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57 New Cases of COVID-19 in Idaho as the Total Reaches 3,054

57 New Cases of COVID-19 in Idaho as the Total Reaches 3,054

Friday 6/5/20 Idaho is starting to see a spike in the number of new Covid-19 cases. The Idaho Department Health & Welfare reported 57 new coronavirus cases each on Wednesday and Thursday, and unlike other recent days with spikes, the cases weren’t concentrated in any particular county or area. The Idaho Press reports, instead, every…

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Eagle Man Sentenced After Concealing Mothers Death

Eagle Man Sentenced After Concealing Mothers Death

    William Rhoton of Eagle was sentenced Thursday to seven years fixed in prison for concealing evidence in the death of his mother and stealing her pension funds. Rhoton was arrested and charged last June with several felonies, including failing to notify authorities of a death, concealing or altering evidence, and grand theft by…

Idaho sending 400 National Guardsmen to Washington D.C

Idaho sending 400 National Guardsmen to Washington D.C

  Idaho is sending 400 of it’s National Guardsmen to Washington D.C. to assist in guarding monuments, buildings and other property throughout the Nation’s Capital region. Lieutenant Colonel Chris Borders has worked with the Idaho National Guard for years and says they are well prepared to help with the riots in D.C. The Idaho National…

Gem State COVID-19 Cases Spike

Gem State COVID-19 Cases Spike

  Idaho is starting to see a spike in the number of new Covid-19 cases. The Idaho Department Health & Welfare reported 57 new coronavirus cases each on Wednesday and Thursday, and unlike other recent days with spikes, the cases weren’t concentrated in any particular county or area. The Idaho Press reports, instead, every region…

57 New Cases of COVID-19 in Idaho as the Total Reaches 3,054

57 New Cases of COVID-19 in Idaho as the Total Reaches 3,054

Friday 6/5/20 Idaho is starting to see a spike in the number of new Covid-19 cases. The Idaho Department Health & Welfare reported 57 new coronavirus cases each on Wednesday and Thursday, and unlike other recent days with spikes, the cases weren’t concentrated in any particular county or area. The Idaho Press reports, instead, every…

Amber Alert Issued in Idaho for Missing Boy

Amber Alert Issued in Idaho for Missing Boy

An Amber Alert has been activated for 6-year-old Leo Isador Hiibel-Cloutier who was abducted in Rathdrum, Idaho. Police say Leo was last seen at 15837 N Westwood Dr. in Rathdrum and is believed to be in imminent danger. Leo is described as a white, male with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen…

Floating Season Approaches for Ada County

Floating Season Approaches for Ada County

  Floating the Boise River, it’s an annual tradition for many who live here and a bucket list item for visitors. Ada County is doing normal stuff to prepare like monitoring river flows and air temperatures. However, this year will be a float season like no other, because of COVID-19. Floating the river during the…

West Ada School District Trying to Move Forward Following Failed Levy

West Ada School District Trying to Move Forward Following Failed Levy

  Voting during the primary election did not go the way the West Ada School District was hoping it would. The School District is figuring out how it will adjust its budget after voters chose not to renew the levy it has been enjoying. Voters were asked to extend a $14 million a year levy…

COPS Hiring Program awards nearly Two Million in funding to Idaho Law Enforcement Agencies

COPS Hiring Program awards nearly Two Million in funding to Idaho Law Enforcement Agencies

  The Department of Justice awarded 596 law enforcement agencies across the nation funding for “hiring to advance community policing.” Four of those agencies lie within Idaho. The Nampa Police Department, City of Pocatello, City of Salmon, and Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Office, were together awarded nearly 2 million dollars in funding. The COPS Hiring…

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