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

Prime time for huckleberries! Picking these delicious purple berries is a fun family outing ... and a productive one, noless! At the end of the day, hopefully you'll have enough huckleberries for a pie and extra for the freezer! Visit Sandpoint Online's Recreation Page for links to national forest lands. And for more to do and see what's coming up, visit 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

August 12, 2020

LPOSD secures fall reentry plan

Begins year with blended model
First virus death in Benewah County

19th death reported in North Idaho
Idaho could see $405 million surplus

Boosted by cuts to agencies, schools

In this week's Sandpoint Reader

In other news:

New train noise rankles residents

BNSF: Squeal common at curves
Five new cases in Bonner County

Active infections stands at 63
Wireless company raises concerns

Kaniksu says funds aid competitor

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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»