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6 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

I-90 shooter indicted on 12 assault charges - Fri, 01 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. An Arizona man who engaged police in a shootout on Interstate 90 near Post Falls was indicted by a Kootenai County grand jury on 12 counts of assault with intent to commit murder, the Bonner County Sheriff's Office announced Friday.

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Related Topix: Post Falls, ID, Kootenai County, ID, Coeur d'Alene, ID

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KREM-TV Spokane

Business still without power Monday in N. Idaho

Many of the outages were in Bonner County. One of the hardest hit areas was Garfield Bay on Lake Pend Oreille.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Sandpoint Shooting Details Aired

The woman who was killed in an armed confrontation with Sandpoint Police on July 8 was brought to Bonner General Health by her husband because he said she was exhibiting "erratic" and "aggressive" behavior, according to the Bonner County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Sandpoint, ID

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Woman shot by Sandpoint police was acting 'erratic,...

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A woman shot and killed by Sandpoint police July 8 outside Bonner General Hospital had been brought to the hospital by her husband, who told the emergency staff she was exhibiting erratic, aggressive behavior and was armed with a knife.

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Related Topix: Sandpoint, ID

HeraldNet

Idaho sheriff: Gunman fired first at authorities on I-90

A gunman with a semi-automatic AK-47 rifle and another rifle fired first at police before officers shot back and took him into custody along an Idaho freeway, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Post Falls, ID, Coeur d'Alene, ID, Kootenai County, ID

Wed Jul 16, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Challenge Hanford Holds Meeting on Chemical Vapors

In the last few months, dozens of workers have been exposed and sent home. Just last week, Hanford officials claimed there were no dangerous vapors released.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Coeur d'Alene, ID, Sandpoint, ID

KHQ-TV Spokane

Jitterz coffee stand robbery: New photos & video surveillance released

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene Police Detectives and the North Idaho Violent Crimes Task Force are continuing to investigate the Robbery of The Jitterz coffee stand in the 2800 block of Government Way.

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Related Topix: Coeur d'Alene, ID, Idaho, Sandpoint, ID

The Spokesman-Review

Suspect In I-90 Shootout Fired First

Bonner County Sheriff Darryl Wheeler speaks at a press conference this morning, with a photo of the type of semi-automatic that was in possession of Marcus Rael.

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Related Topix: Kootenai County, ID, Coeur d'Alene, ID, Post Falls, ID

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Officers, woman shot ID'd in Sandpoint hospital shooting - Tue, 15 Jul 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Three Sandpoint police officers shot and killed 35-year-old Jeanette Riley on July 8 when she refused to drop a knife outside Bonner General Hospital, the Bonner County Sheriff's Office said.

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Related Topix: Sandpoint, ID

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Woman shot by police in Sandpoint identified - Thu, 10 Jul 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. The Bonner County Sheriff's Office has identified the woman shot by police outside the Bonner General Hospital in Sandpoint on Tuesday as former Priest River resident Jeanetta Marie Riley, 35. Sandpoint Police officers were called to the hospital around 9:15 p.m. after ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sandpoint, ID, Priest River, ID

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Action Cam: Post Falls Festival starts Friday

The Post Falls festival starts Friday, July 11th and goes through Sunday, July 13th.

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Related Topix: Post Falls, ID, Sandpoint, ID, Marijuana

KREM-TV Spokane

Officers shoot knife-wielding woman outside Sandpoint hospital

Law enforcement officers shot and killed a woman Tuesday night outside Bonner General Hospital.

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Related Topix: Sandpoint, ID, Post Falls, ID, Spokane, WA

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Sandpoint police shoot, kill woman who had knife

TV reports that Bonner County Sheriff Daryl Wheeler says police arrived in the area of North Third Avenue and Alder Street near Bonner General Hospital on Tuesday night on a report of a woman with a knife.

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Related Topix: Sandpoint, ID

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Boise Weekly

North Idaho 911 Dispatcher Alleges Race, Age Discrimination

The Idaho Human Rights Commission has filed a claim on behalf of a Native American woman who said she was kicked to the curb from her job as a Bonner County dispatcher in the North Idaho city of Sandpoint.

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Related Topix: Sandpoint, ID, Coeur d'Alene, ID, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Idaho clubs - Mon, 07 Jul 2014 PST

The Sandpoint Chapter of the Idaho Writers League - meets from 9 a.m.-noon on the first and third Saturdays of the month at Sandpoint Library, 1407 Cedar St.; 265-2897.

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Related Topix: Idaho, Sandpoint, ID, Post Falls, ID, Coeur d'Alene, ID, Wallace, ID

Thu Jul 03, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Names released of 12 officers involved in gunfire exchange with driver on I-90

UPDATE: The Critical Incident Task Force detectives have released the names of the law enforcement personnel directly involved in the exchange of gunfire with Marcus A. Rael in the early morning hours of June 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Idaho, Kootenai County, ID, Coeur d'Alene, ID, Post Falls, ID, Kootenai, ID

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