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Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 02:39 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Almira/Coulee-Hartline 54, Republic 0 Anacortes 55, Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) 0 Arlington 27, Stanwood 6 Auburn Mountainview 41, Auburn 26 Bainbridge 48, Sequim 10 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 02:28 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= American Falls 14, Teton 13 Bishop Kelly 45, Columbia 0 Borah 28, Centennial 7 Buhl 36, Wood River 20 Capital 48, Kuna 21 Castleford 50, Hansen 8 ...

The Latest: Washington state to give Pfizer boosters to some

Sep. 24, 2021 23:52 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- The Washington state Department of Health says it will immediately start offering booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to certain people after recommendations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and other groups. State health...

Anti-mask mob shuts down Coeur d'Alene school board meeting

Sep. 24, 2021 20:54 PM EDT

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — The Coeur d’Alene School District’s Board of Trustees canceled a special meeting on Friday to consider a temporary COVID-19 mask mandate after protesters swarmed the building. The crowd gathered outside of the Midtown Center Meeting Room...

Civil rights complaint targets Idaho health care rationing

Sep. 24, 2021 17:03 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An advocacy group for older adults has filed a civil rights complaint against Idaho over the state's “crisis standards of care” guidelines for hospitals that are overwhelmed by patients amid the coronavirus pandemic. The group Justice in Aging...

US military eyes prototype mobile nuclear reactor in Idaho

Sep. 24, 2021 15:07 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Department of Defense is taking input on its plan to build an advanced mobile nuclear microreactor prototype at the Idaho National Laboratory in eastern Idaho. The department began a 45-day comment period on Friday with the release of a...

Girl in custody after having gun at Idaho middle school

Sep. 23, 2021 17:38 PM EDT

RIGBY, Idaho (AP) — A 13-year-old girl has been taken into custody after having a firearm at Rigby Middle School in eastern Idaho, authorities said Thursday. It's the same school in May where a shooting injured two students and a custodian. After the latest incident,...

Northern Idaho community college president terminated

Sep. 23, 2021 13:27 PM EDT

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — The board of trustees of a northern Idaho community college has fired the school’s president in what one board member who opposed the move called 100% retaliation. The board with a 3-2 vote Wednesday fired Rick MacLennan, ending his...

Teacher shortage shuts down Idaho school district

Sep. 23, 2021 11:26 AM EDT

FILER, Idaho (AP) — A south-central Idaho school district with about 1,600 students is temporarily closing its schools due to not having enough teachers or substitute teachers. The Filer School District on Wednesday announced on its website schools will close Friday and...

Idaho lawmakers look for ways to nullify vaccine mandates

Sep. 22, 2021 19:04 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho should adopt a health policy that would make vaccine status a private medical record that employees could refuse to make available to employers as a way to thwart President Joe Biden's vaccine mandate, an attorney told lawmakers Wednesday. ...