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Updated 10 hours, 31 minutes ago

Three students charged, one summoned, following bus incident

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

Updated 4 days, 13 hours ago
One Sandpoint High School student confirmed with COVID-19

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

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

Detectives recovered baseball-sized rock consistent with video evidence

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Bear attacks hunters in Upper Pack River area

Bear attacks hunters in Upper Pack River area

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days 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 3 weeks, 3 days 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 1 month, 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 1 month, 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 1 month, 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...

Updated 1 month, 2 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 1 month, 3 weeks ago
ISP investigating deadly crash

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

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks 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 month, 3 weeks 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 months 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 2 months, 1 week 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...