Breaking News

For the latest breaking news, see below. We'll share breaking news stories as we have them so you're kept up to date at all times.

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago

Two students test positive for COVID-19 at Priest River Junior High

PRJH will close for cleaning Tuesday, resume classes Wednesday

Updated 4 weeks ago
One Priest River Lamanna student tested positive for COVID-19

A letter sent to staff Thursday afternoon stated those with close contact to the student were contacted

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Three students charged, one summoned, following bus incident

A municipal court judge found probable cause for the arrests and court order Tuesday.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
One Sandpoint High School student confirmed with COVID-19

School remains open, those at higher risk asked to stay home.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Juveniles confess to throwing rock that broke through school bus windows

Detectives recovered baseball-sized rock consistent with video evidence

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Bear attacks hunters in Upper Pack River area

Bear attacks hunters in Upper Pack River area

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
PRE staff member tests positive for COVID-19

While a Priest River Elementary employee has tested positive for COVID-19, West Bonner County School District officials said health district officials said t...

Updated 2 months ago
Man arrested for attempted murder

SANDPOINT — Around 6:30 p.m. on August 29, 2020, Sandpoint Police were dispatched to a call of a man chasing a woman with a knife in the parking lot of an ap...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Museum reports thefts from exhibits

SANDPOINT — While not high in value, items representing pieces of the community's history have been taken from the Bonner County Historical Museum over the p...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
State fire mobilization authorized for Sunset Fire

State fire assistance has been mobilized under the Washington State Fire Services Resource Mobilization Plan in support of local firefighters working to contain the Sunset Fire located in Spokane County, near the...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Bonners Ferry police chief involved in fatal shooting

CHALLIS — Bonners Ferry Police Brian Zimmerman, Bonners Ferry Police Chief, is under investigation after he allegedly shot and killed a man after a verbal al...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Child dies in drowning accident

At approximately 2 p.m. today, a Sandpoint Police officer was notified of a missing 7-year old boy at 400 East Mountain View Drive near the Popsicle Bridge in Sandpoint.

Updated 3 months ago
ISP investigating deadly crash

Idaho State Police are investigating a deadly crash that occurred Friday near Dover in the Idaho panhandle.

Updated 3 months ago
Community transmission identified in Boundary, Shoshone counties

Panhandle Health District has identified community transmission of COVID-19 in Boundary and Shoshone counties.

Updated 3 months ago
WBCSD approves reopening plan

PRIEST RIVER — West Bonner County School Board approved its reopening plan at a special meeting Wednesday. Superintendent Paul Anselmo emphasized to the publ...