Stories tagged: Bonner County
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017, 6:27 P.M.
Competency of Bonner County man charged with shooting deputies contested
A contested competency hearing is pending in the case of a man charged with shooting and wounding two North Idaho deputies
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 8:20 P.M.
Shooting suspect charged with attempted murder of Bonner County deputies
Adam Deacon Foster has been officially charged with two counts for attempted first-degree murder in connection with the shooting of two Bonner County deputies.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017, 6:14 P.M.
Suspect in Bonner County deputies’ shooting released from hospital, held in Kootenai County jail
The man suspected of shooting two Bonner County sheriff’s deputies was released from the hospital, Tuesday.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 9:57 P.M.
Idaho voter intimidation case yields no criminal charges
Idaho’s top prosecutor has decided not to file criminal charges after his office was asked to review accusations of possible voter intimidation and interference during campaigning for last November’s election.
SATURDAY, DEC. 17, 2016
Bob Boeh: Diverse interests support Scotchman Peaks Wilderness Act
Conservationists and timber representatives have slowly come together to find solutions to preserve the wildest areas that we all love to hike, hunt, fish and horseback ride in while also …
FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2016, 11:18 A.M.
Idaho Democrats call on feds to investigate intimidation claims
Idaho Democratic Party Chairman Bert Marley says he has asked the U.S. Attorney’s office to investigate complaints of voter intimidation in northern Idaho.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19, 2016, 4:13 P.M.
Idaho AG investigates claim that Rep. Heather Scott backers harassed Idaho Democrat volunteer
The Idaho Attorney General’s office has opened an investigation into charges that supporters of Idaho state Rep. Heather Scott, R-Blanchard, stalked and harassed a young field organizer for the Idaho …
SUNDAY, OCT. 9, 2016
In Idaho, a tide of voters want ballots by mail
Idaho state leaders remain dubious of switching to a vote-by-mail system for elections, as Washington and Oregon have done. But voters in Idaho are growing more comfortable with the concept …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2016, 6:42 A.M.
Two killed in crash in Bonner County on U.S. 95
Two people were killed late Tuesday in a head-on crash in Bonner County, the Idaho State Police reported. A person driving a 1983 Oldsmobile Delta north on U.S. Highway 95 …
SATURDAY, OCT. 1, 2016, 9:33 P.M.
Woman charged in crash that killed daughter, injured another
A North Idaho woman has been charged in connection with a crash last month that killed one daughter and seriously injured another.
TUESDAY, AUG. 30, 2016, 8:47 A.M.
Sandpoint man walking on tracks killed by train
A Sandpoint man was struck by a train and killed Monday evening in Bonner County.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016, 8:45 A.M.
Bonner County man crushed by car
A 56-year-old Bonner County man died Tuesday night after being crushed by his car.
THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2016, 5:24 P.M.
Bonner County sheriffs continue search for murder suspect
Bonner County Sheriff Deputies continue to search for two fugitives wanted for murder in southern Idaho.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2016, 9:09 P.M.
Police search for murder suspect in Bonner County
Law enforcement officials in Bonner County launched a manhunt Wednesday night for a man wanted for a murder in Nampa, Idaho.
TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016, 4:30 P.M.
Stimson Lumber seeks support for N. Idaho conservation plan
A wood products company that wants to prohibit development on a large tract of its North Idaho timberland but keep it open for logging and outdoor recreation is looking for …
TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016, 5:32 P.M.
Bonner County sex crime fugitive found in Hawaii
Former Bonner County resident Stephen R. Reiling has been arrested after four years on the run from charges of lewd conduct with a minor.
SATURDAY, JAN. 16, 2016, 5:05 P.M.
Coeur d’Alene man killed in Bonner County crash
A Coeur d’Alene man died Saturday morning after he lost control of his car on a snowy road in Bonner County.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 23, 2015, 3:06 P.M.
N. Idaho counties to get federal disaster aid
Local governments in North Idaho will get federal aid to help with damage from last month’s windstorm.
THURSDAY, DEC. 3, 2015, 11:04 P.M.
Courthouse dog puts children, the vulnerable at ease
The criminal justice system in Bonner County has a new resource: a dog specially trained to comfort witnesses and victims who are nervous, scared, angry or experiencing other high emotions …
FRIDAY, OCT. 9, 2015, 9:44 P.M.
Montana man killed when van hit by train in Bonner County
A Montana man died late Thursday when a train hit his van that was blocking the tracks at the Delay Farms Road railroad crossing off U.S. Highway 95 in Bonner …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 16, 2015
Plans for second rail bridge across Lake Pend Oreille put on hold
BNSF Railway Corp. has backed off from plans to build a second span over the water at Sandpoint, saying freight volume doesn’t justify the project at this time. The railroad …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 12, 2015
Scotchman Peak hiking trail closed due to aggressive goats
The popular trail to the summit of Scotchman Peak north of Clark Fork, Idaho, has been closed temporarily because of recent incidents with aggressive mountain goats, the Idaho Panhandle National …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 2, 2015, 9:37 P.M.
Washington wildfires ‘creeping’ in improved weather
The cooler weather with occasional rain showers this week has slowed the advance of numerous wildfires in the region, allowing crews to devote more efforts to create fire lines to …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, AUG. 29, 2015, 8:14 P.M.
Evacuations downgraded for Tower Fire near Priest Lake
Officials overseeing the Tower fire in Pend Oreille County escalated evacuations this afternoon as high winds made tracking the 29-square-mile fire difficult.
SATURDAY, AUG. 29, 2015
Kootenai Tribe takes on caribou recovery
The Kootenai Tribe of Idaho is stepping up efforts to save the last wild caribou herd in the Lower 48 states. The tribe has contracted with the U.S. Fish and …
FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2015
2-year-old, who died in fire, was outgoing, fan of ‘Frozen’
The last time anyone saw Genevieve Brouillette, she was snuggled by her favorite fleece Minnie Mouse blanket, drinking a combination of Dr. Pepper and root beer out of sippy cup …
THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2015, 2:55 P.M.
Investigators: Girl had access to blowtorch before deadly motor home fire
Investigators initially thought the fire that killed a 2-year-old girl in a motor home in Oldtown, Idaho, had started with electrical wiring, but new evidence suggests she had access to …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2015
Bonner County to buy, raze house in floodway
A $509,000 federal grant will allow Bonner County to purchase and raze a home that was improperly built in the Pack River’s floodway, potentially jeopardizing other local landowners’ ability to …
FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2015
Nonprofit group aims to tackle child hunger in North Idaho
More than half the students in Bonner County schools qualify for free or reduced-price meals during the school week. But what do those children eat on weekends? And do they …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2015
Bonner County board backs Scotchman Peaks wilderness proposal
Bonner County commissioners unanimously passed a resolution on Tuesday calling for the U.S. Congress to designate the Idaho portion of the Scotchman Peaks as a wilderness. “The Scotchmans is a …