North Idaho

Skogen Gets 13 Years For Child's Death

 A packed courtroom Friday greeted Amanda Skogen, the 26-year-old Post Falls babysitter facing sentencing for the death of a 3-year-old toddler last fall.For nearly six hours family and friends on both sides of the courtroom gave testimony on behalf of both 3-year-old Cohen Johnson and the defendant, Amanda Skogen, which culminated with Skogen giving a prepared statement to the court.

'Tough Little Cookie' Stands Up To Carjackers

 An 89-year-old Wallace, Idaho, woman is proving she is tougher than she looks, recovering from a broken arm she suffered when two thieves stole her car right in front of her.Ione Halkowiez left her car running in a parking lot while she dropped off her key to the Wallace Visitors Center, where she had just finished working as volunteer, greeting and meeting people from all across the country.

Historic Inn Renting Rooms For $25 Per Night

There's a new place to sleep in the Silver Valley, where you can lay down your head for as little as $25 a night. Closed for years, Kellogg's historic McKinley Inn is back open, resurrected as a hostel.

North Idaho Guitar Hero Has Stars In His Eyes

Caden Davis steps off the stage as the crowd cheers. The singer/guitarist, along with his band, are at the end of a particularly aggressive set: AC/DC, Ted Nugent, ZZ Top, plus an original or two thrown in for good measure. They've traveled to Smelterville to play a pre-Superbowl show at a small, smoky lounge. It's their first real gig together, the first time Caden and the band have traveled out of town and played a real show for a real audience. "Ugh," he says, when asked about how he felt on stage. "Just ... AHHHH! That's ugh."

Emergency Landing on I-90

A small single-engine plane made an emergency landing on Interstate 90 near Coeur d'Alene on July 4, 2010.

SUV Parking Fail in Hayden

Here's an example of how not to park your SUV, shared with us by insurance agent Melissa Sauter in Hayden, Idaho.

Deadly shooting in Hayden

Two men are dead after a shooting at the Lakeview Village Apartments in Hayden, Idaho where one man killed another before fleeing to the woods north of Hayden Lake and killed himself.