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This Week in Sandpoint

Welcome to snowstorm central! This week has some fun events going on in the area. Check out the Blind Beer Tasting event at Idaho Pour Authority, Monday at 6:00 p.m. Later in the week visit a fundraiser for the Friends of the Scotchman Peaks Wilderness at Mickduff's Beer Hall from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday morning join the 8th Annual Fatty Flurry Fest, fat bike celebration ride at 10:00 a.m. and then Saturday night celebrate Martin Luther King weekend by heading up to Schweitzer for the torchlight parade, followed by a fireworks show starting at 6:00 p.m. As always there is live music aplenty around downtown. For all upcoming events click to the Entertainment Calendar»

Entertainment Events:

  • Blind Beer Tasting Mon
  • Paint and Sip Tue
  • FOSPW Fundraiser Thur
  • Twilight Skiing Fri, Sat, Sun
  • Fireworks Show Sat
  • Fatty Flurry Fest Sat

    Go to Entertainment Calendar»

    Civic Calendar Highlights:

  • Go to Civic Calendar»

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    Osprey have flown. After a successful year for the ospreys in the Memorial Field nest, the parent ospreys and their three chicks have migrated south for the winter. But the view from the nest cam remains! Get an osprey-eye view of our town, at the live nest webcam»

    New or notable online. Check these out:

    Sandpoint Idaho News

    January 14, 2022

    P&Z Commission to be split 

    Attempt to ease workload

    New wellness collective opens 

    Fresh outlet for all things natural

    Alex Barron faces felony charges 

    'Bard of the American Redoubt'

    Covid-19 positivity highest yet 

    Health officials blame omicron

    Pressure on Idaho's health care 

    Backlog of 17,900 positive tests

    Rejecting ID education standards 

    Lawmakers aim to reject, replace

    New Boundary Co. Library Director 

    Welcome to Kimber Glidden



    In this week's Sandpoint Reader:

    • BoCo puts hold on federal rescue funds
    • Luke Omodt announces bid for District 3 seat
    • Idaho sees backlog of positive COVID-19 tests


      Click to read the flip-page edition»

    In other news:

    BNSF Railway resumes operations 

    Ends lease with MT Rail Link

    Sndpt. man charged in Capital riot 

    Pleads not guilty

    PHD reports surge of Covid-19 

    Likely due to omicron variant

    BoCo puts hold on ARPA funds 

    Pushback from BoCo EMS

    Omodt seeks District 3 seat 

    Currently held by Dan McDonald

    Wheeler wants drug policy change 

    Closing down southern border

    ARPA grant to fund the arts 

    Will help fund city's new position

      Click to see more news headlines»

    Local coronavirus info. Get the latest updates, announcements and resources.
      • Local COVID-19 cases and info»
      • Support Sandpoint business guide»


    Books to explore by. Find detailed guides to our Cabinet and Selkirk Mountains, Lake Pend Oreille, the Ice Age Floods – plus history and local writings, and more. Click to Keokee Books»