In the heartland of Bonner County, the annual Find Your Strength Fun Run, organized by the Bonner General Health Foundation, stands as a beacon of health and hope. The foundation, which was revived in 2007, is in its second year of this extravaganza, and it has quickly become an integral part of the community, igniting a spark of inspiration and camaraderie among its participants. The Find Your Strength Fun Run is more than just a race; it embodies the spirit of unity and resilience that thrives in the picturesque corner of the world that is Bonner County.
Schweitzer Mountain Resort is quickly rising in the ranks of the nation’s top destination resorts with 2900 acres of amazing terrain and renowned tree skiing. Located in the rugged Selkirk Mountains of the northern Idaho panhandle and the northwest Rocky Mountains, Schweitzer overlooks the town of Sandpoint and Lake Pend Oreille. Schweitzer is well known for its two massive bowls, uncrowded slopes, breathtaking views and amazing gladed terrain.
The Pend Oreille Arts Council is excited to announce their 2023-2024 Performing Arts Series season lineup, and it kicks off in September. The premiere of this year’s series happens Wednesday, September 27, with Utah’s Repertory Dance Theatre (RDT) taking the Panida stage. RDT dancers will captivate the audience as they showcase beauty, innovation and immense athleticism through their variety of dances filled with high-energy, humor and drama.
Here in Sandpoint, nestled amidst the majestic mountains and sparkling lakes, a beacon of compassion and healing shines bright. Hope Health Clinic, an esteemed medical facility, stands as a testament to the power of hope and the unwavering commitment to providing quality health care to all. With a mission to serve the underserved, the clinic has become a sanctuary for the vulnerable, offering a lifeline of support and a renewed sense of possibility to those in need. Let us embark on a journey to discover the compassionate oasis that is Hope Health Clinic.
Prepare to be serenaded, delighted and tickled by the musical extravaganza that is the Festival at Sandpoint! This highly anticipated annual event draws in music enthusiasts from far and wide, eager to soak in the harmonious melodies and unforgettable performances. Get ready to groove to the rhythm, because this year’s festival lineup is like a Pandora’s box of musical wonders, featuring legendary icons and rising stars that will leave you begging for an encore.
Melinda Adams made the conscious choice to turn heartbreak into healing. She and her husband Barrett welcomed their beautiful baby girl, Trinity Melinda Adams, to the world on February 13, 2002. Born with a rare heart condition, the hospital would be Trinity’s home for nearly two-and-a-half years and where she endured various procedures, including four open heart surgeries—she passed away after her final heart surgery in 2007. Trinity was laid to rest at just 5 ½ years old.