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Updated 1 hour, 8 minutes ago

Stay-at-home order legal, Idaho attorney general says

Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden says Gov. Brad Little's stay-at-home order to limit the spread of the cor...

Updated 1 day ago
North Idaho coronavirus cases rise to 44

The Panhandle Health District has announced the total number of cases of COVID-19 has risen to 44 in the Panhandle area. Forty-two of the cases are in Kooten...

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
COVID-19 cases stay at 39 in N. Idaho

SANDPOINT — Novel coronavirus cases in the Idaho Panhandle stayed unchanged at 39, Panhandle Health District officials announced on the agency’s website.

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
Valle sprinkles columns with wit, wisdom

SANDPOINT — While searching for Valle Novak’s house, an older gentleman walking down Schweitzer Road responded to this writer’s query about locating her home:

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
Restaurants offer curbside pickup

SANDPOINT — The delicious food is still there. You just have to get it to go.

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
Tax relief funds tabbed for COVID-19 response

Governor appropriates $39.3 million for hospital equipment, supplies

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
Community bands together on mask drive

SANDPOINT — With Friday’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendation that all Americans wear a mask in public to help prevent the spread of th...

Updated 1 day, 22 hours ago
North Idaho COVID-19 cases stay at 39

Panhandle Health District announced Saturday that there were no new COVID-19 cases North Idaho.

Updated 2 days, 11 hours ago
BGH: Stay the course, stay home

Scott says Little’s order crosses constitutional line

Updated 2 days, 11 hours ago
Fake PHD letter targets nursing home

A phony letter with Panhandle Health District letterhead is circulating in Bonner County, falsely claiming that the staff at a North Idaho extended care faci...

Updated 2 days, 11 hours ago
Board supports Wheeler’s rights

SANDPOINT — Bonner County commissioners are supporting Sheriff Daryl Wheeler’s freedom of speech, but they’re staying the course with reduced operations duri...

Updated 2 days, 11 hours ago
Limits lifted from more local roads

SANDPOINT — Weight limits were lifted from more county roads Friday, according to Bonner County Road & Bridge officials.

Updated 2 days, 11 hours ago
Altar Church won’t hold live service Sunday

Board decides to close doors; ‘Not my will,’ pastor says

Updated 2 days, 17 hours ago
Eureka, Sandpoint Curry launch free meal initiative

PONDERAY — The Eureka Institute and Sandpoint Curry are teaming up to provide a free meal initiative as residents shelter in place because of the novel coron...

Updated 2 days, 20 hours ago
BGH: Now is not the time to end ‘stay-home’ order

Bonner General Health’s priority is the safety of Bonner County, hospital official said in a Friday press release.