closes City playgrounds and outdoor exercise equipment

Meridian closes City playgrounds and outdoor exercise equipment

  The City of Meridian is now also closing City playgrounds and outdoor exercise equipment — effective immediately. Other areas of parks and pathways will remain open. Parks and Recreation says with schools closed and residents staying home, our parks and open spaces provide an important relief and people are still welcome to enjoy parks.…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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