The 208

Thursday, March 18

March 18, 2021

This time last year, Boise Mayor Lauren McLean was barely three months into her first term. Then, she was faced with leading Idaho's most populous city during a worldwide pandemic. In a new interview with KTVB, McLean reflects on the tumultuous last year.

Eastern Idaho was the first region in the state to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Now, it's number one again. But this time it's for being the country's newest COVID-19 hot spot. Health officials in Idaho Falls are putting out another warning as hospitals near their tipping point again.

A Garden City doctor's presentation to Idaho lawmakers drew criticism on social media and from colleagues.  Now, he's clarifying some of those comments, and insisting he's not an anti-vaxxer.

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