• 2

Two candidates are running for District 26 Seat B in the Idaho House of Representatives: Incumbent Democrat Sally Toone of Gooding, and Republican William Thorpe of Bliss. (Incumbent Democrat Muffy Davis of Ketchum is running unopposed for re-election to District 26 Seat A.) Here are Toone a…

  • 2

Two candidates are running for the Second District seat on the Blaine County commission: Incumbent Democrat Jacob Greenberg and Independent Kiki Tidwell. (Incumbent Democrat Dick Fosbury is running unopposed for the commission’s First District seat.) Here are Greenberg and Tidwell, in their …

  • 4

Two candidates are running for District 26’s seat in the Idaho State Senate. They are incumbent Democrat Michelle Stennett of Ketchum and Republican Eric Parker of Hailey. Here are the candidates in their own words.

featured
  • 0

Four candidates for elected office in Bellevue’s Nov. 3 election faced off Wednesday over infrastructure needs, how to handle impacts from expected growth and the city’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in a virtual candidate forum hosted by the Idaho Mountain Express.

  • 0

Idaho received its second-highest ever single-day increase in COVID-19 cases today, according to the state Department of Health and Welfare. Today's rise of 987 confirmed and probable cases was second only to last Friday's spike, and brought the total to 55,650. According to the health depar…

  • 9

After a record surge of more than 1,000 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 on Friday, Idaho's total continued to rise over the weekend, according to the state Department of Health and Welfare. Since Friday, Idaho gained 2,086 new cases, including 698 today, for a grand total of 53,…

  • 0

On Wednesday, Oct. 21, candidates for offices in Bellevue will take questions and discuss issues in a Candidates’ Forum, which will be livestreamed via Zoom. This nonpartisan event is sponsored and organized by the Idaho Mountain Express as a public service.

  • 1

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare today reported the state's largest ever single-day increase in COVID-19 cases: 1,094. That leaves the total at 51,704. The previous record was Aug. 5's 839 cases.

  • 0

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.

featured
  • 1

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…

  • 1

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…

  • 0

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.

  • 10

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…

  • 1

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.

featured
  • 53

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.

  • 0

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.

  • 0

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.