Kohberger Death Penalty Would Cost $1M More Than Life In PrisonThe LanternNewsBreak Contributor
Liberty Lake City Council considers using post-election scheduling quirk to give itself the power to ban booksRANGENewsBreak Contributor
Liberty Lake looks to consolidate control over libraries — againRANGENewsBreak Contributor
After a 24-year-old worker was killed in an accident, work has resumed at the mine in MontanaKR NewsNewsBreak Contributor
Airplane Crash Reported in HaydenNews WaveNewsBreak Contributor
Kootenai County Sheriff's Office Probes Discovery of Human Remains in Local Twin Lakes Area
On November 26, 2023, human remains were found in the Twin Lakes area, prompting a response from the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO). Local hunters discovered the remains on their private property on Timber Ridge Road.
Discover the 5 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Kootenai County, Idaho!
The state of Idaho has a reputation for having a low crime rate. Overall, the Idaho State Police reported a decrease in crime in 2022, and the Gem State ranks fourth in the nation for the fewest crimes per 100,000 residents. Surprisingly, though, there are certain areas in this state that you might want to stay away from if you’re planning on going for a run or stroll after dark.
2 hurt after shooting at apartment complex in Coeur d'Alene
Two people were hurt after shots were fired into an apartment in Coeur d'Alene. Officers were called to the complex on West Hanley Avenue and West Voltaire Lane around 5:30 p.m. Two people have non life-threatening injuries and the suspect is facing a long list of charges.
Kootenai County home prices hold steady amidst higher interest rates
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho — Kootenai County’s home prices are holding steady. The Coeur d’Alene Regional Realtors reported that the median price of a single-family home was $525,000 in October, the same as September, but down 4.5% from a year ago. That makes it tough for locals to...
My Unforgettable Dining Experience at JB's Restaurant
I recently had the pleasure of dining at JB's Restaurant, and I must say, it was quite an experience. I had to wait a bit before being seated, but trust me, it was worth every minute. The seafood might not have been the freshest, but the sushi and hand rolls were a delight to my taste buds. The All You Can Eat deal was a real treat, and the service was nothing short of excellent.
Kittens in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in priest river, ID?
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around priest river..
Striving for sobriety during the holidays
COEUR d'ALENE — For many, the days between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve can be bright and merry, but there’s also the possibility of stress taking root and disrupting people’s battles to achieve or maintain sobriety. Dr. Magdelena Greene is the medical director of the detox...
Spokane Valley Resident, Stephen H. Yohler, Convicted of Grzogorek's Murder: Awaiting Sentencing in February
Stephen H. Yohler, a 21-year-old, was found guilty of all charges related to the murder of 15-year-old Preston Grzogorek on November 21, 2023. The Spokane County Superior Court jury, led by Annette Plese, convicted Yohler of Aggravated Murder 1st Degree, Murder 1st Degree with Aggravating Circumstances, Conspiracy to commit Murder 1st Degree, and Tampering with a witness. The charges involved the use of a firearm, a gang-related offense, and the involvement of a minor, Daisy L. Redthunder.
Witness tampering charges dismissed against former Liberty Lake police officer
Witness tampering charges have now been dismissed against a former Liberty Lake police officer who resigned after the charges were announced this year. Body camera footage showed the officer coaching the people involved in a potential burglary to tell a different story than what actually happened. Spokane County Prosecutors decided not to pursue this case because they can't find any witnesses.
Sandpoint’s Snowy Safety
This winter is meant to be much colder than usual. With the coldest days being predicted in late November, December, and January. Last year, Sandpoint saw so many days with freezing temperatures, high winds, heavy snow, and icy roads. Many SHS students said that there were so many days that should have just been snow days, especially due to unsafe conditions. Many people sent complaints to the LPOSD Admin, saying that the weather was too cold for children to be waiting for buses, or walking to school.
Dalton Gardens: Idyllic Rural Charm Meets Urban Convenience
Tucked away in the scenic heart of Kootenai County, Idaho, Dalton Gardens offers a refreshing escape to those yearning for the tranquility of rural life without straying far from urban amenities. With a population just over 2,000, this small but vibrant city is steeped in a rich history dating back to 1878. Despite facing adversities like the severe freeze of 1935, Dalton Gardens has emerged as a lush bedroom community, where spacious lots and clear night skies foster a close-knit atmosphere.
1 lane closed at intersection of Pointe Parkway and Beck Road in Post Falls
POST FALLS, Idaho — Heads up to drivers traveling near the Maverik on Stateline, you may want to find a detour. The intersection of West Pointe Parkway and North Beck Road will be closed from Nov. 27 - 30 while crews work on fiber optics in the area. One...
Idaho High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Kootenai County Today - November 28
If you're wondering how to stream today's local high school basketball action in Kootenai County, Idaho, keep your browser locked on this page. All of the details are highlighted below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune...
Sunny and cold with an Air Stagnation Advisory through Thursday - Mark
Sunny and cool with light winds. Air Stagnation Advisory through Thursday as all the smoke and dust remains close to the ground. Clouds and cooler Wednesday with Thursday looking the same.
Weekly Safety Report: Runaway Teen, Arrest, and Illegal Baiting of Eagles in Kootenai County, Idaho
This week in Kootenai County, Idaho, there were three incidents of concern. A 16-year-old runaway named Connor Dalmolin was reported missing after being last seen at a grocery store on October 31. The Bonner County Sheriff's Office made an arrest near Highway 95 and Granite Loop, prompting a warning for residents to lock their doors and windows. Additionally, there were reports of eagles in Coeur d'Alene being illegally baited for photography, which is a citable offense.
Man accused in officer-involved shooting allegedly pointed a gun at the Spokane Valley deputy
The man accused in an officer-involved shooting in Spokane Valley allegedly pointed a gun at a deputy before they fired three founds at the suspect. According to new court documents, Deputy Anthony Goslin remains on administrative leave for this investigation.
North Idaho College accreditor says board has made little progress in efforts to keep accreditation
The college remains under a "show cause sanction," which means it could still lose accreditation if certain things aren't corrected by next year.
NIC trustees quickly — and unanimously — make leadership change
North Idaho College trustees made another leadership change last week — but this one came without fireworks. They voted 5-0 to switch board chairs, selecting Mike Waggoner to replace Greg McKenzie. Waggoner, elected in November 2022, is a political ally of McKenzie and trustee Todd Banducci. All three have...
Bite into Delight: The 4 Bakeries You Can't Miss in Post Falls
In this article, we're exploring four exceptional bakeries in Post Falls. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Elk, Washington: A Testament to the Railroad Era's Legacy
Nestled in the northern realms of Spokane County, the rural town of Elk stands as a legacy of the railroad boom that swept through Washington in the late 19th century. Founded as Peddit's Township of Elk, this community became a crucial hub for the Spokane Falls & Northern Railroad, engineered by the visionary Daniel Chase Corbin. His foresight connected remote mining regions to the burgeoning infrastructure, catalyzing commerce and settlement in the area.