Saturday, October 01, 2022

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 9 months ago

Man facing cannibalism charge to continue medical security program

James David Russell, 39, will continue to remain in the Idaho Medical Security Program after he was found incomp...

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
REO Speedwagon cancels concert due to COVID-19

The show will take place on Saturday, Aug. 7

Updated 1 year, 2 months ago
Library board hires former mayor to director position

After months of being closed, the Boundary County Library Board unanimously voted Tuesday to hire former Bonners Ferry Mayor David Sims as library director.

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
BCSO seeks shooting suspect

Arthur Neal Leen of Priest River was shot after an unknown male asked to use the family's phone

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
Little Pine Fire now 25 percent contained

The Little Pine Fire burning seven miles north of Priest River is now 25% contained, according to a press release from the Idaho Department of Lands this mor...

Updated 1 year, 4 months ago
Judge rules in favor of city, Festival in gun ban lawsuit

The lawsuit was the second filed over the Festival’s ban on firearms possession at its 2019 Festival.

Updated 1 year, 5 months ago
Acosta to serve 20 years to life for murder

Man accused of killing Tammy Rae Bristow in 1987 receives life sentence

Updated 1 year, 7 months ago
Fire burns down Sunnyside building

A building in the Sunnyside Cutoff Road area has burned down.

Updated 1 year, 7 months ago
Court unseals documents connected to riot arrest

A Washington, D.C., federal court has unsealed a statement of reasons for the arrest of Michael Anthony Pope, 32, of Sandpoint and his brother, William, of K...

Updated 1 year, 8 months ago
Panhandle Health extends mask mandate

In a 4-3 decision, the mandate will continue through, at least, the end of April.

Updated 1 year, 12 months ago
Two students test positive for COVID-19 at Priest River Junior High

PRJH will close for cleaning Tuesday, resume classes Wednesday

Updated 1 year, 12 months 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 2 years ago
Three students charged, one summoned, following bus incident

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

Updated 2 years ago
One Sandpoint High School student confirmed with COVID-19

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

Updated 2 years ago
Juveniles confess to throwing rock that broke through school bus windows

Detectives recovered baseball-sized rock consistent with video evidence