Sunday, March 26, 2023

Local News

Need more information regarding today's local news? Here, we'll keep you up to date on everything happening in North Idaho today.

Updated 16 hours, 36 minutes ago

Idaho House passes higher education budget

After 45 minutes of raucous debate, the House passed a higher education budget late Thursday afternoon. The deb...

Updated 3 days, 16 hours ago
DMV office closing early today

DMV officials said the office will close at 2:30 Thursday, March 23, so that employees can attend the event.

Updated 3 days, 16 hours ago
Festival announces poster contest winners

They'd received so many submissions in the summer music series' first fine arts poster contest, The Festival at Sandpoint picked two winners — one for the fi...

Updated 3 days, 16 hours ago
U.S. 95 project set to resume

With a June goal in mind, work on the Lakeshore Drive project is set to resume on Monday, Idaho Transportation Department officials said. As part of the f...

Updated 3 days, 16 hours ago
USCGA flotilla seeks new members

The local U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is inviting the community to be a part of something bigger than themselves.

Updated 3 days, 16 hours ago
Moon visit helps ease BCRCC tension

Tensions at the Boundary County Republican Central Committee appear to have eased after a visit by Idaho Republican Party chairwoman, Dorothy Moon.

Updated 4 days, 16 hours ago
NIC seeks to reverse Swayne’s reinstatement

Greg South, Todd Banducci and other leaders at North Idaho College are pushing back against a judge’s order to reinstate President Nick Swayne.

Updated 4 days, 16 hours ago
Bonner County updates voter rolls

Just shy of 880 people were moved from the county's voter rolls as Bonner County joined the rest of the state in completing a biennial review of Idaho's vote...

Updated 4 days, 16 hours ago
Road limits continue in county

Most of the county's roads are posted with weight limit restrictions. As a reminder, a red flag or no flag on the sign indicates weight limits are in effe...

Updated 4 days, 16 hours ago
Disputed parcel's use headed to voters

After approving a measure to ask voters how a disputed parcel of land near the Bonner County Fairgrounds should be used, commissioners voted to rescind its e...

Updated 4 days, 16 hours ago
McTeacher's Night delivers a fun-draiser

Tuesday, Kootenai Elementary students got to have it their way. And that meant seeing their teachers hard at work taking orders, bussing tables, and selli...

Updated 4 days, 16 hours ago
'Springboard to SHS' is today

The program begins at 5:30 p.m. at Sandpoint High School.

Updated 5 days, 16 hours ago
Book launch celebrates success of ‘All The Things’

The Kaniksu Land Trust is welcoming regionally acclaimed writer, Ammi Midstokke to the intimate setting of the Pine Street Woods warming hut to share some of...

Updated 5 days, 16 hours ago
Deputy rescues elderly woman from river

An elderly woman was rescued from the Pend Oreille River after her vehicle ended up in the water near the Oldtown boat launch early Saturday morning.

Updated 5 days, 16 hours ago
WBCSD superintendent submits resignation

West Bonner County School District has named a former Priest Lake Elementary principal as interim superintendent after the sudden resignation of Jackie Branum.

Updated 5 days, 16 hours ago
A year later, David is 'a walking miracle'

A year after an accident almost claimed his life, his family can't help but be thankful for David Rachels, now 20, is doing. A year on from the March 16, ...