Looks like it's the end of the road for North Idaho Community Express service in rural areas. NICE is halting rural transportation in Kootenai, Bonner and Shoshone counties as well as intercity travel between Sandpoint and Coeur d’Alene. The Bonner County Daily Bee has the story.
Despite the hit to NICE, plans are still underway to establish a bus system between Dover, Sandpoint, Ponderay and Kootenai. And if that happens, the new transportation system may be able to pick up some of the slack for NICE. Here's that story from the Daily Bee.