SEATTLE — More Washington residents died of drug overdoses in 2020 than any other year in at least the last decade, as people, struggling with the social isolation and loss of routine stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic turned to substances more often, according to preliminary data from the state Department of Health. Fatal drug overdoses increased by more than 30% over 2019, according to the ...
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BOISE - The Idaho State Tax Commission will open its Lewiston office to the public on Monday, May 17 – the day income tax returns are due. The office at 1118 F St. in Lewiston normally is open only on the 20th of each month.
BOISE - Idaho State Police Troopers are continue to investigate a crash that involved nine vehicles and blocked or delayed traffic on Interstate 84 for much of the day Tuesday in Boise.
BOISE - The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW), in coordination with Gov. Brad Little, announced today that Idaho continues to thrive during the pandemic and is moving from Stage 3 to Stage 4 of the Idaho Rebounds Plan.
CLARKSTON - Get your swim trunks ready. The Asotin County Family Aquatic Center is set to reopen their outdoor Lagoon Waterpark on Saturday, May 29, 2021. The park will be open for WEEKENDS ONLY for the first two weeks, and then open up seven days a week beginning June 12. The 2021 waterpark…
BOISE - On Monday, May 11, Idaho Governor Brad Little announced Idaho will end its participation in three federal pandemic unemployment compensation programs to help employers get workers back on the job.
OLYMPIA - On Tuesday, May 11, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a package of bills that will increase worker safety protections, expand support for frontline workers during a public health emergency and grant overtime protections for farmworkers.
POTLATCH, ID - The Potlatch School District Board of Trustees has selected Mrs. Janet Avery as their next Superintendent.
BOISE - The Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction’s Office is partnering with a new online platform to provide free, small-group tutoring in mathematics for Idaho middle and high school students who want to catch up on their learning and get ready for what’s next.
LEWISTON - Dani Bozzuto, a 1st and 2nd grade teacher at Orchards Elementary School in Lewiston, has been selected as the 2021 Outstanding Teacher Educator by the Lewis-Clark State College Teacher Education Division.
BOISE - Memorial Day travel is expected to be back in a big way this year. AAA is predicting that more than 37 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home for a holiday getaway, and 202,000 Idahoans will be among them. That’s a 60 percent increase over 2020, but 13 percent less…