Stories tagged: kootenai county
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 3:53 p.m.
Idaho State Police find missing 73-year-old man dead in car wreckage
A 73-year-old man was killed when his vehicle left the roadway near the Kootenai County and Benewah County line. Robert R. Westbrook, of Smelterville, Idaho, was reported missing at about …
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017
Potential death penalty for Renfro may trigger decades of costly appeals
If a jury decides this week that Jonathan D. Renfro should receive the death penalty for killing Coeur d’Alene Police Sgt. Greg Moore, many of the jurors will never see …
Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 3:45 p.m.
On Tap: Favorite brewery haunts hosting holiday parties
Halloween is all about candy, of course, but it can also include beer. Among your foamier options for celebrating the season:
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 9:39 p.m.
Jurors get gruesome glimpse of crime scene at trial of accused cop killer Jonathan Renfro
Several jurors leaned forward with stern looks and put their hands over their mouths Thursday as prosecutors trucked out gruesome photographs showing what a bullet fired only inches away can …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 2:52 p.m.
Sandal-wearing wannabe bank robber leaves Hayden bank empty-handed
A sock-and-sandal wearing bank robber left a Hayden-area bank empty-handed, Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
North Idaho sees first case of locally acquired West Nile virus
North Idaho saw its first case of locally acquired West Nile Virus when a person over the age of 50 tested positive for the virus this week.
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 8:14 p.m.
Hiker who went missing in the area of Liberty Lake Regional Park found in Idaho
A hiker who went missing in the area of Liberty Lake Regional Park has been found. Jacob Caravalho appears to have walked 27 miles from where he left his vehicle.
Sun., June 11, 2017, 12:06 p.m.
Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies arrest car thieves, seize numerous stolen items
Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two suspected car thieves Saturday with numerous stolen items in their possession.
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Attorneys of man suspected of killing two-year-old girl claim trial hinges on timeline of events
The case against a man suspected of killing a two-year-old girl last summer may hinge on a timeline established by the girl’s mother – a timeline defense attorneys claim is …
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
Kootenai County deputies catch suspect in mail theft ring with 400 victims
Kootenai County deputies arrested a man suspected in an extensive mail theft ring involving perhaps 400 victims.
Tue., April 18, 2017, 5:52 p.m.
Post Falls man sentenced for smacking child, making him wear sign
An Idaho man who struck a 5-year-old boy and photographed him naked with a sign covering his genitals has been sentenced to 50 days in jail and two years of …
UPDATED: Sat., April 8, 2017, 2 p.m.
One of two escaped Kootenai County inmates captured in Olympia
One of two Kootenai County inmates who escaped from the Yakima County Correctional Center on Tuesday has been captured.
UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
Kootenai County prepares for jail expansion as inmate population spikes
The number of inmates in Kootenai County’s custody reached an all-time high over the weekend as county leaders moved forward with plans to expand the jail, which has been overcrowded …
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
Lake Coeur d’Alene may reach highest level since 1997; St. Maries levee gets emergency help from the Army Corps of Engineers
St. Maries levee gets emergency help from Army Corps of Engineers as water levels rise in St. Joe River and Lake Coeur d’Alene
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 4:44 p.m.
Longtime public defender John Adams to retire this week in Coeur d’Alene
Longtime public defender John Adams has announced that he will retire later this week.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
First flu death reported in Kootenai County
The Panhandle Heath District reports that a Kootenai County woman has died of the flu, the first death reported in North Idaho this season.
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 9:26 a.m.
Kootenai sheriffs seeking help in identifying women suspected of passing stolen checks
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a women suspected of passing stolen checks.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 6 a.m.
Rathdrum police chief the only woman to lead a city police agency in Idaho
On Dec. 14, the mayor and city council officially appointed Tomi McLean to be Rathdrum’s next police chief, a move that unknowingly made her the only woman leading a city …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 1:05 p.m.
Hutto charged with first-degree murder, kidnapping, arson in Bo Kirk case
New charges were filed Thursday against the man accused of killing William “Bo” Kirk in North Idaho last month.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 11:26 p.m.
Kootenai County sheriff re-elected, Bingham will join board of commissioners
Kootenai County Sheriff Ben Wolfinger appeared poised to win re-election Tuesday as he jumped to a big lead in early results over challenger Tina Kunishige of Coeur d’Alene. Wolfinger had …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 4:16 p.m.
Court testimony: Hutto admitted being present at Kirk homicide
David E. Hutto admitted to investigators he was present when William “Bo” Kirk was killed on Oct. 22, according to court testimony unsealed by a judge Monday.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 1:11 p.m.
Interest is high, and lines are long, to vote early in Kootenai County
Voters have waited in long lines all week at the Kootenai County elections office to cast early ballots in Tuesday’s presidential election.
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 5:23 p.m.
Detectives seek witnesses, video footage in probe of N. Idaho homicide
Detectives investigating the killing of William “Bo” Kirk, a Coeur d’Alene man who went missing Saturday night, are putting out an appeal to witnesses of any unusual activity in several …
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 3:26 p.m.
Police stumped by suspicious disappearance of Idaho X-ray tech
Police are puzzled by the suspicious disappearance Saturday of a Coeur d’Alene man after he left his job as an X-ray technician at a Post Falls hospital.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 12:48 p.m.
Driver pleads guilty to manslaughter in Idaho crash that killed Spokane man, 2 girls
A Hayden man has pleaded guilty to three felony counts of vehicular manslaughter for causing a head-on collision last year that killed a Spokane man and his two young daughters.
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 8 p.m.
Police: Masked person used missing Post Falls man’s ATM card, pickup
Police in Post Falls released a surveillance video Monday night of a person driving a truck belonging to William “Bo” Kirk, a 41-year-old medical professional who’s been missing since Saturday …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 5:37 p.m.
Hayden shoplifting suspect went big, left store with 2 loaded carts
An accused shoplifter in North Idaho walked out of a Walmart store as if she had won a shopping spree. Jennifer L. Dossett of Coeur d’Alene allegedly pushed two carts …
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 1:52 p.m.
Scarywood will host hazmat drill for emergency responders
Where else to stage a frightening hazardous materials scenario than at Scarywood? The Halloween makeover at Silverwood Theme Park in North Idaho will serve as the setting Tuesday for a …
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 2:35 p.m.
Judge denies motion to preclude death penalty for accused killer of Coeur d’Alene police officer
A Kootenai County judge on Wednesday denied several defense motions, including another attempt to take the death penalty off the table, in the case against a North Idaho man accused …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 9:41 a.m.
Woman killed by Kootenai County patrol car identified
The pedestrian killed by a Kootenai County sheriff’s deputy patrol car Saturday morning has been identified as Amber E. Viuhkola, 38.