A fifth positive COVID-19 case in Teton County, Idaho was reported Saturday evening to Teton Valley Health CEO Keith Gnagey.
Teton County Commissioners couldn’t come to a consensus on Friday afternoon while considering stricter guidelines for non-essential construction worksites.
Behind every confirmed case of the novel coronavirus in eastern Idaho is a team of public health investigators looking to contain it.
You’re stuck at home, the national parks are closed, and cabin fever is setting in.
On April 2, the valley's three city councils and county commissioners from Idaho and Wyoming received a letter from the organization Valley Advocates for Responsible Development requesting that they consider putting planning and zoning applications on hold until the COVID-19 pandemic passes.
BOISE — Officials with the Idaho Department of Labor said Monday its phone lines are overloaded with calls, as thousands of Idahoans try to file for unemployment insurance benefits amid an economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus. Labor officials are asking unemployment claimants to file …
Additional Cases in Custer and Bonneville Counties
Gov. Brad Little fielded questions about the novel coronavirus from nearly a dozen worried Idahoans around the state on Tuesday, in his third weekly statewide teleconference with the Idaho AARP.
In our valley, there are a large number of families living in poverty or in remote areas without all the amenities most of us take for granted. And with distance learning becoming the only means of providing a public education to our students, having access to the internet is now a necessity…
In the spring of 1918 farmer Thomas Martin Grover and his wife Isabelle Hogge Grover moved from Sugar City to property west of Driggs in Teton Valley.
With emergency fund, CRC expands financial aid
Teton County Commissioners will consider further restrictions to the statewide shelter in place mandate at a special meeting on Wednesday morning, April 1 -- no fooling.
Community transmission of COVID-19 identified in Madison County
According to a press release issued by the Jackson Hole Airport Board, on the evening March 29, the Jackson Hole Airport became aware of an employee who had tested positive for COVID-19. This employee is currently in self-isolation, and notifications have taken place with appropriate agencies.
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The 2020 Free Fisherman’s Breakfast in St. Anthony has been canceled. The annual event brings hundreds of people to town with visitors from as far away as Australia.
BOISE — Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney said Monday afternoon that the governor won’t be delaying the May 19 primary election, but it’ll go all-absentee due to the risk from coronavirus.
If there’s one thing we know at Main Street America, it’s that the numbers matter.
The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Idaho Department of Lands (IDL), and Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) remind the public to refrain from all nonessential open burning activities as communities respond to the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
Teton Valley Health CEO Keith Gnagey confirmed a third positive COVID-19 patient in Teton County, Idaho Saturday, March 28. Gnagey said the person was not a resident of Idaho, but showed up at the hospital presenting with symptoms that met the standards for testing.
Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney sent a request to Gov. Brad Little on Friday to delay the May 19 primary election,and to close all polling locations, due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare has announced a new toll-free number for Idahoans to call with questions about COVID-19 or the Statewide Stay-Home Order. The number, 1-888-330-3010, will be staffed Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The number will be in service beginning Mon…
This story first appeared online at www.tetonvalleynews.net.
Both of Idaho's congressmen voted for the coronavirus stimulus bill that passed the U.S. House on Friday.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to slow the spread of the disease, the City of Victor is temporarily closing all City playground equipment including jungle gyms, swing sets, and the like effective immediately.
Beginning on Monday, March 30, 2020, START Bus will be reducing commuter service for Teton Valley, Idaho and Star Valley, Wyoming moving from 4 round-trips per day to 3 round-trips per day. This change will return START Bus commuter routes to the level of service offered in 2018 and 2019, re…
Gov. Brad Little on Wednesday issued a 21-day statewide stay-home order that “requires Idaho residents to stay and work from home as much as possible while ensuring all essential services and businesses remain available,” according to the order.
The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) and two local public health districts are reporting the state’s first deaths related to COVID-19.
Writing this as the mayors of two closely related tourist towns in Teton Valley, asking people not to come visit our communities, shows things have to be bad. In fact, Governor Little has declared a Stay Home Order for the state of Idaho, community spread has been confirmed in Jackson Hole j…
Teton County, in partnership with a variety of local agencies and organizations as created a central hub for all information related to the cornovirus or COVID-19.
(SE Idaho) – Eastern Idaho Public Health (EIPH) (which serves Bonneville, Clark, Custer, Fremont, Jefferson, Lemhi, Madison, and Teton counties), is confirming the first case of COVID-19 in Fremont and Custer County. This brings the total number of COVID0-19 cases in the health district’s re…
Teton Valley Health Chief of Staff explains the seriousness of COVID-19 in Teton Valley
Community spread. Social distancing. Shelter in place. When the coronavirus arrived in Idaho, it ushered in a wave of terms relatively unknown to the general public only a month before. Those terms now have a very real effect on Idahoans’ lives. Below is a list of words and phrases relevant …
Update: From the Governor's Office:
Teton Valley Youth Alliance steps up with survey findings
Local artists get creative during social distancing
Many Teton Valley residents have found solace in outdoor recreation while practicing social isolation. The parking lots at Grand Targhee, Teton Canyon, Horseshoe Canyon, Teton Pass, and in Grand Teton National Park have been extremely crowded at times in the past week. First responders and o…
Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks are Further Modifying Operations to Implement the Latest Health Guidance
Brings Total Cases in Eastern Idaho Public Health’s Region to six.
While the new coronavirus took time to make its way to Idaho, its presence in the state has dominated media coverage and casual conversation in the last week.
This story was originally posted on Idaho Ed News on March 23.
BOISE — Secretary of State Lawerence Denney and the 44 Idaho county clerks are discussing possible changes to the upcoming May 19 primary election, amid concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus.
BOISE — Gov. Brad Little signed two emergency proclamations Monday to respond to the coronavirus crisis, and said that as testing capability ramps up in the state, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases would rise.
In following Silver Star’s commitment to the FCC’s Keep America Connected Pledge of, “Open Wi-Fi hotspots to any American who needs them”, we are pleased to let you know that we have added additional public Wi-Fi hotspots in the following locations. Please note that these are outdoor locatio…
On Sunday afternoon, Eastern Idaho Public Health released this statement: “We were made aware of some positive cases of COVID-19 in other areas of the state that are related to recent travel to Blaine County, Idaho between March 8-22. If residents in our 8-county jurisdiction (Bonneville, Cl…
Teton County issued a notice on March 21 in conjunction with Teton Valley Health encouraging the Teton Valley community to self isolate.
Congressman Mike Simpson has joined a host of House members from the Pacific Northwest thanking Vice President Mike Pence for making additional ventilators in federal stockpiles available to the region, which has many fewer ventilators per capita than other regions of the country.
Second positive for Teton County, Hospital has tested 21 patients for COVID to date
Barrels and Bins curbside service and delivery
Grand Teton Distillery and New West KnifeWorks have partnered to make hand sanitizer. The product is made with 65 percent alcohol and is being distributed throughout the Teton Valley.