Op-Ed: Singapore made the right moves regarding COVID-19

My Op-Ed on the Singaporean strategy for combating the Coronavirus ran in today’s Moscow-Pullman Daily News. Let me know what you think! In 2011 I had the opportunity to travel to Singapore. It is the most beautiful, clean, and safe metropolitan that I have ever visited. This city-state of 5.6 million people is larger than …

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Idaho Attorney General: Call Police on Neighbors Not Staying Home

When the statists come out to play. Reminds of me John Guyer’s neighbors reporting him to the Daily News for having his sprinklers on while he was down with the flu.  Everyone in the country is on edge these days. Isolation tends to have a negative impact on people’s emotions. Humans will only take the …

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Washington, Idaho both extend school closures for rest of school year

Students in both Idaho and Washington will likely continue with online-only instruction for the rest of the 2019-20 school year, after announcements in both states today. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that K-12 public and private schools in the state will remained closed for the rest of the semester, in light of efforts to …

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I divide my officers into four groups. There are clever, diligent, stupid, and lazy officers. Usually two characteristics are combined. Some are clever and diligent — their place is the General Staff. The next lot are stupid and lazy — they make up 90 percent of every army and are suited to routine duties. Anyone …

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REBELLION: ‘This Is Not Nazi Germany or Soviet Russia Where You Are Asked For Your Papers!’ Says Maine Sheriff

What happens when progressives start acting like fascists. Maine’s Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols has a strong message for the Governor of Maine, Janet Mills, who issued “stay-at-home” orders with threats of police punishment if not followed. Sheriff Nichols issued a statement on the Franklin County Facebook page saying in no uncertain terms he will not …

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CBS admits to using footage from Italy in NYC coronavirus report

Fake media, caught again.  CBS News has admitted that alarming footage of an overflowing ward used during a report on the coronavirus crisis in Big Apple hospitals was actually shot in Italy. CBS’ breakfast show, “This Morning,” used the footage of a packed ward last Wednesday just after saying the pandemic’s epicenter was “found right …

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Asotin County reports first COVID-19 case

Asotin County announced its first confirmed case of COVID-19 today. According to a news release from Asotin County Public Health, the person is hospitalized. No other information on the patient, such as age or sex, was included in the news release. Officials at the health department are tracing and giving guidance to the patient’s close contacts. …

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First positive COVID-19 test confirmed in Latah County

Public Health – Idaho North Central District on Wednesday confirmed its first positive COVID-19 test in Latah County. A news release from the agency stated the individual is in his or her 60s, was never hospitalized and is recovering at home. The case appears to be travel related. The investigation into this new case is …

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Chiefs want more info on COVID-19 patients

Do people have an absolute right to privacy? Clearly not. Pullman emergency responders urge county to release more details about those infected Pullman police and fire department officials are urging Whitman County Public Health to release more information about the patients who have tested positive for COVID-19. Troy Henderson, director of Whitman County Public Health, …

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Idaho Panhandle reports 3 new COVID-19 cases, 1 hospitalization; 2nd death reported in Nez Perce County

The Panhandle Health District reported three new COVID-19 cases Tuesday in Kootenai County for a total of 31 cases in the Idaho Panhandle. Thirty of those cases are in Kootenai County – including one person younger than 50 who has been hospitalized – and one is in Bonner County, according to the health district. Boundary, …

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Petition asks to delay new police station

They are focusing on the police station bond.  What about the additional 4.3% tax increase? That is completely discretionary.  An online petition that has garnered about 1,500 signatures is asking Moscow Mayor Bill Lambert and the city council to roll back property tax amounts and to defer construction of the proposed police station on the …

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Idaho Fishing And Hunting Seasons Remain Open

Idaho fishing and hunting seasons remain open.  Idaho Fish and Game is reminding anglers to maintain social distancing at boat ramps. https://pullmanradio.com/idaho-fishing-and-hunting-seasons-remain-open/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=idaho-fishing-and-hunting-seasons-remain-open

Pandemic sparks urban exodus

Coming to a local college town near you!  The coronavirus pandemic is causing many Americans to escape to the country. Dubbed an impromptu “great American migration,” as cities become hotspots for COVID-19, urban dwellers are seeking refuge in small towns and rural areas. The exodus is also fueled by the lure of remote work, though …

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First confirmed case of COVID-19 in Latah County

Public Health—Idaho North Central District announced Wednesday the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Latah County, according to a Gritman Medical Center news release. The individual is in their 60s, was never hospitalized and is recovering at home. Public health officials are investigating the individual’s history and will directly contact anyone of interest. https://dnews.com/first-confirmed-case-of-covid-19-in-latah-county/article_ca4cc500-7454-11ea-8a6d-bf97d807731c.html