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BNSF to use divers to remove fuel from train engine in Kootenai River after rock slide

While the train track damaged by a rock slide on New Year’s Day re-opened Saturday, two engines are still in the Kootenai River about 10 miles east of Bonners Ferry.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 3, 2020

Railroad should reopen on Saturday after rock slide; 1 locomotive still in Kootenai River

Gus Melonas, a spokesman for BNSF Railway Co., said the rock slide measured about 50 feet wide and 10 feet deep and fell onto the track from a 150-foot embankment. …

Avalanche warnings issued for parts of northern Idaho

Avalanche warnings have been issued for three counties in northern Idaho due to heavy snowfall.

Man attempting to cross the border in Boundary County drowns in Moyie River Monday

A man attempting to cross the border to the United States from Canada on Monday drowned in the Moyie River in Boundary County while being pursued by U.S. Border Patrol.

UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017

Body found floating in Moyie River northeast of Bonners Ferry in Boundary County.

A body was found floating face down in the Moyie River near the Meadow Creek Campground in Boundary County Monday evening.

UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017

Crews clear one lane of Highway 95 after mudslide buried 75-foot stretch in Boundary County

One lane of State Highway 95 was reopened in Boundary County this morning after a mudslide Tuesday night closed the highway in both directions.

UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017

Mudslide causes train to derail in Boundary County

A mudslide caused a dozen train cars to derail and some tumbled down a steep hillside Wednesday morning in Boundary County, Idaho.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 6, 2017

After 30 inches of weekend snow, Boundary County declares emergency

Boundary County and Bonners Ferry officials declared an emergency Monday in the aftermath of a snowstorm that brought nearly 30 inches of snow to some areas.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017

Boundary County man crawls for help after burning roof collapses on him

A Boundary County man escaped his burning home after the roof collapsed on him Wednesday and was able to crawl to a neighbor’s home for help.

Idaho Democrats call on feds to investigate intimidation claims

Idaho Democratic Party Chairman Bert Marley says he has asked the U.S. Attorney’s office to investigate complaints of voter intimidation in northern Idaho.

Heavier loads proposed for U.S. Highway 95 from Canadian border to Coeur d’Alene

Bigger trucks with heavier loads are proposed for U.S. Highway 95 and several other highways in North Idaho.

No charges in drowning death of Coeur d’Alene teen

The Boundary County prosecutor announced Friday that there will be no criminal charges filed in the drowning death of 16-year-old Reginald J. Nault on Lake Coeur d’Alene last year.

90-year-old Idaho Democratic delegate hasn’t given up hope for Bernie Sanders

BONNERS FERRY, Idaho - On one side of her jean jacket, Faye Morris wears a “Bernie” button. On the other, a button says “wage peace.” In the months before Idaho’s …

Boundary County gives Sanders his strongest showing in Idaho’s Democratic Caucus

The hotbed of support for Bernie Sanders among Idaho Democrats may be North Idaho’s Boundary County.

N. Idaho counties to get federal disaster aid

Local governments in North Idaho will get federal aid to help with damage from last month’s windstorm.

Kootenai Tribe takes on caribou recovery

The Kootenai Tribe of Idaho is stepping up efforts to save the last wild caribou herd in the Lower 48 states. The tribe has contracted with the U.S. Fish and …

Grizzly shot, killed near family’s North Idaho home

A 2-year-old male grizzly bear threatening a North Idaho family was shot and ultimately killed on Tuesday. Now Barbara Casey, who shot the bear, is worried she’s in trouble for …

Polygamist Mormons face new charges in British Columbia

Two leaders of a polygamous Mormon community in Bountiful, British Columbia, face criminal charges of keeping more than one wife, according to Canadian officials. Winston Blackmore and James Oler have …

One dead in North Idaho house fire

Firefighters pulled a body from a home Monday near Moyie Springs, Idaho, after putting out an intense fire.

Officials search for Boundary County runaways

Three runaway boys from Boundary Country are being sought by sheriff’s deputies.

Caribou face precarious prognosis

While the Cessna 182 circled, Tim Layser used binoculars to peer down into a snowy meadow. Woodland caribou tracks crossed the glade and led into a grove of trees. But …

Unemployment in Idaho drops

Idaho’s jobless rate went down two-tenths of a point to 9 percent in September, the first time it’s been below the national rate since last November, the Idaho Department of …

Getting a nose count

Next summer, grizzly bears will follow their noses to census sites. Enticed by the smell of fermented cow blood and fish guts, they’ll crawl through corrals of barbed wire to …

Grizzly kills hunter near Idaho-Montana border

BONNERS FERRY, Idaho – A grizzly bear wounded by a hunter later attacked and killed the hunter’s partner Friday after the two men tracked the animal in a remote area …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 16, 2011

Grizzly bear kills hunter near Boundary County

A grizzly bear killed a hunter in Boundary County today before another hunter fatally shot the bear.

Prosecutor releases details of N. Idaho grizzly killing

A grizzly shot by a Boundary County man had approached within 40 yards of his children, who were outside playing basketball, and when wounded, charged at the man, according to …

Not guilty plea entered in federal case of shot grizzly

A Boundary County man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to unlawfully killing a female grizzly bear in his yard. So many friends and family members showed up to support Jeremy M. …

Supporters pack hearing for man who killed grizzly

A Boundary County man pleaded not guilty today to unlawfully killing a female grizzly bear in his yard. So many friends and family members showed up to support Jeremy M. …

Fatal police encounter probed in North Idaho

A fatal confrontation involving a Boundary County deputy sheriff this morning in North Idaho is under investigation.

Driver accused in border incident

A Canadian truck driver is accused of trying to help a man illegally cross the international border into Boundary County, Idaho.