Boundary County Memorial Day, 2015:
Stories and photos (and a video):
The day started off cloudy and a little rainy,
but by the time the Boundary County Memorial Day
Parade 2015 rolled down Main Street in Bonners
Ferry, the weather was holding for a great
parade. The parade was followed by a special
Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony held at
Candidates for School Superintendent meet the
Two new candidates are being considered for the
superintendent of Boundary County School
District 101, and both spent their day last
Friday in interviews and meetings with District
administration and personnel. The day ended in
the evening with both candidates being
introduced to the public, where they presented
information about themselves and took questions
from the audience.
Boundary Community Hospital Health Fair
a tremendous success:
Over 700 people attended this year’s popular
Health Fair hosted on Saturday, May 9, by
Boundary Community Hospital. Activities
included a fun run, kids bike rodeo, vendors and
displays, free lab testing, tours of hospital
and emergency equipment, and more.
ITD, law enforcement partners rally against 100
Last year, 40 percent of Idaho’s fatal
motor-vehicle crashes occurred during the 100
days between Memorial Day and Labor Day,
according to Idaho Transportation Department
The time period between the two holidays,
referred to as the “100 Deadliest Days,” is when
road conditions are at their best, but more
lives are lost on Idaho roads than other times
of the year due to vehicle crashes.
Data emerging on current water outlook:
Just a year ago, around this time, NewsBF was
putting up stories looking at the possibility of
flooding at Boundary County rivers. Readers were
posting photos of their pastures with standing
water in the fields. This year, just a
quick glance at the Moyie River will tell you
things are not the same this time around.
Free Fishing Day in Idaho is June 13:
Saturday, June 13 is Free Fishing Day in Idaho,
and Idaho Fish and Game invites veteran and
novice anglers of all ages--residents and
nonresidents alike--to celebrate the day by
fishing anywhere in Idaho without a license.
BFHS Baseball eliminated at state competition:
With the hopes of bringing
home a State trophy this year, the Bonners Ferry
Badger Baseball team traveled to Ontario, Oregon
to compete for the first time in three seasons
in the 3A Idaho State Baseball Championship.
Last day of school attendance for BFHS seniors, Class of
Friday, May 29
The Boundary Soil Conservation District and Farm Bureau
are once again offering their free community farm tour.
This year’s event will head north with a stop at an
early settlement, featuring an old barn, a nursery, an
elk ranch and a look at a hot house at Elk Mountain
Farms. Lunch will be provided along the way. We will
meet at the Boundary County Fairgrounds at 8:00 a.m. on
Friday May 29. We should return by 4:00, if not sooner.
Hope you can make it. Limited seating. Please RSVP at
267-3340 extension 107 or 267-5502.
Saturday, May 30
Graduation for Bonners Ferry High School Class of 2015,
1:00 p.m. at the BFHS football field.
More events below, or go to Events Page
Monday, June 1
The Boundary County Republican Central Committee will
meet on Monday, June 1, at 6:00 p.m. at Mugsy`s.
Charlene Matheson and Mary Jo Ambrosiani of the North
Idaho Federated Republican Women will present an
entertaining program. The public is welcome to attend.