Coronavirus

Idaho unemployment rate drops to 3% as pandemic fades

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s unemployment rate dropped a tenth of a percent to 3% from April to May as the coronavirus pandemic fades, state officials said Friday. The Idaho Department of Labor said that the total number of people…

Biden promotes milestone of 300M vaccine shots in 150 days

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden took a cautious victory lap Friday in his quest to bring the COVID-19 pandemic under control, announcing that 300 million vaccine shots have been administered in the 150 days since he took office.

COVID vaccine clinic to be held at local farmers market

SPOKANE, Wash. -- If you are looking for an opportunity to get a COVID vaccine, you will be able to at the Emerson-Garfield Farmers Market. Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) said on its website that the vaccine clinic will be…

King County: COVID mask mandate to end June 29

SEATTLE (AP) — Health officials said Tuesday that 70% of eligible people in Washington state’s most populous county have received either the one-dose Johnson and Johnson COVID vaccine or both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. That means 70%…