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Boundary County Archives ~ May, 2015
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May 31
Your invitation to the Fry Healthcare Foundation Golf Tournament: Bring your clubs and join the 7th Annual Fry Healthcare Foundation's Golf Tournament on Friday, June 12, 2015 at Mirror Lake Golf Course.
The Great Golf Ball Drop: Five dollars secures an entry into the Great Golf Ball Drop game for a chance to win a 55 inch SMART TV!
Antique aircraft air tour coming to Bonners Ferry: The Pacific Northwest Air Tour is coming to Bonners Ferry on Monday, July 13. Around thirty antique and classic airplanes will be arriving during the afternoon on Monday.
May 27
Candidates for School Superintendent meet the public: 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.
Boundary County Memorial Day, 2015: 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.
May 23
Seasonal flow augmentation for Kootenai River white sturgeon gets underway at Libby Dam: Flow augmentation for Kootenai River white sturgeon got underway last Friday, May 22, at Libby Dam after U.S. Army Corps of Engineers water managers, along with federal, tribal, and state fishery biologists, have determined that water temperatures and flows are sufficient for the operations to begin.
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.
ITD, law enforcement partners rally against 100 Deadliest Days: 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 (ITD) statistics.
May 19
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.
Click It or Ticket: Enforcing the law to save lives;  Bonners Ferry PD joins in effort: If there is one thing I could urge all motorists—drivers, passengers, front seat, back seat, all ages—to do every time you get in a vehicle, it’s buckle up.
May 13
Boundary County Museum opens their summer season with special presentation: The Boundary County Museum kicked off their summer season (and their summer hours) with a big event last Saturday, May 9. Special presentations were made throughout the day.
May 12
Enjoy an evening with your family and friends at the downtown Bonners Ferry Art Walk: icture yourself on a leisurely evening in May, strolling lazily around downtown Bonners Ferry, stopping by a business here, or perhaps a restaurant there, enjoying original creations of art prepared for this special day, and on display in each business.
Museum kicks off summer season with full day of great activities: Saturday, May 9 is the day for a full day of great Boundary County activities at the Museum.
May 7
Badger Softball: On to State! Things were looking a little grim for the Bonners Ferry softball team during Tuesday's District Championship game. It was the middle of the game, and the team was languishing at a score of 4-1, where they trailed the league champs and top seeded Timberlake Tigers.
Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony next week: The Boundary County Chaplain Corps is honored to announce it is holding a Law Enforcement Officer Memorial Ceremony to celebrate and honor the lives the those Idaho Law Enforcement Officers who have been killed in the line of duty.
Road work will affect all traffic at Eastport port of entry: U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations advises that a road resurfacing project at the port of entry in Eastport, Idaho, will impact traffic entering the United States at Eastport through the summer and into the fall, until October 1, 2015.
May 5
ITD Crews cleaning, clearing U.S. 95 in Bonners Ferry through May 14: Idaho Transportation Department maintenance crews are brooming and flushing U.S. 95 of left-over winter debris throughout Bonners Ferry.
May 2
Bonners Ferry Badgers are champions in remarkable baseball season: Just in case you're not aware, we have a championship team going on here. The Bonners Ferry High School Badger Baseball team muscled their way through their Intermountain League schedule with only one loss, winning the League Championship.
Jerry A. Snyder, March 27, 1959 ~ May 21, 2015
Ina Loueen Pluid, December 11, 1937 ~ May 24, 2015
Darlene K. Pinkerton, November 17, 1947 ~ May 21, 2015
Evelyn R. Holmes, December 3, 1923 ~ May 23, 2015
Bernard (Bernie) Ewald Heinemann, May 26, 1926 ~ May 22, 2015
Roderick D. McNair, April 3, 1937 ~ April 29, 2015
Kermit Lawrence Drake, August 4, 1943 ~ April 30, 2015
Davis graduates from Air Force basic training: Air Force Airman Parker Davis graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Original Broadway Revue coming to Pearl Theater: The vocal octet Boundless brings Broadway to Bonners Ferry's own Pearl Theater May 9-10, and May 16, 17.
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.
Badger Track: District Meet, many Badgers qualify for State: One last time the Badger track team made the journey to the Timberlake track for the Idaho District 1 3A Championship.
Badger Boys punch ticket to State Baseball Tournament: The Badger baseball team had to get to the State Baseball Tournament the hard way after a 3-1 loss to the Timberlake Tigers last Tuesday in the District 1-2 3A District Championship game.
Day 2 of Track District Tournament: More BFHS athletes headed to the State Tournament
Badgers performing well at District Tournament, first day results available: In yesterday's High School Track District I Tournament, the Bonners Ferry Badgers had a good showing on the first day of competition.
Bonners Ferry Baseball takes second in Districts: After a difficult and close loss in the District Championship game on Monday, the Bonners Ferry Badger Baseball team bounced back with a 10-0 shutout of Kellogg the following day to capture the District second place.
Bonners Ferry Track performs well at North Idaho Meet of Champions: North Idaho’s best track athletes met at Post Falls High School for the annual District I Meet of Champions.
Badger Boys lose close District Championship game: The Badger baseball team lost a heartbreaker to the Timberlake Tigers in the District 1-2 3A baseball championship by a score of 3-1 on Tuesday.
Badgers win, move into District Championship game: Sophomore Jesse Dunham pitched his 2nd no hitter in as many starts and also went 2 for 4 with 4 RBI at the plate as the Badger baseball team advanced to the 3A District Title game today at 4:00 p.m.
Steamrolling Badgers knock off 5A Post Falls in tune-up for District Tournament: In their final regular season game before hosting the District 1-2 3A baseball tournament, the Bonners Ferry Badgers faced the 5A Post Falls Trojan varsity squad and came away with a 10-6 win.
Thanks to police for parade safety: Kudos to Bonners Ferry Police Officer Stolley (hope I spelled that right).
All are subject to the laws: Laws need to be changed to make everyone obey the laws and let law enforcement enforce them, instead of protecting the criminals.
Will miss Huckleberry Variety: Sorry to see Dolly’s doors closing. I can’t see how a “high end” clothing store is ever going to replace or serve our community as well as Huckleberry Variety has over the past years.
Remembering and honoring our law enforcement officers: The week of May 10 through May 16 is National Police Officer Memorial Week, to honor those that serve and that have made the ultimate sacrifice.
Recommendation for School Board voting: On Tuesday, May 19, there will be an election for Zone 3 Boundary County School District trustee. Please consider voting for current trustee and board chairman David Brinkman.
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