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Updated 7 hours, 45 minutes ago

Region’s COVID-19 cases continue to surge

SANDPOINT — The Panhandle Health District recorded 26 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus on Wednesday, pus...

Updated 2 days, 7 hours ago
Rief launches Bearskin Beauty

Shelbee Rief has launched Bearskin Beauty by Shelbee.

Updated 2 days, 7 hours ago
The dog days of summer & life on the community’s trails

The dog days of summer have arrived and with them come the perpetual joys and challenges of socializing and training our beloved pets so they can coexist eas...

Updated 2 days, 7 hours ago
Hands-free law takes effect Wednesday

SANDPOINT — Motorists in Idaho will be required to be hands-free when using their mobile phones while behind the wheel.

Updated 2 days, 7 hours ago
Silver Box Project artists are sought

SANDPOINT — The city has put out a call to artists in the search for this year’s sculptures for the Silver Box Project.

Updated 2 days, 7 hours ago
Injured arborist rescued from tree

SANDPOINT — Selkirk Fire, Rescue and EMS helped rescue an arborist from the top of a tree after the individual was injured on Saturday. Selkirk Fire’s techni...

Updated 2 days, 7 hours ago
Sandpoint voices not yet united

SANDPOINT — Citizens from all parts of North Idaho attended Sandpoint’s last council meeting, where Mayor Shelby Rognstad’s proclamation on love created tens...

Updated 2 days, 7 hours ago
COVID-19 cases spike in Panhandle

SANDPOINT — Sixty-five confirmed cases of novel coronavirus were diagnosed in North Idaho on Monday, according to the Panhandle Health District.

Updated 2 days, 7 hours ago
Reclaim Idaho: State yet to obey court’s order

BOISE — The governor and secretary of state have yet to obey the order of a federal court, Reclaim Idaho officials said this weekend.

Updated 4 days, 7 hours ago
PR man faces rape, lewd charges

PRIEST RIVER — A registered sex offender has been arrested on rape and lewd conduct charges dating back to 2016 and 2017.

Updated 4 days, 7 hours ago
New COVID-19 case found in Pend Oreille County

NEWPORT — A new confirmed case of novel coronavirus turned up in Pend Oreille County on Saturday, according to the Northeast Tri-County Health District.

Updated 4 days, 7 hours ago
Crossings to close for repairs

SANDPOINT — Two at-grade BNSF Railway crossings will be closed for repairs.

Updated 4 days, 7 hours ago
Local soap maker branches out

SANDPOINT — Supporting locally made handcrafts is easy to do when it comes to soap. Bar soap products are readily available and plentiful — goat’s milk soap,...

Updated 4 days, 7 hours ago
Fourth festivities locked, loaded

SANDPOINT — Sandpoint’s Fourth of July celebrations have been pulled back from the brink of cancellation.

Updated 5 days, 7 hours ago
The essential facts of community spread

SANDPOINT — Bonner County continues to see a rise in COVID-19 cases.

Updated 5 days, 7 hours ago
Goose roundup ruffles feathers

SANDPOINT — More than 100 of Sandpoint’s most notorious wildlife friends — the Canada Geese — were relocated to a piece of property owned by the U.S. Fish an...