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March 12, 2019

Vote today! Voters in the Lake Pend Oreille School District are being asked to vote on a Replacement Maintenance and Operations Supplemental Levy today, Tuesday, March 12. The $25.4 million two-year levy replaces the expiring levy. Learn more plus find your polling place on Election Central. Next up, it's a weekend o' fun as Sandpoint's eating and drinking establishments celebrate all things Irish in honor of St. Patrick's Day ... and the best part is, everyone's invited! Take part in loads of fun happenings - everything from a traditional Irish dinner, served up FridayMarch 15, at First Presbyterian Church, to a St. Paddy's Day Bash at MickDuff's Beer Hall with the Miah Kohal Band SaturdayMarch 16. Check out more St. Patrick's happenings below or on the Entertainment Calendar



What's happening in Sandpoint! Shake your shamrock with St. Paddy's events this week: March 12-18:

Entertainment Highlights:
• CHAFE 150 Fundraiser Party - Prizes, food, fun at Pour Authority, Wednesday
• 13th Anniversary Brewery Bash - MickDuff's Beer Hall tours, music, Friday
• Annual Student Art Exhibit - POAC event in the Power House Gallery, Friday
• St. Patrick's Day Dinner - Annual fundraiser at First Presbyterian, Friday
• St. Patty's Day Shenanigans - Specials, DJs at A&Ps, Friday-Sunday
• Can Do Express for MS - Schweitzer ski benefit for Multiple Sclerosis, Saturday
• Shooting Range Grand Opening - Indoors at Wrenco Arms, Saturday
• Super Smash Bros. Tournament - Matchwood Brewing Company, Saturday
• St. Paddy's Cornhole and Bash - All day fun at MickDuff's Beer Hall, Saturday
• 24 Hours for Hank Fundraiser - Irish tunes, green beer, more at 219, Saturday
• Fire on First Benefit - Bum Jungle performs live at The Hive, Saturday
View ALL entertainment events»

Civic Happenings:
• LPOSD Levy Election - Polling places are open until 8 p.m., Tuesday
• BNSF Public Hearings - 8 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday in Ponderay Events Center

Next week: 2,400 Feet of Schweitzer, Chef Series Dinner, Fly Fishing Film Tour + more»
 

The FREE classifieds are ALL NEW!
Post, browse and use the new, bigger, bolder FREE classified ads. Check it out!
Some new ads posted this week:
For Sale: Yosemite Sam art, $1,200 ... Labradoodle pups, $2,600 ... more»
Employment
: 26 listings, including:
• Auto parts cashier, $12/hr.
• Sawmill millwright, $27/hr.
• Industrial laborers, $14.34/hr.
Rentals: 12 listings, including:
• Studio cottage with parking 
 
Outdoor Almanac
The heavens: The waxing crescent Moon sweeps to the south of the red planet Mars Tues; First quarter Moon Thu
Rising and setting: Sunrise 7:05 a.m., sets 6:46 p.m. 24 minutes of daylight gained past week
 Air quality: Forecast good Tue-Thu
• Schweitzer Snow Report: 9" past 24 hours; 97" at summit, 63" village. Mix of sun and clouds Wed-Sun 
Sandpoint forecast: Sun and clouds Wed-Sun with highs into the mid-40s over the weekend
Real-Time Outdoors
 

Organizations are looking for volunteers ... and community members are looking for a volunteer home. Find one another than over a cup of coffee! Join the fun at Ponderay Starbucks Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m. 'til noon. Want more info? Contact SCRC at 208-920-1840. (Advertisement)
 
 
New & Notable

Conservation. Education. Community. Kaniksu Land Trust is trying something new: proving the relevance of nature and conservation to the broader community by creating authentic opportunities to connect with the land. Learn more and view the nonprofit's newly redesigned website: KaniksuLandTrust.org»

Last chance to take survey. We're asking for your opinion on local media -- where do you get your news, what needs improvement, that kind of stuff. There's just a few days left ... and if you take the survey, you can get your name in the hat to win $100 of some good MickDuff's. Take the survey»
 

Week's Top News, March 6-12:
• Driver charged in fatal car crash 
  Priest River man arrested for DUI
• PacWest to present on smelter 
  Lakes Commission meets March 28
• Lt. gov. under fire for posted photo  
  Made hand gesture with activists 
• County declares SilverWing victory  
  After Idaho Supreme Court ruling 
• Grant funds county bridge repairs 
  At Squaw Valley, Grouse Creek
• Outdoor Idaho explores 'inland sea'  
  Program details LPO's history, fish 
• SpaceX co-founder is UI graduate  
  Mueller grew up in North Idaho 
• School districts fighting cyberattacks
  $50k budgeted for statewide training
• BNSF, county hold training on LPO
  Airboat purchased for first responders
• Sandpoint an example for Texan cities
  Magazine cites town for walkability  

Read stories at SandpointNews.com»
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