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November 2021 Go Sandpoint Magazine

NOVEMBER 2021

MAGAZINE

SANDPOINT’S

MONTHLY

LOCAL

GUIDE

SANDPOINT’S FINEST 2021

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12

Q&A WITH

ERIC AND KELLY THOMPSON

OF KOKANEE COFFEE

Intentional connection with every cup of joe


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of my business.

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10 FINANCIAL FOCUS

Prepare yourself financially for illness … just

in case

12 Q&A

Eric and Kelly Thompson of Kokanee Coffee

16 A SEASON OF GIVING

Making strides to help those in need

20 SANDPOINT REAL ESTATE

22 Seasons Change

26 Market Report

28 Sandpoint Real Estate Trends

32 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Calendar of great local events, arts

and entertainment

36 FUN FACT

A Legacy of Greatness

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38 LOCAL GUIDE

38 Places to Stay

38 Real Estate

40 Venues

40 Health & Beauty

40 Services

42 Things To Do

42 Top 10 Things To Do

44 Local Eats

46 CITY MAP

Get to know the places within

Sandpoint’s city limits

47 LAKE PEND OREILLE MAP

Explore all of the incredible destinations

along the shores of Lake Pend Oreille

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ABOUT THE COVER

Eric and Kelly Thompson are the husband-andwife

team and owners of Kokanee Coffee here in

Sandpoint. You will find them on this month’s cover

of Go Sandpoint Living Local, and you can read

more about the Thompsons, and their passion for

community and a good cup of joe, in this month’s

Q&A on page 12.

Cover photo by Rachel Adair.

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Q&A WITH

ERIC AND KELLY

THOMPSON

INTENTIONAL CONNECTION WITH EVERY CUP OF JOE

BY ABIGAIL THORPE

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“OUR GOAL IS TO OFFER A GREAT

PRODUCT AND TO BE A BEACON WITHIN

THE COMMUNITY, WHERE EVERYONE

THAT COMES THROUGH OUR DOORS IS

GREETED WITH A FRIENDLY FACE AND A

WELCOMING HEART.”

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Eric and Kelly Thompson met on the Olympic

Peninsula in Washington while Eric was

serving in the Coast Guard, and both had

the dream of moving to Sandpoint for many

years. Originally both from small towns, each was

inspired to create a place where people could come

in and feel part of a community, like family. In

September of 2020, the couple purchased Kokanee

Coffee, fulfilling both dreams.

Today, they operate the business as a way to connect

with the community and serve one delicious cup of

coffee in a warm, inviting environment that is open

to all. They roast all of their coffee fresh in house

and take every opportunity to pour into others—

both caffeine and a helping hand.

Q. How has Sandpoint been instrumental in

Kokanee’s success and story, and what makes this

area such a special place to run a coffee shop and

be part of the community?

A. The Sandpoint and Kokanee community has

truly welcomed us with open arms, which is a true

testament to the people within our area. Kelly and I

were very transparent about our intentions, which

are to elevate God’s kingdom, which has drawn a

lot of people to Kokanee. Our goal is to offer a great

product and to be a beacon within the community,

where everyone that comes through our doors is

greeted with a friendly face and a welcoming heart.

Kokanee is so special to so many because of those

sincere and intentional interactions.

Q. How is Kokanee an active part of the

community, and in what ways do you give back?

A. We are extremely community oriented and

like to serve and give back when we can. We like

to honor each veteran, military member, police

and fire service member with a discount on each

purchase. We understand that our freedoms are

not free, and we need to offer a small “thank you.”

Within Kokanee’s walls we take the opportunity to

pray with people openly and offer a prayer wall for

those individual needs. On a larger scale, we also

have been graced with the opportunity to work

with local churches, Bonner County Chaplains,

Life Choices Pregnancy Center, Freedom House,

Bonner Gospel Mission, TrustVets and youth

organizations such as various Sandpoint school

programs and Sandpoint Composite Mountain

Bike team.

We have been integrated into the fabric of this

community by simply seeing a need and using

Kokanee as the platform to help to support others.

We recently just started doing a monthly veteran

feature called Coffee with Vets. This allows the

stories of various veterans to reach our community

and, more specifically, our youth. It has brought

us tremendous joy to be involved with these

organizations.

Q. What sets Kokanee apart as a local coffee shop?

A. We understand that Kokanee has the opportunity

to be so much more than just another coffee shop.

Coffee is everywhere, and we understand that we

have to offer an experience for people to choose

us over other establishments. Sandpoint has

some amazing coffee and cafés. For us to have the

customers we do is just simply amazing.

I think the special factor about Kokanee is the

intention behind everything we do. Whether it be

interaction with each customer, small-batch coffee

roasting, homemade soups, baked goods or handstamped

“Jesus loves you” on every cup of coffee,

each aspect is a recipe to make our customers feel

thought of.

Our vision for Kokanee is to offer that personal

connection with not only those serving you but

the community within our shop. Our customers

are truly so welcoming and inviting to all, which

is something that is just a representation of the

Sandpoint area. It brings us pride to even be a part

of the Kokanee Coffee story. There is no denying

that it is a special place.

Q. How is community central to the vision and

long-term goals of Kokanee?

A. Community is everything to a sit-down coffee

shop, and our community is the reason that

Kokanee even exists. It brings us such joy to see a

lot of the same faces daily, and we love them like

family. Our customers know our kids, go to the

same church, pray for us and we pray for them.

We are family. Kelly and I love helping families and

individuals in times of celebration and crisis. We

understand that our long-term goals of expansion

and growth will have the community in mind. We

would love to expand to an additional location as

well as partner with other businesses to elevate the

community of Sandpoint.

Q. What are some long-term goals for Kokanee

Coffee, and what do you hope to accomplish

through the business?

A. We are aiming to become mission-led when

it comes to acquiring our beans from various

regions of the world. Coffee is the second-most

traded commodity in the world. Most countries

are impoverished and lacking a hope of education,

health care and self-reliance. We want to do more

than just acquire coffee from these amazing

countries, we want to offer the hope of something

greater through the Gospel. On a local focus, we

want to continue to elevate our involvement within

our youth sports and social clubs. We want to

continue to integrate with other local businesses to

help our local community.

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A SEASON OF

GIVING

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MAKING STRIDES TO HELP

THOSE IN NEED

BY ABIGAIL THORPE

W

ith the holidays in the air and Thanksgiving around

the corner, we’re all preparing for the first snowfall

and the arrival of family and friends to celebrate all

that we hold close. As we’re stocking up our fridges

and decorating our tables, now’s the perfect time to stop and look

outside our own front doors to consider the many ways we can give

thanks by giving back.

There are many incredible nonprofits and organizations throughout

the community committed to helping those in need throughout the

year, and what better time than Thanksgiving to become a part of

bringing life, hope and change to those in need?

From soup kitchens and food pantries to resource centers,

fundraisers and organizations working to help the homeless, there

are boundless opportunities to get involved, whether you have time,

goods or money to give. It doesn’t have to take 10 hours a week—

perhaps you have a day here and there to give a few hours of your

time, or next trip to the grocery store you stock up on some extra

items that will help feed a family. However you feel led to help,

every gift or moment spent goes that much farther to bringing an

individual hope.

The Starting Point: Resources

Whether you’re looking to donate your time or goods, or if you’re

someone in need looking for help, the Community Resource

EnVision Center makes it easy to get started, uniting nonprofits and

service providers under one roof so those in need can come and

find the help they need. “Three things that we do here: Get help,

get connected and get informed,” explains Linnis Jellinek, executive

director of the center. “Getting help is serving clients in need who

don’t know where to turn.”

Now in its 11th year, the resource center not only helps direct those

in need to resources and partners who can help, they’re a great

resource for individuals looking to get involved. The volunteer

connect program allows people to see various organizations

looking for help and volunteers, and find the right fit for their skills,

desires and availability. “It really empowers the service community.

We’re working together to improve services and provide effective

solutions,” says Jellinek. “Anything to fulfill our mission, which is

dedicated to bringing hope to people who don’t know where to turn.”

The EnVision Center’s purpose is simple: To help people reach

self-sufficiency and a sustainable position in life through financial

empowerment, health and wellness, and character and leadership

development. Currently, the center is working with another local

nonprofit to help find a solution to urgent sheltering needs in our

community, and there are opportunities for people to get involved

in every capacity, whether it’s getting out and volunteering,

or donating resources. You can stay connected by visiting

SandpointCommunityResource.com to find out more about how to

get involved.

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Helping Hands Healing Hearts opened in May of 2017, and as of July

31, 2021, has served 1,785 women, men and children through 3,649

visits. The joint ministry of 18 Sandpoint area churches extends a

helping hand to the community by offering free food, toiletries,

diapers, clothing, houseware, furniture and more to those in need.

In addition, the organization offers incredible classes like resume

writing, budgeting, marriage classes and more to assist people in

bettering their lives. There are no financial restrictions, and HHHH

is able to operate because of donations, volunteer work and financial

support from individuals and churches in the community.

About three months after opening, Helping Hands Healing Hearts

was hit with the dire homeless problem Sandpoint faces. After

various efforts to house people in homes, a room in the church and

even their garage, co-directors Jon and Cathy Pomeroy realized what

is truly needed is a transitional living center.

“The need for housing for the homeless in this community is greater

than most people realize,” explains Cathy Pomeroy. “Seventeen

percent of the clients that come through our center are homeless.

That translates into 185 adults and 73 children since opening. And

that is just our organization.”

As a result of a fundraiser and donations, HHHH has been able to

sign a contract on two acres of land in Ponderay to build The Good

Samaritan Inn—a three-story, 44-studio apartment building with

a day center, office and classroom. Clients will work up to paying

$400 per month, staying up to two years in order to get their feet on

the ground. “While there, clients will take classes on budgeting, life

skills, personal hygiene, and be connected to job training, church

sponsors for mentoring, and, if needed, mental counseling,” adds

Pomeroy.

The goal to fund the project is $2 million—a big goal, but one that

fills a vital need. Not only are time and goods donations essential

to HHHH, financial donations to help fund the homeless transition

center are essential. “We, as a community, can do this,” encourages

Pomeroy. “The more we help the homeless, the better our community

will be.”

Individuals can donate by sending a check to Helping Hands Healing

Hearts, Sandpoint Church of God on 221 South Division Avenue

with GSI on the memo line or by going to QHSandpoint.org; or if

you would like to donate items or your time, stop by the location in

the back of the Sandpoint Church of God.

Feast for the Season

As the cold weather sets in, good food and a warm place to eat

are more vital than ever, and there are multiple organizations and

businesses around our community helping to make sure everyone

has access to food. The Bonner Community Food Bank is dedicated

to helping provide essential food items to those in need in the

community, including food for kids both at school and over the

weekend, helping to make sure no child goes hungry.

They are always in need of volunteers and donations, and are a

simple, easy and vital way to spread some joy and goodness not only

this season, but throughout the year. On your next grocery shopping

trip, pick up some extra staples and drop them off, or volunteer with

your family or a friend one day a month—whatever you can do, it all

makes a difference.

Multiple restaurants, churches and organizations throughout

the Sandpoint area offer free meals every week or month, such as

The Hoot Owl Café in Ponderay, the Gardenia Center, Sandpoint

AS THE COLD WEATHER SETS

IN, GOOD FOOD AND A WARM

PLACE TO EAT ARE MORE

VITAL THAN EVER.

EVENTS AND FUNDRAISERS ARE ONE OF THE MAIN WAYS

NONPROFITS FUND THEIR SERVICES, AND THIS HOLIDAY

SEASON THERE ARE SOME EXCITING ONES WE CAN

SUPPORT RIGHT HERE IN OUR COMMUNITY.

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Assembly of God, Seventh Day Adventist Church, and more. Check to see if your

church or organization has a meal service, and see how you can help.

Holiday Cheer

Events and fundraisers are one of the main ways nonprofits fund their services, and

this holiday season there are some exciting ones we can support right here in our

community. Every year, we look forward with anticipation to the annual Festival of

Trees fundraiser for Kinderhaven, a community organization dedicated to supporting

children in crisis. This year, the event will be virtual once again, with the beautifully

decorated trees placed in downtown businesses from December 8 through 11. “We felt

it was just too soon to gather in large crowds, and if last year is any indication, we know

‘Tour of Trees, Take 2!’ will again be a huge success,” says Kathy Chambers, board chair

and volunteer coordinator at Kinderhaven.

A silent auction will be held from December 4 through 11, with auction items available

for viewing at the new headquarters at 113 Main Street. “Last year we were humbled

and surprised by how many sponsors came forth; many businesses who had not

participated before wanted a presence at the Tour of Trees,” adds Chambers.

Besides sponsors, the fundraiser is in need of volunteers, donations, tree hosts and

decorators, and more. “We are currently looking to replace our vehicle we use daily, and

also our 10-person van. These are big expenses for us, but safety has to be our number

one priority with our kids. The best help we can get is for our supporters to participate

in this once-a-year (and our only) event!”

On December 2, the Sandpoint Community Resource Center is holding a holiday

gathering from 4 to 7pm, the perfect opportunity to learn more about the EnVision

Center, various organizations and nonprofits in Sandpoint, and how you can get

involved. It’s a fun time to come out and learn about the new work they’re doing to help

address homelessness in addition to other opportunities and needs in the community.

There will be live music, a Toys for Tots drop, and a Selkirk Realtors family gift tree

where people can grab a family’s name to bless for the holidays. “I just invite people

to come out, take a tour and see what we’re doing. Come out and catch the Vision!”

smiles Jellinek.

Whatever way you choose to give back this holiday season, there are many opportunities

through the organizations mentioned here and many others to bless someone in our

community with your time, resources or donations. And while this is the perfect time

to remember those in need in our community, may we continue to give back not only

now but throughout the year.

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“IT’S REALLY ABOUT

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SEASONS

CHANGE

As does the housing market

By Joshua Nishimoto

With last year’s onset of COVID not far off in the rear view, and

winter slowly setting in, we are seeing some interesting trends

in the local housing market. Interestingly enough, these trends

are swinging on opposite ends of the spectrum depending on family size,

occupation and overall lifestyle choices.

“We’re still seeing many buyers looking to get back to the land and become

self-sufficient,” said Jackie Suarez, Associate Broker with Century 21

RiverStone. “This has resulted in homes on acreage selling quickly. The

driving factor for this decision is land size and location; the home features

are sometimes secondary. On the other end of the spectrum, smaller homes

(less than 1,000 square feet) have become the target not only for young

professionals who like to travel, but also for people in their retiring years

looking for a low-maintenance lifestyle.”

As per usual, the winter season brings on a slew of different types of buyers

who are looking to hit the slopes, and those interested are finding that there

aren’t a lot of available properties at the moment.

“Locally, each fall and winter brings interest in Schweitzer Mountain and

our ski properties,” Suarez said. “Currently, there is record-low inventory—

as of my writing, only two Schweitzer residences are listed in our local MLS.

Stay tuned for an update on the Schweitzer market as winter unfolds.”

The best thing about seasons changing is that so does the housing

market. When compared to other housing markets, Sandpoint retains

interest year-round.

“It’s really about our lake and our ski resort that makes Sandpoint such

a unique and sought-after place to live,” Suarez said. “If you compare

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Currently, there is record-low inventory—as of my writing, only two Schweitzer residences are

listed in our local MLS. Stay tuned for an update on the Schweitzer market as winter unfolds.

Sandpoint to other areas of the country with this combination, we’re still a

great value.”

When thinking about buying a home, it’s important to do your research and

rely on the team of experts that you have around you.

“Try not to let emotions rule your decisions,” Suarez said. “Evaluate and

inspect each property carefully to know what you are buying or selling.”

For those who are waiting for the market to turn before purchasing a home,

the most important thing is to know what you want and think about the most

important aspects of a home that you are willing to wait for and what you

need right now.

“For buyers, this depends on your patience level and ability to continue

saving,” Suarez said. “Inflation will likely continue to push pricing up, and

interest rates are forecast to increase. The question to ask yourself is how long

are you willing to wait and what else can your money be doing for you in the

meantime?”

For those willing to wait for prices to go down prior to buying their first

home, or a new home, there may be some bad news on the horizon, with

many looking to other areas for more affordable housing.

“Many buyers have left our market for different areas of the country for more

affordable housing,” Suarez said. “Expect that trend to continue for some in

their wage-earning years.”

On a brighter note, there is more and more low-income family housing

available each day. With those looking for something to purchase, there are

options, but are they affordable?

“Multi-family housing units are being built as we speak,” Suarez said. “They

may fill the need for affordable rentals in our area. The question still remains

as to whether the local wage will be able to support a home purchase.”

For those who are still looking to purchase their first home, there are many

resources for helpful information out there. Make sure to shake all of the trees

and seek out all the information that is available to you.

“Seek advice from local professionals in all aspects possible,” Suarez said.

“This includes real estate agents, lenders, insurance agents, financial planners

and construction professionals. If the first-time home buyer does not have

cash to purchase the home, they’ll likely need financing. Save enough for a

down payment, don’t overextend yourself financially, and learn as much as

you can before entering the market.”

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Growing trends in the Sandpoint housing market swing from buyers looking

at larger plots of land for self-sustainability, to young professionals who

are looking to purchase smaller homes with less upkeep in exchange for

travel. Those who are looking to retire are also in search of smaller homes

for similar reasons.

With Sandpoint’s lake and ski resort being the most attractive aspects of

the area, buyers are noticing that there aren’t many options available and

are looking elsewhere. On the other hand, multi-family housing units for

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AN OPPORTUNITY TO

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VETERANS APPRECIATION EVENT PLANNED FOR NOVEMBER 20

By Jillian Chandler

Wild Horse Trail Chapter of the National Society Daughters of

the American Revolution are hosting a Veterans Appreciation

Event on Saturday, November 20, at 2pm. 2021 marks the

inaugural year for the event, and veterans in Bonner and Boundary

counties, and their families, are encouraged to attend.

The purpose of the event is to honor those members from all branches

of services, those who have served overseas and domestically, and

those who have served during war or peacetime, and thank them for

their service to our nation.

“Every year, for both Veterans Day and Memorial Day, the Wild Horse

Trail Chapter places flags on the graves of veterans at the Westmond

Cemetery,” says Jessica Rorman of the Wild Horse Trail Chapter of the

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. “This year,

our chapter wants to hold an event to honor all local veterans, and if it

is well attended, we may organize this yearly event.”

Committed to historic preservation, education and patriotism, DAR

members believe it is their duty—our duty—to honor and thank those

who have served and sacrificed and/or are still on active duty, “giving

us another reason that honoring veterans is a matter close to our

hearts,” Jessica shares.

The event, which is free to attend with no registration required, takes

place at the Sandpoint Events Center (102 South Euclid Street) in the

beautifully restored auditorium from 2 to 3pm. As of press time, two

of the three guest speakers had been confirmed: Vietnam War Veteran

Dick Goodbehere and WWII Veteran Ellwood Werry. After the program,

complimentary coffee and cookies will be served.

“In addition to the Veterans Appreciation Event, our chapter is also

participating in a program called Wreaths Across America, and in

December we will be placing wreaths on the graves of veterans at the

Westmond Cemetery,” says Jessica. Anybody interested in sponsoring

a veteran wreath, or interested in learning more about the Wild Horse

Trail Chapter, can contact them at DARSandpoint@gmail.com.

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The Panida will hold its annual Membership Meeting on Tuesday, November 9. Prior to the

meeting, there will be much excitement, as the Panida will present the official Marquee Lighting

Countdown Ceremony, when the new neon, fresh coat of paint and recently cleaned reader

panels await to be lit up for all the community. Don’t miss the excitement, which happens at

6pm! The Panida team helps to guarantee that the Panida Theater (Panida.org) remains a unique,

historic and art-deco venue for generations to come, ensuring that live concerts, classic and

current movies, local and touring theatrical productions, and community arts organizations will

continue to flourish. The community did not wane in coming together and uniting to light our

theater’s marquee. Now come celebrate!

FALL SERENADE

NOVEMBER 14

On Sunday, November 14, the Music Conservatory of Sandpoint will once again present its annual

Fall Serenade to benefit student scholarships. This year, the event promises to be the most unique

serenade—A House Concert that will include performances throughout the conservatory’s

venue, located at 110 Main Street. Guests will be treated to the extraordinary talent of MCS’s

music teachers from 3 to 5pm. Not only will proceeds benefit the youth of the community who

wish to learn to play an instrument or fine tune their singing abilities, but the event will include

a raffle featuring prizes donated by Sandpoint’s local businesses, as well as a delicious bake sale.

Funds raised from the raffle and bake sale will also go to support student scholarships. Tickets to

attend the event are priced $25 for adults and $15 for students. Additional details can be found

at SandpointConservatory.org.

CHRISTMAS FAIR

NOVEMBER 20 & 21

The Christmas Fair is Sandpoint’s finest Christmas market. You won’t want to miss this year’s

event, which takes place Saturday, November 20, and Sunday, November 21, 9am to 3pm

both days. Held at the Bonner County Fairgrounds, the 2021 Christmas Fair will feature local

handmade crafts, vendors, unique gifts, treats and delicious food, and kids activities. Come join

the community for two days of wonderful festivities. Admission is free! In addition, there will be

the fourth annual Gingerbread House Competition, which will benefit the Bonner Community

Food Bank. To enter, please bring two non-perishable food items along with your completed

gingerbread house. For more information, please contact the Fair Office at 208.263.8414.

*Please note, as of press time, these events were still scheduled to take place as planned. Due to the

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Legendary SHS coach Cotton Barlow—

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It was almost exactly 48 years after

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seven wins a year; would coach Sandpoint

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inducted into the Hall of Fame; and was

instrumental in building the stadium that

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Sandpoint is home to four great breweries. Bike to each, or

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Catch a Show at the Panida Theater

Stop in the historic theater for an independent feature or short

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Enjoy fun in the sun at the sandy, grassy downtown public

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Visit Schweitzer Mountain

Explore the village dining and shopping and enjoy the

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Stop in Cedar Street Bridge

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TRINITY AT CITY BEACH SWEET LOU’S JALAPENOS

LOCAL EATS

BREAKFAST

LUNCH

DINNER

LOUNGE

WATERFRONT

KIDS’ MENU

PARTIES

CATERING

PRICING

219 Lounge Sandpoint

208.263.5673

Bar

$$

Arlo’s Ristorante

Sandpoint

208.255.4186

Italian

$$

Baxter’s on Cedar

Sandpoint

208.229.8377

New American

$$

Beet and Basil

Sandpoint

208.920.6144

Fusion

$$

City Beach Organics

Sandpoint

208.265.9919

Organic / Vegan

$$

Dish at Dover Bay

Dover Bay

208.265.6467

American /

Seafood

$$

Chimney Rock Grill

Schweitzer

208.255.3071

American

$$

Eichardt’s

Sandpoint

208.263.4005

Pub

$-$$

Fat Bass Bar & Grill Priest River 208.265.8854

Hoot Owl Cafe Ponderay 208.265.9348

Steakhouse /

American

Cafe

$$

$-$$

Ivano’s Ristorante Sandpoint 208.263.0211 Italian

$$

Jalapenos Mexican Restuarant

Sandpoint

208.263.2995

Mexican

$-$$

Joel’s

Sandpoint

208.265.8991

Mexican

$-$$

MickDuff’s Brewpub

Sandpoint

208.255.4351

Pub / American

$$

Panhandler Pies

Sandpoint

208.263.2912

American

$-$$

Pend d’Oreille Winery

Sandpoint

208.265.8545

Modern Cuisine

$$

Second Avenue Pizza

Sandpoint

208.263.9321

Pizza

$-$$

Secret Thai

Sandpoint

208.263.9960

Thai

$$

Shoga Sushi

Sagle

208.265.2001

Seafood

$$

Sky House Schweitzer 208.263.9555 American

$$

Spuds Waterfront Grill

Sandpoint

208.265.4311

American

$$

Sweet Lou’s

Ponderay

208.263.1381

American

$$

Thai Nigiri

Sandpoint

208.265.2587

Thai/Sushi

$$

The Hydra

Sandpoint

208.263.7123

Steakhouse

$$

Trinity at City Beach Sandpoint 208.255.7558 Seafood

$$

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Andy’s

Frameshop

We have been open for business

for over 40 years!

Open Monday-Saturday, 8:30am-6pm

501 Oak Street | Sandpoint, Idaho | 208.263.7331

- Ready-Made -

- Custom -

- Pre-Cut Mats -

Festival Ready

and Barn Wood

Frames in Stock!

10% OFF Sandpoint

Panoramas

Available!

*Expires November 30, 2021

Tues-Fri 9:30-4:30 | Sat 10-3 | Sun-Mon Closed

Pioneer Square

819 Hwy 2, Suite 101, Sandpoint | 208.255.1010

208.255.2686

337 Olive Ave. in Sandpoint

$

20 OFF

ROCK CHIP REPAIR & AUTO GLASS REPLACEMENT*

*Expires 11/30/2021. In store only.

10% OFF*

*Excludes firearms, ammunition and sale

items. Expires November 30, 2021.

Omni Cleans LLC

“We Keep It Clean!”

Self-Serve Wash proceeds are donated to build the

new Sandpoint City Dog Park! **ONLY $10**

Self-Serve Dog Wash Proceeds are Donated to Build

the NEW Sandpoint City Dog Park!

**JUST $10**

Dani Yandt is a wealth

of knowledge and

works at ShakaPaw

on Wednesdays and

Fridays. See Dani for

$6 nail trims!

Business carpet and window cleaning and floor care available.

Professional janitorial services for local businesses

as well as professional business cleaning services for

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Hydra is enjoying a dog wash with Dani Yandt, owner of

DoubleTake Goldens of Sagle. Dani is a wealth of knowledge

and will be working at ShakaPaw every Wednesday and Friday.

See Dani for $6 nail trims!

Pet Shop

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120 Cedar St., Sandpoint, ID

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Baldy

DIVISON

200

Ponderosa Park

farmin stidwell

Chestnut

lake pend oreille

high school

2

sand creek

bike path

Sand Cree k Byway

Spruce

Larch

Hickory

MAIN

hickory street park

Larch

Fir

dover bike path

visitor center

sand creek

pend oreille

bay trail

Poplar

Madison

Haley

Monroe

library

sandpoint middle

school

playing fields

Richland

Washington

CEDAR

Elliot

Jefferson

Garden

Lake

Ella

park

Ruth

Florence

Forest

PINE

pine st. park

Oak

park

Alder

Superior

6th

Euclid

Farmin park

cedar street bridge

panida theater

4th

3rd

Church

NIC &

Events Center

2nd

1st

Bridge

Dearborn

marina

city beach

marina

sandpoint high

school

Madison

Monroe

Ontario

Olive

Ella

Erie

Michigan

Marion

Florence

Lavina

Boyer

St. Claire

Lakeview Blvd

Antoine

Huron

memorial field

Pacific

Idaho

3rd ave. pier

95

Lily

Lake Pend Oreille Dr.

Northshore Dr.

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Lakeview park

SANDPOINT

on Lake Pend Oreille


Schweitzer Mountain Resort

Pnr

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D

Pend Oreille River

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City Beach

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200

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Camp Bay

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Pearl Island

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Island

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Maiden Rock

Kilroy

Bay

Windy

Point

Indian

Point

Deadman

Point

Clark

Fork

River

Granite

Point

Whisker Rock Bay

Lake

Ced C

B

Cape Horn

Scenic Bay

Pend

Buttonhook

Bay

Idlewilde

Bay

Echo Bay

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Oreille

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Hello Fall

Let’s welcome the

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thanks for the

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Fall is the time to create a warm and inviting space for

your family. What a blessing it is to gather for a meal

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