Sandpoint OKs raises for mayor, council

SANDPOINT — Elected officials will receive a round of raises starting January 2016 following a council vote Wednesday.

City Council members’ monthly compensation will increase from $275 to $400 a month, while the mayor’s salary will increase from $1,000 to $1,200 a month. Due to Idaho code, the compensation increases cannot occur until the next city election.

For the rest of the story, see the print edition of the Bonner County Daily Bee or subscribe to our e-edition.

Read More News

Elite Iraqi forces push into Fallujah, expect fierce battle

AP

May 30, 2016 at 12:15 pm | Elite Iraqi special forces begin their push into Fallujah, expecting to encounter the stiffest resistance yet in the campaign to free territory from the Islamic State group

Read More

Chad's ex-dictator convicted, sentenced to life for abuses

AP

May 30, 2016 at 11:26 am | Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre has been found guilty of crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture and sex crimes during his rule and sentenced to life in prison

Read More

Rape allegation, race, glare of national media divide town

AP

May 30, 2016 at 10:46 am | A small Idaho town is struggling with the national attention brought by reports that a black high school football player was raped by three teammates

Read More

Teen killed, 2 others injured in crash near graduation party

AP

May 30, 2016 at 10:34 am | A 17-year-old driver has died and two teenage passengers were injured when his pickup truck crashed in the desert south of Kuna

Read More