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Local coronavirus info. The latest local updates, announcements and resources. Go to Sandpoint Coronavirus Update»

Fall voyages on the lake. September and October are splendid months to explore Lake Pend Oreille aboard the Shawnodese, with unique autumn cruises in the Hope area. Get more info on the Sandpoint Online Entertainment Calendar»

Support Sandpoint. Our restaurants, shops, services, and churches have been hit hard by COVID restrictions. Here's a directory to find updated info on who's open (and all businesses can add their info for free): Support Sandpoint Business Guide»

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Evening by the lake.
Pete Comstock submitted this gorgeous sunset photo, silhouetting Schweitzer Mountain to the west. It was taken near Trestle Creek with Comstock's drone, with was about 300 feet in the air. For more local photos, plus info on how to submit your own photo, go to Sandpoint in Pictures»

New or notable online. Check out these websites from Sandpoint ID and our region.

Sandpoint Idaho News

September 23, 2020

Students charged with felony warrants

Allegedly threw rock into school bus
Fifty years along the shore ...

Past, future of Edgewater Resort
Survey: NW business leaders hopeful

Most confident they will weather Covid

In this week's Sandpoint Reader

  • SpaceX station concerns residents
  • Past, future of Edgewater resort
  • P&Z recommends development delay
  • Read flip-page edition»

In other news:

Ponderay awarded $1.4m federal grant

Assists city plan railroad underpass
Covid cases spike in Bonner County

PHD reports 55 active cases in area
RGB impact on NW Native Americans

Late justice played key role in victories

  Click to see more news headlines»


Sandpoint MagazineSummer Sandpoint Magazine is here. And it rocks! Literally, as this issue goes exploring our rock-hewn mountain heart. Find it free all around town, or click to read»

Hikes for all abilities. Discover the magnificent beauty of the Cabinet Mountains with the Trails of the Wild Cabinets guidebook, with descriptions for 100-plus trails, with charts, maps and photos. It's just one of more than a dozen fine guidebooks to our lake and mountains, available online from Keokee Books»