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Dover community reacts to boating accident on Pend Oreille River

DOVER, Idaho - As the 4th of July weekend kicks off, boaters on the Pend Oreille River are taking precautions after the tragic boating accident on Tuesday. Many boats hit the water early on Friday. One of them was Bill Collier. He’s lived in Dover for 15 years and he says he’s never seen a boating accident quite like what happened on Tuesday.
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Bonner County Daily Bee

Efforts continue in search for missing boaters

PRIEST RIVER — Efforts to find three missing boaters were unsuccessful Thursday, Bonner County Sheriff's Office officials said. The trio were reported missing after the boat they were in capsized on the Pend Oreille River near Thama on Tuesday. The body of a fourth person in the performance-style boat was located Wednesday near where the accident occurred.

Idaho Mother Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Causing Significant Injuries to Infant

A Hayden mother will spend at least eight years in prison after causing broken bones and other serious injuries to her 7-week-old infant last year. Hailey N. Harris, 26, pleaded guilty in March to felony injury to a child. Judge John Mitchell sentenced her June 22 to eight years in prison, with two additional years possible , according to court minutes.

Newborn Baby Abandoned on Doorstep in Coeur d'Alene, Police Say

A newborn baby was reportedly abandoned on the doorstep of an apartment in Coeur d'Alene. Officers responded around 6 a.m. Thursday to the area of Hanley Avenue and Courcelles Parkway, just down the street from Lake City High School, for the baby that was left outside a nearby apartment, according to a Coeur d'Alene Police Department news release.
FOX 28 Spokane

Coeur d’Alene resident discovers newborn baby at his doorstep

COEUR d’ALENE, Idaho – A newborn baby was found abandoned Thursday morning around 6 a.m. at the Rockwood Lodge Apartments in Coeur d’Alene. A man, who KHQ spoke to, says he was walking out the door to work when he noticed something move to the left of his doorway. He immediately called police and the baby was transported to Kootenai Health for a full evaluation.

Newborn baby abandoned on steps of Coeur d'Alene apartment

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho — The Coeur d'Alene Police Department (CDAPD) found an abandoned newborn baby on the steps of an apartment complex early Thursday morning. At approximately 6 a.m. on Thursday, officers arrived to the area of Hanely Avenue and North Courcelles Parkway after receiving a report of an abandoned baby. The baby was reportedly left on the doorstep of a nearby apartment.

Newborn Baby Abandoned on Idaho Apartment Doorstep

Northern Idaho is trying to locate a mother who left a newborn, just hours old, on the front doorstep of an apartment. KTVB Says, "The Coeur d'Alene Police Department (CDAPD) found an abandoned newborn baby on the steps of an apartment complex early Thursday morning. Medical personnel arrived and took the baby to Kootenai Health to be evaluated. Police said the baby appeared to be a full-term, healthy baby. The baby, who police said was born just hours before they arrived to the apartment, was wrapped in a towel and left in an outside stroller."
Bonner County Daily Bee

Sandpoint United Methodist Church Welcomes new pastor

The Rev. Catherine Lyle will be welcomed to the Sandpoint United Methodist Church commencing Sunday, July 3, at the corner of Cedar and Boyer. Worship service begins at 9 a.m. but the community may meet and greet the pastor any time after 8 a.m. The congregation and new pastor welcome...
Bonner County Daily Bee

3 missing, 1 killed in Tuesday boating accident

PRIEST RIVER — Three people remain missing after their boat capsized Tuesday on the Pend Oreille River near Thama. The body of a fourth person was recovered Wednesday morning near where the boat capsized, Bonner County Sheriff's Office officials said. The search for the missing boaters was suspended at...
Coeur d'Alene Press

Sheriff scrutinized for rally attendance

Kootenai County Sheriff Bob Norris is facing scrutiny after his appearance at a GOP rally reportedly attended by multiple white nationalists. Regional and national news outlets recently took notice of a video that showed Norris speaking at an April 16 political event at Cruisers Bar and Grill in Post Falls.
Bonner County Daily Bee

County commissioners approve plot divisions, payments, personnel policy changes

SANDPOINT — The county commissioners meeting ended in under 20 minutes on Tuesday and began with the unanimous approval of the consent agenda. Approved as part of the consent agenda were liquor licenses for the Bank Barroom and Bistro in downtown Sandpoint (formerly Beet & Basil) and for the Bottle Bay Bar & Grill in Sagle.
Coeur d'Alene Press

'Mamma Mia!' premieres tonight

The Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre production of the popular Broadway musical “Mamma Mia!” opens tonight and runs through July 10 on the Schuler Performing Arts Center stage at North Idaho College. With closing night already sold out, Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre has added two more performances to...
Sandpoint Reader

High inflows continue to affect lake level

In an update shared with the on June 28, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers spokesperson Scott Lawrence said that the Albeni Falls Dam — located on the west side of the county and responsible for controlling how much water flows through the Pend Oreille River from its source in Lake Pend Oreille — would begin shifting operations to attempt to get the lake at a consistent summer level.

After Patriot Front arrests in North Idaho, meet the new ‘Conflict Entrepreneurs’

“It is clear to us based on the gear that the individuals had with them, the stuff they had in their possession and in the U-Haul with them, along with paperwork that was seized from them, that they came to riot downtown,” said Coeur d’Alene Police Chief Lee White. It’s not every day you see a […] The post After Patriot Front arrests in North Idaho, meet the new ‘Conflict Entrepreneurs’ appeared first on Idaho Capital Sun.