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Roughly 80 percent of the Pocatello Fire Department's emergency responders have seized the opportunity to get the COVID-19 vaccine as a designated priority group, Assistant Chief of Operations Ryan O'Hearn estimated.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Democratic lawmakers from the Idaho House and Senate blasted their Republican colleagues Wednesday for engaging in what they called a power grab from the governor, local governments and voters while key legislation languishes.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Public health officials have confirmed two more cases of Idaho residents infected with COVID-19 variants, including the first known case of a resident infected with the United Kingdom variant of the coronavirus.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A proposed law put forward by the Legislature to trim a governor’s powers while increasing its own during declared emergencies such as the pandemic will have unintended consequences, the Idaho attorney general’s office said.

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    A screen-recorded video of the final portion of the Zoom-hosted sentencing hearing for Dustin Garret Alfaro, 19, and Isaac Angel Rodriguez-Romero, 18, both of Marysville, California. Both men murdered Arlyne Koehler on March 19, 2019, by stabbing her 55 times.

    Kenneth Jones pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter of Stephanie Eldredge and was sentenced nine years fixed and six years indeterminate, zero plus five years for destruction of evidence, and one year for obstruction to jail.