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Boise Centre receives “gold star” accreditation for facility

Boise Centre in Downtown Boise has been given an accreditation for facility preparedness. The GBAC STAR Accreditation Program is based on facility performance and...

New guidance: Here’s when Idaho says you can get a COVID-19 vaccine

The State of Idaho put out new guidance on when it expects citizens to get a vaccination to protect against COVID-19. Late last month...

McCall City Council approves new COVID-19 health advisory

McCalls City Council approved a COVID-19 health advisory at last night’s meeting. Council voted to support Central District Health November 17 advisory and is...

When can you get a COVID-19 vaccination in Idaho? State provides timeline

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare laid out a timeline for when different groups of Idahoans "can get" a COVID-19 vaccination in Idaho....

City of Boise set to approve $1.5 million in small business grants by end of 2020

The pandemic continues to hit businesses hard, but the City of Boise hopes to give some of them a boost. The city is in...

Health order goes down in a 3-3 vote at Central District Health

Central District Health will not implement a health order after a tie vote Tuesday afternoon.  In the high profile meeting, the board voted 3-3 on...

Giving Guide 2020: Ways to give safely in Boise and beyond

For many, the holiday season is about tradition. Some of those traditions include giving. However, a global pandemic and the need for social distancing...

McLean condemns actions of protesters, explains lack of arrests Tuesday night

Mayor Lauren McLean offered another sharp rebuke of protestors who gathered outside of Central District Health, and in particular, the homes of several board...

Boise issues no business suspensions, three personal citations for health order violations

The City of Boise suspended no business licenses during the first two weeks of its new enforcement of public health orders.  Since the enforcement began...

Despite Winter Carnival cancellation, McCall Chamber thinks winter will still be busy

The McCall Area Chamber previously announced the annual McCall Winter Carnival would happen with modifications, no big crowd events, and more outdoor recreation. A...

Boise council supports McLean’s health order, enforcement

Boise City Council backed Mayor Lauren McLean’s public health order and enforcement measures.  During Tuesday’s meeting, all six members of the city council voted to...

COVID spreads in Boise homeless shelters: one Boise Rescue Mission guest and staffer dead

Eight months after Idaho announced it’s first case of COVID-19, the pandemic is hitting Boise’s homeless community harder than ever.  In the past two weeks,...

‘I have never, ever felt this ill:’ Ahlquist, family contract COVID-19

By Nicole Camarda / Idaho News 6 Crush The Curve co-founder Tommy Ahlquist brought the first public COVID-19 tests to Idaho last spring. Now he...

Bogus Basin will open for pass holders this weekend

Bogus Basin will open this Friday for the 2020-221 ski season, and because of enough snowfall, all ten lifts will be available.  “This has been...

City of McCall sends out COVID-19 advisory ahead of the holiday

The City of McCall sent out a COVID-19 advisory ahead of the holiday weekend. McCall has collaborated with Cascade Medical Center, St. Luke’s McCall, McCall...

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