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North Idaho Now podcast Episode 22: Headlines from 4/14 thru 4/16
April 17, 2021 11:07 a.m.

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 22: Headlines from 4/14 thru 4/16

In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Chanse Watson and Keith Kinnaird go over the latest news coming out of the Coeur'd Alene/Post Falls Press, the Bonner County Daily Bee, the Bonners Ferry Herald, and the Shoshone News-Press from April 14 to 16.

Case against murder suspect expect to proceed
February 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Case against murder suspect expect to proceed

Judith Marie Carpenter is expected to be deemed competent to stand trial in the shooting death of Shirley Ann Ramey.

February 23, 2021 1 a.m.

Chase suspect appears in court

The suspect in Friday's police pursuit made an initial appearance on Monday in Bonner County Magistrate Court on Monday.

Man arrested at gunpoint after chase
February 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Man arrested at gunpoint after chase

Kootenai County man arrested after high-speed chase.

February 13, 2021 1 a.m.

Sandpoint man implicated in Capitol insurrection

Sandpoint resident Michael Pope facing federal charges

Fish & Game staying the course on walleye suppression
February 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Fish & Game staying the course on walleye suppression

Fish & Game staying firm on walleye suppression.

Wife of shooting victim seeks dismissal, sanctions
February 12, 2021 1 a.m.

Wife of shooting victim seeks dismissal, sanctions

Wife of Priest Lake shooting victim seeks dismissal, sanctions.

Walleye on panel's agenda
February 11, 2021 1 a.m.

Walleye on panel's agenda

Walleye panel

February 10, 2021 1 a.m.

Kaniksu hosting vaccine clinics this month

Kaniksu Health Services hosting vaccine clinics in February

Plea entered in Bristow murder
January 29, 2021 1 a.m.

Plea entered in Bristow murder

A former Bonner County man indicted for the strangulation of Tammy Rae Bristow changed his not guilty plea on Wednesday.

FCC fines malicious robo-caller
January 24, 2021 1 a.m.

FCC fines malicious robo-caller

The Federal Communications Commission is again fining a former Sandpoint resident accused of making malicious robo-calls in Idaho and five other states.

Court dismisses suit over COVID-19 restrictions
January 9, 2021 1 a.m.

Court dismisses suit over COVID-19 restrictions

A U.S. District Court judge is dismissing a lawsuit filed over COVID-19 restrictions

Skier causes avalanche on Blue Mountain
January 6, 2021 1 a.m.

Skier causes avalanche on Blue Mountain

Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center issues warning after skier causes slide on Blue Mountain

December 29, 2020 1 a.m.

Hearing set in felony battery case

A preliminary hearing is pending in a felony battery case

December 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Robust defense forms in deadly crash case

A robust defense is taking in a Coeur d'Alene man's vehicular manslaughter case

Victorino receives hero's welcome home
December 11, 2020 1 a.m.

Victorino receives hero's welcome home

The ashes of Ponderay Police Sgt. Mike Victorino were returned to Bonner County on Thursday

December 10, 2020 1 a.m.

Sandpoint awarded attorney fees in Festival firearms lawsuit

First District Court judge awards city fees, costs in Festival firearms lawsuit

Record rainbow trout legacy endures
December 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Record rainbow trout legacy endures

Record-breaking rainbow trout was caught by Wes Hamlet in Lake Pend Oreille in 1947

IDOC turns away murder suspect
December 3, 2020 1 a.m.

IDOC turns away murder suspect

The Idaho Department of Correction is denying a murder suspect's admission into its security medical program

Bonner County tables PHD defunding proposal
December 2, 2020 11:05 a.m.

Bonner County tables PHD defunding proposal

SANDPOINT — Bonner County commissioners tabled a controversial proposal Tuesday to defund

SPD embarks on mask outreach effort
November 27, 2020 1 a.m.

SPD embarks on mask outreach effort

The city of Sandpoint is undertaking a 30-day education and outreach effort to foster mask usage during pandemic

Bonner County officials bridle against mask mandate
November 26, 2020 1 a.m.

Bonner County officials bridle against mask mandate

Bonner County commissioners are considering withdrawing funding from the Panhandle Health District as a result of its mask mandate

LPOIC Thanksgiving Derby nears
November 19, 2020 1 a.m.

LPOIC Thanksgiving Derby nears

The Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Club's annual Thanksgiving fishing derby gets underway on Sunday

Competency questioned again in Ramey murder
November 13, 2020 1 a.m.

Competency questioned again in Ramey murder

The competency of a Coeur d'Alene woman accused of murder is drawn into question again

Chase suspect accused of theft
November 6, 2020 1 a.m.

Chase suspect accused of theft

Man who led police on high-speed chase accused of stealing vehicle.

Archaeologic report adds texture to prostitution in Sandpoint's early days
October 10, 2020 12:59 a.m.

Archaeologic report adds texture to prostitution in Sandpoint's early days

Archaelogical study of the city's original town site on Sand Creek is revealing that prostitutes in Sandpoint were more than consolers of the lonely.

October 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Hearing set in manslaughter case

A preliminary hearing is pending for a Coeur d'Alene man accused of accidentally killing a passenger in a rollover crash on Spirit Lake Cutoff Road in 2017

September 3, 2020 1 a.m.

Sandpoint prevails in Festival gun lawsuit

The city of Sandpoint's motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit over the Festival at Sandpoint's firearms prohibition was granted by a 1st District Court judge on Wednesday.

Bonner County man held on murder, kidnapping charges
August 25, 2020 1 a.m.

Bonner County man held on murder, kidnapping charges

PRIEST RIVER — A Bonner County man has been arrested for allegedly bludgeoning and strangling a woman to death and forcing another man at gunpoint to help him dispose of her remains.

Rapid Lightning Creek bridge project at crossroad
August 17, 2020 1:05 a.m.

Rapid Lightning Creek bridge project at crossroad

SANDPOINT — The project is years off, but Bonner County officials want to know what the public thinks about a project to replace one of the bridges across Rapid Lightning Creek.

Another hearing set in gun lawsuit
August 14, 2020 1 a.m.

Another hearing set in gun lawsuit

SANDPOINT — A hearing has been set on the city of Sandpoint’s motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit brought by Bonner County over a prohibition of firearms during the Festival at Sandpoint.

Loud at the lake
August 12, 2020 1 a.m.

Loud at the lake

Cocolalla residents troubled by train noise

Doctor cleared to examine murder suspect
July 23, 2020 1 a.m.

Doctor cleared to examine murder suspect

SANDPOINT — Arrangements are being made for Judith Marie Carpenter to be examined by her personal physician while awaiting trial for first-degree murder, 1st District Court records show.

Kodiak owners warned of cracks in landing gear
July 18, 2020 1 a.m.

Kodiak owners warned of cracks in landing gear

Aircraft which cannot meet requirements will be grounded

Auction block may be turning point for Idaho Club
September 8, 2016 9 p.m.

Auction block may be turning point for Idaho Club

SANDPOINT — A more colorful chapter could be opening up in the saga of the embattled Idaho Club.

July 18, 2016 9 p.m.

TV show on Priest Lake slaying set to air Aug. 4

A true crime television show’s profile of the murder of Leslie Carlton Breaw at Priest Lake in 2007 is set to be shown on Thursday, Aug. 4.

May 5, 2016 9 p.m.

Toddler found in lake dies

SAGLE — A Bonner County toddler has died after being found face-down in Jewel Lake on April 27.

January 18, 2016 8 p.m.

Post Falls driver in deadly crash faces charge

SANDPOINT — A criminal charge is pending against a Post Falls man who was involved in a crash on U.S. 95 that claimed the life of a Bonner County woman last summer.

September 7, 2015 9 p.m.

Wolf education enterprise group appeals to high court

Wolf People is appealing its wildlife exhibition license suspension to the Idaho Supreme Court.

September 7, 2015 9 p.m.

Priest Lake businessman sentenced in sex sting case

A Priest Lake businessman who made headlines taking on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was ordered to serve a year and a day in prison after being targeted in a sex trafficking sting in North Dakota.

August 10, 2015 9 p.m.

Hearing set in off-road park dispute

Twisted Mud 'N Crawl allegedly operating without a permit
August 1, 2015 9 p.m.

Hearing pending in eluding case

SANDPOINT - A preliminary hearing is pending for a Sandpoint man accused of leading Idaho State Police on a high-speed chase that ended with him crashing on U.S. Highway 95 in Sagle.

March 29, 2015 9 p.m.

Man arrested in '81 killing

February 21, 2015 8 p.m.

Claim alleges gender bias at sheriff's office

SANDPOINT - A former records clerk at the Bonner County Sheriff's Office is seeking damages from the county for wrongful termination and discrimination.

February 21, 2015 8 p.m.

Spokane man jailed for partially nude unlawful entry

SANDPOINT - A Spokane businessman pleaded guilty Friday to unlawful entry for breaking into a neighbor's vacation home in Laclede while wearing only a hooded sweatshirt and flip flops.

February 19, 2015 8 p.m.

Man faces unlawful entry charge

SANDPOINT - A Washington businessman is due in court Friday to answer allegations that he forced his way into a Laclede home last year while nude from the waist down.

Citizens honored for aiding deputy
February 19, 2015 8 p.m.

Citizens honored for aiding deputy

SANDPOINT - Bonner County Sheriff Daryl Wheeler honored two citizens Tuesday for coming to the aid of a deputy who was seriously injured in a collision with a tractor-trailer last month.