Category: Reader Quick Hits

Reader Quick Hits: June 2, 2020

From an earlier post on the Reader Facebook page: “A group of about 50 teens and twentysomethings gathered at the Bonner County Courthouse at 3 p.m. today to peacefully protest

Reader Quick Hits: June 1, 2020

Local coronavirus update: There has been some confusion about exactly how many COVID-19 cases have now been confirmed in Bonner County. The Panhandle Health District announced two new cases…

Reader Quick Hits: May 29, 2020

The city of Sandpoint announced playgrounds will reopen to the public Saturday, May 30, as the state enters Stage 3 of the Idaho Rebounds reopening plan. According to officials, playground…

Reader Quick Hits: May 27, 2020

COVID-19 update: Idaho added 32 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus today, putting the state total at 2,731, with 82 deaths reported. Today, the number of deaths nationwide

Reader Quick Hits: May 20, 2020

COVID-19 update: The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported another 30 confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus in Idaho on Wednesday, May 20. The new cases bring Idaho

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