Coronavirus

Coronavirus dealt yet another blow to beloved valley events when on Wednesday the Victor City Council decided to call off the city's 4th of July festivities. 

YES! There WILL be a Farmer’s Market on the Driggs Plaza this year!! Opening day is Friday, June 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and every Friday thereafter through Friday, October 2.

BOISE — U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill has granted a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction giving Idaho voters more time — until Tuesday, May 26 — to request absentee ballots for the May primary election.

Not sure what to do with your extra zucchini squash this season? Interested in helping those who may be experiencing food insecurity with your own Victory Garden? If so, please consider growing extra produce to those in need as part of the University of Idaho’s Extension, Teton Valley Master…

Victor City Hall Preparing to Open on Limited Basis, Park Equipment to Reopen, & Special City Council Meeting Scheduled to Lift Remaining Emergency Ordinances in Place

After what has felt like a very long time “sheltering in place” due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we are on the verge of easing of some restrictions. Whew! The problem is, of course, that if people do not follow the safety rules of social distancing and wearing masks, cases of COVID-19 may sp…

Idaho Fish and Game Commission approved resuming sales of nonresident sales of licenses, tags and permits, which will be available for sale at 10 a.m. M.D.T. on May 16. The decision was aligned with Governor Brad Little’s revised guidance for Stage 2 reopening of Idaho, which includes relaxi…

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The Idaho Falls Regional Airport saw a 93% decrease in passenger levels due to the pandemic. That number was calculated by comparing March and April numbers in 2019 to those same months in 2020. In 2019, the airport saw more than 29,000 departing passengers. This April, only 1,300 passengers…

BOISE — Gov. Brad Little on Tuesday said he's "anxious to get the economy going," but also understands that without good public health policy being followed, people won't feel comfortable returning to old economic habits.

The opening of the 13th Annual Tin Cup Challenge Giving Period is just weeks away, beginning on June 1st, 2020. As the Teton Valley community continues trying to understand how our valley will be impacted by COVID-19, we want to share with you that the Community Foundation will be doing its …

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The contractor that is in charge of day-to-day operations at Idaho National Laboratory is helping to disinfect masks for local health care workers and first responders.

Officials and business leaders are warily eying the anticipated Memorial Day weekend opening of a gas station in Grand Teton National Park as a harbinger of returning tourism activity — the first opening of an in-park facility since Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks closed in March.

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The nonprofit Teton Valley Foundation announced in a press release Friday afternoon that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Music on Main will delay its start until July 9, four weeks after the original start date of June 18.

Citing that providing a safe environment for students and staff is its number one priority — the opening words of the school district’s mission statement — the Board of Trustees of Teton School District 401 voted unanimously last Monday evening to extend home-based/online learning through th…

COVID-19 antibody testing while still in infancy stages, could offer Teton Valley residents greater insight into their own personal fight with the virus said Dr. Nathan Levanger with Teton Valley Health this week.

Procedures for curbside pick-up were developed in consultation with local health professionals at Teton Valley Healthcare and in accordance with CDC guidelines. All library items will be quarantined for at least 72 hours between patrons. Library staff will be sanitizing hands and surfaces fr…

Teton Valley Health announced on Facebook that Cache Clinic will close temporarily while funding is shifted to support the local community’s needs in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Gov. Brad Little announced last Thursday a four-stage plan for reopening Idaho’s economy, starting with a first phase May 1 that would allow most retail establishments and places of worship to reopen, subject to strict social distancing guidelines — and would reopen much of the rest of the e…

Idaho’s local businesses are the backbone of our state’s economy – they’re also the lifeblood of our communities. They provide us with goods and services, local jobs, health care coverage, growth opportunities, community identity and immeasurable community value.

Gov. Brad Little will announce a four-phase plan Thursday morning laying out benchmarks and guidelines under which businesses that have been closed due to his coronavirus stay-home order can start to reopen.

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The Idaho High School Activities Association cancelled the remainder of the spring sports season on Friday, citing safety guidelines established by Governor Brad Little and the Idaho State Board of Education during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Editor’s note: The Post Register will be putting together a series of guides to pandemic resources. Here, we are taking a look at important information regarding use of personal protective equipment and protective practices.

On Wednesday, Gov. Brad Little extended Idaho’s stay-home order until April 30, asking everyone to avoid interacting with the public as much as possible. However, when the occasional venture into a public place is necessary, follow these guidelines to protect both yourself and your community.

Citing the COVID-19 pandemic, at its April 14 meeting the Teton County Planning and Zoning Commission voted to delay four subdivision concept hearings until May, reasoning that the community is not focused on long-term land use planning right now.

After receiving some mixed signals from Teton County last week, the Spud Drive-In outdoor movie theater will move ahead this week, opening this Friday under a banner of conditions in an effort to keep the community safe in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Eastern Idaho Public Health will be hosting an informational webinar for any business interested in learning more about non-pharmaceutical interventions and criteria recommended to be included in an operational plan for reopening non-essential businesses. Based on interest, additional webina…

When World War I broke out in 1917, a young Teton Valley man who was attending college in Logan, Utah, decided he would join the Army rather than be drafted.