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December
Marc Hansen: Regarding "Open house set on $9.4-million highway project:" You guys are going to create a horrible choke point by the casino area in both directions by following this stupid plan. Do you live in this county?
Rosanne Smith: From “Superintendent’s Scoop” December 4, 2017; “That said, the construction of the high school greenhouse cost more than I anticipated -- $10,000 more!” Am I the only one who wonders where the $2.4 million a year goes?
U.S. Congressman Raul Labrador: On December 8, 1967 – 50 years ago today – the biggest story in America was the Vietnam War (“2 Battalions of Vietcong Crushed in Mekong Delta” was the headline in the next day’s New York Times); the number one song was "Daydream Believer"by The Monkees; the number one movie was Hells Angels on Wheels (don’t worry, I’ve never seen it either); and the number one toy for Christmas was Battleship. Oh – and that day was the day I was born.
U.S. Congressman Raúl Labrador: There are few things more important than our children’s education. I know that from experience – as the father of five kids who attended Idaho public schools, and as the son of a single mom who pushed me to go as far as I could with my education.
November
Idaho Senator Shawn Keough: I thought I'd send this invitation as this coming Saturday is the day for the Meet & Greet that I am hosting for Jim Woodward and Mike Boeck, and you are invited! This Saturday, December 2, I'll be holding one at Mugsy's in downtown Bonners Ferry from 9 to 11 a.m. and then in Sandpoint from noon to 2 p.m. at the Sandpoint Elks Club.
Janna Stanford: Can you say "finally?" LOL! Seems like we have been trying to pull this together for a lifetime. We are excited to share that Boundary Discount is going to have another POP-UP store! It's all happening from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Thursday, November 30, through Saturday, December 2.
Henry Yoder: Six hundred people got fed at the third annual community Thanksgiving Dinner, sponsored by the Boundary County Ministerial Association with lots of other volunteers from the community, including the LDS church, Jessie Murphy and Heather Gray representing the Border Patrol, and two teens from the Explorer program, which is sponsored by the Border Patrol. A Ministerial Association pictorial
Rosanne Smith: There seems to be some confusion regarding my involvement concerning the city Ordinance Codification. Why I was “thrown under the bus” at the November meeting I do not know. But being labeled a “malcontent” is worth it.
U.S. Senator Mike Crapo: Idaho veterans and veterans service providers have been among those assisting with hurricane recovery and other emergency response. Staff from the Boise Veterans Affairs Medical Center headed to Puerto Rico to assist. Area veterans and veterans service providers have skills of great use in a variety of fields, especially emergency response.
Pastor Brent Dehlbom: I write to endorse Val Thompson for Bonners Ferry City Council. Val has served as an educator, with a full heart and open mind, for over 20 years. In this capacity, I witnessed leadership qualities that make her an excellent city council candidate.
U.S. Congressman Raul Labrador: One of the best things about my job is helping Idahoans solve problems by turning their good ideas into law. This week, the House passed a bill to enact a really good idea brought to me by a pair of third-generation Idaho loggers.
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