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Arts and Crafts Fair 2022Why was the artist afraid he might go to jail? Because he'd been framed! Be prepared for an increase in foot traffic downtown as we enjoy the 50th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair on 2nd Ave., and Main St. in downtown Sandpoint on Saturday and Sunday. Mid-week come and enjoy the Second Wednesday Film Series: Gone with the Wind at the Panida on Wednesday, then hit up Farmin Park for the Summer Music Series performance by The Drunken Hearts on Thursday. The Music Conservatory will be holding its Summer Academy Performance on Friday at the Panida. Finally, if you'd like to get out of town you can take a nice drive and enjoy the Priest River Sprints: Non-motorized races on Saturday.  Make sure you check out all our upcoming events around town, in the Entertainment Calendar»

Entertainment Events:

  • Blind Beer Tasting Mon
  • Trails and Tails Tues, Fri
  • Farmers' Market Wed, Sat
  • 2nd Wed. Film Series Wed
  • Summer Music Series Thurs
  • Artist Reception Thurs
  • Summer Academy Fri
  • Priest River Sprints Sat
  • Escape Room Sat
  • Arts and Crafts Fair Sat, Sun

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    Civic Calendar Highlights:

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    Sandpoint Idaho osprey nest camOspreys, up close. The Memorial Field ospreys have returned after their long and hazardous migration from the south. Now they're building their nest and hatching eggs. See'em at the live nest webcam»


    Books to explore by. Find detailed guides to our Cabinet and Selkirk Mountains, Lake Pend Oreille, the Ice Age Floods – plus history and local writings, and more. Click to Keokee Books»

    New or notable online. Check these out:


    Sandpoint Idaho News

    August 11, 2022

    Johnson withdraws from house race

    To challenge Herndon for senate

    Fires burn near Priest Lake

    Lion Roar and Diamond Watch

    BoCo Comp Plan workshop

    Slated for Aug. 16

    Striking a musical match

    Traveling bands at Matchwood

    BoCo will spend ARPA money 

    Returning funding to EMS

    City budget highlights

    Capital improvement projects

    Teens injured in Hwy 41 crash

    Alcohol was a factor

    Idaho ordered to pay $321,224

    Legal fees over House Bill 509

    Hate makes a comeback in Idaho

    This time with political support

    Farmers Almanac says to prepare

    'Brisk' winter ahead in Idaho

    What are cyanobacterial blooms

    Why are they popping up in Idaho?



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    In this week's Sandpoint Reader:

    • Sandpoint to present proposed $49.6 million budget for FY 2023
    • BoCo will spend ARPA money, return funding to EMS
    • A half-century of craftsmanship

    Click to read the flip-page edition»


    In other news:

    COS to present proposed budget

    Public presentation Aug. 17

    East Hope adopts new standards

    New city standards for donations

    ID child well-being has improved

    Mental health is new top concern

    Proposed ID-WY natural gas pipeline

    Will harm protected grizzly bears

    Wolf trapper education available 

    Classes in the Panhandle

    Picking huckleberries in Idaho

    Take the whole family on a day trip

    The heat is on and has settled in

    But the trout know what to do

    Kochava, privacy-first approach

    New data solution heads to market


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    Local coronavirus info. Get the latest updates, announcements and resources.
      • Local COVID-19 cases and info»