Thursday, May 29, 2014



(May 27th, 2014)

Beginning June 1st, Northland will launch their Hometown Hero contest which will honor those who make a positive impact in the Sandpoint community. The nomination period will run through June 30th.  Northland invites community members to submit nominations online or in the local Northland office for fellow neighbors who have gone above and beyond to enrich the lives of others. 

Three finalists will be chosen and voting for the award winner will open to the public July 7th through July 20th. The winning Hometown Hero will receive $250 and a $500 donation to a local charity of sponsor’s choice. Those who submit a nomination and vote will be entered for a chance to win a $250 gift card.

Northland’s Business Manager, Jeff Johnson said “I am pleased to be a part of this community, as are the local Northland staff, and as the local communications provider in Sandpoint, we are invested in this town and its residents. We wanted to take a moment to recognize and give back to community members who make this such a great place to live and work.”

Nominations and voting will be available at, at the local Northland office, or on Northland’s Facebook page.

For more details about the contest and Official Rules, visit or stop by the local Northland office.

About Northland Communications:

Northland Communications ( is a leading provider of communications services. Northland owns and manages smaller-market cable systems in Alabama, California, Georgia, Idaho, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas and Washington. Northland is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Northland offers the sharpest Digital and True High Definition TV, the fastest High-Speed Internet, and the clearest Digital Home Phone services to individuals and businesses in the communities they serve.  


Kelsey Teel