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Savoring Sandpoint: 4 Must-Visit Mexican Restaurants in Town
In this article, we're exploring four exceptional Mexican restaurants in Sandpoint. Have you had the chance to visit any of these culinary gems? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Taste of Italy: Top 3 Italian Restaurants in Sandpoint You Can't Miss
This article presents a guide to three outstanding Italian restaurants in Sandpoint. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
New candidates for BoCo commissioner, Dist. 1A House
The slate of Republican candidates for the 2024 election is getting longer with the recent announcement that Clark Fork resident Dimitry Borisov intends to seek the Bonner County commissioner seat for District 3 and Cornel Rasor’s apparent intention to run for the District 1A position in the Idaho House of Representatives.
City seeking bids for Fifth and Pine stoplight project
The city of Sandpoint is seeking bids from qualified contractors for the city’s Fifth Avenue and Pine Street Signal Project. The project will relocate a traffic signal from Fifth Avenue and Church Street to Fifth Avenue and Pine Street, with the job to include demolition, asphalt pavement, sidewalk, curb and gutter, fiber conduit, traffic control, relocation of the traffic signal, illumination, signage and related work.
Sandpoint Middle School safe to occupy after potential asbestos discovery
SANDPOINT, Idaho — After a water leak led to the potential discovery of asbestos at Sandpoint Middle School, it was found that the school is safe to occupy. Most piping insulation materials were proven asbestos-free by laboratory analysis. The inspection found one pipe tested had insulation material that was proven to be regulated for asbestos content (regulated-ACM).
State Fugitive Wanted on Multiple Warrants Located Deceased in Athol, Idaho
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho – Yesterday morning, the U.S. Marshals Greater Idaho Fugitive Task Force located fugitive Todd Miller in a residence off Kelso Lake Road in Athol. Miller, 50 years old, is a Moyie Springs, ID, resident with extensive ties in Kootenai County and Bonner County. On February 2, 2024, the Boundary County District Court in Bonners Ferry, Idaho issued a felony arrest warrant for Miller charging him with Forcible Penetration, Sexual Abuse of a Child and Indecent Exposure. Also, on February 14, 2024, the Kootenai County District Court in Coeur d’Alene issued a felony arrest warrant for Miller charging him with Failure to Appear stemming from a drug charge.
Judge finds racist robocaller liable for 4,959 illegally spoofed calls
Justice finally caught up with Scott Rhodes, a man who lived briefly in Sandpoint while conducting a yearslong campaign of hate through racist robocalls directed at individuals across the nation — including the Reader and its publisher, me. The U.S. District Court in Montana issued a partial summary judgment...
Daher, GAMA International Internship Program Looking for Candidates
Interns will have the opportunity to gain experience at Daher’s Kodiak aircraft production facility in Sandpoint, Idaho and the company’s headquarters in Tarbes, France. [Courtesy: Daher]. It has been said there is no better way to explore a career than through an internship. Some of them are more...
Sandpoint 2024 Youth Track and Field Program: Opportunities for K-6 Students
The Sandpoint Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces, along with the Sandpoint Track Team, are launching the 2024 Youth Track and Field Program for K-6 students. The program, led by Sandpoint track athletes and a volunteer coach from LPOSD, offers a range of events including sprints, distance events, hurdles, relays, long jump, high jump, shot put, discus, and a pole vault clinic. It will run from March 18th to May 22nd, 2024, with weekly practices at the Sandpoint High School Track.
The future of public comment at the BOCC
The Bonner County board of commissioners maintained an uncharacteristically reserved first half of its regular business meeting on Feb. 20 — unanimously approving airport grant applications, the Justice Services’ purchase of a Chevrolet Equinox and continued improvements to county roads and bridges, among other nuts-and-bolts agenda items — before once again sparring over public comment.
Bonner County Sheriff's Office has located the 15-year-old girl who ran away Sunday afternoon
OLDTOWN, Idaho — Deputies have located Faith Larsen after she ran away Sunday afternoon. Deputies need your help in finding a runaway 15-year-old girl around Oldtown. According to an alert posted by Bonner County Sheriff's Office, Faith Larsen ran away around 4:52 p.m. on Feb. 18. She is 5'07", weighs around 230 pounds, and has brown hair and blue eyes.
This Week In History - Feb. 22, 2024
Tom Nicholson is having the frame building on the lots at the corner of Main and Railroad streets, removed preparatory to the construction of a one story brick which will cost approximately $20,000. The Seattle Cafe building and the Draves Harness Shop building are being moved to face on Railroad Avenue.
Ponderay soup kitchen celebrates 10th anniversary
The Community Crockpot, Inc. Soup Kitchen celebrated 10 years of feeding Bonner County’s underserved community Feb. 12 with a 125-person pizza party. The nonprofit, which operates from the Hoot Owl Cafe under the supervision of Savannah Mort, served up 24 large pizzas, in addition to their regular fare, and is now looking toward the next 10 years of shared meals and smiles.
Building community in Bonner and Boundary counties
The National Alliance on Mental Illness Far North branch will host a fundraiser and info session on Thursday, Feb. 29 for the Sand Creek Clubhouse — an upcoming project that will help reintegrate people living with serious mental illness into the community. Though people around the world have benefited from the Clubhouse International’s model for the past 30 years, the SCC will be Idaho’s first accredited branch.
13 Badger boys qualify for state
SPIRIT LAKE — Saber Blackmore (120), Brandon Williams (126), Israel Johnson (145), Eli Leyden (160) and Taylor Dodd (285) won the district championship for Bonners Ferry at the two-team state qualifying tournament at Timberlake High on Thursday, Feb. 15. Timberlake received forfeit for the 98 and 106 weight classes....
Boys hoops off to state, District and League Champs
BONNERS FERRY — Junior guard Asher Williams scored 20 of his game-high 32 points in the first half for the top-seeded Bonners Ferry Badgers in a win over second-seeded Timberlake to sweep the best-of-3 game 3A District 1 championship series at Bonners Ferry High. The Badgers clinched a berth...
Athlete of the Week: Eli Leyden, boys wrestling
Eli Leyden, a senior, is named athlete of the week for Bonners Ferry boys wrestling. At 160 pounds, Leyden won the 3A Intermountain League district championship on Thursday, Feb. 15. Leyden went 2-0, beating out Timberlake’s Lincoln Wyndham and fellow Badger Alex Stolley. He will advance to the state championship....
Bonners Ferry community blood drives announced
Vitalant Blood Drive will be in Bonners Ferry on March 12 and March 16. In preparation for the upcoming solar eclipse, this month’s blood drive is eclipse-themed and donors will receive a free pair of solar eclipse glasses and a T-shirt. There is a limited number of items In addition, those who donate will be entered for a chance to win one of four $5000 gift cards.
Badger girls reclaim District 1-2 title, six off to state
SPIRIT LAKE — The Badgers reclaimed the District I-II girls wrestling title on Feb. 15, with five wrestlers competing in the championship round. Two, Neveah Therrien (107) and Savannah Rickter (152), claimed individual titles as well. The team title is the Badgers’ first since winning the first District I-II...
Winter Carnival 2024: Week 2
Meditation in the Cambium Spa, 9-9:30 a.m., followed by tubing from 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and Flow Yoga at Cambium from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Get more info at schweitzer.com. Award-winning solo artist at 513 Oak St. from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23. Activities at Schweitzer. Tubing from 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m., with night...