East Idaho

Campus coronavirus roundup, 3.1.21: Case numbers rise at Eastern Idaho schools

Three Eastern Idaho institutions account for the majority of cases across the state’s college and university campuses.

Most big districts returning to in-person learning

Find out what’s happening in other large districts, including Bonneville, Twin Falls, Caldwell and Nampa.

Idaho Falls narrows superintendent’s search to 7

Trustees held a special meeting last Friday to review job applications from an original pool of 11 candidates.

Pocatello-Chubbuck stays with modified learning plan

The board will meet again in mid-February to revisit the path forward.

We met Santa … at a drive-thru

Nevermind the car door separating us all. There he was, in all his splendor, an arm’s reach away. The Big Man. Father Christmas.

Bannock County certifies petitions to recall Pocatello-Chubbuck trustees

Dave Mattson, Jackie Cranor and Janie Gebhardt have until Thursday to resign or face a recall election next year.

Snake River Middle takes instruction fully online

The change runs from Monday, Dec. 14 through Tuesday, Dec. 22.

Limited human interaction could be harming our kids

Effects of the pandemic have underscored for my wife and me how much our kids need their friends.

Teton resumes hybrid learning model

The change follows Eastern Idaho Public Health’s decision to move Teton County from a critical- to high-risk category for spreading coronavirus.

East Idaho’s biggest districts won’t go fully online — yet

They hope to continue to have in-person options, even as more Treasure Valley schools go fully online for the rest of 2020.