2020 Arts Grants Announced

Idaho Commission On The Arts

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Idaho – The Idaho Commission on the Arts announced today its Fiscal Year 2021 annual grants, totaling $544,000 to 77 organizations and schools spanning 24 communities throughout the state. Organizations and schools receiving grants will match their awards with locally generated funds.

Boise State Reopens Campus To Some Employees

by Kevin Richert, IdahoEdNews.org

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Some Boise State University employees can return to campus starting today, as the university begins to relax a coronavirus-driven shutdown.

The state’s largest university has been closed to employees since June 22, after health officials linked eight coronavirus cases to the campus. On June 26, Boise State extended the closure through Sunday, amidst reports of at least 20 more campus cases.

F&G Seeks Angler Input On Proposed Fall Chinook Seasons For Clearwater, Snake And Salmon Rivers

Press Release | Idaho Department of Fish and Game

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Proposed fall seasons would provide more harvest opportunity than anglers had in the spring

The 2020 adult fall Chinook Salmon return past Lower Granite Dam is projected to be around 15,000 adults with about 5,500 of these being natural origin. These run sizes will allow a harvest of over 3,000 adult salmon, which is considerably more than was provided during our spring Chinook Salmon seasons.

Update on Body Found in the Snake River

News Release | Garfield County Sheriffs Office

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On July 3rd, 2020, the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by Whitcom who advised of a dead body in the Snake River near 21 Wawawai Grade Rd in Garfield County.  Whitman County deployed their marine unit and recovered the body.  Garfield County Coroner and deputies responded, and the coroner pronounced the person dead at the scene.


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