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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported the state’s new highest ever single-day increase of COVID-19 cases today: 1,179 confirmed and probable. That brings the total to 67,024. Of those, officials are monitoring an estimated 35,533 active cases. According to state health official…

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 1,575 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 since Friday, including 597 today. That leaves the state's total case count at 48,663. Of those, an estimated 23,630 are considered active. Coronavirus is considered a contributing factor i…

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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 upwards of 10 daily nonstop flights to six major U.S. cities planned for this winter—and the debut of a more efficient instrument approach system in December—Friedman Memorial Airport is gearing up for a busy ski season.

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported 660 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 today, pushing the total to 45,082. Officials counted another five coronavirus-related deaths overnight, raising the state death toll to 492.

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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported another 446 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today, leaving the total case count at 38,347. An estimated 20,674 patients have recovered. The state considered coronavirus a contributing factor in another four deaths since y…

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Beginning this winter, the number of flight diversions at Friedman Memorial Airport should be considerably reduced due to the Federal Aviation Administration’s approval of a new instrument approach procedure for the E175 regional jets used by Delta and United airlines.

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Idaho gained another 704 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 since Friday, including 221 today. That brings the total to 32,088. Over the weekend, the state counted another eight coronavirus-related deaths, raising that total to 361.

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Mountain Rides Transportation Authority has officially acquired 0.75 acres of land in Bellevue’s light-industrial district to expand its southernmost facility, Mountain Rides Executive Director Wally Morgus confirmed in an interview last week.

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Reports of significant traffic delays on state Highway 75 between St. Luke’s Hospital and Weyyakin Drive have increased this week as Idaho Transportation Department crews work to repair sections of roadway damaged by last winter’s freeze-thaw cycles.

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Mountain Rides Transportation Authority is in the process of acquiring 0.75 acres of land in Bellevue’s light-industrial district to expand its existing facility to fit a future fleet of electric buses on the corner of Gannett Road and Clover Street.

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Though Friedman Memorial Airport reported a 98 percent year-over-year decrease in commercial traffic for the month of May, overall operations were down only 4 percent last month due to an uptick in takeoffs and landings by private planes.