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Sentence stands in case

January 21, 2017 at 5:00 am

SANDPOINT — The Idaho Court of Appeals is affirming the sentence handed down in a child pornography case against a former Bonner County man. Lance Robert Pearson was charged with sexual exploitati...

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Beers named county coroner

January 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee SANDPOINT — Bonner County commissioners appointed Robert Beers on Wednesday to complete the term of Coroner Kathryn “Kit” Rose, who announced her retirement last month. Beers brings to the office ...

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Labor ordered in PR animal cruelty case

January 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee SANDPOINT — A Bonner County woman was ordered Wednesday to serve two days on the sheriff’s labor detail for throwing a misbehaving puppy to the ground and pummeling it, court records show. Megan R...

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Clark Fork students showcase track projects

January 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee CLARK FORK — From art to avalanche training, students at Clark Fork Junior/Senior High School showed off their semester projects during Friday's "Experiential Learning Track Showcase." T...

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Sagle planning meeting on tap

January 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee SAGLE — A community meeting on the Sagle sub-area plan will be held Tuesday at Sagle Elementary. The meeting, held by the Bonner County Planning Department, will begin at 6 p.m. at Sagle Elementary,...

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Life-saving amputation performed in tight space by Kootenai Health surgeons

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press COEUR d’ALENE — Dr. Edward DeTar and Dr. Marcus Torgenson have performed more than 1,200 leg amputations combined over the course of their careers. But, until Thursday, neither Kootenai Health surgeo...

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‘Unprecedented’ rescue in Interstate 90 accident

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press ROSE LAKE — A three-semi accident on icy Interstate 90 near the Rose Lake interchange on Thursday resulted in an “unprecedented” rescue for Kootenai County. After three semis collided early in the...

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Orange sends clear message to keep out

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press Hunters and outdoorsmen in Texas and most of the Southwest are well aware of the “Purple Paint Law.” Arkansas was first to adopt the legislation in 1989, and its meaning was clear: No Trespassing. ...

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Injured deputy released from the hospital

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee SANDPOINT — A Bonner County sheriff’s deputy who was shot in the line of duty Monday was released from the Kootenai Health on Thursday, but a fellow deputy remained listed in serious condition. Koot...

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