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Racist fliers target Sandpoint mayor

Sandpoint Shelby Rognstad and others have been the target of racist fliers since April. Churches, elected officials and members of the community spoke out against the hateful literature on Wednesday.

2017 4A IEL preview: Sandpoint coach George Yarno Jr. ready to put new system to use

Second-year Sandpoint head coach George Yarno Jr. has been molded by first-rate football minds.

Plan in place for oil spills on Lake Pend Oreille, Clark Fork River

A response plan is in place in the event of an oil spill on Lake Pend Oreille and the Clark Fork River.

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 11:29 p.m.

Idaho football: Post Falls uses superior quickness to overtake Sandpoint in season opener

It’s an exaggeration to say that it has been since the Ice Age that a Post Falls football team has had as much speed as it showed on Friday …

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 8:24 p.m.

Kalispel paddle the Pend Oreille in dugout canoes, embracing historic ties to the waterway

For the first time in about a century, members of the Kalispel Tribe made a 51-mile journey in a traditional-style dugout canoe from City Beach Park in Sandpoint downstream to …

Man accused of shooting 2 Bonner County deputies fit to face charges

An Idaho man accused of shooting two Bonner County sheriff’s deputies in January has been found to be mentally capable of facing the charges against him after spending time at …

Wildwood Grilling of Sandpoint embarking on a $2 million capital expansion

Wildwood Grilling of Sandpoint is embarking on a $2 million capital expansion that will create 21 new jobs.

UPDATED: Fri., May 12, 2017, 7:27 p.m.

Golf with Jim Meehan: Future looks bright for scenic Idaho Club

The Idaho Club on Monday did what it usually does to me.

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 …

Second bridge to be built over Lake Pend Oreille

A railway company is moving forward with design and engineering for a second bridge over Lake Pend Oreille in northern Idaho.

Idaho teacher accused of sex with student pleads not guilty

A former Idaho teacher accused of having sex with a student has pleaded not guilty.

UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 9:33 p.m.

Snowmelt, unstable ground leads to northern Idaho mudslides

SANDPOINT – Mud, unstable ground and debris are causing major issues for roads and homes in North Idaho. Bonner County crews are working to clear multiple roads damaged by mudslides …

Teacher accused of having sex with student heads to trial

A former high school teacher in Idaho will stand trial for having sex with a former student. Nichole Thiel was bound over to district court on Wednesday after the victim …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 7:35 a.m.

Sandpoint’s Quest Aircraft taps aviation veteran to lead company

Quest Aircraft Company in Sandpoint has named aviation veteran Robert H. Wells its new CEO.

Heavy snow loads threaten floating northern Idaho homes

Floating homes along Lake Pend Oreille are tilting and sinking as a result of heavy snow loads on roofs.

Sandpoint’s Qkey, which puts online security in a user’s hands, shown at CES

A North Idaho startup aiming to boost online security and a virtual reality company with Palouse roots are showing their stuff this week at CES, the flashy, cutting-edge gadget show …

Idaho veteran given second chance with guide dog

A disabled veteran in Idaho is getting a second chance with a service dog next week after his first one was taken back because of unrestrained dogs in the neighborhood.

Schweitzer Resort ready to open Sky House summit lodge

Visitors to Schweitzer Mountain Resort soon can sit on top of the world with a warm drink in their hands. The ski resort near Sandpoint is about to open Sky …

Quest Aircraft CEO set to retire

Samuel Hill plans to retire next month as CEO of Quest Aircraft Company in Sandpoint. A search for a successor is underway.

Complete antique carousel finds new home in Sandpoint

The wooden horses were the life of the party, surrounded by bright lights, music and laughing families as they spun under their tent at fairs and festivals. But then the …

Election-related harassment in North Idaho reflective of hardened political attitudes

Claims of election-related intimidation and harassment in Bonner and Boundary counties haven’t been confirmed by authorities, but for some local politicians, both Republican and Democrat, the claims are believable.

Idaho prep runners make long trek to state cross country meets

It seems appropriate that North Idaho cross country runners are headed to southeastern Idaho for state meets on Saturday.

Six North Idaho prep volleyball teams head to state

The Lake City volleyball team has had some nice feats under first-year coach Jenna Leggat. The Timberwolves won the 5A Inland Empire League championship and followed it up with a …

Prep roundup: Lockwood helps Deer Park hold off Chewelah 20-6

Dean Lockwood rushed for 75 yards and a touchdown and Deer Park (4-1, 3-0) beat visiting Chewelah (2-3, 1-3) 20-6.

Sandpoint hangs on to beat Mt. Spokane 28-27

Sandpoint gave up a 21-point lead in the first half Friday and had to come from behind in the second half, but the Bulldogs found just enough to beat Mt. …

4A Inland Empire: Sandpoint Bulldogs chasing another crown

New coaches often inherit teams short on wins and long on challenges.

Sandpoint man walking on tracks killed by train

A Sandpoint man was struck by a train and killed Monday evening in Bonner County.

Sandpoint man dies after hitting deer on motorcycle

A Sandpoint man died early Saturday morning when he hit a deer while riding his motorcycle.

North Idaho prep soccer teams launch seasons

At least four North Idaho high school soccer teams expect to challenge for state championships this fall.

North Idaho football teams poised for season openers

Most Idaho high school football teams begin their seasons this weekend, and several area teams start with high hopes. For Lake City, Post Falls and Sandpoint it’s the beginning of …