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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 day, 4 hours ago

Acosta to serve 20 years to life for murder

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

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Fire burns down Sunnyside building

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

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks 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 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Panhandle Health extends mask mandate

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

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Two students test positive for COVID-19 at Priest River Junior High

PRJH will close for cleaning Tuesday, resume classes Wednesday

Updated 6 months, 3 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 7 months ago
Three students charged, one summoned, following bus incident

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

Updated 7 months ago
One Sandpoint High School student confirmed with COVID-19

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

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
Juveniles confess to throwing rock that broke through school bus windows

Detectives recovered baseball-sized rock consistent with video evidence

Updated 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Bear attacks hunters in Upper Pack River area

Bear attacks hunters in Upper Pack River area

Updated 7 months, 2 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 7 months, 3 weeks 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 8 months, 1 week 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 8 months, 1 week 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 8 months, 1 week 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...