Potlatch School District to Require Facemask and Daily Temperature Checks

Potlatch School District

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POTLATCH -- As the numbers of staff and students out for COVID-related issues have drastically increased within the last few days. Last night, September 8, the Board of Trustees voted to make changes to the Safe Return to School Plan in an effort to keep our buildings open with students in school full-time. 

West Nile Virus Activity Rising Across the State

Idaho Department of Health

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Human West Nile virus (WNV) infections as well as positive mosquito pools and infections in horses are on the rise in Idaho. Detection of the virus has been reported in 13 counties, primarily in south and southwestern Idaho, but also in the Salmon area of Lemhi County and Franklin County, areas that don’t often report WNV activity.

Middleton Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Distribution and Possession of Child Pornography

Idaho Department of Justice

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BOISE – Colton Dune Turner, 20, of Middleton, was sentenced to twelve years in federal prison for distribution and possession of child pornography, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Rafael M. Gonzalez, Jr. today. Chief U.S. District Judge David C. Nye also ordered Turner to serve 25 years of supervised release following his prison sentence. Turner pleaded guilty to the charges on April 13, 2021.


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