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BONNERS FERRY — With the residents of the Boundary Community Hospital (BCH), Extended Care Facility / Nursing Ho...

Updated 8 hours, 58 minutes ago
Bonner County has first COVID-19 case

PHD announces 12 cases of COVID-19 in region, apparent community transmission

Updated 1 day, 2 hours ago
Motorcycle accident on Westside Road

BONNERS FERRY — A man was transported to the hospital after a motorcycle accident on Westside Road this afternoon, Saturday, March 28.

Updated 1 day, 23 hours ago
IPNF temporarily closes campgrounds to limit COVID-19 spread

Effective Saturday, March 28, many or most developed campgrounds and certain other recreation sites on the Idaho Panhandle National Forests will be closed until further notice for the health and safety of visitor...

Updated 2 days, 9 hours ago
Little signs order to boost funds for coronavirus response

Boise — Governor Brad Little’s latest executive orders and proclamation will boost funds available for Idaho’s coronavirus response, manage the impact of the...

Updated 3 days, 5 hours 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 essenti...

Updated 3 days, 7 hours ago
Idaho reports 3 COVID-19 deaths

The Department of Health and Welfare and two local public health districts are reporting the state’s first deaths related to COVID-19.

Updated 3 days, 8 hours ago
10th COVID-19 case confirmed in Kootenai County

A Kootenai County woman in her 50s has been confirmed as having novel coronavirus, according to a press release from the Panhandle Health District and Kooten...

Updated 3 days, 20 hours ago
Fire on Westside Road burns three acres

BONNERS FERRY — Firefighters responded to a brush fire on Westside Road around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 22.

Updated 3 days, 20 hours ago
Local churches think outside the box

Livestreaming services, other measures taken amid COVID-19 pandemic

Updated 3 days, 20 hours ago
Firefighters take to the ice for training

EASTPORT — In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic — where businesses are temporarily closing, people are practicing social distancing or hunkering down at hom...

Updated 3 days, 20 hours ago
Idaho Department of Labor services available remotely

Local Idaho Department of Labor representatives are not able to meet in person with customers due to the temporary statewide office closures.

Updated 3 days, 20 hours ago
Boundary County government restricts physical access

Boundary County began restricting physical access of members of the public to government offices on March 20, and will continue until further notice.

Updated 3 days, 20 hours ago
Senior Center temporarily cancels Congregate meals

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Seniors Hospitality Center will be closed to the Congregate Nutrition Services Program meals until April 10. The meals normally take place at noon every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesda...

Updated 3 days, 20 hours ago
Council orders bars and restaurants to close

BONNERS FERRY — While there are no reported COVID-19 cases in Boundary County, the effects of the worldwide pandemic has finally made its way to the local area, specifically with the City of Bonners Ferry and Bou...