9B Quilters giving away Janome sewing machine

Any interested Boundary County youth aged 8 to 17 is welcome to apply for the 9B Quilters and Stitchin Dreams Janome sewing machine give away for 2024. The application is […]

Creston man jailed for death of six-week-old

A 22-year-old Creston, British Columbia, man is in custody in the Boundary County Jail on $250,000 bond after being charged with first degree murder May 9 for the death of […]

DEQ grants Moyie Springs a low interest loan

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) today announced the award of a $130,840 low-interest drinking water construction loan to the City of Moyie Springs. The funding will provide emergency […]

New bear spray recycling program established

By Laura Roady Naturally North Idaho Do you have expired bear spray sitting around? Not sure how to dispose of bear spray properly? Boundary and Bonner County residents and visitors […]

Bonners Ferry man back in treatment for Lyme Disease

After years battling the debilitating effects from the most common vector-borne disease in the United States, Joseph Cook thought he’d finally overcome the effects of Lyme Disease, in his case […]

G4 solar storms set to hit Earth

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has issued a severe geomagnetic storm warning from a solar outburst due to reach Earth this afternoon, possibly disrupting power, radio and television. The […]

IDWR rep to be in town monthly

The Idaho Department of Water Resources (IDWR) is committed to serving the citizens of Idaho by ensuring that water is conserved and available for the sustainability of Idaho’s economy, ecosystems […]

Give me a ticket, please!

By Mike Weland Had Monday afternoon’s public hearing before county commissioners on a proposed amendment to the enforcement provisions of the Boundary County Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance been a little […]

Deadline for REAL ID one year away

The federal REAL ID deadline is May 7, 2025 – exactly one year from today. At that time, travelers will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or identification card issued […]

Meeting ends when crowd grows to violate fire code

By Clarice McKenney More than 90 people crowded the room where Boundary Board of County Commissioners intended to hear from the public about the proposed amendment to the enforcement provisions […]

Previous coverage of Owen Benjamin and Beartaria

To provide clarity and background to today’s article, “His Missouri bear heaven stumbling, Big Bear looking back to Ursa Rio,” I have compiled all the coverage I’ve published on Owen […]

Burn permits required beginning Friday

Idaho Burn Permits are required annually between May 10 and October 20. Obtaining a burn permit ensures your burn is in compliance with Idaho law (Idaho Code 38-115). Individuals living […]

Help needed on Firewood Rescue work day

Rich Feickert is the Boundary County guy of North Idaho Firewood Rescue, a group dedicated to ensuring that no one in Boundary or Bonner go without firewood because they can’t […]

Commissioners’ meeting agenda – week of May 6

All times are tentative unless identified as a specific appointment or public hearing & the Board will address items on the agenda as they are completed, which may either shorten […]

Early voting for primary begins Monday

Early voting for the May 21, 2024 primary election will be available from Monday, May 6, to Friday, May 17, in every county that is conducting early voting. In Boundary […]

Flags to half staff Sunday for fallen firefighters

The United States Congress created the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to lead a nationwide effort to remember America’s fallen firefighters. Since 1992, the tax-exempt, nonprofit Foundation has developed and expanded […]

What Makes A Republican a Republican?

By Dorothy Moon IDGOP Chairwoman In Idaho, becoming a Republican is as easy as checking a box on a form, and we welcome all who support time-tested Republican values. What […]

Missing twins found safe

12:28 p.m.: The two missing girls have been located and are uninjured. They were spotted by an alert resident on Polk Street in Bonners Ferry, who called Sheriff’s Dispatch when […]

People asked to stay clear of search area

Boundary County Search and Dive Rescue Team (BCSDRT) is currently leading a search for two twin 9-year-old girls who went missing some time early this morning in the area of […]

Eight Badger juniors named Idaho Top Scholars

Bonners Ferry High School principal Lisa Iverson is pleased to present her school’s North Idaho College Idaho Top Scholars (l-r) Helene Rae, Morgan Tye, Sydney Hinthorn, Jesse Fess, Sydney Beckle, […]

Electioneering setback from polling sites increase

As primary election day 2024 draws near, Boundary County Clerk Glenda Poston wants to ensure county residents are aware of new electioneering setbacks from polling sites signed into law March […]

Seniors Hospitality Center reopening Monday

The Seniors Hospitality Center, 6635 Lincoln Street will reopen its doors on May 6, following a temporary closure after the discovery of significant management issues. An audit is now underway, […]

IPNF seeks to thin overly dense tree stands

The Idaho Panhandle National Forests is seeking feedback on a proposal to thin stands of young, densely stocked trees across the Priest Lake, Bonners Ferry, and Sandpoint Ranger Districts to […]

2024 Bonners Ferry DYW program a night to remember

By Piper Banning There was an amazing amount of talent in and around Bonners Ferry High School’s Becker Auditorium Saturday evening as 14 young women, all high school juniors, culminated […]

Family in Friday fire lost everything

A Moyie Springs family stopped at the store on their way home Friday so they could spend the weekend at home, but when Rae Stindt opened the door of their […]

Riley Kimball is Bonners Ferry’s 2024 DWY

  By Piper Banning Your Bonners Ferry Distinguished Young Woman of 2024 is Riley Kimball (left), 1st Runner Up: Sydney Hinthorn, 2nd Runner Up: Alexandra Fodge and 3rd Runner Up: […]

Riders and rodders help ease family’s burden

By Mike Weland Wednesday was special for a three-year-old Bonners Ferry boy and his family, coping with the very worst news any parent could ever have to face; “I’m sorry, […]

Three BCMS Badgers capture rare and elusive t-shirt

Lavelle Mayhew, Joan Moellmer and Julie Erikson, sixth, seventh and eighth grade respectively, were identified by Boundary County Middle School staff as being safe, civil and/or productive and were paid […]

Idaho getting $22.8-million SRS funding

U.S. Senators Mike Crapo and Jim Risch (both R-Idaho), along with Representative Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) and Idaho State Treasurer Julie Ellsworth, announced Idaho counties will receive a total of $22.8 […]

Idaho flags to half staff for fallen deputy

Governor Brad Little ordered U.S. flags and State of Idaho flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor Ada County Deputy Tobin Bolter who was shot while conducting a traffic […]

Tribe, BPA seeking comment on refuge floodplain proposal

Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is proposing to provide funding to the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho to restore floodplain connectivity to the Kootenai River historic floodplains within the Kootenai National Wildlife […]

Pearl Board statement on June pride event

Regarding the upcoming Pride event: This event is a rental as well as a collaboration for the elements that fit into our mission statement. The Historic Pearl Theater does not […]

Idaho’s spendiest primaries: a look at the numbers

Through March 31, incumbent Sen. Scott Herndon and challenger Jim Woodward have spent $132,162 ahead of the May 21 GOP primary. Anyone who has been following Idaho elections has been watching this Panhandle rematch between two Sagle Republicans.

Idaho absentee ballot tracking now online

A new feature on the Idaho Secretary of State’s elections website allows users to track the status of absentee ballots statewide (as of close of business Wednesday, 25,121 absentee ballots […]

Kathryn Larson launches House campaign in county

By Clarice McKenney Sagle resident Kathryn Larson engaged with Boundary County residents in downtown Bonners Ferry in her bid for the Idaho House of Representatives on April 16. Larson, the […]

Expect delays at McArthur Lake beginning Monday

As of April the bridge abutments and pier, which serve as foundations for the bridge itself, are nearing completion on US Highway 95 near McArthur Lake. Once these are finished the […]

Passport processing to halt for election

Due to the expected increase of traffic and workload in the office for the upcoming primary election, the Boundary County Clerk’s office will suspend all passport application processing from May […]

Please don’t take Food Bank boxes!

Somebody apparently helped themselves to the large empty boxes at the Community Action Partnership Food Bank, 6665 Main Street, Bonners Ferry, curtailing how much food they are able to bring […]

Jesse Schmitz home, facing long road to healing

After 17 days hospitalization at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene following a two-vehicle head-on collision on Highway 95 near Elmira March 27, Jesse Schmitz, now a grandpa, is back home, […]

Lazlo is home to rest with his family

UPDATE: Within moments of learning that help was needed, three of Boundary County’s most adventurous outdoorsmen and explorers, Genny, Kale and Pat, called, geared up and were on the way. […]

Clearing up some of the speculation

By Dave Schuman I’m a candidate for the elected office of Sheriff in Boundary County, Idaho. After I declared my candidacy, and after a law enforcement career spanning decades with […]

Mountain View Christian School capture eclipse

Students in Miss Jantz sixth grade class at Mountain View Christian School used a paper cup with a pinhole in the bottom, tilted onto a flat surface, to safely capture […]

New numbers for Idaho DMV

Beginning today, April 8, Idahoans will need to dial new phone numbers to reach the Idaho Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV). The DMV has new phone service provider which required […]

Bonners Ferry woman may not see again

A Bonners Ferry mother of two is hospitalized in Spokane and facing the possibility of losing her sight. She and her family haven’t asked, but they could certainly use the […]

Man jailed for possessing bombs

By Mike Weland A 57-year-old Addie man faces up to five years in prison and/or up to $5,000 in fines after three finished pipe bombs and material for several more […]

Collision devastates Creston family

A two-vehicle head-on collision on Highway 3 near Kitchener, British Columbia, just east of Creston Thursday claimed the lives of both drivers and the unborn child one was carrying, left […]

And now, the full slate: DYW contestants 11 – 14

This year, 14 of Bonners Ferry’s most outstanding junior girls will be given an opportunity to win scholarship money in the annual Bonners Ferry Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program (formerly […]

County P&Z public hearings set

Notice is hereby given that public hearings pursuant to Idaho Code and Boundary County code have been set for the Boundary County Planning & Zoning Commission on APRIL 25, 2024, […]

Huggins seen on the highway … spring is here

By Sheriff David Kramer One of the first signs of spring in Boundary County is seeing Terry Huggins picking up trash along the roads. I have seen Terry along Highway […]

Rose running for Idaho Senate District 1

Dan Rose announced today the launch of an Independent candidacy for the position of State Senate, Legislative District 1. I’m running for Idaho State Senate to represent the people of […]

ISP enhancing rural support for sex crime victims

In alignment with “Building Connected Communities,” the Idaho State Police (ISP) proudly announces its ongoing commitment to enhancing access to crucial support services for survivors of sexual assault throughout Idaho […]

Say hello to two new dispatchers

Boundary County Sheriff Dave Kramer extends a welcome to two new calm voices who have recently joined the team in the dispatch center, there to provide calm when all around […]

Sheriff candidate retires from sheriff’s office

BREAKING: At about 9 a.m. today, patrol corporal Dave Schuman, also a candidate for Boundary County Sheriff, posted the following to his Facebook age: “I am officially retired from the […]

Partisan primary ballot now final

The deadline for partisan candidates to withdraw their candidacy for the May 21 primary election was Friday, March 29, 2024 at 5 p.m., which followed the March 4-15 filing period. […]

Meet Bonners Ferry DYW contestants 8-10

This year, 14 of Bonners Ferry’s most outstanding junior girls will be given an opportunity to win scholarship money in the annual Bonners Ferry Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program (formerly […]

Elmira crash under investigation

The Idaho State Police is investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 2:07 p.m. Wednesday on US Highway 95 at West Elmira Road in North Bonner County. The driver […]

North Idaho Classical Academy seeking construction services

Pursuant to Idaho Code § 67-2320, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that North Idaho Classical Academy (NICA) is soliciting statements of qualification for Design Build Services for the construction of K-6 school facility at 147 Emerson Lane, Bonners Ferry, Idaho 83805.

County Commission Agenda – Week of March 25

All times are tentative unless identified as a specific appointment or public hearing & the Board will address items on the agenda as they are completed, which may either shorten […]

Meet Bonners Ferry DWY contestants 4-7

This year, 14 of Bonners Ferry’s most outstanding junior girls will be given an opportunity to win scholarship money in the annual Bonners Ferry Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program (formerly […]

Avalanche warning in effect

The North Idaho Avalanche Center, Sandpoint, has issued a backcountry avalanche warning for Boundary and Bonner Counties in effect through 6:30 a.m. Monday due to warming temperatures and sunshine that […]

Museum abustle with fourth graders for Idaho Day

The Boundary County Museum began three days filled with hustle, bustle, and the energy that comes with fourth graders March 4. Working in groups, peering closely across tables, they searched […]

Rotary scholarship deadline approaching

The Rotary Club of Bonners Ferry is a non-profit organization open to all individuals interested in expanding their sense of self and community. The Rotary Scholarship is offered to any […]

Identifying trusted sources of election information

Ahead of the 2024 elections, Idaho Secretary of State Phil McGrane reminds Idahoans to look to the Idaho Secretary of State, County Clerks, and local election officials as the trusted […]

Injuries in December crash worse than suspected

Lifelong Bonners Ferry resident Mary Collett suffered serious injuries December 6 in a two vehicle collision on Highway 95 in front of the Kootenai River Inn that left both vehicles […]

Meet the first three DYW contestants of 2024

This year, 14 of Bonners Ferry’s most outstanding junior girls will be given an opportunity to win scholarship money in the annual Bonners Ferry Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program (formerly […]

BFHS announces top scholars

Bonners Ferry High School would like to congratulate this year’s Top Ten Seniors, above. These students finished with the highest grade point averages in their class and have worked exceptionally […]

Beware ‘policeman’s ball’ scammers

It’s spring and time once again for the flood of phone solicitations for the policeman’s ball, the funds for the families of the fallen and many more, and while there […]

Facebook, Instagram are down

Meta’s family of apps including Facebook and Instagram were experiencing widespread technical problems Tuesday, with thousands of users logging errors in accessing the social media services. Users reported problems including […]

Democrats name state caucus sites

The Idaho Democratic Party announced locations for the 2024 Idaho Democratic Presidential Caucus. In Boundary County, the caucus will be held at the Boundary County Fairgrounds, 6567 Recreation Park Road, […]

UP trains collide on Mirror Lake Road

Shortly before noon today, Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call from Union Pacific that two trains had collided on the UP track where it crosses Mirror Lake Road, about a half-mile […]

Trump wins all the Idaho marbles

The Idaho Republican Party has announced that President Donald J. Trump has won the Idaho Republican Presidential Caucus, winning all 32 of Idaho’s delegates to the Republican National Convention in […]

Trump sweeps county caucus

A total of 526 Boundary County Republicans signed in at the middle school for the 2024 GOP presidential caucus and overwhelmingly gave their support to Donald Trump, giving him a […]

Staying informed in a Boundary County emergency

With many new residents moving to Boundary County, it’s a good time to refresh our memories on how the local county government will notify residents of an emergency. The Boundary […]

Snowmobiler dies in Upper Pack avalanche

At about 3 p.m. Friday, March 1, the Boundary County Sheriffs Office received a distress call from a snowmobiler in the upper mountainous area of Pack River in the Hunt […]

County acquires empty downtown grocery, park ground

Boundary County Commission Chair Tim Bertling confirmed that the county closed last week on the sale of the old grocery building downtown that’s been sitting empty since 2017, with plans to move the county courtrooms and other of the busier county offices into. Commissioners have a good idea of what they’d like to see in the 15,000 square foot building and they’re shopping for an architectural firm to work out the details and put the plans to paper.

Avalanche center issues high country alert

The Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center has issued a backcountry avalanche watch for the five North Idaho counties above 5,000 feet through 1 p.m. Sunday as weekend storms are expected to […]

Weather advisories upgraded to warnings

The National Weather Service, Missoula, has issued a winter storm warning for the Kootenai/Cabinet Region, in effect from noon Sunday to eight a.m. Monday. Up to four inches of valley […]

Filing period for 2024 primary approaching

The period for filing declarations of candidacy petitions in Boundary County for the May 21 primary election will open at 9 a.m. Monday, March 4, and run from 9 a.m. […]

Wind advisory in effect Sunday

The National Weather Service, Spokane, has issued a wind advisory for North Idaho and northeast Washington for potential 55 mile-per-hour wind gusts f rom 1 p.m. Sunday to 1 a.m. […]

Official notice of GOP caucus

  This serves as official notice that the Idaho Republican Presidential Nominating Caucus will be on Saturday, March 2. The caucuses will be held at locations in every county across […]

Mulemanship master Ty Evans coming to town

There are very few teachers in the world who are such masters at their discipline that not only will students gladly pay for the privilege of their teachings, but spectators will stand in line to buy tickets for the pleasure of beholding the remarkable transformation that blossoms in the student as the master’s secrets are revealed and understanding sets in. One such master and his family will be in Bonners Ferry for three days this spring, and both students and spectators are lining up.

Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes – Week of January 15

***Monday, January 15, 2024, Commissioners did not meet due to the Human Rights Day holiday. ***Tuesday, January 16, 2024, at 9:15 a.m., Commissioners met in regular session with Chairman Tim […]

Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes – Week of January 22

***Monday, January 22, 2024, at 9:00 a.m., Commissioners met in regular session with Chairman Tim Bertling, Commissioner Wally Cossairt, Commissioner Ben Robertson, Clerk Glenda Poston, and Deputy Clerk Michelle Rohrwasser. […]

Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes – Week of January 15

***Monday, January 15, 2024, Commissioners did not meet due to the Human Rights Day holiday. ***Tuesday, January 16, 2024, at 9:15 a.m., Commissioners met in regular session with Chairman Tim […]

Bat tests positive for rabies in Kootenai County

A bat found in Kootenai County on February 7 tested positive for rabies according to Panhandle Health District (PHD) and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW). A Kootenai […]

USS Idaho to be christened in March

The U.S. Navy’s newest Virginia-class submarine, the future USS Idaho (SSN 799), will be formally christened and named on Saturday, March 16, at General Dynamics Electric Boat shipyard in Groton, […]

Naples students told to be cautious at bus stops

Naples Elementary Principal Robin Merrifield sent students home Monday with a letter urging extra caution at bus stops as there have been reports of unfamiliar people near bus stops meriting […]

Lincoln County Sheriff seeking burglary suspects

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in identifying two burglary suspects. In the early morning hours of February 6, the two broke into Meadowlark Log Homes […]

Heavy snow bursts possible this afternoon

Bursts of heavy snow showers will be possible across North Idaho this afternoon and evening as an Arctic front slides in from the northeast. Bonner and Boundary counties have the […]

Police warn of scammers out to steal what’s yours

In the wake of numerous recent fraud attempts the Bonners Ferry Police Department sends out a reminder that no legitimate law enforcement officer will call you asking for money, and […]

Threat of morning snow ended

5:27 a.m.: It’s 34-degrees in Bonners Ferry and it appears we missed the predicted nasty weather, and what did fall below 2,500 feet across the region, the Spokane office of […]

Idaho flags to half staff for fallen Marine

Governor Brad Little has ordered U.S. flags and State of Idaho flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor 27-year-old Captain Benjamin Moulton of Emmett, one of the five U.S. […]

Little lauds introduction of school funding bill

Governor Brad Little issued a statement today following the introduction of the school facilities funding and tax relief bill Thursday. “I am so grateful to my partners in the Legislature […]

Five running for two seats on Creston town council

The Town of Creston will be hold a by-election to fill the vacant Councillor positions resulting from the resignation of Councillors Jim Elford and Anthony Mondia in 2023. General Voting […]

Meetings set on Lincoln County library initiative

Libraries in Lincoln County, Montana, will each hold public informational meetings next week on a county resolution to put an initiative to create and fund a county library taxing district […]

Rasor making bid for Idaho House 1A

Cornel Rasor is a conservative community leader North Idahoans trust. He was raised in Bonner County, growing up on his parent’s ranch. Cornel and his wife Kim have been married […]

FAFSA deadline extended

Students applying for the Idaho Opportunity Scholarship now have until March 31, 2024, to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), rather than March 1. The FAFSA is […]

ISP seeking top-notch troopers

The Idaho State Police (ISP) is actively seeking qualified and driven individuals to join our team of dedicated men and women who safeguard the residents of Idaho. Embark on a […]

A primer on the GOP caucus

The Idaho GOP Caucus takes place at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, not just in Boundary County, but simultaneously in every county in the state, 11 a.m. for those counties in the Pacific time zone, noon for those on Mountain time, to choose the allocation for the votes of the state’s 32 delegates to the 2024 Republican National Convention taking place in Milwaukee in July.

Boundary County’s registered sex offenders

At present, there are 33 registered sex offenders living in Boundary County, up six from January 2, 2023, when this list was last published. There are currently no registered juvenile […]

Lowman running for District 1 House B seat

My name is Chuck Lowman. I’m asking for your vote on May 21 to serve as your representative in the Idaho House of Representatives for District 1-B. In running for […]

Two feral dogs on the loose

Two small dogs (far left and far right) are missing in the area of District 2 and Blume Hill Roads in Bonners Ferry. Both were rescued recently from a hoarder, […]

BF Vet holding third feral cat fixing clinic

The Bonners Ferry Veterinary Clinic is continuing its efforts to address the overpopulation of the county’s feral cats by hosting another sterilization clinic, its third cat spay and neuter clinic […]

Justice will prevail, Luttig predicts

Many North Idaho residents have been following the many court cases involving former president Donald J. Trump. Many have voiced concerns in meetings and letters to the editor that wealthy, powerful individuals are seldom brought to justice because of the undue influence of wealth and power in our judicial system. During a webinar this morning, citizens from all over the country heard a renowned conservative judge share his optimism that our system of justice, while slow moving, will succeed in the end.

House Bill 415 is a disaster waiting to happen

House Bill 415 as written is a disaster waiting to happen with implications to lessen school safety instead of enhancing it. It is a piece of legislation unsolicited by any school district or school related entity in Idaho, and it was written in a vacuum and pushed onto our state by the National Rifle Association. This bill is redundant and needs serious revision so that all Idahoan stakeholders can have input

Little sending ISP to Texas border

Governor Brad Little announced today he is following up on a promise he made during his State of the State and Budget Address – to send two more teams of […]

Republicans advance bill to arm school staff

Despite fervent opposition from school trustees, administrators and teachers as well as concern from law enforcement officials, Idaho Republicans advanced a bill that would grant school employees the right to carry guns in classrooms and give them legal immunity if they engage in a gunfight on campus.

Troy man charged in 2020 grizzly bear killing

A Troy man was charged this week with evidence tampering related to the shooting and killing of a grizzly bear on his property in 2020 and the discarding of the […]

Local sites needed for summer meals program

The Idaho Department of Education is seeking sponsors for this year’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which provides free meals and snacks to children 18 years and younger by operating […]

Freezing rain, light snow could make life slippery

The National Weather Service, Spokane, has issued a winter weather advisory for North Idaho and northeast Washington for mixed glop to make roads slick and travel dangerous through noon Sunday. […]

Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes – Week of January 8

Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes – Week of January 8 ***Monday, January 8, 2024, at 9:00 a.m., Commissioners met in regular session with Chairman Tim Bertling, Commissioner Wally Cossairt, Commissioner Ben Robertson, […]

Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes – Week of January 1

***Monday, January 1, 2024, Commissioners did not meet due to the New Year’s holiday. ***Tuesday, January 2, 2024, at 9:00 a.m., Commissioners met in regular session with Chairman Tim Bertling, […]

Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes – Week of December 25

***Monday, December 25, 2023, Commissioners did not meet due to the Christmas holiday. ***Tuesday, December 26, 2023, at 9:00 a.m., Commissioners met in regular session with Chairman Tim Bertling, Commissioner […]

Commissioners’ Minutes – Week of December 4

***Monday, December 4, 2023, at 9:00 a.m., Commissioners met in regular session with Chairman Tim Bertling, Commissioner Wally Cossairt, Commissioner Ben Robertson, Clerk Glenda Poston, and Deputy Clerk Michelle Rohrwasser. […]

9B News Boundary County Voter’s Guide​

The 9B News Boundary County Voter’s Guide is published as a public service to both the electors who will vote the local ballots and the candidates seeking to serve. My […]

An evening with Fulcher leaves questions

By Clarice M McKenney I drove to Congressman Russ Fulcher’s Town Hall in Sandpoint Tuesday night in spite of the brutal cold and joined a full crowd. To everyone’s credit, […]

BCH back in stride after flood

Boundary Community Hospital experienced flooding in a portion of the facility Tuesday evening due to a burst water pipe, prompting a temporary restriction on services. We are pleased to announce that the issue has been mitigated and all hospital services have been fully restored.


All Boundary County School District 101 schools are closed today, Wednesday, January 17, due to adverse weather conditions.

Troy man stirs up ruckus in Libby Saturday

Videos on Facebook posted by Aleks Robles Saturday afternoon shows a man in a gray hoody calmly tying an orange tow strap from his pickup to a lifted Toyota pickup, both rigs parked behind a berm of centerline snow, facing south in the northbound lane of Dakota Avenue in Libby, in front of a small house in Libby. Not to the axle, but to something on the roof at the top of the passenger side door.

Revived ‘harmful to minors’ library materials bill advances in Idaho Legislature

A new bill seeking to prohibit public and school libraries from making “material harmful to minors” available to children under 18 is heading to the floor of the Idaho House of Representatives for a vote.  On Monday, the Idaho Legislature’s House State Affairs Committee voted along party lines to send House Bill 384 to the House floor.

Winter storm warning issued for North Idaho

The National Weather Service, Spokane, has issued a winter weather advisory for heavy snow moving into the region Tuesday night and a winter storm warning for the system it will […]

Winter storm watch issued Tuesday to Thursday

The National Weather Service, Spokane, has issued a winter storm watch for North Idaho and northeast Washington, calling for as much as a foot of new snow from Tuesday afternoon […]