Stories tagged: boundary county
Mon., Jan. 6, 2020
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
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. …
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017
Avalanche warnings have been issued for three counties in northern Idaho due to heavy snowfall.
Wed., May 24, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016
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.
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016
Bigger trucks with heavier loads are proposed for U.S. Highway 95 and several other highways in North Idaho.
Fri., July 22, 2016
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.
Thu., June 16, 2016
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 …
Wed., March 23, 2016
The hotbed of support for Bernie Sanders among Idaho Democrats may be North Idaho’s Boundary County.
Wed., Dec. 23, 2015
Local governments in North Idaho will get federal aid to help with damage from last month’s windstorm.
Sat., Aug. 29, 2015
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 …
Fri., Aug. 14, 2015
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 …
Thu., Aug. 14, 2014
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 …
Tue., Jan. 28, 2014
Firefighters pulled a body from a home Monday near Moyie Springs, Idaho, after putting out an intense fire.
Tue., Aug. 20, 2013
Three runaway boys from Boundary Country are being sought by sheriff’s deputies.
Sun., Feb. 26, 2012
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 …
Sat., Oct. 22, 2011
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 …
Sat., Sept. 24, 2011
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 …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2011
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
A grizzly bear killed a hunter in Boundary County today before another hunter fatally shot the bear.
Mon., Aug. 29, 2011
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 …
Wed., Aug. 24, 2011
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. …
Tue., Aug. 23, 2011
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. …
Mon., May 16, 2011
A fatal confrontation involving a Boundary County deputy sheriff this morning in North Idaho is under investigation.
Tue., Oct. 19, 2010
A Canadian truck driver is accused of trying to help a man illegally cross the international border into Boundary County, Idaho.