Saturday, December 02, 2023

Local News

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Updated 9 hours, 20 minutes ago

Bradshaw responds to complaint questions

A question surrounding a civil order of protection involving two county commissioners prompted a discussion on how…

Updated 6 days, 9 hours ago
VanGesen: Lawsuit settlement a matter of expediency

Settlement of a 2015 lawsuit alleging racial profiling was a matter of expediency and practicality, not an admission of guilt, according to a Boundary County s…

Updated 6 days, 9 hours ago
Christmas happenings in Bonner County

With turkey basters put away and the pumpkins on the front porch having seen better days, the community is gearing up for the Christmas season.

Updated 6 days, 9 hours ago
Lions seek help on 'Tots' drive

Funds raised during the annual campaign go to purchase new toys for area children — or gift cards for older youth — who live in the Lake Pend Oreille School Di…

Updated 6 days, 9 hours ago
Santa arrives to kick off Christmas

The Jolly Old Elf himself came to town Friday to help the community kick off the Christmas season. The community, after all, is known as Santa-point, Idaho-…

Updated 6 days, 9 hours ago
ITA sets membership drive

As the holiday season approaches, Idaho Trails Association is launching its annual membership drive, strategically beginning on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28.

Updated 1 week ago
SHS Application Week roaring success

Since it began eight years ago, Sandpoint High School’s Application Week has been a roaring success. Jeralyn Mire, secondary transition counselor at Sandpoi…

Updated 1 week ago
Ice rink plans in the works

A North Idaho ice rink is back in the works for Bonner County, with plans recently being added to the second phase of the Field of Dreams. On Oct. 31, rink …

Updated 1 week ago
'Tots' drive off to slow start

Each year, the Sandpoint Lions team up with local businesses and the community through its Toys for Tots program to ensure everyone has a merry Christmas. F…

Updated 1 week ago
Wanted suspect captured after chase

In the evening hours of Nov. 19, a wanted man out of Spokane, Wash., was taken into custody following a chase that started in Bonner County.

Updated 1 week ago
Gas prices drop in region

The average price for a gallon of regular in the Gem State on Wednesday was $3.69, which is 6 cents less than a week ago, 25 cents less than a month ago and 4…

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
'Tots' drive captures Christmas joy

The Sandpoint Lions Club is dedicated to the youth and making their world a special and dream-filled place. In the Sandpoint group's case, that kindness and lo…

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Turkey Trotters run to help others

Several hundred area residents kicked off their Thanksgiving Day festivities by participating in the annual Turkey Trot fun run.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Area businesses taking part in Small Business Saturday

The downtown shopping district will be sprinkled with deals this weekend, encouraging residents to shop locally for Christmas gifts on Small Business Saturday.…

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Motion to disband audit panel fails

Bonner County commissioners failed to pass a motion to disband the Bonner County Fair Board audit committee last week. During their Oct. 24 meeting, commiss…

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Council votes to submit CPS grant application

As its only item of new business at last week’s meeting, the council voted to move forward with a grant application that could allow the city to step into a se…