Some encouraging news on the COVID-19 vaccine: Moderna's trial vaccine has proved to be nearly 95% effective. Idaho medical experts predict it could be available to the general public as soon as April 2021. In more COVID-19 news, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statement encouraging Idaho leaders to ramp up the fight against the virus. Kootenai County, the Idaho county closest to Idaho, has begun transferring patients to Spokane hospitals as a result of the spike in cases. And, did you know that hay is now only for horses?