Stories tagged: Sandpoint
Sat., Aug. 30, 2014
Post Falls outlasts Sandpoint
SANDPOINT – Post Falls football coach Jeff Hinz was quick to acknowledge how special the Trojans’ 42-39 season-opening win over the Sandpoint Bulldogs was Friday at Barlow Stadium. Then Hinz …
Tue., July 15, 2014, 3:32 p.m.
Officers, woman shot ID’d in Sandpoint hospital shooting
The Bonner County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday released the names of officers involved in the fatal police shooting outside the Bonner General Hospital on July 8.
UPDATED: Wed., July 9, 2014, 12:29 p.m.
Woman, armed with knife, killed by officers in Sandpoint
The Bonner County Sheriff’s Office is withholding the name of a 35-year-old woman shot and killed by Sandpoint police officers Tuesday night.
Sun., June 29, 2014
Perfect day to play some street ball
Some 6,859 teams stormed 458 courts Saturday as the 25th installment of the world’s largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament engulfed downtown Spokane. Many of the 26,810 Hoopfest players weren’t much bigger …
Tue., June 24, 2014
UI experiment finds hardwoods have potential for Northwest timber industry
Trudging through a densely planted patch of birch trees in spitting rain, Ronald Mahoney spotted one more. He yanked the chain saw into action, sawed a V-shaped wedge into the …
Thu., June 12, 2014
Sandpoint-based Kochava tracks app downloads, usage for advertisers
Companies around the globe are creating apps that allow users to shop, play games, connect, manage bank accounts, share photos or watch videos on their mobile devices. Kochava, a Sandpoint …
Fri., May 2, 2014
Notebook: Ex-Panther Chandler Rogers rules in Oklahoma
When Chandler Rogers moved to Stillwater, Oklahoma last summer, he left as arguably the best wrestler in Mead history – and he still had one year left in high school. …
Sat., April 19, 2014
Sandpoint innovators’ solar road panels remove snow, generate power
The streets of Sandpoint may soon lead to an energy revolution. The city is on track to be the first to replace a traditional road surface with super-strong, textured glass …
Mon., March 17, 2014
Then and Now: Sandpoint once called a ‘wretched hole’
Sandpoint is known today as a tourism destination for skiers, hikers and fishermen. But for the last century, it was an important railroad stop and a center of logging and …
Fri., March 7, 2014
Women landing growing share of aviation jobs; Quest Aircraft in Sandpoint an example
SANDPOINT – When Amber Phillips was 15, her grandfather took her flying in a Piper Navajo. Now she’s 26 and helps build airplanes next to the Sandpoint airport. Phillips is …
Thu., Jan. 30, 2014
Lee: Veteran coach has Sandpoint girls playing for each other
Bill Bender was minding his business, enjoying retired life in Sandpoint from 41 years in education and coaching when his wife brought home an application for a coaching position two …
Mon., Jan. 27, 2014
As many men age, they realize something is missing in life. Often this epiphany is sparked by a collapsing marriage, unfulfilling career or shortage of friends. Perhaps the children are …
Thu., Jan. 9, 2014
Sandpoint mourns death of Mayor Marsha Ogilvie
Sandpoint Mayor Marsha Ogilvie is being remembered as a champion for children in crisis and a strong civic booster. Ogilvie, 64, died Wednesday morning. She had battled lung cancer over …
Mon., Dec. 9, 2013
Holland has surgery on collarbone
VAIL, Colo. – Two-time Olympian and six-time Winter X Games snowboardcross champion Nate Holland had surgery for a fractured collarbone over the weekend and is expected to return to action …
Thu., Oct. 31, 2013
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 …
Sat., Oct. 5, 2013
Cheney doesn’t let this one get away
It wasn’t going to happen again. A week after giving up a lead and ultimately losing to the Pullman Greyhounds, the Cheney Blackhawks weren’t about to repeat the mistakes of …
Tue., Sept. 24, 2013, 8:50 a.m.
Authorities blame Sandpoint plane crash on drunk pilot
SANDPOINT — Authorities in North Idaho say a pilot who crashed his twin-engine plane at the airport in Sandpoint was flying under the influence of alcohol.
Tue., Sept. 10, 2013, 1:11 p.m.
Coldwater Creek sees drop in earnings, blames weak July
Net revenue for the quarter was $149.7 million, compared with $163.7 million in 2012 Q2. Net sales from the retail segment were $118.6 million, compared with $129.9 million in the …
Sat., Sept. 7, 2013
Knights live up to preseason hype in victory
East Valley receiver Gage Burland and the multifaceted JT Phelan proved worth the preseason hype. “They make plays,” Knights football coach Adam Fisher said, adding their multiple threat poses problems …
Thu., June 6, 2013
Four friends team up to create Sandpoint music venue, The Hive
There’s a new venue buzzing with activity in Sandpoint. About a month ago, four friends came together to create The Hive, a music and event center on 207 N. First …
Sat., May 25, 2013, 2:32 p.m.
No charges filed in Sandpoint homicide
Charges will not be filed against a Sandpoint man who killed his father-in-law during a fight in February, Bonner County Prosecuting Attorney Louis Marshall said Friday.
Sun., May 12, 2013
Here’s the Dirt: Work begins on CdA WinCo
A Utah contractor has started work on an $8.5 million WinCo Foods shopping Center in Coeur d’Alene.
Wed., Feb. 27, 2013, 9:05 a.m.
Idaho teen accused of shooting BB gun at man
SANDPOINT — A Sandpoint teen has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault after police say he shot an Airsoft pellet gun at a Sandpoint city worker.
Sun., Feb. 10, 2013
Nordic ski trails sprout near Sandpoint
Cross-country skiers donating time, energy and their own grooming equipment are inspiring Sandpoint – a town of alpine skiing tradition – to get active on skinny skis. “It’s a classic …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2013, 11:14 a.m.
Man killed, another shot in the arm in Sandpoint
Police in Sandpoint are investigating a confrontation that left one man dead and another with a gunshot wound to his arm.
Sun., Jan. 27, 2013
Sandpoint byway wins award
SANDPOINT – The American Council of Engineering Companies of Idaho has selected the U.S. Highway 95 realignment project in North Idaho as the winner of the 2013 Engineering Excellence Awards …
Thu., Nov. 29, 2012
Coldwater Creek CEO stepping down soon
Sandpoint women’s apparel retailer Coldwater Creek said its CEO and co-founder Dennis Pence will step down at the end of the year. Jill Brown Dean, who has been with the …
Sun., Sept. 30, 2012
Sand Creek Byway has restored ‘small town’ feeling
It’s shoulder season in Sandpoint. The summer crowds have dispersed and skiers have a couple of months to wait until the slopes open. But there is a bustle in town …
Sun., Aug. 12, 2012
Scotchman Peaks group rises to occasion for lookout
The Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness, based in Sandpoint, is teaming with the Forest Service to restore the Star Peak Lookout in the Kootenai National Forest near Heron, Mont. The …
Thu., Aug. 2, 2012
Festival turns 30 with first-rate lineup — beginning to end
One of the best-ever lineups at the Festival at Sandpoint, by sheer crowd appeal, starts tonight with the world-renowned Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Johnny Clegg. And then it just keeps …