After publishing our article on the ITD travel
website and the Boundary County webcam, a reader
reminded us of another webcam located in
Boundary County. For more information on
this, see our Letters to the Editor.
Hospital Auxiliary Pie Sale is coming up:
Picture in your mind tables
full of pies side by side—lemon meringue pies
with towering browned meringue peaks; delicious
double-crusted apple pies, huckleberry pies . .
. . .
Changes coming to Highway 95; ITD schedules
informational open house in Bonners Ferry:
The Idaho Transportation Department is already
well into the planning stages for upgrades and
changes on Boundary County's part of Highway 95.
At this upcoming open house, they will be
providing information on current proposals for
the Highway, and looking for your input.
If you want to have any say in what happens with
the Highway, this meeting will give you that
Boundary County celebrates 100 years:
Wait a minute. Was this 2015? Or was it, somehow
. . . . 1915?
It seemed like it might be 1915, as organizers
of Boundary County's Centennial celebration
faithfully recreated the original celebration of
100 years ago, when residents of two-day-old
Boundary County, Idaho, lauded the newly minted
northernmost county in Idaho.
NAMI offering free course on mental illness
issues: Family to Family,
a twelve week course for family and friends of
individuals with mental illness, is being
offered by the Far North Chapter of the National
Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). The free
course, facilitated by trained family members,
will start on Monday, February 9.
AMBER Alerts now to appear on your Facebook
On January 13, the National Center for Missing &
Exploited Children announced a partnership with
Facebook to send AMBER Alerts to the social
network's community to help find missing
The new initiative will deliver AMBER Alerts to
people's News Feeds in targeted search areas
after a child has been abducted and the National
Center has issued an alert.
Driver safety course:
A driver safety course will be taught on
Thursday, January 29, at the Senior Center at
6635 Lincoln on the South Hill in Bonners Ferry.
Safety tips and possibly a way to save money on
Boundary County Treasurer Fessler retiring,
shares her story: Boundary
County Treasurer Jenny Fessler will retire
tomorrow and turn over her ledger books to new
incoming Treasurer Sue Larson. We asked Ms.
Fessler to share with our readers her thoughts
on her career and her years serving as Boundary
County Treasurer. Here is what she had to say.
Highway 95 construction and improvements coming;
local website comprehensive source of
Changes are coming to Highway 95 in its course
through Boundary County, and the Idaho
Transportation Department wants input from
Boundary County citizens to help plan those
changes. If you, like most of us, feel
extremely unqualified to give any meaningful
input on how our future highway should be, we
have a suggestion for the first place you should
start: the Highway 95 Bonners Ferry
Badger girls defeat Kellogg in Intermountain
boys win at Lake City JV:
The Kellogg Wildcats Girls' Varsity scored the
first basket of the game last night against the
Badgers. They held that lead for approximately
eight seconds or so, until Badger senior
Savannah Woods tied the game at two.
Bonners Ferry took over the lead for the rest of the game.
Take a look at our action photos of the Girls' game. The
Badger Boys' Varsity team defeated 5A Lake City JV.
Enter now for Idaho 2015 Super Hunt Drawing:
Super Hunt and Super Hunt Combo tags allow
hunters to participate in any open hunt in the
state for deer, elk, pronghorn and/or moose. For
the chance to win a tag, hunters must purchase
entries for the Super Hunt drawings.
Idaho bighorn sheep tag sells for $100,000:
Idaho’s bighorn sheep auction tag sold for
$100,000 to an online bidder at the national
Wild Sheep Foundation Sheep Show in Reno
Saturday night (Jan 10). This is the fifth
highest winning bid since the program started in
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is
the production that will be performed both evenings by a
home school cooperative group in the Porthill area.
The performances will be at the Mt. Hall School
gymnasium, beginning at 7:00 p.m. All performances
are free, and everyone is invited to come and enjoy the
To see the official poster for this event, click here.
Another performance of this event will be on Saturday,
Monday, February 2
The Boundary County Republican Central Committee will
meet on Monday, February 2, at 6:00 p.m. at Mugsy`s.
More events below, or go to Events Page
Commemorative Boundary County Centennial coins are
available on pre-order from the Bonners Ferry Chamber of
Commerce. Pre-order forms are at Riverside Auto