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Updated 3 hours, 29 minutes ago

No new COVID-19 cases confirmed today

For the second day in a row, there have been no new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Idaho’s five northernmost counties.

Updated 4 hours, 44 minutes ago
Idaho unemployment claims jump again amid virus outbreak

BOISE (AP) — Another 31,000 Idaho residents filed for unemployment benefits last week as the state economy shed thousands of jobs for the third consecutive w...

Updated 15 hours, 53 minutes ago
Woman killed in U.S. 95 crash identified

CAREYWOOD — Idaho State Police have identified the motorist who was killed in a crash on U.S. Highway 95 on Tuesday as Jasmine G. Dandurand.

Updated 15 hours, 53 minutes ago
Bonner County gas prices show decline

SANDPOINT — Bonner County’s gas prices have finally dipped below the $2 per gallon mark.

Updated 15 hours, 53 minutes ago
Smith hired as deputy county prosecutor

SANDPOINT — A former intern at the Bonner County Prosecutor’s Office is being welcomed back as a deputy prosecutor.

Updated 15 hours, 53 minutes ago
City using PPE for fire, police

Sandpoint City Council’s special meeting on April 8 was brief, updating the public on this week’s changes related to COVID-19. As of 4:45 p.m. Wednesday no n...

Updated 15 hours, 53 minutes ago
Late night sermon (and paraphernalia) net $300 fine

COEUR d’ALENE — Steven R. Raschko’s lunar prophecies induced by marijuana resulted in an overnight stay in the Kootenai County jail, police said.

Updated 15 hours, 53 minutes ago
IBE project seeks used laptops for students

A statewide nonprofit of more than 200 business leaders is determined to get computers and internet service into the hands of Idaho’s students.

Updated 15 hours, 53 minutes ago
No new COVID-19 cases

SANDPOINT — The statewide tally of confirmed novel coronavirus increased by 22 cases on Wednesday, although the Panhandle Health District reported no new cas...

Updated 15 hours, 53 minutes ago
State parks see waves of WA visitors

If you go, be cool, follow the rules

Updated 1 day, 1 hour ago
COVID-19 update: Three have been hospitalized

The good news is that in the last 24 hours, there have been no new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Idaho’s five northernmost counties.

Updated 1 day, 5 hours ago
Driver killed in Tuesday crash

A person was killed Tuesday when their passenger car failed to negotiate a left turn at U.S. 95 and Careywood Road, according to a press release from Idaho State Police.

Updated 1 day, 15 hours ago
County takes board meetings online

SANDPOINT — Members of the public are being encouraged to participate in the Bonner County commission’s weekly business meetings via remote means during the ...

Updated 1 day, 15 hours ago
Giddings withdraws from county race

SANDPOINT — The race for the Republican nomination for the District 1 seat on the Bonner County commission is no longer a three-way contest.

Updated 1 day, 15 hours ago
Community heroes emerge during pandemic

NEWPORT — Since the request for personal protective equipment (PPE) went out via social media and newspaper ads on March 20, Newport Hospital and Health Serv...