Stories tagged: kootenai county
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 7:38 a.m.
Mayor of Harrison, Idaho, resigns, citing fears for family’s safety and disagreement over development
Kayleen Walker, who’s served as mayor of the small vacation town of roughly 200 people since 2017, resigned Aug. 6 after vandalism of her home near downtown. Walker said she …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 11:42 a.m.
The proposed facility is one of several projects aimed at reducing overcrowding in the state’s prison system, where roughly 62% of inmates are held for probation or parole violations – …
Tue., July 9, 2019
Witnesses said a second man was armed with a pistol as he ran from Coeur d’Alene police officers in the chaos that followed two shooting incidents at a Fourth of …
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Rules for the Fourth of July haven’t changed: fireworks banned in Spokane city limits, most of the county
Fireworks are banned in most of Spokane County, including Spokane, Spokane Valley, Cheney, Liberty Lake and all unincorporated areas.
UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019, 9:50 p.m.
Lightning strikes two homes near Post Falls during heavy storm Thursday; area near Colville sees power outage from wind
Lightning struck two houses near Post Falls during a brief but heavy thunderstorm Thursday evening. The houses saw light damage and no one was hurt.
Thu., May 23, 2019, 5 a.m.
Multiple tax proposals on the ballot Tuesday in Kootenai County won wide support, but not enough to surpass the super-majority requirement needed for approval.
UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
Kootenai County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of a girl in Hayden.
Wed., May 1, 2019, 5 a.m.
Kootenai County GOP embraces promoters of far-right ‘Pizzagate’ and ‘Great Replacement’ conspiracy theories
Kootenai County Republicans claim they voted last week to promote freedom of speech. In doing so, they embraced a couple who have promoted the far-right hoax known as “Pizzagate” and …
UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019, 10:25 p.m.
Spokane detectives say a recently arrested 34-time felon used fake tattoos that threw them off in their investigation of a 2018 carjacking and kidnapping.
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 9:06 p.m.
A 13-year-old was arrested early Monday morning under suspicion of leading Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies on a high speed chase near Athol.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 8:15 p.m.
A Coeur d’Alene woman, who remains under investigation for the suspicious death her husband from last February, pleaded guilty Tuesday to embezzling more than a half million dollars from the …
Mon., Jan. 14, 2019, 8:10 p.m.
Christian A. Reynolds appeared in court Monday on numerous charges, including aggravated assault, drug trafficking and driving under the influence.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 9:28 p.m.
Hayden man cleared of hate crime, found guilty of battery in altercation with Spokane church group last summer
Richard A. Sovenski Jr. faces a potential sentence of up to six months in county jail for the attack, which was caught on video. However, jurors did not believe his …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 8:06 p.m.
A North Idaho woman died Monday night in a single-vehicle collision near Hauser Lake.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 10:54 p.m.
Democrats did poorly throughout North Idaho, but managed to pickup a few seats in southern Idaho.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 5:49 p.m.
A man was killed early Monday morning near Post Falls in what Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies are describing as a home invasion that turned into a fatal shooting.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 9:37 p.m.
In second day of testimony, Dennis Magner says he has no memory of crash that killed three on Lake Coeur d’Alene
During his second day of testimony, former Spokane advertising executive Dennis Magner told jurors he had no recollection of crashing his boat into another vessel on Lake Coeur d’Alene two …
UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 3:46 p.m.
North Idaho firefighters are battling several small brush fires near the Coeur d’Alene Airport. Jim Lyons, spokesman for Northern Lakes Fire District, said crews were battling about seven fires, though …
UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018, 10:48 p.m.
A missing North Idaho woman who is wanted on grand theft charges is now a suspect in her husband’s death.
UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018, 8:42 p.m.
Detectives raided two Coeur d’Alene businesses and seized dozens of cases of wine and four kegs of beer earlier this week amid allegations the products had not been sold through …
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 10:02 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene entrepreneur Nicholas R. Smoot, who has gained attention for his work in bringing an internet startup culture to North Idaho, was arrested Wednesday under suspicion of domestic battery.
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 8:35 a.m.
A North Idaho teen accidentally shot in the face by his older brother likely will have his eyes removed as part of medical recovery.
Mon., June 25, 2018, 3:39 p.m.
A 13-year-old was hospitalized Friday after Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies say he was accidentally shot in the face with a shotgun.
UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018, 10:40 p.m.
Two Sandpoint Police Department officers were justified in returning fire and killing a man who reportedly shot at them while they responded to a small apartment complex in west Sandpoint …
UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018, 1:51 p.m.
The family of a 21-year-old who was killed in a car accident Friday has filed a restraining order against the Kootenai County Coroner’s office alleging they kept her body against …
UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 8:31 p.m.
Footage shows violent altercation between army vet, officers at Coeur d’Alene hospital; both sides blame other for escalation
Harrison McLean writhed in pain as his wife, Lindsay, drove him to the Kootenai Health emergency room last summer following an allergic stomach reaction. Just a short while later, both …
Thu., May 10, 2018
A crowded ballot for Kootenai County Commissioner District 3 shows some familiar names. In 2016, Bob Bingham edged Leslie Duncan in the last Kootenai County commissioner primary. Bingham earned 29.2 …
UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
Less than a week after she was knocked off the ballot, former Idaho state Rep. Kathy Sims was granted another chance to return to the Legislature. First District Judge Richard …
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 10:04 p.m.
A Rathdrum man has been charged with first-degree murder in the November death of a 7-month-old girl.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 4:18 p.m.
Kootenai County has 4,565 active warrants filed in its courthouse, 254 of the felony variety.