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Updated 5 hours, 48 minutes ago

Skiers, here's the latest

Lookout Pass Ski & Recreation Area opens slopes early for patrons

Updated 5 hours, 49 minutes ago
Pandemic puts strain on court system

Shoshone County Prosecuting Attorney Keisha Oxendine recently spoke to the News-Press about the state of things at the courthouse and it appears that one thi...

Updated 5 hours, 50 minutes ago
Wallace Holiday Celebration set to 'light it up'

Put on by the Wallace Chamber of Commerce and the Historic Wallace Marketing Group, the event will once again be packed with holiday activities while still k...

Updated 18 hours, 52 minutes ago
Silver Valley Chamber to launch 'Shop Small' event

Thought-up at the end of October, Shop Small is planned to coincide with the national holiday of "Small Business Saturday" on Nov. 28.

Updated 1 day, 6 hours ago
Bunker Hill Mining Corp. renegotiates option agreement

Under the new terms, the purchase price has been decreased by 30% from $11.0 million USD to $7.7 million USD.

Updated 4 days, 6 hours ago
Work progressing on former restaurant

The building has slowly been under renovation over the last few years after being a casualty in the McConnell Hotel fire in August of 2017.

Updated 4 days, 6 hours ago
Lookout for that boulder!

Loose rock causes crash near Mullan

Updated 4 days, 21 hours ago
Successful day for SCSO, complete with drug busts and missing hunters

The SCSO would like to remind hunters, hikers, snowmobile riders and any outdoor enthusiasts to please remember to tell someone of your plans before you go o...

Updated 4 days, 22 hours ago
Kellogg Lighting Ceremony canceled

A popular local tradition will unfortunately take 2020 off as Silver Mountain and the Silver Chamber of Commerce have decided to forego the Christmas Lighting Festival.

Updated 5 days, 4 hours ago
PHD approves district-wide mask mandate

Mandate orders Kootenai, Bonner, Boundary, Shoshone and Benewah to mask up immediately.

Updated 6 days, 6 hours ago
Masks back on Panhandle Health board's radar

As the COVID-19 surge continues, the health board's amended agenda will include a discussion and possible action item at Thursday's meeting.

Updated 1 week ago
Pool repair drawing more interest than before

After announcing their intentions to put the pool repair project up for a third time in the last 12 months, they have already drawn more interest than they d...

Updated 1 week ago
EPA exploring ideas for newly purchased property

A 160-acre parcel of land near Rose Lake was purchased last month by the Coeur d’Alene Work Trust (the Trust) under the direction of the Environmental Protec...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Be careful out there

Winter weather means chilly temps and more treacherous terrain and these conditions are the tops when it comes to causing injuries.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
This Rad Tech is pretty cool too...

Winchel is SMC’s radiology manager and has been with our local hospital for the last six years.