Selkirk Fire Rescue put out kitchen fire, save residents near Sagle
SELKIRK, Idaho - Selkirk Fire Rescue and EMS were able to put out a kitchen fire at a house on Comeback Bay Lane near Sagle, Idaho. This morning on Feb. 26 at 3:05 a.m. units from Selkirk Fire were dispatched to a residence that reported a kitchen fire. Crews from...
Experience Authentic Mexican Cuisine in Ponderay: 3 Must-Visit Restaurants
--- In this article, we'll be exploring three Mexican restaurants in Ponderay. Have you had the chance to dine at any of them? If yes, we would love to hear your experiences in the comments below!
Flooding, water line breaks, asbestos scare disrupt learning at Sandpoint Middle
A series of major maintenance issues have derailed learning at Sandpoint Middle School over the past three months. In early December, a steam pipe ruptured, threatening the heating system. The crisis was averted when the facilities team patched the pipe within hours. The next week, a break in the main...
Love at first bite
Pizza might just be the perfect food: it’s delicious at any time of day or night, tastes great hot or cold, and is just as easy to eat on the go as it is sitting down in a pizza parlor with friends. Nearly a year ago, Arlo’s Ristorante began...
Wanted fugitive found dead inside Athol home
ATHOL, Idaho — A wanted fugitive with multiple warrants was found dead inside a home in Athol on Tuesday. According to the U.S. Marshals Service, Todd Miller of Athol had multiple warrants out for his arrest, including forcible penetration, sexual abuse of a child, indecent exposure and failure to appear for a drug charge.
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.
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...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.05 and $3.17 in Sandpoint as of 2024-02-24. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.282 , according to AAA.
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.
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).
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
St. Maries, February 20 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Priest River Lamanna High School basketball team will have a game with St. Maries High School on February 20, 2024, 20:00:00 CST.
Boys Basketball: Badgers win Game 1 of Districts
BONNERS FERRY — Junior Asher Williams scored a game-high 25 points for the top-seeded Badgers in a win over the second-seeded Tigers in Game 1 of the best-of-3 game 3A District 1 championship series at Bonners Ferry High. Senior Trey Bateman scored 17 points for Bonners Ferry (18-3), which...
Innovia Foundation to host free film screenings at Panida, Roxy Theater
The Innovia Foundation is spending the month of February spotlighting historic theaters in communities across eastern Washington and North Idaho, including the Panida Theater in Sandpoint and The Roxy Theater in Newport, Wash. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the nonprofit — which each year invests $10 million into regional...