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UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019

North Idaho man recovering in hospital after reportedly being shot in the face during domestic dispute

A north Idaho man is recovering in the hospital after Shoshone County Sheriff’s deputies say he was shot in the face during a domestic violence incident.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2018

Deputies shoot suspect in Smelterville, Idaho

A man was injured early Monday morning in an officer-involved shooting in North Idaho.

100 years ago in North Idaho: Mine managers ask for troops to get strikers back to work

The managers of mines in and around Mullan, Idaho, wired the Idaho governor to ask that “troops be held in readiness” to quash labor troubles.

Body pulled from Coeur d’Alene River near Kingston

A body was pulled from the Coeur d’Alene River near Kingston Saturday night weeks after a fisherman first reported seeing human remains in the river near Enaville.

UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018

Human remains found during road construction near Kingston, Idaho

Human remains were discovered Thursday morning at a roadway construction site near Kingston, Idaho, authorities said.

UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018

Search for missing 69-year-old man in Shoshone County suspended

The Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office has suspended the search for a 69-year-old man who went missing late Friday evening

UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018

Idaho troopers use spike strips to arrest fleeing Spokane Valley kidnapping suspect

The Idaho State Police said Monday that troopers investigating a reported kidnapping pursued a Spokane Valley suspect along Interstate 90 and eventually used spike strips to flatten the tires of …

Avalanche warnings issued for parts of northern Idaho

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

100 years ago in Spokane: Arctic explorer Robert E. Peary to give speech at Lewis and Clark High School

Spokane was preparing for the arrival of Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary, the famed arctic explorer. City dignitaries planned to greet Peary at the train station and take him “on …

UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017

Residents of central Shoshone County likely to be without water for most of today

A water main that broke just outside of Pinehurst, Idaho, Tuesday evening could lead to as many as 3,000 residents of central Shoshone County being without water for most of …

100 years ago in Spokane: Sisters among those winning lottery for Colville Reservation land

From our archives, 100 years ago The Spokesman-Review’s front page cartoon showed a man labeled “Mr. Nearly Every Man,” perusing the list of Colville Reservation land drawing winners. He had …

Two arrested after armed robbery, freeway chase in North Idaho

Two young males armed with a knife robbed a Wallace, Idaho, store early Sunday morning and led police on a high-speed chase on Interstate 90. The Wallace Super Stop was …

Family dog killed near Cataldo, Sheriff says it’s not related to rumors of mass dog deaths

Shoshone County Sheriff Mitch Alexander confirmed Saturday that a dog has been killed in the area, but said he has been trying to dispel rumors that it is connected to …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 13, 2015

Hunter dies from gunshot wound in North Idaho

A hunter died of an apparent accidental shooting Monday evening in Murray, Idaho, the Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office said.

Grizzly captured, collared in Montana killed by hunter in Idaho

A Montana grizzly bear caught, radio-collared and released by researchers near Idaho on Aug. 4 has been shot and killed by a hunter near Wallace.

Grizzly captured, collared in Montana killed by hunter in Idaho

A Montana grizzly bear caught, radio-collared and released by researchers near Idaho on Aug. 4 has been shot and killed by a hunter near Wallace.

Idaho officials plan to trap, relocate errant grizzly bear

A Montana grizzly bear that had been trapped, collared for research and released northwest of Noxon has wandered to the Coeur d’Alene River area north of Interstate 90, where Idaho …

Jim Kershner’s This Day in History

From our archives, 100 years ago Someone smuggled some knives in with dinner at the jail in Wallace.

N. Idaho woman sentenced to 15 years for killing husband

WALLACE, Idaho — A North Idaho woman who shot and killed her husband and then left his body in their bedroom for more than a year has been sentenced to …

“Saran Wrap Bandits” identified by Shoshone County deputies

Shoshone County deputies have identified three boys believed to be the “Saran Wrap Bandits” who were stretching Saran Wrap across Interstate 90 in late March.

Inmate’s escape sheds light on shortage of jail deputies

The escape of an inmate via the Shoshone County Jail’s front door has shed light on the jail’s low staffing – sometimes as low as one guard watching over 50 …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 18, 2015

At Shoshone County Jail, where inmate escaped Tuesday, 1 deputy guards 30 or more

Former Kellogg resident Roy J. Bieluch, 48, escaped from the Shoshone County Jail Tuesday night and deputies are searching for him.

Shoshone County mother accused of killing her 22-month-old daughter

A Shoshone County woman was arrested Friday and accused of killing her 22-month-old daughter in August.

Prosecutor: Idaho trooper ‘justified’ in shooting man on I-90

An Idaho State Trooper was justified in shooting a Montana motorist who grabbed a gun during a police check along Interstate 90 at Lookout Pass in June, Shoshone County Prosecuting …

North Idaho man charged with shooting helicopter

A North Idaho man who police say shot four times and twice hit a Lewiston-based helicopter working on a controlled burn in Shoshone County has been charged with felony interfering …

Getting lost can cost – and taxpayers get hit

The first call came from snowmobilers near the old mining town of Murray, Idaho. Dusk had set in, and the caller was worried about a man who had gotten separated …

Shoshone County man charged with lewd behavior

Bond has been set at $250,000 for a Kingston, Idaho, man charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious behavior with a 5-year-old girl.

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 …

Mine blaze likely arson

A fire inside the Lucky Friday Mine last month likely was set by an arsonist, according to the Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office. About 170 miners who were working in the …

Copter crews rescue stranded hunters

A missing Post Falls man and his teenage daughter were located by an Air Force rescue crew in a remote section of North Idaho on Thursday morning just before the …