Stories tagged: Kootenai County Sheriff
Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 7:43 p.m.
A 31-year-old man shot his hunting partner Monday in a reported accident, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department.
Fri., April 21, 2017, 10:14 a.m.
A former Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputy accused of kidnapping and beating his estranged wife has pleaded not guilty to four felonies.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 10:01 p.m.
Kootenai County man reunited with sister – 65 years after their last connection.
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 1:35 p.m.
William “Bo” Kirk was kidnapped, bound and shot to death in a road-rage incident in Coeur d’Alene, prosecutors alleged in court Monday afternoon.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 26, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
Officials confirmed Wednesday that the body found near Hayden Creek on Tuesday is Coeur d’Alene father and X-ray technician William “Bo” Kirk.
Sun., July 3, 2016, 6:49 p.m.
Two North Dakota residents were arrested on drug charges and injury to a child Saturday night in Post Falls.
Fri., July 1, 2016, 9:41 a.m.
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help identifying a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run collision near Hayden, Idaho.
Tue., June 21, 2016, 1:47 p.m.
A young man who died Monday after being pulled from Fernan Lake was identified Tuesday as Andrew C. Riggs-Wiedmaier, 22, of Coeur d’Alene. Riggs-Wiedmaier was a passenger in a 1997 …
Sun., May 8, 2016, 4:01 a.m.
For over a decade Kootenai County officials have wrestled with how to tackle jail crowding knowing that voters don’t want to raise property taxes to pay for a construction project.
Sun., May 8, 2016, 4 a.m.
The race for sheriff of Kootenai County has gone well beyond a debate over patrol staffing, deputy pay and jail crowding. Rathdrum attorney John Green is challenging Sheriff Ben Wolfinger’s …
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2013, 1:23 p.m.
An Athol man has been accused of crashing his car into a fuel pump at the Coeur d’Alene Airport and fleeing the scene.
Sat., July 14, 2012, 3:08 p.m.
A 55-year-old man is dead after an apparent drowning in the Spokane River at Corbin Park in Post Falls.
Thu., May 3, 2012
There’s a new sheriff coming to town. Voters in Kootenai County are electing the first new top law enforcer in 13 years because Sheriff Rocky Watson is retiring. Three Republicans …
Thu., May 3, 2012
John Green AGE: Not given
Wed., May 11, 2011, 8:06 p.m.
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an alleged incident in which students on the Kellogg High School softball team may have stripped the clothing off a teammate earlier this …
Fri., March 18, 2011, 8:44 a.m.
Kootenai County sheriff’s officials today said alcohol appears to have been a contributing factor in the apparent drowning death of a woman who passed by barriers and drove into Hayden …
Tue., Oct. 26, 2010, 7:56 a.m.
Two 19 year olds from Pendleton, Ore., were injured in Coeur d’Alene early today when their vehicle collided with a Kootenai County sheriff’s deputy vehicle.
Tue., Oct. 26, 2010, 7:40 a.m.
A Spirit Lake, Idaho, man was critically injured on Monday evening when he went off an Idaho roadway in a vehicle and struck a tree, according to Kootenai County sheriff’s …
Sat., Sept. 4, 2010, 7:20 p.m.
A Sandpoint man was badly injured today Saturday at Hauser Lake when he was thrown off an inner tube being towed by a ski boat.
Wed., July 28, 2010, 3:14 p.m.
A diver found floating facedown in Lake Coeur d’Alene on Tuesday died of drowning, an autopsy today showed.
Sat., June 20, 2009, 8:52 p.m.
They’re paid to guard and care for inmates. But some Kootenai County Jail employees saw the facility as their personal drug store, taking advantage of such lax controls over inmate …
Tue., July 24, 2007
Kootenai County sheriff’s deputies will work mandatory overtime and 12-hour shifts beginning Aug. 5 as the department’s deputy shortage approaches “critical mass,” Sheriff Rocky Watson said Monday. “A 12-hour shift …