The Ferry at Bonners Ferry: 150 years
at the Museum: Fifty cents is what it would cost you to cross
the Kootenai River on Mr. Bonner's original
ferryboat when it was first established back in
December 1864. The Boundary County Museum
marked the Sesquicentennial Anniversary (that's
the 150 year anniversary) of the beginning of
Mr. Edward L. Bonner's ferryboat business.
Click on this headline to read about the big
Night of Nativities and Carols event dazzles:
Can you imagine 133 Christmas nativity
display in a beautiful and festive setting, with
live performances of Christmas music helping to
set a tone fitting for a peaceful holiday
This remarkable Christmas event was held earlier
today, one that is planned to become an annual
holiday event in Boundary County.
Moose Madness is tonight.
If you have never experienced Moose Madness,
consider giving it a look. It is a high energy,
noisy, fun-filled experience, featuring fun
basketball between Bonners Ferry and Sandpoint,
student competitions that take place during
breaks in the basketball action, and lots of
cheering, bands, and overall madness.
Click on this headline to see the details on how
Moose Madness works, and all the excitement to
November's Idaho jobless rate under 4%,
lowest in nearly 7 years:(But Boundary County's rate goes up). Above average employer payrolls and a declining
labor force drove Idaho’s seasonally adjusted
unemployment rate below 4 percent last month for
the first time since early 2008. Boundary
County, however, saw a rise in unemployment over
last month's figures.
Idaho ranks 2nd in the nation for volunteerism:
Over 36 percent of Idahoans volunteered during
2013, the second highest percentage among the
states, according to the latest report on
volunteerism from the Corporation for National
and Community Service and the National
Conference on Citizenship.
Moose Madness: here's what it's all about:
Why are BFHS students suddenly dressing so
crazily, raising money, and Stomping? Take
a look at this article for the inside story on
what all the Madness is about this week.
Boundary County Library awarded funding
for technology center: The Boundary County Library has received two
grants, an Idaho Department of Commerce Gem
Grant, and a USDA Rural Development Grant, to
fund a digital technology center that will equip
residents of Bonners Ferry with the new
technologies that are becoming increasingly
necessary in the modern world.