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Boundary County Archives ~ November, 2014
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November 25
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available: Small, nonfarm businesses in Boundary County and 10 other counties in Idaho, as well as neighboring counties in Montana, Utah, Washington and Wyoming, are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U. S. Small Business Administration.
Police Youth Explorer Post competes in law enforcement chili cook off: The Bonners Ferry Police Department is proud to announce the Boundary County Law Enforcement Explorer Post #190 competed against area law enforcement agencies in Mt. Hall School’s “Battle of the Badges” benefit chili cook off, held last Saturday, November 15 at Mt. Hall Elementary School.
November 21
‘Tis the season for Christmas tree permits: Many families in our forested area enjoy the tradition of scouting over Forest Service or BLM land to locate, cut, and take home their own Christmas tree.
Travelers visiting the International Selkirk Loop report spending nearly $5 million in our region: The International Selkirk Loop is a significant travel destination, a roadway coursing through beautiful scenery and remarkable recreational opportunities in Northern Idaho, Eastern Washington, and southeast British Columbia.  The Northern Idaho portion passes right through Boundary County.
Labrador to discuss immigration issues on national television program: Idaho 1st District Republican Congressman Raúl Labrador will appear on the nationally-televised CBS news program Face the Nation with Bob Scheiffer on Sunday to discuss congressional response to President Obama’s executive order on immigration.
Governor Otter is asking a favor of us: One of Idaho's very own teachers is in the final leg of an extremely competitive grant competition, and could use the support of everyone in our great state!
November 19
Bonners Ferry Police arrest suspected interstate drug trafficker: The Bonners Ferry Police Department announced the arrest of a 22 year old Kila, Montana man for alleged possession for sale of a controlled substance, following an early morning traffic stop by Bonners Ferry Police.
Bonners Ferry Police sponsors hunting shotgun raffle: The Bonners Ferry Police Department is proudly raffling off this beautiful, brand new, Winchester XSP Waterfowl Max5 12 gauge hunting shotgun, just in time for Christmas.
Kramer elected as officer in state rescue association: David Kramer was recently elected as the First Vice-Commander of Idaho State Search and Rescue Association (ISSAR) for the 2014-2015 year.
Police and school administrators identify suspect in last week's school bomb threat: Bonners Ferry Police, in cooperation with Boundary County School District 101 administrators, have identified a 12 year old suspect in last week's November 12 bomb threat at Boundary County Middle School.
November 17
Sandpoint woman injured in vehicle rollover on Highway 2: Earlier today at 3:25 p.m., a Sandpoint woman was involved in a serious single car rollover on U.S. Highway 2 at milepost 68.
Emergency crews check Restorium after carbon monoxide alarm sounds: The Community Restorium went into emergency precautions after a carbon monoxide alarm sounded earlier this evening.
Lost hunters located after spending night in sub-freezing temperatures: Last Wednesday, November 12, the Boundary County Sheriff's Office received a call at 11:00 p.m. regarding two missing hunters.
November 15
Crazy basketball with local team vs Harlem Ambassadors: It was basketball and more as the Harlem Ambassadors came to town to challenge the local NBA Wanna B's team yesterday, Friday, November 14.
November 13
Preparations underway for 2014 Festival of Trees: When the first winter winds sweep down Clifty Mountain from the east, and down Roman Nose from the west, forming ghostly contorting figures of tiny pieces of ice and swirling white powdered snow, the inhabitants of Boundary County, wearing snug woolen hats pulled down over their ears and thick gloves encasing each finger, huddle inside of their heavy winter coats and dream of the Festival of Trees.
November 12
Local authors publish illustrated book of Selkirk Loop: A photographic journey encircling the spectacular Selkirk Mountains of northern Idaho, eastern Washington and southeastern British Columbia, Selkirks Spectacular, features amazing images by photographers Jerry Pavia and Tim Cady.
Boundary Community Hospital training and preparing for Ebola, just in case: With the current concern and surveillance going on worldwide regarding patients with the Ebola virus, you may want to know that our local hospital is already well into preparations and close monitoring for individuals who may have the infection, or who may have been exposed to the virus.
Report on success of recent emergency test of Idaho ham radio: As the Idaho Section Emergency Coordinator of the American Radio Relay League (the national association for Amateur Radio--or Ham Radio--in the United States), I am always looking for ways to get our local Idaho Amateur Radio Operators involved, to get them moving, and to have fun.
November 11
Veterans' Day Remembrance Ceremony today: Each year, a special Remembrance Ceremony is held on Veterans' Day at Veterans' Memorial Park, next to the library.
Idaho Family Reading Week coming, Valley View is ready: Valley View Elementary School has a full week of activities planned to get your family reading with our theme of: "Building a Community of Readers!"
Successful "Night for the Museum" fundraiser: The fourth annual "Night for the Museum" fundraiser was held at the Museum on October 25, and was enjoyed by a sold-out crowd of nearly 100. This event has become the major public fundraising event for the Boundary County Museum, and this year’s dinner has proven to be by far the most successful.
November 8
Record Alaskan storm leading to freezing temperatures here: Make the most of Boundary County's brilliant sunshine and relatively nice autumn temperatures while we have them this weekend. Drastic changes are on the way.
November 7
Idaho Army National Guard helicopter crashes near Boise: At approximately 7:00 p.m. (Mountain Time) yesterday evening on November 6, an Idaho Army National Guard AH-64D Apache helicopter with two pilots aboard crashed during a training mission. The crash scene is approximately 2 miles south of the Boise Airport.
November 6
Boundary County emergency crews respond to gunshot injury in Highland Flats area: Boundary County emergency services responded yesterday, November 5, to a call to assist a man with a gunshot wound in the area of the Highland Flats Snowmobile Park. It was thought this may have been related to a hunting accident.
November 5
Paradise Valley Fire District seeks to fill board vacancy: The Paradise Valley Fire District is seeking a volunteer to fill out its 3-person board of directors, according to Orrin Everhart, board chairman.
General Election Results, November 4, 2014
November 4
Twenty-one companies looking to hire at Post Falls event: Twenty-one employers are participating in the Wednesday, November 12 hiring event sponsored by the Idaho Department of Labor.
Care-N-Share looking for your help for Christmas: Thirty-two years ago, Care-N-Share was started to help the children of Bonners Ferry at Christmas time. The Program has grown to not only help children at Christmas, but throughout the year.
Owner changes for local branch of Panhandle State Bank: Something is different at Panhandle State Bank on the Bonners Ferry South Hill. New name. New owner. And a little bit of a new look.
Michael Lee Ellersick: November 17, 1955 ~ November 18, 2014
Lawrence Raymond Richardson: January 15, 1938 ~ November 15, 2014
Mary Catherine (Brechtle) Malone: September 22, 1920 ~ November 18, 2014
Margaret LaVerne Dieterle Peterson: August 29, 1927 ~ November 7, 2014
Wayne Albert Gustafson: March 27, 1942 ~ November 7, 2014
Alice Lorean Miller: July 23, 1943 ~ November 3, 2014
Joy Elaine Carpenter: July 26, 1956 ~ October 31, 2014
David Ronald Johnson: July 2, 1951 ~ October 31, 2014
Ruth Virginia Meadows: December 1, 1921 ~ October 30, 2014
School District announces Employees of the Month for September, October: Boundary County School District 101 has named Employees of the Month for the months of September and October.
Badger Girls' Varsity Basketball opens season with win: The 2014-2015 edition of the Bonners Ferry Badger Girls' Varsity Basketball Team opened their season last Thursday, November 20 against the JV team from 4A Lake City High School of Coeur d'Alene.
Low water levels at Boundary Creek-Smith Creek Wildlife Management Area: Visitors to the Boundary Creek-Smith Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA) near Bonners Ferry have noticed that water levels across the WMA are low this year. The lower than normal water level is making trapping and waterfowl hunting very difficult.
New North Idaho wolf trapping Certification Course scheduled: A wolf trapping certification course has been scheduled for North Idaho. Successful completion of such a class is required to be able to purchase wolf trapping tags.
Here's where you check your trivia skills: on record fish caught in Idaho: Ready for your Idaho Record Fish Trivia Extravaganza Contest?
Here's the full story on BFHS Cross Country at State: Eleven weeks of training, teamwork, dedication, and determination paid dividends for eight representatives of Bonners Ferry High School cross country.
Wolf trapper certification class scheduled in North Idaho: If you are interested in trapping, a class has been set up to be held in Coeur d'Alene in a couple of weeks. Idaho rules require a Wolf Trapper Certification class be completed and passed before a person can purchase wolf trapping tags.
Fish and Game reminds hunters of rules for hunting private land: Deer rifle seasons opened in mid-October in much of Idaho. Fish and Game is receiving a few calls from landowners upset about people hunting on their private land without permission.
BFHS Volleyball team competes at State Tournament: The Bonners Ferry Badger Volleyball team earned their way to the Idaho State Tournament by winning both the regular season Intermountain League championship and first place in the District Tournament.
BFHS Cross Country competes at Idaho State Cross Country Meet: The Bonners Ferry Boys' team finished in 8th place at the Idaho State Cross Country meet, completed earlier today at the three mile course around the lake at Eagle Island State Park in Eagle, Idaho.
Thanks for community support: A big thank you from Boundary County Victim Services to everyone who made our annual fundraiser, “Fall Festival and Fashion Show,” such a fun-filled and successful evening.
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