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Crews battle wildland fires

PRIEST LAKE — While firefighters were able to snuff a few of the fires caused by lightning on June 29, they weren’t able to extinguish them all.

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Fire burning near Priest Lake

PRIEST LAKE — A lightning-caused wildland fire has burned about six acres in the rough terrain near Priest Lake.

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‘My biggest race still continues’

SANDPOINT — A lot of incredible stuff happened in the seven days, 17 hours and 43 minutes it took Team Laughing Dog to cycle the 3,004 miles that is the Race Across America.

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Hugh Leedy hangs up his stethoscope

SANDPOINT — When he came to town in 1974, Sandpoint had 10 doctors.

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Museum director connects tales with military artifacts

SAGLE — Military memorabilia can be found everywhere from thrift stores, to waste collection sites and musty basements.

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Recent Obituaries

Sunday 07/05/2015
Andrew Mark Dearmin, 35
Posted: July 05, 2015 - 10:00 am

Andrew Mark Dearmin, 35, passed away on June 17, 2015.

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Thursday 07/02/2015
Helen Kathleen Hannah
Posted: July 02, 2015 - 10:00 am

Helen Kathleen Hannah, longtime resident of Sandpoint, Idaho, passed away peacefully on June 29, 2015, at the age of 94 at the Bridge.

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Wednesday 07/01/2015
Wilda Louise Kirk, 70
Posted: July 01, 2015 - 10:00 am

Wilda Louise Kirk, 70, of Sagle, Idaho, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2015, at the Hospice House in Hayden, Idaho.

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Kay Colleen Riley
Posted: July 01, 2015 - 10:00 am

On June 25, 2015,at 11:05 a.m., Kay Colleen Riley died peacefully in her home. She was surrounded and held by her children, Scott Allan Clausen, Mesha Kay and John Lois Edwards for her final breaths here on earth.

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John G. Guttry Jr., 87
Posted: July 01, 2015 - 10:00 am

John G. Guttry Jr., 87, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2015, in Sandpoint, Idaho.

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Israeli Cabinet reverses policy easing conversion to Judaism

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Cabinet has reversed an initiative aimed at easing the conversion process to Judaism in Israel.

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GB Packers tight end Quarless charged with firing a gun

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Green Bay Packers tight end Andrew Quarless was arrested Saturday after police said he allegedly fired two shots into the air during an argument outside a Miami Beach …

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Idaho’s personal income drops slightly

After four consecutive quarters of growth and increasing by nearly 2 percent between the third and fourth quarters of 2014, Idaho’s personal income showed very little change during the first q…

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