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September 27 
Fired DAG for Idaho sues AG's office
Alleging retaliation over concerns
West Bonner parents are saying
They saved their school district
Locals compete in, and enjoy
Long Bridge Half Marathon/10K
Mayor of Bonners Ferry resigns
Citing possible conflict of interest
State Board attorney accuses ID AG
Of filing 'abusive' subpoenas
Wealthy millennials flock to ID
At the 2nd highest rate in the U.S.
AG urges Supreme Court to empower
States to address homelessness

September 26 
BoCo Fair board elects chairman
Following Gordons resignation
Branden Durst stepping down
As West Bonner superintendent
Signatures are being collected
By local open primaries supporters
Priest Lake island improvements
Projects backed by PFC
Red cross is in critical need
Facing a severe blood shortage
Advisory group finishes its work
Reviewing Empowering Parents program
Direct care workforce in 'crisis'
State legislative panel hears
Brush up on Idaho trespassing laws
Before you go hunting or fishing
A unique home exists in Sandpoint
Find out more about the Unicorn Farm
Idaho video contest for teens opens
Expose the dangers of vaping and win

September 25 
Helping everyone find their strength
Tapping into your inner superhero
Crawl taking all on a crafty trek
Hosted by four locally owned stores
Northwest Passage Bridge opens
Leading Idaho Local Bridges project
Local man faces assault charge
After attack on family members
Improving to Morton Slough fishing
Boating access site now complete
Some withdraw from consideration
In upcoming Bonner County elections
Prescribed burns felt in North Idaho
Despite burning in Montana
SHS hosts 'All Things Senior'
On Tuesday, September 27
Idaho has a state amphibian
Do you know what it is?

September 22 
Idaho LAUNCH grants go live Oct. 3
Sign up now for alerts
Repertory Dance Theater kicks off
For Pend Oreille Arts Council
New Luma system plagued with errors
Can't verify state revenues
Driving with your high beams on?
That can get you a ticket in ID
Man sentenced to up to 13 years
Sexual abuse of teens in Priest Lake
COVID-19 test program resumes
Will begin accepting orders Monday
The 26 best campgrounds in Idaho
From top-rated to hidden gems

September 21 
Innovia Foundation announces awards
Of $393,038 in scholarships
West BoCo trustee skips meeting
Causing cancellation due to quorum
BCRCC gathers, and declines
To censure commissioners
Fire season fizzles out
To the relief of firefighters
Fall drawdowns planned
For Pend Oreille, Priest Lake
Sandpoint City Council hears
Presentation on local housing auth.
Jailed man faces additional charge
Escaped during medical furlough
Arts and outdoor school opens
To meet unique education needs
'Empty the Shelters' with BTAA
Offering waived adoption fees

September 20 
Constitution Day celebrated
At Lake Pend Oreille School District
First WBCSD board meeting
Since two trustees recalled
Sergeant at arms will stay
At BoCo commissioner meetings
BCRCC censure votes fail
Against Omodt and Bradshaw
As Idaho wildfire costs increase
Land Board calls for budget increase
The days are getting short in ID
How much sunlight are we losing?
Pheasant season nears
A few weeks to prepare
Summer Newsletter available now
From Idaho Master Naturalists
Predictions about upcoming winter
What does the Farmers Almanac say?

September 19 
Housing presentation on its agenda
For Wednesday's Council meeting
'Spill the Wine' aims to help
The Bonner County Museum
11 most scenic Idaho towns
How many are up North?
Slight changes seen in LPOSD
Regarding enrollment numbers
Idaho Trails Association named
'Defender Service Awards' finalist
Does ID use daylight savings time
Didn't Congress vote it away?
Choosing a far-right superintendent
Did they get too complacent?
13 Presidential centers call out
To save our democracy
Idaho AG chimes in on issuance of
Emergency certificates for admin
Wolf-caused depredations fall
Once again in Idaho
Idaho's unemployment hits 3%
For the first time since 2021
USFS offers free access Sept. 30
For Public Lands Day
When dogs chase wildlife
What are the consequences?

September 18 
'Securing Our Futures' grant aids
In keeping school district safe
Reception date set
To celebrate USS Idaho
Mayors give public updates
On the 'State of the Cities'
State of candidates looks clear
There shouldn't be any additions
Museum sets annual meeting
Tuesday, September 26
Bradford faces animal cruelty charge
After pepper spraying dogs
Sandpoint man arrested
On domestic battery charge
Idaho law enforcement celebrates
Contributions of forensic science
Respiratory virus season returns
Expect flu, COVID, and RSV
Bills in congress would extend
Medicaid to the incarcerated
Free car seat check events scheduled
For Child Passenger Safety Week

September 15 
BOCC approves new software
For short-term rental regulation
Rabies case was a false positive
For skunk in Bonners Ferry
NIC trustees debate board policies
Ahead of required update
Panida sets annual meeting date
Membership meeting on Oct. 16
Idaho State Board of Ed blocks
Durst's emergency path to super
Idaho Medicaid is strained
With day-to-day operations
Idaho reading scores inaccurate
For thousands of Idaho students
Idaho is one of the happiest states
Here's where they ranked us
A special session of ID Legislature?
No agreement in place to do so
Idaho DMV removes convenience fees
For online reinstatement payments

September 14 
Art selected for Silver Box program
First of three sculptures mounted
Candidates have been declared
For November 2023 election
LPOSD has busy meeting
At first meeting of school year
LPORT returns to the stage with
Murder on the Orient Express
Grimm seeks Sandpoint mayor's seat
In November's general city election
Woodward seeks Dist. 1 Senate seat
Focus on "the business of the day"
New agenda bylaw created
Due to tensions amidst commissioners
Butch Otter endorses
Open primary ballot initiative
Public decries proposed development
At Department of Lands hearing
Sandpoint man found not guilty
On a charge of rape
Pend Oreille Harvest Festival
Returning to Oldtown
Honking at bicyclists and joggers?
You may be breaking the law
Idaho higher ed seeks $7.8 million
To address inflation, pay raises
Courts hear arguments on
ID transgender bathroom law
AG announces $35 million settlement
With Leasing Co. Tempoe, LLC.

September 13 
Candidates begin filing
For city, board races
USS Idaho attack sub on the way
Naval vessel named after Idaho
Sheriff explains the need
For deputy at BOCC meetings
IDL adding 3 mobile sites
In Bonner County areas
IPNF controlled burns to begin
As part of management program
The state of deer and elk
New episode raises awareness of CWD

September 12 
New members being accepted
Into FAS Youth Orchestra
Over 200 residents sign up to speak
On revised plan for Trestle Creek
Geezer forum heads to the PSW
With special guest speaker
39-year-old Sandpoint man arrested
Resisting, & assault on an officer
Why is nobody using this ID fund?
Created to help fix unsafe schools
So you want to live alone in ID?
Here's how much you must make
Help fight wildlife crime
By calling the CAP hotline
US-95 Naples bridge roadway repair
Will take place starting Wednesday
Is Sandpoint cheap and easy?
Blogger suggests Sandpoint retirement

September 11 
Robert's Rules at BOCC meeting
With discussion of its parameters
NAMI Walk to raise awareness
Bringing the community together
Crews suspend their search
For Idaho homeowners
Property tax cuts coming
And ready to rebuild W. Bonner
Gun law raises concerns
For shooting sports activities
Three N. Idaho senators
Oppose special session
North Idaho College appeals
Swayne's reinstatement
Are you prepared for disaster?
Idaho event to plans to help
92 lives claimed on ID roads
On the 100 deadliest days
Sandpoint Rotary to host
The WaCanId bike ride
This week's most popular home
A geodesic dome in Elmira, Idaho
Lake drawdown dates set
Starting Sept. 19

September 08 
Recalled trustees terms end
It's official in West Bonner
Sandpoint mayor, council celebrate
With National Service Dog month
LPO down to one SRO this year
After hiring armed security officers
The community is relieved
And ready to rebuild W. Bonner
ID employers anticipate growth
Despite concerns of turnover
E. Oregon's effort to join Idaho
Reflects the growing American divide
ID deploys property tax relief
With funds to local school districts
Senior companion volunteers sought
Aiding the elderly and disabled
ID chronic wasting disease week
Coming up Sept. 11-18, 2023
26th Annual Hospice Rose Event
Supports direct client support
AG Labrador sounds alarm
On SHEIN business practices

September 07 
FAS instrument library re-opens
An affordable way for kids to play
Two marine deputies honored
By Bonner County EMS
W. Bonner School trustees blocked
From holding "special meeting"
Council selects three new pieces
For 'Silver Box' art-on-loan program
See Tell Now! safety tip line used
In almost half of ID public schools
Judicial review sought
In fair board dispute
Woodward announces bid
For L1 Senate seat
Man arrested on drug charges
And resisting an officer
Event to help prepare for disasters
Will live stream to Idahoans
CDC gives Idaho $2 Million
To combat drug overdoses
Idaho AG parcels out lawsuit
Rebukes State Board of Education

September 06 
U.S. 2 project on track
For mid-November completion
NIMSEF accepting scholarship apps
For upcoming ski season
Area schools welcome students back
And parents were welcome too
BoCo Commissioners stand firm on
Ending memorandum of understanding
Special meeting prompts concern
In West Bonner School District
A $25M fund to fix unsafe schools
ID created it, nobody is using it
ID and WA see highest increases
Of housing prices in the U.S.
Idaho castle could be yours
For a cool $4.5 million

September 05 
PEAK 7B hosts youth triathlon
First ever in Bonner County
Rescue efforts continue
Man lost near Shorty Peak
Ridge Creek Fire fight winding down
51% contained & 4,474 acres burned
Walk for HOPE and
To spread kindness

September 04 
Ponderay Neighbor day here again
Fostering community connections
North Boyer reopens to traffic
To the relief of residents
Court order forced end to meeting
Of West Bonner County School Board
Festival opens poster contest
Resuming a now annual tradition
New items abound on council agenda
Unlike recent old business meetings
Fire restrictions lowered
In time for Labor Day weekend
Teen takes part in ISP program
And sees a glimpse of her future
20 Best things to do
In Sandpoint, Idaho
Idaho Land Board remedies
Open meeting law violation
The good states to work in
Idaho ranks incredibly low

September 01 
New backpack rule at middle school
Just leave it in your locker
Hearing set on proposed development
Of luxury homes on Trestle Creek
Commission dismantles Fair Board
Memorandum of understanding
Rumpler resignation announced
As NIC chief communications officer
LPOSD receives produce grants
To encourage healthier choices
Disability advocates stress need
For more Medicaid staff, DCW
Idaho urges sober rides home
For upcoming Labor Day plans

August 31 
Fall Fest celebrates 30 years
With beer, music, vendors, and more
Cox says 'This is your sled hill'
KLT raises funds for purchase
LPOIC works to improve
Kokanee spawning habitats
Return to Stage I fire restrictions
Campfires are allowed again
Kaniksu Land Trust awarded $600K
Community Forest grant from USFS
Candidate filing period remains open
For city, school district positions
Will Idaho Launch be a big hit?
We'll know soon enough
Big turnout fuels successful recall
In W. Bonner County School District
Special prosecutor chosen
In child care grant investigation
Durst's future uncertain
After recall of far-right trustees

August 30 
Walking for HOPE - and for others
Promoting suicide awareness
Fish, fires, and the fallout
What are the long-lasting effects
BOCC workshop in progress
For sewer permitting
Voters recall WBCSD trustees
After a hard push from residents
Lewis announces re-election bid
For Zone 4 on the LPOSD board
ID professors join lawsuit
Against Idaho antiabortion law
About our next full moon
It's a supermoon, and a blue moon

August 29 
School district affected
By open enrollment law
Bonner County man arrested
On multiple charges of battery
Congressional candidate visits
Republican town hall at Library
Flood watch in effect
Tuesday and Wednesday
Fire restrictions easing
Caution still necessary
NIC has some controversial hires
Two new hires raise eyebrows
Durst background check clear
After being weeks overdue
Idaho Republicans push back at
Party censures over extreme policies

August 28 
Angels over Sandpoint are seeking
Applicants for community grants
Omodt again tasked
To lead BOCC meeting
Priest River nonprofit setting goals
To assist with area youth
Initial WBCSD forensic audit delayed
While awaiting documentation
Elks aid Bay Trail clean-up
Without any hesitation
McAlister launches mayoral campaign
In November general city election
Sandpoint woman arrested
On vandalism charges
Bluesfest returning to Priest River
You can bring the whole family
A fishy situation is going on
With conservationists & developers
Can a passenger drink alcohol in ID
With someone else at the wheel?
Important dates with IDFG
To help you plan your September

August 25 
LPOSD welcomes new faces
As new administration joins team
Voter turnout expected to double
For West Bonner recall election
Festival at Sandpoint honors
Their 2023 volunteers
Judge set to take up motion
To disqualify Labrador from lawsuit
Attorney with far-right ties at NIC
Despite lowest score on assessment
White-tailed deer harvests down
But history shows they'll rebound

August 24 
Signature drive starts in Sandpoint
With Idahoans for Open Primaries
Rain brings relief
From area wildfires
BoCo commission drama
Is reaching boiling point
Voters head to the polls
For trustee recall election
Alterra Mountain Co acquisition
Of Schweitzer Resort is complete
Herbicide treatments used
For flowering rush in LPO
Elks to make improvements on course
After successful golf scramble
The Travelin' McCourys travel
To hit the stage in Sandpoint
NIC board votes in favor
Of Colton Boyles for general council
Non-custodial mother arrested
In Costa Rica, with child

August 23 
Idaho's assault on abortion
What came afterwards?
Williams homes announces progress
On four Idaho sub-divisions
Temporary restraining order filed
Against Commissioner Steve Bradshaw
Declaration of emergency issued
By commissioners due to fires
Rain supports crews, clears air
And firefighters took advantage
Panida cheers its new roof
Thanks to generosity of supporters
IDHW disputes audit's findings
Conclusions on grant distribution
Idaho government transparency
You're invited to an online workshop
West Bonner board forced to action
By State Board's deadline
Idaho charter school demand
Outpaces charter growth
West Bonner anti-trans policies
Students separated by biological sex
Little speaks on alleged harassment
Of Idaho's 2023 Teacher of the Year
Youth marksmanship skills workshop
To be hosted in Panhandle Region

August 22 
Idaho Club renews plan
To build housing, marina
Fires, smoke continue to affect
Five of Idaho's northern counties
West Bonner SPED director resigns
Due to concerns over treatment
BoCo approves $75M budget
A decrease from last year
ID Avista customers may see increase
Here's how to get involved
State endowment generates
A record payout for K-12
Will Grizzlies remain protected?
Possibly not due to bill in congress
ID millennials took out over half
Of home purchase loans in the U.S.
ID task forces crack down
On drug distribution networks
Joining forces for safer roads
Intensified DUI patrols planned

August 21 
Short BOCC meeting likely this week
No commissioner items on agenda
Auction to help 'Sled Hill' campaign
It's not too late to make your bid
Schweitzer donates chairlift chair
To boost 'Sled Hill' campaign
Fires force evacuations
Destroying buildings, air quality
Bonner County Fair Me-moo-ries
Plenty of fun on last day
Moore alleges defamation
Over Bonners murder case
Test your overlanding skills
At these two North Idaho rallies
Idahoans for Open Primaries to begin
Ballot initiative signature drive
Sidewalk improvements in the works
On a handful of city streets

August 18 
Fraud investigation reveals
Divisions within BoCo government
Chris Terracciano's got the beat
It's his passion and his vocation
ID might have broken rules
In Medicaid unwinding
WBCSD neutral on recall election
According to Superintendent Durst
Sidewalk improvements in the works
Can be expected before winter
Council adopts budget
And applies for grant
Equinox Foundation announces awards
In Bonner and Boundary counties
Trustee questions background check
Said to be submitted and approved
West Bonner put on notice
To comply with Idaho law
A different tool used by IDFG
Using fish DNA this field season
Labrador calls on congress
To pass the EATS Act

August 17 
Shelter-in-place order lifted
Following gas line rupture
Final team advances to Phase 3
Of downtown waterfront design comp.
Candidate declaration period nears
For Sandpoint mayor, 3 council seats
Crews continue fighting area fires
Making gains on containment
Women's symposium's inaugural event
Learn the threats to women's rights
City Council approves $52.9M budget
Increase of 6.7% from FY 2023
Longtime BGH CEO to retire
Sheryl Rickard says goodbye
BOCC meeting gets heated again
Leaving tension in the air
Attorney General Labrador warns
About potential student loan scams

August 16 
Idaho DMV adds new features
To online customer portal
Fire weather watch issued
For Thursday and Friday
Where is Darryl Kuehl now?
A 1994 Sandpoint murder mystery
Who picks school curriculum?
ID law hands more power to parents
Washington brewers sue Idaho
Over alcohol distribution rule

August 15 
North Idaho, the heat is on
Stay safe in extreme weather
Can you domesticate huckleberries?
Professors at UI are trying
New armed security officers
Are announced by LPOSD
Teen arrested on burglary charge
After theft of tools and equipment
Nearly 23K children lost insurance
After paperwork not turned in
Durst escalates dispute
With state education leaders
Farmers markets continue to thrive
Over 55 operating in the state
Make back to school less stressful
Here's some tips for Idaho parents

August 14 
Sledfest music lineup announced
And it's coming up Sat., Aug. 26
13 prettiest towns in the NW
And yes, we made the list
Labrador provides new ballot titles
For open primary initiative
Durst plan to relocate students
Is met with strong opposition
Long agenda for BOCC meeting
Williams brings multiple items
Spirit Lake to revise budget
To prioritiize police force
Fentanyl awareness program is big
Receiving 60 million views
Water treatment efforts take shape
Raising concerns from residents
Idaho voter registration law
Could hurt ballot measures' chances

August 11 
Quilting's beauty, diversity shown
Celebrated at bi-annual quilt show
Bonner Park West restrooms close
After multiple acts of vandalism
Water treatment efforts take shape
While concerns continue to be raised
ID Supreme Court rules against AG
Ballot titles may cause prejudice
W. Bonner board finds common ground
With community concerns at Jr. High
Boundary Co. man claims self-defense
In 2020 shooting of his wife
Court temporarily blocks law
Regarding transgender restroom use

August 10 
Finalists present their concepts
For downtown waterfront designs
Stage 2 fire restrictions begin
For the City of Sandpoint
Elk Women's Golf League raises $9K
For Community Cancer Services
Legislation has been introduced
To return ports to pre-pandemic hrs
Local Girl Scouts travel to Europe
How many cookies did it take?
OCR investigating Title IX complaint
After Sandpoint man alleges failure
BOCC continues to dispute
Over Robert's Rules of Order
Priest River man arrested
On battery, possession charges
Sandpoint man arrested
On drug trafficking charges
Music Conservatory holds showcase
For their youth orchestra
BNSF officially opens 2-way traffic
Over Lake Pend Oreille Bridges
North Idaho volunteer group works
To keep Lake Pend Oreille healthy
F&G Commission awards $100K
For conservation & rec. projects

August 09 
ID educators file federal lawsuit
In regards to another abortion law
Idaho ranked in another top 10
Of priciest zip codes in the U.S.
Panel discusses eligibility & limits
To Empowering Parents program

August 08 
Board of Education rejects request
For corrective action
Action-packed Sandpoint PRCA Rodeo
Sees sellout crowds both nights
Dr. Becky Meyer has been named
Superintendent of the Year
Crews battle Buckskin 2 Fire
An estimated 180 acres have burned
School board agenda is packed
With lots of policy review
BNSF completes junction connector
At northern corridor at Sandpoint
Sandpoint shooting 100 years ago
Sheriff wasn't a reliable witness
$10 million has been invested
Into Idaho tourism for 2023
The deadline is coming up
For Aug. 10 Super Hunt drawing
Resident hunters can now buy
Nonresident elk tags as second tags

August 07 
Panida presents lineup
For the month of August
628 swimmers cross the finish line
Of the Long Bridge Swim on Saturday
Pair must repay BTAA
For abandoned dogs' care
Trails, trials and a little town
That's called Sandpoint
Residents are placed on notice
As wildfire burns dangerously close
Farmers' Almanac makes a prediction
'Unusually snowy' winter in ID

August 07 
Panida presents lineup
For the month of August
628 swimmers cross the finish line
Of the Long Bridge Swim on Saturday
Pair must repay BTAA
For abandoned dogs' care
Trails, trials and a little town
That's called Sandpoint
Residents are placed on notice
As wildfire burns dangerously close
Farmers' Almanac makes a prediction
'Unusually snowy' winter in ID

August 04 
Sandpoint Rodeo comes to town
Starting Friday, August 4
New activities & athletics director
Hired by Sandpoint High School
Citizens voice their concerns
Over traffic on Euclid Ave.
Pine street truck traffic worsens
City council is seeking to fix that
Exotic animals clean up
In the Pine Street Woods
Human remains recovered
In Boundaray County
Idaho Launch program not clear
Some details still need work
Math program teaches safe driving
Doing the data analysis

August 03 
Investigation is made public
Alleged fraud at BoCo Fairgrounds
City Council takes up UATP
Moving stoplight from Church to Pine
The Panida Theater sees changes
In Leadership and fundraising
Design competition moves forward
See results yourself this weekend
Man arrested on threats charge
After a truck crash and a hammer
William's motions denied
At BOCC weekly meeting
Sandpoint community offers support
To local man, family after accident
Suspect is charged
In 2020 murder, arson case

August 02 
Subdivision, traffic plan on agenda
For Sandpoint City Council
WSU Master Gardeners offer clinic
"Drop-in" Friday, August 4
Consalus Fire downgraded
Returned to Priest Lake Fire Dist.
Most of Idaho has fire danger
Either very high, or extreme
Abortion travel ban bogged down
By multiple legal challenges

August 01 
Community rallies to provide aid
To train collision survivor
Kaniksu over-snow decision announced
Finding no significant impact
Sandpoint manhunt 100 years ago
A convicted murderer on the loose
Federal judge issues injunction
Can't prosecute for abortion referral
Durst taps far-right connections
Never attained by this district
Plane crashes onto the beach
Near Cavanaugh Bay at Priest Lake
Guidelines have been announced
For free and reduced meals in ID

July 31 
Giving the gift of strength
While Fun Run tests yours
Will West BoCo have the funds
To provide extracurriculars?
The String Cheese Incident
Will preview new tracks at FAS
Aurora activity hits Bonner County
Leaving many people in awe
Is this pair of comm. failing
To represent their party?
Sanders steps down
As Panida director
Arts & Crafts Fair returns
For two days in August
Festival welcomes Train
And Better than Ezra
Idaho's most dangerous places
According to crime stats
A tale of two school districts
The difference money makes

July 28 
Pilch case dismissed
Right before trial
Project causes confusion
Regarding Airport road
Input sought on Hwy 200 project
Monday is the last day to do so
Group wants criminal penalties
For all those who have abortions
FAS celebrates 40 years
With an eclectic lineup
Former BoCo Fair manager
Commits suicide amid investigation
As BoCo Commission restricts comment
One Comm. creates public forum
The Festival: Dos and Don'ts
There are new rules this year

July 27 
A farewell to the Festival tent
Iconic canopy retired after 40 years
Officials ask pubic to be diligent
To prevent wildfire starts
BoCo Commissioners spar
Over fairgrounds rezone
Priest River man killed in crash
North of Selle Road on Wednesday
A taste of Sandpoint history
Murder in a pool hall
WBCSD wants error fixed
Before submitting Durst application
Porthill POE to keep expanded hours
After analysis by U.S. CBP
Wearing a lifejacket on the water
What's the law in Idaho?
Prepping for another musical summer
At the Festival at Sandpoint

July 26 
BOCC moves forward
With RV campground project
Animal shelter needs your help
Volunteer, foster, or adopt
SHS sport registration day set
For fall, winter, spring athletes
Stories from the centennial
Dover was a great place to grow up
Free school supplies at TCC
To be given away this Sunday
Idaho Board of Ed asks judge
To toss Labrador lawsuit
Moore proclaims innocence
In civil countersuit
Sandpoint police searching
For hit and run suspect

July 25 
Clark Fork football camp returns
Led by former college & NFL players
Can Idaho minors drink at home?
Here's what Idaho law says
Applications are now open to schools
For $45M in career tech. funding
Why did ID drop ALA membership?
It all comes down to the money

July 24 
FAS unveils 2023 poster art
At sponsor appreciation event
Fairground issues top agenda
At BoCo Commissioners meeting
Local trio of artists showcase
"Three Points of View" exhibit
Summer Serenade fundraiser
To benefit local music scholarships
New motion filed by families
In Idaho gender care lawsuit
Robert's Rules of Order to begin
At BoCo Commissioners meetings
West Bonner is slow rolling
Durst's emergency certificate
Trustees have a 'hidden agenda'
According to recall organizers
ID child sex abuse cases stress
Urgency of prevention methods
Containment grows
On Consalus Fire

July 21 
Millions to combat opioid use
Is coming to help in Idaho
Idaho tops in rising home values
From 2016 to 2023 according to study
Almost $20,000 has been raised
For local woman with rare cancer
Fire activity could increase
Along with the hot weather
Acclaimed artist to visit Sandpoint
Blue Lizard Native American Gallery
Can you scatter ashes on public land
Here's what the law says in Idaho
Some of the best hikes in Idaho
At least according to some

July 20 
City Hall to host public hearing
On draft Comprehensive Plan update
Forest Service issues draft decision
On over-snow vehicles in N. Idaho
Utilities Comm. seeking testimony
On electric & nat. gas rate increase
Sandpoint Planning & Zoning
Approves one of two rezone requests
The Summer Music Series
Welcomes Bon Bon Vivant today
Crews making gains on Consalus Fire
Which has burned approx. 461 acres
Property tax relief is coming
According to Gov. Brad Little
Protecting private info on abortions
AG Raul Labrador hopes to stop it
IPNF officials appreciate concerns
Over illegal huckleberry picking
Will Durst get emergency approval?
It seems it hasn't been requested
Some ID borrowers won't have to pay
Over $252 million in student loans
As fatalities on ID roads climb
Police ramp up enforcement

July 19 
Man arrested on grand theft charges
After stealing from former employer
BOCC again shuts down public comment
Bradshaw once again makes the call
Durst must still provide to ISDE
Provisional certification request
Bee Top Fire nearly contained
Control returned to IPNF officials
Sledfest tickets go on sale
Enjoy an all day music festival
Idaho AG warns of sextortion scam
Scammer impersonates an officer
Lottery pays record dividend
Of $82 million to ID schools
Algae blooms undermine summer fun
Especially dangerous for animals
BoCo Sheriff's still searching
For missing Oldtown woman

July 18 
Parents and students rally
Support for WBCSD teachers
Candle Hill Fire is 'suspicious'
Investigators seeking information
'Best of' voting deadline nears
Get your votes in by Friday
New 988 lifeline helps Idahoans
To get help in a crisis quicker
Sites inundated by illegal pickers
But who's there to enforce the law?
Youth led group goes to court
To stop new voter registration law
8 adorable small towns in Idaho
And yes, Sandpoint makes the list

July 17 
'The Tim Project' aims to help
Providing a unique treatment option
Three die in train-vehicle collision
Incident remains under investigation
New public comment discussion is on
Bonner County Commissioner agenda
Wake for Warriors event announced
For veterans & active duty military
The magic garlic bus makes its trek
From Mexico, back to Bonners Ferry
New no-fee State ID card available
Here's how you can get one
Washington abortion numbers rise
As Idaho travel ban is challenged
Looking for walleye in LPO?
Idaho Fish and Game has you covered
Babe Vote seeks injunction
To halt ID voter registration law
Woman charged after altercation
Charges of unlawful entry, battery
Stickers being put on stop signs
Is an illegal form of graffiti
Crews continue battle on area fires
Where do they stand now?
Lions announce raffle winners
See who won big!
Museum deaccession auction
To be held July 22
A deadly plant growing in Idaho
Hemlock looks like a harmless weed

July 14 
New culvert placed on Dufort Road
Scheduled to be finished end of July
Wildfires prompt aggressive approach
Multiple resources allocated
WBCSD's 2023-24 budget lacks details
Frustrating parents and educators
Injunction filed to halt new law
Requiring proof of ID, residency
Where are the wealthiest and poorest
Counties in the state of Idaho
Kootenai River Days lineup released
Here's what you can look forward to
Idaho looks to restructure Medicaid
Specifically how it's paid for

July 13 
Council adopts new ordinance
Regarding civility and decorum
Sandpoint Pride celebration returns
Come gather, learn, and have fun
This annual event explores
The 'State of the Scotchmans'
Crews continue to fight area fires
Slowly gaining ground over them
Dover to celebrate centennial
With a boat parade and more
Sandpoint Farmers' Market celebrates
35th year on September 16
Idaho opts out of nearly $15 million
That would feed children this summer
Northern lights might be visible
But most of the US won't see them

July 12 
Priest River family seeks help
After fire destroys home
Crews plan for direct attack on fire
Though it poses significant risk
Public comment absent from BOCC
After Bradshaw reads ordinance
Advocacy groups file lawsuit
Regarding "abortion trafficking" law
Trustees facing recall election
Say it's an ideological fight
Driving slow in the left lane?
Here's what Idaho law says

July 11 
Crews make gains on area fires
Using scooper planes & helicopters
Crime rates decline in Idaho
According to annual crime report
Open primary supporters challenge
AG Raul Labrador's ballot titles
Fugitive recaptured after manhunt
Didn't make it out of town
Foundation, BTAA helping
To "Empty the Shelters"
Idaho potatoes you shouldn't eat
Tasty tubers can be deadly
How 9-8-8 is impacting Idaho
After its first year
Idaho combats teacher shortage
With new apprenticeship plan
West Bonner board chair fires back
During latest town hall meeting
Hunger fighting groups concerned
Over changes to SNAP in Farm Bill

July 10 
LPOSD mulls open enrollment numbers
Considering reasonable class size
Fire danger rising quickly
Nearly 40 wildfires in the region
Sandpoint Teen Center finds new home
In former dentistry building
Idaho's small towns embrace Pride
Despite recent LGBTQ+ legislation
Lead cables circling the U.S.
Some right here in Sandpoint
Half of people removed from Medicaid
Didn't send the state their info
Murder suspect escapes transport
In nearby Plains, Montana
Northern Lights should be visible
Putting on a show in 17 states
North Idaho College remains accredited
Operating under show cause sanction
Clark Fork tournament fun
Came down to the final shot
Rutledge, Brown to fight recall
Will not be stepping down
Crews battle Bee Top Fire
In Lightning Creek drainage
"Best" voting now underway
Get your votes in now

July 07 
PORPA Sprints set for Aug. 12
At Priest River Recreation Area
A Sandpoint-born party band returns
Tennis has a weekend of local gigs
Zone change for gas station denied
At Dufort and Vay roads
West Bonner OKs audit, settlement
With trustee recall pending
Efforts continue on Bee Top Fire
About 5 miles outside of Clark Fork
Huckleberries show up early
Some tips about picking
Lack of childcare has potential
To affect the state's economy
Maternal deaths over two decades
Idaho deaths doubled from 2019-2020
ID accepting grant applications
For CAFO environmental improvements
Where is everyone moving to?
States that back their politics
Anglers are cashing in
On LPO reward-tagged walleye
AG Labrador joins another coalition
To push back against EPA rules

July 06 
WBSD trustees face recall
Following Durst contract approval
Effort launched to fight bans
On Scott Herndon's social media
Lifeguards unlikely at City Beach
Due to shortage of staffing
Avista enters 'Fire Safety Mode'
In response to dry summer conditions
Charges declined in alleged assault
By Bonner County Prosecutor's Office
Governor posts photo on twitter
People can't get enough of it
July 3 & 4, hottest days on earth
According to researchers
Idaho AG challenges Biden proposal
Expanding Obamacare to some aliens

July 05 
Multiple wildfires break out
In the Idaho Panhandle
Pursuit in Sagle leads to arrest
Of Woman with an active warrant
Durst is happy to be on the job
As the new WBCSD Superintendent
Decorum, road extension on agenda
Previously tabled rules of civility
WBCSD to discuss forensic audit
At Wednesday evening meeting
Winefest is returning to Schweitzer
Northwest Winefest's sixth year
$1.2 billion contract awarded
For behavioral health in Idaho
State review finds improper use
Empowering Parents purchases
'Crime in Idaho' Report released
See where Bonner County sits
Belltower goes up in Sandpoint
Using Japanese and Idigenous methods

July 03 
Unite in the name of independence
Join local 4th of July festivities
The verdict is still out for NIC
Announcement won't come before 21st
Zach Top to open for McBryde
At 2023 Festival at Sandpoint
Boat show motors into town
For annual Wooden Boat Show
Pair sentenced to jail
In dog abandonment case
Join Kaniksu every Monday
For a Health Hike in the woods
Taking effect in Idaho on Saturday
Firing squad and other new laws
What we know about execution costs
As firing squad law takes effect
Taking classes with Karie Knoke
At Sacred Cedars Wilderness School
The 100 Deadliest Days on ID roads
Be safe while you're celebrating
Idaho's charming small towns
And celebrities that hail from them

June 30 
Extension request denied
For BoCo Fairgrounds RV park
In defense of the campground
At the fairgrounds - Part 2
Pair hospitalized after poisoning
Carbon monoxide from boat exhaust
Wildlife services euthanize geese
To help clean up City Beach
ID Supreme Court rules for FAS
Right to ban guns at Festival
U.S. Supreme Court rules against
'Independent state legislature'
KLT launches new initiative
Concerning wood product, education
WIC program makes income changes
Increasing income limits by 7%
Ten tips for catching fish in Idaho
Get the biggest one this summer
14 crazy laws in Idaho
Our silly legislation
Fourth of July plans?
Don't forget a sober ride home

June 29 
KRFY to kick off new program
With Friday 'News of the Week'
Dufort Road to remain closed
For a few more weeks
WBCSD approves Durst Contract
After weeks of controversy
Meeting closed to public comment
Violent threats given as rationale
NIC program placed on probation
Due to accreditation issues
Recall underway to oust trustees
Of West Bonner County School board
Proposed rule change in Idaho fails
Regarding changing party affiliation
Governor Little proclaims July 2
As Idaho Wildland Firefighter Day
Requests for public records ignored
Or postponed - illegally
170 Canada geese get gassed
For pooping on the beach
Where does Idaho stand now
On the legalization of marijuana

June 28 
North Idaho Schools awarded $85K
To support preschools, training
Concert seeks to rock out cancer
With benefit concert on July 8
Public comments stopped
At BoCo Commissioner meetings
Parents and Durst debate
Is he up for the challenge?
ISBA officials deny any role
In WBCSD hiring outside counsel
DUI Task Force to hold meet & greet
Hoping to prevent arrests on the 4th
USFS working to repair road washouts
Damaged in powerful runoff events
Litehouse celebrates salad season
With a new line of low-cal dressings
Idaho to receive $583 million
For high-speed internet expansion

June 27 
Man accused of setting fire
To Sandpoint church
Board OKs hiring outside counsel
With Rutledge leading the charge
Program fueled by record interest
For Lacrosse Club in Sandpoint
Bonner County 4-H Camp ends
With drill team performance
Beerfest returns to City Beach
Enjoy it at Trinity on July 8
ID GOP returns no confidence vote
Due to Little's library bill veto
Growth at North Idaho theme park
What's happening with Silverwood?
CDL drivers can use online services
Online license renewals begin in July

June 26 
Lions Club is having a blast
With their new fireworks stand
Have you seen the cat buggy?
An odd sight in Sandpoint
What's on the BOCC agenda?
Road repairs and livestreams
Interest collected on taxpayer funds
Did this contractor benefit?
North Idaho College awaits decision
On retaining accreditation
Separating fact from fiction
In Idaho's fentayl crisis

June 23 
FAS seeking volunteers
For 2023 Summer Series
Herndon fails again to prove case
ID Supreme Court rules for Festival
Out of the plane and into the fire
Smokejumpers from Sandpoint
FSPW invites you to take a hike
Get outdoors this summer
More Idaho doctors are still leaving
1 year after Roe v. Wade overturned
'Guards' volunteer at WBCSD meeting
Prompting outrage from attendees
Museum announces walking tours
With "Wednesday Walking Tours"
El Niño arrived, what does it mean?
For Idaho summer heat, winter snow
Work underway at Naples Elementary
To complete a year-long addition
A potential open meetings violation
By West Bonner school trustees
Did you catch a tagged fish?
How to, and why you should report it

June 22 
Spotting American Bald Eagles in ID
Here's the 12 best places to go
BoCo files rezone request
For proposed RV park location
Ponderay man faces charges
Of kidnapping and assault
North 40 begins store remodel
To better serve its customers
Trustees are one step closer
To finalizing Durst hire
Controversy stokes broader question
Who should run ID school districts?
Labrador joins 26 state coalition
Fighting against federal overreach
Find Your Strength Fun Run returns
With 5k and superhero-themed 1k
US-95 Granite Hill project wins
A national recognition award

June 21 
Wetlands' fate up to the states
Federal protections struck down
Discussion consumes BOCC meeting
Regarding salary payback
Staffing, labor prompt changes
At Better Together Animal Alliance
Sewer District awarded $38K grant
To evaluate current system
ID's risk for wildfires to increase
In the months of July and August

June 20 
ID rental prices, wage gap growing
According to a new report
California man arrested in BoCo
On multiple outstanding warrants
Environmental groups challenge
The Buckskin Saddle project
Summer Sampler back at Farmin Park
A Sandpoint kickoff to summer
ID receives $9.3M in funding
To improve electrical grid
Barriers to addressing mental health
A challenge for youth in ID schools
ID ranks high in child well-being
But child care costs concerning

June 19 
What's in the Clark Fork River
And is it safe to swim in?
Alliance for the Wild Rockies
Challenges massive clearcut
Over 325 cyclists hit the road
For CHAFE150 in Sandpoint
Short-notice meetings at issue
Should they be livestreamed?
Summer is underway at Schweitzer
Resort kicks off summer season
Silver Box Project entries sought
A public art on loan program
LPOSD kicks off summer meal program
At Farmin & Sandpoint City Beach
Gov. Brad Little caught off guard
By Empowering Parents problems
New Idaho law bans sales
Of scarce Idaho liquor licenses
Using your phone at a red light?
In Idaho, you might think twice

June 16 
'Local stories' on display
During 46th annual ArtWalk
BoCo Road & Bridge share update
On failed Dufort culvert
Census shows Idaho is still growing
But Boise's population shrank
Campground rezone becomes focus
Of special commissioners meeting
Heather Scott escorted out
Of 'volatile' board meeting
CHAFE150 all set for Saturday
Watch out for cyclists
PNSI celebrates with Journey of Hope
During their stop in Sandpoint
Idaho to receive $38 million
In PILT funding for public lands
Five things you should know
About Idaho's quirky traffic laws

June 15 
Rotary Club awards scholarships
To deserving Sandpoint students
Local man receives further charges
Amended to lewd conduct with minors
WB School District holds off again
On superintendent contract approval
Odyssey holding ID taxpayer funds
And retaining interest earnings
Journey of Hope to stop in Sandpoint
During annual cross country trip

June 14 
Friday marks a big opening
Of POAC's yearly ArtWalk
Birthing center reopens in Newport
As many rural hospitals close theirs
ITD measures long bridge in potatoes
Bridge is about 22,303 spuds long
Trio completes their run
Across the state of Idaho
Pathway construction project starts
For the city of Dover
Aquatic Workshop program set
Get a hands-on look at weeds
Bonner County works to fix road
After Dufort Road culvert collapse
ID will soon have a federal attorney
For civil rights & hate crimes
Idaho's ag export value rises
Poised to exceed record total

June 13 
Little requests full financial audit
Of Empowering Parents Program
A deadly plant, and identifying it
Poison hemlock grows across Idaho
Two trustees abandon debate
Over Durst contract in West Bonner
Educators are teaming up to help
As ID students math scores plummet
BCSO is investigating a homicide
After man is found dead in his home
Walleye and how to catch them
On Lake Pend Oreille

June 12 
Garfield Bay Park to be upgraded
With grant-funded improvements
Proposed gas station headed to BOCC
Intersection of Dufort & Vay roads
LPOSD to host hearing
On 2023-'24 budget
BOCC has another packed agenda
For their Tuesday meeting
Sandpoint Ren Faire returns
With much 'Huzzah'
Sandpoint woman charged
With filing a false report
Discover the longest bridge in ID
A 9,300-foot monster in BoCo
Man mistakenly shoots Grizzly
North of Upper Priest Lake
15 of Idaho's fun, wacky emblems
Does ID have a state dinosaur?

June 09 
New Old Time Chautauqua hits stage
Bringing captivating show to Panida
Swayne wins reinstatement lawsuit
Trustees "waved the white flag"
Durst's selection makes waves
What does the community say?
ID Medicaid costs have spiked
Due to pricey new drugs
Grant applications are now live
For Securing Our Future program
Idaho AG Labrador leads states
In opposing CA "Unsafe Handgun Act"

June 08 
The plan to purchase Schweitzer
What changes will occur
Engelhardt appointed as assessor
Despite lack of appraisal experience
Little Sand Creek Watershed Rec Plan
Adopted by Sandpoint city council
WBCSD has a new superintendent
Durst selected 3-2 over Luckey
Faire brings Renaissance to life
At Bonner County Fairgrounds
Idaho to aid Texas at the border
In the fight against fentanyl
Clark Fork man arrested
On domestic battery charge
Flood watch in effect Thurs & Fri
Impacting central ID Panhandle
Inland Northwest Pride returns
Events lined up to celebrate
The shortest and sweetest hike
May be in Farragut State Park

June 07 
Lions launch Fourth fundraisers
Including fireworks booth
Netflix comedian comes to Panida
Not for the easily offended
NIC board meets Wednesday
To work on unfinished business
Sand Creek Paddlers Challenge
Still successful at fifteen
Branden Durst is a finalist
For ID school district's top job
Area woman seeks help
After rare cancer diagnosis

June 06 
KRFY hosts membership drive
Running thru Saturday, June 10
Pipe collapses, shutting down road
After culvert fails on Dufort Road
Workshop inspires TimberFest 2023
Celebrating craft and community
Teen takes international quest
With World Class Kayak Academy
Over 66k Idahoans losing Medicaid
Many risk losing it in error
What are ID ski resorts offering?
A lineup of summer fun
Chronic absenteeism is on the rise
Among Idaho students
Lone fawns should be left alone
Keep Idaho's wildlife wild
Free fishing day fun for the family
No matter where you live in Idaho
Labrador announces settlement
After illegal tactics by drug maker

June 05 
Basketball camp hits the courts
With Basketball School of Sandpoint
LPOSD honors Ponderay Police officer
For enforcing stop-arm laws
FAS unveils 2023 lineup poster
Designed by Max Bazler
Team readies for Race to Alaska
Longest human and wind powered race

June 02 
Alterra to buy Schweitzer
Chasse to stay on as CEO
Duo wraps up high school career
Using a little horsepower
Man charged with assaulting pair
After accepting ride from couple
Engelhardt chosen as assessor
Previous experience tips scale

June 01 
3 candidates, none with experience
Vying for assessor position
County solicits bids for expansion
Of controversial fairgrounds RV park
Who's the best in Bonner County?
Get your nominations in now
Lakeshore hwy project nears its end
Finalizing striping and signage
Ski areas turn sights to summer
With mountain biking and more
Man faces charges in BoCo
For controlled substances
Gov. Little reneges on commitment
For K-12 budget bills funding
Do you know an Ivy or Maverick?
ID's most popular baby names in 2022
1995 Idaho law brings up question
Eliminating common-law marriage
Fish species residing in Idaho
What ones are the biggest?

May 31 
"All in for ALS" fundraiser wins
By bringing community together
Three candidates make their pitch
To replace Dorman as county assessor
CFHS hosts elementary track meet
Celebrating its eleventh year
Contention dominates BOCC meeting
With fairground RV camp the focus
Priest River Seed Library meeting
Set for Thursday, June 1
NIC trustees cast a split vote
Regarding votes of no confidence
FAS announces scholarship winners
Awarded to five local students
A.I. reveals the "truth"
About creepy Idaho urban legends
11 reasons why ID is the best state
In honor of Idaho's upcoming b-day
Free Fishing Day set for June 10
Cast a line without a license

May 30 
PORPA gearing up
For 2023 season
Grace, courage, and kindness
Exemplified by Sturgis
Rescheduled event
Curious Conversations
Community pays tribute
On Memorial Day
Local woman faces charges
Of battery and public intoxication
Bonner County man charged
After visit to Myrtle Creek
Sound of Music at Farmin Park
With Suzuki String Academy, June 11
POAC announces exhibit
Steven Lyman, 'Rediscovered'
New city code in the works
Regarding abusive behavior
North Idahoans organize
For Open Primaries Initiative work
Idaho Stop law for cyclists
Rolls across the U.S.

May 26 
Local man charged
With witness intimidation
Online auction continues
To fund Idaho trails
County at risk
Of losing fairground grant
Sandpoint High School hosts
Third annual All-star Olympics
Arbor Day celebration
Set for June 3
Quest for more ice time
In North Idaho
Sandpoint author book signing
Of her debut novel, June 3
Sandpoint Disc Golf hosts
'Lost in the Fir Trees' tournament
To stay or to go
For Memorial Day weekend
AG Labrador sues Avid Telecom
Over illegal Robocalls

May 25 
US-2 construction begins May 30
Prepare for congestion thru Nov.
Negative public comments
Cause BOCC to recess
BoCo Fair Board can't accept grant
For hotly debated RV park
Public feedback wanted
On Little Sand Creek Watershed
De-annexed Priest River properties
See zone change
Sandpoint High School hosts
Annual Math Olympiad
Sandpoint surprises on this list
US cities with the dirtiest air
LPOSD hosting
Coffee Klatch
Free wellness event
Saturday, June 3
Smart landscaping choices
Help protect your home from wildfire

May 24 
Russell named Elks top student
For Lake Pend Oreille School Dist.
Cases of salmonella reported in ID
Raw cookie dough from Papa Murphy's
Work in progress to upgrade
BNSF's old Sandpoint bridge
'Snuggle time' with five year olds
Lands Bonners Ferry man 15 to life

May 23 
Planting the seed with EBCL
Encouraging community involvement
Area students take part
In 2023 Pend Oreille Water Festival
Sorentino earns WOW honors
For kindness and positivity
Arrest made in Sagle burglary
A 22 year old Spokane man
Top pet names in Idaho
And why they're important
2023 National Memorial Day
Concert preview
US-2 construction begins
Next Tuesday in Sandpoint

May 22 
Deshon earns WOW honors
For dedication to community
Boundary line returns
To BOCC agenda
Driving smoke into North Idaho
Canadian wildfires continue to burn
Swayne lawsuit update
NIC will not oppose request
Police stress driver safety
Going in to 100 Deadliest Days
Mobile clinic aids in treatment
Of addiction in rural Idaho
Harvest rate for trout populations
In Idaho alpine lakes
A reminder to recreate responsibly
This Memorial Day Weekend

May 19 
Seeking lifeguards for the season
At YMCA and City of Sandpoint
RV campground grant
Denied by fair board
Lott sentence upheld
By appeals court
Covering & securing oversize loads
Here's what Idaho law says
Connecting youth to construction
Grant awarded to IdahoPTV
In support of 2nd Amendment rights
AG Labrador Leads 19 state coalition

May 18 
Shea wins reelection
In heated campaign
'50s fun kicks off
With classic parade
City Hall gives updates
On Travers Park projects
BoCo requests grant extension
For fairgrounds RV park
Johnson Creek Bridge and Road
Reopen near Clark Fork
BCRCC Seeking applicants
For county assessor
Canadian fires send smoke south
Resulting in air quality advisory

May 17 
BCRCC criticizes Omodt, Bradshaw
For 'poor conduct'
Shea wins; WBCSD levy fails
See all the results
Racing in to town
Is Lost in the '50s
Caregiver faces charges
Of theft, and burglary
Out of American drivers
Idahoans are some of the worst
Mental, and heart health
Could be directly connected
Why are ID utility prices rising?
Growth, drought, and more
Summertime is saladtime
With Litehouse in the house
15 unspoken rules about Idaho
Are they a complete joke?

May 16 
Revealing Travers Park design 2023
At Open House on May 17
Council has packed agenda
It will have its hands full
'The community's restaurant'
That what 113 Main stives for
Veterans and VA to meet
Meeting set regarding concerns
Don't go fishing this summer
Without a license
Tuition and fee hikes of 5% or more
Four-year schools ask for more
IDFG Commission approves plan
To reduce wolf population
IDFG reduces controlled hunt tags
In response to severe winter
State parks to get influx of funds
To tackle upgrades and maintenance

May 15 
Festival Grand Finale
Celebrates 'The Princess Bride'
Do you have a graduating senior
Submit a photo for a chance to win
 Heading into the woods
With fledgling foresters
'Taste of the Stars' event announced
Changes to the Wine & beer tasting
Learning a love for the land
Class spends time in nature
CFHS seeks to make Grad Night
The best one yet
 Judge OKs amended complaint
In NIC lawsuit
More fairground discussion
On BOCC agenda
Smithsonian coming to Priest River
Come enjoy this interactive exhibit
 Bonner County man arrested
Charged with rape, kidnapping
 ID's revenues beat forecast
Could mean money for tax cuts
ID leads the U.S. in growth
Of child population

May 12 
Sandpoint Renaissance Faire 2023
The era of chivalry
The May 16 election
What you should know
Presentation and playground tour
Travers Park 'inclusive play'
County solid waste plan overhaul
Improvements to facilities
Annual Bigfoot Festival
Makes its return
It's nearing completion
The U.S. 95 project
County meetings on YouTube
Denied by BOCC
Group seeks to stamp out hunger
With food drive on May 13
How to get a good paying job
What youth should know
Seven towns in Idaho
That have the best Main Streets
All things blueberry
New class in Newport

May 11 
Library officials file police report
Citing online 'threat' to staff
Nick Swayne asks courts
For summary judgement
Priest River woman charged
With selling fentanyl pills
Community's help needed
To ensure SHS Grad Night
Plue, Blackstone nab derby honors
See list of winners
Ding-dong-ditch consequences
Can be legal trouble in Idaho
Idaho's teacher retention rate drops
But, 9 of 10 will stay in profession
Local man was defending himself
When he shot alleged truck prowler
ID plans to sue feds
To remove grizzly from list

May 10 
Festival sets annual virtual auction
For May 17 through June 4
Dorman stepping down
Due to health issues
HR items finally approved
By Bonner County commissioners
WBCSD addresses misinformation
Circulating about upcoming levy
Levy is vital to school security
Says district facilities director
All things blueberry
New free class in Newport
Do you text and drive?
Here are the punishments in Idaho
Cooperative agreement updated
Idaho and federal wildfire agencies
Looking for Idaho nominees
For prestigious volunteering award
$42B in student loan forgiveness
Approved by US Dept. of Education

May 9 
Community youth invited
To local bike rodeos
BoCo making jury duty process easier
For jurors and staff alike
Judge wont reconsider order
Regarding abortion prosecutions
The state is on the clock
To roll out $20 million in grants
$24M study to look at future energy
And water use in Idaho
Burn permits required
After May 10
Young wildlife is better off
When you leave them alone
BNSF rebuilds one bridge
Begins another in the Northwest

May 8 
Newport police investigating
Possible luring attempt
Flags lowered
For mass shooting in TX
A really good cup of coffee
Evans Brothers celebrates again
Early voting open
Absentee ballot deadline approaching
One-of-a-kind three-story treehouse
On the shores of Lake Pend Oreille
Forest measurements class
Set for Sandpoint
Fundraiser goes all in
To fight ALS
HR items land on BOCC agenda
For fifth time
LPO Rep heading "Into the Woods"
With Panida performance
Event honors local law enforcement
Peace Officer Memorial Day
Reader awarded for 2022 reporting
At Idaho Press Club gathering

May 5 
Ledges Fire near Laclede
Still uncontained
Idaho Senate approves woman
To serve as US District Court judge
Flags to half-staff
For Firefighters Memorial Day
Idaho deputy AG leaves office
To work with Gov. Ron DeSantis

May 4 
Fairgrounds RV park sees movement
On contested land
Busy agenda
Before Sandpoint council
City moves to trademark logo
Action was previously not taken
Judge upholds reinstatement
Of Nick Swayne, once again
Local pup battles to keep title
At Westminster Dog Show
Travers Park presentation set
Free inclusive playground tour
ID deadline is on Friday
To request absentee ballot
Spring brings the opportunities
A guide to catching trophy-size bass

May 3 
Updated HR policies again denied
By Bonner County commissioners
Removing walleye
From Lake Pend Oreille
SHS AcaDeca team claims third
At National competition in Texas
OB-gyns stage a quick exodus
After Idaho's strict abortion ban

May 2 
Local veterans raise concern
Regarding issues with VA clinic
Local Day of Prayer event set
Thursday at Farmin Park
State board of education to review
Empowering Parents grants
North Idaho remains exception
To use of congressional earmarks
Lead a healthier and longer life
By volunteering

May 1 
BOCC appoints Fair Board and more
On split votes
Kick off spring the right way
With Wildlife Express critters
Angels announce yard sale
Seeking donations
Area nonprofits share their cause
For Idaho Gives donations
New historical fiction novel
Released by local author
Johnson Creek Bridge, road
Have been reopened
HR items again added
To BOCC agenda
BTAA joins "Empty the Shelters"
Enjoy waived adoption fees
Man arrested in battery case
After altercation with officer
Cornhole for CASA
Sixth annual event
Judge rules with Idaho AG
Organizations must provide documents
Idaho home prices soared
Wage increases lagged
IDL urges extreme caution
Follow general burning guidelines
Idaho intercepts fake tax returns
Over 3,400 so far
Two nearby towns make the list
Coolest small towns in ID for vacay

April 28
NIC trustees hire new attorney
Expected to begin in June
Here's where gas prices are headed
And why they're headed there
Idaho deadline approaches
To remove studded snow tires
Amanda Wilson to leave Sandpoint
New position as City Manager in CO

April 27
'Couplet' plan placed on hold
City moves away from concept
Current, former officials respond
To 'no confidence' vote on Sauter
The 6 most underrated ski towns
Sandpoint takes the cake
Almost 900 acres near Priest River
Recommended as 'Rural Residential'
Race to Alaska film
Showing Saturday at Panida Theater
The return of Idaho Gives
ID celebrates nonprofits next month
Local man arrested
On domestic battery charge
Get your free seedling
To celebrate Arbor Day
A new way to grow
State's most famous crop

April 26
NIC releases Macomber report
Full 173-page report published
Gas prices jump in region
Capping a turbulent week at the pump
Early bird deadline is Sunday
For NIC's Really BIG Raffle
Idaho gets $26.9 million
In Secure Rural Schools funding
Idaho Legislature spending
Targeted agricultural priorities
Idaho Gives returns
From May 1 thru May 4
IDFG shares important dates
To help you plan your May

April 25
Citizens have big concerns
About Travers Park project
SHS Dance presents
"I'll Always Remember You"
No-confidence vote for Sauter
Issued by Bonner County GOP
Trustees nullify Swayne's contract
Placing NIC in the spotlight again
Ruling expected soon
In federal lawsuit against Idaho AG
Morels have returned to Idaho
Here's what you need to know

April 24
His dream was to teach in Sandpoint
So why does he teach in Washington?
Short agenda for BOCC meeting
Two resolutions to be discussed
"Night at the Derby" event set
To aid Rotary projects
Spring prescribed burning
To begin across ID Panhandle
The real reason ID got its nickname
Do you know why it's the Gem State?
Long Bridge Swim
In need of volunteers
Recent rains, and late snow
Help the area's watershed

April 21
Postal worker to retire after 37 yrs
Carol Hanson says goodbye
Rodriguez seeks EBCL board seat
Will face incumbent Susan Shea
YMCA's hosting
Spring open house
Stapleton named among top finalists
For city admin. job in Washington
Idahoans pushed against library bill
But the debate is far from over
Pacific NW endures a 'cold' March
One of the only places to do so
ID groups plan activities
For 'Child Abuse Prevention Month'
ID governor responds to Inslee
Letter on abortion
2023 swan controlled hunts
Applications open May 1

April 20
Sandpoint stop added to summer tour
The String Cheese Incident
BOCC public comment motion fails
Has been a point of contention
City Hall to host public meeting
On Travers Park skatepark expansion
Phase one of Division Ave project
Gets green light from council
Library candidates speak
At packed forum
Little: lawmakers must decide how
To proceed on presidential primary
Little wraps up
'100 Days of Achievement'

April 19
Two injured in Tuesday collision
Still under investigation
Greetings from Boise: It's a wrap
An overview of 2023 ID Legislature
Vanity plates are popular in ID
But not all are allowed
2023 'State of the Lake' meeting
Presentation available online
Another reason to stay in ID
A heavenly yurt in a forest
WBCSD seeks renewal of levy
Current levy to expire June 30
BOCC can't find middle ground
On P&Z applicant policies
Busy agenda
For Sandpoint council

April 18
Hundreds show up to 'UnHappy hour'
To grieve hospital changes
Festival launches new program
For music outreach
Sagle Road project
Is moving forward
LillyBrooke Family Justice Center
Gets new facility dog on the team
Library candidate forum set
For Wednesday, April 19
Region's top students
Announced by Elks
The Idaho Way, gun culture in Idaho
Posited by author Ryan Busse
Is your beer from Idaho?
Learn more about all things beer
How much home you can buy
For $200k in Idaho

April 17
Donors help LPOIC
To expand scholarship program
Help clean up City Beach
For Earth Day 2023
Public commenters' suggestions
On BOCC April 18 agenda
Honoring local veterans
Goal of VFW project
ID anti-trans laws
Tied to anti-democracy movement
A law that won lofty praise
Likely to have little impact in ID

April 14
Tax relief deadlines nearing
Tuesday is the last day to apply
Judge affirms Selle Valley rezone
Due process rights weren't violated
Sandpoint Soccer Association
Welcomes new director of operations
$72.9M for buildings for higher ed
Where will the money go?
$7M in unclaimed tax refunds in ID
How and when you can claim money
A miniature Multnomah Falls in ID
Char Falls takes the title
Risk of spring flooding
In Parts of North Idaho

April 13
IDPR grant officials share
Concerns over BoCo RV park debacle
Stage 2 waterfront design contest
Teams present to public at City Hall
What $800,000 will get you
Homes in Idaho, Texas, and Oregon
Public input sought
On proposed OSV project
Potential increases
For spring flooding
New Idaho drivers license, ID card
Keeps up with new technology
It's ending today
LPOIC's annual online auction
Leaking roofs, freezing classrooms
How did ID schools get here?
Amazing camping spots in Idaho
Ideal for relaxation and adventure

April 12
Celebrating Erik
'Sandpoint Centennial' documentary
NAMI announces upcoming events
Starting this month
Are women's bodies taboo?
The Idaho Leglislature thinks so
BOCC scolded
For chaotic four-hour meeting
WBCSD outlines replacement levy
On the ballot Tues, May 16
'Giant Peach' at Circle Moon Theater
April performances scheduled
Idaho's getting younger
Here's who's moving to the Gem State
Bears are waking up
Here's how to prepare
Real obscenity isn't library porn
It's propaganda
Dust off the fishing rod
Plan your family fishing outing

April 11
Priest River man identified
As shooter in fatal incident
Spring is in the air at CFHS
Now offering 'Intro to Agriculture'
An addition to the Daily Bee
New county reporter and her pup
Gas prices hold steady
Despite national upward trend
Drinking and boating
What Idaho law says
Idaho's schools chief
To discuss new education laws
Advocates concerned about minors
In ID's 'abortion trafficking' law
Consumer alert
Tax scams and related robocalls

April 10
Seven cutest small towns in Idaho
Sandpoint tops the list
Schweitzer Avalanche Dog Team
Introduces new member to the family
Exploring Idaho
Glass blowing in Sandpoint
Winter wraps up
Snowy stories
Hundreds hopped into Easter fun
At local Easter egg hunts
Idaho at the epicenter
Of the American Redoubt
ID one of the best places to camp
Ranked the fourth-best state
Convenience fee ends
For online drivers license services
NIC pays a high price
For dysfunction and discord
Researching Idaho's fossil record
Outdoor Idaho: Prehistoric Idaho

April 07
Shingle Mill Blueberry Farm
They found the right crop
Exploring Northern Idaho
Festival, Granite Falls, and more
Community-curated exhibit
'Storied Futures' looks to the past
LPO begins to refill for summer
As recreations spots begin to open
Teams announced for
Waterfront design competition
BOCC takes a step back
From campground issue
Idaho's maternal health care
Survey gives insight
Veto attempt fails
On library bill
ID criminalizes helping minors
Travel out-of-state for abortions

April 05
Beer and powdered clay spilled
In Montana trail derailment
Providing gender-affirming care
It's now a crime in Idaho
A new bathroom law in Idaho
Unsure future for LGBTQ+ students
Vehicle strikes BCSD district office
Citizens arrest completed
Anderson re-elected
As IPUC president
AG Labrador applauds new tools
To combat human trafficing in Idaho
Panida hosted successful fundraiser
Benefitting two local organizations

April 04
Derailment spurs memories
Of 1999 'Silver Bullet Derby'
Gas prices drop slightly
Still more than national average
Annual walleye netting
Set to start soon
Idaho doctors publish new book
With lesson learned from COVID-19
ID boat inspectors on the lookout
For damaging mussels
NIC submits accreditation report
Amid court battle with president
Nominate your 'techy teacher'
To be the next Digital Innovator
Is Oldtown a unique place to visit?
Straddling the WA-ID state line

April 03
Freight train derails
Into Clark Fork River
Cinco de Mayo party moves
New location, same goals
Undoing Swayne decision
Judge considers motion
Shooting for the stars
Creating interest in space industry
Man sentenced in assault case
After attack on process server
Free TBI seminar offered
Learn about traumatic brain injury
ID AG at odds with Health & Welfare
Over child protection
Native seed supply insufficient
To battle back damage from fires

March 31
Sex offender charged
After attending "Mamma Mia!"
Seeking scholarship donations
Can you help to close the gap?
Plunging for pledges at 78
To raise money for animals in need
NIC board meeting a no-go
Due to lack of trustees
ID Senate passes Medicaid budget
Headed to Gov. Little's desk
Banning public drag in Idaho
Will not advance during 2023 session
Lake Pend Oreille walleye netting
Annual netting to occur April 10-28
On its way to Gov. Little
Abortion law with clarified language

March 30
Advisory questions abandoned
Regarding fairgrounds RV park
City gets rolling on improvements
With Division Ave. Phase 1
Public NIC meeting called off
Just prior to expected start time
Festival adds millions to economy
In study by University of Idaho
Get out on Idaho trails
FSPW announces trail projects
ID bans nearly all abortions
Refused expanded Medicaid coverage
Planned Parenthood vows legal action
Against abortion trafficking bill
ID Senate overrides Little's veto
Of property tax bill

March 29
Community goes above & beyond
To preserve Dover church
USCGA flotilla seeks new members
Be something bigger than yourself
Porthill crossing hours increase
During temporary change
JFAC rewrites failed Medicaid budget
Previously killed by Idaho House
Area students get a jump
On planning 'Next Steps'
Swayne responds to attempt
To reverse reinstatement
Recreation season set to start
At Albeni Falls Dam
Idaho House overrides veto
Of property tax bill
In ID, Little to have final say
On transgender health care bill
When legal weed isn't legal
Don't cross into Idaho
Credit card skimmer found in N. ID
Keep an eye out for these devices

March 28
ID Legislature to consider
Revised Medicaid budget
Vote on disputed parcel nixed
Due to memorandum of understanding
Governor vetoes property tax bill
After expressing several concerns
Idaho bill to ban gender care
Clears State, heads to House
Risch co-introduces act
Trafficked women seeking abortions
ID Legislature enters 12th week
Here's what it'll take to adjourn

March 27
Meeting set for today
On advisory ballot language
White supremacist stickers return
Sandpoint residents outraged
Fundraiser for avalanche dogs
Give a helping paw
101 Sandpoint offering $10K grant
Open to area non-profits
Space: The next frontier
Presentation at the Panida
Idaho renters face bigger shortage
Of affordable homes
Late-session medical cannabis bill
Introduced in Idaho House
ID legislative session to continue
Still more than 50 bills to act on
Execution by firing squad
Bill signed by Brad Little
ID lawsuit challenges ban
On student IDs for voting

March 24
NIC attorney billed $26K in Feb
For legal services
Event celebrates Japanese culture
A tremendous success
Public comments are protected speech
Despite desire to remove residents
Input sessions for math curriculum
For LPOSD grades K-5
Idaho house passes budget
For higher education
ID legislators request new reports
From Office of Performance Eval.
ID AG sued over grant investigation
By Idaho Health director
ID lawmakers fail to address issues
Health concerns for pregnant women
Spring turkey hunting looking good
Despite a heavy winter

March 23
Area hospitals pledge support
As BGH ends maternity services
Festival announces winners
Of poster contest
Town Hall hosted by The Reader
Provided a forum on Hwy 2 concepts
BoCo fairgrounds tussle
Headed to May ballot
U.S. 95 project set to resume
Starting again on Monday
Smelter once planned for Newport
Now under construction in TN
BCRCC tensions ease
After visit from Dorothy Moon
Backpacking basics class
Taught by Idaho Trails Assoc.
Senate passes Idaho Launch bills
Incentive plan nears finish line
40th-lowest average SAT score
Where did Idaho go wrong?
Drug dog put his paws on a car
ID Supreme Court says he trespassed
Best of Sandpoint 2023
Who made the cut?

March 22
BoCo updates voter rolls
During biennial review
Disputed parcel's land use
Headed to voters
McTeacher's Night
Delivers the Fun in Fundraiser
NIC seeks to reverse reinstatement
Pushing back against judge's order
Property tax overhaul
Signed off by Idaho Senate
Broadband internet funding bill
Signed by Gov. Brad Little
Big game-vehicle collisions in ID
Joint project's aim is to reduce

March 21
Deputy rescues elderly woman
From vehicle in the river
WBCSD superintendent resigns suddenly
Susie Luckey to serve in interim
'A walking miracle' after accident
A year later with David
What's that noise I hear?
Learn about the northern flicker
The best breakfast spot
Hiding in plain view
Real life adventures
Shared by Ammi Midstokke
Idaho House kills Medicaid budget
GOP says price-tag is too high
Idaho bill clears legislature
Execution by firing squad

March 20
BGH shutters labor, delivery services
Challenges are impossible to overcome
Emergency rental assistance OK'd
By Idaho budget writers
The ID equivalent to Area 51
Is it terrifying?
BCHRTF scholarship now available
To future community builders
Help sought to fund repairs
At historic Dover church
Transgender bathroom bill
Advances in Boise
Incremental change in funding
Goal of Idaho's ESA movement
ID's shortage of direct care workers
Worse than national average
ID voter registration bill
Faces scrutiny

March 17
Mime & Masque unveils musical
'Mamma Mia!' at SHS
The best small town in Idaho
Is it Sandpoint?
Waterfront views & a great menu?
Pearl's on the Lake has it all
Thunder's Catch Sandpoint founders
Turning Passion into project
Commissioner conflict?
Complaint claims so
Jump into spring
With ITA trail projects
NIC responds
To community questions
Alleged assault occurred
At Boundary GOP meeting

March 16
Marathon info workshop
On Hwy. 2 redesign
Sheriff files complaint
About Open Meeting Law
New Duck Derby details
Unveiled by Ponderay Rotary
Community college proposals
Ignite tensions
Idaho Attorney General sued
Over investigative demands
Six bills to keep track of
As GOP targets LGBTQ rights
Five of seven bonds fail
In Idaho school elections
Attacks on free speech rising in US
According to experts
Critics question grant request
To restart Usk papermill

March 15
NS Elementary students to perform
'The Emperor's New Clothes'
Contentious meeting
Affirms replat request
FAS Family show announced
With Michael Franti & Friends
JFAC 2024 State budget complete
See where funds were allotted in ID

March 14
WBCSD sticks with four-day week
Despite request for reconsideration
Idaho gas prices inching up again
Tenth highest in the country
Firing squad bill advances
To floor of Idaho Senate
Idaho House kills bill
Restricting absentee voting
Three years of COVID-19 in Idaho
What to know now
'Idaho Listens' documentary
To air Friday, March 24

March 13
Welcome to Winter No. 2
Spring nowhere to be seen
Workshop is set
On proposed multimodal plan changes
Angels grants deadline nearing
It's not too late to apply
Jim Messina to play Panida
Rocking Lake Pend Oreille
Sandpoint makes another list
7 most picturesque small towns in ID
New science curriculum mulled
For LPOSD 6th-8th grades
JFAC approves $32M
Emergency rental assistance in ID
A wet and cold winter in Idaho
What does that mean for snowpack?
Do you have long COVID symptoms?
1 in 6 Idaho residents at risk
Upcoming documentary sounds alarm
On youth vaping in Idaho
Give wildlife a brake as you drive
Slow down, stay alert this winter

March 10
Interim administrators leave NIC
After Swayne is reinstated
BTAA waives adoption fees
On all adult pets
JFAC approves Idaho budget
For higher education
Women reaching women in forestry
It's not all bearded men in flannel
Winter snow advisory issued
Prepare for winter driving
New online series in Idaho
Check out how Idahoans 'create'
Change your clock
Change your battery

March 09
Reader to host public town hall
To discuss 'the Couplet'
Informational workshop Mar. 15
To hear about 'the Couplet'
BoCo commissioners vote
To move forward with adjustment
Family offers reward
In 3-year old murder case
Swayne active president at NIC
South placed on paid leave
Gas prices hold steady
In Bonner County
Remembering Valle Novak
'One heck of a life'
Child care closures begin
$79M axed from child care budget
Gender pay gap in Idaho
How much less are women making?

March 08
Ray of Hope luncheon
Hosted by North ID CASA
Idaho House passes bill
Minors attending drag shows
1922 Martin guitar up for grabs
Auction to support Music Conserv.
Together on the rifle range
Three generations compete
Boundary line adjustment
Proves controversial
Arbor Day grants offered
In Idaho communities
Banning private militias
Idaho bill would repeal law
Initiative seeks to 'Link up Idaho'
Expanding high-speed internet

March 07
FBCS Principal announces retirement
To take effect at end of school year
Youth mountain biking
Scholarship, grants available
Connecting students, professionals
Pizza with professionals
Idaho Senate votes to repeal
Parading in public with firearms
Hearing set on utility rate changes
Fixed rate for residential customers
Delinquent property tax dispute
Legislators decline to settle it
Idaho video serves as reminder
Moose are dangerous
Community grant applicants, awardees
Served subpoenas by Idaho AG
Increase in credit card fraud
ID saw a 67.9% increase from '19-'22

March 06
Sandpoint musher accomplishes dream
Races in world-famous Iditarod
Corruption claims unfounded
According to Attorney General
Flowers for Futures
Bursting into spring
Policy updates delayed
Due to concerns
Distinguished Young Woman
Aurla Palmer named DSW
Pilch pleads not guilty
To sex related charges
Millions in grants and funding
To identify water system upgrades
Idaho flags to half staff
To honor passing of Phil Batt
NIC ordered to reinstate president
Removed without cause last year

March 03
Monthly book sale set
Friends of the Library on Sat
ID veterans with disabilities
Can apply online for relief
North ID crash takes two lives
Both drivers from BoCo
Idaho House passes three bills
Opposing ESG standards

March 02
County reverses decision
To hire Davillier Law for trainings
Incumbent seeks reelection
Library Trustee Susan Shea
New executive director announced
At Pend Oreille Economic Partnership
ID dropped thousands from Medicaid
In the pandemic's first years
Execution by firing squad
Bill heads to Idaho House floor
Idaho house has competing bills
On 'harmful' materials in libraries
A plan to save native fish in PR
Meets resistance from state Senate
March is National Nutrition Month
Here's some advice from an expert

March 01
Resolution on ballot initiatives
Passes Senate
ID is one of the worst states
For women to live in
How does your school stack up?
Check out it's ranking here
Is ID population on downward trend?
Experts say that it is
Selkirk Lodge is one of the best
Unique hotels to stay at in ID
YMCA's Day of Giving announced
An ongoing mission of support
County disengages
From training request
Annual microbrew event set
To be held March 12

February 28
Fosterful set to open in community
A safe space for children
FAS announces another concert
Train, Better Than Ezra
Road restrictions detailed
For Bonner County
Cutting funding for child care
Idaho budget committee votes
New bill presented in Idaho
Would place restrictions on parents
Idaho schools ranked
From best to worst
Senate kills controversial ESA bill
Was the price tag too much?
Aggressive Driving Emphasis
Patrols occurring now thru Mar. 11

February 27
Sandpoint man charged
In connection with Capitol riot
Families are taking a hit
Pandemic ends, inflation continues
Priest River man sentenced
On arson charges
Rift in Idaho GOP exposed
Amid multistate lawsuit
Little pushes for his top priorities
Training grants, teacher raises
ID bill bans ranked-choice voting
AK voters seem to like it
Meet Idaho's billionaires
Real-time billionaires list

February 24
Fire destroys Sandpoint building
Wes Olson Trucking a total loss
ID House committee approves limits
On absentee ballots
Volunteer of the month award
Goes to Angie Tennison
BTAA receives grant money
From CATalyst Council
Strong snowstorms hit Idaho
Here's how much dropped

February 23
Works commences on docks
At Memorial Field
Community rallies
Around injured youth
Dates have been set
For Terrific Tots contest
Schools go on lockdown
Due to false reports
Criminalizing false reports
Regarding child abuse
Bringing back firing squads
Bill introduced in Idaho
Heated meeting at NIC
Due to accreditation threat

February 22
Banning ranked choice voting
New bill aims to do so
Zoom is coming back
To BoCo meetings
Schools incorporate new training
Dyslexia at the forefront
Funding full-tuition scholarships
College of Idaho has a plan
Time is critical
With cardiac arrest cases

February 21
Winter weather advisory
For North Idaho, NW Washington
3 voting bills pass
Idaho State Affairs Committee
NIC calls to 'rally the troops'
In response to show cause sanction
Local fugitive arrested in Ohio
After coordinating with BCSO
Winter Ridge gives back
Tradition of community support
Pair hurt in ATV crash
Early Sunday morning
Where do you stand
In Greater Idaho debate
Senate committee passes bill
Banning sex-ed before fifth grade

February 20
Program date has been set
For Distinguished Young Women
Divisive bill heads to Senate floor
On education savings accounts
EBCL brings library to area seniors
Outreach program relaunched
Limiting a governor's powers
New bill on disaster orders
Former planning official charged
In child sex case
Law meant to save lives of ID mothers
Is headed to the chopping block
Effectiveness of 17 charter schools
Being weighed by IPCS Commission
Ballot measures face tougher road
Under Idaho resolution

February 17
Sandpoint Winter Carnival
Celebrates winter, community
House OKs formal 'Greater ID' talks
Many stumbling blocks
Bill to prohibit student IDs
Clears committee
Film Fest showcases adventure
Our natural word, and keeping it wild
UI to host free workshops
POS systems for small business
What education means to Idahoans
A fundamental discussion
ID lawmakers introduce legislation
Charge those who give COVID vaccine
Idaho AG sues to block abortion pill
Along with 22 other GOP-led states

February 16
Kochava announces acquisition
Of Machine Advertising
BoCo meetings remain closed to Zoom
Another contentious county meeting
Workshop on transit plan scheduled
By Sandpoint City Council
Downtown Design Competition
It's officially on, starting Feb. 21
Judge rejects NIC subpoenas
'Unreasonable and oppressive'
Festival offers new scholarship
For careers outside of live performance
Filling the financial education hole
New Idaho bill proposes a fix
9 quirky facts about Idaho
They sound made up, but they aren't

February 15
Public is dissatisfied
With BOCC decisions
Film Festival to raise funds
To help with coral reef restoration
Diane Schuur to perform at Panida
Enjoy some legendary jazz
Fentanyl just keeps showing up
Fighting an uphill battle
KRFT hosting Little Live Radio Hour
Featuring local musicians and bands
Panel endorses Greater ID discussions
With Oregon lawmakers
Providing transgender treatment
What just happening in the ID House?
Idaho AG joins coalition
Only allow females on girls teams
Fascinating abandoned Idaho dam
Reclaimed by nature for decades

February 14
LPOSD plans for the future
With five-year strategic plan
Rising gas prices at the pump
Drivers are feeling the pain
Library pornography bill
Surfaces in House
Idaho bill may change liability
For outdoors industry
A couple hidden gems in Idaho
Just waiting to be discovered

February 13
HB 63 given 'do pass' recommendation
Will now be sent to the House floor
Community shows support
For Husky-type dogs found abandoned
House bill targets fentanyl trafficking
Would amend current Idaho law
NIC has until March 13 to show cause
Final step before loss of accreditation
Protecting ER doctors from prosecution
Idaho AG says there is no longer a need
House committee makes new proposal
Medicaid expansion repeal
Humane Society weighs in
On ID wolf management plan

February 10
Teen class cooks up life skills
Sharing some cooking tips
BCSD responds to title IX complaint
Collecting data on female athletics
Festival weapons case
Returns to Idaho Supreme Court
Weight limits likely
On Bonner County roads
'Warm Hearts' aids local homeless
After raising almost $16K
Federal law caps insulin costs
For low-income Idahoans

February 09
Split votes and calls for order
Make for another tense meeting
Bill would ban restrictions
On natural gas
Oldtown man wins $80K
On the Big Spin
JDS Studio celebrates first birthday
With cake, champagne, and more
Gary Clark Jr. welcomed
As latest Festival act
Border Patrol seeking agents, pilots
Do you have what it takes?
'Reasonable' Rental fees
Bill clears Idaho Senate committee
Idaho postsecondary education rates
Are increasing, but do we care?
'Trafficking of minors' bill
Another step to block abortions

February 08
Priest Lake siphon bill
Passes Senate committee
Local fire crews set sights
On popular Seattle stairclimb
BOCC votes to cease Zoom attendance
Citing legal liabilities
Little's Idaho Launch initiative
Narrowly passes House
Want to see the northern lights?
Here's when, and how to watch
Man gets at least 12 years in prison
For 'stupid,' drunken shooting of friend
Resources directed to ICAC
Internet Crimes Against Children Unit

February 07
NICMH announces closure
Of mental health clinic
Bonner, Boundary counties
Receive STCU grants
Limiting absentee voting
With Alfieri bill
Waste sites to close for training
On Wednesday Feb. 8
New bill introduced to ID Senate
Parental rights notification bill
Idahoans and work-life balances
How do we rank?

February 06
LPOHS Alumni have something to say
Dreams are possible
10 ways you can enjoy winter
In Sandpoint, Idaho
Sandpoint woman shares experience
In 'Alone' survival reality show
City OKs purchase of Dub's site
But Dub's isn't going anywhere
Applications open for two seats
On BoCo Planning Commission
Legislative Update
Learning curve
40 Under Forty
Nominations open now
Bill to make aid permanent
For first responders
Legislators take steps to help schools
Steps for Schools walking challenge
Free personal-use firewood permits
Available again from Forest Service
Debate over JFAC voting procedure
Continues in Idaho Legislature
File your taxes for free
Here's where to do so
Uncertainty looms for Idahoans
Nearly 150,000 could lose Medicaid
Risch, Crapo push for change
With concealed carry reciprocity
Free Tax-Aide program 'Goes Live'
Find free help across the state 

February 03
POAC kicks off adult art classes
With an open house
BCSD receives Title IX complaint
Not the first in the area
Ex-teacher sentenced
On sex abuse charge
Inaugural City Beach goose hunt
Nets only one bird
The highest bridges in the country
One of them is right here
Idaho EV owners could get tax credit
Up to $7,500 in 2023
Idaho to sue federal government
Regarding grizzly de-listing
Three property tax bills unveiled
In Idaho legislature
Idaho wolf population down 13%
What caused the decline?
Advocacy group gives ID failing grade
For progress on medical cannabis

February 02
Multimodal Transportation Plan tabled
Moving to public workshop
Honor helps Love
To help the food bank
Woods celebrate diamond anniversary
75 years for Jim and Virginia
Ballot initiative resolution
Sent for amendment
DEQ grants awarded
To local N. Idaho systems
ID Unclaimed Property Division
Has contents of safe deposit boxes
Key tax filing deadlines for Idaho
And when to expect your refund
Load restrictions going into effect
On area highways
Bill would move state audit agency
Under Republican control

February 01
Details emerge in alleged patricide
Evan Owens charged with crime
Festival continues dropping names
Franti to return to Festival stage
New Kiwanis Club
Is taking 'Aktion'
Baja Boogie Band in Sandpoint
At the Heartwood on Feb. 4
United Way invests $150K
In Northern Idaho
Free online tax filing offered
To most Idahoans
Idaho makes big jump
In higher-education attainment
Skier fights off coyote attack
Now she shares her experience
Will Medicaid expansion stay in Idaho?
Here's some concerns
'Click to Cancel' law to help Idahoans
Cancel online subscriptions and more 

January 31
Russell sentenced to life for murder
'Violent and uncontrollable' delusions
Woman injured in Clark Fork accident
After car crashes into bar
Local man charged in father's death
Facing second-degree murder charge
Students protest testimony ban
Legislator modifies rule
Delegation demands reversal
On abortion drug decision
Removing grizzlies from ESL
Would be premature
Anti-vaping campaign
Highlights Idaho's crisis
House targets cities
In bill over crime enforcement

January 30
Fish and Game responds
To strange coyote behavior
Malware disruption at Schweitzer
Causes changes to operations
Petition for judicial review filed
After latest Camp Bay Road ruling
Worried about your taxes?
Tax-Aide can help
'Karma bums' takes road trip to Idaho
To shoot scenes for independent film
Winter ecology program announced
Area residents are invited to join
IDLA officials speak to House Ed Comm.
To discuss 'Launchpad' digital program
Attorneys ask Federal Judge for time
To file new brief in abortion case
Student-loan debt relief limbo
Affecting about 79K Idahoans
Living off the grid in Idaho
How it compares to other states

January 27
Fairchild Airmen rescue injured person
Snowmobiler stuck near Schweitzer
Susie Jensen sworn in
As newest District 1 judge
Why did the coyote go to the bar?
Officers safely remove coyote from 219
New bill to strip cities of state funding
For refusing to enforce state felonies
NIC addresses elephant in the room
'We are fully accredited'

January 26
REO Speedwagon to play at Festival
Plus new changes to venue policy
County's open meeting procedures
Prove point of tension for new board
'A loss for our community'
Mental health provider closing doors
Pair charged with abandoning dogs
31 criminal counts of animal cruelty
Making ballot initiatives tougher
ID lawmaker makes a push
A $2.5B public school budget
Schools superintendent makes the ask
Looking for a place to retire?
Here's why you should stay in Idaho
Applications open Feb. 1
For spring turkey controlled hunts

January 25
Open meeting laws and questions
At forefront of commission meeting
The future of Dub's
Here's what's going on
Couple is excited
Part of Dub's new chapter
Worst and best-rated ID nursing homes
One care center in BoCo makes list
ID gas prices below national average
May have to go to CDA to get it
PHD offers virtual event
Focused on preventing youth vaping

January 24
Housing nonprofits get $450K boost
Avenues for Hope Housing Challenge
Design competition to move forward
The vision for the best downtown
Sen. Herndon proposes marriage bill
To define as between man, woman
The Daily Bee joins coalition
Asking judge to narrow gag order
Race down 300-foot snow tubing lanes
At Schweitzer Mountain
Don't worry, IDFG has a plan
For big game emergencies
Fire prevention workshop announced
Find out how to lessen fire danger
Idaho will spend $78M more
If Medicaid expansion ends
Grant program to improve communities
And it's open for applications

January 23
BTAA gives update on abandoned dogs
Health is improving
BCSO seeking off-road vehicle grant
Used to assist in educational efforts
Couple calls on court
To void road vacation
Democrats continuing the effort
To make changes to ID Civil Rights Act
Growing concerns about ID economy
Is the state on the wrong track?
Flags shall be flown at half staff
For Monterey Park shooting victims
State employee compensation
Stories of low pay, morale

January 20
Legislator seeks end of personal bills
Circumventing the committee process
Need help with snow removal?
Elderly and disabled can now apply
Wildfires have become a crisis
Efforts increase to reduce risk
Washington Elementary gets cubbies
Thanks to lottery 'Do Good Program"
Funding non-governmental events
The state doing so may be no longer
Idaho, one of the best states to drive in
Who are we competing with?
Internet crimes
Costly for Idahoans

January 19
Importance of county transparency
Emphasized at Commissioners meeting
BoCo tables updates
Opts to host a public workshop
Fundraiser launched
To help abandoned dogs
Bill advances to House
Regarding punishment & abortion laws
Idaho dr. pushed false COVID-19 claims
Accusation made by WA medical board
Idaho colleges restrict guns on campus
Moscow Rep. wants to change that
Priest Lake of 100 years ago
Was eyed to be 'motion picture colony'
ID ranked 5th best state in the nation
For starting a business
Free healthcare for veterans in crisis
Emergency mental health care

January 18
Panida has new managing director
Lauren Sanders takes the stage
Removing gender considerations
In bill sponsored by Herndon
Parents keeping an eye on safety
With Sagle Parent Watch Program
First day to file taxes is Monday
The IRS begins processing same day
Transparency was the theme
At weekly BOCC meeting
Abandoned dogs prompt investigation
Animal neglect suspected
First day of H&W budget hearing
Medicaid costs, child welfare, and more
Latest UFO report from the Pentagon
UFOs and UAPs in Idaho

January 17
Idaho abortion bills advance, falter
Herndon proposes bills in Senate
Putting the I-D in the Iditarod
Bonner County man to participate
CHAFE 150 gets ready to ride
Registration starts Wednesday
CASA announces advocate training
No experience required
Abortion, guns, gender identity
Herndon makes a slew of pitches

January 16
Apple watches spur increase in calls
911 calls from Schweitzer Mountain
Sandpoint's area of impact
Housing & Economic study
Sandpoint's premier fly-in community
It will blow your mind
City set to launch design competition
Vote scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 18
A community campaign
To 'Save our sled hill'
Dover wastewater system
Stressed with runoff
You can see what hospitals charge
But that doesn't mean it's easy
Kinderhaven Foundation helps BHT
Covering expenses for next year
Idaho lawmaker is 'embarrassed'
After comparing women to dairy cows
Children under 14 dying from fentanyl
At faster rate than any other age group
Idaho State Police open applications
For entry-level and lateral troopers

January 13
Lineup announcements coming soon
For Festival at Sandpoint
Deervember leads to doe-nations
Based on animal vs. vehicle repairs
Sandpoint Waldorf to have new campus
Goal is to break ground in the spring
Unique program at Sagle Elementary
The Sagle kokanee hatchery project
Idaho legislator makes comparison
Women's reproductive rights and cows
1 dead and  3 injuired
In Bayview hammer attack

January 12
ID GOP further restricts primary
Winter meeting brings confusion
ID bill would withhold taxes
In cities that don't enforce abortion ban
ID legislature's budget committee
Prepares to set 108 different budgets
Bonner County officials sworn in
What changes will be seen?
Survey asks residents to weigh in
On housing, neighborhood infill

January 11
Donation helps feed students in need
By longtime supporter, Dennis Pence
Deadline nears on car raffle
SHS Fundraiser for a Subaru
Gala raises $44K for hospital district
Newport Hospital & Health Services
New commissioners have first meeting
Approves claims, and land acquisition
Idaho snowpack off to a good start
Still early in the season

January 10
LPOSD annual board meeting tonight
Dissolving of current board
New day, new board
Newly elected officials
Free health screenings Jan. 14
At Walmart pharmacies in Idaho
Little outlines state budget
Investing in public schools, and more
SAR accepting grant applications
Community service-oriented projects
Small towns to visit in Idaho
One for each month of the year
Little wants to boost Idaho teacher pay
To rank among the top 10 nationally

January 09
Visit the largest ski resort in Idaho
Schweitzer is big and beautiful
What role do rent subsidies play
In Sandpoint area's growth?
NIC attorney issues subpoenas
To employees, trustees, and others
NIC responds to warning letter
After controversial decision by board
Mountain goat at center of book tour
Come hear the tale of Buddy
Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness
Opens guided winter hikes season
Flexible winter pool underway
On Lake Pend Oreille
City of Dover seeks help
With wastewater system

January 06
Seeking the snow less traveled
Backcountry Film Festival returns
Area systems net DEQ funding
Evaluating system deficiencies
ID court tosses lawsuits
Aiming to block abortion bans
Housing & Economic Study
Detailing recommendations
'My taxes have gone through the roof'
An explanation of how this can happen
Late donations help 'Tots' surpass goal
Thanks to caring community
LPOSD sets feedback forum
For Five-year Strategic Plan
Little pledges to prioritize education
Implementing education funding

January 05
This small town in Idaho
Comes alive in the winter
McDonald & Connolly headed out
New commissioners coming soon
FAS welcomes new staff
Knowlton & Howell join the team
Moving trucks keep coming to Idaho
One-way U-Haul trucks increased
Crews make quick winter repair
At Sandpoint Middle School
GOP considers changes to it's rules
Don't deviate from the platform
Egg prices tripled in 2022
Bird flu takes its toll
Buy your hunting/fishing license now
Why you shouldn't wait until later
The view is as good as the food
At breathtaking waterfall restaurant

January 04
Connolly sworn in
As Priest River mayor
ID was second-fastest growing state
In the U.S. in 2022
Another type of warning for NIC
Regarding bond rating
Comment sought on permit's renewal
Sandpiper Shores Master Utility, Inc.
$6.8M grant to help potato farmers
The need to combat nematodes
AG Labrador names two key hires
Criminal Division and Energy Division

January 03
Boy Scouts local Polar Plunge
Roughly 180 residents took part
Top Scenic skiing trails in the US
Schweitzer makes top 10
Local trio produces coloring book
Inspired by beauty of North Idaho
Avoid falling for employment scams
Watch for these red flags
Protecting kids from online harassment
Here are some tips you can follow

January 02
Council approves lobbying agreement
With city of Ketchum
The year in re- and preview
What has been and (maybe) will be
BGH announces hospital awards, honors
Extraordinary employees stood out
100th anniversary approaches
Plans to restore the Rex Theater
ID Legislatures private attorney bills
Over $300K to defend abortion laws

December 30
Congress wants to help
With Chronic Wasting Disease
Hazardous weather conditions today
Winter Weather Advisory until 10 p.m.
Winter bird feeding
Helpful wintertime tips

December 29
A public parking garage
Parking study completed
BoCo adopts updates
To Comp Plan
Jump in to 2023
With Polar Bear Plunge
Travers Park improvements
New survey coming soon
Empowering Parents Portal
Reopens for applications
'Toys for Tots' in danger
Of not hitting goal
The year of the grizzly
Increase in livestock attacks
Children's medicine shortage
Hits alongside flu season
Idaho's PUC approves study
Controversial solar study
Some clever tips and tricks
Keeping New Year's resolutions

December 28
Caderock's hidden gem
For acoustic signatures testing
Geese are open season
At Sandpoint City Beach
Suffering substance abuse alone
Cost is a huge factor to betterment
'Tots' drive to remain open
Until New Year's Eve
Barbie Dreamhouse for sale
For $3.9M In Sandpoint, Idaho
Watch out for wildlife on the move
Tips to avoid collisions

December 27
Investing in infrastructure
To meet housing demand
Frozen pipes cause problems
Service line break downtown
All you need to know
About winter trail etiquette
BGH foundation readies itself
For 15th annual Heart Ball
Eight snowplows hit this season
Seventh and eighth happened Tues.
POAC readies for new art classes
Enhancing your creative talents
Idaho clean energy advocates
To gather at state capitol

December 23
Idaho's resorts open for business
Powder hounds celebrate
Summit Aircraft Skis acquired
By CubCrafters of Yakima, WA.
Donations boost Panida Century Fund
Grand total now at over $230,473.77
Perfectly picturesque
Small towns in Idaho

December 22
Camp Bay vacation approved
In third hearing by the county
BoCo remands Dufort zone change
Back to the planning department
Library's ornament exchange
Shares Christmas spirit
Doctors urge Idahoans
To get their flu shots
Three new drink-forward venues
Sandpoint is a dining destination
Frigid temperatures in the Pacific NW
Dangerous winter weather conditions
Roofs should be safe under snow load
Of current snow, and snow expected
Freezing rain and snow
Snarl travel in Pacific Northwest

December 21
 'A very high strength-to-weight ratio'
Festivus brings Seinfeld to Sandpoint
Kootenai Elementary gives back
By helping others
'Tots' donations trickle in
It's slow going this year
Idaho is heading in to 2023
And doing so with a surplus
Eight ITD snowplows hit this season
Remember: Be safe around plows

December 20
Wind chill watch today
Below-zero wind chills possible
Blue Room opens downtown
In old Ivano's building
BOCC again vacates Camp Bay Road
Close to 100 citizens in attendance
Hiking through the Pine Street Woods
Watch the Air 4 Adventure
Prepare for busy roads, airports
Holiday travel is up this year
Why you shouldn't feed the deer
It does more harm than good

December 19
Swayne sues North Idaho College
Asking to be reinstated
Camp Bay request back before county
Regarding walking path
Sandpoint Monday Writers
Publish 'Sandpointed'
Test your outdoor savvy
With this quiz
Tribes seek U.S. help
To curb mining threats
BOCC adopts changes to comp plan
The latest in an extensive process
Crisis standards for children in Idaho
Starting to have those conversations

December 16
PHD reports first flu-related deaths
All over the age of 80
Solar Roadways heads to NH
For Innovative Research project
Hillsdale Charter School
Gauging community interest
NIC employees vote no confidence
Failing to support college's mission
Looking for Idaho mental health care?
Now there's a directory
Reclaim Idaho launches petition
Against school vouchers
Expert ice fishing tips
Catch more fish
The Jewel of the North
The beauty of Priest Lake

December 15
Consultants present revised report
On growth and local economics
Camp Bay Road vacation
'Is in the public interest'
Mixed ratings for Idaho education
Say results of statewide opinion poll
Distracted driving emphasis patrols
Planned through the weekend

December 14
'Tots' drive off to slow start
$13,261.43 of $50,000 raised
BGH team opens new CT suite
Population growth spurs need
Business as usual at BOCC meeting
Find out what you missed
FAS celebrates record-setting year
For 2022 concerts series
'School choice' policy debate
Unfamiliar to many ID voters
Improvements on the way
For Farragut Shooting Range Center

December 13
Petition seeks to change hours
For border crossing
Sebaaly turns down NIC trustees
To return as acting president
'Shop with a Cop' brings joy to all
With a shopping spree at Walmart
Santa plans a local visit
To Ponderay, Kootenai
Carousel of Smiles restoration
Passes the halfway point
No appropriated funds in Idaho
For domestic violence services
Gas prices creeping downward
ID prices still average higher

December 12
Property tax relief
Could this be the year?
Water rights inventory
Being completed by IDOWR
Bigger Brain fundraising continues
Check out the Kickstarter
Deaths among pregnant women
More than doubled in 2020 in ID
Tax rebate proposal has sparked ideas
Aims to fend off inflation impacts
How to help a grieving loved one
Ten practical ways to offer support

December 09
The Hive revived
Dec. shows announced
'Tots' donations slowly trickle in
$8,100 of $50,000 goal raised
Parking lot agreement
Approved with City Hall
The ultimate North Idaho road trip
All the beautiful things to see
Lower ID's sales tax, cut exemptions
Yet increase school funding?

December 08
Council OK's goose hunt
Goose management at City Beach
Deputy prosecutor amends complaint
A handful of additional allegations
Sandpoint Nordic Club
Holds winter welcome
Sandpoint Middle School gives back
Annual Giving Tree program
FAS Youth Orchestra to perform
Winter Concert on Dec. 12
MultiLingual Media expands
Now to include podcasting
School safety assessments slowed
Did not stay on schedule 2021-22
Medical apprenticeship program
Fills health worker gaps in Idaho

December 07
Debbie Love's drive to help others
Honored as November Idaho Human
COVID's lingering impact
Prompts Real ID deadline extension
Into the Land of the Nutcracker
A captivating collaboration
ID gas prices have dropped
But don't expect it to last
North Idaho's Priest River
Is a river in need
Winter stream fishing
Those fish are cold, and hungry

December 06
Audit gives county perfect marks
Completed with no errors found
Appointment of Susie Jensen
To First Judicial District post
New Uniform exhibit in Sandpoint
Highlights Farragut's history
Waterfowl hunting
Low cost options
ID parents are frustrated by delays
Of Empowering Parents grants

December 05
Pair claim fall derby honors
Spinosa and O'Hara victorious
A Celtic Christmas tour
Performs in Sandpoint
Blood donations sought
This holiday season
ID has lowest electric rates
In the nation
Panida Century Fund
Passes three-quarters-there mark
Economy relies on childcare
Straining labor market
Student reading scores move up
Surpass pre-pandemic numbers
Big game can handle ID winters
If not, Fish and Game steps in

December 02
BoCo sees sixth highest turnout
65.2% of voters cast a ballot
Community's help needed
More need than ever for 'Tots'
New Idaho officials talk taxes
And upcoming legislative session

December 01
Investigation continues
Into late-fair director
Storm drops more than 12 inches
Causes school cancellations
'Empty the Shelter - Holiday Hope'
Waives adoption fees
Vigil brings light to the darkness
Statewide vigil for U of I students
Landmark same-sex marriage bill
Wins Senate passage
Backcountry avalanche watch
Above 5,000 feet

November 30
A family rooted in forestry
Preserves land for the future
Vigil will light up Idaho today
Memorial Field will glow
Patriot Front member pleads guilty
To disturbing the peace
Community helps 'Tots' drive
Where you can take donations
A little grunge, a lot of growth
Dead Horses to play the Heartwood

November 29
'Giving Tuesday' inspires kindness
A global movement of generosity
Spinosa, O'Hara claim derby wins
Final day of derby comes and goes
Is Sandpoint dangerous after dark?
An undesired top spot
Many reasons to donate to 'Tots'
10 ways you can help
Storms could dump a foot of snow
Another week of winter weather
Idaho construction training program
Learn new skills, new industry
Avoiding holiday scams
Safe holiday shopping

November 28
Christmas in Santa-point, Idaho
Annual tree lighting ceremony
Two die in trailer fire
In Priest River
O'Hara catches way onto leaderboard
Fishing Derby unofficial standings
Rape case goes to district court
Watterson facing life in prison
Man pleads not guilty in drug case
North Dakota man faces charges
Sentence reduction request denied
Three to eight years remains

November 25
Here comes Santa Claus
Heading to town for holiday fun
A hometown holiday
Shook Twins, 'Giving Thanks'
'Tots' drive kicks off
$50,000 goal this year
Community races for food bank
About 250 people show to turkey trot
Man pleads guilty
To murdering mother
Another $2,600 to the Panida Fund
Panida Century Fund grows
Charity Scammers
Take advantage of holiday giving
Dial in to ice fishing
Find a safe, popular destination

November 23
A talk in the park(ing lot)
Big changes to downtown parking
Layers of fairgrounds investigation
Unfurling in public records
Russell pleads guilty
To second-degree murder
Millers Country Store
Reopened as planned
Bingo! Tots drive gets underway
Both days see a full house
BoCo picked for election audit
One of eight counties selected
U.S. 95 project pauses for winter
Will continue in the spring
SHS investigating vandalism
Racist slurs and vulgar phrases
Student loan repayment pause
Extended again amid legal battles

November 22
BNSF's new Sandpoint bridge
Open for business
Cost of Thanksgiving dinner
Makes significant leap
Winter weather advisory
Check before your holiday travel
Caution advised for all
When enjoying winter games
Big game animals at lower elevations
Avoid costly collisions in winter
The biggest, boldest meteor shower
On display above ID in December

November 21
Things didn't go as planned
Car crashes into Miller's
The official winter welcome
Jack Frost Fest
Investors hope for Usk build
Community not so sure
Throw this mailed notice away
Idaho attorney general warns
Grants and donations aid community
A Traditional turkey dinner
Critchfield transition team
Meyer and Rae join
Clothing line celebrates brain power
Created by SHS graduate

November 18
The hidden homeless
A growing problem in Sandpoint
Man sentenced in PR stabbing case
Receives three years suspended
James E. Russell Sports Center
City provides update on status
Panida Century Fund
Moves closer to its goal
Knowlton steps down from Panida
Headed to Festival at Sandpoint

November 17
Annual kickoff for Toys for Tots
Two days of Turkey Bingo games
BoCo Fairgrounds under investigation
Potential misuse of public funds

Plea hearing set in murder case
Russell to change plea
LPOHS holding food drive Friday
Thanksgiving turkey drive
Woman to be sentenced
On grand theft charge
Moscow Police update community
U of I killer still on the loose

November 16
Helping children in need
At the CASA Purse Party
Neighbors allege conflict of interest
Regarding minor land division
Sentencing has been set
In domestic violence case
Flu, colds and Covid arrive in Idaho
Here's what you can do
Idaho to receive $4.9 million
From settlement with Google
Wasden announces $3.1B settlement
Over allegations at Walmart

November 15
Misuse of public funds at fairgrounds
Being investigated by Sandpoint PD
IDFG to monitor in the Panhandle
For chronic wasting disease
Proposing fixes to school funding
Idaho lawmakers are on track
Clark Fork Library's newest staff
Welcome their new cat, Reader
Fatal crash in Sagle
Early morning rollover
Four U of I students found dead
Apparent homicide near campus

November 14
Hearing rescheduled
For Camp Bay footpath
Pine Street Hill
Memories and magic
Hearing set for proposed daycare
Currently lacking in Sagle area
Top 10 places to buy a winter home
So many skiable acres!
Idaho elected new lawmakers
And 1 of 3 will be rookies

November 11
Veterans Day service today
At Memorial Field
The fair must go on
Revisiting operations and procedures
Sandpoint's Top Gun
At Daher Aerospace
Winter's here: Time to hit the slopes
Schweitzer opening early
Job opening: PR mayor resigns
In the market for a new mayor
Idaho Lottery delivers
Book awards at local schools
Traffic stop leads to criminal charges
Felony drug possession
Priest River man pleads guilty
To child sex crime
Tips on how to avoid RSV
Panhandle Health offers advice

November 10
Midterm 2022 election results
Local turnout exceeded 66%
How ID midterms fit nationally
Check out the interactive maps
Split results
In NIC trustee races

November 09
The Complete works of Shakespeare
A wild romp through the catalog
Event supports Pine Street Woods
Get Plowed fundraiser
Election results slowed by write-ins
First round of ballots counted
Idaho 2022 election results
Governor, AG, Congress, and more
Naples man injured
In collision with train
Sandpoint man found innocent
Of multiple sex charges
Trial set in child porn case
Larry King Jr. sees 18 charges

November 08
Idaho polls open today at 8 a.m.
12-hour voting marathon
Sizeable demand for Kodiaks
Popular 100 and 900 Turboprops
Living in a floating home
What makes it so special?
Newport murder suspect arrested
Fatal shooting on Nov. 6
What to keep in your car to stay safe
In cold Idaho winter weather
Top 3 small game species to hunt
During this fall and winter
ID joins $16M multistate settlements
Over Experian data breaches

November 07
A general overview
Of the general election
Heavy snow, wind expected today
Winter storm warning
Bundy campaign fined
For 'Don't Vote' signs
City recaps workshops
Support for accessory dwellings
Coats 4 Kids warms up winter
The need is great
City asks voters to give the OK
To 'tourist tax' increase
Lawyers directed to oversee
Handling of election complaints
Second LPO rail bridge
Nearly finished
Law enforcement groups
Call out Idaho Freedom Foundation

November 04
Jewel Lake rezone attempt
Knocked by judge
Early voting ends today in Idaho
Polls to open Nov. 8
BGH receives $354K grant
To purchase a second CT scanner
'Daymaker' kicks off ski season
73rd annual ski and snowboard film
More babies, toddlers with RSV
RSV off-schedule this year
PNW wildfires burned fewer acres
This year sees a two-thirds drop

November 03
University Place housing project
Gets green light for Phase 4 plans
Revised Camp Bay proposal
Hearing scheduled
Attorney defending ID abortion laws
Quits Attorney General's office

November 02
Idaho gas prices above average
Even with small dip in prices
Angler compensation takes stage
At Lakes Commission meeting
Program helps families plan
For their land's future
Over 40 UFO sightings reported in ID
Most active per/100,000 residents
Winter is nipping at our heels
Significant storm system moves in
Another pivotal trustee election
NIC prepares to elect 3 trustees

November 01
Traffic stop leads to bust
Man hands over contraband
Plea deal set in burglary case
Holderman sentenced to three years
100 years ago in North Idaho
BoCo sheriff indifferent
Military and Veteran Appreciation
YMCA honoring military, veterans
About the people on your ballot
Idaho candidates, debate coverage
Paying more for Thanksgiving
Prices are 13% higher than last year
Where are Idahoans on abortion?
A new poll finds a nearly even split

October 31
CASA makes an impact
Annual fundraiser sets record
ID nonprofits pinched by inflation
Giving is up, but so are prices
BoCo man sentenced to 180 days
After plea deal arranged
Election misinformation reporting
New tool launched in Idaho
Work complete on KRC fires
100% completion has been reached

October 28
Local fiddlers group
One of the largest in the state
YMCA hosting free open house today
The foundations of community
Lakes Commission meeting a busy one
Update on projects around LPO
2022 Boating season was challenging
Understaffed marine division
Museum, Lions team up
For Halloween night
Unexpected and unusual race
For Idaho's attorney general

October 27
Kinderhaven 2.0
A new era of support
'Tourist tax' ballot measure
In-depth info web page rolled out
Panida Century Fund
Off to a fast start
Steve Johnson; candidate interview
District 1 Idaho Senate race
City hosts workshop on housing
Community housing crisis
Idaho opts out of federal program
Tracking concerning teen behavior

October 26
Chamber honors Bessler
As top volunteer
County Comp Plan: What's going on
Join public workshops
Area gas prices inch lower
State average is at $4.36 per gallon
Are you voting absentee?
Don't wait to fill out, and submit ballots

October 25
Kinderhaven continues its mission
To aid children in crisis
Schools superintendent candidates
Spar over Idaho education policies
ID students hit 10-year low on exam
But still fared better than most
Calling Idaho teens between 13-18
Enter the KNOW VAPE video contest
ID's take in the opioid settlement
Now more than $26 million

October 24
Former LPOHS student pays it forward
'The school that gave so much'
Beauty in the Panhandle
Visit the Northernmost areas
Record fish caught in Idaho
Who holds current records?
Lights go on in the Little Carnegie
'Evening in the Gardens of Spain'
USPS rates set to go up again
To take effect Jan. 22, 2023
Skinner sentenced for lewd conduct
To serve up to 20 years in prison

October 21
Preliminary hearing waived
In area arson case
Man sentenced for fentanyl death
2020 overdose of Sandpoint teen
Plea to change in child abuse case
Valdez previously pleaded not guilty
Sandpoint to hold two workshops
In regards to Comprehensive Plan
You may have unclaimed money
Here's how to check online
La Niña to split the country
Official US winter weather forecast

October 20
Sample something unique
Public invited on Oct. 22
Herndon blames ID Democrats
For alleged campaign sign vandalism
Fundraiser gives a sneak peek
At the Sled Hill property
Youth killed, brother injured
In logging accident
$410 million education bill in Idaho
Should we support, or oppose?
Food insecurity in Idaho
Oct. is Hunger Awareness Month

October 19
Absentee ballot requests increase
As election draws near
Bedke aims for Idaho's No. 2 spot
As lieutenant governor
Deer hunters have cause for optimism
Growth in mule deer herds
Permit to remain suspended
For Idaho Club's proposed development
Idaho schools still struggling with staff
What do teachers have to say?
Idaho child marriage law
Is it constitutional?
10 tips for firearm safety
While out hunting this fall

October 18
Financial literacy event
Helps local high school seniors
Prohibiting public drag performances
New bill aims to do so
Selkirk-Pend Oreille Food summit
To be held on Nov. 4 in Sandpoint
Idaho tax collections fall short
But budget surplus remains

October 17
10 districts with the slowest internet
LPOSD is at number 6
ISP seeks help in fatal collision case
Oct. 7 collision in Oldtown
Phantom steam whistle
Leads to "Scarywood"
Idaho candidates make claims
Tap fears in campaign commercials
Idaho counties see increase
In requests for absentee ballots
Special session rebate information
You can track your rebate online
IDOL proposes boost
In fire protection spending
Safe driving tips for winter in Idaho
Program is virtual and in person

October 14
Top 30 Ski Resorts in the West
Where did Schweitzer land?
Want to win prizes for fishing?
LPO Angler Science Program
Fall Walleye and Lake Trout
Bites you don't want to miss!
Ting pledges $200,000 match
Towards Panida Century Fund
No charges or fines to be levied
For support of 'The People's Pen'

October 13
Newport man charged
With second degree murder
The Panida Century Fund campaign
To raise $1.9 million over five years
Pre-registration deadline approaches
For voting ahead of general election
Vintage war era quilt, fabric show
Opens Sat. and runs through Nov. 29

October 12
Sixth annual Diversity Symposium
To be hosted by NIC
ID Republicans supporting Democrat
For attorney general
U of I apple conference
blossoms under virtual format
County does its business
What was on the agenda?
Schweitzer unveils improvements
And new spa in the village

October 11
BNSF's new Sandpoint, ID bridge
Nearing completion, opening
Lawsuit claims discrimination
Against trans people at Idaho H&W
Dover experiencing water outage
After water main break
Yes, a 'beauty score' exists
No, Idaho didn't win

October 10
Tragedy for Oldtown family
Community rallies in support
Bridge replacement to begin Monday
Johnson Creek Bridge, Clark Fork
Fire threat lessens in area
Though fire activity has picked up
First case of monkeypox in PHD
Risk of monkeybox remains low
Gov. Little criticizes Biden's pardons
For federal offenses for possession
Idaho boat inspectors have less traffic
Finding fewer quagga, zebra mussels

October 06
City pushing Comp Plan forward
Still looking for public input
Threat to Sandpoint schools resolved
How to opt into messaging system
Coats 4 Kids kicks off
Coat drive open through Oct. 31
VA dedicates new facility
Many services to be provided
Fire questions answered
By ranger district and county
'21 Idaho income tax return extensions
The deadline is coming soon
Former Boundary County librarian
To speak on freedom of expression
U of I seeks to clarify
Policies have not been changed

October 05
Details emerge in school threats
Student meant to ensure school chaos
New residential carpentry program
At Sandpoint High School
Busy commissioners meeting
Over 20 agenda items to discuss
KLT talk offers look at elusive pumas
First event at the new 'sled barn'
Successful Shotgunning
Workshop to be held at Farragut

October 04
Masters of Hawaiian Music
Wednesday concert at the Panida
Student facing charges after threats
Made threats of violence on TikTok
BNSF Railway officer nabs suspect
Facing three felony charges
Couple arrested on drug allegations
Over 50 fentanyl pills found
Abortion memo from U of I
It's both right, and wrong
Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail
Comment period is now open
Akrkoosh, Labrador clash
In statewide Idaho debate

October 03
Wetlands case tops court agenda
'Waters of the United States'
KRFT hosting annual auction
Get bids in before Oct. 9
Sandpoint Police make arrests
Drug search warrants executed
NIPH hosting 'Baroque Magic' concert
Magical weekend ahead
Idaho Supreme Court hearing
Will decide fate of abortion laws
First of four October debates
To air Monday night
The end of an era
Judge Buchanan to retire

September 30 
US Navy submarine tech
Tested in Lake Pend Oreille
Department of Veterans Affairs
Opening new clinic near Sandpoint
Mother of state senator
Supports write-in, Steve Johnson
Drive Electric Week
Rides in to Idaho

September 29
Trestle Creek Marina permit
Now facing termination
Festival announces season pass sale
Looking ahead to 2023 season
Wood View Acres land division
Changed from four lots to two
Old meets new in LPORT production
'The Importance of Being Earnest'
Front license plates, a requirement?
Here's what Idaho law says
Handguns 101 skills course
At Farragut Shooting Range

September 28
Kootenai River Complex Fire
To transition back to local control
Lack of quorum with commissioners
Results in rare Friday meeting
Camp Bay beach issue
Remanded to commissioners
Idaho abortion laws
'Extreme and backwards'
Before hunting or fishing in Idaho
Brush up on trespassing laws
The Idaho election debates
To air on Idaho Public Television

September 27
New club ready for Aktion
Kiwanis Aktion Club
The 2022 general election season
Here's what you should know
U of I memo on abortion
Draws national attention
Are we in an El Niño or La Niña year?
What does this mean for us in Idaho?
KRC fires at 85% completion
Continuing to monitor fire behavior
Priest River auto accident
Takes lives of two men

September 26
Panida Theater seeks board members
Help grow a nurturing environment
Officer's actions help save man
Officer White awarded
Little faces four challengers
On November ballot
Judge bans cameras at trial
Lori Vallow and Chad Daybell

September 23
Woman found dead at hotel
Son placed in custody
Smoke season: A public health hazard
Idaho's air quality is getting worse
Student loan forgiveness
Is there a cost to Idaho taxpayers?

September 22
City to kick off 'design competition'
For downtown waterfront
Corps revoking Trestle Creek permit
Cites marina's impact on bull trout
Commission OKs Comp Plan updates
Still more changes to come
Johnson talks senate campaign
Three main objectives
National Public Lands Day
Make your wild backyard better
Off-leash dog area at Lakeview Park
Gaining steam with residents
Sagle man pleads guilty
To felony child enticement
University Place development
Fourth phase now approved
BoCo secures first bridge contract
To use state surplus funds
MCS hosting fall concert Friday
Onset of Conservatory Concert Series
A new record: $600K in staff bonuses
Given by superintendent Ybarra
A berry disappointing year
Idaho huckleberries have a bad year

September 21
Kochava unveils the future
A privacy-first approach
Big donor swayed key Idaho races
Sen. Jim Woodward, others targeted

Amended complaint filed in tort case
Alleged defamation and retaliation
Planning director modifies MLD
Unable to meet previous conditions
Fire activity slows in region
Mostly smoldering and creeping
Loads of borrowers in ID eligible
For student debt relief
Support for some LGBTQ rights grows
Seems like a turning point in Idaho
Idaho Tax Aide program
Seeks volunteers for 2023
Youth marksmanship skills
Workshops to be hosted nearby

September 20
Last public meeting on comp plan
Planning Commission meeting today
City releases dog park survey
To remain open through Sept. 30
LPOSD seeks community input
For strategic plan development
Many ID politicians decline to debate
Here's who's in, and who's out
ID Supreme Court overturns law
Allowing grandparents visitation

September 19
Dub's set to shut down
At least temporarily
Improvement funding approved
For Division Ave. improvements
Kootenai River Complex Fire
No significant fire growth
Bites you don't want to miss
Fall walleye and lake trout
Flights to abortion clinics
Nonprofit has two pilots in Idaho
Priest River man gets at least 15 yrs.
For Post Falls coffee shop shooting

September 16
Fire growth minimal after storms
'Mop up' work to begin
Off-season Schweitzer review
A parent tells all
Five-term GOP Idaho senator
Endorses Dem for his seat
When in a national forest
E-bikes are motorized vehicles
Can you watch the Lori Vallow trial?
The court will have to decide
Legislature can intervene
In ID-US water rights fight

September 15
Camp Bay Road dispute
Prompts cease and desist letter
Panhandle fire update for Sept. 15
Four major incidents being worked
Acoustic Signatures Testing site
Lake Pend Oreille is a hidden gem
BTAA waives adoption fees
To combat growing shelter crisis
Arts grant applications now open
Nonprofits offered a one-time grant
Museum sets birthday celebration
Join the party on the front lawn
ID tax collections below expectations
August sees rare drop of $38.5M
10 tips for hunters in fire season
Do your part to prevent wildfires

September 14
Planning seeks to amend county code
To be presented, discussed Sept. 21
King of the Kongcrete
Skate competition fundraiser returns
Crews make gains on fire objectives
Aimed to get fires under control
Residents struggle with rising rents
Few options for affordable housing
This is why leaves change color
When fall foliage will arrive in Idaho
Idaho sewage treatment plants
Facilities in rural towns struggle

September 13
Kaniksu Land Trust nets grant
$3,500 Rural Community Grant
The State of the Scotchmans
Celebrates another year of work
LPOSD hosting community forums
Strategic Plan Development Survey
Little signs letter of opposition
Regarding student loan forgiveness
Naples grizzly put down
Due to livestock losses

September 12
Police training exercise Monday
In the south Sandpoint area
F&G tracks bull trout populations
By counting spots where they spawn
Sandpoint tops another list
ID cities with most expensive homes
Early fall garden chores
What should you be doing?
Back the Bonner Blue
Rally draws 75-90 people
Kootenai River Complex Fire
'Low intensity' activity
Empowering Parents grant program
Supporting K-12 students
Idaho's road to electric vehicles
Estimated to receive nearly $30M
Women claim $5M in damages
In new library tort
Hottest August on record
For Idaho, Oregon and Washington

September 09
Mountain biking Schweitzer
Explore this Idaho gem
Planning Commission proposal
Now easier to understand
'The Fade: Resistance'
Premieres today
New tool shows climate-related risks
See what it says about Idaho

September 08
City Council roundup
Catch up on what's going on
Activity slows on area fires
Thanks to stable conditions
Walk spreads a message of HOPE
Raising suicide awareness
Cornhole to benefit CASA
Set for this Saturday
County plans secondary access point
Public safety at Whiskey Jack Road
Students eligible for free passes
Provided by 'Every Kid Outdoors'
Reclaim Idaho pulls initiative
New tax cut made it a moot point
The Farmers' Almanac predictions
What to expect in Idaho
Idaho foundation grants
Teachers drive how money is spent

September 07
The Sand Creek Regatta
Shaping up for third year
A close eye on the Katka Fire
Flames within a mile of homes
ID part of $438.5M agreement
With JUUL Labs
Ranchers seek to intervene
In Idaho water rights fight

September 06
POAC announces 2022-23 season
Performing arts events to start soon
Sandpoint Teen Center
Hosting back to school BBQ today
Global Cinema Café Series returns
Culturally enriching the community
Comp Plan brings confusion
Significant updates missing
LPOSD keeps parents in 'The Loop'
Second edition of edublog drops
Crews battle area fires
Almost 11,000 acres burned
Drawdowns set for area lakes
LPO drawdown to begin Sept. 19
Pandemic education relief money
Where did $50 million go?

September 02
BoCo Zoning Commission votes
Kingsland removed from position
BoCo pedestrian dies
Struck by car in Cocolalla
County upholds minor land division
Code interpretation critisized
This new Fentanyl looks like candy
Law enforcement warns public
New fires reported in September
Lightning again to blame
Idaho special session
Work took only one day
Celebrating our local artists
Annual Artists' Studio Tour
Wild game tracking class
To be hosted at Farragut

September 01
Health advisories issued
For Spirit and Cocolalla lakes
Walk for HOPE and to help others
Help raise suicide awareness
Priest River man arrested
Now facing arson charges
ID Supreme Court rules
On Moore murder confession
Ales for Tails benefits pets, people
Support cats and dogs in need
Schweitzer welcomes the fall
With beer tasting event, Fall Fest
Concerns of indoctrination 
In West Bonner School District
Groups sue federal agencies
For approving development on LPO
3% education boost eliminated
In Idaho special session bill

August 31
'Public Lands Day' at Round Lake
Park sets Sept 24 volunteer day
Inflation Reduction Act's tax credits
Could reshape how ID does energy
Kochava sued over location data
Gov't raises user privacy concerns
RV Lifestyle blog tags Sandpoint
Names us a 'most beautiful place'
Their classroom is outdoors
ID students see outdoor education

August 30
Group opposes Priest Lake bypass
Plan to aid fishery draws criticism
PAFE partners with schools
New carpentry class at SHS
Planning commission meets tonight
To discuss recommended changes
BoCo MLD reaffirmed
Conditions of approval apply
Air support keeps fires in check
Growth slowed by water drops
See Tell Now! What is it?
ID tool to prevent school tragedies
What Idaho hunters should know
About chronic wasting disease

August 29
Mysterious code change
Concerns rural advocates
LPOSD urges bus safety
As buses return, know the rules
GOP prepares to fight
'Trigger law' injunction
Sledding at Pine Street Woods
It's time to save the hill
The Great American Outdoors Act
Here's what it will bring to Idaho
BoCo Food Bank needs help
Children are left hungry
$50 million in grants available soon
For educational resources
Inflation slams Idaho agriculture
Driven by higher fuel costs
US seeks to invalidate Idaho laws
Regarding water rights forfeiture

August 26
Johnson launches write-in campaign
To oppose Herndon for Senate seat
Reclaim Idaho visiting Sandpoint
For 'Yes on 1' campaign
Home Health services program
Being phased out after 55 years
Americana duo The Hamiltons
To play acoustic show at Connie's
Storm brings new wildfires
But only isolated rain
Lawsuit challenges construction
In the Trestle Creek wetlands
Sign up for public meeting notices
New site allows Idahoans to do so

August 25
Director steps down
Amid political pressure
Foundation donates $100K
To local school districts
Weather could impact area fires
Lightning and wind gusts
LPOSD heads back to school
Open house schedule released
Benefit today to aid local man
At the Hoot Owl Cafe
Area man faces charges
For obscene conduct
Abortion is mostly illegal in Idaho
Idaho's laws, explained

August 24
New county budget for FY 2023
Plus concerns about property taxes
The Salvation Army gives back
Annual Back-to-School event
PORPA holds sprint races
Check out the race results here
SMS holding registration effort
Aug. 24, from 3-6 p.m.
Little calls for a special session
Lawmakers return to Boise Sept. 1
Monkeypox cases in Idaho
How to stay safe
Denying clemency for condemned
The Governor maintains authority

August 23
City council discusses budgets
Looks at current statistics
Sandpoint a 'charming' train town
Magazine puts us on worldwide list
Eneas Peak Fire sees growth
164 more acres in the past 24 hrs.
Showers and thunderstorms
A break from the heat
Superintendent shuffle
Sends Meyer back to LPOSD

August 22
Health advisory issued
Avoid exposure at Morton Slough
Population reports show changes
Idaho is also losing residents
Angels Over Sandpoint
Grant applications are open
Remembering Ruby Ridge
11-day standoff was 30 years ago
IDOL sells 10 Priest Lake lots
Brings in $24.6 million
Man charged with lewd conduct
After 13-year old has mans child
Drivers to see traffic delays
Maintenance forces are scheduled
Help battling Eneas Peak Fire
Helicopters aid in the fight
To chase or not to chase?
ID officers talk police chases

August 19
What doctors say about ID law
Will have 'catastrophic outcomes'
Mostly Clean Comedy Night
Brings PG-13 laughs to the Panida
71.3% believe ID is growing too fast
People moving to Idaho in droves
Spirit Lake man charged with murder
Shot friend in the face
Shakespeare in the Parks tour
Visiting Sandpoint Aug. 20
Librarian quits due to intimidation
Cites extremism in Boundary County
Kochava files lawsuit against FTC
Denies claim about data collection

August 18
LPOSD announces position changes
Four schools switch principals
RR bridge enters 'home stretch'
BNSF Sandpoint, bridge almost ready
Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night'
Free performance on Saturday
BoCo proposes $81M budget
Jump from $62M in FY 2022
Mountain lion activity
Closes trails at Pine St. Woods
A positive start to school year
Focus on positive experiences
10 reasons to keep fishing
During late summer

August 17
Thunderstorm causes multiple fires
Across the Idaho Panhandle
Damaging the Coolin Wetlands
Concerns over minor land division
Do you have a SHS student?
Here's what you want to know
Idaho Health Data Exchange
Files for bankruptcy, owing $4M
The 1% of K-12 employees
Six-figure salaries in Idaho
Gov. Little considers special session
To deal with crushing inflation

August 16
Plenty of old-fashioned fun
At the Bonner County Fair
Lions Roar Fire is 100% contained
Public may still see some smoke
NIC's new president is ready
Determined to address issues
New Dollar General
Located in Sagle
Clark Fork Delta on LPO
Now ready for you to hike, kayak
A preview of the top 15
Idaho high school football
ID AG's office takes responsibility
For error in Quality Education Act
Fourth-best state to live in
Idaho pulls another high ranking

August 15
Raising money for the fandom
Sandemonium: Making it official
Businesses still struggling
Despite border reopening
The biggest local question
Are my taxes going up?
Roadside Geology of North Idaho
The Missoula Floods
Fire wardens limit burn permits
ID faces dangerous fire conditions
ID schools hustle to fill vacancies
K-12 job applicants welcome
You can rent an entire castle
For less than you might think

August 12
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?

August 11
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

August 10
POAC's Arts & Crafts Fair
Celebrates 50th anniversary
Diamond Watch Fire
Continues to grow
Priest Lake Memory Garden
Open house set for welcome shelter
Incredibly Wild Auction
Great items for a good cause
Idaho cities decline relief money
Sixteen Idaho cities, to be exact

August 9
15-acre fire burning
Near Priest Lake
Hope man facing up to five years
Lengthy record for drugs and theft
Group funding gymnastics contest
Kids and their lemonade stand
Camp Bay public access hearing
Scheduled for Wednesday
NIC open house postponed
Due to COVID protocols
Spirit Lake man facing charges
Second-degree murder
ID still dead-last in student spending
How, or whether to improve that

August 8
KLT works to preserve environment
Plan land usage in Northern Idaho
ITD to expand 45 mph zone
Located south of Deep Creek Loop
Sagle man faces felony charges
Harrison's trial set for Aug. 15
The Long Bridge Swim
Made for all ages and body types
Mental health, education is down
New data shows trend in Idaho
The deepest lake in all of Idaho
LPO fourth deepest lake in the U.S.
Public concerns abound
At commissioners meeting

August 5
P&Z recommends approval
Boyer Farms subdivision Phase II
Urban Area Agency asking for help
Answer transportation surveys
Trial set in assault case
Man threatens life of child
It's huckleberry season
Commercial picking is not permitted
Grizzly euthanized near Porthill
After multiple livestock losses
Conservation groups petition
To pull funding over wolf laws

August 4
BoCo accepts grant despite pushback
Campground extension moves ahead
Sagle man charged
With 18 counts of child exploitation
Planning workshop held
Leaves many concerned
Panhandle Health events
Zero in on substance abuse
Hearing creates more questions
Regarding Idaho's abortion laws
Idaho's lumber industry
Making billions in sales
Idaho Power throwing shade
On rooftop solar

August 3
Angels gear up with school supplies
For annual backpack giveaway
From trains to bike paths
Transit concerns run the gamut
Library introduces new VR
X-Plane 11 simulator now here
Long Bridge Swim coming soon
A top-100 open water swim
Walleye fishing is heating up
July and August are target times
Lonnie's 'Big Spin'
Leads to $75K prize
Why did PP sue Idaho 3 times?
Challenges to abortion laws
US sues Idaho over abortion law
Cites medical treatment

August 2
Litehouse giving program
Benefits Kaniksu Land Trust
BoCo Comprehensive plan
Seeking public input for updates
Education ballot initiative
May have unintended consequences
How many in ID have long COVID?
New data gives us a hint
Priced out of Idaho?
So are 136K others Idahoans
BoCo Sheriff's Office gives update
What lead to deadly boat crash
Nontraditional schools dominate
Idaho Top 10 list for SAT scores

August 1
Bonner General Health Foundation
Working to change lives
NIC's Sandpoint center
Enjoys a new home
Sandpoint Organic Agriculture
Cider Apple Pride
Poster artist creates 'ENCORE'
Festival at Sandpoint celebrates
Matt Quinn of Mt. Joy
An interview with FAS performer
Construction is underway
Schweitzer's employee housing
Boundary Co. Library Board
Effort to recall is underway
ID Rep. made 15 funding requests
Then voted against them

July 29
Doubling the resort tax to 14%
Expect to see it on your ballot
New Kodiak model steals the show
Locally made plane star at Oshkosh
Chris Janson takes the stage
Festival at Sandpoint, tonight
BoCo RV campground expansion
Already creating pushback
Idaho doctor defends his license
Says complaints are political
Idaho water safety
What Idaho law says

July 28
Summer concerts series to begin
'The Revivalists' kick off FAS
Hope murder victim Shirley Ramey
Featured on 'Forensic Files' Sunday
Newport murder investigation
Still active five years later
The Festival at Sandpoint
What does it offer this year?
New democratic candidate
Jumps into A.G.'s race
Waiting for your new license plate?
Machine malfunction to blame

July 27
The Heartwood Center reopens
Closed to the public since 2020
County tables grant
For RV park at fairgrounds
With 'Cowboy code' as their guide
Western governors come together
STEM at the Park
Pine Street Woods edition
Arraignment for suspected burglar
Generator stolen from North 40
ID's abortion trigger ban
Clock starts now
PP files third lawsuit
Over ID abortion bans

July 26
Kodiak 900 unveiled
Being built here in Sandpoint
Making Black Rock green again
Alta entrusted with this task
Camp Bay access talks
Plans are unveiled
ID's polio vaccination rate is low
Has been falling over the past decade
Fire season gets its start
A little later than usual
PORPA sprint deadline approaches
All are welcome to join
Heat wave to slam Pacific Northwest
Extreme heat until next weekend

July 25
Celebrating 20 years of service
Milestone celebration, July 28
You can soar on ziplines
Kid-friendly adventure park in ID
ID legislators want court ban lifted
On Texas-style abortion law
Bridge, child pedestrian paths
Work may now be funded
Reclaim Idaho's initiative
Certified for Nov. election ballot
Sandpoint to get new art installation
Bringing the areas history to life
Family asks for help after fire
Photos of their family, kids desired
Backpack, supplies, and scholarships
Check out your local Verizon Wireless
First round of grant funding open
To expand child care access in ID
New federal gun law
How will it affect Idaho?

July 22
Wastewater treatment facility
Being considered at Camp Bay
GoFundMe set up for local woman
Injured in crash near Bonners Ferry
BoCo signs updated contracts
With Davillier Law Group
Pride Festival sparks outrage
Others supported the experience
The Festival at Sandpoint
What should you know?
The evolution of extremism in Idaho
A refuge of the radical right
Governor Brad Little antes $1M
To fight fentanyl in our state
Sandpoint man charged
With forcible rape
PHD reports 7 more COVID-19 deaths
Still taking its toll in North Idaho

July 21
Bridge Street land swap amended
Widespread public concerns
Local man charged
With aggravated assault
Final Jacey's Race
Supported a big cause
LPOSD seeks bids
For multiple contracts
Speakeasy returns
For Thursday show
EBCLD joins Idaho Purchasing Group
Bid opportunities will open soon
ID man pulled from LPO last month
Listed as probable drowning
Bonner County ATV crash
Leads to CO woman's death
ID's online higher education program
Closer to launch with $6M invested

July 20
Title IX complaint
Investigation broadens
M3 seeks wastewater facility
At Camp Bay location
The 7 minute commissioners meeting
Several minor land divisions approved
Idaho Endowment Fund lost $400M
In the last fiscal year
LEAP Housing offers new model
For affordable housing
Bonner Community Housing Agency
How are they helping to house locals?
ID Lottery gives record $73M
Highest dividend in its history
Construction underway in Ponderay
Schweitzer's employee housing

July 19
For the love of PRIDE
An event full of acceptance
Still no monkeypox in North Idaho
PHD continues to monitor for cases
Priest River man charged in stabbing
Events leading up to it are not clear
Patriot Front members plead not guilty
Six members formally entered pleas
Idaho Republicans voted
To make all abortions illegal
ID producers growing hemp crop
Farmers are getting their feet wet
Idaho has some crazy neighbors
Weird laws in CA and UT

July 18
Meeting set for sports complex
Tuesday, July 19
'The road is not going to be given up'
Access at Camp Bay still disputed
Patriot Front suspects in court
Before Kootenai County judge today
GOP delegates approve rule
Limiting primary voter affiliation
Idaho's abortion data
Here's what we know
Priest Lake golf cart crash
Results in injuries, and death
For the love of boats
Wooden boats as a passion
Priest River man found guilty
Shooting in Post Falls

July 15
'For Pete's Sake' benefit event
To raise money for Sandpoint man
Second annual Sandpoint Pride Fest
Lighting up Granary Arts District
$7.8M contract awarded
For James E. Russell Sports Center
Rejecting the 2020 election results
Idaho Republicans poised to do so
Book presentation at Granary District
Marriage to a white supremacist

July 14
How to manage area growth
Consultancy group provides info
AHWF works to rehab injured animals
Fighting for the area's wildlife
Daher expands with new purchase
Of a FL based aerostructures facility
Project planning and design to begin
Renovations to Travers Park
LPO Rep hosting Speakeasy fundraiser
To bring quality productions to town
SOLE creates pollinator garden
At Round Lake State Park
'Celebrate Making Do' opens
At UI's Sandpoint Organic Ag. Center
Electric vehicles face challenges in ID
Lack of public charging stations
What is Project ECHO Idaho?
Accessing quality health care

July 13
Priest Lake MLD concerns resident
With creation of four new parcels
Have fun in the water, but be safe
Water safety habits to remember
BCHRTF celebrating 30 years
Working to promote human rights
Keyes shares Sandpoint Rotary info
Find out more about the program
ID official blocked voters on Facebook
Now those residents have sued him
What's next for ID abortion policies?
Aiming to add more restrictions
Idaho moves toward clean energy
Despite SCOTUS EPA decision

July 12
Gas prices inch down in region
Some relief at the gas pumps
Classic boat show returns
After two-year hiatus
IDFG gives kids a taste of nature
Field trip gets kids outdoors
Former child care provider gets time
Five to 15 years for sexual molestation
ID receives $28 million
To build EV charging stations
ID nears a milestone of tragedy
Lives cut short through 'excess deaths'

July 11
Does ID have it's own 'Area 51'?
Hidden under Lake Pend Oreille
Sagle castle for sale
Near Bottle Bay
Human rights task force
Announces grant awards
She married into the Aryan Nations
Late Sandpoint women tells her story
Longtime IDFGer Corsi retires
Helped lead lake fishery recovery

July 08
POAC kicks off performing arts season
With award-winning, Maiah Wynne
Camp Bay court hearing postponed
To try and find common ground
Mudslide compromises SSD
Emergency declaration approved
New ID suicide prevention number
Launching July 16 with 9-8-8

July 07
Affordable housing project continues
Culver's Crossing development
BTAA waives adoption fees
Through July 16
Reclaim Idaho submits signatures
To provide quality education
Sandpoint Pride Festival
'Many voices. One heart'
More concerns arise at meeting
With minor land division applications
Tuesday's Lakeshore Drive fire
Likely caused by a stereo
First probable monkeypox case in ID
Here's what it is, and how to spot it

July 06
Silent auction and celebration
Benefits Community Cancer Services
Bear breaks in to vehicle
Near Schweitzer Mountain
Free food distribution announced
Mobile market returns to Sandpoint
Great Northern closed for repairs
Detours set until Saturday at 5 p.m.
Crazy rent increase? Lease ending?
Your rights as a renter in Idaho
Application requirement resumes
For free and reduced school lunch

July 05
Bear attacks area livestock
Landowners, take precautions
ISP investigating fatal crash
Near Priest River, on Tuesday
Highway 200 improvements
Slated to begin now
Idaho crime saw decrease in 2021
Nearly 4% drop in crime from 2020

July 04
Sandpoint Lions Club hosts
Fourth of July festivities in Sandpoint
Bodies of four men recovered
From Tuesday boat crash
Firefighters take on tree rescue
To prepare for odd situations
Idaho snowpack is varied
Throughout the state
Door to door paving services
Common summer scam

July 01
County reverses flooding declaration
No longer a threat to life, property
City council adopts five-year plan
Priorities between now and 2027
Search continues
For missing boaters
Idaho AG investigates 'People's Pen'
May violate state electioneering law
BGH Foundation benefit run
New fundraising event
SHS graduate leads GNAR initiative
Strategies for western boomtowns
Suggested Idaho road-trip
Ends with the Cedar Street Bridge

June 30
Summer Sampler is today!
Set to cook up fun, and tasty treats
County adopts amendment
To non-conforming use code
POAC summer adult art classes
Wide scope of classes available
Tuesday boating accident
3 missing, 1 killed
Lion Creek Road closure
Road closed for next few months
ID wants to end emissions testing
How will that affect us?

June 29
Registrations due Friday
For fire prevention workshop
BCSO urges responsible recreation
Use fireworks legally, and wisely
Property tax scam warning!
Idaho homeowners targeted
Conservationists call for action
On Northwest wolf poaching

June 28
Will this be Jacey's final race?
Unless someone else takes the reins
Anglers cash in on their sport
Incentive programs pays out
Eastern Washington prepares
For rise in abortion patients
Planned Parenthood sues Idaho
Over 'trigger' abortion ban

June 27
Updates at Schweitzer
3 new bike trails
Summer reading program
Explore the depths of the ocean
ITA's Youth Project needs volunteers
Youth needed for trail maintenance
Stand-off ends peacefully
Spring Lane in Clark Fork
SCOTUS overturns abortion access
Resources for Idahoans
Panida hosts Pride-themed films
Second week of films starts today

June 24
Summer kicks off STEM activities
With East Bonner County Library
Pine Street Woods to host
STEM trailer event
Panida hosts second week
Of Pride-themed films
UMW annual rummage sale
Fundraiser on Saturday, June 25
County enacts 500-ft. no wake zone
Due to high water levels and debris
The "Great Resignation"
Hits health care jobs in Idaho
New US attorney for Idaho:
Civil rights, hate crimes top-of-mind

June 23
Merchants facing closures
'Chaos' of new ownership
McLaughlin continues to give back
Joins BGH Foundation Board
Teen center fundraising drive
Gearing up for summer
NIC board chooses new President
Nick Swayne wins 3-2 vote
COVID-19 vaccines in Idaho
Available for kids under 5
Planned Parenthood continues in ID
To provide abortions while they can

June 22
Cedar Street Bridge has new owners
Change worries current tenants
Selection of President
On NIC board agenda
Wildfire outlook for July normal
Due to cool, wet spring weather
Idaho ranked most-dependent state
On the firearm industry
Riley Hillestad found guilty
Of 2020 murder of Newport teen
Raising resilient kids: mental health
Hourlong special airs June 28

June 21
YMCA hosting summer challenge
Summer Bucket List Challenge
East Hope fundraising raffle
For continued park improvements
A kinder approach to soil
Getting more out of your land
Idaho no longer last
In vaccination rates

June 20
Hiking Scotchman's peak?
Stay away from the goats
Area waters running high
Rains push water levels
Sandpoint Renaissance Faire
Featured a merry olde time

June 17
Pair in custody for cafe burglary
Holderman implicates Buck
Judge drops cannibalism charge
In Northern Idaho murder case
Walleye fishing on Lake Pend Oreille
Yields big rewards for anglers
City to celebrate Juneteenth
Making history on Monday
Hike into the clouds
The Schweitzer Nature Trail
Grizzly threatens hunters
Killed in self defense

June 16
'Let's Picnic' drive gets big boost
Funding a summer lunch program
LPOSD reviewing school security
New safety measures discussed
Idaho Supreme Court hears appeal
In Bonners Ferry murder case
Be prepared for flooding
High flows, potential debris on LPO
Rising assessment values
Prompting concerns
Flooding closes Lightning Creek Rd.
Due to significant damage

June 15
New life on Pine and First
Heart Bowls and Blue Room
ArtWalk opens Friday
Kicking off summer fun
Idaho, a firearm-friendly state
Lawmakers make no comments
New details emerge
About Patriot Front arrests

June 14
Russell bound over
To face first-degree murder charge
Political leaders & groups respond
To Patriot Front arrests in CDA
New Idaho U.S. attorney confirmed
Helped prosecute Aryan Knights
What is the Patriot Front?
Far-right hate group
ID gas prices increase 20 cents
Cruise past the $5 mark

June 13
Panhandle Health gives reminder
Increase in tick-related calls
NIC trustees continue to clash
During presidential interview
Official voter turnout for primary
ID primary election comes to 32.5%
Usk crypto mining operation
Hearing examiner mulls approval

June 10
Camp Bay barbecue planned
To support lake access
Summer Community Day
To be held Sunday, June 19
KLT workshop generates ideas
Supporting workforce housing
Schools scramble to fill vacancies
ID schools are feeling the pressure
Protections for wolverines restored
Idaho has a stake in the debate too

June 9
Sandpoint P&Z approves use permit
For 130-unit apartment complex
Body found at City Beach
Identified as Sagle resident
Man bound over for charges
Felony no contact order violation
Community conversation
To explore workforce housing
Sandpoint wilderness instructor
A wildcard to watch on 'Alone'
New tool in fight against fentanyl
Providing resources to addicts
Project WILD opportunities
Offering three educational courses
Rare display in the Idaho night sky
Five different planets align

June 8
Bioblitz challenge set to start
Documenting nature
Body found in lake at City Beach
Few details available
County receives $125K grant
From Idaho Department of Lands
Most expensive homes in Idaho
What cities hit the trend?
30+ cases of monkeypox in U.S.
Is it coming to Idaho?

June 7
Sandpoint Renaissance Faire
Heading back to 1583
Gas prices continue to rise
Expected to top $5 per gallon
June 11 is Free Fishing Day
Fun for the whole family
Early-morning Vay robbery
Holderman currently detained
Shasta Groene to appear on special
5 things to know ahead of time
Idaho and firearms laws
What's legal and what's not?
Idaho's state symbols
Can you name them?
NIC names finalists
For president's position

June 6
Great Northern to be repaired
Due to poor condition of road
Sandpoint Guardsman gets stars
Promoted to brigadier general
Cedar Street Bridge gets noticed
Marketplace bridge is one of a kind

June 3
Festival at Sandpoint
Full concert artist lineup
'Alone' on History is back
Season nine, Thursday
Johnson Creek Bridge
To be replaced this Fall
ITD announces resurfacing project
Starting Monday in Cocolalla
Litehouse announces partnership
First athletic sponsorship
Grizzly attacks pigs
Near McArthur Lake
National Gun Violence Awareness
Recognized June 3-5 in Sandpoint
What COVID looks like today
The pandemic isn't over, Idaho
ID Supreme Court sets hearing date
For TX-style abortion law change

June 2
Permit OK'd for crypto mining
At site of Usk newsprint plant
Sheriff launches audit committee
To guide spending of ARPA funds
It's Grand Opening Weekend
Little Carnegie Concert Hall debut
Nearly $1M allocated
At weekly meeting
Jury acquits Sagle man
One count of lewd conduct
Sandpoint Police share safety plan
For community and schools
May 17 primary results official
After certification of results
Idaho part of new push
To build more affordable housing

June 1
New subcommittee formed
Addressing spending of ARPA
David Rachels doing well
Beginning to walk again
Mamas in Business
In Sandpoint today

May 31
Community honors the fallen
Memorial Day reminders
Lions invite community along
To celebrate Fourth of July fun
Drift Lakeside Kitchen and Bar
Newly opened restaurant in Hope
Preliminary election audit results
Show a low margin of error
Silverwood season ticket sales
Up from pre-pandemic sales

May 30
Man in custody in Sandpoint
Unlawful imprisonment
Over $100K in grants
To LPOSD teachers
Lifeguards needed at City Beach
Training is available if needed
Man sentenced in carjacking case
Car salesman held at knifepoint

May 27
Survival reality-TV show 'Alone'
Features Sandpoint woman
Revenge comedy to raise funds
Donation to the animal shelter
Search for new planning director
Ollerton moving out of county
The end of Kinderhaven
It can 'no longer exist'
KBCR postpones hearing
On county code amendment

May 26
Local bridge improvements?
Possible due to state surplus
Forest land owners, community
Invited to Forest Owners Field Day
Exit, Pursued by a Bear to play
Sandpoint Panida Little Theater
Local pair facing charges
After fight with officers
Sheriff, prosecutor weigh in
On Camp Bay Road dispute
Post-primary election audit begins
Randomly selected ID precincts
East Coast groups paid out
Influencing Idaho primary races
The Uvalde school shootings
Reactions in Idaho
Proposed 'Greater Idaho' map
Revised after primary election

May 25
Mock DUI presentation
Presents sobering message
COVID-related funerals
Financial help is out there
County handles business
Weekly meeting events
ID bankruptcy rates are down
Things may not be what they seem
Spend the holiday weekend fishing
At a new, or old fishing destination

May 24
Young wildlife in spring
Best to leave them be
It's time to think about the garden
LPOHS has veggies for sale now
Clark Fork man's case continues
Possession, eluding, and more
Changes to fishing rules
2022-24 seasons and rules
New coronavirus cases rise
Not among school-age children

May 23
Getting Lost in the '50s
Memories and cars
Local man acquitted of charges
Two counts of sexual assault
Community joins forces
To feed kids this summer
LaunchNW initiative announced
Community and economic vitality
10 tips when taking kids fishing
Be a 'Rock Star' to your kids

May 20

Bike rodeos promote safety, fun
Pair of rodeos this weekend
Gravel pit code change denied
By BoCo Planning Commission
The return to a unified board
New NIC trustees look ahead
No question, recession is coming
How severe will it be?
Idaho Senate moving to the right
Who will 'check'  the House?
Drought likely in most of NW
Critically dry in some areas
F&G aware of wild bird die-offs
Related to Avian Influenza

May 19

Election results are in
Changes in local, state leaders
Hope man convicted
Conspiracy to distribute
Williams, Omodt & Dorman prevail
In Bonner County primary races
County approves routine spending
Millions of dollars in, and out
3-story treehouse on LPO
One of the coolest places to stay
Voter turnout was huge in Idaho
32.8% of registered voters showed
5-term ID attorney general loses
Labrador prevailed over Wasden

May 18

Local man sentenced
Accessory to murder
Complaints at polling locations
Signs and supporters nearby
Local election results up in the air
Strong turnout leads to slow count
Little defeats Trump-backed foe
GOP gubernatorial primary
ID 2022 primary election counts
Statewide primary elections

May 17

Come and get Lost in the 50s
A much anticipated return
Primary elections held today
Many contested races
Learning more about Dover
History shared with the public
The Brubeck Brothers Quartet
Hitting Panida stage May 19
Five leading causes of death in ID
Where did COVID-19 rank?
Promoting mental health in kids
Providing positive moments
5-term Idaho AG in tough battle
Facing two challengers

May 16

Teen center sees bowling loss
Down to two nights per week
LPO Rep launches new program
Local youth to learn about theater
Tuesday's Primary
10 Key races
Thousands rally for abortion rights
'Bans Off Our Bodies' at ID Capitol
Take Me Fishing! trailer
Headed to the Panhandle

May 13

County's land use policy changes
Public backlash follows
Randy Weaver dies at 74
Forever linked to Ruby Ridge
Sandpoint Organic Ag. Center
Managing an orchard
Total lunar eclipse Sunday night
If only the clouds will clear
Performance is rooted in emotion
Flamenco de Raíz at the Panida
Early voting ends today
For May 17 primary election
Stocking the Panhandle Region
Over 38K rainbow trout in May

May 12

Ponderay schedules meeting
Lakeshore Connection Project
Insurer won't renew NIC's policy
Cites 'increasing risk exposures'
Bayview valuations spark appeals
Property values spike by 300%
Increase in gun suicides in Idaho
During first year of COVID-19

May 11

Virtual reality room opening
At Sandpoint Library
Spring Fling Fundraiser
Support Hope Elementary
Donations boost SHS Grad Night
Community delivers
Full Draw Film Tour at Panida
Stories of bowhunters
How PACs are able to influence
Ahead of Idaho's primary
ID governor talks tax cuts
Following April revenue report
NEA: Idaho ranks last, again
In per-pupil spending

May 10

State appoints NIC board positions
New members may shift balance
Senate seat contested in District 7
District formerly included Sagle
The Yarn Table and its success
Yarn shop in Foster's Crossing
North ID water supply outlook
April storms slow snowmelt runoff
1.4 pounds of meth found
Resulting in trafficking charge
Mad about Science: Virtual reality
Visit Sandemonium to learn more
Sandpoint supports Marsy's Law
Ensures crime victims' rights
McGeachin wants harshest ban
Eliminate rape & incest exceptions

May 09

BHT readies for fundraiser
5th Annual Little Black Dress Gala
Past local on big game-show
Had a 'Wheel' fun time
Water claims filed
Process continues
Little focuses on his message
Confident he will be reelected
Behind the walls of Idaho PAC
Group of 5 men, most not from ID
ID lawmakers consider restrictions
Banning morning-after pills

May 06

County upholds zone change
Previous Selle Valley approval
Arbor Day celebration at Lakeview
To be held Saturday, May 7
Woman of Wisdom honor goes to:
Karen Applegate, an inspiration
'RENT: School Edition'
Waldorf school to perform
End of Roe v. Wade looms large
Idaho already a pro-life state
ID needs Community-owned solar
According to clean-energy groups
Looking for walleye in LPO?
F&G shares what you need to know

May 05

Bonners man convicted
First-degree murder
Cinco de Mayo block party
Today, at old Truby's building
Annual walleye netting on LPO
5th year of netting now complete
Paddler's Alehouse recent opening
Brewing up love for the area
County candidates take on forum
Chance to hear where they stand
Ex-Idaho cops oppose McGeachin
Defend & Protect Idaho group
Total lunar eclipse, meteor shower
This months sky events
Idahoans to receive $843K
In TurboTax settlement
Giddings public records lawsuit
Starts back up after stalled session
Cybersecurity needs shored up
ID needs to be better prepared
Three square off, in GOP primary
For Attorney General position

May 04

The Heartwood Center returns
Performing Arts & Community Ctr.
Making health a priority
Dr. Margaret, 'Walk with a Doc'
New Instagram scam
Targets local businesses
Retired ID police start PAC
Targeting 'fringe candidates'
U.S. Senate to try again
On abortion rights
Potential overturning of Roe
Sends abortion fight to states

May 03

Claim your water rights now
Series of workshops starting
NIC trustee field down to 8
Finalists have been named
Water boil advisory placed
Some city customers, May 3
Chamber honors Saccomanno
As top volunteer for March
ID no longer hitting COVID 'mark'
Faring better than neighbor states
Schweitzer housing project
84 units for employees

May 02

LPOHS Mother's Day flower sale
20 years of petunias and more
Local non-profits take part
In Idaho Gives fundraising
LPO Lake cruise hits the mark
In the Pacific Northwest
She's packed for Portugal
Cindy Marx says goodbye
National Day of Prayer event
To be held Thursday, May 5
City Nature Challenge is on
Helping to record biodiversity
Plea deal reached in cases
Bonner County man pleads guilty
Early voting starts today
For Idaho's May 17 primary

April 29

Kids Fair has important reminder
Child Abuse Awareness Month
County ARPA funds in question
Remain a fierce topic of debate
New Principal, Christine Davis
First year at Sagle school ending
Delta dental offers aid to seniors
Apply for GrinWell dental help
Angels seek donations
Yard sale and fabric sale
How the 'big lie' shapes elections
Casting doubt on election integrity
Jury still in deliberations
Rape trial of former ID lawmaker

April 28

Koster appointed BoCo treasurer
Running unopposed in 2022
Unofficial derby standings
LPOIC Spring Derby
Pine Street Sidewalk Project
Work is finally beginning
BoCo commissioners meeting
What's up in Bonner County?
Judge rejects NIC trustee lawsuit
Attempt to block appointment
Fundraiser for Lost in the 50's
Today, at I Saw Something Shiny
Idaho Gives campaign begins soon
May 2-5, support ID nonprofits

April 27 

Schweitzer raises nearly $50K
For local non-profits
Candidates deny Biden won
SOS wannabes promote 'the big lie'
ID lawmaker accused of rape
Trial began Tuesday
Sandpoint resident led the fight
Bringing down U.S. mask mandate

April 26 

37 NIC trustee applicants step up
To fill multiple openings
Marx retires after eight years
Community Cancer Services
IFPC gives away tree seedlings
Arbor Day gift, around Sandpoint
PHD hosts prescription take back
Dispose of your unused meds
ID Supreme Court denies request
To file amicus brief in PP lawsuit
ID potato processors to pay more
20% increase to ID growers
ID gas prices reach record high
32 cents higher than national avg.

April 25 

Primary elections 2022
Competitive and influential
Women of Wisdom gives honors
Bestowed upon Sherry Ennis
Changes to site plan
Mouth of Trestle Creek
Idaho Trail Association opportunity
Hosting free Backpacking 101
BoCo man sentenced to probation
Possession charge after plea deal
'The Weekend Sailor'
Feature film event from SSA
Grant application window open
For ID nonprofit arts organizations
GOP primary for governor
Is one for the history books

April 22 

Water rights claims workshops
Public workshops open next month
Election candidate questionnaire
Legislative District 1
Idaho Club moose death
Blamed on Japanese yew plant
Changes are coming to US 95
ITD talks US 95 updates
Standing against extremists
North ID Republicans take stand
Application for controlled hunts
Moose, bighorn sheep, mt. goat
Sandpoint ID contestant cast
'Alone,' season nine

April 21 

Selle rezone reconsideration
Continued to May 4
Sandpoint comp. plan sees updates
Details 20-year vision
Want to track your tax rebate?
Check out this tool
Two men sentenced in cases
Lewd conduct, summer of 2019
Revivalists to perform Festival
Kicking off opening night

April 20 

Spokane Symphony to perform
Festival at Sandpoint Grand Finale
$1.5M allocated at weekly meeting
Agenda full with 23 items
Bedke gets NRA endorsement
For ID lieutenant governor
ID students push for gun safety
Lawmakers wouldn't introduce it
A push for education initiative
Reclaim ID has signatures
NIC receives 59 applicants
For president's job
Tobacco companies pay Idaho
$22M paid as part of settlement
Interested in helping wildlife?
Volunteer with Fish and Game

April 19 

Sandemonium event returns
To the Sandpoint Library
County inflation and labor shortages
Not going away any time soon
NRA endorses Gov. Brad Little
Ahead of Republican Primary
Bowman running for BOCC seat
Selle Valley, District 3
95 and Lakeshore Dr construction
Intersection improvement project

April 18 

Community pays tribute
To visionary mayor
County spends for summer
Watercraft inspections & roads
Televised Idaho Debates
Who is backing out?
Bird flu found in Idaho chickens
Two Idaho flocks infected
Planned Parenthood rents new office
On Oregon-Idaho border town
Unemployment rate at record low
Employed Idahoans up 5,082 people
Clark Fork Driftyard site reopens
Can be used again as of April 16

April 15 

BoCo deputies search for runaway
Teen last seen in Sandpoint
Construction begins at Bridge St.
Will continue in to May
2022 Primary Election Candidate Q&A
BoCo candidates forum coming
Lakeshore Drive project
Residents to get a look
Elections have consequences
Now NIC is facing them
Oregon man acquitted in BoCo case
Wanted on charges in Oregon
Extremists hope to interfere
Using doxxing to intimiedate
A polarizing presence at the core
NIC, and it's dysfunction

April 14 

BoCo to reconsider 700-acre rezone
Selle Valley, hearing April 20
Lowther earns WOW honors
For dedication to community
BoCo COVID disaster terminated
No longer a threat to life & property
Commission approves zone change
30 acres in Selle Valley
LPOSD prepares for updates
Child Nutrition warehouse
Idaho Attorney General refutes claim
'Cut a deal' with Planned Parenthood
Catholic church can't intervene
In Idaho abortion lawsuit
Ukrainian families in Idaho
Under 'Humanitarian Parole' status
Engel has 'overwhelming evidence'
To be released with case dismissal
Job Service sets up new locations
Seven mobile offices for rural areas

April 13 

Cannibalism suspect deemed fit
Now competent to stand trial
Idaho joins Title 42 lawsuit
'Calling on Congress to show up...'
Wanted: NIC trustee applicants
3 Board of Trustee positions
Carousel paint team helps out
Sir Hops-a-Lot gets a makeover
School districts brace for change
New learning standards

April 12 

Free webinar to prepare public
On county land use plan update
Big plans on tap for Arbor Day
City celebration May 7
Round Lake is perfect family day trip
Great for kid-friendly hikes in Idaho
Young probationers learn life skills
Opportunity to run a small business
Funding increases create optimism
For Idaho child welfare system
Companies to reimburse workers
Travel costs to get abortions
Leniency plea denied in lewd case
Blakeney owns up to wrongdoing

April 11 

Work planned on Bridge Street
To shore up site after 2019 fire
District 1 Senate race 'one to watch'
Woodward, Herndon raise big cash

Festival welcomes Lindsey Stirling
Renowned violinist and performer
New abortion law blocked by court
Temporarily blocked due to lawsuit
Grizzly in Naples returns for more
Kills additional livestock
Missing 7 year old twins found safe
After overnight search for young girls
Schweitzer wraps up ski season
Sunday saw about 2200 visitors

April 8 

Child Abuse Prevention Month
Raising awareness in April
City joins in on Dark Sky Week
Observed April 22-30
Ammon Bundy is heading for jail
Contempt of court carries 10 days
ID Senators vote against nomination
Of Supreme Court Justice Jackson
AmeriCorps awards $1.4M in Idaho
To expand public health programs

April 7 

Beach Boys return to Festival
Bringing us 'Good Vibrations'
Sandpoint P&Z gives initial approval
For Culver's Crossing development
Diary of a Sandpoint, Idaho Realtor
At the center of a wild market
Easter egg hunts and more
What the community has planned
Panhandle lakes to be filled
With over 40K Rainbow trout
Local mother sees $1M settlement
After Spokane Co deputy kills her son
ID is prepared for COVID wave
With two years of experience
Grizzly suspected of killing livestock
Near the town of Naples, Idaho
'State of the Lake' meeting online
Recording of 4/5 meeting available

April 6 

Governor highlights investment
$50M towards behavioral health
Idaho leads the country
Fifth year of population growth

Want to help out with wildlife?
Volunteer with Fish and Game

April 5

Increase in syphilis infections
Detected in north Idaho
Pink Martini returns to Sandpoint
Third time performing at FAS

Human Rights task forces respond
More to say about NIC response
McGeachin's salary may be withheld
Needs to fix budget shortfall
NIC receives warning
Reckless behavior of trustees
Priest Lake, Idaho's Crown Jewel
One of the Best towns in America

April 4

Icelandic rock band comes to town
Kaleo to take the Festival stage
Lost in the 50's returns after hiatus
May brings us back to the 50's
Culver's Crossing has a plan
Affordable places to call home
The refill process of LPO
How does it work?
Best Huckleberry Pie around
Located at the Pie Hut
Legislature adjourns 2022 session
Absent overriding any Gov. vetoes
High wind warning issued
Gusts up to 60 mph until April 5

April 1

County commission meeting
Pickups, pipes, and contracts
Local actress recovering
Ski accident on Schweitzer
Ting announces plans to expand
Kootenai and Ponder Point included
Where have the mugwumps gone?
Traveling further from moderate
A guide to catching trophy-size bass
You don't need to be a pro to succeed
Legislative session wraps up
Tax cut, restrictive abortion ban
Former employees picket SCAA
Over response to alleged harassment

March 31

Culver's Crossing to go before P&Z
Easing affordable housing crunch
Henslee sentenced in burglary cases
To recieve substance abuse treatment
Separate BoCo Planning, Zoning
Commission members see approval
Duck Derby making a splash again
Hunting for ducks at Schweitzer
Little stops Coronavirus Pause Act
Against the government overreach
ID being sued by Planned Parenthood
Over Idaho's strict abortion ban
Idaho diesel prices hit record high
Averaging $5.14 a gallon

March 30

County tackles waste problem
On Schweitzer Mountain
ID watchdog agency releases report
Legislature doesn't trust Medicaid
ID governor OKs bill to help elderly
To keep older owners in their homes
Idaho Fish & Game events begin
'Take me Fishing' trailer sets up
Distracted Driving Awareness Month
April patrols focus on hands-free law
Idaho joins partnership with FCC
To investigate robocalls

March 29

IFG hosting LPO 'State of the Lake'
Updates on fishery, and activities
Kingma earns spot on national team
MATHCOUNTS tournament
Local artists shares healing
Through her fluid art works
Local veterinarian headed to Ukraine
To get pets to safety
80-year old former judge fighting
Against Idaho Freedom Foundation

March 28

Legendary local brews
New taphouse in Ponderay
Time to reopen the sled hill
Historic sledding hill on Pine St. Loop
Little signs hazard pay bill
For wildland firefighters
Be 'bear aware'
As bears emerge from hibernation
BoCo man faces new charges
Failure to register as a sex offender
Solar panel deals could be a scam
Multiple complaints filed with ID AG
Covid-19 seems to be going away
All PHD counties below 3% positivity
Idaho house approves study
Of 'harmful' material in libraries
Idaho advocates look to future
As abortion access is curtailed
New Idaho 511 traveler services app
Launches Monday

March 25

Meyer chosen for superintendent
Excited to be coming home
Rachels recovering
After pedestrian vs. car crash
All roads see weight restrictions
Duty of hauler to check
WBCSD gets new superintendent
Dr. Michael Robey selected
F&G Commission approves changes
2022 deer and elk hunting season
Education initiative deadline nears
Reclaim Idaho makes final push

March 24

More on Rognstad's run for office
Write-in campaign for governor
Angels Over Sandpoint grant deadline
Extended to April 4
More on Selle Valley rezone
Hearing scheduled for April 20
Meyer cites strengths as educator
For LPOSD superintendent position
Combine program teaches students
Building skills, benefits veterans
Consultants play part in campaign
Firm likely connected to Proud Boys
KBCR, P&Z work together on land use
Hope to retain rural characteristics
Governor signs abortion ban to law
Effectively banning most abortions
Castle building company in Sandpoint
See our local castles
Best of Sandpoint 2022
The Inlander reports on Sandpoint
ICAC to host statewide seminar
Protecting our children online
ID to receive maximum settlement
Aid in fighting against health crisis

March 23

Selle rezone to be revisited in April
Agencies non-response at issue
McLaughlin pledges involvement
Wants 'what's best for all students'
New state website to centralize info
Public access about state public mtgs.
House passes 6.6% increase to Medicaid
Necessary to pay the state's bills
Senate approves gap financing fund
For workforce housing
Nearly 23K behind on rent in Idaho
Many face eviction
Annual shoreline cleanup set
Area around City Beach and Sand Creek

March 22

Rognstad to run as write-in candidate
As a Democrat for Idaho governor
Dude rescinds bid
For LPOSD superintendent
Charges overturned against Sagle man
McDermott to be heard once more
Court upholds conviction of PR man
Attempted unlawful entry, and more
House OKs optional full-day K
In 40-29 vote

March 21

Lake levels already rising
Preparing for warmer months
Forums set for three LPOSD finalists
District superintendent position
HB666 on pause in Senate
Vague wording causing questions
9 best small towns in Idaho
Sandpoint and Bonners make the cut
Native shrubs for landscaping needs
Guarantee long-lived shelter
Commissioners to reconsider
Selle rezone request
BTAA holds clinic for feral cats
Trap Neuter Return program
ID K-12 schools scramble to comply
Sexual harassment, assault

March 18

CA woman faces fraud charges
Date at Schweitzer turns sour
Little issues his first veto this year
Incentive money for teachers
ID House approves $96M budget
Includes funding for social workers
Lost Horse Press leaves North ID
Moves to Liberty Lake
Changes to ID Medicaid enrollment
Puts children's coverage in peril
McGeachin outlines plans if elected
Far-right agenda has been laid out
Inslee gives Idahoans options
If new abortion bill becomes law
15 best things to do in Sandpoint
Sandpoint's beauty is ousted again

March 17

City accepts $7.5M gift
For James E. Russell Sports Facility
Review for accused murderer
To remain in medical program
Students invited to learn trades
Construction Combine program
Accident at Schweitzer Cutoff
Male riding scooter struck
$10K grant available to non-profits
Offered by 101 Women Sandpoint
Council approves code amendment
Regarding Sand Creek setbacks
Housing challenges worsen
Little has changed in the past year
Official primary candidate list
Who is vying for political seats?
Bill hits a snag on House floor
All-day K vote put on hold
House OKs higher education budget
$643M for colleges, universities
Naples Food Cupboard gets $3,200
Donation from SBFD
Not sure where to go fishing?
Easily accessible lakes and ponds

March 16

Workforce housing bill advances
Headed to senate
Man facing felony DUI charge
Struck Sheriff deputy's vehicle
Commissioners deny road vacation
Official decision on Camp Bay Road
Idaho Senate kills bill
Gender reassignment for minors

March 15

Rognstad will not appear on ballot
Proper procedure was not followed
Stomp games raises $10K
Towards skatepark expansion
Record-setting Heart Ball at $235K
For trauma radiology
Texas-styled abortion measure
Sent to Idaho governor
Tuition payback bill clears senate
Must practice in the state 4 years
ID gas prices hit historical high
Bonner County lower than most
Full-day Kindergarten legislation
House panel approved
Free seed at seed bank open house
Boundary County residents

March 14

Rognstad's ballot status in question
Paperwork would be in Sandpoint
LPOSD announces candidates
Six have been selected so far
Changing election process
Two bills in Idaho defeated
Museum Guild heads downtown
Bringing history with it
CASA hosting Ray of Hope lunch
Community is invited to attend
ID man charged with lewd conduct
Jeffrey Ray Williams, 52
Idaho Man awaits sentencing
Burglary cases in two counties
Idahoans to start getting payments
Income tax rebate
Variants, vaccines and local control
Idaho's two pandemic years

March 11

Newspapers in Education auction
Live now, closes Monday
County officials discuss updates
Selle Valley rezone at forefront
Full-day K legislation hits back
New plan, headed to the house
Kootenai Republicans plot a takeover
Target Democrats' central committee

March 10

Ponderay Rotary's Duck Derby returns
Schweitzer Spring Fling weekend
Litehouse YMCA hosting town hall
To learn about community needs
Nonprofit group aims to help voters
Aim to make voting more informed
Gas prices continue to climb
Fueling economic pain
Candidates announce bids for office
ID State and local candidates
Sagle man faces 15 charges
Child exploitative material
ID bill to fine, jail librarians
Appears dead in Senate
11 outstanding girls to compete
Distinguished Young Women

March 09

Schweitzer announces fundraiser
Community Day, March 25
BoCo man pleads guilty
Accessory to murder
Commission allocates over $800K
Bulk goes to county and EMS
Flaherty announces bid
For Bonner County Commissioner
Public Health Emergency to end
April 15, Little will end declaration
All day Kindergarten bill in limbo
After tense hearing ends abruptly
Republicans face political divide
Triggered by IFF's misinformation
Idaho average gas prices jump
Past $4 a gallon
Boundary School Bond Levy fails
Didn't hit 2/3 super majority needed

March 08

Hunter education options abound
Instructor-led classes return
NRCS: March weather is key
Ensuring ID irrigators have water
City's financials receive clean audit
No evidence of non-compliance
ID House OKs new legislation
Educators, librarians under fire
SHS alum is a National Champion
TJ Davis grabs first in heptathlon
Lawmakers set funding
113% boost in state funding
Idaho ranks as least sinful state
In annual study from WalletHub
Keeping our brains active
ID learning program for ages 50+

March 07

Terrific Tots contest continues
Final pictures taken March 9
Sandpoint is part of a new trend
Influx makes it harder on locals
Idaho near the bottom in ranking
For laws on gun safety
Covid-19 is slowing, but not gone
PHD 'cautiously optimistic'
Weight limits added to more roads
Red flags indicate they're in effect
Idaho child welfare may get a boost
More jobs, higher pay
ID bill would end most property taxes
While raising Idaho sales tax
Special needs fitness center opens
Functional fitness and nutrition
Lessons from Mike Gunter
Faith, family, community

March 04

ID court vacates murder conviction
Sandpoint man claimed self-defense
Probation recommended for NIC
Fact-gathering panel provides info
Lt. Gov. McGeachin in hot water
Address to white nationalist group
DYW Sandpoint program canceled
Code of conduct violations
IDL offers free online training
For those in forestry occupations
K9 Keg Pull pulls in over $2K
For Better Together Animal Alliance
Climatologists warning for the year
Drought to worsen in Oregon, Idaho
March 8: A $288M election day
School bonds and levies
Making the most out of 1 acre
Hobby farming turned homestead

March 03

Hoodoo Valley 160-acre rezone denied
Commissioners deny, split decision
Ending the disaster emergency order
ID legislators attempt termination
Solid Waste secures over $8M
Voters approve improvement bond
Legislation to dump investments
In response to Russian invasion
Boundary County need's PDs
'True emergency'
BoCo voids ice rink lease
Ice rink groups join forces
BCSD, pauses maintenance issues
Tabled until March 8 election

March 02

Camp Bay Estates gets OK
Commissioners approve 4 MLDs
Ice arena agreement nullified
SC3 will work with city of Ponderay
Grant Dorman announces bid
For Bonner County assessor
WBCSD forum features finalists
District's next superintendent
Vendors sought
Home & Garden Show at Fairgrounds
Candidates filing early
Six have filed in Boundary County
Idaho kills bill
Public money for private education
Forest Service begins planning effort
Over-snow vehicles in the region
BF Police save local man from OD
Revived with Narcan
'Increasing concern' for ID drought
Despite rain in the forecast
Legal loophole in custody fights
Child marriage laws cause problem
New proposed law, ID med. students
Must practice in state, or else
Local Dr spearheads fundraiser
Search & Rescue drone

March 01

39th annual Gun 'n' Horn show
At Bonner County Fairgrounds
Joyce Dillon Studio ready for classes
Affordable art classes for adults
Balison breaks 3 state records
SHS junior vs. powerlifting records
Hoodoo rezone to be heard
Issue goes to county commissioners
Public money for private education
Idaho bill discussed
Idaho representative's taped speech
At white nationalist gathering in FL.
SAR accepting grant applications
For local groups in need of funding
Idaho coronavirus case numbers drop
Fourth consecutive week
F&G grant program open
Applications accepted until April 15

February 28

Project aims to offset shortages
Skilled labor deficit is the target
Ponderay officials to vote
High-density housing, 3 applications
Sandpoint woman sentenced
Murder of Brandon Hurst
New model of solar roadway panels
Next pilot project in the works
'Walking with Fay' release set
Local author, Carolyn Birrell
Flood watch issued in North Idaho
Monday thru Wednesday morning
Animal hoarding in Idaho
Idaho Humane Society sees uptick
F&G hatcheries are back open
Public tours now available
High school students wanted
To join FBI Teen Academy, virtually

February 25

Frozen sprinkler line behind flood
City Hall in need of updates
Hazard pay wanted for firefighters
On par with other western states
McDonald will not run again
For Bonner County Commissioner
KBCR code amendment
Workshop scheduled for March 8
House passes bill repealing state law
Needs to pass Idaho Senate
Ukraine crisis expected to impact ID
Destination for refugees
U of I offering principal program
For North Idaho educators
Will all day K in ID pass this year?
It's complicated

February 24

Bill to repeal militia ban passes
Sandpoint mayor, others oppose it
Winter Carnival brings out the best
Eichardt's, music and pups
Firm welcomes new partner
Announce name change
ARPA spending has no 'strings'
BoCo legal counsel sees no concern
New subdivision gets prelim. OK
Preliminary plat approval gained
Boundary County Library is fine free
Fine free has been very popular
House OKs bill to protect gun makers
Sellers, weapon carriers, and more
BCSD prepares for worst
If bond does not pass
'All Things Bond' events slated
BCSD officials hosts discussion
Gervasi appeals two active cases
Idaho Supreme court may hear
McCorkle signs letter of intent
Headed to Whitworth University

February 23

Will Idaho Participate in Powerball?
ID House OKs, despite new nations
Commissioner meeting summary
Road equipment, spring parade
City Hall closes, at least for Wed
Frozen pipes to blame
WBCSD superintendent search update
Question-and-answer session coming
AG issues tips for homeowners
Those who have solar installations
Koster announces bid
For Bonner County Treasurer

February 22

NIVS aims to help voters
Sort through candidates, issues
HSA principal to retire
Rossman wants to get back outdoors
ID schools chief will run again
Ybarra seeking third term
Bill narrowly passes Idaho House
Voter affiliation the focus
AG investigators make arrest
Alleged sexual exploitation
Candidate for ID super of schools
Accused of encouraging act of abuse

February 21

College entrance exam waived
As admissions requirement in ID
Merritt sentenced to nearly 28 years
Murder and kidnapping of Fox
Juneteenth is a holiday
Recognized in Sandpoint
Positivity rates continue to decline
Is North Idaho on the mend?
Public hearing scheduled
Code changes on Sand Creek setbacks
Idaho marriage rates down
But not in North Idaho
Unemployment tax cut signed to law
Helping businesses keep earnings
What to know about hunters ed.
Opportunities in the Panhandle
Young Frankenstein musical
Playing at Panida
Bonners Ferry at the top of list
'Friendliest town in Idaho'

February 18

BOCO 'likely' violated open mtg. law
In ice rink matter
WBSD fills in gaps in staffing
Working double shifts, and more
BCSD answers questions
Proposed bond election in March
Panida mtg. and vision for the future
To sell, or not to sell
BFPD gets new TASERs approved
Couldn't train or re-certify due to age
First responders engage in training
Winter search and rescue capabilities
ID Supreme Court upholds new plan
Congressional redistricting plan
P&Z delays KBCR application again
Due to errors in the application
Bundy leaves GOP primary
Runs for governor as independent
New state director for Idaho BLM
To oversee 12M acres of public lands
Invasive species sticker requirement
Remains for non-motorized crafts

February 17

Panhandler Pies to close doors
Last day of operation, Saturday
Rules for Idaho voters in flux
See how this could concern you
Camp Bay decision left to courts
Is there public access, or not?
ID lawmakers advance bill
To repeal banning private militias
NIC moves trustee search forward
Here's who applied
Sandpoint's fairytale lake estate
Take a look inside

February 16

In-fighting among elected leaders
Far right, newcomers to blame
KBCR land use amendment
Keep Bonner County Rural
County voting precincts change
Changes unanimously approved
Sand Creek public workshop
Set for today
Camp Bay Road hearing today
To reexamine 2021 road vacation
Idaho House passes House Bill 531
Regarding monument removal
ID taking applications for grants
Specialty Crop Block Grants
ISP accepting applications
Seeking exceptional candidates
Idaho Fish and Game newsletter
Read the winter newsletter

February 15

Follies cancelled for second year
Angels major fundraiser
Camp Bay road vacation
Being revisited by commissioners
Holbert receives new charge
Witness intimidation added to case
Two bills on Idaho voting rules
Headed to full House
Drugs ripping apart more local lives
Counterfeit fentanyl highlighted
Labor shortages will not fade away
Sam Wolkenhauer talks labor
New bill would provide protections
For those dispensing unproven meds
Covid case numbers slow across ID
This weeks rundown
ID drops out of top 10
For most expensive fuel

February 14

Council approves development
With conditions
Kalispel Tribe reclaims land
The value of connections
Justice center or jail expansion
Wasn't intended use of the land
Clark Fork man dies in crash
Sunday, near Riggins Idaho
POAC presents 'Living Voices'
'Through the Eyes of a Friend'
Benzo pleads not guilty to charges
First degree murder, trafficking

February 11

Prosecutors office: ARPA OK to spend
Jan. 6 ruling functions as final word
Newport child dies
Snowmobile accident Wed. evening
LPOSD board talks 'parental rights'
Proposed policy discussed
Will snowpack be adequate this year
Boundary County as of Feb. 10
10 apply for NIC trustee job
Public interviews at Feb. 23 meeting
Winter Carnival events
This weekends line-up
Senate passes bill to create grants
Combatting ID student learning loss
Get WILD: IDFG project WILD program
Registration for spring courses open
New Grocery Outlet store
To open in Bonners Ferry, March 26

February 10

Ponderay Rotary honors Marcella Nelson
'She is small but mighty...'

Commr's approve Selle Valley rezone
Despite P&Z recommendation to deny

ID Health and Welfare makes requests
Needs funds to shore up public health

Nearly $3M spent on county services
BCSO invoices $26,645 confidential items

Plans for new Valley View Elementary
Community members get their first look

Bill would let Legislature intervene
In challenges of Idaho state law

LPOSD trustees discuss policy, changes
US Constitution, guiding source to policy

Bill to ban mask mandates passes ID Leg.
To stop govt. entities from issuing

The dangers of fentanyl exposure
Not just a danger to those who use it

February 9

Make-A-Wish Idaho grants wish
Sandpoint girl secures college tuition

Covid peak seems to have passed
ID doctor believes that's the case

NIC draft report submitted
Review underway

Schweitzer's new hotel opens
"A real evolution in the lodging scene'

Annual Priest Lake Dog Race
Proves to be doggone fun

F&G hunter education now available
Resuming classroom courses through ID

Hope man sentenced to 8 years
Smuggling meth to Pacific islands

Little signs House Bill 443 into law
Access to better health benefits

February 8

Newport man calls police
Admitted to shooting and killing mother

Legislative newsletter causes spat
Rep. Heather Scott is not pleased

Agricultural issues take center stage
Last week in the Idaho State Legislature

Firefighters take on Seattle stairclimb
Locals from Selkirk/Northside Fire

Dover water line break causes boil order
Created potential for contamination

ID House passes bill to ban cities rights
Regulating rental fees and deposits

Idaho lawmakers introduce new bills
Tightening voting rules

February 7

Here comes Winter Carnival Fun
48 years of winter fun

Seeking community members
LPOSD Superintendent search

Ice rink still being disputed
Wheeler contends land was 'given away'

Man arrested for threats to newspapers
Newport man being held without bail

Sandpoint musher takes third place
Idaho Sled Dog Challenge

Local disc golf course honored
One of the word's best

ID Gov. signs $600M income tax cut
House Bill 436 has been signed into law

Ignorant good Samaritans kill moose

Mother and calf now dead

February 4

Fentanyl in Boundary County
Numerous efforts to slow the influx

New leg. map moves Rep. out of District
Heather Scott moves from District 1, to 2

Word's 8th best disc golf course is local
Caliber Disc Golf Course in Sandpoint

Daily Bee Super Bowl challenge
Enter to win $100

Sagle couple awarded attorney's fees
Lawsuit over Camp Bay vacation

Camp Bay Road vacation dispute
Public lake access in question

Adding Covid injuries to Workers Comp
House Bill 464 sent to House floor

ID plan seeks $300 million
To upgrade water treatment systems

'Zone of death' loophole in Yellowstone
ID legislator wants loophole closed

Suit dismissal defends right to decide
Pregnant residents can decide living wills

Proposal to spend $125M ARPA funds
To expand rural broadband internet

February 3

21-day RESET Challenge begins Mon.
YMCA invites community to join

Former CA home of Hagadone sells
Mega-mansion sells for $42 million

One million documents and counting
Processed by Recorder's Office

Bill to keep owners in their homes
2nd bill aimed at aiding older owners

PE shoes for Sandpoint HS students
Grant from Ambrosiani-Pastore Found.

Bill to boost protections in Idaho
For Idaho gun makers, carriers

Idaho tax bill uses federal verbiage
Definition of marriage causes issue

Impact of traumatic childhood exp.
Resolution aims to educate officials

New report on school maint. backlog
Repairs of at least $874M needed

Survey supports full day Kindergarten
3/4 of Idahoans support state funding

ID has $207M in unclaimed property
How to check if any of it is yours



February 2

Monoclonal antibodies and omicron
Authorized for use, but in short supply

12 person panel sought
Assist in Superintendent search

Income tax cuts and rebates coming
Idaho Senate voted to approve

Surge in Idaho traffic deaths
206 died in the first 9 months of 2021

ID H&W asks for 24 social workers
To lower current strain on the system

Covid-19 numbers continue upwards
ID in bottom 5 states for vaccination

February 1

BF Man facing life in prison
Felony drug charges

Seeking teacher of the year nominees
Accepting nominations until March 14

Gov. Little activates ID National Guard
Alleviate the impacts of Covid-19 in ID

Bonners man to compete in Olympics
28 year old turned pro five years ago

City works to balance housing, airport
Proposed development rejected

Senate panel rejects proposed law
Modeled after TX abortion law

Bill to put teachers on state insurance
Headed to full Senate

January 31

Sandpoint student nominated
U.S. service academies for 2022-'23

Parade of Lights seeks entrants
Participation free, registration req'd

Kim Woodruff retires from Parks & Rec
'I haven't worked since college...'

Sandpoint man sentenced on charges
Rape, lewd conduct, & injury to a child

Dover welcomes new public officials
George Eskridge sworn in as mayor

House panel introduces bill
Would ban conversion therapy

ID Senators review possible nominees
To submit for federal judge

He's the last MD in ID Legislature
Will not seek re-election

January 28

ID Supreme court upholds redistricting
Justices unanimous in their decision

ID Senate bill aims to amend provisions
Seniors may see tax break

Connolly to run for third term
Bonner County commissioner in Dist. 2

Local emergency disaster declared
Water district near Cocolalla

The Senior Citizen Project is back
Aims to brighten Valentines for seniors

Education is important to ID residents
Two recent studies put debate to rest

Fentanyl showing up more in Bonners
Two weeks brings five separate arrests

PHD positivity rate for Covid-19 rising
Low rate of vaccination in ID, at 53%

NIC: Search obstruction alleged
Presidential search process stalled

$600M ID tax cut moves to full Senate
Despite no democratic support

January 27

City of Sandpoint seeks sidewalk bids
Pine Street sidewalk improvements

DEQ seeks rep for Kootenai Bay WAG
Improving & protecting water quality

Bill to require shorter ID Leg. sessions
Previously died in the House

ARPA funds used in Bonners
Purchase of a used snowplow

Idaho consumer complaints 2021
Cars, contractors & landlords top list

PRLHS teacher facing charges
Lewd conduct, and sexual abuse

Beach to serve two to five years
Possession of a controlled substance

Commissioners allocate over $1M
$319K in WIF grants were applied for

Upgrades to Sandpoint water filtration
Updates provided to council

Late library books or other items?
No more fines at Boundary Libraries

Idaho high school graduation rate falls
2021 graduation rate falls to 80.1%

Giddings says she doesn't have docs.
Related to public records lawsuit

ID Covid-19 test positivity climbs
Now tops 34 percent

ICF accepting grant applications in NI
General operating grants of up to $25K


January 26

Enjoy kid-friendly hiking trail in ID
Viewski Loop Trail highlighted

House passes teacher health ins. bill
Sent to Senate
United Way provides local funding
Support to four local organizations

NIC trustee residency concerns
Attorney General says file lawsuit

Bonners, Blanchard to get high speed
Ziply Fiber making its entrance

National blood shortage hits hard
Idaho hospitals in dire need

Change eyed for ID survivors
Would include soldiers in training

Application for spring black bear open
Controlled hunts for 2022

Public records lawsuit against ID rep.
Must wait until session is over

January 25

ID Senate GOP condemns Durst
Threats of retaliation against senator

Virtual Heart Ball set for February
Benefit for Bonner General Health

Donations sought for ice arena
Expected to cost $8 million

NIC investigation still underway
Accreditation at risk

Ex-Newport cop charged
Sexual abuse of a child

Average ID teacher salary goes up
Hitting all-time high

Are crisis standards of care back?
Could be in the near future for PHD


January 24

Human remains identified
Sandpoint man missing 26 years

What do we want in a superintendent?
Focus group helps define list

Proposal to keep police in our schools
Brings positive impact to students

Teen Center receives grant support
Blue Skies Foundation responsible

House Bill 443 hits Idaho House floor
Would benefit ID teacher insurance
33 year old Idaho woman dies in ER
No room in the ICU
Town hall set to gather input
YMCA wants your opinion
Beware of tax scam
ID State Tax Commission warns
Unemployment rate at low of 2.4%
A historic low beats previous record
County approves grant submission
Spirit Lake Cutoff could be improved




January 21

Rotary donates $75,000 to LPOSD
Expanding after-school programs

Panhandle Health open board position
Commissioners to select nominee

ID sees its highest Covid positivity rate
Over five times the target rate of 5%

Newport hit-and-run update
Suspect vehicle found and impounded

BF Hospital selects new director
Larsson to head community relations

Leadership of FSA in Idaho selected
Biden appoints fourth-gen. farmer

ID officials send cease-and-desist
Repeated accusations of ID voter fraud

BF City Council tables ARPA funds use
Concerns raised by 16 residents

Fees for paddleboards, canoes
Bill would drop invasive species fee

January 20

Man sentenced in lewd conduct case
Plea deal leads to at least 5 years
City Council grants appeals
Denies use permit for development
LPOSD: New policies, parental rights
Controversial issues in front of board
Bill extends businesses' immunity
Covid-19 exposure lawsuits
NIC to go partially remote
Two-week period starting Monday
$1 million to kill wolves in Idaho
Idaho wolf control board made request
North ID man clears ice and snow
Shared video using leaf blower hack

January 19

Newport, deadly hit-and-run
Police seeking witnesses and/or info
Toastmasters open house
Weekly meetings open
$600 million income tax proposal
Headed to Idaho House floor
Rapid tests show delayed detection
Lower sensitivity than other tests
Priest River man convicted
Sexual battery against a minor
Sagle man sentenced to prison
Two sexual assault cases

Pandemic learning loss discussed
State Supt. says data is mixed
Idaho's Covid-19 test positivity rises
Over 25%, say officials

January 18

Climate and its effect on ID economy
New report on Idaho
CHAFE registration opens Wed
Save money with early registration
Heart Ball 2022 announced
See how funds will be used

January 17

Sandpoint man pleads not guilty
8 charges from Jan. 6 riot
Jury finds man guilty
Jason Fox murder trial has ended
ID Legislature talks property tax
Relief remains a hot topic
Court looks at Redistricting
Plan challenged 4 times
ID GOP defeats proposed ballot rule
Would have disenfranchised voters
Co. Treas. withdraws resignation
Does not intend to run for reelection
ID snowpack higher than normal
Water experts optimistic
PSNI takes over Ace Cardboard Svc.
To provide job oppor. to the disabled
Enrollments are held up
Insurance exchange is far behind
Regional blood supply low
National blood shortage hits home
MLK's 'I have a dream' speech
Speech in its entirety

January 14

P&Z Commission to be split
Attempt to ease workload
New wellness collective opens
Fresh outlet for all things natural
Alex Barron faces felony charges
'Bard of the American Redoubt'
Covid-19 positivity highest yet
Health officials blame omicron
Pressure on Idaho's health care
Backlog of 17,900 positive tests
Rejecting ID education standards
Lawmakers aim to reject, replace
New Boundary Co. Library Director
Welcome to Kimber Glidden

January 13

BNSF Railway resumes operations
Ends lease with MT Rail Link
Sndpt. man charged in Capital riot
Pleads not guilty
PHD reports surge of Covid-19
Likely due to omicron variant
BoCo puts hold on ARPA funds
Pushback from BoCo EMS
Omodt seeks District 3 seat
Currently held by Dan McDonald
Wheeler wants drug policy change
Closing down southern border
ARPA grant to fund the arts
Will help fund city's new position

January 12

No omicron hospitalizations in ID
More contagious, but milder
ARPA funds resolution tabled
Debates continue over accepting
Commissioners meeting packed
Routine business discussed
Covid-19 in Idaho hospitals
350 patients over the weekend
More calls to end ID's exemption
Child medical neglect at issue
Facilities committee favors bond
BCSD bond to be on March ballot
Title IX complaint investigated
Equal opportunities for athletics

January 11 

Little outlines proposals
Calls for investment in education
Dilemma in child welfare system
Little proposes additional workers
Oral antivirals shipping to Idaho
Stock is extremely limited
Laclede opens new collection site
Much needed upgrade

January 10 

Sandpoint man killed in accident
Road grader rolls onto the cab
Snowstorms impact area
Up to 18 inches of snow
Alex Barron faces rape charges, more
Redoubt figure and candidate
Bulldogs win at Kellogg
54-36 Victory on Sat
School Board trustees sworn in
New and familiar faces
How will ID use budget surplus
Will Medicaid get support
ISP starts pilot program
Offers treatment instead of arrest
Social media used for drug sales
Beware the fentanyl-laced pills
Sandpoint man headed to court
Two charges of lewd conduct
State of State address Monday
Little to deliver in-person
Bob Saget dies at age 65
No signs of foul play or drug use

January 7 

Officials discuss ice rink

Potential location at issue

Idaho vaccine survey results

Insight in to decision making

Wrongful termination lawsuit

Former NIC pres. takes settlement

Possible CO2 poisoning
Kills 1, sends other to hospital

LPOSD seeks superintendent
Ample time to prepare the search

Six Idahoans were charged
Where do their cases stand now?
Idaho incomes rise

housing costs rise further

Passes may not open until Sun

WSDOT explains why

ARPA fund legal opinion coming

Concerns about requirements

2022 Idaho legislative session

What to watch for

January 6 

LPOSD closed due to weather

Second closure this week

Tort claim filed by deputy prosecutor

Alleges 'defamation campaign'

Snow removal plan underway

Citizen responsibilities listed

Supplemental levy bill sets record
Idaho property owners bankroll

Federal grant money for airport
Plus other items on county agenda

New council members sworn in
Dick, Welker, and Aispuro
Omicron spread of concern in Idaho

Schools may contribute to spread

Crapo seeking fifth term

Making re-election bid in 2022

Navaeh Therrien captures title

Salt Lake Slam competition

ITA welcomes participation

Help save our area trails

January 5 

ID. open meeting and records laws

Free online session

Idaho Dr. co-signs letter to FAA

Wants pilots with vacc. grounded

Push to rescue climate change plan

In Stalled domestic spending bill

Bulldogs push back on Lake City
One of the top teams in the PNW

New Priest River mayor
Wylie sworn in

Wellness fair at BC Fairgrounds
Connecting providers and patients
Albertson to retire from LPOSD

Ending a 35-year career

Expensive Legislative Session

Costs for 2021 released

January 4 

Bonners Police cease 24/7 service

Random patrols by Sheriff's office

Idaho housing trust fund sits empty

That may change this year

Lawsuit scam calls are back

Don't give them your information

Ice fishing opens opportunities
Catching alternative fish species

2022 could change abortion laws
Could mean big changes in Idaho

BCSD policy rewrite
To align with all state laws
KIDS Writers contest

Young writers, it's time to enter

Waters shines in IMD Opener

Captured third in U14 age group

January 3 

Storm warning closes local schools

Boundary, Bonner and LPO Counties

Telehealth opens doors to treatment

More addiction treatment options

Probable cause found for charges
First degree stalking

Reclaim Idaho film at the Panida
Screening dates released

Family-friendly poker run
Panhandle Nordic Club hosting
Program piques interest in reading

Virtual reality stories at the Library

'Willy Wonka' the musical in town

Five days worth of shows at SHS

The year in re- and preview
What has been, and what will be

December 31

Polar Plunge limited to scouts

Lacking special use permit

Bonner Co. refuses FAA grant

Citing mask policy as issue

City seeking grant for improvements
Sidewalks, bike lanes near schools

Idaho sheriff must surrender guns
Charged with felonies

Spartans at Ross Memorial Tournament
Finish in third place

December 30

County treas. rescinds resignation

Says 'The timing just wasn't right'

Idaho is in good financial shape

Sitting on $1.6 billion surplus

Winter brings outdoor fun
State parks offer free access day

Ski mountains at full operation
100% of their runs are open

Priest River snow removal procedure
Goal is to plow full city on first day

December 29

Russell not competent for trial

Will spend more time in med. program

Idaho man dies in U.S. 95 crash

Dufort Rd. known for accidents

Federal money comes to Idaho schools
$440 million to be spent

North 40 graffiti taggers caught
Two juvenile males responsible

Men appear in court on murder charge
Newport teen murdered in 2020

No identified cases of omicron in PHD
Doesn't mean it isn't here

Prison inmates helping in Idaho
Restoring landscape after wildfires

December 28

Missing snowboarder update

Declared deceased from injuries

Idaho joins in on opioid settlement

Set to receive $119 million 

Idaho sees first flu death

It's not too late to get your shot

ISP say don't drink and drive

Make a plan ahead of time

How to prevent pipes freezing

Helpful when frigid weather hits

Extreme weather events in Idaho

Is it climate change? 

Flight issues in the PNW

Delays and cancellations abound

December 27

Missing skier found

Airlifted for further evaluation

Council approves P&Z appointments

Request to delay vote denied 

Trafficking charge thrown out

Probable cause was not found

Idaho traffic fatalities rising

15-year high includes 258 deaths

Invent Idaho selects winner

Aims to aid in reforestation

Ron Paul endorses Bundy

Ammon Bundy for Governor  

Crisis standards of care lifted

Good news for Idaho

December 24

Snow likely to affect travel

Single-digit temps on their way 

Group opposes 'extremist' legislators

Will push back against 'fringe views'

Nordic Ski and snowshoe trails open

Idaho over 30km groomed and ready

Gov. Little selects Bellevue Mayor

Filling vacant Idaho House seat

December 23

Ponderay lakefront purchase

100 ft. of lake frontage 

Idaho is the fastest growing state

Annual pop. growth rate at 2.9%

Fentanyl-laced pills creep closer

Idaho citizens are dying

December 22

Anti-mandate resolution in Idaho

Passed by Idaho Sheriff's Assoc. 

ITD asks drivers to use caution

6 snowplow accidents in 2 weeks

Little reports campaign contr.

Nearly $1 million towards re-elec.

December 21

Two new redistricting challenges

Filed with Idaho Supreme Court 

Teens confronted with protestors

Attending LGBTQ library group

Free guided winter hikes

From Friends of Scotchman Peaks

December 20

Murder suspect faces new charge

Cannibalism and First-degree murder 

SMS students help animals

Donation to animals

Crisis standards of care removed

After three months of waiting

December 17

Attack at Sandpoint Yokes

Woman charged with ag. battery 

ID. doctors go to WA. medical board

Accuse Dr. of endangering public health

NIC has instituted vaccination req.

To keep its Head Start program

December 16

Local athletes make the cut

All-state team roster released 

Idaho activists lead the fight

Pushback against "extremists"

Beware the snacking moose

CDA man attacked in his barn

December 15

Presented by: climate change

Opportunities & challenges for Idaho 

Enjoy winter stream fishing

Slower, hungrier fish

Commission matches grant funds

Fire dist. commissioners appointed

December 14

Funding for addiction clinics

Two planned for Panhandle 

Next Chief Judge selected

For Idaho Court of Appeals

U of I research sent to space

Part of NASA competition

Little leads governor fundraising race

Locals Bradshaw, Rognstad raise funds

Schweitzer opens emp. housing

Part of multi-year plan

December 13

Housing crisis and worker shortages

Mayor Rognstad chimes in 

FSPW reaches 10,000 friends

Support for Scotchman grows

Foster families lack support

Safety and more being ignored

December 10

SMS hosts regional wrestling tourn.

Tournament Saturday 

Panhandle Patron of the Arts

Carol Deaner

Man arrested on trio of warrants

Connected to sex offense case

December 9 

Closing hearings to public

Idaho Ethics Committee says no 

Attempted changes to the draft

To add women to requirement

Winter driving tips

Shared by AAA

December 8 

Mistokke Sentenced

Practicing Without a License

Idaho F&G Issue Deer Tags

CWD Surveillance Hunts

Lake Pend Oreille

Strange Swirl Seen

December 7 

Lawsuit to Stop Trapping

Snaring of Wolves in Idaho

NIC Students Concerned

Potential Loss of Accreditation

Hemp Production

Idaho Final State to Allow

December 6 

Kodiak Reaches 300 Deliveries

14 Years of Work

New STEAM Trailer

Sandpoint Library

Kootenai Health

Vaccine Deadline Dec. 13

December 3 

Seismic Activity Prompts Question

Will Yellowstone Volcano Erupt?

Idaho Senators Cosponsor Bill

Separated Immigrant Families

Daybell Trial Set for Jan. 2023

10 Weeks Set for Trial

December 2 

LPOIC Derby Results

And the Winners Are...

Post Falls Shooting Suspect

Newport Man Arrested

BSU Supports Women

Despite Professor's Speech

December 1 

Build Back Better

What's in it for Idaho?

The Omicron Variant

Is Idaho Prepared?

Idaho Murderer's Plea

Wants to Avoid Death Penalty

November 30

Redoubt real estate in Idaho

Local realtor sells safe-havens

How to save a ski town

What it may take

Jury trials suspended due to Covid

Another rise in infection rates

November 29

Fat biking and Nordic skiing

Trails open in Sandpoint

Idaho at crisis point for foster homes

Children staying in hotel rooms

Local mountains fighting warmer temps

Schweitzer closed through Dec. 3

November 26

Idaho unemployment at 2.8%

Among best in nation

Forest Service seeks input

CDA river ranger dist. fire salvage

LPOIC derby standings unchanged

Derby ends Sunday

November 24

A nuclear reactor in Idaho

Experimental reactor in S. Idaho

Expanded education options

"Innovation Classrooms"

Wasden announces re-election bid

AG seeking sixth term

November 23

US to release 50M barrels of oil

To help with gas prices

Canada border requirements change

Americans will still need test

Protesting court mask policy

Protest at Bonner Co. Courthouse

November 22

S. Idaho deactivates Crisis Care

Northern Idaho keeps C.S.C. in place

Toys for Tots kicks off

Registration ends Dec. 17

New mental health scholarships

Aim to encourage growth in the field

November 16

Widespread outages follow storm

BPA loses transmission circuit

House OKs censure of Rep. Giddings

Rep. Dixon votes yes, Rep. Scott no

Senate backs statement on mandate

Formalizes Legislature's opposition

November 15

Clagstone land division challenged

Project 7B appeals county decision

Legislature back in longest session

As panel introduces all 29 new bills

Study focuses on Indigenous women

Go missing more than Indigenous men

November 11

Sheriff, county clash over ice rink

Wheeler disputes plan for 4 acres

Infrastructure bill to affect Idaho rail

Amtrak improvements net $66 billion

Idaho deaths 20% higher than average

Data: Higher toll mainly due to Covid

November 9

Rognstad running for governor

Mayor seeks 'traditional Idaho'

NTSD: Winglets likely caused crash

Tamarack 'strongly disputes' findings

Boise rent prices decline sharply

Added inventory may be factor

November 8

City denies Litehouse zoning change

Company looking at contingency plans

Woman dies after getting stranded

Daughter alive inside car in IPNF

Region preps for kids' vaccinations

Expected to be available soon

November 3

Aispuro, Welker, Dick win city seats

Local Option Tax gets thumbs-down

8th Oregon county aims to join Idaho

Voters approve ballot measure on issue

Idaho Covid hospitalizations decline

Lowest number since late August

November 2

Election Day info: What to know

Polls open until 8 p.m. Tuesday

Liquor stores alter rollout strategy

Due to aggressive customer behavior

Plan would end supplemental levies

Lawmaker proposes sales tax instead

November 1

Idaho insurance exchange now open

Two new insurers to choose from

Fog machines shut Highway 95

Zero visibility next to Silverwood

Exbabylon named top INW workspot

Headquartered in Pend Oreille County

October 28

NIC coach named interim president

Sebaaly said he's 'excited, humbled'

Idaho campaigns raise $1.6m-plus

Including $600,000 for Gov. Little

ISP had flagged alleged mall shooter

Suspected of illegal gun possession

October 27

Bonner County approves ice rink

Will be located near fairgrounds

North Idaho remains Covid hotspot

Positivity rates nearly double state's

Suspect in Boise mall shooting dies

Victims include security officer

October 26

Two die in Boise mall shooting

Suspect in critical condition

Idaho Legislature to reconvene Nov. 15

Addressing Covid rules, ethics complaint

School zone speeds lowered to 15

In effect weekdays from 7:30 to 3:30

October 25

Couple treks Idaho Centennial Trail

Raises funds for local mental health

City sets dates for annual leaf pickup

Scheduled Oct. 25-29, Nov. 15-19

Legislature talks wildfire budget

IDL seeks 28% rise in spending

October 21

Parks plan tweaked after comments

Includes more green space, access

Idaho hospitals still remain crowded

Despite recent decline in Covid cases

Universities report enrollment gains

Nearly erases 2020 pandemic losses

October 20

Idaho likely past Covid delta peak

Hospitalization rates are declining

Explicit video airs on KREM newscast

Spokane station could face FCC fines

Rainy weather is heading our way

Panhandle could see nearly 2 inches

October 19

Man sentenced in assault, theft cases

Gervasi to serve minimum 5 years

Voters asked to consider 1% tax

City is holding series of workshops

Lakeshore construction underway

ITD predicts 'minimal' driving impact

October 15

LPOSD raises pay for substitutes

Federal dollars help fund program

Priest River man's remains found

Lopez-Burbano missing since Oct. 3

Rare grizzly confirmed in CdA forest

More common in Selkirks, Cabinets

October 12

School districts join class action suit

Against e-cigarette company JUUL

Covid numbers down in Panhandle

KH: Too soon to say if virus peaked

Columbia Bank announces merger

Enters agreement with Umpqua Bank

October 11

More N. Idaho waterways hit by algae

11 this year, compared to 3 last year

Hearings set for Huetter Corridor

Projects connects I-90, Highway 95

CF Driftyard access to be closed

Due to habitat restoration work

October 7

25-acre rezone approved by P&Z

Would allow multi-family housing

Sandpoint skies could get smoky

Prescribed burning north of Athol

Little has raised nearly $500,000

For still-unannounced campaign

October 6

Public comments belie 'indoctrination' claim

Records for McGeachin task force released

Little to rescind McGeachin's ban

Lt. gov. issued vaccine mandate

Snow (yep, snow!) in 7-day forecast

Climatologist expects early winter

October 5

Ponderay mulls skating rink purchase

Council agrees to 'tip-toe' into project

NW officials criticize Canada closure

Follows Biden OK on passenger flights

Lookout Pass preps for expansion

Plans to double ski area acreage

October 4

County finishes manual ballot recount

8 more Trump votes, 1 more for Biden

City to debate subdivision proposal

Madison Meadows OK'd by P&Z

Priest Lake development moves forward

Neighbors share concerns about wetlands

September 30

Panida seeks board members, volunteers

Applications are now being accepted

Scattered Lands project moves forward

Affects 7,000 acres in Bonner County

City holds park projects workshops

Would be funded by 7-year LOT tax

September 29

Bonner County explains 2022 budget

Commissioners approve $62.4 million

Idaho hospitalizations setting records

119 in Panhandle hospitalized with virus

Washington plastic bag ban to begin

Starting Friday, bring your own or pay

September 28

Another La Niña winter likely in NW

Forecasts predict 10-25% more snow

EMS shifts focus to keep patients home

Gets OK to utilize Rescue Plan funds

Idaho lawmakers block debt debate

Join Senate GOP on broad bill issue

September 27

Idaho H&W: Pfizer boosters available

Eligibility requirements are in place

Frenzied market imperils conservation

Land prices cause problems for efforts

North Idaho's color could peak early

Mann: Drought may affect fall foliage

September 23

Where are all the workers, part II

Housing fuels local worker shortage

North Idaho College president fired

MacLennan terminated without cause

Hunter's remains found 53 years later

Found by hunter in Idaho mountains

September 22

Inslee to Idaho: Stop clogging hospitals

Governor criticizes Little and the GOP

Health care gets another $10m in aid

Little aims to blunt latest Covid surge

Forbes article touts new Humbird

Hotel part of Schweitzer's master plan

September 21

Border stays closed to Canadians

Restrictions in place until Oct. 21

Redistricting panel holds hearings

Sept. 22 in the Sandpoint library

GOP warns of vaccine mandate suit

Idaho officials write letter to Biden

September 20

Panida hires new managing director

Knowlton comes from N. Idaho Fair

Where are all the local workers?

How factors affected labor pool

Mill to become cryptocurrency mine

Ponderay Newsprint shut in 2020

September 14

Man charged with murder in Clark Fork

70-year-old found unresponsive in car

CdA real estate feeding frenzy eases

Agent sees house prices leveling out

Anger, protests mark Biden's Idaho visit

Over 1,000 gather near Boise fire center

September 13

Sagle man dies in Highway 200 crash

Shields killed after truck hit rock wall

Washington grapples with Idaho cases

'Their crisis' is 'our problem'

Elkins Resort celebrates 90 years

Still in family after patriarch's passing

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Assignment America:Sandpoint
New York Times writes about Sandpoint in their Assignment America series. "Sandpoint, Idaho, hugging the edge of Lake Pend Oreille, is bucking a major demographic trend: In an era when many rural places are bleeding out, this one is holding its own."

Year-round destination ski resort
USA Today lists seven awesome ski resorts that offer year-round fun, and Schweitzer is one of them! Explore mountain bike trails, running trails, huckleberry picking, disc golf and horseback riding in the summer and of course skiing and snowboarding in the winter!

The 10 best lake towns in North America
USA Today names Sandpoint as one of the 10 best lake towns in North America, saying "You’ll need an afternoon nap in a lakeside hammock after joining in a beach volleyball game or heading out on the water for paddling, sailing, Jet Skiing or wakeboarding." We all know that to be true!

One of 24 'coolest towns'
Matador Network names Sandpoint as one of the nation's coolest towns, saying we have "almost too many" scenic byways and mountain ranges for one town. That’s how we like it!

Schweitzer big on powder, light on parties
Seattle Times writer reviews Schweitzer Mountain Resort: "On a midweek, balmy spring day with no lift lines and still decent snow, I swooped down the empty slopes and paused to revel in the views. It was a taste of skier heaven." See the full story, "Schweitzer ski resort: Big on powder, light on parties."

Setting is 'second to none'
Writer extols the many virtues of our region in Travel Destination: Scenic Sandpoint in The Columbus Dispatch on June 22, 2014. "The forte of the town, whose oldest buildings date only to the early 20th century, lies not in its architecture but in its natural beauty."

Picture-Perfect Mountain Town
Sandpoint was rated as one of "10 Picture-Perfect Mountain Towns" by USA Today on Nov. 28, 2013. "... This little township is a vibrant, happening haven in the wilds of northern Idaho."

Idaho's Hippest Mountain Town
Sandpoint's a ski town that's also "urbane and cultured" says a November 2013 story, "Idaho's Hippest Mountain Town" in Men's Journal. "As tempted as you'll be to linger in town, the majestic Selkirk Mountains ... exert a gravitational pull."

Sandpoint's an American eCity
Seems there are both brains and beauty around here: Sandpoint was named the 2013 Idaho eCity, an award by Google to recognize the strongest online business community in each state.

We've got 'famed tree skiing'
Sandpoint ranks as one of the "Top 10 Emerging Ski Towns" according to National Geographic Adventure ... "for those seeking the famed tree skiing of the Selkirks without the trip to Canada."

Schweitzer one of '10 Best Mountains You've Never Skied'
Ski Magazine touts Schweitzer as one of the '10 Best Mountains You've Never Skied' in its November 2012 issue. Tons of snow, awesome terrain, no crowds and cold beer rate northern Idaho ski resort on enviable list.

Sandpoint a lakeside destination
The Missoulian highlights Sandpoint as a lakeside destination in light of Rand McNally's 'Best of the Road' Most Beautiful Small Town award bestowed on our little mountain-and-lake berg, in a July 24, 2012, feature story.

Sandpoint a 'prettiest winter town'
Travel & Leisure magazine ranks Sandpoint among the nation's dozen "prettiest winter towns" in a March 2, 2012, feature.

Schweitzer an 'underrated' resort
CNN/Travel in a Feb. 24, 2012, feature lists Schweitzer Mountain Resort as one of 7 Underrated Ski Resorts, noting that it's unlikely you'll wait more than five minutes in the lift line.

A 'Best Old House Town'
Our town's many vintage residential homes caught the eye of This Old House, which in February 2012 named Sandpoint a "Best Old House Neighborhood 2012." Read about it at This Old House.

'No. 1 Ski Town in USA'
That's what Rand McNally called Sandpoint when it named the country's "Top Seven Ski Towns" in a January 17, 2012, roundup of the best mountain towns. Sandpoint won the top rating over the likes of Lake Tahoe, Park City, Mammoth and Jackson.

'Most Beautiful Town in USA'
So say USA Today and Rand McNally, which sent traveling teams to towns around the nation to determine the five best small towns in America. Sandpoint grabbed "Most Beautiful Town" honors from among an initial 600+ nominees. Read the CdA Press article.

We're a railroading attraction
Sandpoint's famous as "The Funnel" for railroads in the northern tier states, as USA Today writes in its Aug. 4, 2010, story "Idaho town draws railfans from around world."

Who says you can't have it all?
Sandpoint's a good destination for second home buyers, says USA Today in its April 16, 2010, story, "Having it all in Sandpoint."

Leading the transition movement
New York Times writes in-depth article on the Sandpoint Transition Initiative in its story "The End is Near! (Yay!)" (registration required) published in April 2009.

We're a 'market to watch'
Mountain Living Magazine says Sandpoint is one of 5 "mountain markets to watch." Click to see its September 2008 market appraisal, What Market Slump? (pdf format)

An 'idyllic adventure haven'
National Geographic Adventure Magazine touts the local character of "quiet Sandpoint," while newcomers rave about the town's strong sense of community. Click to read the August 2008 story Idaho's Last Stand.

A top-15 travel destination
"I was smitten with this lakefront town from the moment I saw it," says USA Today travel writer Laura Bly in naming Sandpoint a top U.S. destination. Read the entire May 25, 2007, story: Summer Vacations: 15 unforgettable trips.

We've got the goods in fall
The New York Times features Sandpoint and Lake Pend Oreille in a guide for "leaf lovers" published Oct. 6, 2006. Click to read the full story: Fall Foliage; Bright Leaves, Big Country.

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