Stories tagged: Priest River
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 5:26 p.m.
Remains of woman missing since 2004 found near Coeur d’Alene
Remains found in a wooded area near Coeur d’Alene have been identified as 34-year-old Christine Lott,
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017
Priest River Industrial Park: A small-town economic success story
After 37 years, a group of tenacious volunteers in Priest River, Idaho, just a few miles from the Washington border, can claim a spot among those that have succeeded in …
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 4:55 a.m.
In brief: Water study, Thorofare topic of Priest Lake meeting
An open house meeting to explain alternatives for managing Priest Lake water levels and navigation through The Thorofare is set for Friday at 4-7 p.m. at Priest Lake Elementary School, …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
Two Priest River boys shot at while fishing; one wounded in leg
Two Priest River teens were shot at while fishing near Priest River Tuesday and one was wounded in the leg as they fled the area, according to the Bonner County …
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 4 a.m.
2017 Intermountain League preview: Timberlake seeks to continue title streak
The Timberlake football team may field its youngest team ever under coach Roy Albertson.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 3:21 p.m.
Jogger killed by log truck in Priest River
A woman visiting family in Priest River, Idaho was struck and killed by a log truck last week while jogging along a two-lane road.
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 10:20 p.m.
Plane crash lands in Pend Oreille River near Priest River
A pilot and his passenger were uninjured after they ended up in the Pend Oreille River after trying to land their float plane around 11:30 a.m. Thursday.
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 3 a.m.
Intermountain League: Timberlake still the favorite but rest should close gap
While the Timberlake Tigers are favored to claim a 13th consecutive crown and advance to the state playoffs for a 14th straight year under Roy Albertson, this is the first …
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 10:21 p.m.
Jim Meehan: Frank Capehart, 87, deals remarkable pair of aces
Frank Capehart was playing with his buddies at the Ranch Club in Priest River on May 10 so it was already going to be a good day. It got quite …
Thu., May 19, 2016, 6:13 p.m.
Priest River teacher marks 25 years of astronaut visits
Someone once told teacher Chris Naccarato he’d never get an astronaut to visit his students at Priest River Elementary School. He didn’t get one. He got over 20 astronauts – …
Wed., Aug. 26, 2015
Idaho state lawmaker’s Confederate flag photo disappointing to some
An Idaho state representative’s Facebook post of herself posing with a Confederate flag has touched a nerve in the state, which still resents being associated with the racism of Richard …
Fri., Aug. 7, 2015
Rally centers on veteran, potential weapons confiscation in Priest River
A group of about 100 people in Priest River, Idaho, lined up outside a U.S. Navy veteran’s house Thursday to protest claims that federal officials plan to confiscate the man’s …
Fri., July 24, 2015
Idaho Transportation Department to pay $52K in fines for asbestos error
The Idaho Transportation Department has agreed to pay nearly $52,000 in fines for demolishing a Priest River office building that was riddled with asbestos, without taking precautions to keep the …
Sun., March 29, 2015
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago “Dead Man’s Curve,” on the road to Palouse about 8 miles east of Colfax, claimed two new victims.
Thu., Feb. 26, 2015
Idaho boys basketball roundup: Lakeland Hawks end drought
It was a smile of relief. Sure Lakeland boys basketball coach Dave Stockwell was overjoyed to see his team break a state tournament drought. But it was definitely a stress-relieving …
Tue., Feb. 24, 2015
Priest River looks for boys basketball coach after firing Nick Ivie
First-year Priest River boys basketball coach Nick Ivie has been fired. Ivie, a Priest River graduate, didn’t coach in the Spartans’ final regular-season game last week and wasn’t with the …
Tue., Sept. 9, 2014
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago Three masked robbers jumped from the woods and held up the “auto stage” of the Priest River-Priest Lake line and absconded with the passenger’s …
Wed., April 30, 2014
Softball notes: Sibling rivalry good for Spartans
Brittany Krampert’s initial response to her little sister showing an interest in softball was a bit short of welcoming. “For a while I was actually mad she was playing it …
Wed., April 16, 2014
Softball notes: LC’s Sage Scheiwiller always weighs her options
Sage Scheiwiller’s choices are as plentiful as her talents. Scheiwiller is having a successful season as Lewis and Clark’s pitcher, but she began her high school career at second base, …
Sun., Feb. 24, 2013
Field Reports: Priest Lake fish plan to be presented at meeting
FISHING – As a divisive debate on managing non-native lake trout with native cutthroats and popular kokanee at Priest Lake continues, Idaho Fish and Game officials will hold a public …
Fri., Feb. 22, 2013
Moscow advances to state tournament
Dane Randall and Nick Ellison combined to score 26 points as the Moscow Bears recovered from a shaky third quarter to beat the visiting Lakeland Hawks 60-53 for the 5A …
Tue., Dec. 18, 2012
Driver in deadly I-90 incident charged
A Hayden man charged with killing a man who had stopped to assist another motorist on Interstate 90 west of Spokane was ordered Monday to remain in the Spokane County …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2012, 10:15 a.m.
Drawdown of Priest Lake begins Oct. 8
The drawdown of Priest Lake to its winter level will begin Oct. 8.
Thu., May 10, 2012
N. Idaho sheriff candidate defends cross burning
A white power activist campaigning to be the next Bonner County sheriff hosted a cross burning last week with fellow Ku Klux Klan members and is defending the ceremony as …
Sun., May 6, 2012, 3:23 p.m.
Accident injures two near Priest River
Two people were injured in a late night accident on Highway 2 east of Priest River Saturday. The Idaho State Patrol reported that a 2001 GMC Yukon was heading west …
Mon., Oct. 10, 2011
Then & Now photos: Priest River
Most people see the town of Priest River, Idaho, population 1,750, while en route to cabins and campgrounds on Priest Lake. But the town has a rich timber and railroad …
Thu., Sept. 15, 2011
Smithsonian’s traveling exhibit debuts in big event for little Priest River
When one lifelong resident of Priest River, Idaho, learned a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution would spend more than a month in her hometown, this was her response: “I …
Sun., July 24, 2011
Kalispel Tribe restoring native trout in Pend Orielle tributary
The good ol’ days are back for cutthroat trout in a 5 1/2-mile stretch of a Pend Oreille River tributary. A handful of genetically pure westslope cutthroat trout have been …
Sat., Feb. 26, 2011
Coeur d’Alene boys headed to state 5A tournament
The Coeur d’Alene boys found an extra gear in the fourth quarter and passed Lewiston for a 67-58 win in the 5A Region 1 tournament at Coeur d’Alene High School …
Mon., Aug. 23, 2010
One killed, five hurt in Highway 57 crash
A Spokane woman was killed Saturday and several others were hospitalized in a collision near Priest River, Idaho.