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PRIEST RIVER — What does community involvement look like? It looks like support for local events and fundraisers. It looks like giving time, money and providing resources to every aspect of our rural life from lawn mower races to advocating for a women’s shelter. It looks like supporting school events, hospice and soup kitchens.
SANDPOINT — Sandpoint’s new Public Works director is a familiar face — former Bonner County Road & Bridge Director Ryan Luttmann.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Health and rescue officials say two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a northeast Nigerian refugee camp, killing at least 56 people.
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local):
A water expert who first raised concerns about lead in Flint's drinking water dismissed as "contrived" a city official's suggestion in an email that anti-corrosive phosphates weren't added to the Flint River because of worries that the chemicals would promote bacterial growth.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Drug testing of North Carolina welfare recipients and applicants is now happening at social service offices in the state.
NEW YORK (AP) — Police are searching for a man they say stabbed his girlfriend and her three daughters in a New York City hotel, killing the woman and one of the girls.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sister Mary Benedicte wants to focus on feeding the hungry lined up outside a soup kitchen in a gritty part of San Francisco.
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin-backed strongman of Chechnya has issued a stream of threats against Russia's liberal opposition, but his primary audience appears to be the Russian president himself.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The international debate over eliminating sales tax on tampons and other feminine hygiene products that women must use has made its way to conservative Utah.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Here's the latest on the 2016 presidential race as Republican and Democratic candidates head from New Hampshire to South Carolina and beyond. All times local:
With a turbo-charged engine and a price tag that starts at under $35,000, the 2016 Q3 SUV delivers a fun and nimble ride along with Audi prestige.
2016 Audi Q3 2.0T quattro Tiptronic
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwanda's government has signed an agreement with a U.S.-based robotics company to build infrastructure for drones that would deliver medical supplies to health facilities across the country.
HALEIWA, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii's big wave surf competition was called off early Wednesday when the 40-foot swells predicted failed to materialize, event spokeswoman Jodi Wilmott said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King is looking for a new crown: Hot Dog King.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has smudged ashes on the bowed heads of prelates, nuns and ordinary Catholics during Ash Wednesday Mass in St. Peter's Basilica. The ritual marks the start of Lent, a period of penitence, prayer and self-sacrifice as the faithful prepare for Easter.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis and to update infrastructure, including lead water pipes, in the city and across the state.
MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — A suspect shot and wounded three people, including two students, after a high school basketball game in western Michigan before a sheriff's deputy shot and wounded him, authorities said.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman serving life without parole in her granddaughter's running death is on life support after a possible heart attack.