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Saturday, October 16, 2021
Friday, October 15, 2021
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
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A panelist at the University of Idaho’s Borah Symposium on Monday said inequitable COVID-19 vaccine distribution worldwide is putting everyone…

Friday, October 08, 2021
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Gritman Medical Center said in a release Thursday the hospital’s COVID-19 patient care unit is “once again filled to capacity,” but will conti…

Thursday, October 07, 2021
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The Washington Department of Health’s latest data shows two more deaths and three more hospitalizations related to COVID-19 among Whitman Coun…

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Boats moored near the ice rink in downtown McCall. The photo was taken the evening of Sept. 24 by Chris Dopke, of Moscow.

Wednesday, October 06, 2021
Tuesday, October 05, 2021
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Seventy-eight new COVID-19 cases were tallied on the Palouse during the weekend and Monday, according to local health agencies.

Saturday, October 02, 2021
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Whitman County reported 31 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, while Latah County added 17 more cases, according to an update from Public Health …

Friday, October 01, 2021
Thursday, September 30, 2021
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OMAHA, Neb. — More than a year after U.S. health care workers on the front lines against COVID-19 were saluted as heroes with nightly clapping…

Wednesday, September 29, 2021
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Local physicians took part in a news conference Tuesday to discuss the state of Pullman’s health care resources and to urge people to get the …

Tuesday, September 28, 2021
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The Latah County Office of the Department of Motor Vehicles will reopen today with limited staffing after closing its location in Moscow last …

Saturday, September 25, 2021
Friday, September 24, 2021
Thursday, September 23, 2021
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Latah County added 23 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to an update from Public Health – Idaho North Central District, pushing th…

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
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COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March, with experts saying the …

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Friday, September 17, 2021
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BOISE — In another ominous sign about the spread of the delta variant, Idaho public health leaders Thursday expanded health care rationing sta…

Thursday, September 16, 2021
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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Pullman Regional Hospital is working on setting up a centralized COVID-19 testing center to meet high demand as the delta variant continues to…

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OLYMPIA — Washington state troopers, prison correctional officers, ferry workers and other public sector employees have filed a lawsuit to try…

Sunday, September 12, 2021
Saturday, September 11, 2021
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The Potlatch School Board this week voted to require students, staff and visitors to school facilities to wear face masks in response to a spi…

Saturday, September 11, 2021
Friday, September 10, 2021
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“I just can’t stop thinking about that girl. I just can’t. I see her face, and her puffy eyes. It was so sad. It was so, so sad. I just think, my God, it’s just a shot … and this could’ve been avoided, right? It just broke my heart, and I can’t stop thinking about that girl, I can’t stop thinking about her.”

Thursday, September 09, 2021
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The Clearwater River Casino & Lodge announced today its plan to cancel the upcoming Tyga concert scheduled for Oct. 2 as well as the Casino Pow-Wow planned for Oct. 15-17 in response to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in the region.

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Whitman County Public Health fully supports Washington State University’s recent decision to require proof of vaccina…

Wednesday, September 08, 2021
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COVID-19 activity remains high on the Palouse after Labor Day weekend as local health agencies reported 75 new cases …

Tuesday, September 07, 2021
Saturday, September 04, 2021
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BOISE — Idaho added more than 7,500 COVID-19 cases last week, the highest weekly tally since early December, as the effects of the surging virus continue to be felt throughout the state.

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Local health agencies reported 70 new COVID-19 cases on Friday as Whitman County experiences a significant jump in po…

Friday, September 03, 2021
Thursday, September 02, 2021
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Wednesday was the first day of school for Moscow’s K-12 students and for many elementary-age children it also marked …

Wednesday, September 01, 2021
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
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Whitman and Latah counties reported 45 new cases of COVID-19 Monday, pushing their in-county totals to 4,791 and 3,58…

Monday, August 30, 2021
Saturday, August 28, 2021
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Two local health agencies say they are able to keep up with the processing and tracking of new COVID-19 cases while n…

Friday, August 27, 2021
Thursday, August 26, 2021
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
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COVID-19 protocols at Washington State University are being tweaked once again, after the U.S. Food and Drug Administ…

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An Orofino physician said the thought that a patient needing critical, life-saving care might not be able to find a hospital bed because of the overload from COVID-19 patients “keeps me up at night.”

Saturday, August 21, 2021
Friday, August 20, 2021
Thursday, August 19, 2021
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
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Two new deaths related to COVID-19 were reported Tuesday in Latah County as confirmed virus cases continue to rise sh…

Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Saturday, August 14, 2021
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Washington State University this week doubled down on its commitment to requiring students to be vaccinated or seek a…

Friday, August 13, 2021
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NAMPA — Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Thursday said he is directing $30 million to expand COVID-19 testing in K-12 schools. The Republican governor made the announcement as coronavirus cases spike because of the delta variant just as students prepare to return to class next week.

Thursday, August 12, 2021
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Sunday, August 08, 2021
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NAMPA — A popular Idaho ski destination had one of the highest per-capita rates of coronavirus in the country at the start of the pandemic last year. Now the Sun Valley region is leading the state — and most of the country — in vaccinating its citizens.

Saturday, August 07, 2021
Friday, August 06, 2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic and the need to establish a new clinic were among the reasons why Pullman Regional Hospital and…