Washington lawmakers and elections officials from both sides of the aisle challenged President Donald Trump’s Thursday morning tweet suggesting the United States should delay the November election, saying the president does not have the power to push back an election and that the vote-by-mail system is secure.
Moscow did last month what much of the rest of North Idaho has resisted and what Kootenai County did Thursday despite vocal opposition: adopted a mask mandate.
Masks are now required in public in Kootenai County after the Panhandle Board of Health passed a mask mandate Thursday, despite stiff public opposition.
If the Panhandle Health District fails to adopt a mask order this week, the city of Coeur d’Alene will consider action of its own.
As COVID-19 continues to rapidly spread in North Idaho, elected leaders say they strongly encourage local residents to wear a mask – but stop short of demanding it.
With the number of COVID-19 cases continuing to rise in North Idaho, the Panhandle Health District declined Friday to adopt a mask mandate after it met stiff opposition from members of the public as well as members of the Board of Health.
WASHINGTON – Lawmakers are set to return to the Capitol on Monday after a two-week break, facing a de facto deadline at the end of the month to pass another round of coronavirus relief, but Republicans and Democrats will first need to reconcile dramatically different visions for what the legislation should include.
New legislation introduced by two Idaho Republicans would expand a controversial federal program that lets states partner with the U.S. Forest Service for forest management projects, allowing tribes and counties to collect revenue from timber sales from public lands.
Cindy Richard sat under a tent, near the booth where she has been selling more fireworks than usual, as rain poured down in Post Falls on Tuesday.
A new law prohibiting the use of handheld devices while driving takes effect Wednesday in Idaho .
WASHINGTON – The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to strike down the Affordable Care Act, escalating a long-running battle over former President Barack Obama’s signature health care law that could cause millions of Americans to lose their health insurance.
BOISE – The state will remain in the fourth and final stage of a reopening plan that had been due to expire this weekend, Idaho Gov. Brad Little said Thursday, citing too many COVID-19 cases.
Almost three months after being placed on lockdown due to COVID-19 restrictions, seniors at Hayden’s Wellspring Meadows Assisted Living Center were legally allowed to see visiting family members for the first time Saturday.
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