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The Idaho House of Representatives on Monday passed a bill that would eliminate August elections in Idaho—a proposal that threatens to further delay a vote on a plant facilities levy within the Blaine County School District.

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Another Blaine County resident has died of COVID-19, one of three coronavirus-related deaths statewide today, according to the state Department of Health and Welfare. To date, 1,806 Idahoans have died of the virus, including 16 in Blaine County. 

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare took the day off for Presidents’ Day, and so has not updated COVID-19 statistics since Saturday. On Feb. 13, the department counted 258 new confirmed and probable cases, raising the total to 167,483. Of those, an estimated 89,410 had recovered.

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Elementary students across the Blaine County School District—including these three at Hailey Elementary—returned to the classroom Monday, Feb. 8, for in-person learning four days a week. Since the school year began in September, all students had been splitting their time between in-person an…

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 404 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today, raising the total to 164,969. Of those, an estimated 85,439 have recovered.

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To Jim Foudy, the Blaine County School District presents “the most fascinating challenge” he’s seen in his education career. It’s what drew Foudy—the current superintendent of the McCall-Donnelly School District and future superintendent of Blaine County schools—to the Wood River Valley, he said.

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Blaine County elementary school students will return to in-person learning four days a week starting Monday, though middle-schoolers and high-schoolers will remain in a hybrid learning model for the foreseeable future. 

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 635 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today, raising the total to 162,355. Of those, an estimated 81,034 have recovered.

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The Blaine County School District board of trustees voted Thursday evening to offer the position of superintendent to James Foudy, currently superintendent of the McCall-Donnelly School District.

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 559 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today, raising the total to 160,592. Of those, an estimated 78,246 have recovered.

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Statewide daily infection rates continued their decline today, as the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 598 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19, raising the total to 158,798. Of those, health officials continue to monitor an estimated 82,090 active cases.

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 612 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today, as daily infection rates continue to decline. Today's rise brings the total to 158,200, of which health officials continue to monitor an estimated 82,277 active cases.

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The Blaine County School District Board of Trustees voted Thursday evening to offer the position of superintendent to James Foudy, the current superintendent of McCall-Donnelly School District.

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 810 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today, raising the total since last March to 157,588. Of those, health officials continue to monitor an estimated 82,436 active cases.

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 1,084 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, but the agency has not updated totals today, observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day. As of last night, the total case count for the state was 155,554. Of those, officials we…