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Shopko opening planned

August 17, 2016 at 6:00 am | Priest River Times OLDTOWN — Shopko has announced that it will open a new Shopko Hometown store.The store, located at 67 Selkirk Way, is expected to open in Fall 2016 and will become a staple in the community...

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Newport clinic opens

August 17, 2016 at 6:00 am | Priest River Times NEWPORT — The Newport Health Clinic opened August 12 in a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by scores of local residents. Newport Mayor Shirley Sands said the facility is a “beautiful addition to...

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Millward fundraiser set

August 17, 2016 at 6:00 am | Priest River Times PRIEST RIVER — Local youngster Brittaney Millward, who was diagnosed with autoimmune liver disease earlier this year, will be the focus of an August 20 fundraiser at the Sandpoint Eagles lodge.

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PACTrack allows voters to ‘follow the money’

August 17, 2016 at 6:00 am | Priest River Times ST. MARIES — Like the old saying goes, if you want to know what motivates people and their agendas, “Follow the money.” In this election year, Bonner County voters interested in finding out...

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Playing with fire at Priest River filling station

August 17, 2016 at 6:00 am | Priest River Times PRIEST RIVER — On July 20 Gary Carson, 71, from Priest River, allegedly initiated a sequence of events that would qualify under the category of “dumb criminals.” According to Exxon clerk Tim...

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Work prompts temporary closure of forest road

August 17, 2016 at 6:00 am | Priest River Times NORDMAN — The Priest Lake Ranger District is temporarily closing the popular Forest Service Road (FSR) 662. The road will be closed for public safety while the culvert over Hughes Fork is replaced...

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Board cancels meeting

August 17, 2016 at 6:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee SANDPOINT — Scheduling conflicts are forcing Bonner County commissioners to scrap their regular business meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 23.Those with questions about the cancellation are asked to...

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RV ordinance fate undecided

August 17, 2016 at 6:00 am | Priest River Times PRIEST RIVER — City council members made progress here August 15 on a proposed ordinance requiring permits for recreational vehicles. The idea is to prevent nuisance violations, explained Mayor...

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