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Updated 1 week, 5 days ago

Fall reflections of roads in Bonner County

Autumn equinox and measurable rain in the same week had me thinking of what the Bonner County Road Department ne...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
State of the city: Resilient

Last Thursday, Sandpoint Mayor Shelby Rognstad had the privilege of presenting the State of the City address before the Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce...

Updated 1 month ago
Moving toward a brighter future

Moving toward a brighter future

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
“Next Steps Month” is a perfect opportunity to imagine your higher education future

“Next Steps Month” is a perfect opportunity to imagine your higher education future

Updated 2 months ago
Special session addresses COVID-19, impacts

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in changes to our lives which range from inconveniences to a direct threat to our health and being.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
City’s park system is a Sandpoint legacy

Friday, Aug. 7, marked the grand opening of the long-awaited Memorial Field project. This project had been envisioned by many residents for years. Since 73% ...

Updated 3 months ago
Idaho state budget well positioned to handle ongoing impacts of COVID-19 pandemic

Idaho just ended its fiscal year with a surplus nearly three times what was expected before COVID-19.

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Fiscal responsibility pays off for Sandpoint

Last night, kicked off the 2021 budget process. The Sandpoint City Council set the preliminary budget establishing the maximum level of expenditures that can...

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Drive safely; have patience with road crews

The past three months have been a most interesting time in the life of the Bonner County Road Department. Mid-March found us shuffling half crews on and off ...

Updated 4 months ago
This Independence Day, let’s unite for a thriving future for all of Idaho

The celebration of Independence Day this year will be unlike any other.

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Public safety, liberty and justice for all

I’ve been thinking a lot about police, protesters and armed vigilantes. On Saturday June 6, 300 peaceful protestors marched through downtown in solidarity wi...

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Economic rebound hinges on the safety, confidence of consumers and employees

As more and more businesses are opening their doors, many Idahoans have been eager to get out of the house and get back to work.

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Only one way to describe election: historic

I’m writing to you from what we affectionately call the “Bunker.” The Bunker is the base from which, under normal circumstances, we coordinate the massive un...

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Together, we are beating COVID-19 virus

I thank all of you who have taken the guidance of Governor Brad Little and of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seriously by practicing social d...

Updated 6 months, 4 weeks ago
Officials’ comments threaten others’ health

Ms. Scott,