Stories tagged: Sandpoint
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 …
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 1:40 p.m.
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 …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 10:35 a.m.
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 …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 11:34 a.m.
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.
Tue., April 4, 2017, 11:22 a.m.
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 …
Thu., March 23, 2017, 1:52 p.m.
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.
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
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.
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 3:31 p.m.
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 …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 12:05 p.m.
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.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 1 p.m.
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 …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 11:49 a.m.
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.
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 8:28 p.m.
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 …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 5:53 p.m.
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.
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 11:08 a.m.
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.
Wed., Oct. 26, 2016, 11:29 a.m.
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 …
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016, 11:17 p.m.
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.
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016, 8:23 p.m.
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. …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 3 a.m.
4A Inland Empire: Sandpoint Bulldogs chasing another crown
New coaches often inherit teams short on wins and long on challenges.
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016, 8:47 a.m.
Sandpoint man walking on tracks killed by train
A Sandpoint man was struck by a train and killed Monday evening in Bonner County.
Sat., Aug. 27, 2016, 3:02 p.m.
Sandpoint man dies after hitting deer on motorcycle
A Sandpoint man died early Saturday morning when he hit a deer while riding his motorcycle.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 3:19 p.m.
North Idaho prep soccer teams launch seasons
At least four North Idaho high school soccer teams expect to challenge for state championships this fall.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 2:10 p.m.
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 …
Sun., July 24, 2016, 4 a.m.
Fashion model from Sandpoint shows different is beautiful
Far from the shores of Lake Pend Oreille where she grew up, Alison Midstokke is showing the world “a different kind of beauty.” The 31-year-old New Yorker is realizing her …
Mon., July 11, 2016, 6:06 p.m.
George Yarno Jr. takes over Sandpoint football
The Sandpoint football job is one
UPDATED: Thu., June 30, 2016, 5:46 p.m.
Truck strikes 2 Litehouse employees near Sandpoint, killing one
Two employees of Litehouse Foods near Sandpoint were struck by a pickup truck while on a lunchtime walk Thursday. One was killed and one was critically injured, the Idaho State …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 7:34 p.m.
N. Idaho woman imprisoned for breastfeeding while on meth
A northern Idaho woman will spend up to a year in prison for exposing her child to methamphetamine while breastfeeding.