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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: Thu., May 4, 2017, 12:44 p.m.

In Sandpoint school board races, candidates resist ‘alt-right’ and ‘Redoubter’ labels

Candidates and current members of a North Idaho school board say they’re trying to block a slate of far-right ideologues from winning a majority in this month’s elections. But those …

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 …

Sandpoint-area school district won’t arm teachers

The school district serving the Sandpoint area is no longer considering a proposal to arm teachers and other staff members as a security measure, the superintendent said. There is little …

Lake Pend Oreille School District mulls training, arming teachers

SANDPOINT — A school board in Sandpoint is considering a new school security policy that includes training and arming district staff and teachers.

Reading the need

When the Lake Pend Oreille School District was forced to cut $2.5 million from its budget due to state reductions, officials knew something had to be done to help offset …

U.N. class plans trip to New York City

For most students, school has only been in session a few weeks. But the students enrolled in Sandpoint High School’s Model United Nation’s class have been hard at work since …

Parents sue over 8-year-old’s school arrest

The parents of an 8-year-old autistic girl who was arrested at her northern Idaho elementary school are suing the school district and the sheriff’s department in federal court, contending the …

Keeping kids a priority hard for pinched district

Priorities. Ask anyone what their priority in life is and the answer most likely will be something that relates to the well-being of their family. For parents, many will say …

School district stays positive amid severe cuts

Priorities. Ask anyone what their priority in life is and the answer most likely will be something that relates to the well being of their family. For parents, many will …

Ready! helps parents teach children

Most have heard of the book or at least are familiar with its contents. Robert Fulghum’s “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” talks of important life …

Bonner County man claims he posted Obama images

A former Bonner County sheriff’s deputy is claiming responsibility for posting manipulated images of President Barack Obama wearing a Nazi uniform on the doors of three Sandpoint schools.