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Updated 11 hours, 16 minutes ago

North Idaho COVID-19 cases stay at 39

Panhandle Health District announced Saturday that there were no new COVID-19 cases North Idaho.

Updated 1 day, 9 hours ago
Porthill border temporarily reducing hours

PORTHILL — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is temporarily reducing the hours of operation at the Port of Porthill, beginning Monday, April 6. The Port of Porthill is currently open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m....

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
Keeping septic systems healthy

BONNERS FERRY — With the COVID-19 virus crisis, there has been a shortage of toilet paper, paper towels, napkins, and more as people stock up and prepare to ...

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
KRI Casino and Spa closure extended

BONNERS FERRY — The partial closures of the Kootenai River Inn Casino and Spa (KRI) has been extended to May 1.

Updated 1 day, 13 hours ago
Second Bonner County COVID-19 case confirmed

The Panhandle Health District has announced North Idaho now has 39 total COVID-19 cases, including a second case in Bonner County.

Updated 2 days, 11 hours ago
Idaho sees initial claims for unemployment insurance jump 143%

Idaho workers laid off due to the coronavirus filed 32,941 initial claims for unemployment insurance between March 22 -28, 2020, an increase of 143 percent o...

Updated 2 days, 12 hours ago
1M COVID-19 cases reported globally

The total number of COVID-19 cases topped one million worldwide on Thursday, according to Worldometers, a reference site that provides counters and real-time...

Updated 2 days, 13 hours ago
PHD: North Idaho has 37 COVID-19 cases

Panhandle Health District officials say the total number of cases of COVID-19 is 37 in the Panhandle area.

Updated 3 days ago
Affected Government Services

BONNERS FERRY — According to a press release from Andrew O’Neel, Director of Emergency Management and Public Information Officer, the Boundary County essential government services have been affected as a result o...

Updated 3 days ago
Local small businesses may apply for aid

BONNERS FERRY— The CARES Act, signed into law on Friday, March 27, by President Donald Trump, offers economic relief for both individuals and businesses.

Updated 3 days ago
Quilters become mask makers

BONNERS FERRY — They are just bits of fabric.

Updated 3 days ago
Fifteen Boundary County volunteers cook, deliver meals

BONNERS FERRY — In tough times, people always seem to emerge from the crowd to step up and help others, but in Boundary County, this is more evident than man...

Updated 3 days ago
Fear, stress and how to cope

Therapist, pastor address worries brought on by COVID-19 pandemic

Updated 3 days ago
Vehicle slides off road into stream

BONNERS FERRY — On Monday, March 30, Boundary County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a man outside a residence at 8:50 a.m.

Updated 3 days ago
City council meetings held online for public participation

BONNERS FERRY— The Bonners Ferry City Council met again via the Zoom video meeting app on Monday, March 30.