Sunday, August 14, 2022


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Updated 5 hours, 6 minutes ago

Crews make gains on Lions Roar Fire

Construction of a handline and plumbing of the perimeter has helped firefighters bring containment of the Lions ...

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Property tax questions on residents’ minds

“The assessments only … determine your spot relative to everybody else.”

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'We can do better for moms'

As legal battles play out in Idaho’s state and federal courts over its abortion laws, advocates for maternal and infant health are concerned about making tho...

Updated 5 hours, 6 minutes ago
Sandemonium: Making it official

With a much bigger picture in mind, Sandemonium is returning to the Sandpoint library for another fandom-based event.

Updated 1 day, 5 hours ago
Commissioners business meeting goes smoothly after initial concerns

The concerns stemmed from a minor land division on Woodview Road filed by Norderer Woods East.

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Preliminary hearing for assault, burglary

The man allegedly “came barreling out of a porta-potty at him.”

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Community, sheriff's office rally for deputy

When Yvonne Cress woke up with a headache and vision loss in one eye, the 35-year-old deputy sheriff and new mom wrote off her symptoms as a migraine. The...

Updated 1 day, 5 hours ago
COVID cases on the rise

The positivity rate in the Panhandle Health District was at 18.15 percent as of Saturday, Aug. 6. The health district has been reporting between 200-400 case...

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Hope man sentenced on meth distribution charge

Sean Robert Wathen gets 138 months in prison

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Air quality remains good

Air quality throughout North Idaho has been good this summer and is expected to remain that way, according to the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. ...

Updated 1 day, 5 hours ago
Fire crews make strides against Lions Roar Fire

Fire crews have been successful in holding the Lions Roar Fire within its approximate 55-acre perimeter, Idaho Department of Lands officials said Friday. ...

Updated 1 day, 15 hours ago
North Idaho Now podcast Episode 157: Headlines from 8/10 through 8/12

Chanse and Molly bring in Idaho Fish and Game Regional Communications Manager T.J. Miller and Biologist Andrew Dux to talk about how the warmer weather could...

Updated 2 days, 5 hours ago
Camp Bay hearing awaits judge’s ruling

The Arns maintain there is legally 50 feet of public beach access in accordance with the original easement for Camp Bay Road, which was built and has been ma...

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Student safety takes a front seat

Plans to make safety a priority before school starts on Sept. 6 are coming to fruition at the Lake Pend Oreille School.

Updated 2 days, 5 hours ago
Road closed near Diamond Watch Fire

Area and road closures near the Diamond Watch Fire just over the border in Pend Oreille County, Washington have been implemented. Mapped by an infrared fl...