Spokane County reports one new death, 73 new cases

Here is where Spokane County and North Idaho stand when it comes to COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations. Where do Spokane County and North Idaho stand when it comes to coronavirus cases, deaths and coronavirus vaccine distribution? This article is updated daily with new information and analysis.  Spokane County Spokane County is reporting 73 new … Read more

Why are Olympics going on despite medical warnings and public outcry?

Only 5% of Japanese are fully vaccinated, but the games are still going forward — largely because billions of dollars ride on it. TOKYO, Japan — Public sentiment in Japan has been generally opposed to holding the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, partly based on fears the coronavirus will spike as almost 100,000 people — athletes … Read more

Oregon’s eviction moratorium is set to expire June 30

Under a proposed bill, Oregonians with pending applications for rental assistance could get a 60-day extension. PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon’s renters have been protected by a state-imposed moratorium during the pandemic. When it expires on June 30, landlords can evict those who can’t pay.   State lawmakers are considering whether to extend the state’s eviction … Read more

Spokane County reports two new deaths among people in their 30s

Here is where Spokane County and North Idaho stand when it comes to COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations. Where do Spokane County and North Idaho stand when it comes to coronavirus cases, deaths and coronavirus vaccine distribution? This article is updated daily with new information and analysis.  Spokane County Spokane County is reporting 37 new … Read more

Masks no longer required for students in West Ada School District

The West Ada Board of Trustees voted 5-0 at its meeting Tuesday night to make face masks optional for the 2021-2022 school year. MERIDIAN, Idaho — Kids in the state’s largest school district can now take off their masks. The West Ada Board of Trustees voted 5-0 at its meeting Tuesday night to make face … Read more

NFL releases new COVID guidelines for vaccinated, unvaccinated players

Several players have expressed concern over getting vaccinated. Stricter protocols are meant to encourage more players to get vaccinated. The NFL and NFL Players Association have updated COVID-19 protocols to loosen restrictions for fully vaccinated players and to encourage others to get the vaccine. Unvaccinated players must continue to get daily testing, wear masks and … Read more

Real estate shouldn’t ‘rush back to 2019’ as the pandemic winds down

Industry leaders said Wednesday that real estate, and multiple listing services in particular, have evolved during the pandemic — and will continue to do so in the future. Day 2 of Inman Connect is underway with an all-star lineup, including Opendoor’s Eric Wu, Keller Williams’ Wendy Papasan, and many more. Register now to watch the rest of … Read more

US buys another 200 million doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine

Moderna said the additional doses could be used to vaccine adults or children, or possibly as a booster shot. WASHINGTON — Moderna announced Wednesday that the United States has purchased an additional 200 million doses of the company’s COVID-19 vaccine.  The agreement includes the option to buy other COVID-19 vaccines candidates that Moderna is developing, … Read more

Spokane County reports 70 COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

Here is where Spokane County and North Idaho stand when it comes to COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations. Where do Spokane County and North Idaho stand when it comes to coronavirus cases, deaths and coronavirus vaccine distribution? This article is updated daily with new information and analysis.  Spokane County Spokane County is reporting 70 new … Read more

Free COVID-19 test kits available from Idaho Health and Welfare

Idaho residents can request a kit by calling 211. BOISE, Idaho — Editor’s note: The video posted above is from the June 8, 2021, Idaho Dept. of Health and Welfare COVID-19 media briefing. The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare is offering free at-home COVID-19 tests, and they’re just a phone call away. While the … Read more

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