No new cases of COVID-19 today in Idaho's five northern counties, with 42 cases in Kootenai County and three in Bonner County. Boundary, Shoshone and Benewah remain free of the illness.
We have good news tonight Creston - earlier today Premier John Horgan authorized a special essential service “eggs-emption” for the Easter Bunny! This exemption will allow the Easter Bunny to travel freely into and throughout the Province.
As of 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, there were 1,291 identified COVID-19 cases in B.C. For the third day in a row, we have zero new cases in the Interior.
Effective at noon Pacific time Thursday, April 16, most open burning activities will be prohibited throughout British Columbia to reduce the likelihood of human-caused wildfires, although campfires will still be allowed.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced further progress under Canada’s Plan to Mobilize Industry to fight COVID‑19 that will help provide vital, made‑in‑Canada protective gear and medical equipment to respond to the outbreak.
Today marks the 15th COVID update on Facebook, and we have come so far in only two weeks. From a place of complete panic to seeing some evidence that our efforts to maintain social distancing is paying off.
In North America, we often call the April full moon the Pink Moon, Grass Moon or Egg Moon. In 2020, this April full moon also presents the closest, and thereby largest, supermoon of the year.
Any business, school, organization or agency with news of a COVID-19 related closure or postponement in Lincoln County, Montana, Boundary County Idaho or the Kootenay Region of British Columbia is encouraged to message notices here, email them to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (208) 2…
Two more positive COVID-19 cases today in Kootenai County brings the total up to 44 cases in Idaho's five northern counties; 42 in Kootenai and two in Bonner County.
The Centers for Disease Control reports 277,205 confirmed cases of COVID-19 today in the U.S. and a cumulative total of 6,593 deaths, Johns Hopkins University of Medicine, Baltimore, shows 311,301 confirmed cases in the U.S., 14,694 recovered and 8,476 deaths as of 5:21 p.m. Eastern today.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday announced an investment of $100 million to improve access to food for Canadians facing social, economic, and health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
With over a million people around the globe suffering COVID-19, more and more people with the sniffles or a cough wonder if it could be ... and wonder at what point they should take their symptoms seriously and when and how they should seek a test or medical attention.
The Creston Valley Wildlife Management Authority has closed the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area to the public until further notice to protect visitors and staff and to slow the transmission of COVID-19.
“Grandma: I’m in the hospital, sick, please wire money right away.” “Grandpa: I’m stuck overseas, please send money.” Grandparent scams can take a new twist – and a new sense of urgency – in these days of Coronavirus.
As the world struggles in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the staff at KootenaiValleyTimes.com has dusted off and revitalized KVT Internet Radio, adding world news at the top of every hour along with local news, weather, sports and more.
Road conditions across the region are reported slick; give yourself extra time as you set out this morning and use extra caution as you drive in. We see about half an inch of snow on Bonners Ferry's South Hill and deputies report slick conditions in the south half of Boundary County.
As the number of cases of Covid 19 level off, scientists from around the world aren't breathing a sigh of relief -- they're holding their breath to see if a second, even more deadly wave happens.
The B.C. government has formally extended the provincial state of emergency to support the province-wide response to the COVID-19 pandemic, through the end of the day on April 14, 2020.
Venus – the brightest planet – blazes mightily in the western sky after sunset, starting out the month in close conjunction with the Pleiades star cluster. It’s the only bright planet to light up these April evenings all month long.
It has been a month like no other at KootenaiValleyTimes. Previously our highest months for hits was six-million, an astonishing figure. Here are the hit counts for March, 2020, and on behalf of all of us to all of you, thank you!
To date, there have been 94 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Interior Health. As of 1:30 p.m. on March 30, there were 970 identified cases in B.C., an increase of 86 cases.
The Post Falls Music Academy is pleased to offer free fun music lessons to those cooped up by Covid-19 as part of their "Boredom Busters" series!
Governor Steve Bullock today directed that travelers arriving from another state or country to Montana for non-work-related purposes undergo a 14-day self-quarantine.
Staying at home right now is hard, especially if you have kids. The Pearl Theater and Missoula Children's Theatre have a solution: Get ready to put on a theatrical production in your own home!
A special telephone line is being made available to Creston Valley residents without a family doctor who have needs for non-urgent chronic followup or prescription refill to leave a voice message.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced measures to support vulnerable Canadians to help cope with the health, social and economic impacts of the COVID‑19 pandemic.
For the millions of American and Canadian snowbirds the question of whether to stay or go is compelling, and there is no clear answer.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced additional new measures to support small businesses dealing with the economic impacts of the pandemic.
Creston, as we move into the weekend remember that you are the most valuable asset we have in managing any emergency. If we work together, we can stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community.
As of 3 p.m. Thursday, March 26, there were 725 identified cases in B.C. To date, there have been 62 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Interior Health. This is an increase of 21 cases reported in just one day.
Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, is using extraordinary powers under a state of provincial emergency to keep British Columbians safe, maintain essential goods and services, and support the Province’s ongoing response to novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Creston, we hope that you are taking the time visit with loved ones in new and creative ways. With all the emphasis on physical distancing it is so important we stay connected. Please note the following updates from the Town of Creston:
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, in an address from Ottawa this morning, said there’s a text scam going on related to the federal government’s new emergency response benefit.
Kamloops RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Jody Loos. Jody was last seen in early March. She hasn’t been in contact with family or friends since then.
The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy announced today that open burning is prohibited in the Creston Valley until April 15. This action is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus responses have severely impacted the U.S. blood supply as Vitalant and other blood centers across the country are struggling to maintain stable inventories.
The Government of Canada is supporting the country’s researchers as they do critical work to protect the health and safety of all Canadians, and people around the world, during the COVID-19 outbreak. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced support to quickly mobilize Canadian researche…
The COVID-19 crisis has left many homeowners in Canada without a job or with reduced hours and wondering how to pay their mortgage. Homeowners facing financial stress may be eligible for a mortgage payment deferral up to six months to help ease the financial burden.
To Boundary County, Idaho, Lincoln County, Montana, and Kootenay Region, British Columbia, restaurants going to take-out only through the COVID-19 pandemic: Send me your menu and I'll post them in special KVT Restaurant Sections by region for free for as long as the shutdown lasts!
The Town of Creston is working closely with the Provincial government, the Interior Health Authority and the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) to monitor the COVID-19 situation.