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Updated 1 day, 1 hour ago

Youth dies in drowning accident

SANDPOINT — A Sandpoint youth died in a Tuesday afternoon drowning accident near Popsicle Bridge.

Updated 14 hours, 28 minutes ago
Over half of Idaho COVID-19 deaths linked to long-term care facilities

BOISE — State officials said during Tuesday’s AARP telephone conference that 58% of Idaho’s COVID-19 deaths have been linked to long-term care facilities.

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
KSD submits plan for approval

KELLOGG — After 21 hours of conferences, small group meetings and a lot of information sharing, the Kellogg School District came up with a reopening plan tha...

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
Last week to apply for PPP

This weekend is the cutoff for one of the CARES Act’s most valuable features and one that Silver Valley business owners may want to take advantage of before ...

Updated 1 day, 10 hours ago
Jet boats enforcement concerns residents

The war for the North Fork continues to rage on as Coeur d’Alene River property owners and recreators are at odds over the use of jet boats on the popular su...

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
Fire danger elevated to ‘High’

Crews battle multiple brush fires

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
SCSO fights uphill battle on North Fork

KINGSTON — The North Fork of the Coeur d’Alene River has always been a popular summertime recreation area for people near and far.

Updated 1 day, 15 hours ago
Palaniuk comes from behind to win Bassmaster Elite event at Lake Champlain

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — Turning in his best performance of the week, Brandon Palaniuk leveraged a blistering afternoon bite to sack up 21 pounds, 6 ounces and wi...

Updated 1 day, 15 hours ago
NIC: Masks required on campus

No gray area or flexibility, says President Rick MacLennan

Updated 2 days, 14 hours ago
High mercury levels found in CDA Basin fish

IDHW updates consumption advisory

Updated 2 days, 16 hours ago
US: Snake River dams will not be removed to save salmon

The U.S. government announced Friday that four huge dams on the Snake River in Washington state will not be removed to help endangered salmon migrate to the ...

Updated 5 days, 12 hours ago
COVID-19: Community spread in Boundary, Shoshone Counties

Panhandle Health District (PHD) has identified community transmission of COVID-19 in Boundary and Shoshone counties.

Updated 5 days, 14 hours ago
WSD awaiting reopening plan approval

WALLACE — The Wallace School District has completed and submitted its reopening plans for the 2020/21 school year.

Updated 5 days, 14 hours ago
Planning for all of KSD’s moving parts

KELLOGG — The Kellogg School District officials have been working diligently over the past few days as they prepare to present reopening plans for review by ...

Updated 5 days, 14 hours ago
Help ‘Close the Divide’ with device donations

KELLOGG — It’s like how the old saying goes, “team work makes the dream work.”