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Updated 4 hours, 54 minutes ago

Trump extends distancing guidelines to April 30

President Donald Trump is bracing the United States for a grim death toll from the coronavirus pandemic

Updated 2 days, 1 hour ago
IPNF temporarily closes campgrounds to limit COVID-19 spread

Effective Saturday, March 28, many or most developed campgrounds and certain other recreation sites on the Idaho Panhandle National Forests will be closed until further notice for the health and safety of visitor...

Updated 2 days, 5 hours ago
Michigan man injured in crash

COCOLALLA — A Michigan man was injured Friday when he drove left of center of Highway 95, striking a southbound Freightliner.

Updated 2 days, 10 hours ago
Little signs order to boost funds for coronavirus response

Boise — Governor Brad Little’s latest executive orders and proclamation will boost funds available for Idaho’s coronavirus response, manage the impact of the...

Updated 2 days, 21 hours ago
Theft suspect was fleeing coronavirus

PRIEST RIVER — An Ada County man who climbed a tree to avoid arrest earlier this week had come to Bonner County to flee the coronavirus infections in souther...

Updated 2 days, 21 hours ago
COVID-19 impacts LPOIC’s derby

SANDPOINT — There may not be any record-setting fish caught during the Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Club’s annual spring derby.

Updated 2 days, 21 hours ago
Messages send love for community’s support

SANDPOINT — “Health first.” “What a great time to benefit from the solitude of the outdoors.” “Our staff is on a corona-cation. We wish the best for our comm...

Updated 2 days, 21 hours ago
Carter bids farewell after 40 years on the job

SANDPOINT — When someone works at one organization for nearly 43 years, they essentially become a history book full of experiences and stories throughout tha...

Updated 3 days, 8 hours ago
Idaho reports 3 COVID-19 deaths

The Department of Health and Welfare and two local public health districts are reporting the state’s first deaths related to COVID-19.

Updated 3 days, 9 hours ago
10th COVID-19 case confirmed in Kootenai County

A Kootenai County woman in her 50s has been confirmed as having novel coronavirus, according to a press release from the Panhandle Health District and Kooten...

Updated 3 days, 21 hours ago
Council balks on emergency powers ordinance

SANDPOINT — The City Council opposed an ordinance Wednesday to grant Mayor Shelby Rognstad temporary emergency powers to protect against the coronavirus pand...

Updated 3 days, 21 hours ago
Little to Idaho: STAY HOME

‘New stage’ leads governor to issue statewide order

Updated 3 days, 21 hours ago
Among re-entry center advocates: Prisoners themselves

When the cell door closed behind Rolando Ibarra Jr. at a jail in southern Idaho, he had a bone-deep feeling that he was a screw-up.

Updated 3 days, 21 hours ago
Events answer call for social distancing

SPOT to keep running to transport riders to essential destinations

Updated 3 days, 21 hours ago
Individual spreads an act of kindness

Right before, one of the Daily Bee’s Best Shot submitters knew he had to do something. The individual was slated to get their first pension check and wanted ...

Updated 3 days, 21 hours ago
Crossings to close for RR track work

SANDPOINT — The following road closures have been announced by Bonner County Road & Bridge for the coming weeks.