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For the third time this week, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare has reported a new highest ever single-day increase in statewide COVI… Read more

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 662 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today, raising the total to 47,088. The state recorded another three coronavirus-related deaths today, leaving the Idaho death toll at 506.

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With less than a month until election day candidates for District 26’s Senate seat, House Seat B, and Blaine County commissioner explained their views for voters Wednesday night in a virtual forum hosted by the Idaho Mountain Express. You can see the full video on the Express’ YouTube channe…

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Candidates seeking to represent District 26’s House Seat B in the Idaho Legislature—incumbent Rep. Sally Toone, D-Gooding, and Republican challenger Bill Thorpe of Bliss—found common ground on some topics while disagreeing on others during the Idaho Mountain Express’ Candidates’ Forum debate…

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported another 671 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today, raising the total to 45,753. Another eight coronavirus-related deaths left the state's death toll at 500 today.

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare counted another 1,184 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide since Friday, including 458 today. That raises the total to 44,422. Health officials considered coronavirus a contributing factor in another 13 deaths over the weekend, leaving…

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 396 more confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today, raising the total since March to 38,743. Coronavirus was considered a contributing factor in another three deaths since yesterday, leaving the Idaho death toll at 454.

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Candidates for the District 26 seat in the Idaho Senate met in Hailey to discuss a wide-ranging array of issues Thursday night, marking the first local debate of the 2020 general election.

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 333 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today, raising the total to 34,950. The state reported five more coronavirus-related deaths since yesterday, leaving the death toll at 412.

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported another 329 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today, raising the total to 34,310.

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Today's 269 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Idaho bring the state total to 33,196, according to the state Department of Health and Welfare. Though yesterday the state did not increase its coronavirus-related death toll, that number rose by 10 today to 382.

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Paulette Jordan, a former Idaho state representative who is challenging Sen. Jim Risch for his seat in the U.S. Senate, is scheduled to speak on Saturday, Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. in a town hall event at Ketchum’s Town Square.

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Despite this year’s primary election taking place entirely by mail, Idaho didn’t see a drop in voter turnout—on the contrary, numbers from the Secretary of State’s Office show more people cast their ballots than usual.

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In light of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Idaho’s May 19th primary election will be held by mail-in ballot only, Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney announced last month.

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Joe Biden—the winner of Idaho’s Democratic presidential primary—took home more votes than Sen. Bernie Sanders in every District 26 county but Camas, election results show.

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The Blaine County School District will put a levy for building repairs, additions and technology on the ballot in August, the school board decided Tuesday—but the timing of the election could be complicated by a bill in the Idaho Legislature.

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Ketchum Rural fire commissioner candidate Gray Ottley has dropped his complaint challenging November’s election results, saying he doesn’t want to put a financial burden on taxpayers.