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While several agencies and counties across the United States have decided against a PIT (Point In Time) homeless count for 2021 due to COVID-19, Idaho will still participate, although it may be a bit different this year.

The Idaho National Guard is deploying 300 soldiers and airmen to Washington D.C. to assist during the transition of power from the Trump Administration to the Biden Administration.

    The Idaho National Guard is sending approximately 300 soldiers and airmen to Washington, D.C., to assist district and federal agencies with the presidential inauguration set for next Wednesday, Jan. 20. These guardsmen will augment the Washington D.C. National Guard and serve in support of t…

      Nearly 18,500 Idaho families are receiving grants to assist with their children’s education through Governor Brad Little’s Strong Families, Strong Students (SFSS) program. Funded with $50 million in federal coronavirus relief dollars, the SFSS grants will benefit nearly 24,600 Idaho students.

      Idaho Fish and Game and University of Idaho researchers began a multi-year moose research project in early 2020. Adult survival so far has been better than expected, but populations are still declining in the long term. They hope more research will provide clues on how to help Idaho’s larges…

        According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, about 30 million small businesses in the United States employ tens of millions of people. Running a small business can be a 24-7 endeavor. Managing employees, inventory, scheduling, services, and marketing can be challenging.

          The number of Idahoans who filed a continued claim for regular state unemployment insurance benefits increased 2 percent for the week ending Nov. 14, to 8,310, up 167 more than the previous week. The four-week moving average for continued claims increased slightly – from 8,127 for the week e…

          While official results are pending from the 2020 general election, so far, what is certain is Idaho County voters beat a path to the polls — whether in person or by mail-in ballots — this month.

          ISP’s Regional Communications Centers are now using the agency’s district Twitter accounts to alert the public to vehicle collisions or hazardous road conditions that may have a significant impact on public safety or traffic flow. This is part of ISP’s effort to increase the efficiency of ho…

          Have you ever thought, I don’t want to end up in the hospital with a bunch of tubes keeping me alive? If that’s the case, have you written this down so your desires are clear to family or friends? Who do you want to make decisions about your medical care if you become incapacitated and can’t…

            Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 1.3 percent in 2021, the Social Security Administration announced.

              The University of Idaho Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) will be conducting 12 pesticide webinars, via Zoom, Oct. 20 through Dec. 22. Pesticide applicators can take one, two, three or up to 12 webinars. The PSEP webinars are synchronous and require pre-registration on the …

                Brenda McRoberts, co-owner of Camas Lanes Bowling Center in Grangeville, was recently inducted into the Idaho State Bowling Association Hall of Fame. This presentation took place during the annual meeting of the Idaho State Bowling Association at Burley.

                Many county officials and residents were shocked recently when Idaho County saw a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases the second week of September, jumping from 88 to 178 cases in less than a week’s time.

                Constituent concern on voting in person was the driving factor for legislation sponsored by Dist. 7A Rep Priscilla Giddings in the special session that was signed into law late last month.

                GRANGEVILLE – The days of covid have definitely set up next-level difficulties for newcomers challenging sitting officials in the upcoming November general election. For congressional candidate Rudy Soto, that has meant actively seeking opportunities for personal interactions.

                  Each year, the top-10 performing states for critical access hospital data reporting rates and levels of improvement are recognized by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy. The Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project (MBQIP) is run …

                  COTTONWOOD – Get ready to continue “Kickin’ Up Your Boots at the Idaho County Fair,” as the county’s celebration began this morning, Wednesday, Aug. 19.

                    The annual Dash-and-Splash cross-country meet, which had been scheduled Aug. 22 at Ponderosa State Park, has been cancelled. That leaves the CV/K cross-country cooperative with two firm dates this season, the first of which is Sept. 12 at the annual Seaport Invitational in Clarkston – at lea…

                    In advance of a special legislative session called for next week by Governor Brad Little, clerks in 43 Idaho counties are advocating for changes in state law to address challenges – due to both forecasted turnout and with COVID-19 – in the upcoming presidential election this November.

                      Clearwater Economic Development Association (CEDA) will administer $1,401,000 in CARES Act Recovery Assistance funds awarded by the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to help North Central Idaho communities and businesses respond to economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. 

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