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Steven A. Engel, Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel in the Donald Trump administration, issued a 54-page memorandum opinion for the counsel to the president, dated Sunday, January 19, and released on the U.S. Department of Justice website on Monday, giving the opinion…

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On January 15, a suspicious circumstance was reported that occurred on January 14 in the area of Dodge Peak Lodge. It had been reported that the driver of a pickup with an Avista decal had possibly attempted to pick up two children who had gotten off a school bus.

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell this evening submitted a four-page organizing resolution laying out the proposed timeline of the impeachment trial of President Donald John Trump at 1 p.m. Tuesday, January 21, which will start with a vote to adopt the timeline.

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The seven House managers who will act as prosecutors in the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump filed a 111-page trial memorandum today, laying out the gist of their case and alleging that the president used his official powers to pressure a foreign government to interfere in a Un…

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Presidential impeachment lead counselors Jay Sekulow and Pat Cipollone today issued a formal answer to the articles of impeachment submitted to the United States Senate Thursday, calling it a dangerous attack on the right of the American people to freely choose their president.

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Carrie is elderly and needs help clearing snow and needs the overhanging snow above her doors knocked down. She lives at 6908 Oak Street, Bonners Ferry, on upper Oak just past Montana Street. She can receive texts at (760) 877-2873.

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President Donald Trump today named the members of his legal defense team who will represent him in the Senate impeachment trial that gets underway Tuesday.

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In a ceremony Thursday afternoon, Sheriff Dave Kramer presented Search and Rescue (SAR) member and BNSF track inspector Adam Reeves a Boundary County Sheriff's Office Rescue Award and Sheriff’s Office challenge coin for his role in rescuing two BNSF railroad workers who were trapped in a der…

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The National Weather Service, Spokane, has issued a winter weather advisory for more snow from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday for North Idaho and northeast Washington.

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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and what better time to ensure that the Idaho Anti-Trafficking Coalition is honoring its mission to work alongside community members in providing awareness, education, services, and safe housing for victims of human trafficking.

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The Bonners Ferry Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program will soon be underway for 2020-2021. This scholarship and honors program recognizes, rewards, and encourages excellence while promoting self-esteem among young women.

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Taylor Cromwell, 15, missing from her Naples home since New Year's Day, has been found, she is safe and should be returning home soon. No other details have been shared but we have confirmed the news. Her family thanks all who helped and sent prayers.

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I'm no scientist. I've never been to college nor have I ever taken a physics class. Or chemistry. Only basic high school math, as algebra baffled me. The only sine I know says "stop." But I am intrigued by how physics describe our universe. I have no idea if what follows is true or if I'm ju…

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In a bipartisan vote of 89-10, the U.S. Senate today approved the implementing legislation for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The new trilateral agreement updates the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) by bringing the deal into the 21st Century and providing U.S. far…

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As 99 United States Senators and one Supreme Court Justice took an oath to deliver "fair and impartial justice" in the impeachment of President Donald Trump today, the president, ever defiant, Tweeted "I JUST GOT IMPEACHED FOR MAKING A PERFECT PHONE CALL!"

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This morning at 9:21 a.m. a threat of violence was sent to Deschutes Brewery, Bend, Oregon, warning them that their employees should show up "armed and on high alert" at an annual event tonight at Eichardt's Pub Grill & Coffee House, 212 Cedar Street, Sandpoint, set to begin at 5 p.m.

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Six rail cars that went off the tracks in the BNSF train derailment on the evening of the first day of 2020 are now on a siding in Troy, two of the train's three locomotives are on the tracks at Crossport and heavy equipment is being placed for the monumental task of pulling the lead engine …

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The Boundary County Planning and Zoning Commission will hold public hearing at 6 p.m. Thursday, February 20, in the Boundary County Extension Office meeting room, 6447 Kootenai Street, Bonners Ferry, to accept public comment on Conditional Use Permit Application 20-031 by Lydia and R. Shane …

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Congressman Russ Fulcher (R-Idaho) today introduced the Bring Our Heroes Home Act alongside Representative Chris Pappas (R-New Hampshire) to ensure that family members can more easily obtain the records of American service members who were listed as Prisoners of War or Missing in Action.

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Governor Brad Little was joined by legislators today in signing his first two executive orders of 2020, both aimed at keeping Idaho regulations streamlined, user-friendly, and easy to understand.

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The U.S. Government Accountabily Office, a non-partisan auditing agency of the US government, today issued a decision that President Trump violated the U.S. Constitution in ordering the withholding of payments approved by Congress to the Ukraine.

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Due to weather conditions. all Boundary County School District 101 schools are closed today, Thursday, January 16.

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House Democrats today named the seven impeachment managers who will prosecute the case against President Donald J. Trump and just before 5 p.m. Eastern Time, by a vote of 228-193, presented two articles of impeachment to the U.S. Senate.

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A Bonners Ferry resident is alerting others in the community that there may have been a "stranger danger" incident Tuesday in south Bonners Ferry in the Funkhouser Street area and to be alert.

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The Panhandle Health District is seeking volunteers 55 years of age and older with reliable transportation who can compassionately make a difference in the lives of homebound elders by providing friendly visits and transportation to doctor appointments and grocery shopping.

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A North Idaho environmental group asking donations to "support grassroots resistance to dirty corporate energy" has labeled the New Year's Day BNSF derailment on two locomotives into the Kootenai River a "major disaster," accused official spokesman and mainstream media of covering up the dam…

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SNOW LINE: Jeanette lives on Apple Alley off lower Oak Street in Bonners Ferry and she needs help getting plowed out as she's been shut in since the snow started and she has errands she needs to run. If you can help her, call (208) 915-7471.

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Boundary Community Hospital and North Idaho College are gearing up for their next certified nurses aide class March 10 through April 16, and the opportunity is made even more exciting as BCH is offering both a scholarship to start and a job afterwards!

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The members of KVRI gathered as usual for its meeting Monday evening, but it wasn't just business as usual: they celebrated the 19th birthday of the Kootenai Valley Resource Initiative.

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Burlington Northern Santa Fe officials report that crews have removed one of the two locomotives that went over an embankment and into the Kootenai River about three miles east of the Idaho/Montana line on New Years Day, and work is getting underway to remove the lead engine from which the t…

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If anyone was hoping for a calmer more peaceful decade, then surely by now they are disappointed. With just a few days into 2020, the major news story already is a drone strike and death of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani.

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Idaho Senator Grant Burgoyne (D-Boise) introduced drug decriminalization legislation today as a personal bill in the Senate. The bill would decriminalize the unlawful use of controlled substances in private places and repeal the current prohibition on civil commitments for drug abuse.

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Details are scant as yet, but Grocery Outlets has confirmed that a store is expected to open in the old ShopKo building, 6355 Main Street, Bonners Ferry, in March.

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I had the after-holidays “Ho-Hums.” Bad! The promised storm was probably not coming. Instead of arriving with a promised fury and much needed snow pack, it had resigned itself to a cloudy, overcast, foggy, dreary, leaden sky.

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Due to inclement weather, all Boundary County School District 101 schools are closed today, Monday, January 13.

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