The Angels for Peace ministry is giving out something small that has created a big impact.
The local 4-H club will celebrate National 4-H week in October, and club ambassadors hope the event will help encourage local children to join.
Local children on the West Side can look forward to a chance to show off their innovations at their local library this weekend.
The St. Joe River may have seen one of its busiest summers in years, according to local business owners.
The Benewah Community Hospital has received a major upgrade that will benefit local women.
The Benewah Community Hospital recently received a grant that supplied pediatric supplies to its emergency department.
The last gathering of the local farmer's market is this Friday.
Bids for a timber sale, put forth by the city of St. Maries, will be due by 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25.
A Harrison area resident who went missing Sept. 21, 2020, was found Sept. 22.
It was Oct. 20, 2019. I was sitting outside. My friends and I were finishing a calf barn when we noticed two deputy vehicles coming up the road. I shook (deputy) Vannatter’s hand,” Sheriff Candidate Mike Ingersoll said.
Idaho regained 7,000 nonfarm jobs in August and the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 5.1 percent in July to 4.2 percent - the third lowest rate in the nation.
Benewah County officials plan to rebuild the Slaughterhouse Bridge with a culvert to improve roadway safety.
Many Idaho forest landowners desire a better understanding of how forests grow and how they can better manage their forest property to meet their goals. Furthermore, forest landowners are often required to demonstrate planned, active forest management to qualify for lower forestry property t…
The St. Joe Ranger District of the Idaho Panhandle National Forests plans to temporarily close a section of Forest Service Road 301 south of Avery, Idaho, on October 6 and 7, to make needed upgrades to the Fishhook Creek Bridge.
This year’s League of Women Voters Candidate Forum will be streamed live through the League’s Facebook page (@moscowlwv). The forum will be 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the Moscow City Council Chambers. There will be no live audience participation, as numbers are limited by social distanci…
A bell, more than 100 years old that once hung above the first church in St. Maries, has a new display outside the Hughes House Museum.
At a time when politics seem more divisive than ever, Nampa native Rudy Soto says he offers voters the chance to elect someone who will work across the aisle.
A local artist is featured in the September issue of a national magazine.
The Idaho Department of Lands announced that crews have made significant progress on the Dusty and Cliff fires.
A second Japanese friendship flag has been returned to relatives of the veteran that carried it during World War II.
Felton’s Auto Sales plans to host its annual Pork Chop Feed at the Elks Lodge Saturday, September 19.
The city of St. Maries is set to open bids for utility improvements ahead of the Railroad Avenue rehabilitation project later this month.
Johnnie McIntyre, 66, of St. Maries has waived his right to a preliminary hearing and is now scheduled for arraignment Sept. 18, 2020.
A St. Maries resident faces a possible sentence of 25 years in prison.
A Harrison resident requested the city consider a blight ordinance at the Sept. 10, 2020, city council meeting.
The city of Plummer has a new public works director.
The National Weather Service of Spokane reported that the smoke that has settled in the Idaho Panhandle may not clear until later this week.
St. Maries Superintendent Alicia Holthaus wants to stay ahead of the coronavirus, that’s why she procured Google Chromebooks for every student in the district, thanks to funding from the CARES act.
The Plummer American Legion Post 69 plans to participate in the annual American Legion oratorical scholarship program, that begins in January.
For sheriff candidate Mike Ingersoll, Ammon Bundy, and a crowd of approximately 40 people, gathered at the St. Maries City Park, the evening began with a pledge and a prayer.
Caroline Nilsson Troy and Brandon Mitchell, candidates for the Idaho legislature, will be in Plummer Thursday for an ice cream social.
Hope’s Haven is continuing its spay and neuter program today, Wednesday September 16, with the hopes of furthering its efforts to reduce the amount of feral cats in the county.
Rudy Soto will be in St. Maries Wednesday for a town hall meeting at Mullan Trail Park. The event starts at 6 p.m.
The Benewah Community Hospital welcomes its newest radiology manager, Trevor Miller.
The 2nd Harvest Mobile Food Truck will return on Friday, September 25, at 10:00 a.m. at the SMHS Parking Lot. Please enter through St. Joe River Rd and onto Lumberjack Lane.
Members of the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church are doing what they can to support the village of Hope in Haiti despite the many obstacles this year.
Farmers Bureau Insurance has a new broker in its ranks.
The Bonner County Sheriff’s office received full confessions from the juveniles who threw rocks at the Lakeside football team bus following the Knights’ game at Clark Fork Sept. 11.
The first annual “Be the Light” walk organized by the Benewah County chapter of the Suicide Prevention Action Network is Saturday, September 12.
The Twenty-first Annual Haul Ass to Harrison Car Show ‘n Shine is Sept. 12 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Harrison Chamber of Commerce is inviting unique car owners to bring their cars to Harrison for this event. Registration is in the Harrison City Park from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. The cost is $20 per…
To assist hunter and anglers this fire season, the IDFG has put together a web page that links a map of current fires burning through Idaho. Visit https://Idfg.idaho.gov/fire.
Governor Brad Little appointed Jess Byrne as director of the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality.
Hours at the Benewah County auto license office changed effect Monday, September 8.
The next fire commissioner’s meeting is Sept. 15 at 5:30 p.m. at the St. Maries Station.
A woman is raising money for a local family who was stranded out of the country since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.
The summer of 2020 may be a record year for visitors to Benewah County and the St. Joe River region.
Area fire crews responded to eight wildfires, which led to the evacuation of residents and temporarily turning away state park visitors, on Labor Day, Sept. 7, 2020.
The state of Idaho began making payments last week for the Trump Administration’s new plan to offer extended unemployment benefits in order to continue Idaho’s economic rebound.
The Benewah County Republican Party scheduled events for this month that will give residents the opportunity to meet local legislators.
Motorists may notice more traffic counting strips laid across local roads this September.
The Plummer Library will celebrate National Library Card Sign-Up month this September.