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RACHEL SUN

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Housing top priority for local businesses looking to hire
August 1, 2021 1 a.m.

Housing top priority for local businesses looking to hire

Over 60% of employers who took the survey said current housing conditions detract from the success of their business

Local group working to provide produce, meals to community throughout the year
July 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Local group working to provide produce, meals to community throughout the year

A local group of at-home gardeners is working to make sure all their neighbors have enough to eat.

Local families invited to backpack, school supplies giveaway Sunday
July 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Local families invited to backpack, school supplies giveaway Sunday

Families with students are invited to TCC’s annual backpack giveaway this Sunday from 1-4 p.m. at their Sandpoint location,201 E. Superior St.

Timber Days coming this weekend
July 28, 2021 1 a.m.

Timber Days coming this weekend

Priest River’s Timber Days will begin this Friday, with a cornhole registration at 5:30 p.m., the tournament at 6 p.m. and the Hot Neon Nights car cruise at 7 p.m. sponsored by the Asphalt Angels.

WBCSD hires new employees, sees hopeful results in reading indicator
July 28, 2021 1 a.m.

WBCSD hires new employees, sees hopeful results in reading indicator

The West Bonner County School District had a roughly 15% staff turnover in 2021, a slight increase from the average for levy years of around 12%, board Clerk Jennifer Anselmo told trustees at a meeting Wednesday

Council adopts maximum preliminary budget, reviews new and increased fees
July 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Council adopts maximum preliminary budget, reviews new and increased fees

The Sandpoint City Council adopted their maximum preliminary budget at Wednesday’s meeting for fiscal year 2022, which will have a ceiling of $40,597,593.

Trestle 6 and Burnt Peak still aflame, IDL issues guidance for those who want to help
July 27, 2021 1 a.m.

Trestle 6 and Burnt Peak still aflame, IDL issues guidance for those who want to help

The Trestle 6 fire, the last of the fires from the Trestle Creek Complex, remained uncontained as of Monday

Report finds growth in Hispanic population, work needed to address learning gaps
July 24, 2021 1 a.m.

Report finds growth in Hispanic population, work needed to address learning gaps

Hispanics grew in population by 70% in Bonner County, leading the state. That percentage growth is in large part due to the low starting number said Mauricio Cardona, an associate at the Davillier Law Group in Sandpoint and contributor to the report.

Lawsuit alleges illegal wastewater discharge, breach of contract in Blanchard community
July 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Lawsuit alleges illegal wastewater discharge, breach of contract in Blanchard community

Homeowners near Blanchard are filing suit over a series of complaints including illegal wastewater discharge they say is causing a public nuisance, breach of contract and failure to pay assessments for maintenance of roads and common areas.

Sandpoint continues geese removal at City Beach
July 22, 2021 1 a.m.

Sandpoint continues geese removal at City Beach

The city of Sandpoint continued its practice of relocating Canada geese at City Beach in 2021, according to a permit issued by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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