Randall Ohrt, of St. Maries, was sentenced to a potential 15 years in prison, May 15, 2020.
Tenley Lambert and Emma Daniels were selected as this year’s co-Valedictorians. Glory Olson was named Salutatorian.
Summer in St. Maries will start on a high note.
The Idaho Department of Lands urges people to apply for their burn permits.
The Elks Lodge dining hall got an upgrade that was 22 years in the making.
For 63 years the Gazette Record has sponsored a subscription campaign that gives the opportunity for youngsters to earn extra cash selling subscriptions to the local newspaper.
Mike Walters plans to say goodbye after 35 years of working for school districts in Benewah County.
The Lutheran Church and Second Harvest plan to host another food distribution Friday, May 29.
Nearly two weeks into stage two of the Idaho reopen plan, area retailers say that business is back but not back to normal.
A civil suit against the Benewah County and the Benewah County Sheriff’s office was dismissed.
The Benewah County Sheriff Office has identified multiple suspects in connection with a recent vandalism at the Heyburn Elementary School and the city park.
While the big jet boats were unable to race on the St. Joe River this spring due to the pandemic, a group of campers replaced fishing lines with rooster tails in the inaugural run of the “RC Boat Covid Classic” on Sunday, May 24.
The southernmost of Big Creek’s extensive trail system, Big Creek Trail #44 is, for the most part, an easily traversed journey.
Our lieutenant governor is blowing it.
The St. Maries School Board has approved this years school supply surplus auction.
Nearly $30,000 was awarded in the second of three rounds of local scholarship money to be given to St. Maries High School seniors.
In accordance with stage two of Governor Little's revised guidelines for "Idaho Rebounds", the Idaho Fish and Game resumed sales of nonresident licenses, tags and permits May 16.
Free physicals are July 29 and 30, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Maries Middle School for athletes participating in fall sports.
In March 2019, Fish and Game kicked off the first year of the walleye lottery program by announcing that $50,000 in reward money was swimming in Lake Pend Oreille. Nearly 200 anglers participated in the inaugural season and winners took home just under $9,000 in prize money.
Two months ago, American Legion member Hank Thornton started his list of active local military service members, so far he has had luck in his search.
Voter turnout in Benewah County is near 200 percent higher this year compared to four years ago.
Valley Vista Care Center continues to have no cases of the coronavirus but the pandemic has not been without impact.
Benewah Community Hospital received approximately $3.5 million in federal aid.
Self-employed individuals impacted by COVID-19 now may be eligible to receive up to $7,500 in cash support through the Idaho Rebound cash grants for small businesses.
A restaurant in St. Maries reported an attempted break-in, May 18.
Memorial Day ceremonies may look a bit different and be shorter this year due to Covid-19 concerns.
The Benewah County auto licensing department reopened this week but with some limitations to operations, County Assessor Donna Spier said that the department will only serve residents of Benewah County until further notice. She said that the licensing department has a ways to go in order to …
The Benewah County auto licensing department will no longer sell boat registrations or off-road vehicle stickers.
An individual was caught on camera at a St. Maries grocer damaging approximately $200 worth of goods, May 16.
Two incidents of breaking and entering, in St. Maries, appear related according to Benewah County Sheriff Dave Resser.
Last week Governor Brad Little announced that the state will enter Phase 2 of his economic reopening plan, and local restaurants and salons were eager to open.
Beautification plans are in full bloom in the city of St. Maries.
A Life Flight was grounded in the Tensed area for approximately 90 minutes.
The Gazette Record will honor area graduating seniors with a four-page spread in its May 27 issue.
Crews at work on the Marimn Health Youth Center haven’t let the pandemic slow their progress.
West Side community members can expect to get back on track with their fitness routines.
Local libraries have reopened with slight safety protocols.
PotlatchDeltic offered its support for this year's University of Idaho sixth grade resource tour via an $800 donation.
In the first of three coming announcements of scholarships received by St. Maries High School seniors, 11 students earned money locally to use in their pursuit of a college education, including:
North Idaho College’s graduation ceremony will be different than normal this year.
One of the nearest mountain roads to the town of Avery, Fishhook Creek Road travels south into some of the most rugged country the St. Joe National Forest has to offer.
The St. Joe River may see some mild flooding over Memorial Day weekend according to the National Weather Service.
The Idaho Panhandle National Forests said that effective May 11, 2020 the following day-use sites will be available for public access. Developed campgrounds and rental cabins remain temporarily closed.
PotlatchDeltic plans to restrict traffic flows on the Charlie Creek Main Haul Road this month.
Two local men want to help small business thrive.
A challenge to keep good grades five years ago paid off for this year's Kootenai High School Valedictorian.
A request to explore options for a new cell tower in St. Maries from Verizon Wireless was approved at the St. Maries council meeting Monday night, May 11.
A chimney fire that started in the attic has caused a Fernwood family to lose everything.
High schools in the area have given the green light for graduation and seniors will get to return to their schools one last time.
More Benewah County residents may now qualify for emergency food and energy assistance.
St. Joe Valley Fire District #4 added eight new volunteer trainees. This training was only possible by the expertise, dedication and generosity of St. Maries Fire Department Chief Larry Naccarato.