An early morning call to the fair office was answered by an appropriately busy fair administrator today, who confirmed without hesitation that the Centennial Boundary County Fair is not just a go, it's actually going!
Benewah County on Tuesday lost its first resident to novel coronavirus, a man in his 60s who had been a COVID-19 patient at Benewah Community Hospital.
Felonies and misdemeanors, August 1 - 7
When the sun goes down on Two Tones on Tuesday nights, the big screen goes up and the classic movies come out!
In a "normal" year, the Bonners Ferry Rotary Club sponsors the Kootenai River Ride and sells tickets on a bicycle. Since this is an unusual time, the ride and bike ticket sales are cancelled.
Due to staffing issues, the Bonners Ferry City Pool will close for the season on Saturday, August 15.
One of the last B-25 bombers that saw active combat during World War II landed at Coeur d'Alene's Pappy Boyington Field this morning, and it'll be on display and available for crawl-throughs and even flights between now and Sunday.
Three North Idaho residents died Sunday evening in a single vehicle collision on Highway 200 in Bonner County.
UPDATE: 2:43 p.m.: Officers have located the girl and are taking her home.
The National Park Service on Thursday offered the following sound advice for handling unexpected bear encounters on its Facebook page. Please don’t run from bears or push your slower friends down in attempts of saving yourself.
Do you need a ride to the doctor, or do you want to go shopping or visit a friend? SPOT is here to help you!
Boundary Community Clinics is happy to announce the addition of a new family practice provider, Sara Hull, NP-C.
Governor Brad Little emphasized once again today the importance of getting Idaho students back into schools for in-person instruction while highlighting the millions of dollars the state has directed to schools for safe reopening.
“From Pioneer Days to Modern Ways” will go on display in the entryway of the exhibit hall at the Boundary County Fair Grounds August 12, with 100 years of fair history captured through photos, newspaper articles and research documents compiled by Boundary County Museum staff.
Congregants at Bonners Ferry United Methodist Church invite all in the community to join them at 9 a.m. Sunday, August 2, on the church parsonage lawn, next to the church, for an outdoor worship service led by thir new pastor, Lee Books.
Rhome DesBiens, your 86-year-old mother reached out and asked us to send you a big "Happy Birthday!" from her, and she wants you to know she's thinking of you ... Happy birthday, Rhome!
Congratulations to Bonners Ferry High School graduates Austin Kemmis and Jamie Cromwell, who were each awarded $500 college scholarships by Helping Hands of Naples.
Sports & Outdoors
Bonners Ferry Badger Cross Country will begin its 2020 campaign at 4 p.m. Monday, August 10, in the bleachers at Kenny Mendenhall Stadium.
As the non-profit that supports Boundary Community Hospital, the Board of Directors for Fry Healthcare Foundation (FHF) has decided to cancel their annual Golf Tournament for 2020.
Idaho Fish and Game has closed salmon fishing effectively immediately on the Upper Salmon River to protect wild Chinook salmon.
A cool breeze and cloudy skies greeted the half dozen naturalists as they met along the Kootenai River near Libby, Montana. The group discussed strategies to see more birds, the keys to identifying Rocky Mountain Region wildflowers and shrubs, how to better tune into the natural world and th…
It is with great sadness that the family of Mary Kay (Burtner) Thompson announces her passing on Sunday, July 19, 2020 at home with family near Bonners Ferry, Idaho at the age of 77 years. Private family services will be held at a later date at the Grandview Cemetery in Bonners Ferry.
Erma Lee Peterson, 81, passed away on August 3 at Life Care Center in Sandpoint. Per Erma’s request, no service is planned.
Robert Berg, proud father, loving husband, mad scientist, mountain man, and bad joke connoisseur, passed into the next dimension on Saturday, July 25, 2020.
Wilmer Charles "Bill" Stemmene lost his fight with cancer on July 20, 2020, at Kootenai Health. A celebration of life will be held late spring or early summer 2021.
Douglas Clyde Smith passed from this world on July 14, 2020, at Yuma Regional Medical Center, Yuma, Arizona. He was so weary from having health issues these last few months it was time to let go and make his way home.
Letters to the Editor
It has come to my attention that my name and likeness have been used without my knowledge on a supposed anti-Trump Facebook page or post, which also falsely implies connections with communism, Antifa and other isms unknown to me.
A common human trait, it seems, is the need to look down on and/or hate other human beings. Whether that be in the interest of self preservation or ego inflation makes no difference, it's something we all do. What must change if we are to progress socially beyond where we're at now is how we…