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Employee at a downtown Boise restaurant worked while contagious with hepatitis A

BOISE — A worker at a Downtown Boise restaurant had hepatitis A and was contagious while working at the establishment, and the Central District Health Department is offering free vaccinations to anyone who ate or worked there.

Snake River Bros hold 14th annual rally

MURTAUGH — The Snake River Bros will host its 14th annual Rally in the Valley on July 12 and 13 at Murtaugh Lake, south of Murtaugh. The cost is $40 per person for a weekend pass. Kids younger than 17 will get in free with a paid adult.

Meet the guy who’s in charge of getting you to the hospital, whether it’s in an ambulance or a helicopter

TWIN FALLS — Blaine Patterson grows many types of fruit on his property: cherries, apples, peaches, apricots, grapes and blackberries, to name a few. Each variety requires a distinct approach for it to flourish, he says.

Oak Creek Rehabilitation Center receives deficiency-free survey

KIMBERLY — Oak Creek Rehabilitation Center of Kimberly, a skilled-nursing facility, received a deficiency-free survey rating from the Bureau of Facility Standards during the center’s annual survey conducted in early May.