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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 2 months, 2 weeks ago

REO Speedwagon cancels concert due to COVID-19

The show will take place on Saturday, Aug. 7

Updated 1 year, 1 month 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 1 year, 1 month 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 year, 2 months 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 year, 2 months 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 year, 2 months 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 year, 2 months 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 year, 2 months ago
ISP investigating deadly crash

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

Updated 1 year, 2 months 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 year, 2 months 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 1 year, 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 1 year, 3 months 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 1 year, 3 months 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 1 year, 3 months ago
City to distribute free masks

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

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
Crash injures Sagle residents

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

Updated 1 year, 3 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.