Stories tagged: Bonner County
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 7:12 p.m.
Jury acquits former Lake Pend Oreille HS teacher of charges she had sex with student
Even with jury acquittal, former Lake Pend Oreille High School teacher Nichole Thiel said a false claim by a student ruined her career.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
In wake of murder, Spokane Cab drivers gather to mourn one of their own
Cab drivers from a dozen different companies gathered at Spokane International Airport to remember their friend, Gagandeep Singh, who was murdered in his cab in Bonner County, Idaho, on Monday.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
Teen whose brother drowned in Pend Oreille River critical, on life support
A 17-year-old boy whose 11-year-old brother drowned trying to save him in the Pend Oreille River remains on life support in critical condition, according to his sister’s Facebook page.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
Boy, 11, drowns trying to save his 17-year-old brother from drowning in Pend Oreille River
An 11-year-old boy drowned Tuesday in the Pend Oreille River in Bonner County after trying to save his 17-year-old brother from drowning.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 1:40 p.m.
Man accused of shooting 2 Bonner County deputies fit to face charges
An Idaho man accused of shooting two Bonner County sheriff’s deputies in January has been found to be mentally capable of facing the charges against him after spending time at …
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
Bonner County detectives arrest sex crime suspect
Bonner County detectives arrested a registered sex offender Thursday, accusing him of meeting teens online to commit sexual abuse.
UPDATED: Wed., 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
Wed., 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: Tue., 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: Fri., 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.
Sat., 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 …
Fri., 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.
Wed., 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 …
Sun., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Sat., 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.
Tue., 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.
Wed., 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.
Thu., 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.
Wed., 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.
Tue., 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 …
Tue., 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.
Sat., 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.
Wed., 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.
Thu., 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 …
Fri., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Sat., 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 …
Wed., 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: Sat., 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.