Wednesday, April 21, 2021

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, 3 hours ago

Acosta to serve 20 years to life for murder

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

Updated 8 months, 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 8 months, 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 8 months, 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 8 months, 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 9 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 9 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...

Updated 9 months, 1 week 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 9 months, 1 week ago
City to distribute free masks

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

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Crash injures Sagle residents

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

Updated 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months, 1 week 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 10 months, 1 week 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 10 months, 3 weeks 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 10 months, 3 weeks 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...