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AG declines charges following undersheriff probe

November 30, 2016 at 6:00 am

SANDPOINT — The Idaho Attorney General’s Office is declining to seek charges against former Bonner County Undersheriff David Hale for creating a website mocking the sheriff’s candidacy of Terry...

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Polar Plunge planned for Feb. 18

November 30, 2016 at 6:00 am | Priest River Times PRIEST RIVER — The annual Priest River Panthers Polar Plunge is set for Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017.The event, which raises funds for the Panthers Special Olympics team, runs from noon to 5...

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Fish-friendly Quartz Creek culvert upgrade finished

November 30, 2016 at 6:00 am | Priest River Times PRIEST LAKE — Timothy Knight, Priest Lake District Ranger, said that the Quartz Creek culvert replacement project wrapped up Nov. 17. The culvert is part of a well-traveled road off the...

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Man accused of trying to sell stolen truck

November 30, 2016 at 6:00 am | Priest River Times SANDPOINT — A preliminary hearing is pending for a Bonner County man accused of trying to sell a stolen pickup truck on a social networking website.Matthew Duane Howard Jr. is charged with...

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Hour of Code boots up on Dec. 7

November 30, 2016 at 6:00 am | Priest River Times NEWPORT — Everyone is invited to participate in an Hour of Code, billed as the largest learning event in history.The event is set for Wednesday, Dec. 7 at Newport High School. It starts at...

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Local businesses welcome Black Friday boost

November 30, 2016 at 6:00 am | Priest River Times OLDTOWN — This year’s Black Friday was much better than last year’s, said Karen Smith, assistant manager at Benjamin Franklin Variety Store here Nov. 26. “We did really good,” she said. “It was an...

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Hutto pleads not guilty

November 30, 2016 at 6:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press COEUR d'ALENE — David Earl Hutto, charged with the recent murder of William "Bo" Kirk, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment hearing on Nov. 21.After Judge Scott Wayman...

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Volunteers brings warm boots to schools

November 30, 2016 at 6:00 am | Priest River Times OLDTOWN — “It feels good to give,” said Priest River Distinguished Young Woman Genevieve Hurd Nov. 29, and boy was she right. Hurd and her colleague, DYW runner-up Heidi Janhsen, spent 20 hours...

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Boot Lady stays on her toes

November 30, 2016 at 6:00 am | Priest River Times PRIEST RIVER — The Old West, long a part of American culture and deeply woven into the fabric of Idahoan life, lives on here thanks to “The Boot Lady,” Joan Little. Owner of The Boot Lady at 33...

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