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COVID-19 cases again see increase

SANDPOINT — For the second day in a row, North Idaho has recorded the highest number of new confirmed cases of n...

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‘Best’ voting set to start soon

Due to a technical glitch, voting in the Best in Bonner County will be delayed two days. Voting will now be live from July 15 through July 26.

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ISP reports Fourth of July DUI arrests

SANDPOINT — Idaho State Police say five lives were lost and 56 people were arrested over the Fourth of July weekend.

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Highway 200 bridge reopens

TROUT CREEK — The Highway 200 bridge over the Clark Fork River north of town opened Friday to one lane of traffic after an expedited project to replace the s...

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One step forward, two days back: COVID-19 calls for compromise in classrooms

COVID-19 calls for compromise in classrooms

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New lottery game features state parks

The Idaho Lottery and the Idaho Department of Parks & Recreation have teamed up this summer to celebrate Idaho’s scenic treasures, our State parks.

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Subway: No open carry in stores

Sandwich shop chain sets new gun policy

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Ninth Circuit: Reclaim Idaho signature drive can continue

SANDPOINT — Reclaim Idaho can collect electronic signatures for its education initiative following denial by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals of Idaho’s re...

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Framework sets plans in motion

LPOSD explores options for reopening school this fall

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Burglary, chase ends in arrest

COOLIN — A methamphetamine user led authorities on a high-speed chase after executing a brazen burglary at a Priest Lake residence on Tuesday.

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Area sees jump in cases of COVID-19

SANDPOINT — The region continues to post rising numbers of new cases of novel coronavirus, the Panhandle Health District reported on Thursday.

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Reclaim Idaho finalizes e-signature petition platform

Today marks the deadline for Governor Brad Little and Secretary of State Lawerence Denney to reach an agreement with Reclaim Idaho regarding a system for onl...

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COVID cases surge again in Panhandle

SANDPOINT — The Panhandle Health District reported 56 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus on Wednesday, including five new cases in Bonner County.

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‘My talent is being kind & making people laugh’

In person and virtually, Jacey’s Race continues with run set for Sunday

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Crossing repairs are rescheduled

SANDPOINT — The date of repairs for two at-grade BNSF Railway crossings has changed.