Bonner County, IDBonner County Daily Bee

County issues stop-work order against RV park, sand beach

SAGLE – A private development at Bishops Bay is facing a civil lawsuit from the Bonner County Board of Commissioners. The lawsuit centers around the construction of a multi-space RV park and removal of natural vegetation along a section of the Pend Oreille River without obtaining permits beforehand. The lawsuit...
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Priest River, IDBonner County Daily Bee

Timber Days coming this weekend

Priest River’s Timber Days will begin this Friday, with a cornhole registration at 5:30 p.m., the tournament at 6 p.m. and the Hot Neon Nights car cruise at 7 p.m. sponsored by the Asphalt Angels. The event is returning after being canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19 risks. Because of...
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Hope, IDBonner County Daily Bee

Crews make strides on Trestle 6 fire

HOPE — The last and largest of the Trestle Creek Complex fires is beginning to yield to firefighter efforts. TCC 6 is 37% contained as of Tuesday afternoon. The 470-acre fire seven miles north of Hope has been the most difficult for firefighters to counter due to steep terrain and lack of access to the blaze. Started by a lightning storm on July 7, the fire is the last to be contained of the six sparked by the storm.
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Sandpoint Voice

4-Day Weather Forecast For Sandpoint

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Sandpoint: Wednesday, July 28: Haze during the day; while haze then areas of smoke overnight; Thursday, July 29: Haze; Friday, July 30: Haze during the day; while clear overnight; Saturday, July 31: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight;

Legendary Lake Pend Oreille, Part 6

Jane Fritz has lived in Sandpoint, Idaho, for 40 years and is a published writer, poet, independent radio producer and author of Legendary Lake Pend Oreille (Keokee Books, 2018, 2010). She is also the media director of The Idaho Mythweaver, a 30-year-old nonprofit organization that has worked with the Plateau tribes of the region. For many years, she was a community producer of feature stories and documentaries for KPBX, as well as for national programs like Living on Earth (now on PRX) and National Native News. Her most recent writing and poetry typically deal with threats to the natural world, especially endangered wildlife.
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Sandpoint Voice

Sandpoint Daily Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Sandpoint: Tuesday, July 27: Partly sunny then chance of rain showers during the day; while chance of rain showers then haze overnight; Wednesday, July 28: Mostly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Thursday, July 29: Sunny during the

Community calendar - July 29 to August 4

SPOT BUS: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Bonners Ferry to Sandpoint and back. Call 24 hours in advance, 208-267-4740. Al Anon Meeting: 7:30 p.m., United Methodists Church, 6568 Lincoln Road. Meeting is also available via Zoom. For more information and access to meetings, call Roger Z. or Naomi Z. at 208-946-5219.
Sandpoint, IDBonner County Daily Bee

History's Window: Harry Llewellyn Roberts

Editor’s note: Longtime historian Bob Gunter spent his life diving into history, capturing the people and places of the community, highlighting what made it special. Bob’s tales would take the reader on a journey of someone in the community, sharing their life, their stories and celebrate what make each person unique. “Tell me a story,” he would ask the person or two, or three, or as many as he could coax out of them.

Man steals construction vehicle, faces grand theft charges

On July 18, at 6 a.m., Idaho State Police Cpl. Shane Grady responded to a report of a stolen D8-T Caterpillar being driven by Boundary County resident Allen Funkhouser. According to court documents, Trixie Edwards reported the stolen dozer, stating the vehicle was going Southbound on Highway 95 around milepost 452.
Priest River, IDBonner County Daily Bee

Duane Edwin Peterson, 84

Duane Edwin Peterson of Priest River died at Newport Hospital on Sunday, July 18, 2021. He was 84. Duane was born January 21, 1937, at Priest River, Idaho, to Edwin George Peterson and Mary Ethel (Brumley) Peterson. The family lived at Highway 2 Albeni Falls, Oldtown, Idaho, when he was born. He attended school and graduated from Priest River High School where he was a basketball player. He then married Jeanine E. Loris of Priest River and they moved to Oldtown, where they had two children, Trevis and Elizabeth.
Rathdrum, IDCoeur d'Alene Press

Rathdrum advances transparency agenda

RATHDRUM — Rathdrum officials recently decided they would no longer televise City Council or Planning & Zoning meetings on Zoom. That prompted vocal concern from citizens about the council’s motives. But never fear: Transparency is here. On Monday, the city reversed its position. “Effective immediately, we will begin live broadcasting...

Walleye locations in Lake Pend Oreille during late-July 2021

Walleye are still concentrated in the western basin of Lake Pend Oreille, especially in the northern portions of Oden Bay and near the Sandpoint bridges. More walleye have moved into the Pend Oreille River, with concentrations near Laclede and Thama. The table below provides locations of walleye, northern pike and...
Bonner County, IDBonner County Daily Bee

Charles Marshall Yoke

Charles Marshall Yoke, loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and devoted friend passed away peacefully at home in Spokane, Washington, surrounded by his family to enter his eternal home with his Savior on July 21, 2021. Dad was born in Spokane, Washington, on January 25, 1929, where he, his father, Marshall,...