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    (May 22, 9:20 a.m.) USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will broaden the use of the Disaster Set-Aside (DSA) loan provision, normally used in the wake of natural disasters, to allow farmers with USDA farm loans who are affected by COVID-19, and are determined eligible, to have their next paymen…

      (May 20, 9:30 a.m.) WASHINGTON – Last week, U.S. Senators for Idaho Jim Risch and Mike Crapo joined Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and 25 of their Republican colleagues in urging leadership to provide businesses with regulatory relief in the wake of the economic crisis caused by the glob…

      (May 13, 4:50 p.m.) Even in these uncertain times, as the pandemic has torn across our world taking lives and livelihoods, Idahoans are moving forward. I have been proud to work closely with Governor Brad Little and fellow members of Idaho’s Congressional Delegation, Senator Jim Risch and Re…

        The Idaho Association of Commerce & Industry (IACI) is Idaho’s largest business organization representing employers advocating for economic opportunity. The mission of IACI is to provide leadership, collaboration and education in the development and implementation of effective public pol…

          GRANGEVILLE – As of May 8, Syringa Hospital had sent out 73 COVID-19 tests. Of those, 69 had been returned, all of which were negative.

            Beginning May 10, Idahoans must obtain a fire burn permit from the Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) before starting debris burning activities. Closed fire season takes place annually between May 10 and extends through October 20.

              GRANGEVILLE – As of May 4, Syringa Hospital has completed 64 COVID-19 tests with 58 being returned so far. Of those returned, all have been negative.

                Two patients at Nimiipuu Health, the tribal clinic on the Nez Perce Reservation, tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on May 1. To date, Nimiipuu Health has tested 12 individuals. These are the first two confirmed positive cases.

                  Each Tuesday now through the end of the month, Idaho Governor Brad Little, health officials and AARP Idaho will host statewide telephone town halls to provide updated information and answer questions regarding the coronavirus situation in Idaho. Lupe Wissel, AARP Idaho state director, will m…

                  (April 30, 10:15 a.m.) As schools closed nationwide to help curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, millions of school-aged children suddenly started being homeschooled. Many parents are reeling trying to juggle at home work schedules while trying to keep on top of schooling n…

                    Idaho Housing and Finance Association recently announced the launch of a Housing Preservation Program dedicated to helping renters and landlords who have been affected by COVID-19. This program will provide assistance to those unable to pay past-due or upcoming rent or utilities as a result …

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