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Updated 17 hours, 57 minutes ago

Deputy joins in honoring LPO rescuers

SANDPOINT — A Bonner County Sheriff’s Marine Patrol deputy was on hand in California to honor a family who coura...

Updated 2 days, 17 hours ago
Chamber receives ITC grant award

During its recent meeting, the Idaho Travel Council granted $5,867,607 in tourism marketing funding to non-profit organizations through the Idaho Regional Travel and Convention Grant Program.

Updated 2 days, 17 hours ago
Reclaim Idaho ends initiative’s signature push

The website for Reclaim Idaho reads like a sign in a post-apocalyptic shop window, frozen in time after a worst-case scenario left streets and storefronts em...

Updated 2 days, 17 hours ago
PHD sees 41 new cases

SANDPOINT — The Panhandle Health District reported 41 new cases of novel coronavirus, including four new infections in Bonner County.

Updated 3 days, 17 hours ago
School supply give away to help over 1,000 students in Bonner County

SANDPOINT — COVID-19 may have altered lesson plans for teachers, but Angels Over Sandpoint is determined to provide school supplies for all Bonner County stu...

Updated 3 days, 17 hours ago
SpaceX engineer Katz helps put Americans in space

BONNERS FERRY — SpaceX senior guidance and navigational control engineer Jacob Katz is a role model for area students who aspire to become involved in scienc...

Updated 3 days, 17 hours ago
Pilot uninjured in PR plane crash

PRIEST RIVER — A pilot making touch-and-go landings on a nearby airstrip crashed his plane shortly after 1 p.m., according to a Facebook post by Bonner County EMS.

Updated 3 days, 17 hours ago
LPOSD addresses building plans for fall

SANDPOINT — Lake Pend Oreille School District Superintendent Tom Albertson announced Wednesday the district’s reopening and activities plans will both be dis...

Updated 3 days, 17 hours ago
Extraordinary times, extraordinary measures

Governor calls special session of Legislature

Updated 3 days, 17 hours ago
COVID cases jump in area

SANDPOINT — The number of cases in Bonner County took a sharp jump upward Wednesday with 17 cases being reported in the community by Panhandle Health District.

Updated 3 days, 17 hours ago
Panhandle Health District provides community spread categories for area school districts

Panhandle Health District has begun its official weekly assessment and reporting of categories of community spread for use by school districts in Kootenai, B...

Updated 4 days, 6 hours ago
First community spread categories announced for N. Idaho school districts

Panhandle Health District has begun its official weekly assessment and reporting of categories of community spread for use by school districts in Kootenai, B...

Updated 4 days, 17 hours ago
FAS launches fundraising campaign

SANDPOINT — Non-profit organizations, musicians, and concert producers everywhere are facing an unprecedented crisis.

Updated 4 days, 17 hours ago
Woman charged in fatal accident

SANDPOINT — A preliminary hearing is set for a Bonner County woman accused of accidentally striking and killing her husband on July 31.

Updated 4 days, 17 hours ago
Youth dies in drowning accident

SANDPOINT — A Sandpoint youth died in a Tuesday afternoon drowning accident near Popsicle Bridge.

Updated 4 days, 17 hours ago
Priest River celebrates staff, reevaluates ordinances at meeting

PRIEST RIVER — Congratulations are in order for city clerk Laurel Thomas, who is celebrating 15 years with city staff this month. Thomas was sufficiently sur...