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Smelterville woman in jail for killing her boyfriend

SMELTERVILLE, Idaho — When a North Idaho man didn't show up for work, Shoshone County deputies went to check on him. But, his girlfriend of ten years wouldn't open the door. Stephanie Paris is currently locked up in the Shoshone County Jail. Deputies say she shot and killed her boyfriend, Aaron Peterson.
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Arrest made in Smelterville murder case

SMELTERVILLE – A Smelterville woman has been charged with murdering her boyfriend after a Shoshone County Sheriff's deputy conducted a welfare check on their home Wednesday morning and discovered his body. Stephanie Paris, 47, had her first appearance in court Thursday afternoon before Magistrate Judge Keisha Oxendine, where her...
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SCSO investigating death in Smelterville

The Shoshone County Sheriff's Office is actively investigating a death at a residence on N. St. James Ave. in Smelterville. One female individual has been taken into custody for her suspected involvement. Sheriff Mike Gunderson tells the News-Press that more information will be released on Thursday, following the completion of...
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Suspect arrested in connection to deadly shooting in St. Maries

ST MARIES, Idaho - Idaho State Police (ISP) say they've arrested a suspect in a deadly shooting in St. Maries Wednesday morning. 20-year-old Lonnie Layman is accused of shooting and killing 23-year-old Moses Shearer in the parking lot of the Ridgeview Apartment complex. Layman was arrested in Calder, Idaho and...

Idaho Restaurant Named One of the Best Hidden Gem Restaurants in America

Nestled in a city that is home to 791 residents, this locally owned restaurant is among an elite list of places worth pulling off major freeways to enjoy!. 24/7 Tempo put together a list of the Best Hidden Gem Restaurant in Every State and the choice for Idaho is in one of our state’s most interesting small towns - Wallace. The once booming silver mining town proclaimed itself the “Center of the Universe” in 2004, because no one could prove that it wasn’t. According to Atlas Obscura, They installed a manhole cover to prove it and designed it to include initials of the towns four main mines that resulted in producing over 1.2 billion dollars in silver.

Suspect arrested in Calder for deadly St. Maries shooting

ST. MARIES, Idaho – Idaho State Police arrested a suspect in a deadly shooting in St. Maries on Wednesday morning. Officers arrested 20-year-old Lonnie J. Layman, who is accused of shooting a 23-year-old man in the parking lot of the Ridgeview Apartments complex. The victim later died in the hospital.
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Pinehurst man charged in child abuse case

KELLOGG –– A Pinehurst man was arrested on Tuesday and has been charged with multiple counts of felony injury to a child. Sean A. Reed, 31, had been living with his former girlfriend and her children but had been kicked out of her house after she alleged that Reed had been abusing her non-verbal three year-old son.
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Elvi Stewart, 80

Elvi Stewart of Pinehurst, Idaho, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2022 at the Shoshone Medical Center in Kellogg; she was 80 years old. Elvi was born on December 1st, 1941 in Finland. She came to the United States with her parents and four siblings in 1957 and settled in the upper peninsula of Michigan. After tragically losing her first husband in death, Elvi moved to Pinehurst along with her four young children, in order to be closer to their grandmother. In November of 1967, she married Jim Stewart and they stayed in Pinehurst, where they raised the four children together.
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City submits additional info to FEMA

KELLOGG — Kellogg city officials are hopeful that their most recent submission to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) could be their final one as they seek to revise their decades-old flood maps. The city submitted their original letter of map revision (LOMR) in February 2021, but FEMA asked for...