North Idaho News

  • Two Suspects Arrested in Connection With Overdose Deaths in North Idaho July 18, 2024 10:05 pm Big Country News Connection - Washington State HAUSER LAKE – On Wednesday, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) responded to two separate overdose incidents that resulted in the deaths of two young men. At approximately 7:19 AM, deputies were dispatched to the 1800 block of W. Lake Street in …
  • Texas Ridge Fire burns 1,500 acres, forces evacuations in north Idaho July 18, 2024 9:35 pm Boise State Public Radio - Idaho The Texas Ridge Fire has burned more than 1,500 acres northeast of Lewiston and destroyed ten structures since it was first discovered Monday afternoon. On Tuesday, the Latah County Sheriff’s Office advised residents to immediately evacuate a large area …
  • Fires in Shoshone County have been contained July 18, 2024 8:50 pm KREM 2 - Washington State SHOSHONE COUNTY, Idaho — The Shoshone County Sheriff's Office reports that the two fires located in Shoshone County have been contained and that there is no risk to the public.  One was located just below Lake Elsie, north of Joe River and the other …
  • Even as Idaho has a surplus in its state education budget, one North Idaho district is turning to online crowdfunding to maintain its mission July 18, 2024 9:16 am The Pacific Northwest Inlander - Washington State click to enlarge Idaho Department of Education photo Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction Debbie Critchfield: "I've not been to any community that does not value education." School's out for summer, but for some in North Idaho, …
  • Bonner County History - July 18, 2024 July 18, 2024 8:59 am Bonner County Daily Bee - Idaho Brought to you by the Bonner County Historical Society and Museum 611 S. Ella Ave., Sandpoint, Idaho, 83864 208-263-2344 50 Years Ago Sandpoint News-Bulletin July 18, 1974 – ANGLERS BRAVE WIND, RAIN Pend Oreille Lake fishing was good last week if you weren …
  • North Idaho Lakers 9-8, Orofino Merchants 8-4 July 17, 2024 7:48 pm Clearwater Tribune - Idaho The Orofino Merchants lost two games 9-8 and 8-4 to the North Idaho Lakers on Friday, July 12 at Sandpoint. The Merchants (16-12) tied the first game with two outs in the seventh with an RBI single by Easton Schneider to score Ethan Gilmore. North Idaho ( …

Idaho News

  • Teen Killed in Head-On Collision on Southern Idaho Highway July 19, 2024 7:05 pm Big Country News Connection - Washington State BOISE - Idaho State Police are investigating a fatality crash that occurred west of Boise on Thursday evening. According to Idaho State Police, the crash occurred at about 8:40 p.m, on State Highway 44, at mile marker 8.9, west of Star in Canyon County. A …
  • Burn Ban Issued For North Central Idaho July 19, 2024 6:53 pm Pullman Radio - Washington State July 19, 2024 Evan Ellis News A Stage 1 burn ban has been placed on North Central Idaho. State authorities are banning burning and most campfires in the Grangeville Fire Restriction Area which includes Latah County locally.  Campfires are still allowed at …
  • AAA of Idaho encourages drivers to be safe during rural road safety awareness week July 19, 2024 6:34 pm KMVT - Idaho TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — It is rural road safety awareness week, and the AAA of Idaho is encouraging drivers to stay safe on out-lying roadways. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2022, almost half of deadly …
  • Unemployment rate in Idaho grows in June July 19, 2024 6:23 pm KTVB 7 - Idaho The Idaho Department of Labor reports unemployment increased by 578 people. BOISE, Idaho — The Idaho Department of Labor reported on Friday the unemployment rate in the Gem State increased from 3.3% to 3.4% in June, as compared to May. According to the …
  • Texas fire burning in Idaho caused by humans begins containment July 19, 2024 6:09 pm Fox 28 - Washington State KENDRICK, Idaho – The Idaho Department of Lands say the cause of the Texas fire that has burned over 1,500 acers was started by humans. Over 175 units are working to attack the fire that has been burning for nearly a week as they begin containment. “Fire …
  • Idaho unemployment rate climbs as new rules limiting public assistance access go into effect July 19, 2024 6:09 pm Fox 28 - Washington State BOISE, Idaho – The Gem State’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 3.4% in June according to the Idaho Department of Labor (DOL) as new rules tightening access to unemployment insurance go into effect. DOL data shows that the state’s economy …
  • F&G working with Forest Service, Idaho Power on Crooked River bull trout restoration project July 19, 2024 6:00 pm Idaho Fish and Game Pressing the "reset button" One of the objectives listed in Fish and Game's current statewide Fisheries Management Plan is to, in some locations, develop and implement management actions to reduce or eliminate non-native trout where necessary …
  • The Polecat Reserve Features A Trail System In Idaho That’s Worthy Of A Day Hike July 19, 2024 5:56 pm Only In Your State By Courtnie Erickson | Published July 19, 2024 × Courtnie Erickson Author From Southern Utah to the Panhandle in Idaho, Courtnie Erickson has lived in what she believes are the best (and the most beautiful!) areas in the country. She graduated with a …
  • BYU-Idaho fashion show ‘Luna Maria’ brings the moon and the stars to apparel July 19, 2024 5:23 pm BYUI - Idaho Models strutting the catwalk, cameras flashing with every new design, who doesn’t love the thrill of a good fashion show? BYU-Idaho’s Apparel Design Society is ready to show the fruit of their labors this semester with the “Luna Maria” fashion show this …
  • Man flown to hospital, others taken by ambulance after two cows and a horse are hit in three separate southwest Idaho crashes July 19, 2024 3:12 pm East Idaho News The following is a news release from Idaho State Police. RIDDLE — Idaho State Police is investigating three separate crashes which occurred at 10:33 p.m. on July 18 on State Highway 51 at milepost 9, near Riddle, in Owyhee County. A 2017 Jeep Compass was …