Local News

BNSF announces crossing closures

February 26, 2017 at 5:00 am

COCOLALLA — BNSF Railway will be closing several roads over the coming week to work on crossings in the southern part of the county. On Tuesday, BNSF Railway will be closing the south end of Cocolal...

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Former ITD official resigns

February 26, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press COEUR d'ALENE — Facing felony theft and fraud charges, Idaho Transportation Department business manager Scott Fellom has resigned. Fellom is accused of embezzling $13,363.85 in forged checks from th...

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Sam Owen Fire annexes Warren Island

February 26, 2017 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee HOPE — An island is a special place with a romantic mystique, but there are many logistics involved in living on one. Less than a mile of water separates Warren Island from the mainland, but it is ...

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Facebook posts bring end to dirt bike heist

February 26, 2017 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee SANDPOINT — Incriminating posts on social media brought a swift end to a motorcycle theft investigation, according to court records. Matthew Duane Howard Jr. is charged with grand theft. He made a...

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Charley Packard shared heart through music

February 26, 2017 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee SANDPOINT — To know the true heart of an artist, you have to first become acquainted with their art. In Charley Packard’s case, it would be tempting to think that could be achieved by listening to ...

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Road weight limits announced

February 25, 2017 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee SANDPOINT — Weight limits are in effect for some county roads. No early morning hauling is allowed on any Bonner County maintained road posted with weight limits. • District 1 (south of the Long Bri...

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Lethal flu season hits Idaho hard

February 25, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press Flu kills, and this year in Idaho, it’s particularly deadly. There have been 47 influenza-related deaths in Idaho this season, more than in the past 17 seasons. Thirteen of those deaths were in Nor...

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Constitutional Contention

February 25, 2017 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press By KEITH COUSINS Staff writer COEUR d’ALENE — A proposal asking for the U.S. Constitution amendment limiting the federal government’s spending power is heading to the Idaho Senate floor. The Sen...

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Shelter receives $25,000 grant

February 25, 2017 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee PONDERAY — Hundreds of cats come into Panhandle Animal Shelter every year. Limited space to house them comfortably and safely has made PAS’s feral cat and low-income spay and neuter programs a top ...

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