The annual meeting of the Historical Society was held Tuesday, January 14, at the Boundary County Museum. Due to the weather, attendance was light.
Steven A. Engel, Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel in the Donald Trump administration, issued a 54-page memorandum opinion for the counsel to the president, dated Sunday, January 19, and released on the U.S. Department of Justice website on Monday, giving the opinion…
On January 15, a suspicious circumstance was reported that occurred on January 14 in the area of Dodge Peak Lodge. It had been reported that the driver of a pickup with an Avista decal had possibly attempted to pick up two children who had gotten off a school bus.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell this evening submitted a four-page organizing resolution laying out the proposed timeline of the impeachment trial of President Donald John Trump at 1 p.m. Tuesday, January 21, which will start with a vote to adopt the timeline.
Attorneys who will defend President Donald J. Trump in the impeachment trial getting underway Tuesday today released a 171-page trial memorandum excoriating the president's accusers and call the Articles of Impeachment "an affront to the Constitution and to our democratic institutions."
10:58 a.m.: The owners just showed up and are taking the ponies home!
The seven House managers who will act as prosecutors in the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump filed a 111-page trial memorandum today, laying out the gist of their case and alleging that the president used his official powers to pressure a foreign government to interfere in a Un…
Presidential impeachment lead counselors Jay Sekulow and Pat Cipollone today issued a formal answer to the articles of impeachment submitted to the United States Senate Thursday, calling it a dangerous attack on the right of the American people to freely choose their president.
A group of 37 faced the snowy weather Saturday to sample the five regular, five hot and two cornbread entries in the VFW Post 3622 2020 Chili Cook Off.
This year, the internationally famous Boundary Community Hospital Auxiliary Pie and Dessert Sale will be from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, March 16, at the Seniors Hospitality Center at 6635 Lincoln Street.
Sam Gorton, Bonners Ferry, graduated last month as an Airman E-2 from U.S. Air Force Basic Training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Sports & Outdoors
The Bonners Ferry Badger wrestlers look down Lake City, Coeur d'Alene and Lakeland before falling to Timberlake in the Van Tuinstra Duals January 17-18 at Timberlake, and came home with second place.
Lewis and Clark State College cross country coach Mike Collins announced the signing of five student-athletes to the 2020 Lewis-Clark State Cross Country program, including Badger standout Abigail Gorton, who will be a Warrior next season.
The Idaho mule deer and white-tailed deer management plans for 2020-2025 are available on the Idaho Fish and Game website. These plans cover how Fish and Game will manage Idaho mule deer and white-tailed deer populations, hunting, and habitats over the next six years.
A group of six Bonners Ferry students made their way to the Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest today in Sandpoint, and all divisions were represented and all the Bonners Ferry kids took first or second place, with four moving on to the next round.
Philip Donald Broesch, 75, passed away January 16, 2020. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 25, at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 625 East Haycraft Avenue, Coeur d’Alene, with a reception to follow at the American Legion Hall, 1138 East Poleline Avenue, Post Falls.
Judith (Judy) Bourassa, 76, passed away peacefully at home in Sandpoint on Monday, January 20, 2020, after a short battle with cancer. A private family gathering will be held at a later date.
Lois Marie (Hartling) Christensen Belyea, 78, formerly of Spokane and more recently of Eastport, passed away January 11, 2020, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Friends and relatives are welcome to attend her Memorial Service at 3 p.m. Saturday, February 29, at Country Homes Christian Church, 8415 North Wall Street, Spokane.
Ryan Lee Merrifield, 30, Bonners Ferry, passed away on January 3, 2020, in Kahuku, Hawaii. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 25, in the Becker Auditorium at Bonners Ferry High School, 6485 Tamarack Lane, Bonners Ferry. A full obituary is pending.
Charles Edward "Charlie" Gibbs, 90, Moorcraft, Wyoming, took his last flight from this earth on January 15, 2020. The world lost a great pilot and excellent airplane mechanic.
Letters to the Editor
On January 15, a bill was introduced that would legalize all drug possession in Idaho. A person could legally possess up to trafficking amounts of any drug such as heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and fentanyl. In fact, it is safe to say that if this bill passed as written, it would be the w…