Meridian Press - ICOM unveils new research lab

The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine, or ICOM, unveiled its new research lab on Friday. The medical school in Meridian, Idaho’s first, opened last summer. The new lab, nearly 1,900 square feet, is designed for work related to human diseases that pose a moderate health hazard, such as HIV.

Meridian Press - Meridian Mayor Tammy de Weerd announces her retirement

This will be Tammy de Weerd’s last year as mayor of Meridian. At her 16th State of the City address on Wednesday, De Weerd, mayor of Meridian since January 2004, announced she will not seek a fifth term.

KPVI - How could Washington's measles outbreak affect Idaho?

One of Idaho’s six border states has seen 50 cases of measles this year. Clark County, WA has seen the brunt of these cases. We talked with an Idaho doctor, Dr. Richard Sloan, about the risk this outbreak poses to our state. Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease and can live upwards of two hours on surfaces.

Poor Idaho vaccination rates a concern after Washington measles outbreak

Once thought to be extinct, measles may soon resurface as a threat in parts of Idaho in which residents have shunned the vaccine, an instructor with the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine recently warned.