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 1 week, 1 day ago

ISP investigating deadly crash

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

Updated 5 days, 1 hour 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 1 week, 2 days ago
Community transmission identified in Boundary, Shoshone counties

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

Updated 1 week, 3 days 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...

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Man dies after bridge-jumping accident

OLDTOWN — Tyler Vance Watson, 29, of Priest River, died Tuesday night after jumping into Pend Oreille River from Oldtown bridge.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Panhandle declines mask mandate, tables vote

A motion by the Panhandle Health District board of health to mandate masks failed to come to a vote, as no other member would second the motion to require re...

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Idaho county sues state over coronavirus rescue money

A lawsuit filed by an Idaho county against Republican Gov. Brad Little and other state officials could upend plans for distributing $1.25 billion in coronavi...

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
City to distribute free masks

SANDPOINT — The city of Sandpoint will be distributing free masks to any community member on Friday.

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Crash injures Sagle residents

SAGLE — An unknown number of local residents were injured in a Saturday afternoon crash south of Sagle.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
One dead after boat capsizes

SANDPOINT — One person has died after the boat they were on capsized in Wednesday’s storm, according to a Bonner County Sheriff’s Office press release.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Help sought in locating sexual assault suspect

Bonner County Sheriff’s Office detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a sexual assault suspect.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Three new COVID-19 cases reported in region

Bonner County picked up a case of COVID-19 Thursday — one of three reported by the Panhandle Health District, bringing our total to 139 in the Panhandle area...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Three new cases reported in Bonner County

SANDPOINT — Bonner County has three new COVID-19 cases, bringing the county’s total to 10 cases — five of them active, according to Panhandle Health District...

Updated 2 months ago
Second lawsuit filed over Festival gun ban

SANDPOINT — A second lawsuit has been filed over the Festival at Sandpoint’s ban on firearms at War Memorial Field during the summer music series.

Updated 2 months ago
COVID-19 community spread identified in Bonner County

SANDPOINT — While the number of COVID-19 cases didn’t go up in the region, community spread has been identified in Bonner County, Panhandle Health District o...