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Telehealth opens doors for treatment in northern Idaho

Angela Jepson has tried several drug treatment programs over the years, but recently she has found something that works. She receives treatment from Ideal Option, a provider with clinics throughout northern Idaho. She has been going there for about a year, regularly for the past six months, and has been able to obtain treatment by […]

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Canadian bobsleigh team facing coronavirus problems

The Canadian bobsleigh team faces a coronavirus issue, announcing on Wednesday that 10 sliders and three staff members have been placed into health and safety protocols. The announcement came two days before the start of a Winter Sports World Cup weekend in Sigulda, Latvia. Only two Canadian sleds – one driven by Justin Kripps, the […]

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Cities and counties in Idaho sign national opioid colonies

December 28, 2021 6:35 am Posted: December 28, 2021 6:35 am Update: December 28, 2021 10:06 AM BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Each of Idaho’s 44 counties and 24 eligible cities will participate in national opioid regulations, potentially bringing in $ 119 million to the state, the Republican attorney general said on Monday. Idaho, Lawrence Wasden. […]

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Idaho Cities and Counties Sign National Opioid Regulations | Idaho News

By KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Each of Idaho’s 44 counties and 24 eligible cities will participate in national opioid regulations, potentially bringing in $ 119 million to the state, the Republican attorney general said on Monday. Idaho, Lawrence Wasden. He said counties and cities had agreed to sign the $ 26 […]

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Stocks are slightly higher as traders return from vacation

A forex trader walks past screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the exchange rate between the US dollar and the South Korean won, in the foreign exchange trading room at the headquarters of KEB Hana Bank in Seoul, South Korea, Monday December 27, 2021. Asian stocks were mixed on Monday […]

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Idaho cities and counties sign national opioid colonies

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Each of Idaho’s 44 counties and 24 eligible cities will participate in nationwide opioid settlements, potentially worth $119 million to the state, the Republican Attorney General of the State said Monday. Idaho, Lawrence Wasden. He said counties and cities had agreed to sign the $26 billion settlements involving the three largest […]

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Wasden Announces Full Participation of Idaho Cities and Counties in National Opioid Regulations – Dailyfly.com Lewis-Clark Valley Community

Idaho Attorney General’s Office (WOODED) – Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced that all eligible counties and cities in Idaho have committed to participate in two national opioid settlements. On August 24, 2021, Wasden and Governor Brad Little announced plans to join the Settlements, which total up to $119 million for Idaho and participating counties and […]

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Atlanta Fed Head: Diversity in the Workplace Will Boost U.S. Economy

ATLANTA The director of the Federal Reserve Bank in Atlanta said that diversity in the workplace is not just a moral issue, but it will boost the US economy. Raphael Bostic addressed the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in an article published on Saturday. He was named 2022 president of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. Bostic became […]

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Launch of a space telescope on a daring quest to contemplate the first stars

This combination of images from an animation made available by NASA in December 2021 shows the unfolding of the components of the James Webb Space Telescope. Webb is so big it had to be folded origami-style to fit into the nose cone of the Ariane rocket. (NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Imagery Lab […]

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Peak of COVID-19 worsens extreme poverty and hunger problems in Africa

Elderly people, many without masks or not well fitted, line up tight waiting to withdraw their pensions in Harare, Zimbabwe on Monday, December 13, 2021. In Zimbabwe and other African countries , the resurgence of the virus threatens the very survival of millions of people who have already been pushed to the brink by a […]

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Pause on student loan payments extended to May 1

FILE – Students walk on the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana, Pennsylvania, October 21, 2020. The Biden administration on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 extended a moratorium on student loans that allowed millions of Americans postpone paying down debt during the pandemic. As part of the action, payments on federal student loans will […]

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Column: NHL skips Olympics again, cites COVID-19 uncertainty

FILE – Canadian defenseman Shea Weber, left, stumbles over United States forward David Backes in the third period of a men’s ice hockey semi-final game at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games on Friday, February 21 2014, in Sochi, Russia. The NHL players will ultimately not participate in the next Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. A […]

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Steve Burns Selected to Head Idaho Community Foundation

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) – Steve Burns, former director of Zoo Boise, has been chosen to lead the Idaho Community Foundation (ICF). He will take the reins at the beginning of January. “Steve has a proven track record of leadership,” said ICF Board Chairman Candi Allphin. “He worked tirelessly to build community confidence in the organizations […]

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American-born Chinese pop star Wang Leehom apologizes in scandal

Wang Leehom, an American singer-songwriter and singer performs onstage during his solo concert in Nanjing, east China’s Jiangsu Province, May 20, 2018. Wang, who is one of the biggest stars pop musician in China, apologized to his family and fans on Monday and said he would take a break after a public social media row […]

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Asian stocks fall amid concerns over virus and Fed policy tightening

A woman walks past the electronic board of a securities firm in Tokyo on Monday, December 20, 2021. Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower on Monday amid concerns over the latest variant of the coronavirus and the stricter Federal Reserve policy. (AP Photo / Koji Sasahara) Koji Sasahara PA BEIJING Asian stock markets followed […]

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Record center quarterback Hawkins leads All-Americans D-III

Record-breaking Central (Iowa) quarterback Blaine Hawkins and North Central wide receiver Andrew Kamienski highlight the Associated Press Division III All-America team released Friday. Hawkins also won the Gagliardi Trophy as the nation’s top Division III player after setting an NCAA record with 63 touchdown passes. North Central (Iowa) had four players selected for the first […]

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AP Breakthrough Entertainer: Rauw Alejandro, higher level

Singer / rapper Rauw Alejandro, named one of AP’s Breakthrough Artist of the Year, poses for a portrait at the Aria Hotel in Las Vegas on November 18, 2021 (AP Photo / Chris Pizzello) Chris Pizzello Chris Pizzello / Invision / AP LOS ANGELES He started out wanting to be a star soccer player, but […]

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Global stocks advance after Fed steps up stimulus withdrawal

A forex trader watches monitors in the forex trading room at KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea on Thursday, December 16, 2021. Stocks climbed in Asia on Thursday, following the gains on Wall Street, after the the Federal Reserve said it would speed up its withdrawal from the economic stimulus. (AP Photo / […]

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Housing Market Forecast 2022: Utah and Idaho City Prices Peak

As home prices have continued to rise across the country, particularly in the West, a new study suggests prices are “on the verge of flattening” in five of the country’s “most overvalued markets”. country. These markets include two cities in Utah and several other subways in Idaho, Texas, and Arizona. That’s according to a study […]

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Biz ‘Bites:’ Idaho hires more easily than national average

Idaho Hires Easier Than National Average Click to enlarge. Painting by Catie Clark The most recent results released by the US Census Bureau show that small businesses in Idaho found hiring slightly easier than the national average, which, admittedly, doesn’t say much. The survey indicated that nationally, an average of 30% of small businesses surveyed […]

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Idaho AgCredit Donates $ 5,000 to Eastern Idaho Community Action Partnership | Local news

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Idaho farms flourished as the United States sought to pay immigrant workers less. What happened next | Southern Idaho Agriculture News

BY RACHEL SPACEK AND MELISSA MONTALVO Statesman of Idaho Thousands of Idaho immigrant workers who are part of a work visa program will get small pay increases in 2022 after the Trump-era wage freeze is lifted. The US Department of Agriculture released its annual Farm Workforce Survey last month, which is used to determine the […]

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Idaho Faith: Advocating for Women, Abortion Rights, Roe v. Wade

Rabbi Dan Fink Led by the three people appointed by the far-right Donald Trump, the Supreme Court is on the verge of gutting the established law of Roe v. Wade, denying American women the freedom to make their own reproductive choices. Such a decision will fall into disgrace because it is the first time that […]

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Special Session: Lawmakers to Tackle Illegal GOLD Pot Boom

PORTLAND, Ore. With lawmakers returning to the Oregon State Capitol for a special session on Monday, Governor Kate Brown said eviction protections and rental assistance would not be the only topics of discussion. Following bipartisan conversations with leaders in the Legislative Assembly, Brown Friday outlined additional priorities lawmakers agreed to address, including drought relief, illegal […]

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Federal judge to rule on transgender athlete case moot

BOISE, Idaho A woman from Idaho said her lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on transgender athletes should continue to go through the court system as she is enrolled as a student at the State University of Boise and plans to play football for the school club team next spring. Idaho passed the country’s first transgender […]

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Many cities in Idaho are struggling with aging water systems. A new bipartisan bill in Congress could help solve this problem. | Politics

Kelcie Moseley-Morris Idaho Capital Sun BOISE – U.S. Senator Jim Risch, R-Idaho, introduced new legislation with Arizona Democratic Senator Mark Kelly to authorize a five-year Environmental Protection Agency grant program for smart technology investments in water, according to a press release. The Water Infrastructure Modernization Law would support municipal water supply systems and public wastewater […]

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Many cities in Idaho are struggling with aging water systems. A new bipartisan bill in Congress could help solve this problem. |

BOISE – U.S. Senator Jim Risch, R-Idaho, introduced new legislation with Arizona Democratic Senator Mark Kelly to authorize a five-year Environmental Protection Agency grant program for smart technology investments in water, according to a press release. The Water Infrastructure Modernization Law would support municipal water supply systems and public wastewater treatment systems to perform upgrades […]

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Many cities in Idaho are struggling with aging water systems. A new bipartisan bill in Congress could help solve this problem. | national news

BOISE – U.S. Senator Jim Risch, R-Idaho, introduced new legislation with Arizona Democratic Senator Mark Kelly to authorize a five-year Environmental Protection Agency grant program for smart technology investments in water, according to a press release. The Water Infrastructure Modernization Law would support municipal water supply systems and public wastewater treatment systems to perform upgrades […]

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Housing Market Forecast 2022: These Utah and Idaho Cities Top Countries for Hot Housing Forecast

Salt Lake City tops another national list for its boiling housing market, this time overtaking even its closest competitor – Boise, Idaho. And if you’ve been hoping the West’s wild real estate market may run out of steam in 2022, don’t hold your breath. Realtor.com ranked Salt Lake City as the No. 1 housing market […]

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Retrospective: This Week in Eastern Idaho History | Smart life

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Biden, Putin to discuss next week as tensions rise over Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addresses lawmakers in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, December 1, 2021. Ukraine marks the 30th anniversary of the independence referendum. (AP Photo / Efrem Lukatsky) Efrem Loukatsky PA MOSCOW President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet by phone on Tuesday as tensions between the United States and Russia escalate over […]

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Oregon authorities ask for public help to find the killers of 8 wolves

FILE – In February 2017, a file photo provided by the Oregon Department of Fisheries and Wildlife shows a gray wolf in northern Wallowa County, Oregon. Officials in Oregon are asking for help in locating the person (s) responsible for poisoning an entire wolf pack in the eastern part of the state earlier this year. […]

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BYU-Idaho student charged with arson after target shooting

ST. ANTHONY – A student at Brigham Young University in Idaho faces arson charge after allegedly starting a fire during target shooting on Sunday. Jason Erlandson, 19, of San Deigo, Calif., Is charged with second degree arson. According to an affidavit of probable cause, Erlandson allegedly shot at an exploding target inside a television set […]

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North Idaho Now Podcast, Episode 86: Titles from 11/24 to 11/30 and Interview with Nick Jezierny with Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health

Many thanks to the announcers for this episode! The Silver Corner Bar, Radio Brewing Company, Hecla Mining Company and Watts Appliance. In this episode of the North Idaho Now podcast, Chanse Watson and Madison Hardy review the latest news from the Coeur’d Alene / Post Falls Press, the Bonner County Daily Bee, the Shoshone News-Press […]