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Boundary County Archives ~ June, 2015
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June 26
Man sought for shoplifting Radio Shack computer in Bonners Ferry dies during alleged shoplifting incident in Coeur d'Alene: The man who had a warrant for arrest issued two months ago in Bonners Ferry for allegedly stealing a computer from Radio Shack has died while being restrained following another alleged shoplifting incident in Coeur d'Alene.
June 24
Fry Healthcare Foundation’s 7th Annual Golf Tournament is in the books: Big smiles and good times characterized the Fry Healthcare Foundation’s 7th Annual Golf Tournament last Friday, June 12.
Final plans and schedule for Boundary County Fourth of July events: Thanks to generous donations from Boundary County businesses, organizations, and individuals, and the still-ongoing raffle for a Kimber Pro Tactical II .45 ACP pistol, the group organizing Boundary County's Independence Day Fireworks Celebration has met and exceeded the amount they needed to raise.
Summer is here and Idaho is ready for fire season: It's official: summer is here and weather and fuel conditions indicate 2015 will be an active fire season. The very hot temperatures and dry weather expected across Idaho this week will rapidly dry out both fine and heavy fuels, increasing fire potential.
New appointee fills open seat on Bonners Ferry City Council: Meet Bonners Ferry native Adam Arthur. He's an estimator for Accurate Collision Services, a volunteer for the City of Bonners Ferry Fire Department, and now Bonners Ferry's newest city council member.
June 18
School board discusses controversial novel, recommendations for auditorium, changes to Coaching Handbook: High School English teacher Theresa Nix may proceed in her literature class with her proposed use of a novel that has been considered controversial in some quarters.
Administrator Boorman resigns, new City councilman appointed: Steve Boorman, who has served as City Administrator for Bonners Ferry, submitted a letter of resignation to the mayor and City council last week.
June 14
Paradise Valley Church renovation project progressing: A few weeks ago, work started on a project to do a significant update and renovation on the Little White Church in Paradise Valley, a landmark building in the area that has been standing in Paradise Valley for 112 years.
June 12
The story on Boundary County Victim Services: If you have a mind to pick up some great bargains, or if instead you are looking for some great tasty treats, you will want to be at the Yard Sale and Bake Sale coming up next Friday, June 19, sponsored by Boundary County Victim Services.
Nation's news cycle trains its eye—for the moment—on Troy, Montana: Troy, Montana found itself projected across national newspapers, websites, and televisions around the country this week.
Second half property taxes due by June 22: Boundary County Treasurer Sue Larson would like to remind all Boundary County taxpayers that the deadline for paying the second half of 2014 property taxes without penalty is Monday, June 22
Recent rains haven't done enough, predicted runoff flows still low: Despite recent rains in the Columbia Basin, it hasn’t been enough to alter forecasts for low river flows between now and September.
Environmental Assessment allows ongoing White Sturgeon habitat restoration work to move forward: The Bonneville Power Administration has given the green light for ongoing white sturgeon habitat restoration work to continue this September in the Kootenai River near Bonners Ferry.
June 9
ITD rolls out new website information featuring public transit information statewide: A new innovative website from the Idaho Transportation Department’s Public Transportation Group provides information for public transit throughout Idaho.
Final planning for Boundary County's Fourth of July fireworks: It's about 25 days or so until Boundary County's Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations.
June 3
Graduation, BFHS Class of 2015: Rainy weather intervened to move the graduation ceremony for the Bonners Ferry High School Class of 2015 from its scheduled outdoor location to the indoor location of the Middle School gymnasium. However, the spirit and excitement of the graduates and of their graduation program was not dampened.
William (Bill) Warner Hays, April 26, 1933 ~ June 19, 2015
Marjorie T. Guthrie, August 4, 1924 ~ June 22, 2015
Gifford Eugene Dinning, November 11, 1926 ~ June 11, 2015
Irmajean Spencer, October 23, 1965 ~ June 3, 2015
Victor Francis Anderson, November 21, 1934 ~ June 1, 2015
New video helps fishermen get along a little better: It’s no secret that Idaho's rivers are popular fishing destinations. Great fishing can also draw a crowd, sometimes causing conflicts between anglers.
Alumni Baseball Game: "Old Timers" vs. Today's Badger/Legion Team: With guys ranging from one month before their 39th birthday (Jed Bateman), to a diaper dandy just turning 20 (Garrett Skeen), the American Legion Alumni players strapped it on for a fun and an enjoyable Saturday afternoon of America’s pastime.
Kootenai Refuge offers special deer hunt blind for hunters with disabilities; reservation required: Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge constructed a Deer Hunt Blind last year specifically for disabled big game hunters.
Chinook Salmon seasons to end in parts of Clearwater and Salmon Rivers in coming days: The North Fork Clearwater River will close to all Chinook salmon fishing the end of fishing hours on June 10.
American Legion baseball, summer 2015: American Legion baseball is back in Boundary County. The first home game is this Saturday beginning at 1:00 p.m. as the Badgers host the Sandpoint Lakers.
Swimming pool fees, thoughts and suggestions: It is sad that there had to be an increase in the pool fees, and I don’t doubt that it was a hard decision to make; unfortunately, now many of our kids can't get to the pool in the summer.
Responds to concerns on swimming pool fees: Regarding Larry Bauer's letter concerning the city pool fees: I can appreciate that a price increase from free to $10 for a city resident over a four year period may seem like a lot, however it was certainly not without notice, by any means.
And another response about swimming pool fees: It saddens me to see that, once again, the city faces criticism ‎for anything related to our swimming pool.
Sequels store closing: My wife Donna announced on June 16 on the Sequels Facebook page that she will be closing the store by July 31. I, Marty, would like to thank all the 800+ clients and thousands of customers that she's had over the last 5 1/2 years.
Increase in swimming pool fees is too much: Having used the local municipal pool for the past 4 years, I would like to think that we are fortunate to have this amenity available to us.
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