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UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 6:26 p.m.

National Weather Service adjusts snow forecast heading into Tuesday snow storm

The National Weather Service is predicting more snow to fall in northern Spokane County and north Idaho as the region’s first notable storm of the new year settles into the …



Three years later Spokane avalanche survivor shares what he’s learned

Three years ago today, Mike Brede was bleeding profusely, chilled to the bone and near dead. The experienced backcountry skier was skiing south of Lookout Pass above the St. Regis …


Hundreds ring in New Year with icy dip in Lake Coeur d’Alene for Polar Bear Plunge

Hundreds of people in shorts, bathing suits and sandals, shivering and and their teeth chattering in below-freezing temperatures, then willfully sprinting into the frigid waters of Lake Coeur d’Alene. Yep, …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 8:06 p.m.

North Idaho woman dies in single-vehicle collision near Hauser Lake

A North Idaho woman died Monday night in a single-vehicle collision near Hauser Lake.


Hunter killed in Nez Perce County in accidental shooting

A North Idaho man was killed Saturday near Soldiers Meadow Lake from an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound.


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 7:48 p.m.

Washington man pleads guilty to killing cab driver

A Washington man accused in the stabbing death of a Washington cabdriver in North Idaho has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 5:19 p.m.

Oregon man barricaded in Coeur d’Alene hotel room arrested after SWAT standoff

An Oregon man with felony arrest warrants barricaded himself in a Coeur d’Alene hotel room Thursday morning, leading to a SWAT standoff that ended with his arrest.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 10:54 p.m.

Despite poor showing in North Idaho, Democrats gain a few seats in the Legislature

Democrats did poorly throughout North Idaho, but managed to pickup a few seats in southern Idaho.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 8:54 a.m.

Jury awards $75,000 to Hayden couple in ‘war on Christmas’ lawsuit

A North Idaho jury awarded a Hayden-area couple $75,000 last week, ruling a homeowners association was guilty of religious discrimination in a story billed as a “war on Christmas” by …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 5:53 p.m.

Deputies shoot suspect in Smelterville, Idaho

A man was injured early Monday morning in an officer-involved shooting in North Idaho.


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 4:55 p.m.

Coeur d’Alene school evacuated when explosives were found nearby

Ramsey Elementary School in Coeur d’Alene was evacuated Friday afternoon after reports that a person brought a large amount of explosive material to the nearby Coeur d’Alene Police Department.


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 7:45 p.m.

Fatal shooting in Bonner County reported as self-defense

The Bonner County Sheriff’s Office said the fatal shooting of a 39-year-old man on Friday afternoon appears to have been an act of self-defense.


How to respond to racist robocalls from North Idaho: Accordion-playing clowns, says Virginia man

Justin Beights has sought a permit to stage a whimsical, extremely annoying demonstration outside the Sandpoint-area home rented by Scott D. Rhodes – a man who appears to be responsible …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 6:23 p.m.

Big fires still burning in Washington and Idaho, though their growth has slowed

As Washington and Idaho wind down on one of the worst fire seasons on record, several blazes continue to burn unabated as they eat up firefighting efforts and spew smoke …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 9:49 p.m.

Michigan rallies in sixth inning to top Coeur d’Alene in Little League World Series opener

Ryan Knaebel capped a four-run, sixth-inning rally with a winning single and Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan, topped Coeur d’Alene 5-4 in the opening round of the Little League World Series …


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 6:17 p.m.

Wildfires spreading in North Idaho

Using firefighting airplanes, crews are working to suppress two of the biggest fires growing in North Idaho – Cougar Fire and Surprise Creek Fire.


In robocalls featuring ‘Friends’ theme song, California neo-Nazi Patrick Little says he’s coming to Sandpoint

A California man who has called the Holocaust “a lie” and claims Jews conspired to stop him from winning a U.S. Senate race says he plans to establish a “regional …


UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 10:02 p.m.

North Idaho entrepreneur Nicholas Smoot arrested under suspicion of domestic battery

Coeur d’Alene entrepreneur Nicholas R. Smoot, who has gained attention for his work in bringing an internet startup culture to North Idaho, was arrested Wednesday under suspicion of domestic battery.


June powder turns greet Spokane skier in Idaho backcountry

Mike Brede headed to North Idaho on Sunday and Tuesday in search of snow. He’d been watching the weather and thought there was a good chance there would be some …


UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 10:28 a.m.

Murder trial in N. Idaho vacated after failing to seat jury

A murder trial in northern Idaho has been called off after officials say they failed to seat a jury.


UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 1:37 p.m.

11-year-old boy approached by ‘suspicious male’ in a van near Landings Park in Coeur d’Alene

An 11-year-old boy says he was approached by a suspicious man in a van near Landings Park Wednesday afternoon.


UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 9:03 p.m.

Man shot by Coeur d’Alene police Wednesday morning expected to recover

Coeur d’Alene police officers shot a man early Wednesday morning after receiving reports that he had a gun and was suicidal.


N. Idaho man pleads guilty to ‘lie and buy’ gun crime

A 23-year-old North Idaho man has pleaded guilty to lying to buy a gun for his own use, but that instead was for someone else.


Two North Idaho teens hospitalized after falling through ice on Avondale Lake

Two North Idaho teenagers were rescued Saturday after falling through thin ice on Avondale Lake.


Paul Turner: Eastern Washington could gain respect with simple name change – statehood not required

We ought to abandon the “ern” and start referring to our side of the Evergreen State as “East Washington.”


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 10:38 p.m.

‘A wait-and-see kind of a situation’: How the federal government shutdown would be felt in Eastern Washington, North Idaho

Federal offices in Eastern Washington and North Idaho are preparing for a potential government shutdown as lawmakers


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 9:47 p.m.

North Idaho Democrat to run for governor

The only Native American lawmaker currently serving in the Idaho Statehouse says she’s running for governor in 2018.


Area roundup: Cheris Brown’s hat trick propels Sasquatch to victory

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College volleyball notes: WSU enters rugged Pac-12 after strong preconference run

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