Dense fog, rain, wintry mix, and flooding concerns will impact the work week
Allow for some extra time this morning! Be prepared for slick and icy conditions on untreated roads and sidewalks, especially across the northeast mountains and Okanogan County. Cities like Deer Park, Newport, Chewelah, Colville, and Republic will be under a Winter Weather Advisory until Monday afternoon for a possible wintry mix and dicey commute.
Fill the shoeboxes!
The De Smet Alliance Church and Spirit Lake Presbyterian Church filled shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child again this year. These boxes are packed with quality toys, school supplies and personal …. This item is available in full to subscribers. Attention subscribers. We have recently launched a new and improved website....
COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Walkington named Second Team All-PacWest, scores game-winner in first round of DII West Regional
Riley Walkington, Concordia University Irvine Soccer. On Nov. 16, in the first round of the Division II West Regional playoffs against Cal State San Marcos, Sandpoint’s Riley Walkington scored the game-winning goal (1-0) for CUI in double overtime. According to an article written by Ben Rosehart, CUI college sports communicator, “Walkington emphatically slammed her hand to the ground after the clutch goal before being mobbed by her teammates.”
Coldwater Creek and Soft Surroundings predict returns with AI
Two recently merged specialty women’s lifestyle brands are deploying technology to predict and prevent returns. Coldwater Creek and Soft Surroundings are implementing the artificial intelligence (AI)-based Newmine Chief Returns Officer platform in an effort to gain the ability to predict, forecast and prevent returns for improved profitability. Utilizing the...
'Atmospheric River' Prompts NWS to Issue Flood Watch for Large Portion of Northwestern U.S.
LEWISTON - The National Weather Service says a moderately strong atmospheric river event beginning late Monday night and continuing into early Thursday will bring milder temperatures with rising snow levels. The combination of melting snow at low to mid elevations with moderate to heavy rain may lead to excessive runoff. The expected conditions have prompted NWS forecasters to issue a Flood Watch for the shaded areas seen on the map.
Winter Weather Advisory issued December 08 at 3:46PM MST until December 10 at 2:00PM MST by NWS
..WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO 1 PM PST SUNDAY... * WHAT...Snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches are expected with 5 to 10 inches possible over the mountains. The heaviest snow amounts are expected to occur Saturday night into early Sunday morning. * WHERE...Athol,...
U.S. Marshals and Sandpoint police bring accused parental kidnapper back to Idaho
COEUR d’ALENE, Idaho (KIFI) – Late Thursday, a team of Deputy U.S. Marshals arrived at the Spokane International Airport with 40-year-old Laurel E. Hannah in custody. They traveled more than 4,000 miles to Costa Rica to pick her up from local authorities. Hannah is the non-custodial mother who...
A Trio of Tantalizing Burgers in Sandpoint You Can't Miss
In this article, we'll be exploring three standout burgers that Sandpoint has to offer. Have you had the chance to savor any of these culinary delights? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please share your experiences in the comments section below!
Weekly Safety Report: Kitchen Fire and Theft Incidents in Hayden, Idaho
This week in Hayden, Idaho, two incidents occurred that required attention from local authorities. In the first incident, a family of nine and their dog were forced to evacuate their home due to a kitchen fire. Firefighters quickly responded to the scene and were able to rescue the family's dog. The fire was extinguished within minutes with the assistance of multiple fire stations. The Red Cross is providing support to the affected family. In the second incident, a theft took place at LA Aluminum. Two suspects were captured on surveillance footage loading pallets into a truck before fleeing the scene.
Hunters find human remains in northern Idaho north of Rathdrum, name of person and cause of death unknown
KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office in northern Idaho has reported that human remains were discovered Monday morning, November 27. KCSO along with the Kootenai County Coroner’s Office responded to a remote area of Timber Ridge Road, located between Spirit Lake and Twin Lake north of Rathdrum at 9:48am, after receiving a call from a group of hunters who were on their private property and located the remains.
A month after police shot a blind woman in her Idaho home, agencies release little about investigation
(Spokesman-Review) — Kootenai County law enforcement agencies continue to withhold most information surrounding a Spirit Lake police shooting in early November that left a 67-year-old blind woman dead at her senior living complex. The secrecy has led some people to call for more transparency. “I wish they would come...
BOCC to draft response to alleged ‘misinformation’ given by sheriff
The Bonner County board of commissioners touched on multiple aspects of the county’s finances — including the much-debated fairgrounds funds — at their meeting on Nov. 28. Public comment initially brought up concerns over county credit card stipends and how the board awards employee bonuses. Clerk Michael...
POAC to host grand opening of new gallery with featured artist Jenny Benoit
The Pend Oreille Arts Council will mark the grand opening of its new gallery at 313 N. Second Ave., Suite B, with a celebration Friday, Dec. 1 featuring the work of Jenny Benoit alongside other local artists. Organizers stated in a news release that the opening of the gallery “marks...
Kootenai County detective asks public to help locate suspect involved in damaging property
KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho — The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help locating a suspect involved in damaging property. On Nov. 8 around 3:54 a.m., a suspect was seen on surveillance footage in the 9300 block of north Government Way in Hayden. They were seen using both fists to slam on a window at Survival Enterprises, causing damage.
District 1 volunteers celebrate Open Primaries goal
Open Primaries Initiative volunteers celebrated a big milestone Saturday — qualifying the measure for the 2024 ballot. “Legislative District 1 is one of the very first districts in Idaho with enough signatures to qualify our Citizens’ Initiative for the 2024 ballot,” Luke Mayville told initiative volunteers from Bonner and Boundary counties who packed Sandpoint Community Hall.
Victims of wildfire in Elk learn more about state, federal resources in town hall meeting
ELK, Wash. — It's been more than three months since two devastating wildfires burned more than 20,000 acres of land, hundreds of buildings, claimed two lives and left behind the communities of Medical Lake and Elk to pick up the pieces. Since then, the process to rebuild has been...
Struggles Continue for Wildfire Victims Awaiting Aid in Medical Lake and Elk
Catch up on the latest from KREM 2 News 10 @ 10. Discover the ongoing struggles of Medical Lake and Elk communities, three months after devastating wildfires. Learn about the hurdles in rebuilding, insurance issues, and the anticipated state and federal resources.
Legals for November, 30 2023
STATE TIMBER SALE CR200404, SUNDANCE KID A public oral auction will be conducted at the Idaho Department of Lands office, 2550 Highway 2 W., Sandpoint, ID 83864, at 9:00 a.m. local time, on Tuesday, December 19, 2023 for an estimated 4,900 MBF of timber marked or otherwise designated for cutting. In addition, there is an unestimated volume of forest products that may be removed at the option of the purchaser. Prior to bidding, eligible bidders shall present a certified check or bank draft payable to Idaho Department of Lands, or a bid bond acceptable to the State, in the amount of $149,992.35 which is 10% of the appraised net sale value of $1,499,923.50. The successful bidder’s deposit will be forfeited to the State should the bidder fail to complete the contract. The State will not accept bids from parties who are delinquent on payments on existing state contracts. The average starting minimum bid price is $327.53 per MBF. The sale is located within Section 5, Township 60N, Range 01W; and Sections 30 & 32, Township 61N, Range 01W, B.M., Boundary County, State of Idaho. Sale duration is 3 years. The sale may include blowdown and/or insect and disease infected timber which may result in additional volume and recovery reductions. Interested purchasers should carefully examine the sale and make their own estimates as to volume recovery, surface conditions, and proposed construction prior to bidding on the sale. Additional information concerning the timber and conditions of sale is available to the public and interested bidders on the department’s timber sale website at Timber Sale Advertisement App - Department of Lands or from the Idaho Department of Lands office, Sandpoint, Idaho. Please note purchaser insurance requirements posted on the timber sale website at Timber Sale Purchasing Requirements (idaho.gov). The Department of Lands, as authorized by the State Board of Land Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all bids provided that good and sufficient grounds for rejecting the bid shall be stated in the rejection notice and shall not be in violation of applicable law. If you are disabled and need some form of accommodation, please call (208) 263-5104 five days prior to the date of sale. For text telephone services, please call 1-800-377-3529. Legal#11217 AD#16239 November 23, 30, December 7, 14, 2023 _________________________
Discover the 5 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Kootenai County, Idaho!
The state of Idaho has a reputation for having a low crime rate. Overall, the Idaho State Police reported a decrease in crime in 2022, and the Gem State ranks fourth in the nation for the fewest crimes per 100,000 residents. Surprisingly, though, there are certain areas in this state that you might want to stay away from if you’re planning on going for a run or stroll after dark.
New ice rink is proposed to be built in Bonner County
If you don't want to ski in Bonner County, well you could soon go ice skating instead. The county has added a second base to their "Field if Dreams" project, which now includes an ice rink.