Stories tagged: Priest River
THURSDAY, 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 …
FRIDAY, 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 …
THURSDAY, 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 – …
WEDNESDAY, 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 …
FRIDAY, 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 …
FRIDAY, 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 …
SUNDAY, 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.
THURSDAY, 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 …
TUESDAY, 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 …
TUESDAY, 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 …
WEDNESDAY, 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 …
WEDNESDAY, 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, …
SUNDAY, 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 …
FRIDAY, 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 …
TUESDAY, 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 …
THURSDAY, 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.
THURSDAY, 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 …
SUNDAY, 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 …
MONDAY, 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 …
THURSDAY, 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 …
SUNDAY, 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 …
SATURDAY, 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 …
MONDAY, 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.
SUNDAY, AUG. 15, 2010
Comments sought on Priest River landfill cleanup
A draft plan for cleanup of a former Priest River landfill is open for public comment.
THURSDAY, AUG. 12, 2010
Two hospitalized in U.S. 2 crash near Priest River
An inattentive driver caused a crash near Priest River Wednesday that sent two people to a Spokane hospital, Idaho State Police said.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23, 2010
Alzheimer’s patient found dead
An 80-year-old man who walked away from a Priest River, Idaho, residence early Tuesday was found dead that afternoon.
SUNDAY, AUG. 16, 2009
Architect restores his family’s legacy
In 1923 Brian Runberg’s grandmother, Vivienne Beardmore McAlexander, celebrated her 18th birthday at the grand opening of the Beardmore Block in downtown Priest River. The building was owned by Vivienne’s …
SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2009, 11:36 A.M.
Motorcycle accident in Priest River
A resident of Newport, Wash., crashed his 1985 Harley Davidson motorcycle near Priest River, Idaho, shortly before midnight Friday. Jade Schauss, 31, was traveling south on Old Priest River Road …
TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2009, 1:50 P.M.
Salvage worker hurt after fall at mill
A worker with a Lewiston salvage company is in serious condition at Deaconess Medical Center after he fell and hit his head Tuesday morning while dismantling equipment at a former …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2009, 11:27 A.M.
Body of missing camper recovered from Pend Oreille River
The body of a Kootenai County man missing since he slipped into the Priest River last month was recovered Monday at the Albeni Falls Dam. Searchers had suspended the hunt …