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Thursday Update: Only 22 new cases of COVID-19 reported on Wednesday

Thursday Update: Only 22 new cases of COVID-19 reported on Wednesday

Thursday 4/9/20 5am The Gem State added 22 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday – for a total of 1,232 reported cases since the pandemic began in March. Governor Little will answer questions about COVID-19 in Idaho LIVE on Idaho Public Television   April 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm The number of deaths did go up…

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Overnight Camping not yet available in the Fort Boise Wildlife Management Area

Overnight Camping not yet available in the Fort Boise Wildlife Management Area

Beginning April 20th, the main portion of Fort Boise Wildlife Management Area will be designated “day use only.” Overnight camping will only be allowed on the Martin Landing segment of Fort Boise Wildlife Management Area – but not yet – as Martin Landing remains closed to camping due to the COVID-19 outbreak. However, it will…

More Vets eligible for property tax reduction after recent law change

More Vets eligible for property tax reduction after recent law change

  More disabled veterans in Idaho are eligible to have their property tax bill reduced by as much as $1,300 on their home and up to one acre of land thanks to a recent law change. Veterans who receive 100% compensation from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs due to individual unemployability now qualify this…

Thursday Update: Only 22 new cases of COVID-19 reported on Wednesday

Thursday Update: Only 22 new cases of COVID-19 reported on Wednesday

Thursday 4/9/20 5am The Gem State added 22 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday – for a total of 1,232 reported cases since the pandemic began in March. Governor Little will answer questions about COVID-19 in Idaho LIVE on Idaho Public Television   April 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm The number of deaths did go up…

Boise State Football Coach Zac Alley says he tested positive for COVID-19

Boise State Football Coach Zac Alley says he tested positive for COVID-19

  Boise State outside linebackers coach and co-special teams coordinator Zac Alley says he tested positive for the coronavirus about a week ago and spent a day in the hospital, but he is currently symptom free. Alley is the first known Boise State coach to publicly acknowledge testing positive, and he said as far as…

Gov. Little signs order to form new Coronavirus Financial Advisory Committee

Gov. Little signs order to form new Coronavirus Financial Advisory Committee

  Governor Brad Little signed an executive order Tuesday, forming his new Coronavirus Financial Advisory Committee to oversee the approximately $1.25 billion in federal funds that Idaho will receive to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, State Controller Brandon Woolf is partnering with Governor Little to report the use of funds on Transparent.Idaho.Gov, giving all…

Road construction project set to begin this month in Emmett

Road construction project set to begin this month in Emmett

  Warmer weather means it’s time to see road construction taking place across Idaho. Reconstruction of Idaho Highway 52 through downtown Emmett will begin in mid-April. The current pavement has reached the end of its service life. Construction will start near the intersection of ID-52 and ID-16. It is scheduled to be complete in early…

Ron Winegar named new BPD acting police chief

Ron Winegar named new BPD acting police chief

  Mayor McLean announced Monday she is naming Ron Winegar as the new acting police chief of the Boise Police Department as the search for a new chief continues. Winegar is a 26-year veteran with the department, and formerly served as deputy chief.  The change will take place April 24.  Winegar will replace the current…

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