Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Local News

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WSHA honors 13 rural hospitals

Among those recognized was Newport Hospital & Health Services. The presentation was part of WSHA’s 2024 Rural Hosp…

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Sagle couple arrested for warrant, destruction of evidence

A Sagle couple was arrested late last month after Bonner County deputies allege that one resisted arrest and the other admitted to knowingly tampering with evi…

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Sandpoint Pride celebrates love, community

Since its 2021 start, the event has attracted several thousand people each year to the various events, which aim to affirm the dignity and quality of all in th…

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Medicare Part D changes may cause higher premiums, fewer market options

Changes to Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage are on the way. Under the Inflation Reduction Act, new policies were rolled out this year and more cha…

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Trump 'fine' after shooting at rally, campaign says

Shooting at Trump rally is being investigated as assassination attempt, AP sources say

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Fire danger 'High'

The area is still considered to be in a drought, below-average snowpack in surrounding mountains is melting rapidly, hot, dry conditions are the immediate fore…

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Understanding the proposed Sandpoint comp plan

The plan has been in development since 2019, but delays from the COVID-19 pandemic, administrative changes, and calls from the community for greater public inv…

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Schweitzer purchase Selkirk Powder's resort-based operation

Schweitzer has announced the purchase of Selkirk Powder’s guided backcountry snowmobile and cat ski operation, an experience that invites guests to explore an …

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Moyie Springs waterline repairs completed

Moyie Springs officials announced late Friday morning that the waterline had been fixed and the city was again running water to city residents and customers.

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Festival at Sandpoint unveils fine arts poster

The Festival at Sandpoint kicked off its summer celebration Tuesday night at its sponsor appreciation event while also revealing its 2024 fine arts poster art …

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Bonner General throws community party

While the original hospital was floated up Lake Pend Oreille in 1949 and constructed where the Sandpoint-based hospital still stands, Bonner General Health has…

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SURA shares 2025 budget request

The request’s sum is $2.32 million, and the primary items are the design and acquisition costs of the downtown revitalization and Great Northern Road projects.

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Sheriff's office to man watercraft inspection stations

The Bonner County Sheriff’s Office has entered into an agreement with the Idaho State Department of Agriculture to staff multiple watercraft invasive species i…

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Idaho open primary initiative qualifies for November ballot

In November, voters will decide whether to approve a ballot initiative that would open Idaho’s primary elections to allow voters and created a ranked-choice vo…

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LPOSD drafts new learning materials policy

In its first meeting since the enactment of Idaho House Bill 710, the Lake Pend Oreille School District board brought forth a draft of a new “learning material…

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Local man arrested on charges of kidnapping, rape

A local man has been arrested after allegedly kidnapping and raping a woman in the City Beach parking lot.