The University of Idaho is pleased to make available the 2020 Spring Dean’s List. A total of 2,449 students qualified for the Dean’s List for the spring 2020 semester, which ended May 15. To qualify for the Dean’s List, U of I students must maintain at least a 3.5 GPA on a minimum of 12 grad…
Bonners Ferry graduating seniors Emily Sanchez and Michael Youngwirth have been named recipients of this year's American Legion Post 55 scholarships.
Despite challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic including a transition to remote learning midway through the semester, a total of 913 students at Lewis-Clark State College earned honor roll distinction this spring, LC State administrators announced. Boundary County was well represented.
I have a personal favor to ask of everyone who knows and loves my beloved brother, Rockey (see "Rockey Burkholder is Bonners Ferry at its best"). My dear husband, Marty, has been taking my soon-to-be 95-year-old mother, Valdie, and 72-year-old brother/town mascot, Rockey, on road trips throu…
A local lady dropped off 60 handmade "thank you" cards for staff at Boundary Community Hospital Thursday. Each card is personally inscribed, “Thank you for caring at such a trying time."
It’s a great honor to recognize the incredibly talented and dedicated Mrs. Tracy Roemer as Boundary County School District’s Certified Employee of the Month.
A drive by on Madison Street this afternoon tied up traffic and brought out the sheriff and his tactical squad, many in the Rod Benders Car Club and many well wishers. Nobody was hurt, but birthday boys Arnold Fessler, 90, and Gabriel Ward, four, were tremendously impressed and appreciative.
There'll be a drive by birthday parade at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, as folks drive by 6484 Madison Street, Bonners Ferry to wish Arnold and Gabriel Fessler Happy Birthday!
In the face adversity, as ever, the spirit of the people of the Kootenai Valley shines through in a million small ways, most unheralded and unseen, each day until normalcy returns, no matter what the new "normal" may look like.
This year the Hall Mountain Volunteer Fire Department Raffle Grand Prize will be a $1,000 shopping spree at Far North Outfitters, and second place will be winner's choice; a Henry 22LR Rifle or an M&P .380 EZ Pistol!
Boundary County Fuller Center for Housing (BCFCH) conducted its most recent hand-off on the North Side in Bonners Ferry February 22 to their newest partner family, the Wolfs, who became homeowners for the first time thanks to the generous donations of labor, materials, goods and services fro…
It’s getting closer to Spring and once again the Boundary County Farm Bureau is looking time for this year's Ag baby! They have a basket of goodies to give away!
With grateful hearts, the Fry Healthcare Foundation Board of Directors announced that the Festival of Hearts gala raised over $52,000 this year. Most of the money will be used to help fund the recently installed 3D Mammogram equipment at Boundary Community Hospital.
Boundary County Middle School seventh grader Riley Thompson, the son of Silas and Valerie Thompson, Bonners Ferry, is a semifinalist eligible to compete in the 2020 National Geographic GeoBee Idaho State Competition.
All Boundary County youth ages eight to 16 are eligible to apply to win a Brother sewing machine. Applications can be picked up at the Boundary County fair office or at Pam’s Little Comfort Quilt Shop, 7189 Main Street, Bonners Ferry.
The residents at the Boundary County Community Restorium shared the love on Valentine's Day, dancing to the oldies, enjoying a prime rib dinner with friends and family and a whole lot more!
Jim Neumayer's great granddaughter has faced challenges that would have bowed most, but Makayla Wagner, Rathdrum, has such an irrepressible strength and resilience that she not only stands strong, she absolutely soars with a humor, grace, beauty and style that belies the depths from which sh…
North Idaho College recently announced its Dean’s List for fall semester 2019. Students eligible for the NIC Dean’s List must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits and obtain a grade point average of 3.75 or above.
It’s a great privilege to recognize and work with Boundary County School District 101’s January Classified Employee of the Month, Mrs. Lori Carpenter.
Valley View Elementary Special Education Teacher Mrs. Teri Roney has been named the Boundary County School District 101 Certified Employee of the Month for January.
Eastern Washington University released the names of 3,402 students to earn Fall Semester 2019 Dean's List honors, given to undergraduate students who earn 12 quality hours and receives a GPA of 3.5 or better.
Beulah Anderson's 90th Birthday Celebration is taking place from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, February 1, at the Great Northwest Event Center, 998 Mountain Meadows Road, Naples, and all are welcome! Your presence is the only present requested.
Bonner General Health recently named Kim Bledsoe Clinic Manager of Sandpoint Women’s Health. The clinic provides gynecologic and obstetric services to women in North Idaho and surrounding communities.
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.
Some 860 students from across the Washington State University system celebrated December 7 as new graduates during Fall Commencement. Among them was Crystal Lederhos Smith, Bonners Ferry, who earned her doctorate in prevention science, adding a PhD to her name.
Celebrate the first day of 2020 Wednesday getting more fit and helping a local girl in her battle against cancer at Iron Mike's Family Fitness's Spin-a-Thon for Paisley!
Iron Mike's First place Group Fitness Class Reward Card Winner is Crystal Bliss, who wins a certificate for a one night stay at the Kootenai River Inn and dinner at Mugsy's Tavern & Grill! Congratulations!
A total of 926 students at Lewis-Clark State College earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2019 semester, LC State officials announced on Wednesday. Among the honorees, 460 were on the President’s List while 466 made the Dean’s List.
Auditions for the community theater production of Cheaper by the Dozen, to be staged in March, will be held at the Pearl Theater from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, January 3 and from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, January 4.
The family and friends of a young Massillon, Ohio, girl battling leukemia are hoping to make her 10th birthday, which is on December 22, extra special this year.
The Mt. Hall Elementary 2019 Christmas Program is in the books! Big thank yous go out to the incredibly talented, creative and dedicated Mrs. Lori Carpenter and to all the kids, who did an amazing job!
This year's sixth annual Night of Nativities features hundreds of unique and beautiful nativity sets from around the world; Japan, Mongolia, Germany, France and elsewhere, and many are not only for children, but made by the hands of children!
On behalf of the Bonners Ferry FFA chapter, we would like to thank the community of Boundary County for donating items, attending and participating in the 71st Annual Harvest Auction. This year, we made a few drastic changes.
Each year, nearly 38,000 high school students from across the country enter to win a share of the $2.2 million in educational scholarships and incentives awarded through the VFW's Voice of Democracy audio-essay competition.
These bright, smiling faces belong to Mt. Hall Elementary School's November Citizens of the Month! Say congratulations to Wildcats (front row, l-r) Kadyn Dimmitt-Henslee, Neriah LoPorto, Auna Marshall, Micah Stump, Madison DesMarais and Adan Ponce. Middle row, Cole Camburn, Brooklyn Hubbard,…
Darcia Hummel is the Boundary County School District 101 November Classified Employee of the Month! A special education assistant at Boundary County Middle School, Principal Kevin Dinning says, "We are thankful for her at BCMS every day! We can't thank her enough for all she does!"