The next time you feel the breeze blowing off Lake Pend Oreille, you might think of John Hastings’ students at Sandpoint High School. They spent a month this spring considering how best to harness that energy, using tools provided by a grant from the Panhandle Alliance for Education. The grant purchased geared stands and hubs

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For new companies in Bonner County as elsewhere, finding start-up funding is always a challenge. But the young businessmen and women in Brian Powell’s entrepreneurship class at Clark Fork High School had a resource that their elder colleagues didn’t have: Their seed money came from the Panhandle Alliance for Education (PAFE). Powell started thinking more

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