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Updated 11 hours, 44 minutes ago

North Idaho COVID-19 cases stay at 39

Panhandle Health District announced Saturday that there were no new COVID-19 cases North Idaho.

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
Porthill border temporarily reducing hours

PORTHILL — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is temporarily reducing the hours of operation at the Port of Porthill, beginning Monday, April 6. The Port of Porthill is currently open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m....

Updated 1 day, 13 hours ago
Second Bonner County COVID-19 case confirmed

The Panhandle Health District has announced North Idaho now has 39 total COVID-19 cases, including a second case in Bonner County.

Updated 2 days, 11 hours ago
Students will transition to remote learning

BONNERS FERRY — According to a press release from the Boundary County School District, the soft closure of the Boundary County Schools will begin April 6 and continue to April 20 at the earliest.

Updated 4 days, 14 hours ago
North Idaho coronavirus cases increase to 31

Kootenai County has another confirmed case of novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases of COVID-19 is 31 in the Panhandle area, according to the...

Updated 5 days, 13 hours ago
PHD announces new COVID-19 case in region

Panhandle Health District and Kootenai Health have confirmed one additional case of novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 28 in the Panhandle area.

Updated 6 days, 14 hours ago
Bonner County has first COVID-19 case

PHD announces 12 cases of COVID-19 in region, apparent community transmission

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Little signs order to boost funds for coronavirus response

Boise — Governor Brad Little’s latest executive orders and proclamation will boost funds available for Idaho’s coronavirus response, manage the impact of the...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Idaho reports 3 COVID-19 deaths

The Department of Health and Welfare and two local public health districts are reporting the state’s first deaths related to COVID-19.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
10th COVID-19 case confirmed in Kootenai County

A Kootenai County woman in her 50s has been confirmed as having novel coronavirus, according to a press release from the Panhandle Health District and Kooten...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Little issues statewide stay-home order

BOISE — Following the guidance of Idaho’s public health experts, Governor Brad Little issued a statewide stay-home order today for all Idahoans.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Ninth COVID-19 cases confirmed in Kootenai County

The Panhandle Health District and Kootenai Health have confirmed 1 additional case of COVID-19 in Kootenai County, bringing the total number of cases to nine...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
BCSD into soft closure until April 20, maybe longer

BONNERS FERRY — With the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the desire to slow down the spread, the State Board of Education has implemented a soft closure...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Brush fire on Westside Road

BONNERS FERRY — Firefighters responded to a brush fire on Westside Road around 3:30 p,m, today, Sunday, March 22.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Boundary County School District will be closed starting Wednesday

BONNERS FERRY - Following the COVID-19 pandemic spreading into Idaho, schools have been taking precautions and many are temporarily closing down to stop the spread of the virus. Now Boundary County will join thos...